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$1950 / 1br - 350ft2 - Small and Lovely Historic 1906 Berkeley Studio Garden Cottage (fully detached) near UC

$1950 / 1br – Small and Lovely Historic 1906 Berkeley Garden Cottage (fully detached)

Available DEC 1, 2019 (some flexibility for move-in date)

Showing BY APPOINTMENT ONLY – please arrange your appointment via email and include your phone number and a description of your housing preferences.

Small, lovely and historic 1906 studio garden cottage (with 2 lofts for sleep &/or storage, 350 sq ft total) available for one person in South Campus/adjacent to the Elmwood district area.
10min walk from UC Berkeley on a beautiful and quiet residential street.
Ideal for visiting faculty/scholar or graduate student.
Walk score/bike score 95+ (highest score in Berkeley).
Cottage is for one renter only. No smokers, no pets.

The cottage is located behind the front house in a large and verdant back garden lot.
Cottage interior recently renovated: bamboo flooring, new bathroom (shower, no tub), new elec. & gas heat, kitchen (2-burner gas kitchen stove, fridge, freezer, microwave), & wireless internet.

Cottage is furnished with a small sofa/hideabed in fine condition, plus all sheets and linens, cooking utensils, dishes, microwave, towels, etc. Additional furnishings available/negotiable.

The large yard is an edible garden you can partake in: fruit trees, herbs and vegetables of many varieties – garden enthusiasts welcome. A petite and charming historic must-see gem!

5-minute walk to shopping (Berkeley Bowl, Whole Foods, farmers' markets), BART, restaurants, cinemas and major bus lines. Street parking available (Area J residential parking permit).

DirecTV satellite dish + AT&T DSL hookups also available.
Washer/dryer available on site, for small monthly fee. Coin-op laundry less than 2 blocks away. No pets, no smokers.

$1950/mo for one occupant plus utilities (average $100-$125/month includes high-speed wireless, gas, electric, garbage/recycling etc.)

Available for move-in DECEMBER 1 (some move-in date flexibility). 6-12-month lease options.
Move-in fees: First month rent plus $1500 security deposit payable on signing of the lease.

Please have credit report, income verification and recent landlord/employer referrals available.

Shown BY APPOINTMENT ONLY - please arrange appointment via email and include your phone number and a description of your housing preferences and needs.

Available for move-in DECEMBER 1 2019 (some flexibility with move-in date. Note: the cottage is for one renter, max. but for a couple, a slight rent modification will be considered)


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
350 Sq. Feet
Suited for
2 people
Property Type
Cottage or Country Home


Available from Sunday, December 1, 2019 until Monday, November 30, 2020
Minimum Stay
6 month(s)
Flexible With Dates
Comments on Dates
Some flexibility for move-in/move-out, min. stay 6 months
*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 CA
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords Elmwood District
Closest University University of California at Berkeley
University nearby San Francisco State University, CSU East Bay, UCSF, San Francisco State University, St Mary's College,

Rental Price:

USD 1950 Monthly

Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


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

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Off Campus
  • Architectural Gem
  • Holiday Term
  • Available for Short Term
  • Historical Home
  • Summer Term


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Stairs
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Other:


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome
Car Available

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