Our guests are welcome to use the beautiful pool between early May and late October.
Entire home/apt
4 Guests
1 Bedroom
1 Bed
Per Night
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About this listing

This newly renovated cozy private cottage is well appointed and a true home away from home - whether you are traveling for business or pleasure and are staying for a couple of days or several weeks.

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The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 5PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: $20 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee: $60
Security Deposit: $750
Weekly Discount: 15%
Cancellation: Strict


The space

Enjoy the privacy of this cozy cottage with wonderful hardwood floors:
- a bedroom with a queen bed (mattress size: 79 1/2 " x 59 7/8 " or 202 cm x 152 cm) as well as a queen size sofabed with a real foam mattress (80 3/4 " x 63 " or 205 cm x 160 cm).
- a full kitchen with dining area
- a bathroom with a shower
Children under 12 stay free. We have a play yard ("pack'n play") for our little guests.
Towels and bedding are laundered prior to your arrival (with an extra set provided) ensuring full privacy in the cottage during your stay.
We stock the fridge with organic milk, bagels, and cream cheese so you don't have to worry about your first breakfast. You will also find an assortment of cereal and organic fruit.

Guest access

The cottage has heat and A/C, features satellite TV and high-speed wireless internet access.
The kitchen is well appointed with a Keurig coffee maker (you can chose from a wide variety of gourmet coffee, tea and hot cocoa), a large fridge with freezer drawer, a stove with oven, a toaster, a microwave, and a water kettle. There are different size pans and pots, dishes, and utensils if you wish to prepare meals.
Our guests have access to our heated pool during summer (May - September) as well as our spacious outdoor area and the barbeque. Children can play in the large sandbox or at the new neighborhood playground (5 min walking distance).
Forgot your toothbrush, shampoo, conditioner, or razor? No worries, you will find them in your bathroom.

Interaction with guests

We are nearby to answer any questions, or provide directions and suggestions on the many fun things to do in the area, with or without children.

The neighborhood

The cottage is located in a beautiful and quiet established neighborhood in Menlo Park with centuries-old oak and redwood trees, 40 minutes south of downtown San Francisco.
Stanford University is a 25 minute bike ride or 15 minute car ride away, Mark Zuckerberg's company headquarters 10 minutes by car, SLAC 15 minutes by car.

Numerous museums to visit in San Jose (Art, Egyptian museum, Tech Museum) and San Francisco (De Young, SFMOMA, Academy of Science) - just to name a few! Great America theme park is just 25 minutes away.
All major freeways can be reached within minutes and provide easy access to all of Silicon Valley.

Getting around

The cottage is centrally located to enjoy San Francisco one day and the coast/beach at Monterey/Carmel the next day.
It is good to have a car or a bicycle in order to take full advantage of the area.
There is ample street parking right in front of our house.

Approx. time to the following cities/locations (longer during rush hour):
- San Francisco airpor(URL HIDDEN)--> 25 minutes
- San Jose airpor(URL HIDDEN)--> 30 minutes
- San Francisco downtown --> 40 minutes
- Menlo Park downto(URL HIDDEN) --> 10 minutes
- Palo Alto downtow(URL HIDDEN)--> 10 minutes
- Stanford Campu(URL HIDDEN)--> 15 minutes
- Mark Zuckerberg's company HQ --> 10 minutes
- Santa Cruz beac(URL HIDDEN)--> 55 minutes
- Monterey / Carme(URL HIDDEN) --> 90 minutes
- Napa Valley wine country --> 90 minutes
We are happy to provide directions to nearby attractions.

Other things to note

Arrival after 5pm and departure by am, we are flexible with times if requested in advance and if there is availability.
This is a smoke-free property (inside and outside).
Please contact us if you are interested in renting longer than 1 month.
We are happy to arrange for cleaning services for long term guests at an additional cost.

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is after 5PM

We do not allow pets and it is a smoke-free property.

Safety features
Carbon monoxide detector
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

3 nights minimum stay

Your Host



Menlo Park, California, United States · Joined in October 2012

I was born and raised in Germany and have been living in the Bay Area for 5 years now.
I love traveling and have visited over 30 countries so far. It is wonderful to meet new people and experience new cultures.
We take pride in hosting our guests and will make your stay as pleasant as possible!

Response rate: 100%(last 10 contacts)
Response time: within an hour

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