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Orinda California 94563 United States of America

Listing # 84509

Rates From USD 2500 Monthly
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Last Updated: Friday, January 1, 2021

Charming, fully furnished 1BR apartment in Orinda

This one-bedroom cozy apartment is fully furnished and equipped to make you feel at home. The living-room has a couch, two individual sofas, a dining table and opens to an outdoor porch where you can dine outside. There is an office corner with a desk and ergonomic chair.

The kitchen is fully equipped with electric stove and full-size oven, small oven, microwave, refrigerator, brand-new washer-dryer, and wood cabinets with cookware and tableware. This in-laws apartment is unique in its location in Orinda's selective and quiet environment, where you can work, rest and enjoy the natural surroundings.

Orinda has been rated the second friendliest town to live in the US by Forbes magazine (https://www.lamorindaweekly.com/archive/issue0622/Orinda-Named-the-Second-Friendliest-Town-in-America-by-Forbes.html). The free-standing apartment is located close to the main house, and was designed by NorCal modernist architect Roger Lee. It has a scenic entrance through a Japanese-style garden, and stunning views over a beautiful valley. The apartment is set close to a hill where deers roam free and wild birds fly over the valley. The location offers an unparalleled silent and secluded working/resting environment.

As for transportation, the apartment is a 4-minute drive from Orinda city center, with its restaurants, shops, cinema, library, BART station and wonderful community infrastructures. It's a 10 minute-drive from the lively Lafayette city center, while the Berkeley campus is 20 minutes away. The BART station in Orinda offers direct connections to Berkeley, to San Francisco, for world class dining, shopping and cultural attractions, and to the international airport.


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
400 Sq. Feet
Suited for
1 people
Property Type
Cottage or Country Home


Available from Sunday, January 31, 2021 onward
Minimum Stay
2 week(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 Orinda
Postal Code - State or Province 94563 CA
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords Orinda, Bay Area, Berkeley, San Francisco
Closest University University of California - Berkeley
University nearby St Mary's College, Diablo Valley College, UCSF, California College of the Arts, Stanford University, Mills College

Rental Price:

USD 2500 Monthly
Rental Fee Comments
$1300/ 2 weeks
Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


  • Near Woods
  • Sub Urban Environment

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Off Campus
  • Holiday Term
  • Available for Short Term
  • Writing or Country Retreat
  • Summer Term


  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Air-Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Computer
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Other: Street parking, porch


Kid Friendly

Smoke Free
Pets Welcome
Car Available

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