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Berkeley Hills House in the Claremont ~ Spectacular Golden Gate Views

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Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, Marin Headlands, Berkeley

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Last updated: 04/05/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4-6 with Bay Views

Beautiful light filled brown shingle Arts and Crafts house located in one of Berkeley’s most elegant neighborhoods behind The Claremont Hotel and Spa. A five minute walk takes you to shops a great local restaurant, fresh coffee store, wine store, art gallery, and a relaxed neighborhood atmosphere.

This area is wonderful for walking, bird watching, enjoying the magnificent houses, plants, flowers and mature trees. We are an enjoyable fifteen minute walk to the University of California campus. A twenty minute walk to downtown Berkeley and BART subway station. We have a collection of books about Berkeley and the history of the area.

Our home was built in 1912. We have installed all new plumbing, forced air heating, electrical, gas, water, WIFI, foundation and much more. It is rustic and a brown shingle style.

This private home Does Not have a driveway and you must walk up and down a city stairway and paved trail. It is recommended for people who like to walk, enjoy nature and open to a unique experience. Parking is on the street and we walk up about 3/4 of a block to the house.

A game table is set up in the living room for your enjoyment and there is firewood set in the fireplace ready for lighting, remember to open the flue.

The living room has a comfortable new queen sofa with Amish made coffee table and a large stone fireplace. Original woodwork and windows face West to enjoy the Golden Gate Bridge and Sunset views. There are glass pocket doors between the dining room and living rooms for privacy.

Kitchen has all new stainless steel appliances with granite counter tops, cherry wood cabinets, hardwood floor, recessed lighting, bay window with orchids and a South facing view of the back yard.
All cooking and baking items are at hand as well as spices and teas. There is a small breakfast table which overlooks to the back yard and the bird bath.

Dining room has a table with two leaves to enlarge for 8 people. The hutch is original with built in glass doors and drawers. A window seat faces South and is a perfect place to curl up to read a great book, watch birds or day dream. The view of Mount Tamalpais is the best from this room as you sip coffee in the mornings.

Master Bedroom is very large with a queen size bed, vaulted ceiling, lots of light, windows facing South and East with a view of a well tended garden next door. We have two sitting chairs and coffee table for relaxing and viewing the 42' HDTV and DVD player.

Second bedroom is furnished with antiques. A full bed, marble top dresser, inlaid night table, full length mirror, curio cabinet and working treadle sewing machine create a cozy relaxed feeling.

The third bedroom is currently being used as an office with two wooden desks, comfortable leather chairs, lots of books and windows facing North and East. There is currently one single bed soon to be replaced by two singles / trundle bed. Great for kids.

Bathroom is in an Art Deco style with original Deco bathtub, pedestal sink and toilet set. Marble tiles surround the bathtub and floor with granite boarders. The floor is heated and the hardware fixtures are in polished nickle.

Front Porch faces West with stunning views of The Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, Marin Mountains, Angle Island, Alcatraz Island and beautiful ever changing water, sailboats and sunsets.
There is a stainless steel propane BBQ grill with tools for outdoor cooking.

We rent the top two floors and live downstairs with a separate entrance. We share the washer/dryer which is downstairs in our unit.

Enjoy the private yard with a wooden swing, bird bath, wind chimes, filtered views and lovely ambiance.

There is a local market/deli and large supermarket Safeway close by. Elmwood and Rockridge shopping districts are a quick drive or a nice long walk.
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Owner

Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/05/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    Guest bedroom is furnished with antiques. ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    Two single beds and a large desk and chair....moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Large Bedroom has queen size bed, chairs, TV and dresser....moreless

  • Master Bedroom is very large with a queen size bed, vaulted ceiling, lots of light, windows facing South and East with a view of a well tended garden next door. We have two sitting chairs, coffee table for relaxing and viewing the 52' HDTV, DVD. There is also an antique dresser. Guest bedroom is furnished with an antiques. A full bed, marble top dresser, inlaid night table, full length mirror, linen cabinet and working treadle sewing machine create a cozy feeling. The third bedroom has two single beds a large wooden desk and chair. Books and windows facing North. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    Bathroom 2 has a toilet / fantastic view. Being remodeled....moreless

  • Main Floor bathroom is a lovely Art Deco style done in marble and granite with polished nickel fixtures. Deco style bathtub, sink and toilet set. Instant wall heat, forced air and radiant floor heat keep you toasty warm. Extra towels and wash cloths provided. Upstairs bathroom is being remodeled. The toilet works and the view is fantastic. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • This property is private, one of a kind and perfect for people who love nature and walking....moreless

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Marin Headlands, Mount Tamalpias, Angel Island...moreless

  • Water View:

    San Francisco Bay, Golden Gate Bridge...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,975 $5,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rates are for up to 4 persons and include cleaning fee.

Long term rates are somewhat negotiable, please contact the owner.

$5500.00 per month includes utilities, cleaning fee and housekeeping every 2 weeks ~ 30 nights

Security deposit to be determined.

Until reservation is confirmed rates are subject to change without notice.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

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Nearest Airport
Oakland International
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Barclay's Restrauant & Pub
4 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Jack London Square
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Claremont Country Club
3 Miles
Nearest Train
Berkeley Depot
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 13
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Rick & Anns
175 Miles
Nearest Ski
Lake Tahoe
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Alameda Beach

Car: Recommended

Lawrence Hall of Science, Chabot Space & Science Center, Jack London Square, Ferry Ride to San Francisco, Berkeley Marina, Children's Adventure Playground, Tilden Park ( merry go round, petting zoo, steam train Lake Anza ) Art museums, Claremont Spa & Tennis Club. Redwood Park, Berkeley Tennis Club.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: I have lived in Berkeley & Oakland for over 40 years and love Northern California. It is my pleasure to share my knowledge of the area and suggest interesting places for guests to explore and experience.

Why the Owner Chose Claremont Hills, Oakland, CA, USA:
This property is our primary residence. We have upgraded all the systems, gas, water, sewer, electrical, heating, ducting, electronic and lovingly kept the original architecture intact. We rent the top two floors and live downstairs with a separate entrance. We share the washer/dryer which is downstairs in our unit.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Private location and fantastic views. It's like being in the country in the city with all the amenities. Lots of trees and birds. Five minute walk to Peets coffee, Rick & Anns Restaurant, Bakery, shops and Claremont Resort & Spa.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/05/2017

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Photos

  • Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, Marin Headlands, Berkeley

    Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, Marin Headlands, Berkeley

  • Kitchen Bay window with orchids.

    Kitchen Bay window with orchids.

  • Kitchen with stainless steel appliances.

    Kitchen with stainless steel appliances.

  • Lovely seating for coffee and listening to the birds.

    Lovely seating for coffee and listening to the birds.

  • Dining room hutch with platters for serving.

    Dining room hutch with platters for serving.

  • Living room sofa and coffee table.

    Living room sofa and coffee table.

  • Deco Style bath room with marble and granite.

    Deco Style bath room with marble and granite.

  • Light filled master bed room with a queen size bed and skylight.

    Light filled master bed room with a queen size bed and skylight.

  • Stainless Steel gas grill on the front porch.

    Stainless Steel gas grill on the front porch.

  • Ever changing spectacular sunset.

    Ever changing spectacular sunset.

  • View of The Claremont Hotel and Spa from the front porch.

    View of The Claremont Hotel and Spa from the front porch.

  • Kitchen with cherry cabinets.

    Kitchen with cherry cabinets.

  • Stainless steel kitchen sink.

    Stainless steel kitchen sink.

  • Formal dining room table seats eight.

    Formal dining room table seats eight.

  • Living room with a game table and stone fire place.

    Living room with a game table and stone fire place.

  • Bedroom with full size bed and antiques.

    Bedroom with full size bed and antiques.

  • Third bed room being used as an office. Has additional single bed when needed.

    Third bed room being used as an office. Has additional single bed when needed.

  • Bath fixtures are polished nickle.

    Bath fixtures are polished nickle.

  • Master bed room with windows looking out into garden and beyond. Chairs and TV.

    Master bed room with windows looking out into garden and beyond. Chairs and TV.

  • Front stairway of the house.

    Front stairway of the house.

  • Sunset with Mount Tamalpais in the background.

    Sunset with Mount Tamalpais in the background.

VRBO #452318

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Sunday, April 23, 2017

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