126 Santa Ynez Ave
Mission Terrace, San Francisco
This delightful 1922 home has been remodeled to combine classic period details with tasteful updates. The main floor features a sunny living room, formal dining room and spacious updated kitchen with a large skylight and a light and bright breakfast nook. Two bedrooms and a full bath complete the upstairs. Downstairs is a third bedroom with views of the garden, full bath, den/office/study, as well a very large laundry room that could be repurposed for a host of other uses. Next to the garage is a second front entrance to the home. In addition to garage parking, the driveway easily fits two more cars. The landscaped backyard, which is accessible from the kitchen (and thus excellent for indoor/outdoor entertaining) is spacious, part patio and part grass, with a cheerful garden shed and pretty views of city lights and hills.
Period details include refinished original hardwood floors and crown molding, while upgrades such as new lighting, fixtures, and Nest thermostats keep the home current. The kitchen updates include quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances and both baths have been attractively modernized.
Mission Terrace is a close-knit residential neighborhood of single-family homes built mostly in the 1920’s and 1930’s. Varied architectural styles from Arts and Crafts to Spanish and Mediterranean to Tudors line pretty streets where pride of ownership is evident. There is an active neighborhood association and residents organize many community events. Balboa Park is just down the street from the home, featuring an indoor pool, four ball fields, and a newer refurbished playground.
The neighborhood, while quiet, is bordered by a handful of other vibrant areas with varied types of commercial districts providing lots of diverse shopping, dining, entertainment, and recreation options. Ocean Avenue, including Whole Foods, lively Mission Street, sought-after Glen Park, San Jose Avenue, and City College are all within walking distance. Transportation from Mission Terrace is excellent given the nearby Balboa and Glen Park BART stations, Muni lines, bicycle routes, and very convenient access to freeways.
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