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Enjoy Surf and Sunsets...Otters & Dolphins from the deck of our beach front home

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Just steps from the beach, our 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Beachfront home is located 4 hours from Los Angeles and 4 hours from San Francisco. Spectacular Ocean views of the Central California Coast from Montana de Oro to Cayucos. Beachgoers share the waves with Surfers, Kayakers, Dolphins, and Otters right in front of our home! Seabirds are abundant! Explore the tidepools, dunes, and rocks. Search for shells on the beach. Fish in the surf. Boogie boarding and Kite-flying are always a favorite. Winter Sunsets are awesome, especially in front of the fireplace with a good book.

Add all this to a beautiful Golf Course within three miles, deep-sea fishing, Hearst Castle, Wine Tasting at some of the best Wineries on the Central Coast, observing the elephant seals, monarch butterflies and blue herons, kayaking in the estuary, shopping on the Embarcadero, Art galleries in Cambria and, of course, San Luis Obispo with its Farmer's Market and Mission. Highway One is one of the most scenic roads in America.

Special community events include the January Bird Festival, Cayucos Fourth of July Parade and Morro Bay Fireworks, Morro Bay October Harbor Fest, and the December Boat Parade. There is something for everyone, especially fun and relaxation!!

WE TRAVEL FREQUENTLY AND MAY NOT BE ABLE TO RESPOND TO EMAILS RIGHT AWAY. PLEASE BE PATIENT. WE WILL GET BACK TO YOU AS SOON AS WE CAN, USUALLY WITHIN A FEW DAYS. THANK YOU, SUSAN AND CHUCK

ADDITIONAL RENTAL INFORMATION:

ADD $175 Cleaning/Linen Fee plus 11% Morro Bay Bed Tax

We accept checks and PayPal for payment.

No Smoking and No Pets.

YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 25 YEARS OLD TO RENT THIS HOME

Keywords: Beachfront Home

More Details

Owner
Susan
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 18, 2017

About Susan

We live just north of Los Angeles and bought the house when our daughter was attending Cal Poly University. Now it is a favorite place for our family. The beach house is where we all go to have fun, spend special family time and make new memories. All the kids you see on our listing are our grandchildren enjoying the beach! We are so happy to be able to share the house so that others can experience all the beauty and magic of the Central Coast.

Susan purchased this house in 1987

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our stay at your charming, cheerful and spotless home at Morro Bay was FANTASTIC!!! Can't tell you how much fun we had. The house was so perfect for our group and the girlfriends kept thanking me for finding it and setting up the plans. It was beyond our expectations!!! The view was beyond words. I don't think any of us saw the sea life that you had just seen but there was lots of activity around us and we did go many places. The weather was made to order.
Sep 2014
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Amenities

Morro Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Pack N Play baby crib (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
1 king bed, 1 queen bed, 2 twins, No Smoking & No Pets

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 29 reviews
5

Charming beachfront house

  • 5 of 5

My family of 5 stayed at the house for a week. The house was very clean, nicely decorated and had a lot of amenities to make us feel at home. This is by far the nicest house we have rented for vacation. The view of the ocean is amazing. One evening we even saw a group of whales eating, and thanks to the binoculars in the house we were able to get a close-up look at the whales.

The beach is very nice and clean with lots of sea shells that my kids enjoyed collecting. There are also tide pools a short walk up the beach from the house. Overall this was an amazing place to stay. I highly recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

As perfect as iimagined

  • 5 of 5

My family including 2 grandchildren spent 3 nights in this great place. It is spacious and beautifully maintained. Everything works. The layout is perfect for a family. The back of the house is so quiet with the doors separating the front of the house. Perfect for noisy kids or napping grandparents. So much going in and out to the sand...that would be my only suggestion...a small tub for water on the front porch so feet can be rinsed. We used the sand toy bucket.

The house had a great variety of spices, lots of wine glasses and crackers for cracking crabs, etc. Just everything we needed. We would love to do it again.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome property!

  • 5 of 5

This home is wonderful, well appointed, comfortable and in an excellent location. This is our third visit and we are already discussing another visit!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect beach front property

  • 5 of 5

We have spent more than 15 years vacationing annually in Morro Bay and have had our eye on this beautiful cottage by the sea for quite some time. Situated on a cul de sac approximately 20 steps to the sand. The front porch was the perfect spot to watch the kids play on the beach and watch dolphins swimming in the ocean. We were pleasantly surprised that the little beach house was not so little. The three bedrooms were very spacious as were the two bathrooms. The living room and kitchen were cozy and perfect size for our family of five. The layout is perfect if you want to be together or if you want to retreat to one of the bedrooms for some private time.

The house was very clean and so beautifully decorated. You can walk out the door and head out for a run, ride your bike, or head out for a swim. You are a 10 min. Drive to Cayucos or. 5 min. Drive to the embarcadero.

We were here for a full week and enjoyed every second. We look forward to our next stay

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Repeat visitor

  • 5 of 5

We visit Morro Bay at least 1x/year from Tucson for our beach fix. The "Red Door House" has been our favorite rental and go-to for our vacations. Even when our 3 grown kids pop in for a few days during our weekly stay, we always have plenty of room. The view can not be compared, and the long walks either down to the Rock or north to Cayucus, can't be any better. Montana de Oro, walking the sand spit, kayaking, checking out the elephant seals, Hearst Castle, Moonstone Beach, Cambria, shopping at the farmer's market on Thursday nights in SLO, eating at our favorites (Giovanni's and HoffBrau House both in Morro Bay), are just a few of the activities we do over and over. Oh, I almost forgot: watching the whales from the deck, or even inside the house, is great too. The owners make it so easy with the red door house, and it holds a special place in my husband and my hearts.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Everything I was looking for!

  • 5 of 5

We stay on the central coast each summer renting a different property each time. This is our first time so far south, but our favorite property overall. The fact that the kids could be on the beach and we could keep an eye on them from the front deck was wonderful. The sloping from the house to the water's edge allowed for a full view and a pleasant comfort level to keep an eye on the kids. Of course we had two 6th graders with us. I wouldn't have felt as comfortable with younger or less predictable kids that close to the water and me at the house. But joining them is half the fun and the walk to the water is exertion free. So worry not.

Crills has the best taffy on the central coast. The American Fish Company has great food (lunch costs less and can be eaten as late as 4). Duckies in Cayucos is the best for chowder.

The house is at the end of the Morro Strand and you have the whole street mostly to yourself. Do expect others to park along the strand (and in front of the house) for photo opportunities through sunset each evening. I can only imagine how impacted it gets over July 4th holiday, but what a perfect location to enjoy the festivities.

Being able to stroll onto the beach rather than pack up the car or walk blocks to the shore was PERFECT for us. So much so that we rarely left the house and never even made it up to Cambria, one of our favorite places on earth. The house itself seems much larger than it looks like it could be. The rooms are good size and the layout is great with bedrooms at the end of a close-off-able hallway letting early birds and late sleepers to rest peacefully. Garage (and w/d) are accessible from inside the house. The deck chairs are in the garage and made for comfortable and relaxing mornings and evenings on the deck. There's also a hose behind the house to wash off an afternoon of boogie boarding: kids, suits, boards and shoes.

As you'll read in many other comments, the kitchen is perfect with far more hidden treasures than typically found in a vacation rental. Especially appreciated were the number of utensils, spices, mixing bowls, pans and measuring tools. The property was clean and well-maintained, like that friend's house that you love to visit and feel so comfortable in. Susan was always quick to respond and so helpful as we planned our trip. They take pride in their home and it shows. Hopefully their renters will continue to do the same so it is available for years to come. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
San Luis Obispo
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Buoy
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Morro Bay Golf Course, Central Coasts Pebble Beach
Nearest Train
12 Miles
San Luis Obispo
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Taco Temple...best fish tacos ever!
Nearest Beach
Beautiful beach within footsteps...
Car: recommended

Golfing, Birding, Whale watching, Movies, Special events include January Bird Festival, Car Shows, Surf Competition, Fourth of July Fireworks, Lighted Boat parade, Valentine Day parade and the Oct, Harbor Fest, Frequently there are 'Art in the Park' weekends, AND ALWAYS HEARST CASTLE, Elfin Forest, Montana Day Oro, July has the best State Fair in California

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Rates & Availability

Morro Bay House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
Jun 15 2017 - Sep 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,450
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$310
$2,125
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/Linen $175 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Summer 2017 Reservations will begin January 2017.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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