1448 Kearny Facade

Purchased for $500K in 2010 having previously sold for $633K in 2005, the former earthquake cottage at 1448 Kearny Street returned to the market last month having been renovated by its artist-owner, with whitewashed floors, raised ceilings and a new sleeping loft to make the most of its 350-ish-square-foot footprint.

1448 Kearny Interior 2014

Listed for $679,000, the sale of the remodeled Telegraph Hill cottage has now closed escrow with a reported contract price of $765,000 and over $2K per square foot.

Comments from “Plugged-In” Readers

  1. Posted by Jackson

    The lot alone would be worth $765,000 if they could tear down and re-build up. Think they might be praying for lightning?

    [Editor’s Note: Considering the neighboring building has secured the air rights and recorded a height easement for this parcel, we’re guessing not.]

  2. Posted by San FronziScheme

    Between this greatly located shoebox and this 9000sf 16th century castle in the great region of Perigord what would you choose? Now that’s what I call a staircase.

    • Posted by frog

      500,000€ max. Double that if it is delivered post exorcism.

      • Posted by The Milkshake of Despair

        And coincidentally 500,000€ is almost exactly the asking price.

        • Posted by frog

          I suppose I check this site far too often if even my attempts at jokes are somewhat accurate.

        • Posted by San FronziScheme

          600 actually.

  3. Posted by sausalito_res

    @Fronzi–Do you think the local planning department would let me AirBnB that place? It’s about the only way I could afford the grounds maintenance expense!

    • Posted by San FronziScheme

      You have to declare yourself as a B-and-B to the local small town to be on the safe side. In any case, meet the mayor, buy him dinner, booze him up and you’ll be good to go.

  4. Posted by sausalito_res

    The interior of this cottage has about as much charm as a college dorm room.

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