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Ocean View Santa Cruz House at Pleasure Point.

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,150 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

A house in Pleasure Point…a dream come true for us. Permit number 151171. Three bedrooms, one and a half baths, a good-size kitchen, large yard. Enjoy the magnificent view of Monterey Bay out the living room window or from the front porch chairs. Experience beautiful Pleasure Point and the walking and bike trails that meander along the bluff overlooking the Bay. You can also take a short path to the family-friendly 26th Ave. beach.

The house is located in the Santa Cruz sunbelt in one of the best neighborhoods in Pleasure Point, a world-famous surfing destination. Shopping, groceries and restaurants are all nearby in either Capitola or Santa Cruz, and don’t miss the historic Boardwalk—always a big hit with the kids. We have four adult bicycles (no helmets, please bring your own) for riding along the Point or through the quiet neighborhoods. We also have a barbeque, picnic table, and furniture in the large back yard, a great place to enjoy the sun. We like to walk down to the bluff every evening and watch the magnificent sunsets over Monterey Bay.

Recent improvements include a cozy gas fireplace, and upgrades to the heating system.

We have a washer and dryer, dishwasher, and 42' flat screen TV (with Blu-Ray player). Our Master bedroom has a Queen size bed with 1/2 bath attached. Additional bedroom has a queen bed also, and the third room has two twin beds.

All of our neighbors live in Santa Cruz full time and are our friends. We want guests to respect them and our precious family get away. We hope you will enjoy Santa Cruz as much as we have and that you will have a relaxing vacation at our special home away from home.

Keywords: Beach House, Ocean view, Pleasure Point, Relaxing, Surf Area, Beach, Family, Near Capitola, Near Boardwalk, Near Downtown

More Details

Mary McGranahan
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

About Mary McGranahan

Mike and I call Modesto our home and have rasied our 2 children there. We love Santa Cruz, the Boardwalk, beach, the fabulous sunsets and sharing all of that with family and friends.

Mary McGranahan purchased this house in 2010

Why Mary McGranahan chose Central Coast

Having a vacation home in Santa Cruz has been a dream of our family for many generations. We have spent summers there as long as I can remember. We love the relaxed atmosphere of Santa Cruz, fabulous beaches, quaint shops, and of course the fun nights spent at the SC Beach Boardwalk!

What makes this house unique

Unobstructed view of the ocean from the house. Walk one block to watch surfers at Pleasure Point - a famous surf spot. Take a short walk to the local 26th avenue beach for sunbathing and ocean play. Great SUNSETS there! Point Cafe, formerly Elizabeth's, is just up the street for your morning cup of great coffee, with a breakfast and lunch menu available.

Centrally located to shopping, groceries, restaurants, seaside activities, Capitola, Historic Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk


Opal Cliffs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1150 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • There is a tub in the main bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
  • limited accessibility ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Main bathroom has a tub.


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Ocean View Santa Cruz House at Pleasure Point.
average rating of 4.9310346 based on 29 reviews
Draper, Utah

Perfect Location!!! Darling Beach House ❤️

  • 5 of 5

Loved every moment and this darling cottage. Surprisingly roomy with comfortable furniture. The perfect place to snuggle in after a lovely day at the beach.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adorable home!

  • 5 of 5

The house is perfectly located to the beach, shopping and restaurants. It was very comfortable and had all the amenities that you need! We hope to make this an annual trip and we look forward to returning to the little blue house at Pleasure Point!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Davis, CA

Lovely cottage, good location

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our visit. Great for surfing at Pleasure Point. Owners were pleasant and made everything easy. Phone reception is spotty in this area and the house wi-fi wasn't the best, but that all just helped us to disconnect! Back yard is great for kids, BBQs, etc.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful weekend

  • 5 of 5

Cozy home in perfect location, great communication, just easy and comfortable for our adult party.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time! The house was perfect for two couples enjoying Santa Cruz. We loved sitting out on the front porch each evening. We used the bbq one night and the kitchen had everything we needed for all our cooking needs. Mary was great and the process for booking and checking in was effortless. The house is in an excellent location and the decor was warm and perfect. Highly Recommend!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing, amazing, amazing!

  • 5 of 5

This house has become our happy place. Every detail is thought of and the owner is a pleasure to talk to! We loved it and can't wait to get back!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Opal Cliffs House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season
May 27 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall Season
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Winter
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Years
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Mandatory Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

Sorry, we do not book single night stays.

Please email about monthly rental rates, which vary by month.

Additional Cleaning fee of $150 every two weeks for stays greater than two weeks

Occupancy Taxes, should the tax rate change, will adjust to then current Santa Cruz County tax rates during stay dates

Until booking is confirmed, rental and cleaning fee rates are subject to change

To confirm booking, mutually signed personalized rental agreement + security deposit receipt required

No smoking in home, on property, or in neighborhood

Santa Cruz County Occupancy Tax Certificate #

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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