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The Country Cottage Home | Private Estate | Unparrelled Views Sf East Bay |

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Last updated: 04/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Magnificient views, Sleeps 6 in beds, 8 w/options

This magnificent, serene setting has been described by visitors as comparable to being on a perennial vacation. Very private, yet just minutes from the 580 and 680 freeways, this gated estate property has be to experienced to be believed.
This 2005 two story mountain home features a granite and stainless kitchen with maple cabinets, tumbled marble bathrooms and an open floor plan with an ambiance that says "sit down and stay a while - you won't want to leave." Come enjoy the magic.
This home will deliver

There are 2 homes on this private estate - view the other one on VRBO 175700.

Keywords: Private, 2 Story,


Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/26/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Staff


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • Master bedroom - Offers a King size bed w/memory foam top. Private bathroom that includes a walk-in shower and separate elegant bathtub. Large windows to take advantage of the views. Bedroom # 2 - Offers a King size bed with memory foam top. Private bathroom with walk-shower. Private office area with expansive desk and large windows allowing natural light in. Bedroom # 3 offers a Queen size bed. Comfortable couch near our small library to enjoy our books or your favorite reading material. Each room offers magnificent views from our higher elevation location giving you a comfortable spot to relax and take in the views while spotting all the various wildlife species that roam the estate and the nearby 4700+ acres of protected conservancy land....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Cards and board games located in hall closet....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (4) Each bedroom has DISH satellite HDTV, as well as the main TV in the Family Room....moreless


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


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View:

    The views from The Gated Country Estate are spectacular, absolutely breath taking....moreless

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning:

    This house features Window Air Conditioning Units and not Central Air...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    Wireless broadband and direct connection through router for easy access to internet....moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Old fashion wood burning standalone fireplace/stove which is very efficient and effective for heat or adding just a touch of ambiance to the evening....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    (2) Two of the upstairs bedrooms have remote controlled gas fireplaces....moreless

  • Heating:

    Central heat available as well as fireplaces and stand alone heater to keep everyone toasty if needed....moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    House phone available....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Water Tank
  • Wood Stove:

    The downstairs features a real wood burning stove...moreless


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Auto brew coffeemaker and a Keurig single serve machine....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything you may need to cook a gourmet meal....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Included for your convenience....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Stainless steel double decker and almost new....moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    This kitchen has been updated with stainless steel appliances, including a double convention oven, microwave,refrigerator and dishwasher....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Stainless steel....moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Various items which you are welcome to if desired....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless Steel double door with water and ice dispenser....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Our Country Cottage offers fantastic views from our wrap around patio with plenty of seating and a BBQ to cook delicious meals....moreless

  • Golf:

    A favorite off-site activity for many of our guests we are located near many lovely golf courses so if you might have the time please pack your golf equipment for a few rounds....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Grass yard in the front of the cottage and deck with several mature trees and plenty of areas for relaxing and observing our many species of birds and wildlife. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane gas grill, located on our lovely wrap-around deck. The chef may not want to come back inside after cooking while enjoying the scenery from the deck....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.8
from 5 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning (standard) $350
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 10%


During some Holiday periods we require a minimum week stay (7days). Holiday rentals or special needs may increase this rate. Cleaning fee (non-refundable) ranges from $325-$375 based on number of guests. There is a 10% Occupancy Tax. A $500 Refundable Security Deposit is required. This property DOES charge separately for events and/or groups for day use. When inquiring, please provide information about the type of gathering and the expected number of guests. We will provide you with a quote.

*Rates are subject to change without notice until reservation confirmation with a Rental Agreement.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/26/2017
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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Oakland International Airport
12 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Downtown Livermore
14 Miles
Nearest Golf
Numerous superb courses
12 Miles
Nearest Train
Bay Area Rapid Transit
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Downtown Livermore

Car: Necessary

Other Activities: with our central location The Gated Country Estate can easily serve day-trips to San Francisco, Napa wine touring, Yosemite, over 50 wineries locally and less than a mile from our estate we have close to 5,000 acres available to explore with our protected state preserve park.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/26/2017

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  • The Cottage

    The Cottage

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Gourmet kitchen

    Gourmet kitchen

  • Vista from Nook

    Vista from Nook

  • Bedroom #2

    Bedroom #2

  • Sitting Area

    Sitting Area

  • Gorgeous bathrooms

    Gorgeous bathrooms

  • Rustic elegance, filled with beautiful antiques...

    Rustic elegance, filled with beautiful antiques...

  • The View From The Country Cottage Rear Porch View- (rainbow)

    The View From The Country Cottage Rear Porch View- (rainbow)

  • Flowering Bulb October 2015 - Porch Rear View

    Flowering Bulb October 2015 - Porch Rear View

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Granite and stainless steel kitchen

    Granite and stainless steel kitchen

  • Breakfast Nook

    Breakfast Nook

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Bedroom #3

    Bedroom #3

  • Office Nook - Wireless Internet

    Office Nook - Wireless Internet

  • Views from the wraparound deck

    Views from the wraparound deck

  • View from the yard

    View from the yard

  • Porch View - Wide (2015)

    Porch View - Wide (2015)

VRBO #165938

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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