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2 Br. House 1 block from Solano Ave Near Shopping,Restaurants, And U.C Berkeley

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom Cottage Home Centrally Located To UC, Shopping, and Restaurants.

1920's spanish-mediterranean style bungalow in very highly rated north berkeley area. Walk score is 87. All amenities are available on Solano Avenue, especially restaurants, pubs,cinema's, and shops. There are 2 bedrooms with queen size beds and a single bathroom. This Home is on a corner lot and comes fully furnished and appointed. Satellite Direct-TV with a 45 inch Sony hdtv and netflix . There is also high speed wi-fi. The house has a large kitchen with a washer-dryer, central heating, and a gas fireplace in the living room.The backdoor leads to a small cozy garden area. The owner lives in a seperate back unit and can help with any issues immediately.

Robert Watkins
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About Robert Watkins

I have lived in this area many years and have never found a better climate anywhere else. Even in winter the temperatures never get too cold

Robert Watkins purchased this house in 1967

Why Robert Watkins chose Berkeley

Berkeley is centrally located with everything one could need but also retains a small town feel .

What makes this house unique

Centrally Located to Campus. Relaxing Quiet Location, Large Home Rental For The Price Of An Apartment.


Thousand Oaks House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
  • bathroom is fitted with safety bars and a ventilation fan-heat lamp assembly.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom Main - 1 queen
  • queen size bed with latex topper pads.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • 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
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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2 Br. House 1 block from Solano Ave Near Shopping,Restaurants, And U.C Berkeley
average rating of 4.5625 based on 32 reviews

Lovely and comfortable home

  • 4 of 5

Property was well kept, in a convenient location within easy walking distance of shopping, restaurants, parks and public transportation, and in a very pleasant residential neighborhood. All rooms have ample natural light, and parking on the street was always available.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice home in a quiet location just off Solano Ave.

  • 4 of 5

The house was very clean and quiet. We appreciate the high quality bedding and towels. Very comfortable. A real plus having a washer and drier there. It's a great walking neighborhood with many restaurants in the area. We will return.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house! The kitchen was well equipped, which I always like. Easy checkin and checkout.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Albany/Berkeley Location

  • 4 of 5

With relatives living in Albany, we rented this house for a week to attend our grandson's graduation. It was the perfect fit for the two of us in an ideal location - just 4 blocks from our son's home and a block from restaurants and shops along Solano.

The house is a standard Berkeley Bungalow with two bedrooms, living room, dining room, and kitchen. It could also fit a family of four, but two couples would probably find the accommodations a little tight. The neighborhood was very quiet and we found parking at the door every day. The house is reasonably well equipped - pots and pans, dishes, etc. and we appreciated the washer & dryer.

Operating instructions for the TV and appliances were absent and would have been helpful. For example to use Roku you need to be able to change inputs on the TV and the washer proved to be a bit of a challenge. Fortunately Robert was readily available to help out as needed.

It was quite warm while we were there and the house isn't air conditioned. Being gone all day with the house shut up made it a little close (warm) in the evening, but other than that it was a very comfortable week's stay for us. We would book this property again.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Comfortable home with everything we needed to enjoy our time in Berkley. Clean, comfortable and a great location......who could ask for more.

The owner was just a phone call away if we needed any assistance. We will stay again and again.....fingers crossed

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, comfy home

  • 5 of 5

Very nice!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Located one block from Solano Ave. with easy walk to superb restaurants, pubs, grocery store and boutique shopping. UC Berkeley is very close (1/4 mile) as is the freeway.The house is on a corner lot in a very quiet neighborhood.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95


Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.