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Lovely Cottage With Views Near Stanford/Palo Alto

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath

Two story lovely cottage with views. Close to highway 280 and less than 10 minutes to Stanford. Close to gas station and Ladera shopping center with quaint market, coffee shop and restaurants. There is an upper room with bamboo hardwood floors and a smaller downstairs kitchen that opens to a large deck. Lovely views, quiet, and private.

Key features of cottage include the following:

-Views of rolling hills

-You can see San Francisco on a clear day

-Peaceful, natural surroundings with Oak and

Redwood trees

-30 Minutes to San Francisco

-Comfortable bed with 400 count sheets

-Barbecue grill on deck

-Cabinet stocked with tea and coffee

-Blow dryer and iron provided

-Twin mattress or air mattress available

-New Washer/Dryer

More Details

Sarah Koh
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017


Ladera Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

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Lovely Cottage With Views Near Stanford/Palo Alto
average rating of 4.928571 based on 28 reviews

Sheila M

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this cottage for my son's graduation from Stanford.

The cottage was very nice, clean , had a lot of extra's you would not expect - It was very comfortable. I will stay there again any time I am in the area.

The owners are very nice, very accommodating- made us feel very welcome and did not even charge extra for the Deer in their back yard every morning for my viewing pleasure while having coffee on the deck !!

There is not one negative thing I could say star rating would really be a 10

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute cottage with great host

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is a gem for a quiet getaway. Great kitchen tools, BBQ grill and patio with views of San Francisco. Host was super responsive and helpful. Thanks for a great stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just perfect

  • 5 of 5

Immaculate. Stunning view. Greeted by fresh berries in the kitchen! Strong wireless. Comfortable bedding. Good location!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

A wonderful experience, quiet, clean, spacious, and a very warm helpful host. Thanks, Sarah!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the cottage for 3 nights recently while visiting Portola Valley. It was clean and comfortable and even though we didn't cook while staying there, it seemed well appointed. We appreciated the bottle of wine and snacks left for us by Sarah. The only thing missing was a hair dryer, but the weather is so nice you can just relax out on the deck and your hair dries very quickly! The location is very convenient to Menlo Park and Palo Alto, and there are many good restaurants and hiking options in the area. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The place is super clean the people are very very nice just don't hit any deer on the way

  • 5 of 5

I absolutely loved my stay

Really awesome being so close to town and yet be out in the woods beautiful area

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Nearest Airport
27 Miles
San Francisco
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Palo Alto
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Portola Kitchen
Nearest Beach
21 Miles
Half Moon Bay
Car: necessary

Beautiful and convenient location! Ten minutes to Stanford University and Palo Alto. This area is popular for hiking, biking and horse riding. It’s also only a 30 minute drive to San Francisco. Less than five minutes to a shopping center that has a quaint market and restaurants.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Deposit $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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