LOCATION: Cottage Gate is located on a quiet residential street in the geographic center of San Francisco at 20th and Douglass Streets. It ia a seven-minute walk to the heart of the Castro District and a ten-minute walk to 24th Street, the shopping and restaurant street of Noe Valley. There is two-hour street parking M-F from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and unrestricted parking on the weekend. There is a side street, Seward St. that has unlimited parking all day. Street parking is rarely a problem.
GETTING AROUND: A major public transportation hub at Castro and Market Streets is 5 blocks away that will take you downtown in 15 minutes or to the Giants baseball park in 20 minutes and to Fisherman's Wharf in 40 minutes. There is also public transportation that will take you to 24th St., Bernal Heights, Potrero Hill and to the beach.
ACCOMMODATIONS: Cottage Gate is a studio apartment with level private access. The apartment overlooks a garden that is located on the ground floor of a refurbished 1912 English Cottage style home occupied by the owner. It is located on a quiet residential street with minimum traffic and street parking. It is decorated in earth tones with a queen size sleigh bed, private bathroom with shower, kitchenette with refrigerator, cable TV, free wireless internet connection and private phone. Other amenities include microwave oven, toaster, coffee maker, electric teapot, hair dryer, iron and ironing board. There are no cooking facilities in the kitchen. Breakfast choices are provided to eat at your leisure. They include: coffee, tea, juices, fresh fruit, pastries, cereals, cheeses. The breakfast choices provided upon arrival are not replenished by the host. A market is close by. The apartment is ideal for a couple or one person, but cannot accommodate more than two people.
No smoking. No pets. $120 per night includes all fees and taxes. $115 for seven nights or longer. Three Night minimum. For your security we do not accept credit cards. Personal checks, traveler's checks or cash are accepted. As we have many return guests, we suggest you book early. We keep the dates available updated regularly.
Great Place, Lovely Owners
pancha00 (San Francisco, US)
Review submitted: May 24, 2011 Date of arrival: January 16, 2011
My partner and I arrived to San Francisco on the first days of the year looking for a place to live. We stay with a friend for a week, and then we had no place to go. I send a email to the Jim and Diane late at night and I receive a call from Jim first thing next day, we move in the same day and stay on the cottage for about a month.
The place is small, but fine for two people, specially if you are on vacations, and just want to use it to rest. The cottage is close to Castro, and that's always fun, from there you can go almost everywhere.
Jim and Diane are really nice people, they help us to take our first steps in the city, and I'm very thankful. I even use the cleaning sponges Diane recommend me :)
The house was built in 1912 and has been expanded and remodeled several times over the years. My late wife and I have been renting this apartment in the building to occasional guests for 14 years. I am retired and live in another part of the building.
I have owned and lived in this house for 29 years. I appreciate the neighborhood for the quiet and walking to restaurants and shops. Public transportation is close by that takes me downtown in minutes.
I love walking up to my home. The house is referred to as an English cottage and is very welcoming and freshly painted in yellow with green trim.
Near the Castro District of San Francisco
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