If you want to stay in Zurich for a few days you should live in the city. My apartment is located 5 minutes (1 Train Station) from the very city center of Zurich. Beauftiul new building (2013) with 1 Beedroom and a big couch in the living room.
No smoking inside the building.
Don't destroy any equipment inside the house.
Parking is available with in the parking lodge. Parking card to enter and exit can be given for additional 12 CHF per day since it is a public parking with a rented parking lot.