KitchenSofa folds down to a full size bed.


Entire home/apt

6 Guests

2 Bedrooms

3 Beds


Entire home/apt

6 Guests

2 Bedrooms

3 Beds

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About this listing

JUNE 2016:
Mindy & Family - It's my very first experience using airbnb. This place is very nice and it's in a safe neighborhood. Spacious for 4 people, very clean, full kitchen. My family said they would love to stay there longer if they are staying in the city. Highly recommend.


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The space
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Check In: Flexible
Check Out: 12AM (midnight)
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Smart lock

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: $20 / night after 4 guests
Security Deposit: $100
Weekly Discount: 5%
Weekend Price: $190 / night
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Description

The space

JUNE 2014:
Rachel & Family - Jon & Christine's place was amazing! Such a wonderful location, super safe neighborhood, and walking distance to GG park! The place was so clean and everything we needed was available for us to use. The beds were comfy and there is a lovely back patio/yard area with lots of natural light. It was a wonderful place to come home to after a day out and about exploring SF. Jon & Christine were super helpful whenever we had any questions and always responded in a timely fashion. We would definitely stay here again, and recommend it to any of our friends!

Accommodations:
Charming 2 bedroom with private entrance in San Francisco's Richmond District. We can accommodate 6 guests (1 queen, 1 queen, 1 sofa bed - 2 small children or 1 adult). Access to fully equipped Kitchen with stove, microwave, refrigerator and coffee maker. Dining Table for 2, 4 or 6 people. Full Bathroom with shower over tub. Laundry. Cable TV and Free WIFI. Free daily and overnight street parking (guests should observe signs posted on each street regarding street cleaning schedules and parking restrictions).

San Francisco International Airport pick-up/drop-off can be arranged directly with host.

Neighborhood:
Walk a few blocks to the Presidio and Kid-Friendly Parks. The Golden Gate Park is 5 blocks away and offers many festivals throughout the year, including: Bluegrass Festival, Raggae in the Park and Outside Lands. Great Dining and Shopping. The Richmond district offers a diverse culinary experience at prices that are more affordable than other parts of the city. The Clement Street Farmer's Market, on Sunday mornings, offers a great selection of fresh local produce and gourmet food selections.

Public Transportation:
Public transportation is within a 1 to 3 block walking distance. The closest transit lines are the 1 - California, the 38 - Geary, the 2 - Clement and the 28 - Daly City.

We offer a clean, comfortable place in one of the worlds most popular destinations at a great value.

When we are home, we can have as much or as little interaction as you'd like. Don't hesitate to ask if you need anything

The Richmond district offers a diverse culinary experience at prices that are more affordable than other parts of the city. During your stay you will have a more realistic native San Franciscan experience than the touristy areas of the city.

National Geographic Best Trips of 2015 lists:
The Presidio, San Francisco (we are located right next to The Presidio & 5 minutes from The Golden Gate Bridge)

From Spanish Conquistadores to Star Wars

If the San Francisco Peninsula resembles a forearm ending in a fist, then the Presidio is the topmost knuckle-by-the-Bay. The virile park of viridian woods and knockout vistas can make travelers forget its original function was for war, not Instagram. To San Franciscans, it's both muse and playground—with the latest addition being the newly reopened Officers' Club, reimagined as a local hub for exhibits, performances, and dining.

Established by Spanish conquistadores in 1776, the military garrison of Saint Francis and its 2.3 square miles defended the bay from any invaders tempted by the riches of Alta California. For the next 218 years, soldiers stood guard against the machinations of empires. But the English, Russian, Japanese, and Klingons—Star Trek's Starfleet Command is headquartered here—never came. The base became a coveted (website hidden) assignment. Officers dream of three things, the saying went: “to make colonel, to die and go to heaven, and to be posted to the Presidio."

In 1994, ownership passed from the Army to the National Park Service. Now the Presidio is a self-sustaining trust, thanks to rents paid by one-percenters like George Lucas, whose Lucasfilms office here blessed with a Yoda sculpture on a fountain. (Critics prefer sculptor Andy Goldsworthy's nearly hundred-foot-tall “Spire," near the Arguello Gate.) But why nitpick? Instead, savor a hot chocolate after a hike on Crissy Field. Listen for the whiz-whir generated by bikers pumping down Lincoln Boulevard above North Baker Beach's clothing-optional sunbathers. Delight in the eucalyptus-scented footpath called Lovers Lane. The Presidio, young Skywalker! The Force is strong with this one. —Andrew Nelson, @andrewnelson

Travel Tips

When to Go: April, May, October, and November typically are the best months to visit due to the warm, sunny weather and minimal fog (providing better views of the Golden Gate Bridge). Weekdays are less crowded.

How to Get Around: From San Francisco International Airport rent a car, or ride BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) to the Embarcadero station. From here (at the corner of Drumm and Market Streets), take the free Presidio shuttle bus (9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays and 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m on weekends).

Where to Eat or Drink: Housed in the former mess hall, The Commissary at the Presidio serves light breakfasts, eat-in and takeout lunches, and a full dinner menu (reservations recommended). Award-winning chef Traci Des Jardins mainly uses locally sourced ingredients to prepare the Spanish-influenced California cuisine (salt cod fritters, Marin Sun Farms burgers, and roasted chicken with Marcona almonds and dates). Most seating is communal. To watch the chefs prepare your meal, request a (email hidden) surrounding the open kitchen.

What to Buy: At the Presidio, Warming Hut Bookstore and Café, located at the west end of Crissy Field; the Golden Gate Bridge Pavilion; and the Fort Point Bookstore have the best selection of Presidio-related souvenirs, gear, and books.

Practical Tip: To stay warm (and avoid looking like a tourist) wear long pants and several light layers if visiting the Presidio in summer (June-August) when the weather is typically cold and foggy.

What to Read Before You Go: Set at the Presidio, The Enlisted Men's Club (Running Meter Press, 2014) is the first in a trilogy of military-life novels penned by late author and Vietnam War veteran Gary Reilly.

Helpful Links: Presidio of San Francisco and San Francisco Travel

Fun Fact: Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, the executive order authorizing the internment of Japanese Americans was issued at the Presidio. At the same time that their family members were being relocated to internment camps, Japanese-American linguist soldiers were training at the Presidio for critical military language duties such as translation and negotiation. The soldiers' training site, which reopened in 2013 as the Military Intelligence Service (MIS) Historic Learning Center, is open to the public Saturdays and Sundays, 12-5 p.m.

Insider Tip From Andrew Nelson: Got a yen for nine pins? The old army base supports its own late bowling alley. Presidio Bowl is open every day and until 2 a.m. on the weekends.

(Note: In the other direction, we are 5 minutes to Golden Gate Park, another National Park with museums, gardens, etc. Our home is located 2 blocks to The Presidio & about 8 blocks to Golden Gate Park).

Guest access

When we are home, we can have as much or as little interaction as you'd like. Don't hesitate to ask if you need anything.

Interaction with guests

When we are home, we can have as much or as little interaction as you'd like. Don't hesitate to ask if you need anything.

The neighborhood

The Richmond district offers a diverse culinary experience at prices that are more affordable than other parts of the city. During your stay you will have a more realistic native San Franciscan experience than the touristy areas of the city.

Getting around

Public Transportation:
Public transportation is within a 1 to 3 block walking distance. The closest transit lines are the 1 - California, the 38 - Geary, the 2 - Clement and the 28 - Daly City.

Other things to note

"Check-Out" Instructions:

Many hosts charge a cleaning fee. We do not. Instead we ask guests to be considerate. Please wash any dishes you have used. Wipe down the kitchen and bathroom. Strip the beds and leave your linens and towels on the bathroom floor. Turn off the heaters and lights before your departure. Thank you for your consideration. STR-(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)


House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is flexible

Unit is non-smoking. Quiet hours are from 10PM until 6:00AM. Please be respectful, we live in a quiet neighborhood. If you have any questions about the last 3 sentences, please choose some place else to stay.

Check-in: 3:00PM (maybe flexible depending on prior guests departure)
Check-out: 11:00AM (maybe flexible depending on next guests arrival)

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Cancellations

Flexible

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Safety features
Carbon monoxide detector
Smoke detector

Availability
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Þórdís User Profile
May 2017
Great stay

Elsie User Profile
May 2017
We enjoyed our stay at Christine's

Aniss User Profile
May 2017
Excellent location, lovely house anda super kind host. Would totally stay there again

Chevonne User Profile
April 2017
Christine was an excellent communicator and host. The place was clean, had everything we needed, was homely and comfortable with lots of info about San Francisco. Short walk to public transport, a perfect spot in a beautiful neighbourhood. Thank you for making our stay wonderful

Robyn User Profile
April 2017
We loved our stay at Christine and Jon's accommodation. Staying in a residential area gave us a feel for the real San Francisco and was worth the extra travelling to meet tours. The number 38 bus down Geary got us quickly into the city so not having our own transport was no issue. Thanks Christine and Jon

Jenny User Profile
April 2017
This is a great location for exploring San Francisco as well as the many attractions surrounding the city. The location is a quiet neighborhood close to two parks and a lot of great Asian restaurants all within walking distance - I would highly recommend Burma Superstar. In addition, Muir Woods and Point Reyes is about an hour drive away. I would recommend having a rental car but be prepared for the usual city parking situation where you may have to hunt for a spot. The place itself is a great deal for the price and location. However, be aware that this is a basement apartment located below the owners home. There were times when noise from upstairs was an issue and the unit was too stuffy because of its location in the basement. There are wall heaters in the bedroom but the place could get very chilly at night and in the morning. I would recommend this place if you do not plan to spend too much time in the airbnb itself.

Penny User Profile
March 2017
Christine and her family communicated with us about check-in and out early on, making it very convenient. The airbnb was very well equipped with shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, 3 hair dryers, coffee, tea, and pillows. It was very kind of them and made the place very comfortable. There were also a lot of resources about what to do and entertainment there but we did not explore those. Make sure to check out their guidebook here on airbnb! They have good taste. The location itself is great. I love the morning runs to either the beach or the park. If I can, I would try to stay with Christine again the next time I am in San Francisco.

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San Francisco, California, United States · Joined in June 2013
Christine User Profile

San Francisco residents since 1995. We love to travel. Spent 18 months living in the U.K. We were fortunate to travel while we were there and enjoyed our adventures and the people we met.

We are on-site owners and hope your stay with us is enjoyable.

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