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About Half Moon Bay

A coastal city located in San Mateo County, Half Moon Bay, California offers a wide array of attractions to its residents. Half Moon Bay homes enjoy beautiful Pacific Ocean coastline views along with year round Mediterranean weather coupled with the cool ocean breeze. Half Moon Bay’s historic downtown is home to numerous shops, restaurants, galleries, and boutiques. Half Moon Bay rentals and bed and breakfasts are very popular in the downtown area because the beaches and famed Pillar Point Harbor are accessible to pedestrians, bicyclers or drivers. The job market is diverse with companies like Odwalla and GoPro based out of Half Moon Bay, but the city’s top two employers are Ritz-Carlton and Nurserymen’s Exchange, an agricultural company. Half Moon Bay has public school options at all grade levels and the city is home to some amazing events and festivals. The Art and Pumpkin Festival and big wave surf competition, Mavericks Invitational (with waves that often exceed 50 feet) are among the headliners. This city offers all these great amenities while still giving that classic seaside community charm. Half Moon Bay is only a 35 minute drive from cities like Santa Cruz, San Jose or San Francisco. If you’re looking for Half Moon Bay homes, you might like to use our Find An Agent tool, or search Half Moon Bay real estate by its zip code 94019.

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