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Upper-Rockridge Hilltop Gem!

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4-6 people

Located in the pristine neighborhood of the upper Rockridge Hills, just minutes away from the very popular College Ave in the heart of Rockridge district where you can find a wide variety of family friendly eateries, fine dinning, pubs and amazing shopping, A stop at Market Hall is a must. And just on the other side of the hill you will find Montclair Village, another wonderful place with all the same features.

When you arrive in this house you will find yourself in a truly amazing spot! It offers a professional Chef's kitchen with Granite CT's. The french doors next to the kitchen open up to a large deck where you will find fabulous panoramic views of the entire hillside, Temescal Park, lake and beach below! The living area offers a comfy place to relax in front of the fireplace and/or watch TV or movie in a surround sound system; open the french doors from the living area and you will find yourself on the front patio looking at Alcatraz Island and The Golden Gate Bridge and Bay Bridge!

Upstairs you will find two bedrooms with a cal-king and a queen bed, luxury goose down comforters, and again with amazing views from both rooms! The main bathroom features a claw foot tub with shower, marbled walls and heated floors.

Want to go for a hike down to the beach? Just take a towel, hike down the steps and there you are! Enjoy a swim, sun, walk, hike, or a jog! You cant go wrong here!

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steven maes
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2017

About steven maes

I'm an Oakland native and I grew up in this area and still live here because this is one of the greatest places to live!

steven maes purchased this house in 2005

Why steven maes chose Oakland

This house has a location that rivals some of the best: the panoramic views, the comfy beds, the spacious deck, the pristine family neighborhood ...

Its classic luxury interiors have a very warm and relaxing feel that will be pleasing for all to enjoy.

What makes this house unique

One of the unique benefits of this home is that it offers something for everyone. if you love to cook you will enjoy the professional kitchen and outdoor professional grill on the deck. If you are a movie buff, the HD-TV has a with surround sound. Fitness buff ? Try running these hills or around the lake. If your kids see the beach? Well, you know where they will be!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)

Upper-Rockridge Hilltop Gem!
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 38 reviews

Great property!

  • 5 of 5

Nice neighborhood--great host-few minor things (TV remote batteries died...)taken care of quickly ! Lovely home-kitchen excelled in cookware and appliances for Thanksgiving feast! Beds comfy--heated full bathroom floor a bonus.

Would recommend railing on interior staircase for the older folks. Great walk in neighborhood. Some folks had Christmas décor out! Overall, very pleasant stay in beautiful area!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great, comftorabe, beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

Relaxing with my family was so enjoyable. Cozy and quite.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Wonderful stay as always

  • 5 of 5

My children and I have stayed at Steven's place many times and it always feels just like home. We will be going back again.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The cottage was a great place to stay for us.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was a real find just what we wanted out of the city but easy to get out sightseing. Beautifully appointed with every thing we could want. The views were specular from very vantage point. We had a wonderful 1st week of our california adventure.

I would have like to have a clock on the kitchen wall. But l can see why people are not as busy as we were out and about everyday needing to keep track of time. Prephaps the directions to find the house could include the fact that the number of the house is not easily visable from the road, we drove past serval times trying to spot it.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

very nice place and the owner Steve is on top of things. All worked well and deposit was sent back next day after departure. I liked the small path down to the "lake" - perfect for a little excercise in the morning.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome place for a short get away

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 3 nights at the Upper Rockridge Hilltop and were very pleased with the location and equipment in the house. The owner Steven was on top of things, replied quickly as promised and the deposit was paid back the next day. the equipment in the house and furniture were very solid and of good quality. They even had a cleaning service come in and clean the house on the 2nd day. We commuted to San Francisco by car which can be a bit annoying if you go during rush hours but we avoided the rush hours and it was ok. I would love to come back next time we are going to visit the Fog City :)

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
oakland intl
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Jacklondon Square
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Bart, Rockridge station
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Lake Temescal
Car: recommended

Located in the wonderful upper Rockridge Hills of Oakland. Just minutes away from the popular College Ave in the heart of Rockridge! Enjoy a variety of Shopping and Fine Dinning including the wonderful Market Hall! And on the other side of the hill is The Montclair Village-Another fantastic place to visit! Both places have that great Family local vibe which can be enjoyed by all!


Rates & Availability

Upper Rockridge House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
cleaning fee $100

Any Cancellations with 30 day notice will receive full refund less the 2.5% fee on the toatll amount that is charged by Credit Card Companies when paying by Credit Card method. This fee does not apply to E-Check form of payments.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Upper Rockridge House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , claw foot tub/shower combo-Heated Bathroom floors
  • 1 full bathroom upstairs, half bathroom on main floor
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , cal king bed in bedroom 1
  • 1 cal-king in large bedroom and 1 queen in other bedroom, inflatable air mattress available on request
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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