Only 0.4 Mile to Spectacular Beach! Home is Renovated in Old-World Charm(1 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Beautifully renovated 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath Beach Home with Kitchenette
Bedroom has a queen-size bed looking towards garden area.
Living room and kitchen is set up as a great room; very comfortable and cute. Tumbled marbled kitchen counter tops, tiled flooring in kitchen & bathroom; and wood flooring in living room and bedroom. We stock the kitchen with organic local coffee beans, a bottle of wine (if we are not out of town), and sweet treats for upon your arrival.
Amenities include Wi-Fi, kitchen fully stocked, full-bath. Linens and sheets, towels, shampoo and soap, an iron and a blow dryer.
If you are looking for a beautiful, romantic, cottage- style home for your next vacation get-away, this place is for you.
Only 5 blocks to Rio Del Mar Beach, golf at Seascape Golf Course, hike at Nisene Marks Forest-Park, walk to restaurants and cafes. Tennis at Seascape Sports Club. Wine Tastings in Soquel Hills or Pleasant Valley area in Aptos. The Mystery Spot is 9.5 miles north of us. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is 6.5 miles north from the vacation rental.
Thank you for taking the time to book your reservation with our Beach Home in Rio Del Mar.
We look forward to hosting you. :-)
Myra & David
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Member since: 2013
- On floor 1
- 650 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 3
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Bathroom has bath tub with new shower faucet and new sink/vanity.
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
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Holidays & Special Events Rate
May 1 - Oct 28, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- cleaning fees $88
- Pet Fee $200
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Tax Rate 10%
One day upon arrival; owner will text and/or email combo lockbox code for keys.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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From our vacation rental, one walk to the beach, wine tastings, golfing, surfing, boating, paddle boarding, fishing, tennis, hike and/or bike in the forest, shopping, restaurants, antique shopping.
Year Purchased: 1989
About the owner: We live in Aptos since 1989. Our house has just recently been updated to a Mediterranean style home with an attached one-bedroom unit downstairs. We love biking, hiking, and go wine tastings. We have 2 grown children currently in college. David is a teacher at a community college and I'm a Realtor in Santa Cruz county. We are involved in our church home at Twin Lakes Church in Aptos.
Why the Owner Chose Aptos, CA, USA:
The town of Aptos is a secret treasure that not many people know about; it is 'the suburbanite' of Santa Cruz County. The natural beauty is enveloped with tree lines and seascapes. One can meander through town on feet and bikes if they want to feast their eyes with interesting cottages and bungalows. Walking to the beach is an easy 5-minute walk down the hill and grab a cup of coffee at Full of Beans or a bite to eat at Cafe Rio. Walk to the iconic Cement Ship to see otters and dolphins in the right season. While down at the beach you can visit Historic Museum to learn more about about the area of Aptos (an Indian word, which means where two bodies of water meet). In October, there are Art Tour & Wine Festivals throughout the county of Santa Cruz. Go Wine Tasting in the Pleasant Valley of Aptos and in Soquel Hills, which is only 10 minutes either directions from the house. Capitola Village is only 10 minutes for more restaurants and shops. Watch famous Surf Competition in West Santa Cruz and walk on the gorgeous West Cliff and East Cliff Dr. to drink in the beautiful the sunset and seascapes. Monterey and Carmel cities are a mere 35-minute drive south of Aptos.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
We choose this beach home because of the natural beauty of the tree lines and the ocean views, quaint town and the proximity to the beach and restaurants and golf course/tennis club. We are part of the Monterey Bay Sanctuary Hiking, biking and beaches are only 5 minutes away.
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Front of house : vacation rental unit located on '1st floor'.
View from front door looking into 'foyer'
2nd photo of living room -looking towards kitchenette area
view from bathroom looking into the living room area
dining table for 4
Living room view from bedroom vantage point
Kitchen area; newly old-world plaster look
Rio Del Mar/Seacliff State Beach looking towards Capitola and Cement Ship
The Iconic Cement Ship in Seacliff Beach
Front entry way looking into bedroom
Living room area with a dining table
Cozy Bedroom decorated in beach theme with old-world plastered walls
side views of kitchenette area
bathroom with old-world plastered wall
view of kitchen from dining table
Beautiful bedroom decorated in old-world charm with coastal flaire
The Ambrosini Family at Rio Del Mar Beach Aptos- a 5-minute walk to the beach
Rio Del Mar Beach looking towards Carmel/Monterey Bay-5 minute walk from cottage
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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