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Moonglow: Forest Tranquility..Private Hot Tub..Aquarium Passes

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Last updated: 08/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Carmel By the Sea cottage description

Nestled into a beautiful forest setting overlooking Hatton Canyon, you will find our rustic guest cottage perfect for your Carmel getaway. Moonglow is attached to the last wall of our 3 car garage overlooking the canyon on our forested half acre lot and shares only the driveway with the main house. Everything you need from a weekend to a week, and only a few minutes to downtown Carmel.

The beautiful bedroom has a double bed, a bathroom with lovely tile shower, kitchenette and living room with a welcoming corner fireplace. There is also a trundle bed in the living room (converts to two twins) plus a bistro table with 2 chairs, a dresser with drawers, a chair with footstool, a flat screen television with DVD player and wireless broadband Internet access.

A gorgeous deck surrounds the cottage with plenty of seating.a barbecue for outdoor enjoyment and a heater for cool evenings. The patio has a table and 4 chairs for outdoor dining. Steps lead to the upper deck where a wonderful private outdoor hot tub awaits for special evenings under the stars.

For the active traveler Moonglow offers equipment for hiking, biking, kayaking, tennis, golf and the beach. Walk or bike out the door to unspoiled Hatton canyon.

This is a unique spot for those that enjoy the tranquility of the forest, yet want to be minutes away from Carmel’s beautiful white sand beach and many artistic shops and restaurants.

Complimentary passes to the world famous Monterey Bay Aquarium are included!

Moonglow is smoke free. No pets, please.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Bedroom 1: 1 double


          • Living room: 2 twin/ single

            Trundle bed...moreless

          • Sofa in living room converts to a trundle bed with 2 twins.

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Fireplace, spacious deck, canyon view, private jacuzzi, wireless high speed Internet, Bluetooth mobile speaker, bicycles, golf clubs, tennis racquets, tandem kayak, backpacks, ice chest, beach gear, cable TV, DVD, kitchenette, microwave, cooking utensils, linens, gas grill (BBQ), complimentary passes for the Monterey Bay Aquarium....moreless


              • Stereo:

                Bluetooth mobile speaker...moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Books
              • Books For Kids
              • Games
              • Toys
              • Video Library:

                Great assortment of DVD movies...moreless


              • Adventure
              • Romantic
              • Away From It All
              • Spa


              • Zoo
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Museums
              • Theme Parks
              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Recreation Center
              • Forests
              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Synagogues
              • Waterfalls
              • Winery Tours
              • Coin Laundry

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Near The Ocean
              • Mountain View

              sports and adventure activities

              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Basketball Court
              • Racquetball
              • Kayaking
              • Equestrian Events
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Roller Blading
              • Hiking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Jet Skiing
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Surfing
              • Hunting

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card


                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Living Room
                      • Activities Guide
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper


                      • 2 Ring Stove
                      • Kitchenette
                      • Stove:

                        cooktop, toaster oven...moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Mini Refrigerator
                      • Pantry Items:


                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Kitchen:

                        Kitchenette with stove top, sink, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, toaster oven & small table for 2. ...moreless


                      • Kayak / Canoe:


                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Large Cooler
                      • Small Cooler
                      • Golf Clubs
                      • Wood Deck
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Barbecue
                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Large, overlooks forest. Patio heater for cool evenings....moreless

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Visa
                      • Mastercard

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Outdoor Hot Tub
                      • Jacuzzi


                      Write a review 4.5
                      from 17 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      May 24 - Sep 30, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      Oct 1 - May 22, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $175 $200
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Cleaning $50
                      • Taxes Included


                      Rates are higher for more than 2 people.

                      Refundable deposit of 25% of rent is payable by credit card or PayPal at booking.

                      Rent is due 30 days prior to rental by U.S. check. Any fees for other forms of rent payment are deducted from the deposit.

                      Rates may be higher for weekends, holidays and special events.

                      Moonglow is smoke free.

                      Sorry, we do not accept pets

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                      Last updated: 08/22/2014
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                      Car: Recommended

                      Experience the world famous Carmel beach. Stroll through downtown Carmel- by-the-Sea. Enjoy the unparalleled art galleries, shopping and restaurants. Bike the beautiful 17 mile drive through the Del Monte Forest. Walk through Mission Trails Park to the historic Carmel Mission. Immerse yourself in the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Drive the spectacular coast highway south to the redwoods of Big Sur. Experience the stunning view from Nepenthe Restaurant. Visit the Steinbeck Museum in Salinas. Hike the magnificent trails of Point Lobos State Park. Golf the many gorgeous courses of the Monterey Peninsula. Play tennis at the public courts 2 blocks away. Enjoy one of the special events held throughout the year.

                      Other Activities: Aquarium, shopping, kayaking, boating, wildlife viewing, basketball


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2000

                      About the owner: Our romance began in 1961 when Diane came to Carmel to be a 4th grade teacher at Carmel River School. She met Chuck who had just left the Navy's Blue Angels and was enrolled in the Naval Postgraduate School. In 1964 we were married and began a life together. Through the years, as a Navy family, we lived many places, but always returned to Carmel to visit our old friends and to bask in the beauty of the area. Of course, we always wished we had bought a place when we first lived here, and never really thought we would ever live in Carmel

                      Why the Owner Chose Carmel By the Sea:
                      In 2004 we fell in love with Sundance, a rustic and secluded home on a half acre overlooking Hatton Canyon. We immediately bought it, sold our home in Del Mar, and became Carmelites. We love it here and have never looked back. Our family and friends enjoyed staying in the guest cottage, and after our son built a magnificent deck around it we christened it 'Moonglow' and decided to offer it as a vacation rental. As you can see from the guestbook, it has been very popular.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      Moonglow is close to everything in Carmel, the Monterey Peninsula, Carmel Valley and Big Sur, yet secluded and quiet.

                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                      Guestbook comments from the owner

                      1 of 97


                      • Moonglow


                      • Welcome to Moonglow

                        Welcome to Moonglow

                      • Living room and bedroom

                        Living room and bedroom

                      • Kitchenette


                      • Sunrise


                      • Bikes at the ready

                        Bikes at the ready

                      • Home again

                        Home again

                      • Spacious deck overlooks the canyon

                        Spacious deck overlooks the canyon

                      • Living room

                        Living room

                      • Bedroom


                      • Jacuzzi under the stars

                        Jacuzzi under the stars

                      • Pure joy - our grandson on Carmel Beach

                        Pure joy - our grandson on Carmel Beach

                      • Cruise Pt. Lobos by kayak

                        Cruise Pt. Lobos by kayak

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                      This listing was first published here in 2009.

                      Date last modified - Monday, June 02, 2014

                      $175 - $200 per night (USD)

                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 2

                      View calendar: Updated 08/22/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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