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6 bedrooms

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About this listing

This quiet cul de sac estate offers spectacular views, location, privacy, and a full gym/spa. Close to San Francisco, Stanford, and Levi's Stadium this business friendly 6+ BR home includes a guest house, 3 kitchens, and several living areas.

The space

In the country side of Silicon Valley, Portola Valley is a perfect get-away: nestled in the foothills close to Stanford University, Palo Alto, the Sand Hill VCs, the rest of Silicon Valley including premiere hiking, biking and running routes that overlook San Francisco Bay and the Pacific. From here it is an easy peaceful drive to San Jose (south) and San Francisco (north) along design-winning Highway 280. Stanford University is about 10- to 15-minute drive due east. It is 20 miles to Levi’s stadium (Superbowl 2016).
•Our private cul de sac property sleeps 10+ including a separate guest house and offers stunning views looking out over the bay and peninsula.
•The house is located on several acres of land with fruit trees (e.g., apples, pomegranate and persimmon), a small vineyard and private garden (e.g., tomatoes, squash, herbs and lemons).
•There are 5 bedrooms and 5.5 baths in the main house and 1 bedroom / bath in a separate cottage; sleeping 10+ comfortably.
•The rooms are configured for a total of 4 separate private bed / bath suites on the property and 2 bedrooms with shared bath. One of the bedrooms can be converted to a yoga room.
•All bedrooms have queen size beds except the master bed which is California king.
•The master suite overlooks a quiet grassy lawn and infinity fountain, has a steam shower, view bath and enclosed toilet / bidet.
•There are several living areas including one with fireplace, piano and pool table.
•There are private views along the back of the house, including a swimming pool, hot tub, fire pit and fountain.
•A fully equipped gym connects to inside steam and sauna rooms and overlooks the outside pool, hot tub and fire pit.
•The suite next to the gym can be used as a separate yoga / dance studio with full length mirror, hardwood floor and private bath with shower. It otherwise can be configured as bedroom suite as needed.
•The main kitchen is fully equipped with two refrigerators, stoves and utensils.
•The gym / pool area has its own small kitchen and outdoor barbecue.
•There are large kitchen and dining room tables that seat 12 people each.
•Entertainment systems include Apple/Amazon TVs, NetFlix, and multiple other on-line services; multiple separate (and independent) redundant WIFI networks cover the entire property.
•Concierge services available upon request at cost.
This magical home is perfect for family vacations and business travel; as there are plenty of private outdoor and indoor spaces for sitting, working and relaxing. It is located at the top of the hill of a quiet cul de sac street with connected running trails throughout the most peaceful and private portions of Portola Valley. Often you see deer, hawks and other wildlife. It is a couple minutes down the hill to local Portola Valley shopping (e.g., Bianchini's Market in Ladera Shopping Center to the left and Robert's Market to the right).


The space
Bathrooms: 6.5
Bedrooms: 6
Beds: 7
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Security Deposit: 5000
Weekly Discount: 15%
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House Rules
Check in is anytime after 3PM

No weddings or large parties.


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.


Availability
3 nights minimum stay

18 Reviews

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Ian User Profile
July 2017
The host canceled this reservation 5 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Dolev User Profile
June 2017
The perfect vacation

Benjamin User Profile
March 2017
Our stay was one of the best I've had with Airbnb. The owner was so sweet and helpful, and the home was perfect for our week long business trip. The grounds were our favorite part. The pool and views are just incredible. I spent quite a bit of time in the evenings just walking around the grounds, recharging after a long day. Check it out. You won't be sorry.

Rebecca User Profile
March 2017
The house was a dream!

David User Profile
February 2017
Fantastic location; great house! 6 of us stayed there very comfortably. Leigh was extremely accommodating and helpful. Her communication was always prompt. A door swung shut & locked us out of the house - I had an answer within 30-sec on how to get back in. Tech in the house is great. Plenty of TV's in every room, good WiFi, Amazon Echo & (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) Home devices, surround speakers in family room... requires a little tech savvy to operate, but we had no problems. Super-comfortable stay! Thank you!

Natalia User Profile
October 2016
Thank your very much for being in this grate home. This house is just filled with so much love and gentleness. This house has a magnificent view of the city. Leigh was always connected, if we had some ques. ☺️

Isaac User Profile
May 2016
Overall I had an excellent experience. Leigh was very friendly and quick to respond. The house was beautiful, clean, and better than the pictures. Would love to stay here again next time I'm in the area.

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Portola Valley, California, United StatesJoined in May 2013
Leigh User ProfileLeigh is a superhost.

Jack and I travel a great deal and find it much more fun to rent from locals rather than big hotels. We enjoy perks like bikes, kitchens, American-sized coffee, privacy, new experiences and local color. We have a few properties and find it fun to share experiences like we had with others.

We are 50-something professionals with grown kids and time for recreation. We love the outdoors, good food, arts and culture and live in a stellar part of Northern California that has all of that and more.

Our properties tend to have wonderful views and are very close to renown hiking / biking venues. Feel free to ask for tips on hiking trails, bike routes, restaurants, night life and more.

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

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