Bernal Heights is a hip, yet quiet neighborhood perched on a hill above the hustle and bustle of San Francisco. From here you get picturesque views of the SF skyline. Bernal is the perfect location to retreat to at the end of a long day and enjoy the sparkling view of city lights in the evening. Known for its iconic views, abundant, lush parks, inspirational murals by local artists and one of San Francisco’s most popular farmer’s markets – you’ll never want to leave the hill. Life in Bernal is framed by the downtown strip on Cortland Avenue with a historic public library, boutique shops and restaurants and some of San Francisco’s best watering holes. Holly Park, Bernal Hill, Precita Park to name a few of the parks that offer outdoor entertainment and a peaceful place to exercise or just unwind.
The area is truly one of the warmer climes of the city, remaining mostly clear of the coastal foggy marine layer that flows in and out of the city Like its residents, the architecture in Bernal Heights is eclectic and features rustic hillside cottages, a generous sprinkling of Victorians and Edwardians, some vintage converted farmhouses, spacious modern new designer digs and some multi-family dwellings, many with outstanding views. Bernal residents new and old are equally diverse and exhibite a strong sense of neighborhood. Bernal Heights is truly a hidden gem and always one of the “hottest” real estate markets in the city.