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Cottage in the Sky

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Last updated: 07/05/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Located in the pristine neighborhood of the upper Rockridge Hills, just minutes away from the very popular College Ave in the heart of Rockridge district where you can find a wide variety of eateries, fine dinning, local friendly pubs and amazing shopping, A stop at Market Hall is a must. And just on the other side of the hill you will find Montclair Village, another wonderful place with all the same features.

When you arrive in this house you will find yourself in a truly amazing spot! It offers a professional Chef's kitchen with Granite CT's. The french doors next to the kitchen open up to the Deck where you will find a fabulous panoramic view of the entire hillside and lake and beach below! The living area offers a comfy place to relax in front of the fireplace and/or watch a lil TV or movie in a surround sound system, open the french doors from the living area and you will find yourself on the front patio looking at Alcatraz Island and The Golden Gate Bridge!

Upstairs you will find your rooms with a cal-king and queen beds lined with goose down comforters, and again with amazing views from both rooms! The main bathroom features a shower inside claw foot tub, marbled walls and heated floor

Want to go for a hike down to the beach? No problemo-just take a towel and hike down the hill and there you are! Enjoy a swim, sun, walk, hike, or a jog! you cant go wrong here!


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    cal king bed in bedroom 1...moreless

  • 1 cal-king in large bedroom and 1 queen in other bedroom

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    claw foot tub/shower combo...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet


  • 1 full bathroom upstairs, half bathroom on main floor


  • Stereo:

    premium surround sound system with 5 inwall speakers and subwoofer for excellent view and listening enjoyment...moreless

  • Television:

    hd tv in main living area and and main bedroom...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    seats 4 inside and up to 6 for outside deck...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Internet:

    comcast high speed internet 50mbps...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    off street parking, house comes with 1 space...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    basic spices...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.9
from 17 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 23 - Nov 29, 2015
6 night min stay
Dec 21 - Jan 3, 2016
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • cleaning fee $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Taxes Not included


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Last updated: 07/05/2015
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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
oakland intl
7 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Jacklondon Square
1 Miles
Nearest Train
Bart, Rockridge station
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lake Temescal

Car: Recommended

Located in the wonderful upper Rockridge Hills of Oakland. Just minutes away from the popular College Ave in the heart of Rockridge! Enjoy a variety of Shopping and Fine Dinning including the wonderful Market Hall! And on the other side of the hill is The Montclair Village-Another fantastic place to visit! Both places have that great Family local vibe which can be enjoyed by all!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: I'm an Oakland native and i grew up in this area and still live here because this has to be just one of the greatest places to live! My regular job is being an Aircraft Mechanic so i'm a bit handy when it comes to fixing things and for the last 15yrs i have been remodeling my own properties with the help of my partner Lucia who is from Italy and is An Home Designer, with her tastefull design and my handy work we have managed to make this house into a Wonderful place to enjoy and live

Why the Owner Chose Oakland:
This House has a location that rivals some of the best, its modern interior has a very warm and relaxing feel that will be pleasing for all to enjoy-The views, The comfy beds, the outside deck, the pristine neighbor hood! Once you've been here you will understand, sometimes you just have to see it! And i hope you will!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
One of the unique benefits of this home is that it offers something for everyone-if you love to cook you will find the profesionall kitchen an excellent place to make meals, maybe your a movie buff? the HD tv with surround sound will do the trick, feel the need to keep fit then try running these hills or around the lake, if your kids see the beach-well you know where there'll be!

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Speaks: english



  • Balcony off Main Bedroom Looking Over the Lake

    Balcony off Main Bedroom Looking Over the Lake

  • Cottage in The Sky!

    Cottage in The Sky!

  • Living area with Fireplace, HDTV and Entertainment system, PS3

    Living area with Fireplace, HDTV and Entertainment system, PS3

  • Back Patio Looking into main floor

    Back Patio Looking into main floor

  • Bedroom #2

    Bedroom #2

  • Main Bath and Shower

    Main Bath and Shower

  • Front Patio

    Front Patio

  • View from Bedroom #2

    View from Bedroom #2

  • Back Patio

    Back Patio

  • Main Bedroom

    Main Bedroom

  • Main Bedroom with 50' HDTV

    Main Bedroom with 50' HDTV

  • Main Floor Half Bath

    Main Floor Half Bath

VRBO #493340

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Date last modified - Monday, July 06, 2015

$250 - $300 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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