Homes for Sale in Inner Sunset, San Francisco, CA

The Sunset District is the largest neighborhood within San Francisco subdivided into three sections: Inner Sunset, Central Sunset, and Outer Sunset. The neighborhood ranks 1st in terms of the number of people and households within the city and is a perfect option for families looking for a new home in the region. The Inner Sunset neighborhood sits south of Golden Gate Park, west of 19th Avenue, west of Cole Valley, north of Forest Hill, and northwest of Midtown Terrace. Centrally located, the neighborhood is a short drive away from the business, entertainment, and commercial centers in the city. The Inner Sunset District is comprised primarily of residential neighborhoods with two hillside subdivisions. This neighborhood’s suburban city streets are filled with row houses and apartment buildings with varying designs and architecture. Residents enjoy easy access to fantastic recreation options with parks and hiking trails spread evenly in the neighborhood and various cafes, restaurants, and stores lining the district’s main streets.

The standard home type in the Sunset District is the classic row homes that line the beautiful suburban streets of the neighborhood. Home builds vary greatly with development starting in the 1900s for Victorian-era homes, Edwardian residences then came up during 1920, and many other home types built through the years. There is a lot of triplex and duplex home units designed as rental properties. Apartments and condos are also readily available, providing fantastic housing options for those looking for a budget-friendly residence in San Francisco. The two hillside subdivisions within the district are Golden Gate Heights to the southwest and Forest Knolls to the southeast. The first neighborhood is centered around the similarly named Golden Gate Heights Park. Forest Knolls is masterfully built along with the Mt Sutro Open Space Reserve, with many areas of the subdivision offering overlooking views of the surrounding landscapes. The reserve itself provides challenging hiking trails with beautiful wooded spaces and scenic views.

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What's To Love

Well-developed suburban neighborhood perfect for families and individuals looking for a new home in San Francisco. Schools, recreation, shopping, and other conveniences are readily available to families living in the community.

What's Not To Love

A bit of a drive away from the livelier sections of San Francisco. A lot of the homes in the neighborhood are a bit dated.

Is it for me?

Who is this neighborhood for

Inner Sunset is a lovely residential neighborhood offering fantastic home options for families looking for a new place in San Francisco. There is a good mix of single-family homes and multi-family residences, adding to the options available to buyers looking at the district.

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Things to do in Inner Sunset

Mount Sutro Open Space Reserve

Nature preserve southwest of the neighborhood that can be accessed via several nearby trailheads.

Grandview Park

Neighborhood park offering beautiful hillside views of the surrounding cityscape.

Golden Gate Heights Park

Kid-friendly park with a play area, wooded green spaces, outdoor trails, and more.

San Francisco Botanical Garden

55-acre landscaped garden with over 8,000 different plants.


Schools in Inner Sunset

School NameGradesAdmission
Woodside International School9 - 12Private
Herbert Hoover Middle School6 - 8Public
Clarendon Elementary SchoolK - 5Public
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