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Sam Dorrance

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

Marina Blvd; 4 bedroom Water Front Home from $550/nt

46 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Overview

Marina District House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 5-8)

Located across the street from the Ft Mason marina. This 2100 sq-ft 4bedroom 3 bathroom family home, located on Marina Boulevard offers views of the bay, Alcatraz and is an ideal place to explore and enjoy all San Francisco has to offer. Our center patio home provides much light, is tastefully decorated and has been remodeled. The eat in kitchen, living room and dining room that seats 8 comfortably all have water views. The bedding configuration is as follows: top floor king bed attached bathroom, main living area bedroom 1 : king bed,walk through bathroom, bedroom 2 queen bed and twin bed, ground floor garden bedroom and attached bath. One roll-a-way is also available on request. 3 bedrooms face the fenced in garden with French doors opening directly from the garden bedroom. The 4th Bedroom is the master. It has wonderful views of the bay.

Available for Fleet week/Fall cup races at a higher rate. There is one off street driveway parking spot provided.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Sam Dorrance (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Sam Dorrance

Since we live in a vacation destination, we thought offering our house for rent was a nice way to help us do some more traveling.

Sam Dorrance purchased this house in 2005

Why Sam Dorrance chose San Francisco

The single family home is situated 1 block from Safeway and Starbucks. Across the street is Fort Mason home to Greens restaurant, Off the grid trucks (Friday nights) and a farmers market Sundays. Fisherman's wharf, Pier 39,Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Yacht Club, St. Francis Yacht Club and the Palace of Fine Arts are all within walking distance as are nearby Chestnut and Union streets shops and restaurants. Bikes can be rented across the street (Blazing Saddles). The No. 28 bus can be caught outside Safeway enabling easy access to the Golden Gate Bridge and Golden gate Park. The No.30 bus can be caught nearby to go down town to Union Square and Fisherman's Wharf. There are playgrounds nearby for toddlers and younger children. Off street parking is provided.

Reviews

4.9
based on 46 traveler reviews

Marina Blvd; 4 bedroom Water Front Home from $550/nt
average rating of 4.8913045 based on 46 reviews
Iowa City
5

Comfortable, GREAT LOCATION! Spacious

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at 123 Marina Blvd. the space was perfect for our family, with everyone having their own space, but plenty of gathering space as well. Kitchen is modern and easy to use. Have everything you need. Location and view breathtaking. We walked and biked a good deal, in the city- plus drive to Wine Country and Muir Woods which were just across the bridge.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Denver, CO
5

We loved the marina house!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay on the marina. We all enjoyed the incredible view of ships, bicycles and birds passing by the front windows. We loved being 'home' almost as much as being out in San Francisco! The house was perfect for us as our two grown children traveled with us. We each had our own floor of the house and shared the living areas. It was great having a kitchen to prepare simple breakfasts and lunches or to heat up restaurant leftovers. The house was clean, well equipped and had everything we needed, even a parking space! The location was great - It was so close to Safeway and Starbucks and we walked up to Chestnut and Avila to restaurants a couple times. While we had rented a car, we walked to the tourist attractions toward Pier 39 or would take Uber if we didn't feel like any more walking. We mostly used our car for more distant adventures like Muir Woods. Driving and parking in the city were not fun.

The things we think need improvement are the TVs. It would be nice to kick back and watch a movie after a big day of being a tourist. There were TVs but no movie options really.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Exceptional property with amazing views and location!

  • 5 of 5

Came to SF with family to participate in the Escape from Alcatraz triathlon and to enjoy the city. The location right across from Marina Green was less than 1/2 mile from transition. Just a mile or so from Fisherman's Wharf and walking distance to many fine restaurants. Having Safeway and Starbucks right next door was very convenient. We enjoyed the living area with its panoramic view and the kitchen was perfect for cooking. Highly recommend this property, would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Reno, Nevada
5

Everything we could have hoped for!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for myself and family, two sons and wives and three grandchildren. The location couldn't be better, across the street from the grassy area on the Marina, walk to Pier 39, Safeway, restaurants and for the joggers, run to the Golden Gate bridge and Presidio. The house was exactly as described, if not better, room for us to spread out with each family having some privacy. The stairs might be an issue for some small children, but our five and three year olds did fine. They even had some children's toys and books. Sam was great to work with, quickly responded to emails prior to arrival and a phone call during the stay. The property had listed a BBQ and we had planned a meal around that, but there was no BBQ. I called Sam late in the afternoon and he delivered a BBQ the next morning. There is only one parking place in the driveway, but we had no problem finding street parking at night. I would recommend this property to families or several couples.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The home was lovely and fitted our needs top a tee.

  • 5 of 5

We celebrated our 50th anniversary with our children in San Francisco and the wine country. The house on Marina Blvd was perfect. The location looking out on the bay, Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge was spectacular. The home is beautiful and has all the utensils and TV and WiFi and Linens and parking that one could want for a wonderful stay. It was convenient to Fisherman's Wharf and to transportation downtown. We had a wonderful stay and hope to return soon for more of the area.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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4

Excellent Waterfront Views, Parking & Convience!!

  • 4 of 5

My family had the wonderful opportunity to stay in this beautiful home in lieu of a hotel for my son's wedding. We had a few minor issues with the home that I'm sure Sam & Cathy have already taken care of (not worth calling during our stay). This house was so conveniently located (walking distance to Safeway) allowing for home cooked meals. Another plus was the driveway parking. It was a little difficult for my 90 yr old mother to climb to the main living level but after she made it up, it was perfect. We hope to be able to stay in Sam & Cathy's home on our return trip to San Francisco...We'd like to take advantage of the "Friday Night Food Trucks" at Fort Mason. Thank you so much for such a great rental. CLow

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
SFO
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
many
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Fisherman's Warf
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Presidio
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Caltrain
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
101
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Greens
Nearest Ski
200 Miles
Tahoe
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Crissyfield
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Marina District House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Late cancellation
Aug 23 2016 - Sep 1 2016
4 night minimum stay
$400
$2,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$550
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $150
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 14.5%

Rates and terms subject to change. Extra $50/pp/nt for parties over 6 people

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Marina District House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 murphy bed
  • The bedding configuration is as follows: top floor king bed with attached bathroom, middle level lounge, dining, kitchen bedroom 1 king bed with attached bath bedroom 2 queen bed and twin bed, garden floor bedroom queen bed with attached bath. We also have a roll away cot, bed rails, high chair and a stroller.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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