About This Listing
Experience old world San Francisco charm in one of San Francisco's most vibrant and fastest growing neighborhoods in this beautiful Victorian home.
The Haight Estate offers a newly renovated fifteen hundred (1500) square foot Victorian era flat with thirteen foot high ceilings, two king bedrooms, two baths, a living room, kitchen and separate dining room that seats eight comfortably. With a Walk Score of 95 "Walkers Paradise" the flat is the up and coming hip Divisadero Corridor neighborhood. The entire flat has thirteen-foot high ceilings, hardwood floors and many Victorian era details. There is a fold-out bed in the living room for groups larger than four. The front bathroom is newly renovated with a stand-up shower and the rear bathroom has a shower/tub. The kitchen is stocked with pots, pans and enough serving ware for eight people. It has an electric range and stove, refrigerator/freezer, coffee machine, microwave and rice cooker. Linens and towels are provided. There free washers and dryers. There is free wifi, cable TV, OnDemand, HBO and (website hidden) and Wifi
There is free wifi!
The TV has cable with HBO and Showtime premium channels and OnDemand.
The Kitchen is stocked with cooking equipment and Tupperware to save food. There is a cooler and ice packs in the freezer if you want to use for a picnic. We have a larger cooler if you need on. There is a gas grill in the back yard under the back stairs leading out of the kitchen.
Check in is after 4pm and check out at noon. Quite hours are from 10pm to 7am. Absolutely no parties.
Absolutely no smoking on the premises.
The thermostat in the front hall controls the gas heater behind the screen in the living room. This is a passive circulatory heater and only heats the front room or the front room and front bedroom if the bedroom doors are open.
The thermostat in the kitchen controls a different heater in the back of the house that blows air into the all the rooms from the dining room back to the back bedroom.
There are two waste bins under the sink, one for garbage and one for recycling. If you need to empty the bins the waste cans are under the outside stairs through the back door.
There is no closet in the front bedroom, but there is a closet in the dining room. There is not a dresser in the bed in the back bedroom but there are drawers under the bed.
Check in is after 4pm and check out at noon. Quite hours are from 10pm to 7am. We do not allow parties and the quiet hours are strictly enforced.
Interaction with Guests
I do not need to meet you to check-in to the flat. The door is combination operated and when you book I will give you a code that is good for the duration of your stay.
The neighborhood surrounding the Haight Estate is one of the most vibrant and green areas in the city. Enjoy walking to four spectacular parks and some great eateries. We sit at the intersection of three great neighborhoods: Lower Haight, Upper Haight and the Divisadero Corridor. Walk east down Haight Street, left out the front door, three blocks to enter the lower Haight. Great economical eateries and many eclectic bars characterize this active nightlife neighborhood. Walk west up Haight Street, right out the front door, to the famous Haight Ashbury district. Famed epicenter of San Francisco’s 60’s counterculture movement the area has retained its funky charm with some great shopping and eatery updates. Walk north on Divisadero and you’ll find one of San Francisco’s fastest emerging communities with popular destination restaurants and numerous cafes.
The Haight Estate is centrally located and has ideal access to public transportation anywhere in the city and beyond.
The "71" bus is on our block and travels both directions all the way from Ocean Beach, along the south side of Golden Gate Park, down Market Street and ending near the Bay in the South of Market neighborhood.
The "22" bus crosses Haight Street a few blocks away at Fillmore and will take you all the way to the Marina and Fort Mason. Or you can pick up the "24" bus on our block at Divisadero and transfer to the "22" in Pacific Heights.
The "N Judah" Muni Trolley is a five block walk at Duboce Park. The trolley is a great choice as it goes from one end of city to another. Beach to Bay. It travels east down to the financial district, and South of Market terminating at the grand Ferry Building with access to ferrys that serve Oakland, Alameda and Sausalito. The trolley travels west to Ocean Beach and along the south border of Golden Gate park.
The "F line" historic streetcar line is a seven block walk away and runs down Market Street in old restored street cars. It terminates in the north Waterfront area by Pier 39 where you can get ferries to Alcatraz and Angel Island.
The 71 bus, and N and F trolley lines all stop near the Powell Street Cable Car line which is the emblematic San Francisco public transpiration option that goes up and over Nob Hill to the waterfront.
The 71 bus, and N and F trolley lines also stop at multiple points along Market Street for BART subway access which in turn travels from the airport, through San Francisco to deep into the East Bay.
There is also walking access to a dozen zip car stations if you want to use a car for a day. You can register for zipcar and see locations t the zipcar website.
Other Things to Note
Parking is usually available in the immediate neighborhood. Be mindful of the street sweeping signs. For two hours each week you will get ticketed for parking in a street sweeping zone. On Haight, north on Broderick and on Page parking is available without a permit. These tend to be the spots that go first.
Head in parking. On Waller, just south of Haight running parallel and on Baker there is head-in parking which means plenty of spaces. The Broderick is head in and with no permit required to stay all week. Baker Street and the side of Buena Vista park are also head-in parking but with permits required for day parking.
If you park in a permit area overnight, you still have two hours from the start of the day to park for free. So you can stay in a permit zone until 10am in the morning, then move your car.
In practice, they rarely ticket for permit violations, but always ticket for street sweeping violations. Super parking secret is that up Alpine Terrace road the hill is too steep for meter maid car to climb so while it is permit parking, it is rare to get ticketed there.
Check in is at 4pm and check out is at noon. Quiet hours are after 10pm and before 7am. We do not tolerate parties. Absolutely NO SMOKING on the premises. Renter agrees that owner and owner affiliates are not responsible for any personal property loss or personal injury that may result from the planned rental.
This home was perfect. It was clean and had everything we needed. The beds were comfortable, and there was plenty of extra bedding. We could walk to lots of restaurants and we found free parking right across the street. Our host, Frank, made sure we were well informed before we arrived, and we didn't need to contact him for anything. We had a wonderful time, and if we go back to the city we would definitely stay here again.
Absolutely beautiful apartment and very central to lots of things. Check-in was very easy and the place was immaculate. The house is large with two full bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living room, kitchen, dinning room. The house has a "San Francisco" feel as it is a marvelous Victorian building.
Everything was exactly as advertised. This spot was exactly what we were hoping for when we decided to spend the last day of our trip in San Francisco. The beds were comfortable and the bathrooms were spotless. The house was decorated very well and lived up to and exceeded all of our expectations. Frank had a printout of the information for the rental, as well as some restaurant suggestions. We walked to dinner through one of the nearby parks and loved being so close to so many options.
I would love to stay here again the next time I come through San Francisco and would definitely suggest it for any friends or family traveling through the area. It would be great for a family or a few friends who are interested in the slower pace of a family neighborhood while still looking to be near an active city center.
The host thought of everything, right down to the creamer for coffee. The attention to detail was spot on. I loved the location and the house as a whole.
The apartment is beautiful, and it is as described. Very big with all the amenities, with two bathrooms, two big bedrooms, one kitchen, one dining room and a big salon. Frank provided us with the information we needed and he was very organized and professional. The location is in a fantastic and safe neighborhood. Easily you can find parking in the area. If you want to live in a typical house of San Francisco this apartment is for you.
Frank's place was amazing and situated in a great spot. It was exactly as the pictures show, if not better. Unfortunately, we were only visiting for one day to attend a wedding, but would have loved to stay longer. All other wedding guests stayed at nearby hotels, and were quite jealous of our much better (although financially comparable) accommodations. Frank was prompt in his responses, very accommodating, and provided an overall pleasant experience. I only have good things to say about my interactions with him and my great (albeit brief) stay at the house. When able to return to San Francisco for a proper trip, I would certainly wish to stay again.
Host provided everything you could need and more! So nice having shampoo, soap, coffee, books on San Francisco, etc. But the best part about the stay is the apartment itself, with its gorgeous architectural details. Would stay again for sure, plenty of room and wonderful spaces for children.
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