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Live Like a Local! Pleasure Point Cottages Quiet Living Near Beach, with Parking

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Pleasure Point Cottage is a self-contained, attached cottage with off-street parking and a fenced yard with barbeque and bistro set.

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Last updated: 05/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

How many beaches you can find? We invite you to use our Pleasure Point Cottage as your personal retreat while you surf and/or take time to explore the California coast!
Our delightful one bedroom, attached cottage in Santa Cruz is about two blocks from one of the best surfing spots on the west coast! The crowds have gone home. The climate is mild, the scenery is spectacular, and there is always something happening.

This cottage has its own kitchen with all of the dishes, pots and pans you will need, as well as a coffee pot, microwave, full range, and a side by side refrigerator.

The living room has a white leather sectional sofa, plus desk with internet and cable TV.

The bathroom has a walk-in shower and fresh, clean towels.

The bedroom has a queen size bed with a new Simons Beauty Rest mattress. The bed is ready with clean linens. Extra bedding is available to create a second sleeping area in the living room if needed.

The cottage even has a small private fenced yard and patio with a bistro set and barbeque. Well behaved dogs are welcome. All utilities, gardener, TV and Wi-Fi and off street parking are provided. We have a storage area for surf boards and/or bikes that is shared with another cottage.

A surfing school is close by for beginners. Observation of the wave action and the view of Monterey Bay, combined with the sound of crashing waves and the fresh air is invigorating!

Santa Cruz County has 29 miles of beaches to explore: Cowell's Beach, Steamer Lane, (a favorite surfing spot), Twin Beach, and Castle Beach, are all near the Santa Cruz Wharf. Driving south from Pleasure Point Cottage, you will find Manresa Beach, La Selva, Capitola Beach, Seacliff Beach (sunken cement ship), Seascape Beach, and Sunset Beach (romance). Driving North look for the Santa Cruz Harbor (great place for breakfast, lunch or dinner and evening entertainment); discover Light House Field State Beach ( good surfing and great place to walk dogs), Natural Bridges (observe Monarch butterflies), Wilder Ranch Beach (historic site), Davenport Beach (tiny town with a good bakery),and Four-mile Beach (known for beach parties), Scotts Creek Beach, (a favorite for beach combing ) Wadell Creek Beach, a (a good spot for wind-surfing) Bonny Dune Beach and Red-White-Blue (clothing is optional).

If you want more adventure: Hike, ride a bike, a zip line, or train through the beautiful redwood forests of the Santa Cruz mountains. Visit the UCSC Campus, the Monterey Bay Aquarium or play a round of golf.
There are plenty of places in Santa Cruz County to end the day with a glass of wine and a fresh plate of seafood. The pier at the Boardwalk is one favorite places to toast the sunset. In Capitola, the Shadowbrook Restaurant’s fragrant gardens and rustic creek-side location adding much to the ambience, not to mention a quaint cable car that takes you down to the restaurant and lounge with live guitar music and happy hour.
Passport Day for the Santa Cruz Mountain Wineries is the third Saturday of January; enjoy sampling some fine wines.

Use Pleasure Point Cottage as your home base for a fun-filled retreat!
Renters must be at least twenty-one years of age. All quests must be listed on the contract. Smoking, loud parties, drugs, and/or excessive drinking are not permitted on the premises.

To reserve the cottage: Click on the yellow 'Book It' button. Enter your desired arrival and departure dates; also, the number of people and pets in your group. Get an instant quote. To review the terms of the rental agreement, look for the little box and blue print at the bottom of that section. If you want to proceed with a reservation, go ahead and submit payment information. The owner will approve your request within twelve hours. If you have any questions or need personal assistance, feel free to call Lorraine, the owner, at 831 345-4721. For technical assistance at VRBO/Home Away call 1 877-228-3145.

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years of age...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Must be accompanied by adults...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Other (See Description)

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  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Comfortable pad and bedding to create extra sleeping area in living room is available if needed....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Oceanfront:

    Two blocks from the Pacific Ocean, Pleasure Point, on Opal Cliff, overlooking Monterey Bay. Listen to the crashing waves! (Favorite surfing area for locals.)...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining area is in the kitchen. Highchair available on request....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 3 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Heating:

    Wall furnace with thermostat control....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    sheets, towels, blankets...moreless

  • Living Room

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    cups, plates, water and wine glasses, mixing bowls, flatwear, pots and pans, electric coffee maker, toaster . . ....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Small grassy area in front yard....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$140 $160
Fri, Sat, Sun
$980 $3,600

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
  • House Keeping $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

To create a reservation a $150 deposit is required (credit cards accepted). The Deposit is refundable within 10 days of departure. The balance shall be paid by e-check through VRBO, or by personal check thirty days prior to occupancy. Alternative arrangements may incur a 2% Processing Fee. The deposit shall be forfeited if the reservation is canceled.


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Last updated: 05/28/2015
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Location

35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Norm Minetta San Jose International, or Monterey
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Crow's Nest
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Pasatiempo Golf Course
3 Miles
Nearest Train
Roaring Camp open air logging train into redwoo
1.25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 1 and Hwy 17
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Wharf House, Capitola
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Pleasure Point on Opal Cliff

Car: Recommended

The cottage is less than two blocks from one of the finest surfing spots on the west coast. It's half way between Carmel By the Sea and San Francisco, on Monterey Bay, close to Old Capitola.

Santa Cruz County has 29 miles of beaches to explore: Cowell's Beach, Steamer Lane, (a favorite surfing spot), Twin Beach, and Castle Beach, are all near the Santa Cruz Wharf.

Driving south from Pleasure Point Cottage, you will find Manresa Beach, La Selva, Capitola Beach, Seacliff Beach (sunken cement ship), Seascape Beach, and Sunset Beach (romance ).

Driving North look for the Santa Cruz Harbor (great place for breakfast, lunch or dinner and evening entertainment); discover Light House Field State Beach ( good surfing and great place to walk dogs), Natural Bridges (observe Monarch butterflies), Wilder Ranch Beach (historic site), Davenport Beach (tiny town with a good bakery),and Four-mile Beach (known for beach parties), Scotts Creek Beach, (a favorite for beach combing ) Wadell Creek Beach, a (a good spot for wind-surfing) Bonny Dune Beach and Red-White-Blue (clothing is optional). Come and discover how many beaches you can find to leave your foot prints in the sand!

If you want more adventure: Hike, ride a zip line or train through the beautiful redwood forests of the Santa Cruz mountains. Visit the UCSC Campus, the Monterey Bay Aquarium or play a round of golf. Drive up the coast to San Francisco, and walk across the Golden Gate Bridge. You'll never forget it!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1979

About the owner: After teaching for thirty-four years and maintaining cars, airplanes and properties for even longer, being parents and grandparents, we have become 'snowbirds'. Creating 'home' along the west coast has been a life long passion. This Pleasure Point Cottage is one of our favorites. It's a place we enjoy coming to for sheer relaxation, and we take delight in creating an affordable vacation option for others.

Why the Owner Chose Santa Cruz:
We love the ambience, especially the fresh ocean air, the mild climate and natural beauty of Monterey Bay with its powerful surge of ocean waves on the beach. There is a wealth of outdoor activities here, and access to either San Francisco peninsula or Carmel-by-the-Sea is easy from the Santa Cruz area.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Where else in the world can you, walk out your front door and down the street a couple of blocks to go surfing, comfortably stroll so many beaches, walk the dog through the Light House Field or along the marshes, go deep sea fishing or sailing, go hiking or ride horseback through the nearby redwood forests; or go kayaking in the Elk Horn Slough? A continuing favorite is to watch the otters, birds and sea lions play in the estuary at sun set, while enjoying a fine fish dinner at Moss Landing.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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  • Pleasure Point Cottage is a self-contained, attached cottage with off-street parking and a fenced yard with barbeque and bistro set.

    Pleasure Point Cottage is a self-contained, attached cottage with off-street parking and a fenced yard with barbeque and bistro set.

  • This 500 sq ft beach cottage is just right for 2, but will accommodate 3
ok.

    This 500 sq ft beach cottage is just right for 2, but will accommodate 3 ok.

  • Dine in the kitchen.

    Dine in the kitchen.

  • Go easy on the shower. There's a water shortage in Santa Cruz.

    Go easy on the shower. There's a water shortage in Santa Cruz.

  • East Cliff is a great place for taking a stroll or bike ride, and observing the action in Monterey Bay.  The surfers are still there and so are the whales, as they migrate to warmer waters.

    East Cliff is a great place for taking a stroll or bike ride, and observing the action in Monterey Bay. The surfers are still there and so are the whales, as they migrate to warmer waters.

  • Access to the beaches of Santa Cruz and world class surfing is easy.

    Access to the beaches of Santa Cruz and world class surfing is easy.

  • Store your board (or bike) at the cottage and carry it to the surf.. . or just watch.

    Store your board (or bike) at the cottage and carry it to the surf.. . or just watch.

  • Entertainment and fine dining can be found at the Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor.

    Entertainment and fine dining can be found at the Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor.

  • Surfing school is close by.

    Surfing school is close by.

  • Moran Lake, across from the beach is a great place to walk the dog.

    Moran Lake, across from the beach is a great place to walk the dog.

  • Pleasure Point has a wealth of outdoor activities to enjoy in an idyllic setting

    Pleasure Point has a wealth of outdoor activities to enjoy in an idyllic setting

  • Time at the beach is time well spent . . . and cherished forever!

    Time at the beach is time well spent . . . and cherished forever!

  • For a wonderful experience stay at Pleasure Point Cottage in a well kept, friendly neighborhood.

    For a wonderful experience stay at Pleasure Point Cottage in a well kept, friendly neighborhood.

  • It's a great place to relax after a full day of fun & adventure. Wi-FI & TV included

    It's a great place to relax after a full day of fun & adventure. Wi-FI & TV included

  • The bedroom has a queen size bed. Extra bedding and sleeping mat available.

    The bedroom has a queen size bed. Extra bedding and sleeping mat available.

  • The cottage has its own clean, well-equipped kitchen.

    The cottage has its own clean, well-equipped kitchen.

  • Located on Opal  Cliff  between Old Capitola  and the Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor. On a clear day, you can see Monterey.

    Located on Opal Cliff between Old Capitola and the Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor. On a clear day, you can see Monterey.

  • Pleasure Point Cottage  is a short walking distance from the beach & surfing.

    Pleasure Point Cottage is a short walking distance from the beach & surfing.

  • Novelty shops, top notch restaurants, sand castle building, & the Begonia Festival in Old Capitola is worth experiencing.

    Novelty shops, top notch restaurants, sand castle building, & the Begonia Festival in Old Capitola is worth experiencing.

  • Feel the fresh air, listen to the pounding surf and watch the action.

    Feel the fresh air, listen to the pounding surf and watch the action.

  • Try bird watching, fishing off the warf, deep-sea fishing, beach combing...

    Try bird watching, fishing off the warf, deep-sea fishing, beach combing...

  • Children in our family have been enjoying the beaches of Santa Cruz since 1903.

    Children in our family have been enjoying the beaches of Santa Cruz since 1903.

  • Vacationing today is a whole lot more comfortable, but just as intriguing.!

    Vacationing today is a whole lot more comfortable, but just as intriguing.!

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