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Modern 2BR in Rockridge / Berkeley, Walkable to Shops, Dining, Grocers, BART

Bedrooms 2
Space 850 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

Stylish, Spacious & Newly Remodeled 2BR on Quiet Street, Highly Walkable


This is a completely private and fully furnished suite on a quiet tree lined street in a fantastic walkable neighborhood. The apartment has just been renovated from the ground up in 2016. The space has an open floor plan that is stylish, functional and comfortable. A modern feel with designer touches yet uncluttered. (Note: this is not somebody else's apartment.)

New polished concrete floors throughout. Fully equipped kitchen with stainless appliances including refrigerator, dishwasher, gas range, microwave, and ample cabinet space. The dining area seats six comfortably. There are two private bedrooms each with a queen sized bed and bedding, large closet, bedside tables and chest of drawers. The living room has a flat screen TV, ample seating and a sleeper sofa that pulls out into a queen sized bed with bedding. We can also accommodate one more person on a twin size rollaway bed. We can provide you with a pack 'n play, highchair and toys for your wee little one. There is also a spacious private bathroom with shower, tub and a washer dryer unit. Private small patio with potted succulent garden and bistro table. Short and long term stays are welcome!

We also provide the following:

linens, bedding, towels, kitchen supplies, iron, ironing board, hair dryer. (We do not supply personal toiletries for the bathroom aside from hand soap).

This is a smoke free, pet free, kid friendly home.


The desirable Rockridge neighborhood is one of the friendliest, safest and most beautiful areas in Oakland. The apartment is centrally located just a couple blocks in either direction to the hip and highly walkable neighborhoods found on College, Claremont and Telegraph Avenues. You will be delighted to find an abundance of local shops, markets, eateries, cafes, pubs, boutiques, parks, playgrounds and more. Here is a link to our neighborhood website for more details.

We are also only three blocks to the Berkeley border and a bit over 1 mile to the UC Berkeley campus. Eight blocks to Trader Joe's and nine blocks to the Whole Foods! Also very close to other great neighborhoods such as Temescal, Piedmont, Lake Merritt, Montclair and the lovely hills and redwood forest are just a ten minute drive away.

In addition to the urban experience offered by this location, we are a 10 minute drive to the Bay and the Redwood Forest in the hills near our home. Our location also serves as a gateway to launch explorations across Northern and Central California including places like Napa/Sonoma Wine Country, Lake Tahoe (Snow sports or Summer Fun), Muir Woods Redwood Forest, Yosemite National Park, Giant Sequoia National Park, Russian River, Sierra Nevada Mountains, California Coastline & Beaches (Mendocino, Point Reyes, Bodega Bay, Santa Cruz, Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur), etc...


Just a couple blocks to the bus lines and 8 blocks to the Rockridge BART station. A 20 minute BART ride finds you in San Francisco. Pop into the city for an outing. But you could chose to forgo transportation and walk to your hearts desire accessing pretty much anything you need.


The apartment is on the ground floor and is completely private with a separate entrance. There is plenty of street parking on the block and normally the space in front of our house is open. We will provide access instructions to the apartment as the time approaches by giving you a key code that you will type into the key pad. This will allow you to come and go as you please without needing to meet with us to get a key.


We are the owners of this house, this is not a sublet. We live upstairs if you need anything. Otherwise we give our guests total privacy. We are a family of three and have a 7 year old boy. We can share toys with you if you'd like.


Just a a few things:

1. Please don't rent from us if anyone in your group is a smoker. This is a smoke free environment. Even if a guest has not smoked inside, smokers leave an odor behind. No smokers allowed or smoking of any kind in the house or anywhere on the property. An additional cleaning fee may be charged to mitigate any smoke odor left behind in the apartment.

2. No street shoes indoors, slippers or house shoes only please.

3. No pets.


-- Check in time: after 3pm, Check out time: before 10am

-- 2-3 night minimum stay over weekends during peak seasons.

-- Short and long term stays are welcome.

-- This is a smoke free, pet free home.

-- Note: this is not somebody else's apartment, so it's not cluttered with other people's stuff.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

About Lolo

My husband and I are originally from California and we love it here. We hope your stay with us will enable you to love it too. We are very experienced with rentals and our goal is to make your stay relaxing and comfortable. We are very clean and like to keep things tidy for you. Thanks for reading about us!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Tisha and her family were lovely guests. Tisha is so friendly and very easy to communicate with. They were out and about having a good time and they left the place very clean. We would love to have them back again!
Mar 2016
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Upper Telegraph Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • This is a smoke free home. No smoking or smokers anywhere on the property. Smokers leave an odor behind on the fabrics even if they don't smoke here.
  • No outdoor shoes in the apartment, slippers and/or socks only indoors. The polished concrete floors can be chilly on the feet so pack accordingly.
  • Please keep the noise levels down on the patio after 9pm and inside the apartment after 11pm
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • 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 ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , washer/dryer unit is in bathroom
  • washer/dryer unit is in bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Pack 'n play bed for sleeping infant or toddler is available
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Pack 'n play bed for sleeping infant or toddler is available
    Living Room - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • We also have a twin size rollaway bed with a comfortable memory foam mattress that could accomodate one child or adult and can fit in one of the bedrooms or in the living room. Pack 'n play bed for sleeping infant or toddler is available and can fit in one of the bedrooms or in the living room.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
We provide information on things to do including restaurant recommendations in the orange guest notebook that you will find in the apartment.


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Modern 2BR in Rockridge / Berkeley, Walkable to Shops, Dining, Grocers, BART
average rating of 4.828125 based on 67 reviews

Nicest area of Oakland,

  • 5 of 5

Nice and cozy with all the confort.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake Tahoe, CA

If I could love it more than FIVE STARS I would!

  • 5 of 5

It's hard to describe how much this exceeded my expectations. It was like staying in someone's home except better. It was fully equipped but none of the homeowners' 'stuff.' And great quality everything. Super comfortable bed and lovely sheets. So spacious. The kitchen had anything you could want. I even saw a food processor and blender. A family or two couples could easily stay here. And Lola is incredibly organized. I couldn't think of a single thing that she hadn't already explained. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfort and Quiet in Beautiful Neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I enjoyed our three-night stay in this quiet residential neighborhood in Oakland. The apartment was spacious and clean and had many amenities. It was too cold, unfortunately, to enjoy the lovely patio outside our door. Parking on the street was easy. Lolo was a friendly and helpful host! We could walk or take a short drive to many restaurants and activities in Oakland and Berkeley. It was a lovely oasis for us to return to after busy days in the Bay Area. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean place and friendly people

  • 4 of 5

Thank you Lolo for accommodating my request for less $ paid to cleaning fee, soooooo appreciated! I also loved that you allowed us to stay just for one night, some vaca houses only allow for two or more nights. Your place felt safe, and a close drive 20 min to SF. Your place was very clean and had all the amendments for cooking. Only thing I would change if it was my vaca house is I'd put some big fluffy rugs by the couches and under the table to warm it up a bit. I would love to stay at your place again if I'm in the area. Thank you again Connie

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful everything!!

  • 5 of 5

The owner presented information accurately and everything was wonderful.

Our visit was over Christmas holiday and weather was cold (brrrrr). If traveling during a cold season dress accordingly for a basement apartment. It took awhile for the unit to warm up but once that occurred it was nice and cozy. Location is perfect, neighborhood quiet and the unit itself is very well appointed. Lolo had everything we could possibly need for our visit. Be sure to read carefully her guidelines and if you follow through on everything you will have a most enjoyable visit.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Encinitas, CA

Great place

  • 5 of 5

Great place, clean, good location to everything!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Car: not necessary

There are a ton of fun and entertaining things to do within walking distance of the house for adults and families alike. We have a guest book filled with suggestions for activities that you can explore in the area.




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $125

Minimum stays:
Minimum nights stay may apply during peak seasons and weekends (F, SA, SU).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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