About this listing
This family friendly house provides guests with the best of both worlds-its location in a quiet residential neighborhood just over the border in from San Francisco, and easy access by transit or car to all the popular attractions in The City-plus free residential parking!
Located in Daly City, just over the San Francisco city border. we offer free parking--in the drive way. The house is very close to Transit (BART)--20 minutes to Downtown. Easy access to freeways and minutes from SFO Airport. A cozy family home, with two private bedrooms and bath available for rent, plus full use of living room, dining room, and kitchen. This home is in a quiet, safe neighborhood. It's both kid and pet friendly. ADA features including chairlifts on the exterior and interior of the house. Also, equipped with high speed internet, cable TV (2), and an enclosed back yard. Just a few short blocks to a large shopping center, with a wide variety of restaurants, grocery stores and services. The house is designed with large open rooms, so it can allow someone to sleep in the living room on an air mattress (which we provide). The house is ideal for a family. We have many children and baby items available Or/ 4 Adults can be comfortably accommodated.
Guests will not have access to the garage or the separate lower level suite (Located off of the kitchen, pictures of this suite not shown). There will be an on site caretaker living here that can help answer any questions about the house, transportation, places to visit, etc. Guests will have a very private experience with complete sole access to the living room, dining room & kitchen, There is also a fenced in back yard. Which can be shared with our caretaker. The upper floor features two private upstairs bedrooms and full bathroom with shower and bathtub. Laundry service is available upon request for a small fee per (large) load.
Interaction with Guests
The on site caretaker in separate area of the house, separated from the area where the guests will be staying. Our niece is the caretaker and she will likely be present during guest's stay to answer any questions or provide any additional assistance. I will also be available via phone or email if there are any further questions. In most cases someone will be available to greet you upon arrival or if not, we have a lock box key system that allows guests to check in on their own and be in phone or email contact with us. There is a detailed set of instructions, with additional keys which are availabe upon arriving.
The neighborhood is very quiet and family friendly. It is positioned between a major transit hub (Daly City BART station) and a large shopping center but the houses are tucked away on quiet well maintained streets. It is easy to walk to transit or shopping and parking is easy if you are using a car. You can be in the busiest parts of San Francisco is minutes but return to a quiet neighborhood with lots of nearby amenities.
Our guests find our home a very convenient anchor point from which to explore all of central California.
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), the regions subway system is very close by. BART has service from the San Francisco Airport to the Daly City station. If arriving after mid-night, there are cabs and shuttles which run $25-$30 but this can be economical if you have a number of people in your party. The airport is located about 5 miles from the house. Walking to the BART station is very doable but if you drive to the station there is reasonably priced all day parking available. There are also buses that connect from the BART station to various locations in San Francisco. One bus, #28 takes you directly to the Golden Gate Bridge, Bust and fares range in price from about $2.-$4.. depending on the route. A multi-system (Clipper) card system will allow you to add money to a card at stops and ride on any of the various transit systems. We keep maps and transit information in the house.
Other Things to Note
We keep the house stocked with basic food items. Flour, sugar, spices, oils etc. There are nearby shops but check the cupboards and you will find most of the items you may need for cooking or baking. We stock all the basic appliances and kitchen tools.
We also keep hand soap, shampoo and conditioner on hand as well as a hair dryer, iron & ironing board.
We expect our guests to treat the house as if it were their own. Keeping it tidy and putting out trash and garbage during their stay so that it can be taken care of. We will put the garbage cans out on the street (on Wednesday night) unless we make specific arrangements with the guest. There is No smoking in the house. Please respect that. Pets are allowed but require an additional $150. (refundable) deposit. Laundry service is available (large load) for a small fee. Free parking (for one car) is allowed in the drive way but curb side street parking has limitations--be careful about city parking regulations. We are not responsible for parking tickets. There are nearby streets without restrictions, so there are other options for multiple vehicles.
Monthly rentals are subject to a $500. (refundable) security deposit.