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Beachcomber's Paradise, Luxury on the Pacific Ocean, Last Week of June Available

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 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 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 watch the kids play 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' commercial 'Wolf' gas range, stainless steel appliances and European Cabinets. There's a second vegetable sink, a new Bosch stainless dishwasher and also 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). 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 accesses 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 a warm fire in 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 the 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. Ask us to send you a link to our live streaming web cam located on our house of the beach and Pacific Ocean in front of our house. Or just scroll down near the bottom of this listing and the link is just above the "photo's" of the house. It takes a minute for it to load, so be patient.

Keywords: Luxury Oceanside Morro Bay Home

More Details

Fred Wickman
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 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.


Morro Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • 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 ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • 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 Area
  • 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


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(50 traveler reviews)

Beachcomber's Paradise, Luxury on the Pacific Ocean, Last Week of June Available
average rating of 4.98 based on 50 reviews

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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Kentfield, CA USA

Pacific People Pleaser!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great home for enjoying the beautiful Pacific Ocean views, beaches, fresh air whales, birds, people.... All of our family from the 4 year old to the 92 year old loved this house. The house is clean, well stocked, beds are comfortable, location excellent. Go ahead and choose this one, you'll be happy you did!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carlsbad, CA

Beautiful beachfront!

  • 5 of 5

We visited for a long weekend in June, 2016. The house is beautiful and has an amazing beachfront location. We enjoyed long walks on the beach and watching amazing sunsets. The house is well-furnished, and the kitchen has everything needed to cook gourmet dinners in. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sacramento. CA

Gray Skys

  • 4 of 5

Weather was cool and rock was covered in fog, but nice to be outside without roasting. Seen lost of sights. House is in good location to get to all the sights and view was great. House is very nicely furnished with all the things you need. Great sitting out by firepit at night.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Shirley, We're really sorry that we got a four star rating due to the weather, which we had no control over, but we're also really glad that you enjoyed the views, the house décor and the Firepit. Maybe next time the weather will be better for you. Regards, Fred & Candi
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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.


Rates & Availability

Morro Bay House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Summer & Holidays
Jun 10 2017 - Sep 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

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.

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