Front porch swing perfect for sipping coffee in the morning or a glass of wine in the evening

Private room

4 guests

2 bedrooms

2 beds
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Our beautiful historic home is steps to dining & entertainment yet tucked away on a quiet neighborhood street. Guests love our comfortable memory foam beds, warm & inviting atmosphere & convenience of our location. This listing is for 2 guest rooms & 2 bathrooms; 1 upstairs & 1 downstairs each.

*Walk to all downtown establishments!
*7 min to 101 Highway
*12 min to Santa Clara Valley Wine Trail
*12 min to Gilroy Outlets

The space

We provide free wifi / coffee & tea / fruit & cereal in the morning with almond milk / filtered water / streaming tv in living room with gas fireplace / body wash & shampoos in the bathrooms

Take a 5-7 minute walk to some of our favorite establishments:
Bubbles Wine Bar (great local wine flights, red fox cheese!)
Trail Dust BBQ
The Running Shop & Hops (best beer selection in town)
GVA Coffee (best coffee selection in town, & gelato!)
Orange Theory Fitness
Jonty's Vietnamese Eatery
Ladera Grill (steakhouse & MH Institution)
Year-round farmers Market on Depot & 2nd Street Saturdays 10am-2pm

Built in 1904 the home has been lovingly restored yet retains much of it's original character. Sip your coffee on the front porch swing & enjoy your wine in the private back yard oasis with lounge area, gas fire pit, bistro lights & goldfish pond. Amazon Echo will play your favorite music as you enjoy the warm Morgan Hill nights.

Guest access

Please help yourself to the common areas on the first floor including the front porch swing, living room, gas fireplace, dining room, kitchen, bathroom, washer & dryer (in the bathroom) and the brick paved backyard with outdoor dining, goldfish pond, lounge space & gas fire pit.

Off Limit Areas:
The small room across from the kitchen is my personal office/painting studio & is not available for common use. Also, the first room upstairs is Alex's home office and is not available for common use.

As we are undergoing a remodel we kindly ask you not to enter the back cottage or storage area behind the cottage. Thank you so much!

Interaction with guests

You may not see me much as I have a long commute, but I handle all online communications. My fiancé Alex will likely be available to greet you at check in, if not we will provide self check in instructions. We are happy to help with recommendations you may need & don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions at all.

Other things to note

Parking:
Our tandem driveway is available as a loading zone only, there is usually plenty of street parking & also a free public lot on the corner of 5th & Depot Street (end of block).

Pets:
Please note we have 2 sweet dogs, Lady & Otis. We recommend keeping guest doors closed if you don't want a furry visitor in your room, they love helping us host!

Locks & Keys:
A $100 lost key fee will apply for unreturned physical keys as we will need to replace locks for the security of ourselves and future guests.

Smart Home Enabled:
We love the historical integrity of our home, but have some modern conveniences installed. Our voice activated Amazon Echo named "Alexa" is in the living room, kitchen & bathroom. She can turn on the lights, TV, play music and the radio, (radio in the shower too), and answer general questions. We will be happy to give you a demo upon arrival.

Living Room:
Please help yourself to the living room, board games, books, and gas fireplace. We do not have cable TV, but have Amazon Fire TV. You can stream Amazon prime and Netflix content but no cable channels are available. If you are unfamiliar with streaming TV, we will be happy to run through it with you.


The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 2 (Shared bathroom)
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Private room
Self check-in: Lockbox

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Discount: 10%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 3PM

- Must like dogs (we have 2)
- Sorry, no unauthorized guests
- Drug free home
- Please no shoes on the carpets upstairs

You must also acknowledge
Pet(s) live on property - Lady & Otis are our friendly dogs who love helping us host. Guests who love dogs can't get enough of them.
No parking on property - Our tandem driveway may be used as a loading zone only. Usually plenty of street parking out front, please ask if you require to park in driveway.
Some spaces are shared - If you are in the upstairs guest room hall bathroom is shared with home owners.

Cancellations

Moderate

Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher
Lock on bedroom door

Availability
On Fridays and Saturdays the minimum stay is 1 night.

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Katie User Profile
July 2017
Alex and Amber's house was beautiful and they were both so welcoming! We are so glad we stayed here while we were in Morgan Hill. They were flexible when my relatives needed to check in before I got into town, provided a detailed tour of their house - the bedrooms, bathrooms, and other common areas that could be used (including a gorgeous outdoor area), and there was also signage throughout the house about how to turn on and use things like the TV. Coffee and breakfast foods were always readily available in the morning. Being walking distance from downtown Morgan Hill was so convenient, and there was consistently street parking available right by the house. I highly recommend booking with Alex and Amber if you are in the area!

Bradley User ProfileBradley is a superhost.
July 2017
This is one of the best Airbnb experiences I've ever had! Their house is just as adorable as you would expect from the pictures. The beds were super comfortable, the house was very clean, the backyard space was beautiful and inviting, and they even had coffee and a light breakfast available in the morning! I attended an event at the Morgan Hill Community Center, which was a short walk away and was incredibly convenient. I absolutely recommend this Airbnb to anyone staying in the area!

菲 User Profile
July 2017
That was the best home I have lived.

Sean User Profile
July 2017
When booking with Amber and Alex, we were looking forward to spending time in a charming Victorian home that was walking distance to a small downtown area. What we actually booked far exceeded our concept of what Airbnb had to offer. Amber and Alex have thought of so many details that make the room you stay in a perfect home away from home. They have lovingly decorated their home and it is very welcoming. Just after arrival we found ourselves relaxing in the living room sharing easy conversation and getting to know their wonderful dogs. We utilized their patio at all times of the day and evening. We comfortably made breakfast in their kitchen. Amber and Alex are a warm and caring couple. They are easy to connect with, available to answer any questions and happy to help when needed. They are also are very comfortable with giving you your own space to enjoy your stay. We felt like part of their home, neighborhood and community. Our stay was fantastic and we look forward to returning.
Alex & Amber User ProfileAlex & Amber is a superhost.
Response from Alex & Amber:
Sean, thank you so much for your glowing review! Alex and I truly appreciate it. We hope to have your family over again and are so happy to have met you and the family. Thank you so much for the feedback as well, we will be implementing so many of your suggestions to improve our listing.
July 2017

Fernando User Profile
July 2017
By far the best airbnb ive ever went to ! Amber and alex were so friendly and such great host! Sad that we couldnt stay longer but am definitely lookin forward to coming again in the future ! Thank amber and alex for your amazing hospitality and i wish you guys a blessed marriage filled with excitement and joy !

Patricia User Profile
June 2017
Incredible home, beautiful, quaint town. Centrally located. Wonderful hosts, we highly recommend!
Alex & Amber User ProfileAlex & Amber is a superhost.
Response from Alex & Amber:
Thank you so much for the kind words, we hope to meet you on your next trip, Patricia! It was our pleasure hosting your family!
June 2017

Nanette User Profile
June 2017
We were looking at hotels only a little less expensive and with one room to share for my husband and mother-in-law to share when we found this amazing place where we had two rooms and practically the whole amazing house! Alex and Amber are So sweet and made us feel comfortable. The back patio is especially sweet and we loved spending time there with family. The dogs...Ottis and Lady... They are precious!!
Alex & Amber User ProfileAlex & Amber is a superhost.
Response from Alex & Amber:
So happy you guys had a great time! We hope to see you again. Take care.
June 2017

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Morgan Hill, California, United StatesJoined in June 2013
Alex & Amber User ProfileAlex & Amber is a superhost.

Hello!

Thank you for stopping by our about page. Alex and I are a couple of 30-something creative professionals that work from home and love traveling and hosting on airbnb!

We love enjoying the weekends with our 2 fur babies around town as we can walk everywhere! We especially love the farmers market open year round on Saturdays, grabbing a craft brew at The Running Shop and Hops, and dining out at our favorite spots like Odeum & Trail Dust BBQ.

As hosts Alex and I want you to know we will never deny a guest based on race, age, gender, religion or sexual orientation. We hope you will find us to be considerate and friendly people, and open our home to the same. Thanks again for stopping by!

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.
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