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Walnut Creek, San Francisco Bay Area Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Bungalow, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Charming vintage cottage, completely refurbished,walking distance to downtown Walnut Creek, theater, shopping,restaurants and BART. Completely furnished. Unit 2 has one bedroom with King bed, second bedroom has 2 twin beds, sofa bed in living room,T.V and office desk including DSL/ Broadband hook up.Unit 1 has queen bed, office with twin bed and queen sofa sleeper in living room.

Living room with additional TV, International channel option has full sofa bed plus room for roll out. Wood floors and shutters open to private yard with deck overlooking meandering creek plus complete barbeque set up and patio.

Each unit has its own laundryroom.

Each unit has its own separate laundry room, one with ice maker, suit steamer and freezer.

Public transportation makes this ideal with close proximity to airport - private and International.Bay Area Rapid Transit. Post office, golf courses all within minutes. Perfect for the executive or visiting families.All tourist spots nearby - San Francisco,AT&T Ball Park, Golden Gate Park, Wine Country -Marin, Livermore and Sonoma, Great America, Marine World, within 45 minutes. Yosemite National Park, Monterey, Santa Cruz and Lake Tahoe - two to four hours. Close to colleges and Universities Stanford, and Berkeley.

Keywords: Residence / Duplex

More Details

Holly Fitzsimmons
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Such a charming and cute place we love it!
Dec 2010
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Walnut Creek Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Unit 1 Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Unit 2 Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Unit 2 recently remodeled
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Unit 2 Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , crib or child bed available upon request, sofa sleep double
    Unit 1 Bedroom 1 and 1/2 bedroom - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Unit 1 sleeper sofa is queen in livingrm, crib or child bed
  • King size Bed (1),Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds ( 2 ), Child Beds (1) crib, Baby Cribs (1) upon request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) full/ queen sofa and double
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Very short walk to bus, free trolley to Bart, park, library, resturants and shopping close


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(8 traveler reviews)

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Walnut Creek, San Francisco Bay Area Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
Atherton, CA

Perfect for business or pleasure

  • 5 of 5

With just a walk from BART, this Walnut Creek getaway provided me with the perfect opportunity to still take care of Business in Palo Alto while remianing local for the holidays to celebrate Christmas and New Years with relatives and friends in the lively down-town WC. Traveling to Oakland, San Fransisco, Berkley, and Palo Alto was so easy taking a BART ride to Millbrae and a connecting CalTrain south to Menlo Park. Having all the amenities of a pre-furnished rental with a fully equipped kitchen, towel cabinet, and own washer & dryer made entertaining a breeze. I would recommend this rental for anyone!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Clarke, I am so happy the property was perfect for your needs. It is always great to hear how the guests like the accommodations. I appreciate how well organized you left the place! I look forward to hearing from you when you plan another trip. Holly
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Wheaton Illinois

Walnut Creek

  • 5 of 5

I had the most pleasurable working experience in Walnut Creek due to the fact I was staying in Holly's cottage which is in walking distance of downtown Walnut Creek and the Broadway Plaza outdoor mall where I was working. The Bart train as well as Safeway all very close by. The unit is well maintained with more than adequate kitchen facilities,clean linens,nice beds and a outdoor grilling area. It was secluded and away from traffic and very quiet. I would recommend this to anyone coming into this area and I can't wait for my next job in this area because Holly would be my first call

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Newport Beach, CA

Relocation Made Easy

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect place to stay during my house hunting trip. The downtown location is fantastic! The bed was comfortable and plenty of extra linens. I love to cook and found a fully equipped kitchen with an easy access to the grilling area and a tree lined deck over looking a meandering creek and garden. The homeowner was very accommodating and gave me advice about the area that helped me decide on a "perfect new home" in this great town.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mr Alvarez, Thank you for the nice comments. It was my pleasure providing a comfortable place for your stay as well as helping you locate a new home. As an vacation rental owner and real estate consultant I love working with individuals and families who are new to the area. It is so much fun introducing them to a wonderful city. Its great that you were able to reserve a six week stay and found the dates available,as many of my guests repeat their stays each year. Thanks again for visiting!
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Tucson, AZ

An Experienced VRBO Customer ( over 15 rentals with VBRO)

  • 5 of 5

I had a super time at Holly's Cottage in Walnut Creek during my six week stay. It is located within walking distance to Downtown Walnut Creek, Safeway & Bart. The Unit is well maintained and Holly will do anything (within reason) to make your stay comfortable. You are also within walking distance to a very nice Farmers Market every Sunday Morning during the season. This property is one of the best I have rented and I speak from experience having rented more than 15 VRBO properties

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spring Break 2013

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 3 (two adults and a teenager), stayed at this location for five nights while visiting relatives in the area. We always prefer vacation homes over hotels so that everyone has their own space, and this location was perfect for us.

The photos do an excellent job of showing exactly what this home looks like. The kitchen is a bit small, but fully functional and well stocked with everything we needed. The whole house was clean, with abundant towels and linens. The back porch overlooks the creek, and was a lovely place to have coffee in the morning or to relax after a busy day. The living room has enough space and furniture for everyone to relax.

The owner, Holly, was extremely attentive and helpful. Her communication before, during and after our stay was exemplary. It was, without a doubt, the most pleasant experience I have had with the owner of a vacation home.

I am originally from Walnut Creek, and return to visit from time to time. I will make sure to book this location from this point onward.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2013
  • Stayed: March 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved staying here!

  • 5 of 5

This is a very unique cottage. We loved staying here and hope to make a return trip soon, The property was very clean and well maintained. We could walk to the town of Walnut Creek and were very close to the library. The owner was very helpful and contacted us immediately when we emailed her. I would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Close or walk to Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)

Downtown Walnut Creek events


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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