Dragonfly Room in Vintage Cottage Healing Retreat
Lovely 100 year 2 story garden cottage w/award winning massage studio. Furnished guest rooms up steep stair, full-sized bed , desk and 2 chairs. Electric kettle, tea, coffee & press pot. 2 shared full baths w/organic toiletries & cotton robe. Longer stays for business, job, transitions & personal retreats including availability of onsite medicated massage, "hi chi" and "riled writing" sessionsfor a fee.
In addition to the dragonfly room, the back garden offers a small deck & patio w/sunny bench & bistro table & chairs w/large umbrella, a perfect space for enjoying your herb. tranquility is key, however, since we have a massage studio on the premises. Quiet is observed from 10am to 7pm. Guests may schedule morning use of the washer and dryer /complimentary organic soap and softener. We leave a little room for perishables in the fridge, and microwave is available. Other amenities, meals, etc. are available for an extra fee. 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
Outdoor event venues
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 you 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!
Your Host Recommends
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
As we are a tranquil retreat, please limit noise and disruption. Shoes off, please, stash on the rack at the door. No smoking or partying in the house, please. We are on an energy reduction program so please limit usage between 4 - 9 pm. This is friendly neighbourhood, and we feel completely safe. Just lock the outside doors behind you as you come and go.. BATHROOMS: A full set of complimentary toiletries are available during your stay, with ample towels. Bathrooms are shared, so please pick up and tidy up after yourself, wipe the sink and keep the toilet seat and lid down. AMENITIES: Coffee, coffee press, teas, kettle in your room, which you can keep clean as you go. Laundry is available to be scheduled during the mornings. Meals, treatments, a therapeutic massage and other services are available for additional fees. You may refrigerate a few items and use the microwave however; guests are expected to leave things clean and put away after each use. Please be aware of massages are ongoing so tranquility is key (quiet time 10-6 p.m.) We are here to make your stay everything you need..PARKING: Free street parking. Street cleaning: second and fourth Tuesdays on our side and second and fourth Mondays opposite side; 12:30 – 3:30 ($89 ticket).WEEKLY: Place trash/recycling in bins under kitchen sink, grey for trash and blue for recycling by Tuesday each week. Bring down dishes and coffee press and wash as you go.CHECKOUT: please let us know what time you will check out. Strip fitted, and flat bedsheets matching face pillowcases only, bundle with used towels and place in bin. Dispose of trash/recycling and wash any final dishes. Leave refillable toiletries and house key.
HOST'S INTERACTION WITH GUESTS
We live on the premises.
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