(Note: I prefer to rent for whole months, but I consider individual weeks when there is a gap between longer stays. As of January 2013, I have good availability until at least March.)
Enjoy living in the San Pablo Arts District ( cut & paste into your browser: (website hidden)_Pablo_Arts_District ), right where Oakland, Emeryville and Berkeley meet. Great public transit & great location.
This fully remodeled 3 bedroom, 1 bath home comes completely furnished & equipped. Amenities in the common area of this two unit building include hot tub, washer/dryer and huge back yard with garden, outdoor fire pit and fig tree. The neighborhood is quiet, safe, and centrally located.
The home is a 1300 sq ft. 1923 Craftsman bungalow full of historical charm. The original tiled fireplace and Wedgewood gas stove are fully functional. A flexible floor plan allows any combination of up to three bedrooms or three home offices. Owner will work with tenant to provide the right number of beds/desks for the tenant's desired furniture setup for longer term stays.
Location, Location, Location: The home is conveniently located in North Oakland, one block from Emeryville and just a few blocks south of the Berkeley border. Ashby BART, buses, shopping, restaurants, art galleries and 5 independently-owned cafes are all very easy walking distance, 15 minutes or less by foot. A free shuttle connects you to MacArthur BART, from which public transit to San Francisco, UC Berkeley etc. is cheap, frequent and convenient. By car, the home is conveniently located about 3 minutes drive from the Bay Bridge toll plaza, and 12 minutes from downtown SF when there is no traffic.
Most of my tenancies are roughly 3 to 9 months. I ONLY do daily or weekly reservations if there is an unexpected vacancy, or when I have a short vacancy between two longer-term groups. I show these short windows of availability on my AirBnB calendar. But primarily I am looking for groups who want to stay for multiple months while on sabbatical, while in town for a consulting gig, while remodeling their own homes, or when first arriving in the area and trying to get to know its neighborhoods.
The cleaning fee is $110.
Minimum 7 night rental, maximum one year.
Comments from recent clients:
"Wonderful!! The hot tub is a huge bonus too, and the house was outfitted great with kitchen tools and wifi! The location is just awesome. It was very cozy for us and nice to come 'home' at the end of the day."
-- Ginny, Boulder CO
"Wonderfully homey. Everything we could need! Thanks!"
-- Claire, Boston MA
"So, so much nicer than a sterile hotel room! "
-- Rachel, Vancouver BC
"Thanks for letting us stay at your place. Your home is beautiful and having such a nice place to stay really added a lot to my visit."
-- Marty, Los Angeles CA
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|Room type:||Entire home/apt|
|Bed type:||Real Bed|
|Extra people:||$25 / night after 2 guests|
|Minimum Stay:||7 nights|
|Check In:||4:00 PM|
|Check Out:||11:00 AM|
The house is nicely restored as a Berkeley style bungalow with mission furniture– we really enjoyed the experience! Everything was clean, the kitchen very functional and stocked with utensils, the bed was comfortable, the bathroom and shower good and the living room a great place to relax.
The location was good with cafes within walking distance, shopping very close, freeway easy to get to. There was always a place to park on the street right outside the house.
Michael was a great host. He was there when we needed him and he is a wealth of information about the area.
Thanks for a great time!
I did not personally stay at the property but worked with the owner to coordinate the stay for three of our employees. Michael was terrific. He was always quick to respond and very helpful. The young men that stayed the month were very happy with the residence and will definitely return again.