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On Pasatiempo Golf Course - Near Beach and Wineries - 1 Acre

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
0
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

Description

Santa Cruz House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

SEE OUR VIRTUAL TOUR (Link Below.) The Gatehouse is a historic French country home situated on an acre on the Pasatiempo Golf Club, five minutes from Santa Cruz beaches and the famed Boardwalk, and close to nearly two dozen wineries located in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Pasatiempo is highly rated nationally. It is #55 by Golf Magazine's Top 100 in the U.S.; #14 by Zagat America's Top Golf Course Guide; and #1 Golf Digest Senior Edition. It is the perfect gathering place for family, friends or business associates. You can host in style - in the warm, yet elegant dining-living area or the brick patio area.

The house has three bedrooms. The master bedroom features a beautiful cathedral ceiling; a sliding glass door opens to a private deck with a secluded view of the 2nd fairway and a newly remodeled bathroom with a grand bathtub and steam shower and radiant heat flooring. Adjacent to the master is a nicely appointed office for your emails or work environment. All of the bedrooms, each with its own bathroom, have king- or queen-size beds, Egyptian cotton sheets and down pillows and comforters, Smart TV's and wifi in every room.

Activities while staying at The Gate House abound, from golf, shopping, wine tasting, beaches and dining to staying in and grilling on the patio or cooking in the gourmet kitchen to curling up with a good book in front of the dramatic fireplace or in the hammock.

And if that's not enough, the Gate House boasts a game area with pool table, Foosball and air hockey. Men's and women's clubs are available for guests who want to play golf but didn't bring their clubs (easy walk to driving range). The beautiful DeLaveaga Golf Course is just five minutes away, as an alternative to Pasatiempo.

Keywords: The Gate House

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Jennifer Lopes
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 14, 2016
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What makes this house unique

Short drive to beaches - less than 5 minutes. Located on one of the top golf courses in the United States.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

On Pasatiempo Golf Course - Near Beach and Wineries - 1 Acre
average rating of 4.5 based on 24 reviews
5

excellent

  • 5 of 5

house was clean and beautiful. The location was great, only a few miles from downtown santa cruz. The game room was loads of fun for our boys. I had read on one of the reviews that there was no master shower, but that was not the case. Not only was there a shower, but it also served as a steam. Everything was impeccably clean and i will definitely stay here again if i am ever in the area.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Weekend

  • 3 of 5

The home is a perfect location to base your family trip to the boardwalk or beach. Quiet golf course community. Although, the beautiful pictures were taken quite a few years ago and this place needs some TLC immediately. The carpets were severely stained even though you were directed to note any imperfections prior to moving in due to the "pristine" quality of the home per the write up. The hall thermostat was in disrepair. The reader board needed batteries and could not read heat temperature. The gas lighter for the fireplace was not working and no directions were provided. The TV's throughout the house were not working. It was determined that the TV's were unplugged with no direction to re-plug in before operation. Also the TV remotes were not located with the correct TV's and were not marked per the move in packet write up. The GFI plugs in the kitchen and one bathroom were not functioning. The landscaping needed some TLC also. This home in its day was probably great and pristine, BUT now needs some much needed attention. Beware and take note that the Master Bedroom does not have a shower of any kind. The bath was originally larger and this area is now boarded up and can not be used. This home could be so much more than it is today. Hope the owners take note and complete some much needed repairs.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate feedback from our guests. Our guest in this case arrived on a Friday afternoon and departed Monday morning. On Friday night we did receive communication about three of these issues which we attended to Friday night and Saturday morning. We found some stains on the carpet from the previous guest that checked out that same Friday and had ordered the carpet’s to be cleaned on Monday. One T.V was not working, as the cord came unplugged from the back of the unit during the housekeeping process, which we fixed Friday night shortly after the call. The real log fireplace was working fine, however the guest was confused as to how to light the gas burner (guest thought there was no gas being supplied to the burner, however with a bit more patience (15 seconds) the gas was able to ignite). We were not informed about a heater thermostat not working (battery replacement was needed). We are confused about the GFI comment as all electrical outlets are working. With the shortage of water in Santa Cruz county and the limitations on watering once per week, our lawns have become partially brown and thus the landscape comment is probably somewhat warranted. As to the master bathroom not having a shower, this is accurate however we do not advertise that there is a shower in the master bathroom. It is represented on our listing as tub only. There are 2 other showers in the home.
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5

Mom's 80th

  • 5 of 5

The home was as pretty as the pictures! We all had opted to stay and relax more at the home than deal with the crowds. Mom's 80th Birthday Retreat was such a hit, we will institute it as an annual event! And the hammock and spa were a big hit too! Such a relaxing atmosphere. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Naples FL USA
5

Our stay at the Gatehouse

  • 5 of 5

Our California children and their two boys spent a few nights with us at the Gatehouse. It is an amazing place, reminiscent of an English country house. The house worked perfectly for the six of us; we honestly enjoyed staying "home" for dinners, and really appreciated the game room (which occupied two teenagers' time very nicely). We'll think of returning next year.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Concord
1

Disappointing

  • 1 of 5

We (three middle aged couples) have rented vacation homes annually for twenty years. Until our last stay, we are proud not ever to have encountered any issues or problems, largely because we take pride in the way we care for every home we rent.

After returning home from our stay, we were contacted by the property management company (Inn at Pasatiempo) and advised that we were being assessed a charge for two stained towels. Despite several attempts to convince them that we were absolutely not responsible for the stains, we were charged for new towels anyway. Since we conscientiously and meticulously take great care to ensure that each home we rent is left in as good, if not better, condition than before we arrive. we are both insulted and extremely annoyed over being held responsible for the damage, albeit rather minor, that clearly was not attributable to us.

In addition, inadequate screens lead to a significant mosquito problem, especially in one room. One couple, had a difficult time sleeping due to mosquitoes buzzing in their ears and woke with bites all over! Finally, the AC system did not function adequately and there were insufficient supplies, i.e., no dish washer soap nor extra trash bags.

In short, our stay ranks among the least favorite of the twenty homes we have rented

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Redondo Beach, California
5

Dreamy Stay

  • 5 of 5

This property is spotless and beautifully maintained. The beds were plush and comfy. The master suite is enormous and includes separate his and hers dressing areas with sinks and bathing options as well as a private office complete with a workstation and printer. The executive boardroom off the combined kitchen and breakfast room has a separate entrance, skylight, wet bar and microwave. It had a large boardroom conference table that we used for playing board games and putting together a 1000-piece puzzle but it would be equally appropriate for a small, company off-site. Although the Gatehouse is well-located with respect to tourist attractions (e.g., Santa Cruz Boardwalk), we spent the first full day after arrival at the house, taking full advantage of the pool table and air hockey in the game room and swimming in the pool on the grounds of the adjacent inn. We didn't have a chance to use the hot tub located on the deck adjoining the master suite but we did enjoy the gas barbecue on the patio off the living/dining area. The folks at the front desk at the Pasatiempo Inn overseeing the rental are friendly and helpful and were available at all times to answer any questions, also a plus for any vacation rental.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
San Jose International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Back Nine Grill & Bar
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Pasatiempo Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Highway 17
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Back Nine Grill & Bar
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Seabright Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Peachwood's Bar & Grill
Nearest Point of Interest
Inn at Pasatiempo
Nearest Point of Interest
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Nearest Point of Interest
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Nearest Point of Interest
Walnut Ave Cafe
Nearest Point of Interest
Starbuck's
Nearest Point of Interest
Capitola Village
Nearest Point of Interest
Pebble Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Carmel
Nearest Point of Interest
Hula's Island Grill
Nearest Point of Interest
99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall
Nearest Point of Interest
Rosie Mc Cann's
Nearest Point of Interest
CVS Pharmacy
Nearest Point of Interest
Whole Foods Market
Nearest Point of Interest
Safeway
Nearest Point of Interest
Vine Hill Winery
Nearest Point of Interest
UC Santa Cruz
Nearest Point of Interest
Natural Bridges State Park
Car: necessary

The Gatehouse, is close to many of the two dozen wineries scattered through the hills. They include David Bruce Winery, Roudon-Smith Winery and Silver Mountain Vineyards.

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Rates & Availability

Santa Cruz House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall
Oct 1 2016 - Feb 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$375
From
$475
Fri,Sat
 
 
Winter/Spring
Feb 23 2017 - May 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$375
From
$475
Fri,Sat
 
 
Memorial Day 2017
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,875
Flat fee
 
 
Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$475
From
$575
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$375
From
$475
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $800
Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 11.0%

Memorial Day, 4th of July and Labor Day - $725/nt
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Amenities

Santa Cruz House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Each bedroom has quality linens and adjoining bathrooms.
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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