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Private guest cottage in Lafayette

Private guest cottage in Lafayette

1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath

The space

My home is located in a wonderful town called Lafayette in the East Bay of San Francisco. The sought out neighborhood of Upper Happy Valley.

Even though we are only 25 minute drive to San Francisco we escape the SF summer fog and enjoy lots of sunshine. The beautiful Lafayette reservoir is within walking distance along with plenty of hiking and running trails. The town has great grocery stores (Whole foods, Diablo Foods, Trader Joes and Safeway) Starbuck's and Pete's coffee along with a few boutique coffee shops are all within a few minutes drive from the house. We have wonderful restaurants and cafe's in town. Walnut Creek is the nearest town with (5 minute drive) with great shopping (Nordstrom, Neimun Marcus, Macy's, Pottery Barn etc) and has a great nightlife and restaurant scene. Moraga (St. Mary's college) is a short drive away. Berkeley and Oakland are 10 minutes away.

We are sandwiched between the Orinda Bart and Lafayatte Bart Station (both 5 minute drive) San Francisco is a 25 minutes Bart ride, and when there is no traffic it's a quick 25 minute drive to downtown SF.

About the cottage:

The cottage is small is size but huge in character and charm. It has a double mattress and all new pottery barn bedding. It is completely separate from the main house with it's own private entrance. It has high ceilings, a small 30 inch round table to work from, a large TV mounted on the wall, internet access, a bathroom with sink and standing shower and great light and views into the garden. There is a small fridge/freezer and microwave for your use.

Separate driveway for your use, Weber BBQ outside the cottage, wine upon your arrival, tennis court privelages walking distance at private Bentley school

Main House:
You will not have access to the main house, but hopefully the mini fridge/microwave and the wonderful nearby restaurants will entice you!

It's a very quiet neighborhood and private with a large backyard that is adjacent to a creek and open space so you literally only hear crickets at night!

Great alternative to staying in San Francisco if you want to explore Northern California, Napa/Sonoma are less than a hour away, Santa Cruz is a hour, Mendocino is 3 hours, Carmel is 2 hours. Lake Tahoe is 3 hours away.


Cable TV
Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)


39 Reviews

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Holly User Profile
January 2018
Great location for the bay and surrounding areas. Close to BART, 680 & CA 24 Good shopping and dining local and in the surrounding areas. The space has a mini fridge and microwave and also access to a gas grill outside. There is a whole foods market, trader joes, and several othe…

Danilo User Profile
December 2017
What a great place. Perfectly located, close to freeway and shopping. Highly recommended.

Jenevieve User Profile
October 2017
Victoria is a great host and I had a wonderful stay at this cozy spot! The apartment is clean, stylish, and I would say it's even better than the pictures. It's also close to BART stations to get to San Francisco easily. Overall I would highly recommend this airbnb!

Amy User Profile
August 2017
A lovely tiny place- looks like the photos- very clean and cosy :) Nice quiet neighbourhood- we didn't have a car so it was a good 40 minute walk to the nearest shop/bar/transport system but you can easily get Uber for about $7. Overall a very enjoyable stay- thank you to our g…

Lynne User Profile
July 2017
Wonderful location, quiet neighborhood.

Gary User Profile
June 2017
The setting is beautiful. Perfect location for the type of of business I was there for

Damian User Profile
May 2017
I booked Victoria's place with the intention of taking public transportation into San Francisco, and it was easy peasy. Not only are you walking distance from the BART Station (about 3mi), but driving is just one exit away. Parking at the BART cost $3 per day, and a round trip ti…

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San Francisco, California, United StatesJoined in March 2013
Victoria User Profile
44 Reviews
I am originally from the Bay Area, moved to San Diego for a few years and then spent 12 years living in San Francisco. When I started looking to buy a home, Lafayette was the perfect location, close to the city but far enough to enjoy great weather and the perks of a small quaint…
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