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Enjoy our nice place near the Capitola and Twin Lakes beaches. We are near great swimming beaches in Santa Cruz - Twin Lakes and Capitola Beach in Capitola. An escape from everyday routines. There's a grill in our backyard for you to enjoy and a full kitchen if you want to cook. Or go out to eat. There are lots of restaurants nearby. You can go and do to enjoy these and shopping, & sand and surf within walking distance. There's art touring, boating, redwoods, etc. a quick car ride away or just relax out back and enjoy the sunshine and wonderful vegetation. Stay in and watch some of our great family movies on our flatscreen HD TV in the living room. Check out Netflix/Hulu Plus for movies, TV shows and Pandora to listen to music. We have a Blue-Ray. Of course there is Wi-Fi. Lots of convenience and extras including a washer and dryer. We even have extras in the kitchen and bath and picnicking for you to enjoy.
Take a walk to the beach only minutes away. Pleasure Point is where the surfers have come for years. Only .4 of a mile from there! Beautiful beaches nearby to go swimming. Capitola Beach is 1.4 mi. Twin Lakes Beach is only 1.4 mi from us for great swimming and picnic-ing.
We have two bedrooms and full linens for 6 people. The master bedroom has a queen size bed and an extra room for getting ready. The middle bedroom has 2 twin size beds. The living room couch opens up to a queen size bed. There is a full bath with handicap railings for those who might need a little extra help. There is a grab bar next to the toilet for additional help.
It's a different atmosphere in Santa Cruz. People are relaxing when they come for a visit. The shops are beautiful and if you want excitement you can find it here. If you want to take it down a notch or two you have plenty of opportunities to do that as well.
Check in is at 3pm and Check out is at 11am BUT, we want to be accommodating and will look at each individual experience to assess your needs.
Keywords: Right down our street is only a few minute walk to a wonderful Santa Cruz beach. We are located near Capitola. Our home is at one of the entrances to the park for easy access. Covered parking for one vehicle. Street parking is also available. 2 bedrooms - One queen size and 2 twins, nice living room with queen size sofa bed , DVDs and Videos, cable and wi-fi, full kitchen and laundry. Nice little alcove/yard out back with a propane grill. There are no open fires allowed. Ivy over the wall and a place to relax after a day at the beach, shopping and eating in Capitola beach or in Santa Cruz, where a trip to the redwoods and Santa Cruz wharf and Boardwalk are a must. We are a 12 min. ride to the Boardwalk. Here's the link to show you on a map. http://www.mapquest.com/#e0010af584c23d3430a20c5c Here's another link to show off the Pleasure Point area. It's great! http://santacruzca.org/regions/pleasure-point-map.php
The main bedroom has a Queen size Bed. There is a large dresser, two side tables with lamps, a desk for working, a vanity area with a large mirror, a printer to help you if you work while you travel, a large closet and a Pak n Play for a baby which can fit in the vanity area. There is a book shelf with lots of books of all kinds for your enjoyment. The other bedroom has 2 Twin beds, large closet, book shelf with childrens books and a small chest of drawers between the two beds. The couch in the living room opens up to a queen size bed....moreless
We have a nice shower with a tub. The water pressure is great, large mirror, a dispenser in the shower that holds shampoo, conditioner and body wash. We include a hair dryer and a curling iron. One less thing to bring. There is a bathroom scale for those who like to check once in a while. There are plenty of supplies for your stay....moreless
Furnace for year round comfort. There is no air conditioning because rarely is there ever any need. It is cool in the mornings and evenings requiring a jacket or layers most days. There are plenty of windows that can be opened to get a breeze. Central coast California weather is wonderful for people with allergies. We have those who come with allergies and have no problems while staying here. Housekeeping is done after your stay is completed. There is no housekeeping during your stay. If a guest is staying over a Sunday night we ask that the trash be set out by the road for an 8am Monday morning pick up....moreless
through the television. Listen to Pandora.com and set up your own stations if you like or listen to the ones we have already set up....moreless
Netflix and Hulu Plus is available to watch movies and TV shows at no extra charge. It's hooked up to the internet in the home and the instructions are easy to follow. Pandora radio comes through TV....moreless
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Table folds out a little larger to accommodate when you have more people. Games in the dining area drawers, Electric grill in dining cabinets underneath...moreless
Seating for 6 people
For 1 car. Additional parking on the street near our home....moreless
Iron & Board
Nice sofa, television, EzBoy type chair, Extra seating and end tables...moreless
Spring & Summer Mar 2 - Oct 31, 2015 3 night min stay
Fall & Winter Nov 1 - Mar 1, 2016 3 night min stay
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
$150 Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning Fee for 2 - 7 day stay$90
Refundable Damage Deposit$250
Fall and Winter rates-Oct. 16 - Mar. 1 will be 130. per night 2 bedrooms. Spring and Summer-March 2 - Oct 31. are 150. per night. Weekly - 1,050. Tax 11% Cleaning fee - 80.00 (>7 days-120.) Refundable security deposit - $250. 250 deposit. proof needed. No monthly rental allowed.
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The Santa Cruz area is a great place to visit no matter what you enjoy doing. The beaches are beautiful, and it's fun to go surfing, whale watching or see the seals lounging on top of each other near the Santa Cruz pier. It's south of San Francisco and north of Monterey and Carmel. Beautiful hills and tall redwoods. Take a train through the redwoods over to the Santa Cruz Amusement Park and Boardwalk on the beach. The Monterey Bay Aquarium is within 30 - 40 min. Santa Cruz is considered one of the best surfing areas in the world. From our place you walk 10 min. or less and you are at the beach. Watch the surfers getting in. Try your own surfing. Even if you don't surf it's fun to watch or you can get lessons. Great shopping and wonderful places to eat if you don't feel like cooking. It's an artist community who are very creative and diverse. There is something for everyone.
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: We hope you will consider staying in our home and enjoy this area as much as we do when we get to come for a visit. We grew up mid-westerners but have family in California so always came for trips never realizing we'd live here later in life. We love this community, the ocean and enjoy the artistic and relaxed atmosphere Santa Cruz and Capitola have to offer. We want to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable but not so cost prohibitive as other places are near the beach. We use our home away from home as a place to come when we need a respite from our work and that's exactly what it is.
Why the Owner Chose Santa Cruz: LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! Our home is on a main thoroughfare with easy access within a couple of miles to the freeway or .4 mi. right to the Pleasure Point beach for surfers. It's 1.4 mi. to Capitola beach. And only 1.4 mi. down the street & around to Twin Lakes beach Keep going around the bend towards the Boardwalk 3.7 mi. You can't beat it! Less crowds over by us. The redwoods are 20 min. away and Monterey and Carmel just south of us. The ocean is calling. Go to Facebook.com/portola-paradise for more pictures.
The Unique Benefits at this Mobile Home: This area of the country has awesome weather. It rarely gets hot or extremely cold. It cools down in the evenings and doesn't require air conditioning. We have a furnace if things get too chilly for you. Open the windows during the day and get a breeze and, if you wish, close them up at night. It usually gets cool. 70s, perfect weather in the summers and cooler 60s in the winters with cooler weather in the mornings and evenings. Don't forget to bring layers of clothing and jackets/scarves. Mornings are usually cool in the summer too.
Why go to a motel when you can stay in a home that offers so much more! 2 bedrooms, washer and dryer with detergent!, full kitchen with lots of amenities, dishes and cookware - spices, coffee and tea. The water pressure from the shower is so incredible. Shampoo, Conditioner and Body Wash in a convenient dispenser inside the shower. Hair Dryer & curling iron available. You won't find all those amenities in most vacation rentals.
Step outside in the backyard and enjoy the grill, sit out with friends in our cozy backyard hideaway.
There's plenty of space for your family. We have a DVD Blue-ray and also videos, DVDs and books for your family's pleasures for a relaxing day or evening. Have a baby? There is a Pak n Play you can use for sleeping or baby hang time.
We are in a wonderful surfing area! .4 of a mile no matter what time of year the surfers are here. And close to 2 great swimming beachs.
We love walking to shop and eat plus go to the nearby Dunlap's donut shop to buy apple fritters. It's a guilty pleasure. Right near by is a lovely restaurant, The Chop House. Wonderful food and other restaurants within walking distance. Or hop in the car to Ocean St. for an ice cream at Marianne's, a local hot spot. One can walk down the street to the beautifully designed Santa Cruz Library. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is a short drive, bike ride or a longer walk. We have a lovely book in the home that has more details.
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