TREETOPS - AMAZING COUNTRY RETREAT, ABOVE THE SUMMER FOG, SPA

Pat Pfremmer

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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TREETOPS - AMAZING COUNTRY RETREAT, ABOVE THE SUMMER FOG, SPA

Bonny Doon Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

Chateau / Country House, 3 Bedrooms + Library, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

TREETOPS. This idyllic country retreat will literally transport you to new heights. Unparalled woodland setting with canyon vistas and a peek of the ocean. Located in Bonny, midway between Carmel and San Francisco, 5 minutes from California's Scenic Highway 1 and secluded ocean beaches. Surrounded by State Park lands with incredible trees, waterfalls and miles of scenic trails to explore.

Beautiful 3000 sq ft home, 3 BDRM/2.5 bath with 2000 sq ft deck, spa, on 3-acre site, outside fireplace/entertaining area. Unobstructed canyon, meadow and ocean views. Reverse floor plan, literally puts you level with the giant redwoods. Huge kitchen, family area. Lots of sunshine (above the summer fog), surrounded by amazing redwood cathedrals with a gated, cobblestone-style drive. Nice, quiet neighborhood. Leave the windows open at night to enjoy the romantic sounds!

The main floor of the house features a large, cheerful kitchen/family area, a delightful living/dining area that opens to a tranquil veranda, and a master suite that features a 'star-gazing window' and a private deck w/ spa. All rooms have uncompromised views. Leave the windows open at night to enjoy the romantic sounds!

The downstairs area has two guest rooms with a shared bath, an extensive library, a media room, an outdoor fireplace/entertaining area with a built-in barbecue and access to your own amazing Redwood Cathedrals (fairy rings).

The rustic, 3-acre gated property is surrounded by giant trees and meadows and is within walking distance of a small boutique winery. This home works well for two or 3 couples and will comfortably sleep 6 (2 queen beds, 3dr bdrm has 2 twins).

The community of Bonny Doon is known for its scenery, mild climate, vineyards, lack of traffic and proximity to pristine beaches, surfing, golf, equestrian facilities, bicycling, birding, the Santa Cruz Wharf and Boardwalk, Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary, UC Santa Cruz campus, fantastic restaurants, eclectic shops and unique music venues. We are less than 20 minutes from Santa Cruz and UCSC. It is quite literally a vacation paradise.

Keywords: Bonny Doon, Redwoods, Ocean View, Secluded, Romantic, Gated, Rustic, Marine Sanctuary, Monterey Bay

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only

Pat Pfremmer

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2012
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About us: We are a -young- ;o) retired couple who enjoy adventure and travel ...always on the go. Our children and grandchildren live all over the world. My husband is a former small business owner (commercial printing company) and is the inventor of a successful golf product. I worked many years as a law librarian and continue to do specialized investigative research for select clients. Bonny Doon is our home 6 months of the year.

Pat Pfremmer purchased this chateau / country house in 1980

We love it here, and our family and friends like to come and just sit and stare, there is always something to see.

We searched the Western States for 'the perfect place' and believe we found it. We like being near towns and activities, but we also want to be away from traffic and crowds. We also like the proximity to San Francisco/San Jose Bay Area and cultural events.

Bonny Doon is a very loosely organized rural community, an ephemeral oasis, much like the classic musical/movie, 'Brigadoon' it is more a state of mind than a place.

Tranquil, serene beauty, incredible views, a Feng shui place for the body and mind. Lots of wildlife, the morning calls of the Valley Quail, the hooting of the owls at night, the occasional cry of coyotes, cottontail rabbits, deer, fox, bobcat, ...The most beautiful trees, three incredible redwood 'cathedrals' sometimes called 'fairy rings'. We are surrounded by State Parks and State Beaches yet we are not 'isolated' in the sense of conveniences. There is a good restaurant just down on the coast, 5 minutes away.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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5
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Treetops - Amazing Country Retreat, Above the Summer Fog, Spa
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
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Bonny Doon Santa Cruz County
5

ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I, daughter and her husband just spent a wonderful four days at this lovely house over the July 4th weekend. The house is secluded, feels like you are in the mountains, yet only a short distance from Santa Cruz. there is feeling of peace and tranquality you feel just driving up to the home nestled within a woodlands like setting. The home is fully equipped and the owners could not be any more helpful. I highly recommend this property and would definitely consider coming back in the near future.
  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Bonny Doon Santa Cruz County
California
5

UCSC GRADUATION

  • 5 of 5
Our extended family had a wonderful experience in Bonny Dune. The location and the house was beautiful.
We would definitely come back.
  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Bonny Doon Santa Cruz County
Sacramento
5

BEAUTIFUL HOME NESTLED IN THE TREES

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I came here for four nights as a quiet new year's retreat. The home is spacious with several living areas, all with outside decks. The views are beautiful, and kudos to whomever cleaned the windows because they were spotless - a hard thing to do when the sun is low in the sky! We hiked at two of the nearby state parks and enjoyed walking the beaches, too. There was no moon while we were there so the clear nights gave an amazing display of stars. A wonderful area as you can be among the redwoods and 15 minutes later be on the beach. Santa Cruz is about 20 minutes away. The owners are exceptionally accommodating as well! Thank you for sharing your home with us!
  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
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Bonny Doon Santa Cruz County
Seattle
5

WE WILL DEFINITELY BE BACK!

  • 5 of 5
We had such amazing time at this place. The house was incredible with great amenities and fantastic views. The community of Bonny Doon is also great. We enjoyed taking walks and going to the winery. The drive to Highway 1 is quick and leads to the nice town of Davenport where we had a lovely lunch and beach walk. Santa Cruz and Capitola are also just a short drive away and make for a great trip. We will definitely be back. Thanks!
  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Treetops - Amazing Country Retreat, Above the Summer Fog, Spa
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Bonny Doon Santa Cruz County
5

NOT SURE "AMAZING" WOULD APPLY, BUT IT WAS "PLEASANT"

Not sure "Amazing" would apply, but it was "pleasant"
  • 5 of 5
The house absolutely met my needs, and the needs of my family. It was well-furnished, quiet, and a great place to relax amid the great stands of redwoods. Its close proximity to Santa Cruz made it valuable for obtaining food (to cook) and a wide variety of restaurants.
  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Treetops - Amazing Country Retreat, Above the Summer Fog, Spa
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Bonny Doon Santa Cruz County
5

BEAUTIFUL, RELAXING RENTAL PERFECT FOR GROUPS OR LARGE FAMILY

  • 5 of 5
This is the perfect vacation home for three or four couples -- and friends -- to relax, enjoy the beach and redwoods or visit wineries. Pat and Dick's home offers ample space to socialize or to read or work without bothering other guests. The kitchen is well-equipped and spacious. We would definitely consider renting it again.
  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
San Jose or Monterey
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Hiway 1
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Bonny Doon Beach
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Davenport Roadhouse
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
DeLaveaga, Boulder Creek and Pasatiempo
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Davenport Roadhouse (good!)
Car: necessary

Ideally located on the Central Calif Coast, mid-way between San Francisco to the north, the Monterey Peninsula and Big Sur to the south. The area is considered to be a vacation paradise, with year-round moderate temperatures. Redwood forests, deserted beaches, unique little get-aways ..it is all here.

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Availability & Rates

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Bonny Doon Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
$400
From
$450
Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $100
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes The BOOKING NOW rates are for 6 people. RATES ARE LESS for fewer people, $300 for 2, $350 for 4. SIX is our usual maximum. Rates subject to change until booked. Also, rates may not calculate properly. The monthly rate of 28 nights is $ 150 per night EXCEPT July - Oct when it is $200 per night. Please EMAIL for additional information and ACCURATE QUOTES! Thanks ....

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Bonny Doon Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wood Stove
  • Wireless Internet
  • Telephone
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Mobile Phone
  • Washing Machine
  • Broadband Access
  • Free Long Distance
  • Clothes Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Games
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • marina
  • winery tours
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • horseback riding
  • boating
  • shelling
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • equestrian events
  • mountain biking
  • wind-surfing
  • surfing
  • cycling
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • hiking
  • golf
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