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Pleasure Point Cottage: Affordable, Comfortable, Private Retreat, Close to Ocean

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Last updated: 07/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Santa Cruz cottage description

Walk two and a half blocks to the pounding surf. The air is fresh; and, the scenery is spectacular. This darling little attached cottage on Pleasure Point, in Santa Cruz provides an affordable, comfortable, very private retreat with an enclosed yard and off street parking!
Pleasure Point Cottage has its own kitchen, equipped with pots, pans, dishes, coffee pot, micro wave, gas stove, refrigerator and dining area.

A comfy queen size bed is prepared with fresh linens and is ready for a good night's sleep on the main floor. An additional double size bed, in a sleeping loft above the kitchen, can be accessed by a stationary ladder. We also have sleeping mats and extra bedding available if needed. Because of its size and configuration, the cottage is not appropriate for small children or for entertaining; but, it is perfect for individuals and couples at a very reasonable rate.

The bathroom, is in the center of the cottage; it has a shower; fresh towels and a hair dryer.

Utilities, Wi-Fi and cable TV, water, waste management are provided. The cottage has its own fenced back yard with a large, private patio, barbeque and picnic table. Yes, your dog is welcome. The gardener comes by weekly to maintain the plant life. A shed in the back yard is a good spot for storing your surf board, bike or extra luggage.

East Cliff Drive, only a block and a half away, is partially blocked off for pedestrians. It’s a great place to: Walk your dog, ride your bike, or sit on the bench and watch the surfers, feel the fresh air, eat your lunch and listen to the crashing waves.
Have you ever been to a Sand Castle Building Contest? Our cottage is in prime location for the festivities. Or, perhaps you'd like to attend the Shakespeare Festival at the UC Campus. Whatever it may be, we will be sure to provide you with the essentials of home so you can relax and maximize your enjoyment of everything Santa Cruz has to offer!

If you have the time to venture a little further, Santa Cruz County has 29 miles of beaches to explore: Twin Beach, and Castle Beach, are all near the Santa Cruz Wharf. Driving south you will find Manresa Beach, La Selva, Capitola Beach, Seacliff Beach (sunken cement ship), Seascape Beach, and Sunset Beach (romance ). Driving North of the Santa Cruz Harbor, you will discover Light House Field State Beach ( good surfing and great place to walk dogs), Natural Bridges (observe Monarch butterflies), Wilder Ranch Beach (historic site), Davenport Beach (tiny town with a good bakery),and Four-mile Beach (known for beach parties), Scotts Creek Beach, (a favorite for beach combing ) Wadell Creek Beach, a (a good spot for wind-surfing) Bonny Doon Beach and Red-white-blue (clothing is optional). Come and discover how many beaches you can find to leave your foot prints in the sand!

Visit the UCSC Campus, the Marine Lab, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the 'Seventeen Mile Drive' between Monterey and Carmel, or play a round of golf.

There are plenty of places in Santa Cruz County to end the day with a glass of wine and a fresh plate of seafood. The pier at the Boardwalk is one favorite places to toast the sunset. In Capitola, the Shadow Brook Restaurant is one of our favorites. Fragrant gardens and rustic creek-side location add much to the ambience, not to mention a quaint cable car that takes you down to the restaurant and lounge with live guitar music and happy hour.

To reserve Pleasure Point Cottage, please view our calendar of availability; get an instant quote. If the terms pf the rental agreement are acceptable, you can simply 'Book It' on line. (Click the yellow button and the top of this listing to get started.) If you have any questions, would like assistance, or if you need a place that is suitable for children, send a message to Chris or Lorraine, owner. For technical assistance at VRBO/Home Away call 1 877-228-3145.

Key words: Pleasure Point vacation rental, flexible terms, off street parking, prime location in Santa Cruz, on Monterey Bay, between the Beach Board Walk and Old Capitola Village. Closest airport: Norm Mineta International in San Jose, CA. Pet friendly, fenced yard, barbeque, Wi-Fi, Cable TV, utilities included, completely furnished, surfing, off street parking. Near beach, dog friendly

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 460 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

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              • Non Smoking Only
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

              • Bedroom 1

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              • 1 queen size bed on the main floor, plus sleeping loft

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining Area Seats:

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              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Kitchen
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Microwave
              • Seating for 4 people

              Amenities

              • Parking Off Street
              • Towels Provided
              • Iron & Board
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Linens Provided

              Other Amenities

                  • Short walk to the beach. Storage space for bikes and surf boards. Fenced yard for your dog. Off street parking....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • DVD Player

                  Communications

                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Theme

                  • Romantic
                  • Away From It All
                  • Budget
                  • Tourist Attractions
                  • Adventure

                  Location & View

                      Activities

                      • Theme Parks
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Cycling
                      • Sailing
                      • Swimming
                      • Medical Services
                      • Hospital
                      • Groceries
                      • Surfing
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Walking
                      • Boating
                      • Shopping
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Restaurants
                      • Antiquing
                      • Kayaking
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.6
                      from 29 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Labor Day Week End
                      Aug 29 - Sep 2, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $160

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                      Thanksgiving
                      Nov 26 - Nov 28, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $160

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                      Winter Holidays
                      Dec 22 - Jan 1, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $160
                      $980 $3,000

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                      Off Season Specials
                      Jan 5 - Mar 31, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $120 $160
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $840 $3,000

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $140 $160
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $980 $3,600

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • One-time Housekeeping $80 + tax
                      • Pet Fee $50 + tax
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
                      • Tax Rate 11.5%

                      Notes:

                      To create a reservation a $150 deposit is required (credit cards accepted). The Deposit is refundable within 10 days of departure. The balance shall be paid by e-check through VRBO, or by personal check thirty days prior to occupancy. Alternative arrangements may incur a Processing Fee which may be deducted from the Deposit. The deposit shall be forfeited if the reservation is canceled.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Last updated: 07/22/2014
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                      Location

                      • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

                        "Wonderful amusement park, right on the beach. Don't miss the evening concerts on the beach ..."

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                      • Natural Bridges State Beach

                        "Temporary home of the Monarch Butterflies during the winter months. "

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                      • Mystery Spot

                      • Steamer Lane

                        "Terrific surfing . . . fun to watch."

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                      • University of California - Santa Cruz

                        "Beautiful campus"

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                      • Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

                        "Hike, bike or ride through fifteen mile of beautiful, old growth redwood forest. Check out..."

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                      • Shadowbrook Restaurant

                        "Walk a meandering path or ride a cable car down to the restaurant to enjoy old world charm a..."

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                      • Lighthouse Point Park

                        "Beautiful views. Walk your dog in the Light House field across the road from the Light Hou..."

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                      • The Giant Dipper

                        "Brave kids love the thrill."

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                      • Santa Cruz Harbor

                        "Great food and evening entertainment at the Crows Nest. Try breakfast out on the deck of A..."

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                      • Gayle's Bakery & Rosticceria

                        "Excellent food. Eat there or order for "take out". "

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                      • University of California - Santa Cruz

                        "Beautiful campus"

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                      • Monarch Butterfly Trail

                      • Wilder Ranch State Park

                        "A good walk with gorgeous views of the ocean and coastline."

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                      • Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf

                        "Good food, beautiful views. Observe the sea lions. Close to Boardwalk Amusement Park"

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                      • The Crow's Nest Restaurant

                        "Great food and entertainment. Watch boats enter and leave the harbor. Enjoy concerts on the ..."

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                      • Santa cruz surfing Museum

                        "Enjoy the museum and if you have a dog, be sure to have a sniff around in the field across t..."

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                      • Capitola Wharf

                        "Good place for brunch or dinner. Beautiful views. Build sand castles on the beach nearby. ..."

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                      • Moran Lake Beach

                        "Enjoy a walk, have picnic, build a sand castle or a bonfire on the beach; or, walk your dog ..."

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                      • O'Neill Surf Shop

                        "For your surfing needs"

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                      • UCSC

                        "Check out the campus"

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                      • Aldo's Harbor Restaurant

                        "You will love watching the boats come and go as you have breakfast or lunch on the deck outd..."

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                      35 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      San Jose International Airport
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Hwy 1
                      0.1 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Pleasure Point
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Pasatiempo Golf Course
                      0.3 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Point Market and Cafe

                      Car: Recommended

                      Pleasure Point is one of the best surfing spots on the West Coast. Santa Cruz is the home of the Beach Board Walk (amusement park). Try kyaking in the Moss Landing slough to observe wild life. Drive the coastal route between Camel-by-the-Sea and San Francisco.

                      Santa Cruz County has 29 miles of beaches to explore: Cowell's Beach, Steamer Lane, (a favorite surfing spot), Twin Beach, and Castle Beach, are all near the Santa Cruz Wharf.

                      Driving south from Pleasure Point Cottage, you will find Manresa Beach, La Selva, Capitola Beach, Seacliff Beach (sunken cement ship), Seascape Beach, and Sunset Beach (romance ).

                      Driving North look for the Santa Cruz Harbor (great place for breakfast, lunch or dinner and evening entertainment); discover Light House Field State Beach ( good surfing and great place to walk dogs), Natural Bridges (observe Monarch butterflies), Wilder Ranch Beach (historic site), Davenport Beach (tiny town with a good bakery),and Four-mile Beach (known for beach parties), Scotts Creek Beach, (a favorite for beach combing ) Wadell Creek Beach, a (a good spot for wind-surfing) Bonny Dune Beach and Red-White-Blue (clothing is optional). Come and discover how many beaches you can find to leave your foot prints in the sand!

                      If you want more adventure: Hike, ride a zip line or train through the beautiful redwood forests of the Santa Cruz mountains. Visit the UCSC Campus, the Monterey Bay Aquarium or play a round of golf. Drive up the coast to San Francisco, and walk across the Golden Gate Bridge. Create an experience you'll never forget!

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1979

                      About the owner: After teaching for thirty-four years and maintaining cars, airplanes and properties for even longer, we have become 'snow birds'. Creating 'home' along the west coast has been a life long passion. This Pleasure Point Cottage is one of our favorites. It's a place we enjoy coming to for sheer relaxation: The mild climate, the fresh air, the pounding surf, fine food,long leisurely walks, and beautiful scenery.

                      Why the Owner Chose Santa Cruz:
                      We love the ambience, especially the fresh ocean air and natural beauty of Monterey Bay with its powerful surge of ocean waves on the beach. There is a wealth of outdoor activities here, and access to San Francisco peninsula is easy from the Santa Cruz area.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      Where else in the world can you, walk out your front door and down the street a couple of blocks to go surfing, comfortably stroll so many beaches, walk the dog through the Light House Field or along the marshes, go deep sea fishing or sailing, go hiking or ride horseback through the nearby redwood forests; or go kayaking in the Elk Horn Slough? A continuing favorite is to watch the otters, birds and sea lions play in the estuary while enjoying a fine fish dinner at Moss Landing as the sun sets.


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                      • Listen to the pounding surf!

                        Listen to the pounding surf!

                      • Pleasure Point cottage is in a Santa Cruz neighborhood, close to the beach.

                        Pleasure Point cottage is in a Santa Cruz neighborhood, close to the beach.

                      • . . . including  a cozy dining area.

                        . . . including a cozy dining area.

                      • Relax on a queen size bed. (Double bed in a sleeping loft is also available.)

                        Relax on a queen size bed. (Double bed in a sleeping loft is also available.)

                      • A barbeque and picnic table are provided.

                        A barbeque and picnic table are provided.

                      • Surfing school is close by.

                        Surfing school is close by.

                      • Join in the fun or enjoy watching.  The view is spectacular!

                        Join in the fun or enjoy watching. The view is spectacular!

                      • The world is full of possibilities: Fishing, dining, exploring  beaches & forest

                        The world is full of possibilities: Fishing, dining, exploring beaches & forest

                      • Crow'sNest, less than 3 miles from cottage:Checkout Fri PM concerts on the beach

                        Crow'sNest, less than 3 miles from cottage:Checkout Fri PM concerts on the beach

                      • Try kayaking at Moss Landing: Sea Lions, otters, gourmet fish dinner at sunset!

                        Try kayaking at Moss Landing: Sea Lions, otters, gourmet fish dinner at sunset!

                      • We're located half way between Santa Cruz and Old Capitola By The Sea

                        We're located half way between Santa Cruz and Old Capitola By The Sea

                      • Pleasure Point is one of the best surfing destinations on the West Coast.

                        Pleasure Point is one of the best surfing destinations on the West Coast.

                      • Prepare your meals in a clean, well organized kitchen with all the basics.

                        Prepare your meals in a clean, well organized kitchen with all the basics.

                      • The living area is very comfortable.

                        The living area is very comfortable.

                      • Bedoom & living areas open into a private, fenced back yard.

                        Bedoom & living areas open into a private, fenced back yard.

                      • The storage shed is a convenient, safe place to store surf boards & bikes, etc.

                        The storage shed is a convenient, safe place to store surf boards & bikes, etc.

                      • Access to the surf and beach areas is made easy.

                        Access to the surf and beach areas is made easy.

                      • Point Market and Deli, within three blocks of cottage, is a handy resource.

                        Point Market and Deli, within three blocks of cottage, is a handy resource.

                      • Santa Cruz Harbor great for dining, entertainment, deep sea fishing. . .

                        Santa Cruz Harbor great for dining, entertainment, deep sea fishing. . .

                      • Monterey Bay is filled with sea life.

                        Monterey Bay is filled with sea life.

                      • Land here, on Pleasure Point.  You'll love it's central location on Monterey Bay

                        Land here, on Pleasure Point. You'll love it's central location on Monterey Bay

                      • Dogs love Pleasure Point too, and we welcome them!

                        Dogs love Pleasure Point too, and we welcome them!

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                      Date last modified - Tuesday, July 22, 2014

                      $120 - $160 per night (USD)
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                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 3

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