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Enchanted Lair -- South Berkeley (Ashby) BART

Deborah User Profile

Enchanted Lair -- South Berkeley (Ashby) BART

Private room in house
1 guest1 bedroom1 bed2.5 shared baths
1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
2.5 shared baths
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Great location
92% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

A beautiful, large, tranquil Victorian home & retreat-like setting in the South Berkeley area, only a few blocks from BART. Architecturally colorful & unique, very conveniently located near cafes, bakeries, and the celebrated Berkeley Bowl grocery.


Laptop-friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed



20 reviews
John User Profile
October 2019
Nice space in a great part of town!
Alex User Profile
September 2019
Great place!
Hanh User Profile
June 2019
Unique place for great value!
Reza User Profile
May 2019
This house has a heck of a lot of rules to follow. After booking she sent me a note and asked me to read the rules of her house. I went through the first few lines but they were so much that I skipped the rest. You DO NOT do that. Read all of them. I don't suggest this house…
Moyses User Profile
May 2019
Good place, nice and clean!! I liked!!!!
Jennifer User Profile
April 2019
From the initial communication, it was clear I was spending time in Deborah’s house. She didn’t merely ask for what she expected from me, she explained why. I find it so much easier to comply with requests when I know why.
Deborah User Profile
Response from Deborah:
I'm glad I could help you Jennifer. I'm generally able to quickly answer any questions guests have. In the interest of reducing the amount of reading prospective guests would need to do, I attempt to keep house rules info shorter by not including detailed explanations for the…
April 2019
Cass User Profile
April 2019
The house feels so peaceful and grounding upon entering, like I'd arrived at a sanctuary or a slice of the country in the city. I felt like I tapped into a deep sense of rest during my stay. The neighborhood is one of my favorite in Berkeley; it's easily accessible to other Bay…

Hosted by Deborah

California, CAJoined in March 2013
Deborah User Profile
603 Reviews
I have a passionate interest in cultivating the life of the soul of the human psyche. In the past I worked as a counselor and led a dream group. For many years, I have studied mythology and Jungian psychology, and practiced Active Imagination and dreamwork. I use Tarot as a…
Interaction with guests
I like to talk with guests when they arrive, but I am a pretty private person as well as someone needing large blocks of private time for creative projects, so after I get home from work I tend to spend time alone. I also am out a lot on weekends. I tend to chat with guests…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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South Berkeley, California

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 1:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
After 1:00 PM
11:00 AM

House Rules

You must also acknowledge
  • Pet(s) live on property
  • Security deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $350