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A Peaceful Modern Creekfront Cottage in Silicon Valley

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living/dining room combo. couch pulls out to a 2d full bed w/linens

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Last updated: 10/02/2014
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  • Minimum stay:14 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Los Altos cottage description

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*** New for 2014 - new QUEEN size Westin Heavenly Bed AND new laser printer under desk with USB connector.

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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.

Available fully furnished for temporary housing while you are relocating, on extended vacation, or working temporarily in Silicon Valley. If you visit the area repeatedly during the year, you can stay in the same home away from home every time.

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, 37' LCD TV, 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 convection stove, instant hot water dispenser, granite counters, new cabinetry, shock absorbing gel chef's floor mat, 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' (new) 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. Some extra storage space available in loft above main house garage if needed.

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 (we have allergies).
-Maximum two occupants due to compact size of cottage.
-Children under age 10 may not be 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 and no additional visitors.
-Check in is at 3 pm or later on the day your rental starts, although we can possibly accommodate an earlier arrival if the schedule allows.
-Check out is no later than 11 am on the day your rental ends, although we can possibly accommodate a later departure if the schedule allows.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 350 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                10...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

                must cross footbridge, down stone path and across flagstone patio to reach cottage - renters need to be sure footed for safety...moreless

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                ...moreless

              • Brand new Queen size Westin Heavenly Bed! New in October 2013. High quality linens.... very comfy....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Cleaning is provided before and after rental term. Can provide additional cleaning service during your stay for reimbursement of actual cost....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    DISH network digital DVR - I can program in advance to record your shows/sports if you send me a list...moreless

                  • Television:

                    37' HD LCD TV, includes extra HDMI-HDMI cable to play videos from your laptop or internet...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Budget
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    dining table expands to seat 4 as needed. outdoor dining furniture seats 4....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 2 people

                  General

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    wall heater with thermostat...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    wired and wireless...moreless

                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking:

                    one car in covered parking...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    modern front loading washer...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items:

                    starter paper products, cleaning supplies, some spices and cooking oil...moreless

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove:

                    gas Fisher Paykel stove with convection range...moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Private outdoor deck above creek with table and chairs for four, with umbrella....moreless

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
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                          My Standard Rate
                          14 night min stay

                          $850 $3,200
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                          • Cleaning (nonrefundable) $150
                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          $3400 rate is for 4 weeks.

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


                          Cancellation policy:

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


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 10/02/2014
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                          Location

                          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.

                           

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                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • living/dining room combo. couch pulls out to a 2d full bed w/linens

                            living/dining room combo. couch pulls out to a 2d full bed w/linens

                          • built in cabinets

                            built in cabinets

                          • all new cabinets, granite counters, washer dryer

                            all new cabinets, granite counters, washer dryer

                          • looking to front door from living/dining

                            looking to front door from living/dining

                          • in hall on way to bedroom: bathroom with stall shower and guest robes

                            in hall on way to bedroom: bathroom with stall shower and guest robes

                          • Queen size Westin Heavenly Bed (new in October 2013)

                            Queen size Westin Heavenly Bed (new in October 2013)

                          • private deck looks onto creek

                            private deck looks onto creek

                          • privacy screen for cottage deck

                            privacy screen for cottage deck

                          • view of cottage from creek

                            view of cottage from creek

                          • Guest book entry from a couple who stayed a month!

                            Guest book entry from a couple who stayed a month!

                          • opposite the couch: table (expands), desk w/wired internet and laser printer

                            opposite the couch: table (expands), desk w/wired internet and laser printer

                          • kitchen and laundry

                            kitchen and laundry

                          • new fridge and gas convection stove

                            new fridge and gas convection stove

                          • looking from living/dining down hall to bedroom (to mirrored closet door)

                            looking from living/dining down hall to bedroom (to mirrored closet door)

                          • new bathroom cabinet with granite counter

                            new bathroom cabinet with granite counter

                          • looking from bedroom down hall back to living/dining combo.  wall heater in hall

                            looking from bedroom down hall back to living/dining combo. wall heater in hall

                          • welcome!

                            welcome!

                          • creek view from cottage

                            creek view from cottage

                          • cottage is in wooded grounds including redwoods and many flowers

                            cottage is in wooded grounds including redwoods and many flowers

                          • footbridge from driveway to cottage

                            footbridge from driveway to cottage

                          VRBO #479764

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                          This listing was first published here in 2013.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                          $850 per week (USD)
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                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 2

                          View calendar: Updated 10/02/14
                          Minimum stay: 14 nights
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                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated: 10/02/2014
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