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Fantastic Remodeled Beach House 3BR/3BA in Aptos-Rio Del Mar

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Cypress lined country lane. Turn into the spacious driveway and lots of parking.

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Last updated: 07/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Aptos house description

Property Address: 403 Martin Drive, Aptos CA

Come and enjoy the peace and tranquility of a vacation by the sea in a 2000 square foot COMPLETELY RENOVATED home. Perfect for a romantic getaway or a family gathering, this home is located in a quiet location lined with lovely cypress trees. Rio Del Mar Beach offers one of the largest beach stretches in Santa Cruz county. Enjoy the 2 block (12 houses) stroll to the path down to the beach as it opens up onto the view of this beautiful coastline (see photo). Or drive down several blocks in either direction to one of three beaches including Hidden Beach, and two Rio Del Mar beaches.

This 2 story, three bedroom, three bath home boasts many amenities and has a “brand new” feel to it. All rooms are professionally decorated with a beach/spa motif.

Upstairs are 2 master bedrooms with Queen sized beds, generously sized bathrooms and walk in closets. The grand master is quite a large suite and includes a gas fireplace, dual sinks, whirlpool tub, private balcony and steam shower.

On the lower level is another bedroom with 2 twin beds and fold up twin bed for an extra friend. Included are all the designer bedding and luxurious linens and towels. The sunny front room is a great place to curl up and read or double as a bedroom at night with a queen size pull out couch and privacy pocket doors. Off of the front room is a private garden area with a raised koi pond with fish, turtles, and fountain. It is the perfect quiet spot for a glass of wine and cheese before sunset.

The great room includes a well-equipped kitchen and granite bar/counter top area opening up to the living room and dining room area. Watch a movie on the 52” high definition flat panel TV with Blue Ray and surround sound as the fire is crackling in the hearth.

For the young at heart, there is a modern Sony Play Station along with an arcade-quality console electronic game table equipped with all your favorite retro video games. For your computer, high speed WiFi internet access is provided.

Step into the backyard and enjoy the deck with table, chairs, lounge, umbrella, outdoor heater and gas BBQ to accommodate outdoor entertaining. The roomy HOT TUB is located next to a cozy area where it is great to roast marshmallows at the gas Firepit on starry evenings . Located in the spacious 2 car garage are many of the beach items you will need to make your vacation memories, including a Ping Pong table and 5 beach cruiser style bicycles.

Outside the house are more activities to keep everyone satisfied! The cute little town of Rio Del Mar, the shopping and restaurants of Capitola, antiquing and wine tasting in Soquel, tennis and golfing in Seascape, riding the Ferris wheel at the famous amusement park and Boardwalk of Santa Cruz are all within a very short drive. Surfing, biking, hiking, fishing, scuba diving and all manners of outdoor entertainment is boundless.

Looking beyond the immediate area is Monterey Bay with its renowned Aquarium and Cannery Row is 40 minutes south. Head north 90 minutes on the picturesque HWY 1 and visit San Francisco.

Make your reservation today and reserve your time in paradise.






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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            enclosed front and back yards. Have a pack and play for sleeping young ones, and a high chair....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Child's Highchair
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator
          • Ice Maker
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Linens Provided
          • Gas Fireplace
          • Covered Parking
          • Parking Off Street
          • Garage
          • Wood Fireplace
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Fireplace
          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Steam shower in master bath, gas fireplace in master, commercial quality retro-arcade video game table, ping pong table, Gas Firepit, Gas BBQ. Pack and Play crib and a high chair for the little ones....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Video Games
              • Television
              • Games
              • Books
              • CD Player
              • Video Game Console
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Stereo
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Telephone
              • Broadband Access
              • Wireless Internet

              Pool & Spa

              • Jetted Tub
              • Hot Tub

              Outdoor Features

              • Tennis:

                down the block at Seascape tennis club...moreless

              • Bicycles:

                5 bikes with helmets and locks...moreless

              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Golf

              Activities

              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Tennis
              • Sailing
              • Basketball Court
              • Water Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Cycling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Fishing
              • Parasailing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Hiking
              • Surfing
              • Golf
              • Swimming
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Boating
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Sight Seeing
              • Shopping
              • Horseback Riding
              • Antiquing
              • Shelling
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Live Theater
              • Cinemas
              • Hospital
              • Racquetball
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.9
              from 36 traveler reviews
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              summer
              May 22 - Sep 22, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $2,700
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $375
              $2,100

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Tax Rate 11%

              Notes:

              Holidays: 4th of July, Labor day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Spring holiday, and Memorial Day rates are at $425 per day, or $3100 per week.


              This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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              Last updated: 07/24/2014
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              Location

              Local wine tasting

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2008

              About the owner: My husband and I have lived in the Bay area for over 25 years and love all that it has to offer. Raising two kids and enjoying the coast together as a family has provided so many terrific memories!

              Why the Owner Chose Aptos:
              We looked up and down the coast, but focused in on this Upper Cliff locale of Aptos. It is a quiet area where the homes are well kept and many are being upgraded and redone. Some of the homes a few blocks away are in the 3 ++ million dollar range. It is only a short walk (12 houses) to the path that leads down to a less populated and expansive beach used primarily of locals. The town was a pull for us as well. It is not insane with lots of traffic, but has a small town feel with yummy little restaurants that you don't even need to have shoes on to be served. The drive from our primary residence in San Jose is only 40 minutes and the home is easy to get to and has ample parking. It is an easy drive to Capitola or Santa Cruz if your in the mood for some action. Nisene State Park is very close and has incredible hiking with huge pine trees and water falls.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The home has a brand new feel to it, since it was a grand scale remodel several years ago. It is very private and easy to entertain there. Every bedroom has their own bathroom and you have lots of places to spread out. Its great for kids and kids at heart since the house includes many amenities like hot tub, professional arcade game, Playstation, ping pong, bicycles, Wifi, flat screen TV, direct TV, stereo systems with fabulous sound system to name a few. The kitchen is fully stocked with your every need, just bring your food and libations. The backyard is fully enclosed as well as the front yard. The home is nicely decorated in a relaxing beach/spa motiff.


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              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • Cypress lined country lane. Turn into the spacious driveway and lots of parking.

                Cypress lined country lane. Turn into the spacious driveway and lots of parking.

              • Path to Rio Del Mar Beach (two blocks from house) we like to watch the sunset!

                Path to Rio Del Mar Beach (two blocks from house) we like to watch the sunset!

              • View into kitchen: granite counters, raised bar, large fridge, all appliances

                View into kitchen: granite counters, raised bar, large fridge, all appliances

              • Grand Master bed with Calvin Klein bed linens, private balcony, full spa bath

                Grand Master bed with Calvin Klein bed linens, private balcony, full spa bath

              • Grand Master Jacuzzi tub adjacent to the sit-down steam shower...ahhh relax!

                Grand Master Jacuzzi tub adjacent to the sit-down steam shower...ahhh relax!

              • 2nd Master large and spacious private bath. Modern and new!

                2nd Master large and spacious private bath. Modern and new!

              • Full Bath adjacent to downstairs bedroom and front room.  Tommy Bahama style!

                Full Bath adjacent to downstairs bedroom and front room. Tommy Bahama style!

              • Go for a bike ride on one of the 5 bicycles for your use at our beach house.

                Go for a bike ride on one of the 5 bicycles for your use at our beach house.

              • Cozy backyard w/ firepit, deck, heaters, bbq, hot tub, outdoor furnishings,grass

                Cozy backyard w/ firepit, deck, heaters, bbq, hot tub, outdoor furnishings,grass

              • Dining and living room area...plenty of room to spread out or sit by the fire!

                Dining and living room area...plenty of room to spread out or sit by the fire!

              • Front room with comfy queen sleeper couch, room closes off for complete privacy.

                Front room with comfy queen sleeper couch, room closes off for complete privacy.

              • Grand Master Bedroom fireplace sitting area. Lots of room to spread out!

                Grand Master Bedroom fireplace sitting area. Lots of room to spread out!

              • Luxury master bedroom w/ new Ralph Lauren Linens, walk in closet and full bath.

                Luxury master bedroom w/ new Ralph Lauren Linens, walk in closet and full bath.

              • Downstairs bedroom, Roxy bedding, with 2 twin euro-beds and pull-out sleep mats

                Downstairs bedroom, Roxy bedding, with 2 twin euro-beds and pull-out sleep mats

              • Retro arcade quality game table....can you say Pac Man and Asteroids? All love!

                Retro arcade quality game table....can you say Pac Man and Asteroids? All love!

              • Family friendly beach! Great for skim boarding, boogie boarding, & swimming!

                Family friendly beach! Great for skim boarding, boogie boarding, & swimming!

              VRBO #246274

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              This listing was first published here in 2009.

              Date last modified - Sunday, June 22, 2014

              $375 - $386 per night (USD)
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              3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 7

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