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Pedro Point Commanding Ocean View Home, 20 Minutes South Of SF To Quiet Paradise

Pedro Point, Pacifica, CA, USA
  • House2000 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum StayNone

3 Bedroom 2 Bath Commanding View Home. Privacy, The Ocean And Everything Else!

From Linda Mar Bay , to the towers of the Golden Gate Bridge and as far north as Point Reyes, these views are from every room. Relax and watch the surfers and breaking waves in this unique spacious, private retreat. Open floor plan utilizes the view and a grand entry with a vaulted sky light introduces you to the space. Fully stocked kitchen is the hub of the downstairs living area. A custom made wood slab dining table with seating for up to eight is in the dining room, surrounded by two huge sliding glass doors that open to the deck and is surrounded by ocean views. The living room has a fireplace and more custom built furniture as well as a large flat screen TV. The two downstairsbedroomsboth have queen beds with fine linens and a full bath is close by. The open stair case leads to the private master suite, with mater bath, that includes a large walk in shower and walk in closet. The large custom made platform bed sit in front of a huge sliding glass door that leads to a large private deck, that also has commanding views of the bay. Warm yourself by the fireplace and view the stars and watch the moon reflecting off the bay and breaking waves. I'm sure you will agree this is a true ocean view retreat.


Terry Hoff

Member Since 2015
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Response time:
within a few days
Calendar last updated:
Apr 15, 2018
About Terry Hoff

I have lived on Pedro point for over 30 years and I'm a professional artist, professor and furniture maker. I teach at a SF university and have a local studio. The art in the home is made by my friends and some of the furniture is also made by me, I also built the home in 1992 with two friends of mine, the home was designed by a SF architect. If there is any questions about the home, myself and the art, feel free to ask.

Terry Hoff purchased this House in 1992

Why Terry Hoff chose Pedro Point

Pedro Point is a special spot, located just 20 minutes south of San Francisco yet has a fell of being much further away. The natural beauty of this eclectic community with it's rich history I'm sure you will enjoy and come to love as much as me. All of the homes are different and most are custom built, lots of trees and meandering streets are everywhere to stroll on and take in the beauty of "the Point". There is plenty to be discovered in this special spot.

What makes this House unique

Walking, biking and public transportation are all within a few minutes. Linda Mar Park n Ride is a 10 minute walk and Samtrans 110, 112 and 118 take you directly to Bart. The coastal highway 1 is just down the hill, north to SF and the wine country or south to Half Moon Bay and Santa Cruz is all there is you feel like driving. Everything is close yet you seem so far away.


    • Internet
    • Accessible
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
        • Two bedrooms are located on the lower level Master suite upstairs


        • 2 Bathrooms
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower
        • Bathroom 2
          toilet, shower
        • One full bath downstairs with full bath and shower, the master bath upstairs has a large walk in shower

        Location Type

          • Beach View
            Beautiful views of Linda Mar Bay, towers of the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Pacifica Pier from every room. Watch surfers and the waves from anywhere in the house and two large outdoor decks.
          • Ocean View
            Views of the ocean and coast of northern California, from Pacifica and as north as Point Reyes. Trees bookend the expansive ocean view from the home that is located close to the top of Pedro Point.


              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic


                  • Catering available


                      • Iron & Board
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Fireplace
                        One downstairs and one upstairs in the master suite
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking
                        Driveway is long a private
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine


                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Kitchen
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining
                              • Dining Room
                              • comfy seating for 8 people


                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                  • Television


                                      • Balcony
                                      • Deck / Patio


                                          • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                          • smoking allowed
                                            Smoking is allowed outdoors only
                                          • wheelchair accessible
                                            Two small steps to the front door, ramp is available on request

                                            Onsite Services

                                              • Private Chef


                                                  • marina
                                                  • churches
                                                  • festivals
                                                  • health/beauty spa
                                                  • library
                                                  • cinemas
                                                  • playground
                                                  • recreation center
                                                  • restaurants
                                                  • synagogues
                                                  • zoo

                                                    Leisure Activities

                                                      • shelling
                                                      • beachcombing
                                                      • horseback riding
                                                      • horseshoes
                                                      • photography
                                                      • scenic drives
                                                      • bird watching
                                                      • 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

                                                              • roller blading
                                                              • basketball court
                                                              • deepsea fishing
                                                              • equestrian events
                                                              • fishing
                                                              • golf
                                                              • hiking
                                                              • mountain biking
                                                              • pier fishing
                                                              • cycling
                                                              • sailing
                                                              • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                              • snorkeling/diving
                                                              • sound/bay fishing
                                                              • surf fishing
                                                              • surfing
                                                              • swimming
                                                              • tennis
                                                              • wind-surfing

                                                                House Rules

                                                                Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                Cancellation Policy

                                                                100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                21 Reviews


                                                                Latest reviews

                                                                Perfect ocean view

                                                                TrvlrSilicon Valley

                                                                Great place to stay if you want an ocean view in a quiet neighborhood. Unique house with plenty of room both indoors and out. Just be sure you are comfortable driving on steep hills! Very close to Pacifica State Beach, a great surfing spot.

                                                                Exactly what we wanted!

                                                                Diana N.

                                                                Terry's home is wonderful, inviting and impeccably clean. I wanted a place where I could visit with my son, his girlfriend and her mother away from everyone's normal routine. We were all wowed by the home, the views and the location. We cooked, did puzzles, walked on the beach and, generally, hung out together and this was ideal for all of the above. The beds were very comfortable, the kitchen well equipped and, again, the views fabulous. Thanks, Terry!

                                                                Beautiful view and house - perfect getaway

                                                                David G.

                                                                This was our first stay here, and we were delighted. It was just what we were looking for -- great views, quiet neighborhood, easy access to local restaurants and shopping -- and did I mention the view?

                                                                The house is in a perfect spot for a relaxing getaway, yet still close enough to have full access to San Francisco and all it has to offer. The house is very comfortable -- so much so that we had trouble getting motivated to go out! We will be back next year, God willing.


                                                                Wonderful Experience!

                                                                patricia G.

                                                                We loved our stay at Pacifica! The location was awesome! It had a terrific view of the ocean with whales we could see out in it. It was very convenient to getting to San Francisco and many other interesting places. The house was beautiful----there were windows everywhere and it had a wonderful open floor plan with modern, unique furnishings. It was very well supplied with everything one could need. Our host, Terry, was so nice and helpful. We would love to go back someday! It was a wonderful experience!

                                                                Very lovely! Everything about it was perfect!

                                                                A guest from Louisville, KYLouisville, KY

                                                                Amazing view! Great location also. We had an awesome time.

                                                                First disappointment with vrbo

                                                                Location is much farther removed from the ocean than the pictures on the website suggest. The place needs major maintenance inside and out. The downstairs bathroom was shockingly bad with paint peeling off the walls, stain ring around the toilet, one towel rack barely clinging to the wall, etc. No lights next to beds in our

                                                                downstairs bedroom, one bluish white light in a cheap glass ball on the ceiling, no drawers there, only sheers on one window; the view windows along the entire front of the house were dirty, the main part of the wood floor worn down; the deck has holes from dry rot and a rose bush growing up through the slats; would not stay there ever again. Made us wonder about vrbo's inspection process. The only good things were the heating system and an unusual dining room table. Also the host who lives next door was very nice to our guests.

                                                                Owner's Response:

                                                                I'm am so sorry that Helga's was so disappointed with her stay. She is my first negative review of over hundreds of guests from all over the world, I do think that she took the absence of ice trays in the fridge a little too personal, which I addressed immediately, and left them by the front door. A few exaggerations need to be addressed, the house is exactly as depicted in the pictures, the ocean is as close as it seems in the photos, which is just down the hill. Guests have never complained about the proximity to the beach, in fact they love that my place is that close. The downstairs bathroom has some peeling paint, but no ring around the toilet exists and there was a loose towel rack that was fixed promptly.

                                                                Also the bedroom she spoke of does have a bedside table with a drawer, the master bedroom has a bedside light which she didn't mention, the downstairs bedrooms don't have bedside lights and I will add those, it has never been mentioned by guests before, so it never occurred to me and I will put ones there immediately. I'm sorry that the sheer curtains bothered her, because there isn't any neighbor's that can look into the one window with the sheer curtain.

                                                                I'm so sorry Helga had to exaggerate about the cleanliness of the all of the many windows that give my guests views of the ocean from every room in the house, that's just not the case, as my over one hundred glowing reviews from another vacation home site attest to.

                                                                Being a first time Vrbo user, Helga seems to expect hotel like service and amenities, yet enjoy the cost benefits that Vrbo offers for a group of six vacationers.

                                                                My place is immaculately clean though it needs some cosmetic repairs. My home is booked up so much it has been difficult to schedule down time to address the remaining maintenance. The downstairs deck, which wraps around the whole downstairs is being repaired in stages and will be completed soon.

                                                                The view and home are what my guests love and it's trueness to what is depicted in the photos. I'm so sorry Helga didn't get what she expected.



                                                                Owner and host


                                                                Pedro Point, Pacifica, CA, USA

                                                                Northern California coastal living with amazing views at every turn, yet 20 minutes away from San Francisco and an hour to the wine country. Everything is close, hustle of the city and the quiet and solitude of the coast, it is the best of both worlds. The property is located on Pedro Point an historic location, with a rich history, from fishing to rum running and the Coastal Railroad. You are also close to destinations south along the coast, Princeton by the Sea is 15 minutes away, if you want a harbor experience with all of the local fresh fish available. Another few miles you are at Half Moon Bay, with its abundant supply of great food and shopping. The home and property are are easy to get to and solitude and privacy await you from just two quick turns off the beautiful scenic Highway 1. The neighborhood is artistic and eclectic with all the homes being different and unique, a real coast side neighborhood. Stroll around the neighborhood on your way to the beach, finding hidden treasures from small fishing village at the docks to the fantastic views of Shelter Cove and where San Pedro Creek runs into the ocean. You can see the Pacifica Pier from everywhere in the home, there you will find fishing and crabbing during those seasons or just an exhilarating ocean walk. The next bay north is Rockaway Beach, which is either a short drive or a nice 30 minute walk from the property, along the way you will pass the world famous Taco Bell on the beach and the small shopping center at the bottom of Pedro Point, there you will find La Playa the local Mexican cantina, NorCal the surf shop, High Tide restaurant, Grocery Outlet and On The Point, a small pizza joint. In Rockaway you will find the infamous Nick's and their great crab sandwiches with dancing and music on the weekends, across the street you will find the Moonraker, great views and fine dining. If you continue you to walk further north you can hike on the many trails in the old rock quarry and over to Sharp Park with amazing views and whale watching all along the way.


                                                                Additional information about rental rates

                                                                Cancellation policy If you cancel more than one week prior to check in you'll get a 50% refund. If you need to cancel within one week of your trip, your payment is non- refundable

                                                                21 Reviews
                                                                Excellent 4.5/5
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