A PEACEFUL MODERN CREEKFRONT COTTAGE IN SILICON VALLEY

Stacey

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Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 14 nights
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A PEACEFUL MODERN CREEKFRONT COTTAGE IN SILICON VALLEY

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350 SF, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom with gourmet kitchen

~ Please check calendar for availability ~ it is kept up to date ~

*** New for 2014 - new QUEEN size Westin Heavenly Bed AND new laser printer under desk with USB connector.

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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.

'Fine print':

-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.

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Stacey (Owner)
Advertiser since 2013
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Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 14 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.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 9 traveler reviews

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A Peaceful Modern Creekfront Cottage In Silicon Valley
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
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A Peaceful Modern Creekfront Cottage In Silicon Valley
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p479764vb
415-203-2213
Labarthe Gers
Atlanta, GA
5

The perfect place to stay in Silicon Valley; ideally suited for business travelers

  • 5 of 5
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.
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Peaceful Modern Creekfront Cottage In Silicon Valley
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p479764vb
415-203-2213
Labarthe Gers
San Diego, CA
5

Great Spot for Business Travelers to Silicon Valley

  • 5 of 5
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!
  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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A Peaceful Modern Creekfront Cottage In Silicon Valley
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p479764vb
415-203-2213
Labarthe Gers
United States
5

Cozy cottage with modern convenience

  • 5 of 5
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.
  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: Hi Vicki, thanks so much for your kind review and we hope to see you again soon!
business
A Peaceful Modern Creekfront Cottage In Silicon Valley
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p479764vb
415-203-2213
Labarthe Gers
San Diego, CA
5

A Wonderful Place to Stay with a Gracious Host

  • 5 of 5
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.
  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
A Peaceful Modern Creekfront Cottage In Silicon Valley
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p479764vb
415-203-2213
Labarthe Gers
5

4 weeks stay during Christmas time

  • 5 of 5
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!
  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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A Peaceful Modern Creekfront Cottage In Silicon Valley
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p479764vb
415-203-2213
Labarthe Gers
5

The Perfect Short Stay Home

  • 5 of 5
My Husband and I stayed in this place as we relocated awaiting our house to be ready. This was the perfect place to stay. Everything is modern, clean and well thought through with Wi-FI, TV, Printer and everythign you would need for the kitchen. We cooked our own meals and ate out when we needed to since there are so many options close by. The owner is courteous and very professional, easy to reach and very responsive with any questions. The neighborhood is secure and the place is all ADT secured for added peace of mind. The Place is beautiful, the pictures are exactly how it looks and much more when you actually see it. This was a Perfect stay.
  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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In the heart of Silicon Valley, located between San Jose and San Francisco. A half hour drive to the beach at Half Moon Bay, one hour drive south to Santa Cruz or north to San Francisco.

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Availability & Rates

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Labarthe Cottage Rental Rates

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14 night minimum stay
$850
$3,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning (nonrefundable) $150
Notes $3400 rate is for 4 weeks.

plus nonrefundable cleaning fee of $175 and refundable security deposit of $500.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Labarthe Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 350 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Parking ...
  • Heating ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Stove ...
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Brand new Queen size Westin Heavenly Bed! New in October 2013. High quality linens.... very comfy.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • tennis
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • hiking
  • rock climbing
  • basketball court
Notes:
Cleaning is provided before and after rental term. Can provide additional cleaning service during your stay for reimbursement of actual cost.
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