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Panaramic Views from Monterey to Capitola, Beach Studio Overlooking 100' Cliff!!

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Bedrooms 1
Property type studio

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No better view in Santa Cruz!!!!!!!!!

Dolphins, Whales, Outers, Birds.......Amazing Sunsets from Beach Studio. Own private yard & studio overlooking the Ocean. Private Terrace, and stairway to own chairs on edge of the cliff. The studio has an outdoor kitchenette on covered porch overlooking the ocean. Private yard overlooking ocean. Well stocked refrigerator. Ocean View from Queen Bed. Flat screen T.V., All in a quiet, peaceful neighborhood. Great for hiking, & walking. We have bikes for your use, along with boogy boards, & kite flying, A dog may be allowed for an additional fee. A 3rd person may be allowed for an $20. extra per night. Be sure and check out the video! It is located on the main picture, top left. If possible, email or text host 1/2 an hour before arrival.

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Jeanell Wilkins
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2016

About Jeanell Wilkins

My husband & I live in the main part of the home. We love sports, tennis, surfing, swimming. We have been licensed for respite foster care and have been doing so for 8 years.

Jeanell Wilkins purchased this studio in 2005

Why Jeanell Wilkins chose Santa Cruz County

This is our dream home.

What makes this studio unique

Wildlife all around the home. From birds, fish, dolphins, whale, outers, etc.


based on 8 traveler reviews

Panaramic Views from Monterey to Capitola, Beach Studio Overlooking 100' Cliff!!
average rating of 4.125 based on 8 reviews
Boulder, Colorado

Amazing ocean views and sounds from your bed

  • 5 of 5

We so appreciatedon't Jeanelle's hospitality during our stay, especially when we had to be out of the studio from 2pm-12am for a wedding. She checked on our dogs, even inviting them into her main house. So kind! This allowed us to enjoy the wedding confident that our precious pups were doing great. Otherwise everything we needed was available and quickly tended to. We will be back!!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beach views/whale watching

  • 3 of 5

We spent 2 nights @ Jeanell's beach studio. We spotted a whale the first afternoon and fortunately, there was a set of binoculars available! The views of the ocean and beach were amazing!

The outdoor "kitchenette" is limited, as the owner says in her description. It is also a very cluttered area. Because everything is outside, nothing is really clean. We were visited by something in the middle of the night that ate through a bag and left a mess the next morning. We made sure to not leave anything out after that. But the second night, it returned and made scratching, gnawing noises that kept us awake. When I told Jeanell what happened,she did say that she forgot to tell us that we should put our things in an ice chest because there are cliff dwellers day and night (raccoons,skunks, squirrels, chipmunks and mice). Perhaps that suggestion should be visibly posted in the kitchen area and noted in the House Rules for safety and cleanliness concerns.

There was an informational file that provided some good tips for dining out, we especially enjoyed Johnny's Harborside and Crow's nest.

Our dealings with the owner were pleasant and brief, only meeting at the front of the house when we arrived and responding to texts about the critter.

The studio is in a good location, close to the beach. We enjoyed the view and whale watching.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice cliff dwelling

  • 5 of 5

Very private patio offers sweeping views of The Monterey Bay. A welcome retreat - perfect for couples.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy, Beautiful View, Relaxing.

  • 4 of 5

Renting a studio is generally not the route my wife and I take. This time we had no choice as all the homes we normally stay at were booked. We are so happy we didn't get what we wanted because this little cozy nest is all one needs to unwind, gather your thoughts, read, and enjoy life. Very Bohemian with a ton of books to choose from; There are several outdoor sitting areas to enjoy the wonderful views of Monterey Bay; you can cook outside, play darts, or close the drapes and take a nap with the noise of crashing waves. Studio is very clean and while we needed nothing Jeanell is the type of person that would be there at a moments notice to provide anything needed.

Give it a try and you will not be disappointed. The small welcome sign with your name on it will greet you and the smile on your face starts the unwinding process.

If you want a place for yourself or your other half we would highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were looking for a quite retreat where it was all about watching the ocean. This was exactly what we wanted. We spend hours sitting in the private back yard watching wales, seals and sea otters. Janelle made everything very easy and made sure we were comfortable. We love her taste in decorating and immediately went home and started copying some of her ideas in our own back yard. Bed was comfortable, shower was spacious and plenty of hot water. Charming outdoor kitchen was well stocked. She even had binoculars for the guests to use. Loved it and we will be back.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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beautiful view

  • 4 of 5

the room is quite smaller than we had expected but the set up and view was amazing! owners were very hospitable and made sure everything was available as needed. they also gave some great reviews on places to visit!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
San Jose Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
2 minutes
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
5 minutes
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
3 minutes
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
2 minutes
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Rio Del Mar Beach
Car: recommended

Imperial Court Sports Club is 5 minutes away. For $15. you will have access to play tennis, spa, pool, hot tub, handball & lounge. Unsurpassed, unimpeded panoramic, ocean, bay, cement ship & whitewater views! Moments to Seacliff Village with famous Manuel's Mexican Restaurant, Marianne's Ice Cream, Hwy 1 Pizza within a mile, plus so much more! This has one of the most breathtaking Pacific Ocean views in Northern California. You will feel like you are on a cruise ship in the middle of the ocean, yet you are a short stroll to the steps that will lead you down to Seascape beach and the cement boat at the end of the pier.


Rates & Availability

Aptos Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
July 4th
Jul 4 2017 - Jul 5 2017
1 night minimum stay
July 4th 2018
Jul 4 2018 - Jul 5 2018
1 night minimum stay
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1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $55 + Tax
Pet Fee $25
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 11.0%

If a third person is approved, a fee of $20. per night is asked. Small dog may be approved, for a $25. fee.

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.
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Aptos Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Full bathroom, towels, shampoo, etc.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen bed, also fold out foam pad for extra.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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