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Unique, quiet 3-bedroom Berkeley Hills home, shorter term rentals, exchange

Kensington, California, United States
Preferred Destination: New Zealand
Alternate Destination: Open to any destination

House
Available Dates:
From January 1, 2025

Description

Very special (no, really!) Berkeley hills midcentury modern home with room for six (but just as comfy for smaller numbers of people). Includes a vast yard, views, nature, fully stocked cook's kitchen, hot tub, organic garden. Fully furnished. Three bedrooms; two with queen beds, one with a twin trundle bed (sleeps 2). Playroom/library with sofa that opens to queen. Very clean. Available for shorter term rentals; also interested in potential international exchange.

Bedrooms
3

Bathrooms
2

Offices
1

Size
1,750 ft2

Suited For
6

Property Type
House

Availability

From January 1, 2025

Minimum Stay

2 Weeks | Dates are flexible for this listing | Open to non-simultaneous exchanges

Comments: Shorter-ish & longer term. Ask about availability. Often flexibility. Family house sometimes used by owners.

Location

House in Kensington, California, United States

Closest University

University of California, Berkeley

Nearby Universities
University of California, Berkeley | Cal State Hayward | UCSF School of Medicine | Saint Mary's College of California | University of San Francisco
Neighborhood

Kensington, Berkeley Hills

Nearby Cities

Berkeley

Comments: Quiet, views, natural setting, beautiful hilltop midcentury modern home, fully equipped, sleeps 4-6

Explore the Area

Surroundings

  • Off Campus
  • Suburban
  • Writer's Sanctuary
  • Historic Home
  • Architectural Gem
  • Near Woods
  • Near Park
  • Near Neighborhood School
  • Near Public Transportation

Exchange Terms

The cost of utilities can be discussed

A cleaning service is not included

Comments: Cleaning additional (required). Not suitable for very large groups! Rates may be negotiable.

Considerations

Ask about the suitability of the home for young kids

Ask about bringing pets

Smoking is not allowed

A car is not available

Comments: Suitable for children, but NOT childproofed or babyproofed.

Features

Interior

Furnished

Baby Furniture

Connectivity

High Speed Internet

Wi-Fi

TV

Cable or Satellite

Printer

Exterior

Balcony or Patio

Garden

Dedicated Parking

Backyard

Accessibility

Stairs

Temperature Control

Fireplace

Security

Security System

Appliances

Oven

Stove

Microwave

Refrigerator

Dishwasher

Washer

Dryer

Creative

Piano

Comments: Hot tub. Organic vegetable garden for guest use. Table tennis. Backyard volleyball/badminton. Cook's kitchen. Along regional parkland. City and wildland views.

Our Travel Preferences

Who's Coming?

Party of
4
4 Adults

Our Destination

Preferred Destination

New Zealand

Flexibility

Open to a home exchange in any destination

Comments: Open to global home exchange.

What We Are Looking for


Bedrooms
3


Bathrooms
1


Offices
0


Size
900 ft2

Smoking

I prefer smoking not allowed in the home

Car

I would like a car if possible

Comments: Many details are negotiable

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Listing Owner

Member Since 2023

Trust Score (27)
Independent Scholar or Retired Academic
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Member Since 2023

Trust Score (27)
Independent Scholar or Retired Academic
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