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Last updated: 12/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Noe Valley bed and breakfast description

LOCATION: Cottage Gate is located on a quiet residential street in the geographic center of San Francisco at 20th and Douglass Streets. It ia a seven-minute walk to the heart of the Castro District and a ten-minute walk to 24th Street, the shopping and restaurant street of Noe Valley. There is two-hour street parking M-F from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and unrestricted parking on the weekend. There is a side street, Seward St. that has unlimited parking all day. Street parking is rarely a problem.

GETTING AROUND: A major public transportation hub at Castro and Market Streets is 5 blocks away that will take you downtown in 15 minutes or to the Giants baseball park in 20 minutes and to Fisherman's Wharf in 40 minutes. There is also public transportation that will take you to 24th St., Bernal Heights, Potrero Hill and to the beach.

ACCOMMODATIONS: Cottage Gate is a studio apartment with level private access. The apartment overlooks a garden that is located on the ground floor of a refurbished 1912 English Cottage style home occupied by the owner. It is located on a quiet residential street with minimum traffic and street parking. It is decorated in earth tones with a queen size sleigh bed, private bathroom with shower, kitchenette with refrigerator, cable TV, free wireless internet connection and private phone. Other amenities include microwave oven, toaster, coffee maker, electric teapot, hair dryer, iron and ironing board. There are no cooking facilities in the kitchen. Breakfast choices are provided to eat at your leisure. They include: coffee, tea, juices, fresh fruit, pastries, cereals, cheeses. The breakfast choices provided upon arrival are not replenished by the host. A market is close by. The apartment is ideal for a couple or one person, but cannot accommodate more than two people.

No smoking. No pets. $120 per night includes all fees and taxes. $115 for seven nights or longer. Three Night minimum. For your security we do not accept credit cards. Personal checks, traveler's checks or cash are accepted. As we have many return guests, we suggest you book early. We keep the dates available updated regularly.


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Property Type

  • 0 story
  • Studio
  • On floor 1
  • 250 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Bed & Breakfast


      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


      • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


      • Non Smoking Only
      • Not Suitable For Children
      • Pets Not Allowed
      • Wheelchair Accessible

      Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

      • Bedroom 1


      • Queen Sized bed suitable for two people

      Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

      • Bathroom 1


      • Private bathroom with shower (no tub), sink, toilet, mirror over sink, hairdryer, hand mirror and small bureau. Ample bath towels and hand towels and wash cloths. Shampoo and soaps supplied....moreless

      Other Amenities

          • For guests who stay longer than a week, bed linens are changed, fresh towels provided and the bathroom and kitchen are cleaned. The breakfast choices provided upon arrival are not replenished by the host. It is up to guests to do that. A market is close by. ...moreless


          • Books:

            There are books in the cabinet under the counter....moreless


          • Away From It All
          • Budget
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Tourist Attractions


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

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Bird Watching
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Basketball Court
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hot Air Ballooning
          • Ice Skating
          • Kayaking
          • Sailing
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Wind-Surfing


          • Dining:

            bistro table with seating for two and/or seating for two at the kitchen counter....moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 2 people


          • Clothes Dryer:

            No, but there is a towel warmer for drying items you wash in the sink or to dry towels....moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            There is a space heater in the main room that warms the room. There is an additional space heater in the bathroom. ...moreless

          • Internet:

            free internet access. User name and password provided on the router...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided:



          • Coffee Maker:

            Yes. Coffee, including decaf, and tea supplied....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            dishes, table wear, cutting board, cutlery are supplied. ...moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            No dishwasher, but there is a dish rack....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Kitchenette with toaster, coffee maker, electric teapot, microwave. ...moreless

          • Microwave:


          • Pantry Items:

            cereal, fresh bagels and muffins, fresh fruit, cream cheese, milk, orange and apple juice provided. Paper and cloth towels. sugar and sweetener....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Under the counter refrigerator with ice cubes and butter and V-8 juice, apple juice, orange juice and milk...moreless

          • Stove:

            There is no stove or oven so you cannot cook in the apartment. ...moreless

          • Toaster:

            Toaster is provided....moreless


              • Deck / Patio:

                chairs provided upon request to sit outside on the front entrance walkway....moreless



              Write a review 4.6
              from 5 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $120 $120
              Fri, Sat, Sun

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              • Taxes Not included


              Minimum stay over Christmas, beginning no later than Dec.24, is five nights.

              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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              Last updated: 12/16/2014
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              14 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              San Francisco International (SFO)
              0.2 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              3 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Sausalito, Larkspur, Tiburon
              4 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Harding, Lincoln Park, Olympic
              3 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Cal Train or Amtrak
              1.5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Hwy. 101
              0.2 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              188 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Lake Tahoe
              5 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Ocean Beach

              Car: Not Necessary

              Near the Castro District of San Francisco


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1985

              About the owner: The house was built in 1912 and has been expanded and remodeled several times over the years. My late wife and I have been renting this apartment in the building to occasional guests for 14 years. I am retired and live in another part of the building.

              Why the Owner Chose Noe Valley:
              I have owned and lived in this house for 29 years. I appreciate the neighborhood for the quiet and walking to restaurants and shops. Public transportation is close by that takes me downtown in minutes.

              The Unique Benefits at this Bed And Breakfast:
              I love walking up to my home. The house is referred to as an English cottage and is very welcoming and freshly painted in yellow with green trim.

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              Speaks: english

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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Tuesday, December 16, 2014

              $120 per night (USD)

              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 2

              View calendar: Updated 12/16/14
              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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              Member since: 2012
              Speaks: english
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              • Response rate: 40%
              • Calendar last updated: 12/16/2014
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