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Italian Garden Flat with Grand Piano (Sleeps 2)

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Restful Gardens Just Outside Your Flat

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Last updated: 08/31/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Oakland apartment description

~ Maximum occupancy = 2
~ Minimum 1-week stay = $945*
~ Ask about last minute stays with a 4-night minimum at $195/night.*

Read the reviews, then book an unforgettable week in our newly-constructed custom suite in Upper Rockridge with private entrance and soothing views of the San Francisco Bay. You’ll want to sip morning coffee on your brick terrace overlooking the multi-level Italianate gardens with fountain, paths and bougainvillea-laden trellis. Ideal for 1-2 persons (no exceptions) — one bedroom with down-covered four-poster bed, walk-in closet, and granite and natural stone bath, living room with Yamaha C3 piano, full kitchen and two sets of french doors that open to the terrace, garden, and views beyond.

The Italian Garden Flat sits in the Oakland hills on a quiet residential street, a prime location for business or vacation trip to the San Francisco Bay Area. No car? It’s only a 5 minute walk to the AC transit stop w/ direct service to San Francisco or to Rockridge BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit), 10 minutes walk down the hill to a chic coffee shop and gift store, nursery, and gourmet market, or one mile further to Rockridge, the East Bay’s favorite area for trendy cafes, unique bookstores, yoga studios, chocolate shops, and international eateries for take out or sit down meals. Between the bus service and BART, public transportation will take you to all bay area locations.

Runners and walkers will love the neighborhood hills with winding streets and homes of distinct architecture. Lake Temescal with its private beach and walking trails is a few minutes down the road, a favorite walking and picnic spot for locals.

The flat is very close to Highways 24 and 13, making it a 10-minute drive to Berkeley or quick half hour or less to San Francisco. We are strategically located between Piedmont, Montclair Village, Temescal (don’t miss Sunday morning farmer’s market!) and Rockridge. Nearby universities include UC Berkeley, California College of the Arts, Mills College, Holy Names University, and many others. Maps, hiking, shopping, and other books and pamphlets are available in the flat for you to use. The Oakland hills are full of amazing hiking and biking trails maintained by our East Bay parks system, many of them no more than a 15-minute drive. Jack London Square is accessible by bus or BART and from there you might want to take the ferry across the bay to San Francisco!

There are endless choices of restaurants within a 15-minute drive, but you’ll also find the full kitchen set up with stove, oven, microwave and refrigerator. We’ve stocked some basics for you, along with coffee and tea to you started your first morning. Of course, we also provide towels, linens, WiFi, and television with satellite service.

Features:
~ San Francisco bay and garden views
~ Upgraded construction with granite, tile, and natural stone
~ Private entrance and two sets of French doors onto brick terrace
~ Full kitchen
~ On-site shared laundry
~ Easy commute to Berkeley, San Francisco, Walnut Creek and surrounding Bay Area.
Short distance to public transportation
~ There are several stairs, with railings, from street to the flat entrance

TERMS:
~ Maximum occupancy = 2
~ Minimum 7-night stay
~ Not suitable for children
~ $50 cleaning fee
~ Ask about last minute stays with a 4-night minimum at $195/night*.
~ No pets and no smoking. Thank you for not asking for an exception.

*Deposit of 30% of rental amount to confirm booking. $50 cleaning fee added to all rentals.

Keywords: Rockridge, Montclair, private, parking, terrace, gardens, granite, view, Oakland hills, public transportation, BART, university, cottage

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Not Suitable For Children
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1

                ...moreless

              • Natural stone and marble shower, floor, counter

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Kitchen
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave

              Amenities

              • Parking:

                Easy on street parking just across from property....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Shared with owner. Once per week....moreless

              • Living Room:

                Couch, chair, TV, grand piano...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided

              Entertainment

              • Television
              • Books
              • Satellite / Cable
              • VCR
              • DVD Player

              Communications

                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Balcony
                  • Gazebo
                  • Deck / Patio

                  Location & View

                  • Water View:

                    Lovely views of San Francisco Bay...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Zoo
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Fishing
                  • Cycling
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Sailing
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Racquetball
                  • Golf
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Hiking
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Kayaking
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Boating
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Museums
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Shopping
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Cinemas
                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Synagogues
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Thanksgiving Week
                  Nov 21 - Nov 30, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,400
                  Christmas Break
                  Dec 19 - Jan 4, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,575
                  My Standard Rate
                  4 night min stay
                  $195
                  $945 $3,450
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning Fee $50
                  • Taxes Not included

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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 08/31/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
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                  Location

                  16 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  OAK
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Rockridge BART
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  13 and 24
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Claremont Country Club
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Broadway Terrace Cafe

                  Car: Recommended

                  Miles of hiking trails a short distance from the house. Numerous gourmet restaurants in Rockridge, Montclair, and on Piedmont Avenue which are all less than 2 miles away!

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1986


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • Restful Gardens Just Outside Your Flat

                    Restful Gardens Just Outside Your Flat

                  • Comfortable 4-Poster Queen Bed with Down Duvet

                    Comfortable 4-Poster Queen Bed with Down Duvet

                  • Full Kitchen Complete with Stove, Fridge, Freezer, Dishware, Cooking Basics

                    Full Kitchen Complete with Stove, Fridge, Freezer, Dishware, Cooking Basics

                  • Living Area with Yamaha C-3 Grand Piano for Your Use!

                    Living Area with Yamaha C-3 Grand Piano for Your Use!

                  • Sunset over San Francisco Bay

                    Sunset over San Francisco Bay

                  • Your Terrace Overlooking Gardens and San Francisco Bay

                    Your Terrace Overlooking Gardens and San Francisco Bay

                  • Luxury Bath with Natural Stone Shower and Floor, Granite Counter

                    Luxury Bath with Natural Stone Shower and Floor, Granite Counter

                  • Dining Area with Original Watercolors and Beautiful Garden View

                    Dining Area with Original Watercolors and Beautiful Garden View

                  • View from Living Room Your Brick Terrace and Morning Coffee!

                    View from Living Room Your Brick Terrace and Morning Coffee!

                  • Rich colors of summer in the garden.

                    Rich colors of summer in the garden.

                  VRBO #315213

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                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, August 07, 2014

                  $195 - $225 per night (USD)
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                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 2

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