Rockridge Hills Custom House(22 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
House, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 8)
Custom home in Rockridge area of Oakland. Close to BART and easy freeway access, but quiet neighborhood.
Beautiful gardens, peaceful and quiet backyard.
Great place for wedding pictures with some special touches - metal sculptures, hanging ski chair....
very large yard for kids to play. Park and tennis courts close by. Ample parking, and level in access to main floor through garage.
Note: Bedrooms are on 2nd floor
Member since: 2013
- 3500 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms
- two full baths and two half baths
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Botanical Garden
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Computer Available:
- Covered Parking:
- Free Long Distance:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street:
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Wood Fireplace:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items:
Deck / Patio:
Deck on main floor with access from Living Room and Kitchen Deck on Upper floor with access from Master Bedroom Brick patio at front entry area Slate patio at back with access from Family Room...moreless
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mid Winter/Early spring
Feb 1 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
May 1 - Oct 2, 2017
3 night min stay
Oct 3 - Dec 3, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning: $200
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
Please confirm rates with us by email....
Standard Daily rate is $500 per night for two nights, and $485 per night for three to 6 nights.
Weekly rate is $3300. Minimum stay is generally 2 nights, but during May and June it is 3 night minimum stay.
All rates include City Tax.
Payment in full by check at least 30 days in advance of stay
Security/Damage Deposit of $500 (usually) - payable within 7 days of booking request. Refunded within 10 days of checkout. You will receive a contract outlining dates for refunds of rental and deposit amounts.
Extra guests over 8 may be accommodated for extra fee.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Rockridge Area of Oakland offers easy access to SF and wine country. College Ave. shops, restaurants, BART to SF 15 min. walking distance; very close to UC Berkeley walking (2.5 miles) or 5 min. car ride. Custom home area, built in 1990s, but with traditional charm and many different architectural styles.
There are 3 public tennis courts at the end of our street, as well as a large park/field for soccer, softball/baseball. In the nearby hills, there are many hiking/biking trails in places like Tilden Park and Redwood Park.
Year Purchased: 1986
About the owner: We are retired and love to travel. We are originally from New York area, but love the Bay Area. We appreciate the outdoors, and are active in tennis, skiing, and biking, as well as volunteering in the community. We have done numerous exchanges over the last 5 years and our guests have been very happy here.
Why the Owner Chose Upper Rockridge, Oakland, CA, USA:
We love our house, and you will too. It is elegant, but comfortable, with excellent access. The backyard is wonderfully peaceful, and is also a great entertaining space. The house is spacious with lots of special touches. There is a Steinway M grand piano in Living Room, big screen TV with surround sound, speakers and stereo in family room with speakers to backyard, stereo speakers into Living room, kitchen, master bedroom. Two fireplaces and wood provided. Our backyard and front gardens are spectacular and peaceful. Computer and high speed internet available. We have both mountain and road bikes available. Also, basketballs, soccer balls, baseballs and bats, frisbees, etc. And a toy closet with patty playpal dolls...
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Front patio is wonderful for reading newspaper in a.m., back deck has beautiful sunsets, and yard is private, peaceful, and very large for this area. We have great neighbors as well, who are always available. Depending on the season, you will be able to pick tomatoes, chard, apples, figs, lemons, limes, myriad of spices, and of course, a plethora of flowers. Overall, a great combination of city and country living. Deck off kitchen to view wonderful sunsets and have cocktail hour.
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Front View of house.
Living room, with entrance to the rear deck
Kitchen, with entrance to the rear deck
Master bedroom, with small sitting deck
Guest Bedroom #2, with double bed / futon, sitting area and HD TV
Guest Bedroom #3 with Queen bed
Guest BedRoom #4 Computer and Twin trundle bed
Lower family / TV room, with entrance to rear patio, and bathroom
Guest bedroom #5, on the lower level. Private door leads to rear patio.
Rear deck off the kitchen and living rooms. Weber gas grill in background.
Primary patio on lower level. Weber charcoal grill.
Back yard Dry Creek/gravel/plantings
Steinway Baby Grand Piano in the living room
Bedroom #2 has a 52' Samsung TV with soundbar.
Guest bedroom #4 with Twin DayBed/Trundle pop-up trundle=King bed
Main Bath (not master bath) Sink and Shower areas separated by sliding door
Living area on the lower level - with an entrance to the rear patio
Front Patio with seating, plants and our herb garden
View of rear yard from deck. Accessible via steps from deck, or path along side
Additional seating area in lower patio among the plants and flowers. Park-like.
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Friday, February 24, 2017
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