Amongst the landscaped sidewalks and well-maintained homes in the highly desirable Duboce Triangle, is this wonderful three-unit 1906 Edwardian masterpiece in one family’s care for over 100 years. The first-floor unit bursts with elegant era charm, the second-floor unit offers an updated contemporary style, and the third-floor unit spans the top floor as an open studio. All provide volume and character, and with fresh paint inside and out as well a newly refinished hardwood floors, the homes pops, especially the delightfully detailed Edwardian façade.
42 Sanchez – Two Bedrooms, one bath
Quintessential Edwardian design elements and craftsmanship are a treat for the eyes in this first-floor unit, including the double front parlor, detailed moldings, period doors and hardware, refinished original oak floors, and rosettes on the ceiling light fixtures. Absolutely stunning!
Front parlor with fireplace centerpiece, extra-tall ceiling, and bay windows for cheerful, sunny living
Second connected parlor room (or bedroom) opens with double-wide pocket doors—can also be used as a dining room
Luxurious primary bedroom opens with interior French doors to the fabulous living room/den
Awe-inspiring, the living room prominently features dark-stained woodwork on the doors, windows, built-in cabinetry, tall wainscoting and around the one-of-a-kind fireplace. Like a piece of art, the fireplace includes a pressed copper cover, unique steel work, and a rich tile surround
Updated kitchen with stone counters, copious cabinetry, large pantry, and its statement piece—the classic and fully functioning O’Keefe & Merritt gas range and double oven
Sunroom with garden views—a perfect spot for casual dining and enjoying the indoor-outdoor flow
Full vintage bath and several storage closets complete the unit
40 Sanchez – 2 bedrooms, 1 bath
Exceptionally laid out with flowing, large living spaces, the second-floor unit features refinished oak floors and modern lighting across its updated contemporary style. Respecting the past, the original door opening hand crank. Very cool.
Sunny front bedroom with bay windows and a second large hallway bedroom
Full office with bright light and peaceful neighborhood views
Very spacious and connected dining and living rooms—a space for family nights and large festive holiday gatherings alike
Kitchen featuring classic black-and-white checkerboard floors, stone counters, and a vintage Wedgewood range and oven
Connected sunroom—a perfect spot for morning coffee and flow into the backyard garden
Unit 40A – Both an exterior separate entrance and interior stairway from unit 40 access the third-level unwarranted unit. The second- and third-floor units could be combined to create a spectacular large home or continue as separate units. The third-floor space includes a kitchen, living and dining area, full bath with tub, and a large bedroom space.
Enchanting Backyard - The Edwardian period is often portrayed as a romantic golden age of long summer afternoons and garden parties. The backyard at Sanchez--with lush gardens, tall trees, quaint pathways, and a patio—fits this bill.
For storage and parking, the garage level includes an oversized one-car garage (potentially two-car tandem), a laundry room, and multiple storage/workshop rooms.
In the Area…
With Walkscore of 98, this location is incredible. It’s served by Muni Metro, and historic streetcars and buses, and everything is accessible—from Duboce Park to upscale dining to museums and cultural centers. Plus, given its location east of Twin Peaks, it experiences less fog than many areas in the city. 40-42 Sanchez is a rare opportunity for both a home and investment.