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David, Ariel, and Celia at our annual summer block party.View of the cottage in spring.
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Berkeley Garden Cottage

David User Profile

Berkeley Garden Cottage

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the keypad.
Outstanding hospitality11 recent guests said this host offered outstanding hospitality.
Great communication100% of recent guests gave this host a 5-star rating for communication.

The garden cottage, as the name implies, is surrounded by lots of growing fruits, vegetables, and flowers. You have a lot of privacy in your own little eco-house (with a gray water system) in our quiet back yard. Now with a flush toilet! (Please be sure to read the description of the space and fees carefully!)


Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 couch

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with keypad


285 Reviews

Vu User Profile
July 2018
Great property! Will stay again!
Nicole User Profile
July 2018
David’s cottage is absolutely adorable!! I would not hesitate to recommend you to anyone! David was great at responding to my questions, greeted me at the door, gave me a quick tour and invited me to snack on the fruit in his garden. Great host, great place!!
Nick User Profile
June 2018
I came for a one-week writing conference I could not have wished for a better space. Clean, spacious, and thoughtfully designed, the residence is in an ideal location with a corner store that has everything needed for a good stay. David was responsive to my messages within minute…
Nancy User Profile
June 2018
David's place is quite unique: very light and spacious feeling, quiet with a nice sense of privacy, a well supplied kitchen, and comfy bed. The shower is low flow and slow to earn up but more than adequate. This is not a sparkling clean kind of place, but it has great charm and i…
Leslie User Profile
June 2018
Charming, colourful inside, and in the garden outside.
Amy User Profile
June 2018
This was a welcoming space with a kind, welcoming host. So nice to get to walk through green lush garden heading back to the cottage from the street. Comfortable and cozy; home away from home feeling. Nice to experience a very neighborhood feel, with convenient places to walk …
François User Profile
June 2018
This is a great place: it's quiet, independent, and conveniently located. The space has everything needed. David was responsive and welcoming.

Hosted by David

Berkeley, California, United StatesJoined in February 2013
David User Profile
289 Reviews
David is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I am an ESL and college writing teacher in the San Francisco Bay area with an artist wife who is now a librarian in the Oakland Public Library (go libraries!) and a 13 year-old daughter. We also have a fluffy yet hypoallergenic cat named Macaroon. My wife and I have done a lot …
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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