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Santa Cruz Homestead: amazing stay!

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· Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California
1 acre hosted by Markus H.
1 RV site
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Markus is a Star Host
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Electrical, water, and sewage connections are available at all sites.
Our homestead is nestled within the breathtaking beauty of Santa Cruz County. Staying here offers a glimpse into the ongoing operations of a modern, small footprint homestead.. Our close proximity to the iconic Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), Capitola Village and Santa Cruz ensures you're moments away from the majestic views of the vast ocean, surfing, exploring, dining and entertainment. Regarding your camper -- please be sure your camper / RV / Campervan / motor home has a toilet. County regulations require a toilet to stay here. Also, our property can only accommodate hardshell campers / RV's / Sprinter type vans. Sprinter's with a pop-up for sleeping are fine. If you have a trailer, please have the requisite skills to back your trailer into a space 10 feet wide. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, a lover of fresh produce, or someone seeking a peaceful and safe overnight space, our homestead offers a delightful experience. We invite you to come and stay with us and experience the simple pleasures that our homestead has to offer. Please note; our homestead has amazing access to the best of the central coast and Santa Cruz. We do not have grand pastures, cows, horses, goats or sweeping vistas of the forest, mountains or ocean. Likewise, we don’t have a picnic table with a grill, sink, and cooking facilities. If your taste is for something off-grid, remote and with silence and solitude, we kindly direct you to other hosts who offer those experiences. There's something for everyone here on Hipcamp!Our picturesque homestead is not only a tranquil retreat but also a haven of activities that cater to all kinds of outdoor enthusiasts. Immersed in the beautiful California countryside, you'll find an array of experiences right at your fingertips. For those with a passion for the ocean, we are a stone's throw away from prime surfing spots. Ride the Pacific waves under the radiant California sun for an exhilarating day out. If you prefer land-based activities, the area boasts numerous hiking trails, each offering breathtaking vistas and a chance to reconnect with nature. We're also conveniently located near some of the finest wineries in the region. Spend an afternoon wine tasting, soaking in the beautiful vineyard views while sampling a diverse selection of local wines. Within the bounds of our homestead, you can amble through our expansive gardens, relishing the sights, sounds, and smells of the season. Depending on the time of year, you may have the opportunity to harvest a variety of fruits, vegetables, flowers, and herbs. Experience the joy of picking fresh raspberries straight from the bush or plucking a ripe, juicy apple from a tree. Animal lovers will delight in interacting with our friendly chickens. Feed them, watch their playful antics, or even participate in the rustic joy of gathering freshly laid eggs. In the spirit of true relaxation, our homestead also invites you to enjoy moments of pure tranquillity. Lounge on the lush grass, bask in the California sunshine, or find a quiet spot to delve into a good book. Our homestead offers an authentic farm stay experience, complemented by the best of California's natural beauty and outdoor activities. Whether it's the thrill of catching a wave, the satisfaction of harvesting your own food, or the simple pleasure of unwinding under the Californian sun, there's something for everyone here.
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17 ratings · 16 reviews
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Lorin M.recommends
April 7, 2024
Farmstay RV & Campervan Parking
Awesome stay! Beautiful farm project, fantastic location in town, and super cool host in Markus. Thanks for a great stay!!!
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Lindsey H.recommends
March 24, 2024
Farmstay RV & Campervan Parking
It was a nice, quiet, and safe location to park our van for one night. Markus was very nice and responsive.
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Nathaniel L.recommends
January 28, 2024
Farmstay RV & Campervan Parking
Markus is a great and welcoming guy. Very communicative and personable. I've loved my stay here!
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Rob L.
January 1, 2024
Farmstay RV & Campervan Parking
Not a Farm
We arrived to find that this was really just someone’s drive, and is not in any way private due to the fact it’s on a normal residential street. The name “farm” is slightly misleading. If you have an RV or larger campervan, it would be okay, but if you need to cook and eat outside (like us in our small VW) it doesn’t make any sense. Nice area, and fine if you’re a couple just wanting to park and bed down, but if you have kids or want any level of privacy, this isn’t the spot. We ended up not staying at all and heading to a hotel. It was a shame, since we wanted to camp and could have gone elsewhere if the photos and description was a little more transparent.
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Anuresh C.recommends
October 16, 2023
Farmstay RV & Campervan Parking
Beautiful place
This was a great base camp to explore Santa Cruz and Capitola for the weekend. We were here to celebrate my wife's birthday and Uber was easily accessible to get to downtown Santa Cruz and Capitola. Thank you for sharing this beautiful place with us!!!
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Leslie B.recommends
September 27, 2023
Farmstay RV & Campervan Parking
Beautiful spot! Markus's farm is a gem. I enjoyed the farm tour and everything was just lovely. I met the nice lady across the street too. It was a wonderful stay and I would stay here again. Thank you Markus
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Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Popeloutchom (Amah Mutsun), Ohlone, and Awaswas First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Markus H.Joined in May 2023
Response rate: 100%Response time: Within an hour
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