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Harborside Retreat-Spectacular Ocean View on Santa Cruz Harbor

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Fireplace
  • children welcome


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:
March 20, 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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Santa Cruz House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
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
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Warm outdoor shower on side yard
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • 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
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(31 traveler 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.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: 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

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: 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.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: 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!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was 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.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: 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.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Rates & Availability

Santa Cruz House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mar 16 2017 - May 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
Sep 17 2017 - Nov 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $200 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + 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 if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
San Jose Airport

Other Activities: Shopping, kayaking, miniature golf, boating


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