Come enjoy a rare combination of privacy, peace and beauty within walking distance of downtown Los Gatos. Nestled in a tree-filled valley with a seasonal babbling brook, a stay at "the Cottage" will provide a relaxing escape from the hustle and bustle of Silicon Valley while offering easy, close access to a multitude of shopping, entertainment and outdoor adventures. Large picture windows throughout the Cottage offer unobstructed views of the stream, surrounding trees, deer and other wildlife that frequently visit the secluded two and half-acre wooded property. For a closer look, enjoy the expansive outdoor back deck, complete with 6-person table, two lounge chairs, and a large gas grill. Enjoy a peaceful afternoon in the hammock, or greet your guests from the welcoming front deck.
The main level offers an open floor plan with 24-ft ceilings over a large open living area with a wood-burning stove and an open kitchen with heated stone floors and a large island. In the bedroom, you’ll find plenty of room, with a queen-size bed, walk-in closet and full bath, bright open shower and extra-deep bathtub.
Although you will probably want to savor the surroundings in peace, there is circular staircase leading to a loft area with a second queen size bed and a full size bed for unexpected guests.
Additional amenities include a high-efficiency washer and dryer, wireless internet, 50” plasma television, cable, blue-ray DVD player, CD player, movies and games. The kitchen includes all the modern conveniences, including a microwave, dishwasher, toaster-oven, coffeemaker, and convection oven. The new dining area furniture was selected specifically to enable one to enjoy the wonders of nature while dining, and the large leather recliner is perfect for an afternoon nap. This house provides all that one would need to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life in total comfort.
Although you will feel as if you are miles from civilization, it is in fact less than a mile to the shops and restaurants of downtown Los Gatos, and to highway 17. A pleasant walk into town through the popular Almond Grove neighborhood of Los Gatos will take you to award-winning restaurants, a wide variety of shops and salons, the always-popular Los Gatos Coffee Roasting Co., and the Sunday morning farmer’s market. Or jump in your car and explore the nearby wineries of the Santa Cruz mountains, the Monterey Bay aquarium, the funky aura of Santa Cruz and Capitola, the breathtaking 17-mile drive in Carmel, the quaint delights of Half Moon Bay, or the endless attractions of San Francisco, all within an hour’s drive.
If golf is your thing then bring your clubs, as there are numerous beautiful courses in the area. Also within a short distance you will find spa and workout facilites, beaches, outlet shopping, and endless hiking and bicycling paths. There is no end of enjoyable activates that you will discover in the immediate area.
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Keywords: Cottage, Chalet, Bungalow