1146-1160 Hearst Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94702

One block from the intersection of University and San Pablo Avenues

Tel. 510.482.3677 




Classic California Indoor-Outdoor living in

Cottage Studios with Sleeping Lofts and Decks

A Residential Community




SITE: 3 Buildings in a 3/4 Acre Village Setting


             1146-1150 Hearst Ave. – 10 units - Unit Types I & II

 1154-1156 Hearst Ave. – 8 units -  Unit Types III, IV & V

 1158-1160 Hearst Ave. – 8 units -  Unit Types III, IV & V



RENTAL RATE & TERM: $1375 -1600.  Additional $150.00 for second person. Includes parking, water and scavenger. Leases go through July/August 2022 and can be renewed. See below for rents by unit types.


RENOVATION: The units been substantially renovated, offering many updated construction features and amenities in mid-century studio cottages.


SHOWINGS:  Call 510.482.3677 or send an e-mail to



PICTURES: Available by e-mail from or at our website









Recent Dishwashers

Hardwood Floors

Recent Disposals

Classic Windows

Recent Gas Ranges

Cable/Satellite Ready – 3-4 phone lines & DSL

Recent Frost Free Refrigerators

Semi Vaulted Ceilings

Recent Hood Vents

Exterior Lighting – automatic and  by tenant

Recent Mini Blinds

Separate Kitchens

Recent Granite Counters

Separate Gas & Electric Meters

Recent Marble Flooring in baths &/or kitchens

Free Campus bus one block away

Recent Operable Skylights

Picnic Area with redwood tables & lawn

All Recent Electrical Panels - GFI Outlets

Laundromat & Shopping on same block

Recent Heat Pump/ Air conditioning Units

Professional weekly landscaping

Recent Water Heaters

Recent Pitched Composition Shingle Roofs

Remote Control Vehicle Access

Trash, Recycling and Water included in Rent

Gated community with security entrances

Recent Front Doors and Hardware

Free internet with wireless modem           

Sleeping Loft or loft bed and desk

Reserved Parking Place included in Rent

Private Decks for indoor-outdoor living

Intercom System connects to telephone

Close to BART, Bus, Freeway & 4th Street



Typical Unit Descriptions with Current Rents (June 2021) :


Type I – Small Unit with Bath, Eat-in Kitchen and Loft Bed  -  280 s.f. + Deck 75-100 s.f.    $1425.00.


Type II – Medium Unit with Shower, Eat-in Kitchen and Loft Bed – 340 s.f. + Deck 80-100 s.f. $1500.00.  


Type III – Small Unit with Bath, Small Kitchen, Loft Bed & Small Storage Loft. End unit with windows on 3 sides. – 227 s.f. + loft 40 s.f.  + deck 90-100 s.f.  $1375.00.


Type IV - Medium Unit with Bath, Small Kitchen & Medium Sleeping Loft.  253 sq. ft. + Loft.  60 s.f. + Deck 90-100 sq. ft. $1395.00.


Type V -  Large Unit with Shower, Eat-in Kitchen & Large Sleeping Loft.  368 s.f. + Loft 80 s.f. + Deck 80-100 s.f.  $1600.00.



Units may vary from these typical dimensions.  Rents are subject to change.





Rental Steps:


1)     Rental  application and payment of $30 credit check fee each for applicant and co-signer (if required);

2)     If credit approved, selection of unit type and payment of $1,500.00 deposit to reserve the unit; This applies to the security deposit.

3)     Execution of Rental Agreement;

4)     Payment of balance of security deposit and first month’s rent.

5)     Occupancy.








Five blocks to North Berkeley BART station. Close to University Avenue freeway exit and Express buses to San Francisco. 1/2 block to AC Transit 51 and 52 buses to UC campus on University Ave., which are free for UC students. Close to Delaware bike path to UC.


Driving Directions: From Hwy 80 take University Ave. exit in Berkeley. Left at San Pablo; Right at first street, Hearst Ave., after Long’s Drug. Gated property on right (south side) half way down the block. Go to intercom at 1154-1160.


BART Directions: 10-12 minutes by foot from North Berkeley BART station. 3-1/2 blocks west on Delaware to Curtis; south one block to Hearst; west 1/2 block. Gated property on south side of street. Go to intercom at 1154-1160 Hearst.


From UC Campus: West on University Avenue by car, foot or bike or by 51 or 52 Bus. Right on Curtis at Serendipity Books (one block east of San Pablo). Left at first street, which is Hearst Ave. Gated property on south side of street. Go to intercom at 1154-1160 Hearst.