Home for Rent

Berkeley California 94703 United States of America

Listing # 114672

Rates From USD 2800 Monthly
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Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2020


Conveniently located, beautifully remodeled, completely furnished one bedroom apartment with fully equipped kitchen. Dishwasher, hot and cold filtered water on-demand, Roku TV, latex queen mattress in bedroom, and plentiful cabinet space. Living room couch also converts to a comfortable queen size bed. Five-minute walk to BART (METRO): ride to San Francisco 23 minutes, UCB 4 minutes. Berkeley Bowl (a great supermarket) is in close walking distance. Includes all dishes, cookware, sheets, towels.
Japanese is spoken.

The space

The apartment is recently remodeled with quality appliances and fixtures. The space is very suitable for two adults, or two adults and an infant. Very sunny with beautiful garden areas.

Guest access:

Guest are more than welcome to enjoy the garden areas.

Interaction with guests:

We are semi-retired and work at home so we are here most of the time to offer any assistance. We like experiencing new people and hearing about their lives and travels. We also understand that some people want to have more privacy and we are glad to accommodate them as well. We will make every effort to help you enjoy your stay in the Bay Area.

Other things to note:

South Berkeley has the best micro-climate in the Bay Area. We are part of an area that is known as the banana belt, i.e., very little fog compared to north Berkeley. It is a short walk to BART (METRO) and Berkeley Bowl (an excellent unique grocery store). We are about a 10 minute drive to Tilden Park, the Berkeley Marina or the Gourmet Ghetto.


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
600 Sq. Feet
Suited for
3 people
Property Type
Apartment or Condo


Available from Friday, June 5, 2020 onward
Minimum Stay
4 month(s)
Flexible With Dates
Comments on Dates
Available from 06/05/20 onward.
*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Berkeley
Postal Code - State or Province 94703 CA
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords South Berkeley, Close to Ashby Bart Station and Berkeley Bowl
Closest University University of California Berkeley
University nearby

Rental Price:

USD 2800 Monthly
Rental Fee Comments
high speed wifi, garbage and recycling included
Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


  • Near Woods
  • Near Shops
  • Walk To Campus
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Ocean/Lake
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Off Campus
  • Summer Term


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • TV
  • Garden
  • Other: on site coin operated washer and dryer


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome

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About Member

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Non-Academic Individual
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Member Since May 23 2017
This member has 1 review
About Me
Kent Jones and Shuji Ikeda: We have lived at this house in Berkeley since 1986. We live in a flat upstairs and rent two one bedroom apartments down below us. Until 2015 we used the downstairs units for our own businesses. Shuji is a ceramic artist and professor of ikebana, and Kent is retired from property management and bookkeeping. We both like gardening and Shuji still teaches some ikebana classes. We also both trained as Feldenkrais practitioners. We have been renting these units through airbnb for the last couple of years and we greatly enjoyed meeting and hosting guest from all over the world. We live quiet lives and would like to rent to like minded people, i.e., we have quiet hours from 10 pm to 7 am.

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We really enjoyed our 4 month stay in Kent and Shuji’s nice apartment. The apartment is quite newly renovated, nicely furnished and has a big, very well equipped and modern kitchen. The apartment is bright and has a cozy atmosphere and there are a lot of beautiful plants and flowers all around the house and in the garden. Kent and Shuji, who live upstairs, are very helpful and kind hosts, who are always available if you have questions or need help with something. At the same time, they give you privacy. There is easy street parking with no permit required just in front of the house and BART, bus, shopping (Berkeley Bowl!) and restaurants are within 5-10 minutes walking distance. We felt very safe walking around in the neighborhood (which is also very quiet at night). Excellent Markus H 7/12/2019 4:08:00 PM