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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 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 guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

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 4.970588 based on 77 reviews
5

Beautiful home in beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this home - using it as a retreat for a small group of women. It is spacious, well-kept and beautiful. The kitchen is very well equipped and we really enjoyed the large table where we could all sit together.

Even though we were there in January, we were able to have the sliding door open during the day - and the sound of the ocean was so appreciated & beautiful. The layout is excellent - giving a spacious feel.

The location is perfect - just a short walk down to West Cliff. And so close to markets so that we were easily able to pop out if/when we needed something.

We would definitely stay here again - we highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home. Great location.

  • 5 of 5

This well equipped and lovely home is steps from the beautiful ocean views of west cliff drive. We love the west side of Santa Cruz and it’s food, shops and setting. For dog owners, the dog beach is less than a ten minute walk. For non dog owners natural bridges beach is about the same. When not at the beach, the house is a great place to relax. We used both the fire pit and the hot tub multiple times and had a great time looking up at the stars. Beds are comfy and kitchen has everything you’ll need. In addition, Dorothy was very accommodating when there was some confusion (on my end) about our dates. She also left great recommendations for places to visit and eat (Kelly’s bakery is a must!!). We highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location, great house for a family.

  • 5 of 5

Close to the ocean and pathways to enjoy the view. Great house for family or group of friends.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for our family vacation

  • 5 of 5

This house was just what we needed for our group of 7 adults, plus a couple dogs. The house was comfortable, spacious, and so well stocked with everything we needed - from kitchenware to bicycles. The location was beautiful and convenient. We enjoyed walking to Natural Bridges and dog-friendly Mitchell's Cove beach, as well as the proximity of the grocery store, bakery, farmers market, and more. Dorothy was very responsive and all-around a wonderful host. I highly recommend this house for a Santa Cruz vacation, just far enough from the crowds of the boardwalk.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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5

THIS PROPERTY DOES NOT DISAPPOINT!! THE PHOTOS DON'T DO IT JUSTICE!!

  • 5 of 5

I grew up in Santa Cruz, but currently live in Colorado. West Cliff Drive has always been one of my absolute favorite places in SC. My mom, who still lives in SC, recently had her 90th birthday. Myself and my siblings needed a place to stay for the celebration, as most of us live out of town. When I saw this property on VRBO, I knew I HAD to book it. Not only were we able to accommodate a large number of family members at the house, we decided we might as well have the birthday luncheon at the house as well. We had close to 30 people at the lunch, and I had been a little concerned about it getting a little crowded. I needn't have worried. There was plenty of space, and the weather (December 7-12) was phenomenal the whole time we were there, so the guests were all able to spread out onto the fabulous porch as well. Having the 2nd kitchen downstairs really made it nice for those staying in the downstairs bedrooms, as well as having extra space to use for preparing for the party (I even utilized the oversize crockpot in the downstairs kitchen to make a big batch of chili!) I don't think there was a single person who came to the house that wasn't completely blown away by how nice it was. We had it booked for 5 nights, and by the end, we all just had to tear ourselves away from the little fantasy vacation we'd had. If we have another big family event in the area, I would definitely put this house on the top of my list. Great job, Dorothy! Thanks for helping us make this such a memorable occasion for my family!

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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5

Beautiful, roomy home in a stunning location!

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable bedrooms and plenty of open space for family visiting. The kitchen was very well appointed with a view of the ocean. Wow!

Our combined families of 2 grandparents, 4 parents, and 4 young children were all perfectly satisfied with our stay. There was even a crib and a high chair which we used.

The location was great for walking along the shore as well as taking in local sights and experience.

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2017
  • Stayed: December 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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