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bluff top, oceanfront home w full frontline ocean views

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space 2,150 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

magnificent views to pacific grove and capitola very private

RATE REDUCTION LAST MINUTE AVAILABILITY

AUGUST 22 - 31 INQUIRE FOR PRICING.

3 bdr, 3bath, loft, single family home above the beach on a bluff, walk to beach. sleeps 10 max. 2 kings downstairs ensuite, 2 queen upstairs w daybed + full euro bed up. 1/2 bath upstairs. Please enquire for additional puctures as desired.

Also see HA # 4075467. A

An additional 1 BEDROOM attached apt available from January through April and summer as a vacation rental. Same location.

PLEASE INQUIRE FOR pictures rates and availability. THIS APT AVAILABLE BY THE MONTH AS WELL. Pictures on HA are of main house.

This unique Aptos/Capitola ,Santa Cruz County, oceanfront, bluff top, south facing, private home has 180 degree huge ocean views of Capitola Bay and the entire Monterey Bay. 150 acres of trees and open space in back has direct access to and overlooks New Brighton State Beach. Private gated entry, 1000 ft road. Contemporary, 11ft glass windows, stone floors, 2000 feet of decks, multi- level. Only 3 properties on bluff top.

Hot tub overlooks ocean. 5 minute stroll through park to stairs to beach or drive thru Park to beach, rent paddleboards, kayak, fish off 20 mile dog friendly beach. 1 mile to Capitola Village. View of the Monterey Bay Sanctuary across to Pacific Grove/Monterey. See Dolphins, Whales, paddleboard, kayak, surf. Google New Brighton State Beach for location.

PLEASE DO NOT CONSIDER IF you have young unsupervised children as property is not safe, not fenced with a covered but unlocked hot tub. No weddings or wedding parties allowed per insurance, this is not a party house, it is a serene environment if you are considerate and respectful this magical location it is for you.

Here are two precious poems by twin 9 year old girls while staying at Dolphinwatch -

Listen, by Paris B

Bolting, crashing, smashing, dipping, coming in and coming out, it pauses and starts again, like fireworks and granades, you can hear it roar, it's trying to tell you something but you aren't listening, the ocean is calling to you . . .

Ocean Blue, by Olivia B

light blue horizon can touch the gentle waves crashing on the shore will make it go astray touching every creature moving in its path better not get too close or it will go crash

Ocean Blue bright as dew birds skimming and looking for fish, fish jumping, seals swimming, all in its path

guest book comment 06/06: every time I looked out over the fabulous view from my place on the chaise, or relaxed on blankets on each bed, or watched my sister floating happily in the hot tub, I kept hearing Humphrey Bogart's voice echoing in my head, saying wistfully 'the stuff that dreams are made of.' And he was right this place seems to have materialized out of a dream . . .

More Details

Owner
pam (owner)
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
23 August, 2017

About pam (owner)

We are retired, Bruce - a surgeon and Pam, an RN nurse/100ton USCG master mariner, kiteboarder - bought a beach shack 25 yrs ago and rebuilt. When we are offshore sailing, kiteboarding or diving we let our special home so others can experience its magic.

We, of course, are often at this magnificent property ourselves which is why it is often not available. We hope you enjoy this special paradise as much as we do. Thank you for your interest.

pam (owner) purchased this house in 1994

Why pam (owner) chose Central Coast California

Unique, unparalled location, close to all that is wonderful in Santa Cruz County and Monterey Bay. Surrounded by trees and parkland. Offering privacy and easy access to the sand, Capitola and all amenities. Not in a residential area, very private and quiet. Jacuzzi overlooking ocean and below private intimate sun deck.

What makes this house unique

Central location in Santa Cruz County, 20 mile long beach below house, easy access to boating, paddleboarding, surfing, fishing, hiking, famous mountain biking, golfing and best walking village - Capitola - Drive 45 minutes to Pebble Beach, Carmel, Monterey, 1.5hrs to San Francisco, 3 hrs to Yosemite. 5 hours to Lake Tahoe.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2150 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • not suitable for children ...
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Fax
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , private king suite
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , private king suite
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , upstairs bedroom
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , downstairs hall
  • entire first floor accessible with no stairs - 2 king size suites ground level - no stairs from parking through house on out to deck, easy for wheelchairs or walkers( gravel on drive for short distance) upstairs bedroom and loft share downstairs bathroom (shower). shower walker accessible, however not legally compliant for handicap requirements. 1 queen is in open loft upstairs. Other queen upstairs in bedroom with a full size futon, and twin daybed. Futon must be moved to floor off daybed to use. Upstairs Not Safe For Young Children.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , king ensuite bath tub shower garden view
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , queen bed ensuite 1/2 bath (toilet,sink) upstairs
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , king ensuite bath separate tub shower oceanfront
    loft - 1 Large Double Bed , open loft w queen partial privacy shower/toilet downstairs
  • Two king suites downstairs with private full baths with tubs, 1 bedroom upstairs which includes a queen bed, a double size futon which is on top of a a single size bed, all in the same room. Outside this room room is a queen bed in open loft area, semi-private, no walls, fabulous place to sleep, whitewater view. The upstairs has a 1/2 bath, the shower for all upstairs guests is downstairs The two suites downstairs have full baths each, one on the ocean and one facing garden. Maximum of eight adults, 2 per bed, children and singles can sleep on huge sofas in living room and total guests can be 10 for sleeping purposes. room in both downstairs rooms for a crib (not supplied) No toddlers or young children allowed upstairs due to safety concerns. May not be considered safe for young children. Level with no steps from drive into house and onto deck, can easily maneuver wheelchair hard surface (stone)- first floor, 2nd floor not suitable for young children, not safe.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Decking
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Please note that this is a private residence and does have a non licensed local property manager. This is a great place for dogs! It is not child safe and we discourage very young children due to location, no fencing, on bluff, hot tub covered but not locked . Access to the house is direct from the gravel drive, No stairs, wheel chairs and walkers have direct access and shower downstairs can be accessed with walker. Huge parking area for 6 cars at least. BUT PLEASE, OUT OF RESPECT FOR THIS SPECIAL HOME, No large groups, 12 max . No wild parties, No weddings, per insurance. No outdoor music allowed. Road is video monitored.

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bluff top, oceanfront home w full frontline ocean views
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews
5

Amazing views, beautifully furnished, and family friendly

  • 5 of 5

One of the nicest properties in the Monterey Bay Santa Cruz area. Close to everything. Loved the views and the sound of crashing waves

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home and area !!

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful, and the view is outstanding. We did see Dolphins :) which was an added bonus.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

fantastic views, great house

  • 5 of 5

The house was more than expected and a delight to visit. Owners were helpful and easy to communicate with. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous views, nice house, great ambiance!

  • 5 of 5

We were a party of 7 people and the house was just perfect to accommodate our stay. There were a few small glitches like dirty towels left in the bathrooms, the dishwasher loaded with dishes and the refrigerator drawer was sticky with some red juice, but the rest of the amenities were great and there were plenty towels to replace the dirty ones. The kitchen has all the appliances and dishes that one could dream of. We brought all our cooking supplies and condiments as we read that there are no pantry items at the house. The outdoor patio has very comfortable furniture and even though there is construction going on next door, over the weekend they stopped the work and it was quiet and relaxing.

We very much enjoyed our stay and will return in the future with friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We were delighted not only with the interior property but enjoyed most of our time around the outside gas firepit savoring the view and listening to the waves only feet away. Wonderful place for small or large gathering - we shall be back!!!

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: THANK YOU XOXOXO pam & bruce
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5

magical!

  • 5 of 5

This is a gorgeous and peaceful property that will exceed your wildest dreams. It is perfect for any occasion. A short walk to the beach and magnificent views no matter the weather. Best ever!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
SJC SAN JOSE
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Seascape Golf Course,
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Santa Clara
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Hwy 1 and Park Avenue, Capitola
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
many
Car: necessary

LIMITED AVAILABILITY

house is currently on the market so there is very limited availability. WEEKENDS ONLY SUMMER 2017, may change at any time.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Capitola, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
summer2017
28 Jun 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£2,284
for 3 nights
From
£693
£4,361
 
 
THANKSGIVING 2017
22 Nov 2017 - 27 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£3,323
for 4 nights
From
£779
£4,361
 
 
CHRISTMAS
22 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£4,102
for 5 nights
From
£779
£4,102
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£1,591
for 2 nights
From
£693
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £144.28
Damage Insurance £46.01

CHECK IN 3PM, CHECK OUT 11AM UNLESS PRE ARRANGED.

Rates can change at any time. This is a private home, we are not property managers.
WE DO NOT ADVERTISE ON CRAIGS LIST OR ANY OTHER WEBSITE NOT OPERATED BY HOMEAWAY/VRBO/EXPEDIA

CHECK IN IS 3PM, CHECK OUT IS 11AM UNLESS PRE ARRANGED. NO CHARGE IF EARLY CHECK IN AVAILABLE.

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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