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Montara Bluff House-Amazing Views-Perfect Couples Retreat

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-only-Not suitable for children or Parties)

If you are interested in booking, please tell me about yourself, and your other guests plus your reason for visiting the HMB area. Ideal for one or two couples only. Minimum Age for Renters is 18 Years Old. No Pets. No Smoking. Amazing views where the mountain comes down to the ocean. This expansive stunning ranch home has two bedrooms each located at different ends of the home for ultimate privacy. Two gas fireplaces for romantic evenings are located in the family room and the 420 sf. Living Room. Two enclosed decks for privacy as well as a large view deck to watch the ocean and sunsets.

The gourmet kitchen features a subzero refrigerator, fisher paykel dishwasher drawers, two ovens and counter space for multiple cooks. Master bath has Toto bidet with heated seat.

Allergies? No pets have been in the house and the furnace has a HEPA Filter. Hi-speed secure wi-fi connection too!

Peaceful and serene, located on top of the bluff at the end of a cul-de-sac just 25 minutes from the SF Airport and The City. 10 minutes away is the charming town of Half Moon Bay. Montara Beach is one block away and Montara Mountain hiking can be started from the house. The coastal area is perfect for those that love to walk, hike, bike, relax and enjoy each other. A rejuvenating experience for the body and spirit.

OCCUPANCY-In consideration of our neighbors and because of liability issues, OCCUPANCY AND USE OF THE HOUSE IS STRICTLY LIMITED TO THE NUMBER OF GUESTS WE HAVE AGREED TO IN YOUR RESERVATION. Other persons are not allowed on the property and there can be no loud parties at any time. Our neighbors closely monitor the neighborhood and record and report disruptive events as soon as they happen. IF WE RECEIVE A COMPLAINT REGARDING EXCESSIVE TRAFFIC, NOISE OR PARTIES OF ANY KIND YOU WILL FORFEIT YOUR SECURITY DEPOSIT. We understand that many wish to have events and parties and in fact love a good time ourselves. If that is your need then our home is not the place for you.

San Mateo County Certificate #87

Security cameras at outside front entry.

Keywords: Ocean View, one-level, Mountain View,Gourmet Kitchen,Stunning,Light,Open,flowing floorplan

More Details

Owner
Kathy Rain
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017

About Kathy Rain

Michael and Kathy Rain are local Realtors on the Coast for over 20 years. Michael also has a degree in music from Cornish School of Music and plays guitar, drums and vocals. Passionate about the ocean, they also have an oceanfront condo and vacation rental in North Kaanapali Beach in Maui, Hawaii. Avid hikers, both Coasts are ideal locations.

Kathy Rain purchased this house in 1992

What makes this house unique

This beautiful location with views of the mountain coming down to the ocean never ceases to delight our senses. Love to hike Montara Mountain with it's many trails, walk the Coastal Bluff Trail in Half Moon Bay and the Pacifica Coastal Trail at Linda Mar. The Harbor area is a treat with kayak rental, boat excursions, restaurants and fresh fish off the boats. Being just 25 minutes from San Francisco makes for great day excursions. We are within a few hours of several wine regions. Our sleepy little town is amazing and affords a serene respite for the spirit.

Amenities

Montara House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Marble Bathrooms and showers, luxurious towels. Hair Dryer, shampoo, conditioner provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • 2 King size Beds Two Pillow Top luxurious beds with down pillows for your sleeping comfort in bedrooms.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Security cameras at outside front entry.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Montara Bluff House-Amazing Views-Perfect Couples Retreat
average rating of 4.8125 based on 48 reviews
5

Bluff house makes weekend even better

  • 5 of 5

Super relaxing weekend for the family. My son graduated from Menlo College and we reserved this place for his grandparents and cousin. Beautiful views of the Ocean and Mountains and lots of room in the house to spread out and enjoy the scenery. Even though this home sits on highway 1 directly below it you would never know. No car sounds super peaceful at end of street.

Finally a vacation rental that has awesome bedding. Slept too good and woke up refreshed. Most of the vacation rentals I've stayed in seem to cut corners on the bedding but not this place.

Overall it was an incredible weekend and the Bluff House made it even more special. Waking up refreshed and drinking coffee in the morning overlooking the Pacific is hard to beat. Do yourself a favor and reserve this place. You can't go wrong here.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Albert for the kind words. We are so glad the family enjoyed their stay. Look forward to hosting you again. Kathy and Michael
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5

Beautiful spot, wonderful home

  • 5 of 5

The views are fantastic and well worth the stay -- but the home itself is beautifully and tastefully decorated and equipped with all the amenities anyone could want. Comfortable beds, hearty linens, clean as a whistle inside and out. Kitchen well-equipped with everything in great working order. Bathrooms fresh and complete as well. Lovely grounds and garden an unexpected bonus.

Great location on the coast, just a short walk to reach stairs to the beach and La Costanera Peruvian restaurant -- a splurge, but very tasty.

Most of the rooms have some sort of blue-water/mountain view -- we enjoyed these so much we never turned on the TV. WiFi was fast and reliable, too, for those couple of emails we just had to address.

The location is convenient to much of the best of the coast: short drive to Fitzgerald marine Preserve and the Devil's Slide walk, not far to groceries, dining, and shopping.

We're already plotting our return to the Bluff House!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Ocean & Mountain Views

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful home with spectacular views of the ocean and mountains. Do not hesitate to rent this gem. Patrick & Rosie Haeg

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Everything was as described.....amazing views from the living room and family room. Very clean and the property owners were very easy to work with. Definitely recommend this home for 1 or 2 couples looking for a relaxing getaway.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home, great views, very nicely appointed, but...

  • 4 of 5

if you need reasonable internet connectivity this is not the house for you. Very slow internet. Otherwise loved the house!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely stunning!

  • 5 of 5

I want to start by saying the view is to die for!! Absolutely breathtaking. I watched the sunset from the front window. Just gorgeous. You can hear the sound of the ocean from inside. Very relaxing. The beach is right across the street and easy to get to. The house is very clean and well kept. The beds are beyond comfortable. I could have stayed in bed all day! I would recommend this rental to friends and family and will definitely be going back. A wonderful experience to say the least.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Ocean Colony
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
La Costenara
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Montara State Beach
Car: necessary

You wlll arrive at a destination resort area on the Half Moon Bay Coast. Beautiful beach boardwalk, pier and harbor, restaurants, fresh fish to bring back, whale watching and deep sea fishing excursions. 25 minutes to San Francisco.

Hiking trails are literally outside the front door. Kayaking is in the Harbor just 3 miles away where you can also paddel board and wind surf. Montara Beach is a long white sand beach with good surfing. Mavericks surf is 3 miles away. Bicycle trails are everywhere including Montara Mountain with many off path trails for biking and horseback riding. Stables are within a few miles, and yes, you can ride your horse down to the beach in Half Moon Bay.

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Rates & Availability

Montara House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$450
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Checkout Fee $195
Tax Rate 10.0%

$450/night plus 10% State Tax, $180.00 cleaning fee, $99.00 non-refundable Damage Insurance Premium.
Maximum of 4 Adults. No Children under 18.
No Pets. No Smokers. No Events


CA Tax ID Certificate #87 CA State Tax of 10%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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