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West Portal Real Estate

San Francisco's West Portal neighborhood, an affluent, family-friendly neighborhood in District 4 (Twin Peaks West), is one of the city's hidden gems.  Developed in the early 1900s during western San Francisco's building boom, West Portal takes its name from its place as the western entrance to the Twin Peaks tunnel which, when it was completed in 1918, made the commute between the western neighborhoods in San Francisco  and the downtown area quick and efficient.

Unlike some of its neighbors, including Forest Hill Extension and Miraloma Park, which are primarily residential, West Portal is a mixed-use neighborhood that offers small town character coupled with urban amenities. A charming commercial district, centered around West Portal Avenue, features mom and pop shops, restaurants and cafes, and even a movie theater. West Portal is also a public transportation hub, with light rail and bus stops located throughout the area, making the commute into downtown San Francisco easy and convenient.

Beyond the business quarter along West Portal Avenue, West Portal is a sedate residential neighborhood with well-maintained single-family homes.  Most homes in West Portal boast what is sometimes a rare commodity in city living - a back yard.  Utilities are underground and many homes that are settled on the hillsides of West Portal have open views of the city below.

Homes and Condos for sale in West Portal

Homes and Condos for sale in West Portal December 5, 2022
2
Listed
42
Avg. DOM
$1,021.69
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$2,724,000
Med. List Price
2 Properties
$3,198,000
Neighborhood: West Portal
4
Beds
3F21/2
Baths
3,240
Sq.Ft.
1927
Year Built
25
Days on Site
422707896
MLS
A very rare opportunity to celebrate 2023 countdown in your new home on a large corner lot in the Prime West Portal! Owned, renovated and cared for, for 40+ years, this 3-story residence features...
$2,250,000
Neighborhood: West Portal
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,130
Sq.Ft.
1919
Year Built
60
Days on Site
422700690
MLS
This colorful detached craftsman lies in the heart of charming West Portal steps from favored schools, Mt. Davidson and the shops and restaurants of West Portal Village. This charming updated home...

West Portal Neighborhood Real Estate

Real estate in West Portal is in demand. While not as pricey as homes in nearby Forest Hill or St. Francis Wood, homes for sale in West Portal come with a healthy price tag, although most still clock in at under $1M.  If you are looking for a nice home in a desirable San Francisco neighborhood take a look at what West Portal real estate has to offer.

Contact the San Francisco Modern Real Estate Team to find out more about real estate in West Portal or utilize our website to explore other active listings on the SF MLS.

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