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Delightfully Remodeled Beach Cottage with Ocean Views

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The front of our home has nice deck & benches. It overlooks the ocean on right.

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Last updated: 09/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Santa Cruz cottage description

This charming beach cottage was completely rebuilt three years ago. Enter the front gate and you are on deck with views of the ocean. Built in benches provide ample seating for outside dining or just relaxing. A beautifully landscaped yard is fenced in for children's safety.

The ground level of this home features a great room with cathedral ceilings, a beautiful new kitchen with pantry, and a master suite with a gorgeous bathroom with a large shower with glass tile accents.

The upstairs is private master suite with ocean views and a bathroom with tub/shower combination.

The basement is ideal for a children or teen age suite. It has soft, neutral carpet. There is a bunk bed and a double futon for sleeping. A huge TV and a wii game are provided. There is a third bathroom with a shower off this room. A washer and dryer are also located downstairs.

The description says the home sleeps 8 but it is best suited for 4 adults and up to 4 children. The children's suite is on the lower level and has bunk beds and a double futon . The 2 master suites
provide comfortable king size beds.

The owner will provide 2 guest passes for the Monterey Bay aquarium on request.














Keywords: home, bungalow

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered:

            We will consider allowing pets. Additional deposit may be required and suitability of pet will be at the discretion of the owners....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Great play room/bedroom available. toys for all ages included....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2

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          • King size beds (2) There are comfortable king sized beds in each master suite., Baby Cribs (1) porta crib available, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Double futon, Bunk Beds (1)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Nice pots & pans. Wine glasses,drinking glasses, silverware, dishes & bowls for at least 8 people. Serving trays & bowls, mixing bowls, pyrex pans, roasting pans,and cutlery....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Fully stocked kitchen with microwave/convection oven. Blender,crock pot, 2 coffee pots,toaster & belgian waffle maker....moreless

          • Catering Available:

            There are several catering companies in the area that can be recommended on request. ...moreless

          • Refrigerator
          • Ice Maker

          Amenities

          • Parking Off Street:

            There is a driveway in the front and a parking space on the side yard (Bonnie Ave) by back gate....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            There is a stacked washer and dryer unit on the lower level....moreless

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

          Entertainment

          • Books:

            Books for kids and adults are available...moreless

          • Television:

            One in living room and all 3 bedrooms...moreless

          • Toys:

            Beach toys, games, and kids toys...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Direct TV with premium channels...moreless

          • DVD Player

          Communications

              • Wireless Internet:

                Just added wireless June, 2011...moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Boat:

                Rental fishing charters available in nearby harbor. Sailboat cruises also available....moreless

              • Tennis:

                Tennis courts nearby in public park on 7th Ave....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Kayak and SUP lessons by harbor...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Older bar be que in back yard...moreless

              Location & View

              • Ocean View:

                There are ocean views from the front deck, the living room, and both master bedrooms....moreless

              • Beach View

              Activities

              • Churches
              • Mountain Biking
              • Golf
              • Fishing
              • Cycling
              • Sailing
              • Tennis
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Medical Services
              • Massage Therapist
              • Laundromat
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • Surfing
              • Fitness Center
              • Walking
              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Shopping
              • Shelling
              • Miniature Golf
              • Sight Seeing
              • Boating
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Playground
              • Cinemas
              • ATM/Bank
              • Kayaking
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Fall
              Sep 15 - Oct 19, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $400
              $2,600
              Non Peak
              Oct 20 - Nov 22, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $350
              $2,300
              Thanksgiving Week
              Nov 23 - Nov 30, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $450
              $3,000
              Non Peak
              Dec 1 - Dec 19, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $350
              $2,300
              Holiday
              Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $450
              $3,000

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Security Deposit $500
              • Cleaning $125 + tax
              • Pet Fee $100
              • Tax Rate 11%

              Notes:

              Christmas week through New years has Peak Season Rates

              University of Santa Cruz Graduation week has Peak Season Rates

              Easter Week has Peak Season Rates


              Cancellation policy:

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


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 09/18/2014
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              21 Unavailable
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              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1990

              About the owner: We love our beach house and are excited about sharing it with others. We hope they enjoy it as much as we have. We have been married for over 40 yrs. and have 3 married children and 7 grandchildren. Rick has been in the construction business for most of his life and I am an active real estate agent for Alain Pinel Realtors in Saratoga. We live in Los Gatos, a short trip over the hill from Santa Cruz.

              Why the Owner Chose Santa Cruz:
              We bought this home many years ago as a rental for college students. We always hoped we would be able to rebuild it for ourselves in the future. It was a great dream come true when we completed the remodel three years ago.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              We love that we can walk everywhere from this home. The popular Twin Lakes beach is just a short block away. Bon fires light up the beach in the evening, sail boat races can be viewed from our deck, and lively beach volley ball games are a common occurrence. Don't miss the ukelele concert on Saturday mornings in front of the Kind Grind. There are excellent restaurants within walking distance. We especially enjoy the Crows Nest upstairs on Weds. night when the sail boat races are taking place. Johnnie's Harborside, the Kind Grind, El Palomar, and Nuevo Grill are also favorites of ours. Deke's market on 7th Ave. is a great place for sandwiches and various grocery sundries. There are public tennis courts and a great kids park a few minutes away on 7th Ave. We also enjoy walking and riding bikes on the harbor road where the sea otters, seals, and pelicans are always entertaining. The Santa Cruz Beach Board Walk is a 5-minute drive away with the famous wooden roller coaster and many other thrilling rides for all ages. A 18-hole minature golf course at the boardwalk is also a good way to spend an afternoon. Downtown Santa Cruz and Capitola nearby offer unique shopping opportunities, movie theaters, and other excellent restaurants.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Links to more information:

               

              Photos

              • The front of our home has nice deck & benches. It overlooks the ocean on right.

                The front of our home has nice deck & benches. It overlooks the ocean on right.

              • View from front deck.

                View from front deck.

              • Great room with dining table and entertainment center.

                Great room with dining table and entertainment center.

              • A cheery kitchen with breakfast bar and newer appliances.

                A cheery kitchen with breakfast bar and newer appliances.

              • This view shows staircase to upstairs master bedroom.

                This view shows staircase to upstairs master bedroom.

              • Upstairs master bath with tub and shower combination.

                Upstairs master bath with tub and shower combination.

              • Downstairs bath with decorator tiles and large shower.

                Downstairs bath with decorator tiles and large shower.

              • Twin Lakes beach is about 5 houses down from the house.

                Twin Lakes beach is about 5 houses down from the house.

              • Light house is at the harbor. Great walk from the house.

                Light house is at the harbor. Great walk from the house.

              • Famous Wooden Roller Coaster is a thrill for all ages.

                Famous Wooden Roller Coaster is a thrill for all ages.

              • A public park with tennis courts, basketball hoop, & kiddie playground is close.

                A public park with tennis courts, basketball hoop, & kiddie playground is close.

              • Side yard is fenced in for kids and dogs.
Beautiful flowers in spring & summer.

                Side yard is fenced in for kids and dogs. Beautiful flowers in spring & summer.

              • Street view

                Street view

              • Another view of the living room.

                Another view of the living room.

              • Another view of the kitchen.

                Another view of the kitchen.

              • Upstairs master with ocean views.

                Upstairs master with ocean views.

              • Downstairs master bedroom with ocean views.

                Downstairs master bedroom with ocean views.

              • Lower level kids suite with bunks and a futon. Plus extra large TV with wii game

                Lower level kids suite with bunks and a futon. Plus extra large TV with wii game

              • Yacht harbor close by with walking path around the harbor & out to lighthouse.

                Yacht harbor close by with walking path around the harbor & out to lighthouse.

              • Watch the sail boat races on Weds. nights or charter a sail for yourself!

                Watch the sail boat races on Weds. nights or charter a sail for yourself!

              • Santa Cruz Beach Boadwalk is close by with amusement rides and minature golf.

                Santa Cruz Beach Boadwalk is close by with amusement rides and minature golf.

              • Spectacular sunsets!

                Spectacular sunsets!

              VRBO #329310

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              This listing was first published here in 2010.

              Date last modified - Friday, September 19, 2014

              $350 - $450 per night (USD)
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              2 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

              View calendar: Updated 09/18/14
              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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