This beautiful two bedroom flat is the perfect place to use as homebase for your San Francisco getaway. Mid-century and Danish modern furniture complements this 1940 flat. The living room features a fireplace, sectional sofa (which doubles as a sofa bed), 46 inch HDTV flatscreen cable TV & BluRay player, sitting area, and enormous view window looking out on the Sutro tower atop Twin Peaks. The dining room is the perfect place to sit down and recount the day's adventures over a meal prepared in the newly remodeled gourmet kitchen, cooked on the backyard grill, or delivered from any of the fine restaurants nearby. The ample bedrooms are each furnished with 32 inch flat screen HDTV televisions, as well as iPod docking clock radios. The house also features a rotating selection of local art & San Francisco themed displays.
The Home: Your home away from home in one of the most beautiful cities in the world includes a formal living room and formal dining room with seating for 6, newly-remodeled kitchen, two big light-filled bedrooms (1 King, 1 Queen), and 1 bathroom with a tub and separate shower stall. The approx. 1375 sq. ft. architectural gem is in a two unit 1940’s style building, and features hardwood flooring, original art deco design details, and vintage furnishings. The bedrooms are located in the rear of the flat, overlooking the garden with a view of one of San Francisco’s oddball treasures, the Columbarium. The living room sofa also converts to a queen-size sleeper, if you are in need of extra space. There are public tennis courts and a swimming pool at the park across the street.
Golden Gate Park: The flat has a spectacular location: a 3 block walk leads to Golden Gate Park, including such sights as: the Conservatory of Flowers, Academy of Sciences, M.H. de Young Museum, Japanese Tea Garden, and the Arboretum (Botanical Garden); as well as such activities as: a children-only playground, archery, biking and skating, golf, horseback riding, lawn bowling, tennis, fly-fishing, and plenty of spots for a wonderful picnic. The park is larger than New York's Central Park, and is covered with more than one million trees and contains its own herd of bison.
Transportation: No car is needed with this centrally located flat (it has a WalkScore of 94!). If you tire of walking, taxicabs are plentiful, and San Francisco’s public transportation system is easy and intuitive. Having a bus stop one block away from the flat makes travel to Ocean Beach, shopping downtown at boutiques or the mall, the Embarcadero, Fisherman's Wharf, etc. a snap. If you're coming for business or a convention, Express Bus service to Downtown operates morning & evening from one block away!
Finally, if you do bring a car there is abundant street parking, including some sections where you may leave a car parked for a full week without a permit. If you will be staying for an extended period, a temporary permit can be obtained – just ask!
|Room type:||Entire home/apt|
|Bed type:||Real Bed|
|Extra people:||No Charge|
|Minimum Stay:||2 nights|
|Weekly Price:||$1850 /week|
|Monthly Price:||$5500 /month|
|Check In:||3:00 PM|
|Check Out:||11:00 AM|
Our stay in Chris home was a pleasure. He was very care taking and had good communication with us. Everything needed was in place, thank you!
The house is in a nice neighborhood. It is old, but very charming. It's also nice to have Netflix and Hulu plus. So if you don't mind that the house is not "state of the art" you'll gonna enjoy the trip :-)
Not to forget: The James River park is just ~1 mile away, be sure to check this out, its amazing!
We were in Richmond for our daughter's wedding. The house was perfect, a gem. We had many visitors, and they all commented on how beautiful it was. There's plenty of space to have fun together or to get away. Has a nice yard also. Chris was accommodating -- we arrived early and it was no problem. The house is well equipped with appliances, etc. The neighborhood was quiet and residential, but Semmes, the cross street, takes you easily to downtown areas. Would love to go back.
We LOVED our stay at Chris Menke's gracious home! Comfortable, up-scale, easy living, very well-appointed, colorful, cheerful. Great yard, great location. Chris was very accessible and helpful. Definitely a totally positive experience.
Chris was a gem and very quick to respond. My experience from the booking until departure was flawless. The home is charming and like stepping into a place of my own. I traveled alone (female) with my daughter and her boyfriend and felt very secure. We enjoyed the neighborhood, backyard and the neighbors were like my own. My only complaint is that we had to leave. We hope to be able to return in the future. Thank you so much Chris for sharing your home