side view of living room with door to hallwaywest view of living room/writing desk/balcony
Private room
4 Guests
2 Beds
Per Night
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About this listing

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

side view of living room with door to hallway

side view of living room with door to hallway

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The Space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Private room


Extra people: $40 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: $40
Weekly discount: 3%
Cancellation: Strict


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. Free wifi and cable TV.

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 more. GG 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!

Guest Access

guests have access to their apartment and the courtyard area.

Interaction with Guests

Yes, we live here so we will be on site. If we are traveling for work we will usually have a house sitter.

The Neighborhood

the quiet streets are very fun for walking around. The architecture is a mix of Spanish, Mid-Century Modern, 1920's, and modern. Flora and fauna is plentiful and it is easy and easy and beautiful walk to West Portal. There you have movies, bookstore, cafes, restaurants, wine bar, drug store, urgent care facility, shops for shopping, banks, laundry, post office and more!

Getting Around

1/2 block away is the #23 bus - which goes to BART. A 10 minute walk takes you to west portal where there are the K, L, M and T muni lines to downtown, AT&T park and more. Uber is also an inexpensive option for getting around.

Other Things to Note

We provide breakfast foods - and ask guests their preferences prior to arrival. We have a keyless door that is programmed before their arrival. We accept early arrivals and late check outs depending on availability. Street parking is plentiful and free and unrestricted.

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House Rules
Check-in is after 3PM

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.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
First Aid Kit
Fire Extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

west view of living room/writing desk/balcony

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San Francisco, California, United States · Member since May 2011

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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