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Harborside Retreat-Spectacular Ocean View on Santa Cruz Harbor

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 8

This is a brand new custom built home with creative attention to detail in the Twin Lakes Beach and Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor neighborhood.

With slate and hardwood floors, bamboo cabinets and granite counter tops, the interior is as pleasing to the eye as the unobstructed ocean view enjoyed from almost every room.

Come be part of the beach and harbor community while relaxing in the luxurious surroundings of this special house.

Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 February, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Beautiful home. I've been coming to SC for 30+ years and this is the nicest home by far. Enjoyed the view from the deck of the beach and the beautiful weather. Almost everything is within walking distance. Thank you again!
Aug 2010
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(31 traveller reviews)

Harborside Retreat-Spectacular Ocean View on Santa Cruz Harbor
average rating of 4.935484 based on 39 reviews

Kathy from Stockton

  • 5 of 5

Amazing house; beautiful views; great location for walks, restaurants and fun. The house is bigger than you think. My family and I would love to come back to this home. We did have some cleaning problems when we first came in but cleaning service came right over and made it all good.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Over from the UK to see our daughter, Alex, her husband Scott and the grandkids, Bella and Samuel. Stayed at the Harborside Retreat and welcomed in the New year in style. Lovely, well appointed property, perfectly positioned in Santa Cruz harbor. We loved our short stay. Alex will try to book the house during the summer. Many thanks. Spencer

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home, Awesome location

  • 4 of 5

This house was bigger and nicer than it photographs, it is the perfect rental for a large family or group of friends. You can not beat the location - half a block from a gorgeous beach, restaurants, and bars, plus harbor/ocean views right from the living room and balcony. We didn't need to get in our car all weekend, which is a huge plus! We have bookmarked this one for our next stay. Only reason why we couldn't give this 5 stars was because the wifi wasn't working when we were there.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable, Convenient, Contemporary

  • 5 of 5

The Harborside Retreat was the perfect home-base for my 35th birthday celebration with friends and family at the Santa Cruz Harbor. An ideal location, comfortable furnishings, and amazing views set the stage for a fantastic weekend. Easily accessible to all the area attractions, and equally as enjoyable to sit on the balcony taking in the hustle and bustle of the harbor, or enjoy a meal on the front or back patio. This will be our go-to spot when staying in Santa Cruz!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was wonderful...one of the best homes we have ever rented. So many conveniences, just like home!

  • 5 of 5

There were 4 adults and 3 children and we enjoyed the space! Kids loved the basement area where they could color, draw, play games, watch t.v. and practice on their keyboard. It was their own little area with a bathroom! We could all spread out. Enjoyed the modern kitchen and bathrooms, large living -dining area for family meals and games. Loved the view with my morning coffee...beautiful.

Thought the floor could have been cleaner...found dust in corners and around edges of rooms. We did lots of sweeping all the time. Should be a rug between sink and large island...floor is getting ruined from drips. Beach towels are advertised but there was only one in the garage...we had brought extra. Could use a few more bath and kitchen towels...many were old and worn.

Overall it was fabulous! Hope to return next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Jose, California

Perfect beach getaway! Close to everything!

  • 5 of 5

We will be back again! My family and friends were all blown away about the location for the beach house and all the great amenities. We especially loved the remodeled kitchen. My family and I are huge fans of the Crows Nest restaurant so this location was SO ideal for us. No complaints at all!! Will recommend to family and friends to rent.

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
San Jose Airport

Other Activities: Shopping, kayaking, miniature golf, boating


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
2 Nov 2016 - 15 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
16 Mar 2017 - 31 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
1 Jun 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
17 Sep 2017 - 1 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £400
Cleaning £160 + Tax
Pet Fee £80 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

$2400-$2800 per week
Holiday rates are the same as peak season.
11% hotel tax added for stays under 30 days.
Cleaning fee: $200 + $100 pet fee if bringing your pet
Fully refundable security deposit ($500) required to block off dates over 30 days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Santa Cruz in Central Coast California

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Water View
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Warm outdoor shower on side yard
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Large Double Bed
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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