|Minimum Stay||4 nights|
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This lower level garden rental is a modern, renovated 2 bedroom, 1 bath space with a full, well-equipped kitchen, small, private outdoor hummingbird garden, and a comfortable living room in an owner-occupied, circa 1896 Victorian. It includes othe entire bottom floor of our house and has its own private, gated entry. The unit sleeps up to 5 utilizing the sofa bed in the living room, assuming 2 people per bedroom. Located in vibrant, desirable Hayes Valley, a 5-15 minutes walk takes you to Opera Plaza, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco Civic Center, San Francisco Jazz Center, Fillmore Jazz District, Kabuki Baths, Main Library, Asian Art Museum, movie houses, theaters, art galleries, coffee houses, cafes, Alamo Square Park, Haight Street and more. 20-30 minutes walk takes you to Dolores Park, Powell Street Cable Car turnabout, Westfield Shopping Center, Union Square, Golden Gate Park, The Castro District and South of Market bars and clubs. Public transit is convenient and comprehensive. Easy freeway access to SFO and Oakland Airports, City of Oakland, UC Berkeley, and points east such as Yosemite National Park and Lake Tahoe. Also convenient to Golden Gate Bridge and points north such as Marin, Sonoma and Napa counties and Point Reyes National Seashore, as well as points south such as San Jose and Santa Cruz.
Friendly, discreet owners have lived in the neighborhood for 20 years and are happy to provide advice about dining in or out, how to have a great time on a budget, and memorable, world-class walking tours and day trips. We also know how to leave you alone in your private abode if that is your preference. Free wireless internet access and premium linens and bedding provide for your convenience and comfort. Gated entryway provides privacy and security. Access to private garden patio. Easy daytime street parking, but you don't need a car as our walk and transit scores are 91 and 100 respectively. Chauffeur service available at cost. Comfortable, private, secure.
Keywords: cozy, centrally-located, oak st.,downtown, 2 bedroom
I am a San Francisco Unified School District Special Ed teacher who has lived in and loved this neighborhood for more than 20 years. Ashley and I enjoy making sure our guests get the most out of their visit and are glad to provide advice and directions as requested by guests. However, we won't intrude, and will wait for your request for help. This is a great location for travelers who love exploring urban environments on foot or using public transportation, which is very close and takes you all over the city.
Joe Bender purchased this house in 1986
We bought this property because of the neighborhood. It has a unique mix of walking convenience to all that a big city has to offer, such as music, theater, museums, restaurants and night life, and yet still retains a homey feeling.
The shops, restaurants, and nightlife of this neighborhood are exciting, dynamic and diverse. There is easy freeway access, and so many famous San Francisco sites within easy walking distance, including Alamo Square, Hayes Valley shopping, Opera Plaza, Symphony Hall, Theaters, Museums, The Castro District, City Hall and so much more. One ritual we enjoy is walking our dog at Alamo Square early in the evening during 'doggie social hour' when the best-behaved dogs play together in the park.
If you wonder why so many guests rate this Oak Street jewel with 5 stars, it's because they can't give it 10. We loved gazing at the rows of "Painted Lady" fashioned SF homes, and we applauded our luck at being able to stay in one whose deep hues, gold leafing, and scarlet jewels greeted us in true SF style. Other reviews affirm the apartment's spaciousness, its perfect location within walking distance of so much of SF, its convenient proximity to public transportation, and its eclectic decor. All of the accolades are true. Joe and Ashley's hospitality included super-prompt replies to my e-mailed questions, their cheerful greeting as we arrived, their delightful touches throughout the apartment (tourism literature, stacks of thick towels, a wicker basket of snacks and treats, kitchen cabinets stocked with every basic, the super-comfortable beds...., and their easy accessibility in case we needed them). Our two adult daughters and we (the parents) especially loved slipping into the idyllic apartment garden oasis. In the morning, hummingbirds darted among the brilliant red flowers and suspended feeder; and in the evening whimsical patio lights sparkled above us as we sipped wine and nibbled Joe and Ashley's complimentary Ghirardelli chocolates. We cannot thank them enough for the perfect SF experience!
Very nice owners; attentive to our questions prior to staying; allowed us to overnight a package containing some medical equipment we forgot at home.
The apartment was clean, kitchen well-stocked and the small outdoor garden relaxing.
The owners had a three-ring binder on the table with clear and precise instructions on how to use items in apartment and how to access public transportation options, including maps.
We've used VRBO for approximately 10 apartments and you are never quite sure what you will get when you walk in the door. Most are okay but some I would not recommend.
I would definitely recommend this apartment.
Great apartment, friendly host who was v available to answer any queries. Great city, steep hills, good food. Would stay here again
Four of us stayed on the house in early April and really quite enjoyed it. It is particularly well located with supermarkets located within very easy walking distance as well as public transport being close by. We were able to park our car pretty much right outside the house which was convenient as well.
The house itself was comfortable and well appointed and was a very welcoming spot after long days of sightseeing in and around San Francisco.
Great, last minute stay at Hayes Valley condo. In SF for business but brought the family last minute. Perfect location, walking distance to great bars, shops, restaurants of Hayes Valley and centrally located within city.
Clean, easy-access and quiet apartment- and Joe was even thoughtful enough to leave us beer/wine/snacks for Super Bowl (which was in town that weekend). We would highly recommend this place to anyone traveling with kids, and looking for a great spot to land in San Fran.
Great location, clean accommodation and fabulous hosts. Our party of 5 thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this home which added to our overall impression with this amazing city.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Sep 17 2016 - Sep 22 2016
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
|Property Damage Protection||$59|
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.