SANTA CRUZ LUXURY HOME. FANTASTIC LOCATION! WALK TO THE BOARDWALK, TOWN & HARBOR

Denny Carroll

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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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SANTA CRUZ LUXURY HOME. FANTASTIC LOCATION! WALK TO THE BOARDWALK, TOWN & HARBOR

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2 bedrooms, bedding in sunroom and 2 1/2 half bath, sleeps 7

Enjoy the best of Santa Cruz all within walking distance. Stay at the ultimate Santa Cruz vacation rental house in the very popular Seabright Beach neighborhood. You can walk to the Boardwalk, the Warf, the yacht harbor and even downtown from this location. This two story, two bedroom, 2.5 bath home has all the elements of the perfect vacation get-a-way. The home is on quiet Mott Avenue and is situated just 110 steps from Seabright State Beach, a south facing beach and the warmest, sunniest beach in Santa Cruz County. Seabright beach is 1/2 mile wide & bordered on the west by the San Lorenzo River and Santa Cruz Boardwalk and to the east by the Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor. The home is fully remodeled residence. For maximum white-water view of the bay, you’ll find all of the living spaces upstairs.

Upstairs Living Area: The living spaces of this home are located upstairs to take advantage of the fantastic white water views, of the Monterey Bay, the beautiful cypress trees, and the neighborhood roof-tops and the Seabright neighborhood.

The upstairs area is large, open and very bright. At almost 600 square feet, this large living area includes the living room, kitchen area, dining area, sun room area and a convenient half bath. The area upstairs features 11, (yes eleven) , skylights and 19 windows so perhaps we should consider the whole upstairs a sun room! Not to worry, there are shades if it’s just too much. You don't need the shades for privacy though since you are high above everyone.

Upstairs Deck: The rooftop deck is 275 square feet, and is accessible right outside the upstairs living room where you can relax, listen and look at the ocean and also enjoy great views of the Seabright neighborhood. The deck enclosure design provides maximum privacy from neighbors yet maintains 100% of the surrounding rooftop, cypress trees, beach and ocean view. The capped, glass top railing also provides fabulous shelter from breezes on those cooler days, making the deck functional even during less than ideal weather.

Living Room: The living room contains a large “L” shaped built in sofa, a gas fireplace, 47 inch LCD HDTV and multimedia entertainment center. The built-in sofa can be easily converted to a two twin bed sized sleeping area if needed. The sofa cushions are 3 feet wide eight inches thick and very high quality and are very comfortable for sleeping. This isn’t like sleeping on one of those fold out sofa beds. To round out the luxury of the living room, there is a electric massage recliner chair for complete relaxation.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Denny Carroll (Owner)
Advertiser since 2005
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About Denny Carroll

While visiting friends in Santa Cruz, we fell in love with the town and it's natural beauty. In 1993 we purchased our Mott Avenue home and spent many weekends there. The house was fully remodeled by 2000 and new hardwood floors other upgrades and new carpet was added in 2009. Recently we purchased another home about a mile away where we now live and Mott Ave has become a full time vacation rental.

Denny Carroll purchased this house in 1993

Why Denny Carroll chose Santa Cruz

As anyone in the greater bay area can tell you, Santa Cruz offers the warmest and family friendly beaches in northern California with world class surfing and the Santa Cruz Boardwalk - one of the last seaside amusement parks left in the US. Santa Cruz is a wonderful place for young and old.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time in this beach house! The location of this house is great and the house is beautiful!

Tames and Pat

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Aug 2008
  • 1 of 4
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 13 traveler reviews

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Santa Cruz luxury home. Fantastic location! Walk to the boardwalk, town & harbor
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
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Santa Cruz luxury home. Fantastic location! Walk to the boardwalk, town & harbor
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p148221
(831) 345-9040
Santa Cruz Santa Cruz County
Hemel Hempstead, UK
5

Fantastic place!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at this rental for four nights in January 2008. We have rented several properties before including some in Santa Cruz and we thought this one was great. It is beautifully decorated and extremely comfortable (great beds!) and very clean. We loved the view from the deck and the kids loved to sit watching the ocean from the breakfast nook. The owners were very accomodating and helpful. Hopefully we will manage to visit the area again soon and if so we will definitely be in touch.
  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2008
  • Stayed: Jan 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Santa Cruz luxury home. Fantastic location! Walk to the boardwalk, town & harbor
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p148221
(831) 345-9040
Santa Cruz Santa Cruz County
5

Great Girl's Getaway Weekend Location

Great Girl's Getaway Weekend Location
  • 5 of 5
6 happy women just returned from a 3-day mini vacation at this beautiful, spacious, almost beach-front home, where we celebrated 2 March birthdays. What a treat it was for us to have such a pretty place. It has plenty of room so everyone had her own space if needed. Great kitchen. Awesome crow's nest deck. For 6 women, there are 3 bathrooms, great feature. We walked to the Seabright Brewery (about 5 blocks away) good food, live music, and full bar. We found a local place (2 blocks away) , where they make a great martini and have a pool table (Brady's or Grady's??) We loved having the garage so parking was never a problem. The entrance to the beach was just steps away and an easy walk to the beach. It's a great place. I did get a mini workout climbing the stairs to the 2nd floor where the kitchen, living, sun rooms are located. Thank you Denny, we sure enjoyed our visit!!
  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
Santa Cruz luxury home. Fantastic location! Walk to the boardwalk, town & harbor
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p148221
(831) 345-9040
Santa Cruz Santa Cruz County
5

A World Apart

  • 5 of 5
We're not from far away, but Santa Cruz is a world apart. What a great month we had on Mott Avenue – Seabright State Beach walks almost every day, high tide or low, the sound of waves crashing (or not), star-filled night skies, the full moon casting its magical blue glow. It was fun to be able to walk to the Boardwalk and past the amusement park if the tides were right. The house itself is neat, comfortably furnished and well equipped, especially the kitchen, obviously stocked by cooks, including lots of cookbooks. The house also has ample lighting options, something we book readers appreciated, and the best instruction notebook of any VRBO rental we've been in (and we've rented a lot of VRBO houses). The roof deck is a great asset, too, with a propane grill. And all of the above comes without getting in the car! Then there are nearby redwood hikes galore, excellent farmers markets (even in January!), diverse dining options within minutes, eclectic downtown Santa Cruz with its interesting shops, restaurants and museums. Kudos and gratitude to Denny and Bob for knowing how to be such exceptional hosts in absentia but always helpful if we needed them.
  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Santa Cruz luxury home. Fantastic location! Walk to the boardwalk, town & harbor
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p148221
(831) 345-9040
Santa Cruz Santa Cruz County
5

Awesome place to stay very close to the beach!

  • 5 of 5
This house is a great place to stay. It has a really nice layout with the bedrooms on the first floor and the living, dining and kitchen on the second floor. You can see the beach from the breakfast bar windows and the outdoor deck. The house is very comfortable and nicely decorated. Seabright Beach is a very short walk and you can also easily walk to the Boardwalk and Wharf in one direction, the harbor and restaurants in another direction and the Seabright Brewery, Betty Burger, and other restaurants in another direction. I would highly recommend this house as an excellent place to stay in Santa Cruz. It has it all!
  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Santa Cruz luxury home. Fantastic location! Walk to the boardwalk, town & harbor
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p148221
(831) 345-9040
Santa Cruz Santa Cruz County
5

Fantastic Santa Cruz location

  • 5 of 5
Our family of 5 stayed here quite happily for a full week. Everything in the description was spot on and we felt very much at home. The bedrooms are on the first floor, with the kitchen and large open living space on the second floor -- a kind of crow's nest with lovely views and an outdoor deck. It really is just steps away from Seabright Beach, a great spot, and a short walk to the Santa Cruz boardwalk and many fun, local restaurants. We would highly recommend it! If we find ourselves in the Santa Cruz area again, we would try to rent it again!
  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Santa Cruz luxury home. Fantastic location! Walk to the boardwalk, town & harbor
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p148221
(831) 345-9040
Santa Cruz Santa Cruz County
5

Fantastic, very close to beach, lovely views

  • 5 of 5
This place was fantastic. I would stay here again. The porch is lovely and relaxing. There are plenty of linens and the kitchen is well stocked. It is really very close to the beach, and a very short walk to the boardwalk. In my opinion a perfect location. No parking restrictions plus a garage. I didn't use the jacuzzi but it is enormous. I highly recommend!
  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
San Jose, CA
Nearest Train
30 Miles
San Jose
Nearest Beach
35 Metres
Seabright Beach (100 Feet)
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Several golf courses within 10 miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Eight restaurants within 5 minute walk
Car: recommended

Our home is located at the ocean on the first block of Mott Avenue about a hundred steps from Seabright State Beach and is off main roads so traffic noise is not a problem. There is a lot to do within walking distance of the house. The Santa Cruz Boardwalk sea side park and also the yacht harbor are only a few minutes walk from the house. In less than 5 minutes you can easily walk to several fine restaurants, coffee shops, bars and even a rock climbing indoor facility. The Santa Cruz Warf and downtown Santa Cruz are are about a 25 minute walk. You have one of the best beaches in California right outside your doorsteps. Seabright Beach is sometimes called “Castle Beach” by local old timers and is a great family beach. You can swim, bodysurf, beach comb, and picnic on the beach. Lifeguards are stationed on Seabright Beach during the peak summer season. At night beach fires are allowed.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Santa Cruz House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low Season
Sep 1 2014 - May 24 2015
3 night minimum stay
$270
From
$357
Fri,Sat
$1,820
$7,300
 
 
High Season
May 25 2015 - Sep 7 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,499
 

Additional information about rental rates

Departure Cleaning Fee $140 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%
Notes HIGH SEASON May 25 to Sep 7, 2015: Weekly only (Saturday check in/out) $2,499 per week + cleaning, Taxes.
LOW SEASON: $270 for weekday nights, $357 for weekend nights (Fri or Sat); 7 to 29 nights $260 per night; Monthly Nov to March $5,500; Low Season Holidays rates $357/night. (3 nights minimum but 2 nights OK Dec through Feb. Four nights minimum for Thanksgiving, Christmas/New Years weeks).

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Santa Cruz House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Family
General:
  • Living Room ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Telephone
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Parking
  • Garage ...
  • Iron & Board
  • PC
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Parking Off Street
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Grill
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master - toilet , shower , jetted tub , The jetted tub is a Jacuzzi brand double (two person) unit.
    Second Bedroom Bath - toilet , shower
    Upstairs Bath - toilet
  • Both downstairs bedrooms have private baths. The upstairs living area has a half bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Master - 1 king , A fold up futon is available for small children
  • Bedding is also available upstairs in the living area The upstairs built-in couch is 8 by 7 feet long and 36 inches deep and the thick foam cushion is much better than a convertible sofa. Sleeps two. There is also a fold down single bed futon in the sun room area upstairs. In addition there is a portable double bed portable futon available to place anywhere in the home.
Entertainment:
  • Video Library
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 7 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • forests
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • live theater
  • synagogues
  • health/beauty spa
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • theme parks
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • arboretum
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • boating
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • deepsea fishing
  • wind-surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
Notes:
Two High definition LCD TVs 47 inch and 37 inch one with DVR to record your favorite programs, free long distance telephone calls to US, Canada and Puerto Rico and parts of Eorope. Low rates (as low as 3 cents per minute) available to other European countries and Japan, Massage Chair, 2 person Jacuzzi, parking garage, walk to sand in seconds.
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