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Luxury Oasis with Hot Tub & Gorgeous Garden- 'Beyond the Palm'

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Property
apartment
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

San Francisco Short-Term Residential Registration Number: STR-0000266

Privacy Beyond The Palm!

Location Location Location!!!

Beautiful and HUGE 1 bedroom apartment. Steps from EVERYTHING. Luxurious amenities and sleeps up to 4 people.

This gorgeous and spacious 1 bedroom apartment is located in The Castro neighborhood of San Francisco. The garden apartment is part of a large Edwardian home that has been renovated with every attention to detail. Crystal doorknobs with brass accents, period glass light fixtures, Berber carpeting and crown molding are just a part of the beauty of this incredible 1908 property.

The apartment has been tastefully decorated and furnished by a professional interior designer and features a King sized bed with memory foam pillowtop, Egyptian Cotton sheets and linens and down comforters. Beautiful artwork, some original, accents the walls and brings a modern feel to the space.

A living room with Queen sized pull out memory foam sofa bed is amazingly comfortable and cozy. The entertainment center includes a DVD player, CD and Stereo System, DVD library and Cable TV with premium channels. Adjacent to the living room is a large dining room area that also can be used as a workspace for guests traveling on business. High speed wireless internet (20mbps) is provided and works throughout the apartment.

The brand new full kitchen with LG appliances, full sized washer dryer and granite counters features Calphalon cookware and Wusthöf cutlery for your culinary creations as well as beautiful china, glassware and silverware located in the gorgeous glass kitchen cabinets. Toaster, blender and Coffee Maker along with other basic essentials are all provided to make sure that you are never without.

A rain shower head is the pampered feeling you want when getting into the stunning fully tiled shower. After stepping out, surround yourself in fluffy 100% Egyptian Cotton Towels or throw on your extra plush cotton robe and make your way out of the double french doors onto the properties beautiful landscaped patio. Relax with a glass of wine or champagne in the rich chocolate colored wicker patio furniture with overstuffed cushions for your comfort. Enjoy the new glass and stone fire/table or maybe make your way over to the gazebo and submerge yourself in the Extra Large 8 person Hot Tub and let the jets and heat soothe away a full day of shopping and sightseeing.

A short walk brings you just about anywhere you want to go!!! You are half a block off Market Street and just a few short blocks from Castro Street where you can catch the famous F street car to Union Square, The Embarcadero, Ferry Building and Fisherman's Wharf or take the subway from Castro Street to anywhere you want to go. Should you decide to walk in the opposite direction....a short 10 minute walk will take you to The Haight Ashbury with it's vintage clothing shops, eclectic restaurants and nightlife, hippies and street musicians. Steps away is Golden Gate Park and The Pan Handle.

San Francisco is world renowned for it's restaurants and you will not be disappointed with the amount of options within walking distance from your door. Also, there is a pamphlet with tips and suggestions on dining, attractions, delivery food services, gyms, shopping and other services that is provided to you in your room at your time of check in.

Although you do not really need a car to enjoy San Francisco, should you decide to drive there is free street parking available. Transportation to and from Bay Area Airports is simple on the BART, however private transportation via a car service can be arranged from SFO International Airport, San Jose International Airport and Oakland International Airport for an additional fee. Simply inquire at your time of booking about these features and costs.

Experience your own private oasis in the heart of San Francisco and see how truly luxurious and relaxing life can be....Beyond The Palm.

Keywords: apartment, house, condo, palm, castro, gay, victorian, edwardian, privacy, luxurious, modern, corporate, long-term, short-term, amenities, parking,hot tub,jacuzzi,firepit, fire table,

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Owner
Kristoffer Cusick and Dan Hickle
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2017

About Kristoffer Cusick and Dan Hickle

Hi! Kristoffer and Dan here and we want to welcome you. Dan works in Marketing and Kristoffer is an actor on Broadway and television. Having lived in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and abroad, we have traveled to many countries and love meeting new people. We have always enjoyed the experience of staying in a home or apartment versus a hotel when we travel because of the ability to experience a city more fully. We have always stayed in beautiful apartments or homes with luxurious amenities and felt it was important to offer the same to those travelers who came to stay with us. We love to experience restaurants, bars, museums and everything a city has to offer and have many many wonderful suggestions for you when you come to stay!

Kristoffer Cusick and Dan Hickle purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Kristoffer Cusick and Dan Hickle chose San Francisco

We chose to buy this property because of its central location and ease of getting just about anywhere you want to go in the city in minutes. The beauty of the neighborhood and homes that surround was also a selling point to us. We love San Francisco and the fact that in 10 minutes you can be at the beach, waterfront, luxury shopping, a concert, running in Golden Gate Park or relaxing in a sidewalk cafe in any of the cities thriving and vibrant neighborhoods. Napa, Sonoma and wine country are just an hour drive away and you can be skiing the slopes near Tahoe all day long and back home in time for dinner!

What makes this apartment unique

This apartment is quite special in that it is extremely private and lush in its surroundings. The garden and gazebo, private hot tub and top notch amenities keep it in a class all its own. Walking to Cafe Flore on Market Street for a morning coffee and pastry or relaxing by the fire table with a glass of wine at night before slipping into the hot tub for a soak are just a few of the amazing things at your disposal when you stay Beyond The Palm.

Guestbook comments from the owner

“The accommodation was just perfect, it is in an ideal location within the city which allows you to feel part of the city but be able to escape at the same time. The accommodation is spacious and very clean, there was two of us but even if four people shared the space it would be more than big enough. We chatted to Dan on our arrival who kindly showed us around and showed us how everything worked. Everything was perfect and you can tell the the hosts see this as an extension of there own home. The outdoor space is a massive bonus and the perfect place after a day of site-seeing, the outdoor tub is brilliant and the fire pit is the perfect place to drink a few glasses of wine. The home is located in a great area with some amazing restaurants and bars, the welcome manual is full of information. The home is only a five minute walk from the tram line which only costs $2.25 to get all the way into the city. If you are looking for a spacious, clean, immaculate property with the bonus of the outside space then look no further than this property. when we return to the city we will not stay anywhere else. Dont look elsewhere this is the place to stay in San Fran. ”
May 2016
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(98 traveler reviews)

Luxury Oasis with Hot Tub & Gorgeous Garden- 'Beyond the Palm'
average rating of 4.9489794 based on 99 reviews
5

It truly is an oasis in the city

  • 5 of 5

We love staying here. The location is perfect - it's easy to get around the city, and yet the apartment has a beautiful garden in front that makes it a peaceful oasis in the midst of the city. The hot tub gives you a place to recover from a day of walking around the hilly city. There are many excellent restaurants in walking distance, and public transportation is close by to get anyplace in the city easily. The apartment is comfortable and is the perfect home base for a fun vacation in SF. We can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and outdoor space

  • 4 of 5

Quiet, lovely neighborhood and easy walk to Castro. Beautiful outdoor space. Large living area, comfy king bed, tiny kitchen and laundry area. Great hot water but shower head is a dribbler. We are all for water-saving devices, but this shower head required so much extra time to wash out shampoo from your hair. Easy, free, unrestricted parking just down the hill. Just blocks away from the F Train trolley, fantastic restaurants (try Nomica) and the lively energy of the Castro area! We had a great stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for our trip!

  • 5 of 5

Three of my friends and I stayed 2 nights in SF so Beyond the Palm was a great fit for the amount of time we were there. Kristoffer & Dan responded quickly, checked in periodically to make sure we were okay, and refunded the $500 damage deposit exactly one week after our stay as promised. The place was super clean and easy to find, and the hot tub is a plus just to relax mid-afternoon before going to dinner. Parking can be tricky, but we found a spot around the corner and just took Uber/Lyfts everywhere which were inexpensive. Would definitely recommend to anyone traveling and would stay again.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable property and very accommodating hosts

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Palms. Great location to public transport and restaurants, the house is roomy and well furnished. Our hosts were most gracious and went out of their way to ensure our stay was comfortable and memorable. Ideal for a family of four with teenage children and spa an added bonus.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Five Stars

  • 5 of 5

Had a really nice stay at Beyond the Palm. Great location. Comfortable amenities. The courtyard was so charming. Very nice to return after a busy day and unwind in the hot tub or have a glass of wine by the fire pit. I would definitely recommend Beyond the Palm to a friend and stay here again. Kristoffer and Dan were very helpful. Five stars!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Love This Apartment

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have spent three Thanksgivings at this property and love it. The apartment is nice and clean and the landlords are very helpful and friendly. We like this property because we have had no problem finding a parking space, the area is convenient to restaurants and grocery stores (walking distance) and the muni station is close by. Union Square is within walking distance if you don't mind a little walk. We are a couple in our early 70's and love that the area around is not too hilly if you are walking to town or Castro St. We will book this apartment again in the future.

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Castro Apartment Rental Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 14.0%

CANCELLATIONS: All reservations cancelled are subject to a cancellation charge of $100.00. For reservations cancelled less than 60 days prior to scheduled arrival, no refund will be made.   No refunds will be made for early departures or if number in party decreases.

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Amenities

The Castro Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1) memory foam topped luxury mattress from Sealy, Queen size Beds (1) Memory Foam pull out sleeper sofa luxurious and comfortable.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Luxury Spa, Bath and Shower products, Gas Fire Table with glass and rock, outdoor living space, garden, french doors

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