Homes for rent in Half Moon Bay are ideal for those who appreciate its beautiful coastline and relaxed style of living. This suburban coastal city is near San Mateo and Redwood City, meaning renters can easily visit the larger cities without sacrificing life near scenic beauty. The rich soil in the area and location by the ocean mean there's plenty of fresh and delicious fruits, vegetables and seafood available in the city.
Facts for Renters
The Half Moon Bay Brewing Company is located in the city. It produces the Mavericks line of beers, as well as Tunnel Vision IPA, Back in the Saddle Rye Pale Ale, Pace Setter Belgian Style Wit and Pit Stop Chocolate Porter. The facility also has a restaurant inside that serves breakfast, burgers, soups and salads.
Half Moon Bay was once used as grazing land for cattle from the Mission Dolores from San Francisco. It was also formerly use used to run alcohol during the prohibition era, due to the thick fog that disguised the smugglers.
Many historic wooden buildings in the area are still standing today, including The James Johnston House, Giuseppi Boitano's General Merchandise Store and Saloon, Half Moon Bay Jail and Half Moon Bay Bakery. The earthquakes in the area left these standing but knocked down the stone adobes and brick buildings in the region.