San Francisco Serenity is a private, quiet 2 room suite with its own bathroom and private entrance. The bedroom has a new queen sized bed and flat screen TV and the front room has a queen sofa bed that sleeps 2. There is free parking in front of the house.
Leave your heart in the City by the Bay. Two room suite with private entrance and private bathroom sleeps up to four. Easy access downtown SF by car, Muni or Bart. Bus or BART to the Mission, Noe Valley, or the Haight. The SF Zoo and the famous Stern Grove Summer Music Festival are 5 minutes away. Ocean Beach is a short bus ride away. This is a great location to explore SF, or get to the Peninsula for work. Corporate stays are common at SF Serenity.
This lovely suite is decorated with original art and photographs for serenity and inspiration. Located West of Twin Peaks in a quiet, wooded neighborhood, this is the perfect location to launch your SF experience.
Brand new queen bed. Bedroom features large closet, dresser & TV.
Living room features fold out (queen) sofa bed, mini-frig, microwave, coffee maker, toaster and hot water boiler for tea. Marble bathroom has a shower/tub glass enclosure, cotton towels. Additional features include a sunny courtyard with a fountain, hammock and lounge chairs for reading or sunning and a gas bbq.
Amenities and Transportation: Very important: This is one of the only neighborhoods in SF with NO restricted, free street parking. (Twice a month street cleaning is in effect on 2nd & 4th Mon & Tues.) The suite has free wi-fi and cable TV. Hosts provide complimentary Peet's coffee and a wide variety of teas, hot chocolate.
Transportation: Walk ½ block to #23 bus to BART (takes you downtown SF, 1 stop to the Mission District, or to Berkeley, the East Bay, and to the airport.) Take the #23 west to Ocean Beach and the Zoo. Or, walk through beautiful St. Francis Wood to MUNI Metro. The K, L, M, N, and T lines take you directly to Giants/AT&T Park as well as the cable car line at Powell, Embarcadero and various neighborhoods and downtown. Walk (or take the #23) to the famous Stern Grove Free Summer Music Concert Series. San Francisco Serenity welcomes families.
Convenience to West Portal Neighborhood: Walk to West Portal Avenue. See guidebook! This large commercial area boasts a great indie cinema as well as a wide range of international dining options from American to Indian, Greek to Mexican, Middle Eastern and 4 Italian restaurants. There are 2 wine bars, Peet's, Starbucks an Urgent Care and Walgreen's with a 7 day/week pharmacist on duty. Other commercial businesses include Bookshop West Portal with nightly literary events, Noe Valley Bakery, several banks, wash and fold services, post office, a produce Market, 2 convenience markets, UPS and FedEx stores, nail and hair salons, as well as numerous boutiques, smaller cafes and bars. You are also a short bus ride from Stonestown shopping mall with an Apple Store, Macy’s, Nordstom's, Trader Joe’s, movie theaters and more. GG Park is also a bus ride away. SF State University is minutes away, as is City College.
About us: Joan is a published writer and teacher. Adam is a tech executive. Additional offering: Joan offers consultations with writers for an additional fee. We will also recommend hiking excursions within 30 minutes of the city, and direct you toward the city’s best jazz, literary and dining venues.
SF Serenity is GREEN! We use only Organic, unscented cleaning products (Seventh Generation) and Laundry detergents. Seventh Generation unbleached tissues and toilet paper. We compost and recycle too!
guests have access to their apartment and the courtyard area.
Other things to note
We have a keyless door that is programmed with a personalized entry code before arrival. We accept early arrivals and late check outs depending on availability. Street parking is plentiful and free and unrestricted.
Relax and enjoy! Have fun!
No smoking - ever! Please do not smoke anywhere near SF Serenity.
No loud noise after 11pm.
Please turn off heaters and lights when leaving and secure all windows and doors before leaving the apartment. Sensor lights will be on when you arrive home in the evening/dark - and will illuminate the stairs and entrance.
Our plumbing is Sensitive! Nothing into the toilet beside t.p. please! We are in a drought so please limit water usage as much as possible.
NOTE: While there is a pet in the main house, she does not go into the bnb. The bnb is freshly carpeted and painted.
Yes, we live here so we will be on site. If we are traveling for work we will usually have a house sitter.
I run the bnb with my wife, Joan, who is a published author and teacher. I am a tech executive; I've worked in Silicon Valley and Tech for over 20 years. We love to hike, kayak, bike, walk, swim, cross country ski. ON vacation, we do all those things and also read, relax, and eat good food!