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Quaint quiet creekside cottage

Katie User Profile

Quaint quiet creekside cottage

1 guest1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the guesthouse to yourself.
Sparkling clean
11 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Outstanding hospitality
16 recent guests complimented Katie for outstanding hospitality.

A small brown shingled creekside cottage is located in a sunny rear garden with lots of birds and a little dog. A bathroom extension was just added to the cottage. The cottage is located within walking distance to restaurants,coffee shops. 15 minute walk to North Berkeley BART.


Unavailable: Smoke detector
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported smoke or carbon monoxide detectors on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 single bed



163 reviews
Dustin User Profile
November 2019
Katie's place is very nice - rural feeling but in the city. She's a nice host.
Judy User Profile
November 2019
This little house was a perfect fit for me during my recent stay. A great location for a solo guest with low-key needs, clean & quiet.
Ben User Profile
October 2019
Katie is very friendly and the place is cute. It’s pretty comfortable and is great for the price. Unfortunately the wifi never worked for me and cell reception was terrible. But otherwise a nice stay.
Katie User Profile
Response from Katie:
Ben, Thank you so much for the information regarding lack of WIFI and no phone reception. I am so sorry. That is terrible! I wish you had spoken to me about it. I had trouble with wifi in the house and I think it is because of the various areas of outage. But if you…
October 2019
Philippe User Profile
October 2019
Charming cottage, very quiet and private.
Terry User Profile
October 2019
This cottage is very cozy and provides the lone traveler with an ideal Berkeley/Albany experience. It would be a tad uncomfortable with more than one person. The neighborhood is quiet and within easy walking distance to the Westbrae neighborhood (that Biergarten!) as well as the…
Chandra User Profile
October 2019
I had a very pleasant stay at Katie's place. It's a simple, cozy small bedroom cottage in the backyard with a lovely little garden, just as in the photos. I didn't get to meet Katie and she didn't respond to a couple of emails regarding checkin before I arrived, but all was as…
Cynthia User Profile
September 2019
Cozy spot, but perfect for one person. The location could not be better. With the creek running right by the property and the enormous trees abutting the cottage (bringing birdsong galore), you'll feel like you're in the country. Then right outside the gate, you are in the…

Hosted by Katie

Albany, CAJoined in November 2013
Katie User Profile
256 Reviews
2 References
I am a retired educator who loves to travel. Originally from the Midwest,I came to the Bay area in the 60's. attended Cal , have two children who live in the area. Bought my creek side brown shingled house in 1970 and have lived here ever since. The house is charming. It was …
Interaction with guests
I have been a host to students from abroad for over 10 years. I enjoy meeting people and this is my home. I welcome people to the area and will be happy to answer questions about the Bay area.
Response rate: 60%
Response time: within a few hours
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 3PM
Checkout: 10AM
After 3PM

House Rules

  • Not suitable for children and infants
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events