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Furnished 3 BR/ 2BA Home with Garage in Prime Santa Clara Valley Location

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,950 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

7 Miles from Levi Stadium, Great America Theme Park, Child & Dog Friendly

This is a perfect retreat in one of the technology capitals of the world! Enjoy the comforts of home in this furnished, well equipped, single family dwelling, conveniently located near major Silicon Valley employers, such as Maxim Integrated Products, Palm, Inc., Apple, HP, Adulent, Texas Instruments (less than 3 miles from the house); Intel, Cisco, Yahoo, Oracle (less than 5 miles away); Google, Symantec & many others (within 7 miles.

Cook in a gourmet kitchen, complete with granite counters and top of the line stainless steel appliances. The large family style kitchen has dishes, stemware, cookware, even cookie sheets, oils and spices. The kitchen table, which easily seats eight, overlooks an enclosed courtyard filled with roses and ornamental plants.

Relax in a sunken living room under a cathedral ceiling, on white leather sofas, with a 42' HDTV and fireplace. Books, games, videos, and toys, are available for entertaining children.

The beds are freshly made and towels and hair dryer are available for your convenience. The master bedroom has a king size bed and its own bathroom equipped with grab bars and a shower. The second bedroom has a queen size bed. The third bedroom has a twin bed and desk with computer hook-up. Extra sleeping pads and linens are available to set up an additional sleeping area in the living room if needed. Bedrooms two and three share a second bathroom equipped with an enclosed tub/shower combination, and a nice warm bidet.

For LOCAL RELAXATION, walk your children and/or dog to the local neighborhood park. Enjoy the huge playground, soccer and baseball fields, tennis courts. It has a beautiful pond and fountains, barbeque pits and picnic tables. Walk just a little further to Safeway, Office Depot, Sprout Farmer's Market, Pet Depot, Wells Fargo, Starbucks, Trader Joe's, Staples, Twenty Four Hour Nautilus . . . . Possibilities are endless.

For EDUCATIONAL GRADUATIONS AND CELEBRATIONS, the Universities of Santa Clara, The University of California at San Jose . . . and Stanford University are all within an 11 miles radius of the house.

If you have MEDICAL NEEDS, Kaiser Permanente Hospital is only three miles from the front door; and, El Camino and, Stanford Hospitals, are close by.

For SPORT LOVERS: The 2016 SUPER BOWL WILL BE PLAYED AT LEVI'S STADIUM, the new home of the 49ers, is less than seven miles from our front door.

Children, as well as adults will love the entertainment parks: GREAT AMERICA THEME PARK in Santa Clara, right next to Levi Stadium; the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose; and the Shoreline Park (SF Bay Wetlands).

For more ADVENTURE: Drive about 35 miles over the hill to the SANTA CRUZ BEACHES and Boardwalk for boating, surfing, beach combing and a great amusement arcade. Go surfing kayaking or deep sea fishing.

A day trip to the MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM is an enchanting experience. Explore the tide pools along the 'Seventeen Mile Drive' between Monterey and Carmel.

Hike, ride a zip line, bike, or train through the beautiful redwood forests of the Santa Cruz Mountains.

Drive up the coast to SAN FRANCISCO and walk across the Golden Gate Bridge; take the kids for a trolley car ride, or visit the world famous De Young Museum of Fine Arts.

TO RESERVE THE HOUSE CLICK ON THE YELLOW 'BOOK IT' BUTTON. Enter your desired arrival and departure dates, the number of people and pets in your group and receive an instant quote. If you want to proceed with booking, review the terms of the rental agreement. If the terms are acceptable, submit payment information. The owner will respond to your request within twelve hours. For questions or PERSONAL ASSISTANCE, feel free to call Lorraine, the owner, at 206 946 2447

Keywords: Pet and kid friendly. Short term, furnished, 3 bedroom/2 bath, single family house rental, WI-FI, phone, cable TV. Many extras: utilities, gardener, fenced yard, barbeque, interior court yard, air conditioned, upgraded kitchen. Easy accessto: South San Francisco Bay Area, Silicon Valley, and Great America, Levi Stadium. Close to Universities of Santa Clara, Stanford, and the University of California at San Jose. Close to Kaiser Hospital, Stanford and El Camino Hospitals. Major high tech industries like Apple, HP, Google, Yahoo, Semantic, Norton, and Netflix. Fully equipped for temporary housing needs!

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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2017

About Lorraine

This has been our primary home for many years. I was a teacher in Sunnyvale for thirty four years, and my husband had an automotive repair business. We are retired now, and like to travel. When we are away, our fully furnished, well equipped three bedroom/two bath single family dream home is rented to others. Our daughter lives directly across the street, and serves as hostess in our absence. We appreciate doing business with our guests and love having a home to come back too.

Lorraine purchased this house in 1998

Why Lorraine chose Sunnyvale

We like the climate and the location. The house is center of a 35 mile radius extending to San Francisco, The Pacific Coast, Montery Bay and the CA redwood forests. Sunnyvale is cooled by a gentle breeze from the San Francisco Bay in the afternoons. It is a short bike ride to the wet lands, and a very short walk to the neighborhood park or other local favorites like Starbucks, Trader Joes, Borders, a work out room, and swimming at the 24 Hour Nautilus or the public library.

What makes this house unique

Because of its central location, play can be easily combined with work, school, family and medical needs. The house is within a three mile radius of Apple, HP, Intel, Yahoo, IBM, Micro Soft, Symantec, Netflix, Moffet Field, Kaiser and El Camino Hospitals and the University of Santa Clara.. It is only nine miles from Stanford Unniversity and San Jose State University.

Bottom line: The house is more affordable than a 5* hotel, more private than an apartment, more spacious than a condo, and more central than most other options.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for your prompt return of our deposit! Everything about the home was wonderful! It doesn’t feel like a rental, it feels like we are staying with friends when we stay there! Thanks again for sharing your home with us! This is a great option for our family, and will most definitely try to rent again, the next time our plans bring us to Sunnyvale!!
Jan 2016
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California's Great America
"Top of the line amusement park, comparable to Disneyland!"
Winchester Mystery House
"A strange old favorite of many."
Whole Foods Market
Stanford University
Santa Clara University
San Jose State University
Apple Infinite Loop
Hewlett-Packard Co
Cisco Systems
Microsoft Corporation
Google Headquarters
Symantec Corporation
Shoreline Amphitheatre
" Great entertainment. Check their schedule for upcoming events."
Santana Row
Computer History Museum
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
Nearest Airport
9 Miles
San Jose International
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Sunken Gardens
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Frwys 85, 280, and 101
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Country Gourmet, Black Angus, or Fish Market
Nearest Beach
35 Miles
Santa Cruz
Car: recommended


LEVI STADIUM, new home of the 49ers in Santa Clara, GREAT AMERICA THEME PARK and the SANTA CLARA CONVENTION CENTER. are about 7 miles from house.

The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, about 9 miles; and, the Shoreline Park (SF Bay Wetlands), 8 miles. Both are great places for children and adults alike to explore and enjoy a fun filled day!


Driving over the hill to the Santa Cruz Beaches and Boardwalk, about 32 miles for boating, surfing, beach combing and a great amusement park and arcade, or volley ball on the beach.

Surfing, kayaking, bird, seal, otter, whale watching or deep sea fishing in the Monterey Bay.

If you have any energy let over, visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Doing the 'Seventeen Mile Drive' between Monterey and Carmel or stop at one of many golf courses to play a round of golf.

Hiking, riding a zip line, biking, or riding a train through the beautiful redwood forests of the Santa Cruz mountains.

Driving up the coast to San Francisco and walking across the Golden Gate Bridge. The scenery, fresh air, and vibrations are unforgettable.


If you are in need of medical attention, the area has fine hospitals: Kaiser Permanente is about 2 miles from our Sunnyvale home;

ElCamino Hospital, is about 8 miles; and, Stanford Hospital, is nearly 12 miles from the house.


Do you want to do some research or attend graduation? The University of Santa Clara is within 3 miles; California State University at San Jose is only 9 miles; while Stanford is 12 miles from the house.


The area Is booming with numerous major industries such as: Apple, HP, Adulent, Texas Instruments, less than 3 miles from the house; Intel, Cisco, Yahoo, Oracle are less than 5 miles away; Google, Symantec & many others within 7 miles.

Our Sunnyvale Home provides a haven for work/life balance!


Sunnyvale West House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Off the master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , Glass enclosure
  • Glass/tile enclosures. Second bathroom includes a bidet.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , plus desk and internet
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Our goal is to provide comfort, convenience, privacy and securtiy for your stay. Motion activated surveillance cameras are mounted outside the house for added security. This is the perfect home for interim housing needs, job transitions, or small family gatherings: Short walk to Las Palmas Park. (Walking dogs, kids, picnicing, barbequeing, soccer, baseball, tennis.) Close to major hi-tech industries and Levi Stadium. Great America Amusement Park within three miles.Shopping, Trader Joe's, 24 Hour Nautilus, good restaurants within walking distance. An hour from Santa Cruz beaches or San Francisco.


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Furnished 3 BR/ 2BA Home with Garage in Prime Santa Clara Valley Location
average rating of 4.826667 based on 77 reviews

Worked out great for San Jose trip

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for about a week in April 2017 and it worked out very well for my group of 4 adults and 1 toddler. This house is in an excellent quiet location with easy access to the various places we wanted to visit - Big Basin Redwood park, Avaya stadium, Santa Cruz, San Francisco, etc...seemed like the worst of the traffic on the freeways was always going the opposite direction we were, another indication we chose the right place to stay. The park (within easy walking distance) was a very nice one. The kitchen in this house was nice and useful and we were able to make our own breakfast each day. The price was reasonable considering the otherwise incredibly high rental & housing prices in the Bay Area (by my standards, anyway). If/when I visit San Jose again, this rental would be top of my list - thank you!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Whenever we return to the Bay Area, we're always thankful to have a home to come back to. And it's a pleasure to be able to let our guests make use of it in our absence.
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Ferndale, Ca USA

Nice house in Sunnyvale

  • 4 of 5

We recently stayed in this home. It is clean, well laid out with nice outdoor space. Our family found it a comfortable place to stay while commuting to Stanford Hospital for a week. We had a few mantainance issues that were quickly resolved. Other than a lack of good reading lamps in the master bedroom we were happy with everything. I would recommend the house and also rent it again if the need arises.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable and convenient

  • 5 of 5

Great location if visiting family / friends in Sunnyvale. Very close to community park and shopping.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great house where you feel right at home

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely LOVED our 3-week stay at this great house in Sunnyvale. It was perfect for our family of 3 plus 2 grandmas. Our 5-year old was so happy there that sometimes it was hard to persuade her to go anywhere else. She really enjoyed all the toys and children's books available and the nearby park with an amazing playground, and we all enjoyed the backyard and the charming enclosed courtyard, even for stargazing. To sum it all up, we felt right at home and were very sad to leave. The owner was very accommodating when we were arranging our stay, and everything was just like she described. We would definitely return anytime! This house made our vacation perfect. Thank you, Lorraine!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland Oregon

Great place for our family

  • 4 of 5

When we needed housing for a family wedding event, this house was a great place to call home. Initially the house was not ready when we arrived but owner was willing to compensate us for the inconvenience and replied promptly to my call. Property was very spacious with two outdoor spaces and room to spread out inside too. Microwave was confusing to operate so would suggest a quick user guide be posted nearby. AC was a plus for the hot summer weekend. Carpeting is very light colored and would suggest its time for a good shampoo. Quiet neighborhood with easy access to shopping and restaurants.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Had a great time. The house was nice

  • 4 of 5

Lorraine was easy to work with. We would definitely stay there again

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
House keeping $125 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

To secure a reservation a $300 initial payment is required (credit cards accepted). E-checks are preferred for the balance due. (An efficient bank to bank transfer in a secure environment with no processing fee!) In case of necessity, a one time adjustment in Check In/Check Out dates may be possible. The initial payment will be forfeited if reservation is canceled. If the terms of the rental agreement are honored and the house is returned in good condition, the deposit will be refunded within ten days of departure.

The monthly rate includes all utilities, waste management, TV, Wi-Fi, and gardener. Everything is in place. All you have to do is relax and enjoy it!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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