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Charming Romantic Yacht Harbor Beach Cottage

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath (Sleeps 4)

Charming Interior Designer's Yacht Harbor Beach Cottage Approx 750 Sq. Ft. Approx. 3 Minutes or 2 1/4 blocks to Twin Lakes Beach, the Harbor, The Crows Nest Restaurant and other Harbor Restaurants and Outdoor Activities.

The home is a two Bedroom one Bath Beach Cottage with great south facing light. There is One Master Bedroom with a Queen Bed, Dresser, TV and luxurious bedding. One Guest Bedroom with two Twin Beds (can request a King ) i and a flat screen TV. One Bath with a shower and ample towels. The Living Room seats 6 with TV, DVD player and comfortable down furniture. Lastly, the Small full kitchen with a cozy nook seats up to 4.

There are three exterior brick seating areas inclusive of the back and front yards with two heat lamps, a BBQ, outdoor shower with hot water and a hot tub for outside enjoyment. The backyard is surrounded by tall hedges and a beautiful rose garden. Both the backyard and the front are gated for privacy and convenience for yourselves and your pets.

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Owner
Jason Giroux
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 13, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

I think the best vacations are the ones you don't want to stop. I could stay here forever. It's exquisite. Thank you for the experience.
Aug 2009
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(33 traveler reviews)

Charming Romantic Yacht Harbor Beach Cottage
average rating of 4.4848485 based on 79 reviews
oakley, ca
5

Clean, cozy, comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I and another couple shared this house for a short getaway in Santa Cruz recently. It was the perfect place for us to stay. The house is very inviting with its beautiful landscaping, hot tub and comfortable beds. It is about a five minute drive to the Boardwalk and a short cab ride to the downtown area where there are great restaurants and nightlife. All in all I would definitely recommend this house and would stay there again on my next trip to Santa Cruz.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Aside from the main line drainage issues, which the owner was quick in responding, it was charming

  • 4 of 5

The location is great, near to my son's house, beaches & restaurants. It's very charming and quiet.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Alameda
5

Perfect small cottage get-a-way in coveted Santa Cruz Harbor neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We know this neighborhood well from staying with friends in the Twin Lakes/Harbor area. There is a nice mix of rentals and owner-occupied homes in this area. We found it relatively quiet even though it's just off a fairly busy street (7th Ave). The cottage itself feels very secluded - fenced on all sides and high shrubs. We didn't feel unsafe here, owners do provide locking gates and a parking spot directly in front of the home on the street.

The home itself is cozy but well supplied for two persons. More than two would be a little tight. We used the galley kitchen and found it perfectly fine and probably more well set up than most rentals we've experienced. There is a BBQ in the back we didn't use but looked fine. The two bedrooms were cozy, beds were comfortable.

If the weather was warmer we would have used the yard more. There's a nice front patio area and the back yard is surprisingly spacious. It is all well-maintained. The hot tub was perfect and nice to have the outdoor shower.

The location is perfect for those who prefer short walks to breakfast, beach and a longer walk to Seabright neighborhood (Tramonti's for authentic Italian pizzas and homemade specialties). The nearby Harbor/7th Ave beach is a nice alternative from the more touristy Boardwalk area, it feels more like a locals beach. It's a 5-10 walk from the house. We enjoyed jogging/walking on the beach, going for walks up the Harbor trail and driving 10-15m to Pacific Ave shopping area downtown (Laili's restaurant recommended for middle eastern fare) or to park and watch the surfers along West Cliff Drive.

We'd recommend this cottage as it hits all the points many would appreciate and expect and in a fun and walk-friendly Santa Cruz neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, WA United States
4

Charming cottage with lovely yard.

  • 4 of 5

Charming, vintage cottage in good location for beach access, walking neighborhood, quiet....we were here in late Oct. LONG walk to downtown but we wanted it that way. LOVELY yard, hot tub. My dog was welcome! Needs a better tv, if that matters. WOULD return.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oakland, Ca
5

Cozy and Charming

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was perfect for us. The back yard was private and perfectly secure for our dog. We enjoyed our walks to the beach and nearby arroyo canyon. During our entire stay, it poured down rain and the cottage was warm, comforting and relaxing....the hot tub was a HUGE plus! I do think that confirmation and instructions for the house should be given to a renter well in advance (not the day before?) This gives the renter a sense of security that there has been confirmation of their stay, and eases some anxiety that the large some of money that they have given didn't end up in a mishap. Jason was responsive to my request to have earlier confirmation and instruction sent, so no big deal, just a suggestion to the owners. My thanks for letting us stay in your sweet home and letting my adorable dog vacation with us!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Haslett, Michigan
5

The cottage home was lovely, comfortable, with a great location.

  • 5 of 5

The Cottage had a beautiful yard with a soothing hot tub that we utilized. The Cottage was clean and the kitchen, bathroom, and other rooms were well-equipped and everything was in working order. The owner provided very helpful tips and advice. We easily walked to restaurants, beaches, and a convenience store. The cottage space was adequate for our party of four. We recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
San Jose

Within 5 minutes of the cottage you will find the Beach Boardwalk Amusement Park ( 0.9 Mile Walk ), Downtown Santa Cruz with great shopping, world class surfing, plenty of great restaurants and more! The California Redwoods are approx. 20 mins.to the north with San Francisco another 40 mins. from there....lastly, the infamous Big Sur, Monterey and Carmel are approx 45 min. to the south. As you can see there is plenty to do and see!!

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Shelling, Wildlife Viewing, Rock Climbing, Boating, Health/Beauty Spa

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Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20
cleaning fee $135
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.0%

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Amenities

Santa Cruz Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , there is also a hot water outdoor shower next to the hottub
  • Charming bath with lots of towels and white tile!
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Twins can be pushed together to make a king
  • Comfy Beds with nice bedding and pillows. TV's in both bedrooms. French Door to backyard out the guest bedroom. The Guest Bedroom with the Two Twin Beds can be rearranged to make a King Bed if requested.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Walking distance to the Yacht Harbor for water sports, boating, kayaking, stand up paddle, fishing, entertainment, dining.

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