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Beautiful, Wooded, 1BR Cottage - Orinda, Minutes from Oakland

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Last updated: 05/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Come 'home' to this scenic, wooded retreat. Part of a private wooded estate in beautiful Orinda, minutes away from SF, Berkeley, Oakland, Walnut Creek, multiple college campuses, hospitals, corporate settings, and tourist attractions; 3 minute drive from BART and freeway access. Whether traveling for business or for fun, you'll be able to enjoy the best of both worlds while staying here.

Peaceful, relaxing hilltop setting, large windows with beautiful views from every room, full kitchen with dining, one bedroom with a queen and a twin bed; perfect for visiting-professors, vacationing couples/small families, visiting relatives, or corporate stays. Great for anyone looking for a relaxed Northern California experience!

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • non-refundable cleaning $80
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Taxes Not included


Our rates are non-negotiable--please do not make an inquiry if the listed rates are not what you can pay, and please do not call us to ask for reduced rates or less than a 2 night stay. No refunds are given for deposits or shortened stays. VRBO suggests that travel insurance be purchased to cover unforeseen changes in travel plans.

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 05/19/2015
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19.5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Oakland International
12 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Jack London Square
1.3 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 24
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
many in 'downtown' Orinda

Car: Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: We're a family of four (kids are college age and now mostly only here to visit) who have lived in the Bay Area for the past 25+ years, and at this location for the past 9. We feel extremely fortunate to have such an incredibly beautiful and relaxing place to call home, and we very much enjoy having our guests experience this part of the Bay Area. We've worked hard to maintain a comfortable, natural feel to our property and love being surrounded by beautiful California landscape and wildlife. Having been here so long, we're a wealth of information regarding places to visit and things to do--off the beaten path.

Why the Owner Chose Orinda:
Orinda is a beautiful, wooded, central location from which to access the entire Bay Area.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Our property is a private, secluded, retreat-like setting--the perfect place to 'come home to' after a busy day of sight-seeing, tourist activity or hard work. It offers easy freeway and BART access, yet once you're here that world is a galaxy away. We take pride in having maintained a comfortable, well-maintained but casual and welcoming environment.

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Date last modified - Sunday, July 05, 2015

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