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Wanted in California 94707 United States of America

Listing #124681

Seeking room for 78 year old book scholar, zen practitioner, senior, active

You or your loved ones:
Have a room of some sort, wish to have someone in there medium to long term - a reliable presence watching the house, dogs, or another senior.

Him:
A 35 year local resident (20 years at current place, 15 at the prior) and he needs to move. He is retired and likes books. He has a long history of house sitting, pet care, and punctual careful stewardship. Able to help with computer and technology issues (UC engineering graduate). He is home most of the time reading, surfing the web or listening to NPR. Will head out to book or poetry readings or zen center events, or with friends for dinner. Available for conversation or shared meals on occasion. Will watch out for whatever you need, be your eyes and ears on the ground. Has car and drives, is fully able. His income is steady social security, but not enough for market rent. Yeah,.... older. Freaks some people out to hear the age: 79. If that's OK, get in touch.

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Last Updated: Friday, December 6, 2019

Basics:

Number of Bedrooms
0 1
Number of Bathrooms
1

Minimum space you require
300 Sq. Feet

Property Type
Any Type

Availability (Month/Day/Year)

Available from Wednesday, January 1, 2020 onward
Flexible With Dates
Yes

Sabbatical Destination:

*Approximate location of destination is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City
Berkeley
Postal Code
94707
State or Province
CA
Country
United States of America
Closest University
UC Berkeley
Universities Nearby
Many
Neighborhood Keywords
walkable

Rental Price:

Minimum Rent Fee
0
Maximum Rent Fee
850

Monthly
Currency
USD
Rent Open To Offer
Yes

Surroundings:

  • Rural Environment
  • Near Woods
  • Near Shops
  • Walk To Campus
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Ocean
  • Near Restaurants
  • Sub Urban Environment
  • Near Mountains
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Info:

  • Furnished
  • On Campus
  • Second Home
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Unfurnished
  • Off Campus
  • Architectural Gem
  • Holiday Term
  • Available for Short Term
  • SemiFurnished
  • Writing or Country Retreat
  • Historical Home
  • Summer Term

Amenities:

  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Air-Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Computer
  • Printer
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Elevator
  • Stairs
  • Reserved Parking
  • Security System or Doorman
  • Fireplace
  • Piano
  • Pool
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • ArtStudio
  • Gym
  • Baby Furniture

Considerations:

Kid Friendly
No
Small Children Safe
No
Smoke Free
Yes


Perform housesitting duties?

Yes
  • Look after Pets
  • Care for Plants
  • Forward our Mail

About Member:

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Independent Scholar Independent Scholar (working outside traditional academia) & Retired Academics
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Member Since Dec 26 2017
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I'm here to list a property on behalf of my father, a retired Lawrence Berkeley Lab Engineer. My wife is a biologist and editor at Cell Press. We have one home that's been rented to academics in the past, and is well suited for that use.
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