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Jeanne Adams

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Hear the ocean waves from this historic Victorian cottage. Almost beachfront!

66 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house

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Overview

Opal Cliffs House Rental Photos and Description

Two bedroom, one full bath, sleeps up to five.

Sharing Gates by the Sea -

Walk about 60 yards, around the corner, to the warmest beaches in Santa Cruz, including Sunny Cove and Santa Maria beaches. Play in the sand, boogie board, wander a long stretch of beach, explore the tide pools, and enjoy the sunset. Walk to nearby restaurants. The cottage is located halfway between the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and Capitola Village (two scenic miles each way).

The little beach house...Sharing Gates by the Sea...was once a part of the Victorian resort, the Hotel Villa del Mar, now a retreat center on 19th Avenue. Built in the 1890s, the 580 square foot cottage has personality and charm. The peaked redwood-paneled ceiling makes the living room feel spacious. The cottage sleeps five. There is a queen bed in the bedroom, and a full-size sofa bed in the living room. The private, sun porch room has a twin bed, and could be used as a small, second bedroom. The cozy garden surrounding the house is fully fenced.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Jeanne Adams (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Reviews

4.5
based on 66 traveler reviews

Hear the ocean waves from this historic Victorian cottage. Almost beachfront!
average rating of 4.530303 based on 66 reviews
4

Quaint

  • 4 of 5

Small but cozy .

Great location right near the beach

and a new Starbucks.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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AMAZING LOCATION!

  • 5 of 5

This is a cute small cottage that is tucked in between 2 amazing Santa Cruz beaches. You have cliffs, beach, and tide pools all just around the corner. These are not overly crowded beaches either. It's not easy to find a location this fantastic for this price. The house was very clean and had all the basic necessities. The outside area is cute and gets sun all day long. Parking is easy. The owner was very responsive and easy to deal with. My deposit was returned promptly after my departure. I would stay again and recommend to friends.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pleasant Little Cottage

  • 4 of 5

Ideal for those looking for that classic SoCal beach bungalow feeling in NorCal.. A little bit tight for a family of four as front room has only a small bed and does get some street noise. There is a pullout sofa bed in the living room but once folded out left little room to move around. But the place is advertised as being relatively small and seeing that there are so many things to do in the Santa Cruz area, one just adapts...Back bedroom was fine, quiet, and the bed was firm enough. In general the kitchen area was clean and the appliances were in good condition. However, some small details could be added, e.g. a cutting board, more glasses, and maybe another frying pan....Of course for those who intend to eat out everyday these suggestions are irrelevant. All in all a very nice place, and well-located near a very nice beach. even when the August fog was a bit thick at times.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy little cottage, good location

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our recent stay at this cozy little cottage near the beach. A great location to walk to beaches, restaurants, coffee, etc. really enjoyed reading the history of the cottage and area close to it.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Great location

  • 4 of 5

Cute cottage a block from a quiet beach. Coffee shop around the corner. Beds could be a bit more comfy. Owner great to deal with and responded very quickly. Better than a hotel room.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Fun times

  • 4 of 5

Great location! 10 minutes to Capitola, Santa Cruz! Stayed with my 3 kids for 3 nights... Will definitly be using again!!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Car: recommended

Santa Cruz is known for surfing and its historic Beach-Boardwalk, and there is so much more to do here! Within a half hour drive, visit the redwoods, ride the Roaring Camp train through the mountains, go wine tasting, shop in Capitola or at Santa Cruz's unique downtown area, visit the old Spanish mission, eat at unique restaurants, or take a whale watching trip from the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf. Plan a day trip to Carmel and the Monterey Bay Aquarium, 'The City' -- San Francisco -- is two hours north along the coast or through Silicon Valley and the SF bay area. Enjoy exploring!

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Rates & Availability

Opal Cliffs House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Off - season
Sep 7 2016 - May 24 2017
1 night minimum stay
$189
$960
$1,950
 
 
2017 high season and holidays
May 25 2017 - Sep 6 2017
1 night minimum stay
$240
$1,299
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$189
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 11.0%

****No tax is charged for a stay 30 days or longer.****
The refundable security deposit for a monthly rental is $1000, and the second payment is due one month prior to arrival.


County of Santa Cruz Transient Occupancy Certificate # CO00338. Date of Issue: January 12, 2004

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Amenities

Opal Cliffs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 580 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Note: The bathroom entrance is through the main bedroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Living area - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Full-size
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Sun Porch / Bedroom - 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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