Welcome home to the Oakland Hills! Large, furnished private room with high ceilings, a view to the west, and space to stretch out. Big house includes nice kitchen, bright dining room, spacious living room, shared baths, and a yard for sunbathing. Wi-fi, fridge space, laundry included. Plenty of street parking and you'll need a car to get here!
The house is very large and spacious with a backyard, courtyard, big kitchen, expansive living room/entry, and dining room.
It's a five bedroom, three bathroom house on two levels.
The house is mid-century and charming. The neighborhood is nice and quiet.
There will be other guests and long-term tenants sharing the house. The environment is friendly and there's plenty of space for peace and privacy.
The room is on the lower level of the house, down one flight of stairs.
The best houseguests are those who enjoy the company of others and are tidy and quiet at night.
Guest have access to high-speed Internet wi-fi, refrigerator and kitchen space, coffee-maker, microwave, stove/oven, and washer-dryer.
The bathroom is shared with some of the other tenants. Living room and dining room are available to use. Please enjoy the yard.
There's plenty of free street-parking right in front of the house.
There's also a TV monitor that you can hook up to your laptop via HDMI cable and a DVD player as well. (But no TV or cable.)
All utilities are included.
Interaction with guests
I am a 33-year-old San Francisco native. My family has owned this house for 20 years.
I like to be helpful when I can, though I'm perfectly happy doing my chores and going about my day without too much chatter. When I'm home, I like to garden, fix stuff, and work in the garage.
I'm very familiar with the Bay Area and can offer tips on where to find almost anything.
Other things to note
I love my home and neighborhood dearly. Our house has a friendly, communal vibe that is built on trust and respect for each other and our neighbors.
Everyone who has stayed here so far has exceeded my expectations, which is why I continue opening my home to new guests.
Please allow me to answer all of your questions and feel free to share any thoughts.
I hope you enjoy your stay here!
Be gentle, be kind. Be quiet after-hours.
No unauthorized guests allowed. If you want to invite someone over, say for dinner, please ask me beforehand. I will probably say yes.
Definitely no smoking inside the house, no pets, no drugs, no crazy parties.
Please park your car close to the house, preferably on our side of the street. Do not crowd the neighbors. Turn your wheels.
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I'm 30 years old and originally from San Francisco, eldest of 6, Chinese-American. I moved back to the Bay Area in 2013 after living in LA for 4 years. I did my undergrad at Stanford, got my MBA at UCLA and have worked in interior design, product design, graphic and web design.
I love to hike, throw a football, and watch the sun set. I garden on sunny days and cook when I'm inspired.
You will usually see me with a tool in my hand. I like construction and DIY projects. I built a fence recently and fix things around the house. I really like to clean.
My wonderful girlfriend, Cathy, lives in Berkeley and my (large) family lives in San Francisco. I have a house in Oakland. I split my time between San Francisco, Berkeley and Oakland and cross the bridge almost everyday.
I love meeting people and sharing my home, and that is why I host. As a host, I want to make sure that you have everything you need to start your day right and that you have a pleasant home to return to. You'll have plenty of freedom to explore the City on your own. I'm pretty hands-off after the first day, but I'm always near my cell phone if you need help, unless I'm camping or on vacation.
As a guest, I'm quiet, independent. I like to start my day early and sleep around 11 PM. I prefer nature to cities, I like to read books, I love coffee, I travel with my girlfriend who likes the same things.
My motto? I count my blessings.
- Nancy Quan