The entrance has a keyless entry flanked by lighting around the building.Pathway to the Casita, Privacy screen separates you from the Main house
Tiny House Stay-walk to Light rail-near airport
Tiny House Stay-walk to Light rail-near airport
2 guests
Studio
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
Studio
1 bed
1 bath
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Tiny House living! Fondly referred to as the Casita, this studio style home packs functionality into a minimalistic style of living. This newly renovated space has cool industrial vibe with fresh new finishes. Situated behind a modern but historic home with a gorgeous backyard, the Casita has its own patio but the canopy oak tree that shades the backyard is something that just makes you feel serene.

The space

The Casita is the perfect place for the traveling person to have their own private space yet not feel like they are traveling as the setting feels like a vacation. It's outfitted to work for a short term stay or a longer term stay. It can be added to the booking of the main house that it sits behind should a larger group want complete privacy or use of the space for its additional full bathroom.

It's perfect for a summer intern, a traveling nurse, a student or professor visiting San Jose State University, a business person, or a great space for visitors of residents of the area who don't have enough room to have you! It's great for a couple as well as a single person. It could be a little staycation spot or if you're traveling through California and need to break up your travel, San Jose makes a great midway point.

The Casita's kitchen has a small microwave, induction burner, coffee maker, and toaster oven, pantry storage and a fold up table under a window looking out to your patio.

Guest access

The patio outside the Casita, and one parking space either on the driveway or with a permit on the street. You will have access to the both side yards so that you can enter the utility room of the main house to utilize the washer and dryer.

Interaction with guests

I'm only a text or a phone call away.

Other things to note

To retain the privacy of the main house, the walking path to the Casita is through the side yard and then the backyard. When two different guests are occupying the Casita and the main house, a portable privacy screen will line the path to the Casita.

Parking is permit parking on the street. Please mention if you have a car so we can include a permit hanger for your car. This MUST be returned at the end of your stay to avoid a charge. You will only park on the street if the main house is occupying the driveway.

The property is protected by nest cameras. The backyard is video'd by an exterior camera and will pickup entry & exit into the casita.


Business travel
This listing has essential business travel amenities.

Amenities
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Laptop friendly workspace

Prices
Extra people $19 CAD / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee $51 CAD
Security Deposit $1285 CAD
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Sleeping arrangements
Common spaces
1 double bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (2-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with keypad

- Quiet hours are 10 pm - 7 am
- No smoking on the patio or in front of house...Please take a walk if you feel the need to smoke
- Please do not leave the A/C on when you leave or put it on Timer mode
- No overnight guests allowed unless previously approved by Host
- Keep visitors to a minimum-this is a small place to stay, not a hang out. No more than 4 people including the guests themselves should be present at any given time
- Do not give out your entry code to anyone. Only confirmed guests should be on the property and must be present when visitors come
- Please keep windows closed and door locked when you are not present
- If you are with a vehicle and have received the street parking with a permit, upon your exit you must leave the parking permit to avoid a charge against your security deposit
- Laundry hours: Please have your laundry needs in the common area wrapped up by 8:00 pm. The machines share a wall to the private wing bedroom and as a courtesy to that guest, the machines should not be running past this time.
- Parking in the driveway. Please do not straddle the sidewalk for any length of time. You will either be told in your welcome message to use one spot in the driveway, or to use the street parking permit.

You must also acknowledge
Some spaces are shared - Laundry area-washer & dryer

Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
1 night minimum stay

6 Reviews

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April User Profile
October 2017
Great decor, extra touches that make this tiny space cozy. Thanks Stacey

Olga User Profile
September 2017
Small, stylish, private. I enjoyed it traveling by business. Stacey is a great host, clean instructions, welcoming, tips - couldn't be better!

Ylencia User Profile
September 2017
I stayed in this tiny house, aka the Casita, for 16 nights. I was looking for a private place during my work assignment in San Jose. This place was a great value and offered all the amenities I needed for my extended stay. This is truly a tiny house, complete with a kitchenette, comfy bed, walk-in shower, and a separate bathroom with a toilet and sink. The main doors open up to a beautiful private patio, giving you a bit more space to enjoy. The space was super clean and comfortable upon arrival. Stacey, the host was there to greet me upon arrival. She took the time to show me all of the cool features of this tiny house. There are many cute decorative touches and creative space-saving storage options. Everything was so well thought out. I would recommend this place for long and short term stays. Stacey is an incredible host. I can tell that she really enjoys her job as hostess. She really went out of her way to accommodate my needs, big or small. Upon my move-in, she even took me to go pick up my car from a nearby storage facility! I am sure that was certainly not in her job description, but it just goes to show you how kind she is. She acts as hostess for several properties around San Jose, so she can definitely help you find the best accommodations for your needs. Come stay at the Tiny House or at any of Stacey's other listings--you won't be disappointed!

Jengy User Profile
September 2017
Great!

Noel User Profile
September 2017
Stacey is extremely professional, helpful and organized. She has several listings in the area on Airbnb so if you need to stay in the area message her and she will come up with a solution.

Carlie User Profile
September 2017
I was hesitant to stay in a "tiny house" because I am so used to "normal" sized places. In the end, my 19 day stay was amazing and helped me adapt to life in San Jose and also realize how little I really "need." The house is so cleverly built, that despite the small floor plan, it doesn't feel claustrophobic at all. Table folds away (with just one hand) to give more kitchen space. The bathroom is one of the nicest I have ever used with reflective exterior glass and interior glass and an amazing amount of storage. The whole space is super clean and fresh. There is a patio with a lounge chair that was great for watching TV, reading, or journaling at the end of a long day or work plus fruit trees and a small herb garden made it feel so homey! The location was great, super easy walking distance to Japantown and lots of dining options. Target and Trader Joes (and a bunch of other stores) only a mile away so you can even bike or walk there if you come without a car. Easy access to freeway ramp or the train! BUT despite all this, you are on a super quiet street where the neighbors say hello, literally, multiple neighbors! Stacey was great, met me for check in to help me get oriented to the set up of the apartment, the appliances, on-site laundry room, and the lock and lighting system. EVERYTHING is included- hangers, small appliances, cooking tools (pots, knifes, dishware), mini soaps for the shower, sheets, towels, coffee maker, laundry detergent. She even left some cookies which were my sole source of nutrition as I unloaded my car and unpacked! (Before I ordered pizza delivery). Stacey also was very responsive to any questions and always messaged back right away. She is super dedicated to making sure the house is comfortable and her guests feel safe and happy in the space. Great for a short visit or a long stay!!
Stacey User ProfileStacey is a superhost.
Response from Stacey:
Thank you Carlie for your great description of how it feels to experience tiny living and the fabulous location of the property. I appreciate that you noticed my effort to plan the space for optimizing the space for storage of one's personals yet not feeling compromised and at the fact that using the patio to extend your living area as a plus to the overall footprint. I think that aspect is what balances out that you're living "tiny".
September 2017

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Stacey User ProfileStacey is a superhost.

I am a realtor. I am California born and raised. I love meeting new people and have been to many places throughout the world. I like to travel, I like sports, good food (I'm a good cook and a foodie when I'm in a new place), and animals. I consider myself kind and considerate, mellow but energetic, friendly, not high maintenance. If you were to ask my friends what I'm about, they'd probably say she's always helping someone....I know everyone, I stay connected, I'm loyal, I get it done.

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