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Brand New 4 bedroom home in downtown Mountain View near Stanford University

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 1,850 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

1850 square feet, 4 bedroom + 2.5 bath, Sleeps 8, Single family home with yard

*** SPECIAL LOWER RATE due to CITY Construction of a new park adjacent to house. Construction is between 7:30am and 4:00pm Monday to Friday only. ***

This is a 5 year old new construction home with 2 levels. There is plenty of space and natural light in the living areas. On the 1st level, there is beautiful hardwood floors throughout the rooms that include a living room, dining room, kitchen, bonus family room, and a powder room. On the 2nd level, there are 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a laundry area.

For those that have severe environmental allergies (like my son), we have taken care to ensure that this is a pet free and smoke free home. We also encase our mattresses and pillows with dust mite + allergen encasings. Throughout the house, we only use all natural seventh generation or other similar organic/natural products.

Now, let's take a tour of the house... Once you arrive at the house, you will see a front porch to the right of the house. The door into the house has a special combo keypad that we set for each guest. This ensures your safety and maximizes your convenience so you never have to worry about losing or forgetting your keys. As a bonus, I let you choose whatever combo you would like.

After you open the front door, you will see a living room that has an inviting sofa to lounge on to your right.. to your left is a 55' Samsung LED Smart TV with quad processor for fast streaming of movies or if you would like you can choose from an abundance of TV channels with our provided premium cable service with Comcast.

As you look past the living room, you will see the dining room with an oversized dining table that can be extended to accommodate 10 people. It sits on top of a luxury decorative mat and is surrounded by 8 leather dining chairs.

As you walk past the living and dining room, you will come to a family room to your left and a kitchen to your right. The family room has a wall mounted 40' Samsung LED TV that sits overtop a gas powered fireplace. There is a comfortable leather sofa, a leather ottoman, and two additional chairs to sit on. The kitchen is well stocked for gourmet chefs. There is stainless steel appliances to use along with an abundance of pots/pans/mixing bowls/cooking utensils, and even baking sheets. There is enough cutlery and plates for 12 people (including wine glasses!).

Beyond the kitchen and family room is a sliding door that leads to a private backyard that adults can sit and relax or children can run around.

Returning back to the front entry of the house, let's continue our tour upstairs. As you ascend the steps to the top, you will be impressed with the view of the dining room and living room to your right.

At the top of the stairs, you will can see all 4 bedrooms, the 2nd bathroom, and the laundry room (so you don't have to carry clothes up/down the stairs for laundry!).

Starting in the Master bedroom, there is a king bed, 2 night stands, dresser drawer that has a 50' Samsung LED TV, a walk-in closet, a little table, and a huge walk in bathroom with dual vanity and shower/tub combo.

In the 2nd bedroom there is a queen bed, 2 night stands, and a working desk.

In the 3rd bedroom there is a queen bed, 2 night stands, and a working desk also.

In the 4th bedroom there are two twin beds and a nightstand.

For business travelers, one of the benefits of having a house rather than 4 individual hotel rooms is that you have the dining and living area to spread out and collaborate with your colleagues. The dining room has an oversized table that will seat 8-10 people. There is also a family room and a living room to spread out even more.

The dining room/living room are joined together with no walls, and we have a brand new Samsung 50' LED TV placed there with premium cable. Beside the TV will be a wireless laser printer that you will be able to use to print things out like maps, documents and boarding passes.

The king and 2 queen beds are Sealy Posturpedic Gel Series that has titanium innersprings and gel memory foam.

More Details

Gerry and Jeanne
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, mandarin, Limited French, Mandarin and Taiwanese available.
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 10, 2017

About Gerry and Jeanne

We are a family of four living in Los Altos, CA... we have a beautiful brand new home that we rent out to individuals or families that are looking for a place to call home rather than 4 walls in a stuffy hotel. I work nearby in Mountain View as a Partner Technology Manager. My wife looks after our beautiful 2 children 9 and 11 years old. We are both from Toronto Canada and have lived in Silicon Valley for 13 years. If you have any questions about Canada and making the move to the area, we can help!

We are a very active family and love the outdoors. Since I do triathlons, I can share with you the best cycling and running routes in the area. I also love snowboarding, so if you would like to learn the best of what Lake Tahoe ski resorts can offer, I can provide suggestions!

Since both of our children have severe environmental allergies, we believe in whole and healthy living and we strive to eliminate chemicals from our daily living. We eat only Organic foods and use only all Natural cleaning products. I have been a vegetarian for my entire life!

We have travelled extensively throughout United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Turkey, Italy, Austria, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, Canada, and the United States.

Gerry and Jeanne purchased this house in 2014

Why Gerry and Jeanne chose Mountain View

When we first moved to California in 2000, we lived in Mountain View. Since that time, we have moved to San Jose and Santa Clara. What has brought us back to Mountain View, is the amazing downtown that is just 10 minutes walk away. There is also the tranquility, beauty, and safe neighborhood with all the places we shop often within a 10 minute drive (Target, Whole Foods, Trader Joes, Safeway, Costco, REI, Best Buy, and Bed Bath and Beyond).

Working in High-Tech, we love the convenience of this centrally located home that is essentially in the heart of Silicon Valley. From this location, it is an easy and fast 'reverse commute' to most companies including Google, Apple, Facebook, Cisco, LinkedIn, VMware.

What makes this house unique

We are a very active family, and we love the proximity to nature trails and bike paths that are within 2 miles. I love biking, running, and swimming, and this area has all of these recreational activities available.

We also love going to restaurants, and their is a very broad range of top dining experiences that are within a 10 minute walk. There is the beauty of downtown Palo Alto and the bustling downtown Mountain View to discover amazing places to eat.

We love that you are living an urban area but yet with the calm, tranquility, and beauty that Mountain View, Palo Alto, and Los Altos have to offer!


Mountain View House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master Bathroom has dual vanity and separate tub/shower
    2nd Bathroom (2nd floor) - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Half bathroom (1st floor) - toilet
  • High quality bathroom towels along with starter set of eco-friendly shampoo/conditioner/soap/lotion provided for all our guests.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Two twin beds, 40' Samsung TV, and Bluray player + Netflix
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Large spacious bedroom with sliding door to backyard yard
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Contains walk in closet, makeup seating area, 50' LED TV
  • - All mattresses and pillowcases are encased in a waterproof, allergen and dust mite protective cover to ensure you have a healthy sleep. - All bedrooms have duvets and are always thoroughly washed between guests.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(18 traveler reviews)

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Brand New 4 bedroom home in downtown Mountain View near Stanford University
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Spotless, excellent beds and linens! Plenty of room for four adults. All the necessities and more special touches for busy travelers. Gerry was an amazing host!

We will return in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, great location and Jerry and Jeanne are great hosts!

  • 5 of 5

This house is very clean and close to downtown Mountain View, Eagle Park, Palo Alto and Cupertino. Jerry and Jeanne take their job as hosts seriously and are very accommodating to their guests. the house is incredibly clean and hypoallergenic. They are also very responsive if you need anything. The house is very well maintained, but if there is even a small problem, Jerry will be there right away to fix it. There are good restaurants nearby - all of downtown Mountain View plus Tommy Thai, Amber India and other on El Camino. There is air conditioning, which was nice during those hotter August and September days. I would recommend this to locals needing a place to stay for a longer term stay during a remodel (like us), people relocating to the area, overseas visitors and even family.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia

最佳民宿,在Mountain View (山景城)

  • 5 of 5

這是一家比五星級式旅館,更享受的民宿,令我一家人渡過一個舒適、難忘的假期,有一種在異鄉回家的感覺!整棟房屋打理得非常清潔、整齊,設備完善,無需往客要求,經已提供,應有盡有。Gerry經已準備了高檔咖啡飲料及設備,並提供小朋友愛❤️吃的本土零食,並贈送名貴紅酒. 完整廚房,高雅舒適的臥室,甚至可聞到清香的牀單,適用完善的衞生間,並提供洗衣機、烘乾機等,包括一切液體等.大廰、餐廳、臥室等都提供電視Cable、Wi-Fi,優雅舒適的沙發等.是一個非常安靜、安全隣居的環境.附近亦有一流中西餐廰,咖啡室等,非常方便,值得介紹的民宿,有機會我們全家將會再回來!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Damansara Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Excellent lodging in Mountain View

  • 5 of 5

EXCELLENT and fabulous stay for my whole family! Jerry is awesome. The house is very well maintain. It was clean and neat by the time we arrived. The house is clean and cosy, thus, making us feel like we were back home again. Everything was provided without being asked. Jerry stocked enough supplies for the Keurig coffee maker and all the snacks for the kids. The kitchen is well equip with all the utensils. Neat, simple yet comfortable. We particularly enjoyed the living & TV room with the comfy sofa. The bed was comfortable and the sheets were clean with a nice smell. The bathroom was also clean and the washer and drier were very convenient. Very good details all through the house. The neighbourhood is safe and conveniently located. It just a short drive away from attractions such as Stanford, Palo Alto and Los Alto. Quiet environment at night for a good night sleep. There were good restaurants in the area too. My wife and kids had a wonderful time and absolutely loved this place. We will definitely return to this property when we are visiting Mountain View in the future. It truly was a 5 star experience staying here. Thanks a lot Jerry!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mountain View

Great location, comfortable accommodation and great host!

  • 5 of 5

I rented this house for my aunt and family (couple with 3 teens) visiting from Malaysia. Great location within 10-min drive from my own house and 5-min drive to Downtown Castro Street for food/farmer's market on Sunday/Caltrain to SF. Gerry and Jeanne made sure the house is clean and well-equipped for a comfortable stay. I did not have to worry about my family not having enough bottled waters, snacks and toiletries especially when they were so jet lagged for the first few days. Located in a very nice and quiet neighborhood. High recommended!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hong Kong

Wonderful house in Mountain View

  • 5 of 5

My family of four stayed there for 3 weeks. The location is great and the facilities are hotel-like. Jerry paid lots of attention on details. Our stay was one of the best that we have ever experienced. Jerry is a wonderful host and he is more like a friend. I highly recommend people to stay there.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
26 Miles
San Francisco Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Lots of choices in downtown Mountain View
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Mountain View CalTrain
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 101
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Lots of choices in downtown Mountain View
Nearest Beach
28 Miles
Half Moon Bay
Car: not necessary

Google headquarters is 3 miles away. Facebook headquarters is 9 miles away. Apple is 6 miles away. Shoreline Amphitheater with the multitude of events is 3 miles away. Downtown Mountain View is 1 mile away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Damage Deposit $1,000

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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