With the average one-bedroom pad in San Francisco renting for $3,210-$3,440, according to estimates, sky-high prices should come as no surprise for world-weary locals. But just what kind of space and amenities might you expect if you were, in fact, looking to shell out top dollar for a lease in a coveted neighborhood?
To find out, we took a look at the highest-priced 1-bedroom rentals in Pacific Heights, which currently approach (or exceed) the $5,000/month mark.
2200 Pacific Ave. #9E
Listed at $5,400, this 1,375-square-foot rental on Pacific (at Buchanan) is at the top of the market. It features one bedroom and 1.5 baths, but the listing notes that "thoughtful design upgrades make the den usable flex space as a guest bedroom." No pets are allowed, but the unit includes picture windows, wood floors, stainless steel appliances, an on-site washer dryer, utilities, and one parking spot. (See the listing here.)
1980 Washington St.
The 1-bedroom, 1-bath seventh floor apartment, offered at $4,900, boasts "gorgeous unobstructed bay views of Golden Gate Bridge all the way to Alcatraz." It features hardwood floors, a kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances, a fireplace, and four closets, including two walk-ins. Building amenities include laundry, a doorman, an elevator and one garage parking space. Cat lovers, take note: felines, but not canines, are welcome here. (See the full listing here.)
2041 Pierce St. #4
This 600-square-foot 1-bed, 1-bath apartment, listed at $4,795, is located on Pierce Street (at Sacramento). It features air conditioning, hardwood floors, "massive" closets and high ceilings, as well as a dishwasher and in-unit laundry. A parking spot is available for $50/month, and cats and "small dogs with excellent references" may be permitted. (See the full listing here.)
Pacific Ave. & Presidio Ave.
Situated at the southeast corner of the Presidio, this 1,300-square-foot apartment boasts hardwood floors, high ceilings and a walk-in closet. The living room has views of the Presidio itself, and a "brand-new" kitchen includes granite countertops and a dishwasher. There's laundry in the building, and pets are negotiable. (See the full listing here.)
2055 Vallejo St.
This unique 900-square-foot space, available for $4,595 /month, includes a rounded living room with "a built-in sofa that matches the curvature of the space and boasts a working fireplace," as well as "a private rooftop deck with retractable awnings." The price is based on six-month lease, but the minimum stay is one month, and the maximum is eight months, according to the listing. (See it here.)
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