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Great Home! Great Beach! Great Location!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

The perfect place to create lasting memories.

Beach home built in 2004 with High-End Construction & Quality Craftsmanship. Ideal vacation home located in just the right spot, featuring Hardwood Floors thru-out main level, Cathedral Ceiling, 3 bedroom 2 and 1/2 bath with whole house audio, Custom Granite/Stainless Kitchen, Master bathroom with Jetted Tub, Walk-in Shower & Dual Sinks, beautiful outdoor shower, plus Finished Basement and Finished Garage. Private Rear Yard Perfect For Entertaining. Covered Front Porch and Balcony.

You can't help but smile when you arrive and know that any direction you head is the right choice. The beach is in front of you, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk to your right, the mountains behind you, and the harbor and Aldo's Restaurant to your left. Relax and enjoy the perfect destination.

Pack light because we have done our best to anticipate your needs. Wetsuits, boogie boards, surf boards, beach gear, wagon, cooler, etc.. are available for use. Comcast High Speed Internet, Fully stocked gourmet kitchen. The house is set up for your enjoyment. Use the 4 cruiser bikes to bike along the coast and explore.

Monterey Bay Aquarium, San Francisco, or the redwoods are an easy drive.

More Details

Glenn Aby
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, some Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Glenn Aby

As a child we would get in the station wagon and head to Santa Cruz. We loved those trips. When I met the woman I wanted to marry we often went to the beach, and enjoyed it together. We liked it so much we made it part of our wedding weekend and invited the guests to a bonfire at the beach near this home. Our family has made the drive over the hill numerous times to spend many special days at the beach.

Glenn Aby purchased this house in 2015

Why Glenn Aby chose Seabright

We looked for almost a year to find a beach house that met all our desires. We now know Santa Cruz neighborhoods well. The neighborhood is great and everything is so close. It does ones soul good to come to Santa Cruz.

What makes this house unique

If you have an electric car we have a 240 volt charger. The charger fits Nissan Leafs or any other vehicles that use a J1772 charger.


Seabright House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet
    master bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , separate sinks, walk in shower, jetted tub, skylight
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • master bedroom - 1 king , private balcony, whirlpool jetted tub, walk in shower, HDTV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , sleeps 4 one bunk bed: full/ twin on top and separate twin
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • 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
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Bosch charger for electric vehicles ( J1772 type ) outdoor shower


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(45 traveler reviews)

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Great Home! Great Beach! Great Location!
average rating of 4.911111 based on 45 reviews

Perfect location, lovely home!

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for our family of 3 generations. There is so much room to spread out or be together. We appreciated all the various amenities including well-appointed kitchen and games and videos for the kids. The location was perfect! We walked to the beach, harbor and lighthouse.

Our host Glenn was quickly responsive and very friendly.

I definitely recommend this property and would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Greenville, Ca

The house was perfect.

  • 5 of 5

Glenn did a great job explaining the house. The whole house speaker system was amazing! The beach was a block and a half away. Would definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Gorgeous house in an amazing location!

  • 5 of 5

We were blown away by the location of the house, just a block to stepping on Seabright beach. The house was clean and well stocked with everything we could have needed and Glenn was incredibly responsive to any questions/concerns we had both ahead of and during our visit. I couldn't recommend it more highly for a family looking to enjoy everything Santa Cruz has to offer!

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good location. Strange house design.

  • 4 of 5

This house is in a great location for Santa Cruz. However, this house is designed for people that do not want to hear or see their children in the basement. This house lacks a place where five adults can relax together. The common living space is just not comfortable. This house also brought up issues with VRBO. This house had issues with alarms sounding in the middle of the night and an absent owner that was unable to fix anything during our stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm surprised and sad about this review. During their stay I only heard of the alarm problem on the 3rd and last night of their stay. If there were other problems, they haven't shared them with me. I enjoy hosting and helping facilitate the best time. I feel real bad for this guest as the sump pump alarm warning did go off as the the sump pump failed. It is outside, but right next to a bedroom and they had trouble sleeping. I wish he had called me the first night. I asked if he had tried a couple things and his response was that he had and that it was okay and that they wouldn't sleep in that room. Maybe at that point he wanted me to suggest more. In hindsight I should have asked if he wanted me to send someone that night. By the way he was talking, my guess is that he would have said it's alright. If he wanted me to send a repairman that night, I would have. That same night the house alarm battery was low and chirped to say so, again making it hard to sleep. In over two and a half years neither of these problems has ever happened to any guest, and it shouldn't happen again. I will be replacing the alarm battery on a yearly schedule so that doesn't happen again, and the pump, which was 12 years old when it failed, will get replaced every 6 years. I will fix any problem with any guest that asks me to. There's only been 3 problems in 2 and 1/2 years, this one being the biggest. I give my cell number to all guests and I have always responded quickly. I am 40 minutes away and I have a handyman and a couple friends that are in Santa Cruz and available. As far as common living spaces, there are 3, and they are very comfortable. 8 in any one living area is doable, but a squeeze. I usually have groups of 8 and they love it. We love it, that's why we own the house. After this gentleman's stay I asked how I could make amends and offered a free stay. I had no hint that he was so upset and felt I was absent.
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  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time here. Very convenient to beach and Santa Cruz area. Having wet suits and beach supplies available for use was an added plus! We would absolutely stay here again ! Thanks again Glen!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Christchurch, New Zealand

Best vacation home ever!

  • 5 of 5

This vacation home has everything you need for a fun and relaxing stay in Santa Cruz. We were impressed by the full range of supplies in the kitchen, the surfboards and sand toys for the kids, and the outdoor shower. The beach is a 2 minute walk away! The home is really comfortable, very clean, and well set up for family life. I cannot fault anything. We are so sad to be leaving and will be back! Thanks Glenn for a great stay in Santa Cruz.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
33 Miles
San Jose
Nearest Ferry
0.3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
many within 1 mile
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Car: recommended

We chose this house as it is in the perfect location for walking. The Santa Cruz Beach boardwalk, the harbor, the beach, and downtown Santa Cruz are an easy walk.

A car is not necessary unless you want to go 15 minutes inland to The Forest of Nicene Marks, 90 minutes to San Francisco, 90 minutes to Monterey or Carmel, or 40 minutes to Silicon Valley.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $500

No smoking, no pets.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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