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Santa Cruz Ocean Front, Like a Boutique Hotel,Spectacular Views 404053

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

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Property Description : Magical Oasis boasts exceptional views and is a great home for the discerning guest. Located on West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz's number one rated attraction, it over looks the Monterey Bay and Santa Cruz Wharf. It is perfect for multi-generational gatherings, romantic get aways and those in pursuit of their passions.

A detached, separate casita with full kitchen provides privacy for in-laws or another couple. Magical Oasis is a beautiful Spanish style house, decorated, and thoughtfully appointed by KToole Designs.

At Magical Oasis, we pride ourselves in helping guest create very special experiences. Guest are greeted with fresh flowers, complimentary wine from MJA vintners, delicious Donnelley's chocolates and artisan soaps and lotions from Fish Princess Farms. Currently, local artist, Barbara Bailey-Porter's original plein air paintings of Santa Cruz, grace the walls as part of Magical Oasis's guest artist series.

Magical Oasis is a Spanish styled house that was designed to capture the views from every room. It is tastefully appointed with antiques and comfortable fine furnishings. A detached private casita with full kitchen is ideal for in laws, another couple or in-house massage.
There are lots of fabulous dinning options in Santa Cruz and we also recommend engaging one of our a personal chefs and dining in. The view from Magical Oasis's beautiful dining is truly magical! For variety, guests can barbecue on the private patio, picnic on the beach, or walk/bike to many nearby restaurants. There are lots of fun beach town venues, (great burgers and artisan pizza), and foodies will love the variety of restaurants offering organic produce and original fare. We are happy to help you choose from over 27 Zagat rated restaurants and enjoy sharing our favorites.

The gourmet or aspiring chef may enjoy trying recipes from several fine cook books such as Tyler Florence's Ultimate, and Julie Rosso's Great Good Food while cooking on the Merritt O'Keefe six burner gas stove. For the coffee aficionado, bring your pods for the new Nespesso machine or walk down to Ideal for a great latte. The West Side is home to the largest New Leaf Market, several vintner tasting rooms, Kelly's French Bakery, Companion Bakers,and El Salchichero.

The world-famous Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, SC Wharf, the Light House, the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum are all just short stolls on the wide newly paved West Cliff promenade. Also with in short walking distance are lots of shops, great restaurants, spas, bike, surf board, and segway rentals. Pedi-taxi's and the Santa Cruz Trolley are also fun ways to get about town.

Santa Cruz is home to some of the best surfing. Mid to advanced level surfers can walk down the steps to the famous Steamer Lane. The novice surfer can hit Cowell’s Cove, try paddle boarding around the Wharf or Kayaking, then relax in Magical Oasis’ hot tub.

Santa Cruz has something for all. Guests can take a ride on the Roaring Camp Railroads, bike on the numerous paths or take a segway along West Cliff, see a Shakespeare Santa Cruz play, visit the Seymour Marine Discovery Center or go wine tasting at several West Side vintner tasting rooms.


Golfers, reserve your time on the challenging Alister McKensie designed Pasatiempo Golf Course, or the Delevaga Course ( which also has a challenging ultimate frisbee course). The drive to Pebble Beach and Spy Glass are beautiful and about an hour.

There are pick up beach volley ball games, two newly surfaced tennis courts are not far from the house. Soccer, rock climbing, in door batting cage are just some of the recreational opportunities besides hiking, biking and playing in the surf. After a great day of exploring, guests can engage our in -house masseuse then soak in the large hot tub.

Downtown Santa Cruz has great shopping, spas, yoga classes, restaurants, and that comfortable beach town feel. Magical Oasis is a special vacation home that offers one of the most spectacular, magical views on the West Coast.

Keywords: Santa Cruz, Ocean Front, Beach, West Cliff, spectacular, magical views of the Wharf and Monterey Bay. Beautifully appointed.
West Cliff Views! Surfers Most desirable location in Santa Cruz. Cowell's Beach, Famous Santa Cruz Boardwalk, restaurants, and Santa Cruz Wharf. Includes Guest Cottage, family including dogs.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    We have lots of beach toys and beach towels. There are great children's books, games and plastic table wear. The back patio and front garden are gated. There is even an umbrella stroller....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    The home has new wool carpet. Please call first....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    The fourth bedroom is a separate suite with complete kitchen...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

    The living room has a new queen sleeper sofa...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2) Master bedroom has a queen bed and so does the guest cottage, Double Beds (1) Den has new full sleeper sofa, Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) The beautiful living room has a full custom sleeper sofa, and wood burning fire place as well as magical night views....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

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  • the two bathrooms in the main house have two doors each allowing guest extra privacy when sharing the house. Guest house has its own bathroom and separate shower....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Guest cottage with seperate entrance from patio has a queen bed, spacious sitting area, and full kitchen. Great for multi generational family vacations...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    very special children's collection as well as classics...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    lots of family games...moreless

  • Music Library:

    There are a variety of cd's in the music collection...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) New flat screen TV with cable...moreless

  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Twin bedroom has a good selection of kids classic movies...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    There is a good view of Cowells beach from the master bedroom, the living room, and dining room ...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    At low tide, there is beach access across the street, This is where famous surfers access the waves. Cowell's beach is 500 yards from the house....moreless

  • Downtown:

    Park your car and walk to downtown, the wharf or ride bikes to the WestSide. After shopping or dining, rent a Pedi-cab to bring you back to Magical Oasis in Santa Cruz style. ...moreless

  • Monument View:

    The famous Surf statue is less than a block away from Magical Oasis. And the Light house and museum are just two more blocks....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    The weather effects the visibility of the hills surrounding the Monterey Bay by changing the landscape regularly. Truly an artist's paradise. ...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Magical Oasis is between Cowell's Beach and Steamer Lane, at the peak of Cypress Point with a World class, unobstructed ocean view. ...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Guest cottage, bedrooms, living room, dining room, kitchen and even the back patio have fabulous views. ...moreless

  • Water View:

    The views are world class, really!...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Cowell's Over Look Park is between the house and the waterfront but there are no structures blocking the views....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    The dining room has views from every seat. There are cloth place mats and nice napkins...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    top of the line, new Whirlpool full size washer and dryer...moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    central forced air...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Fine linens including new Ralph Lauren towels, good table cloths and napkins. Quality bedding, a selection of firm, soft, and down pillows, down comforters, and wool blankets and new mattresses...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Room for three cars in the driveway and additional off street parking near by...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    top of the line, new Whilrpool full size washer and dryer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Living room has wood burning fireplace...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    We are happy to help you arrange catering or an in house chef...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Good quality for the gourmet chef, Good Grips...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    waterford utensils and wedge wood dishes...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    (2) Chefs will love this kitchen. refurbished Merritt O'keefe gas stove, new hardwood floor, good knives, good grip tools, great pots and pans, juicer, salad spinner, lobster pot,and great views! And there is a second full kitchen in the guest house....moreless

  • Microwave:

    large family sized microwave...moreless

  • Oven:

    double oven and warming drawers...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio:

    (3) There are three unique out door spaces for dining. The front porch is a favorite spot to people watch and enjoy the setting sun...moreless

  • Gazebo:

    There are two tables on the back patio and can accommodate a party of ten....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    3 surf boards and 2 boggie boards and lots of beach toys and beach chairs...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    It's really wonderful after a day of playing in the surf. There is an out door hot and cold shower too!...moreless

 

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Fees:

  • Pet Fee $75 + tax
  • cleaning fee $200
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 11%

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Magical Oasis

540 West Cliff Drive Santa Cruz Ca. 95060

www.magicaloasis1@yahoo.com

408-315-0137

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Location

0.15 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Aquaris, Ideal Bar and Grill and many others
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Pasatiempo, a top ten course in California
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 1 and Highway 17
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Auquaris at the Dream Inn
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Cowell's Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Watch this video to get a sense of Santa Cruz. There a two good shots of the house. http://www.santacruzwaves.com/local-loop/love-west-cliff-drive-this-will-make-you-love-it-more/ The Santa Cruz Boardwalk is a big attraction in the summer. Santa Cruz is home to the University of California Santa Cruz. Steamer Lane is the home of the O'neil Coldwater Classic, World record surfing competition. (check out this years high lights on the Sentienel,you tube set to music) Santa Cruz has Great restaurants serving organic food and local wines, ethnic foods and great pizzas. Local vintners are open for Wine Tasting. There are lots of beachy shops as well as nice boutiques. Enjoy day spas, coffee shops, locally owned great book store. Boat rentals, segways, and bike rentals, even a trolly to the shops and pedicart can be arranged to take you to your destination.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1989

About the owner: We love Magical Oasis and enjoy knowing that our guests do too. We want our guest to experience the best of Santa Cruz. The home has been a vacation home in Ed's family for two generation. Karen is active in the arts and loves Santa Cruz.

Why the Owner Chose Santa Cruz:
The views, views, views..and from every room. Even the cook gets a great view while preparing meals on a wonderful Merritt Okeefe six burner gas range. Private patio with hot tub and separate casita. This is a wonderful, beautifully appointed home.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We take pride in making sure every guest feels special. The house is appointed with plush robes as well as bath and body products from Fish Princess Farms. We can customize flowers and chocolates. We will greet you with a bottle of red or white wine, arrange for a chef and a masseuse and are happy to suggest unique outings to complete your memorable Santa Cruz Magical Oasis.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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  • Come be amazed, spectacular constantly changing views

    Come be amazed, spectacular constantly changing views

  • Perched high on the bluff, it is well designed to capture the views.

    Perched high on the bluff, it is well designed to capture the views.

  • Living Room view

    Living Room view

  • Very romantic setting, wood burning fire, twinkling lights, sounds of the sea

    Very romantic setting, wood burning fire, twinkling lights, sounds of the sea

  • Built in 1926 on what was known as millionaire row

    Built in 1926 on what was known as millionaire row

  • Award winning garden, view from the kitchen window

    Award winning garden, view from the kitchen window

  • Master bedroom has Ralph Lauren linens and view of the Cowell's Beach.

    Master bedroom has Ralph Lauren linens and view of the Cowell's Beach.

  • The guest cottage has its own full kitchen and views too.

    The guest cottage has its own full kitchen and views too.

  • The den has a full sleeper sofa and its own door to the extra large bathroom.

    The den has a full sleeper sofa and its own door to the extra large bathroom.

  • Dine outside on warm evenings

    Dine outside on warm evenings

  • Come be amazed. Spectacular views of the Monterey Bay

    Come be amazed. Spectacular views of the Monterey Bay

  • Cowell's bluff across the street.

    Cowell's bluff across the street.

  • Low tide special beach just below Magical Oasis

    Low tide special beach just below Magical Oasis

  • Magical Oasis is on beautiful West Cliff Drive.

    Magical Oasis is on beautiful West Cliff Drive.

  • Beautiful, original art work though out the well appointed house

    Beautiful, original art work though out the well appointed house

  • A large mirror on one wall gives everyone a view in this charming dining room.

    A large mirror on one wall gives everyone a view in this charming dining room.

  • Cypress point just below the famous Steamer Lane

    Cypress point just below the famous Steamer Lane

  • The warm, inviting kitchen is fully stocked and has a Merrit Okeefe gas stove.

    The warm, inviting kitchen is fully stocked and has a Merrit Okeefe gas stove.

  • Twin bedroom has its own tv/vcr, movie collections, children's books.

    Twin bedroom has its own tv/vcr, movie collections, children's books.

  • Separate guest cottage with queen bed, wonderful down filled recliner and sofa.

    Separate guest cottage with queen bed, wonderful down filled recliner and sofa.

  • With wine glass in hand & best view ever, this front landing is hard to leave.

    With wine glass in hand & best view ever, this front landing is hard to leave.

  • Everyone enjoys the wonderful large hot tub under the wisteria drapped arbor

    Everyone enjoys the wonderful large hot tub under the wisteria drapped arbor

  • There is always something to watch on West Cliff's promenade

    There is always something to watch on West Cliff's promenade

  • New native garden with stepping stones across the street enhances the view

    New native garden with stepping stones across the street enhances the view

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