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Great View of the Ocean, Featured on Architect's Tour

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Four bedrooms, three full baths, sleeps up to 9

Bring your large group of family or friends to this four-bedroom, three-bath stunner. Marvel at our 180-degree view of breaking waves while dining and relaxing on the deck or in the great room. Flat-panel TVs throughout.

Less than 10-yr.-old vacation rental with wireless Internet, an outdoor hot tub (seats 4-5), upstairs and downstairs living rooms with fireplaces, full kitchens, ovens stove tops. High-end, hotel-like furniture. Everything for cooking, serving gourmet meals.

Location:

On the quiet West side of Santa Cruz, by the popular West Cliff ocean promenade. You look over one rooftop to enjoy the ocean. Great bakery, coffee shop, and outdoor jazz up the street; a Safeway store, the best Italian (Ristorante Avanti) and Chinese (Omei) restaurants a half mile away, plus all restaurants on the water by the Pier.

In addition to its great view of the waves from on high, this newer vacation rental has a wireless Internet, an outdoor hot tub (seats 4-5), two fireplaces (upstairs and downstairs), high-vaulted ceilings, a great sound system with 4 in-the-wall speakers, DVD players in all rooms, granite counter tops, island with bar stools, a large dining table, new appliances, and everything for the gourmet cook. Walk North along the ocean 1/4 mile to Natural Bridges State Park, or South to the lighthouse and the Boardwalk of Santa Cruz.

Enjoy TVs and DVD players in all 4 bedrooms. The house has 3 full baths with showers, 2 with tubs; an outdoor shower on the lower deck for surfers, and a large library of good books for non-surfers. Handicap-accessible, baby crib, sheets, blanket provided.

More Details

Owner
Dorothy Webster
Member since: 2002
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 11, 2017

About Dorothy Webster

I owned a small bungalow on this prime lot just off West Cliff Drive and rented it to summer vacationers in the '80s and 90's. It became such a popular vacation rental, I did a tear down and built a whole new, tall, two-story home designed for vacationers who like to cook, serve, and enjoy meals together. Thus, the table seats nine, great cooking gear, serving platters provided.

Dorothy Webster purchased this house in 2004

Why Dorothy Webster chose Westside

Every time I drive along West Cliff drive to upgrade this vacation rental, which I do a lot, I find peace, joy, and exhilaration in the Santa Cruz coastline. I've traveled in Ireland, Italy, France and South America, and I think the views you see while walking along West Cliff drive beat them all.

What makes this house unique

Views, walk along the ocean, fine bedding, everything a cook could desire for food prep (a Kitchen Aid mixer!), serving, barbequing. Nice linen napkins, place mats, skillets, dishes, cups and wine glasses.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Dorothy,



We had a fantastic time in Santa Cruz this summer! Your rental home was perfect for us.

We really enjoyed it very much. It was beautiful! We loved the view of the ocean.



It was a wonderful stay and I wish I was there right now.



Cindy
Jun 2007
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Amenities

Westside House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • 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
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom -
    Bathroom -
    Bathroom -
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 3 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 1 king
  • The master bedroom has a king-size bed, a full view of the ocean, its own large, full bathroom, a TV, DVD player. Another bedroom upstairs has a queen bed and its own bathroom, a TV, DVD player, and an adjoining room with a desk, many bookcase shelves, and a baby crib (sheet, blanket provided). One bedroom downstairs has a queen bed; the other bedroom downstairs has three twin beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 bicycles
  • 5 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Stunning view. Newly built, for vacation renters. One king, two queen, three single beds, one fold-out single futon. Hot tub; two fireplaces, kitchens (one up; one downstairs); outdoor shower; DVD players; large library of good books; baby crib provided; desk. The large deck has a fabulous gas grill and outdoor dining. Gourmet cook's dream: all equipment, including Kitchen Aid mixer. Comfortable seating for large group in the great room, at the counter, watching the cook(s).

Reviews

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Great View of the Ocean, Featured on Architect's Tour
average rating of 4.967742 based on 71 reviews
5

Just BEAUTIFUL--inside and out

  • 5 of 5

Dorothy has outfitted her vacation rental with beautiful, tasteful, VERY comfortable living room seating, where we watched movies on Netflix--when we weren`t walking along the ocean, buying socks and books, and enjoying a margarita in downtown Santa Cruz, or clothes shopping in Capitola. (She sends you good spots for all of the above in her house instructions.)

Liz Rigali, close friend

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

AMAZING!

  • 5 of 5

I live only six blocks from this beautiful home, however my cottage is barely big enough for me. To have my mom, children, their spouses, my grand dogs in such a beautiful surrounding was beyond amazing. Dorothy's home is fully stocked and since we stayed for Thanksgiving, this was even more wonderful. No matter what we needed, it was there. The house is impeccably clean and inviting. We didn't want for anything. I felt like I was on vacation, just six blocks away. Plenty of room for everyone! I highly recommend this home for a very warm, cozy, inviting, comfortable, ocean view stay!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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5

Perfect family reunion at the beach.

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year to have our extended family together in this house. Everyone agreed it was just right for us. Easy walk to Natural Bridges and tide pools. Close to all the Santa Cruz action. Plenty of comfortable space for all. Yes, we enjoyed the hot tub and even cooked marshmallows over our evening fire. And the fully equipped kitchen worked well for feeding our large group. Perfect all around.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best place to stay in Santa Cruz!

  • 5 of 5

This house checks all the boxes. Fantastic view and steps away from a great trail along the shore. The kitchen is well equipped and includes a large grill on the deck. The back yard is spacious with a fire pit and spa. We walked down to Natural Bridges State Park and strolled along the walkway to see the Monarch butterflies.

We will definitely be back soon!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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5

It felt like home

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful and comfortable house was perfect for our family. It felt like home. It is the second house from the cliffs with the ocean below. The owner provided everything we needed. We could hear the ocean waves, which we love.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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5

Great location; nice furnishings

  • 5 of 5

We found everything we needed in this vacation rental: crib, high chair.

Nice extra living room with TV, microwave, coffeepot downstairs, too.

Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Map

Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
West End Tap and Kitchen
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
De LaViega Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy. 1
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Kelly`s French Bakery, open all day
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Natural Bridges State Beach
Car: recommended

Walk out your front door to West Cliff Drive and a sea-level experience of the ocean. Walk or bike along West Cliff Drive, above spraying waves. One-half mile to Natural Bridges State Beach; many other beaches on the way to the lighthouse, Steamer Lane, and the Boardwalk. Enjoy outdoor seafood bars, many restaurants on the pier with seals to watch in the water below. 40 minutes to Monterey and its famous Aquarium and Cannery Row. A little further South to Carmel and Big Sur. Take Hwy. 1 North for a magnificent 1.5-hour drive to San Francisco.

Other Activities: Walk along West Cliff Drive, above the Pacific.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/Linens $220 + Tax
Pet Fee $75
Tax Rate 11.0%

Sleeps up to 9.
Non-Refundable Damage Deposit $75 (included in total)
Cleaning, Linens $300
Summer: one full week only, $3800.
Winter: $400./night (two-night minimum).
Winter Week $2600.
Winter Month $6000 (plus utilities).
Holiday Month $9000 (plus utilities)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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