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Ocean View French Country Cottage, Charming & Tranquil, Beach!

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View from Kitchen Window Looking West over the Pacific Ocean

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Last updated: 05/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

POINT OF VIEW

MARCH WEATHER CONTINUES TO BE MILD, THE FLOWERS ARE BEGINNING TO REFLECT OUR BEAUTIFUL CARMEL SPRING, AND WITH THE COZY, ELECTRIC FIREPLACE UPSTAIRS TO TAKE THE CHILL OFF IF THERE IS ONE, AND WITH CONTINUING SPECTACULAR SUNSETS, IT'S ALWAYS A GOOD TIME TO VISIT.

Welcome to your vacation dream in the Highlands of Carmel. We answer your inquiries immediately to tell you more about Point of View. This inspired cottage offers stunning ocean views and the rustic charm of a French Country cottage retreat with a designer's touch. Appreciate the serenity among Monterey Pine and take delight in the enchanting English gardens. Listen to the quiet, breathe in the mountain air, relax and renew. Whale watch, bird watch, and take in ocean views surrounded by the ambiance of this charming country cottage. Only minutes to Carmel and Point Lobos State Reserve; approximately 30 minutes to Big Sur.

Find comfort in the beautifully- appointed, cozy and spacious interior with hard wood floors, open beam ceilings and abundant natural light. French doors open to the dramatic ocean views and wrap around deck with BBQ and patio table for al fresco dining. This unique two-story guest cottage offers a memorable getaway for a couple, a solo traveler or the small family.

A fully equipped kitchen, with adjoining living and ocean-view dining area completes the open floor plan on the first level. A separate and private bath is off entry. Upstairs, our guests will find another open and spacious level with endless views of the Pacific from the king bed and daybed (converts to king) and from the comfortable seating areas perfect for taking in views, watching flat screen tv, lounging on comfortable couch and chairs, game table for entertainment.

Only minutes to Carmel, Point Lobos, or your own private beach, or south to Big Sur’s wild coast, we invite you to enjoy again and again this beautiful Point of View.




Keywords: Ocean Views, Two-story cottage, European Alpine style, guesthouse, private beach access, quiet, tranquil, private, trees, sunsets,whale watch, romantic getaway

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Responsible party signing rental agreement to be 25 with valid credit card. Children seven years and older are welcome....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Please contact owner regarding children 5 years and younger....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking in or around cottage or grounds with no exceptions due to fire hazard....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s)

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  • King size beds (2) One King bed upstairs; One convertible Trundle bed upstairs - makes into two Twin beds or a King bed, Queen size Beds (1) Convertible queen sofa bed downstairs, Twin or Single Beds (1) Trundle converts to two separate twins (or a King), Child Beds (2) Upstairs Trundle can be made into two Twin beds; Upstairs gate brought in for small children's safey. Baby Cribs (1) No crib or other special equipment for babies or toddlers provided; Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) One Trundle with two Twins; also converts to King; One sofa converts to queen...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • This guest house is part of a larger one-acre estate; it is within a coastal suburb of high-end homes 5 miles south of Carmel-by-the-Sea; access to a private beach; minutes away from Point Lobos State Park; private and charming with designer touches; quiet within the natural environment of Monterey pines; wonderful area for nature walking, hiking, whale watching, ocean views....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library:

    We supply an ipod-compatible speaker (no ipod provided) for guests to enjoy their own music downstairs and upstairs...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) Flat screen TVs in both the upstairs and downstairs....moreless

  • Television
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Views of Picturesque Highlands Mountains to the East...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Spectacular sunsets from main floor. second floor and deck. French doors to view deck, multiple windows to take in the views. ...moreless

  • Water View:

    Beautiful Ocean Views from Both Levels of Cottage. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Portable, large cooling fans, downstairs and upstairs...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    ATT high speed internet access from several locations in cottage....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    New stackable washer/dryer...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Electric fireplace heater upstairs...moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Forced air heating plus electric heating as well...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Luxury Hotel linens/bedding...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Two car maximum unless authorized in advance...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Land line...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    New stackable washer/dryer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Kitchen fully equipped for cooking with staples. spices...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Full size...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Pantry essentials, spices,coffee, teas, fresh cream. One dishwasher, one large Sub Zero refrigerator/freezer, new range,coffee maker, cooking equipment,....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Full size...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Sub Zero extra capacity refrigerator/freezer...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Ocean view deck with patio table/chairs and four additional chaise lounge-like chairs and ottomans for extra deck seating....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$310

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Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • cleaning fee $120 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10.5%

Notes:

Damage deposit will be reflected in the Rental Agreement.


Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 05/18/2015
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Location

12 Miles
Nearest Airport
Monterey Peninsula Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Hyatt Highlands Inn
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Pacific Grove Links, Pebble Beach
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 1
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Pacific Edge
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Private access to special Beach, & San Jose Beach

Car: Recommended

Private Beach access and San Jose Beach, each 3 minutes away; 5 minutes to spectacular Point Lobos State Reserve; minutes from Sobranes Point & many popular hiking areas; 30 minutes from Big Sur; 15 minutes to Carmel-by-the-Sea and Carmel Beaches; 15 minutes to Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row and Monterey Airport;15 minutes to Pacific Grove, 20 minutes to Pebble Beach & 17 Mile Drive & famous golf links.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1985

About the owner: We moved to Carmel in 1964 and never turned back. We love our home in this special place we call Paradise. We brought up our four daughters here and moved to the Highlands twenty-five years ago to enjoy the magnificent ocean views and serenity. My husband is a writer and I'm a Coach for families of children with special educational needs. We enjoy the arts and fine dining found within minutes of our home. We walk daily in our neighborhood and are always inspired by the natural surroundings of the beautiful Carmel Highlands. Our daughters and some of our grandchildren live nearby. They stayed in this small, quaint, artistic community to enjoy the friendly ambiance and the many outdoor activities the Central Coast offers. One of our daughters and her husband have a sailboat, where they enjoy day sailing and whale watching on the Monterey Bay. From every visitor's perspective, our little corner of the world beckons vacationers to return again and again.

Why the Owner Chose Carmel Highlands:
We fell in love with the Highlands and the exquisite ocean views and quiet solitude that surround us here.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Ocean views forever, quiet, private and peaceful, and close to everything: hiking, beautiful nature walks with views of the ocean and wildlife, Point Lobos, Monastery Beach. Access to a gorgeous private beach, exquisite sunsets and wonderful neighbors who add to this special community. Also 6 minutes to shopping and dining in Carmel;15 minutes to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, 30 minutes to Big Sur. Easy access to everything you could want in a vacation getaway!


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • View from Kitchen Window Looking West over the Pacific Ocean

    View from Kitchen Window Looking West over the Pacific Ocean

  • Kitchen and Ocean View Dining, First Level

    Kitchen and Ocean View Dining, First Level

  • Spacious Downstairs Living, Kitchen, Dining, Flat Screen, Laundry

    Spacious Downstairs Living, Kitchen, Dining, Flat Screen, Laundry

  • Living Room with Comfortable Convertible Sofa Bed off Kitchen.

    Living Room with Comfortable Convertible Sofa Bed off Kitchen.

  • Comfort Awaits with California King Bed, Ocean Views, Flat Screen, Trundle

    Comfort Awaits with California King Bed, Ocean Views, Flat Screen, Trundle

  • Upstairs Ocean View, Sitting Area, Game Table, Flat Screen.

    Upstairs Ocean View, Sitting Area, Game Table, Flat Screen.

  • Amazing Sunset View through Upstairs Windows

    Amazing Sunset View through Upstairs Windows

  • Garden view

    Garden view

  • Point Lobos State Park - Four minutes from Cottage.

    Point Lobos State Park - Four minutes from Cottage.

  • Welcome to the Charming Point of View!

    Welcome to the Charming Point of View!

  • View from Open French Doors Downstairs

    View from Open French Doors Downstairs

  • Cozy Kitchen Table

    Cozy Kitchen Table

  • Charming Bathroom with Shower

    Charming Bathroom with Shower

  • Super Comfortable Trundle Bed

    Super Comfortable Trundle Bed

  • Spectacular Views from King Bed and Trundle towards Sitting Area / Game Table

    Spectacular Views from King Bed and Trundle towards Sitting Area / Game Table

  • Enjoy the Mountains through the Bedroom Windows Facing East

    Enjoy the Mountains through the Bedroom Windows Facing East

  • Afternoons

    Afternoons

  • Carmel Beach with Views to Pebble Beach - Ten Minutes from Cottage.

    Carmel Beach with Views to Pebble Beach - Ten Minutes from Cottage.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/18/2015
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