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Beautiful View...and 5 Houses from Boardwalk!

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


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Amazing location and views, this house captures the very essence of Santa Cruz. Walk to boardwalk, Seabright beach, the wharf, the yacht harbor, downtown Seabright and its variety of restaurants,......there are so many choices, you may choose not to drive during your entire stay.....And with our open floor plan, large windows, huge deck, and amazing views, you may choose not to even leave the house.

This house is perfect for a family retreat. The 35 foot long deck offers amazing views, a BBQ, and tables and chairs for outdoor dining. The dining room/great room has a large table with seating for 8 but can easily hold 10. A large supply of games and puzzles offers more family fun time around the table. Walk downstairs to a huge 'hangout' room that boasts a large flat screen TV with satellite and DVD. There is a love seat, easy chair, sofa/sleeper, and papazan chair for comfortable seating. There are also extra sleeping mats and bean bag chairs in the closets.

The master bedroom offers a queen bed, large flat screen with Dish TV and DVR, and a magnificent view. Bedroom 2 offers a queen bed, and bedroom 3 has a king bed and Dish TV. This house is ideally set up to be shared by two families. With 3 bedrooms and baths, each couple can have their own bedroom, while the kids can pull out the sofa sleeper, throw down some of the provided floor mats, and have a sleep-over in the family room.

For your enjoyment we also provide 2 beach cruisers, a beach umbrella, beach chairs, boogie boards, and an ice chest.

For added convenience and comfort we supply all towels and linens, toilet paper and paper towels.

Come fall in love with our house as so many others have done.

Keywords: Ideal Location, Amazing View, Walking Distance to Boardwalk, Beaches, Wharf, Yacht Harbor

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About Lauren

My husband and I have finally fulfilled our long term goal of moving to Santa Cruz and we could not be happier. We are enjoying walking along West Cliff Dr. everyday, gardening, taking art classes, the multitude of restaurants that this city offers and much more. After many years of craziness with kids and a husband who was in business for himself, this slower pace is a very welcome change.

Lauren purchased this house in 2009

Why Lauren chose Seabright

My husband Rick and I bought this property because we knew that we would regret it for the rest of our lives if we didn't. The opportunity of a location this great within walking distance of so much, plus the bonus of a beautiful view was too much to pass up. In fact, I wasn't aware, but my husband had been eyeballing this side of this particular street for years. Our house is built over a ravine so the back yard has a panoramic view of open space, the San Lorenzo River, and the Boardwalk.

What makes this house unique

We enjoy walking to Boardwalk, the wharf, Seabright beach, the yacht harbor, Java Junction for coffee, Linda's Seabreeze cafe for breakfast, Betty's Burgers for any kind of burger you want, the Seabright Brewery for a beer, and the local museum in Seabright for a little bit of native history. We also enjoy bringing our bikes down to the path that runs along the San Lorenzo River and taking it into downtown Santa Cruz.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We all want to thank you for the wonderful accomodations, great location, very spacious and homey with all the comforts of home. We had three families and were very comfortable. The proximity to the Boardwalk is great yet you are removed enough with a beautiful view for a bit of tranquility. We hope to see you next year for an encore.
Jun 2010
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Seabright House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Water View ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • arboretum
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Beautiful View...and 5 Houses from Boardwalk!
average rating of 4.7659574 based on 52 reviews

The McBay Family at Buena Vista Beach House

  • 5 of 5

We all had just a wonderful stay. Love the area and all of our grown children needed a getaway very badly and this certainly fit the bill. Thank you so much!

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location with plenty of room!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice home with lots of room and close to everything! My only suggestion is that more detailed info is given in the description (i.e Types of board games, beach toys, etc. that are provided). We would've brought less stuff, but we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will no doubt return! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We LOVED this place.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house, lots of room and all amenities. Great views, everything was as advertised.

We will definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Texas City, Texas

5 star for us!!

  • 5 of 5

Rental home was very clean and comfortable. Had all the amenities we needed. Home was in the middle of all the attractions we visited. Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice property, easy communications within owner

  • 4 of 5

The house worked great,location, neighborhood (very quiet) and comfortable

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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It was very clean/comfortable amd ,pre than met our needs. thank you.

  • 4 of 5

nice location near boardwalk, downtown and local restaurants. Quiet (which was good.) Overall, a very nice experience.

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
San Jose
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Car: recommended

We are located in the Seabright area of Santa Cruz between the Boardwalk and the Yacht Harbor. From this location you have an easy walk to Boardwalk, the beach, the yacht harbor, and downtown Santa Cruz and Seabright. Once you unpack and stock the house with food you can pretty much leave your car parked for the remainder of your stay.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

An additional $125 cleaning fee is applied to all stays

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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