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Relax And Enjoy The California Coast From This Lovely Private Suite

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom With Full Bath With Leisure Room Separate Entrance & Private Deck

This lovely and comfortable 600 sq. ft. suite adorned in modern art offers stunning views of wild open spaces and the ocean. Just a 3 minute walk to the Montara Light House, beaches and tide pools. If you love the great outdoors this is the perfect retreat to for you to discover the beauty of the California coast. Great local dining and just 30 minutes to San Francisco. Perfect for romantic couples and friends.

Silvia and James Maher
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Silvia and James Maher

My wife Silvia and I (James) have had the great fortune to be able to raise our two kids (Derek and Fasha) in such a beautiful place in the world. Now that they have grown and are about the business of making their own lives we decided to share our good fortune with others.

Silvia and James Maher purchased this apartment in 1991

Why Silvia and James Maher chose Montara

We originally rented this house from Silvia's father when he temporarily left the medical field to serve as the country administrator of Costa Rica for the Peace Corps. Following he did a similar job in Nicaragua. After a five year hiatus he and his wife decided to settle in Denver Colorado. We were delighted buy this ocean view house and "take it off their hands".

What makes this apartment unique

A 3 minute walk across the street brings you to Montara Lighthouse with breath taking view of the rugged coast and crashing sea. It also has a youth hostel and a rentable space for events and such. Follow the trail you can you can visit both a beautiful sand beach and rocky tide pool area.

If nature is your thing then you be delighted with the many trials for hiking and biking. If it's surfing, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing,

Good eats galore!


* Montara Cafe & Bakery ... breakfas(URL HIDDEN) * La Costanera Peruvian restaurant ... happy hour & dinner



Montara Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...


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Relax And Enjoy The California Coast From This Lovely Private Suite
average rating of 4.875 based on 40 reviews

Very comfortable apartment in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

This is a very nice apartment. A spacious, incredibly sunny living room with views of the sea, the lighthouse and the garden. A gas stove if you are chilly. Ten minutes walk from great hikes to Montara North Peak - acres of park and trails. A wonderful beach nearby. Short drive down the road to nice cafes - Ebb Tide on the seashore, the Barn and walking distance to breakfast at Here Comes the Sun and a great Peruvian restaurant looking out over the sea. Plus whale watching six mins drive away in Half Moon Bay. Silvia and James were great hosts. The apartment is well kitted out and we lacked for nothing. Terrific weekend!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Convenient location in cute town of Montara at a great price

  • 4 of 5

James and Sylvias place was a perfect home base for us exploring the area around half moon bay. It was only 20 minutes to the SF airport which was super convenient as well. The big windows and deck overlooking the ocean were awesome especially on the rainy days so we could still get some sunshine. There were lots of little touches and amenities such as bathrobes, snacks, coffee and even a bottle of wine left by our hosts!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quiet and Relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

James and Silvia provide simple, cozy accommodations with great views of the ocean. The house was quiet and comfortable. The bottle of wine waiting for us was a nice touch. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place to stay south of the bay!

  • 5 of 5

Sylvia and James thought of all the details to make your stay super cozy in this spacious apartment attached to their house. Its very quiet, cozy with all the amenities. Bottle of wine, snacks, water, etc. Super convenient to walk from the apartment to amazing beaches and hiking trails. The apartment feels likes its your own house with a separate entrance, deck with a fireplace and well lit path at night. Great neighborhood to explore. If you do get a chance to meet James and Sylvia, they are wonderful humans.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxed coastal hideaway by San Francisco

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in Montara was enjoyable and it was a great central location for our daytrips. The owners were very accommodating and eager to talk about the different locations that we were going to visit as well as restaurant suggestions. The view on the patio is excellent and my son loved the aero bed that they had to be able accommodate the four of us. The beach just across the highway was a beautiful place to watch the sunset

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Laid back coastal getaway

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a quiet getaway this one fits the bill. Spacious suite with partial ocean view from the deck, and walking distance to McNee Ranch State Park. I thought the accommodations were better than the photos. Thanks Sylvia & James! We’ll be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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