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Cabin minutes to downtown

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1 Bedroom, Large Kitchen, LR, Deck, 1 Bath

Nicely appointed, 1 bedroom cottage in the heart of Dowtown Los Gatos. Includes Large kitchen with microwave and gas stove, living room with flat screen HDTV, 1 bath. Walk to downtown shops, restaurants, and festivals. Ample private parking. 20 minutes from Santa Cruz Mountain wineries and beaches. Pets welcomed, free wifi/cable, and nice furnishings. Sleeps 4 with air mattress for more guests.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

John Whitney
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
September 29, 2016
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Why John Whitney chose The Bay Area

Walk to downtown -- pet friendly. Best of Los Gatos!!!


based on 7 traveler reviews

Cabin minutes to downtown
average rating of 4.142857 based on 7 reviews
Myrtle Beach,SC


  • 4 of 5

the location was great ( Los Gatos) the cabin was very clean and well furnished. The noise from Hwy 17 was bad but it only took a couple of days to get used to it. The only real problem we had was the "blow up mattress" leaked and deflate thru the night. We would probably stay again

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean cottage with good amanities

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at two of Johns cottage during our stay, because one was not available for the whole stay. It was very painless to book both and switch between the cottages, we were even able to switch earlier, because the second cottage was available earlier. We had a good stay at both cottages, though this one also had a washer and dryer so it made it more convenient for a longer stay.

This is a relatively basic cottage with updated amenities. The bed is comfortable and the cottage is overall clean.

Since it is close to the highway, it does get loud and the windows don't block all that much noise. If you are a light sleeper, this probably isn't for you, but it was an acceptable trade off and we got used to the noise after a few nights.

It was great to find a flexible cottage that is walking distance to the city, trails and allows dogs. We would recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well-equipped cottage close to downtown

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was as advertised and I had no problems. For one person I found it quite spacious. It could be called "rustic", or "basic", but it has everything you need. As other reviewers have noted, be prepared for the freeway noise, which is a bit intrusive, though I slept OK.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Victoria, BC, Canada

A Bargain with Ear Plugs

  • 3 of 5

Cottage has all the working basics including laundry and excellent WIFI. Close to downtown amenities. John is very busy but helpful when asked. We found traffic noise very loud as this place literally backs onto freeway. Bring ear plugs or you can get them at Ace Hardware less than a block away.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Clarita, Ca.

wonderful town

  • 4 of 5

This little cabin was the perfect place for a quick get away from LA. Everything we needed was provide. John, the owner, was kind, flexible, and responsive to our requests. This great place is in walking distance to any dining or shopping needs one could have. As far as the road noise, we adapted quickly and slept like babies.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome place

  • 5 of 5

I stayed with my family for two months during this summer. We greatly enjoyed our stay. The location is awesome. There are some really cool hiking trails, parks and wineries in close proximity. Downtown is just a stone's throw away and was very eventful through-out those two months.

Plus, the owner was friendly and very prompt in responding to all of our requests.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
San Jose International
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Steamers Grill & Bar
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
La Rinconada Golf Club
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 17
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Steamers Grill & Bar
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Santa Cruz
Car: recommended

- Ground Zero Downtown! downtown restaurants, cafes, nightclubs, bakeries, shops

- Seconds to Farmers Market (Sunday) and Free jazz concerts (Summer Wednesday evenings)

- 2 minutes walk to mountain walking trail

- 3 minutes drive to Vasona Park (Carousel, Lake, etc)

- 30 minutes drive to Ocean (Santa Cruz)

- 60 minutes drive to San Francisco


Rates & Availability

Los Gatos Cabin Rental Rates

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1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95

- dispose of trash at checkout
- keep grounds clear of heavy debris
- wash dishes
- remove all food you brought to cottage
- leave all bedding and used towels in a pile

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Los Gatos Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Brand new bathroom
  • Totally updated bathroom with 'vintage' features.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen-sized air mattress available for more guests.
  • Spacious bedroom with king-sized bed and overhead fan. Futon sleeps 2 in living room.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming

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