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Gorgeous 5-BR, 2-BA, Walk to Campus

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    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
    Rent Homestay By The Bay's lovely, clean & organized 1908 historic American home with 5 furnished guest rooms, 9 beds, 2 large updated bathrooms, a formal dining room, a comfortable living room with a mix of antiques and loungy furniture, a large well-equipped chef's kitchen, a front porch, and pretty yards. I've poured my heart into making this place a perfect home away from home for travelers, with the unique and special feeling of an old-style country inn.

    At the end of a long day of adventures, you'll snuggle into our plush down comforters and sink luxuriously into a generous bounty of goose feather and down pillows (down alternatives available by request). Whole house heating will keep you comfy and cozy, but if you catch a chill, you'll find extra blankets a...
  • Amenities & details
    • Blender
    • Books
    • Central Heating
    • Dishwasher
    • DVD Player
    • Freezer
    • Garden or Yard
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Housekeeping Optional
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Paper Towels Provided
    • Parking
    • Porch
    • Refrigerator
    • Safe
    • Satellite TV
    • Soap/Shampoo Provided
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Telephone
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • VCR
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Listing #FK550725 by: FlipKey
  • Rates

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      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
    Default - - 3 nights
    Summer May 1, 2014 Aug 31, 2014 3 nights
    Fall Sep 1, 2014 Nov 24, 2014 3 nights
    Thanksgiving Nov 25, 2014 Nov 30, 2014 3 nights
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    • Clipper Card: $35 / stay - Other
    • Street parking pass: $15 / day - Other
    • Tax rate: 13.0% of rental - Tax
    • Cleaning fee: $150 / stay - Cleaning Fee
    • Airport Pickup/Drop-off: $90 / stay - Other
    • Bike Rental: $25 / day - Other
    • Camping Gear Rental: $50 / day - Other
    • Event Impact Fee: $100 / day - Other
    • Maid Service: $100 / day - Other
    • Damage deposit: $725 / stay - Deposit
    • Beach Gear Rental: $25 / day - Other
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Additional services available by advance arrangement (1 week ahead):
    - Event Impact Fee: $100 per event (limit of 10 visitors in addition to registered guests, fee covers additional impacts on house, appliances, supplies, utilities, neighborhood, risk, etc).
    - Maid service: $100/day (linen & towel changes, tidying up, bathroom & kitchen clean, sweep & vacuum)
    - Bike Rental: $25/day (adult & child, cheap, lightweight, 18-21 speed, hybrid town cruisers, not for rugged mountain-biking).
    - Beach Gear Rental: $25/day (2-4 beach towels, soft or hardshell cooler, carryall bag, frisbee, sunglasses, sunscreen, pail & toys optional).
    - Camping Gear Rental: $50/day (2-person tent, 2 sleeping bags, 2 daypacks or trail packs, misc accessories.) Double price for 4 person gear set.
    - Airport pickup/drop-off: $90 per trip (up to 3 people + luggage)
    - Clipper card (all transit pass): $35 (pre-loaded with $20 transit fare, $3 cost of card, $12 convenience fee)
    - Street par...
  • Property location
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    Additional Location Information
    Homestay By The Bay's Derby Creek Guesthouse is located in a lovely Elmwood neighborhood is just a short, 10-15 minute walk south of UC Berkeley. This is a safe walking neighborhood replete with unique shops, quality restaurants, and cultural opportunities. Elmwood has its own movie theater, live theater playhouse (the Julia Morgan Theater), grocery, banks, post office, parks, and more. Walk to the nearby Shattuck Ave and Telegraph Ave theaters, restaurants, and shops, as well. A bus stops one block from the guesthouse, which can take you to the downtown Berkeley BART station (metro train) in just a few minutes. San Francisco is just 10 miles away, roughly 20-30 minutes by car or train. The Berkeley Marina is just a 15 minute drive away, and offers sailing, picnics, restaurants, and lots of space for kids to play and fly kites at Caesar Chavez Park.
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Chico, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago for a stay in September 2012

My company hosted its launch party and retreat at Derby Creek Guesthouse and we couldn't have been happier with the accommodations. This is a first class vacation rental, far and away better appointed and more luxuriously comfortable than any vacation rental I've used in the past. The house is extraordinary: a fully restored Craftsman with the highest quality contemporary upgrades in both the kitchen and its large, immaculate bathrooms. The living areas were spacious enough for our 10-person meetings and our evening banquet and late morning brunch. Amy arranged catering for us by two local chefs who were trained in natural cooking (per our request) and the meals they served were top notch (and affordable)! The rooms were gorgeously decorated in nature themes with antiques suited to the era the house was built (early 1900's). The beds were great: firm, but with memory foam toppers, down bedding, and plenty of extra blankets. Every room has a desk, strong wi-fi, and optional wired... more

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Listed since : May 2013
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