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Walk to Sandy Beaches from Gorgeous Home

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Our two story four bedroom, three bathroom Santa Cruz beach home comfortably sleeps ten and is just a short 1 ½ block walk from the sandy beaches at 20th Avenue or Sunny Cove Beach on 17th Avenue. These beautiful beaches are known for great boogie boarding, surfing, swimming, and wake boarding. We are also a short drive or bike ride to scenic Capitola Beach Village and its charming shops, wide beach, and boutiques and restaurants.

Our house is ideal for two families or a group of friends and lends itself to entertaining. The oversized dining room table comfortably seats 10 and is perfect for group dinners. There are also tables and chairs for outdoor dining on the large deck off the living room. You'll love the high ceilings and the ridge-beam skylight over the living room and dining room. You can sit on the cozy back deck for your morning coffee or relax in the afternoon sun on our front deck. Gather around the gorgeous copper and river rock fireplace in the evenings.

We have provided many extra amenities for a memorable week at the beach: beach towels, high quality linens, high-speed wireless internet, washer/dryer and laundry soap, board games, beach chairs, sand toys, books, movies, ping-pong table, gas grill, shampoo and conditioner, hair dryers, and much more.

The bed configurations in the four bedrooms are as follows:
-- Bedroom # 1 Master bedroom/master bath upstairs–Queen bed, tv/dvd/vcr, deck with comfortable chairs and bistro table

-- Bedroom # 2- Day Bed and trundle (two twin beds)

-- Bedroom # 3- Queen Bed, tv. Sliding glass door with access to the private back yard

-- Bedroom # 4/Family room- Two sets of bunk beds (twins above, doubles below), tv/dvd/vcr, private bath; sofa for viewing tv, sliding glass door with access to the private back yard







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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    Master Bedroom upstairs with private bath, office, and deck...moreless

  • Monet Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    Day Bed and trundle (two twin beds) downstairs...moreless

  • Bunk Room: 2 bunk bed

    Two sets of bunk beds, twins above, doubles below, tv/dvd...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Queen Bed, TV. Sliding glass door with access to backyard...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Master Bathroom -- upstairs: toilet, shower

    Gorgeous limestone walk-in shower, granite counter...moreless

  • Dorm Room Bathroom Downstairs: toilet, shower

    Walk-in limestone shower; granite counter...moreless

  • Hall Bathroom Downstairs: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Custom tiled tub/shower; granite counter...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Walk to two beautiful sandy beaches from our home: just a short 1 ½ block walk to Sunny Cove Beach and Villa Maria del Mar Beach. Short walk to restaurants (The Aloha Grill, Lago di Como, and Ristorante Star Bene) or Sunday mornings walk to the Live Oak Farmers Market...moreless

Entertainment

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    --42' flat screen TV/VCR/DVD in living room features Comcast Cable and movies on demand. --Cable TV/DVD in master bedroom --Cable TV/DVD in Bedroom #2 --Cable TV/DVD/VCR in Dorm Room...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    There are televisions in three bedrooms and in the living room...moreless

  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Assorted children's classic videos...moreless

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Peeks of the ocean and the Monterey Peninsula from the master bedroom deck; ocean peeks from the front deck. Access to the beach is an easy walk via stairs on 20th Ave., just .2 mile from our house....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    The large dining table seats 6, but there are folding chairs to seat 10. There are also two outdoor dining areas, one on the deck off the living room and another in the back yard....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage:

    Park one to two cars in the garage and at least another two (up to four) in the driveway. In the garage: ping pong table, rolling cooler, beach chairs, sand toys, and beach bags...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens are provided...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Park one to two cars in the garage and at least another two (up to four) in the driveway. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels and beach towels are provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Indoor separate laundry room with washer/dryer, sink, ironing board, and iron...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Our beautiful river rock and copper gas-started wood burning fireplace graces the living area....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig Coffee Coffee Brewing System, Mr. Coffee Coffee Maker, French Press, Coffee Bean Grinder ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    You'll find everything you need to prepare a gourmet meal, including a Cuisinart, blender, stand mixer, coffee maker, serving platters, cutting boards, assorted pots and pans, and so much more!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    You'll find everything you need to serve a gourmet meal, including platters, dishes and utensils....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch dishwasher...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Our gourmet kitchen is fully stocked and contains two sets of dishes,two sets of silverware, and plenty of wine glasses. The large pantry will accommodate all of the provisions for your stay....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    There are a few things, such as salt, pepper, and some basic spices....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Large, new stainless steel refrigerator has plenty of shelf space and a large bottom drawer freezer with ice maker....moreless

  • Stove:

    4 Burner Gas Stove...moreless

  • Toaster:

    4- slice toaster...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Small deck off the master bedroom suite upstairs features two large comfortable chairs and table....moreless

  • Boat:

    Chardonnay Sailing Charters and boat rentals available nearby...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large deck off the living room upstairs in the front of the house has two patio tables and chairs with seating for ten....moreless

  • Golf:

    Golf at nearby Pasatiempo, Seascape, or DeLaveaga courses...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak and canoe boat rentals available nearby...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Downstairs backyard patio has gas BBQ, picnic table and benches, two Adirondack chairs, and an outdoor hot shower....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Surfboards and rental equipment available nearby...moreless

 

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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$3,500

Changeover Day: Saturday


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

$500 refundable deposit is required to reserve your dates; Rent is due 60 days in advance of your stay.

Cleaning is included. Add 11% Santa Cruz tax.

Rent: $3,500

Tax(11%): $385

Total Due 60 days in Advance of your Stay: $3,885


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Location

36.6 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Jose Mineta International
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Pasatiempo
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway One
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Aloha Island Grille
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
at 20th Avenue

Car: Recommended

Minutes to:

• Downtown Santa Cruz for shopping, restaurants and entertainment

• Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor

• Twin Lakes Beach with Sailboat Races and Crow’s Nest Restaurant

• Capitola Village with quaint shops, restaurants and sandy beaches

• Golf at Seascape, Pasatiempo and De Laveaga Golf Courses

• UC Santa Cruz and Summer Shakespeare Series;

Scenic forty minute drive to:

• Charming Carmel-by-the-Sea

• Historic Monterey with the Monterey Bay Aquarium, John Steinbeck’s Cannery Row,

fine dining, Fisherman’s Wharf and more

• Pebble Beach Golf Course

• Gilroy Premium Outlet Mall

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: We are two families with six children and for more than 20 years we have lived across the street from each other in the Silicon Valley. We had our first sons within weeks of each other, celebrated anniversaries, birthdays, block parties, etc. together. Our families started going to Santa Cruz when our kids were little. Every summer, we would pack up the kids, strollers, boogie boards, and crates of food in the van and station wagon, and head down to a Santa Cruz rental, or “our beach house”, as the kids referred to it. In 1999, we finally found a family beach house of our own.

Why the Owner Chose Santa Cruz:
For years we looked for a house to really be our “own” beach house in Santa Cruz! We chose this location for several reasons. We loved that it was such a short walk to Sunny Cove and Villa Maria del Mar Beaches from our house. We were also close to several restaurants, shopping, and the local Sunday Farmers Market. Another selling point was that we had more sunny days than other local beaches. Hence our name, Villa del Sol! We loved that it was easy to take the kids to the beach or pack them in the cars and go to the Santa Cruz Boardwalk, the Wharf, or a little further down, to the Monterey Bay Aquarium! It was also convenient to dash back for an important meeting or sporting event. Now that the kids are older, they love the location because of the world-class surfing, the biking, bonfires, and the social scene in Capitola. And, we adults love the tranquil neighborhood, the proximity to a wide range of fantastic restaurants, and spending time with our family and friends in our comfortable home. Of course, the beach remains the main attraction for all of us!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
What makes this home so special to us are the memories we've created. We cherish the times spent on the beach, watching the kids make sandcastles as toddlers, their first venture on the boogie boards as pre-teens, and now grabbing their surf boards and having fun with their college friends. We love entertaining friends and gathering around our family dining table, enjoying a meal prepared in our gourmet kitchen. And nothing beats sitting on the deck with a glass of wine at sunset, except maybe cozying up in front of a roaring fire in the copper and river rock fire place in the spacious living room. This is not just a “rental house”, this is a very special home for our families, so everything we would want for ourselves is here for you to enjoy. We hope you have the opportunity to create some lovely memories of your own in this magical place called Villa del Sol!


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Photos

  • Welcome to Villa del Sol!

    Welcome to Villa del Sol!

  • Come on in!

    Come on in!

  • Gourmet Kitchen

    Gourmet Kitchen

  • Gather Your Family and Friends at our Large Dining Room Table (Seats 10).

    Gather Your Family and Friends at our Large Dining Room Table (Seats 10).

  • Spacious Living Room with cable TV/DVD, and beautiful River Rock fireplace

    Spacious Living Room with cable TV/DVD, and beautiful River Rock fireplace

  • Master Bedroom Suite with remodeled  Bath, Office Area, and Cozy Private Deck

    Master Bedroom Suite with remodeled Bath, Office Area, and Cozy Private Deck

  • New Master Bathroom with Double Sinks, Granite Counter top and Spa shower

    New Master Bathroom with Double Sinks, Granite Counter top and Spa shower

  • Bedroom #2 with Queen Sized Bed, Cable Television, and Access to Back Yard.

    Bedroom #2 with Queen Sized Bed, Cable Television, and Access to Back Yard.

  • Large dorm room with two bunks, each with a twin and a double bed; private bath

    Large dorm room with two bunks, each with a twin and a double bed; private bath

  • Private Backyard, perfect for entertaining, has BBQ, two tables and sitting area

    Private Backyard, perfect for entertaining, has BBQ, two tables and sitting area

  • Santa Cruz Harbor

    Santa Cruz Harbor

  • Easy walk to one of Santa Cruz' most beautiful sandy beaches

    Easy walk to one of Santa Cruz' most beautiful sandy beaches

  • Living Room looking toward the dining room and kitchen

    Living Room looking toward the dining room and kitchen

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • The dramatic ridge-beam skylight brings in beautiful natural light.

    The dramatic ridge-beam skylight brings in beautiful natural light.

  • Sunny Deck Off Living Room with Two Patio Tables for Al Fresco Dining

    Sunny Deck Off Living Room with Two Patio Tables for Al Fresco Dining

  • Deck off the Master Bedroom

    Deck off the Master Bedroom

  • New Large Master Bath features Natural Stone walk-in Spa Shower

    New Large Master Bath features Natural Stone walk-in Spa Shower

  • Bedroom #3 with Trundle Bed (Two Twin Beds).

    Bedroom #3 with Trundle Bed (Two Twin Beds).

  • Newly remodeled Bathroom with Limestone walk-in shower in Dorm room downstairs

    Newly remodeled Bathroom with Limestone walk-in shower in Dorm room downstairs

  • Backyard dining table and gas grill

    Backyard dining table and gas grill

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