Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday condo in Watsonville - Pajaro Dunes Shorebirds #285
Beach Condo, 3 Bedrooms/2 Baths (Sleeps 8)
This spacious and beautifully remodeled Pajaro Dunes beach condo features luxurious accommodations in a perfectly tranquil setting. Ideally located on Monterey Bay between Santa Cruz and Carmel, this ocean oasis offers the perfect family getaway or relaxing adult haven.
The miles of private beach are perfect for building sandcastles, dolphin and whale-watching, or getting lost in a good book while listening to the waves crash on the shore. After a breathtaking sunset, cozy up around a beach bonfire and spot a shooting star beneath the sparkling night sky.
Outdoor enthusiasts love bird watching in the lagoons and hiking in the bluffs, and fitness mavens enjoy the tennis facilities and jogging through the nature paths.
The gorgeously furnished and remodeled 3-bedroom condo comfortably sleeps 8 adults. The master bedroom features an en-suite bathroom, direct access to the rear deck, a flat screen 60'' television, and an extremely comfortable queen bed with plenty of storage. The 2 additional bedrooms offer a queen bed and 2 twin beds, respectively, both with televisions and DVD players. The sofa bed offers a brand new queen-sized memory foam mattress for extra sleeping accommodations.
All pillows, linens, towels and beach towels are provided, and the kitchen is fully supplied with dining-ware service for 12+, cookware, bakeware, tupperware, small appliances, a microwave, dishwasher, and a generously-stocked pantry with spices and oils for your convenience. The washer/dryer is also available to all guests. A full-size Weber charcoal barbecue is located on the rear deck for grilling, and the wood-burning fireplace is sure to add to nighttime ambiance.
Parking is plentiful, and is steps from the front door. The condo is on the ground floor, so there are no steps to climb up with groceries or luggage! It is situated on the north end of the building, and the sand is down a short, 30-second walkway and approximately 10 steps down.
Things to do around Monterey Bay:
For the curious – we encourage you to visit The Monterey Bay Aquarium, the Mission at Carmel or the Mission at San Juan Bautista, Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey, or downtown Carmel.
For the connoisseurs – you'll want to schedule time for wine tasting at the many wonderful wineries found along the Monterey Coast (including Bonny Doon Vineyard, Soquel Vineyards, and Estancia), or satisfy your taste buds for fresh seafood and locally-grown vegetables at any one of a myriad of nearby restaurants and produce markets.
For the shoppers – there are literally hundreds of charming boutiques and stores throughout Santa Cruz, Capitola, Monterey, and Carmel.
For the sports enthusiasts – there is tennis, biking, and beach volleyball right here at Pajaro Dunes, plus some of Northern California's premier golf courses are an easy drive away.
For the contented – stretch yourself out on the warm beaches of Pajaro Dunes, enjoy the cool ocean breezes, and make sure you take in one of our serene suns
Golf Golf Golf: Aptos Seascape Golf Course
610 Clubhouse Drive, Aptos
Phone: (831) 688-3213
18-hole, 5,813-yard par 71 golf course open year-round. Semi-Private. Driving range, restaurant, full bar.
Boulder Creek Golf & Country Club
16901 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek
Phone: (831) 338-2121
18-hole, 4,396-yard par 65 golf course open year-round. Resort, open to public. Restaurant, full bar.
Bayonet/Black Horse Golf Courses
One McClure Way, Seaside
Phone: (831) 899-2351
Bayonet — 18-hole, 6,496-yard par 72, Blackhorse — 18-hole, 6,175-yard par 72. Golf courses open year-round to the general public. Driving range, grill, full bar.
De Laveaga Golf Course
401 Upper Park Road, Santa Cruz
Phone: (831) 423-7212
18-hole, 6,010-yard par 72 golf course open year-round to the general public. Driving range, restaurant, full bar.
Del Monte Golf Course
1300 Sylvan Road, Monterey
Phone: (831) 373-2700
18-hole, 6,069-yard par 72 golf course open year-round. Resort, open to public. Grill,
- Events Allowed
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- wheelchair accessible
About Mark Skeen
Hello, thank you for looking at our listing! We are the proud owners of Shorebirds #285 for the past 20 years and live and work in nearby San Jose, California. We chose Pajaro Dunes for its spectacular beauty and proximity to our primary residence. We can be at either location within a 50 minute drive. This has been a special place for our family and the memories and pictures we will forever cherish.
Mark Skeen purchased this condo in 1994
Why Mark Skeen chose Watsonville
Pajaro Dunes is a gated beach community located near all of the towns that we enjoy to visit when we are not hanging out at our beach. We are close to Carmel, Carmel Valley, Pacific Grove, Santa Cruz, Big Sur, Monterey, Half Moon Bay, Pacifica, and San Francisco. The private beach is truly and oasis and the sunsets are nothing short of spectacular!