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Beautiful House In Mountain View

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 10 nights

Overview

About the property

Light And Airy House In The Heart Of Silicon Valley

Light and airy house with large living room, charming sun room and fully equipped kitchen. Two luxurious queen beds - one in each bedroom. Very private backyard with lounge chairs, gas bbq grill and a sun umbrella. Fantastic landscaping with roses and jasmine. Quiet neighborhood with close proximity to main freeways (hwy101, hwy85, hwy237), grocery stores, restaurants in downtown Mountain View (5 min drive), Stanford University and high tech campuses in the area.


Owner
Maria
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 11, 2017

About Maria

I am an executive with a small medical device company. Originally from Europe, I enjoy traveling and usually prefer to stay in short-term vacation rentals and I hope that my guests will enjoy their stays at my house.

Maria purchased this house in 2005

Amenities

Rex Manor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Beautiful House In Mountain View
average rating of 4.5 based on 10 reviews
5

Beautiful, quiet property in Mountain View

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay at this property! It is located in a quiet neighborhood, but close to shopping and restaurants. The home is very well-maintained, very clean and the lawn manicured. The shower in the bathroom had good water pressure and good drainage. This may not be important to some, but it is very important to me. The backyard is a very private and beautiful sanctuary. Maria, the owner, was very attentive to any needs we had. Checking into and checking out of the property was super easy. I highly recommend this property and would stay here again if we are ever in the area. Thanks, Maria, for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A Nice Cozy Place

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at this little bungalow. Well kept house with nice landscaping and a private backyard. Really nice large patio room too. Very attentive host. Good neighborhood close to downtown Mountain View and Palo Alto.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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2

Bare Minimum Comforts

  • 2 of 5

We have stayed at this property twice. Once in the summer, once in the winter. On the plus side, it is a house with a well-maintained yard so if you have children, dogs, etc. it is a comfortable home, albeit cheerless. It was the winter stay that went wrong. The dining area is on the back porch which when we arrived in a torrential rainstorm, had no source of heat and was therefore unusable. There were also no instructions regarding the house including the internet use which forced us to communicate with the owner a number of times. When we emailed about the lack of lighting (the lighting is bizarre at best), the owner suggested we leave and informed us this was not a hotel. We did, however, get the space heater. Capping off this experience were the beds, the mattresses so old and ruined that no one slept. I felt our complaints were legitimate and although I understand that these properties are not hotels, providing basic human comforts (heat, light and a semi-comfortable bed) does not seem too extreme a request.

This house has all the necessities, but done at a bare minimum. It is well located, the kitchen is adequate and the yard well maintained. But bare minimum seems to be the style, so if you are looking for charming, this is not your spot.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: After hosting over 200 guests in the last three years, getting a lot of repeat business and receiving almost fifty 5-star reviews on AirBnB, I felt confident that I could make any guest happy. Christy and John proved me wrong. During their second visit, they bombarded me with several emails per hour often from two different computers simultaneously. While I gladly provided them with an extra heater and answered their questions, their demands quickly became too much for me to handle (John even wanted to re-wire my electrical with dimmer switches!). I offered to refund their rent if they wanted to move to another place (rentals are plentiful and inexpensive in January), but they chose to stay. I am still puzzled why they decide to stay at the house the second time if they did not like it the first time… Usually, it is the strongest vote of confidence and the most positive feedback when a guest returns for another stay.
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Portage, MI
4

Nice place!

  • 4 of 5

Maria's property was even nicer than described in the VRBO write-up. Clean, spacious enough for the two of us and with easy access to Stanford, SF and wine country. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Irvine California
5

A comfortable little house

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in this house for a week. It was the perfect size for us. We cooked in a lot and the kitchen and grill were both up to the task. Loved, loved, loved the sun porch where all the windows opened. The weather was in the 70's while we were there and I lived out on the porch during the day when I could. You couldn't see the neighbors and the breeze brought in the smell of the roses...heavenly. Beds were comfy, shower had good pressure, and there was a comfy place to watch TV at night. The location was nice, in walking distance to many tech companies, the Sunday farmer's market (definitely worth a trip), and the Shoreline Amphitheater (where we went to a show.) The owner was very attentive and replied quickly to any question we had. I would definitely rent this property again.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 8 days at this nice house. The garden at the back of the house is secluded and has jasmine hedges and rose plants around. The sun room with the dining table overlooks the garden. The Kitchen is well equipped. There is air conditioning for hot days - which was useful for our early June stay. There are lots of interesting books, especially travel books in the living room. DVDs are provided as well. Internet connection was good. For larger families, need to keep in mind that there is one bathroom. Maria is quick to respond - and since she uses Paypal putting deposit and getting back is quick and simple.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rex Manor House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
10 night minimum stay
$2,000
$7,700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,855
$7,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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