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Recently Renovated - One Mile to Aquarium

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'Kelp House' is our vacation rental home in Pacific Grove.

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Last updated: 09/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Pacific Grove house description

A few years ago, we asked our full-time tenants to leave, and hired professionals to help us start over and upgrade our 1600 sq ft vacation home. It took 10 months to redo everything, we ended up keeping only 3 pieces of sheet rock intact. So believe me, it's renovated.

The master bedroom/bath, TV viewing area & deck are upstairs. The 2nd bedroom/bath, living room, dining area and kitchen are on the first floor.

The deck is delightful. In fair weather you can catch some morning sun and the house acts as a shield from the prevailing breezes. It's a delightful place to breakfast, play on the computer or just feel like you're in a treehouse.

It's a very quiet neighborhood at night - so no barking dogs PLEASE. When there's ocean swells you can hear the buoys. And on really quiet nights you can hear seals barking.

And, yes, it's professionally cleaned right before your arrival!

Keywords: 2-story, house

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Must Be 25+...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Tile Floors & Steps - No Crawlers or Toddlers...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

                Crate Available on Request...moreless

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surfing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Free Long Distance:

                    US Only...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Jetted Tub
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Winter 2015
                      Sep 10 - Feb 28, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $180
                      $1,190
                      Spring Shoulder
                      Mar 1 - May 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $195
                      $1,330
                      Summer
                      Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $225
                      $1,505
                      Fall Shoulder
                      Sep 1 - Nov 19, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $195
                      $1,330
                      Thanksgiving
                      Nov 20 - Nov 30, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $225
                      $1,505
                      Early-Mid Dec
                      Dec 1 - Dec 17, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $180
                      $1,190
                      Christmas/New Year
                      Dec 18 - Jan 5, 2016
                      5 night min stay
                      $225
                      $1,505

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning Fee $95
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
                      • Tax Rate 10%

                      Notes:

                      60 day cancellation policy - full refund less 10% admin fee.

                      To confirm: Security deposit and 50% payment (rental fee + cleaning fee).

                      Full payment due 60 days in advance.


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                      Last updated: 09/27/2014
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                      Location

                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Pacific Grove Municipal
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      68
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Lover's Point

                      Car: Recommended

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1983

                      About the owner: We've lived in California since 1977. Scuba diving is a passion for both of us, we did lots of horseback riding at one point (but not so much now), Charlie sculls, I exercise/dance/cook, we love movies and read lots.

                      Why the Owner Chose Pacific Grove:
                      We bought this home a few months before the Monterey Bay Aquarium opened. We lived in Silicon Valley at the time and came to the area almost every weekend to scuba dive. Even then we knew we wanted to 'fix the place up' one day to be a vacation rental and our second home. Finally - that's a reality!

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Very close to some of the most interesting diving in the world. And within 1 mile of the Aquarium. Sure, there's all that golf stuff - but we live for the sea!


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • 'Kelp House' is our vacation rental home in Pacific Grove.

                        'Kelp House' is our vacation rental home in Pacific Grove.

                      • Lovely Stained Glass overlooking the dining room table   peek of the art studio

                        Lovely Stained Glass overlooking the dining room table peek of the art studio

                      • Master Bedroom with Queen Temperpedic - Far Ocean View too!

                        Master Bedroom with Queen Temperpedic - Far Ocean View too!

                      • Seating Area & TV Viewing in Master Bedroom w/Comcast

                        Seating Area & TV Viewing in Master Bedroom w/Comcast

                      • Downstairs Bedroom with Queen bed

                        Downstairs Bedroom with Queen bed

                      • Welcome to our Pacific Grove home!

                        Welcome to our Pacific Grove home!

                      • Granite counter & all the amenities in the kitchen

                        Granite counter & all the amenities in the kitchen

                      • Living room/sitting area adjacent to artist studio

                        Living room/sitting area adjacent to artist studio

                      • Deck/sun porch just off the master bedroom is a great spot for breakfast.

                        Deck/sun porch just off the master bedroom is a great spot for breakfast.

                      • Shower  in Master Bath (tankless waterheater used)

                        Shower in Master Bath (tankless waterheater used)

                      • Downstairs bathroom with jet tub

                        Downstairs bathroom with jet tub

                      VRBO #284586

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, September 30, 2014

                      $180 - $225 per night (USD)
                      14

                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 5

                      View calendar: Updated 09/27/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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                      Member since: 2010
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated 09/27/2014
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                      (707) 328-5281 (California, USA)

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