Home for Rent


Berkeley California 94707 United States of America

Listing # 90045


Rates From USD 7500 Monthly
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Last Updated: Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Large Berkeley Home

Our Berkeley home is a large three story structure. The house contains 5 bedrooms including a large Master Bedroom Suite, a Living Room, separate Dining Room, Play Room, and a fully equipped Kitchen. There are 2 full bathrooms upstairs, a toilet and sink on the main floor, and a full bathroom in the Garden Room (below the playroom). The first floor has a deck outside the Play Room, and there is a backyard with grass and a play structure outside the bottom floor.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION The entrance way features two redwood doors with custom made stained glass windows. To the right of the entrance way is our Living Room with two leather couches and an arm chair which seat 7 comfortably. There is a working wood burning stove but the house has central gas heating as well. The Living Room opens to the Dining Room. Our table seats 8, but can accommodate 12 comfortably when fully extended. The Dining Room opens to the Play Room, approximately 20 feet by 20 feet (+/- 15 square meters). This is a children’s play room (with toys available) with a large screen TV. The washer and dryer are in this room, including soap, bleach and fabric softener. The Play Room has a wraparound deck with a glass picnic table which seats 8 and a gas fired charcoal barbeque. The Kitchen, which has a small seating area for 4 people, is fully equipped for gourmet food preparation with a coffee maker, Cuisinart, blender, hand mixer, dishwasher, large stove top, microwave, double oven, and refrigerator/freezer with an ice maker. Exiting the Kitchen is a half bath (toilet and sink), a doorway opening to the Play Room, and stairs leading to the Garden Room and the back yard.

The house has four bedrooms on the second story. There is a Master Bedroom Suite, which has a dressing area with twin sinks. The toilet and bathtub/shower (with double showerheads) are separated from the dressing area. The Master Bedroom has a queen-sized bed and a sitting area with two comfortable chairs and a large screen TV equipped with DVD and video players. The second full bathroom has double sinks, a shower and toilet. The Nursery, has a crib and twin trundle beds (one fits under the other). The Guest Bedroom has a queen sized bed. The exercise room has a cross-trainer and stationary bicycle, and can accommodate either one of the twin beds or an inflatable double bed.
The house is Wi-Fi connected. There are large screen TVs in the Master Bedroom (DVD and VHS) and Play Room (DVD and VHS), and a small TV in the kitchen (DVD), all of which are connected to broadcast channels. There are medium sized TVs in the Exercise Room (DVD), Nursery (DVD and VHS). There are numerous DVDs and tapes throughout the house, including many for children.
There is ample street parking in front of our house.
Linens for all beds and bath and kitchen towels are included. You are free to use any and all supplies in the kitchen. There are sufficient dishes and stainless silverware for 12 people. House cleaning once per week is included.

No pets are allowed in the house. Smoking is not allowed in the house or on the decks.



OUR NEIGHBORHOOD. Berkeley is a suburb of San Francisco, about 30 minutes driving or 40 minutes by train. We live on a quiet street in a very safe neighborhood, walking distance from restaurants, theaters and cinemas. Our city offers many rich cultural activities.
Berkeley is famous for its restaurants and our neighborhood is known as the "Gourmet Ghetto." The world famous "Chez Panisse Restaurant and Cafe" is a 10 minute walk from our home. Founder chef Alice Waters is generally credited with inventing "California Cuisine,” a blend of the French, Continental and American traditions, emphasizing fresh, local and seasonal dishes. There are at least 50 restaurants within a ½ hour walking distance from our home, which feature Asian, Thai, Indian, Mexican, French, Italian, vegetarian and vegan dining.
Berkeley is the home of the world famous University of California, which has 50,000 students and a beautiful and park-like campus, 15 minutes walking distance from our home. The University offers numerous opportunities for dance, theater and musical performances and a contemporary modern art museum.
There are two local theater companies of excellent reputation, both a 20 minute walk from our home. Berkeley Rep and Aurora perform traditional and innovative contemporary plays year round except August. In addition, the California Shakespeare Theater is 30 minutes by car and presents two Shakespeare and two classic plays each summer from June through September in an outdoor amphitheater, which the Wall Street Journal called the most beautiful outdoor performance space in the United States.

Your teenagers will enjoy exploring the University of California campus and the numerous shops that cater to teenagers and young adults. For children of all ages, there are numerous city parks, the closest of which is a 5 minute walk from our home. Located 15 minutes from our home, the 10 square mile Tilden Regional Park offers numerous hiking and biking trails, a botanical garden, and a beautiful 18 hole public golf course. For younger children, there is an animal farm, a carousel, and a little steam train you can ride on. Everyone will enjoy Lake Anza, a man made fresh water lake with a designated swimming area, and dozens of picnic sites.


Basics:

Number of Bedrooms
5
Number of Bathrooms
3
Number of Offices
0
Surface Size
3500 Sq. Feet
Suited for
6 people
Property Type
House

Availability:

Available from Friday, July 28, 2017 until Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Available from Friday, September 8, 2017 until Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Minimum Stay
7 day(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 94707 CA
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords North Berkeley
Closest University University of California
University nearby University of California San Francisco Medical School; Hastings College of Law; Laney College; University of San Francisco




Rental Price:

Asked
USD 7500 Monthly
Rental Fee Comments
rent negotiable depending on occupancy
Rent Negotiable
Yes
Utilities Included
Yes
Cleaning Services Included
Yes

Surroundings:

  • Near Woods
  • Near Shops
  • Walk To Campus
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Off Campus
  • Available for Short Term

Amenities:

  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Computer
  • Printer
  • Stairs
  • Security System or Doorman
  • Fireplace
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Gym
  • Baby Furniture
  • Other: quiet and residential neighborhood

Considerations:

Kid Friendly
Yes
Small Children Safe
Yes
Smoke Free
Yes
Pets Welcome
No
Car Available
Negotiable

Perform Housesitting Duties?:

No

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Buddy is a retired attorney (67); Jodi is a retired teacher (65). We have three married adult daughters who live nearby and three grandchildren. We have traveled extensively in the United States, in particular the East Coast and the Southwest. We have traveled extensively in Europe in Great Britain, France, Italy, Spain and Israel. We love the outdoors (hiking and biking), the theater, movies and fine dining. We also love our home in Sea Ranch, 110 miles north of San Francisco or 2 1/2 hours by car from Berkeley. Use of the Sea Ranch home is included in rentals of 1 month or more.

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