Spectacular Custom-Built North Berkeley Vacation Flat(32 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Apartment, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)
Our lovely flat is located high atop a North Berkeley hillside, with quiet country-style living and views of Berkeley's magical hills as well as San Francisco Bay. Surrounded by lush gardens, rolling hills, tree tops, and panoramic vistas, you can experience the very best of California's Mediterranean climate.
The flat is furnished with comfort and quality in mind with all linens, towels and basics for your stay. Off the tiled entry, the richly designed living room looks out through double wooden sliding doors onto the west balcony. The living room opens into a full dining room, furnished in Asian antiques and accommodating a bar connecting the full kitchen, dining room and living room so you can enjoy rich tree-top views from any room. The kitchen is finished in beautiful tile, granite, hardwood cabinets, copper light fixtures and a complete array of culinary supplies for cooking enthusiasts. All appliances are stainless steel, reflecting an elegant European style mixed with Northern Californian tranquility and tradition. Off the dining room there is a lovely, sunny eating area, facing the southeast with a gorgeous view of the University of California and the Berkeley hills. The flat has 2 full baths, both with European porcelain, tile, stainless and glass fixtures. There is a master bedroom with a queen size Japanese platform bed, a second bedroom with a full-size futon, and a study with a beautiful and extremely comfortable full-size sofa-bed-- sleeping 4 very comfortably. The flat comes with a complete stereo system, wall mounted Bose speakers, 3 flat screen HDTVs, DVD/CD players, alarm clocks, wireless Internet access, and full phone service. Off the east utility room with gorgeous views, you have the east redwood deck with bistro seating and direct sunlight all day long. There are, indeed, too many amenities to name.
Our flat in North Berkeley is centrally located for easy day trips to San Francisco, the wine country, Pt. Reyes National Seashore and all other Northern California attractions. We take great pride in providing the highest level of hospitality and service. We look forward to meeting you!
Keywords: Second Floor Flat
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Member since: 2008
- On floor 2
- 1300 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 5
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Books For Adults
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Monument View:
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Broadband Access:
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Filtered Water
- Free Long Distance:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Wood Deck
- Housekeeper Optional
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $400
- Taxes Not included
We offer a discounted rate to couples and individuals who stay at Sierra Street. Their rates are $250/night, $1600/week, and $5,000/mo.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Car: Not Necessary
Within 2 miles of the University of California, Berkeley.
Year Purchased: 1950
About the owner: Our beautiful duplex home has been Suzy's home her whole life, as her family moved here in 1950. Suzy has been a life-long gardener here in Berkeley and Arun has divided his time between a teaching career at UC Berkeley and as a fashion event photographer for Getty Images.
Why the Owner Chose Downtown Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA:
Sierra Street is a special place. All our visitors have recognized its unique hilltop beauty and serenity, a neighborhood rich in families and Berkeley tradition, feeling country-like, but within walking distance of all that you will ever need or want to do during your stay.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Having rebuilt this magical home from the ground up, it has given us the chance to create a once in a lifetime experience, which we feel every day that we are here. Sunrises over the hills, a sky of orange whispers, and sunsets over the Golden Gate Bridge, casting a warm and comforting glow upon us, birds in our trees, flowers in our garden, the sense that beauty here is timeless, as we begin to realize that we are not. Sierra Street is the perfect Bay Area getaway--whether you are coming simply to vacation, for a wedding, for your family member at Berkeley, for a conference, or for the wine country, you will find Sierra Street to be a perfect choice among many. We welcome you to see for yourself.
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View of front room and the west deck in late afternoon.
View of the Berkeley hills from the east deck
View of the south bathroom
A view of the full dining room and bar, which seats six guests comfortably
View of breakfast table in kitchen facing southwest
View of flat entry hall and part of the living room opening to the west deck
View of the North Bathroom
View of the master bedroom
View of the kitchen
A view of the bar counter between the full dining room and kitchen
A view of the Berkeley hills from the east deck overlooking our gardens
A view of the upper garden during the May bloom.
A view of the west balcony off the living room, facing Sierra Street and the Bay
View of the East Bedroom in Early Morning Foggy Light
View of kitchen from dining room with gas stove, stainless hood and refrigerator
View of the Study as a Third Bedroom with Entertainment Center
View of North Berkeley from the east deck
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Friday, March 24, 2017
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