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This home sits on a wonderful corner in Pacific Grove with nice views of the Monterey Bay. Its in an ideal location walking distance to everything. Please read our reviews about this. * You can walk one block to the Monterey Bay and search the beach for sea glass or sea shells. Downtown is also a very close walk and very quaint with lots of restaurants/shops. * There are numerous stores and restaurants plus a movie theater in proclaimed 'Last Small Town In America'. Very quaint restaurants and stores. * Very close to beach, Monterey Bay Aquarium ( 4/10 mile), Cannery Row, Fisherman's Wharf and of course if you golf - Pebble Beach, Spanish Bay, Del Monte just to name a few of the famous golf courses nearby. * All wood floors and tile floors. No carpet. Updated home with new Milgard windows with screens, freshly painted inside and out, outdoor patio table with new chairs, propane BBQ and outdoor bar area with sink, new appliances, new kitchen dishes, pots and pans, living room furniture - couch and love seat with brand new 42' Flat Screen TV and DVD player. Books and DVDs available for your use. * We have so much to offer you to make your stay incredible. We even have games (Monopoly, Scrabble, cards and DVDs and books/magazines and more) that you can play at the kitchen table that expands. We don't have a crib but we do have a Pack and Play for babies. We even have sand buckets and shovels for the beach. * Ask us- we probably have it or can get it! We even have a backyard which is rare in Pacific Grove and a garage for your car! * We have two sitting areas - one exposed to the sun and one under shade with outdoor table/chairs, wet bar and privacy.
Nearby Scenic Attractions
17-MILE DRIVE: This world-renowned drive along the Pacific Ocean to Pebble Beach and Carmel begins at the doorstep of Pacific Grove.
CANNERY ROW and the MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM: Made famous by John Steinbeck's novels, Cannery Row is only a 5-minute drive or a short walk along our waterfront hike-and-bike path. Cannery Row boasts the world-acclaimed Monterey Bay Aquarium, famous restaurants and shops.
CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA: It's only a 10-minute drive from our home to this renowned quaint village known as Carmel by the Sea, and to the historic Carmel Mission Basilica.
BIG SUR, CA and POINT LOBOS, CA: These areas on spectacular Pacific Coast Highway 1 comprise some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. You can picnic and return to our home in the same day.
OLD FISHERMAN'S WHARF: Begin and end the walking tour of Monterey CA's historic Spanish-era adobes at Fisherman's Wharf. See the Custom House, California's First Theater, Larkin House, R.L. Stevenson House, and much more!
WORLD-FAMOUS GOLF COURSES: Pebble Beach, Spyglass, Spanish Bay and many others are only minutes away from our home.
LOVER'S POINT BEACH: The largest of the many sheltered, white-sand beaches is less than 10 minutes walk from our home.
NATURE'S SHOWCASE: From the bottom of the street, enjoy the migration of the gray whales (October through March), the antics of frolicking sea otters and the ever-changing variety of sea life (year round). See the Monarch butterflies, one of the few migrating insects, as they winter here.
POINT PINOS LIGHTHOUSE: 98 Asilomar Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA This is only a 5-minute drive from our home. Start out going west on Ocean View Blvd. toward Grand Ave. for 0.1 mile. Turn right to stay on Ocean View Blvd. for 1.3 mile. Turn left onto Asilomar Ave./ Asilomar Blvd. Continue to follow Asilomar Ave. for 0.2 miles until you reach 98 Asilomar Blvd.
PACIFIC GROVE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE The Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce is a great source of information about the history, sights and events in 'Butterfly Town U.S.A.'
MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM If you’re looking for a private home near Monterey Bay Aquarium, Ours is the answer. 4/10 of a mile walk. Wonderful experience
Google the address 124 Third Street, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 to view our great central location -we are close to the Monterey Bay in between Monterey Bay Aquarium and Cannery Row and also downtown Pacific Grove. The best location!!
House With Monterey Bay Views That Is Close To Everything! Very close to Beach, Monterey Bay, Downtown Pacific Grove, Cannery Row, 4/10 mile walk to Monterey Bay Aquarium, Beach, Pebble Beach, Carmel, Asilomar,Cannery Row, Fisherman's Wharf, Near The Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary!!! Plus Brand New On The Wall 42' Flat Screen TV with DVD player and backyard with 2 sitting areas! Read Our Reviews - Our Guests Have Been Happy and Have Returned!Not Your Local Cheap Motel - This is a luxurious, comfortable home with backyard, Gas BBQ, garage, close to everything and our guests have loved it and are coming back again and again. Repeat guests mean something is great here! Aquarium Passes (up to 4). And a garage!!
Gate in the backyard to protect children from going down the stairs, no fragile items in reach, children's books and some toys are available....moreless
All single level home with about 4 steps up to a landing and then 2 more to the front door. Less steps to the side door I will send you pictures of the steps to the house. All single level once you are in the home....moreless
Non Smoking Only:
Please don't think about smoking outside on the patio. This leaves a mess. No smoking allowed. Thank you....moreless
Pets May Be Allowed - Please ask us and we may allow it. It really depends. Don't be shy you might be surprised. Please no long haired dogs that shed. We have beautiful furniture and hard wood floors....moreless
Queen size Beds (1) 2 Queen Sized Beds With Comfortable/Luxurious Comforters, Extra Blankets and Pillows, Baby Cribs (1) We have a Pack and Play for the comfort of your babies.
Let us know if you need more than one. We will bring an extra
one from our home. We have two....moreless
1 bathroom with a stall shower and a nice bathtub.
No carpet - all beautifully refinished wood floors in bedrooms, hallway and living room and tile in bathroom and kitchen. Wonderful sitting areas in backyard. Great for dinners. There is a pack n play for your baby but please place it on the throw rug instead of the wood floor - just to protect the wood floors. Thank you....moreless
Nice Selection of DVDs for your enjoyment. Lots of magazines for your enjoyment as well. DVDs for adults and children. We also have books and beach toys for children....moreless
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Nice view of the Monterey Bay Sanctuary out the living room windows and front entry. Very close walk to the beach -3 minute walk down Third street. 4/10 of a mile walk to the Monterey Bay Aquarium - better to leave your car in the garage and walk the recreation trail along the Monterey Bay straight to the Aquarium. Don't forget your passes!...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
A round oak table suitable for 4 guests but has extra leaves in the closet with 2 more chairs....moreless
Wood fireplace for you to use. We don't supply logs - you can purchase them at the nearby Nob Hill Market....moreless
Spacious Garage - room for your car, bring your bikes and your kayaks!!...moreless
2 Wall Heaters that heat up the home just perfect....moreless
We don't have a washer/dryer but the laundromat is just downtown and a pleasure to use if you want to use it....moreless
AT&T Wireless DSL Internet Available For Your Use. Details on signing on at the home on welcome sheet....moreless
Brick Fireplace Just Cleaned and Inspected. Sometimes there is wood but we don't provide it for you. Presto logs can be purchased at Nob Hill a very short distance to home....moreless
10 cup coffee maker with an available grinder....moreless
Wonderful pots, pans, baking dishes, broiler pan, cheese grater, coffee grinder, coffee maker, etc. You name it we probably have it....moreless
Dishes & Utensils:
Plenty of dishes and utensils. A nice variety. ...moreless
Coffee maker, grinder, microwave, everything that you might need. Oak table with 4 chairs is in the kitchen area that is open to the living room. Also, a table for 4 in the covered backyard for outdoor meals with nearby wetbar....moreless
and Toaster, Coffee Grinder, Crock Pot, Broiler Pan, Coffee Pot...moreless
Plenty of spices - salt, pepper, garlic.
Olive oil and some other types of basics....moreless
Freezer,refrigerator for all your great food. Nob Hill grocery market within a very short distance....moreless
We have one patio which is covered with table, 4 chairs for adults and 2 for children, wet bar, lighting. The other patio has 2 chairs for sitting/reflecting and is not covered and is exposed to the sun....moreless
Plenty of world class golf courses nearby for you to play. Pebble Beach, Spanish Bay, Spyglass, Monterey Pines...moreless
Refundable $250 deposit sent to Hank Garcia, P.O. Box 51488, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 to reserve your dates and ensure us against any damage to the home. This check will be returned to you when you depart and you leave the home in the same condition that you found it.
Then your rent, cleaning fee and tax are due one week before your arrival. I will email the lockbox code for you to get the key.
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5 minute walk- 4/10 miles to Monterey Bay Aquarium, short drive to Pebble Beach and Spanish Bay, 5 minute walk to Downtown Pacific Grove, 3 minute walk to Recreation Trail for walking, running and bicycling, Cannery Row, Asilomar, Beaches, Shopping, Restaurants, Golf, Movie Theaters, etc.
There is always something going on in Pacific Grove: Antique Shows, Wine, Art and Music, Concourse Auto Rally, Triathilons, Cherries Jubilee Classic Car Show, Butterfly Parade, AT&T Golf Tournament, Food and Wine Festival at Pebble Beach and you name it there is always some event happening throughout the year!
Year Purchased: 1954
About the owner: I grew up in Pacific Grove and have always loved the hometown feel. People are so friendly and the shops and restaurants are wonderful. Great small town to walk around and enjoy all the sights. The Monterey Bay is one block away in which you can ride a bike down the recreational trail or walk on it to enjoy the sights and smells of the Bay. The Monterey Bay Aquarium is also within walking distance as well as Cannery Row and Fisherman's Wharf and downtown Pacific Grove. Very close to famous Pebble Beach 17 Mile Drive, Spanish Bay, Pebble Beach Lodge and famous Carmel for dining and shopping or just wandering around.
Why the Owner Chose Pacific Grove: There is just so much to do from this spot in Pacific Grove. I grew up in this neighborhood and have always loved it so much. My family has so much history in this area. My parents lived in this home for over 50 years and enjoyed every day of it. We have updated the home with refinished hardwood floors, tile entry, new sofa and loveseat, new Milgard windows, freshly painted inside and out, new blinds, crown molding, new backyard bar, new gardens, new GE 4 burner
electric range, microwave, new coffee pot, dishes etc. Everything freshened up and updated for our guests.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Great small town to walk around and enjoy all the sights. The Monterey Bay is one block away in which you can ride a bike down the recreational trail or walk on it to enjoy the sights and smells of the Bay. The Monterey Bay Aquarium is also within walking distance as well as Cannery Row and Fisherman's Wharf. Also close to Laguna Seca and Carmel Mission! Wonderful Sunday morning Catholic church services at the Carmel Mission. Just meander through Carmel and follow to the river where the Carmel Mission is.