St. Francis Wood

Welcome to St. Francis Wood

Vibrant and upscale suburban community located in a highly-coveted area.
While not as talked about as much as some of San Francisco’s more well-known neighborhoods, St. Francis Wood is an incredibly desirable place to call home. Nestled between West Portal and Balboa Terrace, this suburban locale is an exclusive residential community with plenty to offer its locals. Upscale and sophisticated, the area delivers an unparalleled level of serenity and privacy.
Prospective home buyers will adore the grandeur and elegance of the properties in this picturesque area. Everything from Spanish-style architecture to modern designs can be found within this lovely community. Houses here are sprawling, stately, and provide luxurious living accommodations. c

What to Love

 • Affluent suburban neighborhood
 • Breathtaking single-family homes
 • Top-rated public schools
 • Residential area with businesses closes by.

Local Lifestyle

St. Francis Wood could easily be considered a hidden gem. Existing mere minutes away from hotspots such as Noe Valley, Golden Gate Park, and the Mission District, residents are close to the best that San Francisco has to offer. At the same time, St. Francis Wood maintains a secluded and exclusive vibe. This allows locals to feel as though they are miles upon miles away from the busyness of a major city.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Although the neighborhood is a fully residential community, outstanding shopping and dining establishments are located close to St. Francis Wood.
West Portal Avenue is one of the nearest places to go for top-rated restaurants. Down this road, you’ll encounter favorites such as Orexi, Trattoria da Vittorio, Bursa, and Little Original Joe's.
Further out, be sure to grab a table at other locally-recommended spots such as Dumpling Specialist, The Deli King, The Gold Mirror, and Bullshead Restaurant
Alongside the area’s best restaurants are some of the top stores near St. Francis Woods. Consider yourself a wine connoisseur? The San Francisco Wine Trading Company will be your new go-to place for fine wines that span regions and vintages. Steps away, Guerra Quality Meats is a beloved butcher shop that has become a community staple. Other noteworthy shops include Petals A Flower Studio and Eezy Freezy gourmet groceries.

Things to Do

St. Francis Wood is close to several gorgeous parks, and a myriad of San Francisco’s hottest attractions.
Looking to spend a leisurely day outdoors? In the center of the neighborhood, St. Francis Wood Park provides a spacious area to relax and unwind. The park is equipped with a playground, immaculately-maintained fields, and sports courts. If you’re in the mood for something a bit more high-energy, walk to the Mount Davidson Hiking Path. This scenic path leads hikers up to the city’s highest peak.
On the western side of St. Francis Wood, locals can also spend their off days at Sigmund Stern Recreation Grove. This city park features a dog play area, tennis courts, walking trails, a playground, a clubhouse, and much more.


Near St. Francis Wood, parents will find an impressive selection of public schools.
 • Feinstein (Dianne) Elementary, Kindergarten through 5th grade
 • Lowell High, Perfect 10/10 score on, 9th grade through 12th grade
 • Miraloma Elementary, Kindergarten through 5th grade

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