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Gorgeous Home in Marina with parking -STR-0000796

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
4 nights

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4 adults)

This beautiful home is located in the most scenic section of San Francisco, the Marina. The home is spacious and includes a lovely garden and deck that is perfect for early morning coffee or a glass of wine at the end of the day. The decor is traditional and includes luxury finishes throughout. It is ideal for two to four adults. Security deposit, to be paid upon booking, will be accessed by owner. The property is not appropriate for children or teenagers. It has a 2-car garage for secure parking. The streets within the immediate neighborhood are flat and provide a delightful environment for walking along the Bay or browsing in the neighborhood shops. Outstanding restaurants are within walking distance as well as multiple movie theater options. Several lines of public transportation will easily take you to Golden Gate Park, Ghiradelli Square, North Beach, the Ferry Building, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco Opera, Nob Hill and Ocean Beach.

The home located two blocks from Chestnut Street has all living space on one floor. The luxury home (1200 square feet) is of rare quality, size and location, w/2bedrooms. Master bedroom has a Cal King bed. Second bedroom has sofa with queen size bed. Amenities include gas fireplace, high-speed internet, flat screen HDTV w/DVD player, large double-paned windows & custom touches throughout, washer-dryer in the home, total privacy, free wi-fi, free parking and quiet. The kitchen is high-end, gourmet, spotless and equipped with everything. The kitchen dining area seats 4 and the formal dining room seats 10.

Currently taking reservations for 2015-2016.. Calendar is kept up-to-date.

Keywords: Private home, private garden, garage for two cars, easy walk to public transportation, fine dining, Presidio, Golden Gate Bridge, Crissy Field

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Ellen Dean
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2017

About Ellen Dean

I am a retired educator who loves to travel. I have grown children in the area and in New York. I love living in San Francisco and will be happy to share some of my favorite spots many of which would be known only by locals.

Ellen Dean purchased this house in 1999

Why Ellen Dean chose San Francisco

This home is located in an ideal part of the City. The neighborhood is safe and clean yet easily accessible to downtown, sporting venues, and the parks and hiking options within the City. Nearby attractions include the Symphony Hall, beautiful beaches and Golden Gate Park complete with a world class museum, Academy of Science and an amazing botanical garden. The wine country of Sonoma and Napa are an hour away by car. Silicon Valley and Berkely/Oakland can be accessed by public transportation as well as easy freeway driving.

What makes this house unique

I love the convenience of this home to city activities yet when I am at home, the neighborhood is extremely quiet and often the only sound is the fog horn on the Bay or the chirping of birds in the morning. Public transportation via bus lines 22 and 30 are within blocks of the house.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

Gorgeous Home in Marina with parking -STR-0000796
average rating of 4.8 based on 20 reviews

Perfect place to sty in San Fransisco

  • 5 of 5
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For the price of a nice downtown hotel, you can have this beautiful house in the Marina district. Everything about the house is first class. Just as described, comfortable as a home away from home and very clean. Terrific location close to Chestnut and Marina. Restaurants, shops and grocery store nearby. Easy access to most of the city. The house is perfect for two to four people. It is beautifully furnished with separate bedrooms, living room, kitchen, private courtyard and deck and garage. The kitchen is fully equipped if you want to eat in. Even a outside BBQ grill. Three TVs and washer/dryer. The owner is very helpful and ensured that everything we needed was taken care of. No surprises. It looks just like the pictures but the pictures do not do it justice. I highly recommend it and hope to stay there again.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Simply spectacular!

  • 5 of 5

The property is beautifully maintained with exquisite taste in furnishings, yet a comfortable, cozy ambiance. All of the amenities of home are offered with an outdoor space, a den, and a kitchen with high end appliances. The location is spectacular as it is close to shopping, great restaurants, and the beautiful waterfront. It's just a quick walk to both the Embarcadero and the Presidio. You'll want to extend your stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gorgeous HomeAway from Home!

  • 5 of 5
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This home is exceptionally gorgeous. So much so that I didn't want to leave. The interior is furnished with exquisite taste. You just feel happy being there. One night before going out to dinner we decided to relaxed on the charming patio with a glass of wine and enjoyed some nice cheese as well. Afterwards, we took a short walk to Chestnut Street and had dinner at Izza's!! A delicious steak House restaurant! I also recommend; Mama Mexican Restaurant, Lucca Italian Deli, and Over the Moon for the best ice cream in SF. There are so many more great restaurants on Chestnut and Steiner. All within walking distance. And the Marina is definitely within walking distance. You can even walk to the Golden Gate Bridge which is a little farther. I would say a lot of people young and old prefer to walk everywhere in the Marina District, especially when the weather is great, just like on Sunday, July 10th. Our last day in SF. But since our flight was at 10:00pm, we had plenty of time to walk on the GGB, 1.7 miles and we also, had time to visit the museum Legion of Honor! All before returning home to Los Angeles. We look forward to our next HomeAway and stay at this incredible home!!! I can't wait!!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home in a great location

  • 5 of 5
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My wife, son and I stayed in Ellen's beautiful home during preparations for our daughter's wedding. The home is tastefully decorated and is everything as advertised. Having off street parking in the marina can't be overvalued.

Ellen provides all of the information for your stay and the area has all of the amenities to make this the perfect location for a visit to San Francisco.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having this family in my home during the weekend of their daughter's wedding.
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Beautiful, Comfortable and Convenient Home

  • 5 of 5
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We stayed at this beautifully furnished and comfortable house in the Marina district over the Christmas holidays and found it to be a wonderful location for reaching out to explore San Francisco. It is located on a quiet street, but only a short walk from restaurants, coffee shops and galleries on bustling Chestnut St. and a few short blocks to the marina on SF Bay with views of the GG Bridge. The area is flat which facilitates local walking and buses are near for venturing outside the Marina. The house is well-cared for, the kitchen well-equipped, the beds comfortable, the study and pull out bed served as a comfortable 2nd bedroom and the 1.5 baths were a great asset with our adult daughter staying with us. We are sure that the nice patio would be very pleasant in warm weather.

The owner, Ellen, answered all questions before our arrival with suggestions for local restaurants, etc. (all turned out to be excellent). Even though she was traveling, she immediately responded via email to a couple of questions we had during our stay. We did not rent a car, but Ellen offered a parking space in her driveway or spacious garage. We highly recommend this lovely house to anyone looking for a VRBO rental in SF.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous find in quiet Marina neighborhood

  • 5 of 5
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The flat was impeccable. Centrally located and stocked with everything needed. It is an updated and cozy flat with a beautiful deck and outside sitting area below the deck. The owner was available when needed and overall it was one of our best experiences in San Francisco. It was completely quiet and tastefully furnished. Would recommend this property highly...5 stars!!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
San Francisco International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Lots of choices on Chestnut Street
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Bay Ferry System
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Presidio Golf Course
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Cal Trans
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Lots of Choices on Chestnut Street
Nearest Ski
200 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Crissy Field
Car: not necessary

This property is located in one of the premier neighborhoods in San Francisco. You will be able to walk to the Bay and view the Golden Gate Bridge within minutes. The entire city Can be explored by public transportation. A car is not necessary although the rental comes with parking, an added benefit in San Francisco. San Francisco has it all...sports teams, fine dining, ethnic diversity and world class views. The residents are friendly and helpful to visitors. The weather is comfortable and mild, never getting too hot or too cold. Highlights of your visit might be a day in Muir Woods, a ferry ride on the Bay or a fabulous meal in Chinatown or North Beach. And of course, don't forgot a ride on a cable car.


Rates & Availability

Marina District House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Spring Holiday
Apr 13 2017 - Apr 18 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $125
Tax Rate 14.0%

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.
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Marina District House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1.5
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1) Cal King bed in master bedroom, 2 twin Aero beds with linens available, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sleep sofa with Queen bed in 2nd bedroom/den
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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