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Central Berkeley Modern House // Walk to UC (Cal), Downtown, Dining, Transport

#413595 · Vacation Rental in , ,

2 Bedrooms
5 guests
1 Full Bathroom
Vacation Rental

Property Description

Short-term Fully Furnished 2BR/1BA Rental Home - Central Berkeley

2BR/1BA Renovated Luxury Home

Perfect as a Short-Term Rental - Everything Included: No need to pay for anything else

More Info with Pictures on web site (see link below) or type Berkeley McGee House into any search engine.


** Fully remodeled and furnished 2 bedroom / 1 bath house

** fully stocked kitchen (with dishwasher)

** 40' Sony Google HD TV (with Netflix unlimited streaming subscription included - plus a DVD/CD player on a surround sound stereo system)

** broadband internet (wifi)

** organic cotton linens

** phone (free long distance and voice mail)

** washer and dryer

** quiet tree lined street

** private fenced-in backyard

** hard wood floors

** lots of southern light

** 7 blocks to UC Berkeley campus and 6 blocks to downtown Berkeley (very easy walk)

** tons of restaurant, movie, theatre, and entertainment options


  • 7 blocks from UC Berkeley and Downtown Berkeley (near MLK and Bancroft). Very easy walk.

  • Perfect for short-term rental (see below in pricing for details) - No need to setup and pay utilities or to buy furnishings: everything is included.

  • Fully remodeled house - quiet tree lined street - private fenced-in backyard (other duplex unit has it’s own separate backyard).

  • 2 bedrooms (2BR) – one full bathroom (tiled floor) with tub and shower (1BA).

  • Hard wood floors - fireplace - no apartment above unit - only one common wall - lots of southern light - furnace for heat (separate WisperWarm heating in bathroom).

  • All utilities at no extra cost: internet (as above), Netflix on TV, phone service (unlimited calls to US and Canada numbers - incoming calls - voice mail), and of course all basic utilities as well: electricity, natural gas/heat, water, and trash service.

  • Bedding and linens included: all sheets and towels are 100% organic cotton

  • Fully furnished: Washer/Dryer (W/D), all kitchen equipment (pots and pans, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker, dishwasher), sofa, tables, chairs, beds, TV, etc..

  • Perfect for visiting Cal faculty (10 minute walk to campus), or as a corporate apartment rental, or as a vacation rental. Great alternative to a hotel. Accommodates up to 5 persons.


  • 7 blocks from University of California at Berkeley (Cal) campus (10 minute walk - about 1/2 mile).

  • 6 blocks from Downtown Berkeley BART station and all downtown amenities (restaurants, shops, cinemas, banks, library, buses).

  • 25 minute ride on the BART to Downtown San Francisco.

  • 4 blocks from large grocery store.

  • Close to everything, but a very quiet residential neighborhood.

  • Very easy access to highway I-80.

  • 10 minute drive to downtown Oakland or Emeryville.

  • One block to Berkeley’s Bike network.

AVAILABLE: Year Round (See availability calendar on web site listed below) (see below for minimum booking fee)

LOCATION: McGee Ave at Bancroft Way; Berkeley, CA 94703 (see location/directions on web page listed below)

CONTACT: To get details on the unit, contact Mark Foy: Mark's e-mail: [see link]

More info about the condo with pictures: see specific web site: which is vitalita dot com slash rental (or type Berkeley McGee Rental House into any search engine)

Directions: From I-80 and the University Ave exit, go east on University for about 1.5 miles. Turn right at McGee Ave (about 3 blocks after Sacramento). Go two and a half blocks (between Allston Way and Bancroft Way).

Keywords: House, Condo, Townhome, Duplex, Bungalow, Flat

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House Rules

Check In Time: 16:00
Check Out Time: 10:00
Max occupancy: 5

Sleeping Arrangements

Common Space
Bed types not specified
Bedroom 1
1 Queen Bed
Bedroom 2
1 Double


Rate Name Nightly Weekend Weekly Monthly
Default Rate
90 Nights Minimum
$100 CAD - - -
07/18/17 - 08/01/18
14 Nights Minimum
$268 CAD - - -
01/05/18 - 01/05/21
90 Nights Minimum
$150 CAD - - -



DVD Player


Heated Pool


Tennis Court


Spa Services
Restaurant On Site
Gym / Fitness Centre

Availability Calendar

January 2018

  • Unavailable
  • Check In Available
  • Check Out Available
Availability last updated Jan 06, 2018
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16 Reviews

Overall Rating

Great house with unbeatable location in central Berkeley

I stayed in this rental with for a full year. Perfect location: close to downtown and all amenities, but very quiet block. Owner is attentive, highly responsive & scrupulous. Quick walk to BART & buses. Just a few blocks away from the Saturday Farmers' Market (best in the area). Walking distance to supermarket, drugstore and a host of excel... Read More

September 2013

Worked out like home away from home

We spent three weeks at Mc Gee House in August 2012 to drop our son at Berkeley University. While we had booked to stay at hotels we changed our bookings to McGee house which was fortunately available during the exact dates we required. McGee house turned out to be better than what we anticipated through pictures on the website. It is located in a... Read More

September 2012

We chose wisely!

We spent a great week at this cozy vacation property. It is far enough from the busy main streets to be quiet and relaxing, but close enough not to be isolated. The house itself is exactly as advertised, clean and well-equipped with almost all the items we would have at home. Mark has provided a printed FAQ for everything - parking, instruction ma... Read More

April 2012

Parents visit from Paris, France

I was looking for the perfect place for my parents who were visiting from Paris, France when i found the house on McGee. I (neither my parents) were disappointed. the house on Mcgee is THE place you want to have for relatives you care about that are visiting the region. Thank you Mark! Michael Mrejen

April 2012

Wonderful stay at the McGee House!

We had a great stay this week at the McGee House! The house is comfortable and quaint, and had everything we needed for our stay! The kitchen was well stocked, the beds were comfortable and we loved having the washer/dryer for our use (especially with two young kids). The house is very centrally located, close to restaurants, UC Berkeley, etc. W... Read More

January 2012

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