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Mediterranean Home in Central Berkeley Furnished

Berkeley, California, United States

Listing #122838


House | Entire Home
Rates from USD $6650 | Monthly
Last Updated 14 days ago

About

This Mediterranean family home was renovated completely in 2001 by ourselves, a Berkeley family, for our own use, selecting quality finishes, arched windows and entryways, and using a fresco-type exterior finish. We added a new ground floor, later updating the master bathroom in 2018, which also features a claw foot tub. The ground floor has a handcrafted hardwood custom front door leading into a large 400 sqf great room with Brazilian Cherry wood floors throughout and arched windows on the west and south, entering into the Dining Room complete with antique walnut table for 8. The home is perfect for entertaining; the great room is enhanced by a southern-facing sunroom. The downstairs also features a small office room with a half bathroom. The kitchen is adjacent to the rear yard and features black stone countertops, stainless steel appliances and lots of cupboard space, with an open layout and room for a breakfast table, facing east for the morning sun. Upstairs open cathedral-style wide-stairwell leads to a Master BR suite with small reading/office area, open dressing room and full bathroom. The upstairs hallway has two linen closets, leading to three additional bedrooms that share a second full bathroom. The home is complete with crafted furnishings of teak and tropical hardwoods plus sofa, master queen bed (frame only), dining table and chairs. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances, and is equipped with basic kitchenware, microwave, large freezer and refrigerator, dishwasher, and garbage disposal. Cabinets above and below the counters provide lots of storage space for everyday kitchen essentials. Outside laundry is shared with the rear, detached studio (occupied by the owner),. The rear yard featured a large Redwood, Oak and Bay Tree, and the yards are separated by a custom-built redwood basketweave fence. The home is fully insulated with double pane windows, seismic reinforcement, an on-demand water heater and a central heating system. Included are all utilities (water, sewer, electrical, (solar)/gas, trash and internet) as well as monthly garden maintenance. Great neighborhood for easy walking and biking, access to shopping and farmer's markets, (Trader Joes, Berkeley Bowl), the city arts district, cinema and bookstores, library, parks and biking city bike trails, the San Francisco Bay trail waterfront and nearby Tilden Regional Park. High walkability score less than a ten-minute walk to Downtown Berkeley BART, City Hall, Berkeley High School, Berkeley Community College and the Downtown Arts District. 8 minutes walk to UC Berkeley Campus, cafes, services, banks and bus lines. BUSD schools are within 2-6 blocks, Washington elementary and Longfellow middle schools, and Berkeley High School. The property is well suited for a professional or academic family, or UC Berkeley academics or students to share. Lease term is one year.. More photos available upon request.

Bedrooms
4

Bathrooms
3

Offices
1

Size
2,600 ft2

Suited For
5

Property Type
House

Availability

From July 1, 2022 until June 30, 2023

Minimum Stay

12 Months

Location

House in Berkeley, California, United States

Closest University

UC Berkeley

Nearby Universities
Cal State East Bay, Berkeley City College, UCSF, Stanford, Mills College, Holy Names College | Berkeley City College
Neighborhood

Central Berkeley

Comments: 10 minute walk to UC Berkeley, Downtown BART, excellent Library, downtown shopping (Trader Joes), cafes cinema, beloved elementary and middle schools. 15 minute drive to Tilden Regional Park, bike to the waterfront & 4th Street shopping.

Explore the Area

Surroundings

  • Off Campus
  • Walk to Campus
  • Bike to Campus
  • Urban
  • Architectural Gem
  • Near Ocean or Lake
  • Near Mountains
  • Near Park
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Neighborhood School
  • Near Shops
  • Near Public Transportation

Rental Rates and Terms

Rates from USD $6650 Monthly

Utilities are included

A cleaning service is not included

Comments: Fast Speed internet, electricity (solar), water, alarm with fire monitoring gardener

Considerations

The home is suitable for young kids

Ask about bringing pets

Smoking is not allowed

A car is not available

Features

Interior

Semi Furnished

Connectivity

High Speed Internet

Wi-Fi

Exterior

Garden

Backyard

Accessibility

Stairs

Security

Security System

Appliances

Oven

Stove

Microwave

Refrigerator

Dishwasher

Washer

Dryer

Creative

Piano

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