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2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Great location
90% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Self check-in
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Private and serene retreat among oak trees and boulders on a gorgeous sprawling estate in Berkeley’s Thousand Oaks neighborhood. Deck and outdoor fireplace with Bay, Golden Gate & SF city views.

Suitable for 2 overnight guests. Queen bed, waterfall shower, coffee maker, kettle, microwave, fridge and plates provided.


Wireless Internet
Laptop friendly workspace
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Common spaces
1 king bed

House Rules

Not suitable for children (2-12 years) and pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 12AM (midnight) and check out out by 11AM
Self check-in with keypad


70 Reviews

Mort User Profile
November 2018
This was a charming cottage tucked in a beautiful zen garden. Was the perfect place for my wife and I. Will definitely be back.
Matthew User Profile
October 2018
Beautiful place and easy to get in and out. A great option for anyone visiting the Bay Area.
Lance User Profile
October 2018
This guesthouse is great for privacy and getting away from and neighbors really as you are on an island by yourself in the backyard that is but without distraction of no TV or computers. Just you and your partner enjoying each other. Parking was easy right in front of property.
Whitney User Profile
September 2018
A tranquil spot. Filtered views of the SF Bay, and a very comfortable room and bath.
Candy User Profile
September 2018
Everything was great about the stay! Terry was a great host.
Frederick User Profile
September 2018
This cottage is a great getaway and a unique alternative to a boring corporate hotel. Tucked behind and above the main house on a hillside, you feel like you're in the country, even though you're close to all Berkeley has to offer. You might occasionally hear a train in the dis…
Terry User Profile
Response from Terry:
Thanks for your positive review, Frederick! We do hope you'll return someday.
September 2018
Kandi User Profile
September 2018
Terry’s place is an amazing location in the Berkeley hills and the views towards the bay are gorgeous in both the day and at evening. Highly recommend this spot and would stay again.

Hosted by Terry

Berkeley, California, United StatesJoined in August 2012
Terry User Profile
74 Reviews
Terry is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I'm a recent transplant from Richmond, VA to the Bay Area, and recently retired from UC Berkeley. Love outdoor adventure recreation, including whitewater kayaking , hiking, climbing and camping. I have lived overseas for more than 20 years, including Japan, Afghanistan, Burma an…
Languages: English, Français
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