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PRIVATE ONE-ACRE JUST MINUTES FROM STANFORD

Owner

Advertiser since: 2013
Speaks: english
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Advertiser since: 2013
Speaks: english
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PRIVATE ONE-ACRE JUST MINUTES FROM STANFORD

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Palo Alto House Rental Photos and Description

4BR+3.5BA - Sleeps 8. Includes piano and solar-heated outdoor pool.

This home is hidden away in nature, yet centered in the urban bustle of Silicon Valley. Enjoy a large master bedroom suite with a California King bed and newly remodeled bathroom. The living room includes an old stone fireplace and a piano for your enjoyment. The family room with its second fireplace and big-screen TV, opens into another bedroom wing with three bedrooms and 2 baths, each with a Queen bed. The fully private backyard with pool, stately Oak trees, and large lawn, has entranced guests at three wedding dinners.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2013
Speaks: english

About Owner

This is our family home. As our six children have married and begun families of their own, we find ourselves traveling to see grandchildren in various corners of the world. To support this travel, we rent our home during the Christmas holidays and early summer, mid-May to mid-July.

Owner purchased this house in 1998

Why Owner chose Palo Alto

Our street seems like it lies in a rural setting and yet we are moments from the renowned Stanford Shopping Center, restaurants, and all that Silicon Valley offers. We like the privacy and the convenience.

Gardening is a favorite past-time and we include hired gardeners in the rental price.

What makes this house unique

The SF peninsula is noted for some of the best weather in the world, with mild temperatures year-round. The pool is solar-heated and we swam in 85F water by the first week of May '13. Centered close enough to SF and yet within reach of Monterrey, our guest book includes all sorts of day sightseeing trips.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved the stay in your house! It is a great house, perfect location, and lovely garden and pool.
Jun 2014
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel 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.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 3 traveler reviews

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Private one-acre just minutes from Stanford
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
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Private one-acre just minutes from Stanford
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Palo Alto The Bay Area
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5
Our family of 11 stayed at the home in Menlo Park. It was an enjoyable stay with no problems.
If you like a large house, tucked away in the hills, with complete privacy you should consider this place. There is a large pool, amazing gardens, and overall very roomy but cozy place with everything you need.
I would stay here again.
  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Private one-acre just minutes from Stanford
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Palo Alto The Bay Area
Chapel Hill, NC
5

Wonderful home; beautiful, peaceful yard!

  • 5 of 5
Our family of five had a terrific two week stay. The house is comfortable and inviting, with more than enough space everyone to spread out of hang out together.

We loved the location, deep into a quite, tree-lined street, but close to everything.

Our favorite part of our stay was the beautiful outdoor space with a great pool, which our kids loved, and incredible landscaping and stunning trees (the Redwoods are amazing!).

And the Gray's were terrific to interact with; they were organized and made our stay very relaxing.
  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Young Children
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Private one-acre just minutes from Stanford
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Palo Alto The Bay Area
Kirkland WA
5

We would come back again and again...

  • 5 of 5
We stayed here for a week and loved every minute of it. Carol and Don were tremendously gracious and gave us all the details one would need to get the most out of the home. Simply stated, this home and location were perfect. Our family felt at ease, loved the pool in the hot summer weather, and appreciated being centrally located to the many activities available to us in the Bay Area. And this house was so spacious, enabling the family to really spread out and have individual space when we needed it.

We would return and stay again and again. Our sincerest thanks to Carol and Don!
  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Stanford Shopping Center
"Tourist buses roll into this outdoor shopping center with flowers a bloom and a reputation f..."
Stanford University
"Stanford University is a beautiful example of California's Mexican heritage with adobe walle..."
Filoli Center
"Located minutes away, this historic site is one of the finest remaining country estates of t..."
Shoreline Amphitheatre
"Shoreline Amphitheater is a 10-minute drive from here. You will find all sorts of outdoor co..."
Children's Discovery Museum
"Children's Discovery Museum in San Jose—23 miles and a 30-minute drive south—is certainly to..."
California's Great America
"This is a large amusement park for all ages."
Happy Hollow Park & Zoo
"Happy hollow is one of the best parks and zoos for ages 3-6 years. Roughly a 30 minute driv..."
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
San Francisco Airport; San Jose Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.6 Miles
Dutch Goose
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
San Francisco
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Stanford Golf Course
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Atherton Train Station
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Hwy #280
Nearest Restaurant
1.6 Miles
Flea Street Cafe
Nearest Ski
218 Miles
Lake Tahoe
Nearest Beach
19 Miles
Half Moon Bay or Santa Cruz
Car: necessary

This home is central to the beautiful nature and incredible cultural and recreational activities of the mid-peninsula area south of San Francisco. Daily jaunts can include sightseeing in San Francisco; finding starfish at the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve, Half Moon Bay; music concerts at Stanford University's world class Bing Auditorium or Shoreline Amphitheater; or a round of golf at one of the many beautiful courses. Take day drips with a 2-hour drive to the Monterrey Bay Aquarium, 17-mile drive at Pebble Beach and the art colony of Carmel. In the heart of Silicon Valley, you can visit the San Jose Tech Museum. For children, there is the SF zoo and new Exploratorium; San Jose's Happy Hollow and the fabulous Children's Discovery Museum. Short drives to wine-tasting or white sandy beaches.

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Rates & Availability

From $6,500 Per week

Palo Alto House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Stanford Graduation
Jun 10 2015 - Jun 16 2015
7 night minimum stay
$9,500
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$6,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $500
Notes Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Home is available in 2015 during the summer season. Other availability is yet to be determined.
50% of the rent secures the property for your use. The remaining 50% rental is due 90 days before check-in, along with the $500 cleaning fee and the $89 damage insurance. A 100% refund happens when cancellation is 90 days out. After that, just the cleaning deposit is refundable. Damage insurance is purchased by the renter through VRBO/HomeAway.
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Amenities

Palo Alto House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Master bathroom.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Adjoins bedroom 2.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Toilet and sink off of central hall.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Bedroom 2 has its own bathroom.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Shares a bathroom with bedroom 4.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Shares a bathroom with bedroom 3.
    Bedroom 1: Master with bath - 1 king
  • There is one master bedroom size 22 ft. x 12 ft. with an adjoining full bath. The full bath includes a shower and a tub. Three additional bedrooms have a Queen size bed in each. They open to a common balcony and share an additional two bathrooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Toys and children's books are available upon request. Pac-N-Play also available as a crib.

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