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Classy Family Friendly West Coast Villa, 3BR, Sleeps 6, Free WiFi and Parking

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

Villa, 3 Beds, 3 Baths, Quiet, Easy Freeway Access, Free Parking, Wifi, Sleeps 6

Come and unwind in your private San Francisco Bay Area getaway at West Coast Villa. You can make this beautiful, 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom vacation rental home your home away from home while vacationing in California. Your holiday Villa is centrally located in the Castro Valley Hills with easy access to freeways, BART and all the outdoor recreational activities San Francisco and the Bay Area have to offer. This classy, luxury Villa provides you with everything you need to relax and recharge for days of sightseeing or to energize you for your business adventures.

This 2 level home can comfortably sleep 6 guests. You will notice high ceilings for a spacious feel throughout the 1,400 square feet of open and flowing living space, making it an ideal lodging choice for business travelers, couples traveling together and families. From the moment you arrive you’ll instantly fall in love with the many architectural features, vaulted ceilings, a beautiful custom kitchen (featured in a national kitchen magazine) and the large picture windows and skylight that floods the interior with warmth and light. You can snuggle in the contoured Italian leather sofa and love seat by the gas fireplace in the winter months, or open the windows to fresh summer breezes. You can relax watching the flat screen TV with more than 150 channels; enjoy your favorite music through the whole house sound system; surf the web with free high speed wireless access or just relax and enjoy your great traveling companions or family. You’ll find a full size front loader washer and dryer, a fully equipped kitchen for your in-house meals and a Weber BBQ just outside the back door. You’ll enjoy seasonal fruit in the rear gardens as well. This truly modern home was built in 2005 and enjoys fresh upgrades each year. You will love the convenience of a nearby full service grocery store, 24 hour fitness and restaurants.

You and your traveling companions will have plenty of room to spread out in the home, enjoy the California sunshine in the rear terraced gardens or sitting in the shade of the lemon tree reading your favorite book. And whether you venture outside to enjoy the miles of hiking trails, make a quick trip to jog, walk or fish at Lake Chabot you will find Castro Valley to be hospitable and welcoming. When you end your day you will be refreshed by the hillside views and gorgeous sunsets from the comfort of the living room. When it’s time for you to be tucked into bed, you will slip between high quality sheets and blankets and you’ll fall asleep on beds designed for your comfort.

When you awaken in the morning it may be tempting to stay in the luxury of this Bay Area vacation rental house all day – and we certainly wouldn’t blame you – but your California adventures will only be complete if you explore everything the San Francisco Bay Area has to offer. With quick access to the freeway you can find all the favorite vacation sites within an easy drive from your Villa rental. You may want to plan a trip to visit Alcatraz or enjoy a day visiting the many neighborhoods of San Francisco. Your itinerary may include a relaxing wine-tasting day-trip to Napa or Sonoma Valley. Your tour could include an adventure packed trip to one of the Bay area theme parks or a round trip to Half Moon Bay, down the Coast to Santa Cruz followed by a stop in Monterey for a tour of the Aquarium, around the coastal town of Pacific Grove and down to Carmel and a return trip up Highway 101 with a shopping spree at the Gilroy Outlet Mall and back to the Villa for a refreshing sleep. Another day in San Francisco can include local experiences such as cable car rides, fantastic dining options and breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge. Do you want to see the Redwoods? Don’t forget to include a visit to Muir Woods. No matter how you choose to spend your time during your Bay Area escape, this amazing Castro Valley Hills vacation rental home ensures an unbeatable vacation experience that you won't forget anytime soon!

If you are here for business, a conference or convention you’ll enjoy the fact that you are just two blocks from the freeway that takes you right into the center of San Francisco, or just one mile from the BART station in town for a no-worries trip into the city.

Key Residence Features:

- Amenities include a fully equipped gourmet kitchen with place settings for up to 8 people, pots, pans, grill, KitchenAid Mixer, baking bowls, toaster, coffee maker, crock pots, blender, cutting knives, a full size refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, gas oven and cooktop, stocked with a variety of spices, coffee and tea, dishwasher soap, paper towels and more.

- Dining room features bar height table with glass top and seating for 6 (with option for 8)

- Living room features Italian leather reclining sofa and love seat, bed and breakfast style gas fireplace, skylight that opens, large picture windows, high speed wireless internet access, central heating and a portable air conditioning.

- Bedrooms feature high quality, comfortable beds, high thread count sheets, soft blankets and comforters, flat screen TV. Closet space and drawers.

- Bathrooms – 3 full bathrooms featuring either a tub and shower, or full walk in shower, shampoo, conditioner, bar soap, hand soap, Kleenex, cotton towel sets and hair dryer.

- Full in house front loading washer and dryer with laundry soap, fabric softener and dryer sheets, ironing board and iron

- Terraced gardens, fenced backyard, lawn area, Weber charcoal BBQ, fruit trees.

- Enjoy spectacular sunsets and panoramic views of Castro Valley and partial views of the San Francisco Bay

- Fantastic central location! Easy day trips to all major San Francisco Bay Area tourism areas including San Francisco, Jack London Square in Oakland, Berkeley, Napa, Sonoma and Livermore wineries, Livermore Premium Outlet Mall, shopping, restaurants, hiking trails, mountain biking, horseback riding, outdoor recreational activities, theme parks and other notable attractions!

Bedroom Configuration:

- Master Bedroom 1st Floor: Queen-sized Bed, full ensuite bathroom

- Master Bedroom 2nd Floor: Queen-sized Bed, full ensuite bathroom

- Rear Bedroom: Queen-sized Bed, bathroom next to bedroom


- No smoking

- No pets allowed

- No parties, events, large gatherings or non-registered guests unless pre-approved by owners

- Pricing is based on quantity of overnight guests. There are additional fees for "day-use" guests, events, film shoots, receptions, etc. Please ask.

- Must be at least 25 years old to book

- Additional fees and taxes may apply

More Details

Don or Krista Robertson
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Don or Krista Robertson

Hi, we are Don and Krista Robertson and we have enjoyed meeting people from all over the world who have stayed in our 3 bedroom, 5 bedroom and 8 bedroom homes. We welcome you to join the ever growing family of friends and family who have enjoyed their experience with us at West Coast Villa. Plan your vacation with us, a family reunion or group travel.

Read our reviews and you will see that we cater to our guests and will do all we can to make your stay enjoyable and comfortable.

Don or Krista Robertson purchased this villa in 2006

Why Don or Krista Robertson chose Castro Valley

Castro Valley is probably the best location in the San Francisco Bay Area as far as weather is concerned. It is also one of the most convenient locations for all of your travel plans including easy trips to San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Napa or Sonoma Wine Tours or any number of Theme Parks in the area. Location, location, location. You can walk to the grocery store. we're super close to shopping areas, parks, theme parks, hiking trails, outlet malls, groceries and with easy freeway access you can get anywhere in the Bay Area quickly. Enjoy the fabulous comfort of a luxury home. We really enjoy living in Castro Valley because it offers many advantages over the city of San Francisco. Here's why. San Francisco is often clouded over in a thick fog. Castro Valley enjoys far more clear skies and warm sunshine. Parking is a major problem at most San Francisco properties. It's never a problem at West Coast Villa - and it's FREE! Most guests only spend a couple of days in San Francisco then travel to the surrounding areas for sightseeing. Look at a map and you will find that we are in the center of all of the sightseeing activities and freeway access is much easier from our location than fighting the bridges of San Francisco every day. We are three blocks away from freeway access. Don't misunderstand. You'll still want to go to San Francisco and enjoy the sights and attractions. Average time in San Francisco for our guests over the last six years? 2 days. The rest of the time most of our guests visit places like Napa Valley, Sonoma Valley, Monterey, Carmel, Santa Cruz, San Jose, Livermore, Pleasanton and even Yosemite National Park. And for that West Coast Villas location is absolutely ideal. If your goal is to see the entire San Francisco Bay Area, West Coast Villa is the place to be. Get out of the San Francisco fog and enjoy this gorgeous vacation rental home.

What makes this villa unique

Here are some things you might want to do while vacationing at West Coast Villa in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area: San Francisco - Visit Alcatraz, Fisherman's Wharf, the Golden Gate Bridge, Lombard Street, ride the cable cars and enjoy a good meal. If you are coming to a convention at the Moscone Center, Cow Palace or elsewhere, stay in the comfort of West Coast Villa. Visit Half Moon Bay, Santa Cruz, Monterey, and Carmel - stroll along white sandy beaches, enjoy clam chowder at the wharf, visit the sea lions or Monterey Bay Aquarium. Take a trip to San Jose famous as the Silicon Valley and see the strange and peculiar Winchester Mystery House. Head over the hills to Pleasanton, Dublin or San Ramon for a shopping spree, take in a movie at the IMAX theatre and a meal at many of the fine restaurants there. Do you want to go on a shopping spree? Visit the brand new Premium Outlet Mall just miles away from West Coast Villa. Visiting college campuses? Check out UC Berkeley or Stanford in Palo Alto or CSU East Bay. What trip to the San Francisco Bay Area is complete without a day in the Napa Valley or Sonoma Valley checking out the vineyards and wineries. Visit the multi-million dollar Castle featured on Bedtime Stories. Take a trip to Gold Country - Sacramento, the State Capital and try your hand at panning for gold at Sutter's Mill. Castro Valley features Lake Chabot for small boating and fishing. The East Bay Regional Parks with over 1000 miles of hiking trails. Nearby enjoy family outings to the Oakland Zoo, Great America, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (Vacaville), Six Flags Waterworld in Concord and Golden T Golfland and arcade in Castro Valley. Or take in a Major League baseball, football, basketball or hockey game.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home. You made us feel so welcome. We have truly been blessed by all you did for us. Our trip to California was even more special by staying here!
Jun 2007
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Castro Valley Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • We do not permit non-registered guests without written pre-approval.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - first floor - 1 queen , Full Ensuite Bathroom with this bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - Second Floor - 1 queen , Full Ensuite Bathroom with this bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - Second Floor Garden Access - 1 queen , Next to main bathroom
  • Queen size Beds (3) High Quality Queen Beds, .
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Classy Family Friendly West Coast Villa, 3BR, Sleeps 6, Free WiFi and Parking
average rating of 5.0 based on 35 reviews
Hays, KS 67601

Castro Valley West Coast Villa

  • 5 of 5

Our family group of two grandparents, two parents, and two grandchildren spent seven wonderful days in the classy family friendly Castro Valley West Coast Villa. This villa is as nice as new and exceptionally comfortable. The location and neighborhood are great, and the owners live next door to the Villa. We had a few questions while getting settled, and the owners were very friendly and responsive. The Bay Area Rapid Transit has a station that is within a mile of the Villa, and there are rental car agencies that are also nearby. On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the best, our family would give the Villa an 11 or 12. We do plan to return and stay in the Villa again.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. We certainly appreciate guests like you and will be glad to welcome you back again in the future. We're glad you got to enjoy some of the walks and hikes in the neighborhood and took in many of the things to do in the San Francisco Bay Area. Thank you for rating West Coast Villa as exceptional. We strive to give our guests a wonderful property and experience.
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Easy acesss to many locations and comfortable for a family of 6!

  • 5 of 5

We really liked this location and home. We have two college kids so the downstairs was more private for them. The kitchen and family room was set up perfect and had everything we needed. Our host we're always available for any question and will wish we had more time to socialize.

Only cons I have are that I like to walk in the mornings and there wasn't much around the house but I didn't venture to far. If you do park in the driveway, park rear facing so it is easier to get out on school mornings.

There isn't really much of anything negative to sau. It was one of our easiest trips.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks again for staying at West Coast Villa. Krista and I also enjoy walking and hiking in the area and if we had known that was an interest you had we would have shared some really great areas in the community for walking, hiking and some of our favorite trails. You make a good point - we'll have to update our guest book to include some hiking maps and walking trails. It was great to meet you and your family.
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Surrey BC Canada

Visitors from Canada

  • 5 of 5

Excellent level of comfort! Very clean, spacious - full sized kitchen was a huge bonus for our travelling needs. Nice outside setting, great view of city. Quiet area, great hot tub! We will be back for sure!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really appreciate that you have taken the time to write a review. We try hard to exceed the expectations of our guests. We're glad you appreciated the excellent job of our cleaners and more importantly that you had a relaxing time in the hot tub! We hope to have you back again!
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Castro Valley, California

Thank you so much and God bless!

  • 5 of 5

We have had a wonderful time for fellowship with our local leaders and families this week. Thank you so much and God bless! - from the Salvation Army

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really appreciate that you have taken the time to write a review. We appreciate all of our non-profit guests who try to make a difference in the lives of people. Your service is appreciated! Hope to see you again soon.
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Castro Valley, California

Perfect For Our Needs

  • 5 of 5

Great location. Close to shopping, freeway and restaurants. Well decorated with a great kitchen. Very comfortable beds. Super clean.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really appreciate that you have taken the time to write a review. We spent a little extra on good, comfortable beds and high quality sheets to make for sweeter sleep! Thanks for staying. Come back soon.
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Castro Valley, California

Stress Free and Refreshing!

  • 5 of 5

We needed a quiet home to get recharged after a very stressful couple of years. We found this Villa fit our needs and we had such a refreshing time. When we need to unwind - we'll be back.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You shared how tough your life has been and we were glad to provide a place to be refreshed. We have tried to make our homes as stress free as possible and it looks like we have succeeded! Thanks for your positive review!
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Oakland (OAK)
Nearest Train
1 Miles
BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit)
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Don Castro
Car: recommended

We're just 2 blocks from 24 / 7 Safeway grocery store; 3 blocks from the I-580 freeway that takes you all over the San Francisco Bay Area. It is a great location for day trips to Napa Valley, Monterey, Carmel, Santa Cruz, Half Moon Bay, Muir Woods, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, San Jose, Livermore Premium Outlet Stores, Wine Tours, and even a trip to Yosemite (a bit long, but some guests venture that far from here).

There are a number of theme parks in the area including Six Flags, Waterworld, Great America, and other day adventures such as the Winchester Mystery House. And of course, most guests want to take in Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Exploratorium, the Academy of Science and Monterey Bay Aquarium.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee Weekly $250
Tax Rate 10.0%

The maximum number of guests for this house is 6 (including children and infants)
Higher rates may apply during holiday periods
Our rates are based on vacation rental use only.
No events (such as parties, receptions, etc) are allowed without the written permission of the owner and are subject to additional fees.

Rates assume 3 guests. Additional guests add $50 per person, per night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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