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Last updated: 11/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Santa Cruz cottage description

Location: Santa Cruz, Central Coast, California, USA (33 minutes to the San Jose Airport) View Map
Accommodations: Cottage, 1 Bedroom (queen), with additional beds in Den (double) and Family Room (two twins); and 1.5 Baths.

(Sleeps 4 Adults + 2 Children under 12)

Our clean, cozy cottage is located in a quiet, family neighborhood, a short three-minute walk to the highly-rated, local favorite Twin Lakes Beach. Only a five-minute walk to the yacht harbor and popular Crow’s Nest Restaurant, and a fifteen-minute walk to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Location is excellent for family outings, beachcombing, jogging, swimming, body surfing, boogie boarding, volleyball, evening bonfires, and viewing incredible sunsets.

For your convenience, the cottage is fully furnished with all kitchenware, linens, bath towels, washer/dryer, Wi-Fi, cable (including streaming), two televisions, and DVD player. The all-electric kitchen features a stove and oven, microwave, dishwasher, and garbage disposal.
Perfect for small families or a couple's retreat. The driveway easily accommodates two to three cars. In the backyard, enjoy picnic and patio seating, a Weber grill, and extra storage.

Our cottage comes equipped with everything you need for a perfect day at the beach, including boogie boards, beach chairs and beach towels.

Stroll to the yacht harbor for sailing, kayaking, or stand-up paddling. Walk to the Crow’s Nest for dinner or dancing to live music. Or take in a concert on the sand in front of the boardwalk. The lovely beachside village of Capitola, a short drive from the cottage, features a variety of restaurants and shops.

Santa Cruz is also a favorite for premium wine-tasting, world-class surfing, mountain biking, and hiking. Take a scenic 45-minute drive to Monterey and Carmel.


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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 870 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included


              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                25 years old...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Children under 12 are welcome in addition to a maximum of 4 adults....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Bedroom : 1 queen


              • Additional sleeping areas include: Den -- double bed Family Room -- two single beds All sleeping areas are enclosed with doors and closets. ...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom


              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television


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


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

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • 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
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking:

                Driveway comfortably fits 2 or 3 cars...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine


              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator:

                Large with freezer...moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster


              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Water Sports Gear:

                Boogie Boards, Beach Chairs, Beach Towels...moreless

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Included


                  Write a review 4.8
                  from 8 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $200 $225
                  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • cleaning fee $100 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                  • Tax Rate 11%

                  Cancellation policy:

                  Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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                  Last updated: 11/26/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
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                  33 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  San Jose Airport
                  0.35 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Crow's Nest
                  3.4 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  De Laveaga Golf Course
                  0.25 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Harbor Cafe
                  0.23 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Twin Lakes

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2012

                  About the owner: My wife and I bought this property in Twin Lakes because we have always loved this neighborhood, and we plan to retire in this quiet, charming community. Our cottage is located within walking distance to so many things our family enjoys: boogie boarding at Twin Lakes Beach; sunsets, drinks, and dinners at the Crow's Nest Restaurant; sailing and stand-up paddling the Yacht Harbor; concerts and rides at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk; a few games of beach volleyball, followed by coffee at the Kind Grind; and breakfast at the local favorite Harbor Cafe. The best thing is that all we have to do is park our cars, unload our groceries, and enjoy. If we want to visit the shops and resaurants of Capitola or downtown Santa Cruz, they're just a short drive away. All Monterey has to offer, including the world famous Aquarium, golf courses, and 17-mile drive are only 40-minute scenic drive along the coast. We appreciate the opportunity to relax and enjoy all that Santa Cruz and the surrounding communites have to offer.

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                  Speaks: english


                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Bedroom #1

                    Bedroom #1

                  • Family Room

                    Family Room

                  • Kitchen


                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Den


                  • Garden


                  • Beach Cottage Front

                    Beach Cottage Front

                  VRBO #472857

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                  $200 - $225 per night (USD)

                  1 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 11/26/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                  Member since: 2013
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated: 11/26/2014
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