|Minimum Stay||14 nights|
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Renovated one bedroom backyard cottage perched above the bank of a year round creek - centrally located in Los Altos between Mountain View and Palo Alto between Foothill Expwy and 280.
Available fully furnished for temporary housing while you are relocating, on extended vacation, or working temporarily in Silicon Valley. If you visit the area repeatedly during the year, you can stay in the same home away from home every time.
The cottage is surrounded by private decks overlooking the creek and wooded setting, and includes outdoor dining furniture. Feels worlds away, yet walking distance to shops and food. Work in nature using the wifi with your laptop while you sip your coffee at the outdoor dining table overlooking the creek. Or come home from a day at the office, and relax in nature with a nice glass of wine. Sightsee all day and return home to your own little quiet, private retreat with all the comforts of home.
Amenities include a programmable DISH Network DVR, 37' LCD TV, and both wired (CAT5) and WIFI internet connections. If you send me a recording list ahead of time, you'll have your shows and sports games waiting for you on the DVR. We also provide an HDMI-to-HDMI cable if you wish to play anything from your laptop or internet on the flat screen TV.
Gourmet kitchen with new stainless fridge with filtered water, new gas convection stove, instant hot water dispenser, granite counters, new cabinetry, shock absorbing gel chef's floor mat, and all the cookware and gadgets you could ever need. Also close to pizza and other delivery/takeout if you don't want to cook. Have your own full size, brand new front loading washer with dryer too.
Furnished as shown in the photos. The bedroom has a Queen size 'Westin Heavenly Bed' (new) with linens and towels provided. The chaise couch expands to create a second queen-size bed in the living room with a second set of linens also provided. It is a cozy and extremely functional 350 SF with every inch utilized. Also includes desk, dining table, and two dining chairs. Some extra storage space available in loft above main house garage if needed.
Located close to Foothill Expwy, 280, 85, very convenient to commutes or cycling. It's a straight shot up Shoreline to 101 or Google, or you can take Foothill Expwy directly to Stanford and research parks.
Includes 1 dedicated carport parking space for renters.
-No pets or smoking, no exceptions (we have allergies).
-Maximum two occupants due to compact size of cottage.
-Children under age 10 may not be appropriate due to natural hazards of creek and elevated decking.
-There is no available parking other than the one dedicated space and the setting is in our backyard down a privately-owned road among neighbors who value their own privacy. For these reasons, our rental agreement states that the rental is for the named renters' use and enjoyment only and no additional visitors.
-Check in is at 3 pm or later on the day your rental starts, although we can possibly accommodate an earlier arrival if the schedule allows.
-Check out is no later than 11 am on the day your rental ends, although we can possibly accommodate a later departure if the schedule allows.
The hummingbirds finds their sweet nectar amongst the flowers in your wonderful garden. We found our sweet and lovely place in CA in your cottage.
We enjoyed every minute!
Everything about this great guest house - and the welcoming and diligent host - exceeded my expectations. First, the house itself is very well appointed and updated, providing for all of the amenities you'd ever want or need. As a business traveler who routinely stays at top-notch hotels, I'd choose this spot any time for a short to medium-term stay. The kitchen is very updated and comfortable, and it's nice to have separate living spaces to break up the routine of the tiny hotel room! The location is great in the Valley, and the neighborhood is quaint and scenic. The owner was incredibly responsive and really interested in my satisfaction while I was there, which was refreshing! I would very much recommend this home and would stay there again without hesitation.
I have stayed at this location multiple times over the past year, and I find it to be one for my favorite spots. The cottage is completely stand alone, with plenty of privacy. The interior is quite nice, especially the kitchen, which includes modern fixtures and cooking supplies (perfect for a long term stay). There is great WiFi so I can catch up on my work, and Dish TV just in case you need a break.
The host is incredibly accommodating, which makes it easy to communicate in case of a problem or question. The location is also central to Silicon Valley, making it easy for me to visit tech companies in the area. This is an awesome business-traveler-friendly place to stay, give it a try!
Wake up to the sound of the birds chirping and the flow of a nearby stream and you'll have found a little bit of heaven tucked away from the hassle and bustle of California. Although small, every bit of space is used to the optimum with all the modern conveniences except a dishwasher. I wouldn't recommend to parties larger than three. The owner was very supportive to her guests and helped make our stay enjoyable. It's central location was a imajor plus.
I stayed at this cottage for two weeks during a work project, and it was an absolutely lovely experience. The cottage itself is just as it seems in the pictures, and the kitchen is even better than you might expect. It was easy to relax after a days work, and includes all the comforts of home. The host is gracious and accommodating, and I would definitely stay here again in the future.
Wonderful cottage and nicest host ever! The owner had set up a christmas tree for us to feel at home. Great location in a very quiet and beautiful environment. We stayed three adults for most of the time and it has been perfectly manageable. We would highly and warmly recommend it to friends and family and we will definitely come back!
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
14 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$500|
$3400 rate is for 4 weeks.
plus nonrefundable cleaning fee of $175 and refundable security deposit of $500.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.