Very secure, Bay and Downtown view apartment with independent access from stairs behind secure gate in unique Telegraph Hill building on east cliff face facing Treasure Island and the Bay Bridge. Located on a remote cul de sac with tremendous privacy and parking used almost entirely by building residents because it is so isolated. The building is surrounded by hillside open space. Down the hill a few levels from the street behind a locked gate. The gardens and open hillside are home to the wild green parrots and doves of Telegraph Hill. There is so much privacy that no window coverings are required. LANDLORD PAYS ALL BUT ELECTRICITY. The building is centrally heated with steam, central hot water and gas for the stove provided at no extra charge. Only electricity is metered. The laundry's two washers and dryers near the flat can be used for free as well. The apartment has one bedroom adequate for a queen bed with a view of downtown and the hillside open space. The long combined living-dining room has views of downtown and the Bay and leads to a south-facing deck with even better views. The kitchen is very well appointed with new double-oven stove, large fridge and new granite counter tops and plenty of cabinet storage. The bath has a tub and shower. Next to that is a hall of closets and there is an additional closet in the bedroom which is very wide with room for lots of clothes and shoes for a couple; the other closet is normal size. The deck can accommodate BBQ and room for seating with Bay and downtown views. Hardwood floors except tile in bath. RENT CONTROLLED. There is no parking in the building but the on-street parking is mainly used only by building residents only; especially at the end of street next to the building. There is also lots of parking to rent nearby if desired. Should be seen. Pets ok at $25/month. To see please e-mail. The application process is very straightforward and without fee.