The ‘Full House’ house in San Francisco lists for $6.5M — and we finally get to see inside

This lovely San Francisco townhouse will forever be associated with its role as the Tanner house in the iconic series ‘Full House’ (a role later resumed in Netflix’s sequel, ‘Fuller House’). But we never actually got to see what its interiors look like — until now, that is.

Georgie Mihaila
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Photo credit: Christopher Stark

One of the most recognizable TV homes of all time has just landed on the market.

The iconic Full House house, where the Tanner (and later, Fuller) family lived, loved and laughed, sharing countless heartfelt moments — and just as many memorable catchphrases — is now up for grabs in San Francisco.

Listed for $6.5 million with Rachel Swann of Coldwell Banker Realty, the charming Victorian home was originally built in 1883, but now boasts distinctly modern interiors thanks to an extensive 2019 renovation completed by one of the country’s top high-end architecture & design firms, the Landry Design Group.

With the lovely San Francisco townhouse now publicly listed for sale, we finally get a glimpse inside the Full House property — which served as a filming location for exterior shots only, with its interiors remaining a mystery since all scenes were filmed on a studio set.

So let’s take a trip down memory lane and revisit the house that most ’90s kids (myself included) once daydreamed about calling home one day. Turns out, we had impeccable taste.

Where is the real ‘Full House’ house?

In real life, you’ll find the Full House house — which was also featured in the Netflix sequel series, Fuller House — at 1709 Broderick Street in San Francisco.

exterior of the real life house featured on Full House and Fuller House is in San Francisco, a three-level Victorian at 1709 Broderick Street.
The real-life house featured on Full House and Fuller House is in San Francisco, at 1709 Broderick Street. Photo credit: Christopher Stark / Coldwell Banker Realty

Because of the opening credits scene, where the family is seen driving around San Francisco and stopping for a picnic, many believed the house is one of the famous Painted Ladies, one of the city’s most photographed tourist destinations.

But the 3,737-square-foot Victorian featured on Full House is actually set in the trendy Pacific Heights neighborhood, roughly one mile away from Alamo Square, where the Painted Ladies are located.

“Located in the prestigious Pacific Heights neighborhood, this property is on a beautiful tree-lined street and is within minutes of many of San Francisco’s landmarks, world-class restaurants, shops and parks,” listing agent Rachel Swann shares.

Specs & features of the TV-famous house

Inside the Full House townhouse in San Francisco. Photo credit: Aerial Canvas / Coldwell Banker Realty

Beyond its recognizable facade, historic architecture, and pop culture significance, the Broderick St townhouse has lots more to offer.

Clocking in at 3,737 square feet, the San Francisco home has 5 bedrooms, 3 full baths and 1 half bath. From high ceilings and crown moldings to large bay windows, every detail exudes classic Victorian elegance with a distinctly modern touch thanks to the extensive recent upgrades.

The three-level townhouse sits on a 3,123-square-foot lot and commands taxes north of $60k.

Was ‘Full House’ filmed inside the house?

Bob Saget and John Stamos on the Full House set
Photo credit: Netflix

The Broderick St. house was used to film the opening credits and establishing shots for both Full House and its Netflix sequel Fuller House, but no interior scenes were filmed here.

In fact, the entire original series was filmed live before a studio audience at the Lorimar Studios in Los Angeles, with no actual footage being taken inside the house. This makes it the first time fans get a good look inside the TV-famous house.

So let’s take it floor by floor, and fill in the blanks — or rather, compare the designer interiors with the image we had in our minds of the Tanner residence.

Spoiler alert: it looks wildly different than its on-screen counterpart, and you won’t find any kitschy blue and yellow loveseat. That remnant ended up in John Stamos’s house somehow.

The main level

Photo credit: Lunghi Studio / Coldwell Banker Realty

Stepping inside 1709 Broderick St, we’re welcomed by a bright and airy open floor plan that includes a formal living room with a fireplace, an updated gourmet kitchen with custom cabinetry, Calacatta Oro countertops, a wine fridge, Viking appliances, and a pantry.

There’s also a family and dining area on this level, perfect for entertaining.

The upper level

Photo credit: Lunghi Studio / Coldwell Banker Realty

The upper floor is configured somewhat similar to that of the fictional Tanner family home.

The generously sized primary bedroom comes with an en suite bathroom, gas fireplace, window alcove, and walk-in closet. Two additional bedrooms share a full bathroom.

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The lower level

Photo credit: Lunghi Studio / Coldwell Banker Realty

This floor features a two-car garage with a small fitness room, a den with a wet bar, a laundry room, storage space, a fourth/guest bedroom with a walk-in closet, and a full bathroom.

It also provides access to a charming mini-English garden in the backyard — reminiscent of the one prominently featured in the sequel series, Fuller House.

Photo credit: Lunghi Studio / Coldwell Banker Realty

Revamped interiors bear the signature of the Landry Design Group

Credit for the beautifully renovated interiors goes to the award-winning architectural firm Landry Design Group, founded by lauded architect Richard Landry in 1987. The firm is famous for its high-end custom residential architecture, catering to an elite clientele across the globe.

Photo credit: Lunghi Studio / Coldwell Banker Realty

In fact, Richard Landry is known as the “King of the Megamansion,” and has been a consistent figure on the Architectural Digest AD100 list since 2000. The firm’s portfolio includes projects for numerous celebrities and affluent clients, including Mark Wahlberg, Rod Stewart, and Sylvester Stallone (whose Richard Landry-designed house was bought by singer Adele for a hefty $58M).

How the Tanner house became the Fuller house in Netflix’s sequel series

The house on Broderick Street was out of the media limelight from 1995, when Full House ended, until 2016 when Fuller House started airing. It was always a popular tourist attraction, but once the Netflix reboot hit the screens, even more fans started flocking to see the house — to the despair of the neighbors.

For the sake of continuity, authenticity, and loyalty to the original, the same house on Broderick Street was used in the opening credits of the Netflix reboot Fuller House. The sequel series featured most of the original cast, with the exception of the Olsen twins, the only characters not to return in the new series. 

In Fuller House, D.J. Tanner-Fuller (Danny Tanner’s oldest daughter) moves back home with her three children after the untimely death of her husband. When Danny, played by Bob Saget, has to move away for work, his daughter Stephanie moves in with D.J. to help her out with the kids, alongside D.J.’s best friend Kimmy. 

The show ran for five seasons, with the final season premiering on Netflix on June 2, 2020. Bob Saget reprised his role as Danny Tanner for 15 episodes, including the premiere and the finale, before his untimely passing in January 2022.  

The house was formerly owned by “Full House” creator Jeff Franklin

For a few years, the property was owned by none other than Jeff Franklin, the producer and creator of Full House. Franklin bought the home in 2016 and had been talking it up in interviews promoting his new Netflix show, Fuller House, which debuted the same year.

Full House creator Jeff Franklin, seen here smiling at the camera while wearing a dark blue suit and tie.
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This has naturally turned into heaps of fans swarming the San Francisco house, which didn’t sit quite well with Franklin’s neighbors, as the influx of fans disturbed the peace of the affluent, otherwise quiet community.

But after Franklin was fired from Fuller House in 2018 following complaints about verbally abusive and vulgar language in the writers’ room and on the set of the series, he decided to sell the property.

It’s also worth noting that the producer never lived here; at the time, he was living in a sprawling $85 million house in Beverly Hills, where Bob Saget’s funeral was held. That property too has quite the history, as it replaced another star-studded house once owned by director Roman Polanski and his former actress wife, Sharon Tate, widely known as the Cielo Drive Murder House.

Franklin’s plans for the house

After producer Jeff Franklin bought the home in 2016, he redid the exterior to match its Full House days, down to the distinctive red door.

The entire cast of Fuller House pose in front of the home featured on the show in 2017.
The entire cast of Fuller House poses in front of the home featured on the show in 2017. Image credit: Netflix

He planned to remodel the interiors to make it even more like its on-screen counterpart and was issued a building permit in 2017. Neighbors appealed it, concerned that further attempts to make it more like the show home would drive even more tourists and fans to the otherwise quiet residential area.

Soon after, his troubles on set started and he was fired from the show, prompting him to list the property for sale. “The home will always have tremendous emotional significance to me,” Jeff Franklin said in a statement, shedding light on the reason he was selling the home:

It is a symbol of the shows I love, and the second family I have formed with the casts of ‘Full’ and ‘Fuller House.’ Now that ‘Fuller House’ is ending, I will be putting the home back on the market. I hope to find a buyer who wants to make it a full house once again.”

Jeff Franklin

The property’s past sales history

By April 2019, the 1709 Broderick Street house was wrapping up major renovation work — done by the above-mentioned high-end residential architecture firm Landry Design Group, who also designed Franklin’s Beverly Hills megamansion — and was listed for sale.

However, we didn’t get to see inside the famous San Francisco home back then, as only renderings were shared of the interiors.

Photo credit: Lunghi Studio / Coldwell Banker Realty

Asking $5,999,999, the San Francisco home stayed on the market for about a year and a half, selling in late 2020 for $5.35 million, records show.

This is the first time the property resurfaced on the market after its former producer owner sold it in 2020. Per public records, Franklin paid $4,000,000 for the San Francisco house in 2016, with the previous owner paying $1,850,000 to acquire it back in 2006.

For the die-hard “Full House” fan

And in case the house itself isn’t memorabilia enough for the future owners, the seller is offering another piece of TV history to go with it: handprints in the concrete stones from the Full House cast — including Bob Saget and John Stamos — can be included in the sale, for the right price.

Photo credit: Lunghi Studio / Coldwell Banker Realty

Due to the home’s pop culture appeal, showings are available by appointment only to pre-qualified buyers. If you’re interested in owning a piece of TV history reach out to Rachel Swann at or on Instagram @therealdealsf.

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With a decade-long career as a digital content creator, Georgie started out as a real estate journalist for Multi-Housing News & CPExecutive. She later transitioned into digital marketing, working with leading real estate websites like PropertyShark, RENTCafé and Point2Homes. After a brief but impactful stint in the start-up world, where she led the marketing divisions of fintech company NestReady and media publisher Goalcast, Georgie returned to her first passion, real estate, and founded