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Great View of the Ocean, Featured on Architect's Tour

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Last updated: 10/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Santa Cruz house description

Bring your large group of family or friends to this four-bedroom, three-bath stunner. Marvel at our 180-degree view of breaking waves while dining and relaxing on the deck or in the great room. Flat-panel TVs throughout.

Less than 10-yr.-old vacation rental with wireless Internet, an outdoor hot tub (seats 4-5), upstairs and downstairs living rooms with fireplaces, full kitchens, ovens stovetops. High-end, hotel-like furniture. Everything for cooking, serving gourmet meals.


Location:
On the quiet West side of Santa Cruz, by the popular West Cliff ocean promenade. You look over one rooftop to enjoy the ocean. Great bakery, coffee shop, and outdoor jazz up the street; a Safeway store, the best Italian (Ristorante Avanti) and Chinese (Omei) restaurants a half mile away, plus all restaurants on the water by the Pier.

In addition to its great view of the waves from on high, this newer vacation rental has a wireless Internet, an outdoor hot tub (seats 4-5), two fireplaces (upstairs and downstairs), high-vaulted ceilings, a great sound system with 4 in-the-wall speakers, DVD players in all rooms, granite countertops, island with bar stools, a large dining table, new appliances, and everything for the gourmet cook. Walk North along the ocean 1/4 mile to Natural Bridges State Park, or South to the lighthouse and the Boardwalk of Santa Cruz.

Enjoy TVs and DVD players in all 4 bedrooms. The house has 3 full baths with showers, 2 with tubs; an outdoor shower on the lower deck for surfers, and a large library of good books for non-surfers. Handicap-accessible, baby crib, sheets, blanket provided plus a desk with a fax machine.

Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Private Chef

          Suitability

          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Children Welcome:

            Kids love this house. They have their own play space downstairs with table for puzzles, room for games and toys, TV and DVD player and kids books....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            We allow one dog....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9

          • Bedroom: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

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          • Bedroom: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom: 3 twin/ single

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          • The master bedroom has a king-size bed, a full view of the ocean, its own large, full bathroom, a TV, DVD player, and in-the-wall speakers. Another bedroom upstairs has a queen bed and its own bathroom, a TV, DVD player, and an adjoining room with a desk, many bookcase shelves, and a baby crib (sheet, blanket provided). One bedroom downstairs has a queen bed; the other bedroom downstairs has three twin beds. Another living room downstairs has a futon that makes into a single bed....moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Stunning view. Newly built, for vacation renters. One king, two queen, three single beds, one fold-out single futon. Hot tub; two fireplaces, kitchens (one up; one downstairs); outdoor shower; DVD players; large library of good books; baby crib provided; desk. The large deck has a fabulous gas grill and outdoor dining. Gourmet cook's dream: all equipment, including KitchenAid mixer. Comfortable seating for large group in the great room, at the counter, watching the cook(s)....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Library ...moreless

              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Game Room
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library:

                Classical, rock, standards....moreless

              • Ping Pong Table
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television:

                In main rooms and bedrooms...moreless

              • Video Library:

                (3) Lots of great movie CDs available. DVD players in every bedroom, both living rooms, upstairs and downstairs....moreless

              Theme

                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Forests
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching

                  Location Type

                  • Beach
                  • Beach View
                  • Near The Ocean
                  • Ocean View:

                    From the upstairs deck you have a 180 degree view of the ocean, the sight and sound of waves. Often, you will see surfers....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 10 people

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Central...moreless

                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace
                  • Garage:

                    Attached, large....moreless

                  • Gas Fireplace:

                    (2) One upstairs in main room; one downstairs....moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Central...moreless

                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Everything to cook and serve a gourmet meal is provided....moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    We have a full kitchen upstairs and another stovetop, oven, microwave and small refrigerator downstairs....moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    (2) Microwave both upstairs and downstairs....moreless

                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator:

                    (2) One large refrigerator with ice maker upstairs and a small refrigerator downstairs....moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Barbecue
                  • Bicycles
                  • Binoculars
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Upper deck has a fantastic view of the ocean....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    New, gas grill...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Wood Deck

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Jacuzzi
                  • Outdoor Hot Tub

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Winter
                          Sep 9 - May 23, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $400 $500
                          Fri, Sat
                          $2,400 $6,000
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Pet Fee $500
                          • Cleaning $185 + tax
                          • Tax Rate 11%

                          Notes:

                          $500/night weekdays; $600/night Fri. and Sat. Sleeps up to 9.

                          Refundable Holding/Damage Deposit $500

                          Cleaning, Linens $185.

                          Summer: one full week only,Sunday to Sunday $3700.

                          Winter: $350/night midweek; $450/night Fri. and Sat. (two-night minimum).

                          Sunday through Thursday nights $350./night (two-night minimum).

                          Winter Week $2400.

                          Winter Month $5000 (plus utilities).

                          Holiday Week (New Year's,

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                          Last updated: 10/18/2014
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                          Location

                          Car: Recommended

                          Walk out your front door to West Cliff Drive and a sea-level experience of the ocean. Walk or bike along West Cliff Drive, above spraying waves. One-half mile to Natural Bridges State Beach; many other beaches on the way to the lighthouse, Steamer Lane, and the Boardwalk. Enjoy outdoor seafood bars, many restaurants on the pier with seals to watch in the water below. 40 minutes to Monterey and its famous Aquarium and Cannery Row. A little further South to Carmel and Big Sur. Take Hwy. 1 North for a magnificent 1.5-hour drive to San Francisco.

                          Other Activities: Walk along West Cliff Drive, above the Pacific.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2004

                          About the owner: I owned a small bungalow on this prime lot just off West Cliff Drive and rented it to summer vacationers in the '80s and 90's. It became such a popular vacation rental, I did a teardown and built a whole new, tall, two-story home designed for vacationers who like to cook, serve, and enjoy meals together. Thus, the table seats nine, great cooking gear, serving platters provided. Teenagers and toddlers can have fun in a second living room downstairs, with a ping pong table just outside the door.

                          Why the Owner Chose Santa Cruz:
                          Every time I drive along West Cliff drive to upgrade this vacation rental, which I do a lot, I find peace, joy, and exhilaration in the Santa Cruz coastline. I've travelled in Ireland, Italy, and South America, and I think the views you see while walking along West Cliff drive beat them all.


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                          Photos

                          • Front of the house

                            Front of the house

                          • Master Bedroom with oceanviews

                            Master Bedroom with oceanviews

                          • Upstairs Queen Bedroom with ensuite bath

                            Upstairs Queen Bedroom with ensuite bath

                          • Fully equipped kitchen

                            Fully equipped kitchen

                          • Living Room with big oceanview windows

                            Living Room with big oceanview windows

                          • Deck with plenty of seating and panoramic oceanviews

                            Deck with plenty of seating and panoramic oceanviews

                          • Downstairs Full Bath

                            Downstairs Full Bath

                          • Downstairs Living Area with fireplace, flatscreen tv & game console

                            Downstairs Living Area with fireplace, flatscreen tv & game console

                          • 4th Bedroom

                            4th Bedroom

                          • Firepit

                            Firepit

                          • We provide bikes and the West Cliff Promenade is right outside the door

                            We provide bikes and the West Cliff Promenade is right outside the door

                          • The house at 'magic hour'

                            The house at 'magic hour'

                          • View from Deck

                            View from Deck

                          • Master Bath

                            Master Bath

                          • Upstairs 2nd Full Bath

                            Upstairs 2nd Full Bath

                          • Upstairs Living area with Flatscreen TV, integrated stereo and fireplace

                            Upstairs Living area with Flatscreen TV, integrated stereo and fireplace

                          • Dining Table showing deck with BBQ and oceanviews

                            Dining Table showing deck with BBQ and oceanviews

                          • BBQ with oceanviews

                            BBQ with oceanviews

                          • Downstairs kitchen and dining areas

                            Downstairs kitchen and dining areas

                          • 3rd Bedroom

                            3rd Bedroom

                          • Outdoor Hot Tub

                            Outdoor Hot Tub

                          • Hot Tub at night

                            Hot Tub at night

                          • Patio at night

                            Patio at night

                          • The beach is close and surfing is even closer

                            The beach is close and surfing is even closer

                          VRBO #35292

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                          This listing was first published here in 2004.

                          Date last modified - Saturday, October 18, 2014

                          $400 - $500 per night (USD)
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                          4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 9

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                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                          Member since: 2002
                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated 10/18/2014
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