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Views, Ambiance, Views, and Stunning Home

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Last updated: 08/29/2013

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Carmel Valley house description

High on a beautiful hillside, situated on three hilly acres, is this beautiful home with breathtaking views. There is not a room in this home that does not have a stunning view. To the east one overlooks the Santa Lucia Mountains, to the south Los Padres National Forest, and to the west the beautiful valleys and hills toward Carmel-by-the-Sea. The home also overlooks beautiful Stonepine Resort and Equestrian Center. It is not unusual to awaken to the sound of the gentle thumping of hooves and the neighing of horses. Horseback riding is also available at nearby Holman Ranch.

The home is a three bedroom, three bath, interior Tuscan-style home. Many custom touches, such as a 60 inch television, the finest in faux finishes, and a gourmet kitchen abound. The kitchen boasts amenities such as Wolff/Bosch/Kitchen Aid appliances. It is finished with granite countertops, tile and travertine floors. Large exterior decking provides a panoramic view and a fully functioning outdoor bar for entertaining with a patio heater for the (rare) cool evenings outdoors. The other levels of the home offer decks and alcoves for private sittings. The stunning entry of pavers, pergolas, and foyer welcome you to the beginning of a peaceful vacation.

This home is approximately twenty minutes to Carmel-by-the-Sea, which is known for its dog-friendly beach, stunning views with unparalleled shopping. Several golf courses are nearby, including Carmel Valley Ranch, Quail Lodge, Rancho Canada, Pebble Beach, and Laguna Seca. Carmel Valley Village is home to many fine wine tasting rooms and elegant dining abounds throughout the Village.

Owners, Mike and Cindy Thatcher, live nearby and will be happy to assist guests with sightseeing, dining, Aquarium passes, and any other need that may arise.

Keywords: Home

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Children Welcome:

                We have a Play n' Pak and limited amount of toys and a child's table. ...moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining:

                Dining room table and seating at granite bar....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Granite, state of the art appliances. ...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Catering Available
              • Freezer
              • Stove
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Ice Maker
              • Dishwasher
              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave
              • Pantry Items
              • Seating for 11 people


              • Babysitter
              • Linens Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Heating
              • Towels Provided
              • Parking
              • Living Room seats 8
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Parking Off Street

              Other Amenities

                  • Every window has a view, tranquil setting, sunshine, and only twelve miles from Carmel-by-the-Sea, sixteen miles to Monterey. Located in Carmel Valley's wine belt and many wine tasting facilities, including Bernardus, Chateau Julien, Georis, Talbott, etc. Fine dining minutes away from home, including Cafe Rustica, Will's Fargo, Los Laureles Lodge, The Corkscrew, Bernardus, and LoKal. Try it--awesome! Taking a walk and making the 'loop' in our own neighborhood will give one a sense of the beauty of the hills and mountains in all directions. ...moreless


                  • DVD Player


                  • Broadband Access
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Fabulous deck off of living room with views. Bar, BBQ, glassed deck walls....moreless

                  • Tennis:

                    Neighbor's professional court! Yours to use! ...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Elkhorn Slough. 30/40 minutes....moreless


                  • Away From It All
                  • Adventure
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Location & View

                      • Mountain View


                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Basketball Court
                      • Surfing
                      • Fishing
                      • Sailing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Parasailing
                      • Hiking
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Cycling
                      • Rafting
                      • Hot Air Ballooning
                      • Kayaking
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Hunting
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Tennis
                      • Golf
                      • Swimming
                      • Racquetball
                      • Medical Services
                      • Laundromat
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Museums
                      • Churches
                      • Library
                      • Playground
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Cinemas
                      • Live Theater
                      • Restaurants
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Shelling
                      • Boating
                      • Antiquing
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Horseshoes
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Outlet Shopping
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Fitness Center
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Jet Skiing


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                      Cleaning fee of $150.00
                      $50.00 per dog per visit
                      Refundable deposit in advance:  $200.00
                      Weekly rate: $400.00 avg. night; less for longer listings. 
                      Available all year. NOW RECENTLY AVAILABLE FOR MOTOCROSS WEEK!
                      $3,600.00 per month to $5,500.00 per month. # people/time of year.   
                      We adhere to County and Homeowner conditions, so please inquire for lessened stays

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                      12 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      12 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      12 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Running Iron/Plaza Linda
                      6 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Carmel Valley Ranch
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Cafe Rustica

                      Fifteen minutes to Laguna Seca Raceway, thirty minutes to Monterey Bay Aquarium, Pebble Beach, Cannery Row, and Fisherman's Wharf. One hour to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and to Big Sur. Golfing is as close as ten minutes away! There are over ten courses within thirty minutes, such as Carmel Valley Ranch, Quail Lodge, Pebble Beach, Poppy Hills, Syglass, Spanish Bay, and more. Hiking at Beautiful Garland Ranch is close by. Carmel Valley Village now has approximately 15 wine tasting rooms, including Talbott's who makes my favorite Kali Hart chardonnay!


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2004

                      About the owner: Mike and Cindy Thatcher have lived in Carmel Valley for over thirty years. They are both involved in many community activities and in addition to working full time, they volunteer their time through Carmel Valley Community Chapel, Carmel Valley Kiwanis, Therapy Dogs International, and the SPCA of Monterey County.

                      Why the Owner Chose Carmel Valley:
                      We chose to buy this home because we have always been drawn to homes with beautiful views, away from the fog, yet a short driving distance to one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. We love the rural feeling and sense of community that only Carmel Valley provides to us. We are so close to wedding destinations, wine tasting, and beautiful weather!

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      High above the fog, quiet, cozy and, have we mentioned the views?! We also enjoy the wonderful relationship with some close neighbors. They easily recognize the kindness of visitors! We strive to adhere to the homeowner rules.

                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

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                      • Views from deck looking south

                        Views from deck looking south

                      • Deck off of living room looking east

                        Deck off of living room looking east

                      • Living Room/outside deck views

                        Living Room/outside deck views

                      • Master bathtub/views

                        Master bathtub/views

                      • Living Room to upstairs landing

                        Living Room to upstairs landing

                      • Entry


                      VRBO #262710

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                      This listing was first published here in 2009.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, June 24, 2014


                      3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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                      Speaks: english
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