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View from french doors looking into livingroom and kitchen.Large master bedroom, private entrance, bright cherry windows.
Retreat by the Sea,Family & Pets OK
Retreat by the Sea,Family & Pets OK
4 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 bath
You won’t be charged yet

800 sq. ft. beach home. Attention is paid to every detail, highest quality bed & linens, bbq,lg. private patio,firepit, SUPER PRIVATE & QUIET,near beach, harbor, boardwalk, UCSC, restaurants,& grocery stores. Fully equipped kitchen,bikes,up to 4 max

The space

Spacious one bedroom cottage- sleeps 4, only one mile from the beach, harbor, boardwalk & UCSC...Ideal for small families, or couples retreat.
COMPLETELY private from main house, separate entrance.

1 large master bedroom with full bath and walk-in closet, high ceilings.
Brand new sealy pillow top queen bed...super cozy!
Extremely comfortable twin bed.
Port-a-crib available upon request.

Living room:
Extremely comfortable futon...opens into a full size bed.
Full size couch(non-pull out)
Ceiling fan
fast WIFI, CABLE TV, HBO, Netflix.

1 large bathroom, includes bath tub and shower, hair dryer.

Kitchen & Dining:
Dining Area Seats: 4
Stove - gas
Dishes & Utensils
Pantry Items
Coffee Maker - Keurig (coffee pods included)
iPod/iPad/charger/radio/stereo player

Outdoor dining area:
Seats up to 6, fire ring, 4 chaise lounge chairs.
weber gas bbq.
3 patio umbrellas

Towels provided
Linens provided
shampoo, soap, cream rinse...

FAST Wi-fi
Ceiling fan
Hair dryer
Parking - secure off-street parking in driveway, two cars deep.
gas Weber BBQ
Private patio
2 beach cruisers and helmets, possibly 2 more to use if they are available.
3 beach chairs
1 beach umbrella
4 plush beach towels

children's beach toys
cozy coupe car for patio

When you arrive, you will find some yummy treats in the fridge, as well some baked goods from our local bakery.


The cottage has it's own dedicated private entrance, large private patio with 4 chaise lounge chairs and table and chairs to dine on.
Enclosed patio allows for secure storage of bikes, surf boards, etc...

We are in the front house, or a phone call/text away, if you need anything.
We are also happy to share the best attractions and best hiking trails...
We will also tell you of all the dog friendly parks, beaches, trails, and eateries, if interested!

We are in the heart of the quiet Seabright neighborhood! 1 mile from Seabright beach and the harbor, only 1 mile from downtown Santa Cruz, and a 5 minute drive to UCSC. (Also known as Eastside Santa Cruz)
There is plenty of parking, very sunny. Perfect for biking it to all the hot spots. Awesome bike path through Arana Gulch, down to the harbor only 3 minutes away. Hop on the nearby freeway to either San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel or Big Sur, for the day.
There are amazing eateries only 3 blocks away, as well as many state parks for serene hiking or mountain biking....needless to say we have world class surfing too!

Public bus system is easily accessible. We are five minutes off hwy 1.
To get around you can bring your own bikes, or use the 2 cruisers we provide. Drive, or walk almost everywhere comfortably. (2 cruiser bikes, 2 backpack style beach chairs, 2 beach towels and 2 boogie boards available for your use):-)

45 minutes from San Jose airport
1 hr from San Francisco airport
1.5 hrs to San Francisco
45 minutes to Monterey
1 hr to Carmel

Our cottage is for couples or families with 1 -2 children, a romantic get-a-way, a girls retreat, or a family reunion. A group up to 4 MAXIMUM ...(3 beds)
This is dog friendly environment and there is one in our gated yard. If you book, you do this under the understanding that your dog does not bark, to maintain the peace and quiet for everyone, especially our neighbors...If there appears to be a problem, please be prepared to use a bark collar.

You have your own very large private yard/patio, BBQ, outdoor heater, and private parking.

We live in the front house. We leave you alone, unless you'd like ideas on the best restaurants and hiking trails, and the best beaches...
We're here if you need us, otherwise, you have your own private entrance, private parking spot, and private, fully enclosed yard, with chaise lounge chairs, and a large patio table and chairs, and a BBQ and outdoor fire pit!

The Seabright neighborhood is in the best location of all of Santa Cruz County! (My opinion)!!!!
We are walking distance or a short bike ride to almost everything!
The sun comes out here first...if it's foggy, we usually see the sun long before it burns off in the rest of the county!
We have yummy restaurants galore all within 1/2 mile, four grocery stores to choose from also within one mile, and of course we are a short walk to the harbor and Seabright beach!
The Boardwalk is also a short distance away! (very walkable)
We have a neighborhood that has sidewalks, plenty of parking, and it's super quiet!
Who could ask for more?:-)

We provide two cruiser bicycles, but there is also a bus stop nearby that takes you right to the UCSC campus, or as far as San Jose airport or Watsonville.

Open Studios begins the weekend of October 4-5, and is every weekend in October!
Every year local artists that have been chosen by a panel, show off their art, workshop, and process for all that are interested! Here's a great opportunity to be inspired, and perhaps buy a one of a kind piece from your favorite local artist!

The first Friday of each month is also ART WALK FRIDAY, downtown.. All local artists display their art and host workshops!
Lots of fun!!!

Farmers Markets;
Every Wednesday, downtown
Every Saturday: Cabrillo Community college parking lot
Every Sunday: east cliff drive, near 17th ave.

Guest access

*Secure parking for up to 2 vehicles in the double deep driveway..(off street)
*Ride to the beach on the two beach cruisers *soft top stand up paddle board
*beach chairs(2)
* beach umbrella
*beach toys
*outdoor propane heaters (2),
*weber bbq
*baby crib
*high chair
*fully enclosed, gated and secure large private patio
access to the washer and dryer in our main house

Interaction with guests

We will meet and greet, give suggestions if you want to know the local hangouts, or we will leave you completely alone, whichever you prefer.
We live in the front house, and are available if you need us, otherwise, you're not likely to see us at all...if you want to do your own thing and enjoy your privacy...The cottage is set far back on the property with your own private access and private yard/patio...fully secured, off-street parking..for up to 2 cars.

Other things to note

Other Things to Note


Prices do not include 11% local taxes.
There is an 11% City occupancy tax which must be paid by guest in addition to the rental fee, upon arrival.
Unfortunately, AIRBNB is not set up to collect this tax, for the City of Santa Cruz, so we have to collect it separately.

After booking, you will receive a message, giving you options to pay the City of Santa Cruz Occupancy tax.. You are able to conveniently pay this either through the ap: SQUARE CASH, (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN), or by check.

Our place is super quiet, peaceful, and spacious for up to 4 people. (4 people max, includes children)...

Also: If you are bringing your dog... We welcome quiet, friendly dogs. If your dog gets on any furniture, we kindly ask that you put a sheet or blanket on the furniture, to be considerate for all future guests.

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Pets allowed
Family/kid friendly
Extra people No Charge
Cleaning Fee ₹6353
Security Deposit ₹13374
Weekly Discount: 15%
Weekend Price ₹12371 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 single bed, 1 crib
Common spaces
1 sofa bed, 1 couch
House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with keypad

There is an 11% City tax which must be paid by guests in addition to the rental fee. We ask you pay this either through Square cash, or bring cash or a check and leave it in the envelope provided upon checking out.

We want you to feel at home from the moment you arrive. We expect all guests to be respectful and quiet for the sake of our neighbors, and everyone's enjoyment.
No smoking in the cottage or anywhere on the property.
Please park in the designated parking spot, the driveway.If you have guests, or a second car, please park both cars in the driveway.
Friendly and quiet dogs welcome by arrangement.
No parties or guests without prior approval by owner.
Please leave shoes by the door if you've been to the beach, and wash/wipe all sand off before entering and bathing. (thank you!)
Please wash dishes and put them away after you use them.
Please take out the garbage before you leave.
and please, don't forget to sign our guest book!
Check in is at 3:00 p.m.
Check out is at 10:00 a.m.

checkout after 10:00 am is $100 for the first hour, after first hour it is an additional nights charge.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher
The minimum night stay for this listing varies.

115 Reviews

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Maria User Profile
November 2017
Really cute cottage, great location. Very gracious hosts with lots of suggestions for what to see and do nearby, restaurants etc. will definitely be back!

Anne User Profile
November 2017
We loved the space!

Dermot User Profile
November 2017
Daisy was a great host and her cottage was lovely.

David User Profile
October 2017
Daisy (Nikki) was very welcoming and made our stay in Santa Cruz a joy. She was easy to communicate with, accommodating with our late check-in, and even provided us with some great cheese plate! We spent the weekend surfing and the house is centrally located between several of the major breaks. Parking was also super easy. Thanks again Nikki!

Tanya User Profile
October 2017
My daughters 10 & 8 and I had a great trip. Nikki & Daisy welcomed us with many treats, my girls were over the top. Her place is decorated very cute. We felt safe, comfortable and location is fantastic. I would not hesitate to book here in the future.

Michelle User Profile
October 2017
Great getaway tucked in a quiet, cozy neighborhood. 8 minute drive to Santa Cruz Boardwalk and lots of great eateries within walking distance. The owner is so sweet & welcomed us with charcuterie and other personal touches.

Melanie User Profile
October 2017
What a find! A private little one bedroom house with its own enclosed outdoor space. Perfect for small families! It was walkable to a great supermarket, many restaurants and stores. There is a great playground nearby and a path to the harbor. Also, very quiet at night and feels very safe. A beautiful neighborhood with wide tree-lined streets. Easily drive-able to many beaches and the boardwalk. Also not far from downtown. Nikki is amazing! Very accessible with great suggestions that made our stay even better. We highly recommend this house.

Santa Cruz, California, United StatesJoined in June 2014
Daisy User Profile

My life motto is CARPE DIEM!
Life is too short, we must embrace one another, eat well, live well, and play hard!!!
I love to create! Metalsmithing, watercolor painting, and photography. I'm a huge dog lover, hike everyday, we have the good fortune to live here in paradise.
I also enjoy traveling to Hawaii, Alaska, Europe, and anywhere I can go!!!!
We love to cook and entertain.. The ocean is my sanctuary, and I visit it almost everyday.
If I'm not at the ocean, I'm in the redwoods, hiking a trail, and enjoying the peace and beauty of nature.
Since I've become a host with AIRBNB, I've been honored to meet amazing people, and many I now consider friends.
It's an honor to host, and I'm always looking forward to meeting my next guest!

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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