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Berkeley California 94704 United States of America

Listing # 135237

Rates From USD 8100 Monthly
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Last Updated: Saturday, February 1, 2020

Beautiful and historic 1906 Berkeley 5++ Bedroom home available for rent, beginning 6/1/20 (some move-in date flexibility)

Beautiful and historic 1906 Berkeley 5++ Bedroom home available for rent, beginning 6/1/20 (some move-in date flexibility).

West Elmwood/South Campus District
7 blocks from U.C. Berkeley; 8 blocks from BART; 3 blocks from AC Transit (to SF);
5-10 minute walk/bike to UC, BART, College Avenue shopping district, Berkeley Bowl, Whole Foods, Farmers' Markets, Swimming, Shopping, Cinemas, Theaters, Bookstores, Cafés and Restaurants. (Walk-score 94+, Bike Score even higher!)

Some basic furnishings (bed frames, book cases) included at no charge, per your preference.

This gorgeous and historic 1906 Berkeley home with original redwood Craftsman detail has 5++ spacious bedrooms with roomy closets, large windows, 2 newly remodeled bathrooms, a huge sunny garden with fruit trees (pears, plums, citrus), lots of garden space for additional planting, large kitchen (w gas stove & new fridge), spacious living room and separate dining room with original redwood built-ins, hardwood floors in all rooms, and a cozy clinker brick fireplace. House also has a new high-efficiency dishwasher, new washer and dryer and lots of attic storage space as well as a safe, locked basement for bicycle storage and laundry. Partial SF Bay views from attic suite, and satellite dish/DIRECTV hookups in place.

Floorplan - First Floor:
Newly-Remodeled Kitchen with new dishwasher, fridge, microwave, Newly-Remodeled Downstairs Bathroom, Large Elegant Living Room and Dining Room plus one private study or possible bedroom (10'x7' with no closet)

Floorplan - Second Floor:
Bedroom 1: 20' x 11' plus large closet (southern and eastern light)
Bedroom 2: 14' x 12' plus large closet (southern and western light)
Bedroom 3: 12' x 11' plus large closet (western light)
Bedroom 4: 12' x 11' plus large closet (western and northern light)
Bathroom: 10' x 7' with large bathtub/shower, storage cabinets (western light)

Floorplan - Third Floor: semi-private Attic Suite plus attached study:
Bedroom 5: Attic rooms are large (14'x21' bedroom plus 12'x11' office/study), light, airy, with partial views of the San Francisco Bay. The suite is quite private. Though there is no private exterior entrance, the attic is separated from the rest of the house by an interior stairway and two doors.
Rental amount is based on occupancy. For four tenants, rent is $7100/month, five tenants = $8100/month, six tenants = $9,000 month.
Utilities: Tenant pays gas/electric, water and Internet.
Shared Driveway/off-street parking available (1 space).

Move-in costs:
First month plus security deposit (1.5x rent) required.
Available for Move-In: June 1, 2020 (move-in date somewhat flexible)
Lease: academic year or 12-month lease, with some flexibility possible

Viewings by advance arrangement only

No smoking, no pets - sorry!
Maximum tenancy is six persons (possible space for seventh person, but only by arrangement along with rent adjustment)

Move-In Requirements include:
Total move-in costs: First month (depending on occupancy)+Security (1.5x rent, based on occupancy)
- Rental application for each applicant
- Credit score verification for each applicant
- Most Recent Landlord References for each applicant
- Current Source of Income Verification for each applicant

If your credit is poor (FICO below 700), or if your income is below 1/4 of your share of the rent, a co-signer may be required (co-signer must also provide rental application, credit score verification, and current source of income verification).


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
3000 Sq. Feet
Suited for
7 people
Property Type


Available from Monday, June 1, 2020 until Monday, May 31, 2021
Minimum Stay
1 year(s)
Flexible With Dates
Comments on Dates
Some flexibility for move-in/move-out, min. stay 10 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 94704 CA
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords West Elmwood/South Campus
Closest University University of California at Berkeley
University nearby Calif College of the Arts; UCSF; CSU East Bay; Mills College; St Mary's College; Berkeley City College; Merritt College; Laney College

Rental Price:

USD 8100 Monthly
Rental Fee Comments
Rental rate based on 5 persons (rate varies according to number of tenants)
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 Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Available for Academic Term
  • Off Campus
  • Architectural Gem
  • SemiFurnished
  • Historical Home
  • Summer Term


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Stairs
  • Reserved Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Other:


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome
Car Available

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