Beautiful light filled brown shingle Arts and Crafts house located in one of Berkeley’s most elegant neighborhoods behind the Claremont Hotel and Spa. A five minute walk takes you to shops a great local restaurant, fresh coffee store, wine store, art gallery, and a relaxed neighborhood atmosphere.
The area is wonderful for walking, bird watching, enjoying the magnificent houses, plants, flowers and mature trees. We are an enjoyable fifteen minute walk to the University of California campus. A twenty minute walk to downtown Berkeley and BART subway station. We have a collection of books about Berkeley and the history of the area.
Our home is 102 years old and we have installed all new plumbing, forced air heating, electrical, gas, water, WIFI, foundation and much more.
This private home Does Not have a driveway and you must walk up and down a city stairway and paved trail. It is recommended for people who like to walk, enjoy nature and open to a unique experience. Parking is on the street and we walk a short distance to the house.
A game table is set up in the living room for your enjoyment and there is firewood set in the fireplace ready for lighting, remember to open the flue.
The living room has a comfortable new queen sofa with coffee table, large stone fireplace. Original woodwork and windows face West to enjoy the Golden Gate Bridge and Sunset views. There are glass pocket doors between the dining room and living room
Kitchen has all new stainless steel appliances with granite counter tops, cherry wood cabinets, hardwood floor, recessed lighting, bay window with orchids and a South facing view of the back yard.
All cooking and baking items are at hand as well as spices and teas. There is a small breakfast table which looks out to the back yard and the bird bath.
Dining room has a table that seats six (new chairs are forthcoming) with two leaves to enlarge for more people. The hutch is original with built in glass doors and drawers. A window seat faces South and is a perfect place to curl up to read a book, watch birds or day dream. The view of Mount Tamalpais is the best from this room as you sip coffee in the mornings.
Master Bedroom is very large with a queen size bed, vaulted ceiling, lots of light, windows facing South and East with a view of a well tended garden next door. We have two sitting chairs and coffee table for relaxing and viewing the 42' HDTV, DVD.
Guest bedroom is furnished with an antiques. A full bed, marble top dresser, inlaid night table, full length mirror, linen cabinet and working treadle sewing machine create a cozy feeling.
The third room is currently being used as an office with two wooden desks, comfortable leather chairs, WIFI, lots of books and windows facing North.
Bathroom is in an Art Deco style with original Deco bathtub, pedestal sink and toilet set. Marble tiles surround the bathtub and floor with granite boarders. The floor is heated and the fixtures are polished nickle.
Front Porch faces West with stunning views of The Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, Marin Mountains, Angle Island, Alcatraz Island and beautiful ever changing water, sailboats and sunsets.
There is a stainless steel propane BBQ grill with tools for outdoor cooking.
Laundry room includes new High Efficiency front loading washer and dryer with utility sinks.
Enjoy the private yard with a wooden swing, bird bath, wind chimes, filtered views and lovely ambiance.
There is a local market/deli and large supermarket Safeway close by. Elmwood and Rockridge shopping districts are a quick drive or a nice long walk.
I have lived in Berkeley & Oakland for over 40 years and love Northern California. It is my pleasure to share my knowledge of the area and suggest interesting places for guests to explore and experience.
This property is our primary residence and we are lovingly restoring it. We are upgrading and adding a master bathroom, restoring the downstairs and landscaping. We do not work on these projects while guests are here. The house is fully functional and we live downstairs some times.
Private location and fantastic views. It's like being in the country in the city with all the amenities. Lots of trees and birds. Five minute walk to Peets coffee, Rick & Anns Restaurant, Bakery, shops and Claremont Resort & Spa.
Lawrence Hall of Science, Chabot Space & Science Center, Jack London Square, Ferry Ride to San Francisco, Berkeley Marina, Children's Adventure Playground, Tilden Park ( merry go round, petting zoo, steam train Lake Anza ) Art museums, Claremont Spa & Tennis Club. Redwood Park, Berkeley Tennis Club.
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My Standard Rate
$2375 per week ~ 4 person max. ~ 7 night minimum
$6700 per month
$2650 per week ~ 5-6 person max. ~ 7 night minimum
$7400 per month
Cleaning Fee $200 per month.
Until reservation is confirmed rates are subject to change without notice.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay. Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.