Tropical Modern Bungalow in Oakland

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Entire residential home hosted by Mercedes

4 guests, 2 bedrooms, 2 beds, 1 bath
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Enjoy this quiet residential area-Upper "Dimond District" in a sunny house with a tropical vibe. Relax in the front garden, and at the rear deck and patio, perfect for dining. This is a family friendly house, and also great for couples, travelmates, and solo visitors. Easy walk to get groceries, do errands, and visit Dimond Park with play areas, picnic tables, pool, and tennis courts. Stay 31 days or longer to avoid the city Occupancy Tax. Super clean- scrubbed and disinfected each time.

The space
Owner-Architect designed home in the sunny Dimond District of Oakland, California.

ABOUT THE HOUSE
• Sunny and bright house with a patio and tropical garden in the front, and a deck and tropical garden at the rear. Hummingbirds, doves, and squirrels are frequent visitors.
• 1918 bungalow renovated to the latest "green building" standards so that all the finishes are non toxic.

OFF STREET PARKING
Driveway parking for one car

PETS NEGOTIABLE

KITCHEN/ DINING
- Fully stocked for preparing meals with All Clad stainless steel cookware, stainless steel knife set, cooking utensils, bakeware.. everything you need to make a snack or a gourmet meal
- High end cutlery (silverware), cloth napkins and tablecloths, candlesticks and candles, dishes, glasses, wine glasses, champagne glasses, and tea/coffee cups.
- 3 coffee makers: automatic, french press, and Bialetti
- Toaster, tea kettle, blender, microwave
- Gas stove/ oven and refrigerator with freezer

LAUNDRY
- Stackable washer dryer in the hallway near the bathroom
- European drying rack
- Iron and ironing board

HOME OFFICE
"Pocket Office" next to front Parlor with built in desk, bookshelves, outlets, office supplies, phone charger, and postcards.

TEMPERATURE AND HEAT
• The furnace gets the home toasty warm in the winter, and the tankless hot water heater allows for unlimited hot water
• Cool and comfortable in summer.. many operable windows that open to let in breezes

BEDROOMS
- Queen beds with all linens in each room
-  Each bedroom has an ample closet, dresser, 2 nightstands with lamps
- Third bed is a comfy fold out sofa bed in the Parlor- or- a folding foam futon (your choice)

CLEANING SUPPLIES
All cleaning supplies provided with vacuum, mop, broom, hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes.

ABOUT THE AREA
The Dimond District is a residential neighborhood in the Oakland "midlands", between the hills and the flatlands. Hiking trails are 5 minutes by car or bus
• 5 minute walk to shopping: Peets Coffee, Farmer Jo Grocery, La Farine French Bakery, banks, and restaurants.
• 5 minute walk to Dimond Park- kids playground, picnic, swimming pool, and
tennis courts
• 5 minute walk to public transportation: Bus to the Fruitvale Bart Station (underground subway), Trans-bay Bus to San Francisco, AC Transit buses to various parts of Oakland, and casual carpool to San Francisco
• Sequoia Elementary School is up the street at the corner

BIKE PARKING
Secure bike parking in the basement

STORAGE
A small area is set aside in the Basement for Guest Storage

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed

What this place offers

Kitchen
Wifi
Free driveway parking on premises – 1 space
43" HDTV with Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, Roku, Netflix, HBO Max
Free washer – In unit
Dryer
Bathtub
Private patio or balcony
Backyard
Security cameras on property

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Where you’ll be

Oakland, California, United States

Quiet residential street, within walking distance of shops in the "Dimond District" of Oakland and Dimond Park. Short drive or bike ride to the Oakland hills parks, including Roberts Regional Park for hiking and biking. Also close to the wonderful Lake Merritt for walking, biking, boating, and the Saturday Farmer's Market.

Hosted by Mercedes

Joined in August 2010
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I am an architect who loves to travel and to host visitors alike... I've lived and worked in the Middle East and Europe, and hosting gives me the chance to stay connected with the wider world... I enjoy the films at Berkeley's Pacific Film Archive, hearing live "world" music, walks around Lake Merritt and up in the Oakland hills, and day trips to the surrounding areas. I'm happy to help you with itinerary ideas and suggestions for sights and adventures in the region.
I am an architect who loves to travel and to host visitors alike... I've lived and worked in the Middle East and Europe, and hosting gives me the chance to stay connected with the…

Co-hosts

  • Sara

During your stay

You'll have complete independence. I live close by and can stop by at any time if needed.

Mercedes is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Languages: English, Français, Italiano
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House rules

Check-in: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Checkout: 12:00 PM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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