About this listing
Detached, small (@240 sq ft) studio with full sofa bed, private bath with shower. Gas stove, frig, outdoor bbq on private garden patio. Park in driveway, walk past yard to private entrance. We're located on hill just above downtown. Park your car,walk or use 2 bikes. This studio is @1 mile from West Cliff Beach promenade and "Its beach " (Dog beach), @3 Miles to UCSC, and 4 blks downhill to be colorful outdoor mall with many eateries, the Catalyst music bar, and 3 miles to Bch Boardwalk.
Close to downtown which is full of great restraunts and music venues, and theaters. Walk, ride my bikes, or take SC trolley to ocean(Westcliff) and Municipal Wharf or attend sports event at the Warriors Sports Arena. Cottage is couple feet from direct bus lines up 3miles to UCSC Campus.
Back patio exclusive use......If biking to ocean not preferred, spend time in patio garden, complete with shade,bbq and access to bikes.
Interaction with guests
Host sometimes on premises , living in very separate front house or within a phone call/text message for any help or further suggestions . Host is Long time resident of Santa Cruz and happy to share news of area.
I like to give guests privacy but I am happy to talk all about Santa Cruz, things to do, restraunts, entertainment at UCSC Theatre, Hiking trails, etc..
If preferred, I am a text message away.
Easy public transportation abounds or walk with ease , 4 blocks to downtown.
Other things to note
I keep the cottage very clean and made a decision to not charge a cleaning fee. Please discard used food, smoke only out on patio, and pick up after pet. I do allow small, short haired trained pets but there are many birds, neighbor cats, and squirrels passing in daytime and occasional raccoon or possum at night, so watch your dogs excitement levels please.
Please leave house key clearly visible on kitchen table to ensure it is available for next guest. Leave used towells in basket by bed and clean used dishes in sink. Please dump unused food in brown garbage bin by gate at exit and recycling bottles , plastics .. In blue lid lg garbage bin by gate at exit.
If interested in using bicycles, please contact me and I will unlock the larger bike. I had a problem with them in the past and unfortunately bikes have been stolen in Santa Cruz when Left unattended downtown. A $250 cash deposit on the bike and kryptonite lock if you are a guest interested in using the bike @ town or if only biking along coast MUST keep the bike with your body at all times and always within eyesight and the deposit could be dismissed.