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Relax, Enjoy, Explore - Ocean Views - Steps from Beach

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Located on a cul-de-sac steps from beach trails

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Last updated: 06/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Carmel By the Sea house description

Welcome to our special Carmel retreat and home to many family good times and memories. Built by our beloved 'Granny', Gerhart and his wife, Lala, in the 1960s, this home has been the beach hub for our family for four generations. It is a happy, comfortable, and convenient setting for your next vacation.

The home is located on the bluff above Carmel River Beach and looks across Carmel Bay to spectacular Point Lobos. It is just steps from bluff trails and the beach. Walk the beaches to Carmel Village for breakfast, head towards Monastery Bay for tide pooling and views of otters and birds, or climb to the hilltop cross for views of the Carmel River estuary where Portola's expedition camped in 1769.

The home's location in Carmel Meadows is away from the congestion of Carmel Village, and is the ideal hub for you to explore and enjoy the scenic and cultural riches of Historic Monterey, quaint Carmel Village, and the spectacular Big Sur Coast. Easy access to Highway 1, ample parking (including a 2 car garage), and a quiet neighborhood add to the convenience of the location. Don't feel like driving? Just steps from the front door are state beach trails leading to some of the most spectacular coastline in the world.

The home has three bedrooms; one king bed, one queen bed, and two twins plus a folding crib. There are two bathrooms, one with a shower-tub and the other with a shower. All bedrooms and baths open off a central hallway.

Shared living space includes a large living room with a fireplace; HDTV and 'smart' blueray player; card table for puzzles, office-space, or games; and a dining area. Off the back of the house is a sunroom with windows on three sides. This room is a favorite for family activities with a picnic table, indoor-outdoor carpeting, and vintage bamboo seating for the cocktail hour. The room faces the setting sun and has views of the private garden, the beach, and Point Lobos. The kitchen is fairly small, and is equipped for cooking for 6.

There is also an oversized two-car garage with washer/dryer, beach chairs, and a Weber propane grill.

While the home has not been remodeled or updated, all essential utilities have been replaced in the last three years (heater, water heater, refrigerator, microwave). All plumbing is up-to-date and in good repair. It is a comfortable, clean, homey environment.

We will do all we can to make your stay a pleasant and worry-free experience.

Keywords: House, Near Beach, Ocean View, Family Home, garage

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            This is a family-friendly home. The sunroom is suitable for art projects and messy eaters. The back yard is fenced and is fully visible from the sunroom and kitchen door so children can play safely. ...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Dining room table seats six, plus there is a picnic table in the sunroom which seats 4-6....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Equipped with basic needs to cook for 6. Need something special? Just ask. ...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            some spices and condiments...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Your familiar Mr. Coffee...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Set up for six persons....moreless

          • Refrigerator
          • Toaster
          • Dishwasher
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            Seating for 6-8; HDTV with 'smart' blueray player attached. Full line-up of channels available from Comcast...moreless

          • Garage:

            generous 2 car garage plus off-street parking for two additional vehicles...moreless

          • Heating:

            New gas heater with programable thermostat to keep you comfortable...moreless

          • Gas Fireplace:

            gas starter for traditional wood fireplace...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            two cars...moreless

          • Washing Machine
          • Towels Provided
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Wood Fireplace
          • Linens Provided
          • Clothes Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • This home is cute, comfortable, convenient, and compared to others in this location, reasonably priced! Many of our guests are return visitors who want to keep our property a well kept secret... Get in on our secret and contact us today!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                fiction library and informational books about the Monterey Bay (hiking, history, etc.)...moreless

              • Games:

                children's games and puzzles for all ages...moreless

              Communications

              • Internet:

                Comcast cable, internet, and telephone services...moreless

              • Free Long Distance
              • Wireless Internet
              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Lanai / Gazebo
              • Deck / Patio

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

              • Beach View
              • Ocean View

              Activities

              • Museums
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Restaurants
              • Sight Seeing
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Golf
              • Tennis
              • Kayaking
              • Hiking
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.4
              from 7 traveler reviews
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Fall
              Sep 1 - Nov 15, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $1,600
              Holiday
              Nov 16 - Jan 3, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,800
              Winter-Spring
              Jan 4 - May 24, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,600
              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay

              $1,800

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • cleaning fee $175
              • Tax Rate 10.5%

              Notes:

              This is a family home, managed by family members for the financial benefit of the senior members of the family. If you have special needs, just ask and we will try to accommodate you. We are flexible and aim to please.


              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 06/11/2014
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              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 1963

              About: The entire MacLeod family joins in welcoming you to our beach retreat. The home was built in 1963 by our, 'Granny'... Gerhart Fisher and 'Tutu' his lovely wife. They enjoyed Carmel for many years, commuting between their lives in Palo Alto and their retreat in Carmel. Gerhart was an inventor - his most important invention being the metal detector - and a painter. He enjoyed painting the waves as they crash against the rocks of Point Lobos, and dining on 'barbecued seagull' at Rocky Point Restaurant. His paintings still adorn the walls of our Carmel home. The home is now owned by his daughter, Greta. Greta is also a creative soul and enjoys painting, stained glass, and creating mosaics from rocks and shells found on the beaches of Carmel. The MacLeods now live in the Sonoma Valley where they grow grapes and make wine. Learn more about our family by visiting our website or better yet, include a visit to our vineyard in your vacation itinerary! A complimentary bottle of MacLeod wine will await you upon arrival in Carmel. Susan, Greta's daughter, will be your contact person for renting the home. She works as a teacher and lives in Aptos, about 1 hour from the home.

              Why Carmel By the Sea:
              Our Carmel house is our family's beach treasure. We enjoy sharing our retreat with others who seek a break from life's worries in this beautiful corner of California.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Enjoy jogging on beach trails before breakfast, building a fort from driftwood after a storm, admiring the turquoise color of a wave before it crashes, discovering a sea star hidden the rocks of a tide pool, drinking wine on the beach while watching the sun set behind Point Lobos, spotting an otter wrapped in kelp floating over waves or a whale spouting in the bay... these treasures and more await you when you visit...


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Located on a cul-de-sac steps from   beach trails

                Located on a cul-de-sac steps from beach trails

              • Comfortable sunroom, with views all around...

                Comfortable sunroom, with views all around...

              • plenty of room in the living area

                plenty of room in the living area

              • fully equipped kitchen

                fully equipped kitchen

              • children are welcome

                children are welcome

              • Generous two car garage with additional off-street parking

                Generous two car garage with additional off-street parking

              • miles of spectacular Carmel Bay beaches are waiting for you

                miles of spectacular Carmel Bay beaches are waiting for you

              • Point Lobos sunset from nearby Carmel River Beach

                Point Lobos sunset from nearby Carmel River Beach

              • Views of Pt. Lobos from house and garden

                Views of Pt. Lobos from house and garden

              • sunroom picnic table for snacks and fun

                sunroom picnic table for snacks and fun

              • dining area for 6

                dining area for 6

              • comfy king bed

                comfy king bed

              • hear the surf from your room

                hear the surf from your room

              • just steps to beautiful state beach walking trails

                just steps to beautiful state beach walking trails

              • Enjoy bird-watching at the Carmel  River estuary

                Enjoy bird-watching at the Carmel River estuary

              • join us in exploring the bluffs... taking time to enjoy the wildflowers

                join us in exploring the bluffs... taking time to enjoy the wildflowers

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              Date last modified - Thursday, July 24, 2014

              $1,600 - $1,800 per week (USD)
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              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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