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Forest Hill Extension is, as the name suggests, a neighborhood directly adjacent to Forest Hill in San Francisco’s District 4 (Twin Peaks West). Located between Dewey Boulevard and Woodside Avenue to the north/northeast, and Portola Drive and Kensington Way to the south and west, Forest Hill Extension has many of the attributes of its near neighbor Forest Hill, including meandering streets, forested hillsides, underground utilities, and an interesting assortment of homes.
Homes in Forest Hill Extension are built along the sides of Edgehill Mountain, which affords homes toward the top of the hillside beautiful views of the surrounding city. A forested park with a hiking path and trailside benches is located on the southwestern slope of the mountain, providing residents and visitors alike the opportunity to “get away from it all” and commune with nature, right in the midst of San Francisco. Residents find shopping for everyday necessities is quick and convenient in nearby West Portal or at a small shopping area along Portola Drive.
Forest Hill Extension, sometimes referred to as Laguna Honda, is a residential neighborhood of single-family homes ranging from simple residence-over-garage townhomes, modest Spanish Revival bungalows, and modern contemporary homes to charming storybook cottages. Knockash Hill is a one-street, gated, neighborhood-within-a-neighborhood located near the southern edge of Forest Hill Extension; and homes sitting along Edgehill Way have some of the most spectacular views in the community.
Real estate in Forest Hill Extension tends to sell quickly. If you are in the market for a unique home in a quiet, scenic, well-kept San Francisco neighborhood, keep an eye out for homes for sale in Forest Hill Extension / Laguna Honda.
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