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Fans of the legendary sitcom “Full Home,” which famously starred Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen — as well as the late comic Bob Saget, who handed away unexpectedly in January at age 65 — can now individual element of the show’s heritage.
A San Francisco house that is one particular of the city’s rarely accessible Queen Anne- and Victorian-fashion “Painted Ladies” — a row of seven homes that appeared on television screens in the show’s intro sequence — has shown for $3.55 million, its listing brokerage advised The Publish.
The property snoops at the Wall Road Journal 1st noted the news, incorporating that the seller — Leah Culver, a senior software program engineer at Twitter — is hunting to break even. She ordered the Queen Anne property, formerly dressed with a pink exterior, for $3.55 million in January 2020.
Culver life close by and purchased the 1890s spread, which was in a state of disrepair just after the exact same relatives had owned it for some six many years, with hopes of a renovation. Two months following her January 2020 buy came the stateside outbreak of COVID-19 — and the pandemic reportedly brought on delays in securing permits for the function, which the Journal has not however begun. Even so, Culver explained to the Journal that she has the permits required from the setting up division, and anticipates to get the identical from the building section this summertime. Basically set: She’s offering since she no longer has the time expected to see the renovation via.
In a information to The Submit, the brokerage included that the sale includes authorized permits from David Armour Architecture to restore the two-unit composition, at 714 Steiner St., to “its former glory.” That involves the creation of a huge upper unit with five bedrooms, 3 whole bathrooms and a powder space which is roughly 3,000 square toes in sizing with a a few-stage floorplate. The lower degree will have a two-bed room, a person-lavatory unit that’s 845 square ft with its personal entrance and laundry — and could be employed as a visitor suite or income-producing home. (The household was split into two units in 1960.)
“I actually want to uncover a buyer who cares about San Francisco, and this residence and the locale,” Culver, who has an Instagram account for the property, @pinkpaintedlady, which offers 19,500 followers, informed the Journal.
Residing in the metropolis by the bay has usually arrive with a weighty price, and now is no different. The Journal notes that the marketplace has low offer and substantial desire. And in the very first quarter of 2022, median product sales climbed to $1.87 million — a 21% boost from the $1.55 million tallied through the exact interval a 12 months before.
For individuals who can pay back the rate, the residence provides a pleasant dose of historical past. All seven residences, otherwise recognised as the “Seven Sisters,” have been created by a man named Matthew Kavanagh between 1892 and 1895. Born in Ireland, Kavanagh immigrated to The united states in 1869, and commenced with his individual house, at 722 Steiner St., then done the many others. This stated dwelling, at No. 714, was finished in 1895.
Functions inside of No. 714 incorporate views of Alamo Square’s hills from oversize bay windows on all three ranges. The kitchen area, at the rear of the residence, looks to the dome of Metropolis Hall, even though the 2nd and third floors search to San Francisco’s downtown skyline.
The listing photographs in fact present a house in a condition of disrepair — but glimpse previous them to see a spindled staircase, hardwood flooring, wood-framed home windows, moldings, significant ceilings and the adjust to have a big kitchen.
Nina Hatvany, of Compass, reps the listing.