Peaceful Bonny Doon 15 minutes from Santa Cruz, CA

Santa Cruz, CA, US
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Enjoy my blissful home in a quiet mountain community above Santa Cruz while caring for my beloved critters: one dog, one kitty, 2 Nigerian dwarf goats and 2 hens plus vegetable and flower gardens. I would prefer a person or people

Home & location

3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home on 1.25 acres in a very quiet neighborhood next to 4000 acres of state park land in Bonny Doon (10 min. from University of California at Santa Cruz and 15 min. from town). Widow's walk. Pond. All electric home

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Beach
  • Mountains
  • City
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


I have three trips planned this summer, but two of them are to foreign countries and the Covid restrictions remain a confounding factor. My first trip (June 20-Aug. 15) is to Canada which has yet to open its borders to Americans on

Meet the pets

  • Foxy

    6 years

  • Spunky

    15 years

  • poultry

  • farm animal

Sitter feedback (5)


This was a great sit; I recommend it! I very much enjoyed getting to know Suse and her animals. Suse and her home are "down-to-earth," which really suits

Stayed · 24 Nov - 27 Nov 2021

My husband and I just finished a wonderful sit for Suse which we thoroughly enjoyed. We're already missing her sweet animals and beautiful setting near the

Stayed · 19 Aug - 22 Aug 2021

We are very thankful for staying at Suse's property and having the opportunity to enjoy the location in nature. The animals are all a joy to interact with

Stayed · 13 Jan - 20 Jan 2020

We find housesitting to be valuable and fascinating in so many ways -- having new experiences, exploring new places and making new friends rank high among

Stayed · 28 Jun - 23 Sep 2018

Susan, her place and her animals were amazing! I felt i had landed in paradise!

Stayed · 12 May - 23 May 2016

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