Santa Cruz Beach House...STEPS to Sunny Cove Beach! Great location and spacious home! Starbucks, WiFi, game room, outdoor shower, & more!
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100 yards to Sunny Cove beach! Family friendly, comfortable 1500 sq.ft home: 2 full baths, 2 bedrooms + "3rd" bedroom/living room w/ pocket doors close for 3rd bedroom, outdoor shower, WIFI, cable, gas/charcoal bbqs, game room, beach toys!
*1 week stay minimum summer
*6 adults+4 kids MAX, sleeps up to 10

Sunny Cove beach 100 yards from front door! "Ansel's Getaway” at Sunny Cove is a great family home in Santa Maria Cliffs, a relaxing neighborhood between Capitola and the Santa Cruz Boardwalk. Home is located on same block as Sunny Cove beach! On 16th Ave, near East Cliff Drive. Twin Lakes beach just a few streets over.

WALK to several beaches, Starbucks, restaurants, microbrewery, Sunday Farmers’ Market, and Black's Point market with lots of local treats!

Comfortable layout with front yard, back yard, "game room" / garage with vintage shuffleboard table, foosball, pool table.
Family / TV room, atrium, fully equipped kitchen, many amenities and kid friendly.

King size beds in bedrooms, queen futons in living room and family/tv room.
Internet access, TV, DVD player.
Beach toys, games and lots of kids toys. Baby high chair, pak n play.
Picnic tables in front and back yards.

Minimum 2 nights off season. Weekends require a Friday and Saturday night stay
Minimum 7 nights summer & holidays
This is NOT a party house. Neighborhood has many full time residents that call the sheriff if loud parties taking place.
This is a private vacation rental home. Only you and your guests accounted for on the signed rental agreement will be present.

I'm just a phone call away if you have any questions.

**Due to Covid, business hours and beach rules continue to change. Please check local websites for up to date availability.

Centrally located. Boardwalk is 8 min drive, Pleasure Point & 41st Ave 5 min, Capitola & downtown Santa Cruz are less than 15 min away. Many of our guests also plan day trips to Carmel and Monterey Bay. Easy access to Highway 1.
Sunny Cove has multiple entrances: Cliff steps on both sides of the cove. Or you can walk thru the back on Johan's Drive.

Check in 4:00 pm
Check out 11:00 am
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Sleeping Configuration

Master Bedroom
1 king bed
2nd bedroom
1 king bed
"3rd" Bedroom / living room
1 queen bed, 1 double bed
Livingroom has pocket doors that close off this room to form the "3rd" bedroom. Two comfortable futons will sleep up to 4 in this room.
TV/Family room
1 queen bed
Queen futon folds out to sleep 2


Washing Machine
Clothes Dryer
Full Kitchen
Cable TV
Smoke Detector

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Child friendly
Yes! We love sharing our home with families! In addition to the high chair, we also have a booster seat, toys, books, and games for all ages.
Children's books and toys
Baby friendly
Crib/Pack 'n Play
High chair
Parking Included
Driveway that will fit two medium sized cars or up to two SUVs is possible but a tight squeeze. On street parking may require the purchase of a permit depending on day of the week and time of year. County is evaluating changes for 2021.
Not Wheelchair Accessible
No, sorry there are steps at all entrances.

Getting around

Centrally located, easy to get to highway 1


These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from the map results, and you should plan your route accordingly. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route.
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Beach home owned by three families that love the Santa Cruz community, water sports, and all the wonders the ocean has to offer!

We wish we lived here full time but work has us anchored to the other side of the hill for now. When time allows, we are lucky enough to call this a home away from home. We enjoy surfing, boogie boarding, sailing, fishing, and just relaxing at the beach with our families.

FUN History: The house was nicknamed "Ansel's Getaway" as ANSEL ADAMS was friends with the original owner of the home, John Bei. Ansel and John would hang out in the basement smoking cigars and discussing leather tanning projects. At the time, Ansel and John worked together at a local leather tannery shop creating camera cases of course! According the the Bei grandchildren, Ansel was quite a character and a frequent visitor of the home.

We have had a few artists visit Ansel's Getaway that have been artistically inspired during their stay. Their work is displayed at the beach house.
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Policies and Rules

Check In: 4PM - Flexible
Check Out: 11AM
lock box. You will be given a lock box code prior to arrival.
No parties or events
Possible small gatherings but must discuss with manager
No pets
NO pets, no exceptions.
No smoking
No smoking inside or outside of the house.
Minimum age limit for renters: 35
Above age 30 is ok.
House Rules
Per City of Santa Cruz:
Occupancy limit of 6 adults and 4 children (ages 12 and under max) Some exceptions allowed such as: infants. Must discuss with manager before reserving
No loud parties, Santa Cruz noise ordinance between 10pm to 8 am.
Signed rental agreement with picture ID for all occupants, seperate damage deposit also required.
Treat our home as you would yours.
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Payment Policy
To avoid credit cards & service fees please book direct with us by paying with bank check. You can use credit cards via our other site on airbnb but there will be credit card / service fee.
Refundable Damage Deposit
Fully refundable assuming no damages and assuming you paid by check. A seperate damage deposit check of $500 is collected and is not cashed. After your depature, if everything is ok your check will be returned within 3 days of your departure.
Cancellation Policy
Must cancel 45 days prior for refund. Cancellation must be emailed to walton.carrie@gmail.com
Firm NO pets or smoking.
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Steps to Sunny Cove Beach! Starbucks, WiFi, Kidfun is a Vacation Home located in Santa Cruz, CA, United States. This Vacation Home is available for short term lodging and accommodates 10 guests
Steps to Sunny Cove Beach! Starbucks, WiFi, Kidfun has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and was listed on Houfy on Mar 2018

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