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Tudor Rose Manor: Sleeps up to 22. 6+ bedrooms, 4-Baths, 14 beds. 5 night minimum during high summer season unless a 2+ night gap between existing reservations. Just a level 3 to 4-minute stroll to the waves of the large Rio Del Mar beach with it's fun deli and fine restaurants and the Seacliff State Park Beach-next door. 5 night minimum during summer season, unless there is a gap of 2 or more days between current bookings. There is only a 2-night minimum during non-summer nights.
There are also bikes, hot tub, croquet yard & much more! This grand English Tudor Manor is just the right setting for groups with 8 sleeping on the Ground floor, 11 on the Upper floor and 3 in the West Wing for a total of up to 22 for a total of 6+ bedrooms and 4-full baths, 2 w/showers & 2 w/tub/showers. The Ground floor features an elegantly appointed gourmet kitchen w/highly polished granite tiled counters & all stainless steel appliances inc. a new gas stove/oven and Kenmore dishwasher There is an oak cabinet with 3-available shelves in the dining room plus large food locker for extra food outside the back door.
New 5 person Hot Tub!
Main House-Kitchens & Bedrooms arrangement: The dining room had 2-tables that seat 20 plus 2-counter stools in the dining area for a total of 22, and it adjoins the kitchen. The 1st Bedroom has a Queen, 2nd Bedroom has a California King bed. A Full bath with shower/tub is between them on the hall next to the 1st utility room with 1 washer and 2-dryers.
The living room has a 2-Queen Innerspring futons in front of the large wood fireplace, with Free firewood. There are also 2-folding adult-sized cots for guests that prefer not to share a bed. There are lots of games, 100s of movies and a large armoire with TV/VCR/DVD and a stereo entertainment center.
The Upper level has a 3rd Bedroom with redwood floors and a Queen bed and a pack-and play in the closet. 4th Bedroom has two twin beds - one of which is a 'Sleep Number bed' so if you ever wanted to find out what your number is, it is available to try.
The 5th bedroom or extra Great room has 2-Queens innerspring near another fireplace and upstairs entertainment center with a flat-screen TV with lots of free videos both VHS and DVD. The 6th bedroom has a Queen bed and is called the Sunshine Room. There is also a door to the outside lovely deck with 4-chairs for a quiet conversation area. There is a compact wet bar with 1-large ref and 1-wine ref on this floor, with a microwave and a sink. The 2nd of 4 stackable laundries is located in a small closet off the wet bar.
West Wing & Garden areas:
The recently remodeled and now attached by new causeway the West Wing has a King bed, and a twin day bed in causeway, and a sofa. There is also a Comcast Cable TV/VCR and stereo w/CD and tapes. This area is often delightfully claimed by the teenagers in the group as their special clubhouse. The second full bathroom is in the upstairs at the west wing area. The 3rd bath is next to the King bedroom.
There is a spiral staircase off the end of the causeway that leads to the 3rd set of washers and dryers and the 4th bathroom on the ground floor. The two bathrooms in the west wing are on-demand water heaters with unlimited hot water.
The 7,000 sq ft yard has a New 5 person Hot Tub, a front yard croquet lawn, several shady oak trees, flowers, 4-picnic tables, lots of chairs, and plenty of room to hang up wetsuits and surfboards. There is also an outside shed with 8+ bicycles to enjoy the neighborhood trails with. The 4th bathroom with its fun round shower & unlimited hot water also has an outside entrance so it's easy to use from the yard.
Handicapped info & Adjoining Homes: There is a short ramp available that can be installed at the back door for folks who cannot walk up stairs and the first floor has a bathroom that most handicapped folks can utilize, though this house it NOT formally rated as 'handicapped accessible.'
This Manor was built in 1922 and it is currently surrounded by newer large homes and is a short 3 to 4-min walk to one of the area’s largest sandy beaches with fire rings for beach bonfires. The Tudor supplies free firewood for both the fireplaces and the beach bonfires. There are also a couple of nice delis for a short walk to get ice cream cones, a fine restaurant called Cafe Rio and a small corner grocery store.
It is also next to Seacliff State beach Park with the famous wharf and cement ship which is often used by sea life.
There are gates to close off the stairway, and electric plugs have been blocked or filled in with blocker. Several videos are for younger children and its an easy walk to the beach where there is a shallow (2'-4') river that children really enjoy as an alternative playground on the beach. There are also several sand toys and forms for making sandcastles under the causeway in the back yard at the Tudor...moreless
The back door has only one small step and we have a 12' metal ramp that can be installed to aid handicapped or wheelchair accessibility. It must be reserved and installed in advance. The first floor is all one level and mostly hardwood floors with some tile and some rugs. The downstairs bathroom had stainless steel grab bars in the bathtub and a large turning area near the toilet....moreless
(3) I-36' High-Def Flat screen TV in upstairs Great Room, 1 large TV in Living room, & 1 large TV in West Wing bedroom. Domain name is Tudor-Rose-Manor & password is listed on upstairs computer shelf...moreless
Home is a level 3-4 block walk to a delighful beach area with many upscale homes with beautiful gardens. Also a small comercial area next to the Rio del Mar's beach that has the great Pixie Deli - outside BBQ Tri-Tips, Chicken and great sandwiches and ice cream cones. Also a small grocerie store, the white tableclothed seafood restaurant the Rio Cafe, and a few other stores. Nearby there are Several Shopping areas, Deer Park with large Deluxe Food Mkt, several restaurants including our personal favorites the Panda Inn and the Bittersweet Bistro. Another area, just off the State Park exit is the Saveway Shopping Center, with Safeway, RiteAid, Movie Theater, Ace Hardware and many other small shops & great restaurants...moreless
Two in the ground floor utility room, another in the upstairs wet bar, and the fourth off the ground floor of the West Wing bathroom. Also outside laundry lines at upstairs back deck for swim suits...moreless
All regular beds are freshly made and there are clean sheets in the linen closets for guests use. Most beds have electric blankets. Extra beds ie: innerspring futons,and roll-away twin bed have full bedding available w/mattress pads, electric blankets, sheets, comforters & several variety of pillows...moreless
No parking permits required. We ask that guests not park up the area around the Tudor so our neighbors can park near their homes. - Please park down Hainline, the street in front of the Tutor.Thanks...moreless
Gas stove, microwave, 3-coffee makers, dishwasher, refrigerator, brita filter, toaster oven, lobster pots, lots of spices & condiments in downstairs main kitchen, Upstairs Wet Bar, has a 2-refrigerators with Ice trays, Large outside storage box for additional food storage as well as shelves in Oak cabinet in kitchen/dining area for guest use...moreless
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Memorial Holiday 2015
May 22 - May 25, 2015
3 night min stay
Begin Summer Season 2015
May 26 - Jun 11, 2015
2 night min stay
Grad Weekend 2015
Jun 12 - Jun 15, 2015
2 night min stay
Summer Peak Season 2015
Jun 16 - Sep 3, 2015
2 night min stay
Labor Day Holiday 2015
Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
Off Peak Season 2015
Sep 8 - Nov 24, 2015
2 night min stay
Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2015
4 night min stay
Off Peak Season 2015
Nov 30 - Dec 20, 2015
2 night min stay
Holiday Rate 2015-2016
Dec 21 - Jan 2, 2016
5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
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This home is all about family & friends reunions. Everyone will enjoy the short and level walk 3+ minute walk to a 7-mi long sandy beach and an adjoining state park (Seacliff). This area also has a deli with ice cream cones, gourmet coffee and daily fresh BBQ chicken & tri-tips. There is also a wonderful seafood restaurant, the Cafe Rio, in the same area near the beach. The Village of Capitola with over a dozen restaurants, unique shops, sandy beach, festivals and art shows is a nearby delight. Don't miss the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Big Basin State Park (1st Calif. St Park) the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Wharf with the best wooden roller coaster still surviving on the West Coast. Enjoy the Free Friday night concerts with many famous band play 2-times on every Friday during Summer. The fun Mystery Spot, berry picking farms, many farmer's markets with the best fresh produce tastings available are just some of the great things to do besides the beaches. Don't miss the new River Walk along the San Lorenzo river.
Other Activities: Steam Locomotive Tours of Redwoods & Santa Cruz. Wilder Ranch, Seymour Discovery Museum and small Aquarium, State of the art Skateboard Park, 1 of only 5 BMX Bike Parks in US.
Golf: The Public Seascape Golf Course is less than 1 mile away and there are the many famous more courses in nearby Santa Cruz, Pacific Grove, Camel and Monterey both reasonable and others that are very exclusive.
Year Purchased: 2004
About: We had been looking for a family reunion home and just fell in love with this great Tudor style english manor. It has been the place for many anniversary and 80th birthday parties for lots of great guests. Come celebrate your special occassion with your family and friends. More of our friends have vacation homes in the area can accommodate additional guests all within easy walk to the Rio Del Mar beach.
Being that the Manor was just a short and level 3-4 minute stroll to the 7-mile sandy beach was one of the main attractions of this home. The fact that there were no other homes that could handle up to 22 guests was another major factor.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
One of the largest homes near the large sandy Rio del Mar beach and the Seacliff Beach State Park with its famous wharf out to a cement ship called the Palo Alto.
Great Reunion Home with on-site parking for up to 12 cars or 8 large SUVs
Front yard with nice chairs to view the croquet yard and players of all ages
Downstairs Family Room w/Fireplace, 100s of DVDs and VHS movies +Cable On-Deman
Family Room next to Kitchen with two Queen Innerspring Futons, large TV & game
Downstairs Dining Room, with Gas Fire stove, seats up to 22 + a high chair
Upstairs Game Room HDTV, 2-Innerspring Queen Futons & Computer w/Printer & game
Top Patio with new brick paving and Couch swing, easy stairs into Hot Tub
Small foosball/pool (30'x60') table in upstairs Game room and rollaway twin bed
Upstairs Twins Bedroom with DVD Video player w/toys & books for kids & adults
West Wing King suite with sm. refrigerator,TV & couch that makes into a twin bed
1 of 4 Bathrooms, This is in the West Wing downstairs w/On-Demand Hot water
Santa comes to the Tudor during the holidays and guest can bring in a tree.
Tudor Rose Manor is a large family reunion vacation home Rio Del Mar in Aptos
Front Entry's Stained Glass Door. One of many fine art pieces in the Manor.
Fireplace w/free firewood provided, also 25 original local watercolors for sale.
Downstairs Kitchen w/gas stove, ice maker, microwave, toaster & 3 coffee makers
Downstairs Rose Rm with Queen bed, Mirrored Closet door w/warm fluffy bath robe
6 Picnic Tables, Gas BBQ, Dappled shade under oak tree, Couch swing & Hot Tub
Backyard private Hot Tub and one of the surf & boogie boards for guests to enjoy
Upstairs Wicker Queen Bed Room w/reading lamps, warm bath robes & pack-n-play
West Wing Suite with King Bed and Reading Lamps, full bath, roll-top desk & ref.
Twin bed in causeway between Main Manor and West Wing with window seat & 2-doo
Wet Bar w/Sink for Tooth brushing & Mirror for combing hair & 2-more refrig's.
Seasonal Lights for the Holidays and motion sensor lights on driveway & yard
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