The Penthouse is a very special, creative live/work space that offers a truly rare, classic Victorian experience. Enjoy a gourmet kitchen, enough space to run around, epic views of the city and easy access to everything beautiful about San Francisco!
One-night and two-night stays sometimes available. Please ask! :)
Welcome to the Baker Penthouse! The Penthouse is our home. As Airbnb hosts, we believe that sharing spaces creates a more personal and positive experience for travelers! The Penthouse is that experience. We keep it really relaxed here and welcome travelers who want to create their "home" experience away from home. We are situated in San Francisco's hippest and most central neighborhood known as NOPA.
We are offering the spare master bedroom with private bathroom. This bedroom is the largest in the flat and has been called "another apartment in itself" from fellow guests. The room has 2 beds: a comfortable queen bed (memory foam, medium firm mattress, sleeps 2), and a full size day bed (memory foam, medium firm mattress, sleeps 2). There is a work desk with Apple Monitor, air purifier and record/mp3 player. Closet space and iron w/ board provided. Fresh towels, shampoo, and hair dryer are available in the bathroom. Super fast wireless internet access is provided throughout the house.
The Penthouse Flat:
2500 sq ft of space in a super charming Victorian dating from the 1900's. We have the entire top floor of the building, accessed from 3 flights of stairs (sorry, no elevator). Centrally located in NOPA: Home to the famous Golden Gate Park, Haight Street, some of the city's best dining, drinking and live music, Alamo Square, and the Divisadero Farmers' Market. The flat is fully renovated with a large chef's kitchen, washer/dryer, reading and meditation area, office/work areas and living room.
About the Hosts:
Nadia and Kristy are a couple and share a bedroom on the opposite end of the penthouse. Nadia is a personal development trainer and mentor, yogi, and lifelong learner. Kristy is a caregiver to families with children, has lived in San Francisco for over 4 years, and has the local perspective on what's good to see, eat and do during your visit. Juneau is our beloved penthouse pup. She is shy and nervous at first, but has a gentle heart and really loves belly rubs.
Shared kitchen and dining space
Shared living and working spaces
Street side parking where available
Massage table -- call in a therapist to come to the house!
Interaction with Guests
Someone will be present to check you in and help assist where needed to make your stay a happy one!
When we are home, we keep mostly to the other side of the flat. We are available anytime you and your guests need us.
The room is very private and you will have building access 24/7.
This town was made for walking! And being right in the center, walking is probably one of the best ways to get around. Street parking is available (pay attention to street cleaning signs!) and the apartment is a quick 10-15 minute Muni/cab ride to most locations in the downtown/SOMA area.
Those with a car: there is free street side parking. If you're lucky you will find spots in front of the house, if not then Golden Gate Park is just 3 blocks down & always has parking, making it a nice walk back to the house. Just always be sure to check all signs because it's really easy to get a ticket here if you don't pay careful attention!
Other Things to Note
If you would like to make special arrangements to stay only one or two nights, please send us an email so we can discuss your plans and see if your dates work for us. Thanks!
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There is presently scaffolding around the building. The interior of the apartment remains completely untouched. The exterior of the building was painted and the scaffolding simply hasn't come down yet. At this point, it feels more like an art installation or urban building decoration than anything else. We have high hopes that it will come down before May. Fingers crossed. Please let us know if you have any questions about this!
Our stay at the Penthouse was amazing. The place has this San Franciscan Victorian charm, a simple and yet sophisticated interior design and huge volumes and flows of light. Nadia was a great host, helpful, interesting and discreet. Good local recommendations. Definitely recommended!
This was my first experience with a stay at airbnb. The bedroom & bathroom were as promised, clean and private. The location is convenient. Parking is reasonable. The hostess, Kristy & Nadia, were gracious and accommodating, especially in providing useful local information. I would definitely return when my travels take me to San Francisco.
Everything was easy at Kristy and Nadias appartment. Easy liasing with them beforehand and on arrival. It was a shame the building and appartment were under scaffolding and a drape which spoiled the "victorian" experience, just our bad luck. Very convenient neighbourhood for getting around and lots on offer locally. Divisidero St is buzzing. The master bedroom was spacious and beds comfortable, use of rest of appartment was easy altho we weren't around much. All in all happy with our stay in NOPA and the penthouse.
Kristy and Nadia were great! They were friendly and helpful, and my trip to San Francisco was enhanced by staying at their beautiful apartment. It's in a great neighbourhood, walking distance from some amazing restaurants on Divisadero. A lovely place to spend time after exploring the city. Would definitely recommend staying here!
Really nice apartment in a great location, with lots of restaurant/bars/cafe's nearby. Was a great base for exploring San Francisco. Kristy & Nadia were friendly and welcoming. Thanks!
Thank you so much, dear Kristy and Nadia, for this lovely stay! I really loved your apartment, the huge bedroom, the charming bathroom, the great neighborhood & central location! And of course our inspiring talks which I hope we can continue someday! It was definitely one of my best AirBnB experiences ever! All the best to you girls and to little dog Juneau that I miss already!
Nadia and Kristy have been great hosts. Very helpful and friendly but not intrusive! The apartment/penthouse is amazing and really unique! Our room was very spacious and there could have fit 4 people in it. Everything was very clean and we even had a fireplace! We would have been able to use everything but we were out almost the entire time. So great stay with great people!
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Kristy is a caregiver to families with children and has lived in San Francisco for about 5 years, giving her the local perspective on what’s good to see, eat, and do here.
Nadia is a freelancer by trade and passionately works as a personal development trainer and mentor, helping others awaken to their greatest potential. She loves having deep conversations and sometimes struggles with small talk.
We all take time to appreciate life, love, and the joy that surrounds us everyday. We love to host out-of-towners and wish to welcome as many visitors to this inspiring city as possible!