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  • The Mushroom Dome Retreat & LAND of Paradise Suite
    SUPERHOSTDome house · 3 guests · 2 beds · 1 bath
    The Mushroom Dome Retreat & LAND of Paradise Suite

    There has been a lot of concern about the Covid-19 virus. We are quite isolated here so your exposure risks are much lower than in a city. However, if there is any chance that you have been exposed to it, please don't make a reservation. Access to beaches in Santa Cruz Co is limited right now. We have been listing the Mushroom Dome Cabin with airbnb since July '09 and have had the most reservations of any of their listings - in the world. We have had over 5,000 guests from over 50 countries.

    What guests are saying:

    “Kitty gave clear directions on how to get to the cabin and even personally met us at the driveway so we could get to know our hostess which was so nice. We were a little put off by the idea of a compostable toilet but after experiencing one and how clean and easy it seemed to maintain we're looking into replacing our standard toilet for a compostable one as well! Her cat milo was so friendly, although I'm allergic I couldn't help but show some love...and take some claritin! The landscaping was breathtaking throughout. Can't wait to come back with a book or two to read and enjoy in the garden. Kitty has a rulebook put together which some may find daunting...but if you read through the rules are pretty common sense. We loved her sense of humor and are looking forward to booking again soon.”

  • Redwood Treehouse Santa Cruz Mtns.
    SUPERHOSTTreehouse · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath
    Redwood Treehouse Santa Cruz Mtns.

    A magical Redwood Treehouse located it the beautiful Santa Cruz Mountains. There is a live tree growing right through the main living area and another in the bathroom! It is simply incredible. It was built by my friend, Randy, a stained glass artist. Everyone who sees it are delighted by it. Please read entire description before making a reservation request. It has a delicious high-bed, a kitchen with a small stove and refrigerator, and typical cooking tools. There is a full bathroom with shower and toilet of course. There is now a hot-tub at about 103 degrees ready for your soak before bed or a morning treat. The Treehouse is a short walk of a few hundred yards (about four minutes) through the beautiful woods from the parking area. There is a gas stove for heating. There is a TV and DVD player with many movies to choose from. For travelers this is the best of both worlds. A wonderful treehouse nestled in the redwood forest, a short distance to HWY 1(Pacific Coast HWY) the main vein to Monterey, Carmel-by-the-Sea, Big Sur, Capitola and Santa Cruz and the HWY 101 Corridor. People come from all over the world to experience the Pacific Coast specifically the Monterey Bay area. It is an area rich in history. Here you will find world class art, music, cuisine, golf, surfing, sightseeing, hiking, biking, sunbathing, whale watching, birding, fishing, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and so much more. You can spend the day engaged in a variety of activities, physical and/or cultural. However you spend your day you can return home to a mountain treehouse and quiet. The weather here is excellent. It is located in a micro climate called a ‘banana belt’. Though the beach is only 25 minutes away we are often in the sun when our neighbors in the valley and on the coast are in the fog. Winters are mild we average 25” of rainfall a year. Summers can be warm but delightful. The fog rolling in at night is nature’s air conditioner and everything cools down. The weather is nearly perfect. Fog burns off early enough to make the beaches comfortable all day. The Santa Cruz Mountains are home to Sequoia Sempervirens commonly known as a Redwood Tree. They are native only to a specific part of Pacific Coast region. Come and visit our amazing part of the world and experience something special about the California Coast. All linens are provided. The kitchen has the basic items for cooking, i.e., spices, oil, vinegar, sugar, and tea. Two-night minimum on weekends. THREE-DAY MINIMUM on HOLIDAY WEEKENDS. A 60.00 cleaning fee will be charged per each stay. We are a green establishment. Environmentally friendly cleaning products are used. We ask our guests to consider using fewer towels during their stay and not requesting a sheet change unless your stay is longer than a week. I have a moderate cancellation policy. You must cancel a full seven days before your reservation. Please make sure that you read it thoroughly. You will be charged 50% of your stay if you cancel after the grace period.

    What guests are saying:

    “My husband and I returned again, this time not to celebrate our marriage but to celebrate our baby arriving in July! This treehouse is a magical sanctuary and we are so blessed to be able to disconnect (truly-no signal/no WiFi) from the hustle and bustle of every day life. We will forever come back to this treehouse as long as we are able. Thank you Mary Jane for creating this space for people from all over to experience!! You and your family are amazing! For first timers: this is a good 30 minutes up windy, dark (at night) roads so it’s easiest to spend your days out and about and get back to the treehouse much before sunset. The treehouse has a full kitchen with everything you need to make meals “at home”. There aren’t a lot of near-by coffee shops and restaurants so truly, just enjoy the treehouse and what it has to offer and lay low ☮️”

  • Redwood Riverfront Getaway
    SUPERHOSTEntire guest suite · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath
    Redwood Riverfront Getaway

    Awesome find! We are nestled in the beautiful California coastal redwood forest directly next to the San Lorenzo River. Our guests can enjoy our private guest suite with its own entrance and full bathroom. Our two acre property features tall trees, seasonal river swimming on our private beach, fishing, kayaking, and exploring. We are 90 seconds from Downtown Boulder Creek, minutes away from incredible Santa Cruz mountain wine tasting, hiking, fine dining, and the coastline. SCC Permit #181307

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  • Pool
  • Free parking on premises
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