SPACIOUS, LUXURY EXECUTIVE HOME, FAMILY REUNIONS, FREE PARKING,

Don or Krista Robertson

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Sleeps23
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Don or Krista Robertson

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SPACIOUS, LUXURY EXECUTIVE HOME, FAMILY REUNIONS, FREE PARKING,

Sleeps23
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Overview

Castro Valley Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths + Optional 3 bedroom house (Sleeps 17-23)

San Francisco Bay Area Vacation Rentals don't get any better than this. Enjoy the luxury of our 5000 square foot estate property nestled in the hills overlooking Castro Valley, with views of the San Francisco Bay, Peninsula and stunning sunsets. It features 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms with sleeping for up to 17 guests.

If you need more room, we have an additional 3 bedroom home on the property that will increase the sleeping capacity to 23. This is an optional extra and is not included in the rental price listed here. Ask about availability.

This property is conveniently located within 2 blocks of shopping, groceries and restaurants, as well as just 3 blocks from freeway access for ease of travel to all the San Francisco Bay Area attractions. Take in easy day trips to the city, to Napa Valley, Monterey, Pebble Beach, Carmel, Silicon Valley, Stanford, Berkeley or take in a ball game in Oakland or San Francisco.

The home has so much to offer with room for everyone. The kitchen has loads of room for two chefs - it includes everything you need to cook up a feast for a large family reunion and all the conveniences for a quick snack if you're on the run.

What a great home for entertaining, for a family reunion, for couples retreats, or for traveling with friends and family. For executives who can't leave work behind we've got free local and long distance calling (within the US & Canada), high speed DSL and wireless internet connections. You'll also enjoy a whole house sound system, flat screen TV's or relaxing outside under the huge roofed over patio. Soothe aching muscles in the outdoor hot tub.

This safe, comfortable San Francisco Bay Area vacation rental home is located in an upscale neighborhood and is conveniently located near shopping, freeway access and public transportation. It is sought after as a fabulous retreat for family reunions, wedding guests, and extended family vacations. It is often requested for corporate team building, a gorgeous film set or a private getaway for church groups.

And now we offer private home weddings in the San Francisco Bay Area. So if you are looking for a place for an intimate family wedding this home is an ideal choice. With beautifully landscaped yards, and 5000 square feet of interior space you will enjoy the elegance and ambiance of this fine home for your wedding day, rehearsal dinner and reception. Call us for full details about how you can rent this home for your wedding day.

Are you in need of even more space? Check our our West Coast Villa II, located on the same property. This second home provides sleeping for up to 7 more guests for an additional fee.

Spoil yourself at our West Coast Villa. For full details go directly to our website on the link below and see lots of pictures, descriptions and even virtual tours. Then call us and book your reservations today.

Keywords: Villa, San Francisco Vacation Rental, Luxury Villa, Family Reunion, Wedding,

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Don or Krista Robertson (Owner)
Advertiser since 2005
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About Don or Krista Robertson

Hi and welcome to our home, West Coast Villa. Don is a native of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and Krista is from Seattle, Washington. We moved from the beautiful Northwest to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1983. It's hard to beat the Bay Area for climate and things to do. We'd be delighted to share our home with you and help you with your plans to enjoy the San Francisco Bay Area.

Don or Krista Robertson purchased this villa in 2001

Why Don or Krista Robertson chose Castro Valley

We are located in the quiet, safe town of Castro Valley, just 20 miles SE of the downtown core of San Francisco.

It's really a much better location than the city because the coastal weather patterns favor the East Bay. We don't get nearly as much fog or cold winds as the city. We are more central than San Francisco for great sightseeing adventures to Napa Valley, the Redwoods, Santa Cruz, Monterey, Carmel and Pebble Beach. The home is much larger than anything you can find in San Francisco with free (and available) parking,

We are so much closer to the Theme Parks, water parks and zoo. We are surrounded by golf courses, a nearby lake and plenty of shopping opportunities including the new outlet mall in Livermore.

What makes this villa unique

Here are some things you might want to do while vacationing at West Coast Villa in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area: San Francisco - Visit Alcatraz, Fisherman's Wharf, the Golden Gate Bridge, Lombard Street, ride the cable cars and enjoy a good meal. If you are coming to a convention at the Moscone Center, Cow Palace or elsewhere, stay in the comfort of West Coast Villa. Visit Half Moon Bay, Santa Cruz, Monterey, and Carmel - stroll along white sandy beaches, enjoy clam chowder at the wharf, visit the sea lions or Monterey Bay Aquarium. Take a trip to San Jose famous as the Silicon Valley and see the strange and peculiar Winchester Mystery House. Head over the hills to Pleasanton, Dublin or San Ramon for a shopping spree, take in a movie at the IMAX theatre and a meal at many of the fine restaurants there. Do you want to go on a shopping spree? Visit the brand new outlet mall just miles away from West Coast Villa. Visiting college campuses? Check out UC Berkeley or Stanford in Palo Alto or CSU East Bay. What trip to the San Francisco Bay Area is complete without a day in the Napa Valley or Sonoma Valley checking out the vineyards and wineries. Visit the multi-million dollar Castle featured on Bedtime Stories. Take a trip to Gold Country - Sacramento, the State Capital and try your hand at panning for gold at Sutter's Mill. Castro Valley features Lake Chabot for small boating and fishing. The East Bay Regional Parks with over 1000 miles of hiking trails. Nearby enjoy family outings to the Oakland Zoo, Great America, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (Vacaville), Six Flags Waterworld in Concord and Golden T Golfland and arcade in Castro Valley. Or take in a Major League baseball, football, basketball or hockey game.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Christmas / New Years Family Reunion

From East Coast, West Coast, Guam

Don & Krista, Your house worked wonders for our reunion - the main house (Villa I) as a center of activity and the smaller house (Villa II) as a safe haven for after dinner silence. Your landscaping was the first thing I noticed and made all the difference in the world. The roses, the hibiscus, and the healthy fruit-bearing trees made the entire week feel abundant....I especially enjoyed your attention to detail (ex. the shampoo matching the bathrooms, the faux flowers and large painting). This is one family that will never stay in a hotel again after such a wonderful experience. I hope that the laughs and memories that my family leaves in this place fill you with a sense of secondary warmth. Thank you so much!
Dec 2009
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps23
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 18 traveler reviews

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Spacious, Luxury Executive Home, Family Reunions, Free Parking,
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
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Castro Valley The Bay Area
Kokomo,Indiana
5

Castro Valley Villa I

  • 5 of 5
The West Coast Villa was exceptional. Don and Krista were very helpful in giving advice and directions on where to go and how to go. The BART is near the Villa and we utilized it almost everyday as it was easy access and saved our group from having to take a car into the city. Don and Krista were always eager to answer any questions that we had and did everything humanly possible to make our stay a pleasant one. I would highly recommend thier Villa to anyone wanting to stay out of the hustle and bustle of the city and would like quiet evening times together. Great for families or large groups. Our entire experience gets an A+ in my book. Thank you.
  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2008
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: It was a delight to have you and your group at West Coast Villa. Thanks for staying with us. We hope to see you again.
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Castro Valley The Bay Area
Louisville, KY
5

SF 2014

  • 5 of 5
We had a family vacation of 15 stay comfortably at the Villa during the summer of 2014. The home was beautiful and in excellent condition. It was in a quiet neighborhood, yet close to highways, a Safeway and other fast food restaurants. Very easy to get to Napa, Carmel or San Francisco. The owners were very helpful when we requested information or baby accessories. I would highly recommend this Villa to any group gathering and would love to return. Mike
  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
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Castro Valley The Bay Area
Central Illinois
5

Gorgeous home in a great location!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at this amazing home for 8 days in August and we couldn't have been more pleased. The house was in a great location-minutes from the Oakland Airport-and close to the highway entrance as well as 2 different lines from Bart. But at the same time, the neighborhood was quiet and our street had little traffic, not including the deer we saw running down the road as we left one morning! The home was spacious with more than enough room for the 4 families (12 people) we had staying there. The layout was fabulous with an enormous gathering area, while the bedrooms and bathrooms were secluded and private. The kitchen had 2 of each appliance which made it easy for us to prepare meals large enough for our group. The kids loved going to the beautiful backyard and picking fruit to snack on. The owners were friendly and helpful, always available but never intrusive. We have done these annual family trips all over the world for the last several years, and this was our favorite home by far. We truly loved it here!
  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Castro Valley The Bay Area
Washington state
5

50 year nursing class reunion

  • 5 of 5
Our group of nursing school classmates gets together yearly, but we wanted our 50 year reunion to be VERY special. WestCoast Villa met our expectations. The house is exactly as pictured. It was spotlessley clean. 15 of us called it home for 4 days in September. Five others visited for daytime activities. It is located in an upscale neighborhood with plenty of parking. We spent much of our time gathered around the two tables in the kitchen area, feeling very much at home. The kitchen is the nicest I have seen in any vacation rental..making meal preparation a breeze. Two cook tops and two dishwashers! We even hand picked fruit from the trees in the yard. Beds were very comfortable with plenty of extra bedding if it got chilly. The owners are gracious and very accessable. They met us on arrival and gave us a full tour..even set up an extra twin mattress in the study. The master bathroom is jaw dropping beautiful.The hot tub appeared brand new. Safeway was within walking distance. Access to the freeway was easy. It was a short drive to the Bay Bridge and over to San Francisco for Beach Blanket Babylon. On another day we took the ferry from Jack London Square ( a half hour away) right to the stadium for a Giants game. There is also a large shopping outlet just a few minutes away. This home is so large, lovely and welcoming that we were happy to return home every time we ventured out. I have rented several vacation homes in at least 3 states and this one is the winner!
  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Spacious, Luxury Executive Home, Family Reunions, Free Parking,
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Castro Valley The Bay Area
Scottsdale, AZ
5

Accurately describes home

  • 5 of 5
Home was clean and in great condition. We were not disappointed. Our family enjoyed the
spacious home with plenty of places for everyone. The location was great for our daily side trips
and trips to the City-easy to access the freeways! The owners were there to greet us and answer
any questions which was most helpful! We would certainly rent again and recommend this home to our friends!
  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Castro Valley The Bay Area
Santiago, Chile
5

From South America

  • 5 of 5
We visited the West Coast in February with my family and two more families. 20 in total. 6 adults and 14 children between 20 and 4 years old. Was a fantastic experience. We felt at home. The house is very comfortable with everything you need. We stayed there for 10 days and from there we visited all the attractions of the Bay Area and other places like Stanford, etc. The location is very good and strategic.
The neighborhood is very quiet, with many services in the area, including supermarkets, pharmacies, etc., and we definitely recommend West Coast Villa.
We really appreciate the hospitality of the owners, Don and his wife! We really hope to return again in the future..
  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Oakland (OAK)
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit)
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
I-580
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Don Castro
Car: recommended

Wedding groups: family of the bride, family of the groom, family reunions, girl's night out, sports teams, corporate meetings, film location, advertising location, group meetings, church retreats, couples retreats, corporate rental, extended stay.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Castro Valley Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2014 Prices Rates Assume 7 Nts
Jan 1 2014 - Dec 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
$850
From
$950
Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
2015 Rates
Jan 1 2015 - Dec 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$950
From
$1,000
Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$1,100
$7,700
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $400
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes PLEASE NOTE:
The maximum number of guests for this house is 17 (including children and infants)
Higher rates may apply during holiday periods
Our rates are based on vacation rental use only.
All events, parties, receptions, etc. are in addition to the rental cost.
Rates are subject to change until reservations are final.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Castro Valley Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Ensuite Master Bath: large soaker tub and separate shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Huge walk in shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Ensuite bathroom for Terraced Garden Suite
  • 3 bathrooms include double sinks. 2 bathrooms have huge walk in showers All towels, toiletries provided
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 23
  • Bedroom 1 - Master Bedroom - 1 queen , This bedroom has a fabulous ensuite bathroom, too
    Bedroom 2 - The Cloud Room - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - The Dorm Room - 2 queen , 2 twin/ single , Huge bedroom with sleeping for up to 6
    Bedroom 4 - The Sunset Room - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - The Terraced Garden Suite - 2 queen , This bedroom has its own ensuite bathroom
    Optional: Villa II 3 bedroom Home - 3 queen , This is an additional home that can be rented with Villa I
  • 6 Queen size beds 5 Twin or Single Beds Baby Cribs 2 pack and play type of portable cribs Option: Villa II is an additional 3 bedroom home on the same property that can be rented for an additional fee. Ask about availability.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
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