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Furnished Cottage nr ocean&downtown, 6/13-30 $1000/wk AND Oct 2nd $3600/mo

Santa Cruz, California, United States
Rates from USD $3600 | Monthly

Guest House | Entire Home
Available Dates:
From June 13, 2024 until June 30, 2024


AVAILABLE 6/13-6/30/2024 for short stay at $1000/week AND 10/2/24 at $3600/month. (If the ad is up, it is available) Dates are flexible!! Inquire about what times you need, especially in summers, I'm flexible. ALL UTILITIES/INTERNET ARE INCLUDED - ALL of them! Good internet. Two Bikes come with it. And 2 parking spots in driveway. This house sleeps 1-4 people – able to have 2 live there and optional room for 2 occasional overnite guests. It is only a 5 to 8 minute walk to downtown via Pacific Avenue and two blocks to Santa Cruz Boardwalk and Beach. Great surfing nearby - you could walk or bike. (If you do not hear back from me, try writing from another email address. I've had trouble with my email blocking people randomly. Some people do not get through to me.) This guest house is behind a beautiful historic Victorian built in 1910, The unit is newly converted 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. Two Parking spots are easily available in driveway or more 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 queen. Gorgeous garden with clothesline, hammock, and patio tables for outdoor dining/reading etc. 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 2 bikes to borrow. This house is in new shape and has: BICYCLES (2) for guests HARDWOOD FLOORS, WASHER/DRYER, STOVE, FRIDGE, FREEZER, MICROWAVE, TOASTER, COFFEE MAKER DOUBLE PANE WINDOWS for quiet nights BACKYARD DECK and GARDEN area SOME STORAGE for luggage & boxes Electric heating/ plenty of hot water Room for cars in the driveway Additional parking on the street and almost always available Total size 485 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, Shopper's Corner, 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. About 25 wineries within 20 minute drive. 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/Uber easily 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 June 13, 2024 until June 30, 2024

Minimum Stay

1 Week | Dates are flexible for this listing

Comments: Available 6/13-6/18 for $1000 ONE TO TWO WEEK STAY, AND 10/2/24 for stays of at least one month. $3600/mo. Everything included. Inquire about what times you need, especially in summers,


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 Downtown, Wharf & Boardwalk. Walk or bike to best surfing around. Bike shed available to be used. Storage for luggage and surfboards.

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 $3600 Monthly

Utilities are included

A cleaning service can be discussed

Comments: $1000 returnable security deposit. Cleaning is extra if wanted. All utilities covered: water, electric, gas, garbage, landscaper, good internet. Our housekeeper is available for hire if you needit.


Ask about the suitability of the home for young kids

Pets are not allowed

Smoking is not allowed

A car is available

Comments: 2 spots in driveway available, extra parking on street,





High Speed Internet




Balcony or Patio


Dedicated Parking










Comments: surf & bike friendly property


Listing Owner user icon

Listing Owner

Member Since 2010

Trust Score (67)
Independent Scholar or Retired Academic

Listing Owner

Member Since 2010

Trust Score (67)
Independent Scholar or Retired Academic
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