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Charming North Berkeley Hills with Gorgeous Views

(36 Reviews)

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Last updated: 11/30/2016
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  • Minimum stay:15 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

1 Bedroom + Den(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 1-5)

This newly and meticulously built 850 square foot apartment is situated in one of the most exclusive and charming neighborhoods of North Berkeley Hills away from crowds. This lovely flat is ideal for executives,scholars,or vacationers who want to stay in a beautiful large flat and enjoy bay views of San Francisco. One of the most celebrated neighborhoods and world renown, the Gourmet Ghetto is within walking distance. This area is known for the high concentration of fine eating establishments including Chez Panisse by Alice Waters, the Cheese Board Collective, as well as the first ever Peet's Coffee & Tea. Gourmet dining, sidewalk cafes, bakeries, coffee houses, wine shops, boutiques, artisan home decor, galleries, and flower stands all lend the area a European ambiance.

This spacious flat has all the amenities of a small home featuring a new kitchen with granite counter tops, maple cabinets, equipped with new appliances, cookware, dinnerware and linens.
The Master bedroom has a queen bed, sitting area, large walk in closet, and a generous wide dresser for your belongings. The bathroom features a shower with non stop hot water and sink. The large living room boasts an electric fireplace with an adjustable flame and blower, pull out couch, leather recliner, television, and DVD player. Sit out on your large deck with a morning cup of coffee or a glass of wine and enjoy the gorgeous views this unit has to offer. Washer and dryer are also set-up for your use.


Across the street and just a couple minutes walk is John Hinkel Park. A historical landmark with magnificent oak groves, picnic areas, hiking and trails. During the summer months opera performances are offered free to the public in the park's amphitheatre.

All utilities are included along with cable TV, water, gas, electricity, telephone, fax and high speed internet. We also have a PC for your use. The flat has good sound insulation as the entire house went through a major remodel recently. There is ample free street parking and public transportation and freeways are close by.

San Francisco is a 20 minute drive. Napa Valley is only a 40 minute drive. The flat is centrally and conveniently located to many wonderful attractions offered in the San Francisco Bay Area.



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Owner

Member since: 2009

Speaks: english, french, italian, Farsi
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 11/30/2016

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 0
  • 850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Convertible bed(s): 2 double

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  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

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  • One Queen size Bed in large Bedroom Suite for 2 Second bed is a sofa bed for 2 in living room that converts into a full size bed. (1)Baby Pack- n- play 3rd bed is a comfortable single bed in Den where you also have privacy plus 1/2 bath . We also could provide an air bed if needed and available ....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    Half bath is a private sink and toilet off Den...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Luxury bath featuring non-stop hot water supply....moreless

Other Amenities

  • We can offer another private 1BR, 1BA with a large kitchen and Golden Gate views for larger parties.This apartment is next to this flat and you can access it from this unit. Rates are slightly less than this flat subject to availability. It sleeps 2-3 people and has in unit laundry facilities. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    one large HDTV TV is in living room , the other TV is in Bedroom....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Sony player for your ipod songs...moreless

  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Town
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    Very fast cable available in your flat....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Large private and enrgy efficient gas dryer is in separate laundry area and it is raised about 10 inches for your comfort....moreless

  • Ducted Heating
  • Fireplace:

    In Living room- simple to operate...moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Forced air with own thermostst ...moreless

  • Internet:

    wired internet available as well as Wi-Fi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Extra linens and towels are always available....moreless

  • Living Area
  • Living Room:

    Large living room with fire place and a huge view deck...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    24/7 in front of home and always available...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    No limit on parking in front of the property....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Possible to park in fron of the property....moreless

  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Solar Panels
  • Telephone:

    Free calls to anywhere in The U.S. and Canada...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Extra towels always available in apt...moreless

  • Vacuum System
  • Washing Machine:

    Large private and energy efficient washer is in separate laundry area and it is raised about 10 inches for your comfort...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Strong Wi-Fi-Free...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Catering Available:

    Will provide info for quality food...moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Also we provide, coffee for the first day , Coffee Mate and sugar...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Granite counters, microwave oven ,a large refrigerator with automatic ice maker....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles:

    Will loan you on limited basis...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    huge deck to enjoy ever changing San Francisco Bay views....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Electric...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

Building Type

  • House
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2017
Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2017
15 night min stay
$230
$4,650
My Standard Rate
15 night min stay
$220
$4,650

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

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

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning FEE $95

Notes:

1. Shorter stays may be possible if it falls between two existing bookings. Please call owner at 415-819-7777 for any questions.

2. City of Berkeley is currently considering adding a short term ordinance which at a minimum will require guest to pay a 12-14% hotel tax. If and when this ordinance was adopted prior to your occupancy, you will agree to pay this tax.

3.Bookings more than 6 months in advance require 20% payment at booking ..


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 11/30/2016
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Location

Berkeley, San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA (Berkeley, San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA) --- San Francisco is a 20 minute drive. Napa Valley is only a 40 minute drive. The flat is centrally and conveniently located to many wonderful attractions offered in the San Francisco Bay Area. Across the street and just a couple minutes walk is John Hinkel Park. A historical landmark with magnificent oak groves, picnic areas, hiking and trails. During the summer months opera performances are offered free to the public in the park's amphitheater.

Other Activities: parasailing, wildlife viewing, racquetball, miniature golf, shopping, boating, basketball, kayaking, hot air ballooning

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: Kirk has many years of experience in property management and understands customer satisfactions . He lives on the upper flat with his lovely wife, Jaleh. You can be assured that any reasonable requests will be honored or if you need anything special we are close by and can help.

Why the Owner Chose Berkeley Hills, Berkeley, CA, USA:
We are in early stages of semi-retirement. We moved to this area because we think it is one of the most beautiful spots in the world and offers a fantastic climate. We enjoy the fabulous views, the proximity to wonderful restaurants, theaters, arts, cultural events, shopping and all the other wonderful attractions this area has to offer. We think you will love it also!

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
My wife and I live on the upper flat ; We are always available to respond to your reasonable requests or inquiries.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, italian, Farsi
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 11/30/2016

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Photos

  • Gated entry to court yard and front door

    Gated entry to court yard and front door

  • Another view of our court yard for your enjoyment

    Another view of our court yard for your enjoyment

  • Fully Equipped ,modern Kitchen

    Fully Equipped ,modern Kitchen

  • Gas stove and  microwave

    Gas stove and microwave

  • Another view of Kitchen with full large frig, and dish washer

    Another view of Kitchen with full large frig, and dish washer

  • Very large Master bedroom suite w/a comfortable Queen bed &  cedar lined dresser

    Very large Master bedroom suite w/a comfortable Queen bed & cedar lined dresser

  • Walk in closet with towels , shampoo, soap etc

    Walk in closet with towels , shampoo, soap etc

  •  Large view deck with outdoor furniture and a BBQ for your enjoyment

    Large view deck with outdoor furniture and a BBQ for your enjoyment

  • half bath for the den/bedroom

    half bath for the den/bedroom

  • Extra stand and drawers in kitchen

    Extra stand and drawers in kitchen

  • Street view of our home. Free parking always available 24/7

    Street view of our home. Free parking always available 24/7

  • Private court yard yard and seating for your enjoyment

    Private court yard yard and seating for your enjoyment

  • Entry to apartment on lower level

    Entry to apartment on lower level

  • Large living room  & fully equipped kitchen with frig, DW  & gas stove

    Large living room & fully equipped kitchen with frig, DW & gas stove

  • Fully equipped kitchen . Yes we do have a large frig and DW

    Fully equipped kitchen . Yes we do have a large frig and DW

  • Dining table and chairs for 6 plus guests

    Dining table and chairs for 6 plus guests

  • Plush master suite plus seating area

    Plush master suite plus seating area

  • Large master bath with non stop  hot water and a comfortable shower

    Large master bath with non stop hot water and a comfortable shower

  • walking closet and 2 clean robes for our guests

    walking closet and 2 clean robes for our guests

  • Den/bedroom with single bed and private half a bath

    Den/bedroom with single bed and private half a bath

  • Private laundry facility plus detergent

    Private laundry facility plus detergent

  • Living room couch easily converts into a full size bed

    Living room couch easily converts into a full size bed

VRBO #246393

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Wednesday, December 07, 2016

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