Reminiscent of the landmark Rothschild House, 231 Olive St. is an extraordinarily rare example of Italianate Victorian architecture still remaining in the world class cultural center of the city. This stunning 2 level home lives like a single detached dwelling exclusive to Olive St. and encompasses period charm elegantly infused with contemporary convenience. Sublime period details include expertly restored dentil trim, 13' ceilings, wainscoting, original marble fireplace and pristine marble/white oak flooring. The grand living room is adjoined by both the elegant kitchen/dining and reception rooms (+ spacious powder room) all awash with natural light via tall period window systems throughout the main level. Upstairs are two spacious bedrooms including a dual-entry tiled Ensuite bath with shower stall, soaking tub and walk-in dressing room/closet. Walkout rear French door deck access from the kitchen/dining rooms to a serene private patio garden area. Independent parking space in the secured garage. Private 862sqft basement with laundry room. Convenient to the Opera House, Herbst Theatre, Cathedral Hill, Davies Symphony Hall, Orpheum Theatre, Brooks Hall the Civic Auditorium, the new Asian Museum, federal/state/city government offices & Civic Center BART Station.