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Vineyard Cottage - Tranquility - Mins from Berkeley& San Francisco

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Looking up at the Kitchen window at Vineyard Cottage from the 'vineyard arbor'


Last updated: 01/05/2011

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Vineyard Cottage is located in the quiet, rustic community of Orinda, just minutes away from the UC Berkeley Campus, St. Mary's College in Moraga and a short 20 min ride on BART to San Francisco.
the Cottage is a part of a larger property, situated in an approx. 1 acre garden on a private road with lots of space to relax. Guests are welcome to use any part of the gardens without restriction.
Comprising a Great Room (Living/Dining & Kitchen), 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, the cottage has just been completely remodeled. The furnishings provide a relaxed 'away from ita all' feeling, only a short hop from San Francisco, Berkeley, Walnut Creek and every possible amenity.
At the end of a tree lined road, the entrance leads into a light and spacious room which is decorated for comfort and relaxation. Whether reading, listening to your favorite music, barbecuing in one of the outdoor areas after a day's sightseeing or visiting your UC Berkeley student, this is just the envoirnment to make your Bay Area visit more like being in a 'home away from home'
The Furnishings .... In the Living Area .... a comfortable love seat and arm chairs, TV (with Cable) DVD Player, CD Player, and a small library of DVD's, books and magazines. The Kitchen is modern and fully equipped, should you wish to make our favorite dishes. Appliances include: Electric Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, a full range of cookware, dishes and glassware. The kitchen window overlooks the small 'vineyard arbor' - a garden area with outdoor seating and a barbecue. The Dining Area is furnished with a table and four chairs. The two bedrooms right off the great room are furnished and decorated for relaxation and tranquility one with views over the 'orchard garden', and the other looking out over the front garden and to the nearby hills. One has a queen sized bed and the other two twin beds. The bathroom has a shower/bath, WC & basin and Washer/Dryer.
The Outdoor Areas .... a large deck with barbecue - gas burner & sink, sitting areas in the rear garden; the 'vineyard arbor' - sitting area, barbecue and small 'boules court', herb and flower gardens; the 'orchard garden' - fruit trees, shady arbor with a picnic table and benches, lounging chairs and shade trees.

Keywords: Separate apartment in the grounds of a larger home


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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Queen sized Lazy Boy Sofa bed, Baby Cribs (1) Available upon request (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Bath, shower, hand basin & WC. Washer & Dryer

Other Amenities

  • Close to everything - rustic recreational area, great shopping, incredible restaurants, movie theaters and live theater, golf, tennis, day spas, sightseeing, bike riding, picnicking. Easy access to San Francisco and Berkeley...moreless


  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish Satellite with over 200 Channels...moreless

  • Television:

    45 inch Flat Screen...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Broadband Access:

    High speed Internet access via Comcast cable...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full sized Washer & Dryer...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Electric wood stove type...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Gas, central heating ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Luxury linens and towels...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Loads of parking space on a the Driveway...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    All linens are provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Comcast cable high speed...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Electric 'wood stove'...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    If you like to cook - you're in the right place!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully equipped...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Quality appliances ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:


  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Large Back deck; Vineyard Arbor area - gravelled; Orchard arbor seating area with lounging chairs and picnic table and chairs...moreless

  • Gazebo
  • Golf:

    At Tilden Park -10 mins drive...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    5 Mins away at San Pablo Dam recreation area - boats of various sizes from small to Pontoon party boats are available for rent. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Orchard garden, Vineyard Arbor, Redwood Deck, Back Garden ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas barbecue in Vineyard Arbor...moreless



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2 night min stay
$995 $3,450
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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  • Taxes Not included


Please Note - Weekly rates (based on 4 occupants), are $995.00 and based on 7 night stay. Additional charges may apply for more than 4 guests - please inquire. Longer stays - Monthly Rate is $3,450.00 and uincludes - fully furnished and equipped accommodation, All Linens, Utilities - Electricity, Gas, Water, Dish Satellite TV, High Speed Internet, Weekly Cleaning and Linen change.

50% deposit due upon reservation. Balance is due 60 before the beginning of the Reservation. If reservation is less than 60 days away - full payment is due on reservation. Credit Cards accepted.

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8 Miles
Nearest Airport
Oakland & San Francisco
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Casa Orinds
8 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Oakland /San Francisco
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Tilden Park
1.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
HW 24
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Many Restaurants in Orinda, Lafayette, Berkeley
150 Miles
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Nearest Beach
Alameda - 5 mins from Lake & Boating

Car: Necessary

Within minutes of Tilden Regional Park, Tilden park golf course, Regional Parks botanical Garden, University of California Botanical Gardens, Redwood Valley Railroad (steam trains at Tilden Park), Tilden Park Merry go round, San Pablo Reservoir, kennedy Grove Recreational Area, Orinda Community Park and Tennis Courts, Lafayette Reservoir & Recreation Area, Briones Reservoir, Briones Regional Park


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

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Speaks: english, french



  • Looking up at the Kitchen window at Vineyard Cottage from the 'vineyard arbor'

    Looking up at the Kitchen window at Vineyard Cottage from the 'vineyard arbor'

  • Back deck  - cozy seating area by the Chiminea

    Back deck - cozy seating area by the Chiminea

  • Looking towards the front door of Vineyard Cottage from the back deck

    Looking towards the front door of Vineyard Cottage from the back deck

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Minimum stay: 2 nights
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french
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  • Calendar last updated 01/05/2011
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