Lovely Flat, Available Nov. 2014 - Noe Valley Garden W/D Kitchen Wi-Fi Printer
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- Minimum stay:15 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Noe Valley apartment description
From Nov. 1, 2014 onward: AVAILABLE.
Minimum stay: 31 nights.
Some people find it's a better deal to stay 20 nights at our place and pay the monthly rate, as opposed to paying 20 nights to stay somewhere else. No problem, we don't require you to stay the whole time, although the 31 nights will be reserved in your name. Feel free to contact us for an accurate rate quote based on the specific dates of your stay.
For more info, visit our web site (see link below) or find us on yelp and facebook ... search for SF Vacation Hut & give us a 'like'!
LOCATION: Near 27th St / 28th St and Dolores Street. Easy walking distance from Tech Shuttle Stops (Google, Apple, eBay, Facebook, Yahoo, Genentech, Zynga, EA, Dolby, Dropbox, etc)
Driveway Parking, SF MUNI Transit Passes, and use of one bicycle with lights, basket, U-lock, and helmet, may be negotiated with your reservation, for an additional price or deposit. Ask for details.
Vegan, Locavore, Omnivore: come one, come all, to SF Vacation Hut. You'll fall in love with this Organic, Eco-Friendly Studio Apartment, perfectly situated next to the internationally acclaimed eateries of the Mission, the Valencia Corridor, and Noe Valley.
Whether you're in town for business, sightseeing, visiting relatives, or maybe even all three ... our goal is for you to feel at home from the moment you arrive. Your welcome package may feature chardonnay from a solar-powered winery in Napa, organic fruit and juice, breakfast, fresh flowers and gourmet chocolate. Plus we provide plenty of guide books, maps and more. Don't miss the chance to live like a local in a beautifully furnished San Francisco earth-friendly apartment.
SLEEPING ACCOMMODATIONS: Enjoy a luxurious night of sleep in the Queen-Sized Bed with hypoallergenic, eco-friendly mattress and organic cotton sheets. You'll find the European-style sofa perfect for reading, watching TV, or planning the next day of sightseeing. The sofa folds out to sleep an additional guest.
OUTDOOR SPACE: Bring your yoga mat and suntan lotion! In the summer, the backyard is a SUN WORSHIPPER'S PARADISE. Lie outside and get an extra dose of Vitamin D. The Backyard Patio and Rose Garden (total size, 25 feet x 50 feet) has views of Redwoods and Palm Trees.
LAUNDRY FACILITIES: The apartment has an In-Unit Laundry Room with Washer and Dryer (not shared; it's just for you!). Iron and ironing board, spray starch, eco-friendly detergents and dryer sheets are provided. There's even a sewing kit and a tool kit.
FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN: Prepare your own meals in the kitchen and serve meals at the dining bar built for two. The kitchen features a full-size Electric Stove & Oven, Programmable Coffee Maker, Dishwasher (!!!), Microwave, Toaster / Toaster Oven, Blender, Coffee Bean Grinder, French Press, and more. Kitchen utensils, dishes, a full range of spices, and natural dish soap are all provided.
PRIVATE BATH: The apartment features a bath, including tub with shower. Choose from 100% bamboo or 100% organic cotton bath towels. Enjoy lavender-scented or unscented shampoo, conditioner, and soaps. We re-stock the dispensers with eco-friendly, all natural products.
BUSINESS CENTER, EN SUITE. To keep you organized and in touch, the apartment offers a Laptop Computer ... all hooked up and ready to go, with fast, secure wireless internet and En Suite Printer/Copier/Scanner. Imagine how convenient it will be to print airline boarding passes, movie tickets & maps from the comfort of your own apartment. Of course you can also use the free wireless internet for your own laptop, iPad, or smart phone. The apartment includes an electronic safe large enough to store laptops and other valuables.
TV and OTHER AMENITIES. Fast Wi-Fi, Land Line Phone ... Flat Screen HDTV with DVD/CD Player and Basic Cable TV Channels, and a Video/Music Library. The DVD selection includes a variety of domestic blockbusters, indie films, and international titles, from the 1930s to the 2010s, children's movies and SF classics like Harold & Maude, Star Trek IV (the one with the whales!), The Birdman of Alcatraz, Mrs. Doubtfire, 'San Francisco' (with Clark Gable), The Flower Drum Song, and The Joy Luck Club.
FOR CHILDREN: We have a 3-level portable crib with organic cotton mattress, organic cotton sheets, baby blankets, and bibs, high chair, hooded terry cloth towels, Graco pack and play with mobile, Euro Spa baby bath tub, bath toys, California Baby no tears/fragrance free body wash/shampoo, toddler toilet seat and step stool, children's books and DVDs, and more. Parents traveling with babies and toddlers are definitely welcome.
SIZE & LAYOUT: The Queen-Sized Bed and Fold-Out Futon are both in the Main Room. The kitchen and dining bar are open to the main room; beyond that you continue down the hallway to the bathroom, laundry room, and then out the back door to the shared patio and garden. The entire apartment is 490 square feet. Due to size considerations, this apartment is best suited for a couple, or for parents with 1 or 2 small children.
PARKING, WALKING & TRANSIT: Easy driveway parking is available for 1 car (see below for dimensions). We offer complimentary Muni transit passes, and use of the bicycle storage room, for our car-free guests. While here, enjoy the car-free life of a San Franciscan. You can bike or take Muni buses, streetcars, and BART to get all around town. Or stay nearby and explore the adjoining neighborhoods on foot. (Our WalkScore is 97 out of 100, Walker's Paradise.)
WALKING DISTANCE from Corporate Shuttle Stops: Google, Yahoo, Genentech, Apple, Facebook, eBay, LinkedIn .... check with your company to see if they still have shuttle stops nearby. We're near 27th & Dolores.
SF Vacation Hut offers close proximity to downtown and the excitement of city life, in a quiet residential location, walking distance to trendy gourmet / locavore restaurants as well as old-fashioned pizzerias, taquerias, and neighborhood stores. You'll feel like a native when you come 'home' to this peaceful guest apartment.
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- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Three-level crib, high chair, baby bath tub, organic sheets and changing pads, baby wipes, Graco playard with mobile, crayons, coloring books, children's books, toys, and more ... available on request....moreless
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4
- Queen size Beds (1) Keetsa eco-friendly mattress with microfiber cover; removable 4-inch memory foam topper (depending on how soft you like it); organic pillows with microfiber covers; organic cotton or conventional sheets., Baby Cribs (1) Three level wooden crib with organic cotton mattress & organic linens provided on request, PLUS a Graco Pack and Play crib. , Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Futon mattress is 78 inches by 50 inches. Includes 4-inch memory foam topper with padded cover and organic sheets. Located in same room as queen-size bed....moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- digital SAFE to lock up your laptop and other valuables; printer/copier/scanner, garden view, organic cotton bath robes for adults and baby, ionic hair dryer, iron, ironing board, in-unit laundry room, weight/body-fat scale, binder full of restaurant menus & tourism brochures, guide books and maps, bar area for dining, writing desk, MP3 player/ipod connections on clock radio, black-out curtains...moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Broadband Access:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Computer Available:
- Covered Parking:
- Linens Provided:
Parking Off Street:
Convenient Driveway Parking; easy for guests to get in and out. It is tandem parking with the guest car on the outside. When parked, you'll need to leave the car keys in a lock box so we can move the guest car when needed. FAQ: Driveway measurements? ---WIDTH: 102 inches (8 feet, 6 inches).--- There are WALLS on each side of the driveway. Be sure that the width of your car (including side mirrors) allows you to park with enough room to get out on the driver's side. ---LENGTH: 200 inches (~16 ft).--- Be careful when choosing your rental car; some sedans are longer than you think. COMMON LENGTHS OF VEHICLES (in inches), Toyota Corolla=179. Subaru Forester=179. Volvo V70 XC Station Wagon=186. Toyota Camry=189. Mid-Size SUV (Mercury Mountaineer or Ford Explorer)=190. Kia Borrego=192. Compact Pick-Up Truck =189-204. Buick Lacrosse=198. Chrysler Town & Country minivan=200. Ford Crown Victoria=212. Full-Size Pick-Up=213-232. Chevy Suburban=222....moreless
Washing machine in your own private laundry room. Eco-friendly laundry detergent & soak tubs included. Sewing kit, iron & ironing board, spray starch, clothes hampers, drying racks & clothespins, provided....moreless
- Wireless Internet:
Fully equipped with stainless steel pots and pans, cookie sheets, muffin tins, mixing bowls, plates, silverware, glasses, sippy cups, biodegradable plastic wrap, recycled aluminum foil, unbleached muffin liners, etc....moreless
Deck / Patio:
Large patio (20 feet by 25 feet) with plenty of lounge chairs; large garden (20 feet by 25 feet) with many flowering plants that change throughout the seasons. Come try the fruit from our kumquat tree!...moreless
- Outdoor Grill
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My Standard Rate
15 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Taxes Not included
THERE IS NO TAX!! for 30 nights or more (VRBO shows tax; it won't be charged). A $500 Refundable Security Deposit is Required. Monthly rate includes 2 Monthly Maid Visits. Driveway parking may be available; please inquire. BIKE with helmet, lights, and U-Lock, available for a $150 bike deposit and signed liability waiver form. Monthly transit passes for an additional fee.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Car: Not Necessary
5 minutes on BART to downtown; 24 minutes on BART to SFO Airport; 14-minute walk to BART, 5-Minute walk to J-Church Muni; catch cable cars or historic streetcar to Fisherman's Wharf and Alcatraz; go for a hike to the top of Bernal Heights or Dolores Park; near shopping, farmer's markets, antique stores, playgrounds, parks, swimming pool, rock climbing gym, yoga studios, night life, restaurants, and more.
Year Purchased: 2009
About the owner: We are Jeff and Rachel, the owners of SF Vacation Hut; we live in the apartment upstairs. We love swing dancing, hiking, live music, record stores, vegan food, outdoor street festivals, and going for long walks or bike rides all over town. We have a combined total of 30 years of experience living in San Francisco and would be happy to help answer your questions about our city.
Why the Owner Chose Noe Valley:
We are in one of the sunniest parts of town, right next to the Mission. It's easy to walk to the J-Church light rail line (only 5 minutes), as well as shopping and night life in Bernal Heights, Noe Valley, and the Mission. We are next to the 'bike freeway,' aka Valencia Street, which connects easily to the 'Wiggle,' leading to the Panhandle, Golden Gate Park, and Ocean Beach (one of Rachel's favorite rides). Within a 5-minute (very flat) walk you'll find Noeteca coffee & wine bar, Locavore (our hippest new restaurant), Martha's Coffee, Baby Blues BBQ, Amberjack Sushi, Safeway, New Alternatives Cafe, 26th & Guerrero Natural Foods, THE FRONT PORCH, Luv a Java, Mitchell's Ice Cream, Mi Lindo Peru, and Omnivore Books (a whole bookstore just for cookbooks!). Yes, this is Foodie Heaven. We're a quick (20 minutes) uphill hike to the top of Bernal Heights. On the way up, you'll follow an enchanting garden stairway, with a slide (for kids and kids at heart) that matches the contour of the hill. When you get to the top, you'll be rewarded with VIEWS VIEWS VIEWS! Including Golden Gate Bridge, the SF-Oakland Bay Bridge, Twin Peaks ... don't miss it! We're a 20-minute walk from the wonderful people watching and city views at Dolores Park. It's easy to get to Fisherman's Wharf, Union Square, Chinatown, Alcatraz, SF Museum of Modern Art, and the cable cars from SF Vacation Hut ... just take the J-Church or BART to get downtown; then, either walk or take the cable cars, trolleys, buses, or historic streetcars. (From the BART station, it's only a 5-minute train ride to get downtown.) Noe Valley is a large neighborhood, geographically; 'our part' of Noe Valley has easy access to the 280 freeway via San Jose Avenue and the 101 freeway via Cesar Chavez. We are less than a 20-minute taxi ride from SFO Airport (24 min. on BART), 30 min. drive from Oakland's airport, and 60 min. from San Jose Airport. You'll be amazed by how convenient everything is!
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Our guest apartment is very clean and new; we've taken care to furnish it as a calming retreat after a busy day. We call it SF Vacation Hut because it is a true studio with only one room (aside from the hallway, bathroom, and laundry room) where everything happens ... cooking, sleeping, working, and relaxing ... so you could say its a modern version of the 'family hut' from traditions gone by. We (Jeff and Rachel) live upstairs and want to help you have a relaxing and enjoyable stay. As mentioned in the main description, you'll love the welcome package, with breakfast foods, social beverages, fresh flowers and chocolates, included! We've taken care of many of the practical details so you can make yourself at home and live like a true San Franciscan ... whether you're staying for a month or only a few days.
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- Secondary: (415) 385-9546
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Eco-friendly studio w/ Queen bed & fold-out sofa
En suite laptop computer & printer / copier / scanner, fast wireless internet
Hallway leads to spacious bath, then laundry room, back door to patio & garden
Landscaped backyard patio area with fountain + dining table and seating for six.
Spacious patio and backyard garden in winter, when the landscaping was first planted.
Full Kitchen, thoughtfully equipped, major/minor appliances, cookware, dishes
Spacious bath w/ organic cotton robes, all natural shampoo, conditioner & more
View of the garden at twilight. Come out with a cup of hot cocoa and watch the stars, or admire the fog rolling in from Twin Peaks.
Backyard Garden at SF Vacation Hut. Early November 2013.
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