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Private Cottage in Great Berkeley Location

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About the property

A cozy, 1 bedroom/1 bathroom cottage located in easy walking distance of the best Berkeley has to offer, including wonderful markets, restaurants, parks, and the University. The cottage is also a short walk from BART for easy trips to San Francisco. The cottage has a 5 night minimum stay and a maximum 13 night stay.

The cottage has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, a full kitchen, a living/dining area, and a small patio. It comfortably accommodates two people, but a third (a small child) can squeeze in. The cottage is fully furnished and stocked with basic pantry staples, so you will have everything you need to enjoy your stay. There is plenty of street parking available.

Guests have access to the entire cottage. The cottage is located behind the main house but you have complete privacy.

We expect quiet and clean guests as this is a family neighborhood and we live on the property in the adjacent house. We care deeply about our neighbors and don't want to cause them disturbance. This is not a place for those looking to have parties, play loud music, etc.

The Cottage is located in the wonderful Northbrae neighborhood of Berkeley, which is ideally situated for enjoying the best aspects of the Bay Area.

The North Berkeley BART train station — which provides easy access to San Francisco, Oakland, and other Bay Area locations — is a ten-minute walk from the house.

Just around the corner is the Northbrae shopping area, which has the feel and vitality of a small European town, complete with an unrivaled produce market (Monterey Market), a fish market (Monterey Fish), a bakery (Hopkins Street Bakery), a butcher (Magnani's), a cheese and coffee store (Country Cheese Coffee Market), an artisanal beer/wine/liquor store (Northbrae Bottleshop), a world-class horticlitural center (Berkeley Horticultural Nursery), an outdoor café (Café Roma), a great pizzeria (Gioia Pizza), a Chinese restaurant (Lily's), and more! Here's a great, recent article from the New York Times about our neighborhood market (with some nice photos too): (URL HIDDEN) ("Spring’s Opening Act: Mark Bittman Revels in California Produce").

King Park, King Pool, and The Edible Schoolyard are just around the corner, providing a great spot for playing with kids, having a picnic, playing tennis, swimming laps, running or walking on the track, and more.

The "Gourmet Ghetto" shopping district — famous for Chez Panisse, The Cheeseboard, the first Peet's Coffee, Saul's Deli, and more — is a ten-minute walk away. The Solano Avenue shopping area, which also has wonderful restaurants and shops, is approximately 15 minutes away by foot, or a very short drive.

Downtown Berkeley and the University of California are approximately a 5-minute drive away, providing more restaurants, shopping, and cultural activities.

The cottage is very short drive to the freeway, making for easy day-trips to wine country, Point Reyes National Seashore, San Francisco, and various east-bay parks.

The list could go on and on! There's really no better place in Berkeley to experience the best the area has to offer.

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North Berkeley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible


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Private Cottage in Great Berkeley Location
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Great little cottage!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is better than advertised. Very comfortable and cozy! Every detail is thought of from the pitcher of cold water waiting in the fridge to the comfortable bed, and soft sheets and towels. Couldn’t be happier with my experience.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Neat place

  • 5 of 5

This is a very nice, neat little house, with all we needed, and lots of privacy. The owner was very attentive, and pays a lot of attention to detail, which we appreciated. Definitely recommended!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Property Manager

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2018

About Terese

We are a little family of 4 that live and work in the Berkeley area. We both work in medicine (a pediatrician and a nurse practitioner) and look forward to our days off traveling or just hanging out with our 2 young kids. Typically you will find us gardening, biking or hiking in the hills, playing with our dog Bleu, surfing at the beach, or enjoying the alpine air up in the Sierra Nevadas. Our kids keep us busy and present with little time to rest!

We love hosting and meeting folks who are visiting from all over the world. We are family and kid-friendly and as hosts, we try and maintain your space and privacy as much as possible.





Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $90
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 12.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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