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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 - 2 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 2014. 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.

This is a tight knit community and our block is very diverse with many types of families, professionals and hipsters.


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 5 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
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017

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
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • 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 , tub , 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
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • 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
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
  • 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
  • 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 4.8039217 based on 54 reviews

Clean modern quiet apt, close to SF

  • 5 of 5

Two families, with 1 adult and 2 teens each stayed here following a week at Yosemite and Sequoia Parks. The apt was very clean and comfortable and well-equipped with all the necessities. Getting in and out was a breeze, I even walked to the nearby {fancy} Safeway my first morning to replenish our pantry (4 teens eat A LOT). We visited a nearby waterpark as well as Muir Woods and San Francisco. We had been doing tons of driving, so the drive to/from the city didn't seem bad at all. I would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great unit, clean, well appointed

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at Lola's place. Very clean, easy access to San Fran, and everything you could need provided. Large and spacious, parking as well. Great hosts

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

My adult daughter and her 10 month old baby stayed here for a few nights while in the area for a wedding. Lolo's place is ideal! It was very clean and had everything we needed for the baby. The location was fantastic, allowing us to walk to the many choices of restaurants and shops a few blocks away. We had some difficulty with a lost piece of luggage from our flight in and Lolo was very accommodating, offering us anything we needed until our suitcase arrived. If in the area again, we would most definitely stay here!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Great location, well laid out, aesthetically pleasing apartment

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Lolo. Your apartment was fantastic. It made one feel like they were at home. The location was fantastic as it was central to everywhere. Regards, Barry

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Great place.... exactly as described!

  • 5 of 5

Nice, clean, modern basement apartment perfect for our family. I appreciated the filtered water in the fridge...yay! I'd say the only thing else that would have made it perfect was to have an individual pack of laundry detergent available. We went to the grocery store and bought a big container and traveled with it for the rest of our journey. Otherwise, great place to call "home" for a few days in the Bay Area.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Comfortable and convenient spot in East Bay

  • 5 of 5

I made the reservation, offering my Montecito home in exchange, so that my son and his cousin could have a few days in the Bay Area at the end of a graduation trip that extended from San Diego to Santa Barbara to Yosemite. A last-minute snafu on the exchange arrangements soured me a bit on the experience, but the "boys" we're very satisfied. "I'd give it a 10," says my son.

Loved the location, which allowed them to walk 1.5 miles to the Berkeley campus and back on a street that really encourages window shopping and rest stops with good eats. "Beds were super comfortable," plus very pleasant kitchen / living area. Great to have a laundry after all their travels.

Although the hostess went out of her way to offer some suggestions on places to visit and eat, they appreciated the ease of access: a door code instead of key, which eliminated need to coordinate schedules.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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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.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Damage Deposit $500

Cancellation policy:
50% refund up until 30 days prior to arrival, except fees. For a 50% refund, cancellation must be made 30 full days prior to listing's local check in time on the day of check in, otherwise no refund. 100% refund up until 90 days prior to arrival, except fees. For a 100% refund, cancellation must be made 90 full days prior to listing's local check in time on the day of check in, otherwise no refund.

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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