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Beautiful, Clean, Seabright Home Steps to Beach entrance, High end HOT TUB

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms , 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10), ocean view from upstairs deck

Clean, Beautiful Home in the Seabright Neighborhood, just steps to the Seabright beach entrance! You do not have to traverse take any stairs down to the beach. This is a beautifully furnished, nicely ecorated, clean, comfortable and bright home! Conveniently located in a quiet nice neighborhood between the boardwalk and the Harbor . A PRIVATE HOT TUB, TWO FIREPLACES plus, and an extra-large upstairs outdoor deck to make your stay EXTRA comfortable, relaxing and special. Keyless entry as well in case you don't want the hassle of bringing your keys with you when you go out for the day. All Linens provided, inlcuding towels, beach towels, down comforters and down pillows, all hypoallergenic. Gourmet Kitchen, with quality anondized cookware, waffle maker, coffee maker, toaster oven, griddle, blender, garlic press etc.. etc.. Plus FRESH HERBS grown on premises for use when cookin, and newly planted lemon and lime tree. 2 HDTV's and 2 DVD players, i pod docking station, stereo.... This house is also ideal for families and very kid friendly with lots of kid games, toys and movies, and even video games with 38 game cartridges! There is a washer/ dryer for your convenience as well as TWO fully stocked kitchen areas and even a small refrigerator on the LARGE top deck. We provide beach chairs here, umbrellas, coolers, sand toys, 3 boogie boards, a skim board, an old surf board, life vests for the kids, a radio flyer wagon, 4 adult bicycles (2 mountain bikes, 2 beach cruiser), 2 toddler bikes (no training wheels) ... 2 scooters and even a wonder wheelie to wheel all of your beach items easily down to the beach for your use, AND plenty of indoor toys, movies, etc.. Monitors, high chair, adult/kid movies, games, crayons, puzzles, etc.. What more do you need? The house itself is in an ideal location with so many things within walking distance. Once you arrive, you will virtually never need to drive anywhere. You can walk to the beach, the boardwalk, the museum, the harbor where you can rent kayaks, or take catamaran cruises, walk to one of the many restaraunts including a coffee shop, a brewery, a burger place, a market, and the famous Aldo's restaraunt, Johnny's or the Crow's nest!

The beach is just steps away, 2 blocks, the boardwalk is only a short 5 minute walk. Walk to the harbor, and so many restaurants in SeaBright village!

Rooms are as follows

1. Queen Bedroom with dresser, night stands and closet

2. Kids bedroom, 2 single beds one with a trundle and a dresser and closet, and i Pod docking clock radio

3. HUGE Master Suite -700 sq feet.... inlcudes fireplace, HDTV, DVD player, stereo, phone, a very comfortable sleepable Euro Chair that converts into double bed, a rocking chair, plus a kitchenette with granite counter tops, a refrigerator, adishwasher, a toaster oven, a microwave oven, bathroom, shower, and huge front upper deck with lots of seating, a nice new barbeque, a heat lamp, an outdoor sink, and an outdoor mini refrigerator.

Layout:

Downstairs...

* Full kitchen, with granite counter tops connected to

* Living Area

* dining area

* fireplace

* queen room

* kids room.

• HDTV, DVD/VHS player

• washer and dryer

• 2 Front Porch seating areas

* Outdoor hot shower

Upstairs:

* Master suite

* fireplace

*Large patio/deck with Ocean View, lots of comfortable seating, a heat lamp, and natural gas barbeque

* Another deck with a private hot tub. LISTEN TO THE OCEAN while you relax and look at the stars!

Amenities available:

several movies

cable TV, internet acess, WIFI and free telephone and long distance calls within the US

Kids toys, legos, lincoln logs, lots of games and board games, cards, coloring, puzzles, books, videos, baby toys etc.. etc.. etc...

baby monitors

pack and play

Blowdryer

4 beach chairs

many beach towels

4 adult bikes, one with removable child seat on back, 2 toddler bikes, 2 helmets provided

1 wagon

2 Scooters

Beach Toys including paddle board, horse shoe, etc....

Boogie Board

Skim Board

Children life vests and wetsuits

Wonder wheelie

coolers

umbrellas for the beach

portable table for the beach

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More Details

Owner
Lily
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, mandarin
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About Lily

My husband and I both grew up along the coast of Southern California and we both love everything that a quaint beach town has to offer. As soon as we found the SEABRIGHT beach area, we fell in love.. It is so bright and sunny, and we just loved the fresh air, the sound of the crashing ocean waves, the casual attitude, the friendly environment, and the vacation like feel. With the beach just a few steps away, the Santa Cruz Boardwalk, many restaurants, and the harbor, all within such a short walking distance, it seemed like a perfect place for our family to build many, delightful and fantastic memories. So far it has been a perfect vacation place for us and such a great location and we hope you and your family enjoy this house and it's location as much as we have!

Lily purchased this house in 2009

Why Lily chose Seabright

We chose to buy a house in the Seabright area because it is one of the nicest, sunniest areas in Santa Cruz. This little town is very well cared for and has such cute Victorian beach cottage homes. The beach has bathrooms and showers and a little ice cream stand and there are also lifeguard stations all along the beach making it a very safe and family friendly beach. Seabright beach also allows bonfires in the evening and this makes the beach a unique place. Also what made this location ideal for us is that the Santa Cruz beach boardwalk is only a short walking distance from the house as well as numerous restaurants and the harbor. There are lots of beautiful trails and walks from the house along the ocean front and the neighborhood is very friendly.

What makes this house unique

The location of this house is ideal! It is nicely situated between both the boardwalk and the harbor. The beach entrance is right at the bottom of our street, the boardwalk and the harbor are both only about a 5 minute walk away,. So, you have the beach, the harbor, AND an amusement area so close! It is such a special place and nested within a nice, clean and quiet neighborhood. The beach at the bottom of the street is a special beach. It is never a crowded or busy area because of where we are situated. Another thing that makes this particular area special is that Seabright beach allows bonfires at night. It is a special and neat experience to walk right down, to the beach, have a nice bonfire, roast hot dogs, or smores and chat with family and/or friends and then walk right home.

Another fun thing to do is to walk along the ocean front as you make your way to the harbor. Aldo's is a great restaraunt on the harbor to eat and/or have drinks and enjoy the beautiful scenery while watching the boats sailing in and out of the harbor. There are seals and pelicans and you can even take a walk all the way out to the lighthouse or rent boats or kayaks if you are feeling adventurous.

A museum is also at the bottom of the street with a large whale out front that is as fun spot for kids to climb and play.

One of our favorite things to do when we are there is to wake up, sit on the deck and to listen for the ocean. Then, go for nice little walk to a local coffee shop with our children. We grab coffee and breakfast and then head down to the beach. With our eldest son on his bike, and youngest in the wagon, we head over to the harbor and let the kids run down to the light house. As we make our way back we head to the beach, the kids romp and play in the sand and waves and we head back to the house for lunch. We end our day roasting hot dogs and marshmallows with a bonfire on the beach or a barbeque on the deck upstairs!

Amenities

Seabright House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • 10:00 PM quiet time in the neighborhood. Please be respectful of this rule. If we receive ANY complaints from the neighbors $150 from deposit
  • Hot tub rules must be followed! Add Chlorine granules after use!
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , soaker tub/shower
  • two and a half bathrooms... two full bathrooms and one outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Single Bunk Beds, single bed with single trundle... sleeps
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 murphy bed , Queen Bed, and also a Eurolounger, Big Master Suite
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4) including one pull out trundle and bunk beds... Kiddie Aerobed, also two safety rails available for use on any of the beds., (1) Pack and Play available, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Euro-lounger in the master bedroom. IT is extremely comfortable and so easy to use. Converts to Queen,
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Crow's Nest
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Outdoor shower with hot water, 4 adult bikes (2 beach cruisers, and 2 mountain bikes) , 2 kid bikes, beach toys, beach chairs, pack and play, baby monitors, booster seat/high chair, kid plates and glasses, sippy cups, kiddie silverware, wagons, scooters, 3 boogie boards, one skim board, one OLD surfboard, life vests, a wonder wheelie, coolers, backpack, movies, video game console and with 38 game cartridges, kid toys and games, puzzles, crayons, legos, train sets, remote cars, lincoln logs, board games, and so much more!

Reviews

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Beautiful, Clean, Seabright Home Steps to Beach entrance, High end HOT TUB
average rating of 4.9238095 based on 105 reviews
5

Perfect Location!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here and couldn't have been more pleased with the perfect location. Upon arriving you can hang up the car keys because everything you need is with walking distance. We enjoyed walks to beautiful Seabright Beach, walked to the Boardwalk for a day of family fun and enjoyed the brewery within walking distance. The house was clean and comfortable with all the amenities you might need for a wonderful family vacation. Absolutely beautiful and I hope we can return sometime soon.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lodi
5

Great Property! Kitchen is well stocked!

  • 5 of 5

House was great. Only a three minute walk to the beach. Great neighborhood. Tons of linens and towels. Us girls has such a blast and would love to return to this house again! Kitchen has everything you needed... plenty of dishes and cookware!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect appointed, perfectly located!

  • 5 of 5

We were in Santa Cruz for family reasons and this house made everything so easy. The outside deck area was perfect for a large family get together and the grill and kitchen supplies were all there for us to use. Plenty of everything you would need. The beach is just down the hill and an easy walk to see the sunset and watch the birds. A short walk into Santa Cruz for lunch on the pier, or drive to see the coastal redwoods. The hot tub was in perfect order and a nice end to the day.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing stay at a beautiful home.

  • 5 of 5

We miraculously booked this place last minute for a little “baby moon” with the newest edition to our family. Our family of four was so comfortable and happy with the Home. It has plenty of room for a larger group (one bedroom downstairs with a bunk bed + twin bed, another downstairs bedroom with a queen, and a master suite upstairs). The house is comforitaly furnished with everything you need. It feels cohesive and well taken care of, and homey. The beach equipment and washer/dryer is an added bonus.

We loved the location. A short walk to coffee shops and restaurants in Sea Bright, 1.5 blocks to a quiet beach, and just over a pedestrian bridge to the boardwalk.

We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved our stay!

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay! The upstairs bed was comfortable! The hot tub was a great touch! Its light and bright! Jan weather was nice. We ate at the Shadow Brooke resturant, great experience, but bring lots of money!!

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

I used to live in Seabright, just around the corner from this house. I love Santa Cruz, and this is my favorite neighborhood of that wonderful city. Quaint, close to everything, beautiful. And the house itself is just perfect. We weren't quite at capacity (we had four adults and four kids) but it didn't feel at all crowded. The house is spacious, comfortable, and perfect for families. It is well equipped both in terms of beach toys (for small kids) and in the kitchen. The hot tub on the upstairs back deck is lovely, as is watching the sunset from the table at the front upstairs deck. I really have nothing bad to say about the house. Lily, the owner, was also very helpful and responsive when I had to change my reservation dates. If you're looking for a place in Santa Cruz, close to the beach and walking distance to restaurants, the Boardwalk, and more, this is it! My family and I visit Santa Cruz frequently, and I have no doubt that we'll rent this house once again. (Oh, I guess the only one suggestion I'd have is that they could have more adult bike helmets to go with the bikes. There is only one and it is in bad condition and doesn't adjust well. But I'm a stickler for bike helmets! Kids helmets seem fine. That being said, I loved being able to bike around town and down to my favorite natural foods store a mile or so down the road. Ah, Santa Cruz! Pretty much paradise!)

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi! I am glad you enjoyed your stay! That is a great idea that I for some reason didn't think about or consider and surprisingly not ever been pointed out but I have taken your advice t heart and just purchased four new adult bike helmets! We are hoping to add some older kid bikes soon as well. Looking forward to having you guys back in the future! Lily
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Map

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Seabright State Beach
Betty Burgers
Seabright Brewery
Johnny's Harborside
Seymour Marine Discovery Center
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
Crow's Nest Restaurant
Steamer Lane
Natural Bridges State Beach
Aldo's Restaurant
Java Junction
Santa Cruz Surfing Museum
The Giant Dipper
Linda's Seabreeze Cafe
Old Fisherman's Wharf
Verve Coffee Roasters
Awesome find . walking distance from the house and great coffee.. sometimes a line but w...
Phil's Fish Market and Eatery

The house is situated in Seabright , a quiet, bright and sunny neighborhood within a short walking distance to the beach, the Santa Cruz boardwalk, and the harbor. A very special memory is the ability to have bonfires in a fire ring at the beach and then come back and sleep in the comfort of a bed! An Ideal location with so much to do within such a short 5 min or less walk. So much to do at the Boardwalk, rides, foods, games, restaraunts, concerts, etc.. Scenic walks and trails along the beach, walk out to the lighthouse, and to many local restaurants within the village. Once you arrive, you will virtually never need to drive anywhere. You can walk to the beach, the boardwalk, the museum, the harbor where you can rent kayaks, or take catamaran cruises, walk to one of the many restaraunts including a coffee shop, a brewery, a burger place, a market, and the famous Aldo's restaraunt, Johnny's or the Crow's nest!

Other Activities: Boardwalk, surfing, fishing, beach, bonfires, Kayaking, wildlife viewing, basketball, boating

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

If stay is more than 90 days away, initial payment can consist of only deposit. But, then at 90 days before rental, I would require half the rental fee and the cleaning fee, and then 15 days before check in would be half the rental fee and the Santa Cruz 11% Tax.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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