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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

Classic San Francisco Pied-À-Terre

32 Reviews
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

San Francisco Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

This unique property, which was originally constructed in 1908, was completely rebuilt and decorated in 2009. The rebuilding kept intact the apartment's classic San Franciscan style as well as its feel. The flat is located in the heart of Telegraph Hill's North Beach area, San Francisco's most desirable location due to its uniquely good weather, sun exposure and centrality to many of the city's most attractive features. The apartment's positioning on Telegraph Hill places it steps below Coit Tower, a location that allows for breathtaking views of the San Francisco skyline.

The property has a living/dining room, kitchen, 1 bedroom, 1 full bath, and a large roof terrace. The living/dining area enjoys southern light exposure year-round and has spectacular views of both Nob Hill and Russian Hill through its large windows. The kitchen itself is equipped with a new 24' Viking range, 24' high end apartment refrigerator, and a high quality Bosch dishwasher. The bedroom is above a quiet street and the bathroom has a full shower and claw foot tub. The terrace has full sun and has a peek-a-boo view of the Golden Gate bridge.

North Beach is a wonderful part of San Francisco characterized by its culture and nightlife. There is an abundance of restaurants, shopping and tourist destinations within walking distance from the flat that include City Lights Bookstore, Mama's Cafe and Mario's Bohemian Cigar Shop. From the apartment to North Beach's Washington Square is about a 3 minute walk.

Keywords: Flat, Pied-À-Terre

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

About The Owner

Our names are Mark and Tami Becker and we are design professionals. Over the years we have been fortunate enough to travel extensively throughout the world visiting relatives in England, celebrating our marriage in Greece, living abroad in France and Tami even navigated her way through the Gobi desert. All of this traveling has led to our home in San Francisco.

The Owner purchased this apartment in 2007

Why The Owner chose San Francisco

San Francisco is home to a great deal of diversity and culture and North Beach is the heart of that culture. Also, because Mark is a designer, he insisted upon finding a location with good weather and proximity to the quaint, classic areas of the city. We love this location due to the ability to walk everywhere and the feeling of being in a large city, but not being overwhelmed. North Beach is the epitome of a comfortable, inviting neighborhood with all the positive features of a large city.

What makes this apartment unique

The outdoor patio is a beautiful respite after a day spent exploring the city. The patio is quiet and has spectacular views that can be appreciated at any time of day, whether you have just woken up or are coming home after a long night out. Another favorite feature is that the surrounding areas can easily be visited on foot, and public transportation or cab travel can get you everywhere else. We love that a car is not a necessity. On a normal day, we wake up and walk to a café and relax before heading out on our explorations. The truth is, North Beach has a feel that is very much like that of a classic European city with cafés, good restaurants and classic architecture.

Reviews

4.9
based on 32 traveler reviews

Classic San Francisco Pied-À-Terre
average rating of 4.9375 based on 32 reviews
5

Best Location in North Beach

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I enjoyed 4 fantastic days in this wonderful clean beautiful apartment that had everything one could need including one of the best views of San Francisco from the large outdoor patio which we used every day and night. The neighborhood is very upscale and quiet which was perfect for us. You are only a 10 minute walk to pier 39 and there are so many great restaurants and bars within 5 minute walking. You do not need a car as Uber was great to use and walking anywhere was easy even with the big hill. You are literally right below the Coit Tower which is great to visit for more spectacular views. The apartment was well furnished and clean. Yes hot water in shower takes a few minutes but does get very hot so no issues there. Owner and their representative was easy to work with and instructions were easy in finding and accessing unit. Garbage access was a little more of a challenge in finding but we managed. We will certainly rebook at this property when we return to San Francisco

Thanks Ed and Laura

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cute SF Escape

  • 5 of 5

Apartment was perfect for a long weekend. Had all the amenities and the fireplace was needed over the wet and chilly weekend we spent in SF. Unfortunately, that meant we didn't get to use the roof deck which looked a a nice place for breakfasts and cocktails. Everything was clean, well-maintained and as described.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The Perfect Perch in Telegraph Hill

  • 5 of 5

I loved staying here! It is even nicer than the photos suggest -- chic, comfortable, and filled with light. But it's the patio that sends this place over the top - it's truly spectacular, and it's the perfect spot for wine and some take-out from one of the North Beach trattorias, just steps down the hill on Columbus.

This apartment is in a great neighborhood. The shops on Grant Street start just a minute's walk away, with the legendary City Lights bookstore at the other end of it. It's easy to walk from here to just about anywhere on the north side of town - the Marina, Russian Hill, Embarcadero - and even to downtown.

My take on some of the other comments in the reviews: the parking space is small, but it's a huge bonus to have a dedicated spot on Telegraph Hill. I had no problems parking a 4-dr Audi sedan comfortably. Some have commented on the shower - it takes a good minute or two until the water runs hot but once it does it's fine.

A fantastic spot for your next San Francisco sojourn - I hope to stay there again!

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely stay in North Beach

  • 5 of 5

The condo is very nice, and in a great neighborhood.

The heat from the fireplaces (one in the living/family room, and one in the bedroom) makes for a very relaxing atmosphere.

I would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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5

Elegantly comfortable in the middle of North Beach.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was just as lovely as the photos and had everything we needed for our stay. We felt so comfortable that sometimes we just stayed in, despite all the wonderful things to do close by.

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
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5

Great North Beach location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. The place was perfect. I'm coming back.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
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Map

Car: not necessary

Telegraph Hill, San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA.

Exciting North Beach area beneath Coit Tower.

Other Activities: Shopping, Health/Beauty Spa.

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Rates & Availability

North Beach Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay
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$1,950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 14.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

San Francisco Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Bed (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sailing

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