If you are looking for a peaceful, private refuge, then let us welcome you to your cozy cottage in the garden.
We live in a quiet Burlingame neighborhood just 7 minutes from the San Francisco airport. The area is safe and easy to navigate. There is easy access to highways 101, 280, and 92. You're a healthful stroll (about 6 blocks) to Caltrain, charming downtown Burlingame, and the famous Nini's neighborhood restaurant. Just over a block away is a grocery store, drug store and a Starbucks.
The garden cottage is accessed through a private, lockable, gated entrance. You'll enjoy a comfortable, full/queen bed, WIFI internet, HDtv/BluRay, infrared fireplace/heater that heats the cottage quickly, ironing board and iron, and organic plush linens, cozy spa robes and scuffs. Just beyond the side dutch-door (I call it our Mr. Ed door!) is an lovely patio with table, chairs, and a love seat inviting you to read, listen to the birds, and simply relax. The garden is lushly landscaped to provide privacy and a refuge for the urban wildlife. Street or driveway parking available for your convenience.
The bathroom is a detached, private space just adjacent to the cottage just 10 steps down a private, partially covered walkway. Please see pics for orientation. The bathroom is equipped with organic cotton towels, towel warmer, shampoo/conditioner, body wash and hairdryer.
Help yourself to organic coffee and teas, juice, farmers-market organic fruit and snacks. Snacks will be tailored to your dietary requirements upon request. Filtered water provided as well.
We would love to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.
Thank you for your interest in the cottage and we hope we have the honor of hosting and meeting you soon!
Diane and Mike
|Room type:||Private room|
|Bed type:||Real Bed|
|Extra people:||$20 / night after the first guest|
|Minimum Stay:||2 nights|
|Weekly Price:||$766 /week|
|Monthly Price:||$2660 /month|
|Check In:||4:00 PM|
|Check Out:||11:00 AM|
DIane and Mike have a lovely place, I highly recommend it. It's a little garden getaway, with easy access to all the great amenities of Burlingame and San Francisco. Beautiful setting, lovely furnishings and delightful hosts. I will be returning!
What a perfect place to rest your head at the end of the day.
Our son recently relocated to Burlingame so The Garden Cottage is ideally located for us when we visit. It's well within walking distance of all the great places to dine or shop in Burlingame as well as public transportation to take you to the sights of the surrounding areas.
Diane has already thought of everything you'll need to make your stay comfortable and has a wealth of knowledge to share. Whether you're in need of directions to the sights or a quiet place for dinner, her recommendations have been spot on.
Don't leave without taking a stroll through the garden to admire the landscape design or just take in the beauty.
Diane was an incredible host and her cottage is impeccable! She pays attention to the details--as evidenced by her towel warmer--and knows how to create a real experience for her guests. We would recommend her place 100%!
I stayed here for two weeks while moving for a new job. Diane was very helpful with everything I needed, and the cottage was adorable. The photos don't do justice, the garden is beautiful. You feel as if you're in a storybook setting everyday you wake up. There are huge windows throughout the room, and the bed is cozy piled with blankets. The bathroom is located outside the cottage, but it is only several feet, and the garden is so private that it wasn't a problem at all. The bathroom is also very well stocked.
I was staying here during late January and the cold did not bother me. The heater in the room is very good, and most of the time I didn't even have to keep it on (due it heating up so quickly).
There was private parking on the driveway, but since I have a very large truck, I parked it out on the street (plenty of parking). The general neighborhood is also very nice and feels safe.
The worst part of the trip was leaving, because I enjoyed the garden and cottage so much.
Very sweet little cottage in an exquisite garden setting! Great hosts, appreciated our welcoming treats. Wonderful location, just around the corner from our new grandson!
A wonderful and relaxing stay!
We had a great month long stay at the garden cottage. Beautiful space, garden, and all of the finishes were high end. Diane and Mike were considerate and so thoughtful. We stayed during an unusually cold winter snap (in the 30s) and we would say the only thing was that the space heater wasn't really able to warm it up until a couple of hours (we didn't leave the heater on during the day). Another type of heater probably would have worked better- but the weather doesn't normally get so cold so shouldn't be a problem again. It's such a beautiful cottage and such nice hosts. Highly recommend.
Really wish during your month long stay that you had mentioned the heater issue! We had no idea.
As we state upon checking in, and several times during the stay, we always want to know how we can make someones stay more comfortable. Communication is key!
FYI: this heater is a powerful little infrared workhorse that is also allergen filtering.
It heats instantly and evenly. We have had many people love it and want one for themselves, including my 80-year old in laws, who stay in the cottage every winter.
Our stay with Diane and Mike was everything we expected and more. It was an incredible experience living in such a beautiful beautiful garden. Diane is a landscape architect, and has truly created a lovely and uplifting place, that was such a pleasure to come "home" to. There were so many thoughtful and welcomed touches. We most definitely hope to stay there again some day.
Michael and Laurie
Great place to stay, we stayed more than two weeks. Great garden, plants and flowers, squirrels, birds.
Great communication with Diane and Mike. A warm welcome and during the stay continuous talks to make our stay a memorable one.
A highly recommended place which we will definitely consider for our next stay in SF area.
Anna and Leon
Diane and Mike are wonderful, welcoming people who have created a private and charming oasis in the backyard of their property.
The garden cottage was a perfect size for me and my boyfriend. The bed was comfortable, and there was enough space to keep our things. The bathroom is a few steps away through the garden and into the house. Diane and Mike thoughtfully left slippers and robes to make late night bathroom runs a non-issue. They also left us a bottle of wine, fresh fruit and snacks upon our arrival!
We woke up each day to the sight of hummingbirds feeding outside of our window. The garden is beautiful and so peaceful, we felt like we were on a spa vacation!
The location is also fantastic. Burlingame is much sunnier and warmer than the city of San Francisco because the fog clears out of Burlingame faster in the mornings. And driving into the city only took about 15 - 20 minutes if we waited out the morning rush.
You can really feel the love and care that Diane and Mike have put into this space. Thanks for a great stay!