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

This Vintage California Ranch Home Offers Magnificent Detail Throughout Interior and Exterior Spaces
13 reviews
This Vintage California Ranch Home Offers Magnificent Detail Throughout Interior and Exterior Spaces
Look into the Canopy Of The Massive Oak or Relax Under the Stars In The Meadow Room with Fire Pit.
Leather Sofa Pulls Out Into An Extra Bed With A 5-Star View.
Create Family Memories In A Beautiful Kitchen With Heated Stone Floors And 32 Inch HDTV.
A Kitchen that Accommodates Many Hands Opens to the Rest of the Crowd but Hides the Work.
Home away but every thing you need to settle in, desk, wifi printer, premium cable, satellite confr.
Bedroom Cabinet Lights Make Great Night Lights.
The Pillowtop Mattress in this 4 Poster Bed is a Favorite of Our Guests.
Guest Room With Comfy New Pillow Top Queen Mattress Includes an Extra Large Amoire
The Veggie and Herb Garden is planted for the guests to harvest and enjoy.  Try planting a six pack.
Maintained for our guests, this kitchen garden often offers, fresh greens, herbs, grapes, lemons, ++
The Arborists Say Our Oak Tree is 350 Years Old, Birds Have Flocked Here For Many Years.
Private Meadow Bordered By Woods Create A Park Setting Just A Few Steps From The Nature Preserve.
Our 2 1/2 acres has about 1 acre in meadow surrounded by forest and backing to thousands of acres.
Roaring Camp Railroad dates to the 19th Century; enjoy the Moonlight Dances, and Chuck Wagon Dinners
The Quail Hollow Ranch, Sunset Trail is our 300 feet from our Backyard.
Wilder Ranch State Park for trail bikes, hidden beach coves, historic farm buildings, and blue skies
Ask About the Hidden Cove Known as Dog Beach!
The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Bandstand is fun for all ages. Free Concerts Friday Nights.
The Dolphin Restaurant at the even end of the Santa Cruz Warf is one of our favorite breakfast spots
Miles and miles of wild slow coast.
World class walks are lifetime memories.
Monterey Bay Aquarium is Awesome and easy to get to.
Point Lobos is one of the most dramatic places to visit on the planet.
Many wonderful day trips are within easy access.
Nothing Better Than A Sunset Over The Pacific at the Beach Or On the Sunset Trail Above The House.
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Ben Lomond, California
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...
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About the Owner
Lindley and Lolly V
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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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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

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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


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

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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

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (14)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Guests under 25 years old are welcome with their parents but unfortunately this property is not available for events (weddings or parties). At this time our guests enjoy the...
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Twin
    2 Sofas
    2 Queens
    1 Bunk
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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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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 2 nights
R 3 371
R 4 720
R 23 598
US$1 750
R 56 634
US$4 200
2 Jun 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
2 nights
R 3 371
R 6 068
R 23 598
US$1 750
R 70 119
US$5 200
1 Sep 2018 -
10 Nov 2018
Fall 2018
2 nights
R 3 371
R 4 720
R 20 227
US$1 500
R 56 634
US$4 200
22 Nov 2018 -
24 Nov 2018
Fall 2018
4 nights
R 4 720
R 20 227
US$1 500
R 51 241
US$3 800
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: R 3 371 / stay - Deposit
  • Pet Fee: R 674 / stay - Fee
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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.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: San Jose (or SFO, OAK, MTRY): 48.0 km
Railway: Roaring Camp Railroad: 3.1 km
Ferry: Moss Landing: 48.0 km
We are located in between San Francisco and Monterey about 10 miles inland from the beaches of Santa Cruz with access to Hyw 17, Hwy 1, and Hwy 9. This easy access provides the opportunity to see the coast without lots of heavy beach traffic found in town. The costal route from San Francisco airport takes about 1/2 hour longer than Hwy 17 over the coast range but is a stunning drive.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 13.0 km.
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