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Stafford House1901 Edwardian Flat - Sf City Center

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,300 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms + Den, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5-6)

Beautifully decorated 1901 Edwardian flat -one block from San Francisco's famous 'Painted Ladies' Post Card Houses. Centrally located in trendy Alamo Square Historic District. Enjoy 1700 square feet of living space with bay windows looking towards Alamo Square Park.

Enter through a tall wrought iron gate and a small garden.

This area features a tucked away outdoor seating area where you can enjoy a morning cup of coffee while you plan your day's adventures.

The main rooms in the house have abundant natural light and orginal woodwork. The living room offers comfortable seating for five or six.

Step through the beveled glass paned door into the Butler's Pantry to make a drink or open the bottle of California wine awaiting your arrival.

The a king and a 4 poster queen bed - each set in large bedrooms -have pillowtop mattresses and high quality linens. Closet space is abundant and the bath is stocked with fresh, plush white towels.

Several bus lines are within easy walking distance. A 10-15 minute ride will take you to Golden Gate Park, Fisherman's Wharf, Union Square shopping or dozens of other anticipated sites. With a minimum one week stay you will receive TW0 FREE Clipper Cards...providing six days of public transportation at no cost. Enjoy San Francisco from this comfortable and charming cental location.



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Registration Number : delist temp

Property Manager
Marilyn Blaustein Eldin Tobias
Member since: 2011
Speaks english, french, spanish, italian
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2018

About Marilyn Blaustein Eldin Tobias

The owners- an attorney and a pediatrician - have lived in this home over 30 years. Much of the time was spent parenting their four sons. In the '80's the family restored the home from a shingled exterior to its former glory, doing much of the work with their own hands.

Jan continures in medical practice, but has become a water-color artist and you will see some of her work displayed in the flat. Emerson continues to teach Law Bar Review courses and enjoy his talent on guitar.

The family has traveled much of the world together - visiting over 40 countries.

Marilyn Blaustein Eldin Tobias purchased this apartment in 1979


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in North of the Panhandle, California

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq ft
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
  • 1
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , This is a large light room that was once the parlor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed , The Bookcase Room
    Bedroom 3 - 1 single bed , A small and cozy room - twin size bed
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Child Beds (1) Fold out futon available, Baby Cribs (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • tennis


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Stafford House1901 Edwardian Flat - Sf City Center
average rating of 4.5051546 based on 97 reviews
Annapolis, Maryland, USA

Lovely, comfortable, well located, beautifully appointed

  • 4 of 5

We had a very pleasant stay at this property. One of the bedrooms shares a door (which was locked, so security was not a concern) with the adjacent apartment which was a bit disconcerting as we could hear the conversations as if they were in the same room. Other than that, the apartment was really lovely, clean and very comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: 14/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay close to Alamo Square

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location, authentic and comfortable apartment.

  • Review Submitted: 07/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful historic home, Lovely Neighborhood, Great location and view of the city from Alamo park!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Edward house. This was my first time visiting SF and I wanted to stay in a Victorian style home and not a hotel. The home was beautiful as expected and my parents, nephew, husband and I were very comfortable having our own bedrooms. The flat is on the second floor, but it's not too many steps up, and there is only 1 bathroom. The house is ½ a block from Alamo square & the popular Painted Ladies Victorian homes. We met the neighbors whom were very friendly & welcoming. The home is on a busy street so take earplugs if you’re a light sleeper. Also the main entrance goes into a bedroom which was kind of odd, but we had no problem with it since you can use the back entry through the garden that goes to the kitchen. Marylin was very responsive and accommodating to our needs.

A few tips from our trip:

*The day before flying to SF, I placed an online order for groceries to be delivered upon our arrival through Instacart. This was the first time I used this service and it worked our really well for us. There are a few small markets a few blocks away, but the house is on top of a hill so you don't want to carry too many bags.

* Friends recommended we not rent a car because of traffic/parking; so we took the BART from the airport to Civic station; and then the # 21 bus to the Steiner & Hays stop. The bus stop was just outside Civic station. When you get off the bus it's an easy 2 min. walk to the house. We didn’t have a car seat for our toddler so this worked great for us. You need small bills & change for the bus, the BART takes credit cards. We rarely use public transit at home, but this was a great way to see more of the neighborhoods. Also, I believe street parking is not available on Steiner street. So you might want to do some research if you have a car.

*Day 1 we took a bus (stop was 2 blocks away & a 10 min. bus ride) to Golden Gate park, and walked back to the house though the Haigh and Ashbury neighborhood (apprx. 45 min.)

*Day 2 I had bought the Go City Card SF on Groupon which included the Big Bus Hop on/off & access to many museums/attractions. The hop on/off bus stop is ½ a block from the house (3 min walk) on Steiner & Fell Street, you'll find signs by the mosaic mural behind the HS. We also took the last Big B bust back home. This was a great way to see the city.

Our stay was very short, but we had a wonderful time. We will definitely stay here again on our next trip to SF. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 18/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Silverton, OR

Wonderful stay in historical home

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The property was perfect for all of our family to get together and visit. We understood that we were staying in an older home and enjoyed its little idiosyncrasies. The owner was very gracious and the permanent resident was also very welcoming and tried hard to keep his dog quiet. The street is a busy street and can be a little noisy at night.

  • Review Submitted: 07/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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The property was amazing. It had a lot of character with large windows and hardwood floors. Very co.

  • 5 of 5

We had a mini family reunion at the Stafford House for my daughters 40th Birthday. It was perfect for us. Large sunny rooms. And centrally located. Thank you again. We had a great stay.

  • Review Submitted: 23/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful historic home in a fantastic part of the city

  • 4 of 5

Overal the home was very cozy in a beautiful parr of the city. The owners and others in the building were very friendly and helpful. Our favorite thing to do was was eat and visit at the table at the corner window. Great spot for my mother and i to meet up with my friends from Australia.

  • Review Submitted: 31/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The unit is less than a block from Alamo Square Park and the Painted Ladies. The 2 story red Hop on, Hop off bus as well as 4 central bus lines are less than a block away.

You are truly staying in the city center here, with both the Civic Center and Golden Gate Park - along with many good restaurants) within walking distance. (5- 30 minutes for most people)


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in North of the Panhandle, California

Rental Basis:
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Special Rate
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee AU$67.97
cleaning fee AU$129.13
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$271.86

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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