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San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge Bay View Mini Penthouse

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 bedroom + convertible bed(s), 1 bathroom, sleeps 2-4

Sweeping views of the San Francisco Bay and Golden Gate Bridge from every window of this one bedroom 'mini' penthouse. The unit located on the top floor of a small building and serviced by an elevator. The kitchen contains new stainless steel appliances (including an in unit LG washer/dryer which is in addition to access to free laundry in the building). In addition, the kitchen has marble counters and is outfitted with everything from a large selection of pans and cooking tools, to small appliances (coffee maker, toaster etc) microwave. The kitchen also features a built-in banquet area where you can sit an gaze out at the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco Bay.

The Living room features a memory foam sofabed and a wood burning fireplace , flat screen television and Bose speaker to plug your ipod into. Wifi and Cable are also included in the unit.

The bedroom features a queen-sized upholstered bed with top of the line Mckroskey Mattress and 600 thread count sheets. The closet has been re-outfitted by Valet Closets for plentiful storage. The bedroom also features a second flat screen television and beside iHome clock radio which is compatible with all ipods, iphones and iphones (you may simply down load and app). In addition, the bedroom contains a small modern lucite desk and chair and has custom blackout curtains which easily side on an architectual track mounted to ceiling. Lastly, there is a sliding door which accesses the view balcony (counter/bar getting installed soon) with wall mounted heater so you can enjoy the fantastic views. The balcony can also be accessed from the kitchen.

The bathroom has been renovated to include marble floors, sink counter top, walk-in glass shower.

The unit includes a secure covered parking spot and there is a small in building workout facility.

This 'mini' penthouse is steps away from the popular Union Street which contains numerous resturants, bars, shops and services and is a destination in itself. In additon, public transportation (bus) is steps away (on the corner of Union and Buchanan St) so you do not really even need a car!

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2017

About Kim

We currently live in San Francisco and purchased this condo for the 'grandparents' to use a couple months out of the year.

Having grown up in the Bay Area, we are very knowledgable about

San Francisco and the surrounding area.

Kim purchased this condo in 2012

Why Kim chose San Francisco

Stunning bay view 'Mini' penthouse in Pacific Heights within steps to the popular Union Street for trendy restuarants and shopping. Covered parking and elevator to top floor unit. Beautifully furnished and remodelled kitchen and bath. Balcony with outdoor heater (perfect for viewing America's Cup!).

What makes this condo unique

Views, views, views with every possible convenience in the unit and outside the unit (neighborhood).

Guestbook comments from the owner

Safely back in rainy Oregon this evening, Kim (we stayed in Ashland last night.) Thanks for all your good help with the condo, your excellent instructions and detail and our time there. It was so enjoyable and the weather was just great (even those 4 or 5 over-hot unusual days for the bay area.) I am sure we will be coming back in the future and hope to grab an open window of time sometime next year.
Oct 2012
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Cow Hollow Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Additional sleeping areas: convertible bed(s). Queen Bed: Room and Board upholstered bed and Mcroskey matress. Sleep Sofa: Room and Board 'American Leather' brand sofabed which is made of memory foam.
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Cleaning included two times during month


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge Bay View Mini Penthouse
average rating of 4.888889 based on 10 reviews
Concord, MA

Great experience and great place

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay The view was beautiful the location great and overall the best place we have ever stayed through VRBO Dana the concierge's service and the owner were very helpful and responsive . We hope to stay there again next year

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tokyo, Japan

Fantastic location in SF

  • 4 of 5

This is a great place to be - to get to anywhere easily - with plenty of shops and restaurants in the nearby areas.

A very short walk to the bus stop with the #45 bus taking you right to the heart of the city.

Some noise from the two bars that are near the condo, but the bedroom windows are double paned and block it well.

This is our 2nd time to stay here for a month each time and we recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This Cow Hollow apartment is a little piece of heaven! There is nothing about the apartment not to LOVE - the location, the view, the furnishings, the extra personal touches and TLC from both Kim and Dana. They even special-ordered gorgeous weather for the entire month of April! Thank you, Kim and Dana, for a wonderful respite from "normal" life. We look forward to spending another month with you again next year.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tokyo, Japan

Great location - excellent place

  • 5 of 5

Very well appointed condo with fantastic views of the bay and the GG Bridge. Plenty of space for two, everything you need, comfortable furnishings, nice big shower, clean and modern. The indoor parking is a definite plus. Location is perfect for dining and shopping and the bus to downtown is right on the corner.

The only "negative" - and not much of one - is the rowdy crowd in the Blue Light bar which is in front of the condo. It can get a bit noisy on dollar taco night on Tuesdays, and a bit on the weekends, but with the double pane windows in the bedroom the noise is shut out and not a problem at all.

The owner Kim, and Dana the personal concierge service owner who takes care of checking in guests and other things for Kim, are both very responsive and helpful.

Will definitely look forward to staying here again when we need a month long rental in SF.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Missing our time in this apartment!

  • 5 of 5

I would like to keep this slice of heaven to myself but that would not be fair!

My husband and I rented this apartment February and March 2014 and we could not have been happier! We have rented many VRBO places and none were as nice as this place.

It was beyond our expectations on so many levels.

The apartment has been renovated and decorated beautifully. It was set up for our arrival with so many well thought out details,nice linens and a ton of towels, empty containers for our use, a custom designed closet, fully equipped kitchen ....I could go on and on.

The outdoor heated balcony with views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Bay was wonderful. We felt totally safe in the apartment and felt our car was totally safe in the secure parking garage. The neighbors in the building were very welcoming. The location could not be better. Bars, restaurants and shops right out the door. The 45 Union and the 22 Fillmore bus lines are right there. These bus lines will take you to Chinatown, North Beach, downtown, Fillmore neighborhood, Hayes Valley and the Mission. Location , location, location!

Kim was great to work with, always immediatedly available.

The only thing we didn't like was leaving! This place will not disappoint!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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United States

Best View in San Francisco

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for the month of February. It is without a doubt the best condo in the area. The view from the balcony and kitchen and living room are unstoppable and gorgeous -- the Golden Gate Bridge and marina can be seen at all times of the day, plus you have a fabulous view of the exciting Union Street neighborhood. The owners have thought of everything -- best bed we have slept in with fabulous bedding. The kitchen is well equipped -- we cooked in several evenings. The surrounding area has great deli's and grocery stores, and of course the dining nearby is fabulous. We couldn't be happier with our choice and will be returning soon.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Located in the highly popular and desired Pacific Heights and Cow Hollow Neighborhoods. Steps to Union Street where trendy restaurants, bars, and shopping. Conveniences such as groceries, dry cleaning, fitness and yoga studios all within blocks. In addition, this view condo is within walking distance to the 'Marina Green' and Crissy field in the Presidio where outdoor recreation is abundant and where America's Cup will take place out on the SF Bay...


Rates & Availability

Cow Hollow Condo Rental Rates

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30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99

30 day rental minimum, $4500 per month*, March-December $4500/month, January-February $4000/Month, Holidays and special events (e.g America's Cup) will have special rates (inquire).
Dates available: Year Round

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