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Picturesque Greenbelt & Ocean View Getaway - Ritz Carton

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Townhome, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Panoramic views and memorable ocean sunsets from a 2,600 square foot, three bedroom, three and a half bath residence located on Half Moon Bay’s 'Old Course' golf course next to the Ritz Carlton.

Comments from past guests:

'We just wanted to thank you for the use of your house in Half Moon Bay. We did many

things while in the area, Alcatraz, Muir Woods, Wine Country, Fishermans Wharf Etc.

But when I asked our family what was their favorite thing, they said 'where we stayed'

It really is a nice place, and so peaceful. Everyone had their own space...'

R.D. Kansas - 7 adults

Family Gathering/Sightseeing

'Thank you for letting us stay in your beautiful house.'

S.G., Germany - 6 adults and 2 children

Family reunion and sightseeing holiday

“We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to San Francisco and surrounds. The house was very comfortable and included everything, except for the keys to your car, required to maximize our experience. We especially appreciated the provided Internet access for planning our day trips.”

D.N. Manitoba, Canada – 6 adults

Family sightseeing holiday

“…I've passed your number on to several of my friends who travel frequently and highly recommended it… Your place was so much better than the other house that was rented for other members of our family.”

J.R. Fort Worth, TX – 6 adults & 1 child

Wedding

“….Please keep our deposit for the same time next year.”

J.R. Portland Oregon – 5 adults

HMB Pumpkin Festival

“We enjoyed your home very much. And so did the family. It is in such a lovely setting and fit our needs perfectly. We will recommend your vacation house.”

S.H. Sacramento, CA – 7 adults

Wedding

“Many thanks! We enjoyed the house and Half Moon Bay very much.”

C.S. England, 4 adults

Part of a 3 week family holiday to California

“The best house we have ever rented.”

T.L., Washington, 3 couples

40th Anniversary Celebration

We enjoyed our stay and are going to tell our friends and associates about your house.

E.D., Paris, France – 4 adults and 2 children

Holiday

“… a quick note to let you know how happy we are with your house. It's so spacious, comfortable and clean, and the high ceilings are just spectacular. … we should come back every summer.”

R.C., Hong Kong – 3 adults and 3 children

Summer holiday

“…Your location was absolutely perfect! It is true that the pictures do not show how truly beautiful and inviting it is. It felt like home away from home. We will definitely recommend you…”

D.S., California – 6 adults and one child

Birthday Celebration

“…we would like to come back next year…”

B.D., California, USA – 3 couples

This time next year group

“…wonderful house…”

D.A., Denmark – 5 adults & 2 children

See America Yosemite, San Francisco

This getaway is perfect for mature adults who want a relaxing upscale environment and amenities in a quiet community setting. Two skylights and surrounding windows provide natural light in the vaulted ceiling main living area, situated on the second floor, which gives its one of the best views in the gated community of Ocean Colony.

Each large uniquely decorated bedroom has view of either the fairway or mountains and is appointed with a quality queen-size bed and a full private bathroom. Hardwood floors abound. There is a balcony off the living/dining area and garden patio area off the downstairs bedrooms. A large drive plus a two-car garage provide off street parking. The residence is just a five-minute walk to the famed Ritz Carlton Hotel and ocean walkway.

As my guest and hopefully future friend, I am committed to make your stay enjoyable while respecting the quiet enjoyment of my neighbors and rules that govern the community.

General Location: Half an hour from San Francisco, San Francisco International Airport (SFO), Stanford and Palo Alto. Half Moon Bay is known for its hiking, biking, surfing, and kayaking, and picturesque downtown area with its local restaurants, shops, music, and theater. This coastal home is in the private gated community of Ocean Colony, and is a five-minute walk to the Ritz Carlton, beach and walking trails. Nearby beaches include Montara, Moss Beach, Half Moon Bay, San Gregorio, and Pescadero. This is also a great jumping off point for day trips to the wine country, and the cities of Santa Cruz and Monterey, Muir Woods, Stinson Beach and Stanford.

Nearby is Princeton Harbor, a working harbor where you can buy your fresh/smoked fish, go on a deep-sea fishing trip, or fish/crab from the pier. The protected beaches within the harbor are wonderful for children, and the bluff walks above provide views of the world-famous Mavericks surfing area, elegant cypresses, and pounding waves. A flat paved 14-mile long bicycle trail runs from the Harbor along the beaches past Half Moon Bay and other trails are to be found along the bluffs, and coastal mountains.

The seaside town of Half Moon Bay with its galleries and restaurants are a short five minute drive north. Enjoy the culinary talents of chefs at a host of restaurants, like the Navio at the Ritz-Carlton, or the award-winning Cetrella, or Zagat-rated Cafe Gibraltor, or watch the sunset from the Moss Beach Distillery or go to Duarte's in Pescadero and order their delectable artichoke soup.

Further south are San Gregorio and Pescadero with their beautiful beaches, bird marshes and Pigeon Point Lighthouse. Ano Nuevo State Park is home to the famous Elephant Seals (November through March reservations required). Sunny Santa Cruz has wonderful surfing beaches and Boardwalk is a short hour south. 20-min East you will find yourself in the redwoods, Skyline Blvd with its panoramic vistas of the Peninsula. Easy day trips include Napa/Sonoma Valley, Monterey Bay, Sacramento and Sausalito/Stinson Beach/Muir Woods.

Close by are several science/tech museums (Exploratorium/ San Jose Tech Museum), the Santa Cruz Boardwalk, Great America.

Keywords: house or Townhouse next to Ritz Carlton

More Details

Owner
Jeff Chew
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 13, 2017

Why Jeff Chew chose San Francisco Bay Area

Vacation rental since 2006. Rented all year around. Non-owner occupied.

2 night Minimum stay. Rates for longer stays dependent upon number of people, seasonality, weekday/weekend nights and availability. Property is licensed by the City of Half Moon Bay and is subject to a 12% tax. There is a $145 cleaning fee.

What makes this townhome unique

Superior value...for those looking for upscale living at a reasonable price.

Amenities

Half Moon Bay Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • downstairs master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , 2 sinks
    downstairs guest bathroom - toilet , near front door entrance
    downstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    upstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • downstairs bedroom with full bath - 2 queen
    downstairs master bedroom - 1 king , master bedroom with full bath attached and walk in closet.
    upstairs bedroom with full bath - 1 queen , room for additional queen air mattress
    upstairs Den off living room - sometimes used as a place for a queen air mattress
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3) additional queen air mattress bed upon request, Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Granite wet bar, 37" LCD TV, DVD/CD Player, high-speed internet access, personal computer, gas BBQ, gourmet kitchen, built-in refrigerator, cooking and eating utensils provided, high quality linens provided, washer and dryer, No smoking and no pets are permitted, Bedroom #1 - Situated on the second floor queen-size bed with a private bathroom, tiled shower, walk-in closet, and ceiling fan, Views of the surrounding mountains, Bedroom #2 - Situated on the first floor king-size bed with a private bathroom with a separate shower and a Jacuzzi tub, garden patio with a view of the golf course fairway, Bedroom #3 - Situated on the first floor two queen-size beds with a private bathroom and combination bath and shower, Two mirrored closets, A queen-size auto inflate mattress is also available upon request.

Reviews

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Picturesque Greenbelt & Ocean View Getaway - Ritz Carton
average rating of 4.875 based on 56 reviews
5

A lovely experience

  • 5 of 5

Every comfort was available in a beautiful location

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nice stay on the golf course

  • 5 of 5

Jeff's communication was consistent, proactive, and helpful. The house was clean, comfortable, in good condition, accommodating for a random group of us, and a fun place to hang out. Big, beautiful windows.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Our family had a wonderful time in this great condo! The location is spectacular!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time sharing this special place with our extended family who reside in Nor Cal. This is a pictureque setting overlooking the beaches of Halfmoon Bay. We couldn't be happier with our stay and our host.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Jose, Ca
5

Perfect for my family! Smooth and easy transaction with the owner.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I really enjoyed our stay. The home is in a perfect location. We were able to walk to the Ritz Carlton and enjoy the beach. The gated community we were in felt so safe. We actually took walks at night which we do not usually do. My brother-in-law played at the golf course right next to the home and it turned out to be one of the top rated golf courses in the country! He was very excited about that.

The place itself is very clean and spacious. The kitchen was wonderful and we were able to use it for a lot of cooking that had to be done. Jeff, the owner was also very responsive and clear with his instructions, which made the whole process very smooth.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spacious Townhouse and Convenient Location to Ritz Carlton

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this property while attending a wedding at the Ritz Carlton. The drive to the hotel is less than 5 mins, there is a pedestrian path you can take along the golf course that leads to the hotel. This townhouse was very spacious, we liked the fact that each bedroom has its own en suite. It has a gorgeous view of the golf course from the living/dining room area. The townhouse was fully equipped with all of the necessities you would need while away from home (except for laundry detergent). Jeff is an excellent host and easy to communicate with. The only downside to this property is that the kitchen is small compared to the rest of the house. Other than that, we would not hesitate to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Jose, California
5

Beautiful House, Great Location by the beach!

  • 5 of 5

This property was AMAZING! My first experience with VRBO (at another location) made me kind of nervous about what to expect, and I brought many "just in case" items. Well, I shouldn't have worried because everything I needed was there! My church youth/young adult small group used this place for our retreat, and everyone loved it! The nearby beach was easy to walk to and so beautiful, and it was a short drive to many Half Moon Bay sites. The house was spacious and tastefully furnished, in great condition, and very clean! The owner Jeff was very easy to reach and even left little notes around the house to help us out. It was a wonderful experience for all of us, and I'd definitely consider renting this place again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Rates & Availability

Half Moon Bay Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring/Summer
May 16 2017 - Oct 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$325
From
$420
Fri,Sat
 
 
Fall
Oct 2 2017 - Nov 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
$280
From
$375
Fri,Sat
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 20 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$425
 
 
Pre Holiday
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
From
$375
Fri,Sat
 
 
Christmas/New Year
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 4 2018
4 night minimum stay
$425
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $145 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

5 nights $1,400...$250/each additional night
2 night minimum
3-4 night stays and long term stays please inquire
$500 security deposit
$125 cleaning fee

$500 Deposit upon reservation
Base rent and taxes due 45 days prior to planned arrival date

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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