The living room where the sofa bed is (during the day).Enjoy a lovely meal in the kitchen.
OverEasy - Cozy Centrally-Located Apartment
OverEasy - Cozy Centrally-Located Apartment
5 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 bath
5 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 bath
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ALL WELCOME HERE. OverEasy warmly invites you to relax within its cozy walls or simply use it as an inexpensive landing spot while you visit schools, vacation, taste wine, and more in Berkeley, San Francisco, Napa, and beyond.

**Standing air purifier in unit.**

Enjoy the full kitchen, ample street parking, wi-fi, Netflix, 40" screen TV, tea/coffee/light breakfast, and memory foam mattresses in this ground floor apartment.

All races, genders, ages, and orientations are welcome at OverEasy.

The space

CENTRAL LOCATION:
*10 minutes' drive to UC Berkeley
*1 mile from Ashby BART (takes approx 24 minutes on the train to get into downtown SF)
*1 mile from Emeryville Amtrak
*SFO is 22 miles away; 55 minutes by BART
*OAK is 13 miles away; 33 minutes by BART.

OVERVIEW:
A bit scruffy on the outside, but light-filled and cozy on the inside. OverEasy is the 650 sq ft (60 meters squared) bottom unit of SunnySideUp (a 1908 craftsman bungalow). It has private entrances and a lockbox for 24-hour entry.

PARKING:
Tons of free street parking! Easy to find a spot within a one block radius when coming home late at night. Please note signs for street cleaning.

BEDS:
Living room - full-sized sofa bed with a new 4" memory foam sofa bed mattress - some love sofa beds; others don't. Mattress is 58 x 72 - larger than a full, but smaller than a queen. Tends to work best for couples or singles.

Bedroom - delicious queen-sized memory foam mattress

Fifth person - double-high twin AIR mattress - some love air mattresses; others don't. *Just* purchased (10/17) SoundAsleep mattress with CoilTechnology. Well-reviewed on Amazon.

Babies - pop-up crib available with sheets and blankets.

STAIRS
There is one stair to step down into the unit. There are two stairs to step up into the bathroom as well as the bedroom and kitchen.

TV AND WIFI:
- 40" flat screen TV with a Roku Streaming Stick (it has Netflix and many other channels)
- Chromecast
- Dish WiFi

CEILINGS:
Bedroom - low ceiling at 6.5 feet high
Kitchen - 7 feet high
Living room - 8 feet high

KITCHEN:
- granite countertops
- gas stove with oven
- microwave
- kitchen table with leaves
- fully equipped with dishes, drinking and wine glasses, pots, pans, knives, wine opener, serving utensils, etc.
- oil and some spices
- coffee maker (with grinder, coffee, creamers, sugar) + kettle and tea
- hot cereals for breakfast and occasionally fruit and yogurt
-there are a few stairs from the living room up into the kitchen

BATHROOM
-shower/tub combo
-shampoo/conditioner/bodywash all-in-one included
-hair dryer
-towels
-awesome water pressure
-there are a few stairs from the living room up into the bathroom

SOUND:
- bottom-floor unit
- footsteps and the sounds of a child (or children) playing from time to time. If you are noise sensitive, this is not the place for you.
- quiet hours from 10pm - 8am

KIDS
- pop-up crib, toys, and books.
- plates, cups, utensils for kids

LGBTQIA/ALL WELCOME!
- we welcome everyone! (see reviews which reflect our diverse guests)

NEIGHBORHOOD:
- friendly, racially diverse, urban, transitional, safe.

BACKYARD:
Currently under construction!

Guest access

You'll be able to access the unit from the front or back (both entrances are private). We have a lockbox with keys for you and will give you the code in advance. We also have an extra set of keys inside for your use.

24 hour check-in.

Interaction with guests

We are delighted to answer any questions you might have. Messaging via Airbnb tends to be the best way to reach us. Texting also works great. We live above you, so you can certainly knock on the door and say hello.

If something isn't working right for you, please let us know! We take great pride in making our guests' experience an excellent one.

Other things to note

We have Chromecast as well as a Roku Streaming Stick for our 40" flatscreen TV. Prior to visiting, you might want to download the chrome cast app on to your device, so you can stream your own personal movies.

For the TV, use the large remote to turn the TV on. Then, use the Roku stick to get channels. Click the Home button (literally a house), then check out the channels: News, Sports, Movies, and others!

**Backyard is currently under construction**


Business travel
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Amenities
Kitchen
Wireless Internet

Prices
Extra people $22 NZD / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee $59 NZD
Weekly Discount: 7%
Weekend Price $141 NZD / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed, 1 air mattress, 1 crib

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox

Please read the entire listing before booking. Though it is long, it is detailed, and guests find it to be accurate.

This is part of our home; we live here and want your stay to be enjoyable.

Please keep ALL smoking (including vaping and pot) outside.

Please read the House Manual before you arrive. We'll also have a copy of it printed out in OverEasy.

Quiet hours are from 10pm - 8am. Be mindful that sound travels up (including TV, loud voices, and showers), and this is not a party pad. (We are mindful that sound travels down.)

Please put all dirty linens/towels in hamper when you leave and do your dishes. This helps us to keep our cleaning prices down.

Most of all, enjoy your stay!

You must also acknowledge
No parking on property - Lots of free street parking.

Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
The minimum night stay for this listing varies.

90 Reviews

Accuracy
Communication
Cleanliness
Location
Check In
Value
Latha User Profile
October 2017
Great location . Parking was easy to find on street . Well stocked kitchen . The whole place was well maintained and clean. Philippe and Paget were great hosts - ensured that all details about access were well communicated ahead of time. Overall, highly recommended

David User Profile
October 2017
Snatch it up while you can- a home away from your home. Quiet, comfortable and spacious.

Alison User Profile
October 2017
Paget't place was wonderful! It was easy to access the keys upon check in, and it was nice that we were able to arrive at whatever hour we needed to. The place was very clean and set up for us already. There were so many great aspects of the place, such as shampoo and body wash provided, kitchen utensils provided, and coffee, tea, and oatmeal for breakfast. Overall, it was an amazing stay.

Norse User Profile
October 2017
Communication was great with the hosts. We found the place nicely furnished and and the beds were very comfortable. The apartment is centrally located and street parking was very easy to find.

Mikkel User Profile
October 2017
Really nice hosts and a very cozy apartment. Only thing that wasn’t all great was the beds. The air madress and sleeping couch could have been better. But a great place!

Barbara User ProfileBarbara is a superhost.
October 2017
Clean, comfortable and thoughtfully appointed, Paget's home is a great value. The only problem we had with it were the steps between the bedroom, bathroom and kitchen, which were hazardous for us when getting up in the night in an unfamiliar place. Of course, folks with better balance and less arthritis wouldn't find them a problem, though it would have been nice to have known. There were snacks and coffee, comfortable sleeping arrangements and local area information. Communication was timely and thorough.
Paget User ProfilePaget is a superhost.
Response from Paget:
Thank you for the feedback. We've updated the listing.
October 2017

Joan User Profile
September 2017
This was our first Airbnb! Many things were perfect about the home, and a couple of things that did not work for us. The communication was spot on, the area was quiet, the bedding was very nice, and I found a parking place right across the street even though we came in rather late. I felt very comfortable and safe here. What didn't work was that I have two teens and the pull out in the front room was not long enough or wide enough for both of them. I liked the privacy the bedroom provided, but not the steps that needed negotiating within the home. So I guess it just came down to the configuration wasn't perfect for my group this time. All and all a very nice home.

Oakland, California, United StatesJoined in January 2015
Paget User ProfilePaget is a superhost.

Paget and Philippe are a couple in their mid-forties who are blessed with a beautiful almost six year-old son. Philippe is a chocolatier, relationship coach, and event producer hailing from Quebec. Paget has been teaching ESL and literature for many years and was born in Mountain View, so she is a Bay Area native. Phoenix (not pictured) is fast becoming an expert on snakes, maglev trains, and insects. He is a home-grown Oaklander.

Paget and Philippe have traveled to many countries outside of the USA (including Thailand, India, Guatemala, and Fiji). Paget also lived in Morocco (doing Peace Corps) for two years. We live in a friendly and diverse neighborhood and love being with all types of people.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

About the home

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