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Berkeley California 94705 United States of America

Listing # 38629


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Last Updated: Saturday, June 20, 2020

Large Edwardian located 8 blocks from University of California, Berkeley, two blocks from College Avenue. Quiet Elmwood neighborhood.

A short walk, bike, or bus ride along nine tree-lined blocks will take you the UC Berkeley campus from this 1908 Edwardian in the Elmwood, Berkeley. (It's a 15-20 minute walk to the campus.) This turn-of-the-century period duplex has original architectural detail, 9' ceilings, hardwood floors, pocket-doors, twenty-three windows and lots of light. **See additional photos in the link under the additional property information.**

Located in one of Berkeley's most coveted neighborhoods called 'The Elmwood,' the property is situated in a quiet residential neighborhood in a cul-de-sac with no through-traffic, and only three blocks from College Avenue. You will wake to the sound of birds, not cars! Equidistant to Telegraph and College Avenues, the property is just a couple of short blocks to some of Berkeley's most interesting streets, cafes, and stores that line College Avenue from Rockridge to the Elmwood, and all the way to campus.

San Francisco is about a 20-minute drive without traffic and easily accessible from Rockridge BART which is 10 blocks south on College Ave.

The property is on one level, at ground level, faces west and south, and is comprised of three bedrooms and one bathroom, large expansive dining and living rooms, with original built-ins, 9-foot ceilings, and an entry foyer between living rooms, separated with pocket doors. There is a full laundry room, leading to a private fenced-in patio outside.

There's a queen bed in the master bedroom, and two twins in the 2nd bedroom (This bed configuration can be changed and has been when needed for a longer-term stay. (The third bedroom has an American Leather brand double-sized sofa-sleeper with a steel base and Tempurpedic mattress. It's a top-of-the-line build - very solid and comfortable. There is currently another twin bed in the third room, but it can be moved out if needed. A full-sized washer and a dryer are in the laundry room off the kitchen. Furnished and ready to move into with all bedding, towels, etc., and a fully-equipped kitchen.

Strawberry Canyon Recreation Center and outdoor lap and toddler pools are five minutes away, as is the Berkeley Tennis Club and the Claremont Resort and Spa. There are two children’s parks within a half-block of the property: Bateman Park and a second park set in a quiet redwood grove and green field along with new play structures and sand for kids.

Walk, bike, drive or take the bus to campus! Quiet and away from it all in a secluded location, yet just a couple of blocks to everything. Ideal for visiting faculty family, sabbatical visitors, or a responsible, quiet group of students.







Basics:

Number of Bedrooms
3
Number of Bathrooms
1
Number of Offices
0
Surface Size
1900 Sq. Feet
Suited for
6 people
Property Type
House

Availability:

Available from Saturday, June 20, 2020 onward
Minimum Stay
3 month(s)
Flexible With Dates
Yes
Comments on Dates
Prefer 6 month term or longer but will consider shorter terms.
*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 94705 CA
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords Elmwood/Rockridge/South Berkeley/Claremont
Closest University University of California, Berkeley - 9 blocks north on College Ave
University nearby University of California Berkeley, CAL, UCB, JFK, John F. Kennedy, SFSU, St Marys,




Rental Price:

Asked
USD 5900 Monthly

Rent Negotiable
No
Utilities Included
Some
Cleaning Services Included
No

Surroundings:

  • 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
  • Available for Long Term
  • Off Campus
  • Architectural Gem
  • Holiday Term
  • Available for Short Term
  • Writing or Country Retreat
  • Historical Home
  • Summer Term

Amenities:

  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Printer
  • Reserved Parking
  • Piano
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Baby Furniture
  • Other: There is a fenced-in patio outdoors, off kitchen.

Considerations:

Kid Friendly
Yes
Small Children Safe
Yes
Smoke Free
Yes

Car Available
No

Perform Housesitting Duties?:

No

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Originally from England and Ireland, and living in SF bay area more than 20 years. Student at UC Berkeley.

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