Peaceful Blue Bedroom in Berkeley

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Private room in bungalow hosted by Shira

2 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1 shared bath
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Comfortable room available in 2-BR home in a fabulous location close to San Francisco and the best of the East Bay. Share bathroom, kitchen, deck, yard and laundry room with Shira and Rumen, a hospitable couple in their early 50s who are international musicians/cultural workers. Couples welcome!

Our house is just steps from the wonderful Rudramandir Center, and we especially love hosting guests attending trainings and retreats there!

The space
Our house is filled with ethnic treasures from our travels around the world. Our passions for music and reading are evident in our musical instrument, book, and CD collections. We also love to cook and you'll find plenty of pots, pans, china, and spices in the kitchen and cookbooks in the library to inspire culinary creativity.

The house was built in 1919 and has many of its original craftsman-style details.

Our guest room amenities include:
-Comfortable double bed with quality bedding linens, great for solo travelers and cuddly couples
-bedside desk and chair with task lamp, a practical remote workstation
-strong, steady, and speedy Wifi (password provided)
-An armoire/closet where you can hang and store clothes and personal items and where you can find plenty of extra towels, blankets, etc.
-A comfortable reading chair and reading lamp
-Two yoga mats (if you like to stretch in the morning)
-Vornado space heater to warm up chilly nights

We also have a dedicated guests' refridgerator and kitchen cupboard where guests can store their personal food items.

Guests are free to help themselves to our wide selection of teas, coffees.

The wonderful and friendly Franklin Brothers neighborhood corner market is conveniently located just across the street. Here you can find fresh locally roasted coffee, pastries from the Hopkins Street Bakery, house-made soups, salads, and sandwiches, a thoughtfully curated selection of healthy groceries including wine, beer, and basic pharmaceuticals.

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What this place offers

Kitchen
Wifi
Free street parking
Washer
Dryer
Patio or balcony
Backyard
Hair dryer
Refrigerator
Microwave

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Where you’ll be

Berkeley, California, United States

West Berkeley is a fabulous neighborhood with everything from upscale shops and gourmet restaurants to down home mom-and-pop international markets and eateries. We're walking distance to fashionable 4th Street, Poet's Corner Shops, Aquatic Park, Berkeley Marina, The West Berkeley Bowl (the best produce selection and supermarket around!), many cafes, yoga and dance studios, art galleries and performances spaces. Easy access to San Francisco and UC Berkeley, Emeryville, Oakland, and the natural wonders of Marin and the Sonoma/Napa wine country.

Hosted by Shira

Joined in May 2013
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I am an international cultural worker, arts administrator, and musician. I have been living and working in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1987. My interests include traditional, classical, ethnic and contemporary music, art, design, architecture, history, cuisine, languages, film, spirituality, travel, reading, and much more. My husband, Rumen, is a multi-instrumentalist band leader and music teacher. Rumen was born and raised in Bulgaria and has been living in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2001. In addition to music, Rumen's interests include cooking, films, history, travel, soccer, and spending time with family and friends.
I am an international cultural worker, arts administrator, and musician. I have been living and working in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1987. My interests include traditional,…

During your stay

You'll be sharing the house with homeowners Shira and Rumen, both of whom are warm and friendly international musicians and cultural workers. As world travelers, we understand the need for a comfortable and safe home-away-from-home. We will respect your privacy, but are also available and happy to share a wealth of local tips and information and offer assistance as needed. We also welcome spontaneous conversations over a cup of tea, cappuccino, or Turkish coffee.
You'll be sharing the house with homeowners Shira and Rumen, both of whom are warm and friendly international musicians and cultural workers. As world travelers, we understand the…

Shira is a Superhost

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Things to know

House rules

Checkout: 11:00 AM
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $500

Cancellation policy