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Downtown Cottage - Walk Everywhere!

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Last updated: 05/04/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Come stay in our west-side cottage - the perfect place to experience Santa Cruz like a local. We are one mile from the beach and boardwalk and ten blocks from downtown. Everything in Santa Cruz is easy to access from this charming, updated spot.

The Space
This light filled studio apartment is cozy, smartly decorated, private and comfortable. Located behind a gate on a quiet street, the studio apartment features a large 350 SF room with a queen bed and flat screen TV, closet, dining table, couch, full size kitchen with all the things you need, a separate 100 SF bathroom, and covered patio.

The complete kitchen has a refrigerator, microwave, sink, stove, toaster and coffee maker. It comes with all the dishes, pots and pans, utensils, serving ware, and flatware you need. Tea, coffee, snacks, milk and english muffins are provided.

There is a comfortable ROWE couch and the plush queen bed comes with new bedding and super soft 400 thread count sheets. The dining table is an antique from the 1800's and seats two. The flatscreen TV can be rotated to face any direction in the room and is approximately 26".

The bath has a stall shower and plenty of new, fluffy towels. Shampoo, conditioner and body soap are provided, along with other bathroom necessities such as face wash and q-tips.

The porch and patio furniture are perfect for morning coffee and bird watching.

The neighborhood
The walkability of our spot makes it essential Santa Cruz. We are one mile from the beach and boardwalk and a quarter mile from downtown. The beach is a short 5 minute bike ride or 20 minute walk.

Even closer to home, walk a few blocks to Emily’s Bakery, Sabieng Thai, or Taqueria Vallarta. We are also only a few blocks from an organic grocery and health store.

Our neighborhood is filled with some of the oldest Victorian’s in the City; including ours. This property was established in 1888. However, the cottage was built in 2006.

Getting Around
You do not need a car to experience Santa Cruz from our house. Everything you want to see in Santa Cruz is a walk or bike ride away - including downtown, the beach, the boardwalk, West Cliff, tacos, an organic grocery store and a plethora of coffee shops. The City bus station is a short ten minute walk.

Guest Access
Guests are entitled to one parking spot in our driveway. Guests are welcome to use our backyard, grill and furniture.

Interaction with Hosts
We live on the property but will not interfere with your stay. Your apartment is completely detached from our main house and has a separate entrance. We will respect your privacy, but of course, are always welcome for questions.

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Property Type

  • Studio
  • On floor 1
  • 350 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Queen bed with Serta Firm mattress. High thread count linens provided, as well as 4 pillows, a high thread count duvet, and a light down comforter. Extra blankets provided. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom has a stand up shower.

Entertainment

  • Television:

    HD TV swivels to entire studio. ...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    A beautiful half mile walk through downtown's historic home district takes you to the heart of downtown....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Peaks of the ocean are visible from our property....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Studio comes with dining table, three chairs, napkins and placemats. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Living Room:

    Rowe couch faces dining table and HD TV....moreless

  • Parking:

    Driveway parking for tenants. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Fluffy, new towels and washcloths. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen stocked with dishes and cooking essentials....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.7
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May
May 1 - May 31, 2015
1 night min stay
$90 $120
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Early Summer
Jun 1 - Jun 11, 2015
1 night min stay
$130 $150
Fri, Sat
$900

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Mid Summer
Jun 12 - Jul 2, 2015
2 night min stay
$130 $150
Fri, Sat
$900

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

July 4th Holiday
Jul 3 - Jul 5, 2015
2 night min stay
$165
Late Summer
Jul 6 - Sep 30, 2015
1 night min stay
$130 $150
Fri, Sat
$950

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Fall 2015
Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2015
1 night min stay
$90 $115
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning Fee $50
  • Taxes Included

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 05/04/2015
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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Jose Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Pasatiempo Golf Course
30 Miles
Nearest Train
Diridon Station
0.25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 1
0.3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Emily's Good things to Eat
280 Miles
Nearest Ski
Tahoe
1.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Santa Cruz Boardwalk Beach

Car: Not Necessary

The Guest Cottage shares a good size backyard with the main house and guests are welcome to use it. We have a tennis court across the street. We are in an ideal location to explore Santa Cruz by walking or biking. From our house you can take these routes:

Walk to downtown in 10 min through the Historic District and see the oldest homes in Santa Cruz

Walk to the Santa Cruz Boardwalk in 25 min through the Neary Wildlife Lagoon and get clam chowder or ride the roller coasters.

Walk the 60 min round trip West Cliff loop with beautiful views of the Ocean and Beaches.

Walk to Natural Bridges State Park in 25 min and see the Monarch butterfly nesting area where tens of thousands of butterflies congregate.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: We have been married for 3 years and have a beautiful 18 month old daughter who is the love of our life. We have lived in Santa Cruz for 5 years and would never consider moving anywhere else!

Why the Owner Chose Santa Cruz:
We fell in love with this property because of the historic charm of the main house and the central location to all of our favorite Santa Cruz activities.

The Unique Benefits at this Studio:
We live on a street that only serves the High School, which means that it is very quiet here when school is not in session. You can hear the sea lions, and on very quiet nights you can hear the waves! In the morning you see the sunrise from the bed.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Cottage is stylish, efficient and clean.

    Cottage is stylish, efficient and clean.

  • Kitchen is updated and stocked with the equipment you need to cook meals.

    Kitchen is updated and stocked with the equipment you need to cook meals.

  • Kitchen includes plates, dishes, bowls, stemware, utensils, and napkins.

    Kitchen includes plates, dishes, bowls, stemware, utensils, and napkins.

  • Stay includes coffee, english muffins, cream cheese, milk, jelly and butter.

    Stay includes coffee, english muffins, cream cheese, milk, jelly and butter.

  • HDTV faces bed or can be swiveled to couch.

    HDTV faces bed or can be swiveled to couch.

  • Bathroom includes stall shower, sink, toilet, heater and window.

    Bathroom includes stall shower, sink, toilet, heater and window.

  • Bathroom comes with new, fresh fluffy towels.

    Bathroom comes with new, fresh fluffy towels.

  • Large skylight illuminates the cottage.

    Large skylight illuminates the cottage.

  • Cottage comes with access to a sunny yard with outdoor table and chairs.

    Cottage comes with access to a sunny yard with outdoor table and chairs.

  • The cottage collects rain with rain barrels and french drains.

    The cottage collects rain with rain barrels and french drains.

  • Cottage includes private patio - perfect for morning coffee.

    Cottage includes private patio - perfect for morning coffee.

  • Bed is a plush Serta firm mattress with super soft sheets.

    Bed is a plush Serta firm mattress with super soft sheets.

  • Kitchen includes convection toaster, coffee maker, pots and pans and microwave.

    Kitchen includes convection toaster, coffee maker, pots and pans and microwave.

  • Kitchen is always sparkling clean.

    Kitchen is always sparkling clean.

  • Rowe couch is attractive and comfortable.

    Rowe couch is attractive and comfortable.

  • Dining table is an antique butcher block table from the 1800's.

    Dining table is an antique butcher block table from the 1800's.

  • Shower includes shampoo, conditioner and body soap.

    Shower includes shampoo, conditioner and body soap.

  • 1 mile walking/biking route to the Boardwalk, beach and Wharf.

    1 mile walking/biking route to the Boardwalk, beach and Wharf.

  • The Cottage.

    The Cottage.

  • Cottage has an apple tree growing six different kind of apples.

    Cottage has an apple tree growing six different kind of apples.

  • Happy Buddha protects your stay.

    Happy Buddha protects your stay.

  • Our favorite nearby beach, Lighthouse Field State Beach, is one mile away.

    Our favorite nearby beach, Lighthouse Field State Beach, is one mile away.

  • Private entry way through driveway gate.

    Private entry way through driveway gate.

VRBO #590693

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/04/2015
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