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Walk to trendy Temescal & College Ave - 2+ BD
Walk to trendy Temescal & College Ave - 2+ BD

Entire home/flat

6 Guests

2 Bedrooms

2 Beds

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Please set the number of children.
Ages 2 - 12
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Under 2
6 guests maximum. Infants don’t count toward the number of guests.
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About this listing

Close to Burma Superstar, Doña Tomas, A16 and BART, our this apartment is perfect for people re-locating who want a slightly extended stay to explore the area.

This is completely separate apartment in the lower level of a beautiful Craftsman home. It has its own private entrance. There is a lovely shared courtyard with outdoor seating. Plenty of street parking is generally available.

Please note that the ceilings are a bit low in this apartment. It may not be ideal for taller guests.

The space
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Check In: 4PM - 9PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/flat


Extra people: £40 / night after 4 guests
Cleaning Fee: £77
Security Deposit: £403
Weekly Discount: 5%
Weekend Price: £125 / night
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The space

This is a completely private and fully furnished home that has recently been renovated with new paint, carpeting, countertops and more.

Our fully equipped kitchen has a refrigerator, gas range, microwave, and ample cabinet space. The dining area seats six comfortably.

There are two private bedrooms, one with a queen sized bed and bedding, large closet and chest of drawers. The second has a full-sized bed with bedding, a closet and small set of drawers. The living room has a flat screen TV, ample seating and a sleeper sofa that pulls out into a full sized bed with bedding.

There is also a private bathroom with a shower and tub.

We also provide the following:
linens, bedding, towels, kitchen supplies, iron, ironing board, soap, shampoo and conditioner, coffee and tea.

Please note - there is absolutely no smoking anywhere on the property, inside or out. Thank you.

Guest access

The entire apartment is yours with its own private entrance. There is a lovely courtyard with outdoor seating.

There is plenty of street parking in front of the house.

Interaction with guests

The owner of the property lives above the apartment. You may, on occasion hear footsteps or the barking of their small dog. Fortunately, he never barks during sleeping hours.

I am often available to greet you upon arrival and am reachable by text from 7:30am to 10pm.

The neighbourhood

The fun and popular Rockridge and Temescal neighborhoods are some of the best in Oakland. The apartment is centrally located just a couple blocks in either direction to these highly walkable neighborhoods found on College, Claremont and Telegraph Avenues. You will be delighted to find an abundance of coffee houses, markets, cafes, pubs, boutiques, parks, playgrounds and more.

We are 2.5 miles to the UC Berkeley campus and a few blocks from CCA. Trader Joe's and Whole Foods are very close by. We are also very close to other great neighborhoods such as Piedmont, Lake Merritt and Montclair The lovely hills and redwood forest are just a fifteen minute drive away.

Getting around

Just a couple of blocks to the bus lines and 6 blocks to the Rockridge BART station. A 20 minute BART ride finds you in San Francisco.

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.

Other things to note

Please note that the ceilings are low. It may not be the best property for taller guests.

Parties are absolutely not permitted and quiet hours are from 10pm to 7am.

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 4PM - 9PM

- Reservations are for use of the beds in the two bedrooms. Regardless of the number in the party, guests using the sleep sofa will be charged the $50. additional guest fee.

- There is absolutely NO smoking anywhere on the property, inside or out. Please make sure that everyone in your party is aware of this. Thank you.

- Laundry is available for use on Sundays before 8pm for bookings of 8+ days.

- Please remove shoes at the door. Please wear socks or slippers only in the apartment.

- Please keep the front gate closed.

- Quiet time after 10pm, please.

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs - There is a short flight of stairs down to the apartment.
Potential for noise - There is a home above this apartment. You will hear muffled noise at times.
Pet(s) live on property - A small dog lives upstairs.



Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

40 Reviews

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Arnold User Profile
June 2017
A lovely stay was had by all, we'd definitely stay here on a return visit to the bay. Thank you so much!

Manik User Profile
June 2017
great place for out of town visitors!

Leah User Profile
June 2017
I stayed here with friends during a friend's wedding weekend in Berkeley/Oakland. The place was super clean and quiet -- really perfect for our quick stay.

Daniela User Profile
May 2017
We really enjoyed out stay at Sharon's! It's an extremely comfortable, large, clean place with a super nice host. She was super helpful since the beginning. We would totally recommend it and stay there again!

Bill User Profile
May 2017
Comfortable, clean, private, attractive, great location,lovely patio, good value. We'll be back!

Katie User Profile
May 2017
Great place. Apt is spacious, homey, and quiet. Excellent value.

Ashwin User Profile
May 2017
Great Place to stay. Sharon was there to greet me and show me the place. She was available via text 24x7. Will return to this place when I visit Oakland.

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Oakland, California, United States · Joined in January 2013
Sharon User Profile

founder/designer - With Meraki - raw luxe leather handbags and accessories made with soul, love and creativity.

Originally from Ohio, I moved to the Bay Area from New York in 2000. In addition to design work, my first career was doing voiceover. I still record the occasional commercial and audiobook.

My Spanish is terrible but good enough that I can help you with basics, if needed.

Response rate: 100%
(past 30 days)
Response time: within an hour

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