A very private tranquil healing space, full of interesting details, an ultra comfortable bed, lovely books and the sound of birds in the morning. The shower looks up to the eucalytus trees , open the door onto your private entry patio. Enjoy !!!
A special retreat-like setting; private and detatched, newly renovated cottage. Easy parking and street level entry into your own lovely courtyard. Inside, large windows look onto a red plum tree and hills in the distance.
The main room has a very comfortable queen size bed with fine linens and down pillows and comforter, a beautiful travertine covered gas fireplace with lit sculpture niche, a sheepskin rug, totally controllable lighting dimmers, and top down - bottom up shades. The bathroom is unique and artistic. A number of people who've stayed with us have named this serene space, "The Sanctuary".
We provide filtered water, breakfast breads and cereals,on request, fruit, coffee and tea in the room. There is a small refrigerator and toaster an induction cook-top for light cooking, and a outdoor 2 burner propane BBQ, which in our climate sees service from March- October and on warm days in the winter too .
We are minutes from Montclair Village, close to downtown Oakland, Berkeley, and the Berkeley campus.
Please note, a $40 cleaning fee is charged for each stay.
The property is strictly non-smoking
We welcome you and we know you'll enjoy your stay here.
Here are some comments from our guest book
"loved staying up here in the hills. . ...delightful place to wake up in the morning"
" Your place is so peaceful. Thank you, everything was just wonderful."
( From a guest who proposed to his girlfriend in the sanctuary. She said Yes!! ) "What a beautiful place to spend a special night. It couldn't have been more lovely . So serene. "
" We enjoyed our stay immensely . The setting and privacy was perfect for a romantic night and morning ."
(And from a friend -)" thank you for opening your home to allow us to be filled by the peace ,beauty and inspiration of this magical abode ."
Zugang für Gäste
Through a private courtyard with seating for 4 and an oudoor bbq
Interaktion mit Gästen
We are delighted to help visiting guests explore this area , which we love deeply. Please let us know if we can help in any way, otherwise we respect your privacy, just checking in with you as seems appropriate, to check that you have everything you need .
Weitere wichtige Infos
Lately we've had some owls in the evening, and the occasional red tail hawk.
The room is very unique with lots of creative details by Ted a long time stone artist. Teds" home recorded CD of bansuri ( Indian flute) music is always always by the cd player . Hope you enjoy it .
Strictly non smoking , 2 guests maximum. We ask that you please remove your shoes in room with the sheepskin rug. Have a great time. Sorry pet-wise we can only accept only lap dogs with short hair. Kid- wise the gas fireplace has a glass face that gets hot when its being used .
We are a couple of happily transplanted New Yorkers who love the abundant nature and culture of the bay area. We share a love of art and the spiritual path, Stefanie adds yoga and fashion,
Ted, architecture and music .
Our motto is all religions are one.
Favorite travel destinations, Italy and India