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Quiet Sun-Filled Studio On The Emeryville Border

Bedrooms Studio
Space 140 sq ft
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Single Room With Full Kitchen Overlooking Garden

This small but efficient studio is filled with light and looks out to a garden. It sits behind the main house and has it's own private yard and garden area with 2 Adirondack chairs for relaxing....Entry is through a locked gate. The unit has a double bed, full kitchen and small bath w/ shower. Quality bed linens and towels are provided along with shampoo, conditioner and body wash.

The unit has a small wall-mounted HD TV and wireless internet.

Terri Giamartino
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2018

About Terri Giamartino

I am a small business owner living in Berkeley for the last 35 years. I am an avid martial artist and have owned a martial arts studio since 1993. I love the outdoors, gardening, cooking and art.

I love to travel, and entertain and can show you the all the nooks and crannies you might not find on your own. Staying at our home will not disappoint!

Terri Giamartino purchased this studio in 2015

Why Terri Giamartino chose Oakland

This property is a great, centrally located house in a neighborly area with quick access to San Francisco and local sight seeing. The house is roomy and can sleep 4 comfortably. An oasis in the city.

What makes this studio unique

Lovely outdoor garden to relax and literally smell the roses! The room is very airy and sunny with 4 windows and a skylight and a private sitting area behind the house.


Oakland Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 140 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Small but functional
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • Full size bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • sailing


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Quiet Sun-Filled Studio On The Emeryville Border
average rating of 4.0 based on 3 reviews
St. Croix, Virgin Islands

A comfortable stay, but issues with Internet and outdoor lighting.

  • 3 of 5

The bangalow was clean and comfortable, however there were a couple of annoying challenges. The shower was way to small for a 6'4" person. I am a heavy user of the Internet. No fault of thiers, but it was down for my hold stay. Bummer! The right entrance was very dark because of a malfunctioning or broken light fixture. It was suppose to have been fixed, but maybe it was a misunderstood as to which gate light was not working.

Terri and Pam were very responsive and hung in there to get things done. Cannot say the same for AT&T. The bangalow set in a wonderful semi-private garden. I would think the spring, summer and early fall would be an ideal time to be there.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very sorry you had problems with the internet. This was out of our control. It took 4 days and ALOT of our time working with AT& T to get things working properly again. As far as the light by the gate going out, we had an electrician out shortly after your visit and he checked and repaired the lights that were not working properly. As far as the shower in the studio goes, the description specifically mentions a small but functional bathroom. No one has ever complained before, but I understand as someone who is 6'4" it was challenging!
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The property meet the criteria according to what is offered in the VRBO page.

  • 4 of 5

Location of the property facilitated our stay. The natural surroundings and natural herbs aroma of the garden really made it special. Thank you Terri for your attention. Norman

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is a great studio in close distance to all!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the neighborhood as well as the garden. There's a neighborhood park down the street and awesome restaurants all around. Shopping was fun and people around there are so friendly. Pam and Terri are caring and helpful hosts.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Oakland Airport
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Jack London Square
Nearest Golf
13 Miles
Tilden Golf Course
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 24/580/80
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Nearest Ski
161 Miles
Nearest Beach
31 Miles
Muir Beach
Car: not necessary

Great location for public transit. Free Emery-Go-Round to get you to BART. AC Transit stops at the corner on San Pablo Avenue. Walk 10 minutes to BART or take the free shuttle.

Walk to restaurants and shopping or take the free shuttle. Within a mile of the Emeryville Marina and walking trails.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Insurance $59

A refundable deposit of $1000 can also be arranged. No pets allowed in the unit, no smoking on the property. The person renting the unit has to be at least 25 years of age.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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