San Francisco Bay Area -- Berkeley/Oakland Hills

San Francisco Bay Area -- Berkeley/Oakland Hills




Jan 2010

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 8
2 Bathrooms

About our home

3+ BR/1.5 Bath house (2000 SF) in residential neighborhood with quick access to Berkeley, SF and other parts of Bay Area by highway, bus and BART (subway). Upstairs has kitchen, breakfast nook, dining room, master bedroom (King size bed), full bath, office (with couch; full privacy), living room with large screen LCD HD TV, Blue Ray and XBOX players, Bose stereo system, large couch with fold-out double bed and smaller couch (semi-private). Downstairs has family room with sofa bed that folds out to double bed and second sofa (semi-private), half bath, child's bedroom with twin bed (semi-private) and second child's bedroom with twin bed and chaise lounge (full privacy). Wireless internet access. Street and driveway parking. Great location to explore Bay Area (including SF, Berkeley, Marin County (Point Reyes National Seashore & Muir Woods), Sonoma and Napa wine country, Silicon Valley (San Jose +), Peninsula (Stanford U), and take excursions to Yosemite, Gold Country, Central Coast (Monterey, Santa Cruz, Big Sur). Warmer and sunnier than SF.

Wooded residential street in Montclair area of Oakland. Take a walk in the neighborhood and enjoy panoramic bay views, or walk to Montclair village for Sunday farmer's market or cafes, local restaurants. Very quick access to Highway 13 (Moraga Exit) that takes you to downtown Berkeley in less than 10 minutes, Rockridge BART station in about 5 minutes, and San Francisco in about 20 minutes. Very close to Piedmont and downtown Oakland as well. About 1.5 hours from Point Reyes National Seashore, Santa Cruz, Napa Wine Country, Calistoga Spa resort area. Three hours to Tahoe, Monterey/Big Sur, Mendocino. About four hours to Yosemite, five to King's Canyon/Sequoia or Lassen.

Professional couple (attorney and operations manager of cafes) with two sons ages 15 and 12. Our house is clean and comfortable. We will take good care of your house and will make sure our children do too. When we travel, we spend most of our time out and about but are looking for a clean, comfortable home base to eat, sleep and relax between excursions. A close relative will likely be here in the Bay Area when you stay in our place to help out with any problems that arise and to make sure everything's going smoothly.


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Where is it?


Buzzy restaurants
Wood Tavern
Cool bars
Cozy cafés
Elmwood Cafe
Bit of culture
Berkeley Repertory Theater, CalShakes
Walks in the park
Lake Temescal, Redwood Park, Lake Merritt
Spot of exercise
Bike the Berkeley Marina, Hike Redwood Park
Day tripping
SF cable cars, Point Reyes seashore, Napa wine country, Santa Cruz boardwalk and marina

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