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Romantic Ocean Cottage with Panoramic Views

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Last updated: 05/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The house is on a small, inclined lot with 1 bedroom on upper level and 2 bedrooms on the lower level. Cozy, wood-burning stove provides generous heat throughout upper floor. Baseboard heating throughout. The studio kitchen has maple cabinets and granite counters with all the expected amenities: utensils, pots, pans and basic cooking ingredients.

High quality furniture throughout the house. A large, multi-level lower patio for outdoor gatherings, picnics, and soothing ocean viewing. Ideal for couples, retreats, or a gathering of friends and family. As the only house on the cul-de-sac, there's plenty of parking. We have furnished this house with furniture and art for our guests and ourselves (we visit often). You'll not be disappointed here.


Point Montara Lighthouse next door: Point Montara Lighthouse with breathtaking coastline and secluded beach is 3 min. walk.
Renowned Fitzgerald Marine Reserve is teeming with starfish, anemones, and more.
Historic and reportedly haunted Moss Beach Distillery is 3/4 mile down coast.
Half Moon Bay offers eating experiences from honest country coffee shops to elegant cuisine.
Fishing harbor offers whale watching tours and fishing charters.
Outstanding golfing overlooking the ocean and Ritz-Carlton Hotel.
Hiking, bicycling, and horseback riding on the Coastal Trail

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 yrs old....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Due to the allergies of other guests and accumulated risk to the house, we consistently follow this policy....moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom Lower Queen: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom Lower Bunk Beds: 2 twin/ single

    bunk beds...moreless

  • Bedroom Upper Queen: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Lower bedroom has separate entrance and is large enough to add air mattress for children. Small lower bedroom can accommodate a queen air bed. Separate entries to bathroom with toilet/lavatory/shower. Top quality washer/dryer located adjacent....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Very extensive, high quality book collection. Wife is an online book dealer....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View:

    Set 100 yds back from the edge of a 50 ft. bluff overlooking the ocean. Can hear and feel the ocean rhythm....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electrical wall panels...moreless

  • Internet:

    Very high speed via Comcast...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Generous parking on cul-de-sac...moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Patio
  • Walkway To Water
 

Reviews

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High Season
Mar 1 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$425
$2,800
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$425
$2,485

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 10%

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100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 05/22/2015
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Location

0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Pt. Montara Beach

Car: Recommended

This is a romantic ocean house at the end of a road with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. There is a great sense of privacy and seclusion with large windows along ocean side.

You'll soon see why this house is centered in most of the movie-making that has occurred on this coast. Scenes from 'Memior of a Giesha', Bandits, and the just-released movie, 'Chasing Mavericks' were all taken place very near to the house. The latest movie having studio trailers parked right on our very street.

Seasonal Weather Note: November through March are precious times near the ocean with more dramatic waves and clearer skies.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: I've come to realize how much I enjoy enhancing the value of a home, so I now call myself a 'property manager'. My wife, Carol, is a first grade teacher and we also have 3 children who have young families in Calif. and Indiana. When I'm not playing with property design, I'm probably out training on my bike or reading or writing something. Owning this piece of 'Ocean Heaven', that we also get to enjoy, makes us feel deeply fortunate indeed.

Why the Owner Chose Half Moon Bay:
We never planned, in a million years, to buy an ocean side property. Yet, one day after visiting at the nearby lighthouse, I expressed a long-held desire to 'just see inside' a house perched beside the Pacific. Within minutes a 'For Sale' sign appeared and we couldn't resist. We were knocked out by the view... and the price! It was not just a 'slice of the ocean'... but a panoramic view! Recovering several hours later, we started having 'Purpose of Life' conversations. Soon, the house was ours.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
It's intimate and simple with many private spaces to savor. The Writer's Cottage below the lower patio is a world away.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • On a bluff overlooking the ocean.

    On a bluff overlooking the ocean.

  • Though the living room with the chair to view the ocean.

    Though the living room with the chair to view the ocean.

  • A studio kitchen in maple and granite

    A studio kitchen in maple and granite

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Towels and bedding furnished

    Towels and bedding furnished

  • Lower smaller bedroom with bunk beds

    Lower smaller bedroom with bunk beds

  • The new Writer's Cottage hidden just off the lower patio.

    The new Writer's Cottage hidden just off the lower patio.

  • Day becomes night as fishing boats appear.

    Day becomes night as fishing boats appear.

  • Each evening seems one of a kind.

    Each evening seems one of a kind.

  • Lighthouse Beach - bold and spectacular

    Lighthouse Beach - bold and spectacular

  • The Great Montara Beach

    The Great Montara Beach

  • Two levels with 3 steps at entry porch and 2 steps into living room.

    Two levels with 3 steps at entry porch and 2 steps into living room.

  • That enormous and enternal ocean.  Where will you take me today?

    That enormous and enternal ocean. Where will you take me today?

  • Every window is a part of the panorama of the sea

    Every window is a part of the panorama of the sea

  • See and feel the ocean right outside

    See and feel the ocean right outside

  • Ground level bedroom with ocean views.

    Ground level bedroom with ocean views.

  • Lower bedroom with separate entry and ocean view

    Lower bedroom with separate entry and ocean view

  • Lower Patio

    Lower Patio

  • Relax, daydream, and create with an ocean view.

    Relax, daydream, and create with an ocean view.

  • Beauty inside and outside

    Beauty inside and outside

  • A 3 minute walk to a movie location

    A 3 minute walk to a movie location

  • Lighthouse Beach - intimate and secluded

    Lighthouse Beach - intimate and secluded

  • Nearby beaches

    Nearby beaches

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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    Cottage
Owner
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 05/22/2015
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