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Dramatic Ocean Views from All Windows/Decks/Block Frm Best Beach Spacious Enert

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Harbor and ocean view from almost every room and from deck


Last updated: 09/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Harbor House, dramatic ocean harbor views from almost all windows, two large deck overlooking harbor, one upper and one lower both with unobstructed 180 ocean/harbor views one block from twin lakes beach, the hands down best beach with volleyball, lifeguards, bon fire pits, restaurants, activities and bars. Custom architecture, custom windows including stained glass, with huge ocean views from large dinning area, kitchen, living room and bedrooms, stone fireplace, redwood pocket doors to separate dinning from living areas, epicurean and entertainers delight, commercial gas wolfe stove, fully equipped, wifi, dvr, high speed, cable, gas bbq, private harbor access with sitting nooks, garden, dry sauna, jacuzzi tub (anticipated to be working) close to everything one block to best beach with the best amenities, new harbor hiking, biking and jogging trails, farmers market, dual pane windows, spacious, beamed high ceilings, solid construction, nice neighbors, garbage compactor, in house intercom, dry sauna, steamer shower, fitness and toy amenity garage coming soon, large pantry, several nooks, 4 sliding doors to decks, redwood construction, best house in the harbor

Keywords: Harbor views, ocean views, walk to beach, restaurants, bars, store, great for entertaining. Spacious kitchen. Light and bright.


Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    There are several hide and seek and unofficial children sleeping areas with bedding such as the large cabinet in the foyer could sleep two...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Outdoor smoking on deck is ok but clean up any butts...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    I have on occasion allowed a pet with an additional deposit if well behaved and does not shed...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 3: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

    Trundle bed, either two twins, one twin or one king...moreless

  • Loft + Office: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Full bath n jacuzzi tub, ocean views with plantation shuttrs...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Sliding door to lower deck, ocean views, private entrance,...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1). The loft is a comfortable sleeping area suitable for adults with access with easy access normal tri level stairway, ocean views from both loft and bathroom in loft with custom stained glass winders. For privacy, large bamboo blinds may be lowered to make it more like a bedroom with bath, but no closet....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Bathroom 2


  • ...moreless

  • Jacuzzi tub and shower in master, shower and steamer in guest (only if steamer is working which is temperamental and not guaranteed) dry sauna is adjacent to guest bathroom, half bath is in loft area which is the bathroom of general use on upper level of house, granite counters, tile floors. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Dramatic ocean and Harbor views from every spot you can stand, every angle, restaurant gas wolf stove,oven, pizza oven, large granite counters, high ceilings, spacious, best part of santa cruz and close to everything worth while. Fact and info sheet provided upon booking...moreless


  • Books:

    For reading but not taking...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    coming soon, just bought a new tv which was not compatible with my DVR, you may use your laop top and plug directly into on HDMI port o the tv...moreless

  • Game Room:

    garage is being conferted to this...moreless

  • Games:

    board games in living room area armoir...moreless

  • Music Library:

    xfinity tv music channel, pandora, your own music...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:


  • Stereo:

    earphone jack stereo for phones or computers and pandora and music channles on the tv...moreless

  • Television:

    50 inch flat screen can be adjusted so that you may view sproting events form teh lving room upper deck and dining area, ROKU, Pandora, Amazon Prime, and Exfinity on demand and expanded cable. ...moreless

  • Toys:

    Beach amenities and toys in garage including bikes but you assume your own risk with them as we are not a bike rental and do not maintain them; they are mostly single speeds....moreless

  • Video Games:

    on roku there are some and you can plug your laptop in ...moreless

  • Video Library:

    xfinity on demand, amazon, net flix, access individual account with provided HD TV to laptop cable or honor system on inhouse on demand, roku, amazon...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Sports & Activities


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Luaus
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    dramatic views from almost every room easy walk around harbor to new trail system with cool new bridges. Nice walk to schwan lake trail system as well or walk down the beach or kick back and take in...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Almost beach front. The back of the property abuts the harbor and it is a short stroll through part of the harbor to the beach...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Great for entertaining with views out of every single window in the house. ...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Harbor Front...moreless

  • Water View:

    dramatic views out of every window....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    On the harbor one blcok to best beach...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Large table for dinng with ocean viea...moreless

  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning:

    Old fashioned A/C, open sliding doors for ocean breeze and or turn fan or open windows...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    Extra high speed...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Nice dryer...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Massive stone fireplace, wood in garage...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Garage area is being converted to fitness area to go with steamer, sauna and jacuzzi tub, hopefully completed by summer....moreless

  • Garage:

    THis is being converted to a man cave...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heat...moreless

  • Internet:

    High speed wifi HDMI laptop / tv streaming capabilities on the 50 inch flat screen...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Linen closet with extras...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Dramatic ocean and harbor views...moreless

  • Parking:

    Summer street parking permits provided and driveway fits two cars with one behind. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Internet telephone, 50 inche flat screen skype calls...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Linen closet has extra everythigmn...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Nice washer ...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    large stone fireplace currently being repaired for summer...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Yes and the kind grind is a 3 minute walk a coffee place on the beach...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully equipped...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully equipped and nice...moreless

  • Dishwasher:


  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Full equiped wolfe stove large granite counters ocean views, gas broiler, tash compactor, coffee maker, microwave, gas stove and oven, ice maker, blender, pots pans, breakfast bar, walk in panty...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Gas powered chef's wolfe stove, oven and pizza oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Walk in pantry whcih also stocks necessities...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    and freezer, ice maker, stainless steel...moreless

  • Stove:

    Commercial restaurant stove, an epicureans delight, ...moreless

  • Toaster:

    does 6 or 8 slices at once...moreless


  • Balcony:

    ocean view...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    In garage upon request and assumption of risk...moreless

  • Boat:

    Water taxi does free shuttles through and to the other side of the harbor....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Ocean views from two separate decks equally as nice for a good separation of occupants at different times ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Closest golf is De La Veaga, a very hilly narrow challenging reasonable course with ocean views, about 10 minute drive or 30 minute bike. Clubs available at course and driving range and open space hi...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak rental store literally a few steps away at the harbor...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Backyard garden with tomatoes and lemons and other vegetables. Help yourself. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas powered grill upstairs deck. Lower gas grill to be added soon....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Squaw Valley, Lake Tahoe host of the 1960 Olympics and claiming some of the most difficult terrain at a resort is only about 4 hours drive....moreless

  • Tennis:

    7th ave court within walking distance various other courts available in town...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Kayak store across the street and several surf shops close by....moreless

Pool / Spa

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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Sep 4 - Mar 2, 2017
7 night min stay

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  • Pet Fee $500
  • Cleaning $115
  • Tax Rate 11%


I do week long rentals in the summer saturday to saturday or sunday to sunday. If the house is vacant a couple weeks prior to arrival then I will rent for less than a week.

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Last updated: 09/25/2015
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50 Miles
Nearest Airport
monterey and san francisco
100 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Crows Nest and Palomar
50 Metres
Nearest Ferry
water taxi
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Delaveaga, Pasatiempo, Aptos Seascape
1 Miles
Nearest Train
mt railroad pick up at boardwak
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
highway 17 and highway 1
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Johnnys is about 100 yards away
200 Miles
Nearest Ski
water skiing by cowels and snow in tahoe
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
twin lakes

Tri level house great for entertaining, impressive construction and breathtaking views from almost every angle, every room, new hiking trails, new chase lounges, new 50 inch flat screens, one block to the best beach .


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: Hi, I live in Santa Cruz on the same beach at the other end and in Los Gatos where I work. This is going to be one of the best vacation rentals in Santa Cruz this year.

Why the Owner Chose Santa Cruz:
It has breathtaking views for you and your guests, is great for entertaining, close to everything, spacious, and has a serious epicureans kitchen with chopping block, huge granite counter space, and commercial wolfe gas stove oven, and, is in the best area one block from twin lakes beach, the best beach, and on the hiking, biking, biking trail, a 3 mile loop

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Dry sauna with faux telephone, steam room shower combo in guest shower, jacuzzi tub in master with on demand water heater, ocean views from almost every angel of the house. Never had a noise complaint.

Contact us

Speaks: spanish, portuguese, italian

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  • Harbor and ocean view from almost every room and from deck

    Harbor and ocean view from almost every room and from deck

  • Master king bedroom with sailboat harbor views plantation shutters

    Master king bedroom with sailboat harbor views plantation shutters

  • Breakfast bar and dining area

    Breakfast bar and dining area

  • Lay out with pocket doors to block off living room, shown open

    Lay out with pocket doors to block off living room, shown open

  • Trundle in 3rd bed. A trundle is also upstairs in the loft. king or 2 singls

    Trundle in 3rd bed. A trundle is also upstairs in the loft. king or 2 singls

  • whale sail!

    whale sail!

  • spacious living room

    spacious living room

  • Living room with loft area and bath upstairs

    Living room with loft area and bath upstairs

  • Spacious kitchen for entertaining. granite counters viking stove

    Spacious kitchen for entertaining. granite counters viking stove

  • Queen with own lower deck with sailboat views and garden views.

    Queen with own lower deck with sailboat views and garden views.

  • Front of house on Alta Loma, back on Lake.

    Front of house on Alta Loma, back on Lake.

  • dramatic views best location spaciosu and beach

    dramatic views best location spaciosu and beach

  • Kitchen with ocean vies

    Kitchen with ocean vies

  • bench on the back of property on Lake St at the harbor

    bench on the back of property on Lake St at the harbor

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