Perched high above the surrounding homes on a prime Excelsior block, this fully detached 1950's corner view home offers a compact & practical 2BR layout with clean simple lines and no wasted space. The 2 BR's on the main level are spacious and bright and there is a 3rd bonus room down with heat register & closets. Enjoy commanding panoramic views from corner windows which stretch from downtown (SalesForce Tower) to Twin Peaks and beyond: great light & sunsets! 2 skylights & recessed lights in most rooms. W/b fireplace in LR. Kitchen & dining area open directly onto tiled veranda, connecting to a lovely sheltered patio suitable for lounging or dining with friends. Beyond that is a terraced yard with grassy seating area & raised vegetable beds. In addition, there is an extensive front yard where you can exercise your green thumb. Large, tall and wide garage with tons of storage space. Home has new heater & furnace. Upside potential in the kitchen and bathroom for value-conscious buyers.