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Furnished Summer Sublet available for LSA, July-August

Date Submitted: 25-May-2007
From: Christian DiCanio
Subject: Furnished Summer Sublet available for LSA, July-August
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Institution/Organization: UC Berkeley

Notice: Spacious 1 bedroom sublet in 2 bedroom apartment in North Berkeley. Rent is $675/mo + PGE & DSL.

I am a gay male graduate student linguist working in Berkeley this summer. I am interested in subletting to one clean and relatively quiet person. No smoking and no pets. Ideal for LSA participants with a car who are willing to commute (45 min) to Stanford.

The room is furnished with a full-size bed and a desk. It is relatively spacious, approximately 15 x 15 feet.

The apartment features the following:
*Large living room with fireplace
*Large pantry with free washer/dryer
*Storage space in pantry and front closet
*Hardwood floors

Close to shopping and major bus-lines (52L, 72, 43, 9). Fifteen minute ride to UC Berkeley campus. Free parking is available right on the street.

Available July 1st
Requesting July and August rent.

Located at San Pablo and Gilman

Christian DiCanio
UC Berkeley
Department of Linguistics