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Enjoy the best of Santa Cruz all within walking distance. Stay at the ultimate Santa Cruz vacation rental house in the very popular Seabright Beach neighborhood. You can walk to the Boardwalk, the Warf, the yacht harbor and even downtown from this location. This two story, two bedroom, 2.5 bath home has all the elements of the perfect vacation get-a-way. The home is on quiet Mott Avenue and is situated just 110 steps from Seabright State Beach, a south facing beach and the warmest, sunniest beach in Santa Cruz County. Seabright beach is 1/2 mile wide & bordered on the west by the San Lorenzo River and Santa Cruz Boardwalk and to the east by the Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor. The home is fully remodeled residence. For maximum white-water view of the bay, you’ll find all of the living spaces upstairs.
Upstairs Living Area: The living spaces of this home are located upstairs to take advantage of the fantastic white water views, of the Monterey Bay, the beautiful cypress trees, and the neighborhood roof-tops and the Seabright neighborhood. The upstairs area is large, open and very bright. At almost 600 square feet, this large living area includes the living room, kitchen area, dining area, sun room area and a convenient half bath. The area upstairs features 11, (yes eleven) , skylights and 19 windows so perhaps we should consider the whole upstairs a sun room! Not to worry, there are shades if it’s just too much. You don't need the shades for privacy though since you are high above everyone.
Upstairs Deck: The rooftop deck is 275 square feet, and is accessible right outside the upstairs living room where you can relax, listen and look at the ocean and also enjoy great views of the Seabright neighborhood. The deck enclosure design provides maximum privacy from neighbors yet maintains 100% of the surrounding rooftop, cypress trees, beach and ocean view. The capped, glass top railing also provides fabulous shelter from breezes on those cooler days, making the deck functional even during less than ideal weather.
Living Room: The living room contains a large “L” shaped built in sofa, a gas fireplace, 47 inch LCD HDTV and multimedia entertainment center. The built-in sofa can be easily converted to a two twin bed sized sleeping area if needed. The sofa cushions are 3 feet wide eight inches thick and very high quality and are very comfortable for sleeping. This isn’t like sleeping on one of those fold out sofa beds. To round out the luxury of the living room, there is a electric massage recliner chair for complete relaxation.
A fold up futon is available for small children...moreless
Bedding is also available upstairs in the living area The upstairs built-in couch is 8 by 7 feet long and 36 inches deep and the thick foam cushion is much better than a convertible sofa. Sleeps two. There is also a fold down single bed futon in the sun room area upstairs. In addition there is a portable double bed portable futon available to place anywhere in the home....moreless
2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms
Master: toilet, shower, jetted tub
The jetted tub is a Jacuzzi brand double (two person) unit....moreless
Both downstairs bedrooms have private baths. The upstairs living area has a half bath....moreless
Two High definition LCD TVs 47 inch and 37 inch one with DVR to record your favorite programs, free long distance telephone calls to US, Canada and Puerto Rico and parts of Eorope. Low rates (as low as 3 cents per minute) available to other European countries and Japan, Massage Chair, 2 person Jacuzzi, parking garage, walk to sand in seconds....moreless
Audio Tape Player
Satellite / Cable
Play your favorite music throughout the house through the built in Boston Speakers. Volume controls in every room including baths....moreless
High definition 47 inch HDTV upstairs and 37 inch HDTV in master bedroom. HDTV channels & record your favorite programs on the Comcast DVR....moreless
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
Seating for 8 people
Wireless (and Wired) High Speed Internet via Cable modem (15mb speed)....moreless
But bring your own laptop to use with our wireless high speed....moreless
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Departure Cleaning Fee$140 + tax
Refundable Damage Deposit$500
HIGH SEASON May 25 to Sep 7, 2015: Weekly only (Saturday check in/out) $2,499 per week + cleaning, Taxes.
LOW SEASON: $270 for weekday nights, $357 for weekend nights (Fri or Sat); 7 to 29 nights $260 per night; Monthly Nov to March $5,500; Low Season Holidays rates $357/night. (3 nights minimum but 2 nights OK Dec through Feb. Four nights minimum for Thanksgiving, Christmas/New Years weeks).
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Our home is located at the ocean on the first block of Mott Avenue about a hundred steps from Seabright State Beach and is off main roads so traffic noise is not a problem. There is a lot to do within walking distance of the house. The Santa Cruz Boardwalk sea side park and also the yacht harbor are only a few minutes walk from the house. In less than 5 minutes you can easily walk to several fine restaurants, coffee shops, bars and even a rock climbing indoor facility. The Santa Cruz Warf and downtown Santa Cruz are are about a 25 minute walk. You have one of the best beaches in California right outside your doorsteps. Seabright Beach is sometimes called “Castle Beach” by local old timers and is a great family beach. You can swim, bodysurf, beach comb, and picnic on the beach. Lifeguards are stationed on Seabright Beach during the peak summer season. At night beach fires are allowed.
Year Purchased: 1993
About the owner: While visiting friends in Santa Cruz, we fell in love with the town and it's natural beauty. In 1993 we purchased our Mott Avenue home and spent many weekends there. The house was fully remodeled by 2000 and new hardwood floors other upgrades and new carpet was added in 2009. Recently we purchased another home about a mile away where we now live and Mott Ave has become a full time vacation rental.
Why the Owner Chose Santa Cruz: As anyone in the greater bay area can tell you, Santa Cruz offers the warmest and family friendly beaches in northern California with world class surfing and the Santa Cruz Boardwalk - one of the last seaside amusement parks left in the US. Santa Cruz is a wonderful place for young and old.