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Charming house, large & beautiful garden, minutes from ocean & SF

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3, pet-friendly, gorgeous yard

A nice home with a great yard in an unbelievable location in the Bay Area. The coastal town of Pacifica is just 15 minutes from San Francisco and an hour from wine country to the north, and 35 from Stanford and an hour from Santa Cruz to the south. You'll be 3 minutes from the beach as well as the bluffs that jut into and above the ocean -- all the pictures of the area you see were taken on walks with my dogs within minutes from home.

My home is a 1930's cottage, 1000 sq. ft. with a very large yard (on a 6300 double lot), great for kids and dogs to run around in. Pets are welcome.

Beautiful plants both indoors and out. The yard faces south, so early risers can drink coffee in a wicker rocking chair while watching the sun rise over the hills that separate Pacifica from Silicon Valley, and all can enjoy the sun all day among the plants and flowers (or escape it under the umbrella). Outdoor grill provided.

Watch sunsets in Pacifica from the beach, the hills, or the piers while fishermen cast lines into the ocean. The house itself has a big comfy L-shaped couch facing a huge 60-inch TV. Burn an evening fire outside in a metal fire pit. I use a small second bedroom as an office with a window onto blooming fuchsia, though I would be happy to turn this into a child's bedroom.

I have three off-street parking spaces. The highway is a two-minute drive.

All utilities are included. Washer & dryer available for your use.

More Details

Carlo Cerruti
Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2018

About Carlo Cerruti

After a decade teaching middle school, including a stint in the Bay Area, and then another decade back on the east coast teaching college, I realized that both middle school kids and the Bay Area were for me. I grew up a city boy, but at 45 realized that being within 15-minute striking distance of the city was just fine -- especially if I could live in Pacifica, a series of small communities on a strip wedged between the hills and the ocean.

Carlo Cerruti purchased this house in 2015

Why Carlo Cerruti chose Sharp Park

My home is full of plants and unique odds and ends from the art deco and mid-century modern eras. The yard has flowers and cacti and lots of sun and space.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Sharp Park in Pacifica

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed
    Main bedroom - 2 Large Double Bed , 2 closets, top down/bottom up cellular darkening shades
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • limited accessibility ...
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Charming house, large & beautiful garden, minutes from ocean & SF
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
Lincoln, United States

Carlo and his house are wonderful!!

  • 5 of 5

Coming from the Midwest, Carlo’s house served as a perfect launch point for all of our Bay Area excursions being located in convenient, quiet Pacifica. Carlo ensures guests have all they require and really has some fascinating decor for those interested. Thank for you for a beautiful stay and memorable vacation, Carlo!!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bakersfield, California

Great House, Great Location, Great Owner, and Great Overall Experience.

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed 7 nights in Carlo’s house for end of year vacation. When we planned this vacation, we wanted to have a vacation where we could slow down our regular pace, relax without having many commitments but still be able to do some outdoor activities such as hiking. We ended up having the vacation we wanted and Carlo’s house was one of the major contributors to it. The house was very cozy with complete amenities. It comfortably fit three of us plus a dog and had a big, enjoyable backyard. Very dog friendly. We brought 2 cars, garage was not accessible but ample parking for both cars in the driveway. Walking distance to the beach and to local restaurants and bars. The area also has many hiking trails with extraordinary views. We hiked 5 trails with our dog during our stay there. Overall great experience staying in this house for a full week. Highly recommend for a cozy, simple vacation. Carlo provided us with very clear instructions on how to best enjoy the house and what to do in case of emergency. Great small house, great location, great owner, and great overall experience. We really enjoyed it.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming, tidy, home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay at Carlo's. The house was adorable and felt like home. Very functional and very length of space for the three of us. Loved how close it was to get he freeway, groceries, and the ocean.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Totally enjoyable stay. Had everything we needed.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful garden and the home was furnished with everything we needed for a comfortable week in Pacifica. We would definitely stay again on our next visit to Pacifica. Thanks, Carlo.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming cottage-like home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Carlo's for a week and had a great time. Very accessible to the city and other points of interest. The backyard garden is a real highlight. Our two dogs loved it. Great place! And it's near Nick's Rockaway where you can get the crab sandwich of a lifetime.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco

Great house with great outdoor area. Very quiet and relaxing.

  • 5 of 5

I enjoyed every moment I spent in this house. Carlo the owner is so nice and helpful. The Neighbourhood is quiet and all is located at walking distance to the waterfront where I could go hiking every day with my dog.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
San Francisco
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Winter's Tavern
Nearest Golf
800 Metres
Sharp Park
Nearest Train
5 Miles
BART Colma
Nearest Beach
800 Metres
Sharp Park
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Sharp Park, The Bay Area

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £38.07
Property Damage Protection £60.15

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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