Oceanfront Santa Cruz Beach House - Pet Friendly
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- Minimum stay:3-5 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Quotes from previous guests: 'The pictures do not do this amazing home justice!'...'We could not have enjoyed our vacation any more - thanks for opening up your beautiful home.'...'We will be back every year. This was the best family vacation ever.' ...'Loved the home, loved the views, loved the location, will love coming back.'...'The views are amazing. Loved it.'
This upscale, elegant, spacious home is perfect to enjoy all the Monterey Bay has to offer. With a great open floor plan, the beach house is conveniently located on scenic West Cliff Drive, the jewel of Santa Cruz. Beach House is close to everything, half way between the Wharf and Natural Bridges State Park and has 180' views of the Monterey Bay. You can watch the surfers at Mitchell's Cove while you lounge on your private deck.
Enter on first floor where you will find 3 bedrooms: bedroom 1 with full/double bed, bedroom 2 with 2 twin beds and walk out slider onto rear deck, bedroom 3 with new top of the line queen mattress and a bonus room with a queen sofa/sleeper and bath. The laundry room has a front loading washer/dryer for your convenience. Elegant full bath downstairs is roomy and beautiful.
The back yard is fenced with a very nice large deck and authentic bocce court.
Go upstairs and the spectacular view afforded by the open floor plan provides views galore. Floor to ceiling windows look out at the Bay where you can watch the whales go south in the fall and north in the spring with their calves. Step out on the deck and watch dolphins play in the surf. Otters and sea lions play and feed in the kelp beds right across the street.
Upstairs master bedroom suite and bath are very elegant. Luxury queen bed with wall mounted HDTV 32' LCD TV to catch your favorite show while you drift off to sleep. The elegant master bath has a fantastic walk in shower, his/her sinks and lots of room.
The spacious kitchen is fully equipped with stainless steel appliances, pots/pans/cookware and all the cooking gadgets you need. You can celebrate, entertain and cook till you heart's content. Everything you need to prepare that special celebration dinner or your family's evening meals is right there.
The living room has comfortable seating for the family with beautiful designer sofas that are 'Chameleon' sofa/twin beds. They are wonderful! Enjoy the 32' HDTV/wall mounted LCD TV/DVD player or just relax to the gentle sounds of the surf. The dining room seats up to 10 people in comfort and style with custom built-in bench and cushions. Located just off the deck, the dining area has great ocean views.
The deck has seating so you can watch the beautiful sunsets while enjoying a glass of wine or dinner outside.
Right down the street toward the east is the Wharf, the Boardwalk and Downtown Santa Cruz. Right down the street to the west is Mitchell's Cove, Natural Bridges State Park and Long Marine Lab.
Here are the most common FAQ's. If you have other questions not covered here please don't hesitate to email.
Check in is at 4pm, check out is at 12am.
The home is located on West Cliff Drive in Santa Cruz, CA. The exact address is provided when booking.
Beaches: Two beaches are within walking distance. The beach at Mitchell's Cove is visible from the deck of the property and it is about 200 yards to the stairs. Main Beach, Wharf & Boardwalk are about 8 blocks away.
Bring binoculars to watch the otters, dolphins, whales and shore birds from the balcony.
Jackets are needed in the evening all year round in Santa Cruz.
Parking: The maximum number of vehicles is six(6) - two in the garage and 2 on the driveway. Overnight on-street parallel parking is allowed. Guests parked in the parking spaces across the street during daylight hours are reminded to move cars to on-street parallel parking in front of the house overnight because overnight parking in the spaces across the street is prohibited.
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Member since: 2008
- 2800 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Low Allergen Environment
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Fantastic Ocean Front Beach House is located in 900 Block of beautiful W. Cliff Dr. Centrally located close to everything! Santa Cruz Beach House fronts Mitchell's Cove, a favorite spot to watch surfers ride the waves, dolphins and otters play or just lounge on the beach. Wonderful ocean views from the deck of the Pacific Ocean, Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary. Across the bay you can see the lights of Monterey at night. This is the street where the surfing at Steamers Lane has become world famous. It is located across the street from the ocean with 180 views from deck, living room, dining room, kitchen. There are no homes across the street - only water. The Beach House comfortably sleeps 12 in beds....moreless
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Ocean View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Clothes Dryer
- Free Long Distance:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street
- Parking On Street
- Sofa Bed
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Beach Towels
- Deck / Patio
- Unscreened Porch / Veranda
- Walkway To Water
- Wood Deck
- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Aug 20 - Dec 22, 2016
4 night min stay
Dec 23 - Jan 3, 2017
3 night min stay
Jan 4 - Mar 1, 2017
3 night min stay
Early Summer 2017
Mar 2 - May 25, 2017
4 night min stay
May 26 - Aug 21, 2017
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning fee $200 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
- Pet Fee $75 + tax
- Tax Rate 11%
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Surf lessons at Cowell's Beach near the wharf. Windsurfing lessons at Waddell Creek up the coast, Kayaking in the harbor and Elkhorn Slough, Daily Sailboat rides from SC Harbor, Kite Flying at Beach Across the street. Natural Bridges State Park, a beach and a natural rock bridge, October brings the Monarch festival.
Local farmers market twice a week brings amazing fresh produce to the table.
The Beach Boardwalk is fun for any age, Neptune's Kingdom has an Arcade and Miniature Golf. This seaside attraction celebrated 100 years of the Looff Carousel and our amazing Giant Dipper, this wood track is 1/2 mile long and gets up to 46 miles per hour!
Year Purchased: 2002
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Watching the ocean is mesmerizing. Whales, dolphin and sea otters are a daily occurrence. This is a spectacular and special place to recharge.
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View from the deck
LR Windows - Whitewater View of Bay and Mitchell's Cove
Dining Area Faces the Ocean
View from Dining Area with Open Spacious View Back to Kitchen
Desk with WiFi - bring your laptop and check your email
Full Laundry room
Cottage with pull out sleeper
Natural Bridges State Beach
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Woodies on the wharf annual car show
Dine on the deck while watching the whales go by!
Spacious Kitchen with Ocean Views
Third Bedroom downstairs, two twins with a topper to turn into a king size avail
Downstairs bedroom, queen bed, deck access
Bedroom downstairs, full size bed
Cottage and Bocci Court
High end appliances and beautiful stone countertops
Play some Beach Volleyball at the Harbor
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Saturday, December 03, 2016
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