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Stylish Apartment in Craftsman Home

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Kitchen with view of living room

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Last updated: 10/04/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Oakland house description

Comfortable and beautiful

Recently renovated with brand new stylish furnishings, our beautiful Craftsman apartment features one bedroom with a large closet and windows covering two walls looking into the back garden. There is an eat-in kitchen for four with adjacent bar (seats 2), living room with TV screen, a full bathroom, a second bedroom for more sleeping withe a desk for work/study space, central heating, hardwood floors, wifi, washer and dryer, and private entrance. There is bed space for between 2-6 people. The mature back garden has a vegetable/herb garden with fresh produce, seating for meals, and a grill.

Great location — walk everywhere

The vibrant Elmwood and Rockridge commercial districts are just 5 blocks away, bookending this Berkeley/Oakland border. Our walk score is 92! Although street parking is available, because of easy access to Bart (7 blocks), bus lines (1 block) and bicycle routes, having a car is not necessary. Nearby are all manner of shops and restaurants, UC Berkeley, farmers markets, tot parks, Alta Bates Hospital and the best of the East Bay. San Francisco is just a 20 minute Bart ride away. There is also easy freeway access. Famous for its charm and great weather, Rockridge is enjoyed and written about by many from around the world.

Ready for you

Our 900 square foot suite is ready for you. Responsive owners live upstairs. This safe and quiet neighborhood offers 'village life' nestled in the larger San Francisco Bay area.

Property Type

  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

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

            25...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Children are welcome. There is a chair for a pre-schooler in the living room. The orange sleeper couch in the extra room can unfold into a low bed for crawling babies and toddlers. Back yard is fenced and special garden works well for exploration and treasure hunts. There are many great parks for small children within walking distance. Of course, we ask that parents make sure that the 100-year-old hardwood floors, walls, etc. are well cared for....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

            There are six steps leading up into the unit at each of the front and back doors....moreless

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

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Comfortable sleeper couch works as single bed or queen bed....moreless

          • Organic latex mattress for a great night's sleep. Good sized closet, large corner windows. There are also queen sleeper couches (with thick foam = no springs) in the livingroom and second bedroom that allow for six people to sleep....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Bathroom was recently retiled, with new fixtures....moreless

          • Full-sized bathtub

          Entertainment

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Apple TV, Networks, ESPN, etc....moreless

          Theme

          • Family
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

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

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

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

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Basketball Court
          • Cycling
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Parasailing
          • Pier Fishing
          • Roller Blading
          • Sailing
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining:

            Dining area is designed for casual kitchen eating. Marble table seats four. There is a nearby bar that seats two more....moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 4 people

          General

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            There is central heating controlled by thermostat. Each room has a furnace vent....moreless

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

            Couch seats three, with an Eames molded plywood lounge chair next to it. Also in the living room are the bar stools and child chair....moreless

          • Parking:

            Easy street parking....moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen:

            Fully equipped with a table for four, and a nearby bar that seats two more....moreless

          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items:

            Oils, spices, vinegar, paper napkins. A filtering water pitcher is available if desired....moreless

          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Deck / Patio:

            Brick patio with teak outdoor table...moreless

          • Lawn / Garden
           

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          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          My Standard Rate
          3 night min stay
          $130
          $800 $3,000
          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
          • Cleaning (1 time/visit) $150
          • Tax Rate 14%

          Notes:

          The City of Oakland charges a 14% occupancy taxes for stays less than 31 consecutive days. For stays of 31 consecutive days or longer, there is no tax.

          Security deposit based on length of stay:

          • 3 - 7 nights: $300

          • 8 nights - 1 month: $1000

          • Over 1 month: $3000

          For guests, owner will send a Rental Agreement that includes rental details for your stay.


          Cancellation policy:

          100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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          Calendar

          Last updated: 10/04/2014
          Check availability
          23 Available
          21 Unavailable
          22 Today
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          Location

          14 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Oakland (OAK) or San Francisco (SFO) - take Bart
          0.1 Miles
          Nearest Barpub
          White Horse
          5 Miles
          Nearest Ferry
          San Francisco Bay Ferry
          0.8 Miles
          Nearest Train
          Rockridge Bart station
          1 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          CA 24
          0.4 Miles
          Nearest Restaurant
          Mitama
          4 Miles
          Nearest Beach
          Berkeley Marina

          Car: Not Necessary

          Great location — walk everywhere:

          The vibrant Elmwood and Rockridge commercial districts are just 5 blocks away. Our walk score is 92! Although street parking is available, because of easy access to Bart train (7 blocks), bus lines (1 block) and bicycle routes, having a car is not necessary. Nearby are all manner of shops and restaurants, UC Berkeley, farmers markets, tot parks, Alta Bates Hospital and the best of the East Bay. San Francisco is just a 20 minute Bart ride away. There is also easy freeway access. Famous for its charm and great weather, Rockridge is enjoyed and written about by many from around the world.

          Three miles away is the San Francisco Bay Trail, with 325 miles of the shoreline open to the public for walking, cycling and wildlife viewing.

          A short car or bus ride away in the Berkeley Hills is Tilden Park, a 2,000 acres park that is part of the East Bay Regional Park District. In total, the district includes over 114,000 acres in 65 parks, including over 1,200 miles of trails.

          An hour's drive away is Point Reyes National Seashore, covering 71,000 acres of land with 150 miles of hiking trails. Also there are horse trails, tide pools, and a large estuary featuring seals, bat rays and many species of birds.

          On San Francisco Bay are Alcatraz Island, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Oakland Bay Bridge, and many other sites of interest.

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 1992

          About the owner: I work in information technology as a user experience designer. I delight in making systems work for people. The bay area is the place where technology and people interact to invent the future. My family and I have lived on our quiet residential street for over 20 years. It offers a great mix of quiet neighborliness with semi-urban vibrancy. I walk, cycle or ride transit to nearly everywhere I go. My family and I live upstairs in a separate unit, where we can be responsive to guests' needs.

          Why the Owner Chose Oakland:
          We are close to all that we need on a monthly basis -- shops, schools, theaters, museums, transit, the University of California. Even the two international airports are easy to reach on transit.

          The Unique Benefits at this House:
          The large windows in the first bedroom bring the outdoors in. There is a view of beautiful trees and the east bay hills. The weather is gentle throughout the year. Generations of children have learned to ride their bicycles on the nearby church/exercise lot. There are several farmers markets a few minutes away. The community is rich and diverse.


          Contact us

          Speaks: english, I speak some German and a little Spanish.

           

          Photos

          • Kitchen with view of living room

            Kitchen with view of living room

          • View out bedroom windows

            View out bedroom windows

          • Extra 1/2 bedroom or study

            Extra 1/2 bedroom or study

          • The bathroom has new tiles and fixtures.

            The bathroom has new tiles and fixtures.

          • The back and front gardens have several fruit trees including this lemon tree.

            The back and front gardens have several fruit trees including this lemon tree.

          • Rockridge bakery 'La Farine'

            Rockridge bakery 'La Farine'

          • This tree dances in the wind that brings in the San Francisco fog.

            This tree dances in the wind that brings in the San Francisco fog.

          • Kitchen with dining table

            Kitchen with dining table

          • Very comfortable mattress on queen-sized bed.

            Very comfortable mattress on queen-sized bed.

          • View through living room into bedroom

            View through living room into bedroom

          • Door into back garden

            Door into back garden

          • Temescal district

            Temescal district

          • Sign at Rockridge Bart

            Sign at Rockridge Bart

          VRBO #557208

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          This listing was first published here in 2014.

          Date last modified - Saturday, October 04, 2014

          $130 per night (USD)
          1

          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
          Sleeps 6

          View calendar: Updated 10/04/14
          Minimum stay: 3 nights
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          Speaks: english, I speak some German and a little Spanish.
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