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Romantic Ocean Cottage with Panoramic Views

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Last updated: 09/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Half Moon Bay cottage 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

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • 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
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 yrs old....moreless

          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

          • Toys
          • DVD Player
          • Books:

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

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

          Theme

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

          Attractions

          • Bay/Sound
          • Restaurants

          Leisure Activities

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

          local services and businesses

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

          Location Type

          • 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

          • Beach
          • Near The Ocean

          sports and adventure activities

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

          catering options

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              forms of payment

                  • Accept Credit Card

                  General

                  • Telephone
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking:

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

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Parking On Street
                  • Firewood
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Shampoo
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Stove
                  • Internet:

                    Very high speed via Comcast...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Heating:

                    Electrical wall panels...moreless

                  • Linens Provided

                  Kitchen

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

                  Outside

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

                  Payment Type

                  • Visa
                  • Mastercard
                  • Discover
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  High Season
                  Mar 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $425
                  $2,800
                  Low Season
                  Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $395
                  $2,485
                  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%

                  Notes:

                  Reservation is confirmed only when payment is received and dates are still available. Full refunds should date be already booked.


                  Cancellation policy:

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


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                  Last updated: 09/19/2014
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                  Location

                  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

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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.

                  • 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

                  • 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

                  • The sun says goodbye in beautiful ways.

                    The sun says goodbye in beautiful ways.

                  • 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.

                  VRBO #113251

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                  This listing was first published here in 2006.

                  Date last modified - Monday, September 08, 2014

                  $395 - $425 per night (USD)
                  16

                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 09/19/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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