About this listing
Cute cottage in the country--detached 1 bedroom cottage behind owner's home. Large, private deck under oak trees and overlooking Carbonero Creek. Full kitchen and bath.. Bedroom has queen bed with a beautiful brass bedframe. Living room has double size futon couch and kitchen farm table & chairs. We'll provide an assortment of teas and coffee and a bowl of breakfast items upon your arrival. Please let us know if there is any way we can make your stay comfortable. We are located just outside Scotts Valley. One minute from the highway 17 corridor. Ten minutes to Santa Cruz beaches, boardwalk and other entertainment. Just over the hill from Silicon Valley. Plenty of parking on site. Quiet country neighborhood within 5 minutes of shopping, movie theaters, restaurants, and parks. We can offer you tips on hiking, cycling, and restaurants in the area. We intentionally have no TV in order for guests to rest, relax and rejuvenate.
Free parking, space available for 2 cars
Interaction with Guests
Generally it is up to them. We enjoy socializing with people, giving them tours of the garden and woodshop.
It's full of nature, quiet and close to town.
There is a bus station about 1.5 miles away
Other Things to Note
We are less than 5 minutes from the town of Scotts Valley and 10 minutes from Santa Cruz.
No smoking, drugs or loud or disruptive behavior on premises.
About the Host, Michele
We live on .75 acre near Scotts Valley. We have a private home plus a cottage rental. There is a shop on the property where Matt works as a furniture maker. Michele works full-time in healthcare. We enjoy the outdoors, hiking, cycling, reading, art, movies, and travel. We cross-country ski in the winter and backpack in the summer. We have hosted guests in our home for over 12 years - many from different countries. We enjoy getting to know people and hearing of their travels. We like to cook and eat healthy, organic food too.