San Francisco Serenity/ lovely home

House - Private room · San Jacinto Way, San Francisco, CA 94127, United States

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. We provide breakfast food/free parking

The Space

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 one stop 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.

The suite:
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)Limn 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 but only on 2nd & 4th Mon & Tues.) The suite has: ipod dock and free wi-fi.. Hosts provide complimentary Peet's coffee and a wide variety of teas, hot chocolate. The bnb is stocked at the beginning of each stay with hot and cold cereals, milk, juice & filtered water.

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 various neighborhoods and downtown. Walk (or take the #23) to the famous Stern Grove Free Summer Music Concert Series. San Francisco Serenity is perfect for families.

Convenience: 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, Mexican to Middle Eastern.Other commercial businesses include Bookshop West Portal with nightly literary events, Peet’s, Starbuck’s, Noah's Bagels, Buffalo de Mozzarella Pizza, 5 banks, Walgreen’s Pharmacy w/7 day a week pharmacist on duty, a produce Market, 2 convenience markets, two wine bars, post office, 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 (website hidden) Park is also a bus ride away. SF State University is within walking distance, 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 design a Napa Valley wine tour for you with off the beaten path wineries and restaurants; 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!

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $25 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $850 /week
Monthly Price: $3000 /month
Cleaning Fee: $40
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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  • Adam's house is very cozy and is located in a beautiful neighborhood, with easy access by car or public transportation to San Francisco's top attractions. The house is very clean, comfortable and we felt like home. Adam and Joan are very nice and attentive hosts. They provide a list of nice places and restaurants to visit in San Fran, which was very helpful. Since the day I made the reservation in airbnb they kept in contact with us by email, giving us all the information we needed to get to the house. They even asked asked us what we would like for breakfast. All the attention they have with their guests is certainly the perfect example of the wonderful hosts they are. Unfortunately our schedule only allowed us for a three day visit, but we had such a great time in San Fran that we plan to visit again for a longer time and Adam's house is for sure my pick for a place to stay.

    March 2014
  • I arranged for my 18 year old daughter and her friend to stay. They loved the room and the food! They said that the hosts were so kind and helpful to them. It was easy and pleasant to work out the arrangements with Adam. I felt very comfortable having my daughter stay with them. Thank you!

    March 2014
  • Adam and Joan were very helpful. We were there for a business, and they kindly listened what we needed in the city and gave us great advices. Perfect location to get around the area by car.

    March 2014
  • We enjoyed our 7 nights in the Serenity House. All rooms were clean, comfortable and inviting. Adam and Joan were responsive to our every needs.
    We highly recommend them.
    Karen & Wendell

    March 2014
  • We had a wonderful stay at Adam's place. We talked a lot with Joan and she gave us some really good tips concerning San Francisco and the further places were we will stay.
    The appartment is very spacey and clean. The provided breakfast was great. They even left a bottle of wine and some popcorn for us. The neigborhood was really safe and there was a lot of free parking available on the street. It's a 15min walk to the Muni station West Portal and therefore easy to get downtown or to other places. Compared to other places in SF this is probably the best value for money.

    February 2014
  • We had a lovely time in the West Portal neighborhood of San Francisco. "Serenity" was very comfortable and Adam was helpful in suggesting restaurants and even a church in the area. We will reccomend this to our friends.

    February 2014
  • We had stayed for four days at Adams place. It's a beautiful neighbourhood, quite and green. Our stay was comfortable and given the fact we had our car, ample parking made it convenient . The location is not too far from the main sfo touristy area.The only thing was that while listing mentions breakfast, the place does not have kitchen included and only a work table, therefore at best caters for making tea and coffee or some cereals if someone wants.Else a nice place to stay.

    January 2014
  • We stayed in Joan's place for 11 days and we were very happy for the whole stay. The house is in a lovely, peaceful yet beautiful community and all of descriptions you can see from Joan are very true. We had our own rented car and parking is easy and free here. But you can also easily walk to MUNI. Many thanks to Joan for letting us use your kitchen!

    December 2013
    Adam
    Response from Adam:

    Thanks so much Sophia! I'm glad that you and your family were comfortable and got to enjoy our crazy 'summery winter' - who knew we were going to have 65 degrees and no rain? I'm glad you enjoyed the walk to the MUNI and hope that your daughter enjoyed the park nearby - best, Joan & Adam

  • The apartment is very comfortable and the host, Joan, very friendly. We felt like at home. We arrived San Francisco with a 6 hours flight delay, and Joan was very accommodating, through emails, letting us know that she'd be home if we needed help.
    The apartment is very spacious, but the trees had grown so tall that it had blocked the view. There's a basket to carry dirty dishes & we can drop it off outside Joan's door and it will be replaced by clean dishes outside our unit. But it would be nice to have a kitchen sink in the breakfast bar. All the rooms are heated, except the hallway, and unfortunately it was really cold when we visited San Francisco, and the hallway (from the bedroom to the bathroom) was very cold at night.
    Thank you, Joan, for sharing your lovely home in such a nice neighbourhood.

    December 2013
  • This is a really really nice place to stay. Would always come back. Adam and his wife are very friendly and lovely. Was all really nice and clean. Great neighbourhood and close to the bus stops and metro station.

    October 2013
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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!
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