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Pajaro Dunes Condo. 5* REVIEWS - Views to Monterey. Ground Floor.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Ground level - big views, 2 bedrms, sleeps 5+, 2 luxury baths, & more

As soon as you step in the door of this ground level condominium, you've begun to relax.The large picture window with views of both the river and the ocean, and the shoreline of Monterey in the distance, are always visible from the living area (open style living room, a kitchen and dining room).

READ THE REVIEWS FROM OUR PREVIOUS GUESTS... THEY DESCRIBE PELICAN 75 BETTER THAN WE CAN!!!!

From the 2 sofas in the living room you can read peacefully, light a fire (on cool nights or in the winter), or watch a movie.

If you chose to cook, you don't have to be away from the outdoor views and can enjoy a fully-equipped kitchen to prepare happy hour for the beach or to put on the salmon for dinner. The glass doors off the living room take you to the deck, where you'll likely enjoy most meals. (The pelicans usually provide fascinating entertainment.)

The master bedroom, with California king bed and television, has its own full bath. The 2nd bedroom has 2 twin beds, sofa and trundle bed. There is a blow-up double mattress. Washer and dryer. Electric grill. Internet access.

The community includes tennis courts, basketball courts and lots of riding, walking paths.

More Details

Owner
Lauri Pastrone
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2017

About Lauri Pastrone

John and Mary Pastrone bought Pelican 75 in the 1960s so their 3 young sons could enjoy beach weekends and escape the heat of the San Jose area. Today, a 3rd generation of grandchildren enjoy the same surroundings their parents did 40 years ago. The property is currently managed by Lauri Pastrone, one of John and Mary's three daughters-in-law.

Lauri Pastrone purchased this condo in 1968

Why Lauri Pastrone chose Santa Cruz County

It's the ideal location at Pajaro Dunes. Quiet and private... in between the ocean and the river... with massive views of the ocean, river, and sand dunes. And it's ground level so that families can be indoors and out but still be together.

We have upgraded and updated over the past 5 years, including 2 full master bathrooms with dual showers, new furniture and many extras. And we have the best cleaning team in Pajaro Dunes.

What makes this condo unique

Fully stocked with everything you could possibly need.... from kitchen gear to beach gear... all you have to bring is your food and clothing.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just wanted to say how much we enjoyed Pelican 75. You have a great place at a beautiful location. My family and I hope to make more trips there in the future.
Jan 2014
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Amenities

Watsonville Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Double shower / jets
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Double shower / jets
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single , There's a double blow-up mattress.
  • There is a double blow-up mattress available.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch Furniture
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Pajaro Dunes Condo. 5* REVIEWS - Views to Monterey. Ground Floor.
average rating of 4.859649 based on 61 reviews
5

Wow for tranquility and proximity to the ocean!

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of 4 from Montreal who stayed at Pelican 75 for 2 nights! Wow we thought we should have booked longer. Perfect spot to unwind, relax and swim. We saw dolphins and seals, lots of gorgeous birds. The place has more than what you need, grocery store is close! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Updated, well supplied. Enjoyed deck on first floor unit. Loved watching the birds in the estuary!

  • 4 of 5

Mini reunion with daughter in from East coast. Always amazed at how quiet and peaceful Pajaro despite many rentals nearby.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The unit is very nice and very quiet. Clean and well equiped with everything you need for your stay.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time, it's always nice to leave the heat of the valley and come to the beach. The kids always have a great time, which makes for a good time for the grandparents. We look forward to next year with a longer stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Completely surprised and ecstatic

  • 5 of 5

My kids and I loved this place. We completely lost tthe ack of time and never left. We bought our supplies and had every meal at pelican 75 with constant walks to the beach. My son wants to start coming here on our vacations instead of going to Disneyland. Overall, a great experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

Quite Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The entire complex is secluded and quite. Great for a relaxing vacation on the beach. No crowds, nice clean unit and plenty of room. We have three teenage girls and they loved being able to walk out the door onto the beach. Everything you need from towels and chairs for the beach to every supply needed for cooking. We even saw whales and seals!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great for a family getaway

  • 5 of 5

This condo met all our needs and desires. The unit was well equipped. And the location was perfect for its view, beachcombing and birding--if a bit out of the way for groceries.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
San Jose or Monterey
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
101
Car: necessary

Pajaro Dunes is a gated beach community of the Central California Coast. Monterey and Carmel and 17-Mile Drive are all under 40 minutes away to the South. Santa Cruz is 20 minutes north. Watsonville offers all the shopping and restaurants a traveller needs should you never want to leave the beach town. The beaches of Pajaro Dunes are surprisingly private. Many sunsets can be taken in quietly and with a feeling of solitude. The bird watching at Pajaro is known worldwide. It is a protected site for nesting of Snowy Plovers.

It's easy to spend lazy days on the beach and venture out to Phil's for just caught salmon and snapper in the evening. Or, enjoy Mexican food at The Whole Enchilada at Moss Beach, both under 15 minutes door-to-door.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95

$95 cleaning fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.