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Expansive Ocean & Mountain Views, Pool, Lush Gardens and Privacy

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Welcome to "The Last Resort"! Private, luxurious home and gardens. Stunning panoramic ocean views! Pool, sauna, hot tub, gym, game room.

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Last updated: 09/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Carmel By the Sea house description

This extraordinary home combines a love of nature and with luxury living to create an environment that captures the essence of California coast living. Situated on an acre bluff in Carmel Highlands, this secluded 3,200 square-foot, 2-level A-frame house, with its sweeping ocean and mountain views, has an indoor/outdoor orientation designed to take full advantage of the breathtaking surroundings.

Upon your arrival you will be greeted by complimentary hors d’oeuvres and wine or sparkling cider, passes to the famous Spa on the Plaza in downtown Monterey, tickets for a tasting at Scheid Winery in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea, and a basket of local information. An assigned concierge vacation house manager is available to assist you during your stay. We have also provided spa amenities in the bathrooms, plush bathrobes and oversized towels.

Spacious living areas, with vaulted wood-beamed ceilings, skylights, a wood-burning stove insert (wood provided), a wall of windows, comfortable furnishings and ocean views, are conducive to warm social time. A hedge of Cypress trees guarantees seclusion, while numerous nooks, both indoors and out, provide opportunity for quiet contemplation. And when you want to play, there’s a swimming pool, a fitness room and a game room with pool table and video arcade.

Three generous bedroom suites offer sleeping for 6-10. The upstairs master suite features a pellet stove fireplace and private bathroom with walls of rich old-growth redwood, skylights and a separate tub and shower area. The lower-level master suite has a queen bed, mirrored closet doors, skylights and a private bathroom with shower and tub. A second guest suite on the upper level has a king bed, mirrored closet doors, skylights, a pellet fireplace and a marble bathroom with a glass-enclosed shower and tub. All bedrooms are large enough to allow for additional sleeping arrangements, such as an folding extra long twin beds with or an inflatable queen bed.

The fully equipped kitchen has a central island, gas stove, convection/microwave oven, microwave, dishwasher, GE Monogram side-by-side refrigerator and indoor electric grill. An adjacent dining area seats 8.

A 600-sq-ft solarium adjacent to the pool houses a fitness room complete with universal gym, free weights, benches, elliptical machine, and an indoor sauna. (Sorry, operation of the indoor hot tub is complicated and therefore unavailable for guest use.) The extensive patio and deck includes all the furnishings necessary for lounging and dining poolside, including fire pit and patio heater. Other special features include an outdoor hot tub, an outdoor shower and a gas grill.

The swimming pool is totally private, sheltered by a hedge on one side, the fitness room on the other and a glass windbreak, which creates a series of framed views of the gardens and ocean. Heating provided by solar panels and the cover make the pool swimmable during extended warm periods of the year, usually April through October.

This is a home where the personality and preferences of the owners shine through. Their love for nature is reflected in artwork depicting sea animals, plant life, landscapes and other natural motifs. Artisan touches can be found everywhere, from the master suite’s king bed with its undulating wood frame made of tree branches to stained-glass insets in cabinets.

The house is equipped with all the latest technology including HDTV Dish Network premium programming, Blue Ray DVD, CD player and library, Sirius Satellite music and a play station with several games. It also has wireless DSL connection and phones with unlimited national long distance privileges.

There is a washer and dryer and plenty of onsite parking.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Catering Available

          Suitability

          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Limited Accessibility
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

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          • The upstairs master suite (15'x17') has a pellet stove fireplace, a California king size bed and its own private old growth redwood walled bathroom with skylights and separate shower and tub areas. The upstairs guest suite (11'x16') has a queen size bed, mirrored closet doors, skylights and its own private marble tiled bathroom with pedestal sink and glass enclosed shower & tub. The downstairs master suite (15'x16') also has a pellet stove and a California king size bed as well as its own private bathroom with shower & tub. The downstairs office also has a convertible sofa that can be made up into 2 twin beds or 1 king size bed. The bedrooms are all spacious enough to accommodate additional bedding in the form of queen size air mattresses when needed. We have 1 Queen size Aerobed, 2 Extra Long Twin Folding Beds with 3' foam mattresses and 1 tri-fold futon cushion. (Please be sure to complete and return the Sleep Arrangement Form to the office 2 weeks prior to your arrival date) ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Our home offers additional amenities such as: a whole house water purification system, a soft water system, a reverse osmosis system for pure drinking water, a monitored alarm system, an automatic start generator in the event of a power outage, automated landscape irrigation, both interior and exterior programmed accent lighting, indoor and outdoor hot tubs, an outdoor shower, washer & dryer, a central vacuum system, gas BBQ outdoor grill, a wireless DSL connection, cordless telephones with caller id & unlimited national long distance, balconies off both master suites, wrap around decking on both levels, decorative wrought iron railing on the upper decks and a game room complete with pool table and video arcade. The fully equipped kitchen has a gas stove, convection/microwave oven, countertop microwave, dishwasher, disposal, indoor electric grill, under cabinet lighting & electrical outlets, skylights, center island and sub zero refrigerator with water & ice dispenser....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Audio Tape Player
              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • DVR
              • Game Room
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • MP3 Dock
              • Pool Table
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • VCR
              • Video Game Console
              • Video Games
              • Video Library

              Attractions

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Boating
              • Bowling Center
              • Naturism
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Water Sports
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Mountain
              • Mountain View:

                Mountain views to the south and east....moreless

              • Near The Ocean
              • Ocean View:

                Sweeping panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean to the south, west and north....moreless

              • Beach
              • Town
              • Village
              • Water View

              local services and businesses

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

              sports and adventure activities

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

              Amenity

              • Built-In Wardrobes
              • Child Bed
              • Combination Tub/Shower
              • Jetted Tub
              • King
              • Outdoor Shower
              • Queen
              • Shower
              • Sleep Sofa /Futon
              • Toilet
              • Tub
              • Twin/ Single

              Communication / Internet

                  • Fax

                  Dining

                  • Dining
                  • Seating for 10 people

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Alarm System
                  • Baby Gate
                  • Backpack
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Business Center
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Dialup Access
                  • Ducted Heating
                  • Fan
                  • Filtered Water
                  • Fireplace
                  • Fitness Room / Equipment
                  • Free Local Calls
                  • Gas Heating
                  • Grey Water System
                  • Gym
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • ISDN Access
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Area
                  • Living Room
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking On Street
                  • Rumpus Room
                  • Scanner
                  • Security System
                  • Shampoo
                  • Solar Hot Water
                  • Solar Panels
                  • Telephone
                  • Telescope
                  • Thermos Bottle
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Vacuum Cleaner
                  • Vacuum System
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Water Cooler
                  • Water Tank

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • American Kitchen
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Garbage Disposal
                  • Gourmet Kitchen
                  • Grill
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kettle
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Barbecue
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Binoculars
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Deck Furniture
                  • Garden Chairs
                  • Garden Table & Chairs
                  • Golf
                  • Kayak / Canoe
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
                  • Outdoor Furniture
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Parasol
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Wood Deck
                  • Yard

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool
                  • Heated Pool
                  • Hot Tub
                  • In Ground Pool
                  • Jacuzzi
                  • Private Pool
                  • Sauna
                  • Spa Whirlpool

                  catering options

                      • Catering Available
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Rental rates quoted in: $
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Seasonal Rate
                      Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $850
                      $5,950 $12,000
                      Seasonal Rate
                      Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                      28 night min stay

                      $2,500 $9,677
                      Seasonal Rate
                      Mar 1 - May 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $850
                      $5,950 $12,000
                      Seasonal Rate
                      Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $850
                      $5,950 $14,000
                      Seasonal Rate
                      Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2015
                      30 night min stay

                      $15,000
                      Seasonal Rate
                      Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $10,500 $16,000
                      Seasonal Rate
                      Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $850
                      $5,950 $12,000

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                      Last updated: 09/16/2014
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                      Location

                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Monterey Peninsula Airport
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Park Hyatt at Carmel Highlands (Highlands Inn)
                      8 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Rancho Canada, Carmel Valley
                      25 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Salinas
                      0.4 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Highway 1
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      California Market, Park Hyatt at Carmel Highlands
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Yankee Point Beach (Private)

                      Car: Recommended

                       

                      Manager info

                      Year Purchased: 1983

                      About: Sanctuary Vacation Rentals represents properties throughout Carmel, Pebble Beach, Pacific Grove, Carmel Highlands, and the Big Sur coastline. We combine fine resort accommodations and relaxed elegance with all the comforts of home. Our properties are places that nurture and inspire and are located in one of the most beautiful, energizing places in the world, featuring the spectacular scenery of the Monterey Peninsula and the central coast of California. From historic old Monterey, to the Victorian charm of Pacific Grove, and the artists colony of Carmel-by-the-Sea, and the breathtaking scenery of Big Sur, generations of people have been rejuvenated by the breaking waves and sandy beaches here. Our properties are designer furnished with relaxed elegance. Many homes feature the colors of the sea and take inspiration from the natural beauty of the surrounding areas. Throughout Sanctuary’s vacation rentals, you’ll find comfortable beds with luxury linens, welcome beverages and hors d’oeurvres, spa robes and amenities, local wine tasting and spa passes, and a personal concierge to assist you in every way. Our homes feature chef’s dream kitchens and everything you’ll need to entertain in style. And many of our properties are pet friendly. If you’re looking for a refreshing, relaxed stay in one of the most beautiful areas in the world– offering all the comforts of home, let Sanctuary Vacation Rentals help you discover your own sanctuary by the sea. Make your reservation today. Video - What Makes Sanctuary Special? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwHiiuT8mh4

                      Why Carmel By the Sea:
                      This area is one of the most desirable places in the world to live due to its mild climate and scenic coastline. Attracted by the views and the desire to escape the noise of city living this has been our primary residence for the last 27 years. Along the way, we have discovered our sanctuary is located in a micro climate which is usually warmer and more sunny than other areas of the Monterey Peninsula and Carmel. There is also an abundance of wild life to be seen throughout the year such as Peregrin falcons, owls, hummingbirds, coyotes, mountain lions, raccoons, bob cats, possum, fox, wild boar, deer, Monarch butterflies, Canadian geese, lizards, frogs, whales, dolphins, etc.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      We enjoy taking the time to watch sunsets, moon rises, moon sets, clouds on the horizon, the changes of light throughout the day, the movement and colors of the ocean, star gazing, watching nature, taking walks, picnics on the beaches and sharing friendship. As a result, time seems to run differently here infusing one with a sense of mystery and wonder. We hope you will enjoy, respect and appreciate the beauty of our environment and carry with you the revitalizing benefits and memories of a most wonderful vacation.


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                      • Welcome to "The Last Resort"! Private, luxurious home and gardens. Stunning panoramic ocean views! Pool, sauna, hot tub, gym, game room.

                        Welcome to "The Last Resort"! Private, luxurious home and gardens. Stunning panoramic ocean views! Pool, sauna, hot tub, gym, game room.

                      • entrance to this lovely home.

                        entrance to this lovely home.

                      • The living room has walls of windows to let in lots of light.

                        The living room has walls of windows to let in lots of light.

                      • Living room.

                        Living room.

                      • Another view of the living room.

                        Another view of the living room.

                      • dining area.

                        dining area.

                      • Fully equipped kitchen.

                        Fully equipped kitchen.

                      • Revel in renewing energy of mountain, ocean and garden views in the solarium.

                        Revel in renewing energy of mountain, ocean and garden views in the solarium.

                      • Outdoor gourmet gas grill.

                        Outdoor gourmet gas grill.

                      • Under the canopy of an ancient pine are spacious decks for outdoor enjoyment.

                        Under the canopy of an ancient pine are spacious decks for outdoor enjoyment.

                      • Unwind and relax in comfort in the private mountain-lake pool.

                        Unwind and relax in comfort in the private mountain-lake pool.

                      • This is the perfect property for families who want to have lots of fun and space.

                        This is the perfect property for families who want to have lots of fun and space.

                      • Step into a magical world that nourishes the spirit.

                        Step into a magical world that nourishes the spirit.

                      • Original artwork is both throughout the home and in the gardens.

                        Original artwork is both throughout the home and in the gardens.

                      • The entrance of the home looks right through to the panoramic ocean view.

                        The entrance of the home looks right through to the panoramic ocean view.

                      • Living room with fireplace.

                        Living room with fireplace.

                      • Expansive views and spacious dining for 10 guests.

                        Expansive views and spacious dining for 10 guests.

                      • Appetizers to welcome you!

                        Appetizers to welcome you!

                      • A gourmet chef's delight with everything you need and more.

                        A gourmet chef's delight with everything you need and more.

                      • Solarium seating area has ocean views.

                        Solarium seating area has ocean views.

                      • Lots of outdoor lounging and dining areas.

                        Lots of outdoor lounging and dining areas.

                      • Looking at the swimming pool.

                        Looking at the swimming pool.

                      • Relax and stay fit in the beautiful pool.

                        Relax and stay fit in the beautiful pool.

                      • Private hot tub with panoramic ocean views.

                        Private hot tub with panoramic ocean views.

                      $850 per night
                      10

                      4 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

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