n the wake of recent years Nob Hill has been transforming in many ways. Both new and old buildings have popped up in the neighborhood creating a hodgepodge of new development from luxury condos to classic San Francisco homes. The alleyways that dot the entire neighborhood are typically decorated with lush foliage that make everything seem a bit more serene and magical.
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Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$1,850,000 to $5,595,000
  • Closed Prices:$400,000 to $5,550,000
  • Median Sale Price:$1,325,000
  • Average $ per sq ft:$1189
  • Association Fee Ranges:$0 to $3126,$175 to $2957/mo
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:1900 to 2017
  • Sq. Ft.:260 to 4,718Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:0 to 4Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:1 to 5Bathrooms


This community has numerous amenities available for residents to enjoy.


For those looking to invest in a new home, Nob Hill features a variety of designs to choose from.

Where to Live

The southern half, which is closer to Downtown, has most of the neighborhood's more swanky apartments and condo buildings. The closer you move toward the border of Chinatown or to the west of Nob Hill, you'll see that there are still tons of variety of homes in the neighborhood. From simple studios and one-bedroom apartments to spacious single-family homes, there really isn't just one way to live in Nob Hill.

Where to Eat

Nob Hill has an assortment of restaurants for breakfast, brunch, and dinner. Near Powell Street and Washington Street you can find some cafes and casual lunch spots with delicious coffee and sandwiches. While down on Bush Street, you can find great places for dinner, such as fresh sushi, gourmet burgers, and Mediterranean cuisine.

What You'll See

Nob Hill is well known for its landmarks and luxurious hotels near Huntington Park that draws both tourists and locals alike. The proximity to Downtown certainly influences some aspects of the neighborhood where you can see lots of upscale clothing stores and tourist spots. The more you make your way to the center of the neighborhood, you can see old fashioned barber shops, vintage cocktail lounges, and historic and beautiful buildings.

Friday Night Fun

Most of the big Friday night activities happen down on California or Polk Streets where the bar scene is pretty prevalent. The area has everything from English-style pubs and taverns to dive bars and lounges, which are all within walking distance. The cable car is always nearby allowing for easy transportation and getting around to check out venues and live music on the outskirts of the neighborhood.

The Perfect Sunday

Huntington Park might be the most popular spot for a relaxing day on a Sunday and it often attracts a crowd. You can enjoy picnics and take your kids out to play with their dogs. Head over to Pine Street in the southern half of the neighborhood to check out any of the great brunch places or visit the Grace Cathedral to appreciate its architectural beauty.

Locals Love

Very little traffic • Great cafes and bars • Beautiful architecture.

Locals Don't Love

Loud bar patrons on weekends.


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Disclaimer: School attendance zone boundaries are supplied by Maponics and are subject to change. Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries.


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