Beautiful 2+BR North Berkeley Home-Best Location, Available Holidays

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half the kitchen and eating space


Last updated: 11/02/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Beautiful 2br. Berkeley craftsman style home, with large deck and backyard, in one of the most popular neighborhoods in Berkeley. 3 blocks from the scruptious Gourmet ghetto, and the world famous Chez Panisse restaurant; and walking distance to UC Berkeley and all public transportation. Walk to BART which takes you right into San Francisco. Downtown Berkeley has movies, theater, music, and shopping. Bay Area intellectual, political, and artistic cultural exhibits and events abound. The awesome California coast, wine country, Muir woods, are all within a couple of hours drive. There are wonderful hikes and outdoor activities both a short drive away, at the local parks, and berkeley hills, and even the neighborhood streets. BART, the train into San Francisco is less than a mile from the house. Inside is spacious, attractive, and home-like. This is not the kind of place that is only used by renters; We live in it ourselves when it isnt being rented; it is an interesting artistic home that is spacious, and has comfort and warmth. (We have a third bedroom that we can sometimes make available as well. If you use the third bedroom, it will cost $80 more/night, but we are more likely to rent to people who do not need the third bedroom because we prefer to store our things there and then close off that 3rd bedroom,if we can)

Keywords: garden unit in duplex, walking distance to gourmet ghetto, and all public transprtation, University of California. large backyard. 1 queen, 1 double, . internet. cable t.v., great neighborhood, 4 day minimum, antique furniture, craftsman style house, large deck, large space for entertaining.


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome:

    children over 12 welcome...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

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

  • Other (See Description)


  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 double


  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), (when using the third bedroom, there is a trundle bed that can turn into two single beds)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • 2 blocks from gourmet ghetto, - which includes fabulous cheese store and cheese board pizza (a local favorite) as well as Chez Panisse (a world renowned restaurant); walking distance to UC Berkeley and public transport. Walking distance to public tennis courts and swimming pool. 1 mile from BART train that will take you into SF, Oakland, etc. Wonderful neighborhood....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Tax Rate 9.5%


Our rates go up for holiday weeks, and UCB graduation week, by $20/night. Cleaning fees are $175 per stay.

Parking is on the street. There is no dedicated parking space. The dining room table is large enough to seat 10-12.

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Last updated: 11/02/2015
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Car: Not Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1978

About the owner: We have lived and raised our kids in this house for the last 25 years. We love the arts, culture, political, and intellectual stimulation of the Bay Area. We share this duplex with our cousins (scientist, avid surfers, and wonderful people). For the last couple of years, we have been doing a lot of commuting to D.C. for work, and thought we'd give some others an opportunity to stay in our wonderful home when we're not in it.

Why the Owner Chose Berkeley:
This is the home where we live. We are renting it because we are in D.C. for many weeks/year

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This house has a wonderful yard, is a few blocks from the world famous Chez Pannise restaurant and the 'Gourmet Ghetto'. Its walking distance to UC Berkeley, all public transportation, including the BART that takes you into wonderful San Francisco. There's theater, movies and shopping in downtown SF, and always plenty to do on Berkeley's campus. Spend a day in wine country, Muir woods, or hanging out at one of our gorgeous beaches on the California coast. All are within 1 1/2 hours drive from the house. Public tennis courts are everywhere in Berkeley, and the famous Edible Schoolyard is 2 blocks away - as is the public swimming pool. There's always plenty to do, or you can just stay put and relax in the warm, cozy house, or out on the deck or backyard if the weather's good.

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  • half the kitchen and eating space

    half the kitchen and eating space

  • living room (working fireplace) and dining room that seats 12.

    living room (working fireplace) and dining room that seats 12.

  • bedroom #2

    bedroom #2

  • backyard.  large deck is behind the photography

    backyard. large deck is behind the photography

  • master bedroom - cable t.v.

    master bedroom - cable t.v.

  • living room (slightly larger than you can see here

    living room (slightly larger than you can see here

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Thursday, November 26, 2015

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Berkeley #379059

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