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Walk to beach. WiFi. Dog ok.

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2bd1ba cottage sleeps 4 adults plus 2 kids

Sweet 2 bedroom 1 bath home. Walk to Twin Lakes "Bonfire" Beach in under 5 minutes. Walk to the Harbor and Crows Nest restaurant with Lighthouse views in 6 minutes. Enjoy this custom 1940's cottage fully updated with a vintage twist. One bedroom with a queen bed and the second bedroom has two twin beds. There is also a pull out in the living room with a queen sized air mattress (way more comfortable than a hide a bed.)Fully equipped kitchen with a lovely dining area original tile and a classic gas range. Just right for a small family, or two couples. The yard has a hot and cold outdoor shower and seating for evening BBQ's and lounging in the sun. Large picnic table in the backyard to sit with family/friends. Full washer/dryer.


Owner
Kristin Falco
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 February, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great place, perfect for a weekend getaway! Only blocks to the beach, my sons loved it.
Aug 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Outdoor Shower , Hot/Cold
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Twin Lakes beach is just a short walk away. Take the family to the beach for a bonfire. Fire Rings provided. Walk to the harbor and catch a dinner cruise on the sailboat Chardonnay. The Wednesday evening 5-7 pm. sailboat regatta is always a beautiful sight. Walk to the Crows Nest for dinner, dancing or a Sunday night comedian. Close to the boardwalk and the Santa Cruz Natural History Museum as well.

Reviews

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(37 traveller reviews)

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Walk to beach. WiFi. Dog ok.
average rating of 4.891892 based on 39 reviews
4

Cute beach house in great location!

  • 4 of 5

Very clean and charming beach house close to beach and yacht harbor. Good hiking and biking close by.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A perfect homely place to rent...

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have rented many houses around the world over the past 20 years. This is one of the most divine we have stayed in, cozy and quaint, with everything thought through carefully. We just loved it! In five minutes, you can walk to the beach. But you do need a car to drive to the fun stuff over at the Pier.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved it. Can’t beat house and location.

  • 5 of 5

Amazing house. Owner was extremely receptive. Highly recommend!!!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Even Better Than the Pics

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable bed, a cupboard full of games, well-stocked kitchen and very easy walk to the beach. The sheets were so clean, several of us commented on their fresh smell. Double check your lock box details with Kristen before arriving -- ours were out of date due to a glitch with VRBO.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Cute house in a great location

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I stayed at this home just before Christmas. The house is adorable and the location is perfect for us.

I want to give it 5 stars but the stove didn’t work and there was no dishwasher which created a little work for us.

The host was very responsive and friendly.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely thanksgiving break

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely stay at the Lighthouse over the thanksgiving break. We were blessed with amazing weather so we got to spend a lot of time at the beach. There is a beach at the end of the street (a couple of blocks) which has lovely water but there is a massive project going on at the moment until the end of April that involves the back of the beach being dug up and pipes being put in. If you ignore what is sitting behind you, it is still lovely. We had a thanksgiving picnic there. We were a short walk to the mariner where we ate at Crows Nest restaurant that was great and there was a coffee shop next door that we got coffees and smoothies from. On the other side of the mariner there was a great little restaurant called Aldo's that we enjoyed too. It is a short drive to the boardwalk that we unfortunately never got to and about at 10 minute drive to Capitola (we spent the day there). The house is small but perfect for a small family, it had everything that we needed, it was clean, nicely appointed (super comfy beds) in a great location. The only thing it was missing was a dishwasher, but with the older style kitchen, Im not sure how that could be included. Thanks Kristin!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
36 Miles
Mineta San Jose international Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Crows Nest
Nearest Golf
3.6 Miles
Pasatiempo
Nearest Train
38 Miles
Amtrak San Jose
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Harbor Cafe
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Twin Lakes
Car: recommended

Walk to Twin Lakes Beach in under 5 minutes. Walk to the Harbor and Crows Nest restaurant with Lighthouse views in 6 minutes. Charter services, including fishing, diving, photographic, whale watching and wildlife excursions are available as well as fresh seafood straight from the boat. Check with the Santa Cruz Harbor for more details. Aldo's restaurant is across the harbor just a short 5 minute drive. Aldo's is a local favorite for breakfast with a view. The Harbor Cafe is quite a special catch as well. The sea worthy ambiance, bottomless mimosas and brunch are surely a meal worth writing home about. Of course there are several sights to see at the Beach Boardwalk. There is a new ride this summer called the Undertow! A one of a kind spinning roller coaster. A must see. Downtown Santa Cruz has so many great shops from O'Neils, and Pacific Surf to our favorite Bookshop Santa Cruz. Don't miss Marini's famous salt water taffy and a cup of amazing Santa Cruz Roasting co. coffee.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £118.29
Pet Fee £35.84
Damage Deposit £358.45

Fees and Rental Conditions: refundable property damage deposit $500, cleaning fee $165, Santa Cruz county tax (TOT) rate fee of 11% and VRBO service fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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