Luxurious Berkeley Home
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
We, your hosts, are a married couple; Margarita is a business owner, Bob is a physician. Both of us are semi-retired. Our children are grown and have moved out and our place is underutilized. We'd like to offer it to you. Our home has two separate parts. There's the 1320 square foot main house (available for you) and our lovely cottage in the back. At times we block off rentals in the front house so we can use it ourselves, especially during times when we can have family gatherings or have friends or relatives visit. We never rent out the cottage.
You are most welcome to stay in our home. Usually we have a 1 week minimum. The 1320 square ft main home has two bedrooms and one bath. There is plenty of privacy. The cottage/studio is accessed by a different entrance than the entrance you would use and we even have two different outdoor grills.
Our house is meticulously maintained, clean, airy, and fully equipped. It is located in what is generally acknowledged as one of the most desirable areas of Berkeley, close to wonderful restaurants, shops, and walking streets.
Our place is perfect for visiting scholars, scientists, business or creative people. for tourists who prefer the peace and quiet of this lovely East Bay city. Many of our guests have been people with children and grandchildren or other relatives or friends in the area. There is easy and fast access to downtown San Francisco via public transportation; bus and BART stations are in easy walking distance from our house.
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(831) 252-1272 (California, USA)
Member since: 2009
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- no shoes in the house
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Broadband Access:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Computer Available:
- Free Long Distance:
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Housekeeper Included
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning $110
- Taxes Not included
We like to talk on the telephone with prospective guests. .
One time nonrefundable cleaning fee $110.00
One week or longer stays preferred. Possible discount for longer stays
No shoes in the house. It is possible that the City of Berkeley will start taxing stays of less 14 days. If so we'll let you know. That will be added to the rate.
The rate for Thanksgiving and Christmas / New Years is $250.00 / night
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Car: Not Necessary
Beaches Are an Hour's Drive Away, the High Sierra Mountains, Yosemite, and Lake Tahoe Are 3 1/2 Hours Drive Away, Muir Woods (Redwoods, the World's Tallest Trees) Are an Hour Away. San Francisco is 25' away by car except during rush hour when it is 1 hour away! Take BART (our rapid transit rail system). You can walk to the BART station in 20 - 25 minutes or you can take the bus to the city; the bus stop is a block away.
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: Husband: physician. Wife: businesswoman. We have 5 grown children and 3 grandchildren. Yes, cute! We have been in the area for many years and want It would be fun to tell you all about our town and neighborhood. We know you'll enjoy the area and our home.
Why the Owner Chose North Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA:
We didn't buy it as a vacation rental. It is our home. You will have full use of the appliances, dishes, etc. and you can even use the staples and spices you find in the pantry and the refrigerator.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Great location. Walk to UC Berkeley. Solano Avenue with its shops and restaurants is just 3 blocks away. Express bus to San Francisco is one block away. You can walk to the North Berkeley BART station. If you don't know about the climate in our area let us tell you -- it seldom gets very hot in the summer (almost no one has air conditioning) or too cold in the winter (no frost or snow). Winters can be rainy and cool, it almost never rains all summer long but it can be foggy and cool. Our usual summer weather may features fog or clouds in the morning clearing by Noon, then bright sunshine all afternoon, and then cooling in the evening. In the summer we can have spells when it is overcast for few days at a time. September and October are frequently our hottest months. In the winter it can by drizzly for days at at time or warm and sunny for days at a time or bright sunny and warm for days at a time. The neighborhood is fabulous. Tree-lined streets, homes with beautiful landscaping, lots of flowers even in the winter. Shopping streets a few blocks away are lined with boutiques, bakeries, restaurants of all kinds, specialty food stores, bookstores, cafes, etc. You'll have fun just walking around.
- Primary: (831) 252-1272 (California, USA)
- Secondary: (510) 684-6611 (California, USA)
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this is our home
Living room looking west
view from front porch
dining room cupboard.Lots of Mikasa stemware. etc
West side of home; roses next to bedroom window.
bathroom - bathtub + shower
Public library - 1 block away
do you like run? Public park with track 3 blocks away
our home with flowers
living room looking South
pantry- washer, dryer extra sink, more counter space and cabinets
one of the kitchen cupboard. Dishes are Wedgwood
kitchen, partial view.
back bedroom - iMac on the desk; bookshelf there's a printer too
coffee staton - 3 kinds of ways to make coffee!
stove and view of some of the cookware
front door with keyless lock
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Thursday, December 01, 2016
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