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Eco-friendly! Room in North Oakland
Eco-friendly! Room in North Oakland
1 voyageur
1 chambre
1 lit
1 salle de bain
1 voyageur
1 chambre
1 lit
1 salle de bain
Veuillez entrer le nombre d'adultes.
Veuillez entrer le nombre d'enfants.
De 2 à 12 ans
Veuillez entrer le nombre de bébés.
- de 2 ans
1 voyageur au maximum. Les bébés ne sont pas pris en compte dans le nombre de voyageurs.
Vous ne serez débité que si vous confirmez

My house is lovely and I will provide you with a clean, eco-friendly, safe place to stay while you are visiting Oakland. I'm open to everyone; safe space.

Send an inquiry rather than a booking request, so my calendar isn't blocked. Trust me on this, friendly inquiries get way more bookings than outright requests. Write as if you are asking to stay in someone's home rather than a hotel. I only host guests who demonstrate good communication skills.

Le logement

This is a spacious, sunny, single-family, two-bedroom, one bath, home in North Oakland right by Berkeley, which means it is about equidistant from downtown Berkeley, Rockridge, Temescal, and Emeryville (I walk to these places all the time), with easy public transportation access to downtown Oakland and to San Francisco. It is a 1923 split-level California Bungalow, but is not drafty and damp like so many of them.

Your private bedroom has a queen size bed, closet with a dresser, desk and chair, and night stand.

I have a greywater system from the shower and laundry and rainwater catchment for my vegetable and fruit tree garden (you won't notice any of these things unless you are looking for them). I compost and recycle and have very energy efficient appliances. It is all very seamless and you won't even notice.

Accès des voyageurs

You have access to the whole house, including a very comfy couch to watch your netflix shows (you can use my account) on a flat-screen T.V. I expect you to use my kitchen as much as you would like (I am vegetarian but do not maintain a strictly vegetarian kitchen; in other words, cook what you would like). I don't have a microwave.

The bird-filled backyard features a fire-pit - I can make a backyard campfire happen upon prior arrangement - and I have a bbq grill and a outdoor propane grill you can use. These items are not generally set-up during the winter.

Échanges avec les voyageurs

I am at work all day but often home on the evening and weekends, and always available to help you with local advice and decision making - I've been here for 25 years! Weekends especially I am often home trying to catch-up on garden work.

The cat is one of the softest you will meet and is very friendly if he thinks there might be a lap involved. He doesn't go in the guest bedroom. He is outdoors a most of the time so I don't think the house is very allergenic.

I am a good communicator and I expect all my guests to be as well.

Autres remarques

I only accept requests from those who have provided verification, a photo, and tell me why they are visiting. No third-party reservations or from anyone who hasn't demonstrated good communication skills. Priority goes to people on a mission: visiting the East Bay, here for work, school, activism, or love, are on a bike tour, or have some compelling/unusual story.

I'm flexible. Want to have friends over? Need a longer stay? Need a place to leave some stuff while you go on an out-of-town excursion? Let's just communicate with each other and work it out.

I almost never book more than a couple weeks with someone I haven't met yet, but you are welcome to ask; if we agree to a month-long stay, we can negotiate a price.

Internet sans fil
Espace de travail pour ordinateur portable

Frais de ménage 18 €
Caution 131 €
Communiquez toujours via Airbnb
Pour protéger votre paiement, ne transférez jamais d'argent et n'établissez pas de contact en dehors du site ou de l'application Airbnb.
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Chambre 1
1 lit queen size

Règlement intérieur
Non fumeur
Ne convient pas aux animaux
Pas de fête ni de soirée
Ne convient pas aux enfants (0-12 ans)
L'entrée dans les lieux se fait à partir de 16:00
Départ avant 12:00

Please, no cigarette smokers, cat haters, or haters in general.
Write a friendly introductory message.
Try to be environmentally conscious (non-pedantic advice provided as needed).
If I'm drinking, you're drinking. Kidding!
(But seriously, this is not a party house, by either host or guests. Thanks.)

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Le logement comprend des marches ou escaliers - Stairs leading to front door.
Présence d'animaux de compagnie sur place - One cat.
Pas d'espace de stationnement sur place - Street parking with street sweeping twice per month, as posted.


Dispositif de sécurité
Détecteur de fumée
Détecteur de monoxyde de carbone
Kit de premiers secours
Porte de la chambre avec verrou

Séjour de 1 nuit minimum

64 commentaires

Profil utilisateur de Samy
juin 2017
Very good accommodation. Jon is cool and I had nice discussion with him. Thank you Jon for your help.

Profil utilisateur de Suzanne
mars 2015
I rented the extra room in Jon's house for one week when I was visiting labs in Berkeley. The house is in North Oakland, 12minutes waling from the Ashby BART station, reaching UCB campus is easily done in 30 minutes. Jon's house is great, there is a garden with a vegetable patch, the eco friendly atmosphere suited me really well and I felt completely at home. The bed is comfortable and the room is facing west so it has plenty of sun in the afternoon.

Profil utilisateur de Christi
août 2017
My stay at Jon's place was great! He was a friendly and gracious host and the room was clean and comfortable. Also, the neighborhood was quiet and within walking distance to the Bart. If I'm ever in the area, I'd love to stay again!

Profil utilisateur de Ope
juillet 2017
Jon is a great host! Very attentive. Made for a lovely stay

Profil utilisateur de Henrik
juillet 2017
Jon's place is value for money. Compared to a down town Airbnb or hotel it's half price. Expect a 20-30 minute commute to down town San Francisco. Jon is also good for a chat about the local area etc. and a really down to earth person.

Profil utilisateur de Angel
juillet 2017
I totally recommend this place. Jon is a great host and made my stay very pleasant and enjoyable. I will definitely recommend this place.

Profil utilisateur de Nkosi
juillet 2017
Jon, was a great host: communicative and helpful. The neighborhood is very peaceful and within walking distance to the Ashby Bart stop, 30 minutes to downtown. He is directly in between downtown Oakland and Berkley. Easy direct transportation to each, but with none of the hustle and bustle of either. Both are a little more than a mile away, so while walkable you will be tired if you walk there and around the cities. The house is lovely and Jon lives his eco-friendly values. I had a great stay.

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Oakland, Californie, États-UnisMembre depuis janvier 2014
Profil utilisateur de Jon

I work at a public natural resource agency that is a water/wastewater utility. I've been an analyst for several of our high-profile programs. I also am involved in environmental projects around town.
I put effort into making my house nice and eco-friendly, and enjoy puttering around in my garden.

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