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Kate's Cottage by the Sea: A Family Retreat in Santa Cruz, CA. Walk to Beach!

Covered patio with hot tub, gas grill, patio table and grassy fenced-in yard with room to play.
Very good
19 reviews
Covered patio with hot tub, gas grill, patio table and grassy fenced-in yard with room to play.
Living room, dining room with hardwoods, gas fireplace, access to patio in back, deck in front.
Dining room table seats 8 comfortably.
Light and bright, fully-equipped kitchen with gas range, microwave, dishwasher, service for 12.
Family room with 2 queen futons, 50' class TV, blue-ray player, foosball table, card table, etc.
Back bedroom with Queen bed, TV, dresser, room for crib if needed.
Middle bedroom with Queen bed, TV, dresser, room for crib if needed.
Front bedroom with Cal King bed, TV, dresser, rollaway in closet, room for crib if needed.
Bathroom adjoining the family room.
Shower with grab bars.
Plenty of room for a game of croquet in the private, fenced-in back yard.
Cozy, romantic table in back garden area. Help yourselves to yummy edible loquats when in season.
Wetsuits and boogie boards for you to use!
Washer and dryer (please bring your own detergent).
Just another perfect day on one of the nearby pet-friendly beaches...
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Santa Cruz, California
Hidden away from the bustling Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Kate’s Cottage by the Sea offers a come-as-you-are getaway for everyone – from the young to the young-at-heart, and even your four-legged family members.

Leave with a great tan, a relaxed attitude and priceless memories with the ones you love.
With room for 8, our cozy home is a five-minute walk from picturesque local beaches at 23rd Avenue, 26th Avenue and Moran Lake, and features a spacious yard for you to spread out in.

An open design maximizes time together, so you can be part of the laughs even while whipping up meals. With a living room and a family room, half the family can snuggle up by the fireplace and chat while the other half hits the foosball table for a friendly competition or flips on their favorite movie.

And don’t forget about the yard: once the kids are...
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Listing #FKN2387898
About the Owner
Kathie G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Guests will be provided a customized confirmation by email. Owner is available to answer questions or offer suggestions for local restaurants, beaches, things to do, etc. Before arrival, guests must sign contract (required by County) and register names and contact information for adults in the group, vehicle descriptions, and ages of all minors. Key will be available in keybox and code to keybox provided a day or two before arrival upon receipt of all requested details. *-Rate Details-* PLEASE READ. THESE TERMS PREVAIL OVER ANY OTHER DESCRIPTIONS PROVIDED BY THE LISTING SITE: -Automated website quotes may not reflect correct holiday adjustments or charges. Please confirm price with owner.
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

We loved the cottage. It has everything we needed. It’s very spacious for seven of us plus our little Maltese. It is located in a quiet neighborhood within walking distance to beautiful beaches and close drive to major tourist areas. All instructions for everything was...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Management response:Responded 27 December 2017

It was such a pleasure to have you stay. You're welcome back any time.

Reviewed 19 June 2017

If there was any challenge to staying at Kate’s Cottage, it would be trying to come up with something that was not included--and we never did want for anything! The house was spotless, VERY comfortable, and truly has everything you could need or want. We...More

1  Thank Midge W
Management response:Responded 22 June 2017

What a pleasure it was to have you stay! It would be wonderful to hear from you again!

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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We traveled here for my daughters birthday. Kathie made booking simple, gave helpful travel tips & traffic updates. She was easy to contact & pleasant to work with. The beach house was perfect! Bright, fun beach theme and homelike feel. My kids loved the football...More

1  Thank Alicia M
Management response:Responded 9 March 2017

Alicia, it was a pleasure to have you stay. I'm glad you had a good time, and would welcome you back any time!

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(4)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • SuperKing Beds:(1)
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Early check-in/ late check-out may often be arranged in advanced (additional charge applies for first-time guests). Maximum number of people aged 12 and up is limited by County...
    2 Full baths
    1 King
    1 Full
    2 Cribs
    4 Queens
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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17 Jul 2018 -
20 Jul 2018
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23 Jul 2018 -
26 Jul 2018
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9 Aug 2018
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Holiday surcharge (only when applicable)-includes tax: £132 / stay - Fee
  • Tax on turnover and management fees: £39 / stay - Fee
  • Turnover fee (includes cleaning, setup, etc.)--avg.: £170 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: £189 / stay - Deposit
  • Pet Fee (when applicable): £76 / stay - Fee
  • Management fee: £76 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
-Automated quotes from listing website must be confirmed with owner. See property description for full rate details, payment terms and cancellation/rescheduling policy. PLEASE READ (AND FEEL FREE TO ASK ABOUT) THE BREAKDOWN IN THE QUOTATION BEFORE DECIDING TO BOOK, AS WE DO NOT OFFER ADJUSTMENTS AFTER A RESERVATION IS MADE.
-Listing site doesn't show full rental agreement. Before booking online, contact owner regarding terms.
-Refund only if cancelled dates resold.
-All local County requirements (noise curfew, occupancy limits, etc.) are enforced. Fireworks are illegal in Santa Cruz County.
- $59 damage insurance +$100 refundable security deposit OR $850 refundable security deposit required. Please ask owner for details.
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About the neighbourhood
This house is located two easy blocks from several great beaches. Great surfing, boogie boarding, beachwalking and places for evening beach fires all within an easy, mostly level walk.
Getting around
Most people have a car, some bring bikes and/or strollers.
Car advised
How to get there
Owner is happy to provide suggested route, including stops along the way if in town early.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive.
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