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Sand Rock Farm Bed and Breakfast

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6901 Freedom Blvd, Aptos, CA 95003
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I spent two nights here for our 10 year anniversary. The room as gorgeous - spacious, with a jaw droppingly beautiful bathtub, and a little couch/sitting area off to one side of the room. Lovely tiled bathroom. Quiet, peaceful and lovely. The property is a joy to meander and roam. There are only two things keeping this... More 

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Aptos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Had a fabulous one night retreat here this week. Jen is wonderful and the property beautiful! I wish I were there now:) Wifi was strong, bed comfy, tub awesome, shower pressure good too! Breakfast was perfect and yummy and Jen was a wonderful host. I look forward to next time! Thanks for everything! Jen

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

We have stayed at hundreds of inns and bed and breakfast lodgings. Jen and Derek have developed and designed Sand Rock Farm with an exquisite and understated elegance that eclipses all others. They calmly create a home-like environment for their lucky guests. The meals are incredibly healthy and memorable. Check it out........

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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

My wife and I stayed two nights at the Sand Rock Farm B&B in September 2015. Jen and Derrick are wonderful hosts. It is an oasis in the forest and is so close to the ocean and all the sights of the Central Coast. The rooms were very clean and the bed was comfortable. The breakfasts were absolutely delicious. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

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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3 Thank kira r
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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 12, 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 Bed and Breakfast, 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 

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