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Berkeley California 94704 United States of America

Listing # 98961

Rates From USD 2735 Monthly
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Last Updated: Saturday, December 1, 2018

Elegant Elmwood Studio Apt - Walk to Campus in 12 Minutes

An elegant remodeled studio apartment – quite spacious compared with many studios since it has a large eat-in kitchen. It will comfortably accommodate 1 or 2 people. Walk to campus in 12 minutes. Many amenities within 5-10 minutes’ walk on Telegraph and College Avenues.

• The apartment is on the second floor of a beautiful 1920’s apartment building.
• Tastefully furnished and artistically decorated.
• Queen-size bed.
• Large and well-equipped eat-in kitchen, with dishwasher
• Desk/workspace
• Modern tiled bathroom with step-in shower and art tile floor.
• Wi-fi, flat-screen TV.
• Coin-op washers & dryers a short distance outside the back door

The Building
• A bit of history: Eric Lindblom from Sweden came to the US in the late 1880s and was one of the “Three Lucky Swedes” who discovered gold in the Nome district of Alaska. He invested the proceeds in real estate (among other things), including the Claremont Hotel – and his former wife had this building built in 1911! See photo of the building as it was 100 years ago!

The Neighborhood
The studio is in the Elmwood residential district, 2 blocks from Telegraph Avenue, 1 block from College Avenue, very close to public transport. The location has a walk score of 94 which classifies it as a “Walker’s Paradise”! Leave your car behind! You can rent a car on an as-needed basis from Zipcar or City Car Share locations very close by. UBER and LYFT have very good and inexpensive service too.

It’s 5-10 minutes’ walk from numerous ethnic and specialty restaurants (Italian, Indian, Thai, Ethiopian, French, Japanese, burgers, pizza, Swiss-style fondue, Chinese, Korean barbecue, a Subway), coffee houses, bookstores, vintage clothing stores, music stores, and student hangouts. A large CVS pharmacy is 2 blocks away, and Whole Foods is 5 minutes by car or a 15 minute walk (6-1/2 blocks).

There are buses on College Avenue (1 block away) to downtown Berkeley, the 3 nearby BART stations (Bay Area Rapid Transit system), Oakland and San Francisco. The Claremont Hotel & Conference Center is just over a mile away. There is freeway access either at Telegraph Avenue & 55th Street (about 2 miles) or Ashby Avenue (about 3 miles) where you can drive to San Francisco, Oakland, Marin County & the Golden Gate Bridge, Napa Valley, and Lake Tahoe. Twenty minutes driving (outside rush hours!) will take you to San Francisco across the Bay Bridge. If you take BART from any of the 3 nearby stations, it’s about a 20 minute ride to SF.

• Our rate is all-inclusive. We pay the Berkeley business license tax, but it is not charged to you.

The fine print:
•Strictly no smoking of any kind, anywhere in the apartment or elsewhere on the property! A Berkeley City ordinance prohibits smoking in apartments and common areas of multi-unit dwellings.
•No parties or loud noise. Quiet time is after 10 PM and before 8 AM. This is a generally quiet residential neighborhood, and we want to keep it that way.
•Sorry, no pets.
•Please wear soft shoes or slippers inside the apartment. Since the apartment has wood floors, your downstairs neighbors will appreciate it.
•Minimum stay: 30 days.


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
550 Sq. Feet
Suited for
2 people
Property Type
Apartment or Condo


Available from Saturday, December 15, 2018 until Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Available from Friday, March 8, 2019 until Sunday, June 30, 2019
Available from Friday, August 2, 2019 until Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Minimum Stay
1 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 94704 CA
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords Elmwood, Southside, South Campus, Telegraph Avenue, College Avenue
Closest University University of California - Berkeley
University nearby Pacific School of Religion, ELS Language Centers - Berkeley, Hayward State University

Rental Price:

USD 2735 Monthly
Rental Fee Comments
Printer can be provided on request. Possible use of car for long-term stay.
Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


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

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Off Campus
  • Architectural Gem
  • Holiday Term
  • Available for Short Term
  • Summer Term


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Printer
  • Stairs
  • Other: Printer can be provided on request


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome
Car Available

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Berkeley, California. Originally from the UK, I have 2 (!!) graduate degrees from UC Berkeley - an internationally renowned university in a vibrant city – a community with innovative restaurants, serious coffee houses, arts and cultural events, intriguing architecture, and many parks for outdoor activities. It enjoys a mild Mediterranean climate – summers are cooler and winters are milder than most of the rest of the US. It’s across the Bay from San Francisco and is accessible by car across the Bay Bridge or San Mateo Bridge – by BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) under the Bay – or by ferry at Jack London Square in Oakland. If you are looking for fully furnished accommodation within easy walking distance to the UC Berkeley campus, for your sabbatical, teaching or research assignment, please contact me for more information.

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Margaret was great about communicating and responding. The rental agreement was straightforward, with reasonable provisions. I look forward to staying in her apartment this summer. Excellent Carole 2/2/2018 7:49:00 AM