Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

Berkeley Hills Home with Spectacular Views and Soaring Ceilings - Just Remodeled

You sent a message to this owner.

Feb 19 2014 - Taken from inside the house (kitchen / dining / living room)

Calendar

Last updated: 04/25/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Upper level has big views of the San Francisco Bay, including the Golden Gate Bridge, the city of SF, and Alcatraz island.

You can see these views when you stand at the front door, when you cook in the kitchen, and when you look out the full-length windows from the dining room tables or while seated on the living room couches.

There is a wonderful and very big wooden deck that attaches to the kitchen and living room. The deck is ideal for watching the sunset, eating, drinking, and talking, especially on warm nights. The house has very high vaulted ceilings in a Tahoe Cabin style.

Besides the big living space and kitchen, on the main level there is a bathroom with shower, and space to sleep 4 people. There is a master bedroom with 1 queen size bed with luxury mattress and premium bedding and the living room has 2 designer couches - one of these folds in to a full-size bed for sleeping.

There is a formal dining table for 6 (8 with leaf) as well as a kitchen table with 4 chairs. Our maximum group dining space is 12, maximum overnight guests is 8. The living room has 2 couches - for additional seating you are provided 4 padded stackable chairs in addition to using the 12 kitchen/dining chairs as needed.

The 2nd level has two bedrooms, large high-efficiency laundry machines, and one bathroom with tub/shower. Each bedroom sleeps 3 comfortably, and they are ideal for children because the rooms are quieter than the main floor of the house for people who go to bed early while some of you are staying up!

One bedroom has a sofa bed (twin) and another sofa bed that pulls apart into 2 separate twin beds or push them together for a king. These are designer brands, bought in 2012.

The other bedroom has a twin size day bed that pulls out to sleep two side-by-side in twin mattresses (makes a king), as well as having an identical sofa bed (twin) as the other room. There is an extra twin mattress you could utilize for a floor sleeper.

Walking distance to Tilden Regional Park, Lawrence National Laboratory, and Lawrence Hall of Science. This neighborhood includes walking/hiking trails and a playground for small children. This house is an easy drive to San Francisco, Napa wineries, the cities of the Bay Area. Sacramento and Tahoe and Monterey are not too far for a day trip.

Wireless internet is included. There is cable TV with HBO and DVD player. The kitchen has high quality appliances and dishes and cooking supplies.

Free parking in the driveway fits 2 cars. Street parking is free as well. We do advise that you rent a car. For public transit, the house is 100ft from the city bus stop which will take you to/from Downtown Berkeley BART station, which connects to SFO airport, OAK airport, and is very short walking distance to UCB campus and all of downtown Berkeley.

For half of the year, this house is home to a family of 5. The rental is fully furnished. All the furniture and appliances are under 3 years old and premium brand names. There are large laundry machines inside. Upon request we can provide a portacrib (Pack-n-play), 2 child-size sleeping bags, and/or a high chair.

There are many stairs from the parking to the front door, so it is not the right rental for people who cannot walk up stairs.

Why VRBO

We offer vacation rentals for every budget

Choose from a wide variety of properties

No booking fees

Free to book with no hidden costs

We help you travel with confidence

Every listing is guaranteed against fraud

Experienced property owners or managers

Average five years in the business

Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    There are several twin size beds. For babies or toddlers, a Graco Pack-n-play is provided on request. 2 child size sleeping bags can also be provided on request. No additional charge. This house is not 'baby-proof'. It does have indoor stairs without baby gates....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Absolutely no smoking....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Master bedroom: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

    Luxury queen - Baby portacrib provided on request ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3 - sleeps 3: 1 king, 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    One twin bed that pulls out to become king size (74'x78') ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2 - sleeps 3: 1 king, 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    2 twin beds (king pushed together), sofa bed, dresser...moreless

  • Total beds for 8 1 Queen bed 2 twin sofa beds 2 twin beds that pull out to become 2 king size 74'x78' beds or separate them into 4 twins. and (if requested, no charge) 2 child sleeping bags and a portacrib. Additionally, visitors may sleep on the living room couches, one of which converts to a full/double size bed. The sofa beds in each bedroom are new. We wanted to accommodate even more people in beds without taking up extra floor space. If you don't need them as beds, they are very comfortable couches, positioned as window seating with partial views of SF bay, sunsets, and mountains....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - main level: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2 - downstairs: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Each level of the house has one full bathroom

Entertainment

  • Games:

    Pictionary, Monopoly, Scrabble, Backgamon, Chess, assorted card games for adults and children. Selection of large puzzles for adults....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Comcast cable service for TV and internet...moreless

  • Television:

    TV with cable package including HBO....moreless

Theme

  • Family

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Pacific Ocean - watch the sunset every night over the Golden Gate bridge where SF bay meets the Pacific Ocean....moreless

  • Water View:

    San Francisco Bay. Golden Gate Bridge, Bay Bridge, Richmond Bridge. Alcatraz Island. Treasure Island. San Fransisco Piers....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Formal dining table for 8 Use the kitchen table with 4 extra chairs to expand total seating to 12. View SF Bay sunsets from the table! Child booster seat or high chair upon request, no extra charge...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Large size Whirlpool Cambrio dryer, new in 2012. Located near bedrooms....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Indoor wood burning fireplace in the living room...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Whole house heated with new high-efficiency gas furnace...moreless

  • Internet:

    WiFi...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Large linen closet, fully stocked for all bed configurations and extras....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large open space with soaring ceilings and full length windows to the bay view. See bridges, sunsets, and sweeping city views from this room....moreless

  • Parking:

    There is a carport that fits 2 cars side by side at the top of a somewhat steep driveway....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Landline for emergency use only...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels, beach towels, and hand towels provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    High efficiency, large size Maytag Neptune washing machine. Located near bedrooms....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    12 cup Mr Coffee machine and high-end coffee bean grinder...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    2 sets of dishes - service for 12 and 8. Wine glasses for 12 (champagne) 12 (white) 12 (red). Coffee mugs for 6. Water/juice glasses 12 (large) 20 (small)...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped for home cooking - Stainless Steel pots and pans, baking dishes, casarole dishes, Kitchenaid mixer, Jen Aire mixer, slow cooker, mixing bowls, serving bowls, all the little things...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Full size oven with broiler....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Sugar, salt, coffee filters are provided. Bring your own foods, including spices, condiments, and paper goods....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full size refrigerator/freezer, stainless steel, entirely empty and clean for your use....moreless

  • Stove:

    Full size electric stove...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Cuisinart stainless steel Toaster oven with convection and broiling....moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    300sqft wooden deck with sweeping views of San Francisco, the bay, 3 bridges. Perfect for groups or couples - especially at sunset and the sparkling city lights at night! See July 4 fireworks over SF...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 8 traveler reviews
Loading...
 
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2015
Jun 1 - Sep 8, 2015
3 night min stay
$270
$1,800
Winter holiday
Nov 23 - Jan 3, 2016
5 night min stay
$320
$2,500
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$240
$1,600

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning Fee $120
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Payment schedule - 25% due at time of booking, remaining 75% due 60 days before check-in

$250 damage deposit is completely refundable

$49 is an insurance policy to cover accidental damage without using your deposit

Checks or E-checks preferred

Credit cards are OK too - we accept them securely through Homeaway or Paypal

We do not have access to your personal credit card information at any time


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


Please wait... Book with confidence

Paying through this free service protects your payment up to $10,000 against listing fraud. If you are not paying through HomeAway Payments always call the owner at the number listed on our website and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.


Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
 

Calendar

Last updated: 04/25/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
 

Location

16.9 Miles
Nearest Airport
OAK - Oakland International (SFO is 28 miles)
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Dozens of bars downtown and by UCB campus
0.9 Miles
Nearest Golf
Tilden Park Golf Course
2.2 Miles
Nearest Train
BART Downtown Berkeley station
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 80 (San Fransisco, Sacramento, Tahoe)
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Chez Panisse, Zacharys Pizza, everything downtown
167 Miles
Nearest Ski
Tahoe area - Heavenly, Borreal, Sierra, Northstar
22 Miles
Nearest Beach
San Fransisco beaches

Car: Recommended

MSRI and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory 0.4 miles

UC Berkeley Campus - 2 miles

Greek Theatre - 1.6 miles

CAL Memorial Stadium - 2 miles

Golden Gate Fields - 4.2 miles

Berkeley Marina - 4.5 miles

Fox Theatre Oakland - 7.3 miles

Oakland Zoo - 14 miles

SF Presidio and Crissy Field - 19 miles - walk across the Golden Gate Bridge

SF Golden Gate Park - 21 miles - De Young Art Museum, Academy of Sciences, Japanese Gardens, Conservatory of Flowers, lakes, paths, fields,

SF Zoo - 25 miles

6 Flags Discovery Kingdom - 25 miles

Napa Valley Wine Country - about 35 miles, a beautiful drive with countless famous wineries to experience.

Airports (SFO and OAK) are accessible by BART trains with service to downtown Berkeley station, which connects to the bus line at the house

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

Loading...
1 of 2
 

Photos

  • Feb 19 2014 - Taken from inside the house (kitchen / dining / living room)

    Feb 19 2014 - Taken from inside the house (kitchen / dining / living room)

  • Front door - living room with fireplace, couches, large open space, amazing view

    Front door - living room with fireplace, couches, large open space, amazing view

  • New - dining table seats 8 with leaf Vaulted ceilings. See water, city, bridges!

    New - dining table seats 8 with leaf Vaulted ceilings. See water, city, bridges!

  • Front of house - photo taken from the street below.

    Front of house - photo taken from the street below.

  • Bedroom 3 - Sofa bed (twin) and bed that easily expands to king size, w/storage

    Bedroom 3 - Sofa bed (twin) and bed that easily expands to king size, w/storage

  • bedroom 2 - green couch is 2 XL twin bed sofa beds - side by side makes it king

    bedroom 2 - green couch is 2 XL twin bed sofa beds - side by side makes it king

  • A kitchen counter - excellent Golden Gate View! Makes working and cooking fun!

    A kitchen counter - excellent Golden Gate View! Makes working and cooking fun!

  • View of SF from a different part of the same street the house is on.

    View of SF from a different part of the same street the house is on.

  • new dining table for 6 - seats 8 with the leaf

    new dining table for 6 - seats 8 with the leaf

  • The front door, with medium deck and trees outside. Inside fireplace, big views

    The front door, with medium deck and trees outside. Inside fireplace, big views

  • Photo taken from the deck

    Photo taken from the deck

  • Living room with big windows and vaulted ceilings. Open to dining, kitchen, deck

    Living room with big windows and vaulted ceilings. Open to dining, kitchen, deck

  • Unique design on large lot with privacy. Alpine Tahoe style. 300sqft front deck!

    Unique design on large lot with privacy. Alpine Tahoe style. 300sqft front deck!

  • Queen size bed, new luxury mattress and bedding in 2013

    Queen size bed, new luxury mattress and bedding in 2013

  • alternate view of bedroom 3

    alternate view of bedroom 3

  • bedroom 2 alternate view - grey sofa bed (twin) long low dresser

    bedroom 2 alternate view - grey sofa bed (twin) long low dresser

  • Extra kitchen table and chairs, placed outside on a spring day.

    Extra kitchen table and chairs, placed outside on a spring day.

  • View of SF from a different part of the same street the house is on.

    View of SF from a different part of the same street the house is on.

  • formal dining for 8

    formal dining for 8

$240 - $320 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
Dates are unavailable
Please enter travel dates
Please enter # of guests
Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
This listing requires that rentals start on a .
Book It

Detailed Price

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    10
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
  • Response time Within an hour
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/25/2015
Email owner

+1 530-219-2434

Please wait... Book with confidence Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees Learn more
Add vacation protection services to your booking

Three services to protect your trip:

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Get it now

Share this property via Email

Berkeley Hills Home With Spectacular Views And Soaring Ceilings - Just Remodeled

Berkeley #3671312ha

3 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 10

You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

Share this property via Email

    Please correct the following errors and resend:
  • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
  • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
  • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.