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The Surf House - Surf and Sand View, Pets Welcome

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Last updated: 07/09/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Rio del Mar house description

The Surf House is California style beach bungalow located across the street from Rio Del Mar State Beach. The house was built in the late 30's for the guests of the Rio Del Mar Country Club. Many of the original features of the house remain. There are 2 bedrooms, plus a sleeping alcove in the living room. Master bedroom has a queen bed. Front bedroom has two twins. There is a trudle bed in the livingroom alcove that also serves as a couch during the day. One bathroom with shower. Full Kitchen & linens and staples(condiments,spices, cooking oils, juice, sodas, coffee, tea, milk) provided. There is a large deck off of the living room with a bar-be-cue, picnic table, and umbrella.

Pets need a vacation too. Well behaved pets are always welcome.

Rio Del Mar Beach is steps from the house. The beach is kid and dog friendly with miles of sand for walking and playing. Seabirds are abundant. Down the Beach is the USS Palo Alto and Seacliff State Park. If you don't like to get sand between your toes the view from the living room and deck make this ideal for your beach vacation. Watch the beach activities from the comfort of your living room through the large picture window or from the comfort of your deck chair.

The Palo Alto cement ship, the surf at Pleasure Point, and the bluffs of Capitola can be seen from the living room and deck. The Surf House is 5 minutes away from 'antiquing' in Soquel and Aptos. Shopping and dining in Capitola is only 10 minutes north. Visit the redwoods or the Santa Cruz boardwalk in 15 minutes. The Monterey Bay Aquarium is 40 min south and San Francisco is 90 minutes north.

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Keywords: Beach House, Pet friendly, Dog friendly, Ocean view, water view, surf view, beach front,

Property Type

  • House
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Limited Accessibility:

            House and deck on 1 level. Small step into house. No steps from house to deck. Sloping parking area. Bathroom not wheelchair accessible....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Children/teenagers must be accompanied by parents or responsible adult over 25 at all times....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            DVDs,coloring books, games, and beach toys for the kids....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Pets Welcome. Pets need a vacation too....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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          • Livingroom Alcove: 2 twin/ single

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          • Sheets, blankets, pillows, and bedspreads provided.

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            1930's original kitchen. Upgraded with dishwasher and microwave. Spices and condiments, breakfast cereals, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, popcorn, and other odds and ends....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Fully equipped kitchen. Dishes, bowls, coffee mugs, glasses, silverware, placemats, paper plates, cups and silverware...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Breakfast cereals, coffee, tea, sugar, Oils, vinegar, spices, hot chocolate, popcorn...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Stocked with 1quart milk, OJ, butter, water, sodas, mustard, mayo, ketchup,...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Pots and Pans, serving bowls, storage containers, knives and other stuff....moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            4 Rocker/recliner chairs. Trundle bed in Alcove can be used as a couch...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Sheets, blankets, pillows, bath and face towels, beach towels...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Beach and bath towels provided...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Parking for 3 cars...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Iron & Board
          • Hair Dryer
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine
          • Heating

          Other Amenities

              • Dominos, playing cards, coloring books. Small selection of books and HD DVD movies....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television
              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Games
              • Toys

              Communications

              • Free Long Distance
              • Wireless Internet
              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                Redwood picnic table for 8. Deck chairs, Charcoal Barbeque. Sun Umbrella. Boggie boards, chairs and umbrellas for the beach....moreless

              • Balcony:

                Balcony off of the master bedroom...moreless

              • Wood Deck
              • Porch / Veranda
              • Outdoor Grill

              Theme

              • Family
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

              • Ocean View:

                Watch the surf, dolphins, and seabirds from the comfort or your livingroom easy chair or deck chair....moreless

              • Water View:

                Aptos creek ends at Rio Del Mar Beach creating a constantly changing shoreline view....moreless

              • Beach View:

                Walk across the street to Rio Del Mar State beach...moreless

              • Mountain View:

                Aptos hills view from master bedroom and kitchen...moreless

              Activities

              • Restaurants
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services
              • Kayaking
              • Fishing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Hiking
              • Swimming
              • Cycling
              • Surfing
              • Golf
              • ATM/Bank
              • Sailing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Paragliding
              • Roller Blading
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Snorkeling
              • Massage Therapist
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Theme Parks
              • Cinemas
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Winery Tours
              • Bay/Sound
              • Forests
              • Recreation Center
              • Fitness Center
              • Coin Laundry
              • Synagogues
              • Scenic Drives
              • Horseback Riding
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Shelling
              • Antiquing
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Boating
              • Ruins
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer
              May 1 - Sep 14, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $350
              $2,450 $8,000
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $250
              $1,750
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Damage Protection Fee $60 + tax
              • Thorough Cleaning $150 + tax
              • Tax Rate 11%

              Notes:

              7th Night Free Special. Stay 6 nights and the 7th night is free.

              $500 deposit confirms the reservation.

              Balance due 30 days prior to arrival.

              Payment by Credit Card only.

              Deposit returned if reservation cancelled more than 30 days prior to arrival date.

              "Rain check" will be given if cancellation within 30 days of arrival date.


              This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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              Last updated: 07/09/2014
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              Location

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              40 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              San Jose
              1 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Hwy 101
              0.01 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Rio Del Mar
              0.02 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Sea Breeze Tavern
              2 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Seascape Golf Course
              0.02 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Cafe Rio

              Car: Recommended

              The Surf House is at Rio Del Mar State Beach in Aptos Ca. Rio Del Mar Beach is pet and kid friendly. Enjoy surfing, kayaking, kite flying, playing in the water, or sunning on the beach. Read a good book, walk on the Esplande to the USS Palo Alto, fish from the pier or in the surf. Collect shells, watch the birds and dolfins, or just snooze.

              Go Antiquing in Aptos and Soquel or shopping in Capitola. The Santa Cruz Boardwalk is 20 min north. Monterey Bay Aquarium is 1 hour south. 10 minutes and you are in the Redwoods in the Santa Cruz mountains. San Francisco Airport is 90 minutes away. San Jose airport is 45 minutes away.

              Other Activities: Ocean Kayaking, Surfing, Wind Surfing

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2007

              About the owner: We have been renting out our beach house since 2007. We do all of our own cleaning and repairs to make sure the house is kept up to our high standards. We are available to assist you any time, day or night, during your stay. It is always a pleasure to read the nice comments (and artwork) in our guestbook. Our goal is to create pleasant memories. When our guests are happy we are happy. We look forward to having you as a guest. Lynn and Jeff, Owners

              Why the Owner Chose Rio del Mar:
              Renting a place close to the beach, and being near all of the beach activities, is usually hard to find, so the location of The Surf House is a real plus. Rio Del Mar Beach is ideal for families and pet owners. Renting a vacation house is a rewarding business. People are friendly and come with the expectation of having a perfect vacation. We are pleased that we can meet or exceed those expectations. We've found that folks take good care of the house because we provide a clean, well stocked home with everything they need. Pets are part of the family and many people wouldn't dream of taking a vacation without them. We've also found that folks who have pets take extra care and really appreciate the opportunity to vacation with their pets.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Pixie Deli, Rio Cafe, The Beach Bean, and a small grocery store are right down the block. Watch the the beach activities without leaving the house.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              Photos

              • Welcome to The Surf House

                Welcome to The Surf House

              • Welcome to The Surf House

                Welcome to The Surf House

              • View from the Living Room Window and Deck

                View from the Living Room Window and Deck

              • Dining for 6, 
HDTV, DVDs, Dominos, & Cards. Coloring books & crayons for kids..

                Dining for 6, HDTV, DVDs, Dominos, & Cards. Coloring books & crayons for kids..

              • Queen bed with private balcony overlooking Rio Del Mar hills

                Queen bed with private balcony overlooking Rio Del Mar hills

              • View from the master bedroom balcony

                View from the master bedroom balcony

              • Trundle bed in the living room alcove. Couch by day, 2 beds at night.

                Trundle bed in the living room alcove. Couch by day, 2 beds at night.

              • Large Deck With Redwood Picnic Table, Charcoal BBQ, Sun Umbrella

                Large Deck With Redwood Picnic Table, Charcoal BBQ, Sun Umbrella

              • View From The Deck.

                View From The Deck.

              • Beach umbrella, beach chairs, boggie boards, and sand toys provided

                Beach umbrella, beach chairs, boggie boards, and sand toys provided

              • No license required for pier fishing

                No license required for pier fishing

              • Shallow waters for boggy board fun

                Shallow waters for boggy board fun

              • Large Deck and Off Street Parking

                Large Deck and Off Street Parking

              • View from the Front Porch

                View from the Front Porch

              • Original Kitchen with modern conveniences.

                Original Kitchen with modern conveniences.

              • Twin beds in front bedroom

                Twin beds in front bedroom

              • 1 Bathroom with Shower, Soap, Shampoo, Conditioner, HairDryer & Towels provided.

                1 Bathroom with Shower, Soap, Shampoo, Conditioner, HairDryer & Towels provided.

              • Charcoal BBQ, Picnic table, chairs and Umbrella on the deck. Charcoal provided.

                Charcoal BBQ, Picnic table, chairs and Umbrella on the deck. Charcoal provided.

              • Rio Del Mar Beach is in the town of Aptos Ca

                Rio Del Mar Beach is in the town of Aptos Ca

              • Ride your bike along the esplanade and pier

                Ride your bike along the esplanade and pier

              • Surf Fishing

                Surf Fishing

              • If you're passing by look for our sign

                If you're passing by look for our sign

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              This listing was first published here in 2007.

              Date last modified - Saturday, May 31, 2014

              $250 - $350 per night (USD)
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              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 07/09/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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