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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Classic & Spacious SF Home in Cow Hollow

66 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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4 bedrooms 2.5 baths with views of the bay in the best location in the city

Spacious classic San Francisco home with high ceilings, spiral staircase, and plenty of light. At the base of the Pacific Heights neighborhood, you are within walking distance of the Marina district, with its shops, restaurants, waterfront views of the Golden Gate Bridge and sailboats from Crissy Field.

It's a quick drive over the Golden Gate Bridge to Marin County's town of Sausalito, fine dining, and hiking at Muir Woods.

And of course, it's a quick trip to the downtown San Francisco for shows, shopping, sightseeing, and special events.

Enjoy Golden Gate Park - De Young Museum, Academy of Science, Palace of Fine Arts, Legion of Honor, Japanese Tea Garden, Paddle Boats, Presidio Golf Course (1 mile from house), Disney Museum,

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
George (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

About George

I'am a 5th generation San Francisco native who has renovated and restored this classic SF Victorian Home to it's original glory. Pictures do not do justice it was built in 1875 and is one of the first homes in the Marina/Cow Hollow district. Come and enjoy it's the best!

George purchased this house in 2012

Why George chose San Francisco

I really love this home. It's just a great combination of San Francisco History,built in 1875, with the San Francisco of today. The photo is from the Marina which is a short walk from Scott Street. All that come here enjoy the location and history that this property has to offer.

What makes this house unique

Location, safety, views, great restaurants nightlife and shopping. Reviews by travelers confirm all of this.


based on 66 traveler reviews

Classic & Spacious SF Home in Cow Hollow
average rating of 4.939394 based on 66 reviews

Wonderful stay in terrific house

  • 5 of 5

Great house - well maintained,fully equipped and spotlessly clean.

Our family (4 adults and 2 children) enjoyed 6 nights here while visiting SF to attend a wedding. We were delighted to find the house exceeded our expectations - it was a real home from home. It was lovely to relax outside - the patio was beautiful especially when the sun shone.

The neighbourhood was ideal - close to restaurants and shops on Chestnut St and public transport was easy to get to.

Many thanks to George for his warm welcome and prompt replies to our enquiries. He has done a great job with this lovely house.

We would highly recommend this house for a great stay in SF.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Minneapolis, Minnesota

Wonderful Home, Perfect Location to View SF

  • 5 of 5

This 4-bedroom home was the perfect size for our families summer vacation to SF. It comfortably accommodated 6 adults and 1 teen-ager and we loved the walk-out porch with the beautiful plants which made you feel like you were not even in the city. The home was very clean and the beds were very comfortable. The location is only a few blocks to the marina and lets you easily walk to many sites like the Palace of Fine Arts, Fisherman's Wharf, the Presidio and, of course, many shops and restaurants. There is parking in front of the home in case you decide to rent a car and take a trip or two out of the city. For wonderful views of the sun setting over the Pacific Ocean, consider visiting the Cliff House for drinks/dinner.

George was very responsive to our questions before we arrived and then met us the day we arrived to show us around his home and answer any remaining questions. I will definitely reach out to George when we make a return visit.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home in an excellent area!

  • 5 of 5

George's home was absolutely wonderful for our stay in San Francisco. We had 8 adults and a child and had so much space for everyone. The bedrooms are all beautifully decorated and spacious and the beds were very comfortable for all. We LOVED the patio out back and shared many laughs hanging outside. The area was nice and quiet and we were never bothered by city noises. Location was great and close to many bars and restaurants and convenience stores. George was very responsive before and throughout our stay and was great to rent from. We also hired Rebecca Merrill (recommended by George) as a private chef for a big dinner and she did an amazing job! I highly recommend her if you are staying here and want to have a family dinner at home. Overall, our stay was relaxing and care-free due to the great care George took of the house and us. Would stay here again and would highly recommend it to others!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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George's home is warm, cozy and very inviting.

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 8 thoroughly enjoyed our stay at George's home. Everything we needed was available : comfortable beds, beautiful kitchen filled with many seasonings etc. patio, laundry, fresh towels, This home is very charming. George is a gentleman and a pleasure to deal with. The location is perfect. Away from street noise and the hustle bustle, yet close to grocery store, restaurants and specialty shops. To get to Union Street you have to climb a steep hill but it's worth the effort. We loved everything about this home.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Alpharetta, GA

Amazing Home!

  • 5 of 5

What a perfectly gorgeous place, in a wonderful location! There was plenty of room for 5 adults, and we adored everything about the house.

The garden sitting area outside was the icing on the cake. George was very helpful, a great communicator, and super hospitable.

The home was well stocked, clean, and wonderfully charming. Would absolutely stay there again if we get to go back!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Elegant and gorgeous

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I (5 women total) stayed 4 nights at this gorgeous home. The photos and information in the listing were spot on to the actual property. The house is well maintained inside and out. It was spotless clean.

George greeted us warmly and was a gracious host throughout our stay. He even accommodated our need to stay past check out time.

We enjoyed the beauty of the house, patio and the surrounding neighborhood. The house is closely located to everything! We could walk a few blocks to the grocery, restaurants and the wharf.

Each of the rooms is well furnished and comfortable. There were no complaints about the mattresses!

I highly recommend this home for a great vacation or work get away. hope I can go back.

Lu Ann Anderson

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf
Golden Gate Park
Union Square
California Academy of Sciences
Crissy Field
Restaurant Gary Danko
North Beach
Kokkari Estiatorio
Off the Grid: Fort Mason Center
Ike's Place
Hog Island Oyster Company
AT&T Park
Riding a Cable Car
Nearest Airport
15.8 Miles
San Francisco International (SFO)
Nearest Barpub
0.09 Miles
Bin 38 - Wine Bar & Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
3.4 Miles
Ferry Bldg Market Place at 1 Harbor Bay Isle
Nearest Golf
1.7 Miles
Presidio Golf Course & Clubhouse
Nearest Train
3.2 Miles
Civic Center BART Station, 1150 Market Street
Nearest Motorway
3.2 Miles
Hwy 101 at Golden Gate Bridge
Nearest Restaurant
0.12 Miles
Spaghetti Brothers
Nearest Ski
200 Miles
Lake Tahoe - North Shore
Nearest Beach
1.1 Miles
Crissy Fields - East Beach (at North edge)
Car: not necessary

The home is located just a few blocks from the lovely Marina district, with is charming shops and restaurants and incredible views of the Golden Gate views. The Disney Museum is a short walk as well. There are many fabulous acitivitys within walking distance. Book you trip and enjoy!


Rates & Availability

Cow Hollow House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Indian Summer midweek
Sep 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 28 2016
3 night minimum stay
Dec 1 2016 - Jan 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning Fee $150
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 14.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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San Francisco House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , nice marble vanity and combination shower tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jack & jill bathroom with a pocket privacy door
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , full vanity down stairs
  • 2.5
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , view of Alcatraz from the north facing window
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , nice light & garden view
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1) Master bedroom, Queen size Beds (3) 4 bedrooms all have beautiful refinished hard wood floors with plenty of closet space as well as dresser of drawers for clothing. All of the beds are new with excellent sheets, pillows etc.. very restful
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
If you would like to have a private chef for a dinner party or luncheon that can be arranged for additional fee.

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