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Oceanfront, Family Friendly, Close to Natural Bridges and Boardwalk

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4-5 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths (Sleeps 8)

Come relax at West Cliff Azure. A spacious home with incredible views of the Monterey Bay. Watch for whales and dolphins as you entertain from the galley kitchen. Gaze out at the water as you sip a beverage and enjoy the views from the living room and dining room.
This 4 bedroom home sleeps 8 comfortably. The master bedroom has a Cal King bed and the other 3 bedrooms have queen beds (all hotel grade mattresses). A queen size blow-up bed offers additional sleeping options.
All four bathrooms recently remodeled, including the en suite Master Bath with ocean view.
The wrap around balcony is perfect for sun bathing and for sipping your coffee while you drink in the views of the ocean. You can BBQ on the back deck while you watch the pelicans fly overhead. There is a fire-pit in the back yard for roasting marshmallows and gazing at the night sky while you listen to the sounds of the crashing waves against the cliffs.
The house is located in a low-key neighborhood surrounded by full-time residents. We ask that our guests respect the quiet hours (9pm weeknights, 10pm weekends). Parties which cause a disturbance to the neighbors are not permitted. This house is not available for weddings or events.

This home is right on West Cliff Drive. Walk across the street and stroll or bike along the scenic path. If you turn right, you'll head towards Natural Bridges State Beach. If you turn left, you'll head towards the world famous surf break 'Steamer Lane', a light house and a surfing museum.
Visit the migrating monarch butterflies at Lighthouse field (they spend their winters in the eucalyptus trees) or ride your bike down to the Boardwalk and ride the giant dipper roller coaster.
New leaf market is the local health food store that is walking and biking distance. Stop into Kelly's French Bakery for your morning coffee or Santa Cruz mountain brewing for a cold one.
You can take a walk to the end of the wharf and enjoy the views, sea lions and various dining options.

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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2400 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We have a high chair, pack and play a diaper genie and a diaper changing table you are welcome to use. We also have lots of sand toys....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Master bedroom : 1 king

    Cal King Bed (medium firmness, hotel grade mattress)...moreless

  • Bedroom 2 (upstairs): 1 queen

    Aireloom Mattress, medium firmness (hotel grade)...moreless

  • Bedroom 3 (downstairs): 1 queen

    Aireloom mattress, medium firmness, hotel grade....moreless

  • Bedroom 4 (downstairs): 1 queen

    Aireloom/Kluft mattress, medium firmness, hotel grade....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Upstairs Master Bath: toilet, shower

    Just remodeled in 2017. En suite Master Bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: Downstairs: toilet, shower

    Downstairs small bathroom, remodeled 2015 with shower....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: Upstairs Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Upstairs - remodeled 2017, accessible from hallway....moreless

  • Bathroom 3: Downstairs: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Remodeled 2017 - Shower/Bath combo, accessible from hallway...moreless

  • Two bathrooms with large shower, and other two bathrooms with tub/shower combination. All recently completely remodeled....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Fire pit in the backyard. Please remember to extinguish your campfires before you retire to sleep. Quiet hours start at 9pm. Please be considerate of the neighbors. Make special arrangements with Amanda to order groceries ahead of time. Plein air painting workshop available - inquire with for details. On-site massage available. Make special arrangements with Amanda ahead of time. ...moreless


  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    All major cable stations, including HBO, Cinemax, and Xfinity Video on Demand...moreless

  • Stereo:

    docking stations...moreless

  • Television:

    flat screen television...moreless

  • Toys:

    sand toys various balls and beach toys skim board skateboard boogie boards...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Incredible views from dining table seats 8-10 at table plus 3 bar stools...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    Two car garage We have bikes and a pool table/ping pong table in the garage....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wifi available throughout...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All bed linens provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    downstairs living room has television plenty of room to spread out lots of seating...moreless

  • Parking:

    Long driveway fits 3 cars plus street parking....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    bath towels provided beach towels provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    soap is provided...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    whole coffee beans Also have coffee grinder...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    place settings for 12 fully stocked kitchen for cooking ...moreless

  • Dishwasher:


  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Electric convection oven...moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Small upstairs deck in front has incredible views, and wraps around to larger and more private deck in the back with comfortable seating and BBQ....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Small single seat kayak, can launch across street at low tide....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large grassy backyard....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    propane BBQ located on upstairs back deck...moreless



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from 32 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
May 25 - Sep 7, 2017
5 night min stay
$650 $750
Fri, Sat
Standard pricing
4 night min stay
$550 $650
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $200
  • Tax Rate 11%


Quiet hours start at 9pm during the week.

10 pm on weekends.

Please be considerate of our neighbors.

Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed



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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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Manager info

Year Purchased: 2014

About: Darren and Lisa Kerr have lived in the Bay Area for 25 years. We moved here to be closer to the hub of technological development, and fell in love with the unique beauty of Northern California and the wonderful people we have come to know. Our family of five loves hiking, playing volleyball, going to baseball games, golfing, making artwork, and especially eating out. Our amazing property manager, Amanda Szescei, lives a short bike ride away. She's lived in Santa Cruz, Maui, Palo Alto, and Southern California and can help you with anything you need to know to have a wonderful vacation.

Why Westside, Santa Cruz, CA, USA:
We first appreciated the beauty of this specific location while at a plein air painting workshop. When we learned this property was available and had the opportunity to take in the views from the upstairs deck, it took about 30 seconds before we both said, 'YES!!!'.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The upstairs dining room provides stunning views of the bay and surf crashing on the rocks and beach. Adjacent is a comfortable living room where your family and friends can hang out and relax in the company of beautiful Monterey Bay. The galley style kitchen is open to the dining and living rooms and also has stunning views, so it's hardly work to be delegated food prep duties. Two of the bedrooms and beautifully remodeled bathrooms are also upstairs. The upstairs deck in the front overlooks the ocean, and then wraps around to a larger and more sheltered deck in the back with comfortable outdoor furniture and a large gas bbq. The spacious back yard has room for volleyball or yard games and rustic fire pit. The downstairs great room boasts a wall of windows facing the ocean, premium cable for catching sports or movie at night and large light-filled space perfect for morning yoga. Two other two remodeled bathrooms and two comfortable bedrooms are also downstairs. We have seven beach cruiser bikes to share, along several boogie boards, skim boards, and a few wet suits. We have 6 beach chairs and 1 beach umbrella. We have a ping pong/pool table in the garage. We ask that you enjoy the games in the garage, but close the automatic garage door during quiet hours. (The noise from the pool table/ping pong games can disturb the neighbors.) You are steps away from the popular West Cliff sidewalk and bike path. From here there are stairs down to the ocean. Lighthouse Park and beach is a ten minute walk along the West Cliff sidewalk to your left, while Natural Bridges beach is just a mile along the same path to your right. The Santa Cruz Boardwalk is a mile and a half away - easy for the family to bike in ten minutes; though you will probably stop along the way to take photos or mental snapshots, as there's always something to catch your eye - seals, otters, even the occasional whale sighting.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

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  • Upstairs Deck and Living Room View

    Upstairs Deck and Living Room View

  • Views along the bike and walking path

    Views along the bike and walking path

  • Bluff looking North

    Bluff looking North

  • Upstairs side deck

    Upstairs side deck

  • Downstairs 'Ocean' Bedroom

    Downstairs 'Ocean' Bedroom

  • Back patio and BBQ area viewed from Master Bedroom

    Back patio and BBQ area viewed from Master Bedroom

  • Cruiser bikes, boogie boards, kayak and beach toys in garage

    Cruiser bikes, boogie boards, kayak and beach toys in garage

  • Downstairs family room

    Downstairs family room

  • Upstairs kitchen looking away from ocean

    Upstairs kitchen looking away from ocean

  • Upstairs Master Bath

    Upstairs Master Bath

  • Downstairs Bath

    Downstairs Bath

  • Outdoor PleinAir painting lessons available

    Outdoor PleinAir painting lessons available

  • Mitchell Cove - across street from house

    Mitchell Cove - across street from house

  • Upstairs family room looking towards dining room and kitchen.

    Upstairs family room looking towards dining room and kitchen.

  • view from the dining room table

    view from the dining room table

  • Downstairs 'Bird' Bedroom

    Downstairs 'Bird' Bedroom

  • Upstairs 'Surf' Bedroom

    Upstairs 'Surf' Bedroom

  • Driveway has plenty of parking

    Driveway has plenty of parking

  • Natural Bridges - a short bike ride along beach path

    Natural Bridges - a short bike ride along beach path

  • Downstairs TV area

    Downstairs TV area

  • Laundry Area

    Laundry Area

  • Second Bathroom Upstairs

    Second Bathroom Upstairs

  • Second Downstairs Bath

    Second Downstairs Bath

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017

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