Berkeley House Rental Photos and Description
3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Beautifully appointed 3BR, 2-1/2 bath luxury vacation home featuring a 60-foot heated swimming pool set amidst gorgeous gardens. An 800-square foot great room opens on three sides to allow easy passage to stunning outdoor spaces perfect for private lounging or easy, sophisticated entertaining. This stunning vacation retreat is surrounded by mature olive, fruit and oak trees and is within easy (5 minute) walking distance to UC Berkeley Campus and the charming shopping and dining neighborhoods of the Claremont and Elmwood Districts. The home lies at the entry of the Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve with its miles of hiking trails for the outdoor enthusiast.
This beautiful vacation home offers unparalleled opportunity for relaxation and entertaining in an indoor-outdoor setting. The main floor features a huge, airy great room with a 14-foot wooden beam ceiling, a large dining table, wood-burning fireplace, and baby grand piano, and is surrounded on three sides by floor-to ceiling glass doors which open to the surrounding gardens, terraces, pool and spa. The kitchen is fully equipped and features top-of-the line appliances including a Wolf range and Subzero refrigerator. The outdoor dining and lounging terrace features a large outdoor fireplace and grill, large dining table, and ample cushioned seating. The pool and spa area includes reclining lounge chairs and umbrellas for private sunbathing.
The home has three elegant bedrooms each newly furnished with queen-size luxury Kluft mattresses and 600 thread-count Matouk bed linens. The master bedroom has a 36-inch flat panel television with en-suite bathroom with a large tub and shower. The second bedroom has a 48-inch flat panel television and shares a bathroom with a large walk-in shower with bedroom number three. The bathrooms are provided with Frette towels and a selection of fine, organic toiletries. All three bedrooms have breathtaking views of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge, excellent reading lights, and the house and entire property offer high-speed wireless connectivity.
While the home provides a peaceful oasis for relaxation and entertainment, it is centrally located just a few blocks from the UC Berkely campus, the Greek Theater, and the Cal Memorial football stadium. It is within easy walking distance to the many charming restaurants, shops and cafes of the Claremont and Elmwood Districts. Hikers and joggers can enjoy miles of trails within the adjacent Claremont Regional Preserve or the nearby running track on the UC Campus. The Berkeley Tennis Club and the Claremont Resort are a block away. Yoga studios, climbing gyms, the UC Botanical Gardens, Tilden Park, the Lawrence Hall of Science, the Berkeley Marina and UC's Zellerbach Hall are just a few of the nearby attractions.
The house is ideally located to serve as your base camp while you explore the surrounding region. It provides quick and easy access to all the major freeways and to public transportation. It is a 20 minute drive from downtown San Fransisco, 30 minutes to the Oakland airport, and 45 minutes to the SF airport. The Napa and Sonoma wine country is 1-1/2 hours away.
- children welcome
- smoking allowed
- wheelchair inaccessible
- pets considered