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Quiet,Romantic Hide-Away Right in the City!

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Last updated: 10/01/2014
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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


              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Responsible adults....moreless

              • 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

              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


                  • Books
                  • DVD Player
                  • Television
                  • Toys:

                    A dandy 1040's wooden block set!...moreless

                  • Video Library


                  • Away From It All
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions


                  • Arboretum
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing


                  • Dining:

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

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people


                  • Broadband Access:

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

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    See under 'washing machine'....moreless

                  • Computer Available:

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

                  • Gas Fireplace:

                    Charming gas Velour fireplace....moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Gas and electrical 'radiators'....moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Fully equipped with delux towels and sheets....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

                  • Telephone:

                    For local calls only....moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

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

                  • Washing Machine:

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

                  • Wireless Internet


                  • Catering Available:

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

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

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

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

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

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen:

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

                  • Microwave
                  • Pantry Items:

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

                  • Refrigerator:

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

                  • Stove:

                    Gas stove/oven....moreless

                  • Toaster


                  • Balcony:

                    Balcony overlooks the surrounding gardens....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Private brick patio facing south west....moreless

                  • 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

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Included


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                      from 21 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      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: 10/01/2014
                      Check availability
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                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
                      23 Selected dates


                      35 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      San Francisco
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      To Sausalito, Alcatraz, Angel Island,Tiburon
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Two public courses an easy drive away
                      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.

                      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 - Wednesday, October 01, 2014

                      $195 per night (USD)

                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 2

                      View calendar: Updated 10/01/14
                      Minimum stay: 5 nights
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