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Private Cottage Overlooking Creek

Michele User Profile

Private Cottage Overlooking Creek

Entire guesthouse
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Sparkling clean
10 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Michele is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

Private cottage in the woods with full kitchen & bath. Bedroom has queen mattress on an elegant brass frame--perfect for a get-away with your sweetie. Large deck overlooks riparian corridor which hosts many birds-come enjoy their song!


Free parking on premises
Laptop-friendly workspace
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re traveling with.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed,1 air mattress
Common spaces
1 queen bed,2 air mattresses


Step-free access to the bedroom
Extra space around bed



326 reviews
Varda User Profile
June 2014
Michele and Matt were wonderful hosts, and the cottage is totally lovely. It is well equipped, charming, spotless and close to Santa Cruz and the coast. It is even more delightful than it looks in the photos, and has a superb terrace in the woods. This is a wonderful, private and…
Emily User Profile
May 2014
Better than we expected! The deck was gigantic, as was the living space. The photos really don't give the size of the cottage justice. It was a great spot for our family for two days. Michele and Matt were nice enough to leave us some delicious muffins and fresh fruit for the…
Molly User Profile
April 2013
This cottage is lovely and quiet. We loved relaxing on the deck. Our 2 year old loved the swing and hammock and visiting the horses across the road. Matt & Michele have a great little spot. Thanks!
Grace User Profile
September 2019
Michele and Matt are wonderful people! Their cottage is perfect for a relaxing getaway. I spent much of my time relaxing on the quiet serene deck looking out into the woods above the creek. I would highly recommend!
Daniel User Profile
September 2019
Relaxing and tranquil. A perfect space to unwind with all the amenities you could need. I recommend this Airbnb!
Claus User Profile
September 2019
I love it when you expect something good and it turns out to be great! We had work obligations so early to rise and returned after dark so not enough time to enjoy the lovely deck immersed in nature. Michele was laid back and very pleasant. The cottage is behind their house and…
Jp User Profile
September 2019
Clean, cozy, private, spacious; it is a wonderful weekend getaway. Michele and Matt are super friendly hosts and great people.

Hosted by Michele

Santa Cruz, CAJoined in December 2011
Michele User Profile
373 Reviews
Michele is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
We live on .75 acre near Scotts Valley. We have a private home plus a cottage rental. There is a shop on the property where Matt works as a furniture maker. Michele works full-time in healthcare. We enjoy the outdoors, hiking, cycling, reading, art, movies, and travel. We…
Interaction with guests
Generally it is up to them. We enjoy socializing with people, giving them tours of the garden and woodshop.
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Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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The neighborhood


House Rules

No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in time is 5PM - 10PM and check out by 12PM (noon)