Creative Sanctuary

Apartment - Entire home/apt · 28th St, San Francisco, CA 94110, United States
Philip And Tania
Your host, Philip And Tania
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The Space

We live in a large Victorian house on a quiet street, nestled between the Mission district and Noe Valley. We're one block from the streetcar stop and five blocks from the subway. We have three bedrooms, two of which have double beds and windows which cast their light upon the high, warm colored walls and ceilings of this haven. We have lots of spaces in the house where you can relax, read, listen to music and just cozy up. The kitchen is well stocked and we have a bountiful garden and back deck.

Amenities include: Laundry, wireless, sun room, garden, sun deck and a full kitchen. We also have a library (not perfectly organized but filled with great books).

We both are self employed creatives. I own a business involved in art and design and Tania is an arts journalist. We enjoy meeting people and are well versed in the art and design communities of the Bay Area. We also know some really good haunts.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Minimum Stay: 5 nights
Weekly Price: $1500 /week
Monthly Price: $6000 /month
Cancellation: Strict
Overall Guest Satisfaction
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  • Wonderful place, everything is as it is on the pictures. It's a very clean, interesting, lovingly decorated and comfortable place to stay. Everything was to my complete satisfaction. The area is in a quiet spot of South Mission but still a 5 minutes drive to the busy parts of the town. The hosts are very warm and uncomplicated.

    June 2014
  • Philip and Tania are wonderful hosts and their apartment is beautiful and comfy. We rented the entire apartment for a month and loved it. Parking was always available within 1-3 blocks. It's very close to Dolores Park, and all of the best restaurants in the city, yet still a removed enough so that it's quiet and peaceful on the street at night. The solarium, deck, and backyard are the best, and Philip and Tania were incredibly friendly and accomodating. All and all a perfect stay!

    August 2013
  • My husband and I had such a lovely stay in Tania and Phillips...the house is knock out beautiful with lots of earthy atmosphere. Enjoy this little haven in the most ideal location near the quaint areas of Valencia street and Bernal heights.

    Tania and Phillip were very accommodating and quick on communication responses. I would recommend this gorgeous place to stay to anyone. The wooden sunny relax room is so relaxing and the house is full of visual treats to feast ones eyes.

    June 2013
  • Our stay at Philip and Tania's was amazing! Despite them being away on holiday, they were very attentive...corresponding with us on a regular basis before, during, and following our trip. They and their friend/house-sitter Maya were extremely accommodating and flexible with both check-in and check-out. They have a very beautiful Victorian home with the charm and history of what one expects San Francisco living to be like. Furthermore, they live on a quiet street in a great neighborhood full of cafes, boutiques, and friendly people. Just three blocks from the J Church Muni line and approximately 3/4 of a mile from the 24th Street Mission BART station, their prime location made it easy (and inexpensive) to travel around the city, to/from the airport, and to cities and towns throughout the Bay Area. I look very forward to visiting "San Fran" again and hope/plan to stay in Philip and Tania's truly "Creative Sanctuary."

    August 2012
  • It is a bit far from public transportations (tram at 8mn, metro 15mn, bus ?) but the place is very lovely. Don't expect a very crowdy neighborhood, it is more a quiet place, ideal to rest after a long visiting day.
    Tania & Philipp were not at the appartment but arranged everything before our arrival. Good option for south mission.

    July 2012
  • We had a great stay here! Our host was Maya, who was very nice and gave us lots of great advice about the neighborhood. The room and the house in general are beautiful and very clean. In one sentence: It was great and I have no problem recommending this place!

    July 2012
  • A wonderful place with a very homely feel about it. Whilst Tania & Philip were away, their friend Maya was most helpful and friendly, nothing was too much trouble:)

    The neighbourhood is very nice to meander around, lots of good food & coffee close by.

    The house had everything you need, lots of little spaces to kick back and relax. Everything was clean & tidy and easy to use.

    Would definitely recommend this place to everyone- it's a very inviting home and definitely a creative sanctuary.

    July 2012
  • The place is tastefully decorated and kept clean. The host was cool and everything went smoothly. I reccommend staying here for a short walk to the BART or the Muni. Towels were provided which is always a plus.

    July 2012
  • We had a lovely stay in SF- the city is gorgeous and the house was just beautiful. We met Philip and Tania for one night only as they were heading off on holiday themselves, but they were absolutely charming and welcoming hosts - only wish we'd got to know them better! The house is is stylish, clean and spacious and the area itself is really hip and interesting (check out Valencia for loads of cool bars and restaurants) We'd definitely stay with them again!

    June 2012
  • Stayed at Tania and Philip's house last week...although they were not there when we visited SF, Tania communicated with us promptly and made sure I was in contact with their friend who hosted us. Like everyone has already mentioned, their house is beautiful, clean, and in a great location. Their friend was very helpful and approachable...suggesting places to eat nearby and places to go in the neighborhood. Would recommend staying with them if you want to stay in the city!

    June 2012
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Philip: English transplant to the Bay Area and half Spanish adoptive son of hardworking Yorkshire folk. I'm married to the one, engaged to my work and in love with exploring the merging of design art and craft. Tania: SF raised with a NY energy and an Armenian background that I am proud of. I'm an international journalist, interviewing artists and producing for radio and print. I speak several languages and love to meet people. Found my husband in a cafe in NY and came back to SF to live near my Grandma. Oh, and I love plants. This summer, we won't be here but our lovely friend and very cool person, Maya, will be watching over the house and welcoming you...
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