View from San Mateo Family Home

House - Private room · San Mateo, CA 94403, United States

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.

Your host, Angela
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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.

The Space

Hello! Thanks for looking at our listing!
Please read my description in its entirety to see if we have a potentially good fit!

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.

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 Sugarloaf 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.)
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! The primary sound you can hear from this peaceful room is the fountain running in our garden. 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 tea available.

Cleaning fee: The cleaning fee is to cover laundry of sheets and towels.

How to book with us:

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 (website hidden) you
c) what you expect to be doing during your visit
d) your preferred choice of accommodations so I can be ready to welcome you when you arrive.

We look forward to meeting and hosting you!


Guest Access

Guests will have access to kitchen, laundry, and garden. Free WIFI.

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 Neighborhood

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!

Getting around

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.

Room type: Private room
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $30 / night after 2 guests
Weekly Price: $520 /week
Monthly Price: $1950 /month
Security Deposit: $100
Cleaning Fee: $25
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Cancellation: Moderate
Pet Owner: Other pet(s)
Overall Guest Satisfaction
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  • My stay at Angela's was wonderful. The room was clean and comfortable, as pictured. There is a warm, friendly spirit about the whole house. I would stay again in a heartbeat. Great location, great room!

    May 2014
  • Angela is a wonderful host, her room was perfect, provides a great view. The room was very clean and neat. Angela is very friendly, I will highly recommend this bnb.

    May 2014
  • Angela is a great host and an interesting person.

    We'd certainly stay at her place again if we visit the area again (and if we can book the private room).

    May 2014
  • Thanks Angela for the hospitality. We arrived at her house at 1130pm and she gave us friendly welcome and clear orientation to the room. The room is very luxurious and mattress and beddings are so comfortable for a good sleep. Sampson and Isabella are so friendly and lovely too.

    May 2014
  • Angela's home is an impressive home. Our stay was great and so was Angela and her family. I recommended staying at their home in San Mateo

    May 2014
  • We had a great time with Angela and the kids. They are very nice people and the house is wonderful with a perfect view. We would love to stay there again and can absolutely recommend this place.

    April 2014
  • Angela and her family were wonderful hosts- welcoming and friendly- and also very helpful-thank you for the tips on ride sharing!! It was a pleasure to get to know them and stay in their home. The room was spacious and comfortable, great set up. Thanks again!

    March 2014
  • We had a short stay at Angela's (I wish it was a longer stay!) her house is beautiful and the room is clean and comfy. Angela and her children are very welcoming. Thanks a lot!

    March 2014
  • Beautiful house and friendly host.

    March 2014
  • Very good place for stay in San Mateo, Angela is very nice, and we have a great experience in her house.

    March 2014
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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!
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