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Welcome to 'Seashell Cottage'!. Close to Village & Beach!

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Last updated: 07/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Carmel By the Sea cottage description

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***Rates do not include cleaning, taxes or appropriate fees***
***Rates are usually higher for Holidays and Special Events that fall within each season***

Welcome to 'Seashell Cottage'!

** Save $1500 in June!

OR....

**Save $500 to $1000 per month when booking 30-60 days prior to arrival**

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

Upon your arrival you will be greeted by complementary hors d'oeuvres and a bottle of sparkling cider, passes from the famous Spa on the Plaza in downtown Monterey that recently underwent a $2 million renovation, Scheid Wine 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, slippers and over-sized 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 reminds 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 counter tops, gas stove, dish washer, microwave and side-by-side refrigerator.

Take your morning coffee and croissant, 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 larger 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. Colors are robin's-egg blue and sage green.

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 one child. 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 beautiful designers one-bedroom guest beach cottage behind the main house can also be rented to provide additional accommodations. (See HomeAway #375928 or VRBO #345625)

30 night minimum per city of Carmel. Call to inquire. Additional rate details and terms may be seen on our website at www.sanctuaryvacationrentals.com, or feel free to contact one of our friendly, knowledgeable reservationists to receive a full quote via email.
831-373-7103

We look forward to hosting you soon!
The Sanctuary Vacation Rentals Team

Homeaway quotable rates reflect base rates only and do not include cleaning, taxes, appropriate fees or higher rates for holidays or special events that fall inside each season.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Staff
          • Concierge

          Suitability

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

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

          • Bedroom : 1 king

            This can also be 2 Twin Beds...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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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

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          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

              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Plasma Flat Screen TV with Blue-Ray DVD player...moreless

              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Books
              • Books For Kids
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library
              • Toys
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Away From It All
              • Adventure
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Near The Ocean
              • Village

              sports and adventure activities

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

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Living Room
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Wood Fireplace
                      • Free Long Distance:

                        in continental U.S....moreless

                      • Broadband Access
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Parking On Street
                      • Activities Guide
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Water Cooler
                      • Firewood
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Parking
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace
                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Telephone
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided:

                        Luxurious spa linens...moreless

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional

                          Kitchen

                          • Catering Available
                          • Kitchen
                          • Stove
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Toaster
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave

                          Outside

                          • Patio
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Beach Chairs
                          • Beach Towels
                          • Small Cooler
                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Deck / Patio

                          Payment Type

                          • Amex
                          • Visa
                          • Mastercard
                          • Discover
                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          SUMMER 2014**
                          Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                          30 night min stay

                          $5,000
                          FALL 2014**
                          Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                          30 night min stay

                          $4,000
                          WINTER 2014-2015**
                          Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                          30 night min stay

                          $4,000
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          ** For full rates and rental terms, please see our website or call us at 831-373-7103.

                          ** Some fees and taxes apply in addition to the base rates.

                          ** PG&E gas and electricity are paid by guest.

                          ** 1 month minimum rental requirement per city of Carmel.

                          ** Save when booking within 30-60 days of arrival! Inquire directly for the best deals.


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                          Last updated: 07/17/2014
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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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                          Photos

                          • Welcome to 'Seashell Cottage'!. Close to Village & Beach!

                            Welcome to 'Seashell Cottage'!. Close to Village & Beach!

                          • Cozy Living Room with Wood-Burning Fireplace

                            Cozy Living Room with Wood-Burning Fireplace

                          • Original Artwork!

                            Original Artwork!

                          • Beautiful Cottage Dining

                            Beautiful Cottage Dining

                          • This Comfortable King can also be 2 Twin Beds!

                            This Comfortable King can also be 2 Twin Beds!

                          • Sweet Dreams on a Comfy Queen Bed!

                            Sweet Dreams on a Comfy Queen Bed!

                          • Up-Dated Bath with Spa Touches.

                            Up-Dated Bath with Spa Touches.

                          • Detail of Custom Fish Tiles!

                            Detail of Custom Fish Tiles!

                          • Guest Cottage - Cheery Kitchen Fully Equipped

                            Guest Cottage - Cheery Kitchen Fully Equipped

                          • Guest Cottage - Up-dated full bath with designer & spa touches.

                            Guest Cottage - Up-dated full bath with designer & spa touches.

                          • Carmel Beach...Doggie Paradise!

                            Carmel Beach...Doggie Paradise!

                          • One of many Fairy Tale Cottages in Carmel

                            One of many Fairy Tale Cottages in Carmel

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

                            Private Outdoor Patio and Garden for Dining Al-Fresco!

                          • Beautiful Designer Decor!

                            Beautiful Designer Decor!

                          • Sunny Morning Breakfast with a View of the Garden.

                            Sunny Morning Breakfast with a View of the Garden.

                          • Sunny Kitchen Fully Equipped!

                            Sunny Kitchen Fully Equipped!

                          • Plush, Comfortable Beds and Bedding!

                            Plush, Comfortable Beds and Bedding!

                          • More Plush, Comfortable Beds and Bedding!

                            More Plush, Comfortable Beds and Bedding!

                          • You'll Love the Fun,

                            You'll Love the Fun,

                          • Private 1 bedroom, 1 bath Guest Cottage also available on this property!

                            Private 1 bedroom, 1 bath Guest Cottage also available on this property!

                          • Guest Cottage - Inviting Queen Bedroom

                            Guest Cottage - Inviting Queen Bedroom

                          • Guest Cottage - Charming Patio Area with fountain and gas grill.

                            Guest Cottage - Charming Patio Area with fountain and gas grill.

                          • Frank Lloyd Wright 'Boat House' on Carmel Beach.

                            Frank Lloyd Wright 'Boat House' on Carmel Beach.

                          • Be sure to visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium just a short drive away.

                            Be sure to visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium just a short drive away.

                          VRBO #345624

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