Hipcamp host Gordon R.
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PLEASE BE SURE TO READ THROUGH OUR INFO ENTIRELY BEFORE REQUESTING TO BOOK. (there is a sneaky bit of info we'd like you to submit when you message us initially to request to book a stay) 

This is one of 4 sites at Rudy Ranch. Our property wide, maximum capacity is 16 and all campers have access to the swimming pool, pool bathroom and shower during their stay. 

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PLEASE BE SURE TO READ THROUGH OUR INFO ENTIRELY BEFORE REQUESTING TO BOOK. (there is a sneaky bit of info we'd like you to submit when you message us initially to request to book a stay) 

This is one of 4 sites at Rudy Ranch. Our property wide, maximum capacity is 16 and all campers have access to the swimming pool, pool bathroom and shower during their stay. 

CHECK IN IS ONLY ALLOWED BETWEEN 3:00 AND 9:00 PM. If you can't make it  by then, please book for the following day.

If you're looking for an ADULTS ONLY, beautiful and quiet place to camp, rest, kick back and hear the birds and wind in the trees, you've found it!  While we do enjoy the energy of young children, we live in a very quiet neighborhood and have made the decision to exclusively host adult guests looking for a restful retreat. We have also decided that we will not make exceptions to this decision and invite those looking for a family experience to continue their search on the Hipcamp platform. There are many family friendly hosts excited to accept children of all ages!   

Our peaceful eight acre parcel is 13 miles from Santa Cruz, CA, just minutes away from Big Basin, offers 8.5 acres to hike on and is walking distance to downtown Boulder Creek. All of our sites are under the beauty of the redwoods that cover the Santa Cruz Mountains with a gorgeous swimming pool. The pool area has an outdoor shower, bathroom, and BBQ available to our campers. We as those that use our cooking area and bathroom to clean up after themselves as if their mother would be using it next. 

We quite frequently have our family members using the pool, as well.

Come camp with us and have a base camp to discover all that Santa Cruz County has to offer right from Boulder Creek.

COVID-19 - While we offer soap, hot water and disinfectant spray we trust that our campers are taking precautions to stay safe and will practice social distancing while staying with us. We do not have anything marked, as we trust that we all are aware of how far 6 feet apart is. ;)  We are not able to clean the bathroom at the swimming pool after each guest and ask each camper to clean up before and after themselves to ensure their own safety.  Sadly, someone has already stolen some of our supplies and we can't afford to keep giving away free things. We know that YOU would never do that....

Thanks for understanding!!!

Hang in the comfy motor HOMER! A very comfy, clean and fully functional 30 foot RV with a cute, little private "mini yard" right next to the swimming pool. The    convenience kitchen has a microwave, electric coffee pot, refrigerator and freezer. We do not have an operational cooktop because we prefer any "real cooking" to happen outside with either the barbecue provided or your own camp stove. 

HOMER also has a shower and toilet.  Although not air conditioned HOMER has dual rooftop cooling fans that bring in the cool, coastal, evening air.  This place is cozy! 

Please let us know how many of the two of you requesting to stay smoke cigs when you request to stay. 

This site is at the far end of the property and while not visible to them, close to our neighbors.  Voices, music and car doors slamming really carries and can disturb others.  We ask that you are considerate to the other campers, our neighbors and us and keep the volume low. Please refrain from opening and slamming car doors and hatchbacks repeatedly. In other words, keep car doors open until all your stuff is out. ;) Yes, it's really necessary to say this, believe it or not....

Due to COVID-19 we are no longer offering cookware and utensils, but you are welcome to bring in your own food and disposable serving items. 

Hope to see you soon!

Gordon and Roni

Lodging provided
Onsite rv or trailer
1 site
Up to 2 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Toilet available
Fire ban in effect
No pets
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
Have a question? Send Gordon a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 88%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Hiking
Paddling
Climbing
Surfing
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at . Homer . in California.

Beach
Suburban

The vibe at . Homer .

Places to see near Santa Cruz's Rudy Ranch

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Hipcamper max
Max S.
recommends this listing.
July 29th, 2019

We loved our stay at Gordon's Homer. The location was beautiful and amenities were great. The host Gordon was super friendly and made us feel at home. If I'm ever in the area again I would definitely stay again.

Hipcamper Sun A

Had great 2 nights in his rv!

Sun A S.
recommends this listing.
October 13th, 2019

It was great stay at Gordon's RV. It was clean and spacious inside. All the stuff we needed was prepared such as towel, heater, drinking water, coffee and snacks as well :) Communication was clear and fast with Gordon. Location was great in the middle of the Boulder creek. I highly recommend thus place!

. Homer .. Homer .. Homer .. Homer .
Hipcamper Rowan
Rowan J.
recommends this listing.
October 27th, 2019

Gordon was so hospitable! Everything was perfect! Hung out by the pool all day and he was there to help me with what ever I needed but also totally gave me space. Would definitely recommend. Thanks Gordon!!

. Homer .. Homer .. Homer .. Homer .
Hipcamper Gordon
Response from Gordon, the Host, on October 29th, 2019

Thanks so much again.. and so glad you stayed with us and were comfortable! Hope to see you again anytime.. Gordon

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Hipcamper Pallavi
Pallavi K.
recommends this listing.
November 13th, 2019

This was a great place to stay! Gordon was very communicative and helpful, and the RV was comfortable!

Hipcamper Becca
Becca A.
recommends this listing.
July 25th, 2019

Gordon and his family were extremely welcoming! The pool was nice and refreshing on on the hot day we stayed! As a host he was quick to provide any supplies or amenities we needed and gave us some great recommendations for local activities.

Lots of sun on one side of the pool and shaded area on other. Pool shared with host's family and other Hipcampers. Lounge chairs, floaties, and bathroom available!In the back of the RV is the double sized bed with a view of the pool.Pool has extra sunscreen, bug spray and paper towels!
Hipcamper Daniel
Daniel F.
recommends this listing.
February 17th, 2020

The HOMER was quite cozy. Boulder Creek is a nice town and a 3 minute walk from Gordon's place. Good experience!

Hipcamper Marielle
Marielle M.
recommends this listing.
March 2nd, 2020

We had a lovely time at Rudy Ranch! The Ranch was beautiful and such a close walk to town. It was very comfortable and the RV had a lot of privacy. Definitely want to go back!

Hipcamper Sydney

Bliss!

Sydney M.
recommends this listing.
July 10th, 2020

What a marvelous escape spot. Gordon was a real peach, the pool was super nice, 10/10.

Hipcamper Patrick

The best location

Patrick M.
recommends this listing.
August 13th, 2020

It was great staying at Rudy Ranch again. This is becoming a regular stop when we want to get out in the forest for a few days. The property is walking distance to everything in town and about 30 min drive from Davenport & Santa Cruz beaches. Always a pleasure hanging out with Gordon as well.

Property
Santa Cruz's Rudy Ranch
State
California
Country
United States
$90/night
1 Site

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