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Private Ocean-Front Home in the Bay Area

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,300 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Whale watch from Pacifica home 15 minutes to downtown SF

Our Pacific Oceanfront, Once-in-a-Lifetime home, is minutes from downtown San Francisco, Berkeley, and Silicon Valley, and provides a great place to entertain or a cozy and quiet retreat where you can fall asleep to the sound of waves.

Watch for dolphins, whales, sea birds, seals and sailboats from our huge deck and outdoor patio seating. The gas grill, patio furnishings, and garden make for a great entertaining and photo opportunities as you watch the sun set over the Pacific. Wake up to the widest views the Pacific has in store for you.

Our fully Furnished, fully equipped home has an open living/dining/kitchen plan featuring a dining table next to a fireplace, and a grand piano with cozy seating --all facing the ocean. Enjoy wireless internet, digital cable TV, and XBox360 in our living area. The chef's kitchen is built for friends and entertaining, and has a Wolf gas range/double griddle/2 ovens, a huge kitchen island and counter-space, and includes a Jura one-touch Espresso coffee maker, microwave, Thermomix, Bosch dishwasher, and all amenities. The in-house H3 washer/dryer adds convenience, as does ample free & safe street parking. There is an extra fridge in the garage for drinks and extra cold storage. We include all furnishings, linens, all kitchen needs, pantry, utilities, garden care, and wireless internet.

Our seaside home is in a friendly, private neighborhood and ready for your family holiday, girls’ getaway, or couples retreat. Find sandy beaches, surfing, pier fishing and pleasant walking courses right out the door, as well as grocery and organic markets and a few local cafes and eateries. We are on the sea but surrounded by Golden Gate and State Parks (Mori Point, San Pedro Valley, Sweeney Ridge) for walking/hiking and mountain biking, and are one mile from the Sharp Park 18-hole public golf course.

This home has easy access to Highway1 and is 12 min to SFO airport, 12 min to downtown SF on I280, 40 minutes by BART to Berkeley, and is 30 minutes to Stanford, Sand Hill, or 35 minutes to Cupertino.

More Details

cathy abel
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, german, japanese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018


Sharp Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Strong current/rip tide in front of house: do not swim here. Climbing sea wall to beach or sea is at your own risk.
  • Do not climb or sit on Garden sculpture.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guest Bath - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Ocean view
    Second Bedroom - 1 queen , Neighborhood view with Sweeney Ridge in background
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

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Private Ocean-Front Home in the Bay Area
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
Lowell, MA

Cathy was very helpful and accomodating.

  • 5 of 5

We loved it. By the ocean and being able to see whales everyday was awesome. Of course the sunset and the proximity to San Francisco.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! So glad you were also able to see whales-- it is pretty incredible to see Greys and Humpbacks and dolphins from our seaside garden and windows. We are so happy you and your family enjoyed our home-- You were ideal guests, gracious and thoughtful. We'd love to host you again!
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Cute bungalow by the sea

  • 5 of 5

This was a very cute, small home by the sea. Lovely owners were communicative and responsive to text messages. Home was tidy and kitchen had everything needed. Beds were comfortable and bathrooms clean. House was in a quiet neighborhood and within easy walking distance to downtown Pacifica. Thermostat was set a little on the warm side so we just turned it down once we realized (embarrassed) the round display unit was also a knob. Plenty of counter space and seating. Backyard and view of the ocean from the deck was very nice. Weather didn’t cooperate for a sunset photo so maybe next time. Might need instructions on how to use the oven/broiler if we go back. Neighbor’s foster dog was absolutely adorable and came to visit the backyard—but only while we were inside. He or she left tiny doggie “presents,” which we were happy to pick up. No biggie. There was, however, a little trash from prior visitors in the backyard. Wish other renters were more considerate and mindful that they are staying as *guests* in someone’s home! Clearly, this is a family’s personal, beach hideaway and should be treated respectfully. Would love to visit again.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is a beautiful piece of property with an amazing view!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. They had all the equipment for entertainment, games, toiletries, kitchen appliances, the ocean for the backyard.....we loved it! We are already planning our next trip there!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Redwood city

Epic sunrise and sunset

  • 5 of 5

Perfect stay. The views from the backyard are like nothing I've ever seen before, you literally have the ocean for yourself. Cathy and Tom were available for any questions the whole time and the inside of the house shows how much love they've put into it, wonderful art and instruments all over the place. I'd definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a memorable weekend in nature and I hope I can come back in the future. Thanks again Cathy and Tom!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Riverbank, CA

A great beach house

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home with a great ocean view... my daughter and I enjoyed Christmas holiday there very much! We hope to return in 2018! Thank you Cathy and Tom

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hangs over the pacific ocean.

  • 4 of 5

This property is crazy beautiful. On an unassuming little street, from the road it looks like nothing. But walk through the front door, keep walking through the back door and you are literally standing over the Pacific Ocean. The house was thoughtfully stocked with all sorts of food and convenience items that we would never have expected any host to provide.

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Winters Tavern
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Sharp Park Golf Course
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Colma BART station
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Salada Cafe
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Sharp Park Beach
Car: recommended




Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Property Damage Protection $79
Cleaning fee $150
Tax Rate 5.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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