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Gorgeous Luxury Apt. Fabulous Neighborhood. Every Amenity.

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Large sun-filled family room. Sliding doors close off bedroom for privacy.

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Last updated: 12/09/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Castro apartment description

Gorgeous Luxury Apartment. Fabulous Neighborhood. Every Amenity. Close to Everything
Professionally Designed, Sunny, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,300 sq. ft. Expansive, Luxury apartment for up to 6 guests. A Green Property, Eco-Friendly.
Casa Luna SF is a recently restored grand Edwardian historic home located a few steps from the center of The City but amazingly tucked away for privacy and quiet. See more details and our full video tour at casalunasf . com.
Our apartment has been professionally designed and furnished. Attention to every detail is what separates us from other vacation rentals: luxurious Egyptian cotton linens, goose-down comforters, premium firm mattresses, tasteful artwork, hand-blown Italian glass lighting fixtures, bathrooms with floor-to-ceiling marble tile, full soaking tubs with Jacuzzi jets, separate walk-in showers and European faucets and fixtures.
The gourmet kitchen has granite counter tops, modern stainless steel energy-star appliances and includes touches like a super-quiet dishwasher and a pro-series 5-burner gas range. The kitchen is fully stocked for the professional chef with matching full service for eight, Henkel knives, professional series cookware and every gadget and gizmo you'll need. We even include basics like an array of organic spices, a pepper grinder, sea salt, organic olive oil, balsamic vinegar and basic condiments.
All the basics are covered as well. High-speed (30mbps) internet with secure wireless, dedicated private phone with answering machine and unlimited calling, premium cable with movie channels, flat screen TV, DVD, and surround sound. A washer and dryer are free to use and we even supply eco-friendly detergent.
Even though you will be staying on one of the most serene residential streets in San Francisco, you'll be just a half a block from Market Street, the palm-tree lined main artery of San Francisco. Historic street cars run above ground and efficient subway lines run below. You will be one block away from the F line, a street car that takes you directly to Fisherman's Wharf. Also one block away is a high-speed subway that will get your anywhere in the city within minutes.
With over 300 restaurants within one mile of the flat you can be assured of a feast for all the senses with unique boutique shops, theaters and nightclubs as well as the everyday services you use at home; like world class yoga and fitness centers, independent book stores, big city parks, tennis courts and gourmet grocery stores. For solitude just retreat to the gorgeous landscaped garden in the rear with water features and a slate patio and deck; it's the perfect place to have a glass of wine after a long day of sight-seeing.
This home is a green property. We never use any harsh chemicals or sprays and our service cleans immaculately with all-natural products. We encourage and make it easy to recycle if you wish and our electricity comes from renewable suppliers. We feature energy-efficient appliances and all-natural fabrics in all our linens; like our Organic Egyptian Cotton 600 thread count sheets! Our gardens are drip-irrigated for low water usage and we use no pesticides or herbicides. We offer organic teas and gourmet fair trade coffee, natural soaps and toiletries are stocked from EO Organics, even the carpeting is from an environmentally conscious company.
Once you're checked in you'll have complete privacy, but we will give you a special phone number to call that will always reach one of us if you have any questions or concerns.
The owner and the manager together have traveled to over 60 countries and speak French and Spanish. International travelers are always welcome.
The Castro subway station is one block away; linking you to the entire City, and BART for east bay and airport connections.
We offer airport pickup via town car (3-4 persons) or 6 passenger SUV limousine. ($85/$150).
If you want to be car free, it's very easy to do at this location. If you want a car, we have garage parking available.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Chauffeur
          • Concierge
          • Housekeeper
          • Massage
          • Private Chef

          Suitability

          • Groups
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Singles
          • Children Welcome:

            We get lots of kids. Stocked with some SF guides for kid activities. DVDs for Kids. ...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            There is no smoking in the apartments, but you may smoke on the front steps, the back yard deck, or the rear garden. If there is smoking in the apartment there will be a $500 smoking remediation charge that covers the mattress, drape and carpet cleaning....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

            Stairs to get into both apartments, and we are up a slight hill....moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Master Bedroom: 1 king

            with connected private full bath and jetted soaking tub...moreless

          • 2nd Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 bunk bed

            Sleeps 2 in Queen and two in Bunks...moreless

          • King size beds (1) Newly purchased High-end firm California King with 600 thread count organic cotton linens and goose down comforter. Choice of high-end hypoallergenic fiber fill pillows or premium goose down/feather pillows., Queen size Beds (1) Newly purchased High-end Queen size pillow top mattress with 600 thread count organic cotton linens and goose down comforter. Choice of high-end hypoallergenic fiber fill pillows or premium goose down/feather pillows., Twin or Single Beds (1) Firm twin size bed with Organic Cotton sheets Down comforter, choice of pillows., Baby Cribs (1) crib/playpen available for rent for $5/day., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) equipped with a queen size high end aero bed for overflow guests. Electric pump for easy inflation, clean sheets and pillows and blankets provided....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub, bidet

            Separate Shower, full jacuzzi bath for couples soaking...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

            ...moreless

          • 2nd bath in upper apt has tub with shower, garden level apartment's 2nd bath has a stall shower but only the master has a tub....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • A GREEN PROPERTY! All natural linens, no harsh chemicals, only green cleaning products used in housecleaning, natural eco detergents used in wash, carpeting is all natural - no off-gassing or VOCs. Our electric is supplied by wind supplier, we're adding electric solar on the roofs, recycling organized in the apt, organic teas and fair-trade organic coffee service. Be good to yourself and the environment and still be in total indulgent luxury....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • DVR
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • MP3 Dock
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable:

                High Definition DirecTV with DVR to pause and record. Premium movie channels plus digital music....moreless

              • Stereo:

                ipod docking station...moreless

              • Television:

                HD Flat screen TV with DVR and platinum DirecTV....moreless

              • Video Library:

                DVD library of great movies, TV series, some kids movies....moreless

              Theme

                  • Family

                  Attractions

                  • Arboretum
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Festivals
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Nude Beach
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                      • Downtown:

                        In the perfect center of The City, on a quiet street but just steps to the subway and trolley cars....moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Basketball Court
                      • Cycling
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Surfing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people

                      General

                      • Activities Guide
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Bottled Water
                      • Broadband Access:

                        high speed 20mb/sec - both wired ethernet port in flat and secure wireless (WiFi)....moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        Energy Star Dryer with free unscented eco-friendly dryer sheets....moreless

                      • Filtered Water
                      • Fireplace
                      • Free Long Distance:

                        unlimited free long-distance including calls to most of Europe!...moreless

                      • Garage:

                        Remote entry in secure private garage located two doors down is available for an extra charge....moreless

                      • Gas Fireplace
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet:

                        Very high speed free internet and wifi....moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Linens Provided:

                        All linens included. Fine linens and towels, extra blankets and pillows. Organic Egyptian Cotton 600 Thread Count Sheets. Hypo-allergenic pillows on beds, pure goose down pillows in closet if you prefer them....moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Nice place to relax and watch HD TV, HBO......moreless

                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking:

                        We offer a few garage spaces for an extra fee per day. Parking spaces are expensive in SF. The garage will not fit large SUVs....moreless

                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Street parking can be found here, and elsewhere in SF, but it is a huge headache!No one in SF has easy street parking - it doesn't exist. We offer a secure garage and remote opener but must charge extra as we spend over $800/month to rent just two spaces next door to us....moreless

                      • Parking On Street
                      • Shampoo
                      • Telephone:

                        Dedicated phone line and answering machine in each unit....moreless

                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine:

                        Front Loader, Energy Star Washer. We supply eco-friendly unscented laundry detergent for you as well....moreless

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        high-speed 802.11N wireless service. (the fastest WiFi available)...moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Blender
                      • Catering Available:

                        Private chef service are available, daily or for a special meal....moreless

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        Chef quality pots and pans, knives, tools. cutlery. Fully stocked. Wine glasses, martini glasses, plastic cups for outside, tumblers and large glasses, full service for 8....moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Absolutely EVERYTHING you need to cook a gourmet meal and serve. EVERYTHING!...moreless

                      • Dishwasher:

                        energy efficient super quiet, stainless steel dishwasher...moreless

                      • Freezer:

                        Full bottom freezer...moreless

                      • Garbage Disposal
                      • Gourmet Kitchen
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        Large gourmet kitchen with professional chef series gas stove and range. Fully stocked with EVERYTHING a gourmet chef would need. Henkel German Knives, all-clad cookware, gadgets and tools galore. Lovely matching plates and bowls and dinnerware, quality glasses, wine, water, martini... it's all there....moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Oven:

                        Gas oven...moreless

                      • Pantry Items:

                        Oil, vinegar, spices, sugar, sweetener, tea and coffee. Condiments. Hot Sauce. Welcome basket with fresh fruit, cheese and crackers. Bottled Water...moreless

                      • Refrigerator:

                        stainless steel, filtered water, ice maker. Large new side by side....moreless

                      • Stove:

                        5 burner gas stove...moreless

                      • Stove
                      • Toaster
                      • Wet Bar

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Beautiful private garden in back, a quiet getaway. Waterfall and two deck sections. Sunny. Great for an afternoon cocktail....moreless

                      • Deck Furniture
                      • Fully Fenced Property
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Patio
                      • Porch / Veranda
                      • Sand Box
                      • Wood Deck

                      Payment Type

                      • Discover
                      • Jcb
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Hot Tub:

                        the large jetted tubs in your bathroom are like personal hot tubs....moreless

                      • Jacuzzi
                      • Whirlpool
                      • Jetted Tub:

                        Deep wide soaking bathtubs with jets in both bathrooms. EO Organics lavender shower gel is provided....moreless

                      Forms Of Payment

                          • Accept Credit Card
                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Low
                          Nov 3 - May 14, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $305
                          $1,925
                          High
                          May 15 - Nov 1, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $370
                          $2,340
                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          $370
                          $2,340

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning Fee $150
                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          We charge only 50% of the total cost of the reservation at the time of booking, then the remaining 50% is charged 30 days prior to your arrival.

                          Payment is 100% refundable for cancellations made 60 days or more prior to your arrival date.

                          For cancellations with 30-60 days notice: at least 50% of the reservation will be refunded, up to 100% if we are able to rebook your dates.


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                          Last updated: 12/09/2014
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                          Location

                          13 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          SFO
                          0.12 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Twin Peaks
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Fisherman's Wharf
                          3.2 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Presidio golf
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Caltrain
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          HWY 101 - Octavia Exit
                          0.12 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Catch
                          200 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Tahoe
                          4.1 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Beach

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          Close to the Opera, San Francisco Symphony, Ballet. Block away from Mission Delores Park and Buena Vista Park, a few minutes to Golden Gate Park - museums, water boats, roller blading, jogging...

                          Public Transit

                          One block from Castro St. Subway

                          One block from the F Line Street Car

                          One block from #24, #35, and #37 bus.

                          Two blocks from the #33 Bus

                          5 Blocks from the J Church and #22 Bus

                          Street Car goes directly to Giants Stadium

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2001

                          About the owner: I've traveled to more than 40 countries and I think San Francisco is one of the best cities on earth and the Castro neighborhood is THE BEST of San Francisco, It's a hip, super clean and safe, vibrant and diverse neighborhod - really the quintessential San Francisco spot. The weather is great; nice and sunny even when most the City is fogged in and cold. The only thing better than living here, is getting to share it with others. I love making sure my guests have an amazing stay and have total privacy as well. I worked at the Ritz Carlton for years and the experience stuck with me. I've made the flats a luxury home away from home, with everything as perfect as possible. I'm sure you'll love it here at Casa Luna SF. Cheers, Wyatt

                          Why the Owner Chose Castro:
                          It's the best neighborhood in the City. Great weather, central location, quintessential San Francisco experience. Super safe, hip and fun.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                          We're just up the block from a major subway stop and the center of the City. You can stay here and have total quiet, but then just walk out the door and you're in a thriving neighborhood! tons of interesting folks, great restaurants and pubs, awesome shopping at one of a kind stores, fun bars and clubs, the best coffee shop in SF (Peet's) and so much more. Oh yea, you can get anywhere in the city with one $2 subway ride.


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                          Speaks: english, french, spanish

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                          Photos

                          • Large sun-filled family room.  Sliding doors close off bedroom for privacy.

                            Large sun-filled family room. Sliding doors close off bedroom for privacy.

                          • Fully restored Edwardian home with original hardwood and textured wallpaper.

                            Fully restored Edwardian home with original hardwood and textured wallpaper.

                          • Hardwood floors, granite counters and slate tile.  Separate bar sink on side.

                            Hardwood floors, granite counters and slate tile. Separate bar sink on side.

                          • New premium Keetsa brand eco-friendly memory foam mattresses throughout!

                            New premium Keetsa brand eco-friendly memory foam mattresses throughout!

                          • Master bath: Large soaking tub with, separate shower.  Sunny and light-filled.

                            Master bath: Large soaking tub with, separate shower. Sunny and light-filled.

                          • 2nd bedroom with Queen bed and two bunk beds.

                            2nd bedroom with Queen bed and two bunk beds.

                          • Even our bunk beds have premium firm mattresses and linens.

                            Even our bunk beds have premium firm mattresses and linens.

                          • 1 block from the subway andfrom the F line (direct to Fisherman's Wharf)

                            1 block from the subway andfrom the F line (direct to Fisherman's Wharf)

                          • We offer 2 almost identical 2 bedroom 2 bath apts.  Entire property sleeps 20.

                            We offer 2 almost identical 2 bedroom 2 bath apts. Entire property sleeps 20.

                          • We have other apartments, including our Moroccan themed house for four.

                            We have other apartments, including our Moroccan themed house for four.

                          • Wool area rugs from Turkey, Italian Leather Sofa, Wide plank hardwood floors.

                            Wool area rugs from Turkey, Italian Leather Sofa, Wide plank hardwood floors.

                          • Large kitchen.  A great place to gather.  Fully equipped for the gourmet chef!

                            Large kitchen. A great place to gather. Fully equipped for the gourmet chef!

                          • Pro-series 5 burner gas stove plus every kitchen gadget ever. Dining for six.

                            Pro-series 5 burner gas stove plus every kitchen gadget ever. Dining for six.

                          • Premium firm Cal King in master bedroom.  3 large windows look out to the garden

                            Premium firm Cal King in master bedroom. 3 large windows look out to the garden

                          • Toilet, bidet and large soaking tub for two - with jets.  Italian marble tile.

                            Toilet, bidet and large soaking tub for two - with jets. Italian marble tile.

                          • 2nd bath.  Soaking tun with jets and shower.  Italian marble tilework.

                            2nd bath. Soaking tun with jets and shower. Italian marble tilework.

                          • Our backyard garden is secluded and tucked away from the street.  So relaxing.

                            Our backyard garden is secluded and tucked away from the street. So relaxing.

                          • Backyard garden with flowing water features.

                            Backyard garden with flowing water features.

                          • Historic trolley car is just steps from us and take you directly to the Wharf.

                            Historic trolley car is just steps from us and take you directly to the Wharf.

                          • Sleep up to 20 if you take all 4 of our apartments.

                            Sleep up to 20 if you take all 4 of our apartments.

                          • Another option; our modern Studio apartment is perfect for a couple.

                            Another option; our modern Studio apartment is perfect for a couple.

                          VRBO #158929

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                          This listing was first published here in 2007.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                          $305 - $370 per night (USD)
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                          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 12/09/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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                          Member since: 2007
                          Speaks: english, french, spanish
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/09/2014
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