Neighborhood Spotlight - Presidio Heights


Presidio Heights is one of San Francisco’s most prominent family friendly neighborhoods. Some of the most magnificent and architecturally significant homes in San Francisco can be found here, like those tucked away within the gated community of Presidio Terrace, many with outstanding views ofthe north bay and Golden Gate Bridge. Bounded by California Street to the south, the national park on the north and sandwiched between Arguello Boulevard and Presidio Avenue, this area of the city is not only lovely, it is exquisitely livable. Many of the older homes offer stately living quarters that are unequaled. Condominiums and townhomes, as well as a few apartment buildings, are scattered among the residences offering a range of availability. 

With easy access to Presidio Park and Golf Course, Mountain Lake Park and Julius Kahn Playground, residents frequent the nearby parks taking in the sun, hiking or biking the trails, playing tennis or golfing. Nearby Julius Kahn is a great play space for kids with its ball fields, tennis courts and play areas. Many of the streets are relatively level and tree lined with verdant outlooks, great for dog walking or daily exercise. 

There is an abundance of top local schools nearby, some of the best in California, allowing attending students to compete in the top tiers of the educated. Shopping in nearby adjacent Laurel Heights Shopping Center offers local fresh provisions. Neighborhood casual and premium restaurants fill outer Sacramento Street together with small service shops, trendy boutiques, designer and antiques stores. 

Just around the corner from Little Sisters of the Poor on Lake Street and across the street from St. John’s Presbyterian is Temple Emanuel. And, the Jewish Community Center, further down California Street, welcomes everyone and is equipped with a health center, food court, performances and events. 

With easy public transportation nearby, all these amenities make Presidio Heights a preeminent San Francisco neighborhood.