Sophisticated Flat with Spectacular Bay/Golden Gate/SF Views(47 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Apartment, 2 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)
As well as two large bedrooms with private baths, this flat features a study and a family room complete with built in bookcases and ample storage. There is a washer/dryer and laundry room, too. This flat is comfortably and eclectically furnished.
Located in the hills above the Claremont Hotel the light filled flat is the entire lower floor of a very private home. There is a separate entrance through a hand made gate.
'The look is rustic elegant, with limestone on the floor, slabs of sandstone as hearths, and beautiful old wood for the exposed beams and doors. The influences are Mediterranean and early Monterey with a dash of Southwest.' Diablo Magazine's July 2008 'More Heart Than Ego'
The owner or her agent will open and set up the flat, greet you upon arrival, explain and demonstrate all aspects of the property, and close up when you depart. During your visit she will be on call to answer questions and take care of any issues that might arise. She has in depth knowledge of Bay Area and the surrounding area.
Appliances in kitchen – refrigerator, range, microwave, portable dishwasher
Fully equipped kitchen – dishes, cutlery, glassware, pots and pans
Full laundry room - washer, dryer and massive amounts of storage
Master bedroom has a walk in closet, sitting area and there is a limestone, custom built shower in the private bathroom. There is also a small outdoor sitting area that looks into the woods.
A deck for al fresco dining overlooking the bay.
Fully furnished with an eclectic blend of antiques and modern pieces from all over the world.
An extensive library includes many travel books (lots on Northern California), children's books and Art books.
The 2 TVs are in the Living Room and the Family Room.
The separate office has a built in desk and shelving.
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The owner lives upstairs with a dog and two cats. Every effort is made to keep the animals out of the flat but occasionally they will slip in. If you have serious pet allergies it's possibly not the rental for you.
Also check out our other California listing in Palm Springs VRBO listing# 220729
Keywords: Flat, apartment, quiet, private, Berkeley, UC Berkeley,
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Member since: 2009
- On floor 1
- 1500 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street:
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Rates are based on 5 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
- cleaning fee $150
The refundable security deposit is due upon booking. The rent and cleaning fee is due 15 days prior to arrival.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Year Purchased: 1999
About the owner: Gillian, an artist and architectural designer, designed and built this home in 1999. She lives with a dog and two cats in the flat upstairs.
Why the Owner Chose Claremont Hills, Oakland, CA, USA:
The Berkeley hills offer one of the most relaxing and beautiful locations. A semi private driveway leads you to this country setting just minutes from downtown Berkeley, The University of California at Berkeley and San Francisco. The site attracted me because from one side the view is of the SF bay and the Golden Gate and from the other side it is a private, wooded hillside. It is truly the best of both worlds.
- Primary: +01 5105488453
- Secondary: +1 (510) 708-2279
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The View from the flat.
Living room with deck and view beyond.
Kitchen with eating area and view.
Eating area in kitchen with view of the bay and hills.
The Master bedroom seating area.
The library in the family room. There is a TV in the cabinet.
Stairs up to the parking
a break in the storm
The office is full of information about the area.
May wisteria and fog on the bay
The Master bedroom.
Family room with Queen size sofa bed with air mattress.
After the rain and Spring has sprung in April.
Antique doors on the closet in bedroom 2
The seating/dining area on the deck
The front of the house and parking area. The gate leads down to the flat.
Antique mirror in hall
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Friday, March 24, 2017
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