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Charming Beach Bungalow Just Two Blocks to the Beach! (2-BR, 1-BA)

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Bungalow
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Rent this recently renovated Beach Bungalow with newly landscaped patio.

This charming beach bungalow represents the classic Pleasure Point beach accommodation. It has been recently remodeled, including: exterior and interior paint, new roof, new hardwood floor, new light fixtures and window treatments, new bedroom carpeting, and patio landscaping.
Located less than 2 blocks from the beach, it is a short walk to the 38th Avenue stairs or a stroll down East Cliff Drive.
The property is also located just 2 blocks from the quaint 41st Avenue downtown area, making it easy to access local coffee shops, restaurants, surf shops, and other local businesses, just a short walk away.
The kitchen in the bungalow is fully stocked, and also plenty of beach amenities are provided including surfboards, paddle board, boogie boards, beach chairs & towels, beach cruisers, etc.


Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

Property Type

  • Bungalow
  • 836 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    minimum age for renting is 25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 2 bunk bed

    plus 1 trundle bed...moreless

  • Family room has queen sleeper sofa

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Books:

    Front Bungalow has books that may be read during guest stays...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    This Bungalow has DVD player and XBOX...moreless

  • Games:

    Front Bungalow has games, cards...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    This Bungalows has cable (Comcast) provided...moreless

  • Television:

    This Bungalow has a large flat screen TV...moreless

  • Toys:

    Beach toys available in back shed...moreless

  • Video Games:

    This Bungalow has XBOX games...moreless

  • Video Library:

    This Bungalow has a number of videos/movies for use...moreless


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


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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Dining table with 2 long benches and 2 armchairs, to seat 6-8 Same size dining table set-up outside on patio...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full-size dryer...moreless

  • Heating:

    Bungalow is heated by gas wall furnace...moreless

  • Internet:

    Bungalow is equipped with free high-speed internet access and wifi...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    This Bungalow provides linens and pillows, including the sleeper sofa...moreless

  • Living Room:

    This Bungalow has a living room with sleeper sofa and additional seating in family room...moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking on-site for maximum of 2 vehicles total by County Code...moreless

  • Telephone:

    No land line; guests must use their cell phones....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    This Bungalow provides bath towels and well as beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full-size washer...moreless


  • Microwave:

    Full-size microwave ...moreless

  • Oven:

    Electric oven ...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Stocked with paper towels, toilet paper, kleenex, laundry and dish detergents...moreless


  • Bicycles:

    Beach cruisers available to use during stay (adult size bikes) located in back shed...moreless

  • Boat:

    Available in nearby Santa Cruz Harbor...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Bungalow has a remodeled side patio with outdoor dining table to seat 6-8, plus additional seating and string lighting; heat lamp ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Public and private golf courses nearby...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Located in nearby Santa Cruz Harbor and Elkhorn Slough...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Bungalow has a BBQ on patio with propane tank...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Public courts available nearby...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    We provide boogie boards, skin board, paddle board, surfboards, fins for bodysurfing...moreless



Write a review 5
from 8 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Season
Mar 13 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
Memorial Day Weekend
May 26 - May 29, 2017
3 night min stay
Summer Season A
May 30 - Jun 29, 2017
2 night min stay
4th of July Weekend
Jun 30 - Jul 4, 2017
4 night min stay
Summer Season B
Jul 5 - Aug 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning fee $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 11%


If booked more than a month in advance, then half the Rent/Tax/Cleaning Fee are due at time of booking, and the remainder is due 30 days in advance.

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

All minimum stays negotiable.

Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) #CO00184

Rent, Cleaning Fee and 11% County Tax are due at the time of booking if reservation is made within one month of stay.

Separate Reservation Deposit of $500 due at time of booking, converts to Security Deposit upon arrival, and will be refunded within 14 days of departure assuming no damages.

Personal checks and cashier's checks only.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Monterey Peninsula Airport
Opal Cliffs, CA, USA
Nearest Barpub
around the corner
70 Miles
Nearest Ferry
San Francisco Bay
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
De La Vega Golf & Lodge
35 Miles
Nearest Train
Capitola Train Station
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 1
Opal Cliffs, CA, USA
Nearest Restaurant
around the corner
Opal Cliffs, CA, USA
Nearest Beach
Pleasure Point beaches

Car: Not Necessary

Our charming Beach Bungalow is located in the heart of Santa Cruz's Pleasure Point area, just 2 blocks from the beach. This is home to the world reknowned surf area 'The Point' and 'The Hook' and some of Santa Cruz's best beaches.

The Bungalow is also conveniently located 2 blocks from the quaint downtown area of 41st Avenue, home to many local shops, restaurants, surf shops, and local stores.

It is a quiet neighborhood, and a great place to relax for the weekend or longer, stroll along East Cliff with a view of the ocean, walk along the beach, or enjoy some of Capitola and Santa Cruz's best restaurants. Dive into the ocean with your surfboard, or head up to the mountains for a hike or mountain bike ride.

Take a 10-minute drive up the coast to visit the classic Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, or a 3-mile trip up to the Santa Cruz Harbor where you can watch the boats come in and out of the channel or rent a kayak.

The Monterey Bay Aquarium is a 50-minute drive to the south, or stop in at the Kayak Connection in Moss Landing just 21 miles down Highway 1 and paddle around with the sea otters and harbor seals.

Whatever you decide to do, rest assured there is something for everyone and you will leave feeling relaxed and wanting to come back to the beach!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: We are a Menlo Park family that frequently uses the Bungalow, along with the Owner's House at the back of the property, as a beach and surf destination to enjoy with friends and family.

Why the Owner Chose Opal Cliffs, CA, USA:
We purchased the property because it is perfectly situated in Pleasure Point within walking distance of both the best beaches and surf, and 41st Street downtown. Being 2 blocks up from the beach, we have a double lot size compared to most houses 1 block up, and have a nice side patio for outdoor relaxation, BBQ'ing and dining al fresco.

The Unique Benefits at this Bungalow:
The Bungalow is small, but has incredible beach charm. We have enjoyed renovating the Bungalow and have made it perfect for our family's beach getaways. The neighborhood is quiet and neighbors all friendly, as you will find in the laid-back Pleasure Point area.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

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  • Pleasure Point Beach Bungalow

    Pleasure Point Beach Bungalow

  • Bedroom 2 with 2 Bunk Beds & 1 Trundle

    Bedroom 2 with 2 Bunk Beds & 1 Trundle

  • Dining Table

    Dining Table

  • Queen Sleeper Sofa, flat screen TV

    Queen Sleeper Sofa, flat screen TV

  • Kitchen


  • Bathroom


  • Patio


  • Patio surfboard storage

    Patio surfboard storage

  • Stairs down to the beach at 37th Avenue

    Stairs down to the beach at 37th Avenue

  • beach fun at Pleasure Point

    beach fun at Pleasure Point

  • The surf is always good at Pleasure Point!

    The surf is always good at Pleasure Point!

  • 41st Avenue

    41st Avenue

  • Bedroom 1 with Queen Bed

    Bedroom 1 with Queen Bed

  • Bunk Bed Room

    Bunk Bed Room

  • shell chandelier over dining table

    shell chandelier over dining table

  • Family room

    Family room

  • Kitchen


  • Bathroom


  • Patio


  • Front Porch

    Front Porch

  • Pleasure Point beach

    Pleasure Point beach

  • team paddle-boarding!

    team paddle-boarding!

  • sunset at Pleasure Point

    sunset at Pleasure Point

  • another beautiful sunset at The Point

    another beautiful sunset at The Point

VRBO #671323

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Sunday, April 23, 2017

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