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Mid-Century East Cliff Home, Steps from the beach!!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,153 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Beautiful tri-level 3 Bed / 2.5 Ba House with Ocean Views

This beautiful home is just steps from 26th Ave. Beach. The open layout and high ceilings will allow you to relax and enjoy your surroundings in an airy open floor plan environment.There are 3 bedrooms in total. One master bedroom upstairs and two bedrooms on the lower level. There are also 2 full baths, one in the master bedroom and one downstairs. An additional half bath is on the upper floor. The top story loft also has a futon to sleep two more. With an amazing view it is a great place to soak up the sun, relax and have a great time.

Lia Paradiso
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About Lia Paradiso

I am an artist and after-school counselor living in San Francisco. My husband and I are starting to rent out this property. After growing up in Santa Cruz and San Jose I have now made SF my home. I have so many wonderful memories of Santa Cruz....the boardwalk, surfing, hanging out on the beach. To this day we still make frequent visits to Santa Cruz.

Lia Paradiso purchased this house in 1993

Why Lia Paradiso chose Santa Cruz

This house has been in my family since 1993, with the grandparents buying it as a vacation home. I spent a good part of my childhood at this house, but we eventually moved to San Jose. The house is not a permanent residence although we do stay there a couple times a year. Being this close to the beach is absolutely amazing. Taking morning or evening walks along the beach is a magical experience. The house is truly unique, being built in the 1970's and having cedar paneling throughout the house. It is a great house for families, friends or just a romantic couple's getaway. We try to keep with the original architects design when updating the house and love the simple, clean design of the mid-century architecture. The decks are amazing to hang out on to bbq and watch the sunset and the garden is an oasis.

What makes this house unique

The high ceilings, steep roofline, cedar paneling, open floor plan and midcentury design make this house so open and inviting. It just begs for you to relax and decompress. You can hear the ocean as you fall asleep! Just steps from the beach, you'll want to stay forever after you come back from the beach and use the outdoor shower, have a drink next to the outdoor fire pit on one of the two decks, cook dinner in the remodeled kitchen and cozy up next to the fireplace. Extensive movie and music collection, flat screen Tv in all three bedrooms. There are games a bike and even a long board to borrow. You can see the ocean and lights from the boardwalk from the front deck and loft area! This house has a great vibe and is tons of fun. the activetes you can do from this location are endless


Santa Cruz House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2153 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master - toilet , shower
    Upstairs - toilet
    Downstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Extra outside shower in back yard! Master bath features separate double sink area and large full sized mirror
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master - 1 king
    Downstairs - 1 king
    Kids - 3 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Loft has a full size futon that sleeps two. Panoramic views
  • Master bedroom is on the main level. It has a california king bed and it's own door leading to the back patio. The master bathroom has a double sink with a large full length mirror. One of the downstairs rooms has a king size bed. The other downstairs room has (3) twin size beds. The loft has a pull out full size futon that sleeps 2.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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(24 traveler reviews)

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Mid-Century East Cliff Home, Steps from the beach!!
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 24 reviews

Great large home with easy beach access

  • 5 of 5

Large home with all the amenities. Clean kitchen with cooking accessories, very comfortable for our family. The kids loved the multi story home, the hammock and fire pit were great for an evening of s’mores. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Most awesome guests. I would love them to come back anytime!
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mercer island


  • 5 of 5

great beach rental

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Friendly

  • 5 of 5

Stayed with two grown children and their families totaling six adults and three kids aged 4,5 and 6. The house was big enough for everyone to feel comfortable and so quirky, with many levels and lots of private spaces for everyone to take time out to read, day dream, etc. The beach so close was the best thing for these active kids. They spent three days playing in the waves. Great Thanksgiving, great memories .

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic House

  • 5 of 5

In the most amazing location. 1 block from the beach, short drive to the Boardwalk and restaurants. Watched whales from the beach on this trip. Great family house with plenty of space for family of 9. Lia, the owner was great and very accommodating. Thanks Lia.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the glowing review. We would love to have you back any time
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Great spot perfect for our family vacation.

  • 5 of 5

Great location only a few houses from the ocean and convenient to beach access as well as all the surrounding area has to offer. We enjoyed the multiple levels; they worked great for having individual space while still all being together. Would definitely recommend to anyone I know going to Santa Cruz, it has everything you need for a relaxing vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beach Time!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 7 adults had a wonderful time in this large home! The location of the house is walking distance down a short block to the ocean! The house was clean and the kitchen stocked with all you need to cook. The service from the owners was amazing!! We vacation every year with our family in Santa Cruz and this is the house we will be staying at again next year!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your glowing review. We can't wait to have you back.! Thanks, Lia
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Nearest Airport
36 Miles
San Jose International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
DeLaveaga Golf Course & Lodge
Nearest Train
33 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy. 1
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Pleasure Pizza East Side Eatery
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
26th Ave. Beach
Car: not necessary

This area of Santa Cruz is a very quiet, mostly residential area. You are less than a block away from one of the nicest beaches and best surfing in Santa Cruz. Being away from the higher traffic areas like downtown gives you the real feeling of being part of this amazing community. Enjoy the laid back vibe of this neighborhood and soak in all that the surf city has to offer. The house is about 3 miles from downtown Santa Cruz and the Boardwalk. To the other direction is downtown Capitola, where there is also plenty of shopping and dining. The closest shopping and dining district is less than 2 miles away on 41st Ave. in Capitola.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $400

Please note that we do have a minimum age of 25 in order to rent the house.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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