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Cute apartment with great views of Ocean

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 640 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Relax on the sunny deck, walk along West Cliff Drive and fall asleep at night to the sound of crashing waves. Cowells Surfside is a clean, one- bedroom apartment located two houses from West Cliff, behind a main house and above the detached garage. Surrounded by plants and a garden it has gorgeous views of the Monterey Bay, Boardwalk, Santa Cruz Wharf and Santa Cruz Mountains. The apartment is fairly new and has bamboo floors, granite counters and large sunny windows. It is perfect for a couple or small family. The apartment gives you walking access to many beaches, great surf spots, the Boardwalk and SC Wharf, wine tasting and shopping. Athletes have been renting here for years to have easy access to triathlons, surf contests and bike races. Families love it for the proximity to the Boardwalk and downtown. Travelers return every summer and fall to enjoy the fun and beauty of our town.

Keywords: apartment, casita, back house, one bedroom, beach house, bungalo, ocean views, clean

More Details

Owner
kerry
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 14, 2017

Why kerry chose Santa Cruz

The location and views of ocean.

What makes this apartment unique

Walking or biking to everything. We love looking out our windows at the ocean and all the happy people on their way to enjoy the natural beauty here.

Guestbook comments from the owner

(From the guest book)

The stay was great. Wish the weather was better. Your cottage is very comfortable and the bed was very soft and cozy. We were in a surf contest, the 25th annual Longboard Invitation. My husband didnt place but we won a surfboard! Yeah!

coming back soon, thanks a lot for everything!
May 2009
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Map

Nearest Airport
26 Miles
SJC-San Jose International
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Dream Inn-Aquarius
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Pasatiempo
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Hiway 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Dream Inn-Aquarius
Nearest Beach
0.15 Miles
Cowells
Car: recommended

Gather the family and take a quick walk to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Within minutes you will be at the main beach, the Giant Dipper at the Boardwalk, Cowells, or The Municipal Wharf. Truly experience the essence of the West Cliff Santa Cruz area.

Amenities

Westside Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 640 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • no bathtub
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King size beds (1), (1) Pack-n-play upon request
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Sleeper sofa, Queen size in living room. Two cruiser bikes with lock, beach chairs, beach towels, boogie boards all come with apartment. Washer/dryer upon request for a fee of 5$ a day.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Cute apartment with great views of Ocean
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 39 reviews
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5

Great place in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is perfectly equipped, in a quiet neighborhood, and is an easy walk to the beach.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Couldn't have been more perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We had to spend a few weeks in the greater Bay Area because of my wife's surgery (not allowed to fly for two weeks). She was recovered enough to travel locally, so we decided to make a mini vacation out of her forced internment. We left Santa Cruz in 2005 after having lived there for over a decade, and thought that it would be nice to "return home" for part of the two weeks

The location was perfect, close enough to the Boardwalk and Wharf to enjoy them both (walking distance), but far enough away to avoid excessive traffic or noise. One house removed from West Cliff Drive, with filtered ocean views from the unit and balcony. The space itself was nice, comfortable, and truly provided us with everything we needed. We would definitely stay again, I am strongly encouraging my son and daughter in law (living in OB San Diego) to consider taking a vacation here sometime. He grew up in Santa Cruz, and always laments how OB isn't quite SC!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

perfect fit

  • 5 of 5

Expectations met! A perfect, tucked-away 2nd-story apartment with sea lions providing the nocturnal chorus.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

tremendous

  • 5 of 5

LOVED this place. Would recommend a couple more blankets and maybe a fold out couch but terrific!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. The couch is a fold out couch. It turns into a queen size bed. There are extra blankets in the closet. Sorry you didnt find them or know to open the bed. We are happy to accommodate our guests when we know they need something.
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5

Beautiful apartment ! Clean, quiet and great views of the coast!

  • 5 of 5

Scott and Kerry truly have a little slice of heaven. Everything was exactly as advertised and we can't wait to come back. Thank you for a wonderful weekend!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location, nice space

  • 5 of 5

Only 1 block from the beach, just a few minutes walk from the pier and the lighthouse. Nice view of the water from the windows and balcony. Lots of privacy.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
cleaning $120
Tax Rate 11.0%

Cancellations prior to 30 days will incur a 50$ cancellation fee. Cancellations after 30 days are not refunded unless replacement booking is found, 50$ cancellation fee is also collected. No tax collected on long term rentals of 30+ days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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