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Contemporary Studio in Seabright

Bedrooms Studio
Space 500 sq ft
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Studio, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2)

Blonde ash floors, clerestory windows and a modern feel to this clean, contemporary one story studio. Two French lounge chairs turn in to two twin beds…or use as a king. Contemporary kitchen with Thermador cooktop and microwave/convection oven. Modern Saarinen dining table and 4 brightly colored italian chairs. Aarto cart. Great sound system with both a CD player and tail for your iPod. Internet connection. Bath has a shower only.

Anina Van Alstine
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, german, italian, I speak French, some German and Italian.
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 9, 2018

About Anina Van Alstine

I am a cook, gardener, dancer, walker, swimmer and I love France and Italy. I loved this property the minute I discovered it. I hope that you will also enjoy the contemporary feel of this home. I grew up in Europe and also in the mountains of North Carolina; the sophistication and yet sense of nature at the home appealed to me immediately. My father was an architect. He would have loved this property and I am sorry he never got to see it.

Anina Van Alstine purchased this studio in 2007

Why Anina Van Alstine chose Seabright

It is delightful! a private patio with non-fruiting olive tree and a light filled main room. There is room to dance and to do a movement practice. There is a wonderful sound system and the kitchen was created for a real cook. I love the colors and the hand held European shower in the bathroom. The lighting is fabulous, and I have decorated with Haitian and Mexican paintings as well as photographs of France and a Balinese hanging. Nothing is funky about the place...

You can walk or bike to down town and to local restaurants such as ' La Posta', 'linda's', ' Lillian's' and ' The Buttery'.The neighborhood is terrific. My favorite thing to do is to walk over to Verve for coffee, then down Seabright beach and the Walton Lighthouse...or you could go to

' Aldo's' and hang out!!!

What makes this studio unique

Seabright, Santa Cruz, and all the benefits our community has to offer. A little patio with Proteas and other Australian plantings. I live at the back of the property and in the summer, will offer you vegetables as they grow. There is french and spanish lavender and rosemary in the garden as well.


Seabright Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • . No outside furniture, sporting equipment to be stored inside . There is no disposal. Food waste must be thrown in trash.
  • There is no off street parking. Be sure not to leave anything of value stored in your car.Lots of car break ins in the neighborhood..
  • There is great internet. I have no TV or dishwasher. No extra personal appliances or furniture to be brought without prior permission of owner.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • One bath, with a cheery and bright color scheme and a shower only; it has a European hand held faucet.
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Twin or Single Beds (1) Two twin beds are available which can be used as a king.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The expansive and beautifully finished ash floors provide plenty of room for yoga or other movement practices. The space is light and uncluttered. The light filled environment fosters a sense of peacefulness and creativity. The garden patio is a lovely place to sit in the morning!Several people have come and rented for a couple of months and stayed for years!


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Contemporary Studio in Seabright
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Clean, modern, location, location,location

  • 5 of 5

Anina was friendly and responsive to texts. Note: you cannot store sports gear inside the studio but Anina may have space in her garage if you ask her before you book. Also, note that one of the futons has a comfortable memory foam cover.

This location is centrally located in Santa Cruz in a nice neighborhood. Whole foods, staff of life, the beaches, Charlie Hong Kong's, and the pacific climbing gym were some of my frequent stops. For entertainment the Rio & the crepe place are near by entertainment options.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Having Ryan as a guest was a real pleasure.He seemed to enjoy Santa Cruz and living here very much. To see someone who lives on the other side of the country settle in so quickly To the Santa Cruz life, complete with surfboards, it is a joy.I could tell he loved being here- and when we did see each other in passing, he always had a great smile! He left the place clean, and I hope that one day he’ll come back again.
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Beautiful, Comfortable Studio

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our one-month stay at this studio. It is very comfortable and in a quiet and safe neighborhood. About a half mile to the beach, so an easy walk or bike ride to the beach and restaurants. The studio is very well designed and built, bright with large windows and beautiful hardwood floors. The kitchen is well-equipped. I enjoyed the sitting area in the garden.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! It was a pleasure to have you . I hope you come back!
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
San Jose, Monterey, San Francisco
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
La Posta ( Wines), the Crows Nest ( full Bar)
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
De la veaga, Pasatiempo, Seascape
Nearest Train
30 Miles
San Jose
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
La Posta, Linda's Seabreeze Cafe,Charlie Hong Kong
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Seabright, Castle Beach, West Cliff Ddrive
Car: recommended

This contemporary studio is located just four blocks from the steps to Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor. From there, you can walk to Castle (Sea bright) Beach, and to the beach restaurants and sites. There is whale watching, kayaking, paddle boarding and tourist sailing available at the harbor.It is an easy bike ride or walk to the Main beach and board walk. Must do: mmmmm Seasonal. Right now, Shakespeare Santa Cruz and Cabrillo Stage. In October, Open Studios. But, always, nature is a source of re-creation. Hiking, Biking, ocean kayaking, and more are available year round. We have many wineries and fine restaurants in the area. Sunday brunch at ' the Buttery' with live music is a treat, as are Tuesday ' neighbor nights' at La Posta. Kuumbwa Jazz club ( has world class concerts. The various farmers markets in the area are abundant sources of organic produce, fish and meats and our local market, Shoppers Corner has everything you need, including an incredible selection of wines.

I am never bored in Santa Cruz; we have eight art cinema screens and 11 others, within the City limits.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85
Damage Deposit $500

No appliances are to be used other than those provided. We are in an area which will be considered to have a drought... please be conscious of water use. There is no dishwasher or disposal.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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