ONE WEEK MINIMUM SEPT 25 TO OCT 23.
Charming wide-open-space home with expansive views, large open living room, cozy, deck & yard. Close to vibrant places in San Francisco. 2017: Priority book June 24 - July 15, minimum 2 week stay. Not available for 2-3-4-days during this period.
Top of the hill cheerful and sunny home in San Francisco's Glen Park, with spectacular near 360 views of San Francisco city, bay, Berkeley and Oakland. 2 BDR + study, 1.5 Baths. Top floor is large open space containing living rm, dining area, modern kitchen and a reading/computer nook. Key features include high ceilings, beautiful Japanese beams, floor to ceiling windows, fireplace and flat screen HDTV. Deck off master BDR (downstairs) overlooks charming yard, gardening beds, lemon & plum trees. House is fully furnished/outfitted and tastefully decorated. With views and lots of light, this house is one of the coziest places on earth.
Area is serene and residential, mostly single-familes, but just a few steps from all the buzz (very near Bernal Heights, Diamond Heights, Noe Valley, the Castro and the Mission neighborhoods). Lots of parks & open space nearby. Easy walk to subway (BART), bus lines, many restaurants, library, bookstores and groceries (both upscale and budget). Close to 280 FWY, 10 minutes to downtown SF, 15 minutes to SF airport.
Available for short terms: weekends & possibly a week as a share-home; weeks, longer stays when I am traveling and entire house will be available. Owner will be out of your hair, but logistical/facilities support will be easily available. Ideal for a couple, small family or two couples. No group rentals. Difficult to make available on short notice.
All facilities in home: kitchen, fireplace, laundry, open living room, deck, yard.
Minimally. Happy to provide information. My goal is to give space to my guests.
I've lived in my home for 35 years, raised 3 sons here, am widowed, so my house is full of memories. Rare and delicate personal items will be stored, but most will remain and so I ask for respect for what is contained, e.g. large record collection, library. Necessary closets and dressers will be emptied and available, kitchen will be fully supplied. I expect my home to be in as fine a shape when I return as I will leave it for my guests. Please no large parties or heavy entertaining. My handyman/contractor will be available for emergency needs or necessary repairs, and I will be reachable over email.
I am winding down a 30+ year in Development/fundraising, primarily at Stanford University, also at UC Berkeley, and most recently with the Center for Investigative Reporting. I will continue to consult part time, but now have time free to write (poetry, memoir), visit kids and grandkids, and travel. I will spend July and August in France and Spain with dear friends; and this is why I am subletting my home, for the first time. I hope to find a compatible and responsible couple or family (possibly two couples) who will truly enjoy the home I love while I am away, and will live in it with care and respect. It is a very special spot.