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Idyllic Spacious Kensington/North Berkeley Studio With Private Deck And Views. Close To Berkeley & UCB.

Kensington, California, United States

Listing #114780

Studio or Loft | Entire Home
Rates from USD $2100 | Monthly
This Home is also available for Exchange
Last Updated 32 days ago


Spacious Studio with full kitchen, laundry closet, full bath, off street parking, and private garden/deck with direct views of Mt Tamalpais, splendid sunsets and filtered views of San Francisco. Located in upper Kensington, adjacent to Berkeley • 15-minute walk to the quaint upper Kensington Village • 10-minute walk to public transportation to UC Berkeley/Berkeley and San Francisco • Close to two BART train stations and El Cerrito Shopping Center • Close to two Berkeley gourmet ghetto areas (Solano Ave and Shattuck Ave) • Close to Wildcat Canyon and Tilden Regional Parks with picnic areas, hiking/biking trials, a golf course, an animal farm, botanic gardens, swimming lake, merry-go-round, and steam trains The neighborhood: Charming community adjacent to North Berkeley in the San Francisco East Bay hills with magnificent views of the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco and Mt Tamalpais. It is an oasis of peace and serenity in an active metropolitan area, graced with greenery, deer and a network of 12 hidden paths that crisscross the areas between the winding streets. Key features are: • Community Center with programs and city park • Library • Two churches • Causal cafe, deli and a pub (lower Kensington) • Sunday farmers market (lower Kensington) • Grocery market • Wine shop • Nail spa • Hardware store • Gas station The Studio: • Situated on a quiet street • Spacious 550 sq. ft. with natural light that fills windows on two sides of the unit • Separate Dutch door side entrance that faces a private redwood deck and garden with direct views of Mt Tamalpais • Deck with Weber gas grill, patio furniture • Living area with couch/futon/guest bed, desk converts to dining table, built-in custom cabinets for plenty of storage, 42” flat screen TV • Bedroom area with a queen bed, two nightstands, a dresser and a large closet with built-in drawers and extra storage • Bathroom with high end shower and vanity, built-in custom cabinets, and medicine cabinet • Fully equipped kitchen area with granite countertops, cherry cabinets, gas stove/oven, convection microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, breakfast counter with seating for 4, cookware, dishes, glassware and utensils • Separate laundry closet with a washer-dryer, storage shelves, and hooks for coats • Off street parking • Includes electric/gas, garbage, high-speed internet and cleaning service 2x/month Note: • $1900 per month for 4 months or longer • Loaner Bike available • Request $500.00 deposit, refundable if no damage claims • Sorry, no pets




550 ft2

Suited For

Property Type
Studio or Loft


From February 4, 2022

Minimum Stay

2 Months | Dates are flexible for this listing

Comments: Minimum stay negotiable


Studio or Loft in Kensington, California, United States

Closest University

UC Berkeley, Church Divinity School of the Pacific

Nearby Universities
Mills College, Holy Names College, University of San Francisco, San Francisco State University, University of San Francisco, Saint Mary's College

Comments: Charming community village adjacent to Berkley graced with magnificent views and wildlife


  • Off Campus
  • Urban
  • Writer's Sanctuary
  • Near Ocean or Lake
  • Near Woods
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Shops
  • Near Public Transportation

Rental Rates and Terms

Rates from USD $2100 Monthly | Negotiable

Utilities are included

A cleaning service is included

Comments: $80 per day, $500 per week, $1900 per month for 4+ months lease, $500 deposit


Ask about the suitability of the home for young kids

Pets are not allowed

Smoking is not allowed

A car is not available





High Speed Internet




Balcony or Patio


Dedicated Parking









Comments: Gas Grill, Patio furniture and Off-street parking


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Gerri Lee

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