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Lakeshore Studio Walk Score 98

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Last updated: 12/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Oakland studio description

The studio is a very large (500 square feet) finished basement with a private entrance and large private bath (shower and tub) and queen sized bed. The studio has one small window and the bathroom has two standard windows. There is 24 hour street parking or private tandem parking in our driveway and the use of a large private landscaped backyard, a Weber gas BBQ, and washer and dryer.

The location of the studio is in a private home and has a separate, private entrance in the back of the house. The Crocker Highlands neighborhood (adjacent to Piedmont, California) of Oakland, within the San Francisco Bay Area.

Our home is a beautiful architecturally significant Prairie Style (e.g., Frank Lloyd Wright inspired) home with large private gardens in the premium Crockett Highlands District of Oakland (close to the City of Piedmont). the University of California, Berkeley. Very easy access to public transportation and Interstate 580 . It is 25 minutes by car from Oakland airport 45 minutes by BART from the San Francisco airport (we are located about one mile from the nearest BART station). It is 10 minutes to Kaiser Hospital as well as Children's Hospital.

The house is in a very quiet, safe, neighborhood but is literally steps from the best neighborhood shopping/entertainment area in the east bay; it features gourmet restaurants, clothing shops, Peet’s Coffee, Trader Joe’s Market, gourmet pizza (Arizmendi Bakery) and the highly regarded multi-screen Grand Lake Theater, shoe repair, and a variety of services. A five minute walk west takes you to Lake Merritt Park with recently renovated three mile walking and running path around the lake.

Our neighborhood has one of the largest farmer's markets (two blocks away) in the east bay is held every Saturday. The popular venue offers local fruits, vegetables, prepared foods and crafts. Also, many specialty food stores markets (e.g, health and produce, fast food) are also within walking distance.

There is:
- $40 cleaning fee (each week for stays longer that 7 days and a $100.00 Refundable Security Deposit.
- microwave, coffee maker, refrigerator, electric hot water kettle, and toaster oven.
- Private entrance
- A large backyard with patio, garden furniture and Weber gas BBQ grill.
- High speed Wi-Fi
- Washer/Dryer (shared with the hosts at the guests convenience)
- TV and cable
- private park maintained by homeowner's association.


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Property Type

  • Studio
  • 500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Massage


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome:

            crib , high chair...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

          • Studio: 1 queen

            studio in the basement with laundry and full bath...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • basement studio: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Large bathroom with laundry (washer and dryer occasionally shared by owner)...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • We love our neighborhood and feel that staying here is a perfect base for exploring the bay area. My husband has lived here all his life and is happy to arange and give advice on the myriad active adventure and site seeing opportunities in the San Francisco Bay Area....moreless



              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Boating
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Sailing
              • Swimming


              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 2 people


              • Clothes Dryer:

                Ask host for instructions. For longer stays and with the guest’s permission, the host may have to use the laundry....moreless

              • Heating:

                as part of central heating for the house. Set at 68f during the day and 60f in the evning....moreless

              • Internet:

                High speed...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                changed every seven days or at guests request....moreless

              • Parking:

                parking for one car in drive way, 24 hour street parking in front of the house and up the street....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                changed every seven days or at guests request....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Ask host for instructions. For longer stays and with the guest’s permission, the host may have to use the laundry....moreless


              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Microwave
              • Pantry Items


              • Boat:

                Boats (including kayaks and sailboats) are available for rent at the Lake Merritt boathouse....moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Large landscaped patio with chairs...moreless

              • Golf:

                Tilden Golf Course thirty minutes away. Alameda Municipal and Oakland City courses within 45 minuts. Driving range within 10 minutes....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Jack London square, explore the Oakland Estuary....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill:

                Weber gas grill. Ask host for instructions...moreless

              • Ski & Snowboard:

                Many ski resorts are within a 3.5 hour drive. Ask host for recommendations....moreless

              • Tennis:

                Tennis courts with 1/2 mile...moreless

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional


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                  from 6 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Christmas/New Years
                  Dec 22 - Jan 2, 2017
                  5 night min stay
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $80 $89
                  Fri, Sat

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $95
                  • cleaning $40
                  • Tax Rate 14%


                  tax is for the City of Oakland hotel Transient Occupancy Tax. If included in the room rate, the rate would still be taxed and result in a tax upon a tax. Maximum stay is 29 days.

                  Cancellation policy:

                  Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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                  Last updated: 12/16/2014
                  Check availability
                  23 Available
                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates


                  12 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Oakland/Alameda Ferry (Jack London Square)
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Tilden Regional Park
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  0.3 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  0.2 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  180 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Boreal Ridge
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Crown Memorial Beach, Alameda

                  Car: Not Necessary


                  Owner info

                  About the owner: I am from Thailand and my husband grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. I am a professional Thai cook and if you would like a private dinner sometime, I would be happy to provide a unique and original meal. We have a 22 month boy and no pets.

                  Why the Owner Chose Oakland:
                  This house is located in one of the most attractive, safe, and fun neighborhoods in the East Bay. Virtually everything you would like to do (jogging, shopping, banking, hanging out) is within a short walk.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Studio:
                  My husband grew up in Oakland, is a Cal graduate, and is familiar with the area and the state. He is a great resource in planning your excursions. The back patio is a wonderful place to hangout and have a BBQ.

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, Thai, some Spanish and German



                  • laundry room

                    laundry room

                  • backyard sculpture of Ganesha

                    backyard sculpture of Ganesha

                  • basement queen bed

                    basement queen bed

                  • weber bbq

                    weber bbq

                  • laundry room with bath

                    laundry room with bath

                  VRBO #452030

                  There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, December 18, 2014

                  $80 - $105 per night (USD)

                  0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 3

                  View calendar: Updated 12/16/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
                  Dates are unavailable
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                  Member since: 2013
                  Speaks: english, Thai, some Spanish and German
                  • Response time: Within 12 hours
                  • Response rate: 90%
                  • Calendar last updated: 12/16/2014
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