About Nob Hill
One of San Francisco’s signature neighborhoods, Nob Hill is famous for its historic landmarks and famous hotels along the scenic Huntington Park. Those who take a closer look and explore the neighborhood further however are sure to discover many of its unexpected facets. Not only does the neighborhood have an upscale vibe, but it’s also influenced by the various downtown neighborhoods that surround it, making it a very interesting place to call home.
Setting foot in some areas of Nob Hill feels like taking a trip back in time. The hill is home to vintage corner cafés, Victorian mansions, old barber shops, and cocktail lounges from bygone eras, giving it a very nostalgic vibe. Don’t let the neighborhood’s swanky identity fool you however – it’s still a place with a warm and friendly vibe, where many residents enjoy picnics in the park, relax in the sidewalk bistros, and hit the bars, restaurants, and cocktail lounges at night to catch live performances.
Apartments and real estate options in Nob Hill
Nob Hill has a terrific selection of apartments and condos that offer a high quality of life. Apartments in the neighborhood typically range from comfortable 1-bedroom/1-bathroom units to 4-bedroom lofts with nearly 2,000 square feet of space and more.
Most apartments in Nob Hill boast a seamless combination of sophistication, elegance, and style, and are sure to please cosmopolitan renters who are looking for the very best of San Francisco living. You’ll be able to find apartments and condos equipped with superb first-class features such as well-appointed gourmet kitchens, floor to ceiling windows, hardwood floors, expansive dining rooms and living areas, bathrooms with top-of-the-line finishes, and oversized bedrooms with elegant furnishings.
Apartments in Nob Hill offer plenty of convenience as well, as almost everything you need is just a short trip away, whether you want to relax in Huntington Park, grab a bite at one of the many cafés and restaurants, or spend the evening with some friends at Polk Street.
Nob Hill neighborhood guide
- Huntington Park is the heart of Nob Hill, and is the ideal venue for residents looking to relax and spend some time outdoors. The public park features a plethora of amenities such as a children’s playground, shaded benches and picnic areas, and the Fountain of the Tortoises, a replica of an original Roman masterpiece.
- There’s a vibrant mix of late-night destinations you can check out in Nob Hill after the sun sets. One of the best destinations for night owls is Polk Street, which features a terrific selection of cocktail lounges, sports bars, Irish pubs, and entertainment venues.
- The intersection between Powell and California streets are where you’ll find two out of four of Nob Hill’s famous and most luxurious hotels: Stanford Court and the Fairmont Hotel. The Huntington Hotel and Mark Hopkins Hotel are situated just a block away from here. These hotels were named after three of “The Big Four” entrepreneurs behind the construction of the Central Pacific Railroad (Colis Huntington, Leland Stanford, and Mark Hopkins).
If you’re searching for your dream home or would like to list your Noeb Hill apartment with us, get in touch with Ray Amouzandeh at TARGA Residential Brokerage at (415) 494-7009, or send an email to sfhomez(at)gmail(dotted)com
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