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Beachcomber's Paradise, 180 Degree Whitewater Views, Just steps to the Beach

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

'Beachcomber's Paradise' is what you've been expecting for your beach vacation. Located on spectacular Beachcomber Drive in the quaint town of Morro Bay, this luxury 2400 sq. ft. single level home has vaulted ceilings and 180 degree panoramic whitewater views of the Pacific Ocean. All of the rooms in this home are very open and spacious, including the kitchen. From the Living Room, Kitchen, Dining Room, Sitting Room & Large Front Patio you can view the expanse of the Pacific Ocean from Morro Rock to the South and Cayucos to the North. The two Guest Bedrooms and the Den have incredible whitewater views as well. Nicknamed 'Two Palms' by the local surfers for the two 60 foot tall Palm trees in the front of the house, they serve as a landmark for surfers and wayward house guests.

At Beachcomber's Paradise you'll be amazed at how quickly time passes as you find yourself hypnotized by the sweeping views of the sea. Gazing at miles of sandy beach will inspire you to walk down to the waters edge (the sand dollars are abundant at low tide). You can easily walk to Morro Rock or Cayucos, the choice is all yours and the access is right across from the house. The wall of panoramic windows will make it easy for you to view all the action on the beach without even leaving the house. The distance to the beach in front of our home is approximately 100 yards(a football field). Beachcomber Drive is a popular walking, biking, viewing street. People come from all around to savor it's stunning views.

The Kitchen is a 'Gourmet's Delight', granite counter tops with a huge 48 inch commercial 'Wolf' gas range, stainless steel appliances and European Cabinets. There's a second vegetable sink, a new Bosch stainless dishwasher and the most amazing views of the waves crashing on the beach while you prepare your meals or just sip your coffee. The kitchen is complete with everything you'll need for the perfect vacation. A Cuisinart ice cream maker (great fun for the whole family, so bring your favorite recipes) and wine refrigerator are a few of the amenities for you to enjoy.

The front wrap-around 1400 sq. ft. Patio provides an incredible outdoor living space with extensive brick and flagstone, built in benches, lighting and includes a built-in Gas Fire Pit for those enchanting evenings and incredible sunsets! The built-in Fire Pit is very popular and provides the perfect location for making 'Smores with the kids' (of all ages, including you adults). We keep binoculars and a spotting scope here to help you more clearly view the otters, dolphins, seals, whales, pelicans, surfers and more. There's also an outside shower with hot & cold water to wash off the sand from the beach. The den has access to a small fenced backyard with grass and flowers.

This home was professionally decorated with beautiful beach furnishings, a cozy down filled sofa to snuggle in as you enjoy the Italian Travertine fireplace. Luxury linens, bath and beach towels, an ipod docking station, high speed wireless internet, games, books, kids beach toys, including croquet and boogie boards all await you. Decorated in the Caribbean Beach theme throughout . . . this home is what you would expect from a beach home. So, whether you're beachcombing, bike riding, surfing, golfing, wine tasting, shopping, fishing or just relaxing, this 'is' the place!!! The place where every evening a new and beautiful sunset will surprise you, and the sound of the ocean waves will lull you to sleep.

This is an established listing on VRBO and really an unbeatable location, give us a try, you won't be disappointed! Our physical address is 3198 Beachcomber Drive in Morro Bay (check out our location on Google Earth) and by the way, all of the photographs on this site were taken from this property by us !

We would like to personally 'thank' everyone for visiting our site and booking with us. It's a joy for us to be able to share this great house and location with others. So check our calendar to see if your dates are available and send us an email.

Keywords: Luxury Oceanside Morro Bay Home

More Details

Fred Wickman
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

About Fred Wickman

My wife & I are from the North Tahoe area where we have lived for over 40 years. We knew that we wanted a place near the ocean some day and purchased a home in Los Osos in 2005. We loved the Los Osos house, but wanted something closer to the water and with a better view. We were on a realtor's tour one day when we saw the Beachcomber house. We made an offer and it was accepted. Every time we visit, we feel so blessed and lucky to have found such a great place with such an unbelievable view within steps of the ocean.

Fred Wickman purchased this house in 2008

Why Fred Wickman chose Central Coast

We chose to purchase property in the Morro Bay area for many reasons, but it was not a snap decision. We like Morro Bay because it has a year round 'small town' atmosphere with very little traffic, close proxmity to a college town(San Luis Obispo - Cal Poly), great year round weather, an incredible wine region, numerous golf courses, close to a large hospital, great restaurants and it's on the Pacific Ocean.

What makes this house unique

We're outdoor enthusiasts, so we enjoy hiking, bike riding, golfing (almost daily), beach walking, fishing and sitting outside in front of the house with a nice glass of wine at the end of the day watching the sunset. This is a tradition of ours, to always be back at the house for sunset.


Nearest Airport
25 Miles
San Luis Obispo Airport
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Morro Bay Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Many great restaurants close by
Nearest Point of Interest
Beachcomber's Paradise
Nearest Point of Interest
The "Dog Beach"
Nearest Point of Interest
Morro Bay Golf Course
Nearest Point of Interest
Windows on the Water, Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Harbor Hut, Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Otters in the Bay
Nearest Point of Interest
Surfers Mecca
Nearest Point of Interest
Harmony Winery
Nearest Point of Interest
The Galley
Nearest Point of Interest
The Dockside Cafe'
Nearest Point of Interest
The Bayside Cafe'
Car: recommended

The Central Coast is a very large wine region with some of the best wines in all of California. Enjoy a day of wine tasting in this area.


Morro Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) This bedroom set has a new Serta Mattress, Queen size Beds (2) Both of these Queens have new Serta Mattresses
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Gas Fire Pit, Outside Shower,Professional 'Wolf' Gas Range


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(53 traveler reviews)

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Beachcomber's Paradise, 180 Degree Whitewater Views, Just steps to the Beach
average rating of 4.962264 based on 53 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Beautifully located and appointed. Owners thought of every detail to make guests feel welcome.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful beach

  • 4 of 5

Very nice house with plenty of room for our family of four. It could easily handle more people. We enjoyed the fire pit each night and even one morning! The beach is wonderful for walking and there were some adventurous surfers to watch at times too. It was an easy walk to get to the beach. From the pictures I could tell there was a road in front of the house, but the road was not busy. The negative about it was that people would part on the road and when we looked out our window we'd see their vehicle instead of the surf. What was a surprise was that between the road and the beach there is a state campground with tents and campers. It was unfortunate to have to look at it but it was not noisy even though there were quite a few people staying there. We really enjoyed Morro Bay and the areas around it; quite beautiful. We even went to wine country and did a couple of tastings. Thanks for sharing your home.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location!

  • 5 of 5

We spent our first time to Morro Bay in this lovely home! There was plenty of room for our family of 6, including 2 kids, to spread out and get comfortable. The house is in a great location...less than 10 minutes from everything in Morro Bay (restaurants, fishing boats, tour boats, shopping), just a 5 minute walk to the beach (down some stairs and across the dunes to the beach...there's a path), and near the freeway to get anywhere. My only complaint would be the cars that parked across the street obstructed the view a bit of the ocean, but not too bad though. The house was fully stocked with everything we might need...including shampoo which we forgot, lol. We had all the comforts of home and would definitely stay here again. Felt nice after a long day to feel like we were coming home to relax with amazing views of the pacific!!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nichole, Thank you for the great review. We were happy to hear that you found the house fully stocked with everything you could need. Also, that you liked the central location to everything and the easy access to the beach in front of the house. We sincerely hope that you and your family do make another trip to the house again soon. Thanks, Fred
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Exceptional home and stunning views!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I went up to Morro Bay for a long weekend to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Not only did we find the house beautiful, but it was also extremely comfortable. There was plenty of room for all 5 of us and the house had everything we needed. Fred was very responsive and extremely nice. The views and proximity to the beach are amazing. We had a wonderful trip and a memorable anniversary!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great way to spend a holiday weekend

  • 5 of 5

We were 3 couples who drove up from LA and were looking for a pretty beach house where we could relax. Beachcomber's Paradise fit the bill to a tee! We spent many a morning drinking coffee staring at the ocean or taking a walk on the beach in front of the house and many an evening enjoying an adult beverage in front of the fire pit.

The house is well appointed and we were never lacking for anything. We loved all the beach 'kitsch' that decorated the house and gave it that fun, vacation feel. The owners left us great instructions on the place and area insights that we took advantage of (Hearst Castle, Taco Temple, downtown restaurants, etc).

Thanks Fred and Candi for your hospitality!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beachcomber's Paradise Indeed!

  • 5 of 5

I'm not exaggerating when I say that some of our group had tears in their eyes on our last day when it was time to leave this fun, beautiful home. Not only is it perfectly decorated to be the ideal "beach house", we also found it to be well-stocked, comfortable and organized. The view is exactly as advertised and although the parking lot was full of campers during our stay - we did not experience any noise or issues. The beds were super comfy and we all slept really well! The beach itself was fantastic - we spent hours looking for sand dollars (they are plentiful so be sure to go on a hunt!), exploring the tide pools, and I was able to indulge my passion for bird photography. Saw long-billed curlews, willets, terns, whimbrels, semi-palmated plovers, western & least sandpipers, black oystercatchers, and more. No snowy plovers (wrong time frame most likely), but I can see the habitat is perfect for them and would expect to see them at other times of the year. Nearby Morro Bay offered great activities such as kayaking, tours of the bay, the Natural History Museum, sea lions and...our favorite...sea otters! We went multiple times to see the otters who were right up against the rocks which made for great photo ops! Found the peregrine falcon nesting site on Morro Rock itself, but the falcons didn't cooperate so I have something to look forward to next time. This location is perfect as a home base for day trips, too. We headed to Montana de Oro state park one day and visited Cambria and the San Simeon elephant seals on another day. After all that gadding about, my 13-year-old son's favorite part of the trip was making s'mores on the front patio using the gas fire pit while we watched the sun go down over the beach. I would book this location again in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $225 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

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.