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Big and Bright, Steps to Sand, Ocean Views, and Sleeps Six+

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2br/2ba sleeps 7

Home is located in the very desirable Sand Dollar Beach community; away from the bar scene. This is the perfect spot for families or a romantic getaway. You will be less than 200 paces to sand and surf.

The home is a real gem; located just 6 houses from sand and surf. Beautiful high vaulted ceilings, magnificent giant fireplace and over 2,100 square feet of living space. You will love how bright and airy this home is; providing both large open spaces, as well as cozy nooks for private reading and relaxing.

The reverse floor-plan, provides views of the ocean from kitchen, family room and master bedroom. A second 'bonus' family room located downstairs provides a great escape for the children or peaceful relaxation near the second woodburning fireplace.

In addition, a spacious outdoor deck provides a great place to relax, enjoy a fine meal at the outdoor dining table, take in the ocean view or simply enjoy the ocean's breeze.

The home is stocked with the latest amenities and kitchen necessities. This lovely home is very spacious, comfortably sleeps 6+. (one king, one queen, one full futon, plus a single roll-a-way bed)

See Full list of Amenities included in this listing

Sand Dollar Beach community is located 10 minutes from Santa Cruz and 20 minutes from Monterey. It is part of California's Manresa State Beach Coastline, close to world famous Seascape Resort,

just North of Pajaro Dunes .

Sorry, No Pets, No Smoking

Santa Cruz County TOT Certificate #CO00028

More Details

Owner
Joe
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

Why Joe chose Central Coast

We love this home because it is open and filled with sunshine. In addition, the beach is, family friendly, never crowded and allows for walking miles in both directions and/or playing in the ocean. We also love the location, which provides easy access to both Santa Cruz City and Monterey.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Joe's rental turned out great for our family. The house is clean and well maintained as well as spacious. The layout is very flexible and the kitchen is well supplied. The weather wasn't great but if it is better next time, we will be making more use of the deck and bbq. The neighbors were friendly and we even had an Easter egg hunt in the community garden behind the house (which is gorgeous)! We used the house as a base for day trips to the Santa Cruz Boardwalk and the Monterey Bay Aquarium and a pick-your-own strawberry adventure (two toddlers along with us). The house was an outstanding value all around.
Mar 2010
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Amenities

La Selva Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7 ...
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • one king, one queen, one full futon, plus a single roll-a-way bed convertible bed- located in secondary private sitting room downstairs
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
washer, gas fireplace, wood fireplace, cd player, some CD music provided, plus Ipod player for your own music favorites

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(78 traveler reviews)

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Big and Bright, Steps to Sand, Ocean Views, and Sleeps Six+
average rating of 4.8076925 based on 79 reviews
5

great beach house!

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for our family trip (we were a group of 6, two grandparents, us, and our 2 teenagers). We loved the open floor plan and views from the kitchen and living room. We spent most of our days on the beach and loved how convenient it was to walk down to the beach. The house is well stocked with what you need in the kitchen, a barbecue, large deck with views, and has beach chairs and boogie boards for the beach. The beach itself is beautiful and not very crowded. One thing to note is that there are only 2 private bedrooms. There are three additional sleeping areas: two couches in the large living room, and a futon in a downstairs living area, but they aren't private. Overall we were very happy and would recommend to friends and return!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Great house in quiet commuity

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in La Selva Beach. The house is very clean and in a very quiet area. Beach access as not as close/convenient as we would have liked having 3 small kids, but it as not crowed an the kids had a great time. Joe as available throughout our stay with any questions that arose. Would highly recommend and would not hesitate to stay again.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Great Get Away for Two Couples

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for two couples as there are essentially two master suites, one upstairs one downstairs. The kitchen was well-equipped in terms of pots, pans, utensils, and tableware. The deck had a wonderful table for four with an umbrella and a propane grill. We cooked most of our meals at the house over a 3-day stay. Joe, the owner/host, was extremely helpful answering our questions by email before arrival. He graciously let us know that since the house had not been rented on the night before our arrival and the cleaners had finished early, we were free to check in a little early. The house is very clean, well-appointed, and has a nice view of the ocean. The walk down to the beach takes about five minutes. The beach is beautiful and was never particularly crowded.

The house is everything as described. We would rent again in the future with either another couple or family.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nice location and very comfortable. Really enjoyed our stay!

  • 5 of 5

Upstairs is especially nice. Great master suite, kitchen and living area. Nice setting, with short walk to beach.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The house was clean, views of the ocean, it felt like home

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Joseph for the beautiful house to stay in!!! My family and I had such a great vacation! The house had everything we needed!!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Had a Great Time

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed string at Joe's place. There was plenty of room for 6 people. The kitchen was fully stocked with pots, pans, utensils. The house is very well kept, the kitchen, bathrooms and living spaces were very clean. Getting to and from the rental wasn't too convenient as it's not close to the freeway but we didn't have to leave too often. The beach was within walking distance. Great place for a family vacation at the beach.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
San Jose International
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Seascape Resort
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Hwy 1
Nearest Beach
55 Metres
Manresa State Beach

Other Activities: kayaking, Excellent location for a visit to Monterey Bay Aquarium one day and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk the next. Home is conveniently located between Santa Cruz and Monterey/Carmel area.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $180
Damage Deposit $300

All Rental Dates Have Security Deposit of $300, Cleaning of $150 and Santa Cruz
County TOT tax of 11%. Santa Cruz County TOT Certificate #CO00028
Credit Cards, PayPal, Direct Deposit, Personal Check Accepted

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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