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Beautiful English Tudor: cook's kitchen, exquisite garden, bay views, quiet

Berkeley, California, United States
Rates from USD $6695 | Monthly

House | Entire Home
Available Dates:
From August 12, 2024 until January 15, 2025
Additional Dates:
From May 21, 2025

Description

Immaculately maintained and updated 1920 storybook English Tudor style home with private, professionally landscaped garden. 3 Bedrooms as furnished, with 2 additional rooms (with closets) currently used as an office (1st floor) and an office / sitting area off the MBR overlooking the garden (2nd floor). Refinished parquet hardwood floors. Lovingly decorated for comfort and entertaining. Full chefs kitchen with convection oven & 6 burner gas range, fully stocked with everything you need for meals small and large. Paned windows throughout flood the house with light, and provide views of the wrap-around garden. Bay views from upstairs master bedroom. Wonderfully situated in a quiet & beautiful part of the East Bay Hills. A short drive or pleasant walk to Solano Ave shops and restaurants, just a little longer to Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto and Kensington. 1/2 block to the 67 bus to campus/downtown. Close to Tilden Park with hiking trails, picnic areas, golf, the wonderful Little Farm, historic antique Carousel and the miniature Steam Trains and more. We prefer to host visiting faculty with UC Berkeley, those needing housing during home sale/purchase or renovations, or others with a temporary residential need. Living Room: - West facing with floor to (partial) ceiling paned windows - High peaked ceiling with wood beams - Original rock fireplace with new gas insert (installed 2022) with remote Kitchen: Everything you need to prepare exceptional meals for yourself or to host a dinner party - 6 burner gas range - Oven with convection - Subzero refrigerator - Bosch dishwasher - Microwave - Garbage disposal - Granite counters - fully stocked with all appliances, - Windows look out at rear patio and garden - Large pantry with built-in desk area between kitchen and laundry room Sunroom: Connected to both kitchen and dining, this newly renovated sun-drenched room has full walls of paned windows on E-S-W sides overlooking the garden and provides space for casual dining, relaxing and watching TV. - Double french doors open to rear patio - large smart TV - New (2021) blinds on all windows & french doors Dining Room: - Formal dining room with extension table, matching buffet and china cabinet - Original wood and tile built-in cabinet with leaded & stained glass windows - Elegant iron chandelier on dimmer Office: - North window overlooks neighbor's landscaped garden - Desk and comfortable chair - Original wood built-in bookshelves line two walls. - Small closet - Connects to smaller full bath (walk through to Laundry room) Bath-first floor: - Petite, with original tiling - Shower with new fixture Laundry Room: - Full size washer & dryer - Plenty of cabinet & hanging closet storage - Custom recycling "center" for Berkeley-mandated sorting Bedroom 3: - Cozy & private at the rear of the house (East side), with windows on West & South walls. - Full size bed - Built in hanging closet, large drawers and mirror Upstairs: Master Bedroom with large walk-in closet - West facing windows and planter boxes - New blinds and curtains - Queen bed with pillowtop mattress Bedroom 2: - Full bed - Large walk-in closet with built in chest of drawers & hanging rack - Windows on north and west provide soft light throughout the day - Roman shades Bathroom: - Renovated with shower over tub - Single sink vanity (nice and high!) - Linen closet in hallway outside Bedroom 4/Sitting Room/2nd Office: - Room off Master Bedroom, currently used as 2nd office & sitting room with south facing windows overlooking the garden. - 1 wall with built in shelves & chest of drawers - Closet is locked off for owner storage. Driveway parking for 2 cars. No garage access. Ample non permitted street parking.

Bedrooms
3

Bathrooms
2

Offices
2

Size
2,230 ft2

Suited For
4

Property Type
House

Availability

From August 12, 2024 until January 15, 2025

Additional Dates

From May 21, 2025

Minimum Stay

2 Weeks

Comments: Max Stay: 1 year ~ We are very flexible on move in/out dates; prefer to rent to visiting graduate students, postdocs, and faculty with a set stay-as short as 1 month-1 year. Open to visiting medics/others w/ temporary housing needs w/ finite end date

Location

House in Berkeley, California, United States

Closest University

University of California, Berkeley

Nearby Universities
UCSF
Neighborhood

North Berkeley

Nearby Cities

Kensington | Orinda | Piedmont | Oakland | San Francisco | Albany | El Cerrito

Comments: Gorgeous English Tudor, beautifully furnished with bay views, exquisite landscaped garden, quiet neighborhood, all amenities

Explore the Area

Surroundings

  • Off Campus
  • Bike to Campus
  • Suburban
  • Writer's Sanctuary
  • Architectural Gem
  • Near Woods
  • Near Park
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Neighborhood School
  • Near Shops
  • Near Public Transportation

Rental Rates and Terms

Rates from USD $6695 Monthly | Negotiable

Utilities are not included

A cleaning service can be discussed

Comments: Waste pickup included; Garden maintenance included. Renter pays Water, Gas, Electric. Wonderful long-time housecleaners available - to be discussed

Considerations

Ask about the suitability of the home for young kids

Pets are not allowed

Smoking is not allowed

A car is not available

Features

Interior

Furnished

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

TV

Exterior

Balcony or Patio

Garden

Dedicated Parking

Backyard

Accessibility

Stairs

Temperature Control

Fireplace

Security

Security System

Appliances

Oven

Stove

Microwave

Refrigerator

Dishwasher

Washer

Dryer

Comments: Central forced air heating + new gas fireplace. Garden maintenance included

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