1201 California Street #1303, San Francisco, CA 94109
1201 California Street #1303 - Cathedral Tower

1201 California Street #1303 - Cathedral Tower

1201 California Street #1303, San Francisco, CA


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Located at Cathedral Tower, the coveted Art Deco-era highrise built in 1927 atop the highest point on Nob Hill. It reveals the glamorous design creativity and structural integrity found in the other historic Nob Hill properties built by the same prestigious Parisian-trained architect William Weeks, who also designed and built the historic Nob Hill hotels: The Mark Hopkins and The Huntington. This building with its stunning façade and exceptionally decorative portico became famous after Dashiell Hammett made it the home of character Bridget O’Shaughnessy, in the book and movie the “Maltese Falcon”; the building was known as “the Coronet” in the movie. The Cathedral Hill Tower’s 17 floors high on Nob Hill provide some of the most magnificent views in San Francisco and luxury services: 24 hr doorman service and a full time on-site management office, ample parking,: and a huge, gorgeously landscaped south view terrace for the use of owners, whether for personal sunbathing or lavish parties. Unit 1303 presents a fabulous, newly renovated apartment with stunning views from every room including direct views of the Golden Gate Bridge, west to the ocean, and South Bay. It’s nine foot ceilings and walls are finished with meticulous high end detail; the renovation includes cutting edge audio, electrical and computer networking systems built to accommodate current technology and the “smart home” systems. Even the windows are wired for electronically controlled window coverings. Highest end speakers are incorporated in the ceilings throughout. Window treatment to protect from radio-frequency and ultraviolet light destruction is present throughout. Lighting is designed for art collectors. The soaring loft –like entry, living room and dining room redone with lathe and plaster refinishing give a rush of spaciousness to the visitor and outstanding views of the south bay and west to the ocean. The kitchen has rare Calcutta Paonazzo marble counters with waterfall finishing. It sports high end Bosch dishwasher, Wolf range and convection /microwave oven and French style refrigerator. The cupboards are capacious and finished with fine detail. Even the mirrors in the cabinet doors are customized for safe and easy traffic flow. The master bedroom has awesome views of the Golden gate bridge ready for relaxing with sunset views. It offers walk in closet and en suite double sink marble bath swathed in Calcutta marble and Grohe/Toto hardware. The guest bedroom with its en-suite bathroom has full closet and built in cabinetry suitable as full bedroom or office/den/guestroom. The second bathroom sports a Jacuzzi tub and television for those cozy, relaxing evenings.

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Cathedral Tower is one of San Francisco's most coveted Art Deco-era highrises.

- Joel Goodrich

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Residences in Nob Hill are in high demand due to the beautiful surroundings, views of the San Francisco Bay, and its central location in the city.

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With over $1 billion in sales, we pride ourselves on offering the highest level of top notch service. Joel Goodrich is an internationally recognized luxury real estate agent in San Francisco, who works closely with the sale and purchase of the area’s most exclusive listings. From prominent estates to investment properties, Joel’s expertise and professionalism solidifies him as one of the top luxury realtors in the country.

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