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West Cliff Hideaway ~ 1 BDRM, near ocean, laundry, kitchen, BBQ, 7th NIGHT FREE!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Private, 1 Bedroom, 1 full Bath, (Sleeps 1-4), full kitchen, laundry, BBQ/patio

JUST 2 BLOCKS FROM THE OCEAN!

$195 per nt Low Season/ $225 per nt High Season

(3 night minimum)

~ now offering~

* MONTH LONG RENTAL RATES WINTER and SUMMER!!*

______________no tax for 30+ day rentals_________________

$108/nt if booking for a month during Low Season ($3250)

$140/nt if booking for a month during High Season ($4250)

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*Since January 2012/ Quality Linens/ Comfortable and Tasteful Decor *

*BRAND NEW SIMMONS BEAUTYREST BED!!

*Brand new Smart TV*

*Brand New Comfy Lounge Chair*

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Only two short blocks to gorgeous West Cliff Drive, this lovely hideaway is ideally located for everything you want to see and do in Santa Cruz. Travel West Cliff in one direction for less than a mile to arrive at one of the most famous surf spots in the world, Steamer Lane, right at Lighthouse Point and Surfing Museum. From there the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Main Beach and Municipal Wharf are a ten minute walk (see our map on this page).Heading in the opposite direction on West Cliff brings you to Natural Bridges State Park and Beach. Minutes to wineries, bakeries, downtown restaurants, movie theaters, bookstores, shopping and much more. Many good restaurants and Farmer's Markets right in the neighborhood!

We are also minutes from UCSC and very popular with visitors who are associated with students and faculty of our lovely City on the Hill, University of California at Santa Cruz!

Tucked up and away in a detached unit behind the main house is your private, one bedroom getaway, complete with full kitchen, bath, washer/dryer and patio.You are perched upstairs with a 'peek' of the ocean only two blocks away. New comfortable furnishings including new comfy leather lounge chair, photography and painting by local artists, free WiFi and Smart TV plus cable channels, a futon couch which folds flat into an extra double bed in the living room, and a fully equipped kitchen (with a dishwasher!) and all the essentials and more. There are games, books, DVD movies. Enjoying your time here begins when you arrive!

Bedroom comfort includes a brand-new Simmons BeautyRest deluxe queen size bed, writing desk and chair. Stacked washer/dryer in the closet. Full closet and plenty of shelving for your gear, suitcases, clothes. Full sized futon couch in the living room opens flat can sleep two. Full en-suite bathroom includes tub/shower combination, fluffy white towels and complimentary shampoo, etc. This guest apartment is perfectly suited for either the single traveler, for two-four adults, for two adults and two children.

So much roomier, affordable and private than a motel or hotel! Complete with full kitchen, full bath (tub/shower combo), washer/dryer and private patio with BBQ*

Amenities include:

* Free WiFi

*Gas Grill in private patio

*bed linens, bath towels

*Beach towels, beach chairs, beach umbrella, Ice chest

*Washer and Dryer stacked in bedroom closet

*Full kitchen with all utensils/knives, blender, toaster, coffeemaker and grinder, pots and pans, dishwasher, frig

* Smart TV, Cable, DVD/VCR player

*video and DVD library, books and games

*1 mile walk to the Lighthouse/Steamer Lane, Natural Bridges State Park Beach

*Close to Cowell's Beach, the Boardwalk, Downtown, wineries, bakeries, restaurants

*AND, fully stocked kitchen, complete with utensils/knives, cooking gear, vinegar/oil/spices/sugar/teas, dish, hand and laundry soap, paper towels and napkins!

*Plenty of on-street parking!

Weather/Climate in Santa Cruz has mild weather throughout the year, enjoying a warm-summer mediterranean climate characterized by cool, wet winters and warm, mostly dry summers. Due to its proximity to Monterey Bay, fog and low overcast are common during the night and morning hours, especially in the summer. Bring a light jacket, sweatshirt for mornings and evenings in summer! Many guests return from their vacation with a Santa Cruz sweatshirt (our local uniform!). Check 'Weather Underground" website for Santa Cruz weather while planning your trip.

~This is a 100% NON SMOKING property (no tobacco, pot, incense).

*SMOKERS SHOULD NOT CONSIDER THIS RENTAL*

~We do not supply furniture for younger children (crib, high chair, etc) and the apartment is up one flight of stairs and not child-proofed.

~No pets allowed

Come let the ocean air wash over you!

Relax like a local!

YOU NEED A VACATION!

PAYMENT:

personal check=NO CHARGE (and no VRBO fees!)

*call owner

~VISA, MC, DISCOVER CARDS accepted~

* VRBO will add an online fee*

(last minute bookings must pay in cash only)

RATES - Low , High Season and Long Term -LISTED BELOW:

Fees (for bookings less than 30 days): 11% city tax/$95 cleaning/$250 refundable booking deposit

Check in 3pm/ Check out 11am

______________SEASONS________________________

Low >NOV 1-MAY 14*********High>MAY 15-OCT 31

(2nts/$390................................2nts/$450)

3nts/$585............................. ..3nts/$675

4nts/780............................... ..4nts/$900

5nts/$975.................................5nts/$1125

6nts/$1170.................................6nts/$1350

7nts/$1365...............................7nts/$1575

30nts/$2950.............................30nts/$3950

HOLIDAY RATES: Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years / 3 day minimum / Summer Rates apply $225 per night

*MONTHLY RATE

**Low Season*:$3250

**High Season*: $4250

cleaning fee: $200/mo includes fresh linens each week

refundable deposit:$500

-NO TAX IF BOOKING FOR A MONTH-

~equivalent to $108/night low season OR $140/nt High Season if booking for a month!~

CANCELLATION POLICY:

Cancellations less than 60 days are subject to forfeiture of half of all rental moneys deposited/ less than 30 days subject to forfeiture of all rental moneys deposited unless we can re-rent the house for the period of your reservation. All cancellations subject to a $50 cancellation fee.

Keywords: guest apartment, one bedroom getaway, beach house rental, quiet yet close to the beach, comfortable, clean, easy access to activities, walking distance to beach, casita, flat, beach cabin, romantic, private, Santa Cruz, Westside

More Details

Owner
Robin
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 22, 2017

About Robin

I have lived all over Santa Cruz County since the mid 70s and there is no better place to be than on the Westside! I have worked in the local medical community and enjoy the healthy outdoor activities that our lovely town has to offer. My son, who was raised here, loves to come home, go surfing, spend some time refueling at the El Palomar Taco Bar, and take in a movie or enjoy local music or live theater. There is no end to the combination of perfect days you can create with all Santa Cruz has to offer you!

Robin purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Robin chose Santa Cruz

West Cliff Hideaway is in the best location in town. Just off West Cliff Drive yet tucked upstairs in a detached unit behind the main house, protected and quiet. If you wish for privacy but want the convenience of being in the middle of where it is all happening, this spot is for you. You don't have to venture far from the neighborhood to sample a wide variety of what Santa Cruz has to offer. Plus, the Westside get the best weather in town right here!

What makes this apartment unique

Bike to the Westside Farmer's Market on Saturday mornings. Go for a walk along West Cliff Drive, maybe walk or bike to the wharf for breakfast or lunch, or to Kelly's Bakery! Watch the surfers at 'The Lane' near the Lighthouse on the way home. Go to the beach! (it is a 5 minute walk from here!). See an exhibit at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center! Go check out the Arboretum at UCSC! Ride your bike to Wilder Ranch! Take in the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium only 45 min drive from here! Do some winetasting while shopping for fresh local produce. Retreat to your quiet, private spot for some much needed rest. Enjoy reading while sipping locally crafted wine in the private patio and either have dinner in (BBQ on patio or tasty local take-out) or enjoy any one of almost too many restaurants to list in town just minutes from here. Live theater year round in theaters around the town. Live music all the time! So many movie theaters and bookstores. And sometimes it is just perfect to relax and do what we never let ourselves do...NOTHING!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for a cozy place to rest our heads while exploring Santa Cruz!
Jul 2012
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Amenities

Westside Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Roomy, tub/shower combo, fluffy towels and shower gel-shampoo-conditioner provided, hair dryer and magnifying mirror in drawer
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon folds flat in living room into a comfy double bed
  • Queen size Beds (1) deluxe pillow-top mattress, quality linens, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) brand new double size futon couch converts to comfy bed in living room.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
hair dryer in bathroom provided, iron and ironing board in closet

Reviews

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West Cliff Hideaway ~ 1 BDRM, near ocean, laundry, kitchen, BBQ, 7th NIGHT FREE!
average rating of 4.9590163 based on 128 reviews
5

Loved this place!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a comfortable, clean, peaceful, well equipped, well organized apartment close to the ocean, good restaurants and shopping in the quiet part of Santa Cruz, look no further - you have found it. Our family of four, including two young adult children, was very happy with Robin's "hideaway" during our recent four night stay. Highly recommended!!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Well, I give you a five star review as well! Part of a renter's satisfaction is knowing what you want and doing your research before you make a selection. I'm very happy you got what you expected and had such a delightful experience. For travelers desiring comfort, cleanliness and closeness to all Santa Cruz has to offer West Cliff Hideaway provides a unique value. Thanks so much for your lovely review!
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5

Awesome Spot on the Westside!

  • 5 of 5

Well appointed apartment in an awesome neighborhood! Robin was a gracious host and the guest apartment/house was just as described. We wanted for nothing and enjoyed the quiet neighborhood on the westside (our favorite!). We enjoyed all that Santa Cruz has to offer during our stay here and wish we could have stayed longer!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So great to see you guys enjoying the summer weather and outdoor action here. My place is great for single travelers, couples or small families. Everything is there for your comfort. Come back and stay; you will never run out of things to do! Thank you!
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5

Great little Hideaway

  • 5 of 5

Our family of three stayed here for four nights recently- it's a lovely space, spotlessly clean and thoughtfully stocked. We cooked pancakes most mornings (the kitchen has a griddle pan!) and barbecued on the private patio most evenings. We spent a few days at the beach, taking the beach towels and that were supplied as well. It was our first time in Santa Cruz and we felt lucky to stay here.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sweet! Your family soaked in the essence of Santa Cruz's wonderful Westside. I want my guests to be happy and comfortable while they are letting go of their day to day lives. I provide beach amenities and all the cooking gear you could want. I would be happy to host your cute family anytime! Thank you.
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5

Great Place, Great Location and Great Host!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I always try to stay at West Cliff Hideaway when we visit our son and his family in Santa Cruz. And we have recommended it to family as well. The apartment is perfect with a separate bedroom, comfortable living room, fully stocked kitchen and washer and dryer. Small things like a bathtub and shower, lights on both sides of the bed for reading, very comfortable bed, and bunches of flowers welcoming you make it very special. And it is meticulously clean.

The location is wonderful-it is two blocks from the ocean and in the midst of a friendly neighborhood with interesting houses. We love to take after dinner walks by the ocean but we also enjoy taking walks to explore this charming neighborhood. And there is a library branch just a few blocks away!

Santa Cruz keeps expanding its stock of restaurants and coffee spots. This trip included visits to old favorites like Companion Bakery on Mission St. and Iveta on Delaware. We also enjoyed Sawatdee Thai restaurant across from the wharf. It is located slightly up the hill across from the beach and the dining room has big windows on two sides for great views to supplement the very good food!

Finally, Robin is the perfect host - welcoming and informed but not intrusive. She sent us a link about a very interesting series of art installations up at the UCSC Arboretum which we really enjoyed visiting.

We are already trying to determine when we can get back!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: When I get to welcome my return renters back, year after year, it feels like family. I'm so happy to know you appreciate all I provide for a comfortable and pleasurable stay. Thank you so much for the kind review and I can't wait to host you again.
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5

Close to everything and entirely accommodating.

  • 5 of 5

Our family came here on our spring break to enjoy sunshine and the outdoors. It was the perfect place because of its proximity to the ocean, Wilder Ranch, Natural Bridges State Beach, UCSC arboretum, and Seymour Marine Discovery Center. We even spent a day at the Monterrey Aquarium. The accommodations were also amazing. Clean, comfortable and filled with everything we needed. A home away from home for our small family of 3.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Being two blocks from the beautiful ocean on Santa Cruz's famous Westside is always perfect! ( "The Westside is the Best Side!"). Vacations are all about being in a new, exciting and lovely location WITH all the comforts of home. West Cliff Hideaway will always be sparkling clean, stocked with beach towels, kitchen, bath, laundry supplies and ready for your return visit! Thank you so much.
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Review of West Cliff Hideaway

  • 5 of 5

My experience was so perfect that I've already booked for 3 more months beginning November, 2017! The location is extremely convenient; easy walk to West Cliff and short drive to downtown. With Robin's assistance I quickly found near by grocery stores, work out facilities and fun restaurants. The neighborhood is quiet and has a very safe feeling. The apartment is very well maintained and is very well supplied. Robin is amazing in her responsiveness. I'm sure you will have the same wonderful experience as I did during my recent 3 month stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is my goal to make my renter's so comfortable that they can't wait to return. I'm so pleased that you are coming back, so thank you! Couldn't be happier that my place suits your needs so perfectly!
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
San Jose International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Ristorante Avanti
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
West End Tap and Kitchen
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Natural Bridges State Park Beach

There are yoga studios, pilates studios, jazzercise classes, gyms, winetasting, farmer's markets, paddleboarding, surfing, bike trails, hiking, sailing, 40 minutes from San Jose Airport, only 45 minutes to Monterey Bay Aquarium!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95
Damage Deposit $250

NON SMOKING PROPERTY ONLY* we do not rent to smokers*

MONTHLY RATES
*low season* $3250/mo.
*high season* $4250/mo.
$200 cleaning fee, includes fresh towels and linens each week
~no tax if booking 30 days or more~
~equivalent to $108 in winter-140 in summer per night for long term rates!~

Personal CHECKS preferred (no charge)

CREDIT CARD CONVENIENCE FEE ADDED:
(Visa, MasterCard, Discover accepted)
U.S (domestic) card fee 3%
International card fee 4%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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