Private, Contemporary, ' One of a Kind ' Atmosphere !

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Last updated: 11/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-9 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

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Enjoy a World Class Quality, maintained at a high level, Luxury Pool, Fire pit, all with commanding views of the surrounding area .. yet secluded and only steps from the main house and kitchen and billiard room. Very private and secure Estate with spectacular Oak Trees,Japanese Maples and multi Flower Garden areas...vineyard steps from pool edge.Posted reviews 'say it all' !

Recently built for the best in entertaining features: Fully equipped Kitchen and BBQ area, DW, Ice/Refer, Bath/change room, disposal, all enhanced by a Flat screen TV and sound system( i-pod/phone ready)Wi-Fi provided throughout. Area is fully landscaped and meticulously maintained. Upscale automatic lighting system and very comfortable day or night. Close to Shops, Restaurants, BART and Hwy.

All accommodations are fully upgraded, clean and modern in 'designer' terms. Plasma and Flat screens throughout (incl HDMI Poolside). Carpet, Tile and furnishings are designer quality. Ceiling fans and interior, upscale lighting with dimmer devices for intimate appeal.

Responsible Party must be 24 yrs of age minimum.

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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 3600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    24 for financial responsible person...moreless

  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Outside area ok...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • i-pod ready,Beach entry to pool,HDMI Flat screen poolside


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable


  • Spa


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    Mount Diablo framed like a Postcard in multipal view locations...moreless

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Resort:

    Much to see...yet so much right here !...moreless

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Room


  • Air Conditioning:

    2 forced air zones...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:


  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Garage:

    3 Car...power openers...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    (2) Master Suite and Forced Air/Remote in Living area...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet:

    entire home and pool area networked w/power back-up...moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Complete Pots,Pans,tools,cutlery in both indoor and outdoor kitchens...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    (2) 2 drawer Fischer/Pakel inside and additional poolside...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker:


  • Kitchen:

    (2) Gourmet kitchen Poolside and Main House...moreless

  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    (2) built-in for main House....refer/ice maker poolside...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio:

    Multiple in surrounding area...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Full Cabana with bathroom/change room...moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 1 - Jan 4, 2016
2 night min stay
$4,880 $13,500
Off Peak
Jan 5 - Mar 14, 2016
2 night min stay
$4,375 $12,500
Superbowl 50
Feb 1 - Feb 9, 2016
9 night min stay

flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$4,880 $13,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Cleaning Fee $275
  • Taxes Not included


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Last updated: 11/24/2015
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15 Miles
Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 24
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
40 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended

Guests enjoy the centralized location with generally warmer weather conditions due to typical Mediteranean micro-climates of Nothern California,yet 40 min to San Francisco,Sonoma or Napa Valleys 45 min or 5 min to Walnut Creek shopping's World renoun names. Bay Are Rapid Transit (Bart) close by for for access to greater Bay Area or local trails start below property for biking, hiking and site seeing ie Mt Diablo and Lafayette Reservior. Many Golf Courses and Fine Dining is also part of the entire area.Local proximity is very family/child friendly with restaurants and businesses,quality and accomodating.

Other areas of interest that are within 1.5 hrs are Santa Cruz,Stinson Beach,Carmel,Sausalito and Tiburon.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1994

About the owner: A resident of this vicinity for more than 35 years and have worked in the sales and marketing industy...mostly marketing myself around 'people helping people' with a customer focused goal of complete service and satisfaction.Most recent(10 yrs)in the Mortgage/Banking industry in support of Homeowners and Real Estate partners. Personal interests range from Health and fitness,Motorcycling,Sports,Golf and sharing Good food and wine with friends.

Why the Owner Chose Lafayette:
My original interest in this property was the potential of developing it into something of interest and my own vision of what it could become incorporating my personal flair for Architectural design and developement.The grounds,3.5 acres,the huge and ancient Oaks and the possibility of clearing areas to take advantage of the magnificent views,took on a life of its own.The pool,outdoor kitchen,lower lawn,garden area and Vineyard were a dream come true and truely takes you away from it all...but everything is right here within reach and access. Also shown on HomeAway # 251649

The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
Private and exclusive...On a private road with rare activity from neighboring area and difficult to see into private pool area.None of the features are shared. Indoor area is well furnished and very comfortable with functional layout.Views of the surrounding areas approx 300 degrees.Modern Kitchen,breakfast banquette area looks east toward early morning sun and pool in full view just below.Full audio and visual features in and around deck area. If you enjoy garden color,you will be happy to see a mature landscape add to the beauty.Much in Lavenders,Roses and other bedding plants.The entire backdrop for photo moments will be a definate feature for you and family.Fall brings an unbelievable color to the property as the strategic planting of Maples come alive ! Pool area gets in access of 9 hrs of full sun (peak)with umbrellas and cabana for protection if desired.The beach entry are gets the very last and facing east the setting sun on Mt Diablo is a highlight as you settle down to dinner.All ameneties are right at your fingertips and an after dinner drink around the fire pit or another dip in the pool will truly put you in the relax the sunset gives way to the twinkling light on the distant peaks and lower valley.Watch for the beam of orange light as it slowly breaks behind the Mountain.....the moon is in full view from this area and breathtaking when it is full and very hard to cut the evening short.Cabana equipt with change/bathroom.

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Speaks: english

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  • Firepit night view

    Firepit night view

  • Well lit...Heritage Oaks uplights as well

    Well lit...Heritage Oaks uplights as well

  • Living Room...see thru

    Living Room...see thru

  • Dining in...

    Dining in...

  • Upper level Bedroom

    Upper level Bedroom

  • Master Suite

    Master Suite

  • Master Bath / Shower

    Master Bath / Shower

  • Breakfast area..cereal optional

    Breakfast area..cereal optional

  • Overview from Kitchen

    Overview from Kitchen

  • Front approach

    Front approach

  • Cabana / full kitchen, Ice, 48' grille...outside living room with 1/2 Bath

    Cabana / full kitchen, Ice, 48' grille...outside living room with 1/2 Bath

  • Master...fireplace, lounge

    Master...fireplace, lounge

  • Diablo View from Driveway

    Diablo View from Driveway

  • Sunny Side...all day

    Sunny Side...all day

  • Entertainment


  • Open Kitchen...all needs and tools

    Open Kitchen...all needs and tools

  • Upper level Twins

    Upper level Twins

  • Master entry

    Master entry

  • Studio Suite

    Studio Suite

  • Studio Suite, Bath and Kitchen

    Studio Suite, Bath and Kitchen

  • From Firepit

    From Firepit

  • Vineyard below pool area

    Vineyard below pool area

  • Courtyard outside Studio Suite

    Courtyard outside Studio Suite

  • Close by...miles of biking and hiking ! Best anywhere...

    Close by...miles of biking and hiking ! Best anywhere...

VRBO #286857

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Tuesday, November 24, 2015

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