2 Bedroom Condo Only 1 Block to Ucb

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Last updated: 11/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The Space

This is a very quiet, serene, sunny 2 bedroom condo. You would get to rent the entire condo. The condo is located on a quaint, tree-lined street, just one block from UC Berkeley Campus; 10 minute walk to downtown Berkeley, and a quick 20 minute drive to San Francisco.

It is conveniently located for all Academic, Business and Travel needs; within 5-10 minutes walk from Downtown Berkeley, BART (underground train), Bus lines, Banks, the Post Office, Grocery stores, The Berkeley Farmers Market and a multitude of restaurants with international cuisines. For example, a restaurant called Chez Panisse is only 5 blocks away. It has been listed by Restaurant magazine as one of the top 100 restaurants in the world for the last several years!

Free Wi-Fi internet is featured through out; full kitchen with gas oven and range, living room, dining room with seating for 4, coin laundry room 10 feet from the front door, and a large, serene front deck with scenic views. The living room has several comfy sofas, a music center and a fireplace. I spent $10k upgrading most of the windows in the condo to double paned Marvin windows, which are excellent at insulating noise and keeping the temperature controlled. Large windows let in natural light throughout the condo, with shades for privacy when needed. You will have a full bathroom with bath tub & shower. All bedroom doors and the bathroom door have been upgraded to solid core doors, which helps significantly with sound privacy.

There is street parking as well as a garage, but I have a car in the garage most of the time. I can let you use the garage exclusively for an extra cost if you want.

This cute condo is safe, very quiet and secure and is a perfect place for work, study or pit stop while traveling.

Within walking distance:
• UC Berkeley : 1 block walk
• Downtown Berkeley: 10-minute walk
• Public transportation: Berkeley Bart Station (Bay Area Rapid Transit) is a
10 min walk and AC Transit bus lines nearby.
• Restaurants: Chez Panisse, Café Gratitude, Taste of the Himalayas,
Trattoria Corso, Oscars, Cha Ya Vegetarian Japanese, Gregoire, Peets
coffee and Tea & more.
• Grocery stores: Safeway, Andronico's Market
• Banks: Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Citibank, and more.

Second Bedroom:
This furnished, quiet, sun filled bedroom has genuine hardwood floors and includes a brand new queen sized bed, large desk with chair, chest of drawers, and armoire with clothing hangers. There are two large windows for air flow and light, with blinds for privacy.

Master Bedroom:
This furnished, quiet, sun filled master bedroom has genuine hardwood floors and includes a brand new queen sized bed, computer desk with chair, full length sofa, chest of drawers, and walk in closet with clothing hangers. There are two large windows for air flow and light, with blinds for privacy. The mattress on the bed is comparable with what you would find in a luxury hotel.

Free breakfast food is available at your convenience in the refrigerator and cabinets. Food available includes, milk, eggs, juice, cereal, bread, tea and coffee. If you are interested in breakfast, please let me know after booking which breakfast stuff you would like me to pick up for you. I don't make the breakfast, but the food would be put there for you on request if you request it prior to arrival.

I believe that it would comfortably accommodate 2 in each bed making a total of 4 people. Also, there is only one bathroom. That being said, I put a max of 6 just in case you want to figure out how two extra people could sleep, like on the couches or squeeze into beds.

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

Thank you!


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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed:

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  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub



  • Television


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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage:

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  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

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  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio


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1 night min stay
$2,100 $6,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning $150
  • Taxes Not included


Events or weddings have an extra $5000 non-refundable fee

Owner will not accept rentals of less than 7 days more than 30 days in advance.

Cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 11/25/2015
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15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Oakland International airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Not Necessary


Owner info

About the owner: I studied Neuroscience and Psychology at UC Berkeley and went on to found Merlock L.L.C I've traveled extensively to England, Germany, France, Italy, India, Thailand, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Mexico, Hawaii, Ukraine, and Israel. Merlock L.L.C. is a web hosting and I.T. consulting business that builds customized software for businesses to enhance productivity. We are also innovators of green energy equipment such as devices that recycle used cooking oil into cost effective vehicle fuel. My dream is to use the profits of our labor to start a non-profit company that will help disadvantaged people around the world, afford medical care. Specifically a program that will send doctors from the US to the third world, to train mid-level healthcare workers to effectively treat the sick. I believe that everyone should have equal access to healthcare, regardless of socioeconomic status. While in college I owned a company that produced raves and concerts near San Francisco. While I don't produce raves anymore, I still run (website hidden) on the side, which sells music. I joke around a lot and act like a kid when I'm around cute little pets. I love plants and growing plants. If I get an avocado (yum!) I plant the seed. One indicator of successful people is their ability to choose a greater reward that takes longer to achieve, versus an inferior reward that takes less time. I typically wait the longer period for the greater reward. Favorite Quotes: 'Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.' Horace Mann, address at Antioch College, 1859 US educator (phone number hidden)) 'The Era of Procrastination, of Half-Measures, of Soothing and Baffling Expedients, of Delays, is coming to its Close. In its Place We are Entering a Period of Consequences.'-Sir Winston Churchill, November 12, 1936

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Sunday, November 29, 2015

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