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Your own cozy 1 BR house on a creek: WIFI, DISH, printer, laundry, gas kitchen

Bedrooms 1
Space 350 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 14 nights


About the property

350 Sq Ft, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom with gourmet kitchen

Available NOW to March 18, then again after August 31.

Please see walk-through video:

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.

Cottage is fully furnished for temporary housing while you are relocating, on extended vacation, or working temporarily in Silicon Valley.

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, LCD TVs in living room and bedroom, 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 stove, granite counters, new cabinetry, gel chef's floor mat, 3 kinds of coffee makers, 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' 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.

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 (my family and other guests have allergies).

-Maximum two occupants due to compact size of cottage.

-Children under age 10 are not 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.

-Check in is at 4 pm, check-out is 11 am.

More Details

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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018


Country Club Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 350 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Brand new Queen size Westin Heavenly Bed! New in October 2013. High quality linens.... very comfy.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
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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Your own cozy 1 BR house on a creek: WIFI, DISH, printer, laundry, gas kitchen
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews

Peaceful heaven in busy Silicon Valley

  • 5 of 5

I stayed with Stacey while I finished grad school at Stanford. It was a great place to relax, study, and rest away from the chaos that is Silicon Valley. It would also be a perfect place to stay for a vacation, extended business trip, etc. Stacey makes sure you have everything you need, but mainly just lets you be. She's also very available in case you need her on short notice--a great host! Can't recommend this place enough.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here for a 9 week internship in the area. Stacey was very quick to respond if I had any questions and made sure that my stay was going well. The cottage was very clean and in a beautiful area next to a creek. I would recommend this cottage to anyone!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy, quiet and private location

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have found a better location! This cottage is tucked away in the trees overlooking a creek. It is very quiet, clean, well stocked and private. We enjoyed having coffee on the deck watching deer walk along the creek below us. It has wonderful appliance and everything you need to make meals. Stacey was very responsive when we had a question of needed something. We would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy and Peaceful!!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures accurately reflect this cozy cottage. Very clean with nice appliances. The washer and dryer a real plus! We loved having coffee on the deck overlooking the creek and watching the deer walking in the creek. I would highly recommend this cottage. Stacey was very attentive and responded immediately to make sure our stay was pleasant. It is a very quiet location surrounded by beautiful trees. We loved it and will return!!

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I had the rare privelige of living here for 5 months. I work in New England but my job sent me on a temporary assignment to the bay area. Stacey was a great property manager...she was available when I needed her but otherwise she lets you be. Great spot off the highway...good local restaurants, grocery store, gym,.etc. the washer/dryer combo, full granite tops with gas oven are unreal. AND, you get a great desk with a printer as well as complete satellite package. You cant notice the neighbors either, quiet as church mice

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice spot

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay, and especially appreciated Stacey's efforts to make sure we were comfortable and had what we needed. The space is very small, but remarkably well-designed, and the environment is very green and peaceful. We would definitely stay there again!

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

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.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning (nonrefundable) $175
Property Damage Protection $99

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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