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Victorian Gem with Beautiful Art Collection and Library

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The collectors suite in bloom.

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Last updated: 09/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Potrero Hill condo description

Art Collector’s Suite.

This is a very comfortable suite of rooms with an art collection.
The art collection has been put together over 40 plus years and has been assembled from around the globe. The collection features American and European art pottery, Art Deco objects, illuminated sculptures and a vast array of reference books. The collection of Louis Wain Futurist cats is the largest in America.


The neighborhood.
We are located on the north slope of the Potrero Hill
neighborhood. From this location you are a one-block walk up to
18th street where you will find 5 restaurants on the 4 corners.
The next three blocks down 18th street have 7 additional places to eat
a bookstore, wine shop, espresso café with huge magazine selections,
a mailing store, a Laundromat, a great local bar with an amazing view of the city and a massage/ chiropractic clinic.

Two blocks up on 20th you will find a great organic grocery store, liquor store, library, coffee shop and stunning views of downtown SF and the bay.
You are walking distance to Dog Patch, another neighborhood with wonderful food and shops. Downtown is a 15 minute walk.
We are a block from 2 bus stops.
Easy street parking.
The Potrero Hill neighborhood is accessed by both Highway 101 and 280 so access in from the airport is an easy 12 minutes. If you are going to the East Bay, your access to the Bay Bridge is excellent. If you are heading south down the coast you are 6 blocks from the S-280 on ramp and in 13 minutes you are at the ocean.

The house.

This is a 1892 Victorian. The rooms that the Suite occupy are in their original trim and finish. The rooms have 11-foot ceilings with great east and south light.
The 4-story home was split into two condo’s in 1983. We occupy the bottom two stories and friends occupy the top two. We have been in the house since 1986 and can’t imagine a better place to be. The furnishing and surroundings are contemporary and eclectic. If you are interested we are happy to take you through the collection.

Accommodations:

The suite has a queen size bed with memory foam mattress ( a single sleeper is available for 3rd person.) There is central heat in the gallery and sleeping room plus electric heat in the bathroom. The newly remodeled tree house bathroom has a double sink with views of downtown and our koi pond. There is a bath/shower combo and toilet.
The verdant plant life in our yard reaches up above the bathroom windows and creates a tree house feel. There is a porch just off the bathroom where you can sit and enjoy the yard we call a jungle.
We have a microwave, mini fridge, toaster and electric kettle. We do not offer any formal cooking facilities.
The gallery room has cable TV with HBO, CineMax and Showtime.
There is also free WiFi.
We have an 11 PM noise curfew. Our bed room is directly below the suites and the old Victorian resonates sound from the top down. Talking in normal tones and watching TV is fine -
Rates and booking:
We charge $160 per-night (taxes included) with a 2-night minimum stay. To reserve a room we accept a deposit via PayPal or personal check. The balance of your charge can be covered by check, cash or PayPal. We do not accept credit cards. Your deposit will be refunded if you cancel 2 weeks before the date of your stay.

Other: The house has a family in the upper condo, my family on the first floor and we have a small dog and ancient cat that will be in the yard and most certainly greet you when you return from a day out. This rental has a non-smoking and no pets policy.
We don’t recommend this as place to rent if you wish to have a party or gathering of more than a few friends.

My wife and I are San Franciscans; we know the city and are very happy to help you plan any local trips. Our favorite sport is eating so we are very familiar with the myriads of restaurants in the bay area and can recommend many.

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                16 years old...moreless

              • Not Suitable For Children
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining:

                There is no formal kitchen. There is a side board table with garden view. A refrigerator, toaster, coffee, tea and Microwave....moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                2...moreless

              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 2 people

              Amenities

              • Linens Provided
              • Towels Provided
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Entertainment

              • Television
              • DVD Player
              • Video Library
              • Games

              Communications

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    There is garden and Koi pond with seating....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio

                  Activities

                  • Churches
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Paragliding
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Tennis
                  • Kayaking
                  • Sailing
                  • Parasailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Surfing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Cycling
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Hiking
                  • Fishing
                  • Laundromat
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Boating
                  • Shelling
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Basketball Court
                   

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                  Nov 14 - Nov 14, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $160
                  $1,050
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                  2 night min stay
                  $160
                  $1,050 $4
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                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  A deposit of $100 is required to secure a booking. This can be paid via check or paypal ( no credit cards.)

                  Balance to be paid upon arrival via cash, check or paypal.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 09/16/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
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                  Location

                  12 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  San francisco international
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Ferry Plaza
                  1.5 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Third and Townsend
                  0.3 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  280
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Aquatic Park
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Connecticut Yankee
                  140 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Squaw Valley
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Golden Gate
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Sun Flower

                  You are within walking distance of 18 restaurants and the bay. When a Hollywood film does a car chase in San Francisco Potrero Hill is where they are shot. It is fun to recognize the locations and vistas.

                   

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                  Speaks: german, italian, english

                   

                  Photos

                  • The collectors suite in bloom.

                    The collectors suite in bloom.

                  • View from  bedroom into gallery and library.

                    View from bedroom into gallery and library.

                  • Collection, TV, Couch, Library.

                    Collection, TV, Couch, Library.

                  • Three illuminated sculptures.

                    Three illuminated sculptures.

                  • Sinks facing foliage in the yard.

                    Sinks facing foliage in the yard.

                  • Shoer and toilet.

                    Shoer and toilet.

                  • Sleeping area with bed side Bauer Oil Jar.

                    Sleeping area with bed side Bauer Oil Jar.

                  • View from the bed at collection, gallery, and library.

                    View from the bed at collection, gallery, and library.

                  • View from gallery back into sleeping area.

                    View from gallery back into sleeping area.

                  • View from the deck just off the bathroom with view of pond.

                    View from the deck just off the bathroom with view of pond.

                  • Shower and tub.

                    Shower and tub.

                  • Down town view from bathroom sink.

                    Down town view from bathroom sink.

                  VRBO #503912

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, April 03, 2014

                  $160 per night (USD)
                  6

                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 3

                  View calendar: Updated 09/16/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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