Bella camera con una spendida vista della baia. La camera e' privata con bagno; c'e' un letto matrimoniale (con materasso biologico) per 2, e un letto singolo per una persona. Godetevi una stupenda cucina attrezzata.
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We look forward to hosting guests of different backgrounds and welcome you to our sunny tranquil family home in San Mateo with a view of San Francisco Bay. Our home is spacious and cozy, and is very kid friendly. Our home is ideal for vacationers or those on business, and we will always make you feel at home.
We are in an ideal location, close to hwy 101 and 280, and public transportation. We are 20 miles south of San Francisco, 30 miles north of San Jose, 36 miles west of the Tri Valley and 13 miles from half Moon Bay and beaches. We are 10-15 minutes from SFO.
If you must use public transportation, Sam Trans #53 passes close to here. I can send you a referral code for either Lyft or Uber for a free ride, if it is the first time you are using their service.
A little more about the location: You are within walking distance to the Laurelwood shopping center which includes Piazza's grocery store, and several eateries. The College of San Mateo, and Laurelwood Park, which has hiking trails, are nearby. There is also a farmers market at CSM on Saturdays featuring lots of organic produce.
Our perfect guest is someone who loves life and sharing good conversation. We enjoy learning about different backgrounds and interests! While we would love to share our space with you, and will most likely invite you to join us when we are around, we also appreciate very self sufficient guests! We are a very busy family and need our guests to make themselves at home and take care of themselves. This means tidying after yourself, like loading and unloading the dishwasher, and being respectful of our home.
We do not allow any smokers or smoking on the property, inside or outside. Also, we have no TV, so bring your laptop! We have plenty of toys to share with your children- we just ask you to clean up after they enjoy them.
A little about us: We are an active household, homeschooling our young children. We speak English and Italian in our home and we have a passion for cooking. We love to experiment with gluten free international vegetarian cuisine. We love art, books, gardening, inventions and creativity in general. The animals in residence are fish and four lovely chickens who lay eggs.
About the accommodations:
(This is one of three ways to sojourn here; please refer to my other listings for the other two ways) Please note that we may have guests staying in the other 2 listings during your stay.
A private bedroom upstairs. There is a queen bed with an organic mattress that can sleep two, a twin futon, and if need be, there is room on the floor for a fourth person, ideally a child, on air mattress or camping mattress. There is a lovely view of the bay from this room. You can see the San Mateo bridge and Mount Diablo from the window! There is a private bathroom en suite. Because the room is upstairs and away from the common areas and our bedrooms, you have the option of having complete privacy. The loft (please refer to our other listing) is adjacent to the private room, so while the bedroom is completely private, you will need to pass the loft and any guests staying there to access the bedroom.
You also have use of our garden and patio, kitchen and laundry.
Organic coffee and a variety of tea available.
When you make a booking request, please make sure to include:
a) your full name(s): include everyone in your party.
b) something about you and the other people in your party, so that I can verify you online.
c) what you expect to be doing during your visit (for instance, please let me know if you will be working from my home during the day so that I will know if I can accommodate you)
d) confirmation that you have read through the description of the accommodation you are requesting to book.
We look forward to meeting and hosting you!
Kitchen: Guests will have access to the kitchen for light cooking. There is shelf space for dry goods and a mini fridge dedicated to guests, which you would share with other guests (there is a limit to the quantity of food to store in the refrigerator and shelves, so please be mindful of this).
Heads up: I cook a lot and occupy the kitchen for several hours 2 days a week.
Also, while we are vegetarians ourselves, we are open and happy to accommodate our meat-eating guests for occasional meat-cooking. However, frequent meat cookers would find a better fit elsewhere.
Guests also have access to laundry at no extra charge. I do require that you ask me for instructions prior to use, and laundry is limited to 2 loads/week per party.
Interaction with Guests
We love hosting our guests and getting to know them. We also respect those guests who don't have the time to chat or hang out!
The view from our home of the bay, San Mateo bridge, and Mt. Diablo is fabulous! We live in an ideal location: 20-30 minutes from San Francisco, the East Bay, the South Bay (Silicon Valley), and the beach tom the west! We are also a stroll away from a quarter mile hike to the highest peak on the peninsula with 180 degree view of the Bay Area.
The Caltrain station is 1 1/2 miles from us. It is an easy walk down and a rigorous walk UP the hill (that's why we have a great view!). We have parking on our street and driveway. A cab or Uber is the best way to get here from the airport which is 10 miles from here.
Other Things to Note
We kindly ask our guests to participate with us in our eco-conscious efforts by recycling, composting, and being mindful of the environment.
Non-smokers only. No smoking on property. This is a family kid-friendly home, so plan accordingly. Additional guests that are not part of original booking are not allowed. Respectful and considerate travelers who clean up after themselves are welcome!
One child counts as one additional guest; 2 children under age 12 count as one additional guest. For security purposes, I will photocopy all guests' IDs upon arrival.
Awesome house, awesome location and awesome host!! The house is really clean and special. My family extremely love the decoration of the house, especially my father. :) Near SFO and San Francisco, great location! If you don't like to stay in busy San Francisco and worry about the up and down road in San Francisco, this house is the best choice! Also, we get a sweet hand-made gift from cute kids, Simpson and Isabella :) Angela is a really nice host. I will stay at this house next time if I go back to San Francisco!!
I had a great experience at Angela's. The room was as described and comfortable. The view of the bay was a plus. And Angela was a very nice person to deal with. This was my first airbnb experience.
Great, superior and outstanding experience with Angela. She is a wonderful person, so accommodating and so flexible.
The house is comfortable, spacious and beautiful; I would definitely recommend Angela to any guest as it would be the perfect choice.
Angela, thank you for being such a great, honest and delightful host. I vote for you to be the best airbnb host yet :)
Angela and her kids are so nice and kind. They make the house like a real family. Angela is very helpful, and searched a lot of information of new year activities for us.
The bedroom we live on the second floor is neat and tidy. It has a private bathroom. There is a large bed and a small futon which can accommodate 3 people. Additional blankets and towels are available. The view from the room is so nice that we can have a bird's eye view of the town. (but we did not see expected fireworks on New Year's Eve...)
The living room is super large and well-decorated. The kitchen can satisfy all our needs! Heater, washing machine, dishwasher and parking are also available. The supermarket and restaurants are very close to this house.
Angela is a superhost! We've been there our second time and it was fantastic again. She gave us a warmly welcome and directed us to any place we asked for. "Where to park, what to do, where is the post office..." Everyting!
The room was cozy and had everything we needed, especially the exceptional view I have to mention.
Thanks Angela for the wonderful time!
Angela and children were very gracious to us upon our arrival and throughout our stay. Angela helped accommodate our needs upon our stay in her private room when it became available. We enjoyed the private room since we had more privacy and a private bathroom with a bathtub. It had a beautiful view as well! If you stay in the loft area couch area of her house the bathroom is a small one in her garage which has a shower but no bathtub. Her house is beautiful and she works hard to keep it that way so you need to make sure to clean up after yourself and your kids. She has guests living on her couch downstairs but they were nice and didn't mind the noise our two little ones made. I had the pleasure of getting to Angela a little. She is an inspiration to me since I will be a homeschooling mother as well. I also got healthy cooking tips from her as well! Thanks Angela! Anyone who decides to stay will definitely enjoy their experience.
Really cozy room with wonderful view to San Mateo. Nice and peaceful neighborhood, minutes to Hillsdale shopping area with good restaurants. Definitely the best choice for you to stay in Bay Area
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We are a homeschooling family and are bilingual in English and Italian. We are passionate about too many things to list! On the top of our list are cooking, gardening, art, animals, travel, world music, cultural diversity, etc, etc, etc!!! We also love expanding our understanding of the world by meeting people of diverse backgrounds.
We have a deep love for the region we live in and feel confident in recommending places to go in the Bay area. We look forward to be a part of your wonderful stay in our part of the world!