A lovely, beautiful, clean one bedroom cottage located on the desirable Westside of Santa Cruz. It comfortably fits two-four people and is located on a quiet street. Enjoy a brand new kitchen, bed and living space with a private back yard.
*Please read the details in it's entirety. Probably ALL of you questions will be answered here.
*We prefer the weekends to be 2 day rentals. If you are looking for one, you can send a request. Thanks!!
Enjoy a completely private cottage detached from our home that is driving or walking distance to the beach, downtown, boardwalk and the desirable westside wineries, restaurants and bakeries. We are also close to awesome mountain biking trails, the best surf, road riding, running trails (pogonip) and much more!
The cottage has a separate kitchen (brand new!), bathroom and one large spacious room with high ceilings and everything you need!
• Brand new comfortable queen bed
• Private bathroom with walk in shower
• High speed internet connection (if you have problems, please message me)
• Keurig coffee maker or french press, coffee, tea assortment
• Flat-screen plasma TV w/ basic cable
• Full refrigerator, stove, toaster oven
• Hairdryer, shampoo and conditioner
• Complimentary neighborhood parking pass
• Beach chairs on request
• Eco friendly products
• Couch and chairs for your comfort
-Washer and Dryer (washer is a front loader and gets some mildew on gasket, still works fine) **Some of the mildew will NEVER come off. It's not bad, but does have a little odor. I clean it frequently with "refresh" and a scrub of the gasket. It needs to remain open after use for the water to dry. If this is a problem for you, then this is not the rental for you. Again it's minor.
-And aerobed for extra guests.
**there is only one bed in the cottage, the aerobed is set up for guests over 2 in the same space as the main bed.
**Note: again the kitchen and the bathroom are separate and the main living area is one, spacious room. Therefore, if there are 4 of you, you will ALL be in the same room.
The main yard is shared with our family and includes a swing set.
Interaction with Guests
The cottage is set up for you to come and go as you please. We interact with you as much as you want (or as little). It's set up to be self sustainable.
The cottage is on the property of the main house and we are generally present during your stay. We are a family of four, so you will often see us roaming around our back yard playing, gardening or BBQing.
The neighborhood is quaint and quiet and is located in the desirable Westside of Santa Cruz. Downtown is just a 10 minute beautiful walk. We are located minutes from the UCSC campus as well!
The bus stops are very close...
Other Things to Note
The city of Santa Cruz requires that all Airbnb hosts collect an 11% Transient Occupancy Tax (same as hotels). As Airbnb at this time does not have a way in which to collect this tax as part of your fees, I ask my guests upon departure, to please leave 11% of their room charge, either by cash or check, in order to pay this tax to the city of Santa Cruz. I apologize ahead for the inconvenience. Thank you!
-Please... no cologne, scented after-shave, scented oils.
- We live in a tranquil residential neighborhood. We ask that guests please be mindful of noise out of respect to neighbors.
-There is NO SMOKING or pets.
- Street parking only- We will provide you with a guest pass. Please return upon departure.
-Please remove your shoes in the cottage.
Beth was great! She sent us all the information we needed for our stay well before our trip and checked in via email the day of to make sure we had arrived okay and had everything we needed. Since we arrived late, we didn't get a chance to meet in-person until the last day and even so she made sure that we were comfortable through the whole trip. She gave us space to enjoy our stay while still providing great hospitality.
I've stayed at Beth's before, and I hope to come back again. See my earlier postings for more details.
This was an excellent little stay. We booked the cottage in short notice but was able to make a reservation. The cottage was clean and fully stocked with coffee, tea, housewares etc. We were less than a mile to downtown so even had a nice walk. It was an excellent stay. Thanks Beth!
Everything was as advertised. The place was quite cozy and we had a good night's stay there.
Beth was very welcoming and advised us on local restaurants. The neighborhood is beautiful, close to everything we needed, and very walkable & bicycle-able.
We had a minor issue with the heater which Beth addressed immediately.
The room was quite spacious.
I am easy going and friendly. I love to play, cook, travel, hang with my family and spend time outdoors.
When I travel I have loved staying at other peoples "casitas" seeing and learning how others live. I think it's the best way to see what the town has to offer. There's nothing better than getting information from a local!
I live in the main house with my husband and 2 kids. We are very respectful of you and your space, and require the same from our guests. We are often outside playing and enjoying the day.
We look forward to meeting you!