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Bright, Spacious, charming and dog friendly home

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,924 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, sleep 7

A perfect getaway in a quiet neighborhood nestled in the hills near Berkeley, Ca. We have great views of the bay. Our four bedroom 2 bath house is perfect for your next family vacation. The master bedroom has a king bed, walk in closet, bathroom, and beautiful French doors that open to the deck. The remolded kitchen is a cook's dream with a 5 burner stove and fully stocked kitchen. The dining table fits 8 adults comfortably. Great for large family gatherings or intimate family dinners. A 10min drive to Tilden park nature area with trails to hike, gold course, steam trains, merry go round and a beach at Lake Anna. CLose to a Bart station, Lucky's, Starbucks, and a Barnes & Noble. 30 min drive to San Francisco. We also welcome your fur babies.

Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 26, 2018

About Arlene

Husband and wife team born and raised in the Bay Area. We have two high energy wonderful boys, a lab and two pugs.

Arlene purchased this house in 2012

Why Arlene chose Kensington

This house is perfect for your next vacation. It's in a great central location. 30 minutes to SF or 40 min to Napa wine country. Close to Bart trains, cute local stores, gas and grocery nearby. Close to UC Berkeley campus, gourmet restaurants, golf course, Andy many kids activities. We welcome your pets.

What makes this house unique

Quiet neighborhood, views of the sparkling SF bay. It's just absolutely wonderful to sit out on the porch and watch the sunset.


Kensington House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1924 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Please clean up after your pet.
  • $50 fee lost or unreturned keys.
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , baby crib is a pack and play
  • There's is an optional pack and play crib. along with a twin air mattress. Just let us know if you need And we can set that up for you before you arrive.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible


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Bright, Spacious, charming and dog friendly home
average rating of 4.7 based on 10 reviews

House is in a cute town and very clean.

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here! We have a 3 and half year old. The house had enough space for her to roam to burn energy inside and outside. The beds are super comfortable and the house was very clean. It’s close to restaurants and a little market. Definitely would recommend this to others!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Probably my favorite rental home ever

  • 5 of 5

This home was amazing! We just loved it. It was perfectly clean. The view was great, and it fit the whole family easily. I'm so glad we chose to stay here.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house!

  • 4 of 5

This was a great house for our visits.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very spacious plenty of room for family gatherings.

  • 5 of 5

Arlene, was very attentative with our request. We had a few issues with the Home Away account, but that was resolved right away. She helped us get the accommodations and dates we needed. Arlene is very responsive to messages in a very timely manner.

The home was perfect for our vacation. There is a large dinning table and spacious kitchen for large families. If we are in the area again we would definetly stay here again. The view of the bay is amazing. Thank you Arlene for sharing your home with us.

We Highly recommend staying here if you have a large family. Very quite neighborhood. Neighbors are friendly as well.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful view, great location, and dog friendly

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay here and found ourselves still pausing by the window to check out the wonderful view of SF and the bridges. The location is convenient to everything Berkeley and Solano Ave. as well as things in El Cerrito. Love the central location. Definitely would recommend for families travelling with dogs - enough space for everyone.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great view

  • 5 of 5

great place, great view and even better Owner. Thanks Arlene

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $220
Additional Guest Fee $25
Pet Fee $50
Refundable Damage Deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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