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Alexandra Veyrac

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french

Unique Family-friendly Home With A Modern Touch

11 Reviews
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Overview

Noe Valley House Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Sleeps 10-12

MINIMUM STAY: 3-day-minimum.

Summer and Fall: One-week minimum.

Please ask us: if there are not enough days between two bookings to meet the minimum stay requirement, we will work with you.

THE PLACE:

This is a “must see” to appreciate all the upgrades and finishes in this tri-level contemporary chic home. It is nestled in the heart of Noe Valley one of San Francisco most desirable neighborhood and home of many famous Silicon Valley entrepreneurs. The house is a short 3 minutes walk (we timed it) to 24th street to get your morning cappuccino from one of the cafes or have dinner in one of the great restaurants - There, you will find many fine food markets, ice-cream parlors, juice bar, a candy store...

The house has clean lines, high ceilings, hardwood floors, open floor plan with a great flow. An updated kitchen opens up to the formal dining area that is perfect for entertaining while preparing meals. The kitchen features a classic 6-burner O’Keefe & Merritt gas range and oven, Bosch and LG appliances, plenty of storage space and a deep farm sink.

THE BEDROOMS:

The house has 4 bedrooms + an additional den adjacent to one of the bedrooms that can be used for extra sleeping.

- BR1 sleeps 2 - The upstairs bedroom has a king size bed.

- DEN sleeps 2 - The den is adjacent to the upstairs bedroom and has two twin beds. The slanted ceiling can be challenging for really tall people but kids LOVE the hiding nook.

- BR2 sleeps 2 - The main floor garden side bedroom is all windows and has a queen size bed.

- BR3 sleeps 2 - The main floor street side (small bedroom) has a single bed with a trundle that doubles it into 2 singles.

- BR4 sleeps 4 - The downstairs bedroom has a queen bed and a queen size futon.

GARAGE:

There is a small garage - and I mean small. It will painfully fit a minivan - so that might be your excuse to rent that little sports car... But you can park in the driveway as long as your are not blocking the sidewalk - Hard to believe, there is plenty of free street parking. Just watch for street cleaning days. The garage is empty so you can also use it for storing your bicycles, canoes... or whatever your are hauling along.

BACKYARD:

There is a spacious backyard with two decks. The deck next to the house has a gas barbecue grill and an outdoor dining table.

The second deck in the back of the backyard has a TINY finished cottage with a desk and a day bed. Because it is away from the house, it is quiet and great for an afternoon nap or some quiet work.

BASEMENT:

Nothing much interesting there, except that it is were the brand new washer and dryer are.

SOME OTHER FEATURES:

High ceilings

Bright and cheerful, multiple skylights bring in plenty of natural light

Hardwood floors on main level, carpet in the upstairs bedroom

Murano glass light fixtures and custom chandelier in dining area

Modern upgrades to bathrooms

Contemporary kitchen with name brand appliances

Kitchen Island provides a great space to entertain or for casual dining

Gourmet kitchen with 6 burner gas stove and dual ovens

Dishwasher

Microwave

Large custom buffet

Dual sinks in bathroom

Washer and dryer in the basement

Additional storage in basement/laundry room

The spiral staircase may be a bit challenging to very small kids but my kids as toddlers were fine going up & down the stairs as long as they hold on to the rail.

There's a space upstairs for young kids to play

With some toys & games. You may request other items & I'll see if I have them.

Guest Access:

-The room you're renting is your domain. You also have access to the kitchen, main bathroom, living room and deck outside. You do not, however, have access to the other bedrooms.

-If renting the entire house, you have access to the whole house

Interaction with Guests:

We love to meet guests and sit down for coffee if they're open to it. But we also respect their privacy. We will be there to answer any questions. We are out during the day and come home late, but we can make time if requested. As we are long-time SF residents we can point you to restaurants, sites or tips on how to get around like a local...

The Neighborhood

Noe Valley is one of San Francisco's most desirable and safe neighborhood. It is filled with a mix of Edwardian and Victorian houses. It is a wonderful, lively place. We recommend hanging out at the Saturday morning farmer's market on 24th street. Locals are friendly, approachable and laid back.

Getting around

Noe Valley is central within San Francisco. So most sights are accessible from there - feel free to ask us how to get around. There are many alternative to traditional taxis and transportation in San Francisco (like Lyft or Uber).

- Union Square - 3.9 miles - 15 min by car - 20 minutes by public transportation.

- Moscone Convention Center 3.7 miles - 11 min by car - 20 minutes by public transportation.

- Fisherman's Wharf 5.1 miles - 16 min by car - 40 minutes by public transportation.

- Castro District - 1 mile - 4 min by car (you can walk but there is a steep hill there)

- Mission District - 1 mile - 4 min by car.

- Golden Gate Park - 2.3 mi - 6 min by car - 25 min by public transportation

- Cable car (on California and Van Ness) 3.4 miles - 11 min by car - 25 min public transportation.

- Airport (SFO) - 20 minutes by car.

- Close to the main freeway to the peninsula and Silicon Valley.

- On the route of most company buses (Apple Bus, (website hidden) Bus...) down to Silicon Valley.

- The house is conveniently located close to the Muni public transportation system.

- There's a bus stop just half a block away.

Other Things to Note

Please let us know if you are coming for a romantic getaway , a family vacation or getaway with friends or a business trip to Silicon Valley so we can suggest places to visit and things to do.

Kids are very welcome and please let us know if you need extra cots or high chairs.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Alexandra Veyrac (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french

About Alexandra Veyrac

We've lived in this house for over 10 years. Alexandra and kids split their time between here and the wine country while Olivier lives in the house full time. Alexandra, an artist, pastry chef and interior decorator has lived in San Francisco most of her life. Olivier is originally from France. He has been in the States for almost 20 years. He is an independent Business Development Consultant for several high tech companies both locally and internationally. We both enjoy the wonderful things the city has to offer such as its restaurants, museums, shops and the bay and feel very fortunate to be living in this beautiful, diverse city.

Alexandra Veyrac purchased this house in 2000

Why Alexandra Veyrac chose San Francisco

Location!!!

What makes this house unique

The charming Edwardian style, the neighborhood, the lovely garden in the back with two decks as well as the little cottage.

Guestbook comments from the owner

HELLO!

During my family's stay at your home, we enjoyed every moment spent there.

From the first encounter to our check out, you both were very accommodating

to any of our request. Unfortunenately, we did not get the pleasure of

meeting you, Olivier, in person, but thank you for corresponding to me in

such a timely manner. Alexandra, you welcomed us in your home and provided

us with great recommendations within the area. This was the first time

booking a vacation home and because of such a wonderful experience, I hold

high standards to any other place we may visit. I hope to visit San

Francisco again and would not hestitate to contact you again. Thank you

again for an unforgettable experience!

Sincerely,

Alyssa
Jul 2014
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Reviews

4.7
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Unique Family-friendly Home With A Modern Touch
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5

Beautiful home and owners were easy to work with.

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommended for large groups. The only thing I would suggest is more fans on the upstairs level - we had to go buy one from Walmart. Otherwise, perfect!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, comfortable & welcoming Noe Valley home

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed a wonderful week in this beautiful home. We gathered there to celebrate the marriage of our son and his beautiful fiance. The home is well appointed and comfortable. The owners were extremely gracious and had many things available so that you can easily get your stay started. It is a quick walk to groceries, restaurants and shops. The only concern prior to arrival was only 2 bathrooms for 10 folks, but it was NO problem whatsoever. The sleeping arrangements were comfortable. It was very clean and well maintained. Thoroughly enjoyed the outside table and cottage seating area for evening cocktails and wine. It would be a pleasure to recommend this home and its owners to anyone interested in visiting the San Francisco area. My husband and I are planning on returning to this property in the future.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Property was great for our family reunion

  • 5 of 5

I met three daughters and their families in San Francisco for a 5-day reunion. Not everyone slept at the house; but it was a perfect gathering place for early dinners with the whole group of 6 adults and 8 children. The kitchen/dining/living area was attractive and had plenty of room for everyone to sit and eat and/or socialize. There were several places for the children to play including an ouside deck/garden. The house was clean and well-equipped and Alexandra even left us a delicious cake and bottle of wine which we thoroughly enjoyed. The house was also very close to the shopping area in Noe Valley so it was very convenient to do our grocery shopping at Whole Foods and pick up other needed supplies. We also had no trouble finding parking on the street for the additional cars which was much appreciated. Alexandra was very pleasant and, although we had no issues that had to be addressed, I'm sure she would have been responsive. Most of the attractions we sought on this trip were child-oriented but two of these, The Exploratorium and the Alcatraz tour were enjoyed by children and adults alike. I would definitely recommend this house. It's probably one of the few available that can sleep that number of people. The circular staircase might prove difficult for someone elderly and those sleeping on the top floor need to come down a flight for the bathroom. However, there are two bedrooms on the ground floor which would be comfortable for those who have trouble with stairs. The place worked beautifully for us.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad that you enjoyed your stay at our home and celebrated the New Year there. We hope to see you again someday, and you're all very welcome to come back. Warmly, Alexandra
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4

Gorgeous house and great neighbourhood

  • 4 of 5

Such a great house with plenty of space to escape ! The kitchen is beautifully equipped and we had some lovely dinners on the lovely back deck. Its a short walk to some great bars and restaurants in the Castro district. The full San Fran experience !

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing location and home!

  • 5 of 5

After much research, I chose Alexandra and Olivier's home for a bachelorette weekend with my girlfriends. As the MOH, I wanted to make sure the house was in a great location and spacious enough for 11 of us. This home more than exceeded expectations! Alexandra made contacting her with any questions very easy before, during, and after our stay which is all you can really ask for.

I would definitely recommend this home to others staying in the area!

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Juliana. I'm glad that your stay went well and please come back again someday.
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4

Gorgeous and modern place to stay!

  • 4 of 5

My coworkers stayed in this home during a recent business trip to San Francisco and thoroughly enjoyed it...they said everything was modern and attractive and the location was awesome. Nothing to complain about! :)

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Santana Row
California's Great America
Shoreline Amphitheatre
Orenchi Ramen
Gelato Classico Italian Ice Cream
Fantasia Coffee and Tea
Shana Thai Restaurant
Bitter + Sweet
Car: not necessary

Family-friendly neighborhood, with lots of shops,restaurants,cafes, bakeries and supermarkets. There are a few playgrounds in the neighborhood. Dolores Park is a fun place both for young kids,adolescents, and adults.

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Rates & Availability

Noe Valley House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
summer 2016
Jun 21 2016 - Aug 31 2016
5 night minimum stay
$695
From
$795
Fri,Sat
$4,700
$16,900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
labor day weekend
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 6 2016
3 night minimum stay
$950
$5,200
 
 
Thanksgiving weekend
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
$950
$5,200
 
 
Christmas week
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$950
$5,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$650
From
$750
Fri,Sat
$4,400
$16,460
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $200
Tax Rate 14.0%

NO EVENTS, Receptions or other large group (more than 12) Parties are permitted at the premises. Pets are not allowed.
Absolutely NO SMOKING in the house and the premises and we have a NO-SHOE policy inside the house.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Noe Valley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Downstairs adjacent to bedroom.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Main floor bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Small bedroom with twin bed with pull out trundle
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Garden side room, very bright, nice view of backyard.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , Downstairs bedroom with bathroom - queen bed + a sofa
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Upstairs bedroom - bright carpeted floor adjacent to a den.
    Den - 2 twin/ single , Den - adjacent to upstairs bedroom - perfect for kids.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist

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