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Large Victorian House in Sunny Central Neighborhood

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Breakfast area in the kitchen. Door leading to backyard.

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Last updated: 04/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7-10)

Our spacious Victorian home was built in 1898. With its high ceilings and bay windows, you'll feel like a true San Franciscan. The house has a large comfortable living room and formal dining room with seating for 10. The large bright kitchen was just remodeled and includes all stainless steel appliances, convection oven, microwave, dishwasher and granite counter tops. Glass patio doors lead from the kitchen to our lovely level (unusual for San Francisco) and private backyard. The deck is perfect for relaxing and comes equipped with a gas barbecue, garden benches and a fire bowl. A custom-built tree house and swing set are perfect for children.

We have four spacious bedrooms which can be arranged to suit your needs, three on the upper floor and the fourth on the main level. A new luxury bathroom on the upper floor includes a large air-jetted tub, frame-less glass multi-head shower and enclosed laundry area. There is also a smaller full bathroom on the main floor. A mix of antique and contemporary furnishings makes our home a comfortable haven. We also have a TV/VCR/DVD/Blu-ray with surround sound and a CD/radio/stereo system that plays throughout the house or in one room. We have WiFi with high speed internet and cable TV. We have a one car garage which could be made available. We also have many amenities for children if you need them. We have wonderful neighbors and other friends close by to offer help if requested. This is our primary residence so it has everything you need to feel at home. We have one hypoallergenic dog that does not sit/lie on any furniture in the house and there is no smoking inside. Our home is a wonderful base to explore and enjoy San Francisco.

The house is ideally located between the lively Castro district and the historic Mission district. We're also a short walk to the 16th St Corridor with many fine restaurants and 24th St, the cozy commercial center of Noe Valley. Sightseers and SF residents come to our neighborhood for the sunny weather (no fog), culture, history and food. We are two blocks from Mission Dolores, the oldest building (1776) in SF and the oldest church in CA. Our home is a short walk from great ethnic Mission restaurants. We are also a couple blocks from the historic Castro Theater, Castro restaurants and nightlife. We are steps away from lovely Dolores Park with tennis, basketball, a children's playground and sunbathing depending on the season.

We are less than half a block from public transportation to all the major sights. It is a 10-15 minute train or car ride to Fisherman's Wharf (Pier 39), the historic Ferry Building Market, Union Square shopping, the ballet, the opera, museums, Ferry to Alcatraz and the SF Giants' New Ballpark. If you decide to eat in, there are multiple grocery stores within a few blocks. We are a short ride from the The Golden Gate Bridge, the Marina, golfing, surfing, miles of beach and everything you could wish to explore in San Francisco.

San Francisco is also a great home base for everything in Northern California. Napa/Sonoma Wine Country (1 hour); Skiing in the Sierras (2.5 hours); Sausalito (20 minutes), Muir Woods redwood forest (45 minutes). A short drive across the Bay Bridge gets you to Berkeley and Oakland. A short drive over the Golden Gate Bridge takes you to many points in Marin County. Beautiful Carmel and Monterey (Aquarium and Whale Watching) are only two hours away.
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Keywords: house, family, garage parking, public transport, yard
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Owner

Member since: 2012

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2400 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome:

    We have a travel crib and lots of toys and books....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    Queen-sized wrought iron canopy bed...moreless

  • Bedroom - main floor: 1 double

    Extremely comfortable double bed in Murphy bed frame...moreless

  • Front Bedroom/Playroom 3: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Could also use a queen-sized inflatable bed ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

    One double bed and 1 single bed...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Double bed (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Single bed (1) and inflatable queen bed (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Upstairs bathroom: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

    Luxury bathroom, European multiple shower heads, air jet tub...moreless

  • Downstairs bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    We have lots of children's books for ages up to early teens. ...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Blue Ray player...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Full cable with movie channels, HBO, etc....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys:

    Legos, blocks, art supplies........moreless

  • VCR

Theme

  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Mountain Biking
  • Surfing
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining room table seats 6-10 with extra leaves added in....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage:

    single car garage with electrically operated door....moreless

  • Heating:

    forced air furnace...moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    Permit for local street parking is available for a small fee from the city. ...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    High speed internet and wifi throughout the house...moreless

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch extremely quiet dishwasher...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    This is our primary residence so you will find everything you need to cook and bake in the kitchen....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Microwave/convection oven...moreless

  • Oven:

    Full sized oven/convection oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Small balcony from the master bedroom overlooking the yard....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Double doors in the kitchen lead out directly to a large deck and yard area....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub:

    Main bathroom has a lovely large tub....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Gay Pride Weekend
Jun 23 - Jun 24, 2017
2 night min stay

$1,500
flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$499
$11,876

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

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

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning $200
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 14%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 04/25/2017
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: Anthony is orginally from England and works as a structural engineer. I worked in financial services before becoming a full-time mom to our two children. Our daughter, Alessandra, is 13 years old. She is known for her near-constant smile and her voracious reading. Our son, Cole, is 11 yrs old and is a chatty charmer. Anthony and I have traveled extensively and we are looking to continue this with our two children.

Why the Owner Chose Dolores Heights, San Francisco, CA, USA:
This is a wonderful location to experience San Francisco - restaurants, night life, sun, close to the sights and the famous Castro neighborhood.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Location is very safe and convenient for walking to nearby attractions or catching a train into downtown to explore more of the city. Our house and yard are very kid and family-friendly. There are grocery stores, coffee shops and other essentials very close by. Street parking can be difficult - we have a garage you can use.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

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Photos

  • Breakfast area in the kitchen. Door leading to backyard.

    Breakfast area in the kitchen. Door leading to backyard.

  • Deck, backyard with swings, playhouse and barbeque

    Deck, backyard with swings, playhouse and barbeque

  • Dining room seats 6-10

    Dining room seats 6-10

  • Staircase to second floor

    Staircase to second floor

  • Downstairs bedroom

    Downstairs bedroom

  • The upstairs hallway

    The upstairs hallway

  • Canopy bed and small balcony

    Canopy bed and small balcony

  • Huge air jet tub

    Huge air jet tub

  • Kids bedroom: 1 double bed and 1 single (crib available)

    Kids bedroom: 1 double bed and 1 single (crib available)

  • Plenty of counter space and all stainless steel appliances

    Plenty of counter space and all stainless steel appliances

  • View from kitchen to dining room

    View from kitchen to dining room

  • Comfortable living room with wide screen TV, premium cable channels & netflix

    Comfortable living room with wide screen TV, premium cable channels & netflix

  • Downstairs bathroom with tub and shower

    Downstairs bathroom with tub and shower

  • Downstairs bedroom

    Downstairs bedroom

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Large multi-shower head glass shower enclosure

    Large multi-shower head glass shower enclosure

  • Kids bedroom: 1 double bed and 1 single (crib available)

    Kids bedroom: 1 double bed and 1 single (crib available)

  • Front bedroom: Queen-sized pull out couch or air mattress

    Front bedroom: Queen-sized pull out couch or air mattress

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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