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Beachfront Gem * Pajaro Dunes House on Monterey Bay * Views!

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Last updated: 11/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Pajaro Dunes house description

Where 'ocean view’ and 'beachfront' are understatements!!!

This beachfront home has stunning architecture, views and location. With a somewhat funky, eclectic design and decor, it’s perfect for family, friends, or business getaways. Its many nooks and turns draw smiles from adults and kids alike.

The kitchen/dining/living area is open and spacious with large windows facing the ocean. There are three very separate bedrooms, each with ocean views and sliding glass doors to patio or atrium areas. From inside or on the decks, you can enjoy a panoramic ocean view from Santa Cruz to Monterey with miles of blue sea, birds, otters, and occasionally porpoises and migrating whales.

Outdoor areas: there is an atrium deck off the kitchen/living room that is a lovely, protected area for sunning, BBQ, or dining. The decks off the living room and dining room are perfect for taking in the ocean air and views.

Pajaro Dunes is a private gated community with 1½ miles of sandy beaches on Monterey Bay between Santa Cruz and Monterey. Along with full views of the Monterey Bay and the coastal mountains, Pajaro Dunes has 24-hour security, walking/biking/jogging trails, professional tennis courts, playing fields, volleyball and basketball courts (only a 5-minute walk to the nearest courts/fields). It’s a short drive to Santa Cruz (30 min), Monterey and Carmel (45 min) for restaurants, famous golf courses, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk amusement park, or shopping.


The bedrooms are spread out and each have private or shared bathrooms, TV’s and ocean views:
Bedroom 1 – Master Suite: King bed, private bathroom with separate shower, bathtub, 26” TV with cable and DVD, ocean view, glass door to lower patio
Bedroom 2: King bed, adjacent full bathroom with washer/dryer, 14” TV with cable, ocean view, glass door to lower patio
Bedroom 3/Family Room: 5 twin beds (2 trundles + 1 twin), private full bathroom, 37” TV with cable, VHS video and DVD, glass door to interior deck area, ocean and valley/mountain views

Built in 1978 and featured in ads and home design magazines, this ~1,800 square foot home has a bit of an 80’s vibe and its homey, comfortable feeling will melt all your troubles away.



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Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Concierge

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 7-9

              • Bedroom 3/Family Room: 5 twin/ single

                (2 trundles,1 twin), 37in TV w/cable/VHS/DVD...moreless

              • Master Suite: 1 king

                32in TV w/ cable/DVD, ocean view, glass door to lower patio...moreless

              • Blue Bedroom: 1 king

                26in TV w/cable, ocean view, glass door to lower patio...moreless

              • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (5)

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Master Bath: toilet, tub, shower

                in master bedroom...moreless

              • Blue Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

                adjacent to Blue bedroom (has washer/dryer)...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

                in Bedroom 3/Family room...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • Books For Kids
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games:

                selection of kids' games...moreless

              • Games For Kids
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Basic cable - 70 channels Netflix available...moreless

              • Stereo:

                small shelf unit with iPod/iPhone 4 connection, or bring cable to connect iPad...moreless

              • Television
              • Toys:

                kids' beach toys...moreless

              • VCR
              • Video Library:

                a few in house, more available free at agency...moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching

              Location Type

              • Beach
              • Beachfront
              • Oceanfront
              • Waterfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Kayaking
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 10 people

              General

              • Activities Guide
              • Alarm Clock
              • Basic Soaps
              • Broadband Access
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Filtered Water
              • Fireplace
              • Free Long Distance:

                + Free international calls...moreless

              • Heating:

                Heaters in all rooms plus space heaters...moreless

              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Laundry Soap
              • Linens Provided:

                (excluding beach towels)...moreless

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

                carts available to roll luggage...moreless

              • Telephone
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided:

                excluding beach towels...moreless

              • Washing Machine
              • Water Cooler
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Fireplace

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Blender
              • Coffee Grinder
              • Coffee Maker:

                Drip, filters in stock...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                all basics for cooking, baking, serving, eating......moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Plates, bowls, glasses/mugs, wine glasses, serving dishes/utensils, flatware - all that's needed...moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                all basics plus drip coffee maker, coffee grinder, food processor, blender, toasters, spices and more...moreless

              • Lobster Pot
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                We try to keep basic supplies in stock: sugar, spices, plastic wrap, aluminum foil, baggies, and coffee filters...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                with filtered water dispenser...moreless

              • Stove
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony:

                Outside Living/Dining rooms...moreless

              • Beach Chairs
              • Deck / Patio:

                Outside Master BR and Blue BR, Atrium off Family room & Living room...moreless

              • Gated Community
              • Outdoor Grill:

                22' Weber grill, charcoal (bring)...moreless

              • Patio
              • Porch / Veranda:

                Interior deck accessible from Bedroom3/Family Room, entry hallway, and Living Room...moreless

              • Tennis:

                we have some (sort of old) tennis racquets and balls...moreless

              • Tennis Court
              • Terrace
              • Walkway To Water
              • Wood Deck

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 32 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Fall-Winter-Spring
                  Sep 12 - May 31, 2015
                  2 night min stay

                  $3,045
                  Summer
                  Jun 1 - Sep 7, 2015
                  4 night min stay

                  $3,700

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning fee $200
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $750
                  • Tax Rate 9.5%

                  Notes:

                  Sep 2,2014 - May 31,2015 .. $560/nt first 2 nts, $385/additional nts (2nt min)

                  Jun 1,2015 - Sep 7,2015 .. $650/nt first 2 nts, $480/additional nts (4nt min)

                  Holidays: Special Rates apply. Mem wknd/July 4th 3nt min. Xmas/New Yr's 4nt min.

                  Check-In 4pm, Check-Out 12pm.

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                  9.5% lodging tax

                  $200 cleaning fee will be added to rental

                  $750 refundable security


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 11/22/2014
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                  Location

                  50 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  San Jose Airport

                  Car: Necessary

                  Playing Fields

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1989

                  About the owner: That's us on the deck for July 4th. Out on the beach, we like to boogie board, skim board, jog or play games... or just walk, collect shells, sit, or read. Always something for everyone!

                  Why the Owner Chose Pajaro Dunes:
                  Our family started out by renting at Pajaro Dunes in the early 70's. We loved the diverse architecture of the houses, the wooden path boardwalks that wound throughout the resort, and the expansive, secluded beach. We felt it was a perfect place for escaping the hustle and bustle, easy to get to, and close to Santa Cruz, Monterey, and Carmel. We knew instantly that this was the house for us. It has such a fun, beach feel with all the wood and windows... It's cozy, bright and open, and has jaw-dropping views that instantly take you away. Its architecture with its nooks and turns make it a playfully interesting place.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  It's such a quick walk to the beach (1 minute) or the tennis courts (5 minutes), and there are so many paths to walk on to view the ocean and homes. There are many options for driving: a 15-minute drive into Watsonville for groceries or restaurants, Aptos/Capitola/Santa Cruz (within 30 min) for shopping, entertainment, restaurants, golf... And in the other direction, Monterey and Carmel and all they have to offer. There's also kayaking on the Elkhorn Slough about 10 minutes away.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • View from upper deck (off Dining Room)

                    View from upper deck (off Dining Room)

                  • Front of the house coming from the parking lot

                    Front of the house coming from the parking lot

                  • Looking at Dining Room & Kitchen area from the Living Room

                    Looking at Dining Room & Kitchen area from the Living Room

                  • Bedroom 3 (or Family Room) with 2 trundles and 1 twin in nook down steps

                    Bedroom 3 (or Family Room) with 2 trundles and 1 twin in nook down steps

                  • Bedroom 3 (or Family Room) - twin bed in nook

                    Bedroom 3 (or Family Room) - twin bed in nook

                  • Master Bedroom - there's now a larger TV than shown

                    Master Bedroom - there's now a larger TV than shown

                  • Master Bathroom/dressing room with shower, tub,  and separate room with toilet

                    Master Bathroom/dressing room with shower, tub, and separate room with toilet

                  • Interior deck/atrium off living room and family room (bedroom 3)

                    Interior deck/atrium off living room and family room (bedroom 3)

                  • view towards Santa Cruz from beach staircase - our triangular chimney

                    view towards Santa Cruz from beach staircase - our triangular chimney

                  • view towards Monterey

                    view towards Monterey

                  • View of the house from the beach

                    View of the house from the beach

                  • Living room and VIEW

                    Living room and VIEW

                  • Kitchen looking towards Dining Room

                    Kitchen looking towards Dining Room

                  • Dining Room looking towards Kitchen

                    Dining Room looking towards Kitchen

                  • Bedroom 3 (or Family room) - the trundles

                    Bedroom 3 (or Family room) - the trundles

                  • Bedroom 3 (or Family Room)

                    Bedroom 3 (or Family Room)

                  • Master Bedroom and deck

                    Master Bedroom and deck

                  • 'Blue Bedroom' downstairs with glass door to lower patio, adjacent bathroom

                    'Blue Bedroom' downstairs with glass door to lower patio, adjacent bathroom

                  • Interior deck/atrium - ocean view (no roof access)

                    Interior deck/atrium - ocean view (no roof access)

                  • View towards Santa Cruz

                    View towards Santa Cruz

                  • Sunset madness...

                    Sunset madness...

                  VRBO #239370

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                  This listing was first published here in 2009.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, November 22, 2014

                  $435 - $529 per night (USD)
                  32

                  3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 9

                  View calendar: Updated 11/22/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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                  Member since: 2009
                  Speaks: english
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                  • Response rate: 30%
                  • Calendar last updated: 11/22/2014
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                  (650) 344-7130 (California, USA)

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