Gourmet Ghetto Garden Studio

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Last updated: 09/22/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-14 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The Studio provides a peaceful retreat within walking distance of the Gourmet Ghetto, Chez Panisse cafe and restaurant, the Cheese Board (best cheese shop on the west coast!). The UC Berkeley campus and North Berkeley BART station are less than a mile away. Considered one of the best neighborhoods in North Berkeley! Our Farmers market is every Thursday and only 3 blocks away.

From the queen-size bed there are views of your private deck and the surrounding garden through the French doors. You can even sleep with the door open if cool night breezes appeal to you.

Every Convenience: Wi-fi with a secured network throughout. Cutting-edge technology with in-floor radiant heat. Quiet heat, no dust, no filters, just warm floors.

Private covered deck through rear doors. The surrounding garden was featured in the Secret Gardens of the East Bay and received praise from designers throughout the area.

Keywords: Studio

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Property Type

  • Studio

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • 1 Double shower with heated floors and large linen closet.


  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker:

    French press and auto coffee maker....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Light cooking capability....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Bonita Studio
Feb 16 - Dec 31, 2016
14 night min stay

$1,150 $3,800
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • One-time cleaning fee $75
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $350


Surcharges during holidays and UC graduation may apply. Generally the rate is 5 - 15 % depending upon length of stay.

Refundable security/damage deposit required.

CANCELLATION POLICY: When a cancellation is received more than 45 days before a scheduled arrival, the booking deposit will be refunded less a $150 cancellation fee. If a cancellation is received in under 45 days before a scheduled arrival, the entire booking deposit will be forfeited. A credit on a forfeited booking deposit will be given for future stays within one year, based upon availability. No refunds or fee adjustments may be made after arrival. Rates and terms are subject to change without notice. We reserve the right to terminate any rental agreement with immediate effect where our rules, terms and conditions have not been respected.

Booking deposit required at time reservation is made. We accept personal checks and bank drafts. No credit cards.

Balance due upon arrival.

Discounted rates for longer stays.

Rates are subject to change until your reservation is confirmed.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 09/22/2016
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1978

About the owner: I have owned the property since 1978 and have managed other properties throughout Berkeley. I take pride in my house and grounds. I maintain my property with an eye towards high standards in cleanliness and also for your privacy and comfort. Having lived here so long, I am very familiar with the ins and outs of the area, what's happening, and can answer any questions you have about the neighborhood. I look forward to meeting you. Generally, I respond to potential guests within a few hours if not sooner.

Why the Owner Chose North Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA:
The studio is ideally located in a quiet residential neighborhood close to all shopping and a short walk to UC Berkeley and our train; BART. On Thursday's there's a farmers' market 3 blocks away providing an abundance of fruits and vegetables along with homemade items such as jams, jellies and local honey.

The Unique Benefits at this Studio:
Our private garden supplies guests with all organic citrus (Meyer lemons, limes and our new addition of an orange tree). Also, figs, persimmons and lemon verbena for a superb herbal tea!

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Kitchen area

    Kitchen area

  • Double shower with bench seat and heated floor.

    Double shower with bench seat and heated floor.

  • seating area

    seating area

  • Queen-size bed

    Queen-size bed

  • From the garden with ripe limes!

    From the garden with ripe limes!

  • Meyer lemon

    Meyer lemon

  • another view of rear deck

    another view of rear deck

  • Dining and kitchen areas

    Dining and kitchen areas

  • Looking out to deck and garden beyond

    Looking out to deck and garden beyond

  • View from hallway

    View from hallway

  • View from deck looking in to studio

    View from deck looking in to studio

VRBO #128954

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Saturday, September 24, 2016

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