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The table can sit four people comfortably, and the full kitchen is easy and convenient to prepare meals. The fully stocked kitchen makes preparing meals a breeze.
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Charming & Serene Garden Retreat

Elka User Profile

Charming & Serene Garden Retreat

Relax and rejuvenate in this dreamy garden level getaway tucked into the Berkeley Hills. Private yet close to amenities, some favorite guest features include the spacious deck and serene bedroom, as well high speed wifi, and Apple TV.


Cable TV
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM


38 Reviews

Nisha User Profile
August 2016
We had a pleasant stay in the quiet and tranquill neighbourhood. Hosts were very helpful in attending to any queries we had. Plenty of condiments, pots and pans in kitchen to prepare meals. Sofa bed and master bedroom were comfortable for 4 adults.Though the stains on sofa bother…
Evie User Profile
January 2018
The host canceled this reservation 128 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
Whitney User Profile
November 2017
This is my favorite little gem in the Berkeley Hills. I stay here every time I'm in the Bay Area not just because I love Elka's place, but also because she and her family are so warm and welcoming. The space is always incredibly clean and has everything you could possibly need.
Quinten User Profile
September 2017
My and my girlfriend stayed here for about 2 months. The apartment itself is really nice and looks just like it does in the pictures. We loved the decor and there were lots of personal touches that made it feel very homey. The balcony was also great. The hosts Elka and Peter w…
Elise User Profile
July 2017
Elka's place was very spacious and clean, and the large deck with a hammock and table, was very sweet. Elka was very nice and very responsive. We would definitely stay here again.
Cassandra User Profile
June 2017
Even as a local, this spot in the hills felt worlds away from city life (though it's close if you want it!) and made for a perfect retreat. The patio overlooking the garden is perfect for sunny lunches or and the bedroom has a great view for watching the fog roll in at night. Env…
L User Profile
June 2017
This home is nestled up in the hills of Berkely and was not too hard to get to. It has a lot of charm and character. We loved hanging out on the deck and enjoying the beautiful view and garden. The kitchen was well stocked with the necessities to prepare meals. Both beds were r…

Hosted by Elka

Berkeley, California, United StatesJoined in February 2009
Elka User Profile
45 Reviews
We're a fun-loving, adventurous couple with an eight-year-old who love to travel, whether it's on our own two feet with backpacks on our backs in a national forest or in a favorite friend's house for Jazzfest in New Orleans. Fun, mellow, and kind of homebody-ish when in our actu…
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