View from the bathroom.Fully equipped kitchen, bistro table and stools.
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Full studio, private, peaceful, easy access to all

United StatesCaliforniaAptos
Entire home/apt
2 Guests
0 Bedrooms
1 Bed
Per Night
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About this listing

*The studio was unavailable for several months, but now we are back!* Our sunny studio has a complete kitchen, hardwood floors in the sleeping area, a real comfy double bed, a large, curved shower and plenty of privacy. 15 minutes to Santa Cruz and 30 minutes to Monterey. Dogs are welcome, the neighborhood is a dog walking paradise and the dog friendly, beautiful Seascape Beach, where the dolphins play, is 10 minutes away! (Santa Cruz County Transient Occupancy Reg. #CO00540)

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 0
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 4PM
Check Out: 11AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s) and Cat(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $20
Weekly Discount: 20%
Cancellation: Moderate


The space

View of rolling hills and beautiful trees (cypress, eucalyptus, black walnut and oak). In less than 10 minutes, you can be at the stunning Seascape Resort beach. We are in-between downtown Santa Cruz and Moss Landing/Monterey, so day trips to the aquarium in Monterey, kayaking in Moss Landing and the best Santa Cruz surfing beaches are easy! Our own Aptos Village is welcoming, walkable and features some wonderful restaurants. Breakfast can be brought to your door! ($15.00 per person)

Guest access

The entrance is private and cannot be seen from the street. Studio is fully contained. The parking space for the studio is in front of the house, feel free to load and unload in the driveway. There is no access to the yard; so if you bring your dog, you will have to walk your pup, our neighborhood is great for dog walking! Internet is provided, cell phone service can be unreliable unless your carrier is Verizon. Texting usually works on all phones.

Interaction with guests

We are available to interact with guests as much as they desire; however, we respect their privacy. We want your stay to be a good one, so please feel free to ask questions about the area, or ask for something you need or forgot! Let us know if you'd like us to bring you breakfast to your door. ($15.00 per person)

The neighborhood

Quiet, rural setting, friendly neighbors. Lots of places to walk your dog on leash. Our location is central to the entire Monterey Bay and a great "stop off" if you're going from So Cal to SF Bay area. Easy access to Highway 1, beaches, restaurants, Moss Landing, Santa Cruz and Monterey.

Getting around

A short walk to Freedom Blvd. and you can catch the local Santa Cruz Metro bus service. There are many places to ride a bike. We have great restaurants, a market and beaches all around us.

Other things to note

We have a welcome letter in the studio that lists great hikes, beaches and restaurants.

House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is after 4PM


We only have room for one vehicle. Parking on the fire road behind our place is prohibited, so if you bring more vehicles they will have to be parked down the street, not on our street.

Quiet after 10 pm. If you're coming in late, please be mindful. If you bring a dog, please clean up.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Fire extinguisher

1 night minimum stay

Your Host

Cathy And Stanley

Cathy And Stanley

Aptos, California, United States · Joined in June 2014

I am a psychotherapist and a writer. I love animals and being outdoors. My husband is a retired attorney, who is now having fun selling Corvettes, Cadillacs and Chevy trucks!
Our studio is cozy, with beautiful views and can't be seen from the road. Private! There is one shared wall, which is our laundry room. We ask that you bring your own food. There's a stove, refrigerator, microwave, tea pot and French press, along with the usual assortment of pots, pans and dishes. We have a 23 pound dog, she loves everyone, and a big orange cat. Cell phones don't always work well here, Verizon is fine, AT&T has spots that usually work and texting usually goes through. Internet works fine. We look forward to meeting you.

Response rate: 100%(past 90 days)
Response time: within an hour

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