Peace & Quiet Above Silicon Valley
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- Minimum stay:N/A
- Pets allowed:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
Newly remodeled, large one bedroom apartment, one mile up Mt. Hamilton Road, fifteen minutes from downtown San Jose. Sleeps 5 (Rate quoted is for double occupancy) Bathroom features Italian glass sink.
This unique suite includes a living room, separate bedroom, bathroom with shower, and a mini-kitchen with cooktop, microwave, toaster/oven, sink, and refrigerator. The living room includes a dining area, a TV with VCR/DVD, high speed Internet connection, a queen size futon and a twin size captain's bed. The spacious bedroom has a queen sized bed, vanity, bookcase, two dressers, and large closet space. The separate entrance through the swimming pool courtyard is bordered by wisteria and grape vines. Property includes pool, garden railroad, organic garden, and a labyrinth with a 180° view of Silicon Valley. Walk the labyrinth for peaceful meditation. The location is at the end of a country lane, peaceful and quiet, a great place to relax and unwind after a day of business or touring.
Keywords: 1 bedroom apartment
- 1 story
- On floor 1
- 590 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Accessible
- 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
- Bedroom 1
- Convertible bed(s)
Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Captain's bed, doubles as seating in the living room area., Baby Cribs (1) PortaCrib for infant available with request. We also have a high chair and booster seat available., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen-sized futon in living area....morecollapse
- 1.0 Bathrooms
- Bathroom 1
Kitchen & Dining
- Child's Highchair
- Cooking Utensils
- Covered Parking:
- Parking Off Street:
- Linens Provided
- Air Conditioning
- Towels Provided
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- DVD Player
- Video Library
- Wireless Internet
Pool & Spa
- Private Pool
- Away From It All
Location & View
- Water View:
- Mountain View
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
ReviewsWrite a review
Stayed a month.
Stayed a month.
My family and I stayed here for a whole month and were very comfortable. Hosts were as welcoming as family. We all appreciated the remote location above San Jose with wildlife, elbow room, and beautiful views of the valley. Only knock is that TV choices were limited for such a long stay.
- Guest JB
- Date of stay 09/09/12
- Review Submitted 10/15/12
Recommended for: Girls getaway, age 55+, adventure seekers, sightseeing, families with young children, families with teenagers.
Owner response: Jeff, we enjoyed hosting you and your family. Glad to hear that it worked out well for you. One of the best things about hosting through VRBO is the wonderful people we meet. After you left, we had two lovely ladies from Florida here to visit a new baby and family, and last night we welcomed four visitors from the Netherlands. So fun! Thanks!
A pleasant retreat
A pleasant retreat
This was such a relaxing experience. I was in a quiet, peaceful place. This property was further from my grandkids that I would have hoped for, but the drive was worth it. I never used the air conditioner, the cool breeze provided a pleasant sleeping experience. The pool was 92 degrees! Every night I would walk out on the patio and say good-night to the valley. Beds were comfy, linens clean and abundant. Kitchen is adequate for a quick breakfast or a warm-up dinner. Ray and Ellen were welcoming, and left me to my own devices. Thank you for a great 2 weeks.
- Guest Donna
- Date of stay 06/24/12
- Review Submitted 07/09/12
Recommended for: Age 55+, families with young children.
Owner response: Thanks, Donna. We enjoyed having you and sharing the Fourth of July with your grandkids. Come again.
Guest comment entered by owner
Thanks for everything! It was great. Perfect for what we needed.
- Guest Gaby
- Date of stay 04/06/11
- Review Submitted 04/13/11
$150.00 per night, double occupancy, Sunday through Thursday $160.00 per night, double occupancy, Friday and Saturday $900.00 per week, double occupancy $10.00 per person, per night for each additional person Three night minimum Multi-week discount available
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
This owner accepts: Credit cards.
Call the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Year Purchased: 1998
About the owner: Ray and Ellen are retired from Silicon Valley Hi-Tech companies and enjoy the quiet life. Ray is very active in the Bay Area Garden Railway Society and enjoys sharing his large garden railroad with guests. Ellen is always working on one art project or another (or several at once) including basketweaving, knitting, painting furniture, fabric dolls, and making jam. Ask for a sample of jam!
Why the Owner Chose San Jose:
Mystic Mountain Hideaway is a 'mother-in-law' unit across the courtyard from our home. The swimming pool separates the two residences. We very much enjoy hosting people from out of town and sharing our wonderful space.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
We are very close to Silicon Valley life, just 15 minutes drive to San Jose City Hall, but it feels like we are in a different world. We have deer and birds, peace and quiet, with an incredible view of San Francisco Bay and the entire Silicon Valley. It's a great place to unwind after a hectic day in the real world.
- Primary: (408) 929-3097 (California, USA)
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Mystic Mountain Hideaway bedroom
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Italian glass sink and counter
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Date last modified - Tuesday, March 19, 2013