Contact us at (408) 910-7953
is located high above
Silicon Valley, but only fifteen minutes
from downtown San Jose. At the end of a country
lane, it's rural
yet convenient to dozens of activities.
Mystic Mountain Hideaway is peaceful and
quiet, a great place to relax and unwind
after a day of business or touring.
2 bedrooms, sleeps 4
Our Hideaway is an ideal
vacation rental -- close to Silicon Valley
points of interest (see below). In an
hour, or so, you can be at a Pacific Ocean
beach in Santa Cruz or Monterey, or in San
Francisco for all the culture that city
has to offer. A little farther away is the
Napa valley wine country. Just over two
hours will get you to Sacramento, the
capitol of California. And stunning
Yosemite Valley is only 3.5 hours away.
can also be your home-away-from-home for
extended business stays. We are convenient
to Silicon Valley companies in San Jose,
Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Cupertino,
Mountain View, Milpitas, and Fremont.
For visiting nurses, we are close to
Regional (San Jose) Medical Center, Good
Samaritan, O'Connor, and Kaiser Hospitals.
Stanford is visible from our house; it
takes about 40 minutes to get there.
Comments from our guests
|This unique suite includes
a living room, two separate bedrooms,
bathroom with shower, and a mini-kitchen
with cooktop, microwave, toaster/oven,
sink, and refrigerator. Laundry facilities
are also en suite. The living
room includes a dining area, an Internet
connected Smart TV, WiFi, a stuffed chair,
a stuffed swivel rocker/recliner, a
desk,bookcase, and a sofa. The first
spacious bedroom has a queen-sized bed,
bookcase, dresser, and large closet space.
The second bedroom also has a queen-sized
bed, dresser, and closet. A
high-efficiency heat pump provides heating
and cooling to keep guests comfortable the
year around. The separate
entrance through the swimming pool
courtyard is bordered by Wisteria.
Property includes pool, garden railroad,
play equipment for children, and a
labyrinth with a 180° view of Silicon
Valley. Walk the labyrinth for peaceful
meditation. Two dozen fruit trees on the
property provide fresh fruit in season.
Places of Interest
State Railroad Museum
Alum Rock Park
Waters water park
|Mystic Mountain garden
This G scale railroad runs
through the gardens on the West and North
sides of the property. The railroad is
landscaped with live miniature trees and
plants. Towns and other miniature
structures dot the landscape. Parts of the
railroad have deep mountain canyons
crossed with steel bridges.
One week minimum stay.
$150 cleaning fee.
Sorry: No smoking. No pets.
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(408) 910-7953 or send e-mail to ellen
|"Green" features of
We generate 70+% of the electricity we use
each year. The pool is solar heated for use
~6 months of the year. Large overhangs on
the South and West sides and deciduous
plants allow the sun in in the winter and
keep it shady in the summer.
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"We had a very nice stay at the mountain
hideaway. We were warm and cozy both nights and
it was very quiet and peaceful."
"The view from here is amazing."
"We've never seen a garden railroad like this
"The little fairy gardens are so cute."
"Thank you again
for making us feel so welcome at your home. It
is a holiday that has left us with a lot of
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with a lot of great memories