About This Listing
Beautifully remodeled apartment in a beautiful North Oakland neighborhood. You can walk everywhere: to public transit, great restaurants, bars and boutiques. Gourmet kitchen, plenty of light. You will love staying here and will want to come back.
Spacious 1 bedroom apartment (950 sq. feet) with fully upgraded modern kitchen in the great Rockridge location.
It is located on the quiet street off Claremont Ave with a little park right across the street. It is within walking distance to all the attractions of College Avenue as well as Temescal.
It has been completely renovated in 2012. And it is not someone else's home.
It is a spacious flat in a duplex with a large shared backyard.
The apartment is filled with light. It has one bedroom with a queen size bed facing the back yard with a redwood tree.
The kitchen is very modern upgraded with high-end appliances including a viking refrigerator, and gorgeous granite counters with a 4 person seating area. It is stacked with everything you need for comfortable stay: coffee machine, toaster, pans and pots, silverware, stemware, plates, spices.
The living room has a flat screen tv with apple tv (access to netflix, youtube, hulu, etc), formal dining room with a dining table with 4 chairs transitions into open plan kitchen. There is a queen size sleeper sofa bed in the living room for additional 2 guests.
Bathroom has a walk-in shower.
The back yard is shared with neighbors. There are patio chairs and a table in the back yard for your use. You can enter the back yard through the fence door on the side of the house.
There is a driveway where you can park your car as well as plenty of street parking nearby. The freeway is close by behind the park but you will barely hear it as windows have been upgraded in the both bedroom and kitchen.
Walk to College Avenue with numerous restaurants, coffee shops, gourmet groceries, Trader Joes and Safeway - all within about 10 minutes walking. In addition to College Avenue attractions you can walk to farmers market off Claremont Avenue on Sundays (10 minutes). Walk to a hip Temescal neighborhood with great restaurants and stores (10-15 minutes) and children's Frog park.
Light rail train Bart station to San Francisco is 10 minutes walking. The train will bring you to downtown San Francisco in less than 20 minutes. There is parking lot with Zipcar and CarShare cars next to the Bart station - great way to get a car only when you need it.
UC Berkeley campus is 10 minutes driving or 5 minute drive to California College of Arts.
Highway access is very close so you can get to San Francisco driving in less then 15 minutes if there is no traffic, it is literally just across the Bay Bridge.
Feel free to ask me about the area as I have been living here for 15 years and am loving it. There are many beautiful parks near by where you can hike and enjoy unbelievable views of the bay, bridges, San Francisco, Berkeley, hills.
Enjoy your stay in Rockridge! You will love it!
Please contact me if you need irregular check-in/check-out times or if you require less than 3 nights stay. If it is possible, you will be accommodated.
Please treat the property with the same respect that you would expect from your own house guests.
There are some rules below. Please follow those while staying on the property.
- Smoking is NOT allowed on the property.
- Pets are not permitted on the property
- No parties or large groups please, out of courtesy to our neighbors.
- Please keep the property and all furnishings in good order
- Please close the metal and front door gently courtesy to neighbors
- Please respect the quiet hours from 9pm to 7am.
- Housekeeping: There is no daily housekeeping service. Linens and bath towels are provided.
- Fireplace: Please DO NOT use the fireplace. It is not listed in the amenities and is NOT functional.
- People other than those in the Guest party set forth above may not stay overnight in the property. Any other person in the property is the sole responsibility of Guest.
- The Homeowners are not responsible for the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guest. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premise.
What a wonderful stay. Will for a lifetime have wonderful memories at this property celebrating my Jenny's graduation from Berkely and her 26th birthday. Was able to host a birthday lunch/celebration for the entire family. Then just enjoy down time with all our folks from across the country. 8 in all in a relaxing environment. Excellent kitchen to assist in preperations.
Loved the living room for the family to just embrace the moment.
walking distance to everywhere. Love this place.
Irina....thank you for such a wonderful experience.
Really awesome location. We were able to wheel over luggage from the near by Rockridge BART station. The neighborhood is amazing: great groceries, coffee shops, and little stores nearby. Allowed us to have a wonderful weekend exploring Oakland and Berkley.
One thing to note: The house is a duplex and so you'll need to be very thoughtful of keeping noise down. We had a few friends coming over for dinner and I was really worried about the arrangement as a result. If you're flying solo, you shouldn't have an issue. Just something to keep in mind.
Great apartment in Oakland, very comfortable, superbly located 10 or 15 min walk from a large grocery store, Safeway, and lots of wonderful specialty shops and restaurants in Rock Ridge, Coles' coffee shop, La Farine , one of SF area's finest bakeries, The Wood Tavern, excellent restaurant, The Ramen Shop, a fine noodle establishment which is very hard to get into, Yasai fruit and vegetable shop and lots more. Also only 10 or 15 min walk from the BART station, which means easy access to all of downtown San Francisco and easy access to SFO. If you want to drive to SFO, it is only 30 min away with good traffic.
The host was most welcoming, the apartment was spotlessly clean and very comfortable, much more relaxing than staying in a hotel. The presentation on line was a very good representation of the actual apartment. It was our first Airbnb experience and we will be coming back for more on our next trip.
Great place just as described. I didn't need to meet the host at all and it was super easy to check ourselves in. When my family arrived, everything was perfectly tidy.
Irina was very nice to let my family book last minute and I hope to have my family stay over again.
I would definitely recommend this to anyone interested in a comfortable location in the East Bay.
Irina is a great host. The apartment is all that it promises. It is well located, spacious, quiet and had everything we needed to make our stay comfortable.
There are excellent restaurants nearby and Trader Joe's and Market Hall provide for all daily shopping needs.
I wouldn't hestitate to recommend this home. With BART close by, It's much better than staying in San Francisco!
This was our first time using airbnb and it was just great.
The apartment was as even better in real life than it looked on-line.
Very clean, very comfortable, really nice neighborhood. Irina was
always available for our questions and very helpful. We will ask to stay there again next time we are in the Bay area.
About the Host, Irina
I am originally from Ukraine but have been living in the beautiful Bay Area in California for 15 years now.
I love music, travel, skiing and snowboarding, diving, kite surfing. I play traditional Japanese taiko drums. If it is a beautiful nature place I would like to visit it, if it is a fun sport I would like to try it.
Looking forward to new trips and new connections with air bnb help.
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