New Modern Luxury, Perfect Oceanview Location!(54 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
4 bed w/downstairs family room. Perfect for kids, two families or executives.
In addition to the pictures - to see more of our wonderful beach house, click on the small "video" box at the top of any of the photos or scroll to the bottom and click on the "Owner's Website Link."
It is unique in that it has a large family/extra living room downstairs making it perfect for a large family with "kids downstairs, adults upstairs," 4 couples or an executive retreat. It is a big 4-bedroom home located on one of the most sought after streets in Santa Cruz. From the spa to the fire pit to the outdoor shower to the beach cruisers, boogie boards and beach wagon, it is all set up for fun! Plus, spend the evenings cooking in a fully stocked awesome kitchen and then relaxing in front of a stunning new linear fireplace. This house is a great blend of functionality and nearly impeccable, sophisticated, modern luxury.
It is on a quiet street that is a short walk to the beach and 3 minutes by bike to Pleasure Point or the Yacht Harbor and a 12 minute bike or 5 minute drive to the Boardwalk or Capitola. Note that our street, 24th ave. has a great viewing bench at the end of the street, but no stairs down to the beach - so it stays uncrowded and kids can play on the street. It is a 1 min. 30 second walk to 23rd street to enter Santa Maria beach
This has been a very popular 5-star rental home that our family had rented via VRBO...We liked it so much, that as previous renters, we purchased it the moment it came onto the market last November. We have since remodeled the house and are renting it on a limited basis to keep it in great condition.
Kitchen - New and fully stocked with Sub Zero refrigerator, Bosch gas cooktop, large pantry, Keurig coffee maker, stainless oven and microwave. Included is a new set of pots and pans, knives, silverware, glassware, BBQ utensils, bowls, cutting boards, toaster, popcorn maker, and dishes. The cabinetry has dynamic colors, quartz countertops and a glass tile splash.
Living Room - New linear gas fireplace surrounded by stone and mahogany cabinets, 55" flat screen TV, Home theater system, Apple TV, DVD player, universal remote, large modern sectional couch and two reclining swivel chairs.
Dining room - New custom dining table and chairs with gorgeous ocean, mountain and sunset views.
Front deck - New Webber gas grill, dining table and swivel chairs for enjoying the view
Upstairs Master - New firm Cal King mattress with gel infused memory foam topper. Flat screen TV, two closets, stunning master bathroom with large shower, walnut cabinets and fantastic tile surrounding a floating mirror. There is a hair dryer, a makeup mirror and an iron & ironing board.
Upstairs Queen Room - New Euro plush queen mattress with memory foam topper. View of the ocean and fun black and white Santa Cruz photos.
Upstairs guest bath - Gorgeous mahogany cabinets, exciting finishes and bathtub with rain shower.
Laundry room - Full sized Maytag washer and dryer, laundry sink.
Downstairs King Room - New European Sleepworks Cal King Mattress with matching latex memory topper. Right side tuned plush, left side tuned firm. Large closet.
Downstairs Queen/Bunk room. One queen and three twins (one twin is a high-quality folding bed) in a large fun-shaped room with a large closet.
Downstairs living/family room - 55" flat screen TV, DVD player, Home theater system, Gas fireplace surrounded by custom cabinetry with built-in desk. Large doors lead to outdoor patio. Tile floors.
Downstairs Bathroom - large two-sink bathroom with a good-sized shower.
Back patio - New fire pit and gliding chairs, lawn and Hotsprings Spa, highlighted by a creative outdoor "surfboard shower."
Garage - Full garage with parking for one large and one small car. Included are 4+ new Electra cruiser bikes, a wagon for the beach, 6 beach chairs, sand toys, kids wetsuits, umbrellas and a 3-sided tent, beach BBQ gear, 5 boogie boards and more. Surfboards can be arranged.
Front - Parking for 4 cars in driveway plus one on street.
Free "blast" cable wifi, telephone landline with free domestic calling.
Keyless entry for front and back and garage doors with personalized code for security and ease of going to the beach, etc. without having to take keys. Great for kids!
The house is stocked with beach towels, shampoo, soaps, cleaning supplies - so you can travel light.
Please note that our county vacation rental permit allows for a 10 person occupancy limit with an additional 5 people allowed allowed as guests for a day/short term (non sleepover) visit. The county also enforces quiet time from10 PM till 8 am.
We love this area and particularly this street in Santa Cruz. This is one of the "banana belts" in Santa Cruz and it is often warm and clear here when it is cold and foggy on the West Shore or down towards Aptos. The dead end street is very quiet and kids often play out front. The neighbors are great and the bench at the end of the street is like "instant zen." We often see whales, dolphins, seals and otters from the bench. You can watch surfers and sailboats almost every day. It is a short walk or bike ride to world class surfing at Pleasure Point, 26th and 38th ave and the "Hook." Santa Maria beach is less than a 2 minute walk, and since there is no public parking, it is very uncrowded and seemingly super safe as a result. Sunny Cove is right nearby and it is the best body surfing/boogie boarding beach in Santa Cruz. There is a brand new library a short walk away that overlooks the lagoon. You can jump on the beach cruisers and be in Capitola, the Boardwalk, the Yacht Harbor/Crow's Nest, the 41st ave. shopping area (Mall, Whole foods, surf shops, coffee shops, theater, etc.) all within minutes - then return home and enjoy a stunning sunset, and a restful, quiet evening just minutes away from the "hubbub."
There are several great golf courses, all within a 10-12 minute drive. There is fishing on the beach at the bottom of our street, or you can fish from the Capitola or Municipal pier or go by charter or rental boat from the piers. Sunset Sailing excursions available at the yacht harbor. Monterey, Carmel, The 17 mile drive, Monterey Bay Aquarium are only 45 minute away. There is hiking a short drive away in the deep redwoods at Henry Cowell Redwoods, Big Basin, and the Forest of Nicene Marks Park in Aptos. The area offers many other activities from live theater to professional basketball to paddle boarding to great local wine tasting. There are "activities for everyone" or you can simply snuggle up in front of one of our fireplaces and enjoy listening to the waves break.
County of Santa Cruz Vacation Rental Certificate # CO00058
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Member since: 2015
- 2400 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 10 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Water Sports Gear
Pool / Spa
- Hot Tub
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 9 - Mar 16, 2017
2 night min stay
Spring Break 2017
Mar 17 - Apr 14, 2017
5 night min stay
Jun 16 - Aug 25, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Friday
Nov 17 - Nov 27, 2017
7 night min stay
Dec 22 - Dec 29, 2017
7 night min stay
New Year's Weekend
Dec 30 - Jan 3, 2018
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
- Cleaning $260
- Tax Rate 11%
- Please check with us prior to booking a trip starting on Sunday, as we need to make a special request for housekeeping.
- Our vacation rental permit allows for a 10-person maximum occupancy limit with an additional 5 people allowed allowed as guests for a day (non sleepover) visit. Unfortunately we can't grant exceptions. The County sheriff also strictly enforces excessive noise after 10 pm - so no large, loud parties are allowed.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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We love this quiet street that is so close to: Private beaches, Boardwalk, Yacht Harbor, World Class Surfing, Mountain Biking, Numerous Golf Courses, Charming Capitola Village, Fishing, Paddleboarding, UC Santa Cruz, Henry Cowell Redwoods / Roaring Camp Railroad, Whale Watching, and so much more!!
Year Purchased: 2014
About the owner: After renting vacation homes in Santa Cruz for many years, we finally decided to buy, design and create our dream beach house. We rented THIS house in 2013 and had a fantastic time. It was the best of several homes we had rented through VRBO. When it came on the market in 2014, we were really excited, and purchased it right away. We have since finished an extensive remodel and really love the way it turned out.
Why the Owner Chose Opal Cliffs, CA, USA:
We love this house because: - The location is so close to our favorite beach and activities - The house is beautiful, large (2400 square feet) and super functional with the two living rooms. - It has a new house clean feel - There are so many fun, cool things, from the surfboard shower - to the cruiser bikes - to the awesome fireplace - to the designer colors, finishes and furniture.
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Front of house. All new landscaping, paint and more
Living and dining room. All new furniture, floors, electronics, fireplace
Front entry, breakfast bar and kitchen
Dining table, kitchen and laundry room
Master bedroom. King bed, flat screen tv, door to large sun deck.
Upstairs queen room with ocean view. Super comfortable new mattress
Downstairs family room. Fireplace, 55" TV and surround sound, new furniture
Downstairs queen bed and 3 twins (bunk beds and super high-quality folding twin)
Downstairs bathroom. Two sinks, large shower.
4 new cruiser bikes, lots of beach gear, boogie boards (normally stored for cars
Bench at end of street. Watch surfers, whales, dolphins, sail boats
Great oceans views from the dining room and front porch. 3-4 houses from ocean.
living room - beautiful woodwork and furniture
New kitchen and stainless appliances. Fully stocked.
Dining room and front deck. New tables, leather chairs, stainless light fixtures
Master bathroom, all new designer tile, Hansghroe fixtures, walnut cabinets
Upstairs full bathroom. Shower/bath combo with rain shower.
Downstairs family room and back patio. Designer art throughout house.
Downstairs king room. Quiet, cool and and perhaps the best mattress made.
Back yard with fire pit and spa. Routine: Beach, outdoor shower, spa, fire pit
Back yard outside shower. Wetsuit and towel drying bars next to shower.
Front patio with table and chairs (not in picture, new Webber gas BBQ) Views!!
Walk one block to our beach. Great for families - As there is no public parking
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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