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3274 Sea Shell Cottage ~ Designer's Own Cottage! Walk to Town!

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Welcome to "Seashell Cottage"! Lovely vintage Carmel Cottage within easy walking distance to downtown gourmet restaurants and unique high-end stores.

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Last updated: 12/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Carmel By the Sea house description

Welcome to Sea Shell Cottage"!

Retreat to a gentler, slower-paced era in this delightful tree-shrouded quintessential Carmel-by-the-Sea board-and-batten cottage that evokes the spirit of the village's original founding artist colony. This clean, airy two-bedroom cottage, which is located in a quiet neighborhood only blocks from the downtown, blends seashore-themed originality and whimsy with comfort and good taste.

An additional private 1 bedroom guest cottage is also available . Please note prices below are for main cottage only and an additional $150 per night is added if both are rented at the same time.

Upon your arrival you will be greeted by complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a bottle of sparkling cider or wine, passes from the famous Spa on the Plaza in downtown Monterey, Scheid Wine tasting room passes and a basket of local information. An assigned concierge vacation house manager is at your disposal to assist you during your stay. We have also provided spa amenities in the bathrooms, plush spa bathrobes and oversized towels, and beach gear.

Relax with a good book and warm body and soul in front of a wood-burning brick fireplace in a cozy living room that features comfy furnishings, a vaulted ceiling with skylights, wooden floors topped with plush rugs and paned windows looking out to a fenced-in patio dotted with pots brimming with colorful flowers and native plants. Crisp beach tones of tan, white and robins-egg blue remind you that the Pacific Ocean is just a stone's throw away and you most assuredly are on vacation.

Picture convivial meals with friends and loved ones around a rectangular French country oak table that can seat up to 10 in a dining area that overlooks the patio. Adjacent is a fully-equipped kitchen with granite countertops, gas stove, dishwasher, microwave and side-by-side refrigerator.

Take your morning coffee and croissant at a bistro table tucked into a window corner in the kitchen before you put on your walking shoes and stroll into the village of Carmel to explore the myriad shops, galleries and world-class restaurants. If you're feeling ambitious, you can even continue all the way down Ocean Avenue to its ending at the pristine white beaches and sparkling azure waves that have enticed countless visitors from around the world to kick off their shoes and stroll along the water's edge. If you plan ahead, you can stop at Bruno's Market, a Carmel trademark, en route and pick up some wine, cheese, bread and fresh fruit for a casual picnic.

The robin's-egg blue and sage green master bedroom, with its plush warm carpeting and luxury-hotel-quality linens, features a white California king bed with Memory Foam topper that can be converted to two twins if desired. The second smaller bedroom has hardwood flooring topped with an area rug and a queen wicker bed. Additional sleeping arrangements are provided by a comfortable futon/chaise and a white deep sofa in the living room, offering total sleeping accommodations for up to five adults or four adults and two children. The bathroom, with its new granite counter top, is tiled throughout, including whimsical tiles of fish adorning the combination bath/shower.

Pets are welcome in this secure property, which is completely enclosed by a grape-stake fence. You can walk your dog in a charming vest-pocket park just around the corner. The paved driveway is long enough to accommodate a recreational vehicle; there is plenty of street parking as well. Evening cocktails can be enjoyed at a bistro table in the front patio. A grill is provided for outdoor cooking and entertaining. Outdoor access to washer and dryer.

A newly refurbished one-bedroom guest cottage behind the main house can also be rented to provide additional accommodations. Obtain more information on #3264 on this same website. You can book the guest cottage together with the main house or separately.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Suitability

      • Long-Term Renters Welcome
      • Children Welcome
      • Non Smoking Only
      • Pets Considered

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

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      • Bedroom one has a king that can be converted into two twins. Additional sleeping arrangements are provided by a comfortable futon/chaise and a white deep sofa in the living room, offering total sleeping accommodations of up to five adults or four adults and two children....moreless

      Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

      Other Amenities

          • Amenities of property.... 42' Flat Screen TV, Blu-Ray/DVD, Gas BBQ, complementary spa passes, two complementary and reusable Monterey Bay Aquarium passes for the duration of your stay, hors d'oeuvres upon arrival, local wine, spa amenities in bath, high-thread-count linens and luxury bath towels, spa robes, local reading material and maps, CD iPod dock, beach blankets, chairs, umbrella. Amenities of Surrounding Community... Whale Watching, Golf, Tennis, Shopping, Sightseeing, Restaurants, Rafting, Kayaking, Sailing, Swimming, Snorkeling/Diving, Surfing, Windsurfing, Biking, Mountain Biking, Wildlife Viewing, Hiking, Fishing, Fitness Center/Gym, Health/Beauty Spa, Antiquing, Cinemas/Movie Theaters, Live Theater, Museums, Horseback Riding, Other Activities Golfing, Wine Tasting, Farmers' Markets, Music Events, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Dancing, Fisherman Wharf, Redwood Forests, Workshops, Retreats, Festivals, Laguna Seca, Tomato Fest, Meditation, Yoga, Spa...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Television
          • Video Library

          Attractions

          • Bay/Sound
          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Forests
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Pond
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Synagogues
          • Water Parks
          • Waterfalls
          • Winery Tours
          • Coin Laundry
          • Duty Free Shops
          • Festivals

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

          • Near The Ocean
          • Village

          Sports & Adventure Activities

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

          Amenity

          • Combination Tub/Shower
          • King
          • Queen
          • Shower
          • Sleep Sofa /Futon
          • Toilet
          • Tub
          • Twin/ Single

          General

          • Baby Gate
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Fireplace
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking
          • Telephone
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine

          Kitchen

          • Blender
          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Deck / Patio
          • Golf
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Furniture
          • Outdoor Grill

          Room SubType

              • Bedroom

              Dining

                  • Seating for 6 people
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Rental rates quoted in: $
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Seasonal Rate
                  Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                  30 night min stay

                  $4,000
                  Seasonal Rate
                  Mar 1 - May 31, 2015
                  30 night min stay

                  $4,500
                  Seasonal Rate
                  Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2015
                  30 night min stay

                  $4,500
                  Seasonal Rate
                  Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2015
                  30 night min stay

                  $5,000
                  Seasonal Rate
                  Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                  30 night min stay

                  $5,000
                  Seasonal Rate
                  Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                  30 night min stay

                  $4,500
                  Seasonal Rate
                  Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2016
                  30 night min stay

                  $4,000

                  Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency ($) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the manager / advertiser.


                  Additional information about rental rates:

                  **AS OF 9/15/14 OUR RATES AND MINIMUM NIGHTS ARE UNDER CONSTRUCTION AND MAY NOT APPEAR CORRECTLY ON OUR LISTED RATES OR IN INSTANT QUOTES. WE ARE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE OR CONFUSION. PLEASE INQUIRE OR CONTACT OUR OFFICE DIRECTLY FOR THE BEST RATES, SPECIALS AND UP TO THE MINUTE AVAILABILITY. 831-373-7103 THIS NOTE WILL BE REMOVED WHEN RATES ARE COMPLETE. ** Holidays & Special Events may have higher rates. ** Some fees, security deposit and taxes may apply in addition to the base rates. ** PG&E gas and electricity are paid by guests for stays of 30 days or more. ** Rates are subject to change.

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                  Last updated: 12/28/2014
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                  Location

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                  The Monterey Peninsula is unique in its combination of breathtaking natural resources and a multiplicity of cultural and entertainment possibilities. You can find something for every possible taste. For nature lovers, there is the diversity of mountain and sea, for picnicking, surfing, fishing, horseback riding, hiking, beachcombing, bird-watching, kayaking, scuba diving, tidepooling, biking and more. If you want a man-made excitement, we have art galleries galore, excellent fine-art museums, local theater, outstanding restaurants, boutiques, a natural history and a children's museum, a world-class aquarium, and that's just for starters. History buffs will have a field day exploring the adobes of Monterey. There's so much to do that you cannot possibly do it all in one visit, which means you will have to come back.

                  Other Activities: Whale, dolphin & otter watching!

                   

                  Manager info

                  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:
                  My husband and I bought our first Sanctuary by the Sea in Carmel in 2006. Our background includes architecture, kitchen & bathroom design, Realtor, Stager ,Former Vermont Innkeeper/Chef. David -Architect-loves to create spaces that nurture and inspire and Annee likes to create places (vacation homes) that nurture and inspire. We created Sanctuary Vacation Rentals to help our friends be able to share their beautiful homes and allow families and friends to come together to experience what we believe is one of the most beautiful places on the planet and have all the comforts of a home away from home. The owners of these homes are very involved and take a lot of joy and pride in opening their home and hearts to fellow travelers. It is our deepest wish that anyone who stays at one of the Sanctuary Vacation Homes feel that this is one of the nicest places they have ever stayed including every one who assists them in the reservation process. Annee Hayden Martin


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                  • Welcome to "Seashell Cottage"! Lovely vintage Carmel Cottage within easy walking distance to downtown gourmet restaurants and unique high-end stores.

                    Welcome to "Seashell Cottage"! Lovely vintage Carmel Cottage within easy walking distance to downtown gourmet restaurants and unique high-end stores.

                  • Cozy Living Room with Wood-Burning Fireplace.

                    Cozy Living Room with Wood-Burning Fireplace.

                  • Beautiful Designer Decor!

                    Beautiful Designer Decor!

                  • Sunny Morning Breakfast with a view of the private fenced Garden.

                    Sunny Morning Breakfast with a view of the private fenced Garden.

                  • Wine and appetizers welcome you!

                    Wine and appetizers welcome you!

                  • Plush, Comfortable Beds and Bedding!

                    Plush, Comfortable Beds and Bedding!

                  • This cottage is filled with thoughtful touches.

                    This cottage is filled with thoughtful touches.

                  • This Comfortable King can also be 2 Twin Beds!

                    This Comfortable King can also be 2 Twin Beds!

                  • Sweet Bath with Designer Touches and Custom Tile.

                    Sweet Bath with Designer Touches and Custom Tile.

                  • Private Outdoor Patio and Garden for Dining Al-Fresco!

                    Private Outdoor Patio and Garden for Dining Al-Fresco!

                  • Frank Lloyd Wright House on Carmel Beach!

                    Frank Lloyd Wright House on Carmel Beach!

                  • Play a round at the world famous Pebble Beach Golf Course.

                    Play a round at the world famous Pebble Beach Golf Course.

                  • Charming Carmel-By-the-Sea Cottage. Close to Village & Beach! Luxurious beds and bedding, wood-burning fireplace and fully equipped kitchen. Pet friendly too!

                    Charming Carmel-By-the-Sea Cottage. Close to Village & Beach! Luxurious beds and bedding, wood-burning fireplace and fully equipped kitchen. Pet friendly too!

                  • Futon couch and sleeper sofa in the living room add extra sleeping areas.

                    Futon couch and sleeper sofa in the living room add extra sleeping areas.

                  • Beautiful Cottage Dining that can expand to sit 8.

                    Beautiful Cottage Dining that can expand to sit 8.

                  • Sunny Kitchen Fully Equipped!

                    Sunny Kitchen Fully Equipped!

                  • Guest bedroom is sunny and warm with a seashore theme.

                    Guest bedroom is sunny and warm with a seashore theme.

                  • Luxurious restful queen bed.

                    Luxurious restful queen bed.

                  • More Plush, Comfortable Beds and Bedding!

                    More Plush, Comfortable Beds and Bedding!

                  • This cottage is filled with thoughtful touches.

                    This cottage is filled with thoughtful touches.

                  • More Beach Cottage theme.

                    More Beach Cottage theme.

                  • Romantic spot for a glass of wine.

                    Romantic spot for a glass of wine.

                  • Take a driving tour of the many Fairy Tale Cottages for which Carmel is famous.

                    Take a driving tour of the many Fairy Tale Cottages for which Carmel is famous.

                  • Be sure to visit the World Famous Monterey Bay Aquarium!

                    Be sure to visit the World Famous Monterey Bay Aquarium!

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, December 28, 2014

                  $4,000 - $5,000 per month
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                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 5

                  View calendar: Updated 12/28/14
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                  Member since: 2006
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated: 12/28/2014
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