3 DOORS FROM THE BEACH - PERFECT LOCATION!

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Scott Johnson

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights
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3 DOORS FROM THE BEACH - PERFECT LOCATION!

Santa Cruz Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

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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!

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • smoking allowed

Scott Johnson

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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.

Scott Johnson purchased this cottage in 1946

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.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Property Reviews

24 Reviews Write a Review
3 doors from the BEACH - PERFECT LOCATION!
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews
business
3 doors from the BEACH - PERFECT LOCATION!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p215231vbi
PLEASE CHECK AVAILABILITY CALENDAR and EMAIL US FIRST (209) 985-7422 (CA, USA)
Santa Cruz Santa Cruz County
France
5

Perfect stay for a perfect weekend at the beach

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
We decided on renting a place in Santa Cruz for my sister's 40th, so 5 women for a weekend. The Arbor House cottage was perfect, perfect location (just a 1 minute walk from the beach), perfectly equiped (marine motif everywhere, so cute, and completely stocked in everything, extra sheets, bath towels, beach towels, awesome deck with BBQ). We kept saying all weekend how cute the house was, what a ideal location, and what a perfect choice we made. The owners Scott & Shirley were incredibly responsive to any questions, especially considering I was booking the cottage from France!! So many thanks for a wonderful stay!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 2/2
business
3 doors from the BEACH - PERFECT LOCATION!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p215231vbi
PLEASE CHECK AVAILABILITY CALENDAR and EMAIL US FIRST (209) 985-7422 (CA, USA)
Santa Cruz Santa Cruz County
San Ramon, CA
5

A Perfect Get-away!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
My wife and I stayed at your cottage from 08/08 - 08/12/12, and just loved it! The convenience of being located less than 1/2 block from the beach and harbor restaurants was much appreciated. The cottage was just perfect for the two of us and our small dog! We were able to walk our dog along the beaches and the harbor, while also travel around town, knowing that we would have a parking spot in front! We loved relaxing on the outside deck, especially in the early evening hours with drinks on hand! We also appreciated the option of taking a short walk to the beach at any time of day without worrying about obtaining a parking spot! We would end our days popping in a DVD, and being quite comfortable in the living room. LOVED IT, and intend to return! Thanks!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 2/2
business
3 doors from the BEACH - PERFECT LOCATION!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p215231vbi
PLEASE CHECK AVAILABILITY CALENDAR and EMAIL US FIRST (209) 985-7422 (CA, USA)
Santa Cruz Santa Cruz County
San Ramon, CA
5

Perfect for a couple

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
We just stayed four nights, and loved it! The cottage is perfect for a couple alone, or with either small children or a teenager, but we just had our ourselves to enjoy it, and our small dog! Every day we would spend time out on the deck, either in the late morning or late afternoon with drinks prior to dinner. The beach is literally steps down the street, so we were able to take our chairs, towels and books from the car, and never move our vehicle to go to the beach. We were able to visit the local dog park, and also walk our dog on the beach each day. The outside shower was especially convenient to wash off her paws. Even our dog took to the cottage by laying out on the deck! Each night we went out to dinner (one night brought in pizza), and we had no trouble with parking during our stay. We enjoyed DVDs and just "chilled out" each evening, while "sleeping in" each morning, until the fog cleared. Just wanted to say that we enjoyed our stay immensely, and intend to return! Thank you!!!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Perfect! The deck is one of our favorite areas of the Cottage. It sounds like you enjoyed every moment of your stay. We look forward to hosting you again in the future. Safe travels until next time! S & S
Helpful votes: 2/2
business
3 doors from the BEACH - PERFECT LOCATION!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p215231vbi
PLEASE CHECK AVAILABILITY CALENDAR and EMAIL US FIRST (209) 985-7422 (CA, USA)
Santa Cruz Santa Cruz County
Sunnyvale, CA
5

Charmed Again!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
My family and I just spent another wonderful Memorial Day weekend in your cottage and it couldn't have been any closer to perfect. This was our second time staying at Arbor House and it felt like "home". The location is absolutely incredible--we didn't get in our car ONCE except to take our son to the boardwalk. We walked to the Crow's Nest, Johnny's, and Aldo's. The weather was great, the house is cozy and charming--stocked with everything you could think of. Cocktails on the deck at the end of the day overlooking the adorable garden and the marina beyond--heaven on earth. Our only regret: not booking a longer stay! Thank you Scott and Shirley once again....
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: You are so welcome! We enjoy nothing more than sharing Arbor House with guests like you.....Everything you mentioned is indeed the perfect weekend in Santa Cruz.

If a new guest is considering a stay in Santa Cruz, don't let the opportunity to pass you by! Choose Arbor House Beach Cottage for you next "charmed" stay!
Helpful votes: 1/1
business
3 doors from the BEACH - PERFECT LOCATION!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p215231vbi
PLEASE CHECK AVAILABILITY CALENDAR and EMAIL US FIRST (209) 985-7422 (CA, USA)
Santa Cruz Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz, California
5

A delightful retreat

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2010
We stayed here for a month at the end of a long road trip. The house and location were perfect. Close to the beach, the best coffee in town at the Kind Grind, and a hop skip and a jump from town. The kitchen has absolutely everything you need, a great deck and backyard with beautiful sunset views. We will stay here every time we are in Santa Cruz.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 4/4

Map

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

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Availability & Rates

Santa Cruz Cottage Rental Rates

Notes

  • $175/nt to $250/nt..$1225-$1450/wk
  • US Dollars
  • Low Season (Fall/Spring)Sep 16-May 14 $175.00 to $200.00 a night based on # nights
  • High Season(Summer) May 15-Sep 15 $207.00 to $250.00 a night based on # nights
  • High Season Rates apply to: Easter, Thanksgiving & Christmas through New Years
  • All rentals are subject to 11% County Tax, Cleaning Fee & Security/Damage Deposit
  • ALL RATES INCLUDE LINENS & BEDDING!!!!
  • PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MORE NIGHTS YOU STAY THE BETTER THE RATE PER NIGHT WILL BE.
  • All Credit/Debit Cards accepted as payment through PayPal! 4% surcharge applies
  • PayPal must be used when booking last minutes reservations. (2 weeks or less)

Amenities

Santa Cruz Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Microwave ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , lots of storage and hooks for personal items.
  • Pedestal Sink, Shower / Tub combo with sliding glass shower doors. Mirrored Medicine Cabinet above sink and commode for additional storage of personal items.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Tempur-Pedic Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , Trundle Bed set
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen , Air Bed
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • VCR
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • theme parks
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • whale watching
  • sight seeing
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • rock climbing
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • surfing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • deepsea fishing
Notes:
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

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