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Big Sur Craftsman Cabin W/Sauna

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view thru reading room to livingroom


Last updated: 08/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Big Sur cabin description

This is a secluded gem of a cabin with craftsman touches in a very lovely setting. It sits in a private corner of the property with magical filtered light through the oak and redwood forest. South facing with a beautiful mountain/canyon view it is very spacious (aprox 600sf) with the tinted plaster walls and arches giving it a very warm, old world feel. The quaint little bedroom is accessed by an outdoor covered staircase and has a spectacular view of the canyon. There is very nice deck space on three sides of the cabin, where one can sit in sun or shade while enjoying the abundant bird life and forest/mountain/canyon views.Or relax in our deep clawfoot tub that sits in our redwood gardenroom. Deer and quail are commonly seen, with the occasional glimpse of a bobcat or fox.
We now have a wood-fired sauna on the property,which is available to guests as well as ourselves. The sauna has a large,covered deck and sits in a quiet location shaded beneath a giant live oak,with a beautiful canyon view. The perfect place to calm your spirit and feel the bounty of nature.

The property is conveniently located halfway between Carmel/Monterey Peninsula and Big Sur Proper. Three miles inland and over 1,100 ft in elevation, we are usually above the fog , which creates unique views as it moves in and out of the canyon like slow tide. We are 4/10ths of a mile up a well maintained dirt rd.......access is rarely a problem and then only during heavy storms in the winter months at these times 4WD is recommended , though not often necessary.
This land is a place for quietude and solitude...a place to be replenished and calmed by the simple beauty of nature.We hope that our guests treat this as an opportunity to experience these wildlands with reverence and come away refreshed in a way that only nature can deliver.So please respect this quiet for your sake as well as those who live here.
Keywords: Cottage, small house

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 2-5

          • Bedroom 1


          • Convertible bed(s)


          • Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Queen size futon couch/bed in livingroom
 Single size futon couch/bed in reading room...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Stove
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Refrigerator
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Kitchen


          • Gas Fireplace:

            we have electric and propane heat as well as the woodstove...moreless

          • Wood Stove
          • Parking Off Street
          • Linens Provided


          • Video Library:

            A good selection of dvds and VHS as well as a very eclectic book library...moreless

          • Music Library:

            Ipod dock...moreless

          • DVD Player
          • VCR
          • Television


              Pool & Spa

              • Hot Tub:

                Antique claw foot tub in a very private garden room...moreless

              • Sauna

              Outdoor Features

              • Gazebo:

                Redwood garden room with Claw foot tub...moreless

              • Deck / Patio

              Location & View

              • Mountain View:

                Cabin has south facing canyon/mountain views...moreless

              • Ocean View:

                2nd unit has a beautiful ocean view...moreless


              • Live Theater
              • Basketball Court
              • Kayaking
              • Fishing
              • Cycling
              • Surfing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Golf
              • Tennis
              • Hiking
              • Sailing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Fitness Center
              • Horseback Riding
              • Shopping
              • Antiquing
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf
              • Sight Seeing
              • Restaurants
              • Museums
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Cinemas
              • Shelling
              • Swimming


              Write a review 4.9
              from 80 traveler reviews
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              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Jun 1 - Nov 1, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $225 $250
              Fri, Sat, Sun

              Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

              Standard pricing
              2 night min stay

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              • Tax Rate 10%

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              Last updated: 08/20/2014
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              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2004

              About the owner: We have lived in the area for over 28 years, and on this property for 19 where we have raised a large family. All of our children still live in the area, and our 16 year old daughter, Sienna, is still with us. I am a carpenter/builder and have rarely had to leave this canyon for work while my wife, Monica, has worked for many years at a fine restaurant in Carmel though now she stays plenty busy running this business. We have been avid backpackers through the years, taking the entire family on many hikes. We are a storehouse of info regarding the best local restaurants, hiking trails, beaches, river spots, etc. so please feel free to ask.

              Why the Owner Chose Big Sur:
              Since first passing through here as teenagers, we have felt that this is one of the most beautiful places in California, if not the entire country.There is a magic in the air here.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
              The peace one feels while living in the forest amongst the wildlife and beautiful always changing scenery. It is a spectacular area, and every year we feel its beauty more deeply.

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              Speaks: english



              • view thru reading room to livingroom

                view thru reading room to livingroom

              • bedroom with writing desk

                bedroom with writing desk

              • Trail from cabin to sauna

                Trail from cabin to sauna

              • Dinette table with canyon view

                Dinette table with canyon view

              • view from kitchen thru reading room to livingroom in cabin

                view from kitchen thru reading room to livingroom in cabin

              • Sauna w/cabin in background

                Sauna w/cabin in background

              • Cabin


              • Otters are common along the coast

                Otters are common along the coast

              • Sauna on a misty morning

                Sauna on a misty morning

              • Redwood garden room with claw foot

                Redwood garden room with claw foot

              • Bed nook

                Bed nook

              • Redwood garden room

                Redwood garden room

              • The cabin at dusk

                The cabin at dusk

              • livingroom in cabin

                livingroom in cabin

              • Hwy 1 coastline nearby

                Hwy 1 coastline nearby

              • Sauna


              • catch a glimpse of a condor

                catch a glimpse of a condor

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              This listing was first published here in 2010.

              Date last modified - Thursday, July 17, 2014

              $200 - $250 per night (USD)

              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 5

              View calendar: Updated 08/20/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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              (831) 626-6203 (California, USA)

              Speaks: english
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