Located in the southwest portion of San Francisco, Parkside offers homes with some of the most remarkable views of downtown SF. Sometimes referred to as part of the Sunset, this area boasts a somewhat suburban fee To the east, Inner Parkside is a picturesque gathering of gorgeously manicured homes. For great boutique shopping, the nearby West Portal neighborhood makes a superb offering, and features a multitude of delightful cafes and restaurants. To the west, Outer Parkside highlights a selection of Henry Doelger developed homes, from the 30s and 40s. They are generally one-story over a garage, many of which have been reconfigured as in-law units. The Parkside neighborhoods offer an engaging mix of families, retirees and students from SF State.l on streets like Escolta Way, with individual homes and small, though charming, front yards. In its center, adjacent to well-regarded Abraham Lincoln High School, the unique Sunset Reservoir spans eight square blocks, and is something of a surprise in San Francisco's urban environment. In line with California's green energy pursuit, the areas will soon boast California's largest solar voltaic collection system.
Located in Golden Gates Heights, and only about the size of a city block, Grand View Park is one of the best kept secrets in the Bay Area. With views that can't be beat, the surrounding landscape, home to many native species of flora, gives nature lovers a peek at what our city looked like before it was settled. Half mile to the south, Golden Gate Heights Park is truly a crown jewel of a neighborhood park, and a perennial favorite for dog owners, tennis buffs, and families who take their picnicking seriously. There happily exist a number of secluded woodsy walks, and play areas for kids that will make parents just as content as little ones.
Insight into life in Golden Gate Heights is perfectly reflected by these two extraordinary outdoor spaces. Single family homes perched on picturesque winding streets, this neighborhood delivers all the advantages San Francisco has to offer while remaining a peaceful escape for families young and old. While the homes express a great architectural diversity, the one characteristic they all share is remarkable views.
A relaxing stroll in Golden Gate Heights could lead you to Moraga and Lawton Street Stair walks where you could catch an inspiring sunset view like no other. Further on, you might make your way down to the Inner Sunset for all the exciting dining options. No shortage of lively options, there are enough shops and pubs, frequented often by UCSF students, to make for a steady stream of relaxing adventure.