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Capitola Nook Along The Creek.

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 2 BR, 1 BA, Along the creek, Ideally sleeps 4.

This charming setting and cottage has become known as the first home built along the creek.

There are numerous traces and remnants of historic Capitola hidden, but still remaining in this old beach town. This unit is one of them and is available to be rented anytime of year. Take advantage of these great seasonal rates!

Recently renovated, this cozy historic 2 bedroom 1 bath riverfront cottage is located in the heart of the Capitola Village. You can enjoy this peaceful habitat setting, relaxing in the most spacious yard, or on the deck overlooking the coastal wildlife along the banks of Soquel Creek. Certainly, walking a two-minute trail stroll to Capitola’s most popular beach, wharf, shopping, bars & restaurants is an option as well. This furnished beach cottage is in an ideal location and provides the perfect retreat for a family or friends.

This sweet craftsman is in the shape of a duplex now that does share 1 wall and the front patio. However, it has not lost it's original and historic charm. To whom will you be sharing the wall with? Well, a very nice tenant who has complete understanding that we rent our side unit during the summer. The tenant keeps to themselves and you may see a glimpse of him/her coming and going. Situated in the Riverview Terrace neighborhood, you will feel like you have a very private setting. We have been renting for numerous years now and have yet to have any issues with this arrangement.

This is a great place for a couple or small family that want to enjoy this great little village without hassle! Relax on the deck with a drink overlooking the creek. Cuddle up with your honey or with your loved ones while taking in the smells and sounds of this coastal riperian corridor.

Keywords: Vacation Rental, ample parking, cabin, home, getaway, tucked away,, Large waterfront yard, Capitola beach, Capitola village,

More Details


Capitola Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • We request shoes off inside, as much as possible.
  • Very young children in the yard and along the creek should be supervised at all times.
  • Please respect the neighbors quiet time after 10 PM.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • Narrow but effectively contained. Tub/shower enclosure, toilet, vanity, sink, medicine cabinet with basic necessities.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
  • Sofa sleeper Bed in Living Room
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(54 traveler reviews)

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Capitola Nook Along The Creek.
average rating of 4.9074073 based on 54 reviews
Santa Rosa

Perfect relaxing place

  • 5 of 5

Our family has stayed here several times and it is our favorite getaway. Walk to the beach and shops. Head to the Boardwalk. There is so much to do. You can also just relax by the creek.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hop, skip and a paddle from the beach.

  • 5 of 5

We loved the cottage, the location, the kayak, the paddle board, evening BBQ, morning coffee on the creek. A quiet, quaint place in a great location with all the amenities. Owners are very accommodating.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Essence of old Capitola and a great location.

  • 4 of 5

Loved being on the river and so close to the village. The house was clean and well equipped but could use better mattresses, pillows and towels. If someone wants to experience what Capitola was like in the old days this cottage is the epitome of a rustic seashore city. We had a great time in the large front yard and the deck. The cottage is also a great place to people watch as it's on a path along the river that mostly only locals use. We had a very nice time there, and our visit brought back memories of the Capitola I knew nearly fifty years ago. I would recommend to anyone interested in Capitola to stay on the river and experience how unique Capitola is.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great little spot in Capitola!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in walking distance from Capitola beach. The house is clean and stocked well with the necessary items. The deck next to the creek gets plenty of sunshine with access to the water. The kayaks and bicycles were nice to have available too. Would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome river cottage!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed your river cottage very much. It was clean, and well stocked with basic essentials. It was quiet on the river the weekend we were there. It is close to Capitola Village, the beach and a nice place to relax. Thank you again for a lovely place to stay. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Port townsend Wa- Clayton Ca

Loved it.

  • 5 of 5

As a travel host myself, and as someone who travels regularly, I honestly loved this place and if I travel back to Capitola wouldn't want to stay anywhere else other than here.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Property Manager

Robin Wirth
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2018

About Robin Wirth

I very much enjoy living in Capitola for it has much to offer. There are sandy beaches to walk on, surfing and fishing in the ocean, and hiking and biking in nearby forests.

Being a general contractor means working outside a lot. This area has some fog in the summer months, that really makes for a comfortable climate. I like to build and work on homes. More recently, I have built a number of decks and fences using redwood and bamboo harvested sustainably from the Santa Cruz area.

One thing I hear about Capitola that holds truth, 'Once you come here, you will always come back.'

Robin Wirth purchased this cottage in 1976

Why Robin Wirth chose Capitola

Capitola is a great place to live along the coast . In only a little over an hour by car and you can be in San Francisco or Monterrey/Carmel.

Being within walking distance of the beach has ethereal advantages. There is nothing else like the sounds of the waves lapping or crashing along the shoreline. There always seems to be an influx of aquatic life that beckons into this bay's region during the summer months. Whale watching and fishing has been epic in recent years and is just a walk to the wharf and a boat ride away.

I like to think that the beach is close enough to enjoy the excitement, yet far enough away when it is time for quietude.

What makes this cottage unique

This craftsman home is the first house to be built along Soquel Creek. The view across the creek makes you feel like you are in the forest, yet the ocean is also visable beneath the train trestle and Stockton bridges.

Far enough away from the traffic, there is a subtle peacefulness. Some large trees provide shade. There is a spacious driveway for parking and large creek side yard with a redwood deck and benches for relaxing.

Being along the creek allows viewing of a wide variety of waterfowl. The beach is within a two-minute walk along a foot path that provides a straight shot to the beach.


Nearest Airport
25 Miles
San Jose, Monterrey
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Pasatiempo, De La Vega Golf Course and many more!
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Capitola State Beach
Car: not necessary

Wine tasting, bars, baseball & soccer fields, playground, across the river from Shadowbrook Restaurant. Numerous golf courses nearby. Centrally located for Golf at Pasatiempo and Carmel Golf courses.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $100
Tax Rate 10.0%

We offer a 10% discount when booking for a 1 week stay.
We require 4-night minimum during the following holiday's: Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years. Rates, including holidays, are subject to change unless reservation is confirmed.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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