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A DOG LOVER'S RETREAT!!!!! A BLISSFUL FIRE PIT FOR ALL TO ENJOY!!!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

Description

Morro Bay House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 1.25 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

TAKE A VIDEO TOUR AND GET A FEELING (OR MANY!)Prices are listed below. From the moment you set foot in Gull Cottage you will relax (actually that starts when you get out of the car and smell the fresh sea air). Large white shabby-chic couches invite you to plop down, or go outside on the deck and sip on a glass of local wine.

Grab a bag and go pick up the treasures that the sea delivers daily. The beach is breathtaking...but the sunset makes you lean over and kiss your loved ones. The beach is a short walk away - 2 minute drive or 8 minute stroll.

Head down to the embarcadero (2 miles away) for some incredible seafood. We have got some great suggestions for you. Take a short drive to Cayucos or Cambria for a peek in the antique shops four stories high. Or take a tour of the Hearst Castle.

Come home and dream the night away. This is one sleep you will not forget. There is nothing to hear...imagine silence...

The house is so incredibly cute, clean and well-decorated...this will truly be one of the best vacations of your life and we're totally dog friendly with an enclosed yard for your furry friends to catch up on their rest as well!!! Please scroll down for the incredible rates. Summer reservations fill fast!

Keywords: Adorable House/Coastal Cottage with all the comforts of home. This house makes you relax!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
GRANT OR JESSICA
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
December 8, 2016
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About GRANT OR JESSICA

Hi! We're Grant and Jessica George, proud owners of Gull Cottage - Morro Bay, Ca. We work in the tv/film industry in Los Angeles as Voice Over talent for different movies, tv shows, radio, cartoons and corporations. Jessica also works as a Marriage and Family Therapist. We began traveling to the Central Coast to go on creativity weekends, where we would write, develop and create some well-known and wonderful projects. We found Gull Cottage within a day and knew it was a perfect place for us to relax and grow our family. It's a magical place and has provided moments, hours and days of bliss for family, friends and our vacationers!

GRANT OR JESSICA purchased this house in 2006

Why GRANT OR JESSICA chose Central Coast

The Central Coast is a magical place. It's peaceful and the nature that abounds is gorgeous. We chose our home Gull Cottage - Morro Bay for a place to relax and get away from the hub-bub of Los Angeles. The location is a perfect distance to the beach and to Del Mar park (perfect for our kids and dogs). We have also become avid Kayakers. We spent the first year there providing a retreat to family and friends and eventually opened it to wonderful vacationers from all over the world.

What makes this house unique

We always know that relaxation is our first priority and boy do we get it. From long walks on the beach with our sons and dogs, to long naps in the garden, to the incredible and on-going events in and around San Luis Obispo county...Gull Cottage - Morro Bay is the perfect place to unwind and get away. There's something to do every weekend! Check it out on the San Luis Calendar online and see for yourself. If it's just tuning out work and general busy schedules, you'll be forced to do it here. The sound of the waves and the beauty are much more powerful that that.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

A DOG LOVER'S RETREAT!!!!! A BLISSFUL FIRE PIT FOR ALL TO ENJOY!!!
average rating of 4.923077 based on 26 reviews
5

Excellent Dog-friendly home

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location - walking distance to dog park. Quick drive to dog beach. Beautiful back yard, roomy living room and master bedroom. Very comfortable, bright and sunny. Love!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming, comfortable cottage!

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I recently spent a long weekend at Gull Cottage. It was our first time renting a vacation home in Morro Bay and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Gull Cottage is easy to reserve and the owners are friendly and accommodating. The cottage is roomy with large couches and chairs, a full-size dining room table and well-equipped kitchen. We had a few family members stay with us and everyone was comfortable. We enjoyed the king-sized bed in the master bedroom and the roomy master bath as that is what we are accustomed to at home. There was a great fire pit and chairs in the backyard which we didn't have time to use but recommend this home if you BBQ or just want to relax and roast marshmallows. Gull Cottage is a 5 minute drive to the waterfront with its many restaurants and shops. There was plenty of parking and the neighborhood was quiet both during the day and at night. We will definitely rent this wonderful home again!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jeannette for staying. We are glad you had a wonderful time. We pride ourselves on accommodating all guests wonderfully. Please let us know what we can improve upon and what you weren't satisfied with. The 5 stars are extremely important to us as we want to earn guest's trust. Feel free to write us personally anytime. Warmly, Grant and Jessica George
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5

Great Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five plus 2 dogs had a fabulous stay at the Gull Cottage! The decor was beachy and cozy! We all had our own space, and enjoyed the common areas in comfort. The location in Morro Bay is perfect for whatever activities you plan in the area! We were close to the dog beach, went kayaking, took a day trip to Paso Robles for wine tasting, visited Hearst Castle, the sea elephants, and Cambria. The fire pit allowed us to "camp" out a bit in the evening, and the yard was perfect for the dogs to have some fresh air!

We would definitely stay again. Be aware that it is not "on the beach". You have to walk and cross the highway, or drive, but this wasn't an issue for us. Parking near the sand is easy, and free! :)

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! You were great guests. We are so glad you used the house to the full potential. Please come back again...and again. Our house is your house. We wish we were smack dab on the sand...but those run a tad more...We are .3 (That's Point 3) miles from door to shore. Great walk and fast drive. Hope to see you soon!!!
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5

Great stay at the Gull Cottage

  • 5 of 5

My family had a great stay at the Gull Cottage in Morro Bay. The house is well equipped, comfortable, spacious and was perfect for our family of 4 and our dog We also found it very clean, welcoming and is close to the beach. Its location is also perfect for easy exploring of the Central coast area. It's within minutes of of Cayucus Beach, and a short drive to SLO, Pismo and our favorite Avila Beach. We would definitely go back there for another stay at the Gull Cottage.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect family getaway

  • 5 of 5

Gull Cottage was amazing. My family of 5 (2 adults, 3 kids - 11, 9 & 6) loved the location, decor, amenities and comfy furniture. The backyard fire pit and furniture were also a huge hit. Easy & short walk to the beach, Taco Temple (mmmmm!), Spencer's Market and quick drive to Cayucos, Morro Rock, Embarcadero, SLO, Cambria, etc. Even though it's a dog friendly place, we didn't see one strand of dog hair. The house was meticulously clean! We'd definitely recommend to others and hope to come back again. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the lovely review. You were such a pleasure. Our cleaning crew called us right after you left and said, "Best EVER!" So easy to communicate with as well. Please, please come back and enjoy the house. Our house is your house! Warmly, Grant and Jessica George
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4

Cozy place to spend your weekend with your family and your dogs!!!!!

  • 4 of 5

Me and my friends stayed two nights at Cottages with our dogs.....First, Jessica has been very helpful and answered my email/questions right away. Second, it is a very cozy place to stay with your family and your dogs!!!!!!!!!!!! The house is few minutes away from Morro Bay beach and not too far to Pismo beach. This is the place I will go again. And We so sorry that we didn't lock the house properly that trigger security alarm.

Tried to give 4.5 stars but don't think VRBO can do that. There is minus due to the trash didn't get properly dispose when we arrived. Other than that, everything is perfect.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is the first review we have received under 5 stars ever! Please note that the guests are referring to the city trashcans outside not being emptied for them. Certainly not the ones inside of the house. We have an amazing cleaning crew that is detail oriented. There was a guest in the house the day before them. These guests arrived on the weekend and the trash truck pickup is not until Tuesday. Please also note that these guests did not follow any of the rules. We had to call them to return their contract agreement. They wrote us to ask how to get into the house (also noted on previously sent Rental Agreement) and they did not abide by any of the dog rules. They allowed their dogs to jump all over the furniture. Our crew charged us extra money to clean the massive amounts of hair left behind. When they left, we received an alert from our security that our door had been left unlocked. We traveled from Los Angeles during the week to make sure that our house was okay. We could not believe the amount of dog hair and dirt left by these guests and truly, we can count on 1 finger, the amount of guests that have been disrespectful. It is very sad that people would be completely negligent. And unfair to rate your stay based on trash pickup day!
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
San Luis Obispo
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
The Buoy
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Morro Bay Golf
Nearest Train
12 Miles
San Luis Obispo
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Hwy 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Millions in town
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Morro Beach
Car: not necessary

Despite it's quaint size, Morro Bay is chock full of amazing attractions. It's an outdoor paradise with so much to see and do. Spend the morning hiking on some of the amazing carved trails. Head to the beach for a siesta in the afternoon. Grab a beer and fish tacos at a local's only little gem and sleep the night away. Gull Cottage Rocks!

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Rates & Availability

Morro Bay House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
WINTER-SPRING
Jan 11 2017 - May 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$199
$1,500
 
 
SpringBreak/Summer/Holidays
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 11 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
GRAD WEEK
Jun 12 2017 - Jun 19 2017
4 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
SpringBreak/Summer/Holidays
Jun 20 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Standard pricing
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $135
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 10.0%

The $300 deposit is refundable after you check out. You will be responsible for entire payment 15 days before check-in.
Dog(s) must be approved by owner. $75 per dog (non-negotiable). This is up to 1 week.
WE DO NOT RENT MONTHLY IN JULY AND AUGUST.
Holidays are subject to High Season rates of $225. GRAD WEEK $250 with minimum of 4 day stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Morro Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1.25
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Child Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Small and lovely shaded garden with blooming flowers- great for reading and relaxing with your canine friend, Views of the Hills in the Back Visited By the Local Cows, Bike Path, Incredible Walks Into Town on the Beach, Whale Watching, Sea-Lions, Dolphins, Pelican Visits and Sand-Dollars

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