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Comfort Of Home Yet Minutes From Downtown

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom 1 Bath Cute In-Law Located In Beautiful Hayward Hills.

Very secure (gated & fenced), private and spacious unit. Nicely appointed room with comfortable bedding that sleeps up to 2 adults. One bedroom and One full bath. In-door laundry. Open floor plan. Lots of windows that allow plenty of natural light. Beautifully landscaped yard. Great for outdoor cooking and leisure. Built-in BBQ plus seating area with in-ground fireplace. Lots of opportunities for bird watching.

Vyas Nath
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, Indian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

About Vyas Nath

We are first generation immigrants from the Fiji Islands. I currently reside in the Hayward Hills with my wife and 8 year old daughter, Gia. I am a Realtor by profession. My wife is a Teacher.

Vyas Nath purchased this house in 2004

Why Vyas Nath chose Hayward

Property was built as a custom home in 2004. We choose this location because it keeps us close to nature and it is in the heart of the bay area. One can travel within minutes to major cities like Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose. Hayward Hills is surrounded by mature trees. Close to Stonebrae County Club and other many other conveniences.

What makes this house unique

Open space yet very private. Serene Lush Garden frequently visited by humming birds and butterflies. Ideal place to relax and unwind when not traveling/site seeing. A little piece of paradise very close to the City.


Hayward House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Shower over tub. Single sink vanity. White Bath towels.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Master - 1 king
  • Spacious master bedroom with King Size memory foam bed and down comforter.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis


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(5 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews

Super accommodating for our difficult family

  • 5 of 5

Owner and his family were very responsive and helpful, from our nanny getting cold in her room (they brought down a powerful space heater), to when my wife got a booboo and needed a bandaid. Our dogs were welcomed to use all the space in the backyard, even when we were not home (after demonstrating their good behavior), which they loved after living in the 8th floor of an apartment in the city for a month. Although, I think my son enjoyed the sand pit most of all.

We were not the easiest guests either. Our son cried a couple times at night, but it was never mentioned or acknowledged by their family upstairs. Even though other neighborhood dogs also barked, when ours did, they were never addressed to quiet down. We also occasionally had some late hours, but with our own back entrance to the lodging, it was not an issue.

One major highlight of staying here is availing yourself of the offer to go to the country club. It is quite the place to behold, and during our stay, practically deserted; this is where the pool is.

We had construction going on at our house, which ran over schedule, so we booked only a couple days in advance. They offered to assist with any special accommodations for our 20 month old, but we had everything we needed already. They were totally cool with the minor wear and tear that we had on their place (we were up front about it).

Proximity to Bart meant that we could have our nanny run us down the hill to Bart in the morning and pick us up in the evening. A few times, logistics dictated that we take an Uber, which was also very convenient and quick. Neighbors made it a point to thank us for the sounds from our kid in the back yard. Hayward is a decent town as well and worth just hanging around in.

All in all, this was a great, relaxing retreat for our family.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and would welcome you back anytime. Cheers, Vyas.
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The Secret Garden

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Vyas downstairs garden apartment for 2 months with our 5 year old son and 2 year old daughter. I was on a temporary job assignment and his home is centrally located in the Bay Area. The apartment has all the amminities needed. Vyas was more than accommodating. If I asked him where the nearest car wash was, he unreeled his hose, grabbed brushes and towels, then his vacuum. My kids played with his beautiful daughter daily.

Vyas backyard is beautifully landscaped. Butterflies and hummingbirds are attracted to the myriad of flowers and fruit trees. We also loved the grill and fire pit which we used weekly.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the wonderful comments in your review. Much appreciated. Cheers, Vyas.
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All the comforts of home...

  • 5 of 5

We had just moved to California for a new job and needed a place to stay while we found a house and got settled. Vyas's house was a truly a joy to stay at. From the beautifully landscaped backyard with grill and hammock to the very comfortable two bedroom unit that was very nicely appointed we wanted for nothing during our stay. Vyas was extremely kind and went out of his way to help us anytime we needed it. We just can't say enough good things about our stay here. We highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Stay

  • 4 of 5

I stayed for an extended period while working for a client, and the apartment worked great. Kitchen is smaller and functional (no dishwasher) but for 1 person that wasn't an issue. Full size stove/fridge/island/micro. Plenty of room; "Master" bedroom is huge with a king sized bed and very large closet. Everything is functional, clean and nice; and the neighborhood felt very safe. Owners were very easy to work with and responded quickly to the few issues that came up.

The apartment is the entire lower floor (walk-out basement) of a newer home; but its not dark - there are windows on 3 sides so tons of light even on cloudy days. Super nicely landscaped back-yard - very large - with some beautiful native California oak, paved stone walkways and a great summer BBQ area. A few blocks down the street is a nice public park that has a creek and tons of trees - you can walk for miles either direction.

Convenient: A few blocks to Cal State East Bay. 7 minutes drive to north Hayward BART station and a bunch of restaurants, theater and services in original DT Hayward at the foot of the hill. Super easy access to 92, 880 or 580. 20-25m from DT oakland/Emeryville non-peak; 30 to Berkeley campus. 25m to central Fremont. 20-25m to Dublin.

BART station is about 40 m to DT San Fran. (Warning: check the BART schedules if you like to stay out late in San Fran; latest train leaves about 1130pm and I got stuck for the better part of an hour at 1215am in San Leandro when the 'connecting' train didn't come on time.).

The northern parts of Hayward and Castro Valley are pretty green with a lot of trees. If you like to hike, there's a large number of regional parks easily accessible: Lake Chabot, Redwood Regional (east of Oakland), Garin Park a few miles south on Mission blvd from "Carlos Bee Blvd" which climbs the hill up the university.

Fun spot: "Niles" which is an original small town in E. Fremont - tons of antique shops. Temescal area (N. Oakland touching S. Berkeley) has a lot of decent restaurants. Berkeley has a lot of houses vintage 1910-1920, so the neighborhoods are attractive and interesting.

The "turf club" in DT Hayward is notable for its very large outdoor back patio they have bands during the warmer months and a genuine hand-made "Tiki-hut" made of Bamboo - which is worth the walk-in if you like such things.

Overall great, convenient place to stay, but you need a car unless just going to the university (4 blocks).

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Vyas' property was a true oasis from the busy city of San Francisco. It's kept exceptionally clean and everything you would ever need is at hand. Vyas and his family were very attentive if we needed anything at all. Access to the country club was excellent .The property is close to public transport although we used uber most of the time. It has two generous sized bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and clothes dryer/washing machine facilities. A great place for that little bit of luxury! Highly recommended and we will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for taking the time to submit the review. Much appreciated and we look forward to your next visit. Happy holidays! Cheers, Vyas.
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Stonebrae Country Club
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Stonebrae Country Club
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Bart Train Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 880/580
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
China Best, Branco Bills Pizza
Car: recommended

Just 3 minute drive from Stonebrae Country Club which offers Golf, Tennis, Swimming Pool/Spa and Fitness Center. Lake Chabot park is a quick 10 minute drive away and offers fishing, boating, hiking, biking and good old fashion BBQ sites. The University Plaza is a short walk away and offers several convenient stores to get groceries, Chinese, pizza, Subway sandwiches, deserts, coffee and even dry cleaning. All the comfort of home yet just minutes away from the City.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Pet Fee $350
Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 10.0%

I have a PayPal account. Once you make a reservation online, expect an invoice via email that will allow you to go onto PayPal to make payment to confirm your booking. Cheers, Vyas 650-219-0348

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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