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Beautiful View...and 5 Houses from Boardwalk!

Bedrooms 3
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 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

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 Santa Cruz

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
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 4.827586 based on 34 reviews

Very Cozy!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent 4 days in this lovely home to be in town for my son's UCSC graduation. The home is on a hill in which when you enter the house you have the first floor with a very accommodating dining room table, sofas, and coffee table. Two bedrooms are located on this floor along with a bathroom in the hallway. The master bedroom (has its own bathroom) has a queen bed and the other a bit smaller with a queen bed. There is also a sliding glass door from the living room that leads to an outside top floor patio. The patio has a nice view of the Lorenzo River. The patio was complete with two tables and plenty of chairs to hang out and enjoy the evening breeze. The kitchen is also on this floor which is also very spacious with a microwave, toaster, coffee machine, washer/dryer and all the kitchen necessities including a dishwasher. From the kitchen, you also have access to a very small garage (less than 300 sq. feet). We were able to fit a small Honda in the garage since street parking is not guaranteed during the summer months (May to Sept) since a lot of locals park in the neighborhood to access the boardwalk. Talk about the boardwalk, we loved it. We walked there every day, my kids loved it!! The house also has a downstairs which the temperature was very cool compared to the upstairs part of the house. Mind you, Santa Cruz had an unusual heat wave the weekend we were in town (about 85 degrees) so we slept downstairs. The downstairs unit has a TV, DVD player, sofas and bathroom and a guest room with a king size bed and spacious closet. The downstairs portion also has a door leading to a cute patio outside with a fire pit. This home is a gem in Santa Cruz and very accessible to walk to the Boardwalk and nearby restaurants such as Betty's Burgers & the Seabright Brewery. I can't wait to come back and stay here again if my son decides to stay in Santa Cruz.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A welcoming respite

  • 5 of 5

The home was spacious and lovely. The kitchen was well equipped so that cooking was easy. The view of Santa Cruz from the back deck was beautiful. The owner was easily reachable for questions.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Pictures do not do this place justice !!! We were all delighted and surprised at how much house you get with this place! So much better than being crowded in a tiny motel room. The rooms were perfect and comfortable. The deck is big and airy with a great view. Fully stocked kitchen and a washer and dryer. Downstairs with a giant living room, bathroom and bedroom with a king bed was like a bonus area that worked well with our family. The ground level has a huge cement patio and fire pit with direct access in and out of the downstairs area of the home. Loved that we could walk to the brewery, to the beach and boardwalk. Very happy with the choice I made on this one!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and spacious house, great location, amazing view and well equipped and has everything you would want. We had a such a good time staying at this house.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house, excellent location

  • 5 of 5

My family loved staying at Buena Vista

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing , spacious, and clean

  • 5 of 5

This house was better then I could imagine. Beautiful views, and it was massive. The bedrooms were clean and had beautiful decor. All bedrooms had bathrooms and there were two living spaces. I could tell the owners really take pride in their rental and keep it up to date. The price was perfect and communication between the owner and myself was fast and easy. Thank you thank you. I will definitely stay again if I'm in Santa cruz. I highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 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

Seabright House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 26 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
High season
May 25 2018 - Sep 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
cleaning fee $125 + Tax
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.
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