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Private room in guest suite

Reclaimed Craftsman Suite

Reclaimed Craftsman Suite

2 guests
1 bed
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bed
1 private bath

Welcome to the Potting Shed, a private studio dating back to 1917. Remnants of its previous life mingled with simple, modern updates. Memory foam mattress. Beautiful, zinc shower stall in bathroom. An East facing wall of reclaimed windows, floods the space with natural light. Vibrant garden area to sit and enjoy your morning coffee with the humming birds. Walking distance to Bart, restaurants, and local shopping. Easy freeway access. Plenty of free street parking.


Air conditioning
Laptop friendly workspace
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 queen bed, 1 couch

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 keypad

49 Reviews

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Connor User Profile
February 2018
Very cozy place, perfect for couples. Never met Rachel, but Justin was very nice and helpful if we needed it. Beautiful yard leading up to the place. Doesn't take long to get to San fransisco from here, weather by car or subway, which the house is relatively close to a couple BA…

Alex And Mariah User Profile
Alex And Mariah
April 2018
Checkin was extremely easy and convenient! The little studio is behind the main house in a beautiful garden setting. Very clean and adorably decorated and put together! Came with a fridge (stocked with jam, creamer, and water) coffee pot, coffee & tea, tea pot, and toaster oven :…

Sean User Profile
April 2018
Highly recommend. Will stay again.

Roman User Profile
April 2018
This is a great little stop on the border of Oakland and Berkeley! The room is in backyard it has easy access! Their backyard is also really nice to sit and have a cup of coffee.

Michelle User Profile
April 2018
Very adorable cottage with everything we needed. Cozy and inviting, I could have stayed here longer than the 1 night we were there!

Kris User Profile
April 2018
Excellent location.Near major attractions in Berkeley. Quiet neighborhood.Private patio to lounge outside. Very clean inside. Comfortable bed. Shower is wonderful.Hosts Rachel and Justin are available for any questions.

Allison User Profile
March 2018
The Potting Shed was lovely and cozy. The interior has such a beautiful and unique design, it was wonderful pretending it was my own home for a few nights. It had so much natural light, and felt very serene.

Hosted by Rachel

Oakland, California, United StatesJoined in March 2013
Rachel User Profile
51 Reviews
Rachel is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Airbnb host, midwife, mother, event planner. Lover of food, travel, design and life.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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About the home

When you stay in an Airbnb, you’re staying in someone’s home.

This is Rachel’s place.
Justin helps host.
Berkeley, CA, United States

We are located on a cul-de-sac in Southwest Berkeley, walking distance to Berkeley Bowl West (literally the best grocery store in the world), Ashby Bart station and local cafes and restaurants.

Getting around

Ashby Bart station is an easy 15 minute walk. Freeway access less than 0.5 miles away. Great area for biking/walking to local cafes and shops.

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