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Walk to beach & town spacious modern apartment.
Walk to beach & town spacious modern apartment.
4 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 bath
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Private 1,200 sq. ft. space, Cal King bedroom (somewhat firm mattress); full bath; equipped eat-in kitchenette: living room (2 sofas fold to single beds); fireplace; patio; separate entry & heat control; dvd player & screen; free internet, Hulu & Netflix
Sound of surf & sea air; quiet street; 2 blocks to beach & state park with boardwalk to picnic area. 4 blocks to town.
Children are welcome but space is not child proofed. Safety is parents' responsibility. No pets.

The space

Check-in time after 4 pm till 10 pm
Check-out time before 11 am
We are flexible about these times and will make special arrangements if you let us know your needs.

This is a custom built home. It is contemporary, spacious and comfortable. We welcome children; however parents are responsible for the safety of their children.

Only steps from the Pacific Ocean, you can hear the sounds and rhythms of the sea, breathe fresh salt air and watch weather rolling in from the ocean 24/7.

Cambria can have spectacular sunsets which you can view from the beach or boardwalk, or while sipping a glass of wine at the Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill outdoor patio.

On the beach each you can collect Cambria "moonstones," walk or just contemplate. The ocean is cold, the climate is temperate and breezy-- surfing in wet suit is good, but don't count on swimming on Moonstone Beach. However, San Simeon Cove is 8 miles up the road and is more protected where you can go in the water.

Guest access

You will have a separate entrance, private apartment with your own patio on the lower floor of the building. Parking is upstairs and across the street on a level, off street parking space. You can pull into the driveway to unload, then cross over to the parking space. This is a very safe community; but you should keep your car locked.

Interaction with guests

We will meet you when you arrive and spend a few minutes to show you how things work. We will stock your unit with coffee service and supplies for simple continental breakfast. (fruit juice, bread, coffee/tea service)

We are happy to recommend restaurants, provide information about local goings on and provide menus from local eateries, program information for the local community theaters, map for local hiking trails, etc. Then we will leave you alone unless you you want more interaction.

Other things to note

DROUGHT: Currently Cambria, like most of California, is experiencing a severe drought. Hotels, motels and restaurants are limiting water use (they offer bottled water at cost instead of filling water glasses at table) and residents are on water rationing. You will be asked to do all you can to reduce water usage. See "House Rules.."


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Amenities
Kitchen
Internet
Essentials
Shampoo

Prices
Extra people ₹669 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee ₹5019
Security Deposit ₹20076
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Common spaces
2 sofa beds

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is 4PM - 10PM
Check out by 11AM

CHILD SAFETY: The apartment is not officially child proofed (electric outlets are not plugged, cupboards and drawers are not child proofed, etc.). There are no special hazards, but parents are responsible for the safety of their children inside and outside the house. Do not leave young children unattended.

SECURITY: Lock all doors to the outside (four) when leaving the property. Burn only manufactured logs in fireplace (DuraFlame, Presto)
Avoid creating smoke while cooking. Our smoke alarms are very sensitive.

EMERGENCY: Follow the instructions provided.

NO SMOKING anywhere in the house. You can smoke on your patio provided you use the ash tray and respect the elevated fire danger due to the drought. Do not flick ash into the shrubbery or grass.

WATER CONSERVATION: All California is experiencing drought. Water rationing is in effect in Cambria. Here are some guidelines for conserving:
Do not leave water running at any time
Take brief showers
Turn water off while brushing teeth
Wet hands, turn off tap, soap up then rinse
Limit toilet flushing to what is necessary
Use bottled water for drinking, coffee, tea, etc.
Scrape but don't rinse dishes before placing in dishwasher

We ask you not to use the bathtub unless necessary. If you do, we request a $10 fee for excess water use.
We appreciate your cooperation and hope this situation will be resolved this year with expected rain.

OCCUPANCY: No more than four people sleep in the apartment; up to eight people (you and your guests) for entertaining..

NO PETS

NOISE: Limit noise after 10 pm and before 7 am. Please respect our neighbors' right to enjoy their peaceful stay in Cambria.

DEPARTURE: Make arrangements to return key.

CONDUCT: Disorderly conduct (loud noise, altercation, drunkenness, abuse or destruction of property) will result in your being required to leave.

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs - One flight downstairs to entry
No parking on property - Parking is directly across the street on flat area. Can use the driveway to unload. The street is a very low use residential street.

Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

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Jeff User Profile
October 2017
Cambria is a beautiful place to visit, and Lucie's place is a beautiful place to stay while there. Our hosts were very helpful and gracious. They even invited us up to their place for wine and snacks. Very nice! This is by far the best Airbnb we have stayed at.

Pallav User Profile
September 2017
Luxurious apartment..the owners live in this multi-story building on the floor above. Very helpful and kind folks. The building is a 10 minute walk from the start of Cambria downtown. Bunch of local shipping, coffee and restaurants there. The beach is literally a 2 minute walk.
Lucie User ProfileLucie is a superhost.
Response from Lucie:
Pallav, Glad you, the 'family from Menlo Park (Happy Face)", enjoyed your relaxing time at our place. You would be welcome back anytime. Regards, ~Ian
September 2017

Linda User Profile
September 2017
Absolutely enjoyed our stay! Definitely would like to return and stay longer. Ian was prompt in his response and communications. I'm the bday girl, my wonderful friend Linda chose this place and she hit it right on. Gracious, charming and welcoming hosts. The space was light, airy and comforting. I'm so glad people like this exist and run air b and b's! It was a thoroughly delightful experience and I would love to do it again. I highly recommend a stay here, you won't want to leave! Cheers!!
Lucie User ProfileLucie is a superhost.
Response from Lucie:
Linda and Kim, It was a pleasure to host you both for the Birthday Celebrations. You both would be welcome back anytime. Cheers, ~Ian
September 2017

Barbara User Profile
September 2017
What a wonderful home! It is lovely, modern and in a wonderful location. It is near the beach and near the charming town of Cambria. Ian met us upon our arrival and gave us the full tour of the house. He gave us good recommendations for things to do and places to eat. We had a great time.
Lucie User ProfileLucie is a superhost.
Response from Lucie:
Barbara and Dan, Glad to hear we helped make your anniversary as wonderful as could be. You both would be welcome back anytime. Regards, ~Ian
September 2017

Diane User Profile
September 2017
Very modern place. Beach is extremely close. Views of ocean from the bedroom. Nice walking trails right there. The town is very close also. Would stay again.
Lucie User ProfileLucie is a superhost.
Response from Lucie:
Diane and Joe, Glad your stay worked out well. Thanks for your comments in out Guest Book! Please come back again soon. Kind regards, ~Lucie and Ian
September 2017

Adam User Profile
August 2017
The apartment was fantastic. But the hosts were even more fantastic. Some of the nicest people you can meet and really go out of their way to make the stay great. Super helpful. They provided a well stocked kitchen. The apartment is wonderfully furnished. Bathroom was better than some 5 star hotels. Location was perfect for Cambria. If we ever need to stay in Cambria again, we'll definitely come back here.
Lucie User ProfileLucie is a superhost.
Response from Lucie:
Adam, Thanks, you would be welcomed back anytime. Regards, ~Ian
August 2017

Dagmar User ProfileDagmar is a superhost.
August 2017
Beautiful place near the beach and lovely hosts. I loved the fresh orchids in the bathroom!
Lucie User ProfileLucie is a superhost.
Response from Lucie:
Dagmar, Thank you and Wendy for staying with us. Thanks for your comments and glad it worked out well for you both. Regarding your suggestion of stocking some cooking 'condiments', we didn't do this as many people have an issue with using bottles of stuff that has already been opened - but thanks for the suggestion! Cheers, ~Ian
August 2017

Cambria, California, United StatesJoined in November 2015
Lucie User ProfileLucie is a superhost.

My husband, Ian, and I built our dream home in Cambria after retiring from our careers in San Francisco.

After decades in my own business as a graphic designer & print broker. I now have a second career as a sculptor working in my studio at home. I am currently active with the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art Sculptors Group and have given much time to coordinate art exhibits and further the arts in San Luis Obispo and Cambria. I was born and educated in New York.

Ian retired from Information Technology, started a small business and now spends his time between "honey do" lists and creating fine art jewelry and objects from fused glass. He also volunteers on the local Emergency Rescue Team. He is an avid sailor and sort of fisherman. He is originally from Wellington, New Zealand.

We love to travel (most recently Merida, Yucatan), ski, cook, entertain, make wine, drum circle, spend time with friends and walk our lovely beach.

Our Airbnb space is a separate apartment. We will welcome you in and give any suggestions or recommendations you wish. Other than that, we will leave you alone and it is up to you if you want additional contact.
We live upstairs and are usually available to answer questions or help.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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