Cole Valley Hillside Home in San Francisco / John Maniscalco Architecture

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Cole Valley Hillside Home in San Francisco / John Maniscalco Architecture

Project: Cole Valley Hillside Home
Architects: John Maniscalco Architecture
Builder: DesignLine Construction
Structural Engineer: Holmes Structures
Location: San Francisco, California
Year 2017
Photography: Joe Fletcher

This Cole Valley hillside home spans four stories and almost 6,000 sq. ft.—from an entertainment level with acclimated walnut wine room, to the open living spaces on the main floor, to the family’s private quarters, to the walk-out rooftop deck.

Cole Valley Hillside Home in San Francisco / John Maniscalco Architecture

Exterior details include a flush-fit slat garage door and rain screen, smooth steel trowel stucco with painted aluminum panels, a podium and entry steps of natural stone with recess LED lighting, and a custom bronze 5-foot pivot entry door.

Cole Valley Hillside Home in San Francisco / John Maniscalco Architecture

Walls of glass doors fold away to open the main floor to the Zen garden, which features an outdoor fireplace, grill and seating areas, and stone walls with built-in climbing holds for this family of rock climbers.

Cole Valley Hillside Home in San Francisco / John Maniscalco Architecture

In addition to direct garden access, the dining room enjoys a two-story vaulted height spanned by a glass and steel bridge and LED glass wall above.

Cole Valley Hillside Home in San Francisco / John Maniscalco Architecture

Throughout the interior are wide plank rift and quartered white oak floors, custom cabinets, Italian stone slab walls and heath tile, Fleetwood windows and doors, and a Lutron Homeworks system with Lucifer lighting.

Cole Valley Hillside Home in San Francisco / John Maniscalco Architecture

A stairway of cantilevered block treads with glass and bronze rail floats between levels, and a four-stop elevator was installed for convenience. All floors enjoy views to the Marin Headlands, ocean, Golden Gate Bridge, St. Ignatius and the city.

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