Private Claremont Cottage


Home Description

Claremont Resort comfort at a fraction of the price. Spacious, sunny studio in yard of elegant home. All amenities included. Newly renovated and filled with fresh new furnishings.
Short or long term. Perfect for people traveling on business, UC parents or alumni, tourists, and all others.
Our studio is brand new, light filled, charming, and upscale. We try to anticipate all of your needs.
Across from lovely park.

Most exclusive neighborhood in Berkeley. Cottage is tucked away in quiet verdant corner of yard. Ideal for one person, or two very close people!
Light flooded remodeled studio with private entrance; French doors, high ceiling with antique crystal chandelier, 2 skylights, hardwood floors.
Fully equipped kitchenette with granite counter, sink, roomy fridge. Peet's French Roast coffee maker, microwave, hot water kettle, dishes and cutlery, sea salt and pepper grinder, pots, pans, induction burner; all the utensils one needs for cooking.
Comfy Ikea couch/daybed has pull out trundle if needed. Studio is 14x20', with a large closet and a tiled bathroom with a great shower.
Sit comfortably at the desk or perch on a bar stool at the pub table as you browse your computer with high speed wireless internet.

Guest access:
Outdoor table and chairs in the verdant backyard provides a lovely setting to sip your morning coffee and browse your laptop.
Lovely field like park directly across the street, with ancient huge live oak tree, and bench on which to meditate or rest.

We only interact with guests as much as you would like; I'm available if you have questions. Otherwise I respect your complete privacy.

Getting around:
You may park in the driveway, or we can give you a visitor street parking permit hang tag.
Walk to campus, sport and cultural events.
A casual carpool pickup to downtown San Francisco is available during morning commute hours. Next to College Avenue Safeway, on Claremont Ave.

Public transportation:
Close to Rockridge BART (a nice walk) and downtown Berkeley BART. 20 minute BART ride to downtown SF.

Bus routes: #49 stops up the street on the main boulevard; infrequent and daytime hours only.
#51B is a 10-min-walk away; runs frequently, also in the evenings.
Connects to both BART stations.

Transbay bus "E" to downtown SF runs during commute hours. By Claremont Ave. and Tunnel Road.

Other things to note:
Organic local French Roast Peet's Coffee and tea are provided; a great way to start the day. Enjoy your hot drink along with granola bars, dried fruits and nuts, local artisan Scharffen Berger chocolates, and chilled Perrier water.
Our favorite locally crafted organic EO soaps in soothing scents help guests relax, along with cozy terrycloth robes and slippers.
Down comforters and pillows, as well as hypoallergenic down alternatives, provide a restful night's sleep.

The neighborhood:
Explore or jog past the mansions in the Claremont Court, Berkeley's most beautiful and exclusive, private, quiet neighborhood.
Walk everywhere! Including Claremont Resort and Spa, Peet's coffee, shopping, and gourmet bakery and restaurant on Domingo St., Elmwood shopping and restaurants.
Check out the famous Telegraph Avenue (epicenter of the Summer of Love) and the UC Campus.
Bay view jogging track and Claremont Canyon hiking trail with panoramic view, all in walking distance.



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