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Quiet Elegance - Fabulous Location - Everything You Need

25 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 6 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Glen Park - Whitney Street

Newly remodeled apartment with all of the charm of a 1928 building.

• 2000 square feet, 2 bedrooms, one bath, large living room, entertainment room and newly remodeled kitchen

• Separate secure entrance.

• Fully furnished unit including all linens and dishes.

• Two bedrooms (one on either end of a long hallway, great for privacy) - each bedroom has a plush Sleep By Number queen mattress. Adjust each bed to fit your sleeping needs - hard, soft or in the middle!

• One split full bath (sink & toilet in one room and bath/shower & sink in next room) - makes it like having two bathrooms!

• Entertainment room with 56 plasma screen Roku TV (internet).

• Gas fireplace in living room.

• Kitchen has a gas stove, microwave, coffee maker, electric tea pot, refrigerator, toaster, pans, dishes, glasses, appropriate cooking utensils and Miele dishwasher.

• Wireless Internet (the flat has its own high-speed network) - download speed is 55.57 Mbps and upload speed 11.82 Mbps.

• Laundry (washer and dryer in its own room directly next to the kitchen).

• Double-paned windows.

• Fabulous walkable neighborhood.

• Close to BART, city buses and trains - no need for a car.

• Easy street parking (we recommend you rent a small car for easier parking anywhere in SF).

• Quiet neighborhood and building.

• Non-smoking building and units.

• Check out the 36 hours in SF article on the NYT http://nyti.ms/1OZiiNf

More Details
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Regina Phelps
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2016
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About Regina Phelps

San Francisco resident since 1979. Love sharing my home with folks from out of town and making sure our guests have a great experience in San Francisco.

Regina Phelps purchased this apartment in 2001

Why Regina Phelps chose San Francisco

Wonderful village like atmosphere (small town in the Big City), close to the Mission, the Castro, Noe Valley, Bernal Heights and only 4 miles from Downtown and The Wharf. Very walkable and easy public transportation options.

What makes this apartment unique

Quiet village like atmosphere. In the middle of a big city and yet feels like a small town.


based on 25 holidaymaker reviews

Quiet Elegance - Fabulous Location - Everything You Need
average rating of 4.96 based on 25 reviews

Immaculate Apartment in Great Neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

Large, bright, quiet, very well-maintained and clean apartment within walking distance of many local services and transportation. Unit was exactly as photos portrayed. Great internet service, comfortable furniture and Sleep Number beds and full kitchen. Unit was stocked with everything you could need and all areas were labeled very clearly for easy access. Will return frequently to visit family nearby.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful rental property in a nice and quite, but still close to the downtown SF city location

  • 5 of 5

This is a really excellent choice for a family that wants additional space to relax and unwind after a day of sight seeing while still being very close to the downtown SF area. The owners make this seem like a second home for you rather than a rental as they truly provide everything you could need during your visit including stocked kitchen, bathroom and linens. We took advantage of eating breakfast every morning at the apartment and had two dinners there as well. The beds were very comfortable and the fact that you could adjust the firmness to each person's liking was a definite plus. The apartment was spotless when we arrived and the few times we had questions, our hosts quickly replied helping us make decisions regarding travels routes into the city. Both the BART and MUNI train systems are very close by so unless you really have plans to travel by car outside the city I would avoid getting a car. We did find on street parking every day but it can be a challenge if you get back after 6 PM. Another major plus was the washer and dryer in the unit (with supplied detergent). For a family of 4 this was a huge plus, allowing us to only take carry on luggage on our flights, while also minimizing the laundry pile upon our arrival home. The property is south of the downtown area and close to the major highways, but only takes about 30 mins (including walking to the train stop) to get downtown. This also made traveling to and from the airport a breeze. If we make it back to SF we will definitively be looking to rent this unit again. Thanks Dave and Regina for helping make our family vacation a special time.

Bill & Susan F.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Duluth, MN

perfect and wonderful

  • 5 of 5

What to say! From start to finish, 260 Whitney and Dave & Regina have been superlative!!! Every questions we had, Regina promptly answered. We were given resources for planning our stay with tips on where to go and how to get around. We arrived early and Dave welcomed us and let us use the restrooms and drop our bags off while the apartment was getting ready. We explored Glen Park while waiting which is a fabulous little village. It's very safe and has many restaurants with seriously great eating!! The grocery store, canyon market, has anything you'd need - it's beautiful. Quaint bookstore that was offering live jazz music and wine, a wonderful bakery - which we visited most days walking down the hill to catch the Bart. Once we arrived, there was a very organized and informative binder that Dave reviewed with us about the apartment and more on how to navigate the city as well as nearby places in Glen Park and public transportation, and other useful bits of information. The apartment was spotless. Exactly as it was described. So cozy, so homey, so quiet. And did I say spotless!! It had everything you needed to get going - starter coffee, fresh condiments, shampoo and conditioner, detergent for laundry, and a gracious bottle of wine... even a bowl of homemade muffins from Regina. The beds are extremely comfy number beds, there were ample sheets and towels. A very well stocked kitchen. We used the fireplace every night - there were great books and area guides and maps to use, cards to play. If you're so inclined, the second living room has a well connected tv/netflix system. It was very roomy with more than enough space for our family of 4. The area is quiet and safe. And it was so easy to get in and out of the city. We had hesitations about not staying right in the city - and if you also have that concern - don't. Once you walk down the hill (past the bakery) and get to the Bart, you are literally 5-10 minutes from union square or the embarcadero/ferry building (the last city stop). The Bart was very easy to use and we always felt safe. We also used the city bus and Lyft. We were so happy to come back to 260 after such long days of walking and adventuring in the crowded city. Coming home to 260 was like coming home!! And I can't say enough about how kind & informative Dave and Regina were throughout the entire process. This is a one of a kind find. We can't thank you enough for sharing your home!! We hope to return soon!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. Your family is among the most warm, friendly and tidy guests who have ever stayed at 260. You left the flat in exceptional condition. We certainly hope we have the opportunity to host you again.
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Salinas, Ca

Lovely home in wonderfull neighborhood!

  • 5 of 5

My friend and I stayed for three weeks with our two 12 year old daughters who were attending a ballet intensive downtown. This home was perfect. Very calm and serene. After a long day downtown we got back to a quiet and safe neighborhood close to other very cool neighborhoods whichever direction you decide to walk or drive. I loved venturing out each day to walk the city. Close by are neighborhoods, Noe Valley, Glen Park, Bernal Heights and the Mission. If you want to go downtown, walk down the hill to take Bart(rapid transit). Regina was away most of the time, but Dave was available if we needed anything and very kind and helpful. We had a such a great experience. Our girls LOVED staying at Whitney St. and we would definitely do it again!

Thank you Dave and Regina!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are very kind, Catherine. The four of you were wonderful guests . . . we would certainly welcome you back anytime. Dave
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An amazingly, wonderful apartment and hosts

  • 5 of 5

My stay at this Glen Park apartment was wonderful from the time I inquired about the apartment to when I checked out. I have rented quite a few places through HomeAway and this one proved to be the gem. I had many questions about the rental as I was not from the US, and unfamiliar with the Bay Area. Regina responded to each question and request I had with patience and dedication. The host was very responsive even some 5 months before the rental date and throughout the time we spent at the apartment. My family and I were welcomed with a nice sign on the door, much to the delight of my sons. As promised the host met us at the door of the apartment to welcome us and even helped with the many pieces of luggage we dragged with us. Dave showed us the different parts of the apartment and highlighted the hey things we needed to know. He would send emails giving suggestions on what the boys could do and since I rented a car, he reminded me about the shifting the car on select days they needed to clean the street.

Bottom line is that I have never rented a place where the hosts were so invested in helping and welcoming their guests. We really felt well-taken cared of. The apartment had everything we needed but over and above that the hosts attended to us if we needed anything else.

The apartment is as beautiful as in the pictures. Its huge, with 2 nice sized bedrooms, 2 living rooms and a kitchen large enough for meals. When we arrived the apartment was spotless. There wasn't a speck of dust and the kitchen was almost like brand new. We were amazed that the hosts had included some basic foodstuff in the fridge - butter, half & half - as well as a cupboard full of condiments plus coffee and tea. From my experience, this is not the norm. They provided abundant, clean, soft towels, high quality body soap and shampoo, and even a hair-dryer! The beds were amazingly comfortable with lots of pillows and extra blankets if you needed it. There is a washer and dryer too with detergent, bleach and stain remover if you need it! TV came via the internet and we did have problems here and there but Dave assisted when we got stuck. The apartment did have ample instructions throughout on how to work things.

This is a great apartment to rent. Its quiet and in a safe neighborhood. Public transport, groceries are within walking distance. You do need to walk uphill and downhill but that is San Francisco.

Thanks to Regina and Dave for being amazing hosts!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Dr. Kadir. You and your family would be welcome guests anywhere in the world. And we certainly would love to stay at 260 again! Dave
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Beautiful and spacious with all the comforts of home.

  • 5 of 5

This property is very well maintained. It is obvious that Regina and Dave pay attention to detail. The newly refurbished kitchen in retro 50's decor is awesome.

They provide all the kitchen gadgets anyone needs as well as the basic condiments , tea, coffee etc.

There are two very comfortable living rooms. One has many books for an avid reader. The other has a large screen tv with many options for viewing.

The two bedrooms are large with comfortable bedding.

It's location is ideal.

I certainly recommend this property for anyone visiting San Francisco.

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
San Francisco International (SFO)
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Chenery Park
Nearest Ferry
6.7 Miles
Ferry Building @ the Foot of Market Street
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Golden Gate Park Golf Course, 970 47th Ave
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Caltrans Station to South Bay
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
101 and 280
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Pomelo's 1793 Church St (Asian Fusion)
Nearest Ski
200 Miles
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Ocean Beach - Great Highway
Car: not necessary

• ¾ mile to Glen Park Canyon – a 70 acre city park with hiking trails and wildlife (owls, coyotes and more!).

• Great restaurants (French, Japanese, Italian, Chinese, American, Thai, Mediterranean) all within 1/2 mile.

• Wonderful markets, produce, book stores, cleaners, pet supplies, cute shops, yoga studios and more all walking distance.



Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Glen Park, The Bay Area

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
21 Nov 2016 - 27 Nov 2016
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
18 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
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6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £410
Cleaning £102
Tax Rate 14.0%

Cancellation Policy:

- For bookings cancelled up to 30 days before the start of the stay, traveler receives a 100% refund minus credit card processing fees.
- For bookings cancelled between 29 - 14 days before the start of the stay, traveler receives a 50% refund minus credit card processing fees.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Glen Park in The Bay Area

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Split bathroom with a tub/shower and sink in one room and immediately adjacent to it is a room with a toilet and sink. Makes having one bath much more doable!
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Back - 1 Large Double Bed , This is a Sleep-By-Number mattress. Adjust to suit you!
    Front - 1 Large Double Bed , This is a Sleep-By-Number mattress. Adjust to suit you!
  • Front bedroom has a four poster Sleep-By-Number queen mattress, a window seat in a tree framed front window, love seat, nightstand and lamp and a lovely vanity with a mirror and bench seating. The back bedroom has a Sleep-By-Number queen mattress, rocking chair, nightstand, dresser and corner stacking bookcase. The window view is a hanging vertical garden.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
In the middle of a big city and yet feels like a small town. Quiet village like atmosphere and the lovely 70 acre Glen Park Canyon city park is a mere one mile away.

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