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Preeminent Regeneration-Dramatic Ocean Views-Architect's Dream

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Last updated: 05/06/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Watching the sunset over the Pacific Ocean, marveling at the beauty and craftsmanship of this handsome home, the perfect proportions of the architecture, the superb choice of wood and appointments, the crafted and stylized door handles and yacht quality cabinetry brings a sense of joy, serenity and knowing that people who really care built this home.

Nestled between two canyons yet within walking distance of the historic Highlands Inn with its famous five star Edge Restaurant and renowned Point Lobos State Park, the Retreat is a perfect get-away retreat for reflection and remembering what matters in life; a great place for reunions, family gatherings, joyous reconnections; a serene place for relieving the stress of life through immersion in the wondrous presence of nature; a wonderful setting for small business conferences or group dialogue. Awake in the midst of a Monterey Pine Forest to birdsong and repose at night to the crashing sound of waves and the sea lions barking in the distance.

Enjoy a card game with friends by the fire or a glass of wine while admiring Bird Rock of Point Lobos State Park from the den. Indulge yourself in the relaxing warmth of the hot tub or renew your spirit in the upstairs sauna. Revel in the true pleasure of being alive and experiencing the love of God through his most beautiful creations.

This house was not just built, it was artfully molded throughout. The front door is an artistic master piece, a stunning large block of redwood with a door handle crafted into a beautiful curve much like a whale’s tale. The cabinetry is exquisite - made from exotic woods including mahogany, cherry, Alaskan cedar and Pacific Coast redwood. Each room is a unique statement of appreciation and gratitude for nature’s beauty - including fine artwork, hand painted sinks, hardwood floors, and hand crafted furniture.

The immense master suite has its own study/ exercise room where you can view the Pacific while cycling on the exercise bike or work on your laptop while enjoying the view of Point Lobos. Designed by respected local architect Peter Davis, it is an example of enduringly beautiful architectural style that knows no era.

Spacious and clean, this 4000 square ft. house provides plenty of quiet private space as well as grand joining spaces. It is large enough to find a quiet corner for reading or meditating and has ample together spaces for playing board games, chatting over the day's visit to local sites or relaxing in front of a movie.

The inviting kitchen with adjoining greenhouse breakfast nook is alive with morning sun and a fun space for group cooking and cheer. In the great room, the formal walnut hand crafted dining table can seat up to twelve for large dinner gatherings in the warmth of the fire place. The large windows throughout bring nature inside, with magnificent scenic views that create the feeling that nature outside and inside are integrated. Two decks provide sweeping ocean views while the third overlooks the large flagstone patio.

Pacific View Retreat sleeps twelve in three kings, two queens and two twin beds. Two sleeper sofas (one king and one queen) can accomodate another four guests.

Pacific View Retreat is ideal for reunions, special birthdays and anniversaries, wedding groups,and corporate retreats. Here are the comments from some recent guests:

'We came to celebrate a birthday and an engagement in this amazing house. The natural wood and decor give the house a warm and inviting feel Each room offers a unique gift for the mind and the soul. The artfully placed windows bring the outdoors to your fingertips. Each one has a breathtaking view of the bay, the canyon, or the enhanced natural landscaping surrounding the home. This was a great place for our family to celebrate.'

You may wish to review the experiences of other guests in our online guestbook.



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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 12-16

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • White water ocean view, wireless broadband internet, massive stone fireplace, beautful large sauna, outdoor hot tub, away from the crowds but only a few miles to Carmel and Big Sur, plenty of room for 12 people...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • VCR

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Panoramic ocean view from every floor of the house....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Broadband Access:

    Wireless DSL...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Connect your laptop anywhere in the house....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Private and protected flagstone patio...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter 1
Nov 1 - May 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$540
$3,480 $14,100
Summer
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$720
$4,740 $19,200
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $250
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 10.5%

Notes:

Holliday and Special Events rates sometimes apply


Cancellation policy:

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


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Location

Hike the magnificent trails of Point Lobos State Park. Drivethe spectacular coast highway south to the redwoods of Big Sur. Experience the stunning view from Nepenthe Restaurant. Enjoy the sunset from the incomparable Highlands Inn. Walk the world famous Carmel beach. Stroll through downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea. Enjoy the unparalleled art galleries, shopping and restaurants. Cruise the beautiful 17-mile drive through the Del Monte Forest. Immerse yourself in the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Visit the Steinbeck Museum in Salinas. Golf the many gorgeous courses of the Monterey Peninsula. Enjoy one of the special events held throughout the year

 

Manager info

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Provides a serene environment by capturing the essence beauty of nature. It generates a deeper inner appreciation for the good and beauty the can come from nature's creations Enables deep contemplation where the mind is not perturbed by mundane issues


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Guestbook comments from the property manager

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Photos

  • Living Room View

    Living Room View

  • Living and Dining Area

    Living and Dining Area

  • Hand crafted redwood front door

    Hand crafted redwood front door

  • TV, wireless internet and the ocean

    TV, wireless internet and the ocean

  • Ocean view from the hot tub

    Ocean view from the hot tub

  • First Floor bedroom beautiful pine paneling

    First Floor bedroom beautiful pine paneling

  • Second Floor Bedroom North Beautiful Cedar paneling

    Second Floor Bedroom North Beautiful Cedar paneling

  • Bright light breakfast nook

    Bright light breakfast nook

  • Living Room and Unique Dining Table

    Living Room and Unique Dining Table

  • View of Bird Rock in Point Lobos from 3rd Floor

    View of Bird Rock in Point Lobos from 3rd Floor

  • Spacious Back Patio with large redwood table and gas grill

    Spacious Back Patio with large redwood table and gas grill

  • Front Entry - Lovely Stone Work!

    Front Entry - Lovely Stone Work!

  • Pacific View Retreat

    Pacific View Retreat

  • Dinner with a view

    Dinner with a view

  • Spacious and bright kitchen

    Spacious and bright kitchen

  • Warm welcoming fireplace

    Warm welcoming fireplace

  • Wood paneled bathroom

    Wood paneled bathroom

  • Bird Rock and the Pacific

    Bird Rock and the Pacific

  • Second Floor bedroom north beautiful oak paneling

    Second Floor bedroom north beautiful oak paneling

  • Third Floor bedroom vertical fir paneling.

    Third Floor bedroom vertical fir paneling.

  • Pool Table Room

    Pool Table Room

  • Sauna

    Sauna

  • Beautiful Sunset

    Beautiful Sunset

  • Mascot

    Mascot

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  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 2 days
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 05/06/2015
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