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Berkeley California 94703 United States of America

Listing # 115235

Rates From USD 2700 Monthly
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Last Updated: Friday, July 3, 2020

Quiet, light-filled top-floor apt in superb N Berkeley location, beautiful garden

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* Well-maintained older building, quiet, hardwood floors, airy and full of light
*Walk score: 92 (3 blocks from Trader Joe's and the N Berkeley shopping area; 5 blocks to campus and to BART)
*Fully and tastefully furnished ("suitcase ready")
*Updated kitchen with dishwasher and 5-burner gas stove
*Full bath
*Washer and dryer in the apt.
*Private deck overlooking a beautiful garden, with greenery all around
*Lots of closet space
*The garden is yours to enjoy as an additional workspace or for social occasions
*Rent includes gigabit Internet from Sonic, water, and garbage.
*No smoking, no pets
*Works well for couples or a single person


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
700 Sq. Feet
Suited for
3 people
Property Type


Available from Friday, August 7, 2020 until Monday, May 31, 2021
Minimum Stay
4 month(s)
Flexible With Dates
Comments on Dates
Somewhat flexible dates, prefer full semester or longer
*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 North Berkeley, Gourmet Ghetto, minutes to BART and campus
Closest University UC Berkeley
University nearby

Rental Price:

USD 2700 Monthly
Rental Fee Comments
Some furnishings can be removed if needed
Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


  • Near Shops
  • Walk To Campus
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term


  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • TV
  • Garden
  • Other: Off-street pcan be included for an additional fee.


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome
Car Available

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From January 1, 2021 : Lovely, tranquil 1-bd cottage minutes to UC, BART, shopsOffered View


This member has 3 reviews
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Refers to listing # 107460

Geta's cottage is a wonderful place to stay. It is conveniently located, close to grocery stores, coffee shops, restaurants, and several parks. Tucked away from the street in a lovely and well-tended garden, it is quiet and peaceful—a little sanctuary perfect for working or reading. Geta herself is a warm and responsive host. I would recommend the cottage to anyone (without kids) on a sabbatical. I would happily spend another sabbatical here.

Excellent John F 6/22/2020 1:13:00 PM
Refers to listing # 129209

I stayed in Geta's apartment for one month when I first arrived in Berkeley, and it was exactly what I hoped for: clean, simple, stylish, in a fantastic location. The garden is particularly lovely and everything on the property is well maintained. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this property. Thanks Geta!

Excellent Fiona 8/6/2019 9:20:00 AM
Refers to listing # 109313

I stayed at this place during my summer semester at UC Berkeley from May to August and I have absolutely loved this place.

Location: it is located on a quiet street in North Berkely, a very elegant part of the city that is sort of mid point between Gourmet Ghetto, where all the nice restaurants are and University Ave. where most of the main bus routes go by.

Transportation: as a follow-up to the first point, getting to and from UC Berkely and other areas like the Fourth Street and Berkeley Marina is very convenient with multiple buses. It is about 10 min. walk (no hill) to the University Ave. where you can find most of the main bus routes.

Neighborhood: the neighborhood is quiet and safe with many nice cafes and restaurants and Trader Joes and Safeway are just around the corner. This makes it a breeze to grab a take out or make a quick dinner at home. It is also close to quality yoga and spinning studios.

Apartment: the apartment itself is a gem and suitable for one person who is studying or needs a quiet space to work. It is situated at the back of a house next to a nicely maintained garden. It is fully furnished with a very well equipped kitchen (gas stove and oven plus two different coffee makers), a proper bathroom and a comfortable double bed. The host is nice enough to have furnished the house with most things that you will need for a short term stay, including double sets in sheets and towels and other kitchenware/tableware.

Host: the host live close to the property and is responsive to questions and requests. She also puts in tremendous efforts in maintaining the garden and the laundry, which are the shared/common areas used by tenants living in the other two apartments.

I have thoroughly enjoyed my stay in this apartment. The apartment is tastefully designed by the host so it feels less like a rental but more of a home away from home. To give an example, on the first day of arrival, there were fresh flowers on the study desk - these gentle touches make the stay experience much more memorable and pleasant. I would heartily recommend this place and also the host.

Excellent Jennifer Chen 7/29/2019 10:46:00 PM