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Gracious Contemporary Victorian

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Our family maintains this two-story penthouse in the heart of San Francisco for visiting clients, friends and family. Post Street House has a classic Victorian exterior & a gracious contemporary interior. Eleven foot ceilings add to the feeling of spaciousness. An open floor plan includes is a professionally equipped kitchen, an adjoining dining room, and large entertainment space with fireplace and a traditional bay window. A dynamic spiral staircase leads up to the second floor. There are two queen bedrooms with full en suite bathrooms on the first level. Upstairs there is a media room, an office, and the master bedroom, which includes skylights, fireplace, full bath, and a jacuzzi tub. The location in a residential neighborhood in the center of San Francisco is perfect for exploring this beautiful city. An indoor parking space is included. available. Public transportation is convenient.

Stan Shaffer
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 14, 2017


Walk to Pacific Heights; Alamo Square; Alta Plaza and Golden Gate Parks; the Presidio; Sacramento and Fillmore shops and restaurants.


Lower Pacific Heights Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 en suite bathrooms, all with showers, 2 with jacuzzi tubs.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
The property is for the use of our invited guests only (not a party venue). The property may not be used for commercial purposes. No marketing solicitations please. Reservations requests with less than one week notice will not be accepted.


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Gracious Contemporary Victorian
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews
Lake Tahoe, NV

Beautiful house with parking and window covering problems.

  • 4 of 5

The house was great but the upstairs master bedroom did not have any window coverings and no one could sleep up there. Also parking is a major problem. This area only allows 2 hour parking. Ask Reggie for a parking spot. He sometimes can get one. He was great. Unfortunately I gave the garage spot to my friend and my car for towed;( otherwise it is a beautiful home.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are sorry that light through the upstairs skylights interfered with sleep. Skylights in the residence are usually appreciated for the great views afforded of the San Francisco skyline and beyond. Two other bedrooms on the main floor are available for light sleepers. Concerning parking, we provide a secure indoor garage space for our clients.
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Lovely apartment, great concierge, thoughtful welcome package

  • 4 of 5

Only thing stopping this being 5 stars is there are no blinds/curtains on the top floor bedroom (or in the sitting area) and they are too light in the other bedrooms. This means it is too light in the mornings (by about 5am) and then too hot during the day/evening while the downstairs is too cool. Sort this out and you get a 5 for beds, furnishings, design, ambience and a great concierge.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great suggestion. We will find skylight shades that do not interfere with views of the sky and the city skyline.
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West Chester, PA

Better than pictured!

  • 5 of 5

This home is delivered to you in pristine condition and is an architectural gem. The pictures don't capture the Wow factor that you experience when you first walk in. Reggie greeted us when we arrived with a bag of groceries to ease us into our stay and was tremendous. Can't say enough good things about him or the house. It was exceptionally comfortable for a family of four and can easily handle more people. Great location - quiet and safe neighborhood with surprisingly easy walks to the Presidio, the GG bridge, the Wharf, or Union Square. We'll stay here again next time we visit!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Milwaukee. WI

Great house & amazing host!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great house located in a residential area of San Francisco. The house was clean and had all the amenities for our comfort such as shampoo & soap. The best thing about this rental was that the manager went above and beyond to stock the house with snacks, beer, fruit & basic breakfast foods before arrival. I would highly recommend this rental!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Move-In Condition

  • 5 of 5

It doesn't get much nicer than this place. The property is 100% exactly as pictured. The only things the pictures can't capture about this place is the extraordinary city view from the upstairs skylights and just how quiet the neighborhood is. I don't think we heard a single sound from outside in the four nights we were there. If you have been to this city before you know how unusual that is.

The owners left the fridge stocked with the essentials, which we really appreciated as we arrived late at night and thus didn't have to go out first thing in the AM for coffee or juice or anything.

As a prior reviewer stated the only possible drawback is the amount of stairs from the street to the living quarters, but that is the case everywhere we have stayed in SF and this place had a lot fewer stairs than many of the other properties we have visited.

Book this place with total confidence, you won't want to leave.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Living the life!

  • 5 of 5

The property was at least as spectacular as the pics. Stan and Reggie saw to everything we needed and added channels to tv when we were hoping to watch the Ryder Cup as we were there for a one week golf bucket list trip. It was absolutely spot on for three guys and would be for 3 couples as well. We parked our rental car in Stan's garage space and opened our first ever Uner acct. common area upstairs and down were excellent.

Upstairs suite included fireplace and jacuzzi tub as well as soft lighting. Downstairs bed/baths were quite comfortable. High ceilings downstairs created an expansive feeling.

The list of neighborhood restaurants helped a lot and we had an amazing dinner at Sociale?

There was no downside for us but disabled or step challenged should find a different unit.

I cannot recommend highly enough

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning fee $300
Tax Rate 14.0%

Check-in 4pm-6pm. Check-out 10am.
28 day maximum stay.
Leased indoor parking spot available ($275 per stay).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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