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Solitude in Steinbeck's Pastures of Heaven at Laguna Seca Guesthouse

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Last updated: 06/03/2014

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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Monterey cottage description

A once in a lifetime opportunity for a holiday of solitude and nature. The perfect spot for a writer to complete his novel, a painter to create new work and inspirations. Listen to the sound of complete quiet at night and enjoy the sky like you've never seen it before. Truly the best of both worlds, extreme solitude, serenely oak studded and teeming with California wildlife and 360 views. Yet, also, just an easy 20 minute country drive to any activity the Monterey Peninsula offers.

If you are on a deadline and require complete quiet, we can arrange meals, tea, coffee, whatever you need brought in. Leave it completely up to us. There is an artist studio on site, so a painter, or a sculptor can explore alone, or with the help of an important, established abstract painter. Guided tours on horseback or foot along the oak studded hills of John Steinbeck's Pasture of Heaven alone. See Castle Rock and several other extraordinary landmarks made famous in Steinbeck novels. If you are a car or motorcycle racing enthusiast, Laguna Seca Raceway is just minutes away. As is the beautiful coastline of Carmel, Monterey, and Big Sur.

This state of the art modern cottage is abundant in charm and quiet and restoration. Yoga and Spa services available by appointment on the private patio. Bring your partner, your best friend, your mutt, your favorite new book, your telescope, leave with true peace of mind and real purpose..... For current weather updates look to Carmel Valley weather. If you're visiting during the peak summer months, please know it is HOT up here.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cottage
  • 400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Massage
          • Private Chef

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            small pets only as the guesthouse is small....moreless

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Bedroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Convertible bed(s)

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          • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Outside, on the patio is a single bed, covered with bug proof netting during the summer months, and there is room for a tent above the patio as well. Nights are warm, and sleeping outside is lovely., Child Beds (1) Twin mattress upstairs with linens...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Horseback riding, workout gym, art studio, near wine tours, hiking, quiet writers studio,...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Classics abound...moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Music Library
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Direct TV and all channels including HBO and Showtime and Pay per View Movies a DVR box for recording...moreless

              • Stereo

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • Fitness Center

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Monument View:

                    Pastures of Heaven and Cathedral Rock nearby...moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    Views of rolling hills and oaks and sunsets and sunrises...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Hunting
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Racquetball
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 2 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    The loft upstairs is air conditioned in the summer months to cool the afternoons. Tempertures can get up into the 70's to the 80's in the bedroom, and in the evening, with the windows opened, it cools to the 70's during the August and September peak hot months. Fans are also installed for those more sensitive to the warmer temps. upstairs....moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Computer Available:

                    WIFI here if you bring your own laptop, as well as a PC to use at desk....moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    otdoor firepit...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    We wash with only eco friendly detergents...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    with Direct TV and all stations including HBO and Showtime....moreless

                  • Parking
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • Catering Available:

                    Private chef available, please just call with requests...moreless

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    all amenities...moreless

                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    private gated patio for entertaining that includes dinner seating for 8, and loads of furniture for entertaining....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Jetted Tub
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Base Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $200
                      $1,225 $3,600
                      summer
                      May 1 - Oct 1
                      2 night min stay
                      $225 $225
                      Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $1,400 $3,750
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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                      Notes:

                      Pets require an additional 25.00 nightly fee.


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                      Calendar

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                      Location

                      Monterey Bay Aquarium, Pt Lobos Reserve, Laguna Seca Raceway, Steinbeck Center, The Magnificent Big Sur Coastline, Carmel Beach, Monterey Wharf

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2005

                      About the owner: I am an established abstract painter and mother of 4 grown daughters, a four time cancer survivor, a horse enthusiast, a hiker and enjoy the outdoors.

                      Why the Owner Chose Monterey:
                      It is a guest house on our home property. I am drawn to the spectacular natural surroundings. Oak tree clusters, green fertile pastures, strident rock formations, and the rich California history of this area.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      I love the quiet, the many things to do in this extraordinary area, the beautiful scenery, and weather, the gardening, bird watching, and the star gazing.


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                      Speaks: english

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                      • What awaits you upon arrival

                        What awaits you upon arrival

                      • all you will ever need is right here

                        all you will ever need is right here

                      • a kitchen designed for a chef and an artist

                        a kitchen designed for a chef and an artist

                      • unwind after an active day in your own private sanctuary

                        unwind after an active day in your own private sanctuary

                      • state of the art living

                        state of the art living

                      • romantic king size pillow top dreaming space

                        romantic king size pillow top dreaming space

                      • dining for several outside and inside

                        dining for several outside and inside

                      VRBO #272574

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, September 30, 2014

                      $200 - $225 per night (USD)
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                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 2

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                      Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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                      Member since: 2010
                      Speaks: english
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                      • Response rate: 60%
                      • Calendar last updated: 06/03/2014
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