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Steps to Capitola Beach and town - Deck with Fire Pit & BBQ on the Soquel Creek!

Bedrooms 7
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 7 Bedrooms + Loft, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 2-13)

Embrace a luxurious and whimsical lifestyle with your first step into the Famous and Historic Windmill Silo Beach Property!

Completely updated and restored to have function yet uniqueness for owners children, friends and family in an unbelievable playful setting. Custom designed touches and color are everywhere – both homes are totally unique! The Windmill kitchen sports tangerine orange cement countertops with stainless steal cabinets. The Silo kitchen keeps pace with zince counter tops and copper nails that set off the amazing colorful textured backsplash made from recycled San Francisco bus stop glass! Since the rooms are at different angles, the cabinets and beds had to be custom built. There is a surprise in every room - from the converted 1950's orange vintage refrigerator to the under lit glass bathroom sink; the list goes on! Creativity and imagination on the part of the owner and local craftsmen made it all work. The colors are bright, the décor is playful; the entire property has been customized as a perfect vacation spot for fun loving couples or families.

The Windmill House consists of two separate windmill tower homes that share the common yard, patio, putting green, hot tub, 2 outdoor showers and large porch with built in barbecue and fire pit that overhangs the Soquel Creek. This set up is ideal for families or close friends with children. The main floor of the back house has a beautifully remodeled kitchen, living room, full bathroom and the 1st bedroom which features a custom built Murphy Queen bed. The stairs leading up the windmill tower take you to a large porch with comfortable seating area and on to the 2nd bedroom with Queen Bed and half bath (view looking out to the creek and trestle). Then, on up to the highest part of the windmill and the 3rd bedroom. This room is like Peter Pan’s getaway! Custom bunk bed for 3 kids, flat screen TV and view from the top!

The second home, which is adjacent to the first, has a similar floor plan. The main floor has been totally remodeled with a full bathroom, custom Murphy Queen Bed, large living room with electric fireplace, flat screen TV, laundry room, uniquely designed kitchen and appliances and state-of-the-art stereo/surround sound for indoor and outdoor enjoyment. This isn't just any state of the art surround sound, it's called Apple TV, which gives you access to endless entertainment that reaches the entire property! As you make your way up the windmill tower, you will come to the 1st bedroom with one single bed and sink area. Going further up the windmill, you will find the 2nd bedroom with one single bed and a very cool and incognito urinal for the gentleman. Finally, at the top of the tower is another kid’s “lounge” area with bean bags, flat screen TV and views from the top! Kids LOVE it!

Most importantly, the Windmill house sits on the secluded and charming River Path of the Soquel Creek just steps from the famous Capitola Village and beach. You and your company can enjoy the sunset and creek-side wildlife from your private porch while you barbecue and the kids roast marshmallows over the fire pit. The custom made screen is easily accessed but safe for children. The sitting area around the fire pit is made out of stone which warms up with the fire and keeps everyone cozy while stories and laughter abound.

This home has it all! Fully furnished and richly decorated! All bed and bath linens are included as well as the essentials; toilet paper, paper towels, hand/dish soap etc. Just bring you and your loved ones and ENJOY!

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Keywords: waterfront, creekside, ocean view, peaceful, charming, secluded, private, family, getaway, hideout, kid friendly, couples retreat, unique, vacation, retreat, Capitola village, Capitola beach,

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

Why The Owner chose Capitola

It was loads of fun designing something totally different and out of the box. It is the beach after all!!


Capitola House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Located on ground floor in Windmill House
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Located on ground floor in Silo House
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , With sink located in Queen bedroom in Silo house
    Bathroom 4 - shower , 2 enclosed outdoor showers with hot water!
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 murphy bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , Located on 2rd floor of windmill house
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 2nd floor contains of Windmill House
    Bedroom 4 - 2 sleep sofa /futon , 4th floor of Windmill House, 2 single futons available
    Bedroom 5 - 1 murphy bed , Located on 1st floor of Silo House, Queen Murphy Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , Located on 2nd floor of Silo House
    Bedroom 7 - 3 bunk bed , Triple bunk bed located on 3rd floor of Silo House
  • Total of 3 Queen beds, 2 Single Beds, 1 Triple Bunk Bed and 2 single futons available. Both Murphy beds are located on the main floor in each house.
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Home also contains two enclosed outdoor showers (hot water) to rinse off from the day at the beach!


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(53 traveler reviews)

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Steps to Capitola Beach and town - Deck with Fire Pit & BBQ on the Soquel Creek!
average rating of 4.962264 based on 53 reviews

Amazing stay with great friends in a perfect location!!!

  • 5 of 5

This stay was incredible. We walked in to one of the most unique spaces I've ever visited. My employees and I bonded over a work trip and actually didn't spend much time away as we enjoyed ourselves so much. The home is quirky and fun and the owners left the place with intense attention to detail.

Thank you!!!


  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location, Location, Location

  • 5 of 5

Loved the place. I rented it for my 50th birthday. Very convenient, check-in made easy. Rose the property manager was very nice and helpful. House is fully stocked with towels, linens, kitchen utensils, etc. Blankets for sitting outback on the dock a plus. Firewood for fire pit another big plus. Hot Tub very clean and nice. Outside showers a bonus for sure. Easy walk to downtown. Whimsical and fun. It's good for people who don't need a lot of privacy.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review! It's wonderful to hear that the items we provide are helpful for our guests and most important, that you had a fun trip celebrating your birthday! Good memories to cherish for years to come! Cheers!
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Perfect Place!

  • 5 of 5

This funky house was perfect for our friends & family wedding weekend! The setup was ideal for a combination of couples, solos and kids, and even though we maxed the place out at 13, we didn't feel like we were on top of each other at all. The space is really great for small get-togethers, as there so many different spaces to congregate, yet you still feel like you're all together in the same big, cozy space. Plus of course you are easy walking distance from all of Capitola's charms, and you can just wander, relax, and enjoy your stay. Rose was a great help when needed. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect house and location

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time ever ,the house was perfect for our family . Everything was absolutely perfect the house has everything you need and more, our kids and grandkids not once said were bored and there's nothing to do .Rose the manager was very helpful and caring for our every need we definitely are returning next year

The Verner family

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Thank you Tony for such a great review! You and your family were delightful and it's so great hearing how you all were so entertained during your stay!! Fantastic! And even better news to hear of your return next summer! See you soon!
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A little bit of everything

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing place! It had just that perfect bit of quirky that really worked and was very well maintained. An artists' paradise! My children and nephews loved all the secret rooms and little cubbies (and so did the adults). It was well equipped for a longer stay. We stayed for over a week...we didn't need to bring a single thing. The golf, table tennis, kayak, paddle boat kept us all more than entertained. It was great to be in a place that was safe for the children to just be relaxed. The adults were delighted that we could enjoy a cup of coffee (or wine) on the water and listen to the happy giggles of family enjoying each other (sans technology).

Location! Location! Location! Just a short jaunt to downtown. We enjoyed our morning coffee runs and the children enjoyed having easy access to the corner ice cream shop. Neighbors and walkers-by were friendly and welcoming.

We highly recommend this Capitola location. We WILL be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yay! So great to hear the wonderful experience was shared by ALL! Thank you for the terrific review and even better learning that you WILL be back! Enjoy the rest of your summer!!
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Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful for families and groups!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having your family stay at our property and hope you all come back next summer!
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
San Jose & Monterey Airport

Enjoy your very own putting green and ping pong table at the house!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 10.0%

This is a 4 night minimum vacation rental during the summer however, we will accommodate lesser nights if/when there are gaps in our calendar. HOLIDAYS INCREASE TO HIGH SEASON RATE AND THERE IS A 4 NIGHT MINIMUM.

In addition to the rate, there is a $200 cleaning fee and a $1000 security deposit (fully refundable). (There is a 10% TOT tax that is applied to the rate & cleaning fee only.) Additional $50 fee applies for every person over 10 (max 13)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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