Charming & Sunny Cottage, 1 Block to Twin Lakes Beach with Hot Tub

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Last updated: 11/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Charming and sunny cottage one block from Santa Cruz's best beach. Lovely 5 minute walk from our quiet street to the Yacht Harbor and its many waterview restaurants and activities.

Experience all that Santa Cruz has to offer in this cheerful, spacious and relaxing updated Craftsman bungalow from another era. Enjoy dining inside on the comfortable expandable 4-6 person kitchen table or outdoors on the warm sunny deck overlooking the beautiful flowering garden. Relax in the hot tub while gazing at the stars and breathing in the sea air. The cottage features 2 bedrooms with Queen size beds and ensuite full bathrooms on opposite ends of the house offering complete privacy.

Twin Lakes Beach, the local's favorite, is a block away. It's a wide sunny strand, perfect for sunning, body surfing or just taking in the view of the lighthouse, passing sailboats and wildlife. The house comes equipped with everything you need for a perfect day at the beach-boogie boards, beach chairs and beach towels.

You can have a great time without ever getting in your car. Strolling to the beach, dining at local restaurants. dancing to live music at the Crows Nest or sailing, kayaking or stand up paddling at the Yacht Harbor.

Within a 10 minute drive or a slightly longer cruise on our vintage tandem bike, enjoy the historic Santa Cruz Boardwalk, surfing at world famous Pleasure Point, the lovely beachside village of Capitola or lively downtown Santa Cruz. with it's many store, cafes, movie theaters, street musicians and quirky Surf City personaility.

Venture a little further and there is wine tasting, mountain biking and hiking. Monterey and Carmel are just a scenic 45 minute drive away on Highway 1.

Keywords: Santa Cruz Beach House, Santa Cruz Vacation Rental, Hot Tub, Sunny yard, 2 bedroom beach house in Santa Cruz, One block from beach, The Cottage on 9th, Twin Lakes State Beach, Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor, Best beach in Santa Cruz, The Crows Nest,


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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age for renters is 25...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Graco Pack N Play, high chair, all-terrain wagon, beach umbrella, boogie boards, sand toys...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Warm and sunny deck overlooking lovely garden, patio table seats 4-6, Hot Tub, expandable kitchen table seats 4-6, ceiling fan in Master bedroom, 2 bedroom suites with full bathrooms, everything you need for the beach-beach chairs, umbrella, boogie boards, tandem bike, sand toys and beachwagon...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Netflix is available...moreless

  • Stereo:

    2 Radios that can be connected to your Ipod or smartphone...moreless

  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided:

    Beach towels also available...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Parking for 2 cars on the driveway...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking Passes for 2 cars...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    1 Tandem Bike...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Sunny and warm fenced backyard with garden. Private Hot Tub. Outdoor table with seating for 4-6. Sun Umbrella...moreless

  • Golf:

    Several Public Courses within 20 minute drive...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Sunny Garden with Flowers...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2015
4 night min stay
Dec 24 - Dec 27, 2015
3 night min stay
New Years
Dec 31 - Jan 2, 2016
2 night min stay
Martin Luther King
Jan 15 - Jan 18, 2016
3 night min stay
Presidents Day
Feb 12 - Feb 15, 2016
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$275 $290
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Security Fee $500
  • Cleaning Fee $150
  • Tax Rate 11%


For stays over 7 days, contact owner for correct rates.

High Season- 4 night minimum on weekends and holidays. 2 nights minimum during week

Low Season- 2 night minimum., 3 night minimum on holidays.

$500 security deposit is needed to hold reservation. Half is due 60 days from check in and balance at 30 days.

All guests must sign and return rental agreement via email or mail to confirm booking.

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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Last updated: 11/25/2015
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35 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Jose Airport
3.7 Miles
Nearest Golf
DeLaveaga Public Golf Course
0.3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Crows Nest ( 5 minute walk)
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Twin Lakes State Beach ( 1 block)

Other Activities

World famous Roller Coaster at nearby Beach Boardwalk, 15 State Parks from Big Basin Redwoods to over 29 miles of sandy beaches, Roaring Camp Steam Locomotive rides, Walking tours of Victorian homes, World famous bird watching area at Elk Horn Slough, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Whale watching tours, Shakespeare in the Park festival, Free musical concerts at Boardwalk, Capitola and many festivals, Unique museums from historical to Bigfoot, clubs with live entertainment every night. BMX bicycle park, new Skateboard park, Stand Up Paddling, Rock Climbing Gym, UC Santa Cruz and more. Home of the new Santa Cruz Warriors Basketball Team


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

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Speaks: english



  • Twin Lakes Beach

    Twin Lakes Beach

  • Front Entry

    Front Entry

  • Kitchen


  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • View from Street in Front of House

    View from Street in Front of House

  • Hot Tub

    Hot Tub

  • Backyard Garden

    Backyard Garden

  • Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor

    Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor

  • Santa Cruz Boardwalk

    Santa Cruz Boardwalk

  • The Cottage

    The Cottage

  • Family Room

    Family Room

  • Kitchen Table

    Kitchen Table

  • 2nd Bedroom

    2nd Bedroom

  • Back Deck

    Back Deck

  • Dining Alfresco

    Dining Alfresco

  • Twin Lakes Beach

    Twin Lakes Beach

  • Light House by Twin Lakes Beach

    Light House by Twin Lakes Beach

VRBO #409447

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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