Spacious West Oakland Victorian, built in the late 19th century, with high ceilings, great natural light, a lovely yard & vintage furnishings. You'll have the house mostly to yourself - we stay in a back cottage and our studio is in the basement.
- close to West Oakland BART (10 min walk), Bus, freeway on-ramp for easy access to SF, a cafe & food coop
- amazing private yard with fruit trees, garden, deck, grill
- big kitchen with plenty of coffee & tea
- high ceilings, natural light, quirky vintage furnishings
- amazing private backyard with sun/shade, fruit trees, decks, grill, garden
- big kitchen with coffee, tea, and the essentials
If you smoke, please take it outside
Please take off shoes when staying inside.
Please limit use of fragrances.
1 bedroom with closet space
2 additional beds / couches
1.5 bathrooms, with tub/shower combo
kitchen with all the usual appliances and gadgets, gas stove
high 11-foot ceilings throughout
good natural light throughout
private backyard oasis full of fruit trees, garden, and birds
back deck with clear view of Summer sunsets, Oakland port cranes
large deck, covered and uncovered, mix of sun and shade
raised bed vegetable garden
many flowering and fragrant fruit trees
Weber propane grill
men’s mountain bike for you to use
note: we have a cat who is social and curious, and if this is a bonus for you, she can hang out with you! if you aren't into it, she can stay elsewhere during your visit!
Main floor of house and backyard.
See listing details. We can usually be here to orient you and help you get settled in the beginning, then stay out of your way! We're available by text/email at any point and are often on-site in our studio at the back of the yard if you need anything!
Loaner bike available!
There is not a television in the house.
ECO FEATURES (if you're into that sort of thing)
efficient low-flow toilet
laundry-to-landscape greywater system
clothesline for drying
efficient “European”-size fridge
super-efficient heater and air filtration
double-honeycomb insulating solar shades
No pets and no parties please!
And please try to limit the use of strong fragrances while you are here. (Or if you must use spray perfume or cologne, please apply outside.) Thanks!
Artist from Michigan now living in Oakland, CA. I run an art collective called FICTILIS and am a grad student at UC Santa Cruz. When I travel, I like to experience places on foot and try to see art whenever possible. I eat mostly veggies, can't have wheat, and love tea in any form.