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Adorable Cowell's Beach Cottage - Perfection by the Sea!

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Patio Area with Playroom ahead, and Cottage to the right, Hot Tub in far right

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Last updated: 07/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Santa Cruz cottage description

Come stay at our jewel box by the sea!

Relax in the custom hot tub or with a drink on the outside daybed in this charming fully renovated (Santa Cruz Green Building Award 2008) former fisherman's cottage. Perfectly located one block from West Cliff Drive and an easy 3 block walk to Cowell's Beach; the Boardwalk, world-class surfing and downtown are all just a short stroll. The main house features a living room, dining room, fully-stocked kitchen (Aga stove, marble counters), and bathroom (double shower) with original vintage features. The main bedroom has a brand new comfortable queen mattress. The adorable separate self-contained studio cottage also has a queen bed, kitchenette and bathroom. The third building offers an additional bedroom with queen bed and a media/play room with flat screen television, extensive movie collection, Wii and games suitable for all ages. The upstairs loft in main house offers three twins (not recommended for small children - ladder access only).

The fully-landscaped yard profers a large sail shaded seating area with teak daybed and benches as well as a hot tub and heated outdoor shower for post-surfing clean up. A gas grill and large outdoor dining table is available for alfresco meals. If the evening gets chilly, fire up the outdoor heater and snuggle up to watch the stars while listening to the sea lion seranade!

The owners live locally and are readily available to offer any help needed to make your beach vacation dreams come true!

Keywords: Beach Cottage, Upscale, Family-Friendly

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                Ladder access to the loft is not safe for small children....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Bedroom 3

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              • Loft

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              • The main cottage has a queen bedroom and loft (with ladder) with three twins. A smaller cottage has a queen, bathroom, and kitchenette. A third queen is located in a bedroom adjacent to the play room and near the spa....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Kitchen
              • Refrigerator
              • Ice Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave
              • Seating for 6 people

              Amenities

              • Parking:

                On street parking with 2 permits provided during summer season....moreless

              • Washing Machine
              • Linens Provided
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Heating
              • Towels Provided
              • Living Room
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Entertainment

              • Music Library:

                Streaming music from Rhapsody, Napster, and Pandora via whole house Sonos system...moreless

              • Television
              • Books
              • Game Room
              • Video Game Console
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Video Library
              • Stereo
              • Video Games

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet:

                wifi coverage over 100% of the property...moreless

              • Broadband Access

              Pool & Spa

                  • Hot Tub

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Private patio area with cushioned Indonesian teak daybed and benches,hot tub/shower area, outdoor cocktail table, outdoor heater, large dining table...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Location & View

                      • Ocean View:

                        Really, just from the loft window. It's one block away....moreless

                      Activities

                      • Restaurants
                      • Tennis
                      • Surfing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Golf
                      • Fishing
                      • Swimming
                      • Cycling
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Kayaking
                      • Hiking
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Walking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Boating
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shopping
                      • Festivals
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Playground
                      • Marina
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Cinemas
                      • Museums
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Sailing
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer
                      May 26 - Sep 30, 2014
                      5 night min stay
                      $450
                      $2,850 $9,000
                      Thanksgiving week
                      Nov 22 - Nov 30, 2014
                      4 night min stay
                      $450
                      $2,850
                      Christmas week
                      Dec 20 - Dec 28, 2014
                      4 night min stay
                      $450
                      $2,850
                      New Year's week
                      Dec 29 - Jan 4, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $450
                      $2,850
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $300
                      $1,850
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Property Damage Protection $49
                      • Cleaning $125
                      • Tax Rate 11%

                      Notes:

                      The cottage is located in a residential area. We know and like our neighbors and expect our guests to treat the property and neighborhood with respect. This is not a rental intended for parties our loud behaviour.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 07/30/2014
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                      21 Unavailable
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                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2004

                      About the owner: Adam is Australian and Marcy grew up in Santa Barbara, so we both grew up next to and loving the ocean. We spent 11 long years on the East coast starting our careers. When we moved back to California (Los Gatos) in 2004, we found ourselves spending every free moment in Santa Cruz. We drove by our beach house every weekend and contacted the owners to see if they'd sell; we won it in a bidding war several months later. What we 'won' was a dilapadated shack with no frame, holes in the floor, and rat-infested outbuildings. We slowly and painfully renovated and restored until we had the little 'jewel box by the sea' of which we had always dreamed! We enjoyed it with our three children (and almost constant visitors) until we recently were forced to acknowledge we were just too much family for such a little (yet, surprisingly functional!) home. Looking forward to retirement, when with any luck it will once again be our full time abode.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      With a separate cottage with bathroom/kitchenette, this property is perfect for providing for multigenerational gatherings or other situations where some members may need a little quiet space of their own.


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                      Speaks: english
                       

                      Photos

                      • Patio Area with Playroom ahead, and Cottage to the right, Hot Tub in far right

                        Patio Area with Playroom ahead, and Cottage to the right, Hot Tub in far right

                      • Living Room through to Kitchen

                        Living Room through to Kitchen

                      • TV room with chalkboard wall for the kids

                        TV room with chalkboard wall for the kids

                      • Outdoor Shower and Hot Tub

                        Outdoor Shower and Hot Tub

                      • Front of House with Dutch Door

                        Front of House with Dutch Door

                      • Cottage Bedroom also has Kitchenette and Bathroom

                        Cottage Bedroom also has Kitchenette and Bathroom

                      • Queen bedroom adjacent to spa

                        Queen bedroom adjacent to spa

                      • View to Cowells, wharf and Boardwalk from the end of our street (1 short block)

                        View to Cowells, wharf and Boardwalk from the end of our street (1 short block)

                      VRBO #349890

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Monday, June 23, 2014

                      $300 - $450 per night (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 9

                      View calendar: Updated 07/30/14
                      Minimum stay: 2-5 nights
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