Rare Medieval Style Castle in Pacific Heights

Property Address:  Vallejo Street & Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA

Available: RENTED      Offered By: Elite Leasing


– Rare opportunity to lease a historic medieval style castle in the heart of Pacific Heights.
– Built in 1921 by Digby Brooks and designed by architect Henry Gutterson.
– Numerous historic details throughout the home including exposed brick, stenciled beams, custom door hardware, custom Fortuny chandelier and stained glass windows.
– Double story grand living space with working fireplace and exposed beam ceiling.
– Kitchen remodeled with high-end stainless steel Gaggenau appliances, Sub-zero refrigerator and Bosch dishwasher.
– Light filled Master bedroom with skylights, walk-in closet and attached bath.
– Second bedroom with fireplace, skylights and attached bath.
– Bedrooms with views out to lush garden courtyard.
– Bathrooms finished in stone and feature high end fixtures.
– Bonus rooms including an office and a room in the ‘turret’.
– Washer/dryer in unit
– 1 car parking garage included.
– Shared landscaped courtyard space with fountain, fire-pit and BBQ.
– Featured in numerous news articles. It was first featured in San Francisco’s Building Review in July 1922 which noted “the individuality of the owner is expressed in some interesting examples of his craft, door plates and handles, lighting fixtures of hand wrought copper”.  Read more here on page 91:
The castle is also mentioned in:
Susan Cerny’s “An Architectural Guidebook to San Francisco and the Bay Area”
San Francisco Chronicle’s “Cityscape” by John  King, on Sunday Jan 31, 2010
Gentry Magazine (Date unknown)
San Francisco Magazine
The New Fillmore – http://newfillmore.com/2015/06/03/the-castle-on-vallejo
– WalkScore of 98. Couple of blocks from great shopping and dining on Union and Van Ness Streets.
– TransitScore of 94 with multiple MUNI bus lines.
– Easy access to Hwy 101 and Golden Gate Bridge.



Brian Brown

Mahesh Patki


Security Deposit: 1.5 x Rent
Bedrooms:  2
Bathrooms: 2.5
Parking: 1 car garage
Amenities: Shared courtyard
Pets: Negotiable
Available Date: RENTED
Lease Term: 1 year
Utilities Included: Water
Property Type: Unfurnished
Floors: Hardwood
Laundry: In Unit
Storage: In garage


There is a tenant currently in the unit so we have limited flexibility to show the unit.

Please use the contact information to request a showing.


Elite Leasing:
Agent Brian Brown (BRE #01461194)

Agent: Mahesh Patki (BRE#01948053)

Offered by Vanguard Property Management, Lic#01866223, an Equal Housing Provider