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Berkeley California 94708 United States of America

Listing # 91642

Rates From USD 2800 Monthly
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Last Updated: Monday, August 12, 2019

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

Tranquil Berkeley Hills Garden Apt. Furnish - weekly cleaning + Laundry available.
Beautiful Modernist home, 5 min from UC Berkeley campus. Weekly cleaning and laundry are available. Formerly owned by the famous architect and former Chairman of Landscape Architecture Dept. at UC Berkeley, 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.

Fully furnished, ready to move in with clothes and a laptop. This garden apartment is very private with gorgeous views of the garden from two walls of the unit. Queen size memory foam bed, limestone bath, and kitchenette. In-floor radiant heat, weekly cleaning and laundry available. High-speed internet, cable, included. Two bus stops 1/8 mi from the house and will take you a mile to north gate of campus or 1 mile from downtown area ( passing Gourmet Gulch). 1 mile from 2,000 acre+ Tilden Park. Gorgeous 1 mi walk to campus past rose garden.

Great place to work, write, rest. Short term 2 to 10 months. Additional furniture not allowed.

Available to single, non-smoking person.

- High-speed Internet and cable tv included
- Weekly cleaning and 1 bag of your laundry plus bedding available
- In-floor radiant heat throughout
- Limestone kitchenette with disposal, instant hot water, microwave, toaster oven, cooktop, refrigerator.
- Kitchen utensils and all cookware included
- Limestone bathroom with a large sandblasted glass window in the shower enclosure
- Low voltage lighting
- Nest thermostat and Nest Protect
- Internet Connected TV

- Bedding and Linens included


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices

Suited for
1 people
Property Type
Studio or Loft


Available from Friday, August 23, 2019 until Monday, June 1, 2020
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 2800 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
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Other: Radiant heat - wkly 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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