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Beautiful Waterfront 4B4BA ON the beach Cypress Grove at Pajaro Dunes! """

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Water Front Beach Front - Premium Cypress Grove, 4 B4 BA Sleeps 9 - 10

BEAUTIFUL 4 bedroom, 4 bath Cypress Grove Pajaro Dunes beach town-house, ON the sand - Front Row Pacific Views!

Welcome! Enjoy this FRONT row, premium townhome with easy beach access to one of the most pristine and longest beaches on the Monterey Bay. 2,400 + square feet townhouse, 2 dining decks, + private deck off master bedroom, fireplace, and 4 spacious bedrooms each with their own private bath. Waterfront, views from Monterey to Santa Cruz.

Watch migrating whales and frequent dolphins in the surf line from the ocean front deck!

Front Row Home Ocean Front Views Cypress Grove 2 at Pajaro Dunes

Tri Level Reverse Floor Plan

Sleeps 9 - 10 There are 4 LARGE bedroom-bathrooms with good separation between bedrooms. Excellent for 4 adult couples, ladies weekend, 2 families, or multi-generations.

Cypress Grove is one of the best Pajaro Dunes locations, our front row beach townhouse combines ocean, cypress trees and dunes in a unique natural setting. Enjoy the quiet more private northern end of Cypress Grove 1 to 10. Cypress Grove is located in Pajaro Dunes South; all homes and town-homes.

Get up early in the morning and go for a walk or run along the beach and you get a sense you're in a very special place.

RESERVATIONS: In your inquiry please to include the number and ages of all guests. A little about yourselves or if this is a special occasion event is appreciated.. Thank you!


Just steps to the water. From the top floor you follow a pathway through cypress trees and sand to the Pacific ocean.

AND From the home’s bottom floor deck is another EASY pathway to the beach and fun. This premium beach front home is ON the beach dunes, with nothing but ocean in front of you. The dunes truly are your front yard; step out the door onto the sand to one and a half miles of beach. With direct beach access, our beach house is not a second row home or across a parking lot from the beach, but is a FRONT row home sitting directly on the dunes with a natural oceanside landscape.

Gas BBQ...

All house linens are included

8 low beach chairs for guests.


Tri Level Reverse Floor Plan......

Enter to ocean views on the top floor's comfortable living areas with dining, kitchen, and outside oceanside dining deck. The top floor also has a wet bar, fireplace, and an additional large private dining deck with gas BBQ off the kitchen. The western decks face the Pacific. Plenty of outdoor seating is also available on the private eastern deck off the kitchen with lovely views of dunes, cypress trees, mountains and fields.

Second floor: 2 spacious master king bedroom suites, one with its own ocean view deck.

Bottom floor: an additional 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The third bedroom with 2 queen beds and opens to the dunes and beach pathway. The fourth bedroom with three extra long twin beds.

Bedroom Configurations:

Bedroom 1 Master suite with large bathroom + ocean front deck 1 king bed

Bedroom 2 Master suite with large bathroom 1 king bed

Bedroom 3 Large bedroom suite with standard bathroom 2 queen beds

Bedroom 4 Large bedroom suite with standard bathroom 3 extra long single beds


Enjoy the ocean views and hear the sounds of surf outside your door.

And for fun at the beach, there are plenty of sand toys and adult shovels for architectural design!

Just minutes to Moss Landing, Carmel, Monterey golf, and Santa Cruz/Capitola attractions. Pajaro Dunes Resort provides tennis courts,, a volleyball court, basketball court, soccer field and bocce ball on site.

We're located on the Monterey Bay near miles of artichoke and strawberry fields. Kayaking at Moss Landing and Elkhorn Slough are close by. And don't forget fishing from Moss Landing or surf fishing on the Pajaro Dunes beach!

Placed conveniently in natural surroundings are homes, tennis courts, and a grass soccer field.

Pajaro Dunes Sports

Courts for tennis, bocce, volleyball, basketball (½ court) and a softball backstop.

Trail paths for biking, walking or jogging on picturesque boardwalks, through shady eucalyptus groves, and along wildlife filled wetlands. Surf fishing on the beach....

Just for Fun!

Close by are several wonderful restaurants for a special night out, nearby golf, and fun shopping in Moss Landing. The Annieglass factory outlet is 5 minutes from Cypress Grove.

Guests will receive a Welcome Note with detailed directions, house information, suggestions for local dining - activities, along with Gate House key release for access. The Gate House attendant direct you to the Cypress Grove parking areas. They'll be able to answer any questions you might have regarding tennis courts, beach bon fires, biking areas - paths along the river within Pajaro Dunes.

Here are a few suggestions for some fun local activities:

Strawberry picking at nearby organic farms, great fun, great memories!

O'Neill Yacht Charters:

Wetsuit innovator and surfer Jack O’Neill; 65-foot catamaran sailing the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary:

Fishing, surf fishing or sport fishing

Monterey Bay Aquarium - Packard Foundation world class aquarium

Elkhorn Slough, guides & kayaking rentals 10 minutes to Moss Landing - Outstanding

Gilroy Gardens - outstanding amusement park for young children

Dennis the Menace Park in Monterey - free

SC Beach Boardwalk

University of California Long Marine Lab - Moss Landing

Natural HIstory Museum in Santa Cruz

Moss Landing antique stores - restaurants

Walks through the redwoods, 25 minutes away

Monterey Peninsula world class golf

Carmel Mission founded 1771

Annie Glass factory; premium art glass, Watsonville

+ Scenic biking through fields on San Andreas Road to Manresa Beach.

World renown golfing choices on the Monterey Peninsula...

With so many things to see and do at Pajaro Dunes and on the Monterey Bay, we think you’ll have a terrific time.


Debbie Smith


Please send us an inquiry for a rental quote with your dates, the number of guests and ages. Something about yourselves is appreciated too. Thanks very much!

It's always best to contact us for the best rate possible.

Pajaro Dunes is smoke-free, no pet community.

'Dear Debbie,

After returning home to DC I came down with the flu which delayed this note of thanks. We had a wonderful time at your place and the welcome notes and gifts were a great way to start. The girls immediately ran out to use their bags.

Our only complaint was we needed more time to do everything!

Thank you again for the welcome and the opportunity to stay at your wonderful place.

Michele, Washington, DC

'Debbie, We so greatly enjoyed the opportunity of spending Thanksgiving with our family in your wonderful beach house. Your house is so comfortable and so beautifully equipped - a perfect place for a family gathering - and on such a spectacular beach. We treasured and enjoyed every moment that we were there. Thank you so much for allowing us to extend our stay until sunset on Sunday. That made for yet another lovely day.

I hope you will have a lovely Christmas time - and I hope that we will someday soon be able to return to your beach house - if not at Thanksgiving perhaps at another time. Thank you for making possible our precious days at Pajaro Dunes.

Sincerely, Gudrun Rice', Colorado

"One of the things we've grown to really enjoy about the property is something we hadn't really thought through as much as some others might have, is the real sense of connection of nature and awesome sense of being a part of nature."

MP Palo Alto, CA

This Cypress beach house provides you with everything needed to enjoy your time on the Monterey Bay.


Internet Access

Cable TV~ Long Distance Phone

Fully furnished Kitchen ~ Appliances & Kitchenware


Wet bar

Designer Bedding & Decor Ralph Lauren - Williams Sonoma

tastefully decorated.

Two bedrooms with King beds and private bathrooms

One bedroom with two queen beds and private bathroom

One bedroom with 3 extra long twin beds and private bathroom

Washer - Dryer

Games, cards, movies, and books are provided.

Just bring your camera, kite, and bag for beachcombing.

Activities within the Dunes:

Trails: miles of paths for walking or jogging on picturesque boardwalks, through shady eucalyptus groves, and along wildlife filled wetlands.

Sports: courts for tennis, bocce, volleyball, basketball (½ court) and a softball backstop.

Birding, Wildlife, Fishing, Water Sports, and Beach!

To our guests:

Rates: It is best to call or complete an email inquiry for an exact rental total. Please include number of adults and children.

Holiday rates are subject to change.

DISCOUNTS for Monday check in, charity groups, active military, foundations, and seniors.

Check preferred or major credit cards welcomed through PayPal.

Occupancy tax, based on the rental cost.

A separate fully refundable security deposit is collected before your arrival date and then promptly returned to guests following the departure cleaning.

Reservation Options

Guests are welcome to make their reservation through Vacation Rentals by Owner from the Owner Directly paying by check or credit card, OR thru the VRBO program using a credit card. We are happy to accept either method and welcome all inquires or questions. Hope to hear from you. Thank you, Deborah and Les Smith

More Details

Deborah Smith
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Deborah Smith

Debbie and Les have lived in Santa Cruz county for 40 years enjoying our community, family and friends. Les is a retired business owner and Debbie a retired educator. We're both native Californians, met in college, a blind date at a Stanford football game. We raised our sons in Santa Cruz. Our Cypress Grove town home has become a magnet for our now scattered family and hope it brings your family and friends together as well.

Deborah Smith purchased this townhome in 2005

Why Deborah Smith chose Watsonville

My husband Les and I bought our beautiful Cypress Grove townhouse when we went to a Sunday realtor's open house. We'd been looking for a home near the beach in Aptos, Capitola, or Santa Cruz for a few months. We knew this was the one when we saw the setting in the cypress trees and the VIEW after walking through the door. It was perfect! Sitting on a sand dune, with cypress trees, and in one of the most unique spots on the coast, Pajaro Dunes South. A beautiful home in a natural setting was most important to us and we were thrilled to have found it!

It was really meant to be....

What makes this townhome unique

We hope you enjoy our beach townhouse as much as we do. Pajaro Dunes is easy driving distance to so much on the Monterey Bay. Just a few minutes to Moss Landing with its shops and restaurants but also a real working fishing community. Monterey and Santa Cruz are an easy drive away on Highway 1. But you may want to just relax in the natural beauty and uniqueness of Pajaro Dunes South! Private gated community with: many tennis courts, a conference center available for you, soccer field, basketball area, hiking, biking trails, birding and more. And most importantly, 2 miles of pristine beach at your door to walk, relax, and enjoy!

Pajaro Dunes is just minutes to Carmel, Pebble Beach, Capitola, Big Sur hiking, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, world class golf, organic strawberry-apple picking and much more.

Private 24 hour security.

Cypress Grove 2 is a premium 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom, 2300 square feet, three level town home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Debbie and Les,

Just wanted to let you know what a fantastic time my family had and how much we enjoyed Cypress Grove #2. What a great location you have! We loved being steps away from the beach and the water, I could hardly keep the kids out of the surf. We played tennis, volleyball, flew some kites, had long walks both north and south looking for wildlife and relaxed on the back deck. Great start to our family vacation and my parents 50th anniversary celebration.
Jul 2015
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Watsonville Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 32
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Weekends require a 3 night stay UNLESS owner agrees otherwise BEFORE a reservation request is made.
  • Pajaro Dunes is a smoke free and pet free private beach community. Our home is a no sand beach townhouse.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single , twin extra long
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen
  • King size beds (2) Two master bedrooms each with a full bath: shower and bathtub. Oceanside has its own oceanfront balcony with chairs + TV., Queen size Beds (2) Bedroom with two queen beds and private bathroom., Twin or Single Beds (3) One bedroom has 3 extra long twins for adults + private bathroom.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Piano
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • bay/sound
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Beautiful Waterfront 4B4BA ON the beach Cypress Grove at Pajaro Dunes!
average rating of 4.780488 based on 55 reviews

What a sweet place!

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully appointed and very clean. Everything you need in a kitchen to prepare family meals. The view was spectacular. We enjoyed watching whales and other wildlife right from our balcony. Hope to return next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your thoughtful review. Am very happy our beach home worked so well for you. Yes! The whales close to shore have been a special treat. Please return anytime, we feel fortunate to have had such great guests...
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Angels Camp

Family Fun

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful weekend at your beautiful home.

Thanks so much.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was our pleasure having such a really nice family. Lucky us to have had you! Deborah
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Family and friends Christmas at the beach

  • 5 of 5

"Mature" friends and family (over 70's) spent Christmas with the birds at Pajaro Dunes. Pajaro means bird in Spanish, and the high point for everyone was watching and trying to identify the birds, little and big.

It's a beautiful home, with front row seats for the view. Be aware that there is an uphill walk to the front door, as well as stairs inside to reach bedrooms and baths. It was good for us, but we all had to use some extra leg power.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richmond, CA

Beautiful Location, Beautiful Townhome!

  • 5 of 5

Right above the beach, with a great view and the sound of waves to lull you to sleep. Easy access to the beach. We particularly liked the 3-story arrangement, which allowed for privacy and quiet sleep. Nicely furnished. We will be likely to return!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. We loved having you as our guests! Sincerely, Debbie
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So nice!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here! The location right above the beach was fabulous. The house is clean and set up nicely for families. The owners were easily accessible and accommodating. Thank you for sharing your great getaway with our family.....We will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Cypress Grove was everything we expected and more. The house was right on the bench with beautiful views of the ocean. I would highly recommend staying here and can't wait to visit again! The Muldrow's

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

The Pajaro Dunes Beach is at the center of Monterey Bay, with the cities of Monterey, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach and Carmel 30 minutes to the South, and Santa Cruz 25 minutes to the North.

The Pajaro Dunes Beach over looks Monterey Bay and is an easy scenic drive to world renown destinations, resort towns, golf courses and state parks. There's the historic Cannery Row and the famous Aquarium in Monterey. Stop in charming Pacific Grove for lunch at the quaint Red House Cafe. Play a round of golf at the world-class courses at Pebble Beach, or take in the dramatic views of the Pacific from Pebble Beach's 17-mile drive. A visit wouldn't be complete without a trip to picturesque Camel, residence of world renown artists and art galleries. And, of course unique Capitola + Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and its wooden roller coaster. These places and more are just 25 minutes or less from Cypress Grove.

Pajaro Dunes Resort sits on the border of Moneterey County and Santa Cruz County.

Other Activities: Pajaro Dunes:birding, kayaking at the Elkhorn Slough, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Monterey Bay Auqarium, Capitola Village shopping and more!...




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,500
Cleaning $390
Tax Rate 11.0%

To our guests:

It is best to call or complete an email inquiry for an exact rental total which includes rent, cleaning, and transient tax. Please include number of guests and visitors adults and children.
Holiday and event rates are subject to change. There is a separate and fully refundable security deposit returned following departure.

Discounts for Monday arrival, charity groups, military, and seniors.
Checks or credit cards through PayPal preferred.
To our guests:
It is best to call or complete email inquiry for an exact rental total.
Rates are subject to change.
Discounts for Monday check in & seniors
Thank you

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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