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Fully stocked amenities in our cozy large one bedroom, one full bath cottage. Full master bedroom has a spacious walk-in closet, full bath, tub and shower, high ceilings and only 100 percent cotton bedding and linens. Brand new queen size sealy pillow top mattress, desk, twin bed in living room and small single pullout futon/couch also in master bedroom/
There is a ceiling fan in the living room for our rare HOT days.
The living room has a large twin size futon, and a separate full size couch. Included is a smart TV, WIFI,and DVD/Blue Ray player, surround sound...Bring your own dvd/blueray movies, enjoy our selection, or view unlimited netflix...We have cable tv WITH HBO AND STARZ.
We also have a pack and play for your toddler/baby to sleep in, and a high chair.
The kitchen is fully stocked for all of your cooking needs; pots, pans, gas stove, full size refrigerator, microwave, blender,toaster oven, toaster, and Kuerig coffee pot with plenty of coffee pods.
French doors open to your private patio, including 4 chaise lounge chairs, separate patio table and chairs, brand new full size Weber BBQ,2 patio umbrellas, and plenty of storage for your bikes, surf boards, and anything else you want to keep secure while you're exploring our beautiful Santa Cruz and Monterey coast.
Friendly & quiet pets are welcome with prior approval from owner, $40 per pet.
The yard is set back, off the street, very quiet and secure.
We include the use of two bikes and helmets, boogie boards, beach chairs, beach umbrella, and beach toys for the little ones.
This is a perfect home away from home for a family with up to two children, a romantic retreat, girls get-a-way, family reunion, college graduation, or a business traveler.
The kitchen is fully stocked, and the bedroom is tranquil and spacious.
The house is set far back, giving you total privacy and a lovely yard/patio to entertain on, or just relax and watch the stars at night.
There is also a very toasty outdoor heater to cuddle up to at night...and an outdoor firepit for a bonfire.
We are walking distance to the Santa Cruz Harbor and the Beach Boardwalk. Only a 5 minute drive to UCSC, to Nisene Marks State Park, or many other state parks all within a five mile radius....for amazing hiking in the redwood forest..A quick 20 min. drive up the coast you'll enjoy viewing elephant seals and the best windsurfing our state has to offer.
Only 45 minutes south of us you'll be in Monterey, enjoying the amazing and must-see Monterey Bay Aquarium, and 10 more minutes south you can see where the pros golf…Pebble Beach Golf course!!!
We have world class wineries all around us!!!
Make it a wine tasting weekend, and enjoy what our Santa Cruz mountains have to offer!!!
You'll love our location because we avoid all of the beach traffic, given our prime location, yet easy access to everything.
We are only a couple minutes off the freeway, but set in a very quiet neighborhood.
We are also on 1/2 block from a nearby park, for your pooch, or a longer walk to Frederick street park, a legal off leash dog park, and just above the harbor.
Being in the Seabright neighborhood, we are centrally located to walk to many wonderful restaurants in the midtown area, as well as Whole Foods, New Leaf grocery store, and our favorite, Shoppers Corner grocery store, and The Buttery! Yum!
The living room has a large single sized futon, a full sized couch, a super comfortable relaxing chair with ottoman, coffee table, tv stand, and smart TV... a ceiling fan for comfortable circulation...moreless
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May 1 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
Nov 23 - Nov 29, 2015
5 night min stay
Dec 18 - Dec 30, 2015
7 night min stay
Dec 31 - Jan 3, 2016
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
We require a 3 night minimum from May 1-October 31st.
?.otherwise, a 2 night minimum...
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Car: Not Necessary
Cozy large beach cottage-sleeps 4, completely private, separate entrance and private patio.
1 large master bedroom (queen bed), walk-in closet, full bath, 1 full size futon in living room.
The cottage has it's own dedicated entrance, private patio, 4 chaise lounge chairs and table and chairs to enjoy outdoor dining.
A FULLY NON-SMOKING PROPERTY.
WE ARE DOG FRIENDLY FOR WELL-BEHAVED DOGS...NON-BARKING, AND FRIENDLY.
Enclosed patio allows for secure storage of bikes, surfboards, etc…
Private driveway for secure parking.
We live in the front house and are a phone call away.
We are in the Seabright neighborhood…One mile from beach, harbor, Beach Boardwalk, 1 mile from Downtown Santa Cruz.
Perfect for biking to all the hot spots and metro station within 1 miles. Hop on hwy 1 to either San Francisco or Monterey for the day. There are amazing eateries within 3 blocks of us, as well as many state parks for serene hiking or mountain biking…needless to say we have world class surfing too!
There is an off-leash dog park walking from us, and we can help you with where to go in Santa Cruz that allows pets…SC is very pet friendly, as we are, since we have a coonhound! (She lives in her private yard, and loves everyone!).
Public bus system is easily accessible. To get around you can bring or rent bikes, or borrow the cruisers that we have for your use.
Our cottage is for couples or families with 1-2 children. A group of friends maximum of 4 would be comfortable too.
Our neighborhood is extremely quiet and serene.
5 minutes from UCSC
5 minutes away from Capitola
45 min.s San Jose Airport
1 hour from San Francisco airport
1.25 hours to San Francisco
45 minutes to Monterey
1 hour to Carmel
1 1/2 hours to BIG SUR
10 minutes to The Mystery Spot
Year Purchased: 1998
About the owner: I am an artist, and play in my art studio. I live in the front house..The cottage is set far back on our property, offering complete privacy, a separate entrance, and total peace and quiet. I love where I live, and I know you will too! I walk almost everywhere.. The ocean is my sanctuary, and I visit it almost everyday. When not at the the ocean, I'm in the redwoods, hiking a trail, and enjoying the peace and beauty of nature. My life motto is CARPE DIEM…Life is too short, we must embrace one another, eat well, live well, and play hard!!!
Why the Owner Chose Santa Cruz:
Why here? LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!!! After living in various places all of my life, I fell in love with Santa Cruz 24 years ago..and plan to stay put! We rarely leave our town, except to go to San Francisco once in a while, or Monterey. It's hard to leave a place that is so serene and beautiful. The weather is almost always perfect, and the people are very friendly. There is beauty everywhere you look, from our rugged ocean to our majestic redwoods…So much beauty and things to do in the outdoors year-round, all within a 30 minute drive of one another. (most either walking distance, biking, or a 5 minute drive)! We enjoy hosting our cottage as a way to meet new people, and sharing our love of our town, and all that she has to offer. Our property is in the heart of Santa Cruz. We are in a quiet neighborhood, so at night, all you might hear are the waves crashing, or in the morning the birds singing. In the winter we usually hear the seals barking from the harbor and wharf. In the summer, you can walk down to the Beach Boardwalk for their free summer concert series, (Friday and Saturday nights). One block away is the Santa Cruz roller Rink..not just for kids!!! Two blocks away is the Pacific Cultural Center (a world class Yoga institute). We have numerous yummy restaurants around us, our library is one block away, three health food grocery stores are also within two blocks away, and the very best bakery in all of Santa Cruz, The Buttery, only 5 minutes away. UCSC is 15 minutes away. We also have easy freeway access, so you don't have to drive clear across town, (and get stuck in beach traffic) to get from point A to point B. The Soquel Mountains have a huge variety of vineyards, and they are only 15 minutes away! There is always something new to discover, and if all you want to do is chill, our cottage provides that, or go hang out at the Crows Nest at the Harbor (sailboat races are every Wednesday afternoon...great place to watch!)…and ENJOY AND RELAX!!!
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Our beach cottage is situated in the back of our 1/4 acre property.. IMMACULATE, extremely private, SUPER QUIET…serene. You have your own private entrance, private yard/patio, and designated off street parking in the driveway. The cottage was built brand new 5 years ago. With the charm and tranquility of taking you away…Decorated in a beach theme, high ceilings, fully equipped kitchen..waffle maker, electric griddle, gas stove and oven, coffee maker with coffee, blender, toaster oven, ipod/ipad charger/player, all the do-dads you could need while cooking..painted with custom colors, it is just beautiful. The patio has both sun and shade, and is quite large. We also provide an outdoor heater, outdoor party lights to enjoy our peaceful evenings,a brand new Weber gas BBQ, and outdoor fire pit, and two cruiser bicycles. Our cottage has loads of charm and coziness! All of our neighbors are quiet, and respectful of one another. This is a lovely home that invites relaxation and roominess.
East Cliff Drive...paradise.
Welcome, the cottage awaits you!
Very bright and cheerful full size bathroom...view looking into master bedroom.
Chaise lounge chairs for all sizes!..and an AWESOME BBQ!
Dine in your own private patio/garden.
2 cruiser bikes available for your enjoyment.
Cheers!Lots of great wineries around us!
Steamers Lane on West Cliff Drive.
We are pet friendly..as long as your pet is also friendly, and doesn't bark.
Art alley in San Francisco. Only 1 hour and 15 minute drive from here!
Pleasure Point, steamers Lane surf spot.
Patio and entry to cottage.
Master bedroom, not shown is the additional pullout futon(sleeps one).
Beautiful patio with gorgeous roses.
Large enclosed patio, dining, bbq, fire ring, umbrellas, evening party lights.
Monterey Bay Aquarium, 45 minutes from here.
Wednesday night sailboat races at the Harbor...1 mile walk from house.
Monterey Bay Aquarium. Jellies...45 minutes away.
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