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Beautiful Craftsman Style Home

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,350 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

This Original Seabright Beach single story cottage was converted in the early 1900's to a two story Craftsman Bungalow. The home is furnished with nautical decor. Upstairs sunroom looks out to the bay and municipal pier beyond. Peaks of the ocean from three other upstairs bedrooms. Upstairs bathroom is large with old fashion clawfoot soaking tub. Downstairs has a large living room, large dining room, large kitchen with eating nook, also a private bedroom off the front porch, and the west bedroom with its own enclosed sun porch. The home sits on a corner lot surrounded by well kept lawns and gardens with many cozy sitting areas, some with a view of the beach, a welcome after a long day at the beach. Wake up each morning to the gentle reminder that you're as the beach with the sound of waves and sea lions barking in the distance.

Keywords: American Craftsman House

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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 8, 2018

About Dave

As a little boy growing up in the San Joaquin Valley, I remember looking forward to going to Santa Cruz every summer to spend 1 week with my grandparents and my young single aunts. Every year my Grandparents would have two grand children stay each week until all my cousins had a chance to vacation each summer. They sold their beach home in the late fifties. So when I was in my thirties I would vacation in Capitola and Santa Cruz and rent at the beach somewhere. We would ride around on our bikes with the kids, always keeping an eye out for a small place to buy. After renting for several years we found a small fixer upper. Being a young general contractor with lots of ambition, we began fixing it up, enjoying Santa Cruz and the beach also. As soon as the sun was out, we were off to the beach. Well after 14 years the little cottage became to small. So one day on a trip to the yaght harbor, we ran across this old Craftsman House that needed some TLC. We fell in love with it and with my ability to do the work we bought it. So now we are the Grandparents having my kids and grandchildren spend fun time at the beach. We have met so many nice families who we have rented to and many still return after many years. Everyone is happy when your'e at the beach. We love it.

Dave purchased this house in 1998

Why Dave chose Seabright

When I found this home in this location by the ocean I could't pass it up. The home is in a great neighborhood with many very nice neighbors who have been here for decades enjoying their families at or near the beach. There is lots to do around here for everyone.

What makes this house unique

The home has lots of space in and out for all guests to spread out or gather together in many areas throughout the day, sunny and shady spots abound on the site.


Seabright House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2350 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , Garden
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , or 2-twins (trundle)
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
  • * Double Bed * Twin/Single Bed * Convertible Bed.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Beach View, Ocean View. Surround sound, Private garden bathroom, large lawn area. Some items above were not checked but may be offered if asked.


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Beautiful Craftsman Style Home
average rating of 4.6153846 based on 13 reviews
Park City, UT

Great Place + Great Location

  • 5 of 5

This was a great rental for us. It was very close to the beach in a cute neighborhood. Plenty of space with great character throughout the house. Very good responsiveness from the owner. We'd definitely rent this house again. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome space and location

  • 4 of 5

This house was just lovely! It is in a great location and is decorated very period (build in 1905)! We loved the kitchen, easy to work in even with a large group. The gas fire place was a hit. Just a block from the beach and the yard was great for a croquet match!!! The homeowner, Dave, was very responsive.....though we did not get all our needs met.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect family getaway!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Can’t beat this location!! Steps from the beach and close to restaurants and the Boardwalk—PLUS the added bonus of a charming bungalow that makes you feel like you’re stepping back in time. Older historical properties aren’t for everyone, but for our group with five kids under the age of 5, it was perfect! Beautiful outdoor garden, too. We’ll be back!!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 2 of 5

This would not be a place I would choose to stay again. Although it was quaint, it lacks many of the amenities that a house in this price range commands (basic shower soap/shampoo, garbage disposal, dishwasher, kitchen towels, central heat, etc). I will not recommend this property to my friends.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming Cabin-Like Home

  • 4 of 5

We definitely enjoyed our stay. The location is perfect for walking to the beach, lighthouse, boardwalk, etc. The spaces in the house worked really well for our family - 8 adults and young children. Because we stayed over Christmas the weather was cool and the fireplace was essential. A fireplace screen would have been a good idea just to make sure the kids stayed away. The kitchen and dining area were large and the space was exactly what we needed to enjoy lots of meals and great family time. These areas could have used a little more heat, but I'm sure this is not normally a problem.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautifully well kept older home

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful vacation home and the cleanest rental home I've stayed in. The location is amazing and only a few steps to the beach, restaurants and a short walk to the boardwalk. We really enjoyed sitting outside under the trees in the beautiful fenced in yard. The home has five bedrooms and it worked out great with our kids and grandkids. The kitchen was well stocked and a dining room table that was big enough for all of us to eat at, play games and do a puzzle. We had a great time. Thank you Dave for sharing your home.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having you and your family stay, this home has hosted many people in the last 131 years, and I am pleased to share it with others who help to keep it in such great shape. Thank you and love to have you back. Dave
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
San Jose
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Seabright Brewery, Johnnys Harborside, Tramonti's
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
De Laveaga
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 1, Hwy 17
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Betty's Burgers, Seabright Brewery, Tramonti's
Nearest Beach
30 Metres
Car: recommended

Be sure to visit the yaght harbor free shuttle to several location in the harbor including restaurants, kayaking, fishing trips, whale watching, and pleasure sailing on the Chardonay. Take the kids and family to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (8 block walk). Visit the Seymour Marin discovery Center, Do some wine tasting and enjoy several small eating establisments on Ingalls Street and Swift St. Spend lots of time on Pacific Ave. in the old part of Santa Cruz (lots of shopping and entertainment. Visit the Municipal Pier. Lots of antique shopping.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $750
Cleaning and linens $480
Tax Rate 11.0%

Summer Rates .. May 26-Sep 26 ................ 3500/ +tx + cleaning (by the week only).
Normal rates ..Sep 27- May 25 490/night, 3430/week + tx + cleaning. 975/weekend (3 days 2nites)
Holiday Weekends (4 days, 3 nites) 2000.
Other holidays (Easter,Thanksgiving, Christmas,etc.)500/night, 4 nite min.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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