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Swanky Westside Studio by the Beach!

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View from corner including wall furnace, kitchen and bar

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Last updated: 08/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

This 'Swanky Westside Studio' is in the heart of Santa Cruz..
Walk to the beach, the boardwalk, or downtown, and come home to a safe and quiet street, tucked away in one of those most desirable neighborhoods in town!

Vacation in style - This spacious and breezy studio comes with a fully equipt designer kitchen, bathroom with custom concrete shower and a very large plasma TV. Also included: a (tasteful;) ceiling fan for summer afternoons and a gas furnace for misty Santa Cruz evenings. It's the perfect choice for couples looking for a romantic spot for 2, artists and writers looking for a quiet and contemplative space, or visiting researchers and professors (we are 2 blocks from the main busline to UCSC)

Live like a local! The studio sits behind the home of an established local artist (me!) Get the inside scoop on the local art and music scene, First Friday Gallery Walk, great venues for live music and dancing, and a private tour of the studio and mainhouse art collection by my favorite Santa Cruz artists.

Have a cup of tea with me in the garden, or a glass of wine with my housemate, the Sommelier :) Who knows what kind of adventure, relaxation and inspiration awaits you in Santa Cruz?

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Studio
  • On floor 1
  • 550 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • 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
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Shared - in main house...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking:

    Easy street parking in front of the house ...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Shared - in main house...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave:

    (we store it and take it our for guests who need one)...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
 

Reviews

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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$165 $165
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,095 $4,040
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

A $100 security deposit is required to rent the "Swanky Studio by the Beach"


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Last updated: 08/19/2015
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Location

We are a 10 minute walk to Westcliff Drive beaches!

Walk or bike to Natural bridges, Downtown, The Boardwalk, Cowell's Famous Surf Spot, Steamer Lane, The Wharf, and UCSC main bus line!!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: I am a mixed media artist here in Santa Cruz. I saved up and bought this property with proceeds from my paintings! I fixed it up and added special designer touches wherever I could. This studio apartment is everyone's favorite part :)

Why the Owner Chose Santa Cruz:
I fell in love with Santa Cruz the first time I visited! My family drove up from LA to see the monarch butterflies migration to Natural Bridges State Park (just minutes away) I love this property because its so close to the beach, but still JUST outside the fogline. When its cool or windy right at the beach its still sunny in our backyard! It's an oversized lot that was an orchard in the 20's. The neighborhood is safe and friendly, and the neighbors wave hello :) It's a family neighborhood that is very quiet at night - even while being a short walk to downtown. Everyone always says its the perfect location!

The Unique Benefits at this Studio:
The studio sits behind the home of 3 young professionals (including me :) ready to point you towards the best art venues, bookshops, music venues, restaurants and wineries in town! Having been here for 16 years, I'm especially 'au current' with any events, openings or farmers markets that might be happening during your stay and I will let you know ;)


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • View from corner including wall furnace, kitchen and bar

    View from corner including wall furnace, kitchen and bar

  • Close up of small etching press - this room doubles as a print studio!

    Close up of small etching press - this room doubles as a print studio!

  • View of entry and closet wall

    View of entry and closet wall

  • Concrete shower - great water pressure, ON DEMAND energy efficient water heater

    Concrete shower - great water pressure, ON DEMAND energy efficient water heater

  • Swanky Studio by the Beach!

    Swanky Studio by the Beach!

  • Lighthouse

    Lighthouse

  • Swanky Westside Studio by the Beach!

    Swanky Westside Studio by the Beach!

  • A small potted garden of indoor plants

    A small potted garden of indoor plants

  • Dishes, pots, pans..also a coffee maker, and a copper fondue set :)

    Dishes, pots, pans..also a coffee maker, and a copper fondue set :)

  • cement shower and vanity cabinet (with victorian cutouts)

    cement shower and vanity cabinet (with victorian cutouts)

  • ON RIGHT - closet (with hangers and extra sheets and blankets)

    ON RIGHT - closet (with hangers and extra sheets and blankets)

  • Beach scene (WestCliff Drive)

    Beach scene (WestCliff Drive)

  • View from the largest cypress on the ocean side
(and a little peak of Monterey)

    View from the largest cypress on the ocean side (and a little peak of Monterey)

VRBO #418503

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