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Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Master Bedrooms, 4 Bath on Ocean Front Retreat..

California is known for some of the most beautiful beaches in the world and Pajaro Dunes is no exception. Positioned on the oceanfront, this 3,000+ sq. ft home has one of the most spectacular views along the coastline and is situated on one of the most private stretches of beach in Monterey Bay. The resort itself is nestled within a unique coastal environment and sanctuary. Just like us, you will be captivated by the daily views of birds, dolphins, whales, sea otters and other wildlife and your breath taken away by the incredibly beautiful evening sunsets.

The house which was originally built by Senator Diane Feinstein is well known in the community. It was recently remodeled and boasts high ceilings, floor to ceiling windows with lots of light and an open floor plan. Unique to the resort, the house has spacious front deck looks to the ocean with an additional private courtyard to the back of the house that has a dining and lounging area. From the cul-de-sac, the house has a private driveway with parking for up to 3 cars. A staircase directly across from the house provides direct access to the beach.

The house has a large living open living and dining area. A large fireplace with a huge open heart for romantic getaways or a cozy family ambience. 4 master suites (sleeps 12), (3 king, 1 queen, 4 twins). Fully equipped kitchen with 2 coffee-makers, 2 toasters, 2 ovens, microwave, dishwasher, Kurig, High-speed Wi-Fi and internet access, cable TV. X-box and games. Lots of beach chairs, beach toys and equipment, tennis racquets,

The resort is a gated community located centrally, 20 miles from the quaint Capitola Village by the Sea, Santa Cruz and 25 miles north of Monterey/Carmel. Enjoy the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, amazing restaurants, Santa Cruz Mountain Redwoods, Monterey Bay whale watching and the Aquarium, central coast wineries and world famous golf

More Details

Property Manager
Carl Wheatley
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 April, 2018

About Carl Wheatley

I grew up in Ireland and moved to the US more than 20 years ago. I settled in Silicon Valley and have been living here ever since. And no surprise, my husband and I work in high tech but love to come to the beach whenever we can get away.

Carl Wheatley purchased this house in 2017

Why Carl Wheatley chose Watsonville

I discovered Pajaro Dunes shortly after I moved to the US. I fell in love with it immediately and have been coming here ever since. I have travelled the world but there is no other place I would rather be.. Pajaro Dunes reminds me of Ireland. It's a hidden gem nestled between the miles of strawberry fields and the Pacific Ocean. The resort lies next to a nature sanitary audit's not uncommon to see bird watchers scouting for a sighting of the many species of birds. Coming here on a Friday evening after work is like stepping into another world. Look up and down the beach from our patio and you will likely see a string of couples with wine and beer watching the magical sunset.

What makes this house unique

The location is unique. There is nowhere else you will such beauty and tranquility, yet the buzz, bars and restaurants of Capitola are only 15 - 20 minutes away. Santa Cruz, Monterey Bay whale watching and the Aquarium, central coast wineries and world famous golf are a short drive away


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Watsonville in Santa Cruz County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Steam shower, double vanity
    Master Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Newly remodeled, large, spacious bathroom
    Master Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Newly remodeled, large, spacious bathroom
    Master Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Cal King Bed - Amazing ocean view
    Master Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Spacious King with high ceilings
    Master Bedroom 3 - Spacious Master with high ceilings
    Master Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Includes 2 trundle twin beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • 3 bicycles


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(5 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
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Perfect Beachfront Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We have been vacationing in homes at Pajaro Dunes for over 40 years. We were here for a week, and house 48 is one of the best homes in which we have ever stayed. The bedroom arrangement was perfect for our family - three bedrooms with King beds and a bathroom in each and a fourth bedroom with bunks and a queen and a bathroom for the grandkids. The beds were in good shape and very comfortable. The kitchen was well equipped - granite countertops - newer appliances - and every utensil we needed and then some. Beach chairs, kites, and boogie boards were all available for use in the garage. Parking for most homes at Pajaro Dunes is in parking lots behind 3 rows of housing - everything has to be carted over several hundred feet of wooden walkways through the dunes (charming - but a bit of a chore). This home has a driveway and garage attached. Of course the best thing about beachfront homes at Pajaro Dunes is - the beach. While it is a public state beach - there are rarely very many people on this part of the beach because the public access is nearly a mile up the beach. (The beach access for this house is three houses over) Watching the sun set over the ocean from the back deck is a real treat. Finally - the property manager Carl - always gave a quick response to questions we had leading up to our stay. (We did not need to contact him during our stay because things were perfect)

  • Review Submitted: 03-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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That was a great week-end

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful experience. Property is well maintained, cleaned, fully equipped, all equipments work as expected, and with a great view on the beach.

The property can welcome the 8+4 without having the felling to step on each other. Each bedroom has its own bathroom. Patio is a great place to read, relax in front of the ocean and sip your favorite wine :)

Definitely, I recommend this property to whoever want to have good time with friends.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wow! Amazing location , views, & customer service

  • 5 of 5

Wow! From my booking experience to receiving back my full refundable deposit, my experience was perfection. Upon requesting the property, Carl responded within the half hour and was a pleasure to work with from that point on - definitely an A+ for customer service. The listing description was accurate, and maybe even down played how perfect of a location it actually is. The pictures of the ocean from the property are really that breath taking. We had five couples in the house for the weekend and we never left. If you are looking to go out to restaurants, you will have to drive a little ways. However, why pay expensive restaurant prices when this house has the best sunset view from the dining room table or outside patio? Speaking of the patio, it may seem a little small in the pictures, but we were able to comfortably have 10 people hang out. There are at least five beautiful wood Adirondack chairs perfect for soaking in the sun along with a bistro set for dining. We had originally thought we would go hang out down at the beach, but the patio was perfect. To get our blood flowing, we did walk the beach a couple of times a day. The stairs are located pretty close to the house, but far enough away that you don't get pedestrian traffic from the other properties. The inside of the house was nicely remodeled with comfortable beds. We brought extra towels just in case - not needed. There was plenty of everything. They even provided paper towels, which we also didn't need to pack. The kitchen came fully equipped and had some consumable items available, like seasonings. There were more than enough machines to make coffee for a large group! The only thing I couldn't find was a good egg spatula, but I'm reaching to find anything that could be improved. The living room looks gorgeous in the picture, but it's also super comfortable to lounge. We enjoyed making fires at night and all ten of us could fit. Overall, we all had an amazing weekend and we were planning our next trip back before we even left. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A beautiful home with beachfront views.

  • 5 of 5

I cannot get over this amazing rental. It has everything you could need while you are there and memories that will last much longer. Each bedroom has its own bathroom, the living area is spacious, and the beachfront views can't be beat. If you are looking for a place for your family and friends to relax and enjoy themselves, this is it.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely gorgeous and has amazing views

  • 5 of 5

This house is absolutely gorgeous! It is very spacious with plenty of room for everyone to relax. During our stay with family we enjoyed amazing views, plenty of beach time, and countless memories. Being able to sit outside and eat dinner on the patio was so peaceful. We were lucky enough to see whale spouts in the distance and a little otter playing in the waves. It was great to be able to play tennis and volleyball right down the street. I can't wait to come back again!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £207.44
Damage Deposit £357.65

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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