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Bedrooms 4
Space 2,150 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property


Full sun facing backyard, where you can entertain your family and friends, barbecuing, relaxing in the hot tub, roasting marshmallows in the gas fire pit while surrounded by beautiful mature tropical landscaping.

The best location in town. 1 1/2 blocks to Natural Bridges State Beach Park. (famous for thousands of monarch butterflies) and a two mile walking/bike path along the ocean called "West Cliff'"

Let the good times begin, with the large collection of beach gear & sports equipment in the garage. No need to lug around your baby gear. I have it all at the house. (see photos)

Located in a small quiet court which is safer for children, quieter and more private than ocean front homes which have cars and people constantly going by. Plenty of parking.

Very well stocked kitchen with top of the line appliances. Large living room with vaulted ceilings, 8 seat dining table, & huge couch. Very spacious inside. Large HD flat screen TV in living room and master bedroom. Personal WIFI in house and yard. Redwood Outdoor table. Game table and gas fireplace in the family room.

The house is very safe with smoke detectors, carbon monoxide alarm and fire extinguisher. Everything in the home is well maintained and up to code.

I personally go to the vacation home between guests to insure it's in top shape. The rental includes a host. Susan lives in the neighborhood and can quickly assist with any unforeseen problems that might arise with the home. She will drop by and introduce herself, you can ask her questions about the home or get recommendations on places to see.

Check out the swift st. courtyard fine dining, wine tasting and The Santa Cruz Mountain brewery where the locals hang out. Only minutes away.

There are always fun events happing in santa cruz

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Westside House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2150 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • I can no longer allow outdoor day or night parties at the house. There are great parks, bar/resturants and beaches for parties, close to the house.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bedroom 2 & 3 Share Bathroom upstairs
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Next to Bedroom 4 is a bathroom down stairs
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , upstairs Duel sinks, shower, sperate large tub
  • 3 full bathrooms Master bed has sperate tub two sinks, shower & toilet . Bathroom 2 upstairs has shower tub combo sink & toilet. Bathroom 3 has shower, toilet & sink.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Family room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Pull out sofa sleeps two.
    Living room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , There are two rollaway beds.
    living room - Large wide Couch could sleep 2 more
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Has own private bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Ground level next to Bathroom 3
  • I have beds for 12 . If you like you could also sleep on the extra large wide couch which would equal 14 spaces. There are four private bedrooms. The other three rooms listed are areas where the other beds are located.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.646154 based on 80 reviews

Lovely tropical/coastal inspired house, perfect for friends' getaway

  • 5 of 5

My group of 9 friends and I (all 30-somethings) stayed here for the weekend, for a Halloween getaway. To celebrate the Holiday, we were playing a tropical-themed murder mystery game, and this house was perfect for that purpose. The house itself is clean, spacious and airy, and very well appointed. Giant kitchen full of plenty of cups, dishes, appliances, and cook-wear for serving large meals. Bedrooms are all nicely decorated, beds all comfy, and bathrooms all well maintained. The master suite was very relaxing, and the downstairs couch is really large and inviting. Outside, it gets even better...beautiful tropical landscaping, lovely and easy to use firepit, and a lot more space overall than it looks. We did not end up using the hottub, but it looked very clean. We also did not use the equipment in the garage, but there's plenty of it. The location is great...easy to get to, and super close to the beach, very pretty and dramatic views a short walk away. Owners and their helper/caretaker were all very nice and helpful....everything is well labeled throughout the house, too (though there a few lights and plugs that appeared not to be working, or we couldn't figure out how to get them working). I would absolutely return here for a small getaway with friends only regret was that we couldn't stay longer and take more advantage of all the amenities of this place, this time. Thanks Geoff and Katie and Sue!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice review. Great Hosting to your group.
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Great place, exactly like the photos! Close to the beach. Perfect for our group of 4 couples.

  • 4 of 5

Great setup where it doesn't feel crowded even with 8 people. Loved the hot tub! We even used the bikes and wet suits! Well stocked with dishes, we had everything we needed!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything we thought it would be and more!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had the most enjoyable time at this beautiful home. Our group had 10 people total and all of us agreed we would love to come back annually. The trip there was a breeze ( we all live in Alameda ) and the house very easy to find with plenty of parking. We enjoyed playing lots of games, the awesome hot tub and the gas fire pit. We all agreed we wish the trip was longer than 3 days! We spent some time at the Boardwalk which was very close and a few of us explored the town at night. I would highly recommend this house to everyone interested in a beautiful place near the beach at a great price!!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place

  • 4 of 5

Walking distance to beach, monarch butter flies, restaurants and wineries and breweries. Had a great time on our annual reunion with college friends..... 22 years and counting.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Colorado Springs, CO

Perfect Beach Getaway with All the Amenities!

  • 5 of 5

My childhood best friends and I wanted to get away for a few days together as we all live quite far apart. I am so grateful we found this house. It was absolutely perfect! I love to cook, and I had hoped the house would have a decent kitchen and dining area for lots of shared meals. My expectations were wonderfully exceeded. The kitchen was gorgeous! The Wolf stove was glorious! And there was room for my friends to hang out while I cooked. The backyard is fantastic with a gas grill, gas fire pit, and a beautiful hot tub. The sound of the ocean a bit over a block away just topped it off. All of the bedrooms were well appointed and comfortable. There were even some bikes in the garage.There is a delicious French bakery, brewery, restaurants, and a great New Leaf Market a short walk away. The location is phenomenal. I wouldn't change a thing. I hope we get a chance to go back again. I want to go back already!!! It was a perfect getaway!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to have you guys. Thanks for the nice review.
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Berkeley, CA

Great Weekend get away!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location, great for families with kids. The enclosed play space in the back yard was excellent for the little kids and the Foosball in the garage was perfect for the older kids. Loved how walk-able this house was to everything. Thank you for a great week-end!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Geoff Call
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

About Geoff Call

I grew up in Cupertino and moved to Santa Cruz in 1994 after graduating with a business degree from Western State Colorado University. I was attracted to Santa Cruz because its a fun town and has a lot to offer such as world class surfing, mountain biking, great live music and of course the beach and redwoods. I lived in the beach rental for 15 years and loved it. I wanted more of the country life style so I moved 15 min away to Bonny Doon in the Santa Cruz mountains on some acreage with my family.

Geoff Call purchased this house in 1997

Why Geoff Call chose Westside

The location of this property is perfect. It's close to the beach. You can walk across the street into Natural Bridges State Park & hike/bike nature trails at Wilder ranch. In the fall you see thousands of Monarch Butterfly's, some fly around in the backyard. It's close Highway 1 North which is surrounded by undeveloped landscape with nice beaches, surf breaks and dramatic cliff's that overlook the ocean. It's one of the most beautiful drives in the world.

What makes this house unique

The backyard faces south. It gets full sun. The neighborhood is not congested like Eastside Santa Cruz and Live Oak. You can park your car at any hour and not have to worry about finding a parking spot. The back yard is perfect for a family gathering. BBQ, Relax in the hot tub, gather around the gas fire pit at night while surrounded by mature tropical landscaping.

The subzero fridge in the kitchen is very large and will hold your big Costco shopping sprees. The Viking range and oven is very solid and will meet you cooking needs.

I offer more beach gear, sports equipment and baby items for your use than most other rentals. For children there is a two high chairs, Bob stroller, car seats, pack and play, childrens bikes/helmets, booster seat, sand toys, beach wagon, baby gates and a child bike carrier. For the beach, Surf boards, body boards, bikes, coolers, beach chairs, umbrella

Guestbook comments from the owner

Had a fantastic time at Geoff's Ultimate Beach House. Stayed there with my family while our house's bathroom was being remodeled on the other side of the hill. It was great to experience living on the coast for a few days. Thanks Geoff and your family for such a nice place.
May 2016
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Natural Bridges State Beach
Steamer Lane
Crow's Nest Restaurant
Mystery Spot
Cowell Beach
Harbor Cafe
Stagnaro Bros Seafood
Kelly's French Bakery
Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Derby Park
Lighthouse Point Park
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
"" Big Trees" is a section of old growth redwoods in the park, a must see. Lots of beautifu..."
Monterey Bay Aquarium
A Taste of Monterey's Cannery Row Bay View Tasting Room
Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf
Sushi Totoro -- CLOSED
Moe's Alley
Kuumbwa Jazz Center
Parish Publick House
Las Olitas Cantina & Grill
West Cliff Drive
Roaring Camp, Big Trees & Pacific Railroad
Pleasure Point
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
San Jose
Nearest Barpub
Santa Cruz Mountain Brewery
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
De Laveaga
Nearest Restaurant
Bonny Doon Winey and restaurant
Nearest Beach
Natural Bridges
Car: recommended

Across the street from Natural Bridges State Beach Park. Westcliff is a 5 minute walk away. It is a two mile walk bike path along the ocean with a amazing view of the Monterey bay. Close by is the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Wharf, downtown Santa Cruz. Great surfing spots like Steamers Lane, Cowell's Beach, Pleasure Point and many point breaks up highway 1 north are only minutes away. Wilder ranch and Henny Cowel offer world class mountain biking.

Walk to Kelly‘s bakery for pastry’s and coffee, Bonnydoon vinyards for wine tasting, fine dining or a pint and food at the Mountain brewery. Santa Cruz has great night life and many great places to see live music at night such as the Kumumbaa jazz center, Catalyst, Moe’s Alley and the Crow’sNest

Take a scenic drive up North to San Franciso or head south to the world famous Montrey bay aquarium.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $175 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

If there are gaps in the calendar less than 5 nights, I will waive the 5 night minimum requirement for June-August

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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