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Apartment above the valley.

Entire apartment hosted by Gary
4 guests2 bedrooms3 beds1 bath
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This 2 bedroom apartment was originally built for son, wife, and grandson. It has outside stairs that lead up to a large private deck (with with spectacular view of Silicon Valley). The entrance is via sliding door from the deck.
There are two bedrooms, one bathroom and a combined kitchen/living room. The ground level pool and patio are shared space with owners.
Living room has couch, TV, and Roku streaming.
Sit on the private deck and you may see wild turkeys, deer, and even a cow!

The space
This is a "country" location. Many of the people that live around us work at the major high tech companies.
The road from San Jose is a 2 lane state highway. It climbs up the side of Mt Hamilton from about sea level to 1,500 feet. The closest shopping is about 6 miles. There is a very good restaurant ($$) less than a mile.
You can hike into the hills directly from the apartment or the Grant Ranch park(3 miles). There are many bike and hiking trails. Lick Observatory is located 14 miles (41 min) away.
Some distances/times:
San Jose Airport: 16 miles, 30 min

San Jose: 12 miles, 27 min

San Francisco: 59 miles, 75 min

Santa Cruz (beach): 43 miles, 60 min

Lake Tahoe 239 miles, 4 hour drive

Yosemite National Park, 186 miles, 4 hour drive

Napa Valley (wine region), 100 miles, 2 hour drive

PLEASE NOTE: The price INCLUDES the Santa Clara County 8% "Short Term Rental" (STR TOT) tax.

Places for sleeping

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds

What this place offers

Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Pool
TV
Bathtub
Patio or balcony
Backyard
Luggage drop-off allowed
Crib

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4.99 out of 5 stars from 105 reviews

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Where you’ll be

San Jose, California, United States

This is a unique country setting located 1700 feet above Silicon Valley. From the deck there are open fields and views of Silicon Valley. Relax away from the busy city below.

Hosted by Gary

Joined in March 2019
  • 105 Reviews
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Retired Semiconductor, Aerospace executive. N 3 owner of Mt Hamilton Internet Service, which provides internet access via microwave links to region not served by fiber or cable. Landscape photographer with followers worldwide on (Hidden by Airbnb
Retired Semiconductor, Aerospace executive. N 3 owner of Mt Hamilton Internet Service, which provides internet access via microwave links to region not served by fiber or cable. La…
During your stay
We like to meet our guests, but understand if our guests do not want to socialize. In general we are around and if not, us or one of our family members is always reachable by phone
Gary is a Superhost
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 p.m.
Checkout: 11:00 a.m.
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Pool/hot tub without a gate or lock
Climbing or play structure
Carbon monoxide alarm
Cancellation policy