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Private Retreat in the Heart of Rockridge. Walk to Everything!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

In one of the East Bay's most coveted neighborhoods, you will enjoy a newly renovated, private cottage that is blocks to all of the goodies Rockridge has to offer. Dining, Shopping and BART are just a part of its charm. You can easily access some of the most beautiful hiking and recreation the Bay Area has to offer. This 1300 sq/ft house features 2 bedrooms and two baths a private patio with cable, WIFI internet and laundry included. This home has been maintained with maticulous care with an emphasis on livability and comfort. There is a private patio with furniture and fenced in yard. Rockridge is a family oriented neighborhood with a charm that is hard to beat. There is plenty of parking on our safe and quiet street.

Keywords: The most fabulous home base for you... to experience the Bay area and enjoy time with your family in a neighborhood that offers a walking paradise. Experience the convenience of the SF area without the stress of 'City Life'!

More Details

Owner
Katie Ross
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Katherine's home is always a 1st choice for us and highly recommended for those interested in looking for a place to stay. It's clean, roomy, and close to all of the great Rockridge restaurants + shops. We've had our crew at her house in the past and will always reach out to her for future accommodations since we like it so much!
Aug 2012
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Amenities

Upper Telegraph House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1King size bed, crib available. Guest room Queen bed and twin mattress for extra sleeping space Available: Queen size Air mattress
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Senior Adults Only Community ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(66 traveler reviews)

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Private Retreat in the Heart of Rockridge. Walk to Everything!
average rating of 4.969697 based on 68 reviews
5

All four of us enjoyed our stay

  • 5 of 5

This cottage behind the owner's home was perfect for our visit to the Bay Area. We traveled every day from this base, and it was nice to have a comfortable place to stay after our daily adventures. The finishes are lovely -- tile in the bathrooms, nice bedding, excellent kitchen with dishwasher, gas stove and two-dooor refrigerator, and it has an open floor plan. Katie was a welcoming hostess, and she was very helpful. We happened to be in Oakland during an unexpectedly warm few days. There is no air conditioning, but Katie made a special trip to get a fan for us, and that was really appreciated. The courtyard was quiet and a perfect place to read a book, there is a Safeway and a Trader Joes just a few blocks away, and there are several restaurants within walking distance. We didn't spend much time in San Francisco itself, because the four of us had been there before, but we visited Muir Woods, several Pacific beaches, Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum, the Guide Dog for the Blind facility, the Anheiser Busch plant and the Jelly Belly plant. All in all, this VRBO was perfect for our needs. We are in our sixties, and we all (my husband, myself, my brother-in-law and my sister-in-law) appreciated the conveniences of a real home (instead of a hotel) for our stay in Oakland.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This was our second stay and we will be back !

  • 5 of 5

Great location for visiting our student at Cal. Wonderful neighborhood, comfortable clean home and a very friendly owner.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean spacious property

  • 5 of 5

Spacious property with great location in Oakland. Quiet and homey with a great working

kitchen. Hopefully it will be available next time I need to be in the Oakland area.

Very restful retreat. Jeff

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Monica, CA
5

Beautiful cottage, well appointed

  • 5 of 5

Great walkable location to restaurants, coffee shops, groceries. Nice kitchen, living room and outdoor space. Katie, owner is lovely.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful experience

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was beautifully appointed and quiet and within walking distance of restaurants etc.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Portland, Oregon
5

Stellar property!

  • 5 of 5

Two couples shared this beautiful home in a quiet location in Rockridge. I can't praise this property enough! If you have a baby, there is a crib. The kitchen is well outfitted. The house feels freshly remodeled, It is quiet! We had a special request and Katie was incredibly supportive and was able to accommodate us. We've stayed at various properties in Berkeley over the years but this was by far the nicest and most comfortable home of them all. The location is conducive to shopping and dining....all in easy walking distance. We love to cook, so we made excellent use of the kitchen. There is a lovely small grassy yard , a table for dining, and a BBQ. We loved our stay here!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Car: not necessary

Great shopping, dining, hiking, Yoga, exercise classes and BART all are an easy walk from this location.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $120

Additional $20. per person over 2 people.

* Graduation weeks
* Holiday weeks
Rates subject to change.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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