Views, Charm, and History - the Tolman House
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
One bedroom apartment in a historic 1924 home situated in the beautiful Berkeley hills. This flat is newly renovated and includes a full kitchen, completely equipped with granite counter tops, microwave, stove, refrigerator and dishwasher. The bedroom has Bay views, with a double bed and built-in dresser and closet. The living room/dining room has stunning views of the bay, a large deck, television and gas fireplace. Includes washer/dryer. A sofa bed in the living room accommodates additional guests. It is also possible to open up an additional bedroom for occasional visitors. Cable, WiFi and all utilities included. One bathroom is adjacent to the kitchen and for the exclusive use of the guests. The second bathroom is easily accessed from the apartment and is occasionally used by the owners as it is adjacent to the laundry room.
Apartment is a 15 minute walk to Berkeley's gourmet ghetto (home to Chez Panisse, The Cheese Board and excellent shopping), 5 blocks from University of California and the Theological Seminary and a 25 minute walk from Downtown Berkeley. 2 blocks from bus to downtown BART. Additional amenities include a beautiful garden, easy on-street parking and access to an adjacent 2nd bedroom as needed.
Member since: 2013
- On floor 2
- 500 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- double bed built in shelving view of the bay
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Satellite / Cable
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Pier Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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The flat is located within an easy walk to the beautiful University of California campus, but it is also a 1/2 hour drive to San Francisco, 1 hour to wine country or the Marin Headlands. SF has many wonderful amenities, but Berkeley is home to excellent cultural institutions, including Berkeley Repertory Theater, Aurora Theater, Freight and Salvage (for traditional music), Cal Performances and the Berkeley Art Museum, as well as a thriving artisanal craft culture.
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: We have lived in Berkeley for twenty four years. Greg works for a social service agency in San Francisco and Susie works in the arts in Berkeley. Greg's mom recently moved out here to live with us and our son and college friend live with us in the house as well. So while the rental unit is very private, it is surrounded by a very friendly, three generation family. There is always someone around who can provide advice about things to see and do, directions to destinations, or thoughts about favorite restaurants and theaters.
Why the Owner Chose Berkeley Hills, Berkeley, CA, USA:
We love this part of Berkeley. It is close to coffee shops, great food and all the amenities of the City. San Francisco, wine country, the Sierras and the Coast are all within easy reach. We are near all the cultural amenities that make the Bay Area such a treat and yet the house is a quiet, retreat with its own garden, redwood grove and magnificent views of Golden Gate Bridge, the Bay Bridge, Cal Berkeley and San Francisco.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The apartment is located in one of the most distinguished historic districts in Berkeley. The house, designed by UC Architect Warren Charles Perry, was built for Prof. Edward Tolman in 1924. It is surrounded by homes designed by revered California architect, Bernard Maybeck, and within minutes of the many walkways and paths that make strolling through the Berkeley hills so special. A twenty minute walk uphill will land you in Tilden Regional Park while a ten minute walk downhill will take you to the Berkeley Rose Garden. Another five minutes down and you are in the heart of one of Berkeley's shopping districts with excellent carry-out food as well as world renowned restaurants.
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living room with Gas Fire
kitchen is fully equipped and has a private entrance
living room with view onto a private deck
kitchen with view into bathroom
view from the deck. a California Live Oak
looking down from the deck. Its different every time of the year!
Living room, with views of the bay. Sofa folds into a full size bed
bedroom has views of the bay
kitchen has an electric stove
hallway between the kitchen and living room.
looking down from the deck
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Thursday, December 01, 2016
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