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About this listing

A newer listing, this cozy studio is near the beach and has a queen-sized bed, full bath, full kitchen, patio and a private entrance. Directv, Netflix streaming service, DVD player and Wi-Fi are included.

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Front of house.  Cottage in rear

Front of house. Cottage in rear

The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 0
Beds: 1
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $50
Security Deposit: $100
Weekly discount: 0%
Cancellation: Flexible


The Space

Everything here has been upgraded for your convenience and comfort.

The queen-sized bed includes cotton bedding and extra pillows and blankets.

There is an armoire to hang and store clothes, shoes, etc.

The setee expands to lounge or sleep.

There is a flat screen HDTV equipped with DirectTV and streaming Netflix through DVD player.

The small kitchen is well equipped and has filtered water, an espresso machine, coffee maker/grinder and waffle maker. Dishes, glasses, utensils, linens and cleaning supplies are provided.

The kitchen will be stocked for your convenience with coffee, tea, butter, milk, sugar, honey, flour, spices, mustard, ketchup, salad dressings,cooking oils plus other miscellaneous items.

In the bathroom you'll see vintage tile on the floor, tub and sink. Thick cotton towels and soap are provided. The new shower head has adjustable spray options.

Iron, ironing board and hair dryer if you need them.

Guest Access

There is plenty of off-street parking for guests next to the cottage, which is a studio attached to the main house. This is where the host lives.

Also, you will have access to the laundry room which is located off the patio.

Enjoy being outside in a cozy patio area, for guests only. The Santa Cruz sun suits your Happy Hour cocktail or morning coffee.

Interaction with Guests

There will be clear instructions on how to enter the stuido and I will be available by phone or text during your arrival. Inside are detailed instructions about the TV, Wi-Fi, appliances, etc. Guidebooks on the area will have suggestions on places to eat and visit. If you want a local's take on things to do and see, please ask me!

The Neighborhood

The studio is in a beachy, residential neighborhood 1.3 miles from Pleasure Point and 1.3 miles from the Capitola beach. You can easily walk several blocks to Trader Joe's, Target, Whole Foods and other local shops and cafes.

Getting Around

Santa Cruz has much to offer. Walk on the many beaches, have fun at the world famous boardwalk, watch world class surfing, check out wineries, explore the redwoods and visit the beautiful UCSC campus. Downtown Santa Cruz and Capitola have lots of restaurants and stores. There is also a lively arts community and lots of opportunities to hear live music and other performances.

A Metro bus stop is within a couple of blocks that takes you downtown and other destinations. The drive to San Francisco takes 1 1/2 hours and to Carmel, Pacific Grove and Monterey, about an hour.

If you are arriving by plane, San Jose Airport is a 45 minute drive and San Francisco Int'l is 1 hour and 15 minutes away.

Other Things to Note

You may see a small white cat sometimes. Her name is Billie and she lives with me in the front but is an indoor/outdoor cat.

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House Rules

Check-in time is from 3 pm up until 9 pm.

Check-out time is 12:00

There is a $30 cleaning fee.

Smoking is not permitted either inside or outside.

When leaving here are some things to remember:

* leave keys on the table
* leave used towels, etc on the bathroom floor
* leave bed unmade
* washing the dishes would be appreciated
* please lock both doors as you leave

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
First Aid Kit
Fire Extinguisher

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Christine's Cottage

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About the Host, Christine

Santa Cruz, California, United States
Member since January 2014


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