CLASSIC SAN FRANCISCO FLAT ON RUSSIAN HILL NEAR NORTH BEACH

Sharry Wright

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Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
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Minimum Stay 4 nights

Sharry Wright

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CLASSIC SAN FRANCISCO FLAT ON RUSSIAN HILL NEAR NORTH BEACH

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Spacious flat in Russian Hill neighborhood filled with charm.

This spacious, light-filled six-room corner flat sits on a hill overlooking the San Francisco Bay with views of Alcatraz, Angel Island, and Marin, with visual proximity to Telegraph Hill’s Coit Tower on one side and legendary Macondary Lane on the other. Clean and well appointed, this apartment sleeps four, with a brand new queen bed in the main bedroom and a new, very comfortable, high quality queen sofa bed in the parlor/den. The living room has an engaging view and a working fireplace where you can enjoy restful evenings watching sailboats and fog stream in at sunset. Hardwood floors with detailed woodwork, historic redwood paneling, and original pocket doors (which open between the den and the living room) add to the authentic San Francisco living experience. A 32” flat screen television with DVD and DVR player, serving both the living room and the den, features a wide range of satellite channels, including HBO. There’s an iMac with Internet and a printer in the den to print out your boarding passes, tickets to events, or directions to your destination. Enjoy your meals in the formal dining room or in the large, sunny kitchen with all of the amenities: refrigerator, stove, microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster, and a 28” flat screen television. A full range of cookbooks and cooking utensils allows you to prepare your own meals from abundant farmer’s markets and specialty shops found in the surrounding neighborhoods. In classic San Francisco style, the bath is split with a tub/shower and sink in the main room and the toilet in the WC (Water Closet). A laundry room sits off of the kitchen with full size washer and dryer for your laundry needs. This is a second story flat with 34 stairs, which places you above the fray.

The location couldn’t be more ideal — nestled on the edge of Russian Hill with all of it’s small parks, hilltop views, charming stairways — only 2 blocks from Washington Square Park, the heart of literary North Beach. Our prime neighborhood has a wealth of cafes, lively bars, highly rated restaurants, boutiques, and the renowned City Lights Book Store. Iconic San Francisco sites such as bustling Chinatown and Fisherman’s Wharf are in close proximity. Two distinctive landmarks, the crooked street on Lombard and the depression era murals on Coit Tower, are within walking distance. Diverse neighborhoods and shopping districts surround Russian Hill on all sides and are within leisurely strolls, convenient bus and cable cars rides. There is the Embarcadero with its renovated Ferry Building, the newly-opened, interactive science and art museum the Exploratorium, and bay side promenades; vibrant downtown with its art museums, movie theaters, and mega shops surrounding Union Square; Hyde Street with its destination ice cream parlor, and Union Street with its unique shops and side walk cafes linking you to the natural landscape of the Presidio on the west and to the Bay toward the east. You’re right on public transportation—step out the door and catch the bus to anywhere you want to go, or jump on the cable car at the corner one block away. You can even catch the bus on the corner to AT&T Park, home of our World Champion San Francisco Giants! Come check out a game.

This classic San Francisco Edwardian built in 1916, has been family occupied for 30 years. We look forward to sharing one of our flats with San Francisco loving visitors and for people on business. Our visually distinctive building has been seen in many major motion pictures and advertisements, including Contagion, Bullitt with Steve McQueen, Amy Tan’s The Joy Luck Club, and was used as a location set for Ron Howard’s Ed TV!

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Sharry Wright

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2013
Speaks english

Three generations of our family have lived in this building. We are writers, restaurateurs, curators, collectors and artists involved in film and music.

Sharry Wright purchased this apartment in 1982

This is our favorite neighborhood in our favorite city!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 18 traveler reviews

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CLASSIC SAN FRANCISCO FLAT ON RUSSIAN HILL Near NORTH BEACH
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews
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CLASSIC SAN FRANCISCO FLAT ON RUSSIAN HILL Near NORTH BEACH
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Russian Hill San Francisco
Marseille, FRANCE
5

LOVELY

  • 5 of 5
Wonderful town, pleasant neighbourhood, gorgeous flat, and charming hosts. A delightful sunny stay in San Francisco. If ever we can come back, we shall definitely want to rent this apartment again.
  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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CLASSIC SAN FRANCISCO FLAT ON RUSSIAN HILL Near NORTH BEACH
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Russian Hill San Francisco
5

A GREAT APARTMENT

  • 5 of 5
Charming and wonderful flat so beautiful located on Russian Hill. Charming hosts.
We will definately come back!!
  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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CLASSIC SAN FRANCISCO FLAT ON RUSSIAN HILL Near NORTH BEACH
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Russian Hill San Francisco
5

GREAT AMENITIES!

  • 5 of 5
This charming and clean flat is like home away from home. The owners are very nice and go out of their way to make sure you have everything you need. There were many little extras you do not normally get in a vacation rental. It rained the first few days of our trip, but we had the cozy fireplace, books, games, and movies to keep us entertained until the weather cleared up. We ended up walking most places we needed to go and got great exercise. Thank you so much for the sour dough bread, chocolates and bottle of wine upon our arrival. We would definitely stay here again!
  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
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CLASSIC SAN FRANCISCO FLAT ON RUSSIAN HILL Near NORTH BEACH
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Russian Hill San Francisco
5

FANTASTIC APARTMENT

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful stay. Location can not be beat and the apartment is roomy and comfortable. The hosts saw to our every need. Thank you for a great experience!!
  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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CLASSIC SAN FRANCISCO FLAT ON RUSSIAN HILL Near NORTH BEACH
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Russian Hill San Francisco
Charleston, WV USA
5

WELL DESESERVED HIGH RATING!

  • 5 of 5
This apartment is wonderful! We loved the location. It is close to restaurants, shopping and all of the things a visitor should see in San Francisco. We celebrated Thanksgiving dinner in this lovely apartment and were grateful for the formal dining room and the very well stocked kitchen. The views were spectacular and the apartment amenities are top notch. Good TVs, good computer, good plumbing fixtures and appliances. We played some of the games and movies, but mostly it was just a great home base in San Francisco. Sharry was so helpful and responded immediately to answer questions and help out with special requests (like when I asked if I could borrow a grater). Parking in the area is very limited, so a car is not a good idea. One small negative is that the heat is from baseboard units in each room and there is a cold draft from up the staircase, but this is the price you pay for an historic and beautiful old building. We did as Sharry suggested and kept the doors closed so the heat didn't escape. We had a fabulous stay. Would recommend this one highly.
  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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CLASSIC SAN FRANCISCO FLAT ON RUSSIAN HILL Near NORTH BEACH
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Russian Hill San Francisco
5

ORIGINAL

  • 5 of 5
It was a privilege to stay here, and imagine yourself back in a time when attention to detail was the norm. All of its originality has been lovingly preserved, and complemented by the period furniture. It certainly had the "wow" factor for us.
  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Airport
16 Miles
San Francisco International
Nearest Ferry
0.8 Miles
Pier 43
Nearest Train
2.2 Miles
CalTrain Depot
Nearest Motorway
0.4 Miles
Highway 101
Nearest Beach
0.8 Miles
Aquatic Park
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Rogue
Nearest Ski
150 Miles
Lake Tahoe
Nearest Golf
2.6 Miles
Presidio Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Contadina Trattoria
Car: not necessary

The location is ideal — nestled on the edge of Russian Hill with all of its small parks, hilltop views, charming stairways — only 2 blocks from Washington Square Park, the heart of literary North Beach. Our prime neighborhood has a wealth of cafes, lively bars, highly rated restaurants, boutiques, and the renowned City Lights Book Store. Iconic San Francisco sites such as bustling Chinatown and Fisherman’s Wharf are in close proximity. Two distinctive landmarks, the crooked street on Lombard and the depression era murals on Coit Tower, are within walking distance. Diverse neighborhoods and shopping districts surround Russian Hill on all sides and are within leisurely strolls, convenient bus and cable cars rides. There is the Embarcadero with its renovated Ferry Building, the newly-opened, interactive science and art museum the Exploratorium, and bay side promenades; vibrant downtown with its art museums, movie theaters, and mega shops surrounding Union Square; Hyde Street with its destination ice cream parlor, and Union Street with its unique shops and side walk cafes linking you to the natural landscape of the Presidio on the west and to the Bay toward the east. You’re right on public transportation—step out the door and take the bus just about anywhere you want to go, or jump on the cable car at the corner one block away. You can even catch the bus on the corner to AT&T Park, home of our World Champion San Francisco Giants! Come check out a game.

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Russian Hill Apartment Rental Rates

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4 night minimum stay
$250
$1,575
$6,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection 69
cleaning 100
Refundable damage deposit 200

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Russian Hill Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1550 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Dining
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - combination tub/shower , toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Two dressers, closet, loveseat and views
    Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Quality sofabed in den with pockets doors to living room
Entertainment:
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Books
  • Video Library ...
  • Toys ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • museums
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • synagogues
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • antiquing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
  • massage therapist
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • tennis
  • swimming
  • deepsea fishing
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • wind-surfing
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • racquetball
  • basketball court
Notes:
Please feel free to ask questions! We're long time residents and can help guide you as needed. We want your stay to be the best!
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