About this listing
Enjoy a peaceful stay at this charming, secluded detached garden cottage minutes away from the SFO Airport, restaurants, shops at the heart of the Peninsula. Featuring a queen-sized bed, wood burning fireplace, private bathroom and kitchenette.
This detached guesthouse is in the back of a ranch-style home in a very quiet neighborhood. From your (on-driveway) parking spot, you are a 5-minute drive from Burlingame Caltrain, 10 minutes from SFO Airport and 10 minutes from Millbrae BART. For those who prefer walking, Broadway Avenue and the Burlingame Trolley are both a brisk 15-minute walk away. 2 Bikes can also be made available. Very easy and fast access to both 101 and 280 freeways
The cottage is a roomy 350+ square feet with vaulted ceilings, a kitchenette, two closets, and a bathroom with shower over tub.
Amenities include a queen size bed, a 42" TV with cable, Internet-connected Blu-ray Player, WiFi, mini-fridge, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, iron and ironing board. A cot bed , a twin size air mattress as well a toddler travel bed are available upon request.
The swimming pool in the backyard is accessible from the cottage and has no security fence: if you come with young children, it will be your responsibility to ensure their safety.
Interaction with Guests
Guests can be fully autonomous thanks to the private entrance: a convenient self check in for late arrivals.
We prefer not to intrude and let guests free to come and go, we are of course available when at home . Can be reached in person, via email or SMS.
Hillsborough has a relaxed country setting, offers a rural charm, has safe and shady streets perfect for walkers and runners.
Public transportation is found down the street via El Camino Real or a little longer walk/bike rides to the Caltrain and BART stations. A free shuttle can be found by searching on the web "Burlingame Trolley".
Other Things to Note
While you can reach or leave the cottage without going through the main house on the property, do not hesitate to knock on our door if you need any help.
We do not allow pets or smoking, sorry! Kids welcome but the swimming pool is not fenced off: parents must be vigilant.
Very quiet neighborhood with very little traffic noise, and completely silent at night; we expect the same quietness from everyone.
I have a multi-cultural background, lived in various places in 3 continents, moved to the San Francisco Bay Area 2 decades ago. I love the variety of cultures we find in this part of the world. During my free time, among various activities, I mostly enjoy volunteering, walking or hiking.