Popular Entire 2 BR Vacation Rental Flat - Walk to Rockridge Bart, Tjs, Cafes
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- Minimum stay:4-6 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
People say this vintage upper flat in a duplex (above my living space) feels like home and has all the amenities of home, too!
The light, quiet vacation rental has beautiful period touches is a bargain if you need space. It is decorated with a mix of furnishings like an orange Design Within Reach sofa and ethnic crafts, and feels cheery with light from dawn to dusk.
More than 100 vacation renters have given this flat amazing reviews. If you like being in a central location to explore Oakland, Berkeley, San Francisco and beyond, this is the best neighborhood.
Very popular for Fancy Food Show visitors and cheaper lodging for SF conferences, travel nurses, UC Berkeley / CCA visiting professors, business travelers, and family visiting family in the neighborhood.
Our quiet residential neighborhood is surprisingly central, in the one that people envy -- located equally close to Temescal and Rockridge and near Piedmont and Elmwood. Walkable to Kaiser too.
You'll have multiple restaurants to choose from and can easily get to SF by nearby freeways or hop on BART.
* Built in early 1900s, offering lots of charm
* 2 bedrooms, 1 bath with cotton sheets, duvets and towels provided.
* Premium Cable TV with sports channels, Showtime and WIFI
* One bedroom has a very comfortable queen bed; the other has an American Leather queen sized sofabed people love. Floor mats for kids available.
* Living room and dining room have an open floor plan - very comfortable for working, relaxing and internet surfing
* Fully equipped kitchen with new stainless steel gas stove
* Lots of coffee and espresso making equipment!
* Washer / dryer
* STEEP stairway (see pics)
* Free street parking (no permits needed). Possibility of using the driveway.
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Member since: 2013
- 1200 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Tub with shower Towels, shampoo, soap, toilet paper are all provided.
- This area is perfect for techies, intellectuals, visiting parents and grandparents, and foodies -- central to everything the Berkeley / Oakland area has to offer. Many people relocating to the area wanting to check out the neighborhood or visiting family and friends or students going to CCA or UC Berkeley have stayed here. A very quiet place in a lovely residential (yet central) area to do your thing. :)...moreless
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Pantry Items:
- Housekeeper Optional
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Dec 21 - Jan 1, 2017
6 night min stay
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $100
- Cleaning $50
- Tax Rate 14%
Please tell me if something gets damaged so I can decide whether to replace it, ask for $, or do nothing.
Please, no pets at all.
IMPORTANT: This is a quiet residential area and the rental is great for people who are generally quiet. Although it's very close to a few universities it isn't a party pad. Before renting let's chat about your plans to make sure we're the perfect fit. Thanks :)
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Car: Not Necessary
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Located in foodie central, an easy walk to Temescal restaurants and farmers market, walk to Rockridge shopping and BART, lovely drive, walk or bike to Berkeley and campus and the Grand Lake / Lake Merritt area. The flat is a 5 minute walk to the CCA college and a great central location when exploring the bay area and beyond.
Lots of folks have loved staying here when visiting friends and family or wanting a quiet place to focus on writing or sabbatical projects.
About the owner: I'm a long time Bay Area resident with deep ties into Berkeley, arts and craft scenes, artisan / craft food makers and restaurants, and a lot of knowledge of Internet startups and destinations all over the bay area. Open minded, I love to live the good simple life and enjoy the spirit of travelers who love connecting with new folks. I've traveled to lots of countries and have friends around the world. My work involves Internet marketing, self-help and business writing, optimal living coaching and creating awesome entrepreneurial projects to make the world a happy place. Making sure guests enjoy their stay to the fullest through clear communication and expectations is super important, and I've had some wonderful experiences meeting people from all over the world. I love the Bay Area, Oakland and Rockridge and hope my guests love it as well. Hablo Espanol. Parlo un puo Italiano. Falo Portugues. Parles en peu Francais.
Why the Owner Chose Shafter, Oakland, CA, USA:
Location location, on a street lined with Craftsman bungalow homes. This private flat is decorated with arts and crafts to stir creativity yet with the comforts of home. The upper floor offers lots of light, from dawn to dusk, and when you wake up you see only sky from the bedroom window - lots of privacy. You can walk between Oakland's two hot neighborhoods, Rockridge and Temescal, with easy access to Berkeley and SF, and revel on Sunday mornings at a fantastic farmers market. It's especially great for people considering moving to the East Bay wanting to get a feel for the area or as a visiting professor / remote worker (or nomad !) or if you're remodeling their home in Oakland and need a temporary home.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
This flat has really great energy and most people who stay there want to come back. Built in 1907, it has good bones and a nice layout where you can be together with whoever else you're staying with or separate to do your own thing. Your food and adventure concierge and local expert lives below, ready to make sure you have a great stay and will enjoy the Bay Area to the fullest (or leave you alone if that's what you prefer)
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Enjoy the orange Design Within Reach leather sofa & cable tv with HBO & Showtime
Chill out with your morning tea or coffee :)
View from the kitchen into the dining room and living room
The main bedroom has a fun view into the former porch, closet and dresser
I'm all about cotton duvets with hypo allergenic down alternative comforters
Eat in the kitchen at the Crate & Barrel table or in the dining room
Dining room with built ins offers privacy & a nice breeze
Morning view from the dining room
Steep old time stairway
Front garden full of greenery - in the winter anyway!
The dining room makes a great place to work too.
Cozy bedroom with a comfy queen bed is decorated with arts and a sky view.
People love the funky back bedroom with queen sofa bed, sky views and new carpet
New stainless steel gas range / oven with lots of pans, dishware and utensils
Charming dining room great for eating and working
It's so light even on an overcast day! Flowing floor plan too
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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