Dramatic Ocean Views from All Rooms/Decks/ a Block Fro Best Beach, Spacious

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chase lounge cushions in pantry, gas bbq, gas fire dish


Last updated: 08/13/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Harbor House, dramatic ocean harbor views from almost all windows, two large deck overlooking harbor, one upper and one lower both with unobstructed 180+ degree ocean/harbor views one block from twin lakes beach, the hands down best beach with volleyball, lifeguards, bon fire pits, restaurants, activities and bars. Custom architecture, Anderson sliders and windows, stained glass, huge ocean views from every room incl spacious dinning area with ocean views, and epicureans kitchen with with ocean views, restaurant Wolfe oven and stove with restaurant gas broiler, stainless new dishwasher, garbage compactor, fridge, large walk in pantry, fully equipped with spare supplies, huge counter space, high ceilings, sliding pocket doors to make formal dining, separate living room with ocean views high ceilings, 55" flat adjustable flat screen TV with netflix, pandoara, amazon prime, blue tooth sound system, high speed wifi with booster, ocean views from bedrooms, dry sauna, stone fireplace with remote control gas clicker, pumbed in gas firepit and bbq on upper deck with ocean views, guest bedroom with private lower deck entrance with ocean views, redwood pocket doors to separate dinning from living areas, epicurean and entertainers delight, custom milled redwood throughout, loft with bath and privacy wall and shade with ocean views, several bonus kids sleeping area/nooks, private harbor access with steps to ocean, sitting nooks, garden, dry sauna, large tiled tub in master with shower and dual sinks, plantation shutters and, of course, ocean views, teak chase lounges on upper deck, beach umbrellas, bikes, chairs, on site, garden landscaping with sitting nooks and hammock with ocean views, garage/beach gear/ 500'" LCD projector movie room with lounge areas, close to everything one block to best beach with the best amenities, new harbor hiking trails from harbor steps away including new pedestrian and bike bridge in Arana Gulch, one of the most dramatic homes in the harbor, "captain of the Pacific" watching the sunsets or weather come in on a quiet street, but can sit on the deck and look down at the action with walkers, joggers and biker passer byes at the harbor, excellent biking and jogging trails, year round farmers market, coffee shop, fresh fish from commercial fisherman retail space in harbor, rent kayaks or stand up paddle boards across the street, Twin Lakes beach has volleyball, surfing, lifeguards, fire-pits, and is about a half mile long, the best beach. The Harbor House has solid construction with massive redwood beamed ceilings as if you were in Tahoe and Santa Cruz at the same time. Nice neighbors and never a once complaint. Ample parking, 3 in driveway and plenty on street.

Keywords: Harbor views, ocean views, walk to beach, restaurants, bars, store, great for entertaining, epicurean, Spacious kitchen. Light and bright.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    There are several hide and seek and unofficial children sleeping areas. Extra bedding in bedding closets...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Outdoor smoking on deck is ok but clean up store butts...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Well behaved dogs are occasionally allowed with a pet deposit...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 8-12

  • Bedroom 3: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

    Trundle bed, either two twins, one twin or one king...moreless

  • Loft + Office: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Full bath n jacuzzi tub, ocean views with plantation shuttrs...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Sliding door to lower deck, ocean views, private entrance,...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1). The loft is a comfortable sleeping area suitable for adults with access with easy access normal tri level stairway, ocean views from both loft and bathroom in loft with custom stained glass winders. For privacy, large bamboo blinds may be lowered to make it more like a bedroom with bath, but no closet....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Bathroom 2


  • ...moreless

  • Master has full bath with dual sinks, the full guest bath is downstairs, and the half bath is in the in loft area for common use while in the living room area. All have granite counters. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Dramatic ocean and Harbor views from every spot you can stand, every angle, restaurant gas wolf stove,oven, pizza oven, large granite counters, high ceilings, spacious, best part of santa cruz and close to everything worth while. Fact and info sheet provided upon booking...moreless


  • Books:


  • DVD Player:

    coming soon, just bought a new tv which was not compatible with my DVR, you may use your laop top and plug directly into on HDMI port o the tv...moreless

  • Games:

    board games in living room area armoir...moreless

  • Music Library:

    xfinity tv music channel, pandora, your own music...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:


  • Stereo:

    earphone jack stereo for phones or computers and pandora and music channles on the tv...moreless

  • Television:

    50 inch flat screen can be adjusted so that you may view sproting events form teh lving room upper deck and dining area, ROKU, Pandora, Amazon Prime, and Exfinity on demand and expanded cable. ...moreless

  • Toys:

    Frizbee, chairs, umbrella and some bikes in garage or under lower deck...moreless

  • Video Games:

    on roku there are some and you can plug your laptop in ...moreless

  • Video Library:

    xfinity on demand, amazon, net flix, access individual account with provided HD TV to laptop cable or honor system on inhouse on demand, roku, amazon...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Luaus
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    dramatic views from almost every room easy walk around harbor to new trail system with cool new bridges. Nice walk to schwan lake trail system as well or walk down the beach or kick back and take in...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Almost beach front. The back of the property abuts the harbor and it is a short stroll through part of the harbor to the beach...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Great for entertaining with views out of every single window in the house. ...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Harbor Front...moreless

  • Water View:

    dramatic views out of every window....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    On the harbor one blcok to best beach...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Large table for dining with ocean views, additional seating on deck...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Broadband Access:

    Extra high speed...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Nice dryer...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Remote control clicker fireplace...moreless

  • Garage:

    Being converted to recreation room, you may use for bike storage etc. Key pad for garage entrance is on porch...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heat...moreless

  • Internet:

    High speed wifi HDMI laptop / tv streaming capabilities on the 50 inch flat screen...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Yes changes are in linen closet...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Dramatic ocean and harbor views...moreless

  • Parking:

    Summer street parking permits provided and driveway fits two cars with one behind. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Bring your cell phone...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Linen closet has extras...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Nice washer ...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Yes and the kind grind is a 3 minute walk a coffee place on the beach...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully equipped...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully equipped and nice...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New stainless diswasher...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Full equiped wolfe stove large granite counters ocean views, gas broiler, tash compactor, coffee maker, microwave, gas stove and oven, ice maker, blender, pots pans, breakfast bar, walk in panty...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Gas powered chef's wolfe stove, oven and pizza oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Walk in pantry whcih also stocks necessities...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    and freezer, ice maker, stainless steel...moreless

  • Stove:

    Commercial restaurant stove, an epicureans delight, ...moreless

  • Toaster:

    does 6 or 8 slices at once...moreless


  • Balcony:

    ocean view...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    In garage upon request and assumption of risk...moreless

  • Boat:

    Water taxi does free shuttles through and to the other side of the harbor....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Ocean views from two separate decks equally as nice for a good separation of occupants at different times ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Closest golf is De La Veaga, a very hilly narrow challenging reasonable course with ocean views, about 10 minute drive or 30 minute bike. Clubs available at course and driving range and open space hi...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak rental store literally a few steps away at the harbor...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Backyard garden with tomatoes and lemons and other vegetables. Help yourself. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Plumbed in gas grill on upper deck...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Squaw Valley, Lake Tahoe host of the 1960 Olympics and claiming some of the most difficult terrain at a resort is only about 4 hours drive....moreless

  • Tennis:

    7th ave court within walking distance various other courts available in town...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Kayak store across the street and several surf shops close by....moreless

Pool / Spa

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 18 - Sep 16, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $125
  • Pet Fee $125
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500


I do week long rentals in the summer saturday to saturday or sunday to sunday. If the house is vacant a couple weeks prior to arrival then I will rent for less than a week.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 08/13/2016
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50 Miles
Nearest Airport
monterey and san francisco
100 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Crows Nest and Palomar
50 Metres
Nearest Ferry
water taxi
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Delaveaga, Pasatiempo, Aptos Seascape
1 Miles
Nearest Train
mt railroad pick up at boardwak
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
highway 17 and highway 1
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Johnnys is about 100 yards away
200 Miles
Nearest Ski
water skiing by cowels and snow in tahoe
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
twin lakes

Tri level house great for entertaining, impressive construction and breathtaking views from almost every angle, every room, new hiking trails, new chase lounges, new 50 inch flat screens, one block to the best beach .


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: Hi I live in Santa Cruz on the same beach as the Harbor House at the end of Twin Lakes Beach. I work in Los Gatos. I have been doing vacation rentals with the Harbor House for several years and will strive to exceed your expectations. Recent improvements include 55 inch flat screen adjustable so sports can be seen from deck; teak wood chase lounges; deck couch patio set; plumbed in outdoor gas bbq; plumbed in gas fire dish pit on deck; tung oiled custom redwood inlays, gas remote control clicker fireplace, spacious closets and nooks with extra blankets, walkway to beach and new plants for garden like setting on Lake ave, garage available for bike storage/recreation room use

Why the Owner Chose Seabright, Santa Cruz, CA, USA:
It has breathtaking views, is spacious with high ceilings and ocean views from almost every spot you can stand in the house, close proximity to best beach and new hiking and biking trails around the harbor and Arrana Gulch, walk to beach concerts and relax on the deck and watch lots of foot and bike traffic; finally an epicureans delight with huge amounts of granite counter space, a wolfe gas stove with broiler, and abundant ocean views

The Unique Benefits at this House:

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Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • chase lounge cushions in pantry, gas bbq, gas fire dish

    chase lounge cushions in pantry, gas bbq, gas fire dish

  • spacious living room

    spacious living room

  • Spacious kitchen for entertaining. granite counters viking stove

    Spacious kitchen for entertaining. granite counters viking stove

  • Queen with own lower deck with sailboat views and garden views.

    Queen with own lower deck with sailboat views and garden views.

  • Big house on left is harbor house from helecopter

    Big house on left is harbor house from helecopter

  • Kitchen with ocean views

    Kitchen with ocean views

  • sunset from deck

    sunset from deck

  • living room with ocean views

    living room with ocean views

  • Upper deck nook

    Upper deck nook

  • Harbor and ocean view from almost every room and from deck

    Harbor and ocean view from almost every room and from deck

  • Master king bedroom with sailboat harbor views plantation shutters

    Master king bedroom with sailboat harbor views plantation shutters

  • Lay out with pocket doors to block off living room, shown open

    Lay out with pocket doors to block off living room, shown open

  • Front of house on Alta Loma with driveway.

    Front of house on Alta Loma with driveway.

  • Harbor mouth, beach, schwan lake, from helecopter

    Harbor mouth, beach, schwan lake, from helecopter

  • Back of house

    Back of house

  • Lower deck bedroom view

    Lower deck bedroom view

  • Small bedroom trundle

    Small bedroom trundle

  • pathway from yard to beach and harbor

    pathway from yard to beach and harbor

VRBO #393112

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 06, 2016

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Seabright, Santa Cruz, CA, USA #393112

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