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Quiet,Romantic Hide-Away Right in the City!

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Last updated: 09/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Cow Hollow cottage description

This 1906 cottage has been completely renovated by the owner/decorator. Nestled in the rear of the owner's garden, it is surrounded by neighboring gardens.
Quiet? You bet.
Walking? Out the door to restaurants, shops and local color. San Francisco Bay and the Presidio are an easy walk away.
Public transportation? A block away.

Come see what quiet living in the middle of the City is all about.

Keywords:Private house,Private cottage,home, Cow Hollow,Pacific Heights,Presidio,Marina.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included


              • Not Suitable For Children:

                Sorry. this home is an opportunity to get away from the kids....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed:

                I have two dogs of my own. Three is a crowd!...moreless

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              • Bedroom 1


              • King size beds (1) Two twins make a king!

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1


              • The bathroom was gutted and remodeled in 2012. The floors are heated to keep your toes happy. There is shower over the small tub. The windows look out on neighboring gardens....moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Gutted and remodeled in 2012. All cooking equipment, coffee maker and microwave are available....moreless

              • Catering Available:

                Many restaurants have delivery service. Anything from Chinese to Indian are a phone call away....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Everything you need. But two great restaurants two blocks away! And dozens within 8 blocks...moreless

              • Dining:

                The round dining table seats 4. Large glass windows look out on the private garden....moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Salt, sugar,teas and other necessities are provided....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Fully equipped from soup bowls to wine glasses....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Remodeled in 2012. A GE with under-freezer....moreless

              • Stove:

                Gas stove/oven....moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 4 people


              • Washing Machine:

                There is a laundromat three blocks away for do-it yourself. And three drop-off dry cleaner/laundries one block away....moreless

              • Living Room:

                The cozy living room has a gas burning fireplace. All windows look out on neighboring gardens. Delightful!...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                There is good street parking with a three hour maximum that ends at six....moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Fully equipped with delux towels and sheets....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Large bath, finger towels and washcloths....moreless

              • Heating:

                Gas and electrical 'radiators'....moreless

              • Gas Fireplace:

                Charming gas Velour fireplace....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                See under 'washing machine'....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • I have two dogs, a long haired jack Russell and a Chihuahua mix. Yes, they bark when you arrive but only because they are so delighted to see you! They will make you feel part of the family. ...moreless


                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Comcast cable...moreless

                  • Television
                  • DVD Player
                  • Video Library
                  • Books


                  • Computer Available:

                    If you didn't bring your own, there is an older Apple laptop available....moreless

                  • Broadband Access:

                    Comcast Broadband and DVD player with the TV set....moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    For local calls only....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Golf:

                    there are 2 public courses in the Presidio which is adjacent to the property....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    The owner's garden is available for your use. A round table seats 6....moreless

                  • Balcony:

                    Balcony overlooks the surrounding gardens....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Private brick patio facing south west....moreless


                  • Away From It All
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions


                  • Restaurants
                  • Boating
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Medical Services
                  • Golf
                  • Antiquing
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Cycling
                  • Sailing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Tennis
                  • Kayaking
                  • Hiking
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Shopping
                  • Live Theater
                  • Cinemas
                  • Zoo
                  • Museums
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Arboretum
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Churches
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Synagogues
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Library
                  • Pier Fishing


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                  Standard pricing
                  5 night min stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • move out cleaning fee $100
                  • Taxes Not included


                  Contact owner directly for rates beyond 5 days. If you stay more that 7 days there is a mid-stay cleaning fee of $50.00 that includes clean sheets,towels,vacuuming,bath and kitchen freshening. (Not dishes but there is a dishwasher)

                  There is a $100.00 move out cleaning fee for everyone.

                  An initial security/damage deposit of $500.00 on all reservations which will be remitted within 7 days of vacating and cleaning. Cash, personal checks and cashier checks are accepted. There is NO paypal!

                  1/2 deposit required at signing of the contract, balance due 10 day before arrival.

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                  Last updated: 09/15/2014
                  Check availability
                  23 Available
                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates


                  35 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  San Francisco
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  To Sausalito, Alcatraz, Angel Island,Tiburon
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  101 to Marin County and Silicon Valley
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Crissy Field for a scenic walk to the G.G. bridge.
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Two public courses an easy drive away

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Located in a quiet neighborhood with good public transportation to downtown shops and museums, this 1906 cottage with 21st century amenities is an easy walk to shopping, restaurants and nature. The Historic Presidio and it's open space is a block away. The waterfront is an easy 10 minute walk.

                  A wide variety of outdoor activities, golf, sailing, swimming (burr), and hiking are right out the door.

                  There are three neighborhood streets for shopping and dining streets within easy access.

                  You get the best of city life here!


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1980

                  About the owner: the owner is a world traveler, some of her collection is on display in the cottage. She also fly fishes.

                  Why the Owner Chose Cow Hollow:
                  This is my home, not purchased as a vacation rental.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  This detached cottage is surrounded by lush gardens making it quiet and tranquil. It is an easy walk to Restaurants, shopping, City amenities, all right outside the private gate. The best walking area for either urban living or Presidio hiking! Your own private home right in the city!

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english



                  • The magical cottage entry

                    The magical cottage entry

                  • Entry to the cottage

                    Entry to the cottage

                  • To the garden!

                    To the garden!

                  • Kitchen with everything!

                    Kitchen with everything!

                  • Dining area

                    Dining area

                  • Light filled bedroom.

                    Light filled bedroom.

                  • Bathroom vanity.

                    Bathroom vanity.

                  • Your private patio.

                    Your private patio.

                  • Meyer lemons!

                    Meyer lemons!

                  • Guard dog Sadie

                    Guard dog Sadie

                  • The blue door to your private cottage!

                    The blue door to your private cottage!

                  • Living room with gas fireplace

                    Living room with gas fireplace

                  • Dishwasher and large sink.

                    Dishwasher and large sink.

                  • Refrigerator and gas stove.

                    Refrigerator and gas stove.

                  • Two twins make a king bed!

                    Two twins make a king bed!

                  • Tub and European shower

                    Tub and European shower

                  • Office with HP printer and older MAC.

                    Office with HP printer and older MAC.

                  • The common garden. So quiet!

                    The common garden. So quiet!

                  • Watch dog, Twyla

                    Watch dog, Twyla

                  • Springtime!


                  VRBO #414457

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, August 03, 2014

                  $195 per night (USD)

                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 2

                  View calendar: Updated 09/15/14
                  Minimum stay: 5 nights
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