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31 Alta Street

SF Market Scoop

April 16, 2011

31 Alta Street

Offered at $2,800,000

Description
Could Captain Andrews’ home be the oldest in San Francisco? From shipyard overlook to Prohibition era speakeasy,31 Alta is a house whose history is rich with stories of wild parties,resulting in police raids,claims of it being the oldest home in San Francisco & a tale of a gardener’s revenge. In 1852 Captain Andrews built his home on the Eastern slope of Telegraph Hill, on this perch for a direct view of ships sailing into the shipyards below. It remains virtually unchanged today.

Listing Provided by Paragon Real Estate Group