Our guests are usually delighted and surprised at the quality and size of the apartment.
Large one-bedroom apartment furnished with new modern furniture and contemporary artwork made by owner artist. All new updated kitchenette and spacious new bathroom with clawfoot soaking tub with shower. French doors look out from living room onto charming patio garden.
Casa Andover is ideal for a business traveler, a couple or family, or traveling companions seeking a fun getaway and private apartment in San Francisco. Master bedroom is complete with 100% cotton bedding & quality mattress pad, writing desk, and leads to the large spa-like bathroom. The living room is equipped with flat screen TV, HGTV cable, a sitting area with dining table for 4 and a coffee table where you can enjoy a snack or work on your laptop via our free, Wi-Fi and broadband connection.
The kitchenette is equipped with sink, fridge, freezer, microwave, coffee maker. There is also a hot plate for light meal preparation, as well as all basics (plates, utensils, etc.), but chefs be alerted, Casa Andover is best suited to light dining en suite. Organic SF local coffee, tea, and popcorn also provided.
Located in desirable Bernal Heights neighborhood half a block from top-rated restaurants, cafes, grocery store, public library and park. For those not familiar with Bernal Heights - it's a little sunny oasis and has the feeling of relaxed urban sophistication. The shopping strip of Cortland Avenue is populated by innovative restaurants such as Moki's (japanese), Vega (italian), organic grocery stores (Good Life), public library, cafés (famous Sandbox cafe and bakery, Progressive grounds, Liberty Cafe, etc), as well as bookstore (Badger Books), and community gardens.
Walk two blocks up the street to Bernal Hill, an expansive open space park and urban oasis which offers breathtaking 360 degree views of San Francisco.
Public transportation is close at hand with the SF Muni bus stop a half block away on Cortland St., a BART train station at 24th street and Mission. Zipcar nearby at Mission/30th St.
Your host is a young family able to answer questions or give suggestions to make your stay in SF an amazing one! Please ask for our personal recommendations of spots to visit in SF and nearby.
We are a happy young family raising two girls in the San Francisco. Husband is local Californian artist, painter, works at the De Young Museum managing incoming art collections. He also worked at several art museums in New York and LA. Wife is business woman (market research 'storyteller' in Silicon Valley) and artist (knit designer), Romanian native. We love to meet new people and share our hospitality with friends and guests alike.
Most people email us separately or tell us in person how much they like the apartment, and that 'it looks better than in pictures'
You'll fall in love with this spacious, inviting, cozy apartment! Guests love the large glass doors opening to private yard, while others like the modern and clean feeling of this amazing place that seems too good to be true at this price.