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5-Acre Mountain Retreat In The Serene Santa Cruz Mountains

#410003 · Vacation Rental in , ,

2 Bedrooms
5 guests
2 Full Bathrooms
Vacation Rental

Property Description

Beautiful two story custom home. Private downstairs suite (700 sq ft) is available for our guests (2 bedrooms/1.5 baths/living area/kitchen nook). Mountain/Canyon views. Wildlife and tranquility. Lots of nearby restaurants. 5 mins to Capitola / 50 mins to Monterey/Carmel. <<<

Whether you're an over-worked Silicon Valley couple looking for a romantic weekend getaway or an out-of-towner who wishes to explore the marvels of the breathtaking Monterey Bay area, this 5-acre, hillside property is simply charming. If you need to get away from the hustle and bustle of the cities, suburbs or even beach area congestion in your quest to restore your inner tranquility, re-connect with your significant other, “become one” with nature, see twice as many stars out at night, or you're simply looking to avoid highway 17 traffic home after a long day at the beach, we invite you to experience this very special retreat.

We start your visit with a complimentary pot of Moroccan mint tea. Once you are well-rested, there is a variety of interesting things to do in the area. Having your own car is essential to access the residence and to travel beautiful state highway 1 to nearby locations such as the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Capitola beach, Moss Landing, Marina, Monterey (Cannery Row, Monterey Bay Aquarium), Carmel (17 Mile Drive, Pebble Beach) and Big Sur. We are also a 40 minute drive to downtown San Jose--the heart of Silicon Valley.

Nestled in a secluded canyon in the Santa Cruz Mountains, the home is only 2.5 miles to downtown Soquel / Capitola and borders Santa Cruz. Offering a quiet, peaceful setting with lots of wildlife (deer, racoon, rabbit, coyote, hawk, owl, etc.), tree diversity (oak, redwood, bay leaf, pine, eucalyptus, palm, etc.), open space and panoramic views, yet within a 5 minute drive to downtown shopping, dining and surfing, the location offers the best of both worlds. The immediate neighborhood has sparse housing (minimum parcel size is 5 acres) and offers an undisturbed and irresistible peace.

You will have access to the 700 square foot, secluded, 100% private downstairs floor with complete disconnection (blocked off) from the (owner occupied) upstairs. Entry is from an exterior doorway. The space includes two large bedrooms (purple and green rooms), a living area (175 sq feet) and 1.5 bathrooms. The purple bedroom has one queen bed. The green bedroom has a large bunk bed (supporting 2 adults or children) and one single bed (adult or child). We've added a new kitchen nook containing a two-burner electric stove, microwave oven, sink and mini-refrigerator. Amenities include: freshly clean linens and towels, coffee maker, hot water kettle, free coffee/tea/hot chocolate, toaster, free Wifi, 2 TV's (one in living area and one in green bedroom), Amazon Fire Stick (Netflix, YouTube, Firefox, etc. on TV), and DVD player (in living area only). WEATHER & CONDITIONS PERMITTING--enjoy an outside patio with chairs, ice cooler and outdoor gas BBQ with additional single gas stove. Patio overlooks some marvelous mountain and canyon views.

Note: There are lots of nearby dining establishments within 5 minutes drive (dine-in, take-out or home delivery). You can also use the gas BBQ/stove outside (weather & conditions permitting) or utilize the kitchen nook to cook light meals. Dining is certainly permitted inside the premises. The refrigerator will support many of your perishables, although space is limited. We provide various utensils and cooking pots as well.


  • Check-in begins at 2pm thru 11pm

  • Check-out time is 12 noon

  • No pets

  • No smoking

  • No illegal drug use

  • NO OUTSIDE VISITORS except with pre-approval

  • Reduce noise after midnight (this is not a party house and we live in a quiet neighborhood where sound travels)

  • Please clean all dirty pots, pans, dishes and utensils that you borrow before you check out
Bedroom Description

2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathroom, 4 Beds, Sleeps 5

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House Rules

Check In Time: 02:00
Check Out Time:
Max occupancy: 5 guests

Sleeping Arrangements

Common Space
Bed types not specified
Bedroom 1
1 Queen Bed
Bedroom 2
1 Twin


Rate Name Nightly Weekend Weekly Monthly
Default Rate
No Minimum Stay
$50 CAD - - -
02/12/18 - 02/12/21
1 Night Minimum
$250 CAD - - -
02/12/18 - 02/12/21
7 Nights Minimum
$225 CAD - - -
02/12/18 - 02/12/21
30 Nights Minimum
$197 CAD - - -
06/01/18 - 07/31/18
1 Night Minimum
$250 CAD - - -
06/01/18 - 07/31/18
7 Nights Minimum
$199 CAD - - -



Internet Access
Cable / Satellite TV
DVD Player




Dishes / Utensils
Small Appliances


Deck / Patio
BBQ / Grill
Parking Available
Sandy Beach


Restaurant On Site
Gym / Fitness Centre

Availability Calendar


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  • Check In Available
  • Check Out Available
Availability last updated Feb 19, 2018
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