Modern Sunny Private Retreat Surrounded by Trees, 5 Min from Beach & Downtown(16 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6, wrap-around deck, fenced in backyard
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Member since: 2014
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Children Welcome:
- Pets Considered:
- Vacation Rental
- Catering Available
- Breakfast - Booking Possible
- Lunch - Booking Possible
- Dinner - Booking Possible
- Car Available
- Private Chef
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Branciforte Drive is just slightly outside of downtown Santa Cruz. Once you figure out the streets, you will realize you are actually only 5 minutes from downtown and the beaches, but in a quieter and more peaceful setting.The house location is at the very beginning of Branciforte Drive, about 2 miles before the Mystery Spot, and directly across the street from a very popular trailhead at DeLaVeaga Park. You must be 25 to rent. This place is ideal for families with kids or 2 couples. Great for entertaining but not a party house. It is avery mellow neighborhood....moreless
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Cleaning fee $250
- Pet Fee $125
- Property Damage Protection $99
- Tax Rate 11%
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Directly across the street from a very popular trailhead at DeLaVeaga Park. It is also a popular bike ride with local road bikers, so bring a bike if you like to ride. DelaVeaga Golf Course AND Disc Golf at park across street as well!
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: creative professional couple from Santa Cruz. We live on the next ridge over in an old remodeled barn with our 2 cats.
Why the Owner Chose Carbonera Estates, Santa Cruz, CA, USA:
Designing a modern house in Santa Cruz doesn't have to mean building from the ground up. The renovation of this country cottage, build in 1948, enabled me to mix the charming elements from the past with modern details and bring an old building into the future. I designend and remodeled this home for my specs, every little aspect of it was well thought through - plenty of natural light, maximized winter sun, shaded harsh summer rays, modern amenities, a drought resistant yet beautiful backyard - a supercool, minimal, modernist house.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
very quiet and private house, airy, bright but cozy, inspirational yet modest. But most importantly, modern yet in keeping with the rustic charm of the country. Design-build almost from the ground up with a new foundation, new windows , new utilities, custom-built workspaces and interior millwork. We used repurposed timbres for interior shelving and storage. The home, partially tucked into the trees, provides expansive views of the green lush valley through large windows that inject light into the space and provide inspiration. West facing beautiful sunsets!
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upstairs king sized bedroom. Treetop views from bed:)
the favorite spot in the upstairs to read and birdwatch - grandpa's rocket chai
dining area and big open kitchen, perfect place to entertain.
view of sliding doors separating the bedroom from dining/kitchen area
downstairs bedroom with a view of the serene backyard
very private scandinavian / japanese style inspired house at edge of the woods
Luxury master bath walk-in shower with double heads...
Deck view~ treetop privacy and sun all day long.
beautiful loft (kids love it!) and Queen sized bed downstairs.
north coast nature!
private garden setting surrounded by beautiful trees
Dine outside on the deck, very sunny and private
big wrap-around deck overlooking the fenced in backyard
a chef's dream, a vintage Wedgewood stove, meticulously refurbished
downstairs hall, spacious walk in shower behind opaque glass
Entryway. Stay cozy inside the warm cottage on a rainy eve in Santa Cruz
Luxury master bath walk-in shower with double heads...
beautiful sunny wrap-around deck with outdoor grill
downstairs living room with flatscreen TV and pull out sofa
perfect longboard waves at Cowell's 'Cowlibu' Beach
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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