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A Great 26th Ave Beach House *Specials Available* Sleeps 10 + 8 Children

Sleeps18
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

10 Adults & Teens plus 8 Children in 4 private bedrooms and 5 additional areas.

This spacious house sleeps 10 GUESTS (Adults and Teens) in Beds AND 8 CHILDREN 11 YEARS OLD AND UNDER, on Sofa Sleepers or in a crib.

(Santa Cruz #CO00145)

You won’t want to leave our large beach house, just steps away from the 26th Ave Beach. The 2900 Sq. Ft. and a deck that stretches the length of the house for even more room to soak in the sun, the sounds of the surf, and the oceans breezes.

Relaxing views of Monterey Bay from decks, dining room, kitchen and from living room and master bedroom, both of which have vaulted ceilings. Living and dining rooms have gas fireplaces. Recline on the sofa, or the master suite’s king-size bed and enjoy the ocean view -sail boats by day, colorful sunsets by evening.

Walk the beach and explore the tide pools. Bring your water toys, there’s great surfing, boogie and skim boarding. Sit and watch the sea lions and otters in the nearby kelp beds, or dolphins and whales as they go by. Enjoy our hot outdoor shower to rinse off the sand before jumping into the hot spa.

Ride one of our several bikes for a scenic bike tour along East Cliff Drive to Capitola or north through beaches, the harbor and onto Santa Cruz. Remember to bring you helmets.

PLEASE NOTE, ADULTS ARE COUNTED AS ANY GUEST THAT IS OVER THE AGE OF 11 AND WE ARE LIMITED TO 10 GUESTS BY THE COUNTY PLUS WE HAVE BEDS FOR 7 - 8 ADDITIONAL CHILDREN.

***GENERAL RATE INFORMATION***

LOW SEASON: MIDWEEK $295 - WEEKEND $610

MID SEASON : MIDWEEK $395 - WEEKEND $825

HIGH SEASON : MIDWEEK $695 - WEEKEND $1025

HOLIDAY/SUMMER, THX, XMAS, NY, & SPRING VACATION RATES $595 - $1095/NIGHT

MINIMUM RATE IS FOR A 2 NIGHT STAY, and WE DO NOT BREAK-UP THE WEEKEND RATES, SORRY, NO EXCEPTIONS

CLEANING$400 - $550, DAMAGE WAIVER FEE $99 - $75, MEET & GREET $75,

11% TAX, DOG FEE $100 FOR FIRST DOG PLUS $35 EACH ADDITIONAL DOG

PLEASE CONTACT OWNER FOR A DETAILED OFFER AND LEAVE US A PHONE NUMBER TO CONTACT YOU ON.

CHECK-IN 4PM, CHECK-OUT 11AM. SORRY NO EARLY CHECK-IN OR LATE CHECK-OUT, NO EXCEPTIONS.

More Details

Owner
Jean
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017

About Jean

I am a 4th generation California. My grandparents owned a home in Santa Cruz, which I used to visit frequently.

I travel the world picking up ideas as I go, to make your stay the best possible. I love my home by the bay, and would like to share it with you.

Jean purchased this house in 2007

Why Jean chose Opal Cliffs

We like to think of it as our villa by the sea. It's spacious enough to house our 3 grown children, and a few friends with their younger children.

Being by the beach, the views, the reverse floor plan that allows for great sunset views and entertaining.

Create great feasts in the large kitchen, watch the ocean while you cook, then sit down and eat by the one of the two fireplace in the dining areas or on the deck during the sunset.

What makes this house unique

Great views and easy safe access , (no climbing over rocks), to one of the best beaches in the county.

Spacious house with an amazing floor plan. Lots of places to chill out an take a nap or read that captivating book. Two fireplaces to cozy up to or play one of our many board games in front of.

Well stocked kitchen, with double ovens, lots of counter space for a chefs cook-off and a gas grill close by on the deck over looking the ocean. You can even watch the sails boats go by and whales spout as you prep for a family feast.

A great deck to enjoy your morning coffee and watch the natural sea life on the bay or watch the surfers getting ready to go down to catch a wave. Or, in the late afternoon, sipping your favorite beverage with friends as you watch the amazing sunsets over the Monterey bay and perhaps catch sight of whales, dolphins or a couple of seals.

There are lots for bicycles in the garage to

choose from, so make sure to bring your helmets. We also have an assortment of boogie boards, wet suits, skim boards, beach chairs, beach umbrellas, sand toys, volley ball and badminton sets, and a tennis table.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our family had a great stay at your "roomy" house. Great view, great access to the beach. Good lay-out for all ages. We'll be back again. - from Southern California (Thousand Oaks), Belmont & Menlo Park
Aug 2008
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Map

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
"Just 10 minutes drive in good traffic. There you will find the Big Dipper, one of the best ..."
Steamer Lane
"Famous Steamers lane. A hot spot for surfers. Also, non-surfers that would like to stroll ..."
Natural Bridges State Beach
"Natural Bridges State Park. In late Sept - mid Nov see the Monarch butterflies and the par..."
Mystery Spot
"The Mystery Spot is a visual illusion based tourist attraction near Santa Cruz, California. ..."
Gayle's Bakery & Rosticceria
"All-day grab-&-go spot provides a lengthy menu of sandwiches, salads, housemade baked goods ..."
Moran Lake Beach
"Moran "
The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park
"Our favorite place to hike amoung the Gianat Redwoods. Bring your camera, and hiking boots...."
Phil's Fish Market and Eatery
Elkhorn Slough Safari Nature
Monterey Bay Kayaks
Monterey Canyon
Elkhorn Slough
Caruso's Corner
Caruso's Tuscan Cuisine
"Cozy restaurant with amazing Tuscan cuisine. Book in advance as their schedule fills up, or..."
Manuel's Mexican Restaurant
"Great local hangout, friendly lively atmosphere. Friday night special must be ordered in adv..."
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
The Point
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Cole's Bar-B-Que
Nearest Beach
0.05 Miles
26th Avenue State Beach
Car: recommended

Other Activities: Amusement Park, Local Farmers Market on Sundays, Kayaking, Sail aboard the Chardony,SCUBA, Capitola and Santa Cruz Wharfs, Restaurants, Shops, Hiking

Amenities

Opal Cliffs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Dialup Access ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Suite Bathroom - toilet , shower , Double sink, Closet
    2nd Floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , This bathroom is next to Cypress Room.
    Out Door Hot Shower - outdoor shower , Hot outdoor Shower
    Full Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Master Suite has attached bathroom. 2nd full bathroom upstairs. 3rd full bathroom downstairs. Hot outdoor shower is next to outside garage access door.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Ocean Side Room, - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 2 Twins or 1 King beds available at your request.
    Dining Room, with Ocean View. - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Inner Spring Futon by 2nd Fireplace.
    Master Suite with Ocean View, 300 SQ.FT. - 1 king , Room for one or both of our delux blow-up beds plus our crib
    Mt. Side Room, - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 2 Twins or 1 King bed availabe at your request.
    Game Room leads to outdoor Jacuzzie Spa. - 2 twin/ single , Twin Daybed with Matching Twin Trundle is open to TV Room.
    Cypress Rm, 176+ Sq.Ft - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , 2 Twins or 1 King, Wood Portable Crib
    Entertainment Room With 42' Blue Ray TV - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Sofa Sleep with available Pillow Top for extra comfort
    Living Room with Ocean View. - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Queen & Single Sofa Sleepers with available pillow tops.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Yard
  • 10 bicycles
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeping
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Note: The house is fine for infants and school aged children, but could pose some hazards for toddlers, who might hurt themselves bumping into sharp table edges, falling down the central staircase, through the staircase railing or deck railing or playing with the electrical outlets. In other words this house has not been child proofed. No Parties. No Smoking, incense, or candles allowed in house or on or around wood deck. We will provide battery operated candles to help you set your romantic atmosphere. ASK FIRST, if you are considering doing anything one of the above noted items. This is our personal home. Please respect it as you would your own.

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A Great 26th Ave Beach House *Specials Available* Sleeps 10 + 8 Children
average rating of 4.730769 based on 41 reviews
Santa Cruz, CA
5

This beach house is fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Wow what a wonderful experience staying at the 26th avenue beach house has been. We enjoyed a week long family reunion in concert with my sister's wedding and it has been as warm and wonderful as one could imagine. The home is large and comfortable with a great fully equipped kitchen, nice dining area, big great room with fireplace and plenty of bedrooms and nooks as well. The views are spectacular- your practically right over the beach and the the Monterey Bay is just so picturesque. Really lovely experience this beach house is. I'd definitely recommend this beach house to any family or group who wants to have one of those remember forever experiences.

All the descriptions advertised are accurate. We have nothing to complain about at all. The owner was very helpful- she expressed that she wanted everything to be right for our special occasion and I thought that was very sweet.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego
5

Homey dog friendly beach paradise

  • 5 of 5

This home truly felt like a "home" with everything a guest could ever want. We didn't want to leave! Its just a stones throw to an amazing dog friendly beach, and our pups got used to going there every single day. I would absolutely recommend this great home!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Really nice property great view of ocean and sunset close to the beach couldhear the wave. We had a

  • 5 of 5

Stay. Would totally recommend it to anyone

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We had the time of our lives

  • 5 of 5

We chose this home to celebrate my husbands 50th Birthday weekend, and it truly enhanced our whole experience. We also did the Chardonnay 2 Boat Party (Booze) Cruise on Saturday, and returned back to the home to continue celebrating. It was the perfect weekend, and the house was well equipped with everything a family would need to make their stay complete. I want to do it again soon! Thank you Jean and Donna

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful home, great location

  • 4 of 5

This was a great place to get together with family visiting from out of state. Plenty of room and lots of provisions. We didn't stay long enough to make use of all that was offered, wetsuits, bikes, ping pong table and more. Great view and beach access.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Francisco bay area
5

Great home for family and beach

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our the home and beach. The home was clean and as advertised. Great customer service and we would come again. I recommend this property to others.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Set-Up & Linen Fee $475 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Damage Waiver Fee $75 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $2,000
Day Visitor each / Day $7 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

For discounted rates inquire today. Rates vary and may change without notice. Minimum stay varies 2 - 7 nights, and these High season shorter stays must be adjacent to an existing reservation. For an accurate offer contact owner. Let us know the age of each individual guest to comply with county ordinances, and how many dogs will be staying as well, (3 dog Max).
Change over day is on Sunday or occasionally on Friday. Expect to pay extra for arrival, and/or departure on a Saturday and occasionally on a Sunday, (when Sunday part of a 3 day weekends).

When available short summer and winter Holiday stays must be sandwiched in between existing stays.
Discount Rate applies only for 7 night stays Sunday to Sunday, or, occasionally Fri - Fri.
Any stay that covers a Fri, Sat and Sun weekend nights, will be charged at the higher 2 night weekend rate.
Guest Signer that is 34 years old or less agrees to have their insurance agent add Abante Realty, LLC as an additional insured to their policy and and have their agent email a copy of the Declaration page to jcgelbart@gmail.com. This protects the guest and owner from 3rd party lawsuits. Ask your insurance agent for more details regarding their free service.

We also suggest that all guests immediately get travelers insurance and that they add to it other expenses as they are purchased for your trip, especially those that flights and car rentals.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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