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Larry Cronin

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Very Cute Furnished backyard Guest House 2 Blocks to ocean, 5 min. walk downtown AVAILABLE 6/1/21 $3000/mo. WALKING SCORE of 90!!

Santa Cruz, California, United States

Listing #141296

Guest House | Entire Home
Rates from USD $3000 | Monthly
Last Updated 35 days ago


AVAILABLE as of 6/1/21 for minimum ONE MONTH stays at $3000 PER MONTH (summer months possible) ALL UTILITIES/INTERNET ARE INCLUDED - ALL of them! This house sleeps 1-4 people – able to have 2 live there and optional room for 2 overnite guests. It is only a 5 to 8 minute walk to downtown via Pacific Avenue and two blocks to Santa Cruz Boardwalk. (If you do not hear back, try from another email address, I've had trouble with this one. Some do not get through to me.) This guest house is behind a beautiful historic Victorian built in 1910, newly converted from garage and done very tastefully, fully updated with many well-appointed touches including artwork, new hardwood floors, recycled countertops, all new plumbing, all modern retro appliances and internet with a Wi-Fi ready TV that can stream Netflix. Fresh paint inside and out. Parking is easily available in driveway or on street. Utilities – electric/gas/garbage/water/gardener/internet/Netflix are ALL covered and included in price. There is a cozy bedroom with heat, and a kitchen/dining/living area in one nice-sized area that is very comfortable. We provide it completely furnished with dishes, silverware, pots, pans etc., and all towels & bedding! Bed is a double. Gorgeous garden. It is very close to bus lines including to UCSC and a VERY QUICK 8 minute walking distance to downtown, stores, and parks. It is on a residential street without significant traffic. It is safe and yard is locked. Noise is not a problem. Neighbors are very nice. Also access to outdoor surf shower and room for surfboards and bikes. This house is in new shape and has: HARDWOOD FLOORS, WASHER/DRYER, STOVE, FRIDGE, FREEZER, MICROWAVE, TOASTER DOUBLE PANE WINDOWS for quiet nights BACKYARD DECK and GARDEN area SOME STORAGE Gas heating/ plenty of hot water Room for car in the driveway Additional parking on the street and almost always available Total size 495 sq ft The beach is two blocks away and Cowell’s & Steamers world famous surf areas are walking distance. Everything very easily reached on bike. The area is safe. The windows are thick and keep out noise, which is not a problem anyway. There are the following things nearby ALL within a ten minute walk: over 20 excellent restaurants (at least 3 Zagat rated), 3 movie theaters with many foreign and indie films, dozens of clothing stores, a Japanese sauna/spa, several coffee houses, an authentic Chinese tea house, 2+ pubs, wine tasting shops, craft beer shops, many bars, music & musical instrument stores, a Verizon store, post office, bookstores, at least a few live music venues, 2+ yoga/massage studios, parks, bike shops, 3 farmers markets, grocery stores (including herbal, Trader Joe's, New Leaf, Mexican, Safeway, etc.), and drug stores, a bagelry, cafes, bakeries, and churches. All walking distance! It is an easy quick couple blocks to West Cliff and the beach and the wharf which has its own complete amusement park, concerts, surfing, biking, kayaking, sailing. Free concerts in summer on beach. This place is a hidden jewel and unbelievable fun for people of all ages. You do not need a car to stay here. Traffic access to Freeway and Hwy 1 is very easy. Airport shuttle available. Day hikes to the redwoods are right nearby. Visitors find this place without any problem. Come enjoy the coastal life!




485 ft2

Suited For

Property Type
Guest House


From January 4, 2022 until June 18, 2022

Minimum Stay

1 Month | Dates are flexible for this listing

Comments: Dates flexible!! - Inquire about what times you need, especially summer


Guest House in Santa Cruz, California, United States

Closest University

UCSC University of California Santa Cruz

Nearby Universities
Cabrillo College, Santa Clara University

Beach Hill

Comments: Beach Hill near Santa Cruz Wharf & Boardwalk

Explore the Area


  • Off Campus
  • Urban
  • Historic Home
  • Architectural Gem
  • Near Ocean or Lake
  • Near Mountains
  • Near Woods
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Shops
  • Near Public Transportation

Rental Rates and Terms

Rates from USD $3000 Monthly

Utilities are included

A cleaning service can be discussed

Comments: $1000 returnable security deposit.


Ask about the suitability of the home for young kids

Pets are not allowed

Smoking is not allowed

A car is not available





High Speed Internet




Balcony or Patio


Dedicated Parking










Comments: surf & bike friendly property


Larry Cronin user icon

Larry Cronin

Member Since 2010

Trust Score (47)
Independent Scholar or Retired Academic