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The Gated Country Estate |Private| High Elevation| Views| Weddings| Events |

Bedrooms 4
Space 4,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Hot Tub


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

This Gated Country Estate, surrounded by a natural stone wall, offers expansive views of the Bay Area from the snow-capped Sierras to the San Mateo peninsula, and is adjacent to the Mt. Diablo/East Bay Regional Park with over 1000 miles of hiking, biking, and riding trails. Horses graze peacefully on the grassy foothills, and the estate abounds with wildlife, which you can view from the picture windows in every room.

This magnificent, serene setting has been described by visitors as comparable to being on a perennial vacation. Very private, yet just minutes from the 580 and 680 freeways, this 16-acre gated retreat has be to experienced to be believed.

Located close to the expansive Delta system connecting the Bay Area with Sacramento. Fishing, boating, swimming, and all water sports are readily available.

The location offers close proximity to airports, both private and international, Bay Area Rapid Transit, and numerous golf courses. The thriving Tri-Valley area abounds with restaurants and shopping. Numerous tourist spots are nearby: San Francisco, AT&T Ballpark, the wineries of Napa/Sonoma/Livermore, Great America, Marine World/Africa USA, and Water World. Yosemite National Park, Monterey, Carmel, Santa Cruz, and ocean beaches are close by.

This 4200 square foot mountain home retreat has a gourmet kitchen; the bathrooms are tumbled marble. The house features extensive use of redwood, hardwood flooring, marble, stone, and brick; all the upgrades.

This home is one of two on the private estate - the other can be viewed at VRBO #165938.

Keywords: Private Estate in Country

More Details

Jason - Manager
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2017

Why Jason - Manager chose The Bay Area

The Gated Country Estate is a very unique opportunity for you lodging and event needs that cannot be matched in the San Francisco Bay area. We have the ability to host your event or wedding while at the same time lodge your family on the same estate in a truly spectacular setting with expansive acreage. You will feel like you have the whole estate to yourselves while other properties have close neighbors or set your time on the property to just a portion of the day for events. Whether your planning your special family reunion, wedding day, corporate event or would like the ultimate vacation setting for your own family this setting must be seen to be believed. We are surrounded by over 4700+ acres of conservancy land at a higher elevation that looks down across the east bay area in all it's glory. Daytime views are fantastic and the evening views will even rival those with the city lights below while your sitting in our Jacuzzi after a long day.

What makes this house unique

Private Gated Estate

High Elevation For Spectacular Views

Multiple Homes For Lodging Needs

Events | Weddings Welcomed

Expansive Acreage

Wildlife Conservancy

Hiking Near (4700 acres)

Multiple Homes For Lodging

Eager To Please

Guestbook comments from the owner

I just wanted to thank you from myself and my whole family for the hospitality of your home last week. It is an absolutely gorgeous property and we really enjoyed our time in the Livermore and greater San Francisco area.
Dec 2008
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Livermore House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

The Gated Country Estate |Private| High Elevation| Views| Weddings| Events |
average rating of 4.625 based on 25 reviews

Great property that is super secluded while still close to anything

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much Kathy for letting us use your great home. We really had a great time.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Ramon, CA

Private house on top of the mountain with amazing views, an amazing retreat from Bay Area.

  • 5 of 5

We had a girls getaway at the Gated Country Estate. Even though it was raining most of the time, we really enjoyed ourselves as the house has an amazing views, had a Jacuzzi hot tub overlooking everything, had horse on the property, and had a nice fireplace and comfy seating area for us to just relax. It was such a nice, relaxing get away. The best thing was that we were all local but felt like the house was a great get away because it was so quiet, beautiful, and relaxing. Jason the manager was an amazing host as he made sure everything was working and provided firewood, and ensured the hot tub temp was good. We will definitely come again!!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco

Glorious team offsite

  • 5 of 5

I booked the ranch for team offsite and it was perfect. It's really hard to find a place that can fit 6 coworkers comfortably and I feel like we could have had even more in this place (not counting the cottage). We especially liked the outdoor grilling in the evening as the sun was setting down, and the hot tube at night while looking over the valley. I was surprised by how well appointed the kitchen was, there's always something that seems to be missing in those rentals but we here had everything we needed. Also, Livermore proper is really close so while you feel like you're in the middle of the country you can still get supplies quickly. Jason, who manages the estate, was easy to work with and very responsive.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stunning!! Highly recommend :)

  • 5 of 5

Our church group recently got the chance to enjoy this beautiful property - the pictures don't do it justice! It's a very large property (we rented the country cottage as well) and has plenty of space for all sorts of indoor + outdoor activities. We had around 20 people and there was more than enough space. The house itself is filled with beautiful antique decor, so that in itself is a treat :) Although we never got to meet Cheryl, we appreciated her hospitality very much. Of course, working with Jason was great as well - he's very helpful and will make sure all goes well during your stay. Overall, the whole territory is such a beaut - we highly recommend!!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Claremont, CA

I hope you are lucky enough to enjoy this property

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful, spacious and comfortable and the views were just amazing. Although we had many late nights going to the city for my daughter's graduation, we all woke up early to watch the fog roll in while strolling on the spacious deck with a nice hot cup of coffee. We could not take our eyes off the many textures of the rolling Morgan Territory hills as light from different times of the day illuminated the landscape. The house itself was perfect for my daughter's graduation celebration with most people standing around the kitchen area and living room chatting with a glass of wine in hand and enjoying the views through the panoramic windows and being warmed by the wood stove. We had an unforgettable weekend there and cannot thank Jason enough for his hospitality. What a blessing!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wedding venue

  • 5 of 5

We have just had our son's wedding at this most beautiful property. We cannot thank Cheryl and Jason for helping to make this one of the best Weddings ever. All the guests commented on the magnificent home and position. Everything we needed and more were provided with no fuss. I had the pleasure to meet Cheryl and the job she does with her staff is top quality.

Cannot recommend this place enough. The Aussies we will be back 😀

  • Submitted: May 31, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Oakland International Airport
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Downtown Livermore - bars, breweries, eateries
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Bay Area Rapid Transit
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
I-580E/B @ N. Livermore Exit
Nearest Restaurant
12 Miles
First Street/Livermore/take your pick
Car: necessary

The Gated Country Estate situated at our 2,200 ft elevation offers breath taking views of the East Bay and beyond along with the natural beauty of our nearby 5,000 acres of conservancy land. We have been honored to host and serve as a destination for couples celebrating their special wedding events. Our expansive estate with (2) homes available can easily accommodate entertainment and dinning options with the most stunning backdrop views in the area.


Rates & Availability

Livermore House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
New Years 2017
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $350
Tax Rate 10.0%

This property DOES charge separately for events and/or groups for day use. During some Holiday periods we require a minimum week stay (7days) and a premium rate. Our fantastic higher elevation location offers unparalleled views of the surrounding area that simply can't be found elsewhere. We would love to host your wedding or corporate event here at the Gated Country Estate. Holiday rentals or special needs may increase this rate. Cleaning fee (non-refundable) ranges from $350-$400 based on number of guests. There is a 10% Occupancy Tax. A $500 Refundable Security Deposit is required.
When inquiring, please provide information about the type of gathering and the expected number of guests. We will provide you with a quote.

*Rates/Terms are subject to change at anytime and without notice. Your reservation will be secured once a signed rental agreement is received/accepted and payment is completed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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