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Twin Cottages at Twin Lakes Beach, Yacht Harbor

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Front Cottage view with back cottage directly behind. Twin Cottages at Twin Lake

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Last updated: 08/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Santa Cruz house description

2 newly renovated beach cottages from top to bottom! One property-2 cottages, 11 houses from beach in friendly and safe neighborhood. Great for 2 families, extended family vacation, or small group. Sleeps 12. Minute walk to beaches, yacht harbor, and restaurants. Close to Boardwalk, Capitola and downtown Santa Cruz. Fabulous family or small group vacation spot. Please note we have a strict quiet policy after 10pm on weekends, and 9pm on weekdays. We want our guests to have great relaxing fun vacation, however this is a no party house with all entertaining being indoors after quiet hours and no noise heard beyond perimeter of house during quiet hours.

Front Cottage:
Bedroom 1 with full bed & large walk in closet (sleeps 2), Bedroom 2 with 2 twin beds & 2 twin trundles (sleeps 3, only one trundle can be pulled out at a time). Large new eat in kitchen with walk- in pantry that opens to living room/dining room. French doors in living room open to large front porch with dining table, lounge chairs and ocean view. Full new Bathroom. Washer/Dryer. Small Backyard with charcoal BBQ. Flat screen TV, wifi, and DVD player in living area. Books, games.

Back Cottage: Bdrm 1 w/ queen bed, electric skylight/shade, large closet, flat screen TV and DVD player. Bdrm 2 w/5 twin bunks, large closet and large flat screen tv, wifi. *there is no dedicated living room/dining room in this unit. The 5 bed bunkroom serves as communal living space/TV area as well as a backyard with dining area and outdoor couch. Large fully stocked Kitchen has small table and chairs for 4. Washer/Dryer housed in attached outside closet. Huge newly remodeled bathroom with 2 sinks, soaking tub. Bar table with 4 seats outside.

Fence divides 2 cottages for privacy or leave gates open for easy flow between houses. Back cottage with own private entrance. Off street parking for 3-4 cars. Covered carport houses boogie boards, beach toys, for . Both kitchens fully equipped with dishes/bowls/cooking ware and utensils. All new appliances.
All TVs are DirecTV with HBO/ showtime/starz and free wifi. Outdoor hot Shower located in communal storage space next to back cottage. Cold Shower on back patio.
Renovations completed in January of 2013.



Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                1 story so great for people of all ages. ...moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                18 years old...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

              • Bedroom 2 Front Cottage: 3 twin/ single

                2 twin beds w/ 2 twin trundles. Space for 1 trundle at time...moreless

              • Bedroom 1 Front Cottage: 1 double

                Full Bed with walk in closet, sleeps 2. ...moreless

              • Bedroom 3 Back House: 1 queen

                Queen bedroom with large closet, sleeps 2...moreless

              • Bedroom 4 Back House: 5 twin/ single

                2 twin over twins and one bunk. 5 twin beds. ...moreless

              • All renovated and brand new

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1 Front Cottage: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom 2 Back Cottage: toilet, combination tub/shower

                large soaking tub/shower combo. Huge bathroom with 2 sinks. ...moreless

              • Gorgeous and all newly remodeled from top to bottom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                2 brand new kitchens with all new appliances and fully stocked with dishes/pans/silverware. Stove, oven, microwave, toasters, coffee maker, coffee grinder/dishwashers. Comes with 2 rolls paper towels...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                We have dishes and utensils for 8 people in each kitchen or a combined 16 people. We have tupperware, mixing and serving bowls, cookies sheets, and lots of pots and pans and utensils for cooking....moreless

              • Dining:

                front house inside dining room seats 6, outside front porch seats 6. Back house table seats 4 inside and 4 at outside backyard bar seating. ...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Salt/Pepper/Sugar/Ketchup/Mustard 4 pack of toliet paper in each bathroom. 2 paper rolls in each kitchen. ...moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                There is a grinder in each house...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                6...moreless

              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Microwave
              • Dishwasher
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 6 people

              Amenities

              • Living Room:

                COmbo living/dining in front cottage with couch and chair. NO living room in back. Only outside furniture for back cottage...moreless

              • Parking:

                3-4 off street parking. 2 onstreet weekend parking permits...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Bathroom towels only. We do not provide beach towels....moreless

              • Heating:

                Central heat in front, wall heaters in back unit. ...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Yes 2 , one in each unit...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Yes 2, one in each unit...moreless

              • Babysitter
              • Linens Provided
              • Hair Dryer

              Other Amenities

                  • You can hear waves from the twin cottages. Harbor with kayak and SUP rentals is one block away. Tasty local restaurants in walking distance with large variety. State park with redwoods and miles of hiking/mtn biking a mere 10 minute drive. Farmers market on Sundays one block away with fresh local organic foods and meals. Beach Boardwalk is a mile away. Best surfing on the west coast is here in Santa Cruz. Surfing lessons, fishing, boat cruises, museums, art tours/open galleries, monterey bay, massage/yoga, and fine dining within easy distance and can be arranged. Or just relax on an easy vacation with your family and friends 1/2 block to uncrowded part of Twin Lakes State Beach-Lincoln Beach and spend the day on the sand, watching the boats, swimming, and boogie boarding in gentle waves, walking along the harbor, enjoying local dining and fresh seafood....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television:

                    1 flat screen tv in front unit, 2 flat screen tvs in back unit(one in each bedroom in back cottage)...moreless

                  • DVD Player:

                    one in front cottage and one in back cottage...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Directv, cable internet, HBO/Showtime/STARZ...moreless

                  • Games:

                    life, candyland, and cards...moreless

                  Communications

                      Pool & Spa

                          • Hot Tub

                          Outdoor Features

                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Fabulous front deck with oceanviews, dining area and lounging area. Patio in back with table as well ...moreless

                          • Kayak / Canoe:

                            SUP available for rent $50 day for 2 boards Ocean kayak, 2 seater available per day $60...moreless

                          Theme

                          • Away From It All
                          • Family
                          • Sports & Activities
                          • Tourist Attractions

                          Location & View

                              • Ocean View

                              Activities

                              • Arboretum
                              • Laundromat
                              • Massage Therapist
                              • Medical Services
                              • Fitness Center
                              • Deepsea Fishing
                              • Pier Fishing
                              • Roller Blading
                              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                              • Sound/Bay Fishing
                              • Golf
                              • Tennis
                              • Kayaking
                              • Sailing
                              • Swimming
                              • Snorkeling/Diving
                              • Surfing
                              • Wind-Surfing
                              • Cycling
                              • Mountain Biking
                              • Hiking
                              • Fishing
                              • Hospital
                              • Spelunking
                              • Groceries
                              • Horseback Riding
                              • Churches
                              • Marina
                              • Playground
                              • Winery Tours
                              • Theme Parks
                              • Restaurants
                              • Cinemas
                              • Museums
                              • Beachcombing
                              • Bird Watching
                              • Outlet Shopping
                              • Paddle Boating
                              • Scenic Drives
                              • Walking
                              • Whale Watching
                              • Shopping
                              • Sight Seeing
                              • Boating
                              • Wildlife Viewing
                              • Antiquing
                              • Miniature Golf
                              • ATM/Bank
                              • Hot Air Ballooning
                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Summer
                              May 2 - Nov 1, 2014
                              2 night min stay
                              $450
                              $3,150
                              Thanksgiving
                              Nov 26 - Nov 30, 2014
                              2 night min stay
                              $500
                              Xmas/New Years
                              Dec 19 - Jan 4, 2015
                              2 night min stay
                              $500
                              $3,200
                              High Season
                              Apr 3 - Nov 1, 2015
                              2 night min stay
                              $500
                              $3,200
                              My Standard Rate
                              2 night min stay
                              $350 $400
                              Fri, Sat
                              $2,550

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Cleaning Fee $160
                              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                              • Tax Rate 11%

                              Notes:

                              LOW SEASON SPECIAL $275 a night for all stays SU-TH with NO minimum stay.

                              Additional $50 a day surcharge for all stays less than a week!

                              ALL HOLIDAYS AND HOLIDAY WEEKS ARE $450 A NIGHT/$3150 week in ALL SEASONS. Stays of less than a week will be charged $50 a day surcharge.

                              11% tax not included

                              $125 cleaning fee applies for ALL stays


                              Cancellation policy:

                              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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                              Calendar

                              Last updated: 08/18/2014
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                              Location

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                              36 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              San Jose International
                              1.1 Miles
                              Nearest Train
                              Santa Cruz Big Trees at Boardwalk
                              0.1 Miles
                              Nearest Beach
                              Twin Lakes State Beach
                              0.3 Miles
                              Nearest Barpub
                              Crows Nest Restaurant and Bar
                              3.7 Miles
                              Nearest Golf
                              Pasatiempo
                              0.2 Miles
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Star Bene

                              Car: Recommended

                              Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk 1.1 miles, SUP, Sailing, Cruises, Whale Watching and Fishing available at Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor .3 miles, Surfing, Boogie Boarding, Mountain biking and Hiking at Nisene State park, UCSC Arboretum, Seymour Marine Discovery Center, Long Marine Lab, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Roaring Camp Railroad, Mystery Spot, Golfing 3.7 miles, Gilroy Gardens Theme Park, Gilroy Outlets

                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2012

                              About the owner: I love santa cruz and always dreamt of having a house here since i went to UCSC. I was finally able to find a gorgeous house that i could remodel completely near the beach and enjoy with my own family, and offer to other families to vacation and enjoy the area as well.

                              Why the Owner Chose Santa Cruz:
                              Great neighborhood centrally located to everything. Surfing, boogie boarding, near boardwalk, downtown and capitola. Near Nisene Marks State park with great hiking and mountain biking. One hour to monterey! THis property is very unique in that it has 2 cottages one property that offer privacy and yet allow for 2 families or extended family vacation or small group looking for a great vacation. Unusual so close to beach and action of yacht harbor, water activities, hiking, and with a backyard and off street parking!

                              The Unique Benefits at this House:
                              The front porch is large and has an oceanview, you can hear the waves at night. It is one story making it great for all ages. The 2 cottages offer unique privacy or open together for easy flow between houses. There are a total of 4 bdrms, 2 bathrooms, 2 washers/dryers, 3-4 off street parking spaces, and a backyard all on one property. The front cottage was built in 1920s and maintains its original charm throughout the complete remodel. The back cottage was built in 1960 and the remodel enabled us to add lots of windows and skylights and a huge bathroom that makes it light/bright and connected to the backyard. 11 houses to the beach stairs that take you to Twin lakes/Blacks Beach. You can walk from beach or house to popular Yacht Harbor/ Crows Nest area with coffee shops, tacos, beach volleyball or stay on uncrowded side of our beach that is more quiet and much less crowded. SUP, kayaks and surfboards are available for rent at yacht harbor. Santa Cruz Eastside offers some of the best surfing West Coast at pleasure point and is minutes to great hiking/mountain biking , Beach Boardwalk, and Capitola . UCSC offers wonderful plays/music/events and a famous arboretum. Natural bridges and the seymour marine center are located on the wonderful westside just a 10 minute drive.


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                              Photos

                              • Front Cottage view with back cottage directly behind. Twin Cottages at Twin Lake

                                Front Cottage view with back cottage directly behind. Twin Cottages at Twin Lake

                              • Bdr 2 in front house. Twin w/twin trundles. Sleeps 3.

                                Bdr 2 in front house. Twin w/twin trundles. Sleeps 3.

                              • Front Cottage Bath. Not Shown is shower/tub combo, all new.

                                Front Cottage Bath. Not Shown is shower/tub combo, all new.

                              • Kitchen opening to living area front cottage. All new appliances

                                Kitchen opening to living area front cottage. All new appliances

                              • Front Cottage Backyard w BBQ

                                Front Cottage Backyard w BBQ

                              • Back cottage Bar/Dining  Area

                                Back cottage Bar/Dining Area

                              • Back cottage hallway to bunkroom w art by local artist David Putnam

                                Back cottage hallway to bunkroom w art by local artist David Putnam

                              • Bdrm 2 back cottage: 5 bed bunkhouse, large closet and Flat screen tv

                                Bdrm 2 back cottage: 5 bed bunkhouse, large closet and Flat screen tv

                              • Back Cottage Bathroom. 2 sinks, lrg soaking tub, newly remodeled top to bottom!

                                Back Cottage Bathroom. 2 sinks, lrg soaking tub, newly remodeled top to bottom!

                              • Boardwalk.  You can see it from our house in distance and be there is 1.1 miles!

                                Boardwalk. You can see it from our house in distance and be there is 1.1 miles!

                              • Our Beach at sunset.

                                Our Beach at sunset.

                              • Front Porch Dining Area

                                Front Porch Dining Area

                              • Living room, dining room combo with flat screen tv. French doors to front porch

                                Living room, dining room combo with flat screen tv. French doors to front porch

                              • Bdr 1: Front cottage master with full bed and walk in closet

                                Bdr 1: Front cottage master with full bed and walk in closet

                              • Washer/Dryer Front Cottage

                                Washer/Dryer Front Cottage

                              • Front Cottage Kitchen

                                Front Cottage Kitchen

                              • Back Cottage French Door Entry

                                Back Cottage French Door Entry

                              • Backyard Back Cottage with hot tub

                                Backyard Back Cottage with hot tub

                              • Bdrm 1 back cottag: Queen Bed , lrg closet, Flat screen TV, electornic skylight

                                Bdrm 1 back cottag: Queen Bed , lrg closet, Flat screen TV, electornic skylight

                              • Back Cottage kitchen, not shown oven, stove, microwave, fridge ALL new

                                Back Cottage kitchen, not shown oven, stove, microwave, fridge ALL new

                              • Outdoor Shower and covered storage area

                                Outdoor Shower and covered storage area

                              • Stairs to beach at end street, 11 houses away. Secluded ocean beach!

                                Stairs to beach at end street, 11 houses away. Secluded ocean beach!

                              • Beach at end of 12th Avenue. Very few people typically, twin lakes

                                Beach at end of 12th Avenue. Very few people typically, twin lakes

                              • Front Porch overlooking street and Oceanviews on foggy morning

                                Front Porch overlooking street and Oceanviews on foggy morning

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                              4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 12

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