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Centrally Located Beautiful Vacation Home in Oakland Hills Above Oakland Zoo!

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Last updated: 07/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Oakland chateau / country house description

Large 4 bedroom, 3 full bath single family home located off a private road and on a one acre lot in the Oakland Hills! Idyllic and rustic surroundings with trees, lush vegetations, roaming deers and wild turkeys, as well as singing birds; yet with easy access to major highway (less than 3 miles off highway I-580) and vibrant city lives of downtown San Francisco, downtown Oakland or Berkeley nearby. Also ideal for hikers/bikers and nature lovers with numerous walking/biking trails in large public parks within walking distance (about 1 mile to Joseph Knowland State Arboretum & Park and Anthony Chabot Regional Park). For animal lovers, the house is only 2.5 miles to the Oakland Zoo. Besides the beaches throughout the San Francisco Bay and the famous Lake Merritt in central Oakland, for people who love water, a large beautiful lake (Lake Chabot) is just next door about 5 miles away in the hills. Lake Chabot offers boating, kayaking, canoeing, fishing and is surrounded by a more than 10 mile long hiking trail with scenic views and frequent sightings of pelicans, gulls, geese, ducks and other waterbirds.

The home was built in 1990 and completely updated throughout by the current owners in 2013. Features hardwood floors throughout, and travertine tiles in kitchen and bathrooms. Total living area approximately 2,400 square feet.

Upstairs (entry level) features kitchen, casual dining area, family room, formal dining room, living room with cathedral ceiling and baby grand piano. One bedroom with a queen bed and one full bathroom. Kitchen features new cherry cabinets, granite counter tops, copper sink and high end GE appliances including an induction stove.

Downstairs features a master suite with king bed and private full bathroom, one bedroom with a queen bed and one bedroom with a full bed sharing a full bathroom, and a laundry room. All bed sheets are of high quality with at least 400 thread count.

There is a 46 inch TV in the family room with Dish satellite TV and Netflix as well as a Blueray player. Two bedrooms including the master bedroom have 32 inch TVs with Netflix and Blueray players. A third bedroom also has a 24 inch TV with Netflix and a DVD player.

There is a large back balcony with access through both the family and living rooms, which has lounge chairs, a dining set and Weber grill. As the back of the house looks out on eucalyptus trees, the back balcony is completely private.

There is also a sizable semi-private front deck, which is gated and partially blocked by plum trees from the private road on which the house is located. The front deck has a pair of reclining loung chairs and is decorated by beautiful potted plants.

Spacious designated off-street parking area for two cars is available beside the driveway - garage is not accessible to guests.

Conveniently centrally located in the San Francisco East Bay Area near the San Leandro BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) station. 25 to 30 minutes by BART or car to downtown San Francisco, 15 minutes by BART or car to downtown Oakland, 20 to 25 minutes by BART or car to Berkeley, and 30 minutes by car to Palo Alto and Silicon Valley. One hour by car to Napa/Wine Country, Mount Tamalpais and Muir Woods. 15 minutes by car to Oakland Airport and 45 minutes by car to San Francisco Airport.

Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Formal dining room seats 6 and casual dining area seats 6. Also outdoor dining set seats 6 on the back balcony....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Salt, pepper, sugar, ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, butter, lemon juice, olive oil, spices....moreless

          • Stove:

            induction stove...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            12...moreless

          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Oven
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 12 people

          Amenities

          • Parking:

            Spacious designated parking space for two cars beside the driveway (garage not accessible to guests)....moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Gas fireplace...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Air Conditioning
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Living Room

          Entertainment

          • Television:

            TV with Netflix in family room, master bedroom and two other bedrooms...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Satellite TV (DISH Network) in family room...moreless

          • DVD Player:

            Blueray players and DVD player...moreless

          Communications

          • Telephone:

            A landline telephone is provided for free unlimited calls to anywhere in the U.S....moreless

          Outdoor Features

          • Boat:

            Lake Chabot nearby (5.5 miles to the house) offers rental boats including row boats, canoes, pedal boats, kayaks, Duffy boats, and boats with electric trolling motors....moreless

          • Kayak / Canoe:

            Lake Chabot nearby (5.5 miles to the house) offers rental boats including row boats, canoes, pedal boats, kayaks, Duffy boats, and boats with electric trolling motors....moreless

          • Balcony:

            Large private back balcony with lounge chairs, wicker dining set and Webber grill...moreless

          • Deck / Patio:

            Gated semi-private front deck with a pair of reclining lounge chairs...moreless

          • Golf:

            One and half miles to Chabot Park Golf Course (public)...moreless

          • Outdoor Grill:

            Weber gas grill...moreless

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Historic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions
          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Romantic

          Location & View

              • Mountain View

              Activities

              • Arboretum
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Medical Services
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Boating
              • Fitness Center
              • Equestrian Events
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Kayaking
              • Cycling
              • Mountain Biking
              • Swimming
              • Hiking
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Churches
              • Festivals
              • Library
              • Playground
              • Zoo
              • Restaurants
              • Shopping
              • Cinemas
              • Marina
              • Bird Watching
              • Beachcombing
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Botanical Garden
              • Fishing
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.3
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Thanksgiving
              Nov 26 - Nov 29, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $345

              Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

              Christmas and New Year
              Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2015
              4 night min stay
              $345

              Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $245
              $1,650 $6,950

              Rates are based on 8 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Cleaning fee $150
              • Property Damage Protection $69
              • Tax Rate 14%

              Notes:

              Standard check in time is 4 pm, check out time is 10 am.

              Please inquire as to flexibility on those times. I am happy to accommodate you as best I can within reason, as long as guests are not checking in and out on the same day.

              Rates are subject to change until confirmed.

              14% tax does not apply to any stay of 31 days or longer.


              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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              Last updated: 07/11/2014
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              Location

              5.8 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Oakland Airport
              9.4 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Alameda Harbor Bay Terminal
              13.8 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Jack London Square Amtrack Station
              2.7 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              I-580
              10.3 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Alameda Beach
              6.4 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Laurel Lounge, 3932 Macarthur Boulevard, Oakland
              180 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Boreal Ski Resort in Lake Tahoe area
              1.5 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Lake Chabot Golf Course
              8.8 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              in Montclair Village

              Car: Necessary

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2013


              Contact us

              Speaks: english
               

              Photos

              • Living room

                Living room

              • Living room

                Living room

              • Formal dining room

                Formal dining room

              • King bed in master bedroom

                King bed in master bedroom

              • Queen bed in bedroom #2

                Queen bed in bedroom #2

              • Full bed in bedroom #4

                Full bed in bedroom #4

              • Kitchen with induction stove

                Kitchen with induction stove

              • Casual dining area

                Casual dining area

              • Bathroom

                Bathroom

              • Entry

                Entry

              • Front gate

                Front gate

              • View of the back

                View of the back

              • Family room

                Family room

              • Living room

                Living room

              • Formal dining room area

                Formal dining room area

              • Master bedroom

                Master bedroom

              • Queen bed in bedroom#3

                Queen bed in bedroom#3

              • Kitchen

                Kitchen

              • Casual dining area

                Casual dining area

              • Bathroom

                Bathroom

              • Bathroom

                Bathroom

              • Gated front deck

                Gated front deck

              • Back balcony

                Back balcony

              • Deer in the neighborhood

                Deer in the neighborhood

              VRBO #559179

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              This listing was first published here in 2014.

              Date last modified - Monday, July 07, 2014

              $245 - $345 per night (USD)
              3

              4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 10

              View calendar: Updated 07/11/14
              Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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