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Cottage on the Creek/Nestled Under the Redwoods

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 950 sq. ft.
Property type cottage


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 5)

PRIVATE - no other homes on the property with private access to all year round creek and small sandy beach area. Peaceful, tranquil creekside setting in the redwoods. This spacious (950 square foot) cottage with a separate loft bedroom and a half bath upstairs is a perfect getaway for a family, couple or singles. Decks and patio with seating offer views of the creek and redwoods. Or, relax by the wood burning fireplace inside and enjoy the spectacular view thru the floor to ceiling window.

Located in Felton, CA about 1 hour south of San Francisco, 20 mins to Santa Cruz. San Jose and Monterey airports are 1 hour away.

Queen size bed in loft bedroom upstairs, real canopy twin bed and Queen size futon downstairs. Portable crib/play pen, booster/high chair and additional twin mattress available upon request. Full bath downstairs, 1/2 bath upstairs. Fully equipped kitchen for making full meals; full size refrigerator, oven/stove, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, pots/pans, cooking utensils, etc. Washer and dryer. Hair dryer, iron and ironing board. Central heating - propane furnace. DVDs, board games and books to keep you entertained. FREE cable TV and wireless internet.

Secluded and yet close to nearby activities, approximately 15-20 mins away; Santa Cruz, hiking at Henry Cowell State Park, Big Basin State Park, Loch Lomond Reservoir, train rides at Roaring Camp Railroad, swimming/karaoke at Trout Farm Inn. Capitola and Aptos beaches approximately 30 mins away. Wineries in the Santa Cruz and Monterey areas.

Pets are allowed if pre-arranged and an extra $15 per night per pet is paid.


More Details

Cynthia Brown
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, Bahasa Malaysia
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 23, 2017

About Cynthia Brown

I am a retired professional from the high tech industry of Silicon Valley and my husband, Quentin is a retired accountant. We love to be with nature, love all creatures big & small, especially our dog, Obi, who is adoringly called my "teddy bear". Enjoy travels to immerse ourselves in the local culture, and food. It gives us great pleasure to facilitate an experience for our guests to connect/re-connect with nature during their home away from home stay with us. We love sharing with others the natural beauty of the redwoods, and/or creek-side setting of our homes in the Santa Cruz mountains.

Cynthia Brown purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Cynthia Brown chose Felton

My family was camping in the redwoods and we fell in love with its natural beauty, the activities it has to offer in the immediate/surrounding areas as well its proximity to the rest of the Bay area. We feel very happy to own a piece of this tranquil setting and we invite our guests to come and enjoy it.

What makes this cottage unique

We come to the cottage to relax, enjoy and re-rejuvenate. My favorite thing to do is just to sit and take in the spectacular view and soothing sounds of the creek. If we felt like hitting the beach we drive into Santa Cruz.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a perfect place to stay! We loved the patio and the creek in the back, and spent most of our time Redding outside. Everything was clean and well taken care of. Very private and quiet area.
Jun 2016
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Felton Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • - Strictly NO SMOKING indoors. - No burning fire or candles on or around the property. - Please help to keep the home clutter free for future guests.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Vanity Sink
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Other (See Description) - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • Queen size Bed (1) in upstairs loft, Canopy Twin Bed (1) and Queen Size Futon (1) in living room downstairs, portable crib and additional twin bed upon request
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming


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Cottage on the Creek/Nestled Under the Redwoods
average rating of 4.48 based on 222 reviews

This place was very magical!

  • 5 of 5

While we were driving through the woods we kept driving past these magical houses. We pulled up to this beautiful A-framed cabin, only to noticed all sorts of majestic creatures lying around the house. These creatures were very quick to welcome us into our nights stay. They provided romantic music as we were trying to sleep. Upon awakening from our great nights rest, there was a fairy that made us a delicious breakfast. Better than any restaurant I'll have you know. After being nourished we began our day by hiking through the beautiful redwoods. It was a wonderful time exploring this mountainous area. While we were out, these fairy-like creatures were busy cleaning the cabin. It was a nice surprise coming home to a clean place. Although there was no dinner on the table, we did have some tasty tacos in town.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Kids loved the creek behind the house and we were close enough to Santa Cruz to enjoy the beaches and the boardwalk.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Yucca Valley, CA

Heaven for desert dwellers!

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I stayed 2 nights in the Cottage on the Creek. Coming from Southern California Mojave desert, the scenery was breathtaking! Giant Redwoods right outside the door and right next to a very large one was a little one. What a great contrast. The trek down to the creek was a bit too treacherous looking for us to venture down. The cottage itself was not fancy but rustic is the charm. A few things need sprucing and the dryer did not work, but we would stay again and again right there and be totally happy. Our first adventure in an a Frame cottage in the Redwoods did not disappoint. It was amazing. Loved it!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house was great. I've always wanted to live in an a frame house .

  • 5 of 5

The back deck was really nice with a wonderful views of the river, surprising private with neighbors so close. Enjoyed our stay very much

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Serene, cozy, perfect getaway in the forest and close to city

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful setting, spacious and cozy. Sound of the creek was lovely and the lush surroundings were a perfect combination of nature and cabin comforts. Equipped with everything we needed for a relaxing weekend getaway. Thanks so much!

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brooklyn NY

Dream come true!

  • 5 of 5

I have always dreamed of the day I could stay in a place like Cythnia and Quentin's. This cabin in the Santa Cruz Mountains was the perfect getaway from my city digs. Check in was a breeze and I was so happy to hear from my hosts upon arriving. The beds and futon were just the right size and very comfortable for me and my group of 6. Not to mention waking up to an INCREDIBLE view kept us stunned!! It rained quite a bit and was very chilly during our stay, but the heat and fireplace worked perfectly to help keep us warm. It also is located not far from town, with ample stores and restaurants to keep us full. It was also a super short distance from beautiful parks lined with redwoods and the magnificent Santa Cruz. I can't wait to recommend this place to friends and hope to return soon.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $15 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $80 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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