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Budget Berkeley-San Francisco-Marin: Spacious 3 Bd/2Ba

Richmond, California, United States
Preferred Destination: Copenhagen, Denmark
Alternate Destination: Open to any destination

House
Available Dates:
From June 14, 2024 until June 1, 2025

Description

Summary: Enjoy Berkeley, San Francisco, and Marin County on a budget! The best way to experience the SF-Bay Area is from nearby Clinton Estates with easy access to Richmond, El Cerrito BART, and the freeway. Relax in the comfort of our spacious (1350 sq ft) three bedroom/two full bathroom architectural gem. Getting Around: The Richmond BART station is located .8 miles away from the house, and the El Cerrito Del Norte BART station (perfect for a park-and-ride) is 1.8 miles away from the house. The Richmond San Francisco Ferry Terminal is 3.5 miles from our house. This gives you direct access to the Berkeley campus and downtown, Oakland and San Francisco, as well as the SF and Oakland airports. Also available is the 72 Bus that runs along San Pablo Ave. through RIchmond, El Cerrito, Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville, to Old Town Oakland. Uber and Lyft frequent the neighborhood as well. If you bring your own car, the house is a short distance from Interstate-80 and 580. There is ample street parking in the neighborhood. The Space: Tucked away in Clinton Estates, this fully-furnished architectural gem offers the perfect retreat from the city bustle. Yet, it boasts easy access to Berkeley, San Francisco, and Marin County, whether it is via BART, AC Transit, or freeway. You will enjoy three large bedrooms – the Guest Room, 13fx10f; the Library Room, 11fx11f; and the Master Bedroom 14fx15f -- and two full bathrooms in our generous two-story house. The house is an expression of the famous Charles MacGregor style—vintage, playful, and charming. The comfortable living room offers up a feast of books for those inclined to read and a piano for the melodic at heart. Our large dine-in kitchen is fully equipped for your culinary needs, including granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and a bounty of spices sure to inspire any chef’s imagination. There is also a formal dining room to enjoy your meals in if you desire. The home offers two newly renovated full bathrooms, one on each floor, including full shower lined with earth rock tiles. The home features hardwood floors and abundant large windows to let in natural light. The decor is composed of Mediterranean furniture art and memorabilia. The house is also equipped with superfast wireless commercial Comcast Blast service for your internet needs. Closer to home, there is beautiful hiking and biking in the East Bay parks where you can catch prime views of San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. You are welcome to bring your bike along to enjoy the scenic vistas. A ten minute walk away is the famous Catahoula Coffee roastery, and on San Pablo Ave., you will have your pick of different international cuisines. On my block is a beautiful public park with tennis and basketball courts, a soccer field and a playground. You are sure to enjoy this unique location unencumbered by the dense fog of San Francisco. Other Things to Note: Given the important of a strong and fast internet connection, the house enjoys commercial speed Comcast Blast service—the best available on the market with superfast upload and download rates. The Neighborhood: Our house is situated in a quiet neighborhood with ample parking. The neighborhood is safe, and is unencumbered by the dense fog of the San Francisco proper. On our block there is a beautiful public park with tennis and basketball courts, a soccer field and a playground. Close by, there is beautiful hiking and biking in the East Bay parks where you can catch prime views of San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. A ten minute walk away is the famous Catahoula Coffee roastery. On nearby San Pablo Ave., you will have your pick of different international cuisines.

Bedrooms
3

Bathrooms
2

Offices
1

Size
1,348 ft2

Suited For
5

Property Type
House

Availability

From June 14, 2024 until June 1, 2025

Minimum Stay

3 Days | Dates are flexible for this listing

Comments: Dates are flexible

Location

House in Richmond, California, United States

Closest University

University of California, Berkeley

Nearby Universities
University of California, Davis | Berkeley City College
Neighborhood

Clinton Estates

Nearby Cities

Berkeley | Oakland | Sausalito | San Francisco | Larkspur | El Cerrito

Comments: Enjoy Berkeley, San Francisco, and Marin County on a budget in the comfort of our spacious (1350 sq ft) three bedroom/two full bathroom architectural gem.

Explore the Area

Surroundings

  • Suburban
  • Writer's Sanctuary
  • Architectural Gem
  • Near Ocean or Lake
  • Near Woods
  • Near Park
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Shops
  • Near Public Transportation

Exchange Terms

Utilities are included

A cleaning service is not included

Comments: Rate noted above is monthly. Weekly rate is $1399/week. Weekend rate is $899/3 nights. Cleaning fees for the house are between $550-$600/month or $275-$300 for one time. Professional cleaners charge $35/h

Considerations

The home is not suitable for young kids

Pets are not allowed

Smoking is not allowed

A car is not available

Features

Interior

Furnished

Connectivity

High Speed Internet

Wi-Fi

Exterior

Balcony or Patio

Backyard

Accessibility

Stairs

Security

Security System

Appliances

Oven

Stove

Microwave

Refrigerator

Dishwasher

Washer

Dryer

Creative

Piano

Our Travel Preferences

Who's Coming?

Party of
2
1 Adult

Our Destination

Preferred Destination

Copenhagen, Denmark

Flexibility

Open to a home exchange in any destination

Comments: Year around - any European Union metropolitan; spring and fall - any quiet beach village/town in the EU

What We Are Looking for


Bedrooms
1


Bathrooms
1


Offices
0


Size
50 m2

Pet

I would like to bring my pet if it is okay

Smoking

I prefer smoking not allowed in the home

Comments: I have a licensed assistance dog, a seasoned globe-trotter who travels with me around the world

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