About this listing
Centrally located (7 min. to downtown on BART/25 min. to SF), but quiet, peaceful home, can sleep 7++ (3 BR/1BA) with Trampoline/BBQ, high walking score, ample, free parking, very family friendly.
We have an adorable, well-euqippe, comfortable home in the Richmond Annex, which borders on the City of Albany and El Cerrito, 7 minutes from Berkeley, 25 minutes from SF. BART is only a 10- 15 minute walk.
There are 3 bedrooms with the following beds in each:
The Master bedroom - California king
bedroom #2 - full size bed, plus 1 full size mattress (not air mattress)
bedroom #3 - twin, plus a fold out twin futon.
L/R - Sectional converts into a fufl size bed.
2 additional twin-sized folding futons.
Our bathroom has a full tub with dual shower heads. The kitchen has a gas stove, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, electric kettle, toaster and all the pots, pans, dishes, etc, that one would need to cook a feast.
Our family room has a gigantic TV with gaming options, awesome sound and is adjacent to the kitchen.
Our Living room is perfect for a gathering of friends, has a fireplace, another huge TV with surround sounds and overlooks our front garden.
We love our sweet backyard and so do the hummingbirds, finches and blue Jays. You may use the gas BBQ, Trampoline, etc. We enjoy having breakfast on the patio, building a fire on the pit or reading in the hammock.
We are within walking distance to a slew of restaurants, movie theater, cafes, library, shopping, a farmer's market and a biking trail. Our neighborhood is a quiet, residential gem with ample parking and friendly neighbors. BART, the subway servicing the Bay area is a 10 minute walk. We are close to the Redwoods, the bay, Tilden park, Sausalito and Marin.
We also have two sweet, indoor-outdoor cats, who would love to hang out with you and play. They do need to be given water daily, if you choose to stay here, please.
We look forward to hosting you and sharing info on local favorite spots.
ABSOLUTELY NO PARTIES or GATHERINGS. FOR THE PROTECTION OF OUR GUESTS AND HOME, EXTERNAL CAMERAS AND MONITORS HAVE BEEN INSTALLED FOR EXTRA SECURITY MEASURES.
If you are allergic to cats, this may not be a good fit.
BBQ, Laundry, trampoline. awesome garden!
Interaction with Guests
We are the folks from Book A Nook, a relational property management outfit. We love to meet and nurture our guests and provide a stellar experience, which is why so many of our guests return!
We love that our neighborhood is a secret, quiet gem in the middle of a bustling metropolis. We can hear and see the birds and the stars, interact with our super-friendly, community oriented neighbors and have access to diverse cuisines, cultures, architecture, geography, natural habitats and entertainment that surrounds us.
BART, our subway, is a ten minute walk from our place. There are several bus lines. We are at the intersection of hwy 80 and 580. If you feel like taking a ferry to SF, you can do so from Larkspur or Oakland and we are very close to the train station as well.
Other Things to Note
Please let us know if you have any special consideration (i.e. small kids who might need a high chair or playpen; elderly folks or others with different abilities, etc.) California is experiencing a severe drought. We ask that you conserve water or we will be fined. Thank you in advance for your efforts!
If you are interested in renting our house and the separate attached apartment (that fits 2 and is completely self-contained), let us know.
Please also know that if we have guests in the apartment, the yard and laundry facilities are shared.
We will add a 10% Transient Occupancy Tax per the City or Richmond Regulations. We will need your email in order for you to pay this tax before via paypal before occupying the place .
After we receive your payment, you will be given the lockbox code.
Absolutely no smoking anywhere on the property.
Quiet hours are between 10PM and 8AM.
Due to severe drought,please be mindful of water usage.
Just a quick reminder that check in is anytime after 4PM and check out is before 10AM.
Unfortunately, we must charge a $30 fee for every 30 minutes that you are late checking out.
Please remember to leave the key in the lockbox. We would rather not collect a $75 fee from your security deposit if we are unable to locate the key.
If you rearrange the furniture, please put it back. Failure to do so, may result in a $75 deduction from the security deposit.
Our 2 indoor-outdoor cats need to be given water daily and must have access to the house and their food. They have a cat door. If you are allergic to cats, we can create a cat free space in two of the bedrooms.
ABSOLUTELY NO PARTIES. No unregistered guests allowed on premises without prior consent from book A Nook, LLC. There may be an additional fee for gatherings.
FOR THE PROTECTION OF OUR GUESTS AND HOME, EXTERNAL CAMERAS AND MONITORS HAVE BEEN INSTALLED FOR EXTRA SECURITY MEASURES. Thanks!
I am Limor, founder and owner of Book A Nook, LLC, your vacation rental optimization and booking team. I am so happy that Airbnb has given us the opportunity to connect. We have been both hosts and guests and are very pleased to be able to provide a nurturing, comfortable and carefree home away from home experience. We are available to share with you what we love about the Bay Area and tell you all the local, secret gems that make our neighborhoods so fabulous. We are passionate about creating places where people and communities thrive, making this world even better than it is, and doing so with a positive attitude. Here's to exploring and grand adventures!