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On Bluff Over Crashing Surf, Elegant 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath House

(38 Reviews)

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Last updated: 03/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

**2 night minimum on weekends in Summer/Fall**

For decades friends who come for a visit tell us this is their favorite place on earth. We now share our home travelers via VRBO. Beautifully appointed, dramatic views, relaxing atmosphere: 3 Bedroom, 2 BA house on a coastal bluff above the crashing surf. Pt Montara Lighthouse on the neighboring bluff. Artist designed and decorated. Breathtaking views.
Each bedroom with queen bed with additional queen hide a bed in sun room. Sleeps 8.
Two full bathrooms offer choice of bathtub, shower, marble steam room with 5 foot bench. Washer/Dryer. Modern spacious kitchen, fully stocked and two dishwashers, refrigerator drawers, Viking commercial range.
All bedrooms have HDTV with 185 digital channels with premium movie channels including 8 HBO, 8 Cinemax and 8 Showtime.
Many great cafes and restaurants are only minutes away.

Keywords: Point Montara bluff top, oceanfront, scenic, views, Half Moon Bay, Retreat, Pacific Ocean, Nourish Your Spirit, renewal, peaceful, sunsets, whale watching, breath taking,
Privacy, Vistas, Cypress trees, sunshine, Fresh Air,
Beauty Artistic, Serenity Waves Surf
Wild, flowering,ice plant, Gulls, tide pools,
Whales, Sanctuary, crashing surf, bluffs, temperate climate, beach, light house,
sunsets, peaceful, relaxing, local restaurants, seafood,
Renters are asked to pay a refundable security deposit of $800 or take out insurance for $59 that covers up to $1500 in damage. We live upstairs and have the house soundproofed so you won't hear (or see) us unless you need something. Then we appear and do whatever we can to be helpful.
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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/24/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking inside of house. OK in yard or on deck....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Limited Accessibility
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Neighboring Lighthouse, Artist designed and decorated, bathtub, shower, marble steam room with 5 foot bench, Modern spacious kitchen with two dishwashers, refrigerator drawers, Viking commercial range. The photos say it all....moreless


  • Satellite / Cable:

    (3) Enjoy over 225 digital channels, including 8 HBO's and 7 Showtime, 7 Cinemax movie channels and dozens of commercial free HD music channels Flat screen HDTV in each bedroom....moreless


  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    You see the ocean and beach from our house because we are oceanfront....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Beach at Lighthouse is right next door. A 1 mile beach, Montara State Beach, is a few blocks in the other direction....moreless

  • Downtown:

    10 minutes to downtown Half Moon Bay, 20-25 minutes to downtown San Francisco, 45 minutes to downtown Palo Alto....moreless

  • Golf Course View:

    ten minutes drive to Ocean Colony the Ritz Carlton with two golf course -- one designed by Arnold Palmer and the other an oceanfront links course....moreless

  • Monument View:

    In Montara you can view and hike the 4000 acres with trails on Montara Mountain, part of the Golden Gate National Recreational Area....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Montara Mountain is less than a half mile away...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    All you see is ocean from the floor-to-ceiling windows on the west side of the house....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    on bluff directly over ocean, view of beach, light house...moreless

  • Water View:

    all you see from the west side of our house is the ocean....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone:

    most cell phones work at our house...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Beautiful kitchen with viking commercial range, island with refrigerator drawers, two dishwashers, microwave, 2 copper sinks, butcher block counter top, granite counter top....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio:

    deck along length of house overlooking the ocean -- nothing between you and the ocean but flowering ice plant....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Sauna:

    Actually, this is a steam room, all-marble, elegant, with shower and 5 foot bench....moreless



Write a review 5
from 38 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$595 $645

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10%


We offer great discounts so be sure to ask about the current special offers.

Refundable $ 800 security deposit or $ 59 for $ 1,500 property damage coverage. W

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**2 night minimum on weekends in Summer/Fall**

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 03/24/2017
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Car: Recommended

Whale watching, tide pools, forests, mountain trails, long beach walks, beaches, surfing, ten minutes drive to Ocean Colony the Ritz Carlton with two golf course -- one designed by Arnold Plamer and the other an oceanfront links course. We can arrange massage and yoga lessons on premises.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1976

About the owner: Gary owns and operates a telescope company and Nancy works with communities and companies to help develop visions of the future. She is also an artist and author. We enjoy meeting new people and sharing our spectacular home.

Why the Owner Chose Montara, CA, USA:
This is our home. We live upstairs and welcome guests to use the first floor. This is one of the most beautiful spots on earth and it is a short drive to San Francisco or south to Palo Alto or Santa Cruz. You can't get closer to the ocean without getting wet. The views are spectacular. We are a few minutes away from one of the largest tide pools in the nation. Hiking, beaches, redwood forests, all nearby.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Extras that we offer: Spa package week end including private yoga classes, massage, couples get-away, small meetings or special gatherings. Nancy specializes in drawing a visual representation of people's personal vision or a couple's shared vision. This is a service she offers to interested guests.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/24/2017

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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