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Spacious 2 Story Home Next to Beach & Great Views of Monterey Bay

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Last updated: 08/05/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Santa Cruz villa description

You won’t want to leave our large beach house, steps away from the 26th Ave Beach. Enjoy 2900 Sq. Ft. and a deck that stretches the length of the house for even more room to soak in the sun, the sounds of the surf, and the oceans breezes.
Relaxing views of Monterey Bay from decks, dining room, kitchen and from living room and master bedroom, both of which have high cathedral ceilings. Living and dining rooms have gas fireplaces. Recline on the sofa, or the master suite’s king-size bed and enjoy the ocean view -sail boats by day, colorful sunsets by evening.
Walk the beach and explore the tide pools. Bring your water toys, there’s great surfing, boogie and wake boarding. Sit and watch the sea otters and sea lions in the nearby kelp bed, or dolphins and occasional whale as they go by. Enjoy our hot outdoor shower upon your return.
Ride one of our 8 bikes for scenic bike tour along East Cliff Drive to Capitola or north through beaches, the harbor and onto Santa Cru

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 2900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Housekeeping


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Inquiry must be made by someone that is at least 35 years of age. Also, there be one person 35 years of age or older for every 4 people that is 26 years of age or younger....moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Groups
          • Pets Considered
          • Non Smoking Only:

            Only in yard. Appropriate disposal of cigarettes required....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            With full adult supervision. ...moreless

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 12-18

          • Cypress Rm, 176+ Sq.Ft: 1 king, 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib, 2 sleep sofa /futon

            2 Twins or 1 King, plus room for 1 or both blow-ups & crib...moreless

          • Ocean Side Room, : 2 twin/ single, 1 king

            2 Twins or 1 King beds available at your request....moreless

          • Living Room with Ocean View.: 2 sleep sofa /futon

            Queen & Single Sofa Sleeper with views and a fireplace....moreless

          • Dining Room, with Ocean View.: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Queen Inner Spring Futon by 2nd Fireplace....moreless

          • Entertainment Room With 42' Blue Ray TV: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Queen Sofa Sleeper opens onto Game Rm....moreless

          • Master Suite with Ocean View, 300 SQ.FT.: 1 king

            Room for one or both of our delux blow-up beds plus our crib...moreless

          • Mt. Side Room, : 1 king, 2 twin/ single

            2 Twins or 1 King bed availabe at your request....moreless

          • Game Room leads to outdoor Jacuzzie Spa.: 2 twin/ single

            Twin Daybed with Matching Twin Trundle is open to TV Room....moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Master Suite Bathroom: toilet, shower

            Double sink, Closet...moreless

          • 2nd Floor Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

            This bathroom is next to Cypress Room....moreless

          • Out Door Hot Shower: outdoor shower

            Hot outdoor Shower...moreless

          • Full Downstairs Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Master Suite has attached bathroom. 2nd full bathroom upstairs. 3rd full bathroom downstairs. Hot outdoor shower is next to outside garage access door....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Note: The house is fine for infants and school aged children, but could pose some hazards for toddlers, who might hurt themselves bumping into sharp table edges, falling down the central staircase, through the staircase railing or deck railing or playing with the electrical outlets. In other words this house has not been child proofed. No Parties. No Pets. No Smoking, incense, or candles allowed in house or on or around wood deck. We will provide battery operated candles to help you set your romantic atmosphere. Although there is a dumb waiter in the house it has been turned off. It must remain off at all times. ASK FIRST, if you are considering doing anything one of the above noted items. This is our personal home. Please respect it as you would your own....moreless


              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Books For Kids
              • Game Room
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Toys
              • Video Library


              • Adventure
              • Historic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions
              • Romantic
              • Family


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

              Leisure Activities

              • Photography
              • Boating
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Miniature Golf
              • Eco Tourism
              • Paddle Boating
              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Walking
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Whale Watching

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Beach View:

                We are located on the California State access to 26th Ave Beach. Simply walk out our gate, turn left and walk about 40 step to the top of the stair case, (see pictures), that leads to the beach....moreless

              • Oceanfront
              • Beach
              • Waterfront

              sports and adventure activities

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

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Communication / Internet

                      • Fax


                      • Dining Area
                      • Dining:

                        2-3 indoor dining areas, and 3 outdoor dining areas....moreless

                      • Seating for 18 people


                      • Telephone:

                        Free national calls and faxing....moreless

                      • Linens Provided:

                        Beach Towels, too!...moreless

                      • Washing Machine:

                        (2) 2 washers and 2 dryers in private laundry room located on ground floor off foyer....moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        (2) New dryer and washer purchased in January 2008...moreless

                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Activities Guide
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Dialup Access:

                        If desired....moreless

                      • Broadband Access
                      • Internet
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Parking On Street
                      • Free Local Calls
                      • Printer
                      • Scanner
                      • Towels Provided:

                        Beach, bath, hand and kitchen towels, wash clothes, clean wash rags, and a new kitchen sponge with each new arrival are provided....moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        L:arge with a small dining table, 2 sofa sleeppers, views and a fireplace....moreless

                      • Heating:

                        2 furnaces to keep everyone warm and cozy in the 2900 sq.ft. house....moreless

                      • Fireplace:

                        Bring wood only for bonfires on the beach!...moreless

                      • Parking:

                        Please, no more than 4 cars on the property without prearrangement....moreless

                      • Garage:

                        Three car garage. However, the 3rd car garge space has a tennis table and other large toys, including bicycles, running strollers, wet suits, boogie and wake boards, beach chair, umbrellas and more....moreless

                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Garage and off street parking for four cars. No parking on street 10pm - 8am. No exception!...moreless

                      • Gas Fireplace:

                        2 gas fireplaces, one in living room and one in the dining room....moreless

                      • Computer Available:

                        Bring your own laptop, wireless Wifi access only....moreless

                      • Mobile Phone:

                        Accessible service....moreless

                      • Free Long Distance

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional


                          • Toaster
                          • Grill
                          • Cooking Utensils:

                            Nearly everything you will need except a food processor....moreless

                          • Blender
                          • Coffee Grinder
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Lobster Pot
                          • Stove
                          • Garbage Disposal
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator:

                            (2) one is kitchen and an extra in the garage....moreless

                          • Freezer
                          • Microwave
                          • Coffee Maker:

                            10 cup coffee maker,and a small cappacino maker....moreless

                          • Pantry Items:

                            Crock Pot, fish poacher, clam steamer, ice cream maker, mixer, small chopper/food process, fajitta cast iron pans, fish griller, vegi griller, roasting pan, lg pasta pot, salad spinner & more...moreless

                          • Kitchen:

                            Fully equipped AEK, with double oven for large meals and pantry for lots of storage. ...moreless

                          • Oven:

                            2 electric ovens for your large family meals....moreless

                          • Stove:


                          • Dishes & Utensils:

                            Enough for twenty guests....moreless

                          • Catering Available:



                          • Fully Fenced Property
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Yard
                          • Outdoor Furniture
                          • Deck Furniture
                          • Porch Furniture
                          • Water Sports Gear
                          • Beach Chairs
                          • Beach Towels
                          • Binoculars
                          • Large Cooler
                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Patio
                          • Walkway To Water
                          • Balcony:

                            700 square feet along the ocean side of house for great viewing of seals. sale boats, whales and more....moreless

                          • Barbecue
                          • Bicycles:

                            Helmets are required and all sporting equipment must be examined for safety before each use....moreless

                          • Deck / Patio:

                            The 700 sq. ft. deck stretches the length of the ocean side of the house for great view, and lots of sun....moreless

                          • Lawn / Garden:

                            2 lawn areas in the fully inclosed yard....moreless

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Outdoor Hot Tub


                          Write a review 4.8
                          from 10 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Season High
                          Jun 7 - Sep 9, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          $695 $995
                          Fri, Sat
                          $5,445 $19,290
                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          $345 $645
                          Fri, Sat
                          $2,895 $9,600
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Each Additional Pet $25
                          • Pet Fee $75
                          • Damage Waiver Fee $65 + tax
                          • Cleaning Services Fee $350 + tax
                          • Tax Rate 11%


                          2-5 night minimum stay. Any single weekend night will be charged at double rate.

                          No refunds for cancellations unless a re-booking occurs. Then canceling guest will receive a coupon equal to the amount received for the re-booking, {less a 10% Cancellation (or a minimum of $100) and ($50 re-booking fee, which may be applied to a future reservation)}.

                          For more info, contact owner

                          Cancellation policy:

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

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                          Last updated: 08/05/2014
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                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Highway 1
                          0.05 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          26th Avenue State Beach
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          The Point
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Cole's Bar-B-Que

                          Car: Recommended

                          Other Activities: Amusement Park, Local Farmers Market on Sundays, Kayaking, Sail aboard the Chardony,SCUBA, Capitola and Santa Cruz Wharfs, Restaurants, Shops, Hiking


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2007

                          About the owner: I am a 4th generation California. My grandparents owned a home in Santa Cruz, which I used to visit frequently. I'm now married with 3 grown child and currently live in our my mother's ancestral home by Mills College in Oakland, CA. I travel the world picking up ideas as I go, to make your stay the best possible. I love my home by the bay, and would like to share it with you.

                          Why the Owner Chose Santa Cruz:
                          We like to think of it as our villa by the sea. It's spacious enough to house our 3 grown children, and friends. Being by the beach, the views, the reverse floor plan that allows for great sunset views and entertaining. The large kitchen where our family and friend are able to create great feasts next to the fireplace. We hope you do, too !

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                          Speaks: spanish, english

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                          Date last modified - Thursday, July 17, 2014

                          $345 - $995 per night (USD)

                          4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 18

                          View calendar: Updated 08/05/14
                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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