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Beachcomber's Paradise, Luxury on the Pacific Ocean

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Bedrooms 3
Half Baths2
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Oceanside Morro Bay Home, 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 2400 sq. ft. single level luxury home has 180 degree unobstructed panoramic whitewater views of the Pacific Ocean. All of the rooms in this home are 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 the Cayucos Pier 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 just can't help staring at the ocean. Time will pass quickly as you are mesmerized by the sweeping views of the sea. The miles of sandy beach will compel you to walk down to the water's edge to explore the sights and sounds.

You can easily walk to Morro Rock or Cayucos, it's just down to the beach, then left or right. The wall of panoramic windows will allow you to watch the kids play on the beach without leaving the house. The beach is right in front of our home approximately 100 yards away(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', with granite counter tops and a huge 48' commercial 'Wolf' gas range, stainless steel appliances and European Cabinets. There's a second vegetable sink, dual stainless dishwashers and 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 just a few of the amenities for you to enjoy.

The front wrap-around Patio has extensive brick and flagstone with a built-in Gas Fire Pit for those enchanting evenings and incredible sunsets! The built-in Fire Pit is always a big hit perfect for making 'Smores with the kids' (of all ages). Binoculars and a spotting scope are there to 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 new 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.

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.

We would like to take this opportunity to 'thank' everyone for viewing our site and booking with us. It's a joy for us to be able to share this great house and location with others. We are taking bookings now for 2012, so check our calendar to see if your dates are available and send us an email. Thanks again.

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Fred Wickman
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
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About Fred Wickman

My wife & I are from North Lake Tahoe and knew that someday we wanted a house near the beach. We searched the California coastal towns, narrowed the search to Morro Bay, happened upon this house one day and got very lucky with our purchase. We love this town, our location and views.

Fred Wickman purchased this house in 2008

Why Fred Wickman chose Central Coast California

We had a detailed criteria for a second home, knowing that we may retire there someday. It had to be near the ocean, close to a college town (Cal Poly), near a major hospital, close to lots of golf & fishing and the bonus for us was how big the Central Coast Wine Region is. We couldn't have picked a better place.

What makes this house unique

Three words . . . . . views, views and more views !!! We are always surprised at how much we just sit and stare at the waves breaking on the beach, the wildlife and the surfers. It's just constant movement and different every day. We love sitting on the front porch at sunset with a great glass of wine, it just doesn't get much better than that !


based on 49 traveler reviews

Beachcomber's Paradise, Luxury on the Pacific Ocean
average rating of 4.979592 based on 49 reviews

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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Family and Friends

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd stay at the Beachcomber’s Paradise. It has been a perfect place for my husband, our dog and myself to relax and enjoy family and friends. Our son has come from out of state on both occasions as well as visiting friends in around the local areas. We cook 90% of our meals, which allows us to really visit and catch up on everyone’s life. The house is fully stocked, and everything in working order. There is plentiful seating out front for enjoying the wonderful ocean views and air. Fred and Candi have been terrific hostess.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
San Luis Obispo Airport
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Morro Bay Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Many close by
Car: recommended

Other Activities: 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..

Golf: For you golf enthusiasts, there is a wonderful 18 hole course in Morro Bay with ocean and bay views from almost every hole.


Rates & Availability

Morro Bay House Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%
Cleaning USD225


  • $ 225 Cleaning Fee
    $ 1000 Security Deposit for a week's stay
    $ 500 Security for 3 night's stay

    Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
  • Off Peak Rental Period from September 10th to May 31st, non-holiday, 3 night minimum
    Peak periods(Summer Months) & Holidays, 1 week minimum
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Morro Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Adventure
  • Sports & Activities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Half Bathroom -
  • There is an Outside Shower with hot & cold water, so you can rinse off from the beach.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , New Mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , New Mattress
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , New Mattress
  • All three bedrooms have newer Serta Matresses. All of the bedrooms are spacious and not crowded at all. All have nice linens and bedcovers.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Walkway to Water
  • Yard
  • 4 beach chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
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
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Gas Fire Pit on front patio, Outside Shower with hot & cold water, Professional 'Wolf' Gas Range in the kitchen.

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