In Bernal Heights, a vintage cottage gets reinvented with salvaged bits and clever details, including roll-up doors.


The Basics: a 2-bedroom, 1.5-bath cottage in Bernal Heights, asking $749K and listed as "pending" after three weeks on the market. No discernible parking.

Not So Basic: Bernal Heights is a charming, quirky neighborhood known for its small cottages, built for working-class families, that cover a hill just south of The Mission. This one, built in 1904, was re-worked by architect Ross Levy in 2009 with an addition and new retaining walls (it's high above the street) and a poured concrete foundation visible inside the house.  Read more..