|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
Spacious studio in a perfect location! It is tastefully furnished, well-lit, and opens onto a private deck and garden. Flat panel HD TV, cable connection with HBO, and Wi-Fi.
A private entrance leads down a plant-filled walkway to the red door of the Ashbury Garden Studio — an ideal refuge for those exploring the delights of San Francisco or those in San Francisco for extended stays. The quiet studio is at the back, garden-level of a 3-unit 1924 Edwardian building. Guests relax on the studio’s private deck to enjoy the quiet of the garden. The studio has stone counter-tops in the kitchen, a full stove with oven, Bosch dishwasher, and a queen-size bed.
The central location, on a tree-lined street in a friendly neighborhood, enables guests to walk to the colorful shops and restaurants of Haight-Ashbury and Cole Valley as well as nearby Golden Gate Park. See the former homes of the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin and other greats just 2-3 blocks away.
The studio is 2 blocks from Haight Street, 3 blocks from Cole Valley and a 15 minute walk to Golden Gate Park. City destinations and the ocean/beach at the eastern part of the City are all easily reached by close public transportation.
Well-served by multiple bus lines (#6, #7, #33, #43, #37, #71) and light rail (N-Judah), you can ride directly to Ocean Beach (15 minutes), Civic Center and downtown shopping areas (10 – 15 minutes), the Embarcadero (15 minutes), the Castro (10 minutes), or the Mission (15 minutes). It’s a quick and easy to transfer to Chinatown and Fisherman’s Wharf buses or cable cars.
Our guests also enjoy easy walking to a wide range of delicious and inexpensive restaurants (Thai, Indian, Italian, American, Asian fusion, noodle shops) as well as upscale California-Asian and sushi restaurants. Easily reached by public transportation are numerous ethnic restaurants to satisfy any culinary interest! We’re happy to share our personal favorites.
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Of all the VRBO rentals that I have stayed in, this is my favorite. I love the location, the access to public transportation, the proximity to Golden Gate Park, the Haight, the Inner Sunset, and the beautiful, interesting
architecture all around. I love the way the wind blows the plants in the garden at night, and the fog that envelops
the neighborhood on summer nights. The apartment is really quiet and the bed is comfy. Ellen is my favorite host
of all, a delightful human being.
I spent a month here in the summer of 2010 and a month in 2011. The Salsa festival is a lot of fun, and the free
concerts in Stern Grove Park are, too. Cole Valley is another nearby lively neighborhood. There are so many
lovely streets to explore nearby. What a great city, and a fantastic apartment!
Because I was so late in writing this review, I had to chose a date that was incorrect. My apologies Ellen and John,
and thanks for letting me stay in your apartment!
This place is awesome! Perfect location for a city trip. You are in the heart of haight ashbury, and perfect bus connection to all other districts in SanFran!
The place itself is very comfortable, a very nice studio, more than enough for the stay, clean, quite, no noise from the streets - perfect. Ellen is such a nice person, welcomed us on the first day, everything was working without any problems.
We will definitly come back to this place on our next visit! There is no better place to stay!
My first trip to SF and I could not have wished for a better place to stay! The most centrally located, easy to access via public transportation, comfortable and quiet location I've ever stayed at when traveling and beats out many hotels I've stayed at in my travels for cleanliness. The owner welcomed us immediately upon arrival and walked us through the apartment and instructions thoroughly. They had the most helpful binder of information for visitors that gave us restaurant suggestions nearby, tourist tips, and more - just a very thoughtful thing to do to provide. Towels (2 sets unless you ask for more), fridge, stove, carpets, bed/sheets, extra pillows - all clean and ready. All appliances needed to live in SF for any length of time. Back porch sitting area was nice to sit out at night and relax from a long day of touring. I would not bother looking anywhere else in the City to stay if/when I get the opportunity to revisit San Francisco, this place would be my first choice hands down. You feel safe at night walking back to the apartment, and 2 bus routes which lead you directly to all main arteries and the main streetcar F line on Market St which will take you from the Castro, to union center, to fisherman's wharf and back. Catch the 6 at the corner & get off on Scott Street and walk up to the painted ladies, or ride it all the way down Market Street! Or catch the 33 at the corner and walk through the Castro (Sausage Factory Italian Restaurant was good!). No need to get a tour of Haight/Ashbury St since it is literally 2-3 blocks away (and you can eat at the pork store or street taco!) Coffee shop right around the corner, if you don't make your own, next to the bus stop called Bacon which was a perfect way to start the morning. I loved SF and I loved this apartment!
I had five weeks of work lined up in San Francisco and I was looking for a place that had a great, central location. I had to book this place immediately. It is a wonderful studio with everything you could possibly need. On top of all the amenities, 1/2 block from public transportation, you couldn't ask for nicer hosts. Honestly, Ellen and John were the nicest, most accommodating hosts. Guaranteed I will be back next time through. Thank you!
My husband and I had never been to California, and really wanted to engross ourselves into the city and the lifestyle, rather than getting a cheap hotel somewhere outside of the city. This place was absolutely perfect! We felt like we were right in the middle of the hustle/bustle, yet the apartment was so quiet you could sleep with the windows open. The location is perfect for walking to Golden Gate Park, checking out the Haight/Ashbury district, and literally 1/2 a block from public transportation. We will most definitely be back and also be recommending this place to anyone who visits the city. Thanks Ellen and John!
We had the best stay at Ellen and John's Ashbury Garden Studio! We were so pleased to arrive and have the apartment be evening larger than the photos and oh so charming. Everything worked perfectly and it was immaculately cleaned, cozy and felt just like home. The neighborhood was perfect for us, you can walk everywhere, but super quiet in the apartment, nice neighbors and really well located. The hosts Ellen and John could not have been more accommodating, we wished we could have stayed longer! Anyone looking for a safe, clean and personal experience in the City, this place is for you. We will be back!!
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
1. For rentals 30+ days, taxes are included. Cleaning fee: $65.00
2. Holiday and special event rates apply. Contact owner.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.