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Six Doors from the Beach! Dog Friendly, Elevator Avail for Handicapped

(40 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Sleeps:16
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms Plus +++ Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8 - 10)

This spacious 3700 sq. foot custom designed contemporary home is nestled in lush tropical gardens with a beautiful waterfall and koi pond. It is the perfect place to get away and enjoy Santa Cruz. It features high vaulted ceilings with skylights, including a great room for cooking, dining and entertaining. Master Suite with King bed is on the 3rd floor. Queen bedrooms on ground floor. Beautiful marble Bathrooms.
The back yard has lots of seating, a wood fireplace, dining table with umbrella and a hot tub! (please all children must be supervised). We are dog friendly (with permission) and accessible via an elevator (request in advance).

Our Pleasure Point Beach House is the perfect destination for romantic getaways and family fun vacations. You can head south to Carmel for a romantic dinner, or take the kids to the world famous Monterey Bay Aquarium. Or to our local Beach Boardwalk. Free Water Taxi service is a lovely way to tour the Harbor - Memorial day to Labor day.

We feature radiant heated floors, lots of windows, views of the ocean from the top floor. Marble and granite through out. The kitchen is well equipped for several cooking and prepping at once. See our 37 Five Star Reviews!!!
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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3700 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : By Reservation

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 16
  • Children Welcome:

    Fully gated yards, pond is gated separately for their safety. We have a high chair for meal time. Two pack n play cribs....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:


  • Pets Considered:

    Back and side and front yards are fully gated and safe for pets and children....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Elevator upon request. Most of the home is wheel chair accessible....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 14-16

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Other (See Description)


  • California King in Master Bedroom., Queen size Beds (6) in other bedrooms. Plus comfy single futons. 2 Play n Packs are available for your infant's use. 15 lb max....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • We provide two guest safes in the bedrooms for your valuables. Soft water through out our home is great for your skin and hair! Radiant heating under the marble floors with individual heating controls in each room. Intercom system in each room. IPOD decks in rooms. Filtered water in kitchen with instant filtered hot water in kitchen. Super raised ceilings with skylights, Reflective mirror tinting on all windows...keeps house cool and insures your privacy, Extra thick windows to keep outside sound out and inside sound in. Game table with roulette; black-jack; and craps in upstairs living room. Original photography & paintings by local artists. Foosball table, Darts and lots of games for the kids....moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    (5) 'IPOD' Docking Stations - Drop in your IPOD and listen to your tunes in all or any of the rooms!...moreless

  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (6) New Flat screen, plasma, wall mounted TV in ALL bedrooms and T.V. in the living area....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Many dvd's to choose from. Kid friendly to action packed....moreless


  • Family


  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View:

    Six houses from the Beach and East Cliff Drive. One minute Walk to surf or swim in world famous waves at 'Pleasure Point', 26th and many more beaches...moreless

  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View:

    Six houses from the Beach. Walk seconds to surf the world famous waves at Pleasure Point. Spots like 'Sewers, 1st, 2nd & 3rd peak, Pleasure Point, Wind & Sea, The Hook, 38th, 26th' etc. ...moreless

  • Water View:

    From Kitchen, Master Bd Rm, Living room and decks!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Activities Guide
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator:

    By Reservation...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Garage:

    Garage comes loaded with beach cruiser bikes, boogie boards, surfboards and beach chairs...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Radiant heated floors...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    All high quality cotton linens are provided and clean ready for your arrival....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    2 - 4 cars can park in the driveway...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Street parking...moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Telephone:

    (3) Cordless phones with wireless internet. ...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Use a small amount of HE provided laundry detergent please....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Secure wireless internet provided! WI-FI password posted in the house....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Wood-burning, gas ignition fireplace in master bedroom. Great backyard fire pit....moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    We can connect you with the highest quality chefs and caterers....moreless

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    And espresso maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything needed to make your own gourmet meals, that is if you choose not to try any of the amazing restaurants nearby. Or hire one of the amazing chefs and relax at home and be pampered....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Serving platters...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Stainless Steel Silent dishwasher...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Truly a chef's kitchen! 5 separate work stations All stainless steel with plenty of room for all to cook. Everything needed to cook a gourmet meal. Lots of appliances, cookware, dishes, etc....moreless

  • Microwave:

    This is a convection oven as well as a microwave oven...moreless

  • Oven:

    Wolf - small and large ovens...moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Sub-Zero Stainless Steel Refrigerator and Freezer + 2 small pull out drawer refrigerators in kitchen, plus small refrigerators on each level....moreless

  • Stove:

    Wolf Range...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    (2) Kitchen/dining room deck and living room deck....moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio:

    (4) Kitchen Deck w/ ocean views, Living Room Deck w/ ocean views, 2 bedrooms access backyard patio surrounded yards....moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    In back yard with privacy from any neighbors. Has special high grade Silver Filter! ...moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


from 40 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Day
May 26 - May 29, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 1 - Sep 4, 2017
5 night min stay
Winter Break
Dec 16 - Jan 8, 2018
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $300 + tax
  • Pet Fee $50
  • PDP $79
  • Tax Rate 13%


Please no loud music or loud conversation outside (esp. on front balcony please) after 10pm.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/24/2017
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38 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Jose International
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Delaveaga Golf Course
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 1
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Nearest Beach
Pleasure Point/Rockview/30th Ave/26th Ave walking

Car: Recommended

The famous Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is just minutes away. Mountain terrain flows seamlessly to beach life. The Mystery Spot you must check out! Roaring Camp's train/amusement picnic area. Henry Cowell State Redwoods hiking trails and camping. Big Basin Giant Redwood forests. Tennis clubs throughout town, Off road Automobile terrain park, world class golf courses nearby. Also, did you know we have a zip line?

If you are wondering what's happening in Santa Cruz or are interested in local real estate ask Monica for references 831-818-2435


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Monica Bowman This is my favorite beach neighborhood. you can feel everyone having fun and relaxing. I love walking these beaches and watching our amazing surfers and enjoying the great shops, cafe's and restaurants. Call my Manager: Surf City Rentals at (831) 566-6144.

Why the Owner Chose Opal Cliffs, CA, USA:
This is Pleasure Point! Who wouldn't want to be here, located within walking distance to some of the best beaches and surf spots on the west coast! We are so lucky to be here, to feel the ocean air and enjoy this amazing custom designed home. It is architecturally unique and beautiful. Everything from the custom copper, decorative etched glass windows, handmade stainless steel banana leaf railings, the solid book matched marble throughout the whole home. Many of the light fixtures are hand blown in Italy. The art work is done by local artists. Lovingly cared for, for you to enjoy~

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This LUXURIOUS HOME provides every comfort we can think of for our guests. You can relax indoors or outdoors in the tropical yards, the soft water system through out the home leaves your skin and hair feeling great! Ipod stations on every floor. Ask for a 30 pin to Lightning adapter to borrow. Every comfort is thought of :)

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Thursday, May 25, 2017

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