Lovely, Stylishly Furnished Orinda Duplex. Near San Francisco/Berkeley/Oakland
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- Minimum stay:30 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
1. CALENDAR IS NOT ALWAYS UPDATED. PLEASE CONTACT THE OWNER FOR AVAILABILITY.
2. MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY FOR TOP FLOOR FLAT: 2 (TWO)
A beautiful Duplex in Orinda on a tree lined street built on a half-acre plot. The Duplex is divided into two (2) separate legal units: Top Floor and Bottom Floor. Each unit has its own separate entrance.
Pictures that are displayed above show the Upper (Top Floor) Flat which has been advertised here in this website.. The Upper Flat has approx. 1000 sq. ft. of living space with 2 beds, 1 bath, Separate Living Room; full Kitchen with modern appliances, on-site shared Laundry. 1 car private parking space is assigned to each Flat.
This location is perfect for anyone without a car. A delightful 5 Minute walk to BART, BUS. Short walking distance to Orinda Downtown Theater Square, Trendy Shops, Cool Coffee Houses, Hip Restaurants, Parks, Reservoirs, Recreation, Hiking/Biking Trails. 20 minute BART ride to San Francisco and direct BART line to San Francisco International Airport.
Both Flats have separate outside private Patio/Garden areas to enjoy dinner, a glass of wine, or just soak up a little California sunshine while you relax. A local Farmer's Market opens on Saturdays, located few blocks from here. Orinda has been rated as one of the SAFEST cities in the entire East Bay by 'New Yorker Magazine'.
We offer a temporary living space with all amenities, a more than pleasant home environment and a beautiful location. Units are completely furnished with Modern furniture mixed with eclectic accessories, bed linens makes this a perfect alternative to the generic hotel stay.
Excellent choice for anyone without cars, or who's looking for a unique experience living in one of the most affluent communities in this part of the Bay while staying close to San Francisco & Other East-Bay cities. Very private and Peaceful yet close to everything!
[[The Bottom Floor Flat is the other separate unit, has 2 bedrooms, living room, 1 bath, small but full kitchen and a parking space for 1 car. It has about 600 sq.ft of living space. This unit may have occupants during your stay at the top floor flat. The Rates & Terms are shown in this posting only applied to the Top Flat. The rate for the Lower Flat is $99/ Per Night with a minimum stay of 1 week. Pictures and more information for the Lower Flat are provided upon request.
MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY FOR BOTTOM FLOOR FLAT: 2 (TWO) PEOPLE.
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Member since: 2013
- 1000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Housekeeper Optional
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My Standard Rate
30 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- One time cleaning fee $100
- Refundable Damage Deposit $350
- Tax Rate 9%
Additional information about rental rates: Rates are subject to change without notice.
No refunds for deposits for shortened stays. VRBO suggests that travel insurance be purchased to cover unforeseen changes in travel plans. Reservations are secured with a payment of 25% of total fees owed. Payments can be made by U.S. check, Money Order or credit card (via Paypal).
Reservations are secured with a payment of 25% of total fees owed. Payments can be made by U.S. check, Money Order or credit card (via Paypal).
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Car: Not Necessary
Orinda is a very affluent, upscale, beautiful, wooded, centrally located community from which to access the entire Bay Area. The Lafayette Reservoir is very close for long walks, running or hiking, less than 7 miles from UC Berkeley (about 15 minutes), less than 20 miles from San Francisco, less than 45 miles from the wine country, and about 3 hours from Lake Tahoe.
Year Purchased: 2002
About the owner: I am a retired Computer Scientist. My wife Daisy is a Computer Science professional working for a fortune-500 company in San Francisco who also teaches Computer Science and Mathematics at San Francisco State University in the evenings. We feel fortunate to have such an incredibly beautiful and amazing property (also known as “Brookwood-House”) that we can offer to guests from all over the world. We love Orinda and have worked hard to maintain a comfortable, natural feel to our guest house and our guests love being surrounded by beautiful California landscape and wildlife. We, the hosts, do not live at the rental guest-house site. We live about 3 miles away from the guest-house and accessible via phone/email, in case you need help with something. One of us works from home so can return to the guest-house fairly quickly, if necessary. We seek guests who are independent, clean, tidy, and will treat our home with care. We are available to take care of your needs (from our separate private residence) during your stay. Yet, we respect your privacy as it is YOUR residence while you are here. [Please note that if you wish to have a high level of interaction with your hosts, this may not be a match].
Why the Owner Chose Knickerbocker, Orinda, CA, USA:
We chose Orinda mainly for its scenic beauty and easy access to San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland, and Silicon Valley. We also wanted the cosmopolitan life style of San Francisco Bay Area which is one of the most exciting places in the world.. The San Francisco Bay Area is a nine-county region famous for an exciting blend of cultural activities and beautiful scenery. Orinda has easy access (via BART and other public transportation systems and super easy HWY access) to the entire San Francisco Bay Area. Orinda is a community of clean streets and tidy landscaping. It is also one of the safest communities where the crime rate is almost negligible. Orinda is known for its public schools as it has one of the best public schools in California. This was our first home in Orinda. We hardly ever use this home after the purchase of our current home which is about 3 miles away. We have had professionally converted the property into two separate legal units (Upper & Lower Flats) and each with separate entrance. It is a wonderful place to stay if you enjoy peace & quiet living space with beautiful view and quick access to San Francisco and other Bay Area cities.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Location! Location! Location! Short walking distance to town, shopping, restaurants, BART/Metro Station. The guest house works very well for travelers or anyone without a car. Our guest house is a 'stand-alone' property on a half-acre land. It is private, secluded, retreat-like setting. It is not a part of the owner's house. Owners of the property lives 3 miles away therefore guests enjoys the freedom of having the place to themselves --the perfect place to 'come home to' after a busy day of sight-seeing or hard work. It offers super easy highway and BART access, yet once you're here that world is a galaxy away. We take pride in having maintained a comfortable, well-maintained but casual and welcoming environment.
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The Guest House. View from the street
Guest House: Another View (Steps to the Top Floor)
Top Floor Apartment: The Living Room
Top Floor Apartment: The Living Room
Top Floor Apartment: Living Room with Dinning Area
Top Floor Apartment: Formal Living Room with Resembling a Normandy style classical arched windows
Top Floor Apartment: One of the two bed Rooms
Top Floor Apartment: Door to the next bedroom
Top Floor Apartment: Granite Kitchen with modern appliances and gas stove
Top Floor Apartment: Outdoor Patio area
Guest House: The front tree lined street
Orinda Theater Square. A short walking distance, 5-7 minute from the guest hou
Guest House: Side View from the street.
Top Floor Apartment: The Living Room
Top Floor Apartment: Another view of the beautifully furnished Living Room
Top Floor Apartment: The Living Room with Study Area
Top Floor Apartment: Living Room with dinning and work area
Top Floor Apartment: Another view of the Bed Rooms with Queen size bed
Top Floor Apartment: Kitchen
Top Floor Apartment: Another view of the Kitchen
Top Floor Apartment: Another view of the Outdoor Patio area
Orinda BART (Metro) Station. A short 5 minute walk from the guest house
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Wednesday, November 30, 2016
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