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Berkeley California 94709 United States of America

Listing # 115702

Rates From USD 850 Weekly
Independent Scholar
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Last Updated: Thursday, March 22, 2018

Large Sunny 1+ BR with washer/dryer, 3 blocks to campus

Available August 17th:

This sunny 1060sqft/ 323 sq Meter apartment is on the second floor of a 1920's four-plex, just three blocks North of the UC, Berkeley campus. Perfect for an individual or couple. No more than two (2) people.

Northside Area: along the three block walk to the UC Berkeley campus, there are cafes, shops, restaurants and a nice local pub. From there, a short walk through campus puts you in downtown Berkeley where you'll find the Berkeley BART station, bus lines, restaurants, theaters, cinemas, etc. Walk six blocks West to find the Gourmet Ghetto, yoga studios, shops and a Thursday afternoon market. Trader Joe's is an easy walk away, as is the Saturday market in People's Park. To the North are the Berkeley Rose Garden with its panoramic view of the sunset and Tilden Park with its lake, beach, children's area and hiking trails.

With its large bedroom and comfortable single-bed sleeping alcove, this apartment is perfect for a single or couple and occasional guests.

The front door leads upstairs to large, bright rooms with high ceilings, crown molding and beautiful, original windows. The apartment is furnished with high-end furniture and original art work.

The apartment's large Living Room has a roomy seating area, built in shelves, a working fireplace and a 54" HD tv, as well as a sunny work-space with desk and chair. The sleeping alcove with a single bed is recessed into the long wall behind the couch.

The separate Dining Room has elegant built-in cupboards, a table and chairs and china cabinet. The bright, peaceful Bedroom has a new Queen-sized bed, double dresser and double sized closet with mirrored doors. It looks out onto the shared private garden behind the building. The Bathroom has its original octagonal tile floor and tub, ample storage space, as well as a new shower, toilet and vanity.

The kitchen has a gas stove and oven, new refrigerator, and is fully stocked with an electric kettle, blender, toaster oven, dishes, glasses, cutlery, cooking tools and full set of pots and pans. The Laundry Room has a washer, dryer, iron and board, as well as private wooden steps into the private garden.

The apartment is carpeted throughout. There is forced air heating and an additional radiator in the bedroom. Open windows to the lovely Berkeley air suffice even on the hottest days because the building is shaded by beautiful Sycamore trees in the afternoon. The hot water heater works quickly and provides ample hot water.

In addition, a wonderful Mini Clubman with manual shift is available for rent September 10 - June 30th, or possibly longer.

Utilities run about $200 per month, depending on usage. We can arrange the names on utility bills to avoid set-up fees. Neighborhood parking pass also available. August 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
1060 Sq. Feet
Suited for
2 people
Property Type
Apartment or Condo


Available from Friday, May 18, 2018 until Saturday, June 30, 2018
Minimum Stay
2 week(s)
Flexible With Dates
Comments on Dates
Open to discussing length of rental, especially if the car rented with apartment.
*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 94709 CA
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords Northside
Closest University University of California, Berkeley
University nearby University of California, San Francisco; Mills College; San Francisco State

Rental Price:

USD 850 Weekly

Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


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

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Long Term
  • Architectural Gem


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Printer
  • Stairs
  • Fireplace
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Other: Mini Cooper Clubman


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome
Car Available

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About Member

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Independent Scholar Independent Scholar (working outside traditional academia) & Retired Academics
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I am a health policy researcher who works on the state and national levels, specializing in identifying best practice models for Medicaid and sharing these among health department and non-profit clients in multiple US states. In 2007-2008, I did a Fulbright research program in Brussels, Belgium and was so grateful to find a sunny, furnished apartment for my family to stay in. Whilst I spend the academic year in England, I am offering my own beautiful one bedroom apartment in a 1920's four-plex, just three, tree-lined blocks from the UC Berkeley campus.

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