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Front Garden; Porch of Arbor House Beach Cottage w/ seating areas; Beach view.

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Last updated: 09/18/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

PLEASE! Log onto our web site to view more Photos and other information! PLEASE EMAIL ALL INQUIRIES! (IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO RETURN PHONE CALLS IN A TIMELY MANNER AT REASONABLE HOURS-EMAIL IS BEST FOR A FASTER RESPONSE)

Welcome to your home away from home where your family or friends can spend a relaxing vacation. We supply EVERYTHING except FOOD, CLOTHES, PERSONAL ITEMS, FIREWOOD and YOU!

Arbor House Santa Cruz Beach Cottage Vacation Rental in Santa Cruz California, is a 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath private residence that can accommodate 2 to 4 guests comfortably and a Family of 6 easily. Rent for one weekend or a couple weeks throughout the year. We are just four houses up and 150 steps to Twin Lakes State Beach, Santa Cruz on the Monterey Bay Sanctuary.

Just steps away are Dining, Drinks, Boating and Entertainment on the Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor. There will be no reason to leave the neighborhood!

As you sit on the raised backyard deck of our Cottage, watch boats come and go from the Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor. In the distance you will hear the Sea Lions on the Santa Cruz Pier, and the adults and children laughing and screaming as they ride the Circa 1924 Giant Dipper on the famous 100 Year Old Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. A 7 minute drive or a 1.20 mile walk. There is also a 'Summer Season' ferry that will glide you across the Yacht Harbor to get you on your walk to the Beach Boardwalk a bit faster.

Take Kayaking excursions on the Bay or a Chardonnay II Tour, go Wine Tasting or take the Skunk Train into the Santa Cruz Mountains!

There are so many things to see and do in Santa Cruz, on the Monterey Bay and surrounding area that you'll want to re-book your next stay right away!

PLEASE VIEW AVAILABILITY CALENDER BEFORE CONTACTING US! PLEASE CONTACT US BY EMAIL ONLY. IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO TAKE PHONE CALLS OR RETURN THEM IN A TIMELY MANNER. WE WILL RETURN YOUR INQUIRY IN THE EVENING! THIS WILL SAVE YOU TIME AND FRUSTRATION....AND MANY PHONE CALLS.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renter must be an adult and occupy the Cottage during the entire rental period....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We invite you to bring your children. The Cottage IS NOT child proofed. We ask that breakables be moved out of reach, use extra quilts and throws to cover furniture, and DO NOT leave little ones unattended....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed:

    OUTSIDE the Cottage ONLY....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

    Tempur-Pedic Bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

    Trundle Bed set...moreless

  • Air bed(s): 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Double Bed (1) Located in BEDROOM 1. All linens and bedding provided., Twin or Single Beds (2) Furnished in BEDROOM 2. Twin Trundle Bed set that opens into two twin beds to sleep two. All linens and bedding provided., Baby Cribs (1) GRACO crib/playpen all-in-one., Air Bed (1) This second Queen Bed is a very comfortable inflatable Air Bed. Heated mattress cover is provided if desired. All linens and bedding provided....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    lots of storage and hooks for personal items....moreless

  • Pedestal Sink, Shower / Tub combo with sliding glass shower doors. Mirrored Medicine Cabinet above sink and shelves above commode for additional storage of personal items....moreless

Other Amenities

  • GREAT EFFORT HAS BEEN TAKEN TO PROVIDE A DRESSING AREA IN EVERY ROOM TO STORE PERSONAL ITEMS, STYLE HAIR AND APPLY MAKE-UP......A Security Safe is provided for your use if desired.......BEDROOM 1 has a small TV/DVD in corner storage cabinet, Alarm Clock on the Night Stand, Mirror & Dressing Shelf and a Dresser in the closet..........BEDROOM 2 has a Mirror and Tall Dresser as well as a closet..........the LAUNDRY/STORAGE area has the Iron & Board, extra Table & Chairs.........We have provided additional Alarm Clocks, Hairdryers, Mirrors, extra Hangers, Picnic Basket and even a Kite!.........The fenced in Front & Back Lower Gardens have Seating Areas..........There is an outdoor Shower with hot & cold running water for rinsing off after returning from the beach. Check out our website @ www.SantaCruzBeachCottage.com...moreless

Entertainment

  • Music Library:

    Of CDs of various artists....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Wi-FI TV, (stream NetFlix, YouTube, Facebook, etc.), DVD player, stereo CD player with multi disc changer, music CDs, movies. NOTE: Standard Cable available, (70ish channels) NO premium channel...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Portable indoor/outdoor Bluetooth RockFish Speaker to pair with your Smart phone, IPhone or tablet....moreless

  • Television:

    Vizio HDMI Wi-Fi...moreless

  • Toys:

    Beach toys and chairs stored under the Deck. Toys and chairs come and go with the tide as they become damaged, replaced and left behind by guests that can not travel with them....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Has lots of DVD Movies available for young and older....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Available from the Front Garden or on the covered Porch. Spend your first morning reading and sipping your favorite hot drink in the warmth of the sun as it rises over the Arbor House Beach Cottage neighborhood. Glance down the street at the Beach & calm ocean waves. Do you see the sailboat?...moreless

  • Monument View:

    Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor Light House....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    From DINNNG ROOM at the end of the Living Room or the Backyard Deck and offers views of sail boats on the Ocean, the Santa Cruz Pier, Lighthouse and Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor....moreless

  • Water View:

    Veiw of the Bay and Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor. Watch boats leave and return from a day at sea....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Our cozy DINNING ROOM is at the end of the Living Room, seats 4 and offers views of sail boats on the Ocean, the Santa Cruz Pier, Lighthouse and Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Is Stackable on top of the Washer....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Insert in Fireplace of Living Room. PLEASE TAKE OR BE PREPARED TO PURCHASE YOUR OWN FIREWOOD, (small pieces)....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central Heat but no Air Conditioning. It is rarely needed. A room fan is available if desired....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets for Beds. Lots of Bedding, Blankets, Pillows & Quilts in every Bedroom. Heated matress covers on Queen beds for the cool evenings. Assorted Towels for Bathing, Kitchen & Beach use....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Our LIVING ROOM's decor is all 'Beach' and easily seats 5 guests. An entertainment center equipped with a HDMI HDTV and Blu-ray player and portable indoor/outdoor Bluetooth RockFish Speaker....moreless

  • Parking:

    Is first come first serve on the street. There is one parking space available on the street in front of the garage. Two (2) Parking Permits are supplied and MUST be used April through September....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    2 Parking Permits provided. Additional Parking Permits may be purchased at the beach for a nominal fee. NOTE: Parking is easy during the Off Seasons but can be a bit challenging during High Seasons....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Is available. There is no charge for local calls. Long distance and any toll calls are blocked. You must use a calling card, credit card or use the operator....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    ALL linens, bedding, towels provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Is a Stacking Washer/Dryer located in large back Laundry/ Storage area of the Cottage. Iron & board....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free to guests. Plus Wi-Fi T.V. 5G and a WiFi Extender...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Basic 8 cup Coffeee Maker. Coffee grinder available....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Margarita Machine, Coffee Maker, Grinder, electric Can Opener, Utensils, Blender, asst'd Cookware, Dishes, Glasses, Flatware and Linens. Basic asst'd Spices and dry goods are available from time to time, as used and replaced by our guests...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Completely furnished Kitchen. Plastic ware available for Children and to use outside....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    The Galley KITCHEN is fully equipped with all the amenities to prepare your favorite meals. Refrigerator with ice-maker, Stove/Oven and Microwave. Large sink with disposal. No Dishwasher....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Is built-in above Stove/Oven....moreless

  • Oven:

    Free standing full size, 4 burner gas stove and oven....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Assorted Spices and dry goods are available from time to time, as used and replaced by guests....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Is Full Size with Ice-Maker....moreless

  • Stove:

    Free standing full size, 4 burner gas stove and oven....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Furnished with Teak Furniture, including two Lounge Chairs with pads, six Chairs a Dining Table w/ extentions, and large Umbrella....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    No lawn, but beautiful gardens in front and backyards with flowers, herbs and seating areas to enjoy....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber Gas BBQ...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Boogie boards, beach toys, chairs, umbrellas, etc. These beach items are used and replaced by guests as needed....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Sep 6 - Nov 20, 2016
2 night min stay
$205
$1,395 $4,900
Thanksgiving Break
Nov 21 - Nov 27, 2016
2 night min stay
$275
$1,895 $6,900
Low Season
Nov 28 - Dec 18, 2016
2 night min stay
$205
$1,395 $4,900
Christmas Winter Break
Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2017
2 night min stay
$275
$1,895 $6,900
Low Season
Jan 3 - Feb 9, 2017
2 night min stay
$205
$1,395 $4,900
Valentine's Day
Feb 10 - Feb 26, 2017
2 night min stay
$275
$1,895 $6,900
Low Season
Feb 27 - Apr 13, 2017
2 night min stay
$205
$1,395 $4,900
Easter
Apr 14 - Apr 23, 2017
2 night min stay
$275
$1,895 $6,900
Low Season
Apr 24 - May 11, 2017
2 night min stay
$205
$1,395 $4,900
Mother's Day Weekend
May 12 - May 14, 2017
2 night min stay
$275
$1,895 $6,900
Low Season
May 15 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
$205
$1,395 $4,900
High Season
May 26 - Sep 5, 2017
2 night min stay
$275
$1,895 $6,900
High Season
May 22 - Jul 23, 2018
2 night min stay
$333
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Housekeeping $125
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

The rates above have been given ONLY as an estimate with Low Season and High Season fees as a guide to the number of possible nights you might stay. You are not limited to a specific number of nights stay or specific Check-In/Check-Out dates. (note that it is much more economical, per night, to stay 4-7 or more nights as opposed to only 1 night. The same $125.00 house keeping fee applies for 1 night or 1 week stay). Additional $25.00 per Adult per night fee may apply for each additional Adult based on 6 guests stay. Please email us for an exact quote.


Manager's cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 09/18/2016
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Location

34 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Jose International Airport
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
DeLaveaga Golf Course & Lodge
33 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak San Jose, CA
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Cabrillo Highway 1

Car: Recommended

Beach Volleyball, Famous Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz Pier, The Skunk Train, Downtown Santa Cruz and Downtown Capitola Village are all just 5 minutes away..........Carmel and Monterey are a 45 minute drive..........A variety of public and private chartered tours on the Bay are available, book a Wine Tasting Tour or Deep Sea Fishing excursion and Much, Much More!

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1946

About: Arbor House Cottage has been in the family since the 1940s. Though it wasn't called Arbor House then, it was simply a rental that my parents owned. My grandparents lived across the street in the corner house and I remember going to see them and playing there. Being with them was very special to me and my siblings. After they passed, I lived there with my Mother and Father until I married and started my own family. It is good to be able to go over from time to time, enjoy the beach and good restaurants and recall the wonderful memories!.....(note the picture on the wall in the dining room, it's not me but reminds me of me as a child on the beach)..... Scott and I have put many long and loving hours into making Arbor House the warm and welcoming Cottage that it is today. So, 'welcome'....This is your home for the short time you are here. Enjoy, Relax and let your cares slip away.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! Arbor House Beach Cottage is located on 6th Avenue, just four houses up and 150 steps to Twin Lakes State Beach. Just steps away is one of Monterey Bay's most popular restaurants, The Crow's Nest offering spectacular waterfront views on the Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary. As you sit on the deck of our Vacation Rental cottage, watch boats come and go from the Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor. Listen to the Sea Lions on the Santa Cruz Pier, and the adults and children laughing as they ride the 1924 Giant Dipper on the famous Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. About 1.97 miles away and a 7 minute drive or a 1.20 mile walk. Free Water Taxi throughout the Yacht Harbor: Weekends and Holidays, 10 AM - 6 PM Memorial Day through Labor Day. Take Kyaking excursions on the Bay or a Chardonnay II Tour, take a ride on the historic Roaring Camp Railroad or Skunk Train or go Wine Tasting! There are so many things to see and do in Santa Cruz, on the Monterey Bay and surrounding area.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Front Garden; Porch of Arbor House Beach Cottage w/ seating areas; Beach view.

    Front Garden; Porch of Arbor House Beach Cottage w/ seating areas; Beach view.

  • Put your feet up, relax and enjoy the Company.

    Put your feet up, relax and enjoy the Company.

  • Kitchen sink and view of the Harbor.

    Kitchen sink and view of the Harbor.

  • Bedroom 1 is a comfortable retreat that offers a view of the Front Garden.

    Bedroom 1 is a comfortable retreat that offers a view of the Front Garden.

  • Bedroom 2 is decorated in a Captain's Nautical theme & offers view of the Harbor

    Bedroom 2 is decorated in a Captain's Nautical theme & offers view of the Harbor

  • Cabinet and shelves for storage.

    Cabinet and shelves for storage.

  • Backyard Deck with Teak Furniture, BBQ and views of Garden, Harbor and Ocean.

    Backyard Deck with Teak Furniture, BBQ and views of Garden, Harbor and Ocean.

  • Another view from our backyard Deck.

    Another view from our backyard Deck.

  • The Living Room is all "Beach".

    The Living Room is all "Beach".

  • Dining area at the back of the living room with a view of the Harbor.

    Dining area at the back of the living room with a view of the Harbor.

  • Galley Kitchen is small but packed with everything you'll need to prepare meals.

    Galley Kitchen is small but packed with everything you'll need to prepare meals.

  • Storage and dressing area in Bed Room #1.

    Storage and dressing area in Bed Room #1.

  • Bathroom with Shower/Tub combination, Sink and Commode.

    Bathroom with Shower/Tub combination, Sink and Commode.

  • Plenty of hooks to hang towels and such.

    Plenty of hooks to hang towels and such.

  • One of the views from the Deck.

    One of the views from the Deck.

  • Outdoor shower w/ hot and cold water to rinse off when returning from the beach.

    Outdoor shower w/ hot and cold water to rinse off when returning from the beach.

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Tuesday, September 20, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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