Elmwood Place is a 1908 prominent landmark on a quiet and friendly residential cul-de-sac in the historic Elmwood District and only two blocks from the hub of College and Telegraph Avenues. A large turn-of-the-century imposing Colonial Revivial home, this is one of Berkeley's grand old dames, an original period residence with wonderful architectural detail, and ideally located just blocks from everything - yet away from it all in a quiet sleepy neighborhood of tree-lined streets and beautiful brown-shingled homes. Replete with period details, such as coved celings, built-ins, and many windows, it is full of light, spacious and luxuriously appointed.
You can walk to the University of California at Berkeley (CAL) campus form here (nine blocks) or bike as many do. Bay Area Rapid Transit / Rockridge BART is only ten blocks away on an all flat terrain. Quiet and away from it all in a secluded Cul-de-sac in a prime location, it is only two blocks away from the bustling activity of this university town, as well as great hiking, outdoor pursuits such as swimming, golf, hiking, water sports and much more.
Elmwood Place comprises the entire second floor of a large Edwardian duplex and it has a separate entrance from the other duplex unit. It is approximately (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) square feet in size and has large spacious light-filled rooms. There is a new cook's stainless steel gas range, and fully equipped kitchen and a full sized washer and dryer.
here is a private sheltered deck with westerly views off of the west-facing dining and living rooms. The property has direct TV and WIFI, and many child-friendly amenities such as portable cribs if needed, stroller and highchair available upon request, and books etc. For larger gatherings such as weddings or family reunions, the second half of the duplex (also approximately 1900 square feet) may be available if you are planning well in advance.
Fully furnished and ready to move into with all bedding, and kitchen completely outfitted. Hi speed Internet and wireless access included.
Parents will appreciate the two children’s parks and library one block away, the movie theatre and restaurants three blocks away, and downtown Berkeley is accessible by bus or bike. There is a crib and bedding available if needed, as well as toddler beds, additional air beds, kids bathtub, kids toys, books, puzzles, and more.
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About the location:
Two blocks from both College and Telegraph Avenues, where you will find fine dining, ethnic restaurants, bookstores, theatre, Berkeley's university campus, and more. Walk to Telegraph Avenue, Whole Foods, parks or stroll along College Avenue, from the town of Rockridge at one end, and the California College of Art, to the University of California of Berkeley (CAL/UCB) at the other end.
Elmwood is Berkeley at its best where sidewalks are abuzz with life and things to do. The entire stretch of College Avenue is lined with restaurants and places to shop. The local theatre is just two blocks away and right in the center of it all. San Francisco is only 8 miles away and easily accessible by BART which is only 10 blocks away! Monterey and Carmel are approximately a 2 hour drive and the wine country, Napa Valley and Sonoma are only about an hour's drive.
Elmwood is one of Berkeley's most loved neighborhoods where family pot-luck dinners are common on front lawns throughout summer, tree-lined streets are teeming with kids on bicycles, neighbors gather on front porches and street corners, and history and brown shingle homes abound!
This is an ideal location, in an excellent residential neighborhood, with many young families and CAL students and professors - and it has the best of everything, a 97 Walkscore, flat terrain, quiet location, yet just a couple of blocks to all that Berkeley has to offer, from College Avene, to the CAL campus and close proximity to BART to get elsewhere. You will not need a car here!