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Modern Luxury Private SanFran Casa Steps From Stores & Transportation

Bedrooms 1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 4)


Our renovated private ecoGreen space in Historic District, minutes away from the beach and free parking which is uniquely for San Fran is perfect place for your San Francisco stay!

The space is located in the safe and quiet Sunset/Parkside area of San Francisco. We're only a short 2 block walk to the L Taraval MUNI line, which will have you exploring downtown and the heart of the city in less than 20 minutes.

The 31st Avenue tract, where the apartment is located, is significant as an example of master builder Claude T. Lindsay’s Mediterranean Revival development in the Sunset District.

The completely renovated contemporary European style unit features:

- A private entrance

- 600ft² (56m²) of fully furnished living space with hardwood floors

- Queen bed with a super comfortable mattress for 2 guests

- A futon that can comfortably sleep 2 more guests

- Free WiFi

- Flat screen TV with Comcast and premium channels

- Modern kitchen

- Modern bathroom with heated flooring

- Hair dryer

- Emergency supplies

- Linens, toiletries, and kitchen utensils are provided for your comfort and convenience

- Private access to the backyard

- Plenty of FREE street parking

- Short walk to public transportation - 2 blocks to the L Taraval MUNI line, which will take you downtown to Union Square, shopping, and restaurants, or to the SF Zoo and Ocean Beach, where you can go surfing, or take a quiet stroll along the coast to the famous Cliff House and Beach Chalet restaurant, where you can dine while watching the sunset; 1 block to the 48 Quintara bus, which will take you to the Mission/Potrero Hill or to the Great Hwy/Ocean Beach

- Walking distance to Golden Gate Park, the beach, and authentic Taraval St. restaurants and coffee shops

- We are close to Lake Merced/Harding Park Golf Course

- 24/7 access to 7-Eleven and Safeway just a few blocks away

- 20 min. drive to/from SFO, easy access to 280 and 101 freeways

Interaction with Guests:

We respect our guests' privacy.

Our rental space is on a different level and has a separate private entrance.

There will be no interaction, unless requested by the guests.

Getting around:

Get to our place from SFO airport by taxi:

- It is about a $45 cab ride from SFO.

- We advise download two applications on your smartphone:

1. “Uber” and type in code “ubergt8ys” or “linac144ue”

2. “Lyft” and type in code “ALEX61786” or “LINA20681”

to get FREE ride credit. If you used either one before you can benefit from another immediately. Prices for both applications are 20 to 40 percent cheaper than a cab.

Get to our place from SFO airport by public transport:

- At SFO airport take BART inbound direction, heading to San Francisco downtown. Get out from the BART on “Civic Center” station. On Civic Center station, change BART to MUNI and take “L” line outbound direction, heading to SF Zoo. Get out from the MUNI tram on “30 Ave & Taraval”. From there just two short blocks to our house.

House Rules:

- Guests are expected to respect property and treat it like their home. Quiet hours are between 10pm and 8am

- Parents with children and infants are responsible for their safety

- Early check-ins and late check-outs will happily be accepted if at all possible. Back to back rentals may make early/late check-ins/outs impossible

- DO NOT PARK car on the driveway permanently or OVERNIGHT

- No unexpected early check-in or late check-out

- No smoking

- No smoking marijuana and/or it possession on premises in any legal or illegal products

- No cannabis of any king for medical or recreational use

- No drags of any kind

- No pets

- No parties

- No disturbances are made to neighbors and surrounding neighborhood. As this is a wood frame building, no loud noise allowed

- Photo ID required for check-in

- No overnight guests who are not on your reservation

- Every 2nd and 4th Monday and Thursday of the month there is street cleaning in the early morning on the surrounding blocks. Please check street signs carefully while parking your car to avoid receiving a street cleaning ticket

- In the unlikely event that guests cause damage to the apartment or furnishings, or do anything that requires excessive cleaning, we reserve the right to use the security deposit for additional cleaning or repair

- Guest Refund Policy: If the guest arrives and decides to leave early, the nights not spent are not refunded

We'll be more than happy to answer any questions and help you plan your perfect San Francisco stay!

Thanks for looking, and we hope to see you soon!

Lina & Alex

More Details
Registration Number : STR-0000101

Lina & Alex
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

About Lina & Alex

Hello! We've been living in San Francisco for over 25 years.

We’re friendly, open, intellectually curious and honest, world travelers and explorers. We love: a comfy environment with a hot cup of coffee; a clean modern bathroom and kitchen; eating delicious food. Our favorite places that we’ve traveled to are Brazil, Argentina, France, Israel, Italy and Japan.

As your hosts, we’re here if you need us, helpful but not intrusive, and we will certainly keep your privacy. The apartment has its own entrance, so you will feel like you're in a home-away-from-home.

We'd love to share our home and local knowledge with you and aim to make your visit to San Francisco as lovely, comfortable, and enjoyable as possible! Feel free to ask us any questions.

Lina & Alex purchased this apartment in 1989


Sunset District Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No smoking marijuana and/or it possession on premises in any legal or illegal products No cannabis of any king for medical or recreational use
  • No drags of any kind
  • Parents with children and infants are responsible for their safety
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Heated floor
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Modern Luxury Private SanFran Casa Steps From Stores & Transportation
average rating of 4.8076925 based on 26 reviews
Los Angeles, CA

Neat, clean, contemporary, smallish. Owners are courteous.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. Area is quiet, safe and residential-- it is some distance to tourist attractions and several blocks to public transportation however. No problem if you have a car. We struggled with motion-sensitive indoor lighting turning off frequently while we read, worked or watched tv. There might be a way to override this, we just didn't find it. Check with the owners about this. We were able to hear voices and footsteps from the unit above. Dining table is very tiny and the bathroom wastebasket so small that we couldn't really use it. There is a good-sized kitchenette with coffee-maker, toaster, fridge and microwave; and while there are very few drawers, you can stack your items in the closet. There is a small patio and natural sunlight via the master bedroom. Everything is attractive, well-maintained and great for a short stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us....
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Fabulous week in San Francisco

  • 5 of 5

We were met by Alex having been given the OK to drop off our bags having arrived earlier than the normal check in time. This gave us an opportunity to make the best use of our day and kick off the sight seeing. Later we met up again with Alex who gave us an introduction to the apartment. Everything was bright and clean and the location is in a pleasant and safe neighbourhood. Access to the excellent SF public transport system is just a couple of blocks away either bus or street car easily available.

This was a great base from which we were able to visit all the attractions and sights we wanted to and the week long stay was made even better by the glorious January weather. If you're looking for accommodation in SF then you won't be able to do much better than chez Alex and Lina.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Neil and Kay are wonderful guest. Thanks for your honest review. You are welcome back any time!
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best place to stay in San Francisco

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week, my family of three. It was great, very clean and equipped. The house owner are very nice and helpful. we loved every aspect of this place is top of the line

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Kristine for your honest review. You are welcome back any time.
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What a lovely place!

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed staying at Lena and Alex's home. Everything is so beautiful and clean. The location is easy to find and easy to get to many other places in San Francisco. We will be back for sure next time we are in San Francisco! Thank you Lena and Alex!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Wendy for staying with us. You are welcome back any time.
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Gorgeous apartment, perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Very modern one bedroom apartment with high end appliances and fixtures. Immaculately clean and well furnished, even sofa bed was comfortable. Outside patio was a big plus for having alfresco breakfast or having some wine after a long day of siteseeing. Very nice and accommodating host, thank you Alex!

Location was perfect for us on the safe and quiet street in residential Sunset district. We found parking for our car right in front of the house and used lyft everywhere we went.

One of the best apartments we’ve ever stayed and we’ve seen a few:) all around the world.

Rent it, you won’t be sorry!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Natalie for such appreciation of our casa and services!
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Perfect apartment in San Francisco. Well stocked with all we needed.

  • 5 of 5

Friendly hosts.

Transport system easy to navigate as it was a fair way from tourist spots. Invest in a travel card

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
13 Miles
SFO Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
9 Miles
Ferry Building Marketplace
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
3.5 Miles
US 280, US 101
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Ristorante Marcello
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Ocean Beach
Car: not necessary

The Neighborhood:

San Francisco weather is variable, by which means it changes from minute-to-minute, street-to-street.

Our location is one of the best! Outer Sunset, Parkside jewel of San Francisco!

It's one of the safest neighborhoods in San Francisco very safe and quiet except for the sound of the ocean. We can walk the streets day or night and feel safe and comfortable.

The Outer Sunset is a deliciously silent residential area with old-fashioned stretches of shops and cafes along its main drags of Noriega and Taraval streets, adjacent to the Ocean Beach. The Outer Sunset is a popular destination for folks wishing to escape humid summer heat.

It is very easy to get Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco Zoo, Sausalito, Napa Wine Country, freeway to Silicon Valley and only one street car directly to Downtown, Financial District, and Union Square.

Nearby many points of interest, attractions and museums, there is a short list:

de Young Museum

California Academy of Sciences

Japanese Tea Garden

Golden Gate Park hiking and biking trails

San Francisco Zoo is a fantastic chance for kids to experience wildlife firsthand

The 16th Ave Tiled Steps

Stern Grove, home of a long-running free performing-arts festival, held each summer

Surfing is very popular year-round

Weekly food truck and music events

Weekly farmers markets

We are also just two blocks away from the “L” Taraval Muni street car station (30th and Taraval street), which allows you to easily access the rest of the city and the heart of the action. Approximate travel times on “L” Muni from the house: Castro (15min); Powell (20min); Embarcadero (25min).

But you don't have to go far to enjoy the city. There are some amazing places to enjoy within a few minutes’ drive of the house, including the breathtaking views of Ocean Beach, which stretches from the Cliff House to Fort Funston, Land's End park (for amazing views of the Golden Gate bridge), Lake Merced (an urban lake for jogging/boating/fishing/golfing), others.

A few more blocks away are a Walgreens, Safeway (grocery store) and post office.

Free street parking is always available.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $175
Cleaning $75
Tax Rate 14.0%

Check-in time after 4:00pm; check-out time before 11:00am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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