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Classic craftsman style home on historic Beach Hill Santa Cruz

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Last updated: 07/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

136 Younger Way is located atop Santa Cruz's Beach Hill, an easy downhill stroll to the Pacific Ocean, Main Beach volleyball courts, the historic Santa Cruz Wharf and the famous Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Surfers and boogie boarders are just minutes away from Cowell’s (beginner waves) and Steamer Lane (expert waves). Explore downtown shops, restaurants and coffee shops which are easily accessible by a 3-5 minute leisurely peddle on a beach cruiser bike (free with rental), or a 10 minute walk. There are endless other recreational options in Santa Cruz County including mountain biking, hiking, sailing, kayaking and scenic trains through redwood forests.


The house is a completely renovated (2012) craftsman style home with two bedrooms, one bath, spacious dining room, living room, and a beautiful new kitchen. Large, double hung windows throughout the house make it a bright and cheerful place for your vacation.

There are two units on the property, the main house and a small studio cottage, VRBO listing #418113. If you need more space, consider renting both. This listing is for the main house only.

A newly completed 18' x 20' deck in the backyard features a pergola with outdoor lighting and heat lamps, along with an 8-person dining table and outdoor sectional sofa -- a perfect spot to enjoy an outdoor meal or dive into a book.

Keywords: beach home

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    must be 26 years old to rent...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Bedroom 2

    Loft beds will have a secure railing; 6 feet off the ground...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Sectional couch: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    standard sectional sofa could sleep one adult or child...moreless

  • Queen size Bed (1), portable crib available upon request, twin loft beds (2)...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • We also have an GREAT outdoor shower, fully enclosed with hot water!

Entertainment

  • DVD Player:

    TV for use with DVD player only - no TV reception available....moreless

  • Toys:

    Legos, Lincoln Logs, Kids books, matchbox cars, building blocks...moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    One driveway parking spot and one street parking pass...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    fully stocked kitchen...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    stainless steel appliances; recycled granite counter tops; new cabinetry, new cork flooring, lots of natural light to beautiful back yard deck...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    spices, oils, basic condiments...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Brand new 18 x 20 cedar deck with pergola. Deck includes new outdoor sectional sofa and outdoor dining table with seating for 8....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Season
Apr 30 - Sep 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$285 $315
Fri, Sat, Sun
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$260 $285
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Owner pays damage insura $-25 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning Fee $130 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

34 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Jose International
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Sawasde
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 1
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
Main Beach Santa Cruz

Car: Not Necessary

Stand Up Paddle board rental nearby

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: We moved to Santa Cruz in July 2011 from Chicago. It's been quite a culture shift; but we love it, we love the relaxed and friendly culture of Santa Cruz, we really think there's no place like it and we have traveled all over the world. We've been married 16 years and love sharing new experiences We've traveled to 41 countries together and have a passion for social justice issues; both globally and locally. Chad recently founded a social impact start-up, ruly, and Jodi works as a psychotherapist at UCSC's Counseling & Psychological Services. Our boys love living in Santa Cruz; playing at the beach, soccer at Depot Park, or mountain biking at Wilder Ranch.

Why the Owner Chose Beach Hill, Santa Cruz, CA, USA:
We took a 12 week sabbatical in 2009; volunteering for a fair trade retailer who was located in Santa Cruz. We spent 6 weeks in Santa Cruz and 6 weeks in East Africa. After returning home to Chicago, we decided to pursue a different journey in life, sold our house and in time decided we wanted Santa Cruz to be our new home. We love the relaxed neighborhood feel up on Beach Hill, it's so close to all the action, but being on a one way street keeps it quiet and relaxing! We love the Craftsman style home with lots of light and character throughout; as well as the great outdoor spaces of the home.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Relaxation and fun are the two things we love about living at 136 Younger Way. We can stroll down to the beach for 30 minutes, hop our bikes and for some boogie boarding fun, or relax on the front porch listening to the summer beach concerts.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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  • Classic craftsman style home on historic Beach Hill Santa Cruz

    Classic craftsman style home on historic Beach Hill Santa Cruz

  • Built in bookshelves with fireplace; lots of open space with plenty of sun

    Built in bookshelves with fireplace; lots of open space with plenty of sun

  • Craftsman style pass through to kitchen and back deck. Loaded with board games!

    Craftsman style pass through to kitchen and back deck. Loaded with board games!

  • Fully equipped kitchen with built-in laundry.

    Fully equipped kitchen with built-in laundry.

  • Master bedroom with beautiful daytime sun; queen bed.

    Master bedroom with beautiful daytime sun; queen bed.

  • Spa like bathroom with sunken tub and double sinks

    Spa like bathroom with sunken tub and double sinks

  • All new plumbing fixtures thoughout

    All new plumbing fixtures thoughout

  • Comfortable outdoor sofa on private deck. Brand new cedar decking.

    Comfortable outdoor sofa on private deck. Brand new cedar decking.

  • View of deck from small side yard; new landscaping.

    View of deck from small side yard; new landscaping.

  • Santa Cruz Main Beach, endless year round fun. 2 1/2 block walk!

    Santa Cruz Main Beach, endless year round fun. 2 1/2 block walk!

  • Brand new Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center - 3 blocks!

    Brand new Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center - 3 blocks!

  • Inviting living Room with lots of natural light. New leather sectional June 2016

    Inviting living Room with lots of natural light. New leather sectional June 2016

  • Dining room comfortably seats 8, also a perfect game table!

    Dining room comfortably seats 8, also a perfect game table!

  • Kitchen with island; perfect for a morning cup of coffee

    Kitchen with island; perfect for a morning cup of coffee

  • Door to large backyard deck and small grassy yard.

    Door to large backyard deck and small grassy yard.

  • 2nd bedroom (note, we are installing loft beds May 2015)

    2nd bedroom (note, we are installing loft beds May 2015)

  • Spacious vanity with double sinks; recycled granite top.

    Spacious vanity with double sinks; recycled granite top.

  • Spa like sunken tub, extra depth and extra long, 66" length.

    Spa like sunken tub, extra depth and extra long, 66" length.

  • Brand new spacious deck with pergola.

    Brand new spacious deck with pergola.

  • Outside dining area with comfortable seating for eight.

    Outside dining area with comfortable seating for eight.

  • Shared BBQ grill with guest cottage on property, small deck for cottage guests.

    Shared BBQ grill with guest cottage on property, small deck for cottage guests.

  • Cowell's Beach - perfect for beginning surfers. 5 block walk! Rentals available.

    Cowell's Beach - perfect for beginning surfers. 5 block walk! Rentals available.

  • Great local spot for coffee, lunch or late night glass of wine. 2 1/2 block walk

    Great local spot for coffee, lunch or late night glass of wine. 2 1/2 block walk

VRBO #413289

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Wednesday, July 27, 2016

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