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The Pineapple Express Aptos ~ Book Online ~ Private Location ~ Close to Beach

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View from street with plenty of parking.

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Last updated: 12/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Aptos house description

Just remodeled, cute and cozy cabin set in the lush Majestic Redwoods, just minutes to the beach. There is also a bunk house available that sleeps an additional 4 people for an extra charge. Get the best of both worlds with this private cottage nestled in the redwoods on 1/3 of an acre and 2 miles from Rio Del Mar Beach and 1/2 mile to Aptos Village.

Wake up surrounded by nature. Enjoy watching the deer graze just off the deck. Go for a hike in Nisene Marks State Park (just 1/2 mile away) where there are 30 miles of trails for hiking, jogging and biking. Or hang out at the beach next to The Palo Alto (or better known as 'The Cement Ship'), where you can fish from the pier.

This impressive cottage boasts over 700 square feet of decking that wraps around three sides of the the house for plenty of relaxing in the outdoors. When you're not outside, come in and enjoy the gas climate controlled floor to ceiling stone fireplace which sets the ambiance for the whole cottage.

Located at the end of a quiet road with plenty of parking, and a short distance to great restaurants and coffee shops. Check out many menus of our favorites inside the cottage. Or stay and cook in our fully equipped kitchen.

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Keywords: House, Santa Cruz, Aptos, Capitola, Rio Del Mar, Beach, Nisene Marks, Monterey Bay, Art & Wine Festival, Bogonia Festival, Pacific Coast bike route, Cement ship, fishing, boating, whale watching, santa cruz wharf, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Monterey Bay Aquarium

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Property Type

  • House
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

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

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Memory foam queen mattress on built-in platform bed...moreless

          • Convertible bed(s): 1 double

            Double sofa sleeper in Living Room...moreless

          • Bunkhouse: 2 double

            This bedroom is in the Bunkhouse with bathroom...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Bunk House (2) double size beds...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            This bathroom is in the house...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            This bathroom is in the Bunkhouse...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Wrap around deck nestled among the redwoods for a truly memorable getaway. This ideal location above Aptos Village and approx. 2 miles from Rio Del Mar Beach. Enjoy the view of the redwoods from every room in this peaceful environment....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games:

                Lots of games to keep the adults and children entertained...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo:

                ISymphony stereo with dock...moreless

              • Television

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Winery Tours

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Boating
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Sailing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining:

                There is seating for 4 inside and 4 outside...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people

              General

              • Gas Fireplace:

                Thermostat controlled...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Towels Provided
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen:

                Including but not limited to Toaster, Coffee Maker, Coffee Grinder, Waffle maker, Food Processor, Tea Kettle, Some pantry items and condiments...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill

              Payment Type

              • Mastercard
              • Visa
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.7
              from 14 traveler reviews
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Fall
              Sep 1 - Dec 31, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $175
              Christmas Week
              Dec 19 - Dec 25, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $1,750
              flat fee
              New Years Week
              Dec 26 - Jan 1, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,750
              flat fee
              Spring
              Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $175
              Summer
              May 1 - Aug 31, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $200
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $150
              $1,050

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning Fee This fee & tax is added to all stays $100
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
              • Tax Rate 11%

              Notes:

              Bunk House is $50.00 per night plus tax

              All Holiday Rates include Bunkhouse

              3% credit card convenience fee (4.5% outside U.S.)

              NO fee if paid by e-check 12 days prior to arrival (U.S. only)


              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 12/17/2014
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
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              Location

              35 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              San Jose
              2 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Seascape
              2 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Cabrillo Hwy 1
              1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Aptos BBQ
              2 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Rio Del Mar

              Car: Recommended

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2009

              About the owner: We grew up in Northern California and always vacationed in the Santa Cruz area with our families. In 2005 we moved to Hawaii and still come back to vacation in Aptos with our children. In 2009, we found this perfect place for our family to vacation and truly love visiting.

              Why the Owner Chose Aptos:
              We loved this property from the beginning despite it's poor appearance. We worked on the property for months and got it picture perfect. We love the location because we feel like we are in the mountains, while only 2 short miles to the beach. The privacy is great too with 1/3 of an acre. It's very peaceful and quiet with very little traffic.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The house is cozy and comfortable. The large stone fireplace is so relaxing when you turn on the fireplace. Hang out on the rear deck or the front, take a walk down our private road, or just gaze off into the forest to catch a glimpse of deer. There is shopping and restaurants just a 1/2 mile down the road. Most of the time the fog will lift at the house before it will at the beach.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • View from street with plenty of parking.

                View from street with plenty of parking.

              • Warm and cozy home with all the amenities you need to relax and rejuvenate.

                Warm and cozy home with all the amenities you need to relax and rejuvenate.

              • Living room with gas fireplace, sofa sleeper, TV & DVD player.

                Living room with gas fireplace, sofa sleeper, TV & DVD player.

              • Bedroom with memory foam queen platform bed. House has 1 bedroom/1 bath.

                Bedroom with memory foam queen platform bed. House has 1 bedroom/1 bath.

              • Home sits on almost 1/3 acre. Photo taken from stairs on upper portion of lot.

                Home sits on almost 1/3 acre. Photo taken from stairs on upper portion of lot.

              • Forest next to deck

                Forest next to deck

              • Gas grill and stairs that lead up to top of property and Valencia Road.

                Gas grill and stairs that lead up to top of property and Valencia Road.

              • Courtyard in between house and bunkhouse.  House on left, bunkhouse on right.

                Courtyard in between house and bunkhouse. House on left, bunkhouse on right.

              • Inside of bunkhouse.  The bunks are double memory foam mattresses.

                Inside of bunkhouse. The bunks are double memory foam mattresses.

              • Second Bathroom located in Bunkhouse separate from house has bathroom w/shower.

                Second Bathroom located in Bunkhouse separate from house has bathroom w/shower.

              • Lots of privacy at the end of the street with plenty of parking.

                Lots of privacy at the end of the street with plenty of parking.

              • Rio Del Mar Beach just 2 miles away.

                Rio Del Mar Beach just 2 miles away.

              • Living room with plenty of windows to enjoy the redwoods.

                Living room with plenty of windows to enjoy the redwoods.

              • Dining area with vaulted ceilings and large windows for  plenty of light.

                Dining area with vaulted ceilings and large windows for plenty of light.

              • Kitchen with everything you need to prepare your gourmet meal.

                Kitchen with everything you need to prepare your gourmet meal.

              • Sky light makes for a bright bathroom with Tub/Shower combo.

                Sky light makes for a bright bathroom with Tub/Shower combo.

              • Back deck looks out over forest, stairs lead to upper portion of lot.

                Back deck looks out over forest, stairs lead to upper portion of lot.

              • Stairs on upper portion of lot.

                Stairs on upper portion of lot.

              • Doors in bedroom that lead to wraparound deck. Deck is on 3 sides of home.

                Doors in bedroom that lead to wraparound deck. Deck is on 3 sides of home.

              • Looking at house and courtyard.  Plenty of outdoor seating.

                Looking at house and courtyard. Plenty of outdoor seating.

              • Bunkhouse/Second Bedroom & Bathroom, Separate from house.

                Bunkhouse/Second Bedroom & Bathroom, Separate from house.

              • Bunk house video collection

                Bunk house video collection

              • Dining area with great views of the redwoods

                Dining area with great views of the redwoods

              • Don't forget our house located on The Big Island of Hawaii. VRBO 190513

                Don't forget our house located on The Big Island of Hawaii. VRBO 190513

              VRBO #262737

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              This listing was first published here in 2009.

              Date last modified - Thursday, December 18, 2014

              $150 - $200 per night (USD)
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              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

              View calendar: Updated 12/17/14
              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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              Member since: 2008
              Speaks: english
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              • Response rate: 100%
              • Calendar last updated: 12/17/2014
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