Barbara's Vanlife Mecca

Space for 1 Rig
25 ft max
2 nights maximum

Notice Required
2 days
2 months max
Response Rate
88%
Usually Responds In
21 hours

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Suitability

  • Slideouts Not Allowed
  • Generators Not Allowed
  • Barbecues Allowed
  • Lawnchairs Allowed
  • Pets Welcome

Amenities

  • 15 Amp Electric Hookup
  • Wifi
  • Tow Vehicle Parking

Description

I have a lot of friends that full-time in RV/Vans, so there's always space in front of my house for someone to boondock. My neighbors are cool and friendly and it's a safe, upper-class environment, so you won't have any problems.

If you want to plug in, I can accommodate at the front of my house, though you will need a 50 ft or more cable to reach the front door from the street parking. I do ask for a donation for electric and water (if used) as Silicon Valley prices are pretty high.

House Rules

Since this is a quiet upper-class neighborhood, please make sure your vehicle isn't excessively loud and that you don't take too long parking your trailer. It brings too much attention to my location and may cause issues in the future.

No running generators after 9pm and please limit use throughout the day. My neighbors are very cool, but I don't want to bring too much attention to me hosting.

Please be respectful of the neighborhood and don't be too noisy at night. This includes vehicles coming and going at night time as well.

If you are a smoker, please smoke inside your vehicles and dispose of your cigarettes. Do not leave trash, cigarette butts, or anything else behind.

Pets are ok, though I have a cat that's outdoors during the day, therefore, dogs cannot be let loose to wander around unattended.

Access Road Conditions

There is a slight slant when parking in front of my house, as well as overhanging trees, therefore, please be sure to park accordingly. There is no slant if parking across the street from me, which is someone's side house, so that could be a possible place to park as well, but only for one night and when other cars are not parked there.

Tow Vehicle Parking Details

Tow vehicle should park behind or in front of trailer.

Availability

I do travel in my RV at times, but am often home, so I'd say 75% of the year it would be ok.

Location

Campbell, CA, United States of America

Suggested Local Attractions

California's Great America Amusement Park, Winchester Mystery House, Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum & Planetarium, The Tech Museum of Innovation, Santana Row Restaurants & Shopping, Happy Hollow Park and Zoo, Children's Discovery Museum, Los Gatos Creek Trail (walking/biking), Japanese Friendship Garden, San Pedro Square Market, San Jose Museum of Art, Heritage Rose Garden, Raging Waters


Your Host

barbrocks


Member Since
August 9, 2017
Host's Age
45-55


11 References

11 Positive References

0 Neutral/Negative Reference

References for Barbara's Vanlife Mecca

Wsurfer

June 2018

2 wonderful nights sleep

Barbara is welcoming and easy to deal with. The spot is very quiet and even if it is on a street it seems private.
My first boobdockers experience is absolutely positive.


LineJensen

May 2018

Short and nice stay :-)

Good place for a short stay :-)


Teddy55

May 2018

A real pleasure to Meet!

It was very nice to meet you and I really appreciated you waiting to guide me into the parking spot after a long drive. We had a great conversation and laughs and felt right at home! Thank you so much!


BellzPNW

April 2018

Lovely Spot

Barbara was very sweet and the spot was quiet, we slept very soundly :)


tracy

March 2018

good rest in the suburbs

This is a great place to rest your head in the San Jose area. everything was great here Barb is a nice host. Wifi was fast. Bring a very long electrical cord if plugging in. Sleep was great very quiet, very safe. Also if you love kitties, her cat is very cute.


AndersonFam

March 2018

Great Stay

Barbara was a wonderful and gracious host. She helped us settle in and make us feel welcome! Thanks for a great place to stay!


elisabethvs

March 2018

Great location

This location was perfect for us as we came from picking up our vehicle in San Francisco and wanted to explore Stanford University and Silicon Valley.
Barbara was very helpful and friendly and we ended up spending an extra night.
We had to park on the street, which was on a bit of an angle, but it wasn't too bad.
Overall a good experience.


WindyTumbleweed

March 2018

Great Accommodating host

She was very responsive and flexible. Host location was in front of her house in a quiet neighborhood with a nice atmosphere to boondock in. We appreciate having the chance to stay and enjoyed seeing the variety of cacti landscapes in her front yard.


Sparks2bay

November 2017

Nice residential spot

Barbrocks was a great host. We got to park under a huge tree for shade, we were able to plug in for a night, and we were in a quiet spot. The parking was in front of the house, but not a lot if traffic on her street.

Thank you for the stay Barbrocks.


Wagemakers123

November 2017

Cornelis

It was nice to meet you, however it was a little bit late in the evening.
I would recommend this place to other members.


Irma_Ferran

October 2017

great!

Barbrocks was really warm with us! We stayed at her place just for one night, but she welcomed us and had a nice talking. We definetly would recommend to stay there and the oportunity to meet her. Thanks for all the tips and advices, we finally found some hotsprings in Sierra, and had a great rest there!
By the way, safe and quite neighborhood! :)