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Our beautiful home is located in the Banana Belt area which is the first place to catch the sun. Shipper's Retreat is close to everything. Within 5 minutes you can drive or walk to so many places: The Boardwalk, Beaches, fabulous restaurants, Yacht Harbor and so much more! Our home is situated to meet your every need. We have an outdoor BBQ and hot tub. There are 3 very large bedrooms. The Master suite & bath is approximately 600 sq. feet. There is a private sitting area and TV along with a California King bed. The second bedroom has a bunk bed with two queen sized mattresses. The 3rd bedroom has a queen sized bed. There is also a double mattress if needed that is under the bed as well. The living room features a fireplace and gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances and gas stove. The couch pulls out into a queen sized mattress as well. Finally there is a media room to watch your favorite movies or sports on our flat screen TV.
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Located so close to everything. A 5 min. drive in any direction will take you to the Boardwalk, Beaches, the Redwoods, Golf, Captiola, Downtown Santa Cruz. Or walkto the Upper Harbor in 20 mins....moreless
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Santa Cruz is a wonderful beach community that has so much to offer. Shipper's Retreat is close all that Santa Cruz has to offer wether if entails sailing, biking, shopping, or going out to fabulous restaurants. Located in the Banana Belt area, Our home gets the sun first.
Year Purchased: 1995
About the owner: The Schipper's are 3rd generation family from Santa Cruz. We have built a beautiful, comfortable home which we love to share with others. Mark works in the computer industry and Holly as a teacher. We have enjoyed Living in Santa Cruz very much. During the summer months, we travel extensively and enjoy meeting people from around the world. We work hard to ensure that your stay in Santa Cruz is an enjoyable one!
Why the Owner Chose Santa Cruz: Let our home become your home away! We live in such a great area of Santa Cruz. The 'Eastside' or 'Banana Belt' area is close to many great shopping spots such as Staff of Life, Whole Foods, and Synergy shopping outlet. There are many quaint boutiques and some great restaurants such as the Crepe Place or Llilians Italian- all within a short 5 min. walk.
Our family frequently walks to the Yacht Harbor or Twin Lakes Beach through the secluded area of Arana Gulch. The Crows Nest restaurant or Cafe El Palomar are two great spots to enjoy a fine dinner or some tapas while on the beach. Aldo's is just across the Harbor on the other side.
Downtown Santa Cruz or Capitola are both within a 5 min. drive. Both offer great shopping and fine cuisine.
Basically, our house is located to so very much: The Boardwalk, Beaches, the Redwoods, Golf courses, Yacht Harbor and so much more!
We have boogie boards, some bikes to borrow, beach chairs, and towels.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Our home has a cozy, relaxed feel to it. Come and unwind while sipping tea on our back porch. Eat fresh veggies from our extensive garden or enjoy a hot tub after a day at the beach.