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Private Beach - Dream Getaway - Near San Francisco CA

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

We welcome you to our fully remodeled beach front getaway just south of SF, within 20 minutes to anywhere in the City. Our remodel finished in June 2012, so please be gentle with her. ;) The home has a very cozy and luxury feeling, so come relax, sit in the living room in front of the fireplace, and see & hear the waves crash on the beach behind the house.

Sleeping Accommodations: (4adults + 2 kids/small adults)

Bedrooms: Master & Guest room (4 adults)

Living room: Large couch w/ daybed (2 )

Garage: Day bed ( with a queen mattress on top) can sleep 1-2

Bathrooms: Master w/tub & hall w/shower

Appliances: All new (incl. dishwasher and washer & dryer).

Pacifica is very conveniently located to go into San Francisco, head north over the Golden Gate Bridge into Napa Valley and wine region, or south into Silicon Valley. Only 15 minutes to SFO.

If you have a car, great! If not, no problem, as there is a bus stop (see photos) within 2 blocks of the house, with direct bus to the nearest BART subway stop about 15 minutes ride. BART to SF or connect to almost anywhere in Bay Area. (Bus #112)

RULES

Minimum 2 night stay! Preference given to inquiries of longer stays. The calendar here at VRBO IS UP TO DATE, you do NOT need to email to ask if available. ONLY email if you are interested in more information or a reservation. No smoking. No dogs, (small clean cats ok)

SAFETY -- You must be VERY careful with small children due to cliff & beach in back yard !!! (In response to many questions... The cliff behind the house is 'lined' with boulders. Access to the private beach is by walking down on the top of these boulders. You can also do a 5 minute walk around the block to access the beach from a lower point. but the moral of the story is... ACCESS TO THE PRIVATE BEACH IS AT YOUR OWN RISK! Please watch the video.)

CHECK-OUT/IN -- If reserved before or after your stay, regular check-out/in times are 11am/3pm for cleaning purposes. (Please check VRBO's calendar here just before your arrival to see any updates.) If there is no one before/after your stay then we WILL be flexible with these times.

SECURITY DEPOSIT -- We just paid A LOT of money for a FANTASTIC (luxury feel) remodel, so we only want SERIOUSLY NEAT & consciencous renters! We are SERIOUS about the security deposit.

PARTY-ERS -- Yes, this is a beach house and we want everyone to HAVE FUN! we do NOT want to turn it into a Frat House! Parties that are respectful to our super-nice neighbors are certainly understood and encouraged, but NOTHING out of hand.

Search keywords: Private beach, beach, ocean front, oceanfront, beach front, beachfront, walk to beach, walk to sand, vacation rental, beach house, beachhouse, vacation home, remodeled, renovation, view, private, surf, surfing, deck, patio, hiking, park, executive, relocation, San Francisco, Bay Area, Golden Gate, SFO, airport, Peninsula, Burlingame, Foster City, Half Moon Bay, Hillsborough, Millbrae, Pacifica, Redwood City, Redwood Shores, San Bruno, San Carlos, San Mateo, South San Francisco

More Details

Owner
Shurong
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

About Shurong

A professional couple with our primary residence only a 20 minute drive away. This is our dream 'getaway' from the fast pace of SF & Silicon Valley. We hope to use the beach house one to two weeks a month, and rent it the others.

Shurong purchased this house in 2012

Why Shurong chose Pacifica

It has the most incredible views we've ever seen! This is the closest house on the beach to San Francisco!

The secret is there are maybe less than a hundred beach front properties like this along the Pacific coast south of SF down towards the LA area, and they surely won't be building any more.

What makes this house unique

Did we mention it is Beach Front! The literally unobstructed 180 degree views of the ocean are amazing!

Amenities

Sharp Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size beds (1) Master, Queen size Beds (1) Guest Bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Living room: Large couch w/ daybed (2 adults) The furnished & heated garage accessible from the living room with glass door & screen for privacy, can temporarily accommodate 1 or 2 children or small adults.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(73 traveler reviews)

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Private Beach - Dream Getaway - Near San Francisco CA
average rating of 4.7260275 based on 73 reviews
5

Just stunning

  • 5 of 5

We only stayed 2 short nights, but so well worth the relaxation &I views for the buck. We saw whales breaching, whales doing tale slaps & witnessed the engagement of our close friends.

The home is amazing, bedding comfortable &I views to die for. None of us wanted to leave.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Great place direct on the sea

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Just as pictured. Beautiful!

  • 4 of 5

This is a beautiful condo. Didn't realize it would be so chilly in June so not a lot of time was spent out back but the first evening we were there, we saw several whales. Very exciting. Only downfall is fireplace didn't work and would have loved to have been able to use it. Owner is very easy to work with and correspond with.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Stunning View

  • 4 of 5

It was such a beautiful house with stunning view. The house has an open floor plan and we (group of 7 adults) all feel very spacious. We enjoyed the view the most and the sound of waves. We do bring sleeping bags to sleep on the couch though as the rooms can only accommodate 4. The garage room is too cold and noisy (with the wind pounding the door sound) to be used in sleeping. The kitchen is very functional. But it would be great if some of the dinner plates are not broken. The dish washer doesn't work very well either. Overall, we had a great time.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful! Just as described.

  • 5 of 5

This was a lovely location for a family getaway and reunion. Open the front door and the view was breathtaking. The kitchen was amazing, and the beds comfortable. I chose to sleep in the living room to not miss a single, relaxing and gentle roar of the waves. Outdoor seating added to the enjoyment. Thank you, Home Away, for an excellent recommendation.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Best Relaxation/View Ever

  • 5 of 5

I am giving this property 5 stars SOLELY based on the view/the ocean being so close. I have never experienced such relaxation. Sitting in the living room of this house with the doors and windows open is nothing short of amazing. It's worth every penny they charge. The house was newly remodeled and was nice and clean. The outdoor area was phenomenal. It got a little chilly at night with the wind coming off of the Pacific literally right in front of you but still extremely enjoyable, and obviously you cannot control the weather. The neighborhood is nice and quiet. The location is prime to SFO and anywhere on HWY 1. The house is very bare. It doesn't take long to figure out why- the wind carrying that salty pacific water through the air RUSTS everything. The house was in great condition, but you could definitely see the wear of the mighty Pacific. Seemed like a small price to pay for the location. There are only a few things I would suggest to INCREASE your experience while here...

1. Print & leave the instructions on the counter. It was hard for me to sort back through all of my emails to find it constantly looking for how to adjust the thermostat or turn on the gas fireplace (which didn't work for us- but thats ok).

2. Add a welcome bag/basket for each check in. In ALL of the VRBO's I have stayed in across the country, there has always been a welcome bag. Include house rules, sparkling water, coffee, coffee filters, and other very very basic items. Only costs a few dollars and it will go MILES with your renters.

3. Upgrade the dishes- specifically coffee cups & wine glasses. They were entirely too small for my liking!

Overall, when we come back to spend a week sightseeing ALL of Hwy 1- I would definitely stop back through here and stay again.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
san francisco
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
ocean beach, rockway beach, linda Mar beach

This is one of the closest ocean front homes south of San Francisco, only 20 minutes into down town SF (off hours). You can literally walk out of the back door, along the beach for 2-3 miles then up into the hills of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area nature preserve.

RE GOLF: There is a very nice oceanfront 18 hole public course a pleasant 15 minute walk south of the house, call Sharp Park Golf Course. A Par 72 course designed by Alister Mackenzie, designer of the Augusta National Golf Course in GA.

BEACH INFO: Here is information from the City of Pacifica regarding the beach accessible by a 5 minute walk south out the back of the property:

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $500

The full refund is on or before 30 days of arrival. One year credit for after 30days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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