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CUTE COASTAL HOME on the ocean side of Highway 1 only 40 yards to the entrance of Poplar St. Beach and Open Space. Our home is fully remodeled 3BR+/1 BA. A WALK ON THE BEACH is less than a 5 minute stroll.
Just minutes outside your door, you can walk to the BEACH, run/hike OPEN SPACE TRAILS along ocean BLUFFS, and BICYCLE along the Half Moon Bay Coastal Trail. Less than 15 minutes away are an assortment of beaches perfect for walking, wading, surfing, sunning awaiting your discovery.
Less than 5 minutes by car is downtown Half Moon Bay with its assortment of fantastic, quirky RESTAURANTS; shops; two major grocery stores including an organic option; golf; RITZ-CARLTON HOTEL; spas; hiking trails.
Indoor amenities of our FULLY REMODELED home include a cozy sealed gas fireplace in the living room, whole house furnace for comfy temperatures, updated and fully equipped new kitchen with sea green granite counters, bathroom with a deep tub and beautiful beach themed decorations and lighting.
THREE BEDROOMS include a queen sized bed in the Master Bedroom, full sized bed in Bedroom #2, and a bunkbed with two twin sized mattresses in Bedroom #3. (There is also room for a child's cot.) The living room has a couch that converts to a sofa bed and pocket door that can be closed to create a 4th bedroom area.
Outdoor amenities include an OUTDOOR SHOWER with warm water (perfect for rinsing after beaching or surfing), brand new BBQ GRILL in a fenced backyard, BACKYARD FIREPIT with comfy adirondack chairs, and a pretty natural stone slate patio in the front yard.
KID FRIENDLY home with Graco NEW Pack-N-Play CHILD'S PLAY YARD. Also, kids locks, books, crayons available.
This home and location has a special feel being close to the ocean that is hard to capture in writing. We and our friends love the DESIGN and UNCLUTTERED COMFORT of our beach home and we are confident that you will too. Relax and enjoy! (Check out the GREAT reviews)
Keywords: House, beach house, cottage, beach, half moon bay, san francisco, pumpkin, moon, hiking, biking, coast, open space, coastal trail, downtown, Mavericks, pillar point harbor, Ritz Carlton
Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1) Full size bed, Baby Cribs (1) New Pack-n-Play Portable Crib stored in the bunk bed room closet, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sofa Bed located in the Living Room with pocket door to provide privacy and fireplace for a cozy mood, Bunk Beds (1) Two twin beds...moreless
Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower
Lovely Zen layout with a deeper than average tub...moreless
Additional outdoor shower with warm water to rinse off sand and clean up before going inside...moreless
Porthole view of Pacific Ocean through living room window
Play Station with over a dozen games and capable of playing DVD's rented at Safeway etc (for a few $)...moreless
Play Station games range from youth appropriate to teen appropriate...moreless
Local Services & Businesses
More of a partial view from the living room front corner window. If you stand in the right living room location, you can see across the open field to the ocean. Good for checking the beach weather!...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Golf Privileges Optional
Beautiful oval wood table that fits 6 seats with additional chairs in the garage. Table can expand to accommodate more guests....moreless
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Tucked near to undeveloped coastal bluffs, this beach home provides excellent walking access to beaches, bluff top trails, paved bike trails. Easy access to Highway 1 makes more beaches, the beautiful Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Golf Links and a number of tasty dining options just minutes away.
Year Purchased: 2002
About the owner: We are a family of beach lovers (especially my wife) who enjoy having a beach retreat that is easily accessible to San Francisco, San Jose, and the SF Bay area.
Why the Owner Chose Half Moon Bay: We love this location because it is easy to get to, and it is next to the beach, bike trails, hiking trails and so many ocean activities. We also find the people in Half Moon Bay to be very friendly.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Here are 9 of our favorite Activiteis:
(1) Easy beach outings!
(2) Evening hot dog and marshmallow roasts on the beach
(3) Taking a run along the bluffs and returning along the beach collecting shells.
(4) Biking along the Coastal Trail up to Princeton by the Sea for a seafood meal at Sam's Chowder House or Barabara's Fishtrap (2 local Favorites)
(5) Biking or driving a few minutes to town for a Sunday morning chocolate croissant or Farmers Market (seasonal)
(6) Easy access to Coastal Repertory Live Theater
(7) Enjoying a romantic evening sunset on our beach at the end of our street
(8) Savoring a sunset glass of wine at the Ritz-Carlton hotel while listening to the bagpipers playing the sunset tunes
(9) A cozy nighttime fire in the living room listening to music with the sounds of waves crashing and occasional blares of the foghorns drifting through the windows