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Backyard Cottage /Oakland Foothils

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Backyard Cottage /Oakland Foothils

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the lockbox.

Light filled 2-level garden cottage-500 sq.ft. Indoor/outdoor space to lounge around or make a restful place while visiting .


Indoor fireplace
Cable TV
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check out by 12PM (noon)
Self check-in with lockbox


Wide doorway to the home’s entrance
Well-lit path to entrance


15 Reviews

Rebecca User Profile
March 2018
This space is so peaceful and has such great energy! The layout of the cottage is amazing, it is well designed and very clean. The setting is so peaceful with many trees, and a beautiful garden and relaxing fountain just outside the main entrance. Bob is such a great host and ver…
Velma User Profile
January 2018
Delightful, attractive, private and peaceful cottage. Nice neighborhood, near a good coffee shop, excellent bakery and grocery stores. Had no trouble parking. Robert was an engaging and helpful host.
Johan User Profile
October 2017
The Backyard Cottage is a very peaceful and quiet oasis to retire to after a busy day. The host is very open and straight to deal with and expects the same in return. The amenities in the cottage are superb whether you are visiting for business or pleasure. This location needs…
Tricia User Profile
August 2017
Bob was an amazing host! His cottage was clean, quiet and so peaceful. Check-in was easy and Bob was very accommodating. The water fountain made it very tranquil, especially to hear it in the morning or when returning back. It was very close to several Bart stations if you are in…
Lynn User Profile
March 2017
Bob is just the most delightful host! So welcoming.....he wanted to ensure my needs were met and I was truly comfortable. Lovely, wonderfully quiet, and a gem of a find! Everything was perfect! Thank you!
Raquel User Profile
February 2016
The cottage is perfect! Bob really does think of everything. I couldn't have asked for a more perfect place to call home while on my California adventure.
Nancy User Profile
September 2015
This was, without a doubt, the perfect place for my parents to stay while visiting. Bob went over and beyond to check on them frequently, make sure all was well and act quickly if something needed to be changed. The pilot light went out and he had a plumber at the house that even…

Hosted by Robert

Joined in August 2013
Robert User Profile
15 Reviews
I am a licensed psychotherapist in the SF Bay Area as well as Manhattan. My one bedroom garden cottage is in the rear of my private home in Oakland. Midwestern born and raised and now living bi-coastal is a dream and a goal achieved.
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