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Mediterranean Paradise - Your Perfect Beach Getaway!

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Last updated: 08/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Santa Cruz house description

This amazing Mediterranean beach house boast 3,000 sf with 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and is just steps away from West Cliff Drive. It is less than a block from the famous Cowell’s beach stairs. Cowell’s has perfect waves to learn how to surf. The house has every comfort of home; and is less than ten years old with many upgrades. There are three master bedrooms, all have their own bathrooms, one with a jetted tub. The house offers a large balcony with a bbq and ocean/wharf views. Enjoy the outdoor gas fire place on the front patio or soak in the massive hot tub in the private backyard. The location of the house is one of the best beach rentals with an easy walk, less than a mile to the Wharf and world famous Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. There are many options for entertainment and great restaurants, tempting beach cocktails and great shopping for all of your surf wear and souvenirs. Light House field and the surf museum are within walking distance, just a few short blocks; also the world class waves at Steamer’s Lane; that tempt world famous surfers and is home to numerous surf contests. Included with the rental are beach chairs,sand toys, surf/boggie boards for your use, eight beach cruisers and kids bikes to ride along the paved ocean walk on famous West Cliff Drive. A short walk (approximately 1.5 miles) or bike cruise to downtown Santa Cruz, home of boutique shops, restaurants and cafes, night life and great live music venues. The house is also a 40 minute drive to Monterey and its famous Aquarium and Cannery row. If you head North on highway 1 you will embark on a unforgettable scenic 1.5-hour trip to San Francisco.

Last minute bookings are possible with a two night minimum at a reduced rate. Call to check availability (house manager lives on same street and can get payment and check you in and out )

Kona Room:king bed, with a large walk in closet (nothing in it) perfect for sleeping babies/toddlers crib or bed; allowing privacy for the parents.
Private bathroom, with large walk in shower.

Lahaina Room: offers a new luxurious king bed, with large bathroom and jetted tub.

Kauai Room: offers queen bed and large closet with spacious bathroom.

Tiki Room: offers a two twin beds, perfect for kids/teens.

With the the massive open floor space you can sleep additional people with the two rollaway twin size beds or use the tot size areo beds for your little ones to sleep next to you in one of the rooms.

Keywords: Beach House, Surf, Santa Cruz, Cowell's, Beach Boardwalk, Wharf, Westside, Learn to Surf,Shopping, Downtown Santa Cruz,Best location,quiet neighborhood,ocean view, three master bedrooms all with private bathrooms one bedroom with twin beds great for kids/teens.

Want a truly hassle free vacation? We now have a grocery delivery service with Safeway. You can have the kitchen stocked with your favorite food and beverages before you arrive.

Weddings/Receptions/Parties are no longer allowed at house.
(if already booked that is the only exception)

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Children Welcome:

                Our home is kid friendly with toddler toys and a baby gate....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Must be 21 and over no co signer...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                No smoking inside house ...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

              • Bedroom 1


              • Bedroom 2


              • Bedroom 3


              • Bedroom 4


              • King size beds (2), (1) queen bed (2) twin roll away beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2) Two tot size aero beds will fit in bedroom with parent's, Baby Cribs (1) Pack and play can be used in any room....moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Want a truly hassle free vacation? We now have a grocery delivery service with Safeway. You can have the kitchen stocked with your favorite food and beverages before you arrive. I will give you account info just log in order with your credit card and for a $30 fee house manger will stock put everything away for you....moreless

              • Dining:

                The dining table seats six and the kitchen counter has three bar stools. There are two patio tables on the deck that will seat a total of eight....moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                we have a Keurig coffee maker and we provide a sample of coffees and teas. We have a traditional coffee maker as well....moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:


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


              • Towels Provided:

                We provide 4 beach towels; we ask that you bring your own beach towels if you need more than four to lessen the cleaning crew laundry....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Lots of parking. Most Vacation rentals require a permit for more than one car; not on our street....moreless

              • Garage:

                8 Cruiser bikes are located in garage; you are welcome to park a car in garage also....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                You are welcome to use the washer/dryer for washing clothes.....moreless

              • Gas Fireplace:


              • Babysitter
              • Iron & Board
              • Hair Dryer
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Heating
              • Linens Provided

              Other Amenities

                  • 3 Long surf boards-boggie boards- 8 beach cruiser bikes- beach toys-beach chairs....moreless


                  • Television:

                    Flat screen in living room and now in each bedroom with cable..WE have a Wii gaming system in kids room....moreless

                  • Games:

                    We have board games for your enjoyment...moreless


                  • Telephone:

                    There is no landline in the house....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Wifi throughout the house...moreless

                  Pool & Spa

                  • Jetted Tub
                  • Hot Tub

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Bicycles:

                    We have eight beach cruisers for your use three kids bikes. Must provide own helmet ...moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    We have three long board surf boards.....moreless

                  • Balcony
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Deck / Patio

                  Location & View

                  • Beach View
                  • Ocean View


                  • Cinemas
                  • Sailing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Golf
                  • Surfing
                  • Tennis
                  • Swimming
                  • Kayaking
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Cycling
                  • Parasailing
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Shelling
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Museums
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Fishing


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                  from 44 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                  5 night min stay
                  September Getaways-
                  Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  Off season
                  Oct 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  New Years at the Beach
                  Dec 31 - Jan 1, 2015
                  2 night min stay

                  flat fee
                  Pre Season
                  Apr 1 - May 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  Summer Season
                  Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Cleaning Fee $150
                  • Taxes Included


                  06/20/14 House directly next door will be demolished and a new house built. Construction noise expected.

                  In the event house rules are not followed parties/pets and rules worded on contract all guest will be given a warning by house manager who lives on same street; failure to abide by house rules may be subject to immediate departure of house and all monies and deposits will not be refunded.

                  Cancellation policy:

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

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                  Last updated: 08/17/2014
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                  • A

                    Santa Cruz wharf View on map

                    The Santa Cruz Wharf offers the best in seaside shopping, dining and recreation. You'll find everything from handmade arts & crafts to beach apparel, outdoor fresh fish markets to fine dining, whale watching, fishing trips and kayaking. Critters and Creatures There's a wide variety of Critters and Creatures in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Check out the video links below and then visit the Santa Cruz Wharf to see these amazing marine mammals in person! Humpback Whale off of Santa Cruz by Michael Harris California Sea Lions (Zalophus californianus). You can walk, bike or drive your car onto the Santa Cruz Wharf. Pay for vehicle parking only at the Wharf gate when leaving.

                  • B

                    Cowell's beach stairs/ Surfing View on map

                    Across the street from the house: Cowell's Beach is one of the best places in the world to learn how to surf. All the energy pulsing around Lighthouse Point mellows out by the time it gets to Cowell's, and the result is a long, gentle, easy wave that breaks for a very long time. Cowell's is one of the most crowded surf spots in Santa Cruz, but as most of the surfers are beginners, there is little animosity. Most of the people at Cowell's are there to learn and have fun and have a good time. With the resurgence of modern longboarding, Cowell's has become more popular than ever. Mixed in with all the learners and Banana Slugs and other flotsam and jetsam is a cadre of red-hot longboarders who are getting

                  • C

                    Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk View on map

                    The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is a classic seaside amusement park located along a beautiful sandy beach in a friendly beach town. The Boardwalk features more than 34 rides and attractions including two National Historic Landmarks: the world-famous 1924 Giant Dipper wooden roller coaster and the beautiful 1911 Looff Carousel, plus many scream-inducing thrill rides, gentle kiddie rides, casual restaurants, gift shops, games, indoor arcades, and miniature golf.

                  • D

                    Light House Field State Beach View on map

                    Lighthouse Field State Beach Also known as Point Santa Cruz, this area forms the northern boundary of Monterey Bay. It is one of the last open headlands in any California urban area. Surfers, tourists, birds – including the rare Black Swift and wintering Monarch butterflies are drawn to this area. Sea lions populate the offshore rocks. This is one of the places where Monarch butterflies winter along the California coast. Monarchs are unique because they migrate each winter to avoid freezing weather. The Monarchs wintering here, come from west of the Rocky Mountains. Monarchs east of the Rockies go to central Mexico for the winter. Lighthouse Field State Beach has the distinction of being home to California’s first surfing mus


                  Car: Not Necessary


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2007

                  About the owner: We are very excited to give you the opportunity to rent our vacation home. We currently live in Granite Bay, CA. We love to travel and spend a lot of time outdoors and enjoy our very active toddler. We are open to doing a home exchange at times.

                  Why the Owner Chose Santa Cruz:
                  We decided to buy a vacation rental in Santa Cruz because of the laid back atmosphere and the beautiful surroundings. It’s a perfect place to unwind and enjoy every minute of your vacation. There is so much to see and experience in Santa Cruz and the surrounding area. We are sure you will enjoy your experience and our home.

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                  Links to more information:



                  • Front of house

                    Front of house

                  • Tiki Room: Two twin beds great for kids/teens

                    Tiki Room: Two twin beds great for kids/teens

                  • Back deck

                    Back deck

                  • Surf boards and more for you to enjoy.

                    Surf boards and more for you to enjoy.

                  • Beach Boardwalk at dusk.

                    Beach Boardwalk at dusk.

                  • Front patio

                    Front patio

                  • Lahaina Room: Has private bathroom  jetted tub& patio door. New king bed .

                    Lahaina Room: Has private bathroom jetted tub& patio door. New king bed .

                  • View from the balcony

                    View from the balcony

                  • Beach cruisers and kids bikes
We have eight adult beach cruisers.

                    Beach cruisers and kids bikes We have eight adult beach cruisers.

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                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                  Date last modified - Friday, August 15, 2014

                  $600 - $800 per night (USD)

                  4 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

                  View calendar: Updated 08/17/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-5 nights
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