Aptos, CA 

Historic Sand Rock Farm

 
6901 Freedom Blvd
Aptos, CA 95003 US

(831)688-8005
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Rates: $195 to $240
Total Rooms: 5

Description

Circa 1910. Cradled in the foothills, this Arts and Crafts country estate sits on 10 acres of spectacular gardens, fountains and woodland. Built as one of the regionís first wineries, the ivy-covered ruins are located near the giant saw that milled the redwood trees onsite for the homeís frame and finished woodwork. Lovingly restored with hand-printed wallpaper, vintage lighting and antique furnishings, this bed & breakfast offers gracious hospitality. The well-appointed guest bedrooms and suites feature down comforters for comfort and Internet connections for convenience. Indulge your senses with the culinary talent of renown chef Lynn Sheehan. Lounge on the deck under a moss-covered heritage oak or on the rose garden hammock.Publicity and Awards: San Francisco Downtown, Home and Garden, Metro Santa Cruz, New York Times, Travel and Leisure, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, Via Magazine, Travel Holiday Magzine, Metro San Jose, Santa Cruz Sentinel.Location: Country, Ocean Community, Country, foothills and winery.

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Rooms & Rates

Rates: $195 to $240
Payment types accepted include Master Card, Visa, Personal Checks, Travelers Checks, American Express, Carte Blanche, Diners Club and Discover.
Rooms: This property has 5 total guest accommodations with private bath, 5 with fireplaces, 4 with hot tubs, 1 two-bedroom suite.
The types of beds available include Queen, King, Double and Twin.

Policies

Cancellation: 72 hours or more out - no fee 71 hours or less - one night stay

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast.
Types of meals: Wine, Vegetarian Breakfast, Snacks/Refreshments, Room Service, Restaurant off Premises, Picnic Lunches, Gourmet Lunches, Gourmet Dinner, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Full Breakfast, Early Coffee/Tea, Dinner, Country Breakfast, Continental Plus Breakfast, Brunch, Banquet Service and Afternoon Tea.
Amenities In Room: Wireless Internet Access, Turn-Down Service, Television, Telephone, Refrigerator, Iron/Ironing Board, Heating, Hair Dryer, Fireplace, Coffeemaker, Cable TV, Bathrobes, Bath Amenities, down comforters, Jacuzzi tubs, antiques and sitting areas.
Amenities On Site: Suitable for Events, Hot Tub/Jetted Tub, Free parking on premise and world-class chef.
Languages Spoken: French

Activities

Events Hosted: Family Reunions, Seminars, Meetings, Weddings, Honeymoons, Romantic Getaways, Create a Package - Ladies Getaway, Wine Picnic Tours, wine pairing dinners, herb & mushroom walks, brunches and New Year's Dinner.
Other Activities: Amusement Park, Antiquing, Art Galleries, Beaches, Bicycling, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Tennis, Water Sports, Wineries, specialty fruit, Herb, Mushroom growers, Monterey Bay Aquarium, spa/massage and fine dining.

Historic Interest

Built in 1887 and lovingly restored in 1999, Historic Sand Rock Farm was an operational winery and cattle ranch prior to becoming a bed and breakfast.
Historic Awards: National Register (Applied), Local Register (Applied) and State Historical Site (Applied).
Historic Memberships: National Trust and Local Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: Roaring Camp Railroad (3 miles), Historical School House (1 mile)

Romantic Interest

Gardens, ancient trees, fountains and secluded nooks abound in the acres surrounding the beautiful Arts and Crafts farmhouse.