About this listing
This is a one of kind San Francisco Grand Victorian with 4 bedrooms, formal dining room, chef's kitchen with carrera marble, and Victorian bathroom with claw foot bathtub. In the trendy Glen Park, 2 blocks from BART to downtown and mission.
One of the oldest and most beautiful San Francisco Grand Victorians. Nestled in the hamlet village of Glen Park in SF and easy access via BART to The Mission (1 stop-3 minutes), Downtown (3 stops-10 minutes) and Embarcadero (5 Stops-15 minutes).
4 bedrooms including a large lovely Master Bedroom with california king bed and city view, Large Guest Bedroom with california queen bed and garden view and two Cosy Twin Size bedrooms that can sleep 6 guests very comfortably.
Exquisite geographic inlaid wood floor, wood and plaster wainscotting and wedding cake ceiling. A formal majestic dining room and killer modern kitchen designed for the serious cook. Wood wainscott bathroom, marble sink with claw tooth Victorian bath Lovely garden with deck for outdoor dining and upper garden seating area. Single car garage. Glen Park is a desireable neighborhood with great restaurants, coffee shops, markets and services. The house is 2 blocks from BART station with gives quick access to Mission, Financial and Union Square downtown and South of Market areas.
Full house access including garage, garden. 3 Cable televisions and wifi internet.
Glen Park is one of the "hot" new family neighborhoods with the second largest Park in SF. The nook and cranny village has great restaurants, stores and food shops.
BART Train, the main "subway" in SF is two blocks from house and gives access to The Mission (8 minutes), Downtown (10 minutes), South and East Bay. Busses and MUNI also two blocks for access to all other parts of the City
This house is for visitors to San Francisco who want and can appreciate a classic and unique San Francisco Victorian house. It is beautifully appointed and requires a responsible touch.
This is a family neighborhood and those who rent the house must be in keeping with a quiet and respectful of neighbors and neighborhood living. No large/late parties (after 10pm), loud music, etc. There are other airbnb houses that lend themselves to this. This is not one of them.
Dinner Parties yes, actual parties NO.
SMOKING NO (fines will be assessed if smoke is smelled and/or ashes found)
Special care to avoid any water rings/etc on wood tables.
There is a more detailed guide for the house that includes all operational information and expectations for the house.
About the Host, Victor
I am a person who enjoys travel, cooking and fine food, music, architecture and design. My work is dedicated to getting big ideas (companies, programs, platforms) into the world, especially those that address global challenges (water, health, energy, waste, etc.). A transplanted New Yorker, I enjoy life living in both San Francisco and Chicago though spend a lot of time on the road. A classically trained pianist in early life, former producer and entrepreneur and now social impact investment "change agent", I'm looking forward to meeting new people who have interesting lives, loves and travels.
Favorite cities: New York and San Francisco, Barcelona, Valencia, Florence, Stockholm, Tokyo
Favorite hang out places: Montauk, Big Island Hawaii, Yankee Stadium
Favorite Movies: Godfather, Bladerunner, Wizard of Oz.
Favorite TV shows: Mad Men, Californication, Game of Thrones, Daily Show
I take pride in my house which I bought after seeing 90 houses of which NONE had any character or history. This house, the one listed here, was the exception and is truly exceptional. The house was built in 1880 and was in another section of San Francisco. At the turn of the 20th century, before the great fire in 1906, the house was moved to Glen Park area, to serve (I believe) as a model home in a new area of San Francisco being develeoped by this speculator nameed Joost (the house is on Joost Ave). Joost came to San Francisco after returning from Panama where he worked (unsuccessfully) to build a canal. While years later his vision would be realized by others, I admire his boldness.
I'd like to share the house with those who will enjoy it and respect its history. It survived the earthquake and the great fire, so hoping it will survive rentals:)
I've now added my Chicago apartment which is an equally spectacular place but with a completely different vibe. A 3 bedroom apartment in a converted 100 year old Church with 35 foot ceilings, stained glass and modern appointments beautifully furnished in mid century modern decor.