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2 Bedroom Condo Only 1 Block to UCB

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

**Please note bookings of less than 7 calendar days are not accepted unless the arrival date is within 30 days from the date you book**

This is a very quiet, serene, sunny 2 bedroom condo. You would get to rent the entire condo. The condo is located on a quaint, tree-lined street, just one block from UC Berkeley Campus; 10 minute walk to downtown Berkeley, and a quick 20 minute drive to San Francisco.

It is conveniently located for all Academic, Business and Travel needs; within 5-10 minutes walk from Downtown Berkeley, BART (underground train), Bus lines, Banks, the Post Office, Grocery stores, The Berkeley Farmers Market and a multitude of restaurants with international cuisines. For example, a restaurant called Chez Panisse is only 5 blocks away. It has been listed by Restaurant magazine as one of the top 100 restaurants in the world for the last several years!

Free Wi-Fi internet is featured through out; full kitchen with gas oven and range, living room, dining room with seating for 4, coin laundry room 10 feet from the front door, and a large, serene front deck with scenic views. The living room has several comfy sofas, a music center and a fireplace. I spent $10k upgrading most of the windows in the condo to double paned Marvin windows, which are excellent at insulating noise and keeping the temperature controlled. Large windows let in natural light throughout the condo, with shades for privacy when needed. You will have a full bathroom with bath tub & shower. All bedroom doors and the bathroom door have been upgraded to solid core doors, which helps significantly with sound privacy.

There is street parking as well as a garage, but I have a car in the garage most of the time. I can let you use the garage exclusively for an extra cost if you want.

This cute condo is safe, very quiet and secure and is a perfect place for work, study or pit stop while traveling.

Within walking distance:

• UC Berkeley : 1 block walk

• Downtown Berkeley: 10-minute walk

• Public transportation: Berkeley Bart Station (Bay Area Rapid Transit) is a

10 min walk and AC Transit bus lines nearby.

• Restaurants: Chez Panisse, Café Gratitude, Taste of the Himalayas,

Trattoria Corso, Oscars, Cha Ya Vegetarian Japanese, Gregoire, Peets

coffee and Tea & more.

• Grocery stores: Safeway, Andronico's Market

• Banks: Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Citibank, and more.

Second Bedroom:

This furnished, quiet, sun filled bedroom has genuine hardwood floors and includes a brand new queen sized bed, large desk with chair, chest of drawers, and armoire with clothing hangers. There are two large windows for air flow and light, with blinds for privacy.

Master Bedroom:

This furnished, quiet, sun filled master bedroom has genuine hardwood floors and includes a brand new queen sized bed, computer desk with chair, full length sofa, chest of drawers, and walk in closet with clothing hangers. There are two large windows for air flow and light, with blinds for privacy. The mattress on the bed is comparable with what you would find in a luxury hotel.

Free breakfast food is available at your convenience in the refrigerator and cabinets. Food available includes, milk, eggs, juice, cereal, bread, tea and coffee. If you are interested in breakfast, please let me know after booking which breakfast stuff you would like me to pick up for you. I don't make the breakfast, but the food would be put there for you on request if you request it prior to arrival.

I believe that it would comfortably accommodate 2 in each bed making a total of 4 people. Also, there is only one bathroom. That being said, I put a max of 6 just in case you want to figure out how two extra people could sleep, like on the couches or squeeze into beds.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions that you may have.

Thank you!

More Details

Owner
Angelo taking calls for Owner Jeff
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

About Angelo taking calls for Owner Jeff

I studied Neuroscience and Psychology at UC Berkeley and went on to found Merlock L.L.C

I've traveled extensively to England, Germany, France, Italy, India, Thailand, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Mexico, Hawaii, Ukraine, and Israel.

Merlock L.L.C. is a web hosting and I.T. consulting business that builds customized software for businesses to enhance productivity. We are also innovators of green energy equipment such as devices that recycle used cooking oil into cost effective vehicle fuel.

My dream is to use the profits of our labor to start a non-profit company that will help disadvantaged people around the world, afford medical care. Specifically a program that will send doctors from the US to the third world, to train mid-level healthcare workers to effectively treat the sick. I believe that everyone should have equal access to healthcare, regardless of socioeconomic status.

While in college I owned a company that produced raves and concerts near San Francisco. While I don't produce raves anymore, I still run (website hidden) on the side, which sells music.

I joke around a lot and act like a kid when I'm around cute little pets. I love plants and growing plants. If I get an avocado (yum!) I plant the seed.

One indicator of successful people is their ability to choose a greater reward that takes longer to achieve, versus an inferior reward that takes less time. I typically wait the longer period for the greater reward.

Favorite Quotes:

'Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.'

Horace Mann, address at Antioch College, 1859

US educator (phone number hidden))

'The Era of Procrastination, of Half-Measures, of Soothing and Baffling Expedients, of Delays, is coming to its Close. In its Place We are Entering a Period of Consequences.'-Sir Winston Churchill, November 12, 1936

Amenities

North Berkeley Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

4.7/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

2 Bedroom Condo Only 1 Block to UCB
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews
4

Great experience!

  • 4 of 5

Angelo was tremendously helpful to me. Anytime I had questions , he got back to me immediately! The rental was great, it was close to visit my elder parents, close to my favorite eating area at Gourmet Ghetto (walking distance), and spacious to allow my sons a quick visit from out of town. And a special perk was the lovely breakfast items, drinks and snacks that were provided! The patio out front let us enjoy the mornings & evenings too. And lovely neighbors. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jakarta, Indonesia
5

Great place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time in Berkeley. Apartment is warm and comfortable as we had temps in 40's with rain while there. Everything worked as expected and there seemed to be everything we needed and more. Just have to be careful parking on the street and watch the times. Lots of restuarants a short drive away. Hopefully, we will be back. 😊

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Iowa
5

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

This a great place to stay for almost anyone! It's a spacious 2BR apartment that's in very close proximity to downtown Berkeley and the BART station. Very nice place, I would definitely come back! I was traveling with 3 friends and we all comfortably fit in the beds and on couches. I didn't end up meeting Jeff in person, but I chatted with him throughout my stay via phone call and text messaging. He was available whenever I needed something and checked in frequently to make sure everything was going well. Very nice place, I would recommend to most anyone!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Oakland International airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

North Berkeley Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$525
$2,757
$7,875
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $200

Events or weddings have an extra $5000 non-refundable fee

Owner will not accept rentals of less than 7 days more than 30 days in advance.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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