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Sand Rock Farm

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6901 Freedom Blvd, Aptos, CA 95003
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at Sand Rock Farm on our 27th anniversary. What a lovely place! Very convenient to Highway 1, but far enough away to be quiet and tranquil. This lovely craftsman home is clean and welcoming. The gardens and nature walk with several fountains really turn up the charm. Three cats found us walking and welcomed us, eager for petting.... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

My good friend was married at Sand Rock Farm last weekend. We were coming from the east coast so we decided to just stay the entire time at the b&b and make a vacation out of it. We arrived Thursday to a warm welcome by Jen and Derrick. Our room was a delight of cozy and bright/airy. They gave us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Perfect locaton -- close to the water, but in the forests. Perfect house -- a sprawling arts and crafts home set amidst blooming gardens. The rooms are clean and bright and stylish. The staff is relaxed, welcoming and warm, and breakfast is delicious. We booked an early flight, and showed up at 10am. (Five hours before check-in.) Jen and Derrick... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is simply an amazing home. Jen and Derrick are only the fourth owners of this 1870s estate built by the owner of the Spreckels company. The house has had an unusual amount of TLC over the years for a place this age. The current owners previous life was as caterers in the Tahoe area and it shows in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I stayed two nights and loved my time at the Sand Rock Farm. Every detail has been thought of by the owner who was very accommodating and kind. The breakfast was sensational. Great restaurants in the area as well. I will definitely go back.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We stayed at Sand Rock Farm to visit the annual Santa Cruz Open Studios art show. Even before we arrived, Kris, the owner and operator of Sand Rock Farm, made sure that everybody had all the important information to make our stay a success. The whole experience is very personalized, and you never feel like some random guest in a... More 

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KrisAptos, Owner at Sand Rock Farm, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed yourself while you were here and that breakfast was to your liking. We appreciate it when guests give us particular information about their dietary requirements so that we can offer something that they are happy eating for breakfast. The furnishings in the house are primarily antique and are pleased when guests enjoy the ambiance of... More 

Albany, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Sand Rock Farm is a very well maintained house from the end of the 19th century. The furniture is a reminder of an elegant and distant past, while the Jacuzzi tubs in the bathrooms provide modern era comfort. The charming house, beautiful grounds and delicious breakfast make the stay at this bed and breakfast a very pleasant experience. The scenic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Kris is incredible!!! She made us feel right at home in this beautiful, serene, comfy B&B. It was the best place was stayed in our "Big Trees Roadtrip 2013". The room, the bed, the tub, the grounds, and that fantastic breakfast... WHAT MORE DO YOU NEED????? She took incredible care of us and completed our engagement vacation with lasting memories!... More 

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Wilton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

My husband and I were driving to Monterey, CA to attend the historic car race in August 2013. We stayed here the night before the race. This is a beautiful historic place to stay which is very close to the beach, restaurants, wineries and yes Monterey. Staying here was so peaceful and quiet with the most beautiful garden and vintage... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We stayed two nights here and loved it. We came up for a wedding in Aptos and decided to stay at Sand Farm. It is a beautiful garden spot near the beach, wineries, there are many restaruants nearby, attractions, and site seeing. Rock Sand Farm is quiet and peaceful. A great place to relax. The breakfast was wonderful. I am... More 

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