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Luxurious Top Rated Home Central S.F. Free Garage! Wi-Fi Charm Comfort Garden

Luxurious Top Rated Home Central S.F. Free Garage! Wi-Fi Charm Comfort Garden


Property Details

Updated: Oct 29, 2014
One Bedroom Condo with extra Sleeper-sofa , 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

A place for LIVING, not just sleeping. You will agree - So much Better than just a hotel room!

WINNER of 2014 Certificate of Excellence! Top 10 in Guest Ratings Top 10 in number of Reviews out of 550 San Francisco listings.Traveler Rated Excellent Vacation Rental 2011, 2012 & 2013 AND a Five Star Rating average! VRBO and HomeAway: More Reviews (145+) than 99.9% of San Francisco homes AND a Five Star Rating average!


This Popular Home with Garage Rents Far in Advance - Plan Ahead - Don't Miss Out.

This will be a Real Home Base for your visit to San Francisco! Five room, beautifully furnished, very comfortable and exceptionally well appointed 1200 square foot flat in a two unit condominium with large shared garden. We are looking for conscientious, considerate non-smokers who care about, and for, their vacation homes. In addition to staying in a home many people have reviewed as simply the best, you will be in a vibrant, safe neighborhood with a wonderful variety of cafes and restaurants within a ten-minute walk (yes, even Starbucks). For a GREAT San Francisco experience, stay in our home!

Curl up in the sofa and read your book or one of hundreds of ours. Listen to our music library of 100 CDs on the High End Component Stereo System. Watch Blu-Ray DVDs or HD TV with HD Digital Cable on the 42' Plasma TV. Check your email or search online on our 18' Laptop computer, or connect your own laptops and smartphones via our secure in-house high speed WiFi network. Serve gourmet meals on the solid wood dining room table with hand carved French chairs. Relax in the garden at our table for four with wrought iron chairs or lounge on the teak deck chairs.

Enjoy beautiful oriental carpets in the Formal living and dining rooms with an impressive collection of fine art on every wall. Relax, cook and share the excitement of your San Francisco vacation in the big Kitchen open to the large, cozy Family Room facing the rear garden. Wall-to-wall carpets in living room, dining room, hall and bedroom add an extra soft touch.

Rest peacefully in your quiet bedroom on a queen size bed with quality linens and down comforter. Euro and standard pillows with bedside lamps for relaxing/reading in bed. Bedroom closet with chest of drawers with a second closet in the dining room.

Super Comfortable Room&Board Queen+ sleeper-sofa in the living room. Made by American Leather, this new generation of sofa-sleepers looks elegant as a sofa and opens to a fully flat, fully supported, bed with 4 inch memory foam mattress. Larger than Queen size (66x80 inches) it has more than enough room to sleep two adults comfortably. Curtains, drapes and pocket doors add privacy. Sleeper-sofa also comes with Down Comforter, quality linens and pillows.

The well maintained shared garden in back of this two unit condominium features trees, ferns, jasmine, and many other beautiful seasonal flowers. Weber barbecue on the Brick Patio.

It is easy for you to enjoy your visit to exciting San Francisco: Walk one block to a full supermarket, five minutes to Golden Gate Park Panhandle, ten to Alamo Square Park with its famous Painted Lady Victorians. Just a fifteen-minute walk to exciting Haight-Ashbury or to Buena Vista Park with its trails, tennis courts and panoramas of the bay, or thirty to the Castro or the Conservatory in Golden Gate Park.

Minutes by car from your own secure garage to Downtown shopping, Golden Gate Park, Ocean Beach, the Haight, Upper Fillmore and the Castro. Easy access to freeways leading to the Golden Gate and Oakland Bay Bridges. A garage in San Francisco is a Must! Imagine not having to move your car every two hours to avoid tickets!

But why hassle with traffic and parking when public transport to everything is only a block away?

This is a vibrant, safe neighborhood with a great variety of cafes and restaurants within a ten-minute walk.

For a unique San Francisco experience, stay at our place and discover the pulse of the city or just relax in a real home.

See you soon!

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

We are a retirement age couple who find ourselves away from San Francisco more often these days. Although we love our home and we love San Francisco, we also like to travel. Now we rent our home to guests like you while we are away. When we are home we are usually working to upgrade and refresh our house. We know you will enjoy the results!

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Speaks: english, spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

I stayed here for 5 nights and enjoyed every minute. The house is exactly how it looks, and has everything from a huge TV, to a fully equipped kitchen (better than mine at home!) There are also a number of rooms (dining area, kitchen, lounge and front room); meaning even if the maximum number of people stayed it wouldn’t feel cramped. The garden was also beautiful, and much bigger than the picture suggests. I even spied a BBQ!

Lucky supermarket (a full supermarket, not just a corner shop) is a short block away. It literally had every type of food you could imagine. As the kitchen was so well stocked I did end up preparing my own breakfasts, and cooked a couple of evenings. There were many pantry items left over from previous guests, so if you wanted to cook a meal you could check before going to Lucky. I was so glad of the kitchen, as a solo traveler eating out at night seemed a bit daunting. Plus it meant I had the home comforts in a great new city.

The laptop, printer and internet were useful. Used it to order take out one night (so I could watch the first episode of Glee on the biggest TV I've ever seen in my life). Connection was great, and the laptop large enough for a couple of people to crowd round and decide what to do in San Francisco. My Mac laptop also logged on to the wifi fine.

The bus stop was literally around the corner, and using the internet I was able to print out all routes very easily. I bought a 7 day passport that gave you unlimited travel on the Muni system. However at only $2 per trip, I don't think the passport was needed. When entering the bus your ticket is valid for up to 90 minutes. The maximum time I spent traveling was 45 minutes, and that was to the zoo so travel time really wasn't long. Plus you get to feel like a native (3 times somebody asked me for directions, so I think I blended in well!!!) the closest bus was also 24 hours so no worrying about trying to get home at night.

Booking the apartment was easy, and the few questions I had were answered very quickly. Given the time difference (I am in the UK) I do wonder if David does ever actually sleep.

There was a document provided that had all info in. everything from taxi numbers, to emergency contact details and how the washing machine works.

I would definitely stay here again. Much nicer than one of the hotels around union square (and cheaper, especially if you cook some meals)
Sep 2010
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Luxurious Top Rated Home Central S.F. Free Garage! Wi-Fi Charm Comfort Garden
+1 -888-633-3103
NoPa San Francisco
New Orleans, LA, USA

Great apartment and location

  • 5 of 5
We just had a great 1 week stay here. The offstreet parking is a real asset even though the space is tight. The apartment is spacious and very clean. It offers many nice amenities that are not always available in other vacation rentals.
  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Spacious and Clean... So much better than a cramped hotel room and Clean because we have a great crew who make our home shine! We go out of our way to offer so many amenities because we also live there part of the year. This way we all benefit! We know street parking is difficult so we are glad to share our garage under the house. Yes, space is tight so its best to rent an economy or compact size! (Its also easier to get around San Francisco in a smaller car.) Thanks!
Luxurious Top Rated Home Central S.F. Free Garage! Wi-Fi Charm Comfort Garden
+1 -888-633-3103
NoPa San Francisco
United Kingdom


  • 5 of 5
We were a family of 4 (incl 2 boys 8 & 3). This is a very well equipped place which makes it a very comfortable stay and well worth the money spent. Good location. Deposit was returned very promptly. We would definitely stay there when in SF next.
  • Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: We are pleased that we have so many guests like you, who like our home so much they want to keep coming back! Thanks for your kind words.
Luxurious Top Rated Home Central S.F. Free Garage! Wi-Fi Charm Comfort Garden
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NoPa San Francisco
Tarpon Springs, FloridaRoger Jester

Grace and Charm

  • 5 of 5
We are repeat guests at this fabulous home in San Francisco and it is always a treat to return. Excellent furnishings, art work, beautiful garden, and a vibrant neighborhood. Excellent local shopping, restaurants and good transportation. The owner, David, is most accommodating and sincerely wants his guests to have an enjoyable stay. You are going to love this outstanding home in a great city.
  • Submitted: May 22, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks! We love our repeat guests and love to keep improving our home to surprise even our most frequent visitors. We can think of no better recommendation than our guests who enjoy our home so much - they return! We look forward to your next visit!
Luxurious Top Rated Home Central S.F. Free Garage! Wi-Fi Charm Comfort Garden
+1 -888-633-3103
NoPa San Francisco
London, UK

A most welcoming place to come home!

  • 5 of 5
We were very impressed with your beautiful home! On entering we knew we would be extremely comfortable and we had loads to look at with all the lovely artworks.
It turns out we arrived with the biggest storm of the year! It was great to have such a lovely place to come back to after big soakings!!! We walked miles and miles. One day we did your recommended walk via Land’s End from the walk book on the computer. It was very wet and windy but we survived.
We were very, very comfortable in your home and hope to return one day. We took a supply of your refrigerator magnets and have already recommended your lovely home to friends and family! Thank you for all your kindness.
  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you found our home welcoming and comfortable. We hope the washer and drier in the laundry room helped get your clothes sorted after your long, wet sight-seeing excursions. We look forward to your next visit. Thanks!
Luxurious Top Rated Home Central S.F. Free Garage! Wi-Fi Charm Comfort Garden
+1 -888-633-3103
NoPa San Francisco


  • 5 of 5
Unequalled, in our experience, for quality of accommodation and attentiveness to travellers’ needs. The flat, in a row of century townhouses near Alamo Square is spacious, immaculately appointed, and filled with artwork, fine furniture and the conveniences of a well-appointed home: fully furnished kitchen, media/entertainment center, laundry, WIFI, a fully functional executive work station, comfortable beds (enough to accommodate four adults, two children). There is access to a private garden and (brilliant!) indoor parking for a sub-compact car (the extensive , highly useful instructions provided by the owners do not exaggerate: a Toyota Yaris maneuvers in and out with ease, but nothing bigger).
The owners have intuited your every information need and are nothing if not generous in dispensing wisdom. Not clear on how the media center remote works? The information binder gives detailed instructions. Groceries? Check the binder, directing you to the superb Lucky Groceries a few doors west. Local coffee shop? Ditto. Also ditto, suggestions for superb local dining, transit, and walks. Even the kitchen appliances come with instructions on gummed labels. Not to be missed.
  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words! We are so glad you found our home ‘unequaled in our experience’. You honor us and we appreciate that our efforts are recognized. We are looking to your next visit.
Luxurious Top Rated Home Central S.F. Free Garage! Wi-Fi Charm Comfort Garden
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NoPa San Francisco
New York

Our best VRBO experience ever

  • 5 of 5
We have been renting apartments from owners for several years now both in US and all over the world. This is by far the best experience. The house is immaculately well-kept. Everything you may need is somewhere in the house. There are manuals for every single device in the house and helpful information on things to do in the neighborhood. Nothing in the listing is overstated and David is an extremely well-organized owner. In addition the location is very central and the neighborhood is very nice. We will go again.
  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Best. Experience. Ever. I hope you can imagine how happy it makes us to hear these words - Especially from knowledgeable travelers like yourselves. Thank you. We certainly try every day to provide our guests an environment that is conducive to fond memories and part of an unforgettable visit to San Francisco. We look forward to welcoming you as another of our returning guests.


From the Owner

We have lived in the San Francisco area 40 years and purchased our SF home in 1997. In 2001 we began to spend time away and a friend suggested we try VRBO. We soon learned that people really enjoyed our home-like atmosphere. We are thrilled with the response we have gotten and work hard to keep our new and returning guests contented and feeling cared for. Visitors say they appreciate our knowledge of the city and our professional attitude.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : SFO at 12 Miles Nearest Barpub : Matching Half, Bar Crudo 0.3mi, Magnolia 0.4mi at 0.1 Miles Nearest Ferry : Sausalito Ferry (SF Ferry Building) at 3 Miles Nearest Golf : Presidio Golf Club at 2 Miles Nearest Train : Amtrack (CalTrain 3 miles) at 10 Miles Nearest Motorway : US 1 (to Golden Gate Bridge, Coast Highways at 2 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Bistro Central Parc (NoPa is 8 blocks) at 0.5 Miles Nearest Ski : Lake Tahoe Ski Area - Great Skiing, Beautiful Area at 200 Miles Nearest Beach : Ocean Beach at 4 Miles Car: not necessary

It is easy to enjoy your visit to exciting San Francisco: walk one block to a full supermarket, five minutes to Golden Gate Park Panhandle, ten to Alamo Square Park with its famous Painted Lady Victorians. Just a fifteen-minute walk to exciting Haight-Ashbury or to Buena Vista Park with its trails, tennis courts and panoramas of the bay, or thirty to the Conservatory in GG Park.

Fifteen Minutes or less by car from your own secure garage to Downtown shopping, Golden Gate Bridge, Ocean Beach, the Haight, Upper Fillmore, Castro. Sausalito 30 mins, Muir Woods, Napa County 1 hr, Monterey Bay 2 hr.

But Why Drive? Bus stop one block away. Go to Golden Gate Park 5m or Ocean Beach 20m. Powell Street cable car in 20 mins, with a short walk to Union Square or Moscone Center. Quick transfer at Powell St. to the Ferry Building (Sausalito ferry), Pier 39, Fisherman's Wharf, Ghirardelli Square, & Baseball Park. 15 mins. from Regional Underground (BART) to go to Berkeley or SFO & OAK Airports.

Other Activities: Theater, Concerts, Shopping


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Updated: Oct 29, 2014

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2014
Sep 6 2014 - Oct 31 2014
5 night minimum stay
Fall 2014
Nov 1 2014 - Dec 18 2014
3 night minimum stay
Winter Holidays 2014
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 1 2015
5 night minimum stay
Winter/Spring 2015
Jan 2 2015 - Mar 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2015
Apr 1 2015 - Oct 31 2015
5 night minimum stay
Fall 2015
Nov 1 2015 - Dec 17 2015
3 night minimum stay
Winter Holidays 2015
Dec 18 2015 - Jan 1 2016
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

  • Refundable damage deposit $500
  • Cleaning $100

Email for lower rates 14-27 & 28+ Nights

A US$500 Refundable Damage Deposit is collected 30 days before arrival.
Return authorized within one week of departure assuming no problems.

Pay in US$ CA$ AU$ GBP Euros +others
VISA, MC, AmEx, Discover, eCheck PayPal

NOTE: Payments ONLY accepted through PayPal or VRBO/HomeAway.
WE NEVER request cash, checks, Western Union or wire transfers.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


From the Owner

Most guests mention the feeling of a being in a real home on entering the house. We think this is because we still live there part-time and keep the house comfortable and well maintained not only for our guests but for ourselves as well. We are also proud of our garden, keeping it maintained even while we are away. We paint, scrape, clean, renew, update and replace parts of the house every time we come to visit. We think it shows. Our guests certainly enjoy our home. Read the reviews! Over 150 with 4 and 5 star ratings. We get these ratings not because everything is always perfect (we do try, however!) but because we go out of our way to help our guests settle in and feel at home and we respond quickly to any question. Finally, if you are bringing a car, you will absolutely love our little garage (for economy to mid-size cars). Parking rules in SF can make you dizzy. If you don't bring a car - great! - hop on the bus one block from the front door.

Property Type

  • condo


  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...

Communication / Internet

  • fax


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean


  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

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
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 1200 sq. ft.


  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1
  • Split Bath: Means you can use the shower and/or vanity in one room and someone can use the toilet in another room. Hand soap and toilet paper provided.


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 queen, Quality linens with down comforter regular and euro pillows.
  • Living Room: Room&Board Queen+ Memory Foam Comfort Sleeper! - 1 sleep sofa /futon, Room&Board Comfort Sleeper with Comforter, Pillows, Linen.
  • Pack-n-Play with Bassinet (ON REQUEST) - 1 baby crib, Please Request: Pack-n-Play with bassinet -sheet and blanket
  • Family Room: Sleeper Sofa (Provided ONLY ON REQUEST) - 1 sleep sofa /futon, SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN ONLY. With Comforter, Pillows, Linen
  • Rest peacefully on your queen size bed with quality linens, down comforter, Euro & standard pillows & bedside lamps. New! for 2014: Room&Board QueenPlus sofa bed in living room with down comforter, linens & pillows for guests 3&4. Bedroom: Queen size Bed (60x80 inch mattress). Quality linens and down comforter. Memory foam mattress topper. Euro and standard pillows. Quiet bedroom. (Electric blanket available but seldom needed). Living Room (New in 2014): Room&Board Queen Plus Comfort Sleeper Sofa. 66x80 inch mattress with 4 inch memory foam. New generation sleeper sofa - Opens completely flat with full support. Quality linens, down comforter and pillows. Family Room: Second sleeper sofa available ONLY on request - Double Size sleeper sofa. 54x72 inch mattress with springs SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN ONLY. Older style supports only small children. Quality linens, down comforter, pillows. Pack n Play available on request with sheet and blanket as well as child's booster chair with tray


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Board games, puzzles, cards.
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