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Beautiful 1 Bedroom apartment minutes to SFO and Downtown (Can sleep 4)

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Details
Property
apartment
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

1 bedroom apartment in a nicely remodeled 1900's Victorian Home.

Our 2-unit Victorian home and was built in 1906. The lower unit is a completely separate 1 bedroom unit. We’ve done extensive work on the home and land. It is a double sized lot so half of the land is landscaped with waterfall and pond with fish, over 15 varieties of Hawaiian and Polynesian plants and an expansive yard. Please note because of the serious drought we have discontinued watering the lawn. All other plants are watered by recycled or catchment water. It is a 2 unit home, we live above and Halekipa (the guest home) is on the first level. Our 1 bedroom unit features Bamboo wood floors, carpet in the bedroom, washer and dryer in unit, updated appliances, full size bed and pull out couch in living. It can comfortably fit 4. There are extra pillows, blankets, sheets and towels for you also. We also have a few things for children (boys and girls sleeping bags and a few games…still adding on to this. The home is equipped with High speed WIFI and Cable T.V. (Astound) as well. This property also dubs as the Kaululehua Hawaiian Cultural Center. You’ll notice a dance studio and library on the land as well. Once a week there are classes (dance) and once a month classes on cultural arts/crafts (weaving and lei making). Our home was awarded the Beautification award for South San Francisco in 2011 for the most beautiful Home in South San Francisco!

We are located in downtown South San Francisco (SSF) all restaurants are walking distance (Starbucks, Pete’s, Subway, multiple Chinese and Mexican, Thai, Vietnamese , Korean, Italian, Argentinian, American, Japanese and more). There are a few grocery, liquor and drug stores within a block. Some of our favorite restaurants: For Breakfast – Cable Car Café (nothing fancy, just quick good ole fashioned breakfast), For Lunch - La Morena (best al pastor nachos, tacos and plates), For Dinner - Izanami (great specials, brand new and nice atmosphere, some killer Ramen!). If you’ve never had See’s candy, the factory is down the street you might want to go in for samples ;-)

Everything you could possibly need is within 1 mile (drug stores, department stores, chain restaurants etc..) Most people stay at our place go site seeing. There is 1 car parking designated for our guest but if you don’t drive bus is within 1 block, Train (Cal. Train) is 4 blocks, Bart is 10 blocks away. All of these can take you somewhere interesting. Downtown San Francisco is about 10 minutes by car. Besides San Francisco you should make time to explore our coast especially downtown Pacifica and cruise along famous highway 1 to visit downtown Half Moon Bay!

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Owner
Kawika Alfiche & Kia`i Maurille
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2017

About Kawika Alfiche & Kia`i Maurille

Our names are Kawika and Kia'i and we are the owners of this property and we currently live on the property. Here we also run both the Kaululehua Hawaiian Cultural Center and the Hawaiian Cultural Dance Group called Halau o Keikiali'i travelling world-wide preserving & perpetuating the rich Culture of Hawaii. Let the Spirit of Aloha welcome you to this perfect weekend getaway.

Kawika Alfiche & Kia`i Maurille purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Kawika Alfiche & Kia`i Maurille chose South San Francisco

We fell in love with this property when we first saw it. Because it is located on a double wide lot, we were amazed with the space and all the potential it offered. Over the years, we lovingly worked on landscaping by adding trees, plants, & foliage most of which are native to Hawaii. We continued by adding a pond & waterfall and worked on improving the dwellings including our dance studio located on back of the premises.

What makes this apartment unique

We love beautiful Victorians because they have so much character and this home was exactly what we were looking for when we made our move to the Peninsula. Our goal was to bring a piece of Hawaii to this land, to grow native plants, and have a place to continue our Cultural work. We love the fact that this area where our home is located is so convenient to shopping, restaurants, shopping malls, theaters, and all the specialty shops we could ever need.

Guestbook comments from the owner

During a recent visit to San Francisco we were fortunate to find this beautiful apartment.The property is lovely - lush with plants and trees, inside was decorated beautifully, Spacious and included everything we needed.We had easy access to our car which could be hard to find in the city. Within the walking distance surrounding the place we found a variety of restaurants and shops. The owners of were helpful and hospitable making us feel welcome. I will definitely stay here again.
Dec 2012
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

Beautiful 1 Bedroom apartment minutes to SFO and Downtown (Can sleep 4)
average rating of 4.756757 based on 38 reviews
5

Terrific slice of Paradise in San Francisco

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for three nights towards the end of our holiday visiting from Australia and it was a perfect place to unwind. The amenties were great, the unit was clean and as described

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent Value away from the hustle and bustle

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for three nights at the end of our three week vacation to unwind before returning to Australia. The host was very helpful and the unit had everything we needed

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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5

It was like no other place, beautiful! Felt like we are in Hawaii

  • 5 of 5

The host was very kind and helpful. The place was clean, well equipped, quiet and calm. The garden was amazing, I fell in love with wooden table which we had our breakfast next to the pound! We will definitely go back next year!

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

I spent a great week in this apartment. It's got everything you would need for a comfortable stay and then some. even a complementary bottle of wine. Unfortunately I don't drink so I left it for the next lucky renters. The apartment is really conveniently located too, close to both SFO airport and San Francisco. If you don't have a car, the South San Francisco BART station is really nearby. Because of its proximity to BART I found it actually to be a lot more convenient than staying in some more outlying neighborhoods in San Francisco. I'll definitely book the place again the next time I'm in the Bay Area.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Great place this was our second stay and would stay again

  • 4 of 5

Nice clean place. Decorated and stocked with everything you need. Beautiful yard

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo nui Tracy for your stay, i'm glad that it was pleasant both times. HOpe we can host you again!
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A Hidden Gem in South SF!!

  • 5 of 5

My two girls (ages 12 and 13) and I were delighted with this tucked-away gem!! Perfect size for 2-4 people. Off-street parking was a definite plus. Easy freeway access to all around the Bay Area. Washer and dryer were an unexpected bonus after being baptized by a passing sea gull down at the Wharf!! Highly recommended; would stay here again!! Mahalo!!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
1 Miles
San Francisco Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
1 block from house
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
South San Francisco
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Lake Merced Golf Club
Nearest Train
1 Miles
South San Francisco Cal Train
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
101, 380, 280
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
La Morena
Nearest Ski
200 Miles
South Lake Tahoe
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Pacifica
Car: recommended

COMES WITH 1 CAR PARKING / 1 MILE FROM SFO

Just around the corner on our downtown main street (Grand Ave) there are many options for food all times of the day... A couple great breakfast houses, Mexican food, Thai, Chinese, Italian, American, Japanese, El Salvadorian and more!

Very close by we have a couple shopping centers (Tanforan Mall has Move Theaters and major stores like Sears, Jc Pennys, Target) and Town Center (Luckys, Marshalls, Chucky Cheese and more)

Also near by is our towns large park (Orange Park) which has a public swimming pool, basketball/Tennis and Baseball and many Picnic spots.

We are 10 minutes to downtown San Francisco via freeway.

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Rates & Availability

Downtown Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$150
Fri,Sat,Sun
$925
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $75
Refundable damage deposit $300

$125-150 Mon-Thurs / $125-175 nightly Fri-Sun
Certain Holidays are more
additional $75 cleaning fee *stays longer than 1 week cleaning fee will double.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Downtown Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Beautifully remodeled with pedestal sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • One bedroom with brand new full size bed, mirrored closet doors, and a cozy electric fireplace. A 2nd sleeping is available in living ro om (pull out couch) that sleeps one adult or 2 children comfortably, also we have a single futon and full size air bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Couch in living room is a full size pull out. Airbed with extra blankets, linens, and pillows available for additional guests. 1 car parking in front of 2 car s/s garage at the rear of 423 Baden Avenue on 2nd Lane.

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