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Elegant Berkeley Hills Retreat

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Sunny large living room with cathedral ceiling; 40" cable TV; gas fireplace

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Last updated: 07/21/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

More than a few of our visitors have told us this is the nicest VRBO rental they've ever stayed in!

Nestled in one of Berkeley's most exclusive and quiet neighborhoods, this exquisite apartment is an ideal place to spend a few days, weeks or months. Lounge on the large private patio or in the spacious living room complete with beamed cathedral ceiling, wood floors,a slate hearth with gas fireplace.

The newly remodeled kitchen opens onto the living/dining area and has granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances including dishwasher, microwave oven and coffee maker. Beautiful unique custom built furniture adorns the living /dining area. The bedroom features a flat screen TV, cathedral ceiling, wood floors, comfortable exotic hardwood queen size bed with European mattress and a gorgeous garden view. Enter this charming slate roofed flat through a separate front door entrance.

RATED AS BERKELEY'S SAFEST NEIGHBORHOOD

Wi-fi, 40' cable HDTV, DVD player

Washer/dryer in unit

While we are within 1 block of public transportation, it is advisable to bring or rent a car when staying at this location. We are a 5 minute drive to UC Berkeley and 4 minutes to popular shops/restaurants.

Hike to nearby Tilden Park with redwoods, hiking trails, Lake Anza, and a public award winning golf course or take a leisurely stroll around the neighborhood with it's breathtaking views of San Francisco. Visit the nearby Berkeley Rose Garden or the spectacular U.C. Botanical garden. Take advantage of the cuisine at one of Berkeley's many remarkable restaurants.

Enjoy the proximity to San Francisco's many attractions: Pt. Reyes National Seashore and the Napa Valley wineries. Also, within 2.5 hours of Monterey/Carmel for an easy day trip or use as a base to visit Lake Tahoe (3 hours) or Yosemite National Park (4 hours)

Keywords: One bedroom flat, patio, gourmet kitchen, washer/dryer

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

    Ideal for mature couple or individual; Minimum age 26 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Maximum tenancy 2 adults and 2 children; flat is too small for 4 adults...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Other (See Description)

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    twin/queen air mattresses also available...moreless

  • Queen size Bed (1) Custom made Craftsman style bed with European Sleepworks mattress Queen size and twin air mattress also available...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • 40' HD TV in living room; TV in bedroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    HBO, Showtime, Starz...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    filtered view of SF Bay from kitchen window...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    separate laundry room...moreless

  • Computer Available:

    Laptop available for use upon request...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    central gas heating...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    100% cotton high quality linens...moreless

  • Living Room:

    spacious with cathedral ceiling; very sunny; overlooks garden...moreless

  • Parking:

    Ample on-street parking immediately in front of flat...moreless

  • Telephone:

    land line with free local and long distance; no international calls...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    separate laundry room...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Well supplied...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch dishwasher...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Granite counter tops Dishwasher Stainless Steel appliances...moreless

  • Microwave

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Slate with teak table and potted plants , lounge chair and umbrella....moreless

  • Golf:

    Gorgeous public course minutes away in Tilden Park...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Great courts minutes away adjacent to Berkeley Rose Garden...moreless

 

Reviews

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from 37 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$175
$1,125 $3,900
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $100

Notes:

No smoking

No pets

Additional


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Calendar

Last updated: 07/21/2016
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: I am a retired public health professional whose favorite hobbies include gardening, traveling, studying Spanish and doing sculpture. My husband is a general contractor who enjoys playing golf in his limited spare time. We've raised 4 children and now spend our time with our loveable Springer Spaniel.

Why the Owner Chose Berkeley Hills, Berkeley, CA, USA:
The consistent feedback we receive from our guests, is that our flat is the nicest Berkeley rental they have stayed at by far. They rave about the decor, the garden and the quiet bucolic location minutes from downtown Berkeley and the University.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Sunny large living room with cathedral ceiling; 40" cable TV; gas fireplace

    Sunny large living room with cathedral ceiling; 40" cable TV; gas fireplace

  • Entry way foyer

    Entry way foyer

  • Granite countertops and gas stove

    Granite countertops and gas stove

  • Bedroom with  queen bed, TV, cathedral ceilings and door to outside patio

    Bedroom with queen bed, TV, cathedral ceilings and door to outside patio

  • View from bedroom

    View from bedroom

  • Private patio

    Private patio

  • Spider web looking out from living room

    Spider web looking out from living room

  • View of Bay Bridge, Berkeley and SF from Grizzly Peak Blvd

    View of Bay Bridge, Berkeley and SF from Grizzly Peak Blvd

  • Shorebird park in Berkeley looking at Oakland

    Shorebird park in Berkeley looking at Oakland

  • Tilden Park Carosel

    Tilden Park Carosel

  • Slate hearth with gas fireplace

    Slate hearth with gas fireplace

  • Table with granite top. Can seat 6. Extra chairs available.

    Table with granite top. Can seat 6. Extra chairs available.

  • Large desk and aeron chair in bedroom with garden view

    Large desk and aeron chair in bedroom with garden view

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Separate laundry room

    Separate laundry room

  • View from kitchen window

    View from kitchen window

  • Bay view

    Bay view

  • Lake Anza in nearby Tilden Park. Great swimming beach for kids.

    Lake Anza in nearby Tilden Park. Great swimming beach for kids.

VRBO #413477

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Friday, July 22, 2016

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
    Apartment
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/21/2016

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