FULLY-FURNISHED, CONTEMPORARY HOME IN QUIET, SECURE AREA OF MENLO PARK.

John 'Scott' McLeod

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Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 21 nights

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John 'Scott' McLeod

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FULLY-FURNISHED, CONTEMPORARY HOME IN QUIET, SECURE AREA OF MENLO PARK.

Menlo Park House Rental Photos and Description

One Bedroom, One And A Half Bath, Kitchen, And Dining And Study/Living Rooms.

Off-street parking for one car and outside patio and deck overlookiing lawn and garden, with a privacy fence between the main house and a small, rental cottage.

Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
John 'Scott' McLeod (Owner)
Advertiser since 2013

About John 'Scott' McLeod

My career was in education. I was headmaster of two schools for 30 years. When I retired, I moved to Palo Alto to be close to my two daughters and their families.

The picture is of me and my daughter Stephanie, who is General Manager of the Cardinal Hotel in downtown Palo Alto. She would be the main contact person for renters staying in my home.

John 'Scott' McLeod purchased this house in 2009

Why John 'Scott' McLeod chose Menlo Park

Proximity to Stanford, weather, college town, major shopping center, and quiet and secure property all make this a remarkable and appealing location.

What makes this house unique

Modern design and excellent condition of home, secure and quiet location, outside deck and attractive lawn, and easy access to 101 are among the many benefits of staying in my home.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 21 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 6 traveler reviews

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Menlo Park The Bay Area
5

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5
This is our second stay
We had a wonderful time
The house is very comfortable and is close to both Palo Alto downtown and Menlo Park with an easy access to 101 if you want to go to San Francisco
Scott is very accommodating and we really felt at home
We will definitely cone back on our next visit
  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+
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Menlo Park The Bay Area
Singapore
5

Idyllic haven in a busy world!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I have stayed in many VRBO residences all over the world… but this one was exceptional. It is first and foremost a home. And we stayed for about a month and at the end were sad to leave. We loved the contemporary layout, the ease of access to the freeway, the beautiful garden that we could gaze at during our breakfast and the deck area that we could have a BBQ dinner and enjoy the beautiful flowers.
The home has a cooks kitchen and great dining area. Then there is a relaxing and cozy living room with a wonderful and comfortable sofa. But the most amazing piece was the super comfortable "sleep number" bed!
A beautiful, comfortable and relaxing haven in a busy world.
  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing
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Menlo Park The Bay Area
Oakton, VA
5

Fit our needs perfectly

  • 5 of 5
We were in the house for almost 3 weeks. Our purpose was to visit our daughter, husband, and new born grandson only 10 minutes away in Palo Alto. So the location was perfect for us. The house was immaculate when we arrived. Scott met us and gave us a grand tour with all the details needed for a comfortable stay. The bedroom was roomy with lots of closet space. It included a sleep number bed which proved to both my wife and my liking--since we got to choose the hardness/softness we liked. The living area was large and open. The back yard was delightful. We ate out there almost every evening we ate at home. I enjoyed several conference calls seated in the rocking chair which I moved to the shade. If you have to do business while traveling, there couldn't be a better setting. The neighborhood was nice. I enjoyed my early morning walk all over Menlo Park and Palo Alto. When we visit again, we will surely try to stay in this lovely home.
  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Menlo Park The Bay Area
5

Great place

  • 5 of 5
Our stay was fantastic
The house was beyond our expectations
Scott was very accomodating and we will definatly stay there again
  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, People with Disabilities
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Menlo Park The Bay Area
5

An extended stay by the bay

  • 5 of 5
We took this rental on doctor's orders. After back surgery at Stanford, the doctor forbade travel for six weeks. We live out of state. This house met our needs perfectly.

It has a welcoming, family feel to it. It is comfortable and well kept up. The kitchen is well-equipped. The satellite TV package carries more channels than one could wish for. The house has WIFI, which enabled us to conduct business from long-distance. The back yard is private and meticulously cared for. It is a pleasant place to spend time or to view from inside the house through glass doors. A morning newspaper was even part of the deal.

The location is within minutes of shopping in Palo Alto and Menlo Park. San Francisco is a short distance away.

Because two to three daily walks were the prescribed rehab regimen we spent many hours on the paths of the Bayshore preserves, from Menlo Park to Palo Alto to Mountain View. At high tide, on clear days with sunshine, and when the birds are out--thousands of them--the preserves are gorgeous. They are a birdwatcher's dream and, in Mountain View on weekends, birders flock by the dozens. Other days we traveled to the hilly country on the west and walked trails beneath wild California oaks.

The owner explained all we needed to know to make the best use of the property and made certain we could contact him if need be. He went out of his way to ensure that our needs were met.

We wouldn't hesitate to recommend this rental, especially when compared against a long-term hotel stay. We couldn't have found a better place for our needs.
  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Menlo Park The Bay Area
5

Comfortable and Relaxing Home

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I were very fortunate to stay at Scott's comfortable house in Menlo Park for eight days. It was perfect as a place to cook (gas range or BBQ outdoors on charcoal grill) and spend time with our six month old grandson and our daughter and son-in-law who live nearby as well as a retreat to kick back and relax. Either by walking or driving, there are so many great places and restaurants to choose from. Scott is a very considerate and gracious host, very personable and welcoming. All the amenities of a true home are available. We would definitely like to return when we are back in the area.
  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
San Jose, CA
Nearest Train
2.5 Miles
Menlo Park, CA
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
101
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Half Moon Bay, CA
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Menlo Park, CA
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Palo Alto, CA
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Menlo Park, CA
Car: recommended

My home is close to Stanford University (5 mi.), Palo Alto (4 mi.), and downtown Menlo Park (2.5 mi.) Menlo Park and Palo Alto are attractive, easy-to-navigate college towns with fine restaurants, multiple coffee shops, sports bars, boutique shopping, and movie theaters.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Menlo Park House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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My Standard Rate
21 night minimum stay
$150
$3,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Security deposit of $250 for one week and a $125 cleaning fee.

Security deposit of $500 for one month (31 nights or more) and a $125 cleaning fee.

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Amenities

Amenities

Menlo Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Village
Theme:
  • Romantic
General:
  • Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen
  • Pantry Items
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Sleep Number king mattress, full-length, sliding door mirror on closet
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Toys ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Music Library
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • antiquing
  • miniature golf
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • golf
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • basketball court
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