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In the Heart of Elmwood - Location is Everything!

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Living room with antique armoire and lots of natural light!

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Last updated: 12/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5-10 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Berkeley house description

Property is suit-case ready. All bedding (comforters, shams, throws, blankets) and linens are either dry-cleaned or laundered between each guest.

This boutique rental is located in the heart of historic Elmwood, just steps to College Avenue.

Perfectly situated for visiting U.C. Berkeley and turn key solution for sabbatical or visiting professionals.

This owner’s unit spans the entire second story of the property. Featuring 2 bedrooms, one bathroom, a spacious fully equipped kitchen, separate living room, dining room with fireplace, step-down sun room /office / laundry which overlooks the backyard and rear staircase leading to a large patio and relaxing garden complete with umbrellas, seating, dining furniture, and weber gas grill.

Boasting a 92 on the walk scale, a car in not necessary for your stay. But if you have one, you're a 15 minute drive to downtown San Francisco and less than an hour away from wine tasting in Napa Valley.

Walk out the front door and you're steps to College Avenue.

Turn left onto College for an easy 15 minute walk to UC Berkeley Campus, or to enjoy Elmwood's lovely collection of shops and restaurants.

Turn right onto College Avenue and your a short walk away to the Rockridge, A bustling neighborhood full of restaurants, specialty markets, shops, and pubs.

Hospital, public library (remodeled in 2012), park, playground, post office, banks all three blocks or less away.

Bus stop just steps around the corner. It is a 5 minute bus ride (15 minute walk) to UC Berkeley Campus and it's campus shuttle.

8 minute bus ride (15 min walk) to the Rockridge Bart Station.

Hop on BART for quick and convenient transportation through-out the Bay Area and San Francisco. With Connections to both SFO (San Francisco Int'l Airport) and OAK (Oakland International Airport).

Keywords: Historic, vacation rental, Berkeley, CAL, UCB, University of California at Berkeley, Rockridge, Elmwood, Claremont, San Francisco, Tilden, quiet, spacious.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Minimum age 25 years...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only:

                STRICT NO SMOKING POLICY. No smoking in house, yards, or entry ways. City of Berkeley Municipal Code 'BMC 12.70' to prohibit tobacco smoking in multi-unit housing in the City of Berkeley. Violation of this policy will result in full forfeiture of security deposit and any additional amount required to clean unit....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed:

                No Pets of any kind allowed...moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

                Not wheelchair accessible...moreless

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

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                Cal King Bed, HD TV with Xfinity cable premium and on demand...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 king

                Cal King Bed, HD TV with Xfinity cable premium and on demand...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 double

                Office/ Sun Room - Euro lounger folds out to full size bed....moreless

              • Luxurious Comfortable California King Bed (mattress and box-spring), Dresser, HD TV with Xfinity Cable (premium channels and on demand viewing), Alarm clock (visual & audio Big Ben Moonbeam), bedside tables, torchiere and reading floor lamps (daylight spectrum bulbs), walk-in closet...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              • Updated Bathroom - ceramic tile floor and wainscoting, ceramic tile and porcelain combination shower / tub, pedestal sink, medicine cabinet, Toto toilet, large floor to ceiling shelves for storage, bathroom scale, blow dryer, toilet brush and plunger...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Available upon request: Memory foam loungers and bedding (twin) Full Size Folding Crib, Portable Crib, High Chair, puzzles, toys, balls, Wii & Xbox 360 game systems, Apple TV, Bedding for Euro Lounger, If you don't see what you're looking for, please ask. We will do our best to accommodate you and your needs....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player:

                    Living room Blu-Ray, DVD, CD player with internet connection to television. Apple TV available,upon request....moreless

                  • Games:

                    Board games & cards in armoire. If you have a favorite game, we probably have it, please request....moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Xfinity premium cable on all TV's includes Premium Channels, Free On Demand programming, and Netflix. (Pay per view is not included but is available upon request.)...moreless

                  • Television:

                    3 HD TV's, living room TV has internet access through blu-ray device, netflix streaming, surround sound system. Bedroom TV's have Xfinity Cable with HBO, Premium Channels and on demand programming...moreless

                  • Toys:

                    Age appropriate toys and games are available....moreless

                  • Video Games:

                    Video Gaming systems available upon request, Wii, Xbox 360. We also have a selection of video games. Please inquire regarding current available games....moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    We have a variety of Blu ray movies available please inquire....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Historic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Arboretum
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Golf
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Swimming

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining:

                    Seating for 6. Fireplace with electric insert. High chair available upon request...moreless

                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Private gas dryer in unit, dryer sheets are provided...moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    Dining room - Marble fireplace with electric insert...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Central heat...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    Free wireless and wired internet. High-speed cable...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    400 thread count pima cotton sheets, down alternative blankets and pillows, pillows and mattresses have Aller-Ease encasings, additional linens, blankets, microfiber coverlets in armoire...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Sofa, love seat, chair with ottoman,reading lamps, 47' HD TV with surround sound speaker system, Blu-ray / DVD / CD player, internet, netflix, Xfinity cable with premium channels and on demand...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    One parking space on driveway (compact / sub-compact) next to front steps. This is a shared driveway please park on your side at an angle leaving room for another car pull forward as far as possible....moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    Free local and nation wide phone calls (48 contiguous states) with answering machine...moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    100 percent cotton bath, hand, and face towels, kitchen towels, beach towels or matts available upon request. ...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Private HE washer in unit, laundry detergent and fabric softener is provided....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Cuisinart Coffee Maker and coffee grinder. Electric hot water kettle, serves cordless...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Service for 12, prep bowls, individual specialized serving and bake ware, casseroles, measuring cups and spoons, cooking tools, SHARP Wustoph knives in block, baking sheets, pans and more.....moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    Stainless Steel Meile Dishwasher with Cutlery Tray and built in water softener...moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    Fully Equipped Kitchen with many additional electric appliances; tea kettle, toaster, griddle, grill/panini, food processor, mini-prep, blender, hand mixer, can opener, coffee grinder- FULLY EQUIPPED!...moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    Stainless Steel GE Profile over the oven microwave with built in turbo exhaust fan and easy cook cycles...moreless

                  • Oven:

                    GE Profile Electric Convection Oven (upper) with Warming Drawer (lower)...moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    for use during your stay-spice rack, dish soap, dishwasher soap, sugar, sugar free sweeteners, cooking oil and spray, salt, pepper, tin foil, plastic wrap, paper plates and plastic utensils & cups...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Stainless Steel Samsung french door refrigerator freezer with built in ice maker...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Stainless Steel GE Profile induction cook top...moreless

                  • Toaster:

                    Toaster - accommodates bagels...moreless

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Patio with dining table & chairs, adirondack chairs, chaise lounges, and umbrellas. Pillows and beverage cooler located in deck box....moreless

                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Winter Break
                  Dec 14 - Jan 4, 2015
                  10 night min stay
                  $335
                  My Standard Rate
                  5 night min stay
                  $335 $375
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $2,345

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Housekeeping - Set Up Fee $185
                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • Tax Rate 12%

                  Notes:

                  *UNTIL CONFIRMED, RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE*

                  *MONTHLY RATES ARE NEGOTIABLE, PLEASE CONTACT OWNER

                  50% deposit due upon booking, remaining balance due 90 days prior to check-in

                  $500 damage deposit. Deposit it is fully refundable within 48 hours of check-out provided there is no damage done to property besides normal wear and tear.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 12/24/2014
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                  Location

                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  SFO 25 miles, Oakland International Airport
                  0.6 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Toast (Rockridge), 5900 College Avenue
                  9.6 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  San Francisco Ferry Building-Alameda(Harbor Bay)
                  3.6 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Tildon Park Golf Course
                  0.8 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Rockridge B.A.R.T. Station
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  highway 80, 580, & 880 under 5 miles, highway 24
                  78 Metres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  King Yen Restaurant
                  184 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Heavenly Valley Ski Resort (3 hours)
                  18 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Stinson Beach at 39 miles, Ocean Beach

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  THEME PARK ADVENTURES - GREAT DAY TRIPS! If you crave thrills and are up for a day trip, you are less than an hour away from Six Flags Wild Kingdom, California Great America theme park, or Waterworld California water park.

                  TWO MAJOR LOCAL ZOOS - The Oakland Zoo (12 mile drive), and the San Francisco Zoo (24 mile drive).

                  BERKELEY'S OWN HIDDEN LOCAL GEMS - SCALED DOWN STEAM TRAIN RIDES ALONG SCENIC RIDGE AND CAROUSEL -

                  15 minute drive to Tilden Park- Hidden Local Gem with the Redwood Valley Railway and Herschell Spillman merry-go-round.

                  'Redwood Valley Railway in Tilden Regional Park offers steam train rides along a scenic ridge on a scaled-down steam train.'

                  'Herschell Spillman merry-go-round in Tilden Regional Park is a splendid antique carousel with hand-carved and beautifully painted wooden carousel animals to ride. The calliope plays music to make any child's heart sing.'

                  The area is rich with Regional Parks. Please look up 'East Bay Regional Park District' for a huge selection of activities in the area from golf courses, swimming, fishing to historic turn of the century operating farms.

                   

                  Manager info

                  Why Berkeley:
                  Residential living with city conveniences. Walk to restaurants, cafes, shops, parks, entertainment, services, businesses, and public transportation. Excellent public transportation. Bus system and BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) provide quick and convenient transportation through-out the San Francisco Bay Area. With connections to both SFO (San Francisco Int'l Airport) and OAK (Oakland international Airport) 15 minute drive to downtown San Francisco Easy 15 minute walk to UC Berkely Campus and campus shuttle service. Located in the heart of the Elmwood, steps to College Avenue. Turn left onto College and enjoy Elmwood's eclectic collection of restaurants, shops, and services. Turn right onto College and you're a short walk to the Rockridge. A bustling neighborhood full of boutique shops, restaurants, specialty grocers, bakeries, coffee shops both independent and chains such as Noah's Bagels, Peat's Coffee, and Trader Joe's. Short drive to Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto home of Chez Panisse, Lawrence Hall of Science, Tildon Park, Lake Temescal, Jewel Lake, Berkeley Fire Trail (great hiking not for the faint of heart), Berkeley's Art District (downtown), and Fourth Street.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Located in a residential neighborhood that is literally around the corner from the well-known shops and restaurants on College Avenue this property offers the conveniences of city living in a residential setting. Start the morning with a stroll up to Espresso Roma for a fresh coffee and pastry. Next, bike or walk to UC Berkeley in 5 – 15 min, take BART to San Francisco – 2 stations within a 15 min walk, or drive 10 – 15 min to local Pixar, Biotech, and Pharma companies in neighboring Emeryville. Relax with a visit to the local newly remodeled public library, located around the corner. Or walk around the corner in the other direction and take in a movie at the Elmwood Theatre. Maybe you prefer to while away the time window shopping. Feel like getting some exercise? Take a short 15 – 30 minute drive and enjoy a relaxing walk in a variety of scenic Berkeley Hills parks and trails including Tilden Park, Lake Temescal, Jewel Lake, and the fire trails. Feeling hungry? There is no shortage of good restaurants within two blocks; Chinese at King Yen or Shen Hua; Italian at Trattoria La Sicilliana, Indian at House or Curries or vegetarian at La Mediterranee. Want to eat in, take a 10 min walk to Whole Foods and cook up nutritious and healthy meal, just like home.


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                  Photos

                  • Living room with antique armoire and lots of natural light!

                    Living room with antique armoire and lots of natural light!

                  • Living room HD TV with Blu-Ray, DVD, Xfinity Cable Premium Channel and On Demand

                    Living room HD TV with Blu-Ray, DVD, Xfinity Cable Premium Channel and On Demand

                  • Double sink, Meile dishwasher, SHARP Wusthof knives in block

                    Double sink, Meile dishwasher, SHARP Wusthof knives in block

                  • Enclume pot rack, Cuisinart cookware, kitchen cart, atomic clock, windows

                    Enclume pot rack, Cuisinart cookware, kitchen cart, atomic clock, windows

                  • A Quiet Space - Doors Separating Sun Room/Office from Kitchen, Kitchen from D.R.

                    A Quiet Space - Doors Separating Sun Room/Office from Kitchen, Kitchen from D.R.

                  • Office / Sunroom Euro lounger opens to full size bed. Back door leading to yard.

                    Office / Sunroom Euro lounger opens to full size bed. Back door leading to yard.

                  • Office / Sunroom view of back door staircase to patio, garden, and gas BBQ

                    Office / Sunroom view of back door staircase to patio, garden, and gas BBQ

                  • Bedroom 1-California King Bed, Bedside tables, Reading lamps, Alarm Clock, Phone

                    Bedroom 1-California King Bed, Bedside tables, Reading lamps, Alarm Clock, Phone

                  • Bedroom 1 & 2 each have- walk-in closet, luggage rack, door mounted mirror

                    Bedroom 1 & 2 each have- walk-in closet, luggage rack, door mounted mirror

                  • Big Ben Moon Beam visual and audio alarm clock in each bedroom!

                    Big Ben Moon Beam visual and audio alarm clock in each bedroom!

                  • Large spacious patio and garden, glass dining table, umbrellas, seating, & grill

                    Large spacious patio and garden, glass dining table, umbrellas, seating, & grill

                  • Weber gass grill, bike rack, recycling, and trash containers

                    Weber gass grill, bike rack, recycling, and trash containers

                  • Living room off of entry way

                    Living room off of entry way

                  • Dining room-counter height dining table, fireplace, window seats, and buffet

                    Dining room-counter height dining table, fireplace, window seats, and buffet

                  • Induction cooktop, convection oven, warming drawer, microwave, frig w/ auto ice

                    Induction cooktop, convection oven, warming drawer, microwave, frig w/ auto ice

                  • View from office through kitchen to dining room

                    View from office through kitchen to dining room

                  • Office desk, bookcase, HP8600 (print, copy, scan), wired and wireless internet

                    Office desk, bookcase, HP8600 (print, copy, scan), wired and wireless internet

                  • Whirlpool HE washer, dryer with steam quick refresh cycle - private no waiting!

                    Whirlpool HE washer, dryer with steam quick refresh cycle - private no waiting!

                  • Office / Sunroom view of garden and patio

                    Office / Sunroom view of garden and patio

                  • Bedroom 1-Dresser, HD TV, Xfinity cable featuring premium channel and on demand

                    Bedroom 1-Dresser, HD TV, Xfinity cable featuring premium channel and on demand

                  • Bedroom 2- California king bed, bedside tables, reading lamps, alarm clock

                    Bedroom 2- California king bed, bedside tables, reading lamps, alarm clock

                  • Bedroom 2- dresser, HD TV with Xfinity premium channels and on demand

                    Bedroom 2- dresser, HD TV with Xfinity premium channels and on demand

                  • Garden seating perfect for conversation, reading, and morning coffee

                    Garden seating perfect for conversation, reading, and morning coffee

                  • Front of property fully remodeled 2013. Private entry up staircase.

                    Front of property fully remodeled 2013. Private entry up staircase.

                  VRBO #489828

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, December 24, 2014

                  $335 - $375 per night (USD)
                  3

                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 12/24/14
                  Minimum stay: 5-10 nights
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                  Member since: 2013
                  Speaks: english
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                  • Calendar last updated: 12/24/2014
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