4 Bd 2 Bath Vintage Cottage and Healing Studio
Enjoy our home and community healing retreat, tranquilityRx, for a few days or more while we enjoy a vacation. Two story four bedroom cape cod garden cottage with steep stairs to three second floor bedrooms, with one bathroom on each floor. Downstairs massage studio converts to fourth bedroom. 10 ft. ceilings, great furnishings & fine art, custom designed high quality bedding, organic non-toxic cleaning supplies, full kitchen, quality china, glass & housewares. Private areas clearly marked.
Vintage garden cottage with high ceilings and hardwood floors downstairs, clean décor, and big sunny windows. Themed, furnished guest rooms (3) upstairs with full-sized memory foam top or posturepedic beds and duvets. Charming light filled airy space with bright waverly floral, scroll and gingham check with garden themes throughout. Local artists photographs, paintings, and etchings, glass and custom upholstery. Massage practice sanctuary, with natural aromatherapy bar is the fourth bedroom downstairs with Murphy bed. The entire house is prepared for days and we hand it over pristine, clutter free, warm and inviting. The interior design and vintage features creates a cozy and tranquil atmosphere.
Classified as a BNB/Residential Short term, with an additional massage certification and license, we are zoned and licensed in the City of Oakland (#00210572) for custom retreats, transition stays, stay-cations and can focus on massage meditation, and yoga, or a great space for writing and leadership retreats. Important: Our properties are protected by SUPERHOG, the digital trust platform that enables hosts, operators and guests to confidently transact in the short-term rentals space. Please note that once you have booked, you will be required to verify yourself with SUPERHOG.
Smoking is Permitted
- Outdoor Balcony/Porch
Wifi / Internet
Big Screen TV
Outdoor event venues
We provide a starter set of eggs, bread, milk, cream, butter, oil, fruit and salt and pepper for you
About Your Host:
- MS Health Policy and Law Kampol, my husband is a CMT, and studied at Harbin and the Institute of psycho structural balancing. in Community driven systems change, holistic health, non profit expert.
we are wellness and social change activists. we run a tranquil neighborhood retreat where our neighbors and clients receive exceptional support, and leave transformed by a level of unprecedented care. Kampol is a certified massage therapist. Eugenia recently finished her M.S. in Health Policy and Law at the University of California San Francisco/Hastings and together we work with local community poverty intervention projects with Oakland activists and other healers, utilizing community leadership and multi-sector alliances to build health wealth and well being here in Oakland through projects such as the Oakland Communities United for Equity and Justice. We are dedicated to the health and wellness of every person we meet, provide empathetic care and flexible support for your personal and organizational needs, take great pride in sharing our home and gratefully translate your presence into direct support for our Oakland community. Thank you!
Paradise Park and The Golden Gate district is a beautifully diverse neighborhood with a wonderful blend of history and activism. Just off of Alcatraz Avenue, which is named since you can see the Island from it, the district is alive with businesses, cafes and neighborhood groups of artists grass roots folks and residents who support one another. Ours is a walkable and accessible neighborhood. We are one block from Alcatraz and San Pablo, where local AC transit can be found. It is a 17 minute walk to the Ashby BART station, and 7 minute walk to the Free Emery Go Round which drops you off at MacArthur BART and shopping and business parks around town, as well as a transbay bus just steps away.
CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT
We greet our guests, however, if our timing doesn't coordinate well, we have a lock-box on the front porch.
Check-in : 04:00 PM
Check-out : 11:00 AM
WELCOME! We hope you truly enjoy and care for our tranquil home. SECURITY: It is a safe neighborhood and it’s also inner city. Hellos are encouraged. Make sure to lock car, house front and back doors at all times, and re-lock windows if you open them. Each room comes with a key for the front and back doors of the house. PARKING: Street parking is free. Street cleaning is 2nd/4th Tues 12:30PM-3:30PM on our side, and 2nd/4th Mon 12:30PM-3:30PM across the street. Ticket is $89! GENERAL Remove shoes; rack at front door. No smoking in the home. Private spaces are either locked or note hanging signs. We have an energy reduction program; please avoid high use between 4-9 p.m. BEDROOMS: Included are towels, spring water and cup, organic shampoo, conditioner, bath gel and lotion to use during your stay, (we sanitize and refill) complimentary bath soap for each guest, tissues, pillows, fan, heater, laundry bin. Upstairs have luggage racks. Ironing board and iron, vacuum and step stool are in the upstairs Dragonfly Room closet. BATHROOM ETIQUETTE: Included: hand towels, soap and lotion, air freshener, tissues, toilet paper, rug, bath mat and a selection of cleaning supplies and extra tissues and toilet paper and first aid kits are under the sink. Shower: turn large round handle to the left for hot, right for cold. Pull handle out to turn water on, lever on tub faucet pulls up for the shower, depress for bath. White hotel shower liner is kept inside the tub. Suction cups protect water spilling. Decorative curtain stays outside tub. LIVING ROOM: No sleeping or food and drink except water. Apple TV, Netflix, Hulu, Disney+ and HBO+, Amazon Prime available. Do not log out of our accounts. Help yourself to DVD player and books while here. Please put things back where they were. KITCHEN: Filtered water button is on the left inside of the refrigerator. Coffee, tea, milk, butter, bread, eggs, salt pepper, olive oil and garlic and a little fruit start you off. Tidy as you go; pesky ants will be on you like a plague. Pots, pans, gourmet knives and wine/champagne glasses washed by hand. Dishes, cups and stainless cutlery are dishwasher safe. Dishwasher soap and recycling under the sink on the right-side and garbage is on the left. Receptacle on counter for green bin. Our bins (marked 6307) are on the left of the walkway in the back: brown trash, green compost, grey recycling. Please deposit in large bins on Wednesday, and our neighbor in the back will pull them to the curb for Thursday a.m. pick up. Manuals provided for small equipment on the kitchen counter. LAUNDRY: Bio soap and non-chlorine bleach pods available. Lint trap on the top of the dryer. Please help our energy reduction program and limit use between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. CHECKOUT: Strip yellow fitted and top sheet, matching pillow cases, combine with towels and leave in baskets provided in each room/closet. Please fold duvet and place on bed with extra pillows. Collect trash, recycling and compost from each room bathrooms and kitchen, and deposit in the large bins on the back walkway noted above. Run the dishwasher and or wash and put away final dishes. Keep us posted about when you’ll leave; we will either meet you or you can leave room keys in the room and go out the back door locking behind you. WIFI: tranquilityRx Password: Harbindance (case sensitive) Enjoy the house, porch and garden! Please contact us about anything in the Airbnb messenger. THANK YOU!
HOST'S INTERACTION WITH GUESTS
Guests will have access to virtually all of the house save designated marked private or locked cabinets and may use laundry facilities. Adirondack chairs & table & chairs on large front porch and back porch and garden with bistro table, cushioned benches chairs and table with umbrella, with herbs and flowers, offers a relaxing escape. For an additional fee, our massage therapist and retreat staff can meet you when you arrive and provide massage & tai chi instruction for your group, or meet you before you leave.
Guests have the right to a full refund if cancelling within 24 hours of booking. Within 14 days of arrival , Guests receive a 50% refund. After this time, the full cost of the booking will apply.
Don't forget to bring your government issued, photo ID as your host may want to check it.
DETAILS GUESTS MUST KNOW
- Must climb stairs
- No parties allowed
- Amenity limitations
- Some spaces are shared