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San Francisco's charming Victorian houses: A slideshow
With ornate details and brights colors, these stately properties bring turn-of-the-century beauty to the city by the bay
 
Here, a two-bedroom Victorian house built in 1904, one of many lovely turn-of-the-century homes in San Francisco.

San Francisco is known for its graceful Victorian homes, with their easter-egg exteriors a standard focus of tourist postcards. The best "painted ladies," however, combine anachronistic charms with modern conveniences and cutting-edge renovations. Here a look — both inside and out — at six of the loveliest "ladies" on the market.

 

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