Great Potential in a Modest Package: Invest in Bernal Heights

December 3, 2021

241 Gates Street

2 Bed | 1 Bath | 1,150 SQFT | 1,746 SF LOT

This Victorian cottage sits on an adorable block on the southern slope of Bernal Heights awaiting your vision. Idyllically perched between the fantastic green open space known as Bernal Hill and the village atmosphere of the shopping, eating, strolling district provided by Cortland Avenue. This home is in a great location.

241 Gates Street – Bernal Heights

Bring your contractors, architects, and imagination to bring this 19th Century home into the 21st Century. It is a two bedroom, one bath home featuring a spacious kitchen, a double parlor comprised of the formal living and dining room, and a cozy backyard. The level yard is just waiting for a magic green thumb.

241 Gates features a charming staircase leading up to two bedrooms, each with decent closets. The kitchen opens to the service porch which connects via an exterior staircase to the backyard and provides access to the lower basement level.

The generous basement has great potential for a family/ media room with additional room to spare as an office or exercise studio. Alternatively, convert it to guest quarters and in-law unit, or, bring in greater possibilities as an Airbnb with its own private entrance. Come see the potential for this Bernal Heights home. The talent of this property stops where your imagination ends.


Jennifer Burden and her mother Carren Shagley have been buying and selling houses in Bernal and beyond for over 50 years. If you are looking for a top San Francisco real estate agent – you can do no better than giving Legacy Real Estate a call today. Whether your home is a fixer or newly remodeled we can get the project done.

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