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Berkeley California 94709 United States of America

Listing # 117781


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1 block from UCB / Charming rooms in exceptionally quiet, vegetarian environment

Charming rooms in exceptionally quiet, vegetarian environment, perfect for graduate students, visiting scholars, and serious students

Located a block away from UC Berkeley at the foothills of Highland and Hearst, we offer a quiet and reserved environment ideal for focused work, reflection, and introspection. Rooms offer beautiful views of the bay and Golden Gate Bridge, or our peaceful meditation garden.

Furnished private and shared rooms are available for individuals, with shared kitchen, bathrooms, and showers. Wifi and all utilities are included.

Established in 1972, the Nyingma Institute is a respected Tibetan Buddhist learning center which offers classes and retreats to the general public, in addition to housing staff and dedicated community members.

You need not be Buddhist, but should be respectful of our spiritual focus and the quietude that is sought by our retreatants and students. Please note that we are a vegetarian, substance-free environment. We require that no meat or alcohol be consumed or stored here.

We are located 1 block away from the north side of campus. We do have a private parking lot, if you are interested in a spot one may be available for an additional $100/month.

-Zero tolerance for smoking, drugs, alcohol, and inebriation on the premises
-Overnight guests are not permitted
-No pets
-No loud music or instruments
-We ask that you remove your shoes upon entering, house slippers are fine
-Modest dress and conduct in shared areas is appreciated
-Strictly vegetarian environment (but not vegan)
-Wifi and utilities included
-Rooms are furnished, see below for details
-Beautiful bay view or garden view from windows
-Shared kitchen, bathrooms, and showers
-No space heaters or AC, though there is centralized heating
-Laundry is coin-operated
-1 block from UCB campus
-25-minute walk to Downtown Berkeley BART station
-Please note that we are located on a steep hill, with several flights of stairs on the property
-Meditation and Tibetan Yoga (Kum Nye) classes and retreats are taught on the premises
-Lease term: 6 months minimum
-We ask for first month’s rent, last month’s rent, and security deposit (equal to a month’s rent)
-Credit and background checks required
-Parking may be available for an extra fee of $100/month

To view a room, please contact us to make an appointment

Basics:

Number of Bedrooms
5
Number of Bathrooms
1
Number of Offices
0

 

Property Type
Apartment or Condo

Availability:

Available from Monday, October 2, 2017 onward
Minimum Stay
6 month(s)
Flexible With Dates
Yes

*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 Berkeley Foothill
Closest University UC Berkeley
University nearby




Rental Price:

Asked
USD 1600 Monthly
Rental Fee Comments
Rates range from 1600 to 2300 depending on size of room.
Rent Negotiable
Yes
Utilities Included
Yes
Cleaning Services Included
No

Surroundings:

  • Walk To Campus
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Restaurants

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Off Campus
  • Historical Home

Amenities:

  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Wireless Network
  • Stairs
  • Fireplace
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Other:

Considerations:



Smoke Free
Yes
Pets Welcome
No
Car Available
No

Perform Housesitting Duties?:

No

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Located a block away from UC Berkeley at the foothills of Highland and Hearst, we offer a quiet and reserved environment ideal for reflection and introspection. Rooms offer beautiful views of the bay and Golden Gate Bridge, or our peaceful meditation garden. Established in 1972, the Nyingma Institute is a respected Tibetan Buddhist learning center which offers classes and retreats to the general public, in addition to housing staff and dedicated community members.
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