PRIVATE ONE-ACRE JUST MINUTES FROM STANFORD

Owner

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

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PRIVATE ONE-ACRE JUST MINUTES FROM STANFORD

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:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed

Owner

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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

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.

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.

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

Reviews

Private one-acre just minutes from Stanford
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
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Private one-acre just minutes from Stanford
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p473579vb
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: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Young Children
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Private one-acre just minutes from Stanford
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p473579vb
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
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
San Francisco Airport; San Jose Airport
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
San Francisco
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Atherton Train Station
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Hwy #280
Nearest Beach
19 Miles
Half Moon Bay or Santa Cruz
Nearest Barpub
1.6 Miles
Dutch Goose
Nearest Ski
218 Miles
Lake Tahoe
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Stanford Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1.6 Miles
Flea Street Cafe
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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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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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

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:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Telephone ...
  • Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Oven ...
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • 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:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Music Library
  • Games
  • Books
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • miniature golf
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • roller blading
  • golf
  • tennis
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • hiking
  • rock climbing
  • racquetball
  • basketball court
Notes:
Toys and children's books are available upon request. Pac-N-Play also available as a crib.
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