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PRIVATE, FAMILY/PET FRIENDLY, WALKABLE TO EVERYTHING!!!

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

LG. 1 BED Cottage, COMPLETELY PRIVATE, 1 MILE TO BEACHES/ DOWNTOWN & UCSC

Fully stocked amenities in our cozy large one bedroom, one full bath cottage. Master suite opens out to the terrace, has a spacious walk-in closet, full bath, tub and shower, high ceilings and 100 percent cotton bedding and linens. Brand new queen size sealy pillow top mattress, desk, brand new XL Sealy twin bed...

Living room also a full size extremely comfortable futon that converts into a full size bed, and a regular couch that is NOT a pull out sleeper..

There is a ceiling fan in the living room, keeps it extremely comfortable!

Included is a smart TV, unlimited netflix, cable tv WITH HBO AND SHOWTIME.

We also have a pack and play for your toddler/baby to sleep in, and a high chair.

The kitchen is fully stocked for all of your cooking needs; pots, pans, gas stove, full size refrigerator, microwave, blender,toaster oven, toaster, and Kuerig coffee pot with plenty of coffee pods, spices, and many extra amenities to save you added trips to the store.

French doors open to your private terrace, including 4 chaise lounge chairs, separate patio table and chairs, full size Weber BBQ, outdoor propane for bbq and outdoor fire pit, 2 patio umbrellas, and plenty of storage for your bikes, surf boards, and anything else you want to keep secure while you're exploring our beautiful Santa Cruz and Monterey coast.

Friendly, quiet and non-shedding pets are welcome. We ask that you notify us prior to your arrival if you are bringing a pet, to be sure you have read our pet policy in advance.

The yard is set back, off the street, very quiet and secure.

We include the use of two bikes and helmets, boogie boards, beach chairs, beach umbrella, and beach toys for the little ones. We also have patio toys for little ones, cozy coupe, and sand toys.

This is a perfect home away from home for a family with up to two children, a romantic retreat, girls get-a-way, family reunion, college graduation, or a business traveler.

The house is set far back, giving you total privacy and a lovely yard/patio to entertain on, or just relax and watch the stars at night.

We are walking distance to the Santa Cruz Harbor, Arana Gulch, and the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Only a 5-10 minute drive to UCSC, to Nisene Marks State Park, and many other state parks all within a five mile radius....for amazing hiking in the redwood forest..A quick 20 min. drive up the coast you'll enjoy viewing elephant seals and the best windsurfing our state has to offer.

Only 45 minutes south of us you'll be in Monterey, enjoying the amazing and must-see Monterey Bay Aquarium, and 10 more minutes south you can see where the pros golf…Pebble Beach Golf course!!! If you'd rather the big city, San Francisco is 1 hour north of us.

We have world class wineries all around us!!!

Make it a wine tasting weekend, and enjoy what our Santa Cruz mountains have to offer!!!

You'll love our location because we avoid all of the beach traffic, given our prime location, yet easy access to everything.

We are only a couple minutes off the freeway, but set in a very quiet, safe, and friendly neighborhood.

We are also one 1/2 block from a nearby park, for your pooch, or a longer walk to Frederick street park, a legal off leash dog park, and just above the harbor...also a fun kid play structure park!

In the Seabright neighborhood, we are centrally located to walk to many wonderful restaurants in the Seabright area, as well as Whole Foods, New Leaf grocery store, and our favorite, Shoppers Corner grocery store, and The Buttery! Yum!

More Details

Owner
Daisy Shoe
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2018

About Daisy Shoe

My husband and I have raised 4 kids here! This is the neighborhood my husband grew up in, and now our kids! They are all grown now, but come home when they can! Our yard is our haven...lots of singing birds and gorgeous plants! It is our sanctuary!

The ocean is my sanctuary too, and I visit it almost everyday.

When not at the the ocean, I walk my dog down to the harbor everyday..or we go into the redwoods, hiking a trail, and enjoying the peace and beauty of nature. WE both take advantage of our location, and walk or ride our bikes as much as possible. Its just so peaceful to be able to live this way!

My life motto is CARPE DIEM…Life is too short, we must embrace one another, eat well, live well, and play hard!!!

Daisy Shoe purchased this house in 1998

Why Daisy Shoe chose Seabright

Why here?

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!!!

After living in various places all of my life, I fell in love with Santa Cruz 29 years ago..and plan to stay put!

We rarely leave our town, except to go to San Francisco once in a while, or Monterey. It's hard to leave a place that is so serene and beautiful. The weather is almost always perfect, and the people are very friendly.

There is beauty everywhere you look, from our rugged ocean to our majestic redwoods…So much beauty and things to do in the outdoors year-round, all within a 30 minute drive of one another. (most either walking distance, biking, or a 5 minute drive)!

We enjoy hosting our cottage as a way to meet new people, and sharing our love of our town, and all that she has to offer.

Our property is in the heart of Santa Cruz. We are in a quiet neighborhood, so at night, all you might hear are the waves crashing, or in the morning the birds singing. In the winter we usually hear the seals barking from the harbor and wharf.

In the summer, you can walk down to the Beach Boardwalk for their free summer concert series, (Friday and Saturday nights).

One block away is the Santa Cruz roller Rink..not just for kids!!!

Two blocks away is the Pacific Cultural Center (a world class Yoga institute).

We have numerous yummy restaurants around us, our library is one block away, three health food grocery stores are also within two blocks away, and the very best bakery in all of Santa Cruz, The Buttery, only 5 minutes away.

UCSC is 15 minutes away.

We also have easy freeway access, so you don't have to drive clear across town, (and get stuck in beach traffic) to get from point A to point B.

The Soquel Mountains have a huge variety of vineyards, and they are only 15 minutes away!

There is always something new to discover, and if all you want to do is chill, our cottage provides that, or go hang out at the Crows Nest at the Harbor (sailboat races are every Wednesday afternoon...great place to watch!)…and ENJOY AND RELAX

What makes this house unique

Our beach cottage is situated in the back of our 1/4 acre property.. IMMACULATE, extremely private, SUPER QUIET…serene. You have your own private entrance, private yard/patio, and designated off street parking in the driveway.

The cottage is new construction, well insulated, extremely quiet, private, and peaceful.

We only use eco-freindly products when cleaning, so there will never be any harsh chemical smells.We only use Meyers Clean Day, or hot water and vinegar...no scents.

With the charm and tranquility of taking you away…Decorated in a beach theme, high ceilings, fully equipped kitchen..electric griddle, gas stove and oven, coffee maker with coffee, blender, toaster-oven, ipod/ipad charger/player, all the do-dads you could need while cooking..painted with custom colors, it is just beautiful.

The patio has both sun and shade, and is quite large. We also provide an outdoor fire pit, outdoor party lights to enjoy our peaceful evenings,a brand new Weber gas BBQ, and two cruiser bicycles...with helmets and lock. ( we might be able to rustle up one or two more bikes if you need them, just ask)..

We also have to SUP (stand up paddle boards) that you may borrow if you ask.

Our cottage has loads of charm and coziness!

All of our neighbors are quiet, and respectful of one another. This is a lovely home that invites relaxation and roominess.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Seabright in Upper Seabright

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
  • Full bath, tub/shower combo. Bright, sunny, good ventilation. Tiled floors.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot
  • Master bedroom has both queen size bed and XL twin bed..both extremely comfortable. Living room has a very comfortable full size futon, and a regular couch.(not a pull-out)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
If you are looking for a tranquil, comfortable, spotless home, close to everything, here it is! This property is a home away from home. We want you to feel like you've been welcomed by a family friend, with all the amenities of home. THIS IS NOT A PARTY HOUSE!!! Be prepared to provide ID on arrival, verifying both age and who is staying at the property. If you show up with more than the number of people you booked the property, you will be turned away... The owner lives on the property, in the front house. We ask that outdoor activities (noise) end after 9:00 pm. to be mindful for everyone's peace and quiet in the evening..(including our neighbors) We are available by text or phone, and am happy to assist in making your stay as comfortable as possible...that being said, you have complete privacy, and are left alone unless you request assistance for something. There will be an assortment of treats & goodies to greet you when you arrive. This is a special spot, ENJOY!

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 50 reviews
5

Long story short: Perfect place in Santa Cruz and very helpful hostess.

  • 5 of 5

Everything is clean and supremely well organized. The patio is welcoming and can accommodate many. The house has all the amenities one may need and is very comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: 24-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We’re so glad you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for the wonderful review. We hope you can come this way again and stay even longer!
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La Quinta, CA
5

Wonderful place to stay and close to everything!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay and the house was very clean. I stayed with my three teenagers and two dogs. We could not have been happier. It was so close to everything we wanted to do. Nikki was very responsive and went out of he way to help us feel at home!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charlotte, NC
5

Perfect place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful visit in Santa Cruz. Nikki’s place was the perfect home away from home. Amazing hospitality and all the little touches made it a trip we won’t forget!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco
5

Clean, cozy, well stocked and great location

  • 5 of 5

My sons and I had a short but fun stay here, and I was super impressed at how much this rental offers by way of supplies, even food. Very friendly and patient with our dog who experienced some unexpected travel anxiety. Looks just as pictured. Enjoy!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Not a single complaint

  • 5 of 5

This was our first stay at a vacation rental and I am quite pleased. The house is clean and very comfortable. The outdoor space in nice. Parking is easy, as the driveway is reserved for you. The house was stocked with everything you could think of. Daisy was very nice and thoughtful. She was full of recommendations for places to eat, park or visit. Our 3 year old loved all the beach toys. We will definitely be returning!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review! It means so much to us to know our guests had a great time! We look forward to seeing you again soon.
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5

Sweet Santa Cruz Retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at this little home-away-from-home! We loved the full kitchen with its adorable gas stove, the spacious patio, and the comfortable beds. We took walks at the nearby Arana Gulch open space trails and enjoyed the quiet neighborhood close to shopping. We loved staying so close to home at a place that truly felt like home. And the hospitality of the hosts was exceptional. Thank you for accommodating our family and pets!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your amazing review. We are sl glad you felt at home, and enjoyed your time with us! All the very best to your family!..We look forward to hosting future friends that come for a visit.
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Location

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
rollercoasters, corndogs, and live music every friday and saturday night in the summer time!...
Natural Bridges State Beach
beautiful beach, at the end of west cliff drive...lots of parking, bbq's, and best of all......
Steamer Lane
famous world renowned surf spot!!! cant beat the Lane!!!!
Mystery Spot
Famous must see when you come to SC!!! Nothing like it in the world!!!..except maybe the Win...
Shadowbrook
Ride the trolley down the hill to one of our gems...gorgeous atmosphere, special birthday di...
The Crow's Nest Restaurant
Breakfast..no wait.. Wednesday nights 1/2 off appetizers upstairs..get there early!!!..Its w...
Santa Cruz Surfing Museum
WATCH THE LOCALS FROM THE MUSEUM BLUFF, BEST VIEW IN TOWN OF WORLD CLASS SURFING..WHEN THE S...
Cafe Brasil
YUM! GREAT PLACE TO WATCH THE WORLD CUP.. and when its over, their food is AMAZING, AND UNIQ...
The Walnut Avenue Cafe
YUMMY BREAKFAST, GET THERE EARLY, VERY POPULAR!
Santa Cruz Harbor Beach
WALK DON FROM THE COTTAGE TO THE HARBOR.. SO MUCH TO SEE .. ALDOS ON ONE SIDE, CROWS NEST ON...
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
WALK THRU THE REDWOODS, TAKE A RIDE ON THE ROARING CAMP SINGLE TRACK STEAM TRAIN, OR JUST BR...
Verve Coffee
MY FAVORITE IN TOWN!
West Cliff Drive
DRIVE DOWN WEST CLIFF DRIVE TO VIEW NATURE AT ITS FINEST!
Main Beach
COWELLS BEACH, THE BOARDWALK, THE WHARF...ALL RIGHT HERE!!! CANT BEAT THIS AMAZING BEACH!! P...
Wilder Ranch State Park
SHORT DRIVE UP THE COAST, 20 MINUTES.. LOTS OF SINGLE TRACK BIKE TRAILS, LOTS OF BEAUTIFUL H...
Seabright Beach
BEST BEACH IN SANTA CRUZ!!! A BIT QUIETER, BUT STILL RIGHT AT THE HARBOR. JUST GLORIOUS!!!
Shopper's Corner
BEST LOCALLY OWNED GROCERY STORE IN ALL OF SANTA CRUZ COUNTY !!! ACROSS THE STREET IS THE BU...
Harbor Cafe
SUPER GOOD FISH TACOS, EGGS BENE..EVERYTHING IS AMAZING.. GET THERE EARLY, VERY POPULAR!!!
El Palomar
TACO BAR AND RESATAURANT DOWNTOWN, OTHER PALOMAR RESTAURANT AT THE HARBOR! VERY AFFORDABLE, ...
Dharma's Restaurant
BEST VEGETARIAN FOOD IN ALL OF SANTA CRUZ!!! EXCEPTY THAT ITS IN CAPITOLA..JUST OFF 41ST AVE...
New Leaf Community Markets
1 1/2 BLOCK AWAY FROM THE COTTAGE, ALL ORGANIZ FOODS, OPRODUCE, MEATS...YOU NAMER ITY.. PLUS...
The Hook
FAMOUS SURF SPOT!
Aloha Island Grille
FEEL A BIT LIKE HAWAII..ALOHA! MAHALO
Neptune's Kingdom
SUPER FUN! LAZER TAG, MINIATURE GOLF, ARCADE!!! LOTS OF FOOD TOO!
The Buttery
THE VDERY BEST BAKERY IN SANTA CRUZ!!! EVERY SINGLE THING IS AMAZING!!!..EVEN THEIR COFFEE.
Monarch Butterfly Trail
A MUST DURING THE FALL WHEN THE MONARCHS ARE HERE!
Stagnaro Bros Seafood
GRAB A SHRIMP COCKTAIL WHILE WALKING ON THE WHARF, OR SOME FRESH FISH TO COOK UP! SUPER YUMMY!
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center
CHECK IT OUT!
The Catalyst
GREAT PLACE FOR LIVE MUSIC AND NIGHTTIME FUN!!!
Emily's Good Things To Eat
GOOD TREATS ON MISSION STREET!
Pono Hawaiian Grill
SUPER FRESH AND YUMMY AND AFFORDABLE!..AND NIGHT LIFE..LIVE MUSIC... ALSO BEST IN DAYTIME, O...
University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)
UCSC!!!!
Pizza My Heart
NICE THIN CRUST, AFFORDABLE..CAN BUY BY THE SLICE!
Aldo's Harbor Restaurant
DOG FRIENDLY, SUPER YUMMY AT THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE HARBOR...WALKING DISTANCE FROPM SEABRIGHT...
Twin Lakes State Beach
NICE FAMILY BEACH, LEFT SIDE OF THE HARBOR...
The Crepe Place
NIGHT LIFE, BREAKFAST AND LUNCH, OUTDOOR PATIO. DOG FRIENDLY OUTSIDE. BAR
Bonny Doon Vineyard Tasting Room
YUM!
I Love Sushi & Tappen
SUPER YUMMY! CREATIVE ROLLS, GENEROUS WITH COMPLIMENTary saki and appetizers.
Lillian's Italian Kitchen
always superb! be preparted to wait, or call in advance.
ODONATA WINES
Pleasure Pizza
yum! thicker crust than pizza my heart. yummy!
Nearest Airport
34 Miles
San Jose airport and Monterey airport
Nearest Barpub
0.8 Miles
Seabright Brewery
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Santa Cruz harbor
Nearest Golf
2.2 Miles
Delaveaga Golf Course
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
Metro center amtrak thru bus station
Nearest Motorway
0.4 Miles
Hwy 1 @ Morrissey ave.
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Lillians Italian Kitchen
Nearest Ski
250 Miles
Lake Tahoe
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Seabright Beach
Car: not necessary

Cozy large beach cottage-sleeps up to 4, completely private, separate entrance and private patio.

1 large master bedroom (queen bed and a XL Twin bed), walk-in closet, full bath, and firm futon couch in living room along with a regular non-pull out couch.

The cottage has it's own dedicated entrance, private patio, 4 chaise lounge chairs and table and chairs to enjoy outdoor dining.

A FULLY NON-SMOKING PROPERTY.

WE ARE DOG FRIENDLY FOR WELL-BEHAVED DOGS...NON-BARKING, AND FRIENDLY.

Enclosed patio allows for secure storage of bikes, surfboards, etc…

Private driveway for secure parking.

We live in the front house and are a phone call away.

We are in the Seabright neighborhood…One mile from beach, harbor, Beach Boardwalk, 1 mile from Downtown Santa Cruz. ..great 5 minute walk to Arana Gulch and down to the Harbor!!!

Perfect for biking, walking, or a short drive to all of the hot spots. Hop on hwy 1 to either San Francisco or Monterey for the day. There are amazing eateries within 3 blocks of us, as well as many state parks for serene hiking or mountain biking…Needless to say we have world class surfing too!

There is an off-leash dog park walking distance from us (Frederick street park), and we can help you with where to go in Santa Cruz that allows pets…Santa Cruz is very pet friendly, as we are, since we have a hound! (She lives in her private yard, and loves everyone!).

Public bus system is easily accessible. To get around you can bring or rent bikes, or borrow the 2 cruisers that we have for your use.

Our cottage is for couples, families with 1-2 children, a small group of friends maximum of 4. (girls retreat, writing group, artist retreat).

Our neighborhood is extremely quiet and serene.

We are:

5 -10 minutes drive to UCSC

5 -10 minutes drive to Capitola

45 min. drive to San Jose Airport

1 hour to San Francisco airport

1.25 hours to San Francisco

45 minutes to Monterey

1 hour to Carmel

1 1/2 hours to BIG SUR

10 minutes to The Mystery Spot

5 minute drive to the Boardwalk

5-10 minute walk to the harbor

10-15 minute walk to Frederick street park, off-leash dog park, and separate children's play structure park above the harbor.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £76.14
Refundable Damage Deposit £152.28

NON SMOKING PROPERTY ONLY* we do not rent to smokers*

MONTHLY RATES*low season only* $2950/mo.

~equivalent to $98/night for long term rates!~

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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