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In the Heart of Elmwood - Location is Everything!

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Private entry through gate and down walkway. Assigned parking space on left.

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Last updated: 07/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 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.

This ground level junior suite features one bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen, private laundry, step-down sun room /office which enjoys a view of the patio, backyard, and garden complete with umbrellas, seating, dining furniture, and weber gas grill.

Our Junior Suite offers a private entrance and one assigned offstreet parking space. Enter through the gate on the left side of the house and down the walkway. Your assigned parking space in the driveway is directly in front of this gate. The driveway is shared so please park on your side.

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 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).

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • 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

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Minimum age 25 years...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              • Studio: 1 queen

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              • Luxurious Comfortable Queen Bed (mattress and box-spring), Samsung Smart 3D HD TV with Xfinity Cable (premium channels and on demand viewing), 3D Blu-Ray player, Alarm clock (visual & audio Big Ben Moonbeam), bedside table, torchiere and reading floor lamps (daylight spectrum bulbs), closet...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              • Updated Bathroom - with privacy window, heated towel rack (the power button is located on the bottom of left vertical bar - it is lighted red when on), the bathroom has it's own heater operated by a light switch, exhaust fan and shower light, combination tub & shower, ceramic tile floor and wainscoting, pedestal sink, medicine cabinet, toilet, toilet brush and plunger. The blow dryer and bathroom scale are stored in sun-room closet....moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

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

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Service for 6, 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

              • Microwave:

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

              • Refrigerator:

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

              • Coffee Maker:

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

              • Dishwasher:

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

              • Oven:

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

              Amenities

              • Linens Provided:

                400 thread count pima cotton sheets, down alternative blankets and pillows, pillows and mattresses have Aller-Ease encasings, additional microfiber coverlet available in closet....moreless

              • Parking:

                One parking space on driveway next to wall in front of gate. This is a shared driveway please park on your side....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

              • Heating:

                Gas direct vent heater, strong electric ceiling heater / fan in bathroom...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

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

              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • Available upon request: Aero Bed air mattresses, memory foam roll-out mattresses, and bedding (twin) Flat Iron, Curling Iron, Portable Crib, High Chair, puzzles, toys, balls, Wii & Xbox 360 game systems, Apple TV 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:

                    3D Blu-ray player (3D Glasses upon request) Skype Camera Available upon request...moreless

                  • Television:

                    Samsung Smart 3D HD wall mounted tv, internet connected through wi-fi or CAT6...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Xfinity Cable with HBO, Premium Channels and On Demand programming, Netflix ...moreless

                  • Video Games:

                    X-box 360, Sony Wii gaming systems available upon request...moreless

                  Communications

                      • Internet:

                        Free wireless and wired internet. High-speed cable. HP wireless printer with air-print. ...moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Patio with dining table & chairs, adirondack chairs, umbrellas...moreless

                      Theme

                      • Historic
                      • Tourist Attractions

                      Activities

                      • Arboretum
                      • Golf
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Medical Services
                      • Hospital
                      • Groceries
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Antiquing
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shopping
                      • Walking
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Museums
                      • Live Theater
                      • Cinemas
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Restaurants
                      • Zoo
                      • Synagogues
                      • Playground
                      • Marina
                      • Library
                      • Churches
                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Swimming
                      • Cycling
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $175 $200
                      Fri, Sat
                      $995

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                      • Cleaning and Set-up Fee $100
                      • Property Damage Protection $49
                      • 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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                      Last updated: 07/18/2014
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                      Location

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

                      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.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Why the Owner Chose 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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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Private entry through gate and down walkway. Assigned parking space on left.

                        Private entry through gate and down walkway. Assigned parking space on left.

                      • Front Door with in window mini-blinds that are fully adjustable.

                        Front Door with in window mini-blinds that are fully adjustable.

                      • Sleeping area, hallway to kitchen, bathroom, and hall closet.

                        Sleeping area, hallway to kitchen, bathroom, and hall closet.

                      • GE Profile Induction cooktop, convection oven, warming drawer, microwave

                        GE Profile Induction cooktop, convection oven, warming drawer, microwave

                      • Porcher porcelain soaking tub with anti skid bottom. Bathroom has it own heater.

                        Porcher porcelain soaking tub with anti skid bottom. Bathroom has it own heater.

                      • Eating area, front door, shoe rack

                        Eating area, front door, shoe rack

                      • Functional work area, HP Printer, high speed wireless internet, leather chair

                        Functional work area, HP Printer, high speed wireless internet, leather chair

                      • Hall Closet

                        Hall Closet

                      • Laundry room, with private washer and dryer

                        Laundry room, with private washer and dryer

                      • Double sliding doors with dead bolt locks. View from back yard.

                        Double sliding doors with dead bolt locks. View from back yard.

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

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

                      • Private entry & walkway along side garden.

                        Private entry & walkway along side garden.

                      • Luxurious queen bed, leather  headboard, reading lamps, side table, alarm clock

                        Luxurious queen bed, leather headboard, reading lamps, side table, alarm clock

                      • Kitchen with garbage disposal, Miele dishwasher, SHARP Wusthof knives in block

                        Kitchen with garbage disposal, Miele dishwasher, SHARP Wusthof knives in block

                      • Enclume pot rack, Cuisinart cookware, Samsung French refrigerator with auto ice

                        Enclume pot rack, Cuisinart cookware, Samsung French refrigerator with auto ice

                      • Heated towel rack, medicine cabinet, window

                        Heated towel rack, medicine cabinet, window

                      • Hansgrohe fixtures with thermostatic valve, toasty ceiling heater / fan

                        Hansgrohe fixtures with thermostatic valve, toasty ceiling heater / fan

                      • Samsung Smart 3D HD wall-mount TV Xfinity Premium & on demand, 3D blu-ray player

                        Samsung Smart 3D HD wall-mount TV Xfinity Premium & on demand, 3D blu-ray player

                      • Seating area.

                        Seating area.

                      • Sun room closet, one side hanging the other shelves with baskets, and hamper

                        Sun room closet, one side hanging the other shelves with baskets, and hamper

                      • Whirlpool HE washer and dryer with steam refresh cycle. Private no waiting!

                        Whirlpool HE washer and dryer with steam refresh cycle. Private no waiting!

                      • View through double sliders in sun room / desk area

                        View through double sliders in sun room / desk area

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

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

                      VRBO #495894

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                      This listing was first published here in 2013.

                      Date last modified - Saturday, June 14, 2014

                      $175 - $200 per night (USD)
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                      0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 2

                      View calendar: Updated 07/18/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                      Speaks: english
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