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Elegant North Berkeley Flat, Woodsy Setting, Near Everything

Bedrooms 1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 1-2)

An elegant and immaculate flat on a beautiful North Berkeley street, suitable for one-two persons. A park-like and private setting, creekside, in the heart of an urban area. Easy walk to transit and shops and a great pied-a-terre from which to explore the Bay Area. Fully-equipped, light cooking, private entrance and patio, bi-weekly maid and linen service, wireless internet, cable TV, ample on-street parking, secure bike storage. Rates are all-inclusive.

Keywords: flat, in-law

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 12, 2017

About Barbara

I am a longtime Berkeley resident, retired, who enjoys travel, exercise, film, bridge, my children and grandchildren. The photo was taken during a recent trip with my younger son. Now that my children are grown I have occasional room to spare (my beautiful in-law type quarters) for visitors to our incredible Bay Area.

Barbara purchased this apartment in 2002

Why Barbara chose Berkeley

This rental is an in-law type unit attached to my home.

What makes this apartment unique

This is my home and I am lucky to live in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area.


Thousand Oaks Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Full tub and shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen Bed (1)
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Wooded site and vistas, creek and wildlife on property, bi-weekly maid/linen service, ample on-street parking, locked bike storage, beautiful safe neighborhood, easy access to UC, San Francisco, and Bay Area sites. Walk to shops and restaurants on Solano Avenue or Colusa Circle, 3 minute walk to bus line,10 minute bus ride to Downtown, 5 minute bus ride to BART.


5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Elegant North Berkeley Flat, Woodsy Setting, Near Everything
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Lovely Flat!

  • 5 of 5

Barbara is a gracious host! Her flat (with a common wall to the main house) is very private and welcoming. We saw deer and possums, lots of birds and greenery out the windows, which made our trip! Near everything yet extremely quiet and serene. Wonderful endless hikes/walks right out the door and no traffic. I can't think of a better way/place to stay in Berkeley!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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La Quinta, CA

Perfect Pied a Terre

  • 5 of 5

Wow! Where do you get to see deer and squirrels, a creek and beautiful Oak trees right outside your bedroom window? Enjoy your coffee or breakfast outside on the patio listening to the fountain in a park like setting.

Barbara's got everything for you!...beautiful towels and linens, comfortable kitchen, terrific location, walking distance to shops, restaurants, and post office, and other services. It was so peacful and quiet and yet so convenient. Barbara is a great hostess and very helpful. This is one of the best places I've ever stayed.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best flat!

  • 5 of 5

When we found this listing it sounded like the perfect place to stay in Berkeley. And it was. The flat was very clean, well-maintained, and downright charming! Amenities were great and beautiful! Barbara graciously provided a welcome basket of foods and beverage; cupboards were stocked with basic everyday items too. Near everything; neighborhood shopping, Salano Avenue, and even Berkeley if you are an avid walker. We greatly enjoyed the neighborhood bread store and farmer's market. We look forward to the time when we can stay again at this elegant North Berkeley flat.

Roger and Julie Lambert

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Roger and Julie. I look forward to seeing you again1
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Los Angeles, Ca

Nice Getaway

  • 5 of 5

I'll be the first to review this adorable cozy place. The flat is situated in North Berkley hills. As you drive down the hills you will see San Francisco across the bay. Conveniently located near Zachary's Pizza, a local favorite Chicago deep dish pizza place. Just to give you an idea where you are in Berkeley. We really enjoyed the flat and the owners thought of every detail to make our stay perfect. First Barbara mentioned we are welcome to the snacks the flat is stocked with. I thought of nothing about it, until after my hike at Mt Diablo that I truly appreciated her hospitality of delicious organic crackers and cheeses, the sweetest orange and grapes ever tasted. I am assuming they must be organic too. Besides the wonderful welcome tray, I loved peeking through the trees to watch the deers and beautiful blue birds in the trees. It is woodsy and you are high in the trees, however, entering from the street you do walk down a beautiful Asian theme landscape garden. It was a nice treat to get away from the UC Berkeley hassle and bustle. I highly recommend parents who are visiting or dropping off a son/daughter to stay here. Now I just gave away my secret. GO BEARS! Thank you Barbara for a wonderful weekend.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words!
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Rates & Availability

Thousand Oaks Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
spring, summer, fall winter
May 18 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Rates are all-inclusive. Negotiable rates for longer stays. Full Guest Rate Sheet available on request.

Payable by check to owner. Once agreement reached, owner receipt of check in agreed-upon amount guarantees reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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