RUSSIAN HILL FAMILY VIEW HOME W/SPECTACULAR ROOFTOP DECK

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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RUSSIAN HILL FAMILY VIEW HOME W/SPECTACULAR ROOFTOP DECK

Russian Hill Townhome Rental Photos and Description

Townhome, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-9)

San Francisco Furnished Vacation Family Home

Charming turn of the century home has been fully updated with modern appliances and fixtures, yet retains its historical character and classic San Francisco ambiance. Designed by famous architect, Charles L Bugbee, it was built after the 1906 earthquake. The home is on 3 levels including a spacious roof deck with truly breathtaking panoramic views of the Golden Gate Bridge, the Bay and the City. Relax on the deck with your friends and enjoy a beverage together while watching the sunset over the bay and the hills of the Presidio. You're only steps away from well known SF restaurants and shops, as well as the Cable Car stop on our corner. High atop prestigious Russian Hill, it's a short walk in any direction to the City's top attractions; Polk Street cafes, Union Square shops, North Beach, China Town and Fisherman's Wharf.

The home sits above the entrance stairs and as you pass through the security gate to the private entrance, you'll begin to feel how special your vacation home is. Enter through front door into sunlit rooms with comfortable furnishings which invite you in and welcome you home for a quiet rest from the excitement of the City outside your door. Both livingroom and master bedroom enjoy views of the bay and the Golden Gate bridge. A large flat screen tv and entertainment system, along with an extensive library of books, dvd's and cd's, provide hours of relaxing reading, music and movies. Close the original pocket doors for privacy and the option of turning the living room into another sleeping room with the fold-out sofa bed. Cable tv and high-speed WiFi internet are provided along with a printer/scanner/copier for your convenience.

The inviting kitchen is functional and cozy with the chimney of the original brick fireplace adding warmth and interest. The appliances are modern; the gas Dynasty stove is a joy to work with for serious cooks; and you can enjoy the view of the Bay from the stove. Dishes, flatware, cooking utensils and a variety of cookware are provided. The open floor plan of the well lighted kitchen/dining room provides a perfect set-up for entertaining your guests and mingling around the fireplace while the meal is prepared. The small bath on the main level retains some of the original tiles and fixtures that were provided to re-build after the 1906 earthquake for those interested in historical elements.

The living room has a queen size fold out couch and the vintage pocket doors close the room off for privacy. The dining area has a day bed that sleeps one (if needed).

Privacy and flexibility come from having 3 bedrooms and 2 baths all on the second level. The master bedroom and adjoining updated master bath provide all the comforts of home with a queen bed, plenty of drawer and closet storage and recessed lighting for relaxing enjoyment of the Bay views. The master bath has been remodeled with a new tub and shower. The 2nd bedroom has a full size bed and the 3rd bedroom has a queen size bed. Six people can sleep very comfortably in the privacy of these 3 bedrooms. The second floor guest bathroom is fully remodeled with a modern shower built around the traditional light well. All bedrooms and bathrooms have plenty of closet and drawer space.

Continue your journey up the light filled stairs that open out onto the breathtaking deck. Whether it's family and friends gathering for a bbq or the two of you enjoying an intimate sunset over the Golden Gate Bridge, listening to the deck music system along with the bell of the cable car passing below, you will find the deck a favorite place among your many delightful San Francisco experiences.

NO NEED TO RENT A CAR; most major attractions are within walking distance. Although, if you do have a car we offer one free parking space in a secure garage across the street. No SUV's, ONLY small cars.

SLEEPING ACCOMMODATIONS

Upstairs:

Master Bedroom & Bath; Queen Bed (sleeps 2)

Guest Bedroom & Bath; Full Bed (sleeps 2)

Guest Bedroom; Queen Bed (sleeps 2)

Downstairs:

Foldout Queen in Living Room (Doors close for privacy, sleeps 2)

Day Bed in sitting room (sleeps 1)

Bath

Keywords: Relax and watch boats sail under the Golden Gate Bridge; Walking distance to Fisherman's Wharf, one block from Hyde Street Cable Cars, Fabulous Bay Views, Charming & Elegant...Amazing Roof-top Deck.

3 levels, 3 bedrooms

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed

BJ

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My wife and I have been fortunate in our life together to travel the world both on business and for personal pleasure. Even when we lived and work in far away places, coming home to San Francisco is always the best part of our trips. We love the City and look forward to sharing our comfortable home with other travelers.

BJ purchased this townhome in 1997

Who doesn't love San Francisco .... We have been fortunate enough to live in this unique home for the past 14 years and we love being in the center of the San Francisco experience. We enjoy entertaining our friends and family who enjoy visiting our home; something they have done since they watched us get married in our home's charming backyard garden. Each have their favorite neighborhood restaurants and shops, walks and runs, galleries and museums. And sharing the City with them is more than one could ask for!

So close in proximity, we absolutely love jogging on the path at Chrissy Field, taking in the beauty and serenity at the beach while often spending time with our grandchildren kite flying on Marina Green.

There's something for everyone right in our neighborhood.... including the City's best pizza, the freshest and authentic sushi, tapas, corner grocery stores and the original Swensons Ice Cream Shop that has been in the neighborhood for 60 years-- all within one block of our family home. Good thing we have a few stairs up to the house to stay in shape.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 4 nights
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Russian HIll Family View Home w/Spectacular Rooftop Deck
average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews
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Russian HIll Family View Home w/Spectacular Rooftop Deck
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p347998vb
4159025858
Russian Hill San Francisco
5

A GREAT HOUSE IN A GREAT CITY

  • 5 of 5
We loved staying at this home in San Francisco for Mother's Day weekend. It suited us so well! It was very comfortable and we really appreciated the living spaces being on different floors, than the bedrooms. Our kids tend to stay up a little later than we do, so that works out perfectly for us. The beds were very comfortable, as well. Also, the special touches with the wine (and personalized wine cozies) crackers & cheese, cookies, etc., was truly appreciated. The Girl Scout cookies were gone that evening! There was plenty of seating/chairs for all and even outside enjoying the gorgeous view! (most of our time was spent there!) The handy informational book as well as your suggestions for restaurants were also very helpful. We loved La Boulange (it became a morning ritual) and Nick's Crispy tacos. A great neighborhood to stroll through. All in all......a great house in a great city:-}
  • Submitted: May 19, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
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Russian HIll Family View Home w/Spectacular Rooftop Deck
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4159025858
Russian Hill San Francisco
5

ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!

  • 5 of 5
We had the best time staying at this house for a week. We had the chance to meet the owners and they were very nice and helpful. Honestly, it felt like we were family and not renters. The house itself was perfect. The deck with the view of the Golden Gate Bridge was a wonderful place to relax. The view is spectacular. The accomodations were great. The house was big enough for all of us and the beds and bathrooms were perfect. The kitchen was also very nice. It is hard to picture on the website because it is difficult to photograph the interior, but it is a lovely house.

We will stay here again in the future if they continue to rent it. Thank you!!
  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Russian HIll Family View Home w/Spectacular Rooftop Deck
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4159025858
Russian Hill San Francisco
Wisconsin USA
5

WONDERFUL FAMILY VACATION

  • 5 of 5
Our vacation at this Russian Hill home was simply WONDERFUL. We had a fantastic time with our daughter, son and daughter-in-law. There is not a lot to add to Robo's great review.
Napa Valley wine limo tour is a must. And the weather could not have been better. Will definitely return.
  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Russian HIll Family View Home w/Spectacular Rooftop Deck
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4159025858
Russian Hill San Francisco
Calgary, Alberta Canada
5

FAMILY VACATION

  • 5 of 5
Location, location - what a great spot! It was exactly what we needed for our family of six adults.(ages 22-56) Close to the cable car, great restaurants, coffee shops, etc. The house was very clean had San Francisco charm together with all of the amenities of home and an incredible rooftop patio with a view extraordinaire!! The extra little touches provided by the owners together with their recommendations of restaurants allowed us to start relaxing right away,,,,, Free Wifi and docking stations to play ipods, etc. with speakers on the rooftop patio. The owners were very friendly and helpful and made us feel welcomed. The house is definitely within walking distance to many attractions. It is in a beautiful area and we felt safe even walking around at night to check out the local ice cream shop and sushi bar. Just make sure you have great walking shoes! We would definitely recommend the open air, old fashion firetruck tour that you catch down by the wharf outside girardelli chocolates. It was a blast and made you feel like kids again. Our guides Russell and Carla were fabulous! During our short stay we managed to take in a baseball game, a football game, Alcatraz, city tour, china town, shopping and lots of walking just to see the city. We also took a ferry ride over to sausalito for the day. We did purchase the clipper pass during our stay which allowed us to ride the trolley as many times as needed and took us right into the shopping district. Trolley stopped half a block from our house which was great!! For us we couldn't have picked a better spot. Would definitely go back to this vrbo!!! We would definitely recommend this spot to anyone looking to experience the sights and sounds of San Francisco!!
  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Russian HIll Family View Home w/Spectacular Rooftop Deck
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4159025858
Russian Hill San Francisco
Illinois, USA
5

PERFECT SAN FRANCISCO HOUSE AND LOCATION

  • 5 of 5
Spent 5 nights at this cool place and nice location with my wife, 3 kids and future daughter-in-law(15, 19, 23, 23). A better location can not be found in my opinion to see the city because it really is within walking distance from Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, Union Square, the Golden Gate Bridge, etc. Heck we even walked back from AT&T Park which is a haul. Although you might want to be in somewhat decent shape with all the hills to climb you can always grab a cab if the going gets tough.

The house was very clean and very comfortable and felt like a place you might want to come back to again- very homey which is what you want a place to feel like after a long day exploring the city,
The owners are two of the nicest and genuine people you could ever meet- very accommodating- the kind of people you'd like to spend time with.

Nearby are some excellent restaurants on Hyde Street (1 block away) and Polk Street (3 blocks away), If I were only interested in eating in San Francisco I might never leave the neighborhood!

I would highly recommend this place to anyone heading to San Francisco. It was great!!
  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Russian HIll Family View Home w/Spectacular Rooftop Deck
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4159025858
Russian Hill San Francisco
Ridgefield, Connecticut
5

BEAUTIFUL SAN FRANCISCO HOME WITH SPECTACULAR ROOFTOP VIEWS

  • 5 of 5
The house is inviting, spacious, well-maintained and very comfortable. The hosts are generous and provide a binder filled with information that helps to make the most of your stay. The rooftop terrace is relaxing and the views are even more spectacular than the photos depict. A car is not really necessary because the neighborhood is great and provides plenty of exercise as you walk to the many restaurants and shops and to Fisherman's Wharf and Chirardelli Square. For those who prefer to ride, the cable car is half a block away. We highly recommend this property.
  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
SFO
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Ferry Bldg
Nearest Train
3 Miles
BART
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Chrissy Field
Nearest Point of Interest
Cable Car Stop
Nearest Point of Interest
North Beach/Chinatown
Nearest Point of Interest
Polk Street
Nearest Point of Interest
Chrissy Field and the Marina
Nearest Point of Interest
Lombard (crookedest street)
Car: not necessary

Walk to Fisherman's Wharf and catch the ferry to take a tour of Alcatraz. Walk to the historic Ferry Building and take the Oakland Ferry to famous Jack London Square where you can have a BBQ dinner at EJ's (live music) or go to Yoshi's for Sushi and live Jazz. Go to a Giants' Game at the beautiful AT&T Park.

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Russian Hill Townhome Rental Rates

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4 night minimum stay
$750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000.00
1/2 total amount upfront and the remainder 45 days in advance of the stay. Cash or major credit cards.
Tax Rate 15.0%
Notes Pay with check or credit card (Visa, MC, AMEX)
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Amenities

Russian Hill Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Monument View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Garage
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Ice Maker
  • Oven
  • Stove ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3; 1 in master bedroom, 1 upstairs, 1 downstairs. All bathrooms are furnished with high quality linens, hotel size toiletries, paper goods, first aid kit.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • 3 bedrooms; 2 with Queen size Beds (2), 1 with Double Bed (1), Living room has a Sleep Sofa (1) (Pocket doors close on living room with fold-out queen size sofa bed.) All beds are furnished with high quality linens,down comforters and pillows.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Video Library
  • Television ...
  • Books ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • live theater
  • arboretum
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • health/beauty spa
  • churches
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
  • antiquing
  • walking
  • paddle boating
  • whale watching
  • boating
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • basketball court
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • surfing
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
Notes:
Rooftop deck, Golden Gate Bridge view, large shared garden, small garden off dining room,
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