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We're in the Upper Laurel bordering Redwood Heights District.Entry to the cottage behind the front house.  Private gated yard to the right.
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Detached Modern Garden Cottage / Like a Tiny Home!

Detached Modern Garden Cottage / Like a Tiny Home!

3 guests
1 bed
1 bath
3 guests
1 bed
1 bath
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the keypad.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

We're happy to welcome long-term stays so inquire if you're interested!

Single space - no shared walls whatsoever. Back cottage/in law unit, separate from front main house. Front house is occupied by guests from time to time as well. Minimalist space so you can rest easy after a long day.


Wireless Internet
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 queen bed, 1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with keypad

28 Reviews

Ajibade User Profile
May 2018
Cottage was nice with a yard area for my kid to play in. Neighborhood quiet and close to shops and parks. Host was responsive
Rosario User Profile
March 2018
Jennifer's place is beautiful. Tiny but with all the necessary for a nice stay in Oakland. During my stay I had to contact her in two occasions. She was very responsive and solved the issues inmediately. I definetely would stay here again. Thanks, Jennifer!
Johan User Profile
June 2017
Great place! Nothing to complain about!
Briana User Profile
June 2017
Jennifer's place was definitely a good value for a studio/cottage. There was enough space for 2. The kitchenette came equipped with plates, bowls, utensils, pots, pans, and other kitchen necessities to prepare meals. Though it was on a main street, the cottage is in the back so w…
Andrea User Profile
June 2017
Overall, this was a decent place to stay for the month we needed a "home base." For the cost, I expected better cleanliness with regards to the shower, towels, and bugs. Luckily street parking was ample and usually close to the home. Jennifer was communicative and responsive, wh…
Shayla User Profile
May 2017
The cottage is really cute, clean and exactly as described. It has all the essentials for the kitchen and is overall comfortable! Thanks Jen!
Samar User Profile
April 2017
Perfect stay at Jennifer's - just what I needed - get away from the bustle of the city but not too far away. It's a cost little studio with everything and perfect for 1-2 people. Pretty easy to get around as well. Communication with Jennifer was effortless.

Hosted by Jennifer

Oakland, California, United StatesJoined in October 2008
Jennifer User Profile
293 Reviews
1 Reference
My name is Jennifer and I'm an Oakland native. If you're curious about all the comings and goings of Oakland and San Francisco, I would be happy to guide you in your desired direction of interests. I don't consider myself a foodie, but I love to eat - lots of different types of f…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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