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Two story, dog-friendly home - just seconds to the ocean!

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 2,070 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 1 Half Baths, Sleeps 8

This lovely two-story Santa Cruz vacation rental has everything to make your vacation a winning one. Enjoy the ocean breezes from two decks. Your worries will be just a memory in no time.

Just two miles from lovely Capitola and four miles from Santa Cruz proper, this home is just minutes from the beach and your chance to surf!

This chic three-bedroom, dog-friendly home has a reverse floor plan with the bedrooms on ground level and the living room on the second floor. It may feel odd to some, but it works after a long day of sightseeing around town.

The great room is large and inviting with a plush couch and chair to sooth tired muscles. Start a cozy fire and enjoy the warmth on a cool winter's night. A sliding glass door leads to a outdoor deck perfect for entertaining or savoring a glass of wine after dinner. The cable TV and free WiFi guarantee fun movie nights or simple evenings listening to music.

Speaking of dinner, you'll be crafting a pleasing repast in no time at the gourmet kitchen! A granite-topped island, two-seat breakfast bar, and stainless steel appliances dominate the space but you'll have no problem entertaining in the eight-seat formal dining room. Prep for dinner at the gorgeous half bath just down the hall.

Each of the bedrooms affords guests a wealth of space and light. The master features a king bed and a large walk-in closet as well as a door to the outdoors. An attached bathroom has dual vanities and a stand-alone shower and tub that are a sight to behold. A second bedroom boasts a queen bed and rustic furniture, while a third bedroom offers a full bunk bed. There's also a second full bath with a stand-alone shower just down the hall. Retreat to the second-floor sitting room, to the comfy red couch and a flatscreen TV. You'll also have access to a second deck with a gas grill and dinette set.

A washer and dryer, a ping-pong table, and bikes are on hand for your enjoyment. Up to two dogs are welcome as well,though a nightly fee per dog and minimum fee per stay will apply.

Santa Cruz is known for its beautiful scenery and as a rock-climbing and surfing mecca. Head to the water to test your skills on a board or take a hike around Wilder Ranch State Park. You'll feel invigorated and recharged in no time.

Play in the ocean or just laze the days away on one of the beautiful decks. It's all just steps away at this lovely Central California Coast vacation rental.

More Details

Property Manager
Vacasa, CA - Central California Coast Office
Member since: 2001
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
19 March, 2018

About Vacasa, CA - Central California Coast Office

Thanks for considering a Vacasa home! We provide full-service management for privately owned vacation homes, and like to think that we offer our guests the best of both worlds: the unique experience of staying in a one-of-a-kind vacation home, with the peace of mind that comes from knowing that the home you book for your special vacation is cared for by professional housekeepers and property managers.



Vacasa began in 2009, simply because our founder and CEO Eric wanted to find a better way to share his wife’s family’s summer home in Long Beach, Washington with guests as a vacation rental. Eric and his early team worked to build Vacasa on the premise that local employees can do what they love most (taking care of guests, homeowners, and properties), while the hands-off tasks of vacation rental management—things like marketing, filing taxes, and maintaining a website—could be handled by a specialized central support team.



Our passion is connecting travelers with the unique experience of staying in a vacation home, and we would be honored to be your host. Please contact us with any questions about this home—our team is standing by!


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

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 2070 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue


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(61 traveller reviews)

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Two story, dog-friendly home - just seconds to the ocean!
average rating of 4.360656 based on 61 reviews

Great place to stay

  • 4 of 5

Some things may not work but you can call the number and they could possibly fix it for you- we didn’t bother but otherwise the place is comfy and the beds are nice!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Vacasa
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Great location, nice house.

  • 5 of 5

It was nice having the living area on the second floor, with three bedrooms below. Would be a bit of a squeeze for eight, but fine for the six of us. As others have noted, plumbing is somewhat noisy. Kinda weird. But, the front deck is unbeatable for an early cup of coffee as the sun rises. Would rent again...

  • Review Submitted: 11-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family &amp; dog friendly.

  • 5 of 5

Our two dogs were in heaven &amp; our family felt very comfortable &amp; at home there. Would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: Vacasa
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Vacation home away from home

  • 5 of 5

This home was excellent. So close to everything you want or need, the beach, cafe's, restaurants, grocery stores and is super pet friendly. Very clean and fresh and very spacious. We enjoyed our stay so much and can't wait to go back.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: Vacasa
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Paradise Indeed

  • 5 of 5

Pleasure Point Paradise was paradise indeed! The pictures do not do this place justice! It was lovely. I rented it out for myself and my bridal party to have a place to get ready before my wedding! The bathrooms have large mirrors and plenty of outlets, super helpful for getting ready - it slept the 8 of us very comfortably! We very much enjoyed our brief time there! Easy walk to the beach, but a beautiful view of it from the balcony if you don't have time to make it there!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Vacasa
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Great location and fun for the whole family!

  • 4 of 5

Overall we had a great time! The house was perfect for what we needed. Enough to do and great indoor/outdoor space. Perfect location as well. We did notice that the information the property management had sent us was a few years out of date and businesses listed no longer existed so we had to do our own research for restaurants and baby rentals in the area. Would've been nice to have, we informed them about it and so hopefully it will be updated for the next guests! The one thing about this house is that it is really loud. If you are walking upstairs and someone is asleep in the master bedroom you can hear everything. If someone flushes the toilet upstairs it sounds like a hurricane is going through the bedroom. We made it work but was the only thing that was kind of irritating. Otherwise, we absolutely loved our stay and would probably go back.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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