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Berkeley California 94708 United States of America

Listing # 80345

Rates From USD 3000 Monthly
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Last Updated: Sunday, April 29, 2018

Tranquil writers retreat - garden views - 1 mi from UC Campus

Studio Apartment in a beautiful Modernist home, 5 min from UC Berkeley campus available August 6th. Formerly owned by the famous architect and former Chairman of Landscape Architecture Dept. at UC Berkeley and UCLA, Garrett Eckbo. Nestled in the scenic Berkeley Hills, 1 mile north of Berkeley campus. Neighborhood walks are complete with Berkeley Rose Garden, meandering trails throughout the hills, Tilden Park, and vistas at every turn. Close to Alice Waters' Chez Panisse restaurant, Cheese Board, organic markets, fabulous cafes, Berkeley museum and the famed Pacific Film Archive.

The studio apartment is private with gorgeous views of the garden from two walls of the unit. Queen size sofa bed, limestone bath, and kitchenette. In floor radiant heat, weekly cleaning and laundry, High-speed internet, cable, included. Two bus stops 1/8 mi from the house and will take you 1.5 mile to north gate of campus or 1 mile from downtown area ( passing Gourmet Gulch). 1 mile from 2,000 acre+ Tilden Park.

Fully furnished and ready to move in with clothes and a laptop. Great place to work, write, rest. Short term 2 - to 10 months. Additional furniture not allowed. Suitable for one person.

Available early August 2017 to single, non-smoking person.

- All utilities included
- High-speed internet
- Weekly cleaning and 1 bag of laundry included
- In floor radiant heat throughout
- Disposal
- Instant hot water,
- Microwave and toaster oven
- Cooktop
- Kitchen utensils and all cookware included
- Limestone bathroom with large sand blasted glass window in shower enclosure
- Private garden area and entrance
- Low voltage lighting
- Cable TV


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
400 Sq. Feet
Suited for
1 people
Property Type
Guest House


Available from Saturday, September 1, 2018 until Monday, December 31, 2018
Minimum Stay
2 month(s)
Flexible With Dates

*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 94708 CA
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords North Berkeley, Berkeley Hills, Campus
Closest University University of California
University nearby Stanford, San Francisco State, Hastings Law School

Rental Price:

USD 3000 Monthly

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


  • Modern Kitchen
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Reserved Parking
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Other: weekly house keeping includes 1 bag of clothes


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome
Car Available

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I am the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Blancspot Media, a visually based, global news service and social technology company. Prior to founding Blancspot Media, Ms LeBlanc co-founded Roubini Global Economics. As founding CEO, Ms. LeBlanc built the team that created RGE’s technology and editorial organization platform. She has been working with start ups since 1992.

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