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Oceanfront Santa Cruz Beach Hse - Pet Friendly

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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Quotes from previous guests: 'The pictures do not do this amazing home justice!'...'We could not have enjoyed our vacation any more - thanks for opening up your beautiful home.'...'We will be back every year. This was the best family vacation ever.' ...'Loved the home, loved the views, loved the location, will love coming back.'...'The views are amazing. Loved it.'

This upscale, elegant, spacious home is perfect to enjoy all the Monterey Bay has to offer. With a great open floor plan, the beach house is conveniently located on scenic West Cliff Drive, the jewel of Santa Cruz. Beach House is close to everything, half way between the Wharf and Natural Bridges State Park and has 180' views of the Monterey Bay. You can watch the surfers at Mitchell's Cove while you lounge on your private deck.

Enter on first floor where you will find 3 bedrooms: bedroom 1 with full/double bed, bedroom 2 with 2 twin beds and walk out slider onto rear deck, bedroom 3 with new top of the line queen mattress and a bonus room with a queen sofa/sleeper and bath. The laundry room has a front loading washer/dryer for your convenience. Elegant full bath downstairs is roomy and beautiful.

The back yard is fenced with a very nice large deck and authentic bocce court.

Go upstairs and the spectacular view afforded by the open floor plan provides views galore. Floor to ceiling windows look out at the Bay where you can watch the whales go south in the fall and north in the spring with their calves. Step out on the deck and watch dolphins play in the surf. Otters and sea lions play and feed in the kelp beds right across the street.

Upstairs master bedroom suite and bath are very elegant. Luxury queen bed with wall mounted HDTV 32' LCD TV to catch your favorite show while you drift off to sleep. The elegant master bath has a fantastic walk in shower, his/her sinks and lots of room.

The spacious kitchen is fully equipped with stainless steel appliances, pots/pans/cookware and all the cooking gadgets you need. You can celebrate, entertain and cook till you heart's content. Everything you need to prepare that special celebration dinner or your family's evening meals is right there.

The living room has comfortable seating for the family with beautiful designer sofas that are 'Chameleon' sofa/twin beds. They are wonderful! Enjoy the 32' HDTV/wall mounted LCD TV/DVD player or just relax to the gentle sounds of the surf. The dining room seats up to 10 people in comfort and style with custom built-in bench and cushions. Located just off the deck, the dining area has great ocean views.

The deck has seating so you can watch the beautiful sunsets while enjoying a glass of wine or dinner outside.

Maximum 4 cars maximum per group. Parking for 2 cars in the garage, 2 cars on the driveway.

Right down the street toward the east is the Wharf, the Boardwalk and Downtown Santa Cruz. Right down the street to the west is Mitchell's Cove, Natural Bridges State Park and Long Marine Lab.

Here are the most common FAQ's. If you have other questions not covered here please don't hesitate to email.

Check in is at 4pm, check out is at 11am.

Please note minimum stay requirements listed below with the nightly rates.

Minimum age of responsible party to reserve is 30 and photo ID is required to be returned with paperwork. This is a low-key location - parties which cause a disturbance or annoy the neighbors are not permitted. Guests are responsible for any police-involved disturbances during their stay which will cause a forfeiture of deposit. This is a low-key location - parties which cause a disturbance or annoy the neighbors are not permitted.

The home is located in the mid-900 block of West Cliff Drive in Santa Cruz, CA. The exact address is provided when booking.

Exchange or Long Term Rental: Property is not available for exchange or long term rental.

Weddings & Events: This house is not available for weddings or events.

Beaches: Two beaches are within one block. The beach at Mitchell's Cove is visible from the deck of the property is about 100 yards to the stairs. Main beach, wharf & Boardwalk are 8 blocks.

Bring binoculars to watch the otters, dolphin, whales and shore birds from the balcony.

Jackets are needed in the evening all year round in Santa Cruz.

Parking: The maximum number of vehicles is four (4) - two in the garage and 2 on the driveway. Overnight on-street parallel parking is allowed. Guests are asked to park in the parking spaces across the street during daylight hours then move cars to on-street parallel parking in front of house overnight.

Pets: Well-behaved pets are welcome with prior approval. The fee is $75 per pet/ maximum 2 pets. Pets are not allowed on furniture, may not be an annoyance to neighbors and may not be left unattended for any length of time.

Rates: The rates on the website are current and are also provided below for your convenience. Local tax is and 11% is included to nightly rates. Additional nights beyond the minimum stay requirement are charged at the same nightly rate. Credit Card transaction fee is 3% - MasterCard, Visa & American Express Accepted.

RATE SUMMARY:
1/7-2/27 - $514/Night 3 Night Minimum
2/28-5/14 - $544/Night 4 Night Minimum
5/15-9/16 - $590/Night 5 Night Minimum
9/17-10/31 - $544/Night 4 Night Minimum
11/1-11/21 - $514/Night 4 Night Minimum
11/22 - 12/3 - $564/Night 5 Night Minimum
12/4-12/18 - $514/Night 3 Night Minimum
12/19-1/6 - $549/Night 5 Night Minimum

To reserve: The payment/contract form will be emailed to you. Return completed contract, payment in full will confirm your reservation. Once contract and payment are received you will receive an email confirmation and arrival information. Please print the confirmation letter and take it with you.

Email: cliffsidegetaway@gmail

PAYMENT: Reservation may be paid by 1) check mailed or 2) credit card (Book it). Payment is due within 5 days of reservation unless other arrangements are made. Payment may be made by: mailing completed forms with payment to mailing address on contract; or by returning completed scanned (printer or smart phone) forms via email attachment. Refundable security/breakage deposit of $1000 ($1500 with pets) is paid by credit card only at time of booking. Please note: reservations are first come basis and are not confirmed or guaranteed until guest receives confirmation that contract, payment, copy of the renter's drivers license (or passport overseas travelers) have been received.

Cancellation: Should you wish to cancel this reservation, notice of cancellation MUST BE IN WRITING AND RECEIVED MORE THAN 90 DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR CHECK IN DATE. A refund will be made less 20% of the total charged plus any transaction fees. Should you wish to cancel this reservation less than 90 days but more than 60 days prior to your check in, notice of cancellation MUST BE IN WRITING AND RECEIVED MORE THAN 60 DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR CHECK IN DATE. A refund of the sums you have paid will be made, less a $1000 cancellation fee and any transaction fees. If your notice of cancellation is RECEIVED LESS THAN 60 DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR CHECK IN DATE no refund will be made. Holidays and graduation weeks are non-refundable. Reservation may be cancelled by owner if Beach House becomes uninhabitable for reasons of damage, weather accidents, or other building failures. Owner may cancel reservation without cause upon 120 days notice. Credit Card convenience fees are not refundable.

Guests are encouraged to purchase travel insurance. A link will be provided on all responses to inquiries.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age for responsible party is 30+. Children and families welcome with adults....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Pets are welcome with prior arrangements but please - not on the furniture....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Fantastic Ocean Front Beach House is located in 900 Block of beautiful W. Cliff Dr. Centrally located close to everything! Santa Cruz Beach House fronts Mitchell's Cove, a favorite spot to watch surfers ride the waves, dolphins and otters play or just lounge on the beach. Wonderful ocean views from the deck of the Pacific Ocean, Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary. Across the bay you can see the lights of Monterey at night. This is the street where the surfing at Steamers Lane has become world famous. It is located across the street from the ocean with 180 views from deck, living room, dining room, kitchen. There are no homes across the street - only water. The Beach House comfortably sleeps 12 in beds....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    (2)...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Full size Bocci ball court...moreless

  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Rates
Feb 28 - May 14, 2015
4 night min stay
$604
Summer Rates
May 15 - Sep 16, 2015
5 night min stay
$655
Fall Rates
Sep 17 - Oct 31, 2015
4 night min stay
$604
Late Fall
Nov 1 - Nov 21, 2015
4 night min stay
$571
Thanksgiving Rates
Nov 22 - Dec 3, 2015
5 night min stay
$626
Mid December Rates
Dec 4 - Dec 18, 2015
3 night min stay
$571
Holiday Rates
Dec 19 - Jan 7, 2016
5 night min stay
$626
Winter Rates
Jan 8 - Feb 27, 2016
3 night min stay
$571

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Pet Fee $83 + tax
  • Cleaning fee $289 + tax
  • Tax Rate 3%

Notes:

An 11% Transient Occupancy Tax is included in the nightly rate.

A 3% Credit Card Use fee only applies if paying through your card, if mailing a check please disregard this fee.

Please email manager for copy of contract to be signed before rental is confirmed, otherwise Book it now may be refused.

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Cancellation policy:

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


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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Jose
0.8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Wharf & Downtown
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
De Laveaga
1 Miles
Nearest Train
Downtown
0.2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 1
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Ristorante Avanti, O Mei, Wharf & Downtown
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
1/2 block

Car: Necessary

Surf lessons at Cowell's Beach near the wharf. Windsurfing lessons at Waddell Creek up the coast, Kayaking in the harbor and Elkhorn Slough, Daily Sailboat rides from SC Harbor, Kite Flying at Beach Across the street. Natural Bridges State Park, a beach and a natural rock bridge, October brings the Monarch festival.

Local farmers market twice a week brings amazing fresh produce to the table.

The Beach Boardwalk is fun for any age, Neptune's Kingdom has an Arcade and Miniature Golf. This seaside attraction celebrated 100 years of the Looff Carousel and our amazing Giant Dipper, this wood track is 1/2 mile long and gets up to 46 miles per hour!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: This is our dream house.

Why the Owner Chose Santa Cruz:
Our family still considers this our home. We are here as often as possible because the best place to relax and unwind is Santa Cruz.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Watching the ocean is mesmerizing. Whales, dolphin and sea otters are a daily occurrence. This is a spectacular and special place to recharge.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • View from the deck

    View from the deck

  • Dine on the deck while watching the whales go by!

    Dine on the deck while watching the whales go by!

  • Downstairs Bathroom

    Downstairs Bathroom

  • Spacious Kitchen with Ocean Views

    Spacious Kitchen with Ocean Views

  • Third Bedroom downstairs, two twins with a topper to turn into a king size avail

    Third Bedroom downstairs, two twins with a topper to turn into a king size avail

  • Downstairs bedroom, queen bed, deck access

    Downstairs bedroom, queen bed, deck access

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Cottage with pull out sleeper

    Cottage with pull out sleeper

  • High end appliances and beautiful stone countertops

    High end appliances and beautiful stone countertops

  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

    Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

  • LR Windows - Whitewater View of Bay and Mitchell's Cove

    LR Windows - Whitewater View of Bay and Mitchell's Cove

  • Dining Area Faces the Ocean

    Dining Area Faces the Ocean

  • View from Dining Area with Open Spacious View Back to Kitchen

    View from Dining Area with Open Spacious View Back to Kitchen

  • Desk with WiFi - bring your laptop and check your email

    Desk with WiFi - bring your laptop and check your email

  • Full Laundry room

    Full Laundry room

  • Bedroom downstairs, full size bed

    Bedroom downstairs, full size bed

  • Cottage and Bocci Court

    Cottage and Bocci Court

  • Cottage bath

    Cottage bath

  • Natural Bridges State Beach

    Natural Bridges State Beach

  • Play some Beach Volleyball at the Harbor

    Play some Beach Volleyball at the Harbor

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  • Sleeps
    12
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 04/16/2015
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