New Listing! Outstanding Views of the Bay! Bohemian Two Bedroom!(21 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:30 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
1125 Sq Ft Top Floor gem! Gorgeous views 1 Queen, 1 Full, one bath, deck w/BBQ
There is a 3 floor walk up to this quirky, low ceilinged 'penthouse' filled with colorful art and antiques. So, if you have bad knees, are a basketball player, crave beige or blank walls look elsewhere. This is not a typical rental, but our home when we are in town.
All of one's cares literally go out the window once you step into this magical world. The typical responses are 'I want to live here! 'Why don't I live here!' 'Why Didn't Daddy buy this for me!!!'
There have been many modern upgrades since 1909 that make the living experience free and easy. The kitchen is equipped to make any cook happy. There is wi-fi, a Bose CD player with iPod dock, wireless printer/copier, a 32 inch flatscreen, DVD player, Apple T.V. with streaming HBO and Netflix. Outside on the deck, there is seating for 8 and a Weber Genesis BBQ.
There are also so many restaurants nearby that do take-out and two grocery stores with sophisticated prepared menus that if one doesn't feel like cooking there are great options.
Be aware that I do NOT have a garage. There is 2 hour street parking during the week days with unlimited evenings and weekends. If I have enough notice, I can arrange for a temporary parking permit, but only for up to two months and for a modest fee.
The apartment has an open floor plan with two private bedrooms. The Master has a queen size bed and the guest room has a double. Both beds have pillow top mattresses, lovely cotton sheets and goose down comforters. It comfortably sleeps 2 to 3, however in my opinion, the apartment is best enjoyed by two... two VERY responsible, non-smoking adults without pets or small children (too much is too tempting) who enjoy ethnic eclectic and have a sense of humor.
The views and the location are spectacular. Please look at the pictures carefully.
I try to tell the real story, so there are no surprises.
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Member since: 2009
- On floor 3
- 1125 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Non Smoking Only:
- Not Suitable For Children:
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Roller Blading
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
This apartment has an open floor plan for the dining, living and kitchen area. There is a living room section which centers around the picture window. It comfortably seats 4 plus 2 in the love seat....moreless
2 Hour during weekdays on street - be aware of street cleaning and curbing your wheels!!! Obtaining a temporary parking permit online through me at your cost is possible with 3 weeks notice....moreless
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
Deck / Patio:
The deck is small, but has seating for 8 - 4 teak bar stools at round table 4 teak chairs at a lower Mexican tiled rectangular table - This is definitely the place to be when the weather permits....moreless
- Housekeeper Optional
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My Standard Rate
30 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
I do not do nightly rates, so VRBO's forms don't quite fit. Up to one month will be billed at the same rate of $232 a night
There is a $150 cleaning fee to be paid directly to the manager when returning the keys at the end of the stay.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Car: Not Necessary
The corner of Filbert and Scott is within easy walking distance to all of the shops, bars and restaurants on Union St and Fillmore and then going across Lombard to Chestnut St where there are two cinemas, an excellent grocery and meat market, bakeries etc. etc. It is less than a 20 min walk down Scott St to the Marina Green and to the Bay. Zip Cars are nearby and buses or cabs can take you anywhere in the city or beyond. The location is perfect. I have a list of favorite restaurants and things to do. But, you may find that once perched on the deck or inside looking out the picture window at all the activity on the Bay the need to go anywhere slips away...
Year Purchased: 2002
About the owner: I grew up in Bethesda, Maryland in a family that valued education, social work, art and travel - more or less in that order! After getting an MA in religious studies, I married and moved to California. I taught art for years in the Bay area while raising two children. My daughter now runs a sailing school in Sydney, Australia and my son is an artist living in Mexico City. I am remarried to an artist and living in Deer Isle, Maine.
Why the Owner Chose Cow Hollow, San Francisco, CA, USA:
I bought this property because the moment I walked up the final flight of narrow stairs I fell in love. The view, the old world feel, the safe and charming neighborhood and the warmth of the other owners made buying in easy. It is a delightful magical place. Now that we live in Maine full time and can only visit a few weeks out of the year, I have decided to make the apartment available on VRBO.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Sitting out on the deck in the morning sun drinking coffee, listening for the wild parrots and looking out in any direction is just Heaven... Or sitting in the living room in the late afternoon watching the waning light sweep the city and then burn into the windows over in the Berkley Hills... Or just watching the weather and listening to the fog horns and all the dynamic activity on the Bay... is captivating. Sometimes it is hard to peel away from the view to go to that museum opening, but one of my favorite cities in the world is waiting right outside the door.....
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Up the stairs like the bears
Apartment Entrance center left
When You Need Romantic Ambiance and Privacy...
T.V. behind cupboard
This is the Dining Area - 2 more chairs are in Master Closet
Bedroom Entrances at far left and center
View from Bed
The petite bathroom. The shower faces the toilet and there is a footed iron tub.
Kitchen around the corner
Morning Coffee on the Deck
The San Francisco Bay is in constant motion and full of beautiful surprises...
Comfy Futons for watching T.V. and Looking out the Window
Window seat in dining area and little heater room divider
Open Floor Plan
Smaller second bedroom
Refrigerator is behind blue chair
Kitchen and entrance to deck
Deck Seating for 8 with Weber Gas BBQ
This Song is for You!
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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