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Cozy 3BR Home with Outdoor Living Space to Experience the Best of Silicon Valley

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Lots of natural light and space to enjoy & relax.

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Last updated: 03/28/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:7
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

3BR house with comfort, private patio, large yard & great location - Santa Clara

An experience like no other in the San Francisco Bay Area!

This beautiful Santa Clara home is perfectly located to experience all the Bay Area has to offer. Minutes from Silicon Valley’s major technology companies, shopping, restaurants, sporting events, California nature and medical centers.

A fenced back yard and a covered patio offer additional outdoor living space ideal for children and a small dog. It is more spacious and private then what you will find at a hotel, condo or apartment. It is the ideal home base to relax.

Beautifully furnished in a Pottery Barn-like style with special attention paid to exclusive extras including high-speed cable, Wi-Fi, and a 50” HDTV. The open kitchen with stylized wood cabinetry, beautiful granite countertops and quality appliances including a side-by-side refrigerator to fill with grocery favorites and a Bosch dishwasher for easy cleanup. Cookware, dishes and cutlery are all included for enjoyable in home dining and entertaining your friends and family.

The three comfortable bedrooms are ready to sleep up to six of your nearest and dearest. The master suite opens onto a covered patio with seating. The second bedroom, also with a queen-sized bed, and the third bedroom with two twin-sized beds, share the hallway guest bathroom.

A laundry area and two-car garage are included as well. The neighborhood is quiet and welcoming. Less than two blocks walk away, is a neighborhood park, complete with tennis courts.

Santa Clara is the heart of Silicon Valley. A gateway to many world renowned technology companies such as Yahoo!, Intel, Apple, Google, HP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Cisco, Facebook, Palo Alto Networks and major event centers such as Levi’s Stadium, the San Jose Shark Tank- SAP Center and the new Home of the Earthquakes - Avaya Stadium. Located right off of Highway 101, very near the San Jose International Airport (SJC) and connected to Highways 680, 880 and 280. There are many iconic and historic areas and experiences to be found in nearby Mountain View, Palo Alto, Los Gatos and Santa Cruz. San Francisco is a straight shot North about 45 minutes and important California universities including Santa Clara University, Stanford and San Jose State University, surround the area. https://visitsantaclara.wordpress.com

SPORTS: Levi’s Stadium, Home of Super Bowl 50 is less than 6 miles, drive from this ideal Santa Clara house. Walk or drive to the George F. Haines International Swim Center, the site of international swim meets, and a "home" for world-class and Olympic swimmers, divers, and synchronized swimmers. The SAP Center, home of San Jose Sharks, is only 9 miles out the front door. Don’t miss the San Francisco Giants play at AT&T, only 45 miles away.

For COLLEGE, GRADUATIONS & WEDDINGS: Santa Clara University, San Jose State, Stanford, and the area’s best wedding venues are all very nearby including Mission Santa Clara de Asis, Villa Montalvo, Los Gatos and The Mountain Winery.

MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS: Kaiser Permanente Hospital is only 1 mile from the house; Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford Hospital, El Camino Hospital, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, and O'Connor Hospital are all a quick drive away.

SHOPPING: There are endless opportunities to shop in Santa Clara as well as anywhere from the East Bay to San Francisco. Some of our favorites are Santana Row http://www.santanarow.com, Westfield Valley Fair (4 miles away), Stanford Shopping Center (15 miles away) and Carmel-by-The-Sea (76 miles). Oh, and outlet shopping in Gilroy and Livermore are an easy 30 minutes away.

ADVENTURE: The surrounding sights, sounds and sensations are unforgettable. Drive about 35 miles to the SANTA CRUZ beaches for boating, surfing, beach combing and a great amusement arcade (http://www.santacruz.org). Hike, ride a zip line, bike, or train through the beautiful redwood forests of the Santa Cruz Mountains (http://www.everytrail.com/best/hiking-santa-clara-california and http://www.roaringcamp.com). Or, drive up the coast to SAN FRANCISCO (http://www.sanfrancisco.travel) and walk across the Golden Gate Bridge, explore Angel Island and experience Pier 39, Fisherman’s Wharf, Lombard Street, Union Square, and Golden Gate Park. The scenery, fresh air, and vibrations are unforgettable. Down the coast in the other direction is MONTEREY BAY Aquarium, 'Seventeen Mile Drive', Carmel and many golf courses along the way – Spy Glass and Spanish Bay are favorites (http://www.monterey.com).

ENTERTAINMENT PARKS & MUSUEMS: Great America Theme Park, less than 5 miles; great museums including the Tech Museum of Innovation, San Jose Museum of Art and the Rosicrucian are all no more than 9 miles away; Shoreline Park (SF Bay Wetlands), 10 miles; All amazing places for the entire family to explore.


























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Manager

Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/28/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 7
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Primary tenant must be at least twenty-one years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Well behaved dogs, 30 pounds or less, are welcome....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Opens onto covered patio and private master bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    Shares a hall bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Shares the hall bathroom...moreless

  • New mattresses and plenty of new linens. Two extra sleeping mats and linens available....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Each of the two bathrooms has a tub and overhead shower.

Other Amenities

  • A fenced back yard and a covered patio offer additional outdoor living space ideal for children and a small dog. Our goal is to provide comfort, convenience and privacy for your stay. Outdoor motion activated surveillance cameras are used for increased security....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Family style kitchen. Table seats six. Additional bistro table seats four....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    Two car...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    WI-FI...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    New leather sectional sofa and recliner ...moreless

  • Parking:

    In garage, driveway or street...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch, very quiet...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    New cabinetry and granite counters...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large covered patio off kitchen and master bedroom....moreless

  • Golf:

    Sunken Gardens within a mile from house, Shoreline Golf Course within 30 minutes and Pasatiempo Golf Club within 45 minutes...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Newly landscaped. Automatic sprinklers and weekly gardener provided. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Two blocks from house...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
March Special
Mar 9 - Mar 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$275
$1,900
Spring Break
Apr 13 - Apr 16, 2017
3 night min stay
$325

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$300
$2,000 $7,000

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $25 + tax
  • One-time Housekeeping $150 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 9.5%

Notes:

Our goal is to provide comfort, convenience and privacy for your stay. Motion activated surveillance cameras are mounted outside the house for increased security.


Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

9 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Jose Intenational Norm Minnetta Airport
31 Miles
Nearest Golf
Pasatiempo,Crystal Springs,CinnabarHills,Shoreline
3.6 Miles
Nearest Train
Santa Clara Caltrain
1.6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Frwy 280
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Fish Mrkt,Maggliano's,Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steak
175 Miles
Nearest Ski
Bear Valley Ski
32 Miles
Nearest Beach
Santa Cruz

Car: Recommended

For SPORTS FANS, the new 1.3 billion dollar home of the 49ers, LEVI’S STADIUM, is less than 6 miles and the home of San Jose Sharks, SAP Center are only 9 miles out the front door. See the San Francisco Giants play at AT&T, only 45 miles away. Be sure to book early for your favorites.

For WORK, the area is surrounded by hi-tech companies such as Apple, Agilent, AMD, Texas Instruments are less than 3 miles from the house; Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Amazon, Google, Yahoo, EBay, LinkedIn, Cisco, Oracle, Intel, Cisco, Juniper Networks, Brocade & many others are within 9 miles from the house.

For COLLEGE, GRADUATIONS & WEDDINGS, the University of Santa Clara, Stanford University, and San Jose State University are all within a short drive from the house.

For MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS, Kaiser Permanente Hospital is only 1 mile from the house, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford Hospital, El Camino Hospital, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, and O'Connor Hospital are all close by as well.

For ADVENTURE, the surrounding sights, sounds and sensations are unforgettable. Drive about 35 miles to the SANTA CRUZ beaches for boating, surfing, beach combing and a great amusement arcade. Go surfing kayaking or deep sea fishing. Hike, ride a zip line, bike, or train through the beautiful redwood forests of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Or, drive up the coast to SAN FRANCISCO and walk across the Golden Gate Bridge, explore Angel Island, or experience Pier 39, Fisherman’s Wharf, Lombard Street, Union Square, and Golden Gate Park. The scenery, fresh air, and vibrations are unforgettable. Down the coast in the other direction is MONTEREY BAY Aquarium, 'Seventeen Mile Drive', Carmel and many golf courses along the way.

For SHOPPING, there are endless opportunities to shop in Santa Clara as well as anywhere from the East Bay to San Francisco, but my favorites are the outdoor shops and boutiques in Santana Row (4 miles away), Stanford Shopping Center (15 miles away) and Carmel-by-The-Sea (76 miles).

For ENTERTAINMENT PARKS, the local community park, is less than two blocks from the house. Great America Theme Park in Santa Clara, less than 5 miles; the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, about 9 miles; and the Shoreline Park (SF Bay Wetlands), 10 miles. All are great places for children and adults alike to explore and enjoy a fun filled day.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1995

About: I was born and raised in California, as were my children. The weather, opportunities and the variety of things do is what I love about Santa Clara. After 25 years of management in the technology industry, I converted our long-term rental property into a vacation rental. My mother and sister also have vacation rental properties, so we are able to share best hosting practices with each other from coast to coast. Creating a 'home' away from home, and sharing our favorites for others to enjoy has become a family passion that I share with my husband, parents, sister and children.

Why Santa Clara, CA, USA:
This is the perfect home base for family visits, work, sports fans, medical needs, adventure and entertainment. The house is spotlessly clean and spacious with a private patio and large yard with garden. It is located in a quiet neighborhood and very close to major entertainment/sporting events, medical care and education for all ages. Santa Clara is cooled by a gentle breeze from the San Francisco Bay during summer afternoons, and the area has a relatively mild winters.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This three bedroom, single family home has a wonderful, private fenced back yard and covered patio. It provides a haven of rest in the heart of Silicon Valley and a bike ride to the Apple Campus. The house is more affordable than a 5* hotel, more private than an apartment, more spacious than a condo, more central than most other options and, it's very convenient!


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/28/2017

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  • Lots of natural light and space to enjoy & relax.

    Lots of natural light and space to enjoy & relax.

  • Newly remodeled kitchen has granite counters and and natural lighting.

    Newly remodeled kitchen has granite counters and and natural lighting.

  • Bistro table opens into living room.

    Bistro table opens into living room.

  • Completely new furniture throughout the house.

    Completely new furniture throughout the house.

  • Twin beds, toys, books, and lots of room to enjoy your time away.

    Twin beds, toys, books, and lots of room to enjoy your time away.

  • Extended living space opens into private backyard with garden.

    Extended living space opens into private backyard with garden.

  • BBQ and relax in a beautiful yard.

    BBQ and relax in a beautiful yard.

  • Park just down the street

    Park just down the street

  • 9 miles to SAP Center, home of the San Jose Sharks.

    9 miles to SAP Center, home of the San Jose Sharks.

  • 45 miles to AT&T Park, home of  San Francisco Giants, Pier39 & city sight

    45 miles to AT&T Park, home of San Francisco Giants, Pier39 & city sight

  • 34 miles to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk & 80 miles from Monterey Bay Aquarium

    34 miles to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk & 80 miles from Monterey Bay Aquarium

  • 10 miles to wine tasting & horseback riding

    10 miles to wine tasting & horseback riding

  • Natural open flow from the kitchen to a covered patio

    Natural open flow from the kitchen to a covered patio

  • New appliances, including Bosch dishwasher and a side-by-side refrigerator.

    New appliances, including Bosch dishwasher and a side-by-side refrigerator.

  • Master bedroom has a private bathroom and covered patio.

    Master bedroom has a private bathroom and covered patio.

  • The smallest bedroom in the house is large enough to fit a queen size bed.

    The smallest bedroom in the house is large enough to fit a queen size bed.

  • Enjoy the outdoors year round with a covered patio.

    Enjoy the outdoors year round with a covered patio.

  • Large private yard and local park 2 blocks away.

    Large private yard and local park 2 blocks away.

  • Quiet & friendly neighborhood.  Surveillance cameras outside the house.

    Quiet & friendly neighborhood. Surveillance cameras outside the house.

  • The area is surrounded by hi-tech companies such as Apple - 3 miles away.

    The area is surrounded by hi-tech companies such as Apple - 3 miles away.

  • 6 miles to Levi's Stadium

    6 miles to Levi's Stadium

  • 5 miles to Great America

    5 miles to Great America

  • 4 miles to Santana Row, shopping, dinning & movie theaters

    4 miles to Santana Row, shopping, dinning & movie theaters

VRBO #449386

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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