Quiet and Sophisticated Victorian Flat Between Castro & Mission Dolores

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Last updated: 10/22/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Sunny and peaceful flat located on a one block street; short easy walk to major public transportation (99 on the walking/transit score, but "weeping and gnashing of teeth" on the parking score). Features a fully stocked gourmet kitchen, designer furnishings, one-of-a-kind art. Looks onto a beautiful garden and dedicated deck. Only 1.5 blocks from the city's main transit artery (10 minutes to downtown) as well as grocery stores, restaurants, pharmacy, and parks (Duboce and Dolores). Walk to 'Gourmet Gulch'. Charming Edwardian property originally built in 1904, but remodeled in 2012. The flat displays pride of ownership throughout - we live on site.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 1650 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Chauffeur


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking on back deck or patio only. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Sorry- can't compete with the resident Tibetan Terrier...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    flat located up from street 20 steps...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    two closets and dresser...moreless

  • Bedroom 2 : 1 king

    closet and dresser...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    french armoire for hanging and small drawers for storage...moreless

  • Den/TV room with closet

    settee can be converted to single bed. doors close. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    victorian: combo shower/vanity with separate room for toilet...moreless

  • Quarter bath: toilet

    water closet and sink separate from bathing room...moreless

  • Please note: typical victorian flat features one room with a combination bathtub, shower and sink. Separate 'water closet' with toilet and sink. There is only one toilet in the flat....moreless

Other Amenities

  • May be combined with #216997 for additional sleeping for three. Ask about the personalized pick-up and drop-off of laundry and dry-cleaning on Wednesdays. Overnight parking at 16th & Hoff (Mission) or Davies Medical Center (14th and Divisadero) @ $30 day (last time we checked). We suggest LYFT/UBER/ZIP. Personalized sedan service available to and from airport for an additional charge. Housekeeping can be arranged. ...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Comcast cable HD box with cable access...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    Cherry table with service and seating for eight...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    See Mark Twain's famous quote. San Francisco offers 'natural' air conditioning with the fog...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Ask about restricted access...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Guest pass to 24-Hour at Market & 15th (one half block away) if staying with us one week or more...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    central heating...moreless

  • Internet:


  • Linens Provided:

    High thread count sheets and feather and/or alternative down duvets...moreless

  • Living Room:

    TV room with closet off of kitchen; contains settee and couch ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    plush towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Ask about our weekly wash and fold service ($1.50 per lb). Pick up and drop off available on Wednesday. Traditional laundromats nearby...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Comcast cable wireless router ...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Regular 10 cup plus Nepresso single espresso maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Hopefully, every amenity a cook could think of needing ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for eight...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch stainless...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Newly refurbished top of the line cook's kitchen. Features 'great room' with large cherry dining table that seats eight. Stone floor & counter tops, with a central butcher block and bar stools...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Dynasty gas oven with convection broiler; quirky but effective...moreless


  • Bicycles:

    Please ask to store rented bicycles under the deck...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Apartment looks out onto a relaxing garden, and has its own back deck where you can sit and enjoy the best weather San Francisco offers....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Owner/occupier is an avid gardener...moreless

Building Type

  • Building


Write a review 4.9
from 32 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Dec 16 - Jan 2, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $100 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


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 15.3%


Rates are subject to change for premium pricing, and until reservation is confirmed. Four night minimum, firm. We encourage long term renters. Rates subject to dynamic pricing and occupancy.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 10/22/2016
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14 Miles
Nearest Airport
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Church Street, Market Street, Castro Street
4 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ferry Building
3.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Presidio Golf Course
0.1 Miles
Nearest Train
Church at Market and Church at 16th
0.6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Central Freeway @ Highway 101
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
ChowStarbellyDelfinaFrancesBar TartineL'Ardois
197 Miles
Nearest Ski
South Lake Tahoe
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Crissy Field or Baker Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Five minute walk to Castro and Dolores Park, restaurants, transportation (municipal rail 1.25 blocks away), pharmacy (1 block), laundry & grocery shopping (any direction 1.5 blocks)


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1986

About the owner: Avid gardener and cook. Crazy about Trooper, the resident Tibetan Terrier. We live on property.

Why the Owner Chose Mission District, San Francisco, CA, USA:
Best weather and centrally located. Lots of thought put in to guests' comfort.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Quiet solitude but walking distance to two of the hottest areas in the city - 'the' Castro and 'the' Mission. On a quiet one block street but an easy walk to public trains/streetcar/buses. 10 minutes by public trans to Union Square, Embarcadero, Moscone, City Hall, and financial district. Nice outlook to garden. Designed with your comfort in mind. Leave your car at home and take public trans/UBER/Lyft/ZIP. Parking is near impossible in this neighborhood and is quite expensive.

Contact us

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  • detail entry

    detail entry

  • desk nook

    desk nook

  • water closet: toilet and sink

    water closet: toilet and sink

  • dining for eight

    dining for eight

  • tv room: looking into kitchen; could be bedroom

    tv room: looking into kitchen; could be bedroom

  • tv room

    tv room

  • tv room.  looks out to garden.  could be bedroom; doors close

    tv room. looks out to garden. could be bedroom; doors close

  • bedroom 2: king room with closet and lots of storage beneath bed

    bedroom 2: king room with closet and lots of storage beneath bed

  • parlor queen plus twin

    parlor queen plus twin

  • bathroom: combo tub/shower and sink

    bathroom: combo tub/shower and sink

  • afternoon sun in kitchen

    afternoon sun in kitchen

  • open kitchen dining area

    open kitchen dining area

VRBO #438649

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Saturday, October 22, 2016

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Quiet and Sophisticated Victorian Flat between Castro & Mission Dolores

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