Newly remodeled, sunny, quiet guest cottage with private kitchen and bath, private patio, and comfy queen-size bed in North Berkeley, very close to transit (BART and bus), UC Berkeley, and many cafés, markets, and restaurants.
Clean, modern guest cottage with private kitchen, bath and patio on a peaceful street in North Berkeley. There is a comfy queen-size bed, closet, desk/table and chairs, and reading chair. The bathroom has a large shower, and the kitchen has brand new appliances: stove/oven, refrigerator, and microwave.
The studio offers a quiet, safe, secure place from which you can tour the bay area on vacation, visit with family or friends, or relax after work or study. No pets are allowed.
The studio features wireless internet (Comcast) and a large flat screen TV with local channels.
I live in the adjacent house so this will be your private space. I have left some guide books and maps to help you find your way around if you are new to the area.
PLEASE LET ME KNOW if you have sensitive allergies or mobility issues. Also, there are no dark curtains over the windows, so eye shades may be needed to sleep during the daylight hours. The wireless internet is Comcast/Xfinity cable internet, which is the fastest internet available in Berkeley, and I have a high speed modem and router, but I have no control over the network speed or consistency. Also, please note AT&T mobile network does not work well in Berkeley.
Please read and understand the house rules.
If you have any question, please let me know.
•No unapproved guests
•ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING: There is a strict no smoking policy inside the garden suite or anywhere on the property. I am extremely allergic to cigarette smoke.
•Please CONSERVE WATER: California is going into its 5th year of severe drought. Please turn off the faucet when not in use (brushing teeth, washing dishes, etc.) and please take shorter showers if possible. The toilet is dual flush to conserve water as well.
•NOISE: This is a quiet neighborhood with good neighbors, so please be considerate of noise, especially between 10pm and 7am.
•CLEANING: Cleaning products are under the sink in the kitchen.
•BATHROOM: Please do not flush anything that is not toilet paper down the toilet.
•PARKING: Parking is not allowed in the driveway so that the neighbors can access their backyard. There is plenty of street parking, but pay attention to the street sweeping days (look at the signs on each side of the street).
•CHECK OUT: Please clean your dishes, take out the garbage (large cans in front of the garage door), and pull your sheets off the bed and pillow cases (you can leave the blankets) - thank you, this helps a lot!
I have lived in Northern California for most of my life and I love being active and outdoors. My most common activities are cycling, mountain biking, hiking and yoga. I look forward to sharing with my guests all of the wonderful things to do in my neighborhood and the Bay Area in general.