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The Acorn - a Majestic Coastal Ranch Home with Charming Guest House

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Last updated: 08/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Carmel By the Sea house description

The Acorn is located 2 miles south of Carmel across Highway One from Point Lobos State Park - one of the most magnificent and picturesque areas on the West Coast. This property is located on approximately 5 acres on the top of a knoll overlooking Carmel Bay, Pebble Beach and Point Lobos. Surrounded by open space and park land, the Acorn is a very private setting yet only a 5 minute drive to a new Safeway, shopping and Carmel-by-the-Sea shops and dining. Golf, scuba diving, hiking, beaches -- all close by. Big Sur is a scenic drive just 40 minutes south on Highway One. In addition to the main house, there is a charming guest house with full accommodations.

The Main House: The main house features a king master suite with sliding glass doors that provide romantic, breathtaking views of Point Lobos and Pebble Beach and access to the home's expansive deck. There is also a queen bedroom with separate bathroom and dressing room that also has access to the deck via sliding glass doors. Two additional bedrooms each have two twin beds. A sofa bed in the parlor/game room provides additional sleeping accommodations. See our website for more info.

Guest House: The guest cottage is a charming, cozy 3-room cottage with a king bed, full bath, kitchen and laundry. This unique cottage provides ultimate privacy from the main house should you so desire. Yet it is close enough to provide additional guest accommodations for friends or family.

Come! Enjoy!: The Acorn will provide a unique and unforgettable setting for any family gathering or romantic getaway. Ideally suited for entertaining or just enjoying yourself in a country setting.

Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms


          • DVD Player
          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Radio
          • Stereo
          • CD Player
          • Books
          • Games


          • Family
          • Historic
          • Away From It All


          • Bay/Sound
          • Museums
          • Restaurants
          • Winery Tours
          • Churches
          • Forests
          • Marina

          Leisure Activities

          • Whale Watching
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Walking
          • Sight Seeing
          • Horseback Riding
          • Horseshoes
          • Shopping
          • Wildlife Viewing

          local services and businesses

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

          Location Type

          • Ocean View
          • Beach View

          sports and adventure activities

          • Golf
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Surfing
          • Tennis
          • Surf Fishing
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Hiking

          catering options

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 10 people

              forms of payment

                  • Accept Credit Card


                  • Living Room
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Computer Available
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Wood Fireplace
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Mobile Phone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Parking
                  • Garage
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Telephone
                  • Heating
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Toilet Paper


                  • Stove
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Kitchen
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Stove
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Freezer
                  • Oven
                  • Microwave
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster


                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Binoculars
                  • Wood Deck
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill


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                  from 14 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  High Season 2014
                  May 13 - Sep 10, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $4,665 $17,020
                  Low season special 2014-2015
                  Sep 11 - Mar 31, 2015
                  7 night min stay


                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $63 per night, per additional guest

                  Thanksgiving 2014
                  Nov 24 - Nov 30, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  flat fee
                  New Years Eve
                  Dec 28 - Jan 3, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  flat fee
                  High Season 2015
                  Apr 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  Concourse 2015
                  Aug 11 - Aug 17, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  flat fee
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $750
                  • Taxes Included


                  Rates subject to change until reservation confirmed.

                  $750 refundable deposit

                  $195 pet fee for 1 to 2 dogs, deduct $195 from rate if no pets.

                  Max 10 guests only including infants and children no exceptions.

                  No weddings or events allowed.

                  4 guests or fewer no access to guest cottage.

                  Cancellation policy:

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

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                  Last updated: 08/22/2014
                  Check availability
                  23 Available
                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates


                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Rancho Canada
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Rio Grill

                  Car: Necessary


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1898

                  About the owner: Family purchased property in 1898, Historic Ranch

                  Why the Owner Chose Carmel By the Sea:
                  Family property purchased in 1898

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  • View from deck

                    View from deck

                  • Great Room

                    Great Room

                  • Front Entry

                    Front Entry

                  • Great Room

                    Great Room

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • King Suite

                    King Suite

                  • Context


                  • Entry Lawn

                    Entry Lawn

                  • Entry with Wisteria in bloom

                    Entry with Wisteria in bloom

                  • Guest Cottage

                    Guest Cottage

                  • Ocean Deck

                    Ocean Deck

                  • View from Ocean Deck

                    View from Ocean Deck

                  • Great Room

                    Great Room

                  • Kitchen


                  • View From Ocean  Deck

                    View From Ocean Deck

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • King Suite

                    King Suite

                  • King Bath

                    King Bath

                  • Ocean View

                    Ocean View

                  • Entry


                  • Entry Garden

                    Entry Garden

                  • Guest Cottage

                    Guest Cottage

                  • Ocean Deck

                    Ocean Deck

                  VRBO #212168

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                  This listing was first published here in 2008.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, August 06, 2014

                  $2,919 - $5,845 per week (USD)

                  5 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 10

                  View calendar: Updated 08/22/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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