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Beautiful San Francisco Bay Area CA

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,150 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath (Sleeps 2-6) with bonus space

A video tour of this stunning property can be found near the bottom of the listing.

Exquisite hillside retreat, with a secluded private entrance. It is a 1 bedroom/1 bath unit with a very large bedroom which includes a queen sized bed and extensive closet space. Parties of 6 can use the bonus space making it a 2 bedroom + 2 bath.

Additionally, one of the sofas in the main sitting area includes a futon to create a full size sleeping space. The living space is made even more cozy with a thermostat controlled fireplace to keep you warm as you watch the 40' flat screen television. If desired a DVD player can be included in the room for a small additional fee. The space includes a full sized kitchen with all the amenities, beautifully renovated with granite and marble, and the use of a new washer/dryer unit for your convenience.

Italian tile throughout. Immaculate, spacious, light-filled interiors, with breath-taking views of the San Francisco Bay. Secluded and serene terraces and walkways surround the Italian fountain just outside your private entrance. The location boasts gorgeous, lush, well-maintained, gardens and flowers, including climbing wisteria. Lemon and apple trees grow right outside your door and are available for you to pick and to enjoy. There are two separate patios for you to take in the breathtaking scenery while relaxing and/or dining outside. The unit's size is approximately 1155 sq. ft.

***Please note: No red wine, no smoking and no pets!

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 1, 2018

About Claudine

My husband built this house and we have loved it for 60 years.

Claudine purchased this house in 1950


Montclair House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1150 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Town
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , The bathroom is a little larger than normal
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Trundle bed
  • # Convertible Bed
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
free long distance free WI-FI No red wine allowed! White wine is OK NO parties allowed. Farmers market Sundays just down in the Village Also Tennis in the Village Putting greens just a couple of blocks from Village.


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Beautiful San Francisco Bay Area CA
average rating of 4.904762 based on 21 reviews

A lovely rental

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed with Claudine several times while in the bay area visiting our grandkids. The apartment is beautiful, with great views of the bay bridges and the city, and it's located minutes from downtown Montclair. We're looking forward to our next stay.

Sue & Tom Schaeffer

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely wonderful! Stunning views and accommodations exceeded our expectations.

  • 5 of 5

We already miss having coffee every morning on the charming patio. The ambiance of this little jewel is off the chart! It will always be our first choice when visiting family in Oakland. Claudine was a most gracious host and welcomed us with open arms.💐

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful, quiet, clean and beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Claudine keeps the gardens and house looking beautiful. This as such a peaceful place to return to after long days exploring the incredible Bay Area. Claudine brought us flowers picked from her garden for our table and recommended the Egg Shop as a place to eat locally. She recommended some other sites that we unfortunately ran out of time for. The next time we come back, we will definitely stay here again. The hills are just beautiful and quiet and we could not have asked for anything more!!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Albuquerque, NM

Fantastic place to stay for a Bay Area trip

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent 5 days in this beautiful and conveniently located apartment. The views are spectacular and the location is close to anything you want to do in the SF Bay Area. Claudine was friendly, helpful and a joy to visit with. The apartment itself is spacious, comfortable and beautifully set up for guests. We plan to return soon.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful guest house in a lovely setting

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I enjoyed a five-day stay in this spacious and well-located apartment near Montclair Village. Spotlessly clean, well-equipped and supplied. The apartment has a private patio with a spectacular view of San Francisco Bay. Situated in a quiet, lovely neighborhood with easy access to local restaurants and shopping and to East Bay locations and downtown San Francisco. We look forward to our next visit.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My parents stayed in this wonderful apartment for four weeks while they were visiting from Germany. Everything was perfect. Super clean, great views, quiet and Claudine is just amazing! My parents spend a lot of time on the terrace, admiring the view and the abundand wildlife. Their trips to anywhere in the East Bay were very convenient, the highway is only a few minutes away, so is downtown Oakland, Berkeley and even Alameda is only a 20 minute drive. They just told me that they will only stay with Claudine when they are visiting next time!

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! Your parent's were such a joy, I have such fond memories with them on the terrace. I appreciate how spotless they left the guest house, maybe when I sell my 1961 190SL Mercedes, I can stop by to see them in Germany! It was an absolute delight spending time with such worldly and knowledgeable people, thought I knew a lot until I met them. Can't wait to see them again soon :)
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Chez Panisse
Fox Theater
Jack London Square
Fentons Creamery
Lake Merritt
Oakland Zoo
The Paramount Theatre
Luka's Taproom & Lounge
Lake Temescal
Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant
Berkeley Marina
Children's Fairyland
Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Oakland International 20 Minutes (SFO 40 minute)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Montclair Village
Nearest Ferry
8.7 Miles
Oakland at Jack London Square
Nearest Golf
1.4 Miles
Oakland Golf Club (Driving Range)
Nearest Train
8.6 Miles
Oakland Amtrak at Jack London Square
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 13
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
196 Miles
Lake Tahoe (2.5 hours)
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Alameda Beach
Car: recommended

Other Activities: shopping, wildlife viewing, racquetball, mini golf, boating, basketball




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $120
Property Damage Protection $79
Cleaning fee $90
Refundable damage deposit $600

Rates shown are for up to 2 people. Additional charges per person for persons 3, 4, 5, and 6: $25 per night, $125 per week, $205 per month. There is a bonus space for parties of 5 or more that would make the rental a 2 bedroom.

Option to pay $79 damage protection fee OR refundable $600 damage deposit.

Cleaning fee for Monthly stays is $120 as it includes light houskeeping during stay.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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