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Family-Friendly 3BR Home on Quiet Vineyard Near Stanford & Palo Alto

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Open floor plan among entry, living room, kitchen and dining area

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Last updated: 07/28/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This recently remodeled home is nestled among an oak grove, a waterfall garden and a vineyard in the hills above Stanford University. It's perfect for traveling families and groups, as well as startups visiting Silicon Valley or conducting off-site meetings.

The home is convenient to I-280 (5 mins away), Stanford (10 mins), Sand Hill Rd (7 mins) and both San Francisco (35 mins) and San Jose (25 mins). It's very close to Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Woodside, Mountain View and Los Altos. Levi's Stadium is 30 minutes away.

This is a storied property - it once was a hunting lodge visited by Hollywood celebrities like Bing Crosby. In the 60s and 70s it became a hippie commune before becoming a private residence. This house was once a stable and was converted decades ago to a guest house, then remodeled and updated twice in the last 10 years, including a new kitchen and bath in 2013.

In addition to all the amenities inside the home, there's a full tennis court, basketball, and in warm weather a pool, hot tub and sauna are often available (please confirm availability before booking - these are sometimes unavailable). A private half-mile walking trail encircles the property and a network of public hiking trails are available just outside the fence.

The self-contained house includes a kitchen, dining area, living room and 3 bedrooms. The master bedroom features a luxurious brass & iron queen bed fitted with 400-thread count Egyptian cotton sheets. There's a 32" HDTV as well as a walk-in closet, dresser and full-length mirror.

The second bedroom includes a queen bed, desk and closet. The third bedroom has twin bunk beds, dresser and toys and books for young children. Additional sleeping is available on the convertible loveseat in the living room (can sleep 1-2).

The bathroom features a marble floor and granite slab on the sink and the shower. There are extra towels, pillows and blankets as well.

The full kitchen includes granite counters, premium cabinets and modern appliances: range, 2 ovens, microwave, dishwasher, disposal and full refrigerator/freezer with ice-maker and filtered water. Dishes, cups, silverware, pots, pans and utensils are available. There's plenty of counter prep space. In addition to the dining table, there's a bar-top with four stools.

The living room features a 60' HDTV with Blu-Ray DVD player, Wii gaming console and surround sound. You'll have one of Comcast's top internet and cable packages with ESPN, HBO, Showtime, Cinemax, Starz and many other channels. There's also a selection of books & toys that are appropriate for young children.

The home has plenty of natural light and includes its own heating, air conditioning, full-sized washer and dryer and plenty of closet space.

Just off the tennis court is an outdoor patio with table, umbrella and chairs.

You'll have your own driveway and parking accessible through an automatic entry gate.

The surrounding area is popular for walking, running, hiking, cycling (road and mountain), and horse-riding. It's quite beautiful and rustic despite being minutes from I-280, Sand Hill Rd, Stanford and Palo Alto. Shopping and dining are minutes away, either in town, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, or beyond.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Lots of toys available, as well as play vehicles at the tennis court....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Small Bedroom: 1 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Living Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Convertible loveseat (sleeps 1-2)...moreless

  • Bedroom/Office: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • The master bedroom features a luxurious brass & iron queen bed fitted with 400-thread count Egyptian cotton sheets. There's a DVD/VCR and TV as well as a walk-in closet, dresser and full-length mirror. The second bedroom has a twin bed and dresser. The third bedroom serves as an office with a convertible loveseat that can sleep 1-2. The bathroom features a marble floor and granite slab on the sink and the shower. There are extra towels, pillows and blankets as well....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Recently updated with granite countertop and shower, and marble floor.

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    You'll have one of Comcast's top internet and cable packages (Preferred Plus XF) with ESPN, HBO, Starz and a few other premium channels. ...moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Games:

    Playstation 2 and assorted games....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Comcast includes a full on-demand library of movies and TV shows....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 4 people

General

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

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    A full set of dishes and utensils, as well as knives, pots & pans...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Four can be seated at the table, plus another four on barstools at the counter....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Two ovens in the range unit - a short toaster oven and a large conventional and convection oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Tennis:

    Tennis court available - bring your own racquets...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$345
$2,100 $5,650
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $150
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.


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Calendar

Last updated: 07/28/2016
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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
SFO
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Alpine Inn
6 Miles
Nearest Train
Caltrain, Palo Alto
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-280
30 Miles
Nearest Beach
Half Moon Bay

Car: Necessary

 

Owner info


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Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Open floor plan among entry, living room, kitchen and dining area

    Open floor plan among entry, living room, kitchen and dining area

  • House is surrounded by vineyard, oak trees and a waterfall

    House is surrounded by vineyard, oak trees and a waterfall

  • Dining Area, overlooking Living Room

    Dining Area, overlooking Living Room

  • Includes dishwasher, disposal, coffee-maker, toaster, knife block and cookware.

    Includes dishwasher, disposal, coffee-maker, toaster, knife block and cookware.

  • Full-size washer & dryer

    Full-size washer & dryer

  • Full tub + shower with granite slab surround

    Full tub + shower with granite slab surround

  • Master bedroom - queen iron & brass bed; walk-in closet

    Master bedroom - queen iron & brass bed; walk-in closet

  • Closet includes shelves and hangers, and extra pillows & blankets

    Closet includes shelves and hangers, and extra pillows & blankets

  • Includes toys & books for kids

    Includes toys & books for kids

  • Basketball Hoop

    Basketball Hoop

  • Outdoor Patio - table, four chairs, umbrella

    Outdoor Patio - table, four chairs, umbrella

  • Walking Trail

    Walking Trail

  • Floorplan

    Floorplan

  • Living Room from Entry

    Living Room from Entry

  • Kitchen & Dining

    Kitchen & Dining

  • Granite counters, microwave oven above range with 2 ovens (incl convection oven)

    Granite counters, microwave oven above range with 2 ovens (incl convection oven)

  • Bathroom with lots of vanity storage and granite counters

    Bathroom with lots of vanity storage and granite counters

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Bedroom/office with queen bed

    Bedroom/office with queen bed

  • Bedroom with twin bunk beds

    Bedroom with twin bunk beds

  • Satellite view of house, surrounding vineyards & tennis court

    Satellite view of house, surrounding vineyards & tennis court

  • Tennis Court

    Tennis Court

  • Surrounding Vineyard

    Surrounding Vineyard

  • Walking Trail

    Walking Trail

VRBO #446506

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Friday, August 26, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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