HIDDEN GEM. HISTORICAL NEIGHBORHOOD. MODERN AMENITIES. VIEWS!

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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HIDDEN GEM. HISTORICAL NEIGHBORHOOD. MODERN AMENITIES. VIEWS!

Castro District Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Office, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Welcome to SF Vacation Abode! Located one block up the hill from Dolores Park in the Dolores Heights/Liberty Hill District, this beautiful flat was built in 1915 and has been meticulously renovated in a modern and contemporary fashion. It is centrally located, a stone’s throw from Noe Valley’s 24th Street, the Castro, and the hip Valencia/Guerrero/Mission Street corridor.

The flat is conveniently located close to all modes of transportation, including the J Church Muni line 1-block away and freeways 101 and 280 (including 3 “zip car locations”). It is a short distance to hip gourmet restaurants, shopping and Whole Foods, Bi-Rite Grocery and Mollie Stone’s gourmet food markets. The flat is fantastic for families and couples because of the layout; bedrooms are on opposite ends of the condo and there is an incredible amount of space.

AMENITIES:

* 1600 square feet (149 square meters), Newly renovated

* 2 Bedrooms (1 King and 1 Queen), 1 Bathroom

* 800 Thread count Egyptian cotton linens, down pillows and comforters (down alternative available on request)

* Large living room with Direct TV (over 200 channels, including HBO), Blu-Ray DVD player, and iPod docking station

* Remodeled Gourmet Kitchen: Gas Range, Dishwasher, Filtered Water & Ice-Maker, Microwave, Toaster, Coffee Maker, Blender

* Separate dining area for 6 adjacent to kitchen

* Laundry Room/Pantry with Side-By-Side Washer and Dryer

* Private Deck with table, chairs and barbecue gas grill

* Central climate controlled heating

* Free Wi-Fi connection throughout

* Easy and accessible street parking

Behind the updated Edwardian façade, you’ll find a spacious, 1600 square foot (149 square meters) flat filled with natural light. There is beautiful period detail, combined with refinished hardwood floors and designer lighting throughout. There are two spacious bedrooms, located at opposite ends of the flat for ultimate privacy!

The front bedroom boasts a queen-size bed and the rear master-suite has a king-size bed. There is a sitting/dressing room off of the master-suite for additional comfort. The layout of the unit is perfect for couples and families because the bedrooms are on opposite ends of the flat. Adjacent to the living room, separated by sliding pocket doors, you’ll find a large sitting room, complete with a desk and twin-size daybed. The bathroom is remodeled with a bright orange, restored 6 foot Victorian iron claw tub! There is a full shower over the tub and a custom vanity.

Keywords: 2 Bedrooms, 1 Office/Den, 1 Bathroom, Remodeled Kitchen, Patio-Garden, Luxury bedding, BBQ, Dolores Park, Walking Distances to Popular Restaurants, Castro, Valencia, Noe Valley

PLEASE SEE OUR WEBSITE AT:

SFVACATIONABODE.COM

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • smoking allowed
  • alternative lifestyle
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
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I've lived in San Francisco over 25 years and currently work as a Realtor. I love my work as it allows me to explore the historical nature of our City and meet a diverse range of clientele. I chose to join the VRBO network as a way of sharing a piece of my home with visitors who come to San Francisco, who also want to experience one of the most beatiful cities in the world with a touch of local flair.

In addition to renting the unit, we are always available to answer any questions and share our local expertise on good eats, fun nightlife and local hot spots.

Cheers,

Alan

The Owner purchased this condo in 1999

Prior to living in Dolores Park, I lived in the Marina, Pacific Heights and South of Market. Dolores Park is by far my favorite neighborhood. Not only is it sunny and warm most of the time, there is a ton of 'local color.' There is no shortage of gourmet restuarants and markets, cafes, hip boutiques and you are only a short distance from downtown via muni. Highways 101 and 280 are also easily accessible.

The condo is located in one of the most desirable areas of Dolores Heights...you could not be in a better location! You are walking distance to Dolores Park, the Castro, Noe Valley's 24th Street and the hip Valencia Street Cooridor. The SF Muni is one block away and you will be downtown in less than 15 minutes.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Property Reviews

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Hidden Gem. Historical Neighborhood. Modern Amenities. Views!
average rating of 5.0 based on 35 reviews
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Hidden Gem. Historical Neighborhood. Modern Amenities. Views!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p379622vb
415-505-7779
Castro District San Francisco
5

Perfect stay in perfect location

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
This lovely property exceeded all of our expectations. Located a block away from scenic Mission Delores Park, a great place to relax, people-watch and enjoy our Bi-Rite ice creams. Italian favorites Delfina and Farina are close by. We indulged ourselves daily at nearby Tartine Bakery - the best bread we have ever tasted. Just a few blocks walk to reach Noe Valley and Mission/Valencia shopping and eateries. There is no need for a car to get around - the J line stops only a block away. The owner was very friendly, professional and easy to communicate with. The home was updated, super clean and very spacious, with an abundance of natural lighting. We particularly enjoyed the view downhill toward the city from the front windows at night. The kitchen was well supplied, and we enjoyed eating breakfast and sipping tea on the outdoor patio. The mattresses and linens were of excellent quality allowing us a great night's sleep. We would highly recommend this property and look forward to staying here again in the future.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Hidden Gem. Historical Neighborhood. Modern Amenities. Views!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p379622vb
415-505-7779
Castro District San Francisco
5

Christmas in SF

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
Excellent location, lovely townhome, very convenient. The place was clean and well stocked with linens and cooking utensils. Easy communication with owner. Wicked hill, but not a negative. The view is worth the hill.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: Mary, Thanks so much for staying with us again this holiday season! We're glad you made SF Vacation Abode your Xmas "home away from home" for a 2nd year! All the best in 2014!
business
Hidden Gem. Historical Neighborhood. Modern Amenities. Views!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p379622vb
415-505-7779
Castro District San Francisco
5

Adorable Apartment - didn't want to leave

Adorable Apartment - didn't want to leave
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
The apartment absolutely blew me away; it was gorgeously decorated, very clean, and ready for us upon arrival. It was in a residential area however, so we did need to be mindful of our neighbors. It was great to get a feel for the neighborhood and pretend like you were a resident. The closest BART was a 15 minute walk and there are some hills to contend with but it didn't take long to figure out the easiest way. Overall a great place to stay that allows you to truly relax!
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
Hidden Gem. Historical Neighborhood. Modern Amenities. Views!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p379622vb
415-505-7779
Castro District San Francisco
NYC
5

Best Staycation ever

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
I already live in San Francisco, but decided to stay in a new neighborhood w friends for a Staycation. Very happy we did! The apartment is beautiful, and convenient both to the Muni and to the BART, as well as to the great restaurants and cafes the Mission has in such abundance. Despite the convenient location the apartment is very quiet. And the owner was extremely gracious and helpful throughout the process. Definitely a wonderful choice.
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Hidden Gem. Historical Neighborhood. Modern Amenities. Views!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p379622vb
415-505-7779
Castro District San Francisco
5

DOES WHAT IS SAYS ON THE TIN!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
stayed here with a girlfriend who had never been to the USA before. She was overwhelmed by the friendliness of the Americans, and we were both made to feel very welcome by the owner. The description of the location is accurate and the property was spotless. The photos accurately reflect the apartment's appearance, in fact, it was even better in the real. The beds were so comfortable and the bedlinen was exceptional, as were the quantity and quality of towels etc in the bathroom. I have already recommended SFVacationabode to friends and family visiting San Francisco.
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
Brandy Ho's - Castro
Dolores Park
"Dolores Park is only a block away and is bound by 18th, 20th, Church and Dolores Streets. Y..."
Bi-Rite Creamery
"Excellent gourmet market and artisan ice creamery....the salted carmel and honey lavendar ic..."
Dolores Park Cafe
"Stroll through Dolores Park and enjoy an early morning coffee at this local cafe. Enjoy the ..."
Delfina
Tartine Bakery
Farina Focaccia & Cucina Italiana
"Wonderful Italian restaurant in an architecurally stunning space!"
Noe Valley Farmers Market
"Enjoy the farmer's market every Sunday until 1 pm "
24 Hour Fitness
"Mini 24 Hour Fitness with cardio and circuit training machines. Do an entire circuit in 30 m..."
Cardio-Tone
"Spin and bootcamp classes throughout the day"
Whole foods Market
24th Street Cheese Co.
"Perfect for wine and cheese to enjoy on your private deck. "
Martha & Brothers Coffee Co
Fresca
"Tasty Peruvian Restaurant "
Le Zinc
"Bistro style French restuarant"
Frances
Starbelly
The Castro Theatre
Tao Cafe
Beast and the Hare
Eureka Restaurant & Lounge
Mama's Market
Nearest Airport
18 Miles
San Francisco International
Nearest Ferry
2.5 Miles
San Francisco Ferry Building
Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
J Church Muni Line
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highways 80,101 and 280
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Ocean Beach
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Delfina
Nearest Point of Interest
Dolores Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Bi-Rite Market & Creamery
Nearest Point of Interest
Dolores Park Cafe
Nearest Point of Interest
Delphina Restaurant & Pizzeria
Nearest Point of Interest
Tartine Bakery
Nearest Point of Interest
Farina Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Noe Valley Farmer's Market
Nearest Point of Interest
24 Hour Fitness Lite
Nearest Point of Interest
Cardio-Tone
Nearest Point of Interest
Whole Foods Market
Nearest Point of Interest
Noe Valley Cheese Shop
Nearest Point of Interest
Martha & Brothers Coffee
Nearest Point of Interest
Fresca
Nearest Point of Interest
Le Zinq
Nearest Point of Interest
Tao Cafe
Nearest Point of Interest
Beast & the Hare Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Frances Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Starbelly Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Eureka Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Mollie Stone's Market
Nearest Point of Interest
Mama's Market
Nearest Point of Interest
The Castro Theatre
Car: not necessary

Our unit is uniquely located; as they say, location, location, location! We are close to freeway access for the US101 and US 280. Also, near several great, local neighborhoods (the Castro, the Mission, the Haight/Ashbury area and Noe Valley) all within walking distance. Golden Gate Park is also easily accessible via local transportation, a quick drive or by bike and foot for eager walkers. In case of any medical emergency, we are near several major medical centers and minutes from San Francsico General Hospital's Level I Trauma Center. Whether you are looking for a low key relaxing visit, a fun filled vacation or here for business this location is ideal for everyone!

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Availability & Rates

Castro District Condo Rental Rates

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Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125.00
Tax Rate 15.0%
Notes Rates are subject to change until confirmed.
Rate for 3 people is $325 per night and 4 people $355 per night. There is a 4 person maximum.
Please contact Owner for Holiday and Weekly Rates.
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Amenities

Castro District Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Theme:
  • Romantic
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Heating ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Restored 6 foot iron claw tub with shower! Includes plush towels, soap and shampoo, blow dryer.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King Size bed with plush linens, down duvet & pillows
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen Bed with plush lines and down duvet and pillows
    Fainting Room - 1 twin/ single , Twin Size Daybed in Fainting Room off Living Room
  • King size beds (1) Simmons luxury mattress provided same as the 'W' hotel Wonderful beds, Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) for single person use in day room; complete with plush linens and down bedding
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Games ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Patio
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • smoking allowed ...
  • alternative lifestyle
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • tennis
Notes:
The unit is a block from the J Church Muni line for easy access to downtown and the Embarcadero; we are also just a skip and jump to Dolores Park where you can enjoy sun bathing and the local scenery and vibe. Outstanding view from the park of the San Francisco skyline. http://sfrecpark.org/MissionDoloresPark.aspx (for more park info) and www.sfmta.com/cms/mroutes/indxrout.htm (for more MUNI Metro info/schedules). The unit is also near 3 'zip car' facilities (http://www.zipcar.com/sf/find-cars). Elderly welcome but please be aware there are steps to navigate and there is no elevator. .
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