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Lovely Berkeley Hills Cottage by Uc, Lbl, Msri, and Downtown San Francisco

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Last updated: 08/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Lovely private cottage located in the big, serene backyard behind my home in north Berkeley's exclusive and beautiful tree-lined 'Gourmet Ghetto' neighborhood, within easy walking distance to downtown Berkeley, just 4 blocks to the University of California campus, and a quick 20-minute drive to downtown San Francisco. Best neighborhood in north Berkeley.

This quiet, secluded cottage with rear deck and fragrant garden has no steps, and is within easy walking distance of the famous Berkeley Rose Garden, a vast array of wonderful restaurants (including world-renowned Chez Panisse; the very popular Cheese Board pizzeria; Asian, European, Indian, Mexican, and other international cuisine; delicatessens; cafes and coffee shops), grocery shopping, the Berkeley Farmer's Market, banking, post office...and more!

Downtown Berkeley is an easy 10-minute walk, and just several minutes by car or bicycle. Public transportation is convenient and abundant, with Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) stations and AC Transit bus lines nearby.

There is plenty of available on-street parking, and you also receive an off-street space in the driveway for your parking convenience.

For long-term stays that are more than a week, we will provide you with a washer and dryer for washing all your bed sheets, covers, and any laundry you need washed. In this way, you will be able to make up your bed with fresh linen. In addition, we supply free Tide detergent and bleach.

The cottage includes full kitchen, full bath with shower, cable tv with HBO and other networks, Netflix, dedicated Internet and WI-FI, and offers a quiet, safe, secure place for studying, visiting friends and/or touring.

New additions to the cottage include a brand-new Malibu love seat and ottoman that convert into a full-size bed, a Weber barbecue pit, an outdoor picnic table with four matching chairs and umbrella, a brand-new queen-size bed, and a brand-new shower door for the bathroom.

There are spectacular views of the San Francisco Bay Bridge and the Golden Gate Bridge from this property. And the Educator/Teacher neighbors are very friendly and nice!

Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have.

Thank you for your interest. I look forward to your visit!


Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


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

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • We are located in the Berkeley Hills--the safest and most affluent neighborhood in Berkeley, a neighborhood in which the average household income is over $100,000 per year, compared to just $57,000 per year for Gourmet Ghetto neighborhood, for example; yet we are just 0.3 miles from UC Berkeley, 0.3 miles from the shuttle bus to MSRI and Lawrence Berkeley Labs, 0.3 miles from the Gourmet Ghetto, 0.3 miles from Andronico's store for organic food, 0.4 miles from the Safeway store for food, 0.5 miles from the Berkeley Hills Rose Garden, 0.9 miles from the Downtown Berkeley BART station, 1 mile from the North Berkeley BART station, and 13 miles from Downtown San Francisco. Some of the other listings in the Berkeley Hills are much farther from everything, so our location is very convenient for you. ...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Swimming


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    There is an outdoor picnic table that seats four, with an umbrella. It is located on the private back deck. There is also a table by the kitchen, and another small table in the kitchen....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    The heater is controlled from within the cottage. You can set the temperature to whatever you want by moving the dial on the heater....moreless

  • Internet:

    The gateway supplies Internet, WI-FI, and cable television access....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$875 $3,750

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $125 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $125 Nightly

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

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Taxes Not included



- Clean up after yourself in the bathroom and kitchen

- Lock the front door when entering and exiting the cottage

- Remove your shoes when entering the cottage

- Don't bring shellfish into the cottage

- No smoking

- Be respectful of other guests

- Keep noise down after 10:00 p.m.

- No loud noises and parties

- Don't overload the washer and dryer

- Feel free to ask for help when needed

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Last updated: 08/27/2015
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