MAGICAL COTTAGE NESTLED IN AWARD WINNING BEAUTIFULLY LANDSCAPED GARDEN

Carol Neil

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Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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MAGICAL COTTAGE NESTLED IN AWARD WINNING BEAUTIFULLY LANDSCAPED GARDEN

Berkeley Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Sunny 1 bedroom cottage in elegant No. Berkeley area 4 blocks to UC campus

Magical one bedroom, fully furnished garden cottage with filtered bay views and serene garden outlooks located in an elegant area of the North Berkeley Hills yet only 4 blocks to campus. Easy walk to gourmet ghetto, boutique stores and BART with easy airport and SF access. This historically landmarked property consists of 1/3 acre of award winning landscaping with pond and waterfall and beautiful garden bay views as well as the house and cottage which are well separated for maximum privacy.

The cottage is light, sunny and cheerful with high-end amenities. Cable TV and high- speed wireless Internet are provided.

One garage space is available to the cottage guest.

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • not suitable for children
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm

Carol Neil

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2010
Speaks english
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
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Magical Cottage Nestled in Award Winning Beautifully landscaped Garden
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
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Magical Cottage Nestled in Award Winning Beautifully landscaped Garden
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p443324
+01 510 908-4810
Berkeley The Bay Area
Wolverine Lake, MI
5

WHAT A GREAT PLACE TO STAY!

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I stayed in this cottage last February, and could not have enjoyed our stay in the Bay Area more had we been anywhere else at all. The cottage itself is a tidy, one-bedroom apartment, but the spacious layout of the main room and kitchenette, the surrounding gardens, and the lovely view give it all a relaxing, reinvigorating air of serenity. The neighborhood is peaceful, yet within easy reach of the best of Berkeley, and the owners themselves could not be nicer, or more accomodating. I would never consider staying anywhere else the next time I'm in the area, and I highly recommend it to all my friends!
  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2010
  • Stayed: Feb 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Magical Cottage Nestled in Award Winning Beautifully landscaped Garden
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p443324
+01 510 908-4810
Berkeley The Bay Area
5

LOVELY HOME, GREAT VIEW

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I have stayed in many Home Away rentals over the years, and this was one of the very best. It was spacious, and the furnishings were tasteful and comfortable. For those who like to cook it has a very well equipped kitchen.

If anything, the listing does not do justice to the wonderful location and quality of the property. This is a historic homestead in the Berkeley Hills, which Carol has lovingly improved. It really is a very special place.

Carol is a friendly, but unobtrusive host, and very responsive. The only problem we had during our stay was a loss of internet service. When we let her know of the problem by email, she was on it within minutes, following up with her internet provider to see that the problem was solved quite quickly.

We go to Berkeley with some regularity and are very pleased to have discovered our new "Home Away" from home. We will be back.
  • Submitted: May 16, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. It was a pleasure having you and we look forward to your return!
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Magical Cottage Nestled in Award Winning Beautifully landscaped Garden
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p443324
+01 510 908-4810
Berkeley The Bay Area
5

WONDERFUL COTTAGE IN THE BERKELEY HILLS

  • 5 of 5
Our family (me, my husband and our two daughters, 5 and 2 years old) stayed for 2 weeks at the La Loma cottage and loved it. It was so clean and beautiful inside with a VERY comfortable sofa bed (pull-out) which took us by surprise (we thought it might be okay at best) but no back pains or anything, just a very comfortable night's sleep. Our girls were in the bedroom which was perfect for them. The wifi was good, reception strong etc, and the facilities (shower, kitchen appliances etc) were all in good condition. The kitchen is especially lovely as it's light-filled and open-plan, with the dining room and living room all part of it. We spent time in the garden as well which was beautiful, and saw a family of deer nearly every morning and a 'posse' of turkeys. It felt magical. The owners were very polite and sensitive to our needs, asking if there was anything that didn't work or we needed but wasn't available, and other than a dodgy can opener which they said they'd buy straight-away for the next renters, everything was perfect. We especially loved the espresso maker! We intend to stay every year if we can!
  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your very nice comments. We would love to see you and your adorable girls back here.
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Magical Cottage Nestled in Award Winning Beautifully landscaped Garden
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p443324
+01 510 908-4810
Berkeley The Bay Area
5

A TRULY MAGICAL COTTAGE

  • 5 of 5
My daughter, son-in-law and two children visiting from England spent their two week holiday in this perfect rental. It was spacious, immaculate, and equipped with all the necessary supplies. And accessible to downtown Berkeley. The owners arrived at the end of the visit, and were charming and gracious. We couldn't have asked for a more perfect arrangement.
  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice comments. It was a delight having your beautiful family here and we hope to see them again on their next visit.
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Magical Cottage Nestled in Award Winning Beautifully landscaped Garden
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p443324
+01 510 908-4810
Berkeley The Bay Area
Lake Tahoe
5

GORGEOUS LOCATION

  • 5 of 5
We loved everything about this cottage. We arrived late at night after a long day of travel. We were happy to discover a warm, inviting space with everything we needed. It was perfect. When we woke up in the morning we were amazed by the setting; a spectacular garden framing a view of San Francisco. The location is excellent; a very easy walk to UC Berkeley and close to BART and tons of wonderful restaurants. We have stayed in many hotels and rentals in Berkeley over the years. I wish we had known about this cottage earlier; the price is excellent and it is an all around wonderful place to stay.
  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Magical Cottage Nestled in Award Winning Beautifully landscaped Garden
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p443324
+01 510 908-4810
Berkeley The Bay Area
5

PERFECT PLACE TO STAY IN BERKELEY!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I rented this cottage in October while visiting our son at Berkeley for parents' weekend. We couldn't have been happier with the accommodation. The cottage itself is a one-bedroom apartment above a garage with a spacious living room and kitchen. We woke up every morning to beautiful views of the private gardens and sparkling views of San Francisco in the distance. The apartment was very clean and well equipped with anything you might need. We were walking distance to the university - a real plus - but far enough away to enjoy the quiet of the neighborhood. The owners were extremely helpful and always returned our messages if we had questions. This was a real find, and we shall definitely return next time we visit the Bay Area. We would definitely recommend it to friends and relatives as a wonderful place to stay in Berkeley!
  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. We do hope you will return.
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Oakland Airport
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Alamda
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Emeryville
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Berkeley
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Alameda
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
La Vals
Nearest Ski
140 Kilometres
Donner
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Tilden Park
Nearest Restaurant
1.2 Miles
Chez Panaisse
Car: not necessary

This property is within walking distance to UC Berkeley and the famous Berkeley Gourmet Ghetto which houses Alice Waters' Chez Panaisse famous restaurant, as well as many other superior restaurants and shops. Two Bart stations are within long walking distance (1.3 and 1.5 miles) for easy SF and Airport access. Tilden Park, which is comprised of acres of beautiful hiking trails, Anza Lake, public Golf, stables, a Little Farm with fun animals for children to pet, a steam engine train and Merry-Go Round and many lovely outdoor opportunities is less than a 2 mile drive. This is a well located yet elegant location where many UC professors reside.

WE HAVE A NO SMOKING POLICY WHEN INSIDE THE COTTAGE. There is an outside deck where smoking is allowed as long as the door to the cottage is kept shut and all cigarette debris is discarded in the garbage can and not brought into the cottage.

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Availability & Rates

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Berkeley Cottage Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
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$935
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Additional information about rental rates

Notes 1 There is a $60 cleaning fee per stay (for longer term tenants the fee is per week
2. All money refunded if canceled 30 days in advance. 50% refunded between 29 and 7 days. 25% refunded within the last week.
3. 50% of full amount required to hold the dates; the balance due 30 days prior to arrival.
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Amenities

Berkeley Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 675 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Telephone
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Garage
  • Sofa Bed
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • This is a sunny pleasant room.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • There is a queen size bed in the private bedroom and a double hide away sofa in the living room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • not suitable for children
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • live theater
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • bird watching
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sound/bay fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
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