Sun-Filled Garden Studio in Heart of the City


Last Updated: Nov. 16th, 2018
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This peaceful and quiet hidden gem of a studio is perfectly situated in the heart of the city. We're located in the bustling Castro district only a five minute walk to Market and Castro -- a convenient and fast transportation hub with Muni underground, trains and buses. Downtown is only 10-15 minutes away. It's possible to travel directly from SFO by Bart with only one transfer at Civic Center to the Castro Street Muni Station. You won't need a car to get around -- most of our guests enjoy the city without one -- but if you do drive, parking is easy and free on our block.

The Castro is a friendly neighborhood with well cared for classic Victorian and Edwardian buildings, parks, cafes, restaurants, small groceries, shops and the venerable Castro theater. Although it is a flat walk to transportation and Castro street shopping, we have lots of hills nearby with hidden staircases and wonderful views. Start your day with a walk to Tartine Bakery on Valencia for croissants & coffee or up to Twin Peaks for the views. We are perfectly situated next to some of the city's hottest restaurants -- walking distance from the Mission, the Valencia Corridor, Duboce Triangle, Hayes Valley, Lower Haight & Noe Valley

This studio apartment was newly built in 2012 at the garden level of a renovated 1907 Edwardian. Accessed through a side door and corridor to the back, it's great for folks who prefer not to climb a lot of steps. It's a spacious 440 square feet with 9' ceilings, hardwood floors, recess lighting and Anderson sliding doors to a patio and shared garden.

We've set up the apartment for the way we'd like to live if we, family or friends were to stay there for weeks at a time. The sitting area has a comfortable couch and chair, a 32' LCD TV w/cable and DVD, the fabulously comfortable king size bed has lots of great pillows and high thread count cotton sheets. There are bathrobes in the closet and the tiled bathroom is equipped with a hairdryer, bath products and lots of room for your things.

The kitchenette with refrigerator, convection microwave, induction burner, toaster oven, coffee maker, tea kettle, rice cooker and crock-pot, etc. has everything you'll need to eat in when you're not in the mood to take advantage of numerous restaurants nearby. There is a supermarket three blocks away and farmers' markets all over town. You are welcome to use the washer/dryer in our flat upstairs.

Your hosts, Jan and Wandralee, are happy to direct you to neighborhood cafes & restaurants, interesting places to walk or bike, and all of the wonderful amenities San Francisco has to offer.


 
 

Home Details:


For rent!   
Contact: Janis M., Non-Academic Individual
 
Location: San Francisco, California, US
Neighborhood: Castro
Postal Code: 94114
 
  See a map of 4629 18th street
 
Type: Studio or Loft (Suitable for up to 2 people)
Cost: (USD) $2,850.00 per month (Somewhat Negotiable)
Lease: Jan. 1st, 2019, lease length to be determined
(Minimum lease length: 30 days)
(Lease dates/length somewhat flexible)
 
Utilities: Heat, Water, and Electricity Included
 
Size: 440 square feet / 41 square meters
Rooms: 1 full-bathrooms
1 bedrooms
1 total rooms (excluding bathrooms)
 
Setting:
Near Medical Facility Near Park
Near Public Transportation Near Shopping
Urban Environment
 
Amenities:
Cable Available Deck or Patio
Furnished Garden
Hardwood Floors Heat Included
Internet Access No Pets
Refrigerator Washer/Dryer
 
Nearby Universities: University of California, Berkeley
University of San Francisco
Lincoln University, San Francisco California
University of California, San Francisco
Wright Institute
Academy of Art University
American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
American Conservatory Theater
California College of the Arts
Center for Psychological Studies
Golden Gate University-San Francisco
San Francisco Theological Seminary
The Art Institute of California-San Francisco
University of California Hastings College of Law
City College of San Francisco
 
 
 
 



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