Pacific Heights Hidden Gem Luxury Cottage, Superb Location & Best Amenities!

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Last updated: 10/14/2016
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  • Minimum stay:31 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Located just 5 or so minutes' walk to the Bay and to magnificent views of GG Bridge and Alcatraz, our cottage offers a real San Francisco experience (with luxury!). It nestles behind one of San Francisco's lovely 'painted lady' Victorians. Fully DETACHED, rose-covered, it is surrounded by gardens and was completely renovated by us a few years ago. It is inviting, light and airy and has its own private patio. It is safe and secluded yet just a stone's throw from vibrant, chic, Union Street where San Franciscans come to dine and shop. The best and most desirable neighborhood of San Francisco!

No other lister will treat you as well as we do! When you arrive, you will find the fridge stocked with juice, milk, eggs, cream, yoghurt, sodas and there will be cereal and muffins, tea and coffee, other staples and excellent toiletries, all for you. There will be a lovely bouquet of fresh flowers awaiting you, great linens, robes and many other extras.

Restaurants, cafes and boutiques, banks, beauty salons, buses and taxis one block away. One convenience store 100 yards away, another within 200 yards. Small park across the street and a library in a lovely heritage building 50 yards away.

Everyone who has stayed here has loved it and our guests constantly tell us: 'We wish we had discovered this spot years ago!'

Two lovely bedrooms (one with California King bed, the other with Queen Size Bed and doors onto patio). Perfect for 2 couples, a family with children or a couple looking for a romantic retreat.

Furnished to a high standard. Fully equipped kitchen with dining table, living room with wood burning stove (there is also central heating), tumbled- tiled bathroom with deep soaking tub, small private patio with table, chairs and sun lounger, central heating, DSL wireless, large flat screen TV with Cable, DVD player, CD player, dishwasher, use of washer/drier. Coffee maker, juicer, toaster, microwave, iron, ironing board, baking dishes, pots, pans, alarm clocks, I-phone charger, telephone, books, CDs, DVDs.

Turn-key ready - this is not the kind of self-catering place where you immediately have to go to the store to buy paper towels, toilet tissue, dish-soap, etc. - all these basics are already waiting for you.

Surroundings : An ideal spot to see all the sights of San Francisco. Union Street (1 minutes' walk) Polk Street (3 minutes' walk), Fillmore Street (5 minutes' walk) and Chestnut Street (7 minutes' walk) are all filled with restaurants of very type from high-end to inexpensive and shops and boutiques of every type. The Marina Green and magnificent beaches/views of Crissy Field are about 8 minutes' drive away or half an hour's walk. WALK SCORE is 97!

By car or taxi Downtown/Union Square/SF Opera/Symphony are about 8 minutes, by direct bus 12- 15 minutes. Fisherman's Wharf is also about 8 minutes' by car/taxi. Buses and taxis are one minute's walk away. Very easy access (5 minutes' drive) to the Golden Gate Bridge for exploring Marin, Napa, the Redwoods and beyond.

Child-friendly amenities: This is a perfect spot for children. It is safe and secure with no-one above or below you. We are also on FLAT street (something of a rarity in San Francisco - try pushing a stroller up some of those hills after a day of sight-seeing!). We have a secure spot for your stroller, etc. You also have a full, fully-equipped kitchen so you can prepare your children's favorite foods or heat a bottle any time you wish.

Patio and garden completely secure so baby or children can be safely out in the fresh air.

Books, DVDs and toys, depending on age. Graco crib available and even babysitting a possibility with notice.

Free use of washer and drier (we even supply laundry detergent and softener!) makes life so much easier when traveling with children.

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome:

    Very child friendly - safe, protected garden; children's books and DVDs; cribs available; parking for stroller. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower



  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Town

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Wood Deck


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2016
May 12 - Oct 31, 2016
31 night min stay

Fall '16/Spring '17
Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2017
31 night min stay

Summer 2017
Apr 1 - Oct 31, 2017
31 night min stay

My Standard Rate
31 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included


An off-street parking spot for a mid-size car or smaller (medium SUV is fine but Ford Explorer type is too big) is available at $16 per night as an optional extra.

Unlike many others, we do not charge a cleaning fee nor ask for a security deposit against breakages etc.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 10/14/2016
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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Francisco International (SFO)
100 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Brickyard or The Bus Stop
2.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ferry to Sausalito/Tiburon/Angel Island - Pier 41
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Presido Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Train
Caltrain to Peninsula
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 101 north to Marin, south to airport/LA
150 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
180 Miles
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Aquatic Park/Marina, Crissy Field

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

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