Menlo Park

CHARMING HISTORIC HOME with 5BR, breakfast room, dining room, bonus room. Fully furnished including culinary accessories, utensils, dinnerware, bedding and linens. Beautiful seasonal cottage garden, spacious private courtyard with low-maintenance landscaping and majestic heritage trees, large rear yard. Walking distance from Stanford and local downtown districts. Ample parking, excellent schools. $6000/mo. Gardening included. Call (650) 209-3036.

Palo Alto

FURNISHED/UNFURNISHED 1BR/1BA apartment at 2935 Emerson Street. TV, linens, dishes and all necessities are included. Very clean and comfortable. Approximately 600 square feet. Quiet, friendly and safe neighborhood. No smoking, no pets. $1250/mo. Available Jan. 1, 2009. Call Ivan at (650) 863-6283 or email ivan.wey.chin@gmail.com.

Redwood City

BROADWAY TOWERS Apartment homes offer exceptional lifestyle of comfort and convenience: 8 uniquely styled apartment homes; spacious studios, 1-2BR apartments in 7-story high rise. Pool, covered/gated parking, state-of-the-art fitness center, private billiards room. Located 25 miles south of San Francisco, just off Interstate 101. Near schools, shopping, recreation. Call (650) 366-0555 to reserve your next home.


TWO-ROOM APARTMENT, available now. Large deck. Pool and barbecue area. PG&E, water and garbage included. $1350/mo. Call (650) 851-1078.



(W9 Maida Vale)

SPACIOUS TWO-STORY FLAT, handsome furnishings, books, art, L-shaped LR/DR, large BR, study, 2.5 baths, modern kitchen, washer/dryer. Broadband and computer. New TV/DVD. Large terrace, three-acre common garden. Two minutes to underground and four bus lines, shops, post office. Nonsmokers. £750/week (two-week minimum) includes weekly housekeeper and utilities except phone. Photos available. Call (415) 474-1825 or email djerassi@stanford.edu.


CENTRAL CHELSEA: Charming, light and airy, comfortably, fully furnished and equipped 1BR apartment; mobile broadband, housekeeper and elevator. This is a home. Excellent shops, restaurants and five bus routes around the corner. Walking distance to tube, parks, museums. Nonsmokers only. £650/week or £2500/mo. Email groagbel@stanford.edu or call (650) 325-0815.


Santa Cruz

ENJOY SWEEPING panormas of Montery Bay from this stunning contemporary Mediterranean home on upper Westside near UCSC; excellent schools, parks, hiking trails, beaches. Home is 3554 sf on 9600 sf lot with large, private yard, heated pool. Open floor plan; modern kitchen, wine room, library, media room, office, master suite w/ocean views. Offered at $2, 195,000. Details and photos at www.911Laurent.com. For info on other homes in Santa Cruz: www.SantaCruzLifestyles.com.



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