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Fabulous Memories, Private Meadow, Immaculate 1-level Ben Lomond Home,

13 reviews
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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
The MASTER SUITE overlooks our private meadow and has its own free-standing gas fireplace, oversized stone shower with never ending on-demand hot water. The multi-level deck with cafe table, napping sofa, or hot tub with waterfall is a great private escape. Two of the three bedrooms have super comfortable queen beds, with the third bedroom was transformed early May to bunkbeds. We are waiting for the mattresses to arrive any moment (5/6/18). Maximum occupancy allowed per our permit, is 8 adults. The Rock FIREPLACE in the Living-room opposes a wall of windows looking into the canopy of a heritage oak. The spacious and open kitchen with large windows, and generous counter space accommodates multiple chefs cooking together while overlook the wildlife parade ongoing in the meadow and the d...The MASTER SUITE overlooks our private meadow and has its own free-standing gas fireplace, oversized stone shower with never ending on-demand hot water. The multi-level deck with cafe table, napping sofa, or hot tub with waterfall is a great private escape. Two of the three bedrooms have super comfortable queen beds, with the third bedroom was transformed early May to bunkbeds. We are waiting for the mattresses to arrive any moment (5/6/18). Maximum occupancy allowed per our permit, is 8 adults. The Rock FIREPLACE in the Living-room opposes a wall of windows looking into the canopy of a heritage oak. The spacious and open kitchen with large windows, and generous counter space accommodates multiple chefs cooking together while overlook the wildlife parade ongoing in the meadow and the distant Bonny Doon mountains. AIR Conditioning is provided for those few really hot summer days. In addition to the two decks there are several distinct outdoor areas: * MEADOW ROOM made from the tops of redwood trees and sandstone flagstones with fire pit, sofa, and stars to amaze; *KITCHEN GARDEN provides fresh fruit, herbs, lettuce, and provide lifelong memories harvesting with the kids; *MEDITATION FOUNTION with benches and bird feeders is often mentioned as a favorite; *ENCLOSED FRONT GARDEN is a great place to barbacue, visit, or read a book. *Both Gas GRILL and Charcoal Barbecue. PROPERTY is a full 2 1/2 acres (meadow and wooded park setting) but we back up to thousands of acres of undeveloped land; and located not far from the giant redwoods, a world class zip-line course, and the historic mountain to beach rail line. Boats and canoes will be available at Loch Lomond Reservoir during the summer. The Pergola Is Handmade From the Tops Of Redwood Trees From The San Lorenzo Valley. *Sunset trail behind the house, or the Discovery Trail that passes by the equestrian center, and turtle pond is best accessed from the trail head at the top of the road. The Federal Designated Preservation Area is rich world around our home. It is a Single level California Bungalow with chef's KITCHEN and open floor plan is a great indoor/outdoor space to kick back and enjoy not only the Santa Cruz Mountains but the entire central coast between San Fransisco and Monterey. Relatively secluded but an easy drive to town and BEACHES. The world famous Santa Cruz Wharf and Beach Boardwalk, and the fabulous West Cliff Drive are found within 10 miles of our bungalow. Big Sur and San Francisco and all the all the treasures between (Monterey, Carmel, Point Lobos, Franklin Point, Pigeon Point, Los Gatos, and Saratoga) are available as day trips from this central location. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 111596More
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
A Winter Sun Getaway
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Secure Parking
Garage
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Hot Tub
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Housekeeping Optional
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Good Nightlife
Balcony
Boat Available
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Deck
Fireplace
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Reviewed 24 December 2016

All of our family loved staying at this wonderful home away from home! It had everything we needed: privacy, beautiful location, close to small towns and a short drive to Santa Cruz, full kitchen with state of the art appliances, hot tub, spacious back yard,...More

Date of stay: December 2016
5  Thank Jill B
BenLomondBungalow, VR Owner at Fabulous Memories, Private Meadow, Immaculate 1-level Ben Lomond Home,, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2016

The Santa Cruz Mountains are way too fabulous to keep secret. We love that you loved our place of magic and wonder and look forward to hearing back from you. Each season holds its own gifts of beauty and adventure but the summer season is...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

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Date of stay: December 2016
BenLomondBungalow, VR Owner at Fabulous Memories, Private Meadow, Immaculate 1-level Ben Lomond Home,, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2016

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Reviewed 1 July 2016

Myself and 3 friends visited this lovely home so we could be near Santa Cruz and the boardwalk. We had a great time the house was very clean and easy to get to. The kitchen is amazing and well stocked with everything you need to...More

Date of stay: June 2016
8  Thank OnAir654314
BenLomondBungalow, VR Owner at Fabulous Memories, Private Meadow, Immaculate 1-level Ben Lomond Home,, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2016

We are glad you enjoyed your stay and thank you for taking the time to review the property. Although Santa Cruz is known for its beaches, the treasures found in the mountains for hiking, redwood trees, and art make it a year round destination area....More

Reviewed 15 June 2016

Perfect home for my family's visit to the Santa Cruz-Santa Clara area. House was kept very clean, kitchen was well stocked with plates, utensils and cookware, and overall it was a very cozy place. My grand daughters loved the garden. I would not hesitate staying...More

Date of stay: June 2016
3  Thank Nuhc71
BenLomondBungalow, VR Owner at Fabulous Memories, Private Meadow, Immaculate 1-level Ben Lomond Home,, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2016

Thank you for taking the time to submit the review. Collectively they are the best way for a prospective guest to judge past guest experiences. We loved the photos you texted of your granddaughter but are amazed that you were able to catch a goopher...More

Reviewed 20 September 2014

Our daughter got married at Highland Park, so we rented the house to be close. The house worked great for us. We only had one problem we did not get to enjoy the house, we really need to go back and stay again to relax....More

Date of stay: September 2014
7  Thank Marilyn P
BenLomondBungalow, VR Owner at Fabulous Memories, Private Meadow, Immaculate 1-level Ben Lomond Home,, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2014

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience of staying in the Santa Cruz Mountains. We love introducing people new to the area and watch them get excited about so many things to do. Much of the area is just magical...More

About the Owner
Lindley and Lolly V
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2012
Interaction with guests
The San Lorenzo Valley is one of the great assets often overlooked in the Santa Cruz Mountains, but is home to several State Redwood Parks, restored 19th century logging villages sometimes used for Hollywood Location Shoots, Fishing, Zipline, and country markets, and world class music. We are happy to help you plan your trip and make suggestions. We are available by text or phone 24/7.
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About the neighbourhood
The Oak Tree speaks for it self, it is AMAZING, as are the birds who come to rest. The redwood forests, beaches, are all with in reach. We are free from traffic, noise, and grime. Mt. Hermon offers a fantastic and rare zip line opportunity as you move from platform to platform through the tree top canopy. Loch Lomond Reservoir offers several different small boat rentals and stock trout, bass, and blue gill. West Cliff Drive and world famous Santa Cruz Wharf and Beach Boardwalk the are found within 10 miles of our bungalow. We are 200 yards from the Sunset Trail at the Quail Hollow Ranch Park and Nature Preserve in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Big Sur and San Francisco and all the all the treasures between (Monterey, Carmel, Point Lobos, Franklin Point, Pigeon Point, Los Gatos, and Sarat...
Getting around
Car is the most common mode of transportation, but Uber, Bus (Felton Safeway, Scotts Valley, and Santa Cruz Stations), and Bikes are all available. More information is available upon request.
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