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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 - 4 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

Keywords: House

More Details

Owner
Lily
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, mandarin
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 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

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beautiful, Clean, Seabright Home Steps to Beach entrance, High end HOT TUB
average rating of 4.9026546 based on 113 reviews
4

Had a wonderful time

  • 4 of 5

The House was perfect for our family of 10.

The upstairs master bedroom with the kitchenette Worked out perfectly for morning coffee and holding our extra food supply in the refrigerator. The deck was a nice place to sit out and get some extra sun and view the ocean. The kitchen is fuly equipped, maybe a little too much so because we couldn’t find an empty space to put our crackers, potato chips, cereal and things that we brought from home. Even the garage had fully stocked with everything you need for the beach.

Honestly everything you need is at the house all you need to bring is your suitcase and food. We will definitely come again.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Santa Barbara
5

Wonderful Family Retreat by the Beach!

  • 5 of 5

This house is amazing because it allows dual living areas. It is a couple of houses to the beach and the garage comes fully loaded with beach toys, wet suits for kids, boogie boards, bikes and a red wagon to haul things to the beach. They even had a bike with a kiddie seat so that our one year old grand son could go on a bike ride with his dad. We brought a portable crib for the tot but guess what, there was already a crib and booster seat there. You can feel all the love that permeates this house. Our family is closer because of our experience there. I had waited 30 years for this dream vacation.I can't wait to do it again.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Las Vegas, Nevada
4

SANTA CRUZ IS THE PERFECT VACATION DESTINATION AND THIS HOUSE IS IN A PERFECT LOCATION!!

  • 4 of 5

Working with the owner Lily was great, she was very helpful and always responded to my questions very quickly.

The house was a bit small for 6 adults when we were hanging out, but plenty of bedroom space (2 per room). If the weather was a bit warmer in the evenings, we would of spent more time on the top balcony. When there was sun or less wind we did enjoy the balcony.

Our days were filled with walking all over Santa Cruz. Once we were parked, we never drove unless we were going outside of Santa Cruz. We walked to Safeway the first day to buy groceries, on other days we walked to Trader Joes, Downtown, the Boardwalk, the pier, the lighthouse, took the cliff walk (4 miles round trip)...we did a lot of walking. The guys tried out the bikes one day, but that didn't last, too much work. LOL

Downtown we found an awesome coffee shop called Verve (amazing) and great pizza at Pizza My Heart. On the pier we had clam chowder and fish & chips at Stagnaro Bros, very yummy. We had the same lunch in Monterey at the Fish Hopper and paid more than double the amount and the chowder at Stagnaro Bros.was just as good (lil hint, add crab meat to the chowder...amazing). While in Monterey we went to the Aquarium, very relaxing, almost too relaxing. LOL

We went to Felton and road the train, then went for a hike. We will definitely be doing more hiking the next time we are in that area. Carmel was wonderful and we could have spent two full days there walking around and enjoying the beach. We had burgers at 400 Degrees, good, but they charged the tip twice on my credit card (that is being fixed). :(

All in all it was a great trip. The house is very cozy and accommodating. Bring your own pillow if you like a firmer pillow and keep in mind, it is a beach house, not a five star hotel.

Thank you Lily for helping our family have a great home away from home.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Location in a charming neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our stay at the beach house. Although the weather wasn't warm we could sit out on the upper level when the sun was out.You could smell the rose bushes while you had your coffee in the morning. Having a mini kitchen up stairs with a coffee pot was great. We also enjoyed the hot tub after spending our days driving up and down the coast. Beautiful kitchen area that was well equipped. We had a wonderful family vacation.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Poland, Ohio
5

Awesome location!!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 4 stayed here the last week of March and loved it!! My two teenage daughters loved the hot tub and proximity to the beach and Boardwalk. The house layout suited us perfectly with the entire 2nd floor a master suite that opened onto a fabulous deck for enjoying the view of the water and sunshine. The house itself is very clean with fun beachy decor. Neighbors are very friendly. Wouldn’t hesitate to stay there again!

  • Submitted: May 13, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Cruz, CA
5

Very Nice

  • 5 of 5

It was a charming home and well appointed. It was so conveniently located. We would rent it again.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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

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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