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1930's Classic on the San Francisco Peninsula

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Large Backyard with in-ground Swimming Pool


Last updated: 07/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Palo Alto house description

House is located in San Carlos, 7 miles north of Stanford

(blue bar to the right )

PENTHOUSE SUITE: (2,500 sq. feet):

• Gourmet Kitchen with Thermador appliances
• Fully equipped with everything you might need
• Adjoining Family Room with fireplace
• Formal Living Room with fireplace
• Formal Dining Room
• Bedroom 1: Queen Bed with Half Bath
• Bedroom 2: Set of Bunk Beds with crib
• Bedroom 3: Queen Bed + foldaway single bed
• 1 Main Bathroom in hallway
• Large backyard with swimming pool

There is a separate downstairs unit which is usually occupied. Tenants have their own entrance. You will have exclusive use of backyard!

Centrally located on the San Francisco Peninsula:
0.1 mile to Burton Park
0.2 mile to downtown San Carlos
1 mile to CalTrain Station
3 miles to Oracle in Redwood Shores
6 miles to Filoli Mansion
7 miles to Stanford University
12 miles to SFO Airport
13 miles to Half Moon Bay
20 miles to San Francisco
20 miles to Great America Theme Park
22 miles to San Jose
33 miles to Berkeley
40 miles to Muir Woods
50 miles to Santa Cruz
72 miles to Napa Valley
94 miles to Monterey
100 miles to Carmel-By-The-Sea
123 miles to Big Sur

Convenient transportation:
• 11 minute Caltrain ride to Palo Alto/Stanford
• 18 minute Caltrain ride to BART
• 27 minute Caltrain ride to Santa Clara University
• 32 minute Caltrain ride to San Francisco
- walk 2 blocks to Giant's Game at AT&T Park
• 38 minute Caltrain ride to San Jose

Keywords: Large house in San Carlos - lovely neighborhood - big yard with swimming pool. Great place to walk or ride bikes.
Short stroll to downtown San Carlos (3 blocks) - plenty of great restaurants and coffee shops. 4 blocks to Trader Joe's!

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome:

            Children must know how to swim! There is no safety gate or cover around pool. The backyard is fenced in, however, back doors lead directly to pool....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Not kidding about this!...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            with half bath (sink & toilet)...moreless

          • Kid's room: 1 bunk bed, 1 baby crib


          • Bedroom off kitchen: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            additional foldaway single...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Microwave
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Ice Maker
          • Pantry Items
          • Seating for 6 people


          • Hair Dryer
          • Garage
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Linens Provided
          • Iron & Board
          • Parking Off Street
          • Living Room seats 7


          • Satellite / Cable:

            (4) AT&T U-verse...moreless

          • Television
          • CD Player
          • Books
          • Games


          • Wireless Internet
          • Telephone

          Pool & Spa

              Outdoor Features

              • Garden Chairs:


              • Lawn / Garden
              • Deck / Patio


              • Adventure
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Spa
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View


                  • Library
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Medical Services
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Racquetball
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Surfing
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks
                  • Live Theater
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Zoo
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Arboretum
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Duty Free Shops
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Walking
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis


                  Write a review 4.8
                  from 37 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Jun 1 - Sep 1, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Taxes Not included

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                  Last updated: 07/15/2014
                  Check availability
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates


                  26.2 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  San Francisco Ferry Building
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Caltrain - San Carlos Train Station
                  0.8 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Highway 101
                  2.9 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Marlin Park, Redwood Shores
                  0.2 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Clooney's Pub
                  159 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Dodge Ridge Ski Resort, Pinecrest
                  3.1 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Emerald Hills, Crystal Springs, Poplar Creek, PA
                  0.2 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Rumi (about 30 others within a mile)

                  2 blocks to park with basketball, bocci, tennis courts, baseball, soccer fields, children's play structures, water feature, BBQ, picnic tables, community center, restrooms.

                  Annual Events:

                  Summer Concerts at Burton Park - Fridays at 6:00 pm

                  Hot Harvest Nights Farmer's Market - Every Thursday night (May 5th - Sept. 15th)

                  October: Art & Wine Faire

                  December: Tree lighting at city hall park; Santa arrives by helicopter at San Carlos airport

                  Biannually in April : Chicken's Ball


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2002

                  About the owner: The original owner built several houses in the neighborhood. He kept the biggest lot for himself. We continue to make many updates to improve this one-of-a-kind beauty. This is an old house and does have it's quirks! About San Carlos: It is a tiny town - less than 6 square miles. After WWII, San Carlos experienced it's first growth spurts, becoming a popular suburban destination. In 1944, Dalmo Victor established the city's first large electronics plant, followed soon by Eitel McCullough. Establishment of these two firms quadrupled the population. We are now home to several technology companies, as well as many biotech and medical instrumentation firms. San Carlos is the northern end of Silicon Valley. Current population: 28,406

                  Why the Owner Chose Palo Alto:
                  San Carlos is called 'The City of Good Living' ... come and find out why!

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  The climate here is ideal ... a little south of the fog, so it's usually sunny ... close enough to the coast to stay cool in the summer. Nice quiet street, yet close to everything in the Bay Area. Great walkable location... convenience abounds! Plenty of room to relax. Great home for entertaining guests. Large front lawns with fruit trees. Huge backyard with in-ground swimming pool.

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                  Speaks: english

                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  • Large Backyard with in-ground Swimming Pool

                    Large Backyard with in-ground Swimming Pool

                  • Double Oven & Gas Stove

                    Double Oven & Gas Stove

                  • Family Room with Flat Screen TV

                    Family Room with Flat Screen TV

                  • Master Bedroom with Half Bath

                    Master Bedroom with Half Bath

                  • Gourmet Kitchen with Thermador Appliances

                    Gourmet Kitchen with Thermador Appliances

                  • Kitchen Table Adjoining Family Room

                    Kitchen Table Adjoining Family Room

                  • Formal Dining Room

                    Formal Dining Room

                  VRBO #315288

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                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, July 12, 2014

                  $250 - $350 per night (USD)

                  3 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 07/15/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-4 nights
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