hallway leading to your bedroom located on the second floor. new queen-size bed with 100% cotton bed linens and pottery barn bed-frame.
A Sweet Refuge w/Private Bathroom

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1 bedroom

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Lovely afternoon sun streams through this peaceful room with a queen size pillow-top bed. Located on a quiet residential street w/public transportation within 2-3 blocks. Cafes, restaurants, bars, organic grocery store, laundry mat, etc., nearby.

The space

Come stay in the charming neighborhood of Bernal Heights, within walking distance of the Mission District and only 20 minutes away from downtown via public transportation. From our deck, you will see the famous "Hill," which offers a panoramic view of the entire city and only a 6 minute walk from our home.

You will have unlimited free off-street parking (no permit required) and easy access to public transportation.

Your room is furnished with a very comfortable queen size bed which basks in the wonderful and yummy afternoon sun. New Acacia hardwood floors, a large walk-in closet and custom made diamond light bay windows typical of Edwardian homes highlights this room.

Your private bathroom is located next to your bedroom.

Our home is a wonderful 2 bedroom, 2 bathrooms, well-maintained Edwardian house (not an apartment), on a safe and quiet street. Our home has a lovely healing and spiritual vibration and we take pride in its calm and peaceful energy.

We have a deck overlooking the bay, a large kitchen with a sunny nook, and a living room with a working fireplace.

Our neighborhood is full of cafes, restaurants, yoga studios, a bookstore, library, a wine bar, bakery, parks, and pleasant hikes with sweeping views of San Francisco. There is permit-free off street parking available; just be mindful of street cleaning signs to avoid parking tickets.

We are 2 to 3 blocks away from major bus lines. You can also take a 7-minute bus ride to the train station (BART) or walk there in just 15 minutes while exploring the neighborhoods of Bernal Heights and the Mission District.

We are a lesbian couple and welcome queer and straight folks from everywhere! :-)!

Guest access

You will have access to the entire kitchen with full amenities, the deck and the living room. Kitchen hours are 8:30 to 10:30am and again in the evenings from 7 to 9:30pm. A dedicated shelf in the refrigerator is available for you to store your food and counter space for your dry goods.

You'll also find a guidebook in your room filled with information about transportation, local sites, and menus from nearby cafes and restaurants.

Interaction with guests

We interact with guests in an easy and organic way that feels appropriate to each person and situation. We offer plenty of privacy since this bedroom is upstairs and we're mostly downstairs on the main level. On occasion, one of the hosts (Marie) may stay across the hallway from your room, but she's rarely ever seen upstairs. And sometimes we travel and may be away while you are here.

Other things to note

We provide complimentary coffee and/or tea in the mornings along with some cinnamon raisin toast, but you are welcome to saunter down the block to the local grocery store and load up on your favorite food items and store them on your dedicated food shelf in the fridge. :) STR-0000200

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The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 3PM - 10PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Private room
Self check-in: Lockbox

Amenities
Free parking on premise
Internet
Kitchen

Prices
Cleaning Fee £31
Security Deposit £153
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is 3PM - 10PM

I prefer NON-SMOKERS and if you are a smoker, I ask that you smoke away from our home (25 feet away). No drugs of any kind.

My home is also a SHOE-FREE zone so all street shoes can be parked on the shoe rack located in the foyer when you first walk in. If you wish, may I suggest you bring your own house slippers during your stay. :)

If you wear cologne or perfume, I ask that you kindly dab or spray outside, if possible. Your mindfulness around this is much APPRECIATED.

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs - 10 steps from the front gate to the porch door upstairs.
Some spaces are shared - the kitchen area is shared, but generally we leave it available just for our guests between 8:30 to 9:30am.

Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Lock on bedroom door

Availability
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Jie User Profile
September 2017
Where do I even begin with such a cool human being as Marie (and the Airbnb of course)? My friend and I stayed over Labor Day weekend and we fell head over heals in love with the place each day! Your stay will be the loveliest, warmest, and fullest of happy feels because of Marie. I mean, if you're lucky to be staying there when she's there. And boy did we get lucky :D! We agreed that it felt like you were just staying with a good friend (who is boss at hosting). This is THE best Airbnb I have ever stayed in and you can be sure you'll be in the best company. We met Nsomeka and their two friends, all of whom are just the loveliest! Marie is so accommodating and knows the best places! The minute we arrived we were greeted with hugs from her and Teri. And she gave us the best food recommendations! You got your seafood, your bakery, your beer, your grocery store...and breakfast in the vibrant kitchen each morning! The neighborhood is a gem. The Airbnb is a gem. Marie is a gem. The gem of gems. We were there during the hottest day SF has seen (I think) and somehow she made being in 100 degrees feel amazing. If you are comfortable with interacting with your hosts at Airbnbs, definitely chat with Marie. Even if you're not, say hi! She's the friendliest and most cheerful! Her positive energy will rub off on you :) As my friend and I kept saying (and bragging to our friends who did not get to stay there), "Marie is boss." Thank you so much, Marie! We're coming back next time we're in town.

Elisa User Profile
August 2017
Really cute and nice place to stay. And you'll got many information in the guide book they provide. Marie and her roommate are really nice and warm person. Definitely will come back and stay here!

Elisabeth User Profile
August 2017
Everything was as described and expected. The guest room is really big and the whole house is very clean. Marie is such a nice and hospitable person. We had some lovely chats and Marie gave us great recommendation on where to eat and where to go. Also there is a useful folder with lots of information in the guest room. We couldn't have wished for a better host and would definitely stay with Marie again.

Patrick User Profile
August 2017
Highly recommended, Marie was very welcoming and friendly, beautiful bedroom and nice view from the kitchen at breakfast

Rose User Profile
August 2017
beautiful house and room, nice decorated and mindful atmosphere. strict rules about time for kitchen use etc.

Steve User Profile
July 2017
Very welcoming atmosphere...quiet neighborhood, perfect after day in downtown SF visiting tourist attractions. Marie provided suggestions for eateries in neighborhood as well as SF. Great time, Great host.

Danielle User Profile
July 2017
Large, beautiful room in lovely suburb with great bars and restaurants. Amazing host with easy communication. Will highly recommend to friends visiting San Fran :)

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San Francisco, California, United StatesJoined in December 2012
Marie User ProfileMarie is a superhost.

i've lived in san francisco for nearly 30 years and can confidently say, i know my city quite intimately; i'm happy to make recommendations to help you have an enjoyable stay as well as help navigate our charming village by the bay.

one of my most nourishing relationships is with mother nature; i enjoy hiking to mountain peaks, through waterfalls, camping through various seasons and taking in all the good medicine that pachamama has to offer. i also enjoy growing and harvesting plant medicine and have a deep abiding reverence for indigenous, buddhist and nature based ceremonies.

i have a reiki practice and work mostly with cancer related clients; i also teach meditation in san francisco and oakland and am a co-founder of a residential meditation center located in berkeley.

some favorite quotes:
"All I want for Christmas is the abolition of imperialist white supremacist capitalist heteropatriarchy, thank you."

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." - Maya Angelou




Languages: English, 日本語
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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