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BEST OF PAJARO DUNES: 3 for 2! Amazing oceanfront HOUSE with VIEWS & KID STUFF

People14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,304 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Equipped Beachfront Home With Parking

3 for 2 special for stay dates from NOW to May 24 !! Book two nights and get the third added free!

(Enter two nights in VRBO dates not three, for correct pricing - if weekend use Fri/Sat only)

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Welcome to House 46 at Pajaro Dunes, also known as 'The Sanctuary.' This is an oceanfront, single family home stocked full of everything you might need, and more! It has its own driveway and garage for convenient access (unlike other homes you can only access by a long boardwalk with a cart).

To view a walk-through video of the home, click through the slideshow photos above and when you get to the photo with the arrow, click on it. Or, go directly to: https:

To view a walk-through video of this home, click through the photo slideshow and click on the photo with the arrow in the middle of it, OR go directly to:

https://youtu.be/a3fMDRYT8l4

To view a video of the path to the beach from this home, go directly to: https://youtu.be/O9fWqoueO3Y

The living room, dining room and kitchen all face the ocean with full ocean views. Look for whales and dolphins! The three-sided river rock fireplace is charming and cozy. A back deck runs the length of the home, and an ocean view sunroom allows for beach watching while fully indoors. The sunroom makes this home particularly great for grandparents who want to watch little ones enjoy the beach but not walk down. Most of the home is on one level, with just three steps separating the living room area from the 'bedroom wing.'

This home sleeps up to 12 adults on comfortable beds, plus 2 kids on fold-out foam chairs, in the following configuration:

(1) Master: king bed and en suite bathroom, some ocean view (sleeps 2);

(2) Sitting Room: adjoins master (separated by a curtain not wall), has pull-out couch with queen memory foam mattress (brand new), wet bar, and ocean view (sleeps 2);

(3) Second master: king bed and en suite bathroom (sleeps 2);

(4) Hall bedroom: a queen bed, plus a set of twin bunks, plus a loft with a double futon platform bed (sleeps 6), share hall bathroom

The sleeping arrangements are flexible such that the Master and adjoining sitting room can be a 'family' bedroom using the queen pull-out couch. They are separated by a curtain. Or, the hall bedroom can also be a 'family' bedroom as it has a queen bed plus a set of twin bunks, plus a double futon mattress in a cool loft that kids love.

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE INCREASED OUR MAXIMUM HEADCOUNT TO 14 BUT ONLY IF IT INCLUDES AT LEAST 2 KIDS. The home will be "cozy" with that many people. It would feel more spacious with 10-12 people. We do count all kids in total headcounts.

The separation between the bedroom wing and the gathering rooms in this home provides excellent privacy when needed for contemplation, alone time or a peaceful midday nap.

The large, updated kitchen can accommodate multiple chefs to create amazing feasts for your group. A wall oven plus a microwave and stovetop, two sinks, and all the pots, pans, plates, cutlery, glassware and cook's tools you could want. (There is also easy and fast delivery from nearby Watsonville, choose from Chinese or Pizza!) A new Weber propane BBQ is right outside the kitchen on a deck sheltered from ocean breezes where outdoor furniture allows you to relax and eat outside (we provide propane plus a spare). An extra fridge in the garage is a great resource for storing ice, food and drinks for your group's entire stay.

House 46 also offers dedicated wifi for surfing, working or streaming, plus flat-screen TVs, Comcast cable channels, and Blu-Ray DVD players. It also has beach supplies, toys and games for kids, and an extensive book and DVD lending library. We have a high chair and pak n play for the little ones, along with step stools in every bathroom.

Pajaro Dunes itself is a private, gated community directly on the dunes of Monterey Bay.

Because only those occupying Pajaro Dunes accommodations can enter the community, the beach at Pajaro Dunes is quiet and you may have it all to yourself much of the time. Activities abound in Pajaro Dunes, including surfing, tennis, basketball, sand volleyball, shuffleboard, birding, and shelling (all inside the community).

It is also a quick and easy drive to Santa Cruz, Monterey, the Monterey Aquarium, Carmel, the redwoods of the Forest of Nisene Marks in Aptos, berry picking, Gilroy garlic festival and Gilroy outlet shopping. Fishing and whale watching excursions can be booked out of nearby Moss Landing, which is also the closest surf break (although plenty of people surf and boogie board at Pajaro Dunes).

Please feel free to call anytime with questions at 831-200-DUNE. We are not limited to 'office hours'!

Please note that no pets are allowed at Pajaro Dunes rental homes per the Homeowners Association.

Cal BRE Brokers License # 01970986

Santa Cruz County Transient Occupancy Tax Certificate # CO 00113

More Details

Property Manager
Stacey
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 April, 2018

Why Stacey chose Watsonville

This home is a rare find on the California coast - a beautiful and large beach home that sleeps 12, perched right on the dune with full ocean views and has its own parking! The quality of your accommodations affects the quality of your vacation -- you deserve this!

What makes this house unique

This cherished family home has been called the Healing House, the Sanctuary and the Pearl of Pajaro. This home resonates with the decades of loving times enjoyed by the family and friends that have been its caretaker and kept it perfectly updated and fresh. Those who visit this home leave restored, rejuvenated, and with new insights and renewed intentions -- including those who didn't know they needed it in the first place.

Guestbook comments from the manager

"Thank you so much for a wonderful stay! It was our best 4th of July as a family! This house is quite a gem!"
Jul 2015
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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2304 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 35
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Cancellations will get refund per rental contract if the same dates re-book to another guest.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom for second master - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Hall bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , jets shown in photo are non-operational
  • Two bathrooms have stall showers; third bathroom has huge tub/shower combo
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Sitting room adjoining master - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Pull out couch has queen memory foam mattress - brand new!
    Third bedroom with loft - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , 1 Bunk Bed , Queen, a twin bunkbed set, and a double futon platform loft
    Second Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Twin fold-out foam chair; and en-suite bathroom with shower
    Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , King bed plus twin foam fold-out chair
  • Bedroom configurations: Master: King; bathroom with stall shower; twin fold-out foam chair (for kid, with bedding) Sitting Room: adjoins Master and has queen memory foam pull out couch Second Master: King; bathroom with stall shower; twin fold-out foam chair (for kid, with bedding) Third Bedroom: Queen bed, set of twin bunks, plus loft with double futon platform; hall bathroom with tub/shower combination
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Cancellations will get refund per rental contract, if the same dates re-book to another guest.

Reviews

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BEST OF PAJARO DUNES: 3 for 2! Amazing oceanfront HOUSE with VIEWS & KID STUFF
average rating of 4.880597 based on 72 reviews
Walnut Creek, CA USA
5

Perfect family beach vacation

  • 5 of 5

We were a family of seven, including two toddlers and we had the time of our lives. This house was perfect for our needs. We took long beach walks, flew kites, enjoyed other's bonfires, loved all the kid toys, great conversations had, game playing and a well equipped kitchen. We would love to come back.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location and well equipped for all kinds of activities. We all loved our time

  • 5 of 5

Besides the sounds and sights of the beach, we were gifted with a pod of whales frolicking out beyond the deck. It was an amazing sight. We had a great time.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sacramento, CA, USA
5

Another Amazing Winter Stay

  • 5 of 5

Rain, a full moon, sunshine, gorgeous starry nights—our stay had it all! We enjoyed relaxing walks on the beach, sitting on the deck soaking up the sunshine, delicious dinners we prepared in the well equipped kitchen, and an Oscar party. We collected more sand dollars and other seashells than ever before, and saw myriad sea birds and even a few dolphins. We also took trips to Phil’s in Moss Landing, shopping in Carmel, dining at Passionfish in Pacific Grove, and Gayle’s Bakery in Capitola. Lunch at Jalisco in Watsonville was delicious—they even prepared fresh guacamole right at the table.

Once again we found that winter is an exceptional time to visit the beach house—no fog, light traffic, panoramic views of the beach from the deck, and surprisingly good weather. The kitchen has been upgraded to include a brand new refrigerator and dishwasher. The spacious two-car garage has been equipped with a new washer and dryer. We wish we could live here year round, but were fortunate enough to enjoy a warm and comfortable March/February retreat in an amazing home.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best house we have stayed at!!

  • 5 of 5

The first thing we noticed was how well the house was stocked for all occasions. There were plenty of (matching) plates, flatware and even wine glasses! We have stayed a numerous houses in Pajaro Dunes and this was the best one for our group. We had 3 kids (3, 1.5 and 4 mos.) The house came with a pack n' play, high chair, bumbo seat and an area for the kids to play. It was great! There was an extra fridge in the garage which also helped store the excess food.

The beach was easily accessible and there were a couple places to wash your sandy feet. The Master bedroom was perfect for our family of 5. It was HUGE and broken into two parts, so it worked out great!

All bedrooms had TV's and plenty of clean linens and towels.

This house was amazing and we will definitely rent it again soon!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful home and amazing view

  • 5 of 5

This place is over the top and a wonderful retreat from our family. We have always loved this area and beach, and this home makes it that much more special. It has everything you would ever need and more room than you can imagine. We would love to return! Thank you for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home! 😊

  • Review Submitted: 22-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Our 3-day getaway

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for our group of 10 women. Comfy house, big table to gather around, spectacular view.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 1
Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Watsonville, Central Coast California

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring (3 for 2)
30 Apr 2018 - 10 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£1,096
for 2 nights
From
£396
From
£535
Fri,Sat
 
 
last minute
14 May 2018 - 17 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£898
for 2 nights
From
£297
 
 
Memorial Day 2018
22 May 2018 - 26 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,492
for 3 nights
From
£396
From
£674
Fri,Sat
 
 
Summer Part I
28 May 2018 - 12 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£2,087
for 3 nights
From
£595
 
 
Summer Part II 2018
13 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£2,325
for 3 nights
From
£674
 
 
July 4th 2018
29 Jun 2018 - 4 Jul 2018
4 night minimum stay
£4,426
for 4 nights
From
£1,031
 
 
Summer Part III 2018
5 Jul 2018 - 16 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£2,444
for 3 nights
From
£714
 
 
Summer Part IV 2018
17 Aug 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£2,325
for 3 nights
From
£674
 
 
Labor Day 2018
31 Aug 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£3,157
for 3 nights
From
£951
 
 
Early Fall 2018
4 Sep 2018 - 14 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,730
for 3 nights
From
£476
From
£595
Fri,Sat
 
 
Fall Part I 2018 (3 for 2)
15 Oct 2018 - 1 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
£1,254
for 2 nights
From
£476
From
£595
Fri,Sat
 
 
Fall Part II (3 for 2)
2 Nov 2018 - 20 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
£1,254
for 2 nights
From
£476
From
£555
Fri,Sat
 
 
Thanksgiving 2018
21 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
£4,109
for 4 nights
From
£951
 
 
Late Fall 2018 (3 for 2)
25 Nov 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£1,096
for 2 nights
From
£396
From
£476
Fri,Sat
 
 
Christmas/New Years 2018-19
21 Dec 2018 - 1 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
£3,157
for 4 nights
From
£714
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £70.72
Cleaning £232.15
Tax Rate 11.0%

Please see rental contract for additional details. Default check-in time is 4 pm on day of arrival and check-out time is 11 am on day of departure. Different times might be available under special arrangement but are not guaranteed.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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