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Surrounded by the Park Yet Close to Everything! Views from all windows!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,850 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms , 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Charming 1930's cottage on approximately 5 acres studded with redwoods. This cottage is approximately 1800 sq. ft. and has a view of Mt. Diablo. It is all 1 level with 1 step up from the dining area.The third bedroom is set up as a den with queen sofa bed, laundry area and television. There is a lovely private yard with fountain. There are 2 fireplaces, wood floors and knotty pine walls. There are 2 bathrooms, one with shower and the other with shower over tub. Additionally, there is a dining room with fireplace and view . The cottage is private and set well away from the main house. It shares use of the pool, hot tub and outdoor entertainment area(kitchen, fireplace, bath and waterfall) with the main house. You are surrounded by redwoods and oaks. The property has a 'Zen' like feeling. When you drive down the driveway you feel you are out in the country, yet you are only minutes from downtown Oakland and SFO. Wildlife abounds. Hiking, biking and horseback riding trails are nearby. A perfect place to unwind.

Cancellation policy-31 days or more 100% refund less than 30 days 50% refund.

Keywords: House

More Details

Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About The Owner

62 year old retired realtor. Loves horses and outdoor sports. I have horses on the property and enjoy riding.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 1990

Why The Owner chose Montclair

The setting is to die for. When you drive down the driveway you feel as though you are miles away from everything, yet you are only minutes away! The peace and setting nurture your mind.

What makes this cottage unique

Bucolic views, sounds of nature, wildlife and warmer weather that Montclair village.

Guestbook comments from the owner

WOW! The only way to describe the setting. Pictures do not do it justice. It is like an oasis close to everything. Flowers everywhere, great smells, incredible views from almost every window. Hot tub for evening relaxation and plenty of yard games for the teenagers. We went hiking every day and could walk to the trails from the property.We loved it and will definitely be back!!!

We give this place 7 stars!!!
May 2015
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Montclair Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon , HIGH END & COMFORTABLE QUEEN SOFA BED
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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(27 traveler reviews)

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Surrounded by the Park Yet Close to Everything! Views from all windows!
average rating of 4.962963 based on 28 reviews


  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at this beautiful location for a family member's wedding weekend. It was the perfect spot for us! Sue and Randy are friendly and helpful hosts. We also enjoyed their two happy and well behaved dogs. Sue sent very specific directions and we had no trouble finding the property. The pictures really do not do this property justice. It is hard to capture the beauty in photographs of the grounds. The interior of the cottage is inviting and comfortable. It was outfitted with everything we needed and more. All of the furnishing and linens were high quality and generous. There are 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a very large main room, a beautiful sunroom that overlooks a private grassy outdoor area with a view, a small but efficient kitchen, and a den with a queen sleeper sofa. There is also a pool and jacuzzi, as well as a large grassy area with beautiful landscaping. We use VRBO frequently and this is one of my all time favorites!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your great review! We would love to see you again and know that you are always welcome!
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Very relaxing and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

The house easily accommodated 3 adults and 3 children. The property is beautiful. Lots of trees and places to relax. Kids loved the hot tub, wind chimes and views. Super nice hosts and dogs. You will like it here.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Linda, thanks for taking the time to write a review.We enjoyed meeting you and your family.Hope to see you again
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Charming retreat and caring, thoughtful hosts

  • 5 of 5

We were fortunate to have had the opportunity to spend the Christmas holiday week at this wonderful cottage. The overview description of the property is entirely accurate and we found the cottage to be spotlessly clean, spacious, and well-equipped. The hosts even include robes and towels for your use in the hot tub. In addition to enjoying the serenity, privacy, and lovely gardens and views that other reviewers have mentioned, we particularly enjoyed the fully decorated Christmas tree and mantle decorations that were in place when we arrived! We hope to return for frequent visits. Thank you Sue and Randy.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

The house is located in a park-like setting and early in the morning when the sun rises over Mt Diablo serenity settles in. While it shares the lot with the main house, the house is quiet and secluded with its own outside seating area. The house itself is comfortable and well equiped with a seating area and a den as well as two bedrooms. My daughter and I stayed here for a month and we give it two thumbs up.

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review. Look forward to hosting you again.
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very picturesque with plenty of entertaining space inside and out

  • 4 of 5

enjoyed the lovely views and quiet area...the cottage was well equipped with necessities

and had an overall cozy feeling while being spacious. the pool and spa on site was an additional plus with entertaining space and outdoor kitchen. we had our family there to meet before a wedding and it was perfect for sharing memories. the owners were very informative and helpful and were there for anything we might need. one suggestion would be to have better signage for location of property. all in all was a wonderful experience and would recommend it to an;yone!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Serene with beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this place. Amazing views, beautiful multi-acre manicured setting, gorgeous pool, spa, waterfall, etc. appears to be a historic old hunting cabin from the 1920s that has been modernized and glam' d up with everything you need on vacation. Would definitely come back. 5 stars.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review. I can't wait to have you back. Hope to see you soon!
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
HWY 13
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Car: recommended



Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $400

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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