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Best Location, 1 Block to Marina/Beach: 1 Bdrm. Views of Alcatraz!

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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

Description

Marina District Condo Rental Photos and Description

1 bedroom, 1 bath- Sleeps 2. Steps from Marina & Golden Gate Bridge-Lovely!

This apartment is located in the Marina district of San Francisco. It is ½ a block away from the Marina and beach. It has a view of Alcatraz from the living room and is on the second floor of a quiet, 5-unit building which is fully secured. It has hardwood floors throughout and a fully stocked kitchen. You can walk to Fisherman's Wharf, Palace of the Fine Arts, Crissy Fields, Golden Gate Bridge, Chestnut Street, Union Street and much more. The location is the best in San Francisco!

The sunny kitchen has a breakfast eating area, a gas stove & oven, refrigerator and microwave. The kitchen also has a small sun porch located at the rear of the condo which leads downstairs to an outside patio area and a no-charge washer and dryer. The kitchen is fully stocked with kitchen supplies including a coffee maker and tea kettle.

The spacious living room has an HDTV high-definition flat screen 48' TV, hardwood floors and amazing views of Alcatraz Island. The condo has free, high-speed wireless internet cable access.

The bathroom includes a glass-enclosed shower over a full soaking bathtub.

Free washer and dryer is located downstairs and accessed through rear sun porch off the kitchen.

The master bedroom has a new California King bed, which is very comfortable and a large walk-in closet. The bed linens are all high-quality, 100% combed Egyptian Cotton with 600 thread count. Two sets of french doors lead from the bedroom to the living room as well as from the bedroom to the central hall way.

This condo is located within walking distance to excellent, Zagat/Michelin rated restaurants located nearby on Chestnut Street (about a 5 minute walk). There are also a number of very hip and cool nightclubs located within walking distance up on Chestnut Street as well as Starbuck's Coffee, bakeries, and great shopping. Union Street is about a 15 minute walk away. The Marina Safeway is a pleasant 5 minute walk away. Crissy Fields beach is one half a block away and features breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge along the promenade. (This is a view that is truly beautiful!). Also within walking distance is The Palace of the Fine Arts and Pier 39.

PLEASE NOTE: You are renting the apartment for a specific number of guests. If more than the stated number of guests stay overnight in the apartment there is an extra fee of $50 per person, per night. If you inform us of your 3rd guest at the time of booking the fee is only $25 per person, per night. At no time should more than 3 guests stay in the apartment. Contact me if there are questions or concerns.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Beth
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 1, 2016

About Beth

I have lived in San Francisco for the past four years and am a huge SF Giants fan! I lived on the Peninsula for a time but am so glad to be back in SF. I attended San Francisco State University and have lived in a number of SF neighborhoods...I believe the Marina is the most beautiful, cleanest and safest neighborhood in the City. I hope you'll enjoy my home and neighborhood as much as I do! Staying here, you'll enjoy a quiet, clean home but I'm always close by in case you need anything. During your visit, I stay in the building in a separate sleeping room providing you with comfort and privacy.

Beth purchased this condo in 1999

Why Beth chose San Francisco

Some of the reasons I love this area and why I think you will too: you can walk to the beach and enjoy amazing Crissy Fields beach and promenade, excellent restaurants and bars are a 5-minute walk away on Chestnut Street, Safeway is just a 10-minute walk away. There are great biking paths as well as a movie theater, Apple store, spas and hair/nail salons within minutes from our doorway. Even though all these amenities are nearby, the neighborhood is very quiet and family-friendly. I own this apartment and it is in a building with 5 units total so it is quiet and very clean. Staying here, you'll experience what it's like to live like a true San Franciscan. While you are here, I stay in the building in my separate sleeping room so you have privacy during your stay.

What makes this condo unique

The condo is charming with hardwood floors and a small sun porch at the rear. You can watch ships and sailboats as they sail on the Bay from the front window in the living room-truly beautiful! It is genuine San Francisco living at it's finest. Plus, on foggy evenings, you can hear the gentle sound of the fog horns on the Bay.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Beth,

Everything has been Great! We have had a great reunion with friends and got to do everything we hoped to do. Staying here has been SO nice. It is a special place, wonderful location, perfect size, so comfortable, clean, cute, just an all around great feeling to it.

Thanks so much. You have been a pleasure to work with. We will be leaving by noon on Wednesday. Have a great winter!
Oct 2016
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Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(76 traveler reviews)

Best Location, 1 Block to Marina/Beach: 1 Bdrm. Views of Alcatraz!
average rating of 4.7894735 based on 79 reviews
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5

Solid stay

  • 5 of 5

Easy to get to, good location, no issues. I enjoyed the stay and I would recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Property with wonderful views

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed five nights at John and Beth's apartment. The location could not have been better. Situated in the Marina district of San Francisco, the apartment was an easy walk to Fisherman's Wharf attractions, as well as the marina boat harbor, The Palace of Fine Arts and Crissy Field. There is a view of the Golden Gate bridge from the street in front and a beautiful bay view from the apartment living room window. I like to get out and exercise in the morning and I appreciated the fact that this area of the city is one of the flatter areas.

Street parking is available, but a parking permit is necessary. Beth helped us with getting ours. In our case, we sent for it well in advance and received it by mail, via Beth. Spaces are tight, but we were always able to find one with in one half a block of the front door.

We appreciated the building security. The front door is accessed by way of a keypad code as was the apartment front door.

The apartment was very comfortable. The living room furniture was comfortable as was the king bed. Of course, we enjoyed sitting at the table in the living room and enjoying the view during meals.

The kitchen was small and lacked a few things (measuring cups, casserole dish) but mostly we did good. The microwave location, on top of the refrigerator, could be a problem for shorter people. But, it is San Francisco, and who wants to cook when there are so many restaurants to choose from?

We can't say enough about Beth and John. They were great to work with. We met John shortly after we arrived. He let us know we could contact him if we needed anything.

Once back home, our security deposit was returned promptly.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for being such wonderful guests. I appreciated the comprehensive review. BTW, the apartment belongs to me, Beth. But I must say John is one of the most helpful assistants I could ever ask for. Beth
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5

Perfect quiet location

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic quiet location and easy walk to great restaurants and shops in bustling Chestnut Street. Lovely half hour walk along the water to Fisherman's Wharf fir day trip departures. Apartment was well equipped and had a lovely view and only a block to the water. Would highly recommend this accommodation.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great comfort, location, and owners

  • 5 of 5

All pictures and statements about this property are accurate. It's a delight to sit at the table in front of the window and see Alcatraz, watch the fog lift over Marin, and then late in the day come back in. The apartment is literally one block to Marina Green and a short walk along the water to many different places, such as Crissy Field and Fisherman's Wharf. It was amazing to be so close to Marina Green yet the apartment was so quiet and calm. The Safeway is 10 minutes away as are lots of restaurants in the other direction on Chestnut street. The apartment was immaculately clean and very comfortable, even for those of us with bad backs. The king-size bed was comfortable and the linens and towels first class. The internet worked flawlessly. I would stay there again the next time in SF. The owners are accommodating and available to answer any questions, but the apartment was just as we expected so I had no questions.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Perfect Place to Stay in San Francisco

  • 5 of 5

This beautifully appointed one-bedroom flat is the perfect place to stay in San Francisco. There is a Safeway within walking distance; Chestnut Street is a few blocks away, brimming with fantastic restaurants and boutiques. Out the front door is the Marina, with stunning views both of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz. And less than a mile away is the Presidio, with its free shuttle to downtown SF running periodically.

Beth and John were wonderful hosts, ensuring we had all we needed, yet giving us the space to have our experience. Needless to say, when we come back to the City by the Bay, this is the place we'll stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Marina Apartment

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful location and very comfortable accommodations. My husband and I enjoyed every moment of our vacation. We look forward to our next trip.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
16 Miles
San Francisco International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Circa, Marina Bar, Tipsy Pig, many more...
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Blue & Gold Fleet
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Presidio Golf Course
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Bart Station - Market Street
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 101
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Dragon Well, Pacific Catch, Plutos, more...
Nearest Ski
150 Miles
Lake Tahoe
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Crissy Field Beach
Car: not necessary

The condo is in the Marina just one half a block away from the beach. The Marina District is one of the most upscale and desirable neighborhoods in the City. Crissy Fields Beach is absolutely beautiful and includes a promenade which runs along the beach with stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, bike paths, picnic areas with BBQ's, lunch and coffee spots and pier fishing. You can also walk to the Palace of the Fine Arts (about a 10 minute walk) the Powell Street Cable Car pick up station and Fisherman's Wharf. Chestnut Street is a 5 minute walk away which has outstanding restaurants, cool bars, a movie theater and both boutique clothing stores and global brands. Trendy Union Street is a 15 minute walk away and has world-class shopping, restaurants, bars and personal services. Pier 39 is also within walking distance- about a 25 minute walk. You can rent bicycles and enjoy a scenic bike ride. Just head to the Marina Green, about 1 minute from the front door, and enjoy safe and wide bike lanes with no traffic to deal with. You can bike into the Crissy Field National Park (The largest natural city park in the U.S.) and ride along the beach right to the Golden Gate Bridge. Bicycles are on one side of the Golden Gate Bridge and pedestrains are on the other for safety and enjoyment. Walking or riding your bike across the Golden Gate Bridge is an absolute must do experience! One of my favorite day trips is to bike across the Golden Gate Bridge and ride into Sausalito. Have lunch in Sausalito which is a beautiful city full of great restaurants and art galleries. Then catch an afternoon ferry from Sausalito back over to San Francisco. You just park your bikes right on the ferry and enjoy a mini-cruise on the San Francisco Bay.

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Rates & Availability

Marina District Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter Holiday
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
$275
 
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$250
From
$275
Fri,Sat
$1,750
$6,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning fee $100
Tax Rate 14.0%

No smoking and No pets. Thanks

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Marina District Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathroom has soaking tub with shower and glass enclosure. Water closet semi-private from bathing area. Bathroom has been recently updated and is beautifully designed.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Private bedroom with California King Bed
  • One new California King bed in large master bedroom with walk-in closet. There are 2 sets of french doors in the bedroom and hardwood floors.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
NO SMOKING

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