About this listing
We have 2 lovely, clean, quiet private bedrooms and private bathrooms in the downstairs area of our home only a block to Seacliff State Beach with 6 nearby restaurants and 1/8 mile to amazing redwoods. The bedrooms are at opposite ends of a 15 ft hallway.
For those who book two nights we can offer our guest passes to the Monterey Bay Aquarium.:) First come first serve! These guest passes will save you $49.95 adults and $39.95 seniors.
Breakfast homemade hot scones, fruit & yogurt bonus!!
We have two AirBnB rooms. Both have private bathrooms. Both are on the ground floor of our home.
We are offering a private bedroom and bathroom on the ground floor of our home. Our private living quarters are upstairs.
Our home is one block from Seacliff beach in Aptos and just above the steps down to the cement ship. We have free wi-fi, cable TV, refrigerator and microwave available in your rooms. Also, you will have both coffee and tea makings to start your mornings. We provide fresh fruit and hot homemade scones for breakfast.
We provide beach towels. We have a quiet neighborhood that comes alive in the summer. We have a large driveway for you to park in.
We do have three outdoor cats who wander in at night upstairs. They are not allowed in the guest area and are frightened of strangers so they should not be a bother to those allergic. The guest rooms are brand new with paint, new wood floors and new bedding so there should be no allergy issues.
Upstairs is our private area. Please do not come upstairs. Please text or Yoo Hoo us!
Interaction with guests
We interact with the guests as much as they would like and allow them the privacy they desire.
Beach neighborhood which is very quiet fall, winter and spring. Comes alive on weekends in the summer. Most of the neighboring homes are weekend homes for the owners.
You should have your own car although there are public bus stops two blocks away.
Plenty of parking in our driveway and on the street.
Uber available also.
Other things to note
If you love to bike you are in 7th heaven as Nisene Marks State Redwood Forest is merely 1/8 mile away and is full of bike trails that culminate in a steep climb (if you wish) to a summit which offers amazing views of Monterey Bay. You can also arrange for a ride to the top and coast down. In addition it is a beautiful park to hike and picnic.
Seacliff State Beach is merely yards from the house across a field and down the state park stairs. It is a wonderful beach with tables and BBQs, and a wharf which is connected to an old cement ship and a history museum.
Nearby is Land of the Medicine Buddha a Buddhist Retreat open in the daytime hours to the public for hiking. It is lovely and peaceful with prayer flags and prayer wheels and an Enchanted Forest. Check it out online.
* When making this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or of others whom they invite to use the premise.
House rules are as with most hosts. Respect the hosts home and belongings. Keep the noise level at indoor voices inside and respect bedtime hours during the weekdays when Mary works very early. We will do the same for you. Please do not waste water or electricity. Santa Cruz is on severe water rationing. PLEASE no tobacco smoking and no pets although we love animals. Upstairs is our private area. Please do not come upstairs. Please text or Yoo Hoo us!
Mary is a nurse. Johnny is a working musician and music teacher of piano and guitar
"We love meeting the people who come to our AirBnB. It is the primary reason we have started it. We also stay in AirBnB homes when we travel and it has enhanced our travels immensely. Believe it or not we found out about AirBnB in Bosnia on a trip in 2011. It can be whatever you want it to be. We sometimes choose a place because of the descriptions of the host!! Why travel so far away and not meet the people that represent the culture of the land you are exploring? AirBnB has enriched our lives."