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LOW WINTER RATE: Lovely 1910 House+parking/Marina-Cow Hollow/San Francisco

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
cabin
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Cow Hollow Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5)

This is a cute 1910s house, in the trendy Cow Hollow/Marina neighborhood of San Francisco - between Russian Hill and The Presidio, walking distance from the San Francisco Bay, two blocks from Union St., twenty minutes pleasant walk through Fort Mason park to Fisherman's Wharf, close to the Palace of Arts and the Exploratorium. This area is really safe, pretty, and close to the Bay/Crissy Field. The intersection of Union St and Steiner St is one of many hubs of activity in this neighborhood. The #'s 22, 41, and 45 buses pass by this intersection. It also has many restaurants, bars, wine bars, boutiques, etc nearby. There is also a church on this corner, if you're into that (and this church does NOT have annoying/loud bells, so no worries there!)

Also, it is an ideal location for day trips to other parts of the SF Bay Area. The house has a beautiful fenced front yard, a private backyard patio and parking in the front yard behind the gate. The house has 2 separate floors/flats with 2 separate entrances; they are not connected. The second floor, which we offer to our guests, has the original douglas fir hardwood floors from 1910 and lots of windows (we keep the downstairs unit for ourselves). It has 2 bedrooms , a sun room with a futon and double pane windows, living room, kitchen, mini office by the kitchen and one bathroom. The master bedroom has a king sized bed and a 52' HDTV. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances, dining table, and connects to the sun room with a sliding door. We have a small office space by the kitchen with wireless internet. The kitchen and the living room are divided by a bar from where you can comfortably watch shows on the huge flat screen HDTV or Blu-Ray disks, or you can do so from the living room. The house was remodeled in 2009 - all stainless steel appliances, furniture, countertops, and other amenities are new.

Corporate rentals are welcome.

THIS IS A NON SMOKING PROPERTY.

Keywords: House, cabin

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Mariana
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 25, 2016

About Mariana

we LOVE this city.

Mariana purchased this cabin in 2008

Why Mariana chose San Francisco

We were lucky to find a two story house in this highly desirable neighborhood. We are close to restaurants, outdoor activities, museums, etc. - many of them are walking distance or approachable by public transportation. We enjoy all the city can offer and would love to share it with our guests!

What makes this cabin unique

Cow Hollow/Marina is a generally affluent neighborhood in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Our place is just two blocks away from trendy Union Street with its shops, health spas, wellness centers, restaurants, and cafes. You can walk to the Marina, San Francisco Bay, Fisherman's Wharf, Ghirardelli Square, Palace of Arts, the Presidio, Fillmore and Chestnut Streets. You can jog or walk to Crissy Field and Golden Gate Bridge. You can also travel by bus and cable car to Union Square, Golden Gate Park and to world class museums like the SF Museum of Modern Art, the Asian Art Museum, the De Young and the Legion of Honor. Ferries, bus, or bike rental can take you to Sausalito and Tiburon.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Your home was so well located in relation to Union St, close to walk yet very quiet.   I will admit to one thing that points to the safety of the neighborhood:   we had come back Saturday evening after our last great dinner together, and apparently had not closed the front door firmly shut.   The wind during the night blew the door open...who knows how long it stood open before someone awoke and discovered it that way.   Then we also found that we had left the key in the door all night long.   This sounds so irresponsible of us, I know, but I'm telling you the story because I'm sure we were not disturbed because the house sits so far off the street and it wasn't seen.   Another good feature of your home.



We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, and thank you so much for allowing us to stay there.
Dec 2012
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(100 traveler reviews)

LOW WINTER RATE: Lovely 1910 House+parking/Marina-Cow Hollow/San Francisco
average rating of 4.87 based on 115 reviews
Austin, TX, USA
5

Amazing Place - Great for Friends or FAMILY!

  • 5 of 5

Stop looking-You found your vacation rental!

Let me just start off by saying my family and I absolutely LOVED staying in this home! It was very clean, comfortable and spacious. The location is great and the amenities are wonderful. 2 bedrooms (our kids loved having their own room), laundry on site, great water pressure throughout the house, and a nice sized back yard to relax in or for your kids to play in! The owners were very nice and provided great customer service. We will definitely be back. I recommend this great home to all!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location and comfort in the city !

  • 5 of 5

The home is very nice, and perfectly convenient for visiting San Francisco. It is well appointed, updated and very comfortable. The rooms are spacious, and the house sits in the back of the lot away from the street, which provides a quieter night. The apartment is every bit as nice as the pictures in the listing. The street is all residential, yet close to transportation, dining, downtown, etc. Mariana, one of the owners, was extremely friendly and helpful, providing all the information necessary (and more) for our check-in, check-out and time at the house. We had no reason to call Mariana about any facet of our stay, as everything was in good order and clean. We enjoyed playing tourists from this location. The use of the driveway inside a gate in front of the house was wonderful amenity. We walked to our destinations downtown 2 of our days and uber'd another night, but yet were able to drive to Golden Gate Park, Muir Woods, Point Reyes, etc. on 2 other days. I rarely give 5 stars because there are always ways to improve upon things, but this one is good enough to receive it ! I would confidently and happily recommend this rental to all of my family and friends visiting San Francisco, without hesitation. Thank you Mariana and Val, we had a wonderful visit.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gepflegtes gemütliches Apartment in ruhiger Lage

  • 4 of 5

Schön eingerichtet, alles vorhanden was man braucht. Küche mit Ofen und Mikrowelle, grosser Kühlschrank und Abwaschmaschine. Waschmaschine ohne Zusatzkosten. 2 grosse Fernseher.

Zusatzbett nicht sehr bequem und kleines Zimmer morgens ziemlich kalt, Heizlüfter vorhanden.

Warmwasser lässt teilweise lange auf sich warten.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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COW HOLLOW GEM!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent 30 days in this very comfortable home in the heart of Cow Hollow. This home worked well for us. The two bedrooms enabled us to have guests visit us in comfort. The owners Mariana and Val are very responsive and very good to work with! Being set back with a private driveway was great. We had a car and it was great to have off street parking in this great neighborhood. The beds were excellent as was the bathroom/shower and the kitchen. Cow Hollow is our favorite area in San Francisco and so close to many Muni bus stops and local services. We would highly recommend this home to others. We really enjoyed the front porch for coffee in the morning and drinks in tghe afternoon.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Believe the hype - wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We picked this property as the base for our 4 night stay in the city, having seen the substantial number of excellent reviews and the pictures of the property. Having now visited, I can see that both represent the property very well.

I don't intend to re-hash what others have already said, but for me, the highlights are:

- Communications with Mariana the owner - excellent. Prompt, helpful and courteous.

- Location is outstanding, particularly if you want to be a little off the tourist track and more at one with the locals. We LOVED Cow Hollow/The Marina and would certainly stay in that area again.

- The situation of the property which is set back from the road (which itself is super quiet) - plus room for a car if you have one, which is not always easy (or cheap) to find in SF.

- The beds - probably the best quality beds we have experienced in the rental properties we have stayed in.

Cannot think of anything I would seek to change!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Wow! Such a wonderful appartment and great location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in Mariana's appartment! Mariana was very nice and helpful, easily reachable. The appartment is big, luxurious, comfortable and cosy. Very quiet! Mattress perfect! The parking place very helpful. close to buses, to a supermarket (5 min walking). Kitchen very well equipped.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Map

Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf
Golden Gate Park
Riding a Cable Car
Ferry Building Marketplace
Pier 39
Exploratorium
Coit Tower
Union Square
SF MoMA
Palace of Fine Arts
Japanese Tea Garden
de Young Museum
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Ghirardelli Square
Crissy Field
The Fillmore
Sutro Baths
Off the Grid: Fort Mason Center
Lombard Street
The Embarcadero
California Academy of Sciences
Lands End Trail
Presidio
Baker Beach
City Hall
Restaurant Gary Danko
Blue Bottle Coffee - Ferry Building
Ghirardelli Square
Alcatraz Cruises
City Lights Bookstore
Golden Gate Bridge Vista Point
Sutro's
Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Oakland & SFO
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
around the corner
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Pier 39
Nearest Golf
2.4 Miles
Presidio Golf Course
Nearest Train
1.6 Miles
BART Station
Nearest Motorway
1.2 Miles
101
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
around the corner
Nearest Ski
187 Miles
Lake Tahoe
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Crissy Field (breathtaking views)
Car: not necessary

Walk to Fishermans Wharf, to the Exploratorium, to the Wave Organ a wave-activated acoustic sculpture located on a jetty in the San Francisco Bay by Crissy Field, to Crissy Field itself on the way to Golden Gate Bridge. Take your young ones to the Moscone Recreation Center. Check the events and the resident nonprofit organizations at the nearby Fort Mason, and if you are there on Sunday morning - visit the Fort Mason Farmers' Market

Rates & Availability

Cow Hollow Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
$280
$1,800
$6,210
 
 
Christmas
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 26 2016
3 night minimum stay
$330
 
 
winter
Jan 2 2017 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$280
$1,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$320
$2,015
$6,510
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
One time cleaning fee $120

- No pets please
- NO SMOKING
- NOT a party house
- Rate per night for stays less than 3 days is $350
- Taxes ARE INCLUDED

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Cow Hollow Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • King size beds (1) in bedroom #1, Queen size Beds (1) in bedroom #2, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) a very comfortable futon in the sunroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (1) in bedroom #1, Queen size Beds (1) in bedroom #2, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) a very comfortable futon in the sunroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
one of the few houses with a yard in the city of San Francisco!

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