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Beauty with a View...Things that Make You Go..Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Last updated: 04/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

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.




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Property Type

  • House
  • 4200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Just for kids, this house features a playroom that is centrally located....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    With limitations, which include the stairs at Entry and a step down into the Family Room....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 8-12

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (4)...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View:

    This house boasts of a 2200 foot elevation. You will truly feel like you are on the Top of the World....moreless

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    This house has 2 individually controlled Heat Pump units....moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    The Laundry room is off the main hallway inside the house....moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided:

    There is always plenty of extra linen, including pillows, sheet sets and bath towels....moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    The large circular driveway, provides ample parking for up to 50 or more cars....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    The Laundry room is off the main hallway inside the house....moreless

  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    The fireplace in the family room, provides a warm and cozy atmosphere. Firewood is not included....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Grab a book and relax in the small library located in the Master Bedroom....moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Jetted Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$400

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Fee $325
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

This property DOES charge separately for events and/or groups for day use. Our fantastic higher elevation location offers unparallelled 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 are subject to change without notice until reservation confirmation with a Rental Agreement.


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Last updated: 04/23/2015
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Location

35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Oakland International Airport
12 Miles
Nearest Barpub
First Street/Livermore/take your pick
20 Miles
Nearest Train
Bay Area Rapid Transit
9 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-580E/B @ N. Livermore Exit
12 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
First Street/Livermore/take your pick

Car: Necessary

The Tri-Valley Area is no longer a place to stop on the way to your destination. It has become your destination. From the Wine Train in Sunol, the Livermore Rodeo, The Scottish Games in Pleasanton , this is the place you want to see, the people you want to meet and the wine you have to taste. With the Tri- Valley Area as your destination, you are close enough to visit the places that have been drawing people to the Bay Area for centuries. Make the Tri-Valley Area your destination and find out what you have missing.

Other Activities: Wine Tasting and Tours

 

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VRBO #175700

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Calendar last updated 04/23/2015
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