This is a fantastic family home, even better than it looks and sounds in Bob’s listing. The location in North Berkeley is perfect with easy access to Solano Avenue (Andronico’s, Peet’s, Cactus) and to Kensington village, with its charming Sunday market. The home is spacious, well-equipped, and beautifully decorated, with a great back deck, yard, gardens, hot tub, a cute breakfast nook, and lots of other nice details. Bob and his family were the perfect hosts; the house was spotless when we arrived and communication before and during our visit was clear, friendly, and always to the point. We are regular visitors to Berkeley and have rented houses and flats there many times, through Airbnb and otherwise. This is certainly one of the best places (perhaps THE best) we have ever stayed. With the three bedrooms on the main floor and the sofa-bed in the den downstairs, there was plenty of room for our family of five (married couple in our fifties with three big kids, aged 17 to 20). We really felt at home in your house, Bob, and we would rent it again without a second’s hesitation. Thanks so much to you and your family for your warm welcome and for helping to make this a vacation to remember. All best wishes and bye for now.