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A quiet retreat in an amazing setting

A cozy cottage in a quite and serene setting replete with a babbling brook
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A cozy cottage in a quite and serene setting replete with a babbling brook
Relax in a cozy hammock as you take in the sound of the babbling creek below.
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Oakland, California
I am a professional landscape designer living on the property in a separate dwelling from the main house. Besides a natural creek that runs year round on the property I have extensively landscaped the property to highlight its natural setting. Natural stone pathways, stone benches and edibles replete this unique jewel hidden in the Oakland foothills.

An organic garden sits adjacent to the main house and deck that always has something delicious to offer guests. Not only is it a cozy retreat during the day but at night you'll be treated to a beautifully lighted garden making this more of a destination than a place to stay.

Though there are two bedrooms, one with a pair of bifold doors, the other with a locking door, you'll need to go thorough one corner of the smaller bedroom to get to the bathroom. However, there is a ceili...
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About the Owner, Keith S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2016
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 4 reviews and 1 property
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English first
Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 13 November 2017 for a stay in November 2017

Great location in safe quiet neighborhood with off street parking and easy access to 580 and 13. Amazing landscaping with beautiful deck views. Cottage is quaint but fully modernized and very comfortable. Owner Keith is very welcoming and gracious - we appreciated the nice bottle of Chardonnay, as well as the fruits and veggies from the garden. We travel frequently...

Management response:

Hi David, Thanks for taking the time to write a review and I appreciated having you wife here. I'll look forward to your return. Best, Keith


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Reviewed 6 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Laura L
Tipton, United States
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 for a stay in September 2016
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This is one of the best vacation rentals my family has ever stayed in. This was our first trip to the San Francisco/Oakland area, and we would definitely rent here again. The house was extremely clean, bright, full of fresh flowers, lots of little touches to make you comfortable. There are little things like spices in the kitchen, toiletries in...

Management response:

Hi Laura, Again it was a pleasure having you and your family stay at my cottage and I hope you'll have another opportunity to come for a return visit in the not to distant future! Best regards, Keith


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  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Secure Parking
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
I live in a mostly very quite residential neighborhood in the foothills of Oakland. I ask that my quests keep noise volumes down when you are here, particularly when outside...
    1 Full bath
    2 Kings
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  • Damage Deposit: $454 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: $104 / stay - Fee
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