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Like its neighbors to the south, Mission Bay and the Central Waterfront, South Beach was once an industrial shipping area full of warehouses and docks. Also like its neighbors, South Beach has undergone a transformation and has become one of the hippest neighborhoods in San Francisco. Full of great restaurants, recreational opportunities, and convenient shops and services, South Beach is a wonderful place to live, work, and play.
Part of South Beach’s attraction is its excellent weather, which tends to be warmer than many other San Francisco neighborhoods and is perfect for outdoor recreation. At the southern edge of South Beach, AT&T Park brings major league baseball to town, and to the east, the San Francisco Bay Trail and the Embarcadero offers walkers, joggers, and cyclists some of the best Bay views to be had. South Beach also has the second largest yacht club in San Francisco, making it a popular destination for sailors and yachtsmen.
Homes in South Beach are surrounded by fabulous nightlife and dining options, and none are far from everyday amenities and basic services, including banks and grocery stores. South Beach real estate is comprised primarily of condominiums and lofts, with an interesting mix of glitzy new loft/condo developments and historic loft conversions, including The Oriental Warehouse, The Clocktower Lofts, and The Harbor Lofts.
South Beach is a fairly affluent neighborhood, and this is reflected in the real estate price points. Homes for sale in South Beach are somewhat pricy, but you are buying a lifestyle as well as a home. Convenient public transportation, easy access to freeways, and lots of neighborhood amenities attract many homebuyers looking for a well-situated, very contemporary neighborhood.
Contact the San Francisco Modern Real Estate Team, South Beach Realtors, for assistance buying or selling a home or condominium in San Francisco’s South Beach neighborhood.