This beautifully furnished 3 bedroom, three-story classic Berkeley Brown Shingle is on a quiet street in walking distance of the Bay Area's most popular shopping neighborhoods--the Elmwood and Rockridge on College Avenue and the Claremont shops minutes away--and an easy walk or bike to UC Berkeley campus. Quick access to San Francisco (minutes to freeway, bus, or BART). Walk from your doorstep through beautiful neighborhoods, just minutes to hiking and biking trails in the Berkeley hills and East Bay parks, and two well equipped school playgrounds, open to the public during non-school hours. Restaurants offering multiple cuisines, cafes, wine stores, organic groceries, clothing stores, children's toy and candy stores, ATM and bank, movie theater, and more, all within a short stroll. Available June 1 - July 9 2018, 15 day minimum.
This 1907 well maintained architectural gem is filled with character and light. It is beautifully updated, with 3 Bedrooms, 2 studies, (one with pull-out couch), 3 full baths, and a separate 3rd floor living area with bedroom and large work/study space or children's play area. Located on a quiet street in a safe and friendly neighborhood, it has 3 fireplaces (one decorative only), a patio in "secret" shaded garden in back, with table and chairs. First floor has a large living room with fireplace and piano, dining room, full kitchen and pantry (with full array of cooking and baking supplies plus spices and teas), entrance hall, laundry room with washer and drier and kids craft area, full bath and coat closet. Second floor includes two bedrooms with queen-sized beds -- one with sun porch, the other with fireplace; one study/family media room or 3rd bedroom with pull out couch; elegant full bath; and separate bookcase lined study/office. 3rd floor has 1 bedroom with queen-sized bed, full bath and spacious live/work area. Luxuriously but comfortably appointed, fully furnished with antique plus family friendly furniture, hardwood floors throughout, skylights/natural light-filled rooms, homey feel, quiet, no traffic, family-friendly block.
References from renters available. From one: "We traveled as a family of four from Norway. The house was practical and fully equipped for a family, and the neighborhood felt really safe, quiet and family friendly. The neighbors were all friendly and helpful. The house was beautifully decorated and well maintained with a nice garden. The garden even has a lemon tree! Everything was taken care of with well-performed house cleaning included in rent. We have great memories from our time in this house, and can recommend it to others."
From Nikhil: We had a comfortable stay at this lovely house. There is lots of space, even for large families, and the house is very well kept, with every possible amenity that we could think of, including a piano! The street and neighborhood are very quiet, but yet there are lots of shops and restaurants within a 5 minute walk. Please let the owners know if you would like to contact me for any questions.
Housekeeper cleans entire house every two weeks at owner's expense. Laundry on first floor off of kitchen with high efficiency front loading washer and front loading drier; steps from laundry lead to patio. Upright piano in living room. Well supplied kitchen with gas stove, microwave, fully stocked with pots, pans, utensils, dinnerware, glassware, etc. Dining room table with 2 leaves seats 8-10. Separate study/work space on both second floor and 3rd floor. Bathroom on every floor. Strong wireless access throughout house, on every floor. Flat screen HD TV. Towels and linens provided. Two high chairs.
NO CLEANING OR UTILITY COSTS OR EFFORT
Rental includes every other week housecleaning and yard maintenance, and once you move in, professional property management for quick response to any problems. Owner pays gas, electricity, water, internet, and on-street parking permit for 1 car.