Charming Apartment Silicon Valley

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Piedmont Way, Redwood City, CA 94062, United States
Your host, Isabel
24 Reviews
Response rate: 75%
Response time: a few days or more

The Space

We have a beautiful independent upstairs appartment in our charming cottage conveniently located in the Silicon Valley.

- Our neighborhood is so quiet that you can sometime see dears in the street.

- The spacious private living room offers amazing views of the Valley, the Bay and the Dumbarton Bridge. It is equiped with a cosy kitchen (fridge, coffee machine, grill, microwave and basic kitchenware), Cable TV and a separate office with Wireless Internet connection.

- The Fabulous 450 square feet Master Suit has a brand new queen size bed with a closet and a private bathroom. A second Bedroom with a twin bed will be perfect for your kids.

- As a welcome gift, we will offer you a Free Pass for one person per day to the Peninsula Community Center with its heated pool, jacuzzy, sauna, gym and tennis. The Center is located just across the street so you have no excuse not to exercise!

- We are at a 5 minutes drive from Redwood City downtown, the Caltrain Station, Safeway, Wholefood and many restaurants.
distance to Sequoia Hospital : 1.6 miles
distance to Stanford University : 7.8 miles
Easy access to 101 and 280

Minimum stay 2 days

Please contact us if you have any questions.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1.5
Beds: 2
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $850 /week
Security Deposit: $250
Cleaning Fee: $40
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Cancellation: Flexible
Overall Guest Satisfaction
Check In
  • Isabel was the most wonderful host and this apartment is beautiful. It was the perfect place for my parents and sister to stay while they were visiting. Thank you so much, Isabel!

    June 2014
  • The apartment was comfortable an as described in the listing. Hosts were great.

    June 2014
  • Isabel is a very nice person, the apartment is very cosy and comfortable. I will return, for sure.

    May 2014
  • Isabel und her husband were very responsible and reliable hosts. Their apartment is simply wonderful and perfect if you want to have a great stay in the Bay Area!!!
    We had a wonderful time!!!

    May 2014
  • Nice apartment. Conveniently located for us. We enjoyed our stay.

    April 2014
  • Overall, a great experience. The place is comfortable and in a great location. Highly recommend if you're visiting the area.

    April 2014
  • Isabel communicated well. The wood burner was wonderful. Located in a quiet residential neighborhood just a couple blocks off of a main road that takes you to grocery stores and restaurants. Easy access from the 101 or 280. Great place to stay if you need to split time between San Francisco and San Jose or want to be within 20 minutes of Stanford, but save money on a hotel. Had great water pressure and plenty of hot water. Bed was comfortable. Parking was right in front of the apartment and we didn't have to move the car for a street cleaner so no worrying about a ticket. There are stairs up to the apartment and to the master bedroom and the bathroom. The kitchenette includes a microwave, toaster oven and small refrigerator and sink. The apartment has great light and a good view. Very clean!

    April 2014
  • Great apartment on the Peninsula. Easy in and out with street parking. The wood stove was a nice addition. Would stay here again.

    March 2014
  • What can we say about this place? It was perfect! Spacious, comfortable, breathtaking view of the valley, well located and amazing hosts. Our 3 year old made friends with Isabel's boys and literally cried when we had to leave. Such nice people.

    The master bedroom is huge and the extra room, although small, is adequate as an extra bed. It is just off the main room though, so not soundproof (not an issue if you ask me...we managed just fine with a toddler sleeping in there). The kitchenette is ideal for breakfast, reheating stuff and they just added a cook plate and pans.
    What's not to love? This is the best value, most memorable place in the valley.

    March 2014
  • I enjoyed my stay in Isabel & Michael Parrillas’s apartment. The apartment is accurately and fully described in the write-up and pictures on the airbnb site. The master suite and full bath up a half flight of steps from the living area is quite delightful, spacious and comfortable. Excellent bathroom with three separate areas for the i) two sinks, ii) shower and tub, iii) toilet and bidet. Living room is also as pictured with a nice wood burning stove and supplied firewood. Fire is not absolutely necessary in the Redwood City climate but it certainly more than took the evening chill off the room. There is a small spare room off the living area just a little larger than the bed it contains.

    The eating area is not a full kitchen but does contain a small frig, electric oven and microwave. I brought my own electric kettle which I was thankful for.

    Isabel & Michael were thoughtful hosts, even supplying me with a strainer to wash my morning berries. They are busy professionals and I didn’t run into them a great deal. Isabel warns that she has two boys but I rarely heard them and never unpleasantly.

    My only complaint is that the advertised internet access is marginal. Internet access depends on accessing the router in the main house. I found it strongest in the master suite and very slow (about 1 gig download speed when it worked at all) in the living area. Michael is considering various alternatives to fix the problem (including hooking up a second modem to a cable outlet in the apartment). If this is important to you I would suggest inquiring before you rent.

    All things considered I would probably rate this a 4.5 but taking into account all the things that were quite wonderful about the apartment and its location I rounded up.

    February 2014
    Response from Isabel:

    Hi Michael! It was a pleasure meeting you and Barbara! Thank you so much for your review and nice comments! Thank you also for letting us know about the Internet connection speed. We have changed to ATT&T this week and the new host has confirmed that the Internet speed is working well. Really appreciate your feedback. It has helped us improve customer experience. Thank you! Isabel.

    February 2014
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We are a European family. Michael is French-Italian and Isabel is Spanish. We have a passion for travelling and discovering new cultures. We have recently moved from South of France to California and decided to settle down to raise our two children. Welcome to our place!
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