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Peace & Quiet Above Silicon Valley

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Last updated: 08/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

San Jose apartment description

Newly remodeled, large two bedroom guest house, 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. Laundry. View. Heated pool. Fruit in season. Compact kitchen with cooktop, microwave, toaster oven, refrigerator, utensils. TV/DVD/VCR.
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.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Renters must be 21 years of age....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

          • Convertible bed(s)


          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


          • Queen size beds (2), 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....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Refrigerator
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Microwave
          • Coffee Maker
          • Freezer
          • Pantry Items
          • Kitchen
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Seating for 4 people


          • Covered Parking:

            One covered stall for Mystic Mountain Hideaway guests right in front of the gate to the courtyard....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Additional off street parking available for guests....moreless

          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Living Room seats 6
          • Air Conditioning
          • Linens Provided
          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Kitchenette:Everything you would want except an oven. Swimming pool - solar heated in summer....moreless


              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • VCR
              • Video Library
              • Books
              • Games


              • Wireless Internet
              • Internet

              Pool & Spa

              • Private Pool
              • Heated Pool

              Outdoor Features

              • Porch / Veranda
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Deck / Patio


                  • Away From It All

                  Location & View

                  • Water View:

                    View of San Francisco Bay. On a clear day, with binoculars you can see San Francisco....moreless

                  • Rural:

                    Quiet and peaceful, 500' elevation about city, on 2 acres...moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    180 degree view of Silicon Valley...moreless


                  • Restaurants
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Hiking
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Tennis
                  • Shopping
                  • Swimming
                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Cinemas
                  • Museums
                  • Live Theater
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Playground
                  • Pond
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Water Parks
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Zoo
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Golf


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                  from 4 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $150 $160
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $1,000 $3,720
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Taxes Not included


                  50% with reservation. Remainder due 21 days prior to arrival. We can accept Mastercard or Visa payments.

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                  Last updated: 08/20/2014
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                  9 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  San Jose Mineta International
                  8 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  San Jose Diridon
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  680 & 101
                  40 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Santa Cruz
                  1.5 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  San Jose Country Club
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant

                  Car: Necessary

                  Fifteen minutes from downtown San Jose, yet in the country for peace and quiet, the Mystic Mountain Hideaway is a treasured retreat from the busy world of Silicon Valley. Museums, Great America Park, Alum Rock Park (hiking), fine restaurants, the Tech Museum, Children's Discovery Museum, shopping, and businesses are all in easy driving distance. Make a day trip to San Francisco or the Monterey Bay Aquarium.


                  Owner info

                  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, mosaic, 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 West yard has a 180 degree view of Silicon Valley.

                  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.

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                  Speaks: english

                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  • Solar-heated pool

                    Solar-heated pool

                  • Mystic Mountain Hideaway living area

                    Mystic Mountain Hideaway living area

                  • Mystic Mountain Hideaway kitchen

                    Mystic Mountain Hideaway kitchen

                  • Mystic Mountain Hideaway bedroom

                    Mystic Mountain Hideaway bedroom

                  • Italian glass sink and counter

                    Italian glass sink and counter

                  VRBO #78773

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                  This listing was first published here in 2006.

                  Date last modified - Monday, April 14, 2014

                  $150 - $160 per night (USD)

                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 5

                  View calendar: Updated 08/20/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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