About this listing
One block from Palace of Fine Arts; walk to Marina, Golden Gate Bridge, Disney Studios, Chrissy Field, the Presidio. Public trans to everywhere outside front door.Free parking. Hosts are extroverted, cosmopolitan, great cooks and exuberant hosts.
The hosts' experience and sophistication and welcoming openness make this location memorable for a San Francisco visit -- we know the town, the people, the culture, the special little restaurants, the parks, the walks...and we are eager to share the highlights of this place we love.
1.5 bathrooms, bedroom has queen size bed, cable television, wi-fi; common rooms include dining/living area, kitchen and laundry facilities. Easy free parking on street and in the garage (unique in San Francisco).
Interaction with Guests
The guests determine the level of interaction -- from using the house as a base for their own activities, to sharing experiences and touring with us. Flexible.
We are walking distance from the Bay, the Golden Gate bridge, Chestnut Street with restaurants and entertainment...you can walk to historic North Beach, bicycle anywhere within the city. Near us is the Presidio, Disney's Industrial Light & Magic, Cow Hollow. The Palace of Fine Arts is a block away.
Couldn't be more convenient. There is a bus stop at our front door.
Other Things to Note
Check in time 2:00 p.m or later*
Check out time 11:00 a.m*
(*When possible, we are flexible to accommodate special schedules with advance notice )
The formal dining room by the fireplace...there are few nights along the Bay when a fire isn't welcome.
About the Host, Sandor Miklos
My wife and I have lived in San Francisco for 40 years; prior to this, we lived in the Los Angeles area for nearly 10 years. I am originally from Hungary. I left when I was 16 in 1956. My wife, Giuliana, was born in Italy and grew up in Venezuela. For four decades, I managed our family’s pasta factory, Eduardo’s Pasta, in San Francisco. Giuliana, meanwhile was the CEO of a management company that specialized in non-profit organizations . Between the two us we speak four languages: Magyar, English, Italian and Spanish. We have traveled extensively in Europe and South America and welcome international and national guests. We love living in San Francisco and taking full advantage of the geographic, social and cultural activities it has to offer. Our home is I a perfect location to easily explore the city and its intriguing, diverse neighborhoods. As the long-time columnist in the San Francisco Chronicle, Herb Caen, once said, “One day, if I do go to heaven, I will look around and say, ‘It ain’t bad, but it ain’t San Francisco.’”