PAJARO DUNES: LUXURY BEACH CONDO IN MONTEREY BAY

Mark Skeen

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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PAJARO DUNES: LUXURY BEACH CONDO IN MONTEREY BAY

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Beach Condo, 3 Bedrooms/2 Baths (Sleeps 8)

This spacious and beautifully remodeled Pajaro Dunes beach condo features luxurious accommodations in a perfectly tranquil setting. Ideally located on Monterey Bay between Santa Cruz and Carmel, this ocean oasis offers the perfect family getaway or relaxing adult haven.

The miles of private beach are perfect for building sandcastles, dolphin and whale-watching, or getting lost in a good book while listening to the waves crash on the shore. After a breathtaking sunset, cozy up around a beach bonfire and spot a shooting star beneath the sparkling night sky.

Outdoor enthusiasts love bird watching in the lagoons and hiking in the bluffs, and fitness mavens enjoy the tennis facilities and jogging through the nature paths.

The gorgeously furnished and remodeled 3-bedroom condo comfortably sleeps 8 adults. The master bedroom features an en-suite bathroom, direct access to the rear deck, a flat screen 32' television, and an extremely comfortable queen bed with plenty of storage. The 2 additional bedrooms offer a queen bed and 2 twin beds, respectively, both with televisions and DVD players. The sofa bed offers a brand new queen-sized memory foam mattress for extra sleeping accommodations.

All pillows, linens, towels and beach towels are provided, and the kitchen is fully supplied with dining-ware service for 12+, cookware, bakeware, tupperware, small appliances, a microwave, dishwasher, and a generously-stocked pantry with spices and oils for your convenience. The washer/dryer is also available to all guests. A full-size Weber charcoal barbecue is located on the rear deck for grilling, and the wood-burning fireplace is sure to add to nighttime ambiance.

Parking is plentiful, and is steps from the front door. The condo is on the ground floor, so there are no steps to climb up with groceries or luggage! It is situated on the north end of the building, and the sand is down a short, 30-second walkway and approximately 10 steps down.

Things to do around Monterey Bay:

For the curious – we encourage you to visit The Monterey Bay Aquarium, the Mission at Carmel or the Mission at San Juan Bautista, Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey, or downtown Carmel.

For the connoisseurs – you'll want to schedule time for wine tasting at the many wonderful wineries found along the Monterey Coast (including Bonny Doon Vineyard, Soquel Vineyards, and Estancia), or satisfy your taste buds for fresh seafood and locally-grown vegetables at any one of a myriad of nearby restaurants and produce markets.

For the shoppers – there are literally hundreds of charming boutiques and stores throughout Santa Cruz, Capitola, Monterey, and Carmel.

For the sports enthusiasts – there is tennis, biking, and beach volleyball right here at Pajaro Dunes, plus some of Northern California's premier golf courses are an easy drive away.

For the contented – stretch yourself out on the warm beaches of Pajaro Dunes, enjoy the cool ocean breezes, and make sure you take in one of our serene suns

Golf Golf Golf: Aptos Seascape Golf Course

610 Clubhouse Drive, Aptos

Phone: (831) 688-3213

18-hole, 5,813-yard par 71 golf course open year-round. Semi-Private. Driving range, restaurant, full bar.

Boulder Creek Golf & Country Club

16901 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek

Phone: (831) 338-2121

18-hole, 4,396-yard par 65 golf course open year-round. Resort, open to public. Restaurant, full bar.

Bayonet/Black Horse Golf Courses

One McClure Way, Seaside

Phone: (831) 899-2351

Bayonet — 18-hole, 6,496-yard par 72, Blackhorse — 18-hole, 6,175-yard par 72. Golf courses open year-round to the general public. Driving range, grill, full bar.

De Laveaga Golf Course

401 Upper Park Road, Santa Cruz

Phone: (831) 423-7212

18-hole, 6,010-yard par 72 golf course open year-round to the general public. Driving range, restaurant, full bar.

Del Monte Golf Course

1300 Sylvan Road, Monterey

Phone: (831) 373-2700

18-hole, 6,069-yard par 72 golf course open year-round. Resort, open to public. Grill,

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Mark Skeen (Owner)
Advertiser since 2008
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About Mark Skeen

Hello, thank you for looking at our listing! We are the proud owners of Shorebirds #285 for the past 20 years and live and work in nearby San Jose, California. We chose Pajaro Dunes for its spectacular beauty and proximity to our primary residence. We can be at either location within a 50 minute drive. This has been a special place for our family and the memories and pictures we will forever cherish.

Mark Skeen purchased this condo in 1994

Why Mark Skeen chose Watsonville

Pajaro Dunes is a gated beach community located near all of the towns that we enjoy to visit when we are not hanging out at our beach. We are close to Carmel, Carmel Valley, Pacific Grove, Santa Cruz, Big Sur, Monterey, Half Moon Bay, Pacifica, and San Francisco. The private beach is truly and oasis and the sunsets are nothing short of spectacular!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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Reviews

4.7
based on 12 traveler reviews

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Pajaro Dunes: Luxury Beach Condo in Monterey Bay
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 12 reviews
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Pajaro Dunes: Luxury Beach Condo in Monterey Bay
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p242639vb
408-857-8415 (California, USA)
Watsonville Santa Cruz County
Raleigh, NC
5

Fantastic in every way

  • 5 of 5
The price was fantastic, the view was fantastic, the accessibility was fantastic, the condo was fantastic, but most of all the owners are fantastic to work with. We will rent this property every time we take a Pajaro Dunes Vacation.
  • Submitted: May 24, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities
Owner's Response: Thank you, thank you , thank you. We appreciate your business most of all we are grateful of your kind words.
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Pajaro Dunes: Luxury Beach Condo in Monterey Bay
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p242639vb
408-857-8415 (California, USA)
Watsonville Santa Cruz County
Sacramento area
5

Great time in a great clean place!

  • 5 of 5
We recently stayed here with another family for our childrens' soccer tournament. We loved the location to the beach, less than a minute walk, and the location to the parking lot for unloading groceries and luggage. The condo was spotless and the amenities were perfect. Great countertops, furniture, and space for all of us to cook, play games, and hang out. Best of all, the owner was very professional, responsive, and very easy to work with. We are looking forward to staying here again.
  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Pajaro Dunes: Luxury Beach Condo in Monterey Bay
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p242639vb
408-857-8415 (California, USA)
Watsonville Santa Cruz County
Los Angeles, CA
5

Awesome beach house

  • 5 of 5
The condo were awesome. Beach was less than a 30 second walk away. Plenty of blankets, dishes, glassware, linen and towels. Owner was super helpful and would answer the smallest query. Would recommend this place to anyone looking for a vacation house in that area.
  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Pajaro Dunes: Luxury Beach Condo in Monterey Bay
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p242639vb
408-857-8415 (California, USA)
Watsonville Santa Cruz County
4

First time renters

  • 4 of 5
Never having rented a home before, we were pleased to have the owner help us through the process. He was kind and great to work with.
We found the location perfect for exploring Santa Cruz and Monterey with a nice home to return to at night.
There is no view of the water, but the dunes are very pleasant to look at and having the unit at the far north end of the property made it very quiet and secluded.
We would love to rent this house for a longer period next time to fully enjoy the surrounding area. We did find a GREAT produce market just a bit south on Hwy 1 by the restaurant called "The Whole Enchilada". The market had dried and fresh fruits, nuts, wonderful artichokes, and other items. Our son's family purchased items again on their way home as well.
Lovely get away and we recommend this home to everyone.
  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pajaro Dunes: Luxury Beach Condo in Monterey Bay
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p242639vb
408-857-8415 (California, USA)
Watsonville Santa Cruz County
Citrus Heights, CA
5

Family time

  • 5 of 5
Your beach home was our home for a week. We came from California & Colorado and enjoyed picking our own strawberries, the train in the redwoods, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium. All were special. But you can't beat days on the beach, reading, playing in the water, and creating sand castles with your grandchildren. We celebrated with s'mores and a camp fire in the sand. You reassured us we would have everything we needed and you were right. Thank you. We will return one day!!!
  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hey Geri,

Thank you for your kind words! Always a pleasure hearing how much fun and how many memories made at Pajaro Dunes on Monterey Bay. It was a pleasure doing business for you. Mark
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Pajaro Dunes: Luxury Beach Condo in Monterey Bay
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p242639vb
408-857-8415 (California, USA)
Watsonville Santa Cruz County
5

Parjaro dunes condo

  • 5 of 5
This condo was great! It was everything tha original listing said. Well stocked with everything you would need. Very comfortable and right on the sand! Wonderful....
  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kandas!! We appreciate your Business.
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Map

Map

Gizdich Ranch
Beach Street
"A favorite local breakfast diner."
Nearest Airport
25 Miles
San Jose, San Francisco, Monterey, Oakland
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
San Francisco
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Watsonville
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 1 @ Riverside Exit
Nearest Beach
Private Beach at Pajaro Dunes, Sunset State Beach
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Seascape Resort
Nearest Ski
250 Miles
Lake Tahoe
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Seascape Resort
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Seascape Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Ostrich Farm
Nearest Point of Interest
Monterey Bay
Nearest Point of Interest
Pajaro Dunes Company
Nearest Point of Interest
Santa Cruz, Ca
Nearest Point of Interest
Moss Landing, CA
Nearest Point of Interest
Monterey
Nearest Point of Interest
Pebble Beach, CA
Nearest Point of Interest
Monterey Canyon
Car: necessary

Nestled along the Monterey Bay lies one of the most scenic stretches of California's northern coastline. Here you'll find our secluded community of Pajaro Dunes, — architected to blend harmoniously with the gently rolling, natural oceanside landscape.

Whether you're looking for a perfect family getaway or romantic weekend come stay with us. Experience Pajaro Dunes as it was meant to be experienced.

The magnificent Monterey Peninsula has been called the greatest meeting of land, sea and sky and is recognized as an ideal vacation and business destination. While it is a given that the natural beauty of the area draws the visitor and endless activities including golf, biking, sailing, wine tasting and dining in restaurants that keep one coming back.

This beautiful seaside community combines all the charm of small town America with an endless variety of recreational and cultural activities. Monterey bay's rich history, the saga of California's Mission Trail, historic Fisherman's Wharf

Other Activities: Sea Shelling, Bird Watching, Amusement Park, Surfing, Fishing, Bonfires, Kite Flying, Sand Castle Making.

Cannery Row, 20 world-class golf courses, the world's best aquarium a unique variety of shops and galleries and a spectacular assortment of parks and natural areas combine to provide a truly unrivaled place for your next getaway. Pajaro Dunes @ Shorebirds #285 brings the peninsula to you!

Golf: Del Monte Golf Course, Del Monte Course

18 holes over 6,357 yards with a par of 72 (Public)

1300 Sylvan Rd

Monterey, CA 93940-4944

(800) 654-9300

2 miles from the center of Monterey.

Monterey Pines Golf Course, Monterey Pines Course

18 holes over 5,554 yards with a par of 69 (Public)

Fairground & Gardens Road

Monterey, CA 93940

(831) 656-2167

2 miles from the center of Monterey.

Laguna Seca Golf Ranch, Laguna Seca Course

18 holes over 6,157 yards with a par of 71 (Public)

10520 York Rd

Monterey, CA 93940-6538

(888) 524-8629

2 miles from the center of Monterey.

Pasadera Golf & Country Club, Pasadera Course

18 holes over 6,801 yards with a par of 71 (Private Non-Equity)

100 Pasadera Dr

Monterey, CA 93940-7637

(831) 647-2400

4 miles from the center of Monterey.

Tehama Golf Club, Tehama Course

18 holes over 6,506 yards with a par of 72 (Private Non-Equity)

25000 Via Malpaso

Carmel, CA 93923-9651

(831) 622-2200

1 mile from the center of Monterey.

Bayonet/Black Horse Golf Course, Bayonet Course

Awards

18 holes over 7,094 yards with a par of 72 (Municipal)

1 McClure Way

Seaside, CA 93955-7100

(831) 899-7271

4 miles from the center of Monterey.

Bayonet/Black Horse Golf Course, Black Horse Course

Awards

18 holes over 7,168 yards with a par of 72 (Municipal)

1 McClure Way

Seaside, CA 93955-7100

(831) 899-7271

4 miles from the center of Monterey.

Bayonet/Black Horse Golf Course, Bayonet Back

Ski: welcome to ski lake tahoe

not a lake, the lake with 7 world-class ski resorts.

Not majestic mountains, mountains with jaw-dropping cliffs, serene glades and spectacular views of the lake. Not snow, 400 inches of snow a year that pile up into epic powder, tight corduroy groomers, raucous terrain parks and endless moguls.

Not a place, the place.

The place to ski and ride. Ride and ski. On blue bird days, in storms that hide your tracks run after run. Some people pine for warm sand and fruity drinks; Tahoe is the shredders paradise.

Bring the kids. Teach them to ski in a place that will spark their passion for the snow. Thrill them with tubing, sledding and unbelievable views from mountain top trams and lodges.

Recharge at night with happening casino entertainment, swank, cozy or rustic taverns and restaurants, dancing, music, local hangouts and events.

Seven resorts, unlimited possibilities. The place will become part of you like it’s become part of us.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Watsonville Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall
Sep 8 2014 - Dec 18 2014
2 night minimum stay
$375
From
$425
Fri,Sat
$2,350
$7,900
 
 
Holidays
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 4 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
Winter
Jan 5 2015 - Apr 2 2015
2 night minimum stay
$375
From
$425
Fri,Sat
$2,350
$7,900
 
 
Spring
Apr 3 2015 - Jun 11 2015
2 night minimum stay
$375
From
$425
Fri,Sat
$2,350
$7,900
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$375
From
$425
Fri,Sat
$2,350
$7,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Notes Additional holiday rates (Independence Day, Thanksgiving, etc.) are subject to demand; please contact the owner for a quote for all holidays. Thank you!
A 50% deposit in the form of personal check or cashier's check is required to hold a reservation. The remainder of your rental fee is due 48 hours before check-in. These will be mailed to the owner's home in San Jose, CA. Please contact the owner for booking details. Thank you!

(Due to fraudulent inquiries, we are not able to offer wire transfers or credit card payments at this time.)
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Amenities

Amenities

Watsonville Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Parking
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Firewood
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Security System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Fireplace
  • Sofa Bed
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Heating
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Grill
  • Blender
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Queen size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • CD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Wood Deck
  • Gated Community
  • Walkway to Water
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Balcony
  • Tennis Court
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • museums
  • zoo
  • theme parks
  • cinemas
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • forests
  • library
  • pond
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • live theater
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • antiquing
  • photography
  • whale watching
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hot air ballooning
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • kayaking
  • surfing
  • cycling
  • sailing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • wind-surfing
  • tennis
  • fishing
  • spelunking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • paragliding
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • freshwater fishing
  • mountain biking
  • basketball court
  • parasailing
  • deepsea fishing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • surf fishing
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