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Light Filled, Fully Furnished Cottage in Great Berkeley Neighborhood

Berkeley, California, United States

Listing #145050


Guest House | Private Space
Rates from USD $2300 | Monthly
Last Updated 54 days ago

About

Beautiful light-filled--and fully furnished--cottage situated half a block from Berkeley's beloved Monterey Market is available to rent starting May 10, 2021. The stand-alone unit is nestled behind the family home in the quiet North Berkeley neighborhood that houses a variety of birds during the year. The ground floor is 450 square feet, which includes two large closets. A 195-square-foot loft with natural light and lovely views through the skylights and generous windows is set up for easy computer connection so it can be used as a separate work space or for additional storage. A large fig tree shades the stone patio that fronts the double glass doors. All-new appliances include washer/dryer, dishwasher, stove, microwave, refrigerator and a choice of coffee makers. The concrete floor provides comfortable radiant heat. Driveway is limited to pick up and drop off, but parking is usually easily available on the street. The family dog has the run of the flower-filled backyard, but he shares well and can be excluded as needed. Transportation options are excellent. The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), which offers regular service to the University and San Francisco, as well as other points around the Bay, is about a 20 minute walk. The neighborhood's bus connections are convenient as well. Walk Score is 85 (Very Walkable) and Transit Score is 55 (Good Transit). Nearby attractions include Berkeley's famous Gourmet Ghetto (think Chez Panisse, Cheese Board, Peet's Coffee from the 1970s), 4th Street shopping (described as not the place to go for things you need, but for things you want), Westbrae Biergarten, Solano Avenue (many family-owned ethnic restaurants), and McLaughlin's Eastshore State Seashore (magnificent SF Bay views, especially at sunset). Further afield (about 2.3 miles, but spectacular) is Tilden Park with miles of hiking and biking trails. Minimum term is 3 months. No smoking or pets. Rent is $2300 per month, which includes water, garbage, and utilities. First and last month's rent plus a security deposit required.

Private Space Offered

Bedrooms
0

Bathrooms
1

Offices
0

Size
645 ft2

Suited For
1

Property Type
Guest House

Availability

From May 15, 2021 until May 15, 2021

Minimum Stay

3 Months

Comments: Minimum stay is 30 days to comply with City of Berkeley requirement. Prefer 3 mos., 6 mos., 12 mos.

Location

Private Space in a Guest House in Berkeley, California, United States

Closest University

University of California, Berkeley

Nearby Universities
Mills College | Santa Clara University | College of Arts and Sciences
Neighborhood

North Berkeley

Nearby Cities

Albany

Comments: Excellent shopping-Monterey Market, wine store, cheese and other delectables, Manani meat. 15 minute walk to Gourmet Ghetto, bik

Surroundings

  • Bike to Campus
  • Suburban
  • Near Ocean or Lake
  • Near Woods
  • Near Park
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Shops
  • Near Public Transportation

Rental Rates and Terms

Rates from USD $2300 Monthly

Utilities are included

A cleaning service is not included

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

Garden

Backyard

Appliances

Oven

Stove

Microwave

Refrigerator

Dishwasher

Washer

Dryer

Comments: Driveway reserved for pick up and delivery, but on-street parking usually readily available.

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