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"Our family's mini vacation at Cypress Cottage was outstanding. The property is beautiful, well maintained and very comfortable but best of all it has spectacular views of the ocean from the living room windows and deck. We spotted whales our first morning there.
The beach here is wide and long and was so deserted, we felt like it was exclusively ours. We spent hours walking, flying kites, playing in the sand and watching not only the hundreds of shore birds but passing dolphins and sea lions. I've heard October is the best month on the coast and I would certainly agree.
Chosen for it's proximity to Santa Cruz and Monterey, we were also pleased to discover the cottage is only minutes to the nearest grocery store and to a favorite seafood restaurant in Moss Landing. I must say, however, that when we initially entered the cottage, saw how nice the home was and then opened the windows to that amazing view, no one, not even my 7 and 10 year old grandchildren wanted to leave.
Can't wait to return!!!"
Guest: Jeanie L.Date of Stay: October 2014Review Submitted: October 22, 2014
Lovely home away from home with only a few minor quirks.
"First off, let me get this out of the way - this is an absolutely beautiful location. Literally a stones throw away from the ocean front right outside the balcony. The condo itself is very lovely, decorated and equipped to make you feel right at home. All you need to bring is your clothes and toiletries. However, there are a few small issues that prevent me from saying that this place was absolutely perfect.
First, the big glass doors on the balcony are at just the perfect angle to have the sun just beaming directly in during the fall when I stayed there. Normally this wouldn't be a problem but there are no blinds or curtains to block the sun from coming in and its so intensely bright with the water reflecting off the ocean that it almost makes the living room unusable without sunglasses from about 2:00 to 6:00. We jury-rigged a ghetto curtain using a spare sheet and some pants hangers, but this presented other problems. We hung the hangers on the molding "lip" around the patio doors but the wind kept blowing the sheet down. Well simple solution right? Close the door. Okay, well we would have but there isn't an AC in this place and we were starting to get a little warm. Keeping the doors open to let the ocean breeze in was the only way to cool the place down a bit. So then we had to get even MORE Ghetto and tape the hangers to the door frame so they wouldn't get blown off. I admit, this probably isn't a problem for everybody, but I was renting the place for a few days and was planning on lounging for part of it. If you're just looking for a place to sleep and don't plan on hanging out here in the middle of the day then it probably won't matter to you. Another thought you might have is hey, why not just spend time in another part of the condo? Well that gets to my second issue. Although there are three TVs in this place, only the one in the living room actually has working cable. This sounds nitpicky, and it probably is, but depending on your situation that might be a big deal. Other than the lack of a curtain of some sort, non-existant AC, and two of the three TVs not working this place was absolutely wonderful and I would definitely stay again."
Guest: Jason S.Date of Stay: October 2014Review Submitted: November 27, 2014
"Our family spent 3 nights at this home from 10/17 thru 10/20/2014. The rental didn't disappoint. House was clean, well stocked and had an amazing view from the upstairs balcony.
Enjoyed being able to walk to the quaint downtown and visit the many shops and restaurants . Rental is located a short drive from Cambria and Hearst Castle.
A couple of small recommendations to have improved our overall experience. It would have been nice to have a working TV in the third bedroom vs. just a DVR player. While the home is spotless and well stocked, making it a little less personal would only enhance the stay. Homeowner has numerous family pictures in the dining room and bedrooms.
Trust me, this feedback is minor and and I'd still highly recommend this rental to others."
Guest: SurfCityOCDate of Stay: October 2014Review Submitted: October 23, 2014
"This house was extraordinary. It fit 10 people perfectly. The house was well taken care of and was great for a reunion. The views were very nice and the location made for a nice relaxing time. Would definitely recommend this house."
Guest: RobDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: February 12, 2015