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Private Garden Studio w/Bay Views, Oakland Hills

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Private Garden Studio w/Bay Views, Oakland Hills

Entire guesthouse
2 guestsStudio1 bed1 bath
2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location
90% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.

Enjoy this wonderfully appointed, 550-sq-ft Private Guest House in one of Oakland's nicest and quietest neighborhoods – the Piedmont Pines section of Montclair.

Gaze at ever-changing SF Bay views, while relaxing on the private deck. Explore outstanding hiking trails, just minutes away.


Cable TV
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 queen bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12) and pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in time is 4PM - 10PM and check out out by 12PM (noon)
Self check-in with lockbox


Wide doorway to the home’s entrance
Well-lit path to entrance


72 Reviews

Pangcha User Profile
December 2018
You'll love it here! Catherine is such a generous host and goes the extra mile to make you feel at home. We loved the gorgeous view and Catherine's garden was a plus. We will definitely be back!
Catherine User Profile
Response from Catherine:
Thank you Pangcha - we love the garden and views too! We look forward to seeing you again in the new year.
December 2018
Lawrence User Profile
November 2018
A beautiful guest house, private and clean, and loaded with amenities. Communications were complete, responsive and helpful. You will never find a better space.
Catherine User Profile
Response from Catherine:
Thank you Lawrence - so sorry for all the rain - but we needed it! We really appreciate your kind comments. Look forward to seeing you again in the not too distant future. Catherine
November 2018
Erin User Profile
November 2018
This is a great place tucked away in the beautiful garden of the hosts. The cottage is much larger than the pics showed and the hosts are sweet enough to allow you access to some outdoor sitting space. Lots of great touches, an incredibly comfy bed and space to spread out. Don't …
Evany User Profile
November 2018
There’s literally nothing you won’t love about this cottage. Beautiful view, spacious, filled with amenities and extras. You’ll love it.
Elizabeth User Profile
October 2018
This place was so great! Views were amazing and it was super peaceful and quiet. Catherine had everything we could have needed and was super fast to respond to any questions. Would definitely stay here again and recommend to a friend!
Sara User Profile
October 2018
She was such a great host! So many nice little touches & they thoughtfully stock the place! It was perfect for us.
Catherine User Profile
Response from Catherine:
So glad you had a good time - and super glad you found your wallet!
October 2018
Adam User Profile
October 2018
Catherine's cottage was lovely and incredibly comfortable. the directions she sent were very easy to follow, and i appreciated the self check in. the cottage was quite spacious and very nicely appointed. the bed was crazy comfortable, and there were ample linens and extra blan…
Catherine User Profile
Response from Catherine:
Thank you Adam - you are welcome to come back any time!
October 2018

Hosted by Catherine

Oakland, California, United StatesJoined in August 2013
Catherine User Profile
75 Reviews
Catherine is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I am from England but have lived in the US for over 30 years. Many of those years in NYC and now in the Bay Area. I am married with one son. I work for a nonprofit helping purpose-driven young leaders find careers with impact, and my husband works in the online world - digital…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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