|Minimum Stay||9 - 10 nights|
Property is suit-case ready. All bedding (comforters, shams, throws, blankets) and linens are either dry-cleaned or laundered between each guest.
This boutique rental is located in the heart of historic Elmwood, just steps to College Avenue.
Perfectly situated for visiting U.C. Berkeley and turn key solution for sabbatical or visiting professionals.
This owner’s unit spans the entire second story of the property. Featuring 2 bedrooms, one bathroom, a spacious fully equipped kitchen, separate living room, dining room with fireplace, step-down sun room /office / laundry which overlooks the backyard and rear staircase leading to a large patio and relaxing garden complete with umbrellas, seating, dining furniture, and weber gas grill.
Boasting a 92 on the walk scale, a car in not necessary for your stay. But if you have one, you're a 15 minute drive to downtown San Francisco and less than an hour away from wine tasting in Napa Valley.
Walk out the front door and you're steps to College Avenue.
Turn left onto College for an easy 15 minute walk to UC Berkeley Campus, or to enjoy Elmwood's lovely collection of shops and restaurants.
Turn right onto College Avenue and your a short walk away to the Rockridge, A bustling neighborhood full of restaurants, specialty markets, shops, and pubs.
Hospital, public library (remodeled in 2012), park, playground, post office, banks all three blocks or less away.
Bus stop just steps around the corner. It is a 5 minute bus ride (15 minute walk) to UC Berkeley Campus and it's campus shuttle.
8 minute bus ride (15 min walk) to the Rockridge Bart Station.
Hop on BART for quick and convenient transportation through-out the Bay Area and San Francisco. With Connections to both SFO (San Francisco Int'l Airport) and OAK (Oakland International Airport).
Keywords: Historic, vacation rental, Berkeley, CAL, UCB, University of California at Berkeley, Rockridge, Elmwood, Claremont, San Francisco, Tilden, quiet, spacious.
Residential living with city conveniences. Walk to restaurants, cafes, shops, parks, entertainment, services, businesses, and public transportation.
Excellent public transportation. Bus system and BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) provide quick and convenient transportation through-out the San Francisco Bay Area. With connections to both SFO (San Francisco Int'l Airport) and OAK (Oakland international Airport)
15 minute drive to downtown San Francisco
Easy 15 minute walk to UC Berkely Campus and campus shuttle service.
Located in the heart of the Elmwood, steps to College Avenue.
Turn left onto College and enjoy Elmwood's eclectic collection of restaurants, shops, and services.
Turn right onto College and you're a short walk to the Rockridge. A bustling neighborhood full of boutique shops, restaurants, specialty grocers, bakeries, coffee shops both independent and chains such as Noah's Bagels, Peat's Coffee, and Trader Joe's.
Short drive to Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto home of Chez Panisse, Lawrence Hall of Science, Tildon Park, Lake Temescal, Jewel Lake, Berkeley Fire Trail (great hiking not for the faint of heart), Berkeley's Art District (downtown), and Fourth Street.
Located in a residential neighborhood that is literally around the corner from the well-known shops and restaurants on College Avenue this property offers the conveniences of city living in a residential setting.
Start the morning with a stroll up to Espresso Roma for a fresh coffee and pastry.
Next, bike or walk to UC Berkeley in 5 – 15 min,
take BART to San Francisco – 2 stations within a 15 min walk,
or drive 10 – 15 min to local Pixar, Biotech, and Pharma companies in neighboring Emeryville.
Relax with a visit to the local newly remodeled public library, located around the corner.
Or walk around the corner in the other direction and take in a movie at the Elmwood Theatre.
Maybe you prefer to while away the time window shopping.
Feel like getting some exercise? Take a short 15 – 30 minute drive and enjoy a relaxing walk in a variety of scenic Berkeley Hills parks and trails including Tilden Park, Lake Temescal, Jewel Lake, and the fire trails.
Feeling hungry? There is no shortage of good restaurants within two blocks; Chinese at King Yen or Shen Hua; Italian at Trattoria La Sicilliana, Indian at House or Curries or vegetarian at La Mediterranee. Want to eat in, take a 10 min walk to Whole Foods and cook up nutritious and healthy meal, just like home.
THEME PARK ADVENTURES - GREAT DAY TRIPS! If you crave thrills and are up for a day trip, you are less than an hour away from Six Flags Wild Kingdom, California Great America theme park, or Waterworld California water park.
TWO MAJOR LOCAL ZOOS - The Oakland Zoo (12 mile drive), and the San Francisco Zoo (24 mile drive).
BERKELEY'S OWN HIDDEN LOCAL GEMS - SCALED DOWN STEAM TRAIN RIDES ALONG SCENIC RIDGE AND CAROUSEL -
15 minute drive to Tilden Park- Hidden Local Gem with the Redwood Valley Railway and Herschell Spillman merry-go-round.
'Redwood Valley Railway in Tilden Regional Park offers steam train rides along a scenic ridge on a scaled-down steam train.'
'Herschell Spillman merry-go-round in Tilden Regional Park is a splendid antique carousel with hand-carved and beautifully painted wooden carousel animals to ride. The calliope plays music to make any child's heart sing.'
The area is rich with Regional Parks. Please look up 'East Bay Regional Park District' for a huge selection of activities in the area from golf courses, swimming, fishing to historic turn of the century operating farms.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
My Standard Rate
9 night minimum stay
|Housekeeping - Set Up Fee||$185|
|Refundable damage deposit||$500|
|Property Damage Protection||$49|
*UNTIL CONFIRMED, RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE*
*MONTHLY RATES ARE NEGOTIABLE, PLEASE CONTACT OWNER
50% deposit due upon booking, remaining balance due 90 days prior to check-in
$500 damage deposit. Deposit it is fully refundable within 48 hours of check-out provided there is no damage done to property besides normal wear and tear.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.