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Berkeley California 94708 United States of America

Listing # 91642

Rates From USD 3000 Monthly
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Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Furnished Writer's Retreat in Beautiful Modernist Home with Private Garden - 5 Min From UC Berkeley Campus.

Beautiful writer's retreat in a modernist home fully furnished available for short term rental. 5 min from UC Berkeley campus. Formerly owned by the former chairman of Landscape Architecture dept., Garrett Eckbo, who pioneered modernism into landscape design. Nestled in the scenic Berkeley Hills 1 mile north of Berkeley Campus. Short neighborhood walks include Berkeley Rose Garden, meandering the walking trails throughout the North Berkeley hills, Tilden Park, and vistas at every turn. Close to Alice Waters' Chez Panisse restaurant, Cheese Board, Organic Markets, fabulous cafes.

The apartment is fully furnished, very private with a private courtyard. Weekly cleaning and laundry service included. Queen size memory foam bed, limestone bath, and limestone kitchen. In-floor radiant heat, weekly cleaning and laundry available. Fiber optic, fast internet. Efficiency kitchen with all the amenities. Buses stops 1/8 mi from the house and will take you the short 1 mile to the north gate of campus or 1 mile from downtown area (passing Gourmet Gulch). 1 mile from Tilden Park. Weekly cleaning and laundry service included.

Fully furnished and ready to move. No additional furniture or belongings beyond clothes and a computer. Great place to work, write, rest for a quiet, single person. Note on Pictures: Optional red or gray Memory Foam queen bed. Super comfortable and easy to use and ottoman with storage.


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices

Suited for
1 people
Property Type
Studio or Loft


Available from Monday, June 24, 2019 until Tuesday, December 31, 2019
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 Hiils, UC Berkeley Campus, Cal Campus, San Francisco
Closest University University of California, Berkeley - UC Berkeley
University nearby Stanford, Hastings law school, San Francisco State, California College of Arts, Laney College

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 Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Second Home
  • 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
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Other: Radiant heat - cleaning + laundry available


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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