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Charming Lafayette Cottage: Walk To Town Or Public Transport/bart

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Minimum Stay
5 nights


Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday cottage in Moraga Blvd - Charming Lafayette Cottage

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom Private Cottage With Garden and Deck Ideal for 2

ENJOY privacy without being out in the boonies!!! Minimum 5 night stay... maximum negotiable. Space is ideal for 2. Hide-a-bed for a guest

The Space

New Queen-size bed! Big closet in bedroom. Spacious Living room with thermostatically controlled fireplace in winter and heat and a/c new unit for summer. Sofa opens up to full size sleeper. Fully equipped kitchen. Two burner stove, microwave, fridge. Bar-B-Q on deck. Includes standard size washer/dryer. WiFi!!! TV!

The Neighborhood

Neighborhood is quiet... level... charming cottages.... and walk to everything including Whole Foods, women/men's clothing stores, specialty shops and MANY great restaurants..Bike/hiking trail 3 blocks away.

Getting around

1/4 mile to BART and less to Bus Transit to Walnut Creek.

  • non smoking only

Evelyn Birnbaum
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
11 October, 2016
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About Evelyn Birnbaum

I work out of my home as a teacher/counselor. I like my privacy and respect the privacy of my guests. The whole

back yard is for their use. I love my home and this cottage and everyone that has stayed there has also loved it.

Evelyn Birnbaum purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Evelyn Birnbaum chose Lafayette

AMAZING location for anyone wanting to visit Bay Area. 10 minute walk to BART for SF and bus transit to Walnut Creek. Guest fall in love with the charm and that it is immaculate and and well-loved.

Guest Access

You will have access to back deck and back garden. Iron bd/iron, blow dryer...land phone for local and U.S. calls

What makes this cottage unique

The privacy, the convenience of the location that allows you to walk everywhere! It is a single level - three steps to entry. Street parking in front of house.


based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

Charming Lafayette Cottage: Walk To Town Or Public Transport/bart
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Ideal cottage

  • 5 of 5

A perfect cottage with all necessary facilities. Ideally situated for the BART transport, giving quick access to the city. Superbly clean and well appointed, and a bonus to find a welcome pack in the fridge, It was great to wander round the town and shop for food without a car! We would return, should our travels find us in the Bay Area again. Very happy travellers from Sussex, UK. Thank you Evelyn

  • Review Submitted: Jan 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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wouldn't it be loverly

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful stay in Lafayette

Very neat cottage with full Kitchen( minus DW) and very comfortable décor

Outside deck is a great bonus

Our host was fabulous and the fridge had goodies already stocked for breakfast

Will be staying here again

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington State

Special Charm

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the Lafayette cottage so much that we planned our return trip even before we left. There is a special charm about this place. Maybe it is Evelyn's warm welcome. Maybe it is the scale of the cottage since it feels a bit like playing house. Maybe it is the color of the artwork and flowers or the hidden treasures in the garden. Maybe it is the sound of children laughing nearby. Maybe it is the sense of village life that comes from walking to shops instead of driving. Whatever it is, we were completely under its spell. You will be, too!

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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La Pine, OR

What A Find!

  • 5 of 5

I wish I could give more than 5 stars for this gem! We stayed here to attend our niece's graduation. It was absolutely perfect for us. Evelyn was a great owner and a pleasure to deal with, both via email and phone. She was friendly and helpful upon our arrival, and we were pleasantly surprised that she provided breakfast goodies, i.e., OJ, bagels, cream cheese, jam, and coffee. The cottage was tucked away behind the main house. There is a lovely garden and bistro table and chairs which we took advantage of when reading on the back deck. Everything in the cottage seemed brand new, it was tastefully decorated, and everything was immaculate. The location was perfect and within walking distance of a good part of Lafayette. I hated to leave Evelyn's little piece of heaven, and would stay here again in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, WA

Perfect getaway in the East Bay

  • 5 of 5

Beautilful grounds, more than graciouus hostess, walk to dinner, or the grocery, or to BART and get anywhere! When we travel to the Bay Area, this is where we'll be staying.

  • Review Submitted: May 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You guys were just wonderful! Sorry the Bar-b-que plans didn't work out on your deck, but next time we will make sure it happens!!! I am happy that you enjoyed that sweet cottage! A lot of love went into it!!!! evelyn
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Delightful cottage

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have stayed at many vrbo rentals and this cottage is by far the best. The attention to detail was wonderful and the bed very comfortable. You won't need a car because there are many stores and restaurants within walking distance. It all made for a pleasant experience and we have already scheduled to come back. (cute, convenient and comfy)

Thanks Bobbi

  • Review Submitted: May 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Moraga Blvd, The Bay Area

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5 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £61
Property Damage Protection £48

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Moraga Blvd in The Bay Area

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Books
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • non smoking only
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
Sofa bed ideal for visit from child or grandchild... the space is best suitable for two people.....

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