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The Surf House - Surf and Sand View, Pets Welcome

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Last updated: 08/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Surf House is a 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. Linens provided. Full Kitchen with basic 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,

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • 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

  • 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

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

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

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • 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

Other Amenities

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

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    HD Dish Satellite & TV...moreless

  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library:

    movies for kids and family...moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View:

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

  • Mountain View:

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

  • Near The Ocean
  • 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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining for 6, placemats, tablecloth...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Ducted Heating
  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

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

  • Living Area
  • Living Room:

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

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking for 3 cars...moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Beach and bath towels provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

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

  • Dishes & Utensils:

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

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer:

    Automatic ice maker...moreless

  • 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

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • 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

  • Stove:

    4 Burner gas stove with griddle...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Balcony off of the master bedroom...moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio:

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

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 1 - Sep 15, 2015
2 night min stay
$375
$2,450

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $350 Nightly

Fall
Sep 16 - Dec 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$275
$1,750

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $250 Nightly

Winter
Jan 3 - Feb 29, 2016
2 night min stay
$250
$1,750

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $250 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Thorough Cleaning $210 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

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


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

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

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 supervise all of the 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..

  • Small Kitchen with original cabinets and counters.

    Small Kitchen with original cabinets and counters.

  • 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

  • If you're passing by look for our sign

    If you're passing by look for our sign

  • Large Deck and Off Street Parking

    Large Deck and Off Street Parking

  • View from the Front Porch

    View from the Front Porch

  • Gas stove, Refrigerator with Ice Maker, Microwave

    Gas stove, Refrigerator with Ice Maker, Microwave

  • 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

  • Surf Fishing

    Surf Fishing

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Speaks: english
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