Hear the Ocean Waves from This Historic Victorian Cottage. Almost Beachfront!(74 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Two bedroom, one full bath, sleeps up to five.
Sharing Gates by the Sea -
Walk about 60 yards, around the corner, to the warmest beaches in Santa Cruz, including Sunny Cove and Santa Maria beaches. Play in the sand, boogie board, wander a long stretch of beach, explore the tide pools, and enjoy the sunset. Walk to nearby restaurants. The cottage is located halfway between the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and Capitola Village (two scenic miles each way).
The little beach house...Sharing Gates by the Sea...was once a part of the Victorian resort, the Hotel Villa del Mar, now a retreat center on 19th Avenue. Built in the 1890s, the 580 square foot cottage has personality and charm. The peaked redwood-paneled ceiling makes the living room feel spacious. The cottage sleeps five. There is a queen bed in the bedroom, and a full-size sofa bed in the living room. The private, sun porch room has a twin bed, and could be used as a small, second bedroom. The cozy garden surrounding the house is fully fenced.
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Member since: 2011
- 580 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Note: The bathroom entrance is through the main bedroom.
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Coin Laundry
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Near The Ocean
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Pier Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Activities Guide
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Off - season
Sep 7 - May 24, 2017
1 night min stay
2017 high season and holidays
May 25 - Sep 6, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $130 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Tax Rate 11%
****No tax is charged for a stay 30 days or longer.****
The refundable security deposit for a monthly rental is $1000, and the second payment is due one month prior to arrival.
County of Santa Cruz Transient Occupancy Certificate # CO00338. Date of Issue: January 12, 2004
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Santa Cruz is known for surfing and its historic Beach-Boardwalk, and there is so much more to do here! Within a half hour drive, visit the redwoods, ride the Roaring Camp train through the mountains, go wine tasting, shop in Capitola or at Santa Cruz's unique downtown area, visit the old Spanish mission, eat at unique restaurants, or take a whale watching trip from the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf. Plan a day trip to Carmel and the Monterey Bay Aquarium, 'The City' -- San Francisco -- is two hours north along the coast or through Silicon Valley and the SF bay area. Enjoy exploring!
A starfish gate welcomes you to Sharing Gates by the Sea!
A surfer's classic idea of a place to crash between waves.
Living area feels spacious with the high, original redwood ceiling.
Double sofa bed and antique armoire
Cozy bedroom with queen bed
Sunny Cove, the other beach near the cottage
Mouth of Sunny Cove Beach, known for great boogie-boarding
Walk along a long stretch of Santa Maria Beach
Walk through the arbor to the side door
Dining table by side door
Open kitchen in living area
Don't worry; the full bath was updated within the last 100 years. :)
At low tide, walk from Sunny Cove, past tide pools, to Santa Maria beach
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017
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