This is the view looking from the living room area into the apartment. Lovely decorative tiles on the stair risersThe bedroom has lots of light and a brand new very comfortable bed, lovely linens and cable t.v.
Gorgeous Spacious Apartment in Unique Mansion

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Spacious, sunny,apartment with garden view and private entry in Lone Mountain District near Haight-Ashbury and GGPark. Easy access to bus lines. Great location with easy access to Golden Gate Park. (2 blocks away) Lots of beautiful sunlight, west facing. New mattress, luxurious linens, very spacious. Full kitchen, washer/dryer, cable t.v., wi-fi, amenities. Extra mattress can be provided for 3rd person.Open arches, tile floor for a mediterranean feeling. Quiet, residential neighborhood near USF.

The space

Serene, sunny, beautiful, very spacious (it is actually bigger than a studio- more like a one bedroom but with open arches between the rooms) apartment in the unique home, "Palace of the Soul", of visionary artist Elizabeth Gibbons. Apartment features full kitchen, bathroom with tub, wireless internet, t.v. ,private entryway, close to public transportation, garden access to the beautifully landscaped garden complete with water feature. It has separate heat and hot water from the main house and also has a private separate entryway with security gate. It is in a safe, residential neighborhood near USF and within walking distance to the famous Haight-Ashbury district, to Golden Gate Park and to the DeYoung Museum. Elizabeth is an amazing welcoming, gracious hostess! This will be an unforgettable experience!!! Her home is like a museum!! You will never want to leave! This studio is great for one person or a couple. It is like a magical, peaceful getaway and is the perfect place to stay to rejuvenate yourself or enjoy the gorgeous city of San Francisco and then return home at the end of the day to relax. It is very easy to get anywhere in San Francisco on public transportation from this very central location. It is just a few blocks from Golden Gate Park and a fifteen minute walk to the DeYoung Museum and the California Academy of Sciences or Japanese Tea Garden. It is also very close to Clement St. which has an array of fabulous and inexpensive restaurants. The main house is also available for events as a separate arrangement and bonus. It features a Mermaid Bar and transformational art that celebrates the Divine Feminine.
If you require an extra mattress, it can be provided for an additional $20 per night.

Guest access

Guests have access to the beautiful, serene, sunny garden sanctuary right outside their door. They are also welcome to come up to the main house, enjoy cocktails in the Mermaid Bar (please request this!), browse the incredible mythic art by resident owner, visionary artist Elizabeth Gibbons. Art Playshops are offered periodically and special playshops can be arranged in advance.
There is a washing machine and dryer in the bathroom for your convenience.

Interaction with guests

This listing can be very private as you have your own separate entrance. You may not even see the residents of the Palace while you are here and it is quiet and peaceful if you need a at home work sanctuary. If you do want interaction we are very friendly and love to share our beautiful home and art!

Other things to note

Yes I am an energy healer and do energy clearing on my home on a daily basis so if you are sensitive to energy this is a great choice for you! STR-0000005


The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 4PM - 11PM
Check Out: 11AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Cleaning Fee: 85
Security Deposit: 150
Weekly Discount: 15%
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 4PM - 11PM

Please communicate any issues or needs that you may have such as needing more tp, pt, ligthbulbs changed, etc. We love our Airbnb guests and will do whatever we can to make your stay memorable, comfortable and as luxurious as possible! When you use the dryer please make sure and clean the lint screen after (URL HIDDEN) is in the small compartment at the back of the dryer.
Please recycle all cardboard, plastic, cans, bottles in the recycle bin outside the apartment door. Rinse all food containers. We will take out the recycle for you.
There is a local phone for local use. You may rent a movie through the On Demand feature on the tv and we use the honor system and ask that you leave cash for this if you do.
This is a no smoking property. No raucous parties. Please ask us if you would like to have friends or family stop by or join you for a meal. We are fine with that as long as you check with us first.


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
5 nights minimum stay

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Katy User ProfileKaty is a superhost.
November 2016
Our stay with Elizabeth was an absolute delight. The location is extremely safe, and the space is so beautiful and calming. Elizabeth left us chocolate, and wine. She made herself available if we needed anything. We even left our keys behind, and she was so kind to mail them to us after our stay. If we ever make it back to San Francisco, we will not stay anywhere else. Highly recommend!
Elizabeth User ProfileElizabeth is a superhost.
Response from Elizabeth:
Thanks for being fantastic guests Katy!
November 2016

Janice User Profile
October 2016
Elizabeth was great. She met me when I arrived and was very warm and welcoming. I loved staying at her place and hope I can stay there again. I loved looking out on the beautiful garden. Her place was perfect and had everything I needed and more. The bed was super comfortable.

Melissa User Profile
October 2016
This gorgeous place is even more beautiful in person! If you are looking for a wonderful place to stay with privacy and cleanliness, this is your place! We loved staying here and Elizabeth was so kind and helpful with all our questions and requests. The bed was super cozy and the shower was very good. I brought my 6 month old daughter and Elizabeth was so kind to bring her her own blanket and towel, she had a blast and we loved staying! There are some places to eat down the street about a 10 min walk and the apt is close to buses. Elizabeth was so kind and really made us feel welcome, she had a great list of places to go nearby to help us navigate, we thank you for everything!

Genevieve User Profile
October 2016
Our host was very accommodating, and provided all the necessary information re: the apartment, restaurants, shopping, and the general area. The location is lovely, quiet yet with easy access to the rest of the city. The apartment is very comfortable, quiet, with all the amenities--very peaceful. Elizabeth has created a charming, unique space, with a beautiful garden, and artistic touches to soothe the spirit. Our stay was very relaxing. I strongly recommend this apartment.

Stephanie User Profile
October 2016
Location, location, location. You can't beat this beautiful house within walking distance to shops and the Golden Gate Park. My favorite feature was the meticulous garden right outside the door. The pictures, lovely as they are, cannot capture the comfortable and airy rooms of this accommodation. The hosts were gracious and accommodating. I stayed here on a business trip, much preferring the home-like atmosphere to cookie cutter hotel rooms. The bus stop is very close (4 houses down) and I made it easily in and out of downtown every day. 2 big thumbs up!
Elizabeth User ProfileElizabeth is a superhost.
Response from Elizabeth:
It was a pleasure to meet and host you Stephanie! I enjoyed our conversation too! I hope you will come back and stay with us again.
October 2016

Sarah User Profile
October 2016
Elizabeth's apartment was a stunningly beautiful and comfortable space, indoors and out. Her friend Trish who played hostess while we were there also invited us to see the art and decor upstairs-so inspiring! It was a great location, close to services, but in a very quiet neighborhood. We loved our stay there.

Linda User Profile
September 2016
The apartment was lovely and the location is great. We walked and/or rode the bus everywhere. The back garden is very inviting and relaxing after a busy day if sightseeing.

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Elizabeth User ProfileElizabeth is a superhost.

I am a visionary artist and teacher. I live in San Francisco at the gorgeous Palace of the Soul where I love to welcome my tribe of Cosmic Cowgirls as well as mystic adventurers from other lands!!! I have been a traveler all my life, from the time I was 6 months old and it is a great pleasure to open my very unique home to other fellow adventurers.

I adore people....all kinds and all ages and as a host I will welcome you and I am willing to be your guide to this wonderful city or let you discover it for yourself. I do my best to be sensitive to what it is that you want from your stay and to provide you with a warm, welcoming and peaceful sanctuary from where you can explore this incredible city.

I work at home as an artist and so have a very flexible schedule that allows me to be available for check ins and visiting with my guests if they like to visit. I live with my sweetheart, Fast Freddy Sims who is a very talented blues musician, songwriter, artist and landscape designer. My three children come and go (25, 22 and 20). I would describe our household as a loving, kind family who are very passionate and dedicated to creative self-expression and the arts.

I have lived in Italy, England, Brazil, and Mexico and traveled to Greece, Scotland, Peru,Germany, Holland, Portugal, Spain, the Seychelles, the Caribbean, France and there are probably countries that I am forgetting. My style of traveling has changed throughout the years and so I believe that I understand and am open to travelers of all types.

I love being an Airbnb host for a multitude of reasons. These include what I see as a new culture and community that Airbnb has given birth to. For me it means being part of a loving and inspiring perspective that views the world and all people in it as part of one human family. I have discovered that we are so often connected in ways that are wonderful and enriching and delightfully surprising!! I am passionate about the importance of hospitality in our interactions with others!

A little bit about my ART;

I am a Contemporary Symbolist. I create art to heal myself and others and work with prayer, meditation and sacred symbols and archetypes to reweave and re-story my life in a way that is legendary, passionate, joyful and ALIVE!!

My art depicts a spiritual journey, the telling of a story that contactsthe viewer at the level of the soul. My art inspires others to look more deeply at the work and at themselves as they view layers and layers of prayer,hope, paradox and spirit woven together between particles of paint, bead, rhinestone, shell, bone and glitter. As a teacher, I encourage my students to explore materials that animate their sense of wonder, joy and play.

By playing with the sparkle of jewels, beads & glitter the divine sparkle of imagination that lives within them is awakened and they gain access to their own healing and personal transformation. Creating in this way leads to the understanding of how the sacred exists in matter and this wisdom integrates the spiritual, emotional and physical selves. My world view is that of a symbolist. I am present to the meaning in all aspects of life.

I am a trained energy healer as well as being a visionary artist and teacher. I maintain the energy of our home with a beautiful array of different techniques, including working with the Archangels and clearing heavy, dense energy with sacred sage spray, blessings and prayers. I love to add extra blessings for all my guests so that their stay in my home is peaceful, relaxed and joyful. It is a delight to me to hear how well people sleep and how wonderful they feel when they are visiting.

I believe that the greatest gift of my life is the presence of other people in it and your presence in my home is a gift that I am grateful for.

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