Joseph Bordi

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
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STUNNING PALACE VIEW

Marina District House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

This house is an experience to behold, but only if you are looking for something extraordinary.

Imagine living directly across from the iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris or the Forum in Rome with a shimmering lake in the foreground! This beautifully restored Marina home has every bit of that and even more! Directly across from your living room window remains the last structured remnant of the 1915 Panama Pacific worlds fair: 'The Palace of Fine Arts,' or 'The Fine Arts Palace,' as it was once referred to. This fair was an epic event that commemorated the completion of the Panama canal and the rebirth of San Francisco from the disastrous 1906 earthquake and fire. The exposition consumed the entire marina district with structures, many of which were abandoned after the fair, leading it to be referred to as the 'Phantom City.'

With many of its luxurious amenities, this home offers 3000 sq ft of living space over three floors. The fully stocked large eat-in chef's kitchen has a Sub Zero refrigerator and Wolf Range. The spacious deck located off of the kitchen leads to the beautiful backyard where the entertainment room is located. Sliding doors open to the covered patio with barbeque, fireplace and dining table. The entertainment room features a 65 inch flat panel TV, beer dispenser, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher and half bath.

The master bedroom has a breathtaking view of the Palace of Fine Arts and features a California king bed, walk in closet, flat panel TV, and blackout curtains. The master en suite bath features double sinks and heated tile floors. The second bedroom offers a king size bed, couch, and large closet/lounge area. The third bedroom has a full size canopy bed. Luxury linens include Frette sheets and Turkish bath towels.

The romantic dining room/library has a crystal chandelier and shimmering silver walls. Enjoy a wonderful dinner or relax and peruse our library.

The living room is elegant, luxurious and irresistibly comfortable. Lounge by the fireplace and enjoy a glass of wine while being mesmerized by the breathtaking Palace View.

Retreat to the study to unwind and watch the latest movie or favorite show on the large flat screen TV.

This well-appointed home has all the amenities and location that one would need for an enjoyable San Francisco experience. So, if you are used to the finer things in life, Particularly when you vacation, then this house is for you.

Advance showings are acceptable upon funded commitment. In the event the house does not meet or exceed your expectations, we would gladly refund your money.

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Suitability:
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
Joseph Bordi (Property Manager)
Advertiser since 2014
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About Joseph Bordi

As the property manager, I am a person who loves all things home, I am perfectly suited as property manager for The Boxwood House--a property development company focused on short and long term luxury rental properties. Holding a degree in Visual Communications from FIDM and currently studying to become a real estate agent, I am lucky enough in my profession to combine my two greatest interests; luxe living and real estate. Whether you're looking for a luxury city experience or a cozy cottage-by-the-sea retreat, I take pride in offering clients great customer care with all the irresistible comforts of home. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and long walks with my two dogs Buddy and Vinnie.

Joseph Bordi purchased this house in 1999

Why Joseph Bordi chose Marina District

We think San Francisco is geographically the most beautiful city in the world and this house is in the best part of the city. We are positive that you will just fall in love with our home and will never forget your experience here.

What makes this house unique

A few years back our family rented an apartment in Paris that we found online. The apartment was nothing like the listing description or it's pictures. Our home is everything we would've wanted in Paris. Comfortable beds, luxurious linens, fully stocked kitchen, and the best baths. Your experience will be just like staying in a 5 star hotel with the best view and location in San Francisco.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 7 traveler reviews

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Stunning Palace View
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews
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Stunning Palace View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p512736vb
6507669999
Marina District San Francisco
Hong Kong
5

Exceeds expectations in every way

  • 5 of 5
This house exceeded our expectations in every way imaginable. It is located on an elegant street in the Marina, with beautiful homes and a magnificent view from the living room, master bedroom upstairs, and the guest bathroom downstairs of the stunning colonnade and dome of the Palace of Fine Arts. The daytime views are splendid but because the Palace is lit up at night, the sunset and evening views are truly spectacular.

The house is within easy walking distance to many terrific cafes, bistros, and restaurants, as well as a great bookstore and several bakeries and specialty grocery stores on Chestnut Street. it is also a mere three blocks to the Marina promenade, where you can jog, fly a kite, cycle and take in incredible views of the Golden Gate Bridge. There is plenty of on street parking, and the garage fit our two cars very comfortably.

The house itself is exquisitely decorated, practically designed, and very well furnished. The attention to detail is extraordinary. The owner spared no luxury so the house came stocked with the finest towels, linens, bathrobes, slippers and toiletries. Everything was so thoughtful. Very kindly provided were juices, drinks, fresh fruit, croissants, a lovely fresh cake and virtually everything one would keep in a luxury home.

This is a six star home in a fantastic location. We had our best stay in San Francisco ever. If you are a family or a small group, this house far exceeds a Four Seasons or Mandarin Oriental experience. We could not have been more delighted or satisfied.

The house is cozy and comfortable, and there are special features like a gorgeous eat-in kitchen, a patio deck upstairs, and a lovely, impeccably manicured garden downstairs that connects to the den which has a huge TV, kitchenette, bathroom and fireplace.

Joseph was attentive and reliable. We arrived from overseas at midnight and he met us promptly at the home and politely explained all its features. We would recommend this fabulous house without reservation and look forward to many repeat visits. Thank you for give us our most memorable stay in San Francisco!

Kind regards,

Tony and Helena
Hong Kong
  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stunning Palace View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p512736vb
6507669999
Marina District San Francisco
New Zealand
5

Simply beautiful

  • 5 of 5
This beautiful home has made our time in San Francisco very special and memorable. It has been a haven to return to after sightseeing and shopping. The décor and attention to detail was beyond our expectations. in fact, we have been conflicted about wanting to spend time here and venturing out.. The house has so many fantastic areas to enjoy and of course the Palace of fine Arts has captured us. "What a view!! In particular, we loved the downstairs outside room and spent several wonderful evenings there. We really appreciated the welcoming food and wine. The sound system was fantastic. Last but not least, Joseph was extremely welcoming and a considerate host. A wonderful end to our American holiday! We would love to come back someday and will recommend to our friends. Thank you Wendy, Denise, Irene, Kia, Auckland NZ
  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Stunning Palace View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p512736vb
6507669999
Marina District San Francisco
5

Best of the best!

  • 5 of 5
What can I say about this palace of a home? It was impeccable. The finishes were warm and inviting and everything I would want in a home (plus much more). Everything was perfect in its place. There was so much attention to detail.

Joseph was amazing. He answered any and all questions we had, and even had a beautiful arrangement of fruit and cake (delicious nonetheless) for all of our guests.

The location was perfect. We were headed out on a dinner cruise for the evening and it was a mere block from the bay.

I could not have asked for a better place to stay. Thanks for the great memories!
  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Stunning Palace View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p512736vb
6507669999
Marina District San Francisco
5

Gorgeous Home & Excellent Manager

Gorgeous Home & Excellent Manager
  • 5 of 5
We used this home for a company offsite meeting but I wish I was vacationing over night instead! The home is exactly as pictured and absolutely phenomenal. It was clear that no penny was spared in restoring this historical home in the way you dream of remodeling a home and updating it to modern luxury. Designer finishes throughout made for the exquisite home.

Additionally, the manager was delightful to work with. He was organized, flexible, professional, and sincerely wanted to make sure we enjoyed our stay there. Honestly, these are the type of VRBO experiences you always hope for! Definitely looking forward to using this rental again when the need arises.

Highly recommend! You will not be disappointed!!
  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Stunning Palace View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p512736vb
6507669999
Marina District San Francisco
San Mateo, CA
5

Amazing San Francisco Home!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I stayed here the night of my 60th birthday. I love this home with its view of the Palace of Fine Arts and luxurious furnishings. I could seriously just move in here! I told my husband, I don't know which is better: going to sleep or waking up at this home.
There is so much attention to detail and everything is provided for a comfortable stay. It's not often that you have such beautiful bed linens, towels and even robes!
All told, the property was amazing and even better than described. I would highly recommend this property!
  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
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Stunning Palace View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p512736vb
6507669999
Marina District San Francisco
San Francisco, California
4

a really amazing place in a more amazing location

  • 4 of 5
This place is a newly renovated home that was simply amazing. The kitchen is well stocked with pots, pans, utensils, plates and everything you need for a dinner party. The rooms are spacious and the beds are super comfy. The entertainment system in the house is top notch - a sound system that is controlled using an ipad, a giant LCD TV in the entertainment downstairs that has netflix, apple tv, dish network that is surround sound. An outdoor grill and outdoor fireplace that is easy to use. Every room in the house was well thought out when this place was renovated. definitely a place to stay if you're visiting SF!
  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
San Francisco International Airport
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
San Francisco Ferry
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Cal Train
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
HWY 101
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Marina
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Tipsy Pig, Stock & Trade, Ristobar
Nearest Ski
200 Miles
Lake Tahoe
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Presidio Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
A 16 Resturant, Ristobar, Tacolicious
Car: not necessary

Located in the Marina district of San Francisco, one of the most favored neighborhoods in the city and it's just ten minutes by car to Union Square but worlds away from the hustle and bustle. This makes it a perfect location that is truly second to none in San Francisco. The area boasts the finest weather, shopping, dinning, and social scene the city has to offer. We are just down the block from the local yacht harbor, beach and outdoor recreation areas, and a short distance to the famous Golden Gate Bridge. We are within walking distance to Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 39, Ghirardelli Square and Presidio National Park.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Marina District House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer time
May 31 2014 - Sep 30 2014
3 night minimum stay
$1,295
$7,900
$23,950
 
 
Holiday
Nov 15 2014 - Jan 1 2015
4 night minimum stay
$1,350
$8,195
$24,950
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$1,295
$7,900
$23,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $89
Cleaning fee $285
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 14.0%
Notes Rates include weekly housekeeping for long term rentals. One time cleaning charge on check out. Book for 30 days or more and save 14% on the transfer tax. Please, no parties allowed, six people maximum unless approve in advance, and no one outside on the patio/deck areas after 10pm weekdays and 11pm weekends. Please be respectful of our neighbors and the surroundings, minimum stay, 3 nights.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Marina District House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Monument View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Parking ...
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Heating ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Garage ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main Floor Bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Master Suite, Heated Floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Third Floor Hall Bath
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Entertainment Room Bath
  • Both bathrooms upstairs have marble floors with radiant heat set at the perfect temperature. Beautiful Palace of Fine Arts view from main floor full bath. Recreation room is equipped with its own half bath. All four bathrooms have been completely remolded and equipped with high end fixtures.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , California King, Frette Linens
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Frette Linens
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Frette Linens
  • Master bedroom is 14X17 or over 300 square feet, hard wood floors with a luxury California King bed. Second bedroom is just as large with a walk in closet, sitting area. Third bedroom is equipped with a full size bed.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Books ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Boat ...
Suitability:
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • zoo
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • shelling
  • wildlife viewing
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • kayaking
  • wind-surfing
  • fishing
  • basketball court
  • golf
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • parasailing
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • hiking
Notes:
53 foot motor yacht available for private charter (additional fee). Property manager can assist with any other special requests. http://getmyboat.com/boat/11846/golden-gate-yacht-charter Rates include weekly housekeeping with a one-time charge of $285.00. If you book for 30 days or more the 14% San Francisco transfer tax would not apply! No parties permitted without prior authorization and a maximum of six guests at any given time, unless approved by management. On site host may be required under certain situations for an additional charge. No one permitted outside on, or under the patio/deck areas after 10pm on weekdays and 11pm on weekends. This house is not suitable for small children. The house is located in a quiet residential neighborhood so, please be respectful of our neighbor’s privacy and its surroundings. Our goal is for you to have a safe, enjoyable experience with memories that will last a lifetime. Advance showings upon booking with full refund if not satisfied.
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