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Berkeley Charmer in coveted Elmwood. Close to UCB and transportation

Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Studio apartment on first floor of two-story house. Entrance from rear deck. Unit has dedicated deck area with table and chairs. Convenient to UC Berkeley, BART, Zip cars, buses, restaurants, grocery stores and shops. Great friendly neighborhood. Small kitchenette, but contains all the essentials. Very comfortable queen size bed. Lots of natural light. Hardwood floors. Happy to help you find your way around.


Owner
Patricia Reidenbach
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 14, 2017

About Patricia Reidenbach

I grew up in Berkeley, on the same block where I live now. My family came to California in the gold rush. I attended UC Berkeley, but graduated from UC San Francisco with a nursing degree.

Patricia Reidenbach purchased this apartment in 1981

Why Patricia Reidenbach chose Elmwood

Older house with a lot of character. Clean and well-maintianed. Everything you need in walking distance.

What makes this apartment unique

Easy to get around without a car.

Amenities

Elmwood Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • studio
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
A new backyard cottage was completed in August 2015, and is now also for rent through VRBO. VRBO #758790

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Berkeley Charmer in coveted Elmwood. Close to UCB and transportation
average rating of 4.7349396 based on 83 reviews
4

Very nice stay in Berkeley

  • 4 of 5

Overall, this property is well maintained by Patty: The bedding is clean and comfortable, the towels are new and clean. The wifi is working well, and the location is very convenient.

Patty is a nice lady who cares about her tenants.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Diego, CA
5

Hidden Gem

  • 5 of 5

We found it to be very spacious and nicely furnished cottage, with everything we needed, including parking, and was of excellent value.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great, homey, usable space for two people who are close. Love the exhaust fan and window in bath.

  • 4 of 5

Had a wonderful five-night stay in Patty’s studio, which was homey clean (if not hotel-clean) and cosy comfortable. Well-located to Elmwood shops and restaurants, as well as those near Rockridge —try Zachary’s stuffed pizza. You don’t need a car, tho we uber/lfted at night. Made good use of the space heater, appreciated the spacious bathroom, the toiletries and the tv, which kept me plugged in. Wifi good. The floor rugs amd shower curtain could do with a professional cleaning, and really, that’s my only picky point. Construction going on next door as well as forest fires, so could not really use the deck —but hardly anyone’s fault. Didnt cook but took back leftovers and used kettle for tea. Would stay again, if she’ll have me.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location and clean!

  • 5 of 5

We decided last minute to visit our son who attends UC Berkeley. We wanted to be close to campus and to downtown. This little studio apartment fit out needs perfectly. Patty is super nice and easy to work with. It is very clean and the bed is comfortable. The kitchen is just for the basics...not really for major cooking. The bathroom is a nice size with a great working shower. We walked to coffee shops and to a bar. The only suggestion I would give is to have a few more Ammeties such as body lotion and body wash. These items are hard to bring on carry-on because no small sizes are available. Otherwise and great apartment and would stay there again!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Issaquah, Washington
5

Exactly as it was listed, charming!

  • 5 of 5

The 3 C's describe it all! Charming,comfortable and clean!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great find!

  • 5 of 5

Overall, I couldn't be happier with how the rental turned out! :) The apartment was roomy and airy (and nice and cool!). I really appreciated the little extras (supplies to make pour-over coffee, shampoo/conditioner/shaving cream, etc.) that Patty provided. I stayed here for a week while doing research at UC Berkeley, and it was within walking distance of campus. The surrounding neighborhood is nice and the property is close to coffee shops, restaurants, and grocery stores!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Car: not necessary

UC Berkeley 20 minute walk or short bus ride

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $50
cleaning $50

This unit is located within my main house (with separate entrance) I also offer a stand alone cottage (VRBO #758790) that can hold 4 people. Both units can be rented for larger parties. Great for someone looking for clean, cheery, comfortable accommodations in a very convenient location.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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