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Stunning Ocean Views from Every Room, Gorgeous Sunsets with Views of Whales

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Last updated: 08/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Carmel Highlands house description

You couldn't ask for a more idyllic vacation retreat than this Craftsman style home, whose perch in an exclusive residential area of Carmel Highlands affords panoramic ocean views guaranteed to leave you in a perpetual state of tranquility. A beautiful private beach is a short distance away.

The location is likewise ideal. The quaint village of Carmel is just a few miles away; Pacific Grove and Monterey are each a 10-minute drive, and Big Sur about a 45 minute drive.

The multi-level 3 bedroom, 2½ bath house sits on a hillside mainly below street level. Stairs from the driveway lead to a patio with a teak table and chairs for 2. Double doors open to an inviting foyer that leads to a great room. Be prepared to gasp in astonishment at the ocean views revealed by the wall of picture windows.

You will be greeted by complimentary hors d'oeuvres and wine or sparkling cider, passes to the Spa on the Plaza in Monterey and tickets for wine tasting in Carmel. An assigned concierge vacation house manager is available to assist you during your stay. We have also provided spa amenities, plush bathrobes and luxury towels in the bathrooms.

The great room combines living, dining and kitchen areas so that all communal activities can take full advantage of the gorgeous vistas. Typical Craftsman touches such as an earth-toned palette, stained-glass lighting and sturdy oak furnishings are combined with a seashore theme throughout the house. Relax on the leather sectional and enjoy a crackling fire in the wood-burning stone-faced fireplace or watch movies on a flat-screen TV. Or daydream as you gaze out the window from built-in ledge seating that extends the length of the living room. This floor also includes a half bath.

Preparing meals will be a joy in the well-designed chef's dream kitchen. Its chief features: handsome oak cabinets, sand-colored counter and backsplash tile, top quality stainless steel appliances including a side-by-side refrigerator, an induction stove top, oven, dishwasher and microwave. Dividing the living room and kitchen is a long rectangular island with double sinks; upholstered stools provide counter seating.

Built-in oak cabinetry extends into the dining area, which is alongside the kitchen next to windows that reveal the beautiful tree-shrouded neighborhood below and the ocean in the distance. A Craftsman table and upholstered chairs seat up to 8.

A short flight of stairs leads to a cozy wood-paneled family room that will make you feel like you're on top of the world. Curl up with a book or engage in conversations with loved ones on the forest-green plush couch or the brown leather easy chair. Better yet, just drink in the spectacular scenery in a state of total repose. A wet bar and a built-in display case filled with glassware make this the perfect place to enjoy cocktails as the sun sets. You can also throw open the sliding glass doors and enjoy an al fresco meal on a deck equipped with a grill and teak table and chairs for 4.

The bedrooms are located on 2 levels beneath the great room. The master, with treetop, mountain and ocean views and its own deck, features a king Craftsman bed with luxury linens, an olive green upholstered easy chair and a free-standing wood-burning stove for cozy fires on cool nights. The master bath with its custom oak cabinetry and off-white tiles features a star's dressing room vanity, a sunken black Jacuzzi tub and a sauna and a walk-in closet.

A few steps down is a 2nd bedroom with a king bed (which can convert to 2 twins) with luxury linens, a Craftsman dresser and end table, and a cocoa-brown velvet easy chair. A 3rd bedroom also has a king that converts to 2 twins with a coral and white seashell themed comforter and white coverlet. A 2nd full bath, with a long wraparound counter and brown tile, has a shower.

A large laundry room on this floor has a washer and dryer. The garage contains billiard table and allows parking for 1 car; 2 additional cars can be parked in the driveway.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Suitability

      • Non Smoking Only
      • Pets Considered
      • Singles
      • Children Welcome
      • Wheelchair Inaccessible
      • Low Allergen Environment
      • Long-Term Renters Welcome

      Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

      Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

      Entertainment

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

      Attractions

      • Bay/Sound
      • Botanical Garden
      • Churches
      • Cinemas
      • Festivals
      • Forests
      • Library
      • Live Theater
      • Marina
      • Museums
      • Playground
      • Rain Forests
      • Recreation Center
      • Restaurants
      • Synagogues
      • Winery Tours
      • Health/Beauty Spa
      • Autumn Foliage

      Leisure Activities

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

      local services and businesses

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

      Location Type

      • Ocean View:

        panoramic ocean views from every room...moreless

      • Oceanfront:

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      • Near The Ocean
      • Village
      • Town
      • Water View

      sports and adventure activities

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

      Amenity

      • King
      • Twin/ Single
      • Toilet
      • Combination Tub/Shower
      • Tub
      • Shower
      • Jetted Tub
      • Built-In Wardrobes

      Dining

      • Dining
      • Seating for 6 people

      General

      • Internet
      • Hair Dryer
      • Iron & Board
      • Towels Provided
      • Activities Guide
      • Alarm Clock
      • Ceiling Fans
      • Laundry Soap
      • Local Activities Guide
      • Local Maps
      • Paper Towels
      • Local Restaurant Guide
      • Shampoo
      • Basic Soaps
      • Toilet Paper
      • Vacuum Cleaner
      • Washing Machine
      • Fireplace
      • Parking Off Street
      • Clothes Dryer
      • Heating
      • Thermos Bottle
      • Linens Provided
      • Telephone
      • Water Tank
      • Living Area
      • Fan
      • Free Local Calls
      • Parking
      • Ducted Heating
      • Study Room
      • Garage
      • Living Room

      Kitchen

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

      Outside

      • Deck / Patio
      • Balcony
      • Parasol
      • Barbecue
      • Outdoor Furniture
      • Deck Furniture
      • Porch Furniture
      • Outdoor Entertainment Area
      • Golf
      • Kayak / Canoe
      • Beach Chairs
      • Beach Towels
      • Small Cooler
      • Wood Deck
      • Outdoor Grill Gas
      • Garden Table & Chairs
      • Garden Chairs
      • Courtyard
      • Porch / Veranda

      Pool / Spa

          • Sauna
           

          Reviews

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          Rental basis: Per property
          Rental rates quoted in: $
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Seasonal Min
          Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2014
          2 night min stay
          $333
          $2,333
          Seasonal Max
          Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2014
          2 night min stay
          $600
          $4,200
          Seasonal Min
          Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2014
          2 night min stay
          $400
          $2,800 $7,000
          Seasonal Max
          Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2014
          2 night min stay
          $400
          $2,800 $7,000
          Seasonal Min
          Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $350 $350
          $2,450 $6,500
          Seasonal Max
          Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $600 $600
          $4,200 $6,933
          Seasonal Min
          Mar 1 - May 31, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $400
          $2,800 $7,000
          Seasonal Max
          Mar 1 - May 31, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $400
          $3,100 $7,000
          Seasonal Min
          Jun 1 - Jul 31, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $550
          $3,850 $8,000
          Seasonal Max
          Jun 1 - Jul 31, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $600
          $4,200 $16,500
          Seasonal Min
          Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $333
          $2,333 $10,000
          Seasonal Max
          Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $600
          $7,000 $10,000

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          Calendar

          Last updated: 08/21/2014
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          Location

          • Point Lobos State Natural Reserve

            "Honestly, This is one of the most special places on the Monterey peninsula. It is a great pl..."

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          • Carmel Beach

            "This is a great place to bring your dog, to build a fire and bring a bottle of wine (legal o..."

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          • Old Fisherman's Wharf

            "Favorite place to go is Lulu's for breakfast (have to be there by 11) great place to go see ..."

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          • Monterey Harbor

            "Lots of Fun, Great Restaurants, Awesome Clam Chowder, Lots of Tourists so join the party. W..."

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          • The Restaurant at Mission Ranch

            "This is a great place to go have a drink, especially Sunday nights with the piano bar. 50/5..."

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          • Old Monterey Farmers Market

            "This happens on Tuesday downtown. Great Music,food, vegetables Worth going. Locals love it"

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          • Carmel Belle

            "Locals favorite- great food"

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          • Wild Plum Cafe & Bakery

            "Great Place, generous portions, Great food and baked goods. Pam is amazing. You can order ta..."

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          • Jack Londons Bar & Grill

            "Great Music, Local Fare, outdoor firepits-Fun"

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          Car: Recommended

           

          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


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          Photos

          • Exterior of the Home Facing the Ocean

            Exterior of the Home Facing the Ocean

          • Living Room with Expansive Views and High Ceilings

            Living Room with Expansive Views and High Ceilings

          • Comfortable Seating in Great Room

            Comfortable Seating in Great Room

          • Wine and Cheese Hors d'oeuvres Greet You on Arrival

            Wine and Cheese Hors d'oeuvres Greet You on Arrival

          • Everything You Need for a Gourmet Meal.

            Everything You Need for a Gourmet Meal.

          • View of the Great Room from the Den Above.

            View of the Great Room from the Den Above.

          • Exterior Deck with Ocean View Dining and Gas Grill.

            Exterior Deck with Ocean View Dining and Gas Grill.

          • Ocean view Master Bedroom Private Deck

            Ocean view Master Bedroom Private Deck

          • Guest Room #1 has a Queen Bed, Ocean View and Deck with Seating Area.

            Guest Room #1 has a Queen Bed, Ocean View and Deck with Seating Area.

          • Guest Room #2 can be 2 Twins or a King with a Foam Topper.  There is an Ocean View and Deck with Seating Area.

            Guest Room #2 can be 2 Twins or a King with a Foam Topper. There is an Ocean View and Deck with Seating Area.

          • View the Sunsets from the Decks Off Every Bedroom.

            View the Sunsets from the Decks Off Every Bedroom.

          • Private Gated Beach is Just a Short Drive Away

            Private Gated Beach is Just a Short Drive Away

          • Front Seat Ocean Views

            Front Seat Ocean Views

          • Great Room has an HDTV.

            Great Room has an HDTV.

          • Great Room with Kitchen, Dining Area and Seating Around the Fireplace and HDTV.

            Great Room with Kitchen, Dining Area and Seating Around the Fireplace and HDTV.

          • Dine in Style with Views of the Tree Tops and the Ocean

            Dine in Style with Views of the Tree Tops and the Ocean

          • Fully Equipped Kitchen with Stainless Appliances.

            Fully Equipped Kitchen with Stainless Appliances.

          • Enjoy Sunsets Over the Pacific from the Den with Bar.

            Enjoy Sunsets Over the Pacific from the Den with Bar.

          • Ocean View Master Bedroom with a King Bed has a Private Deck with Outdoor Seating

            Ocean View Master Bedroom with a King Bed has a Private Deck with Outdoor Seating

          • Master Bath has an Ocean View, Sauna, Jetted Tub and a Separate Shower. Also Double Vanities and a Large Walk-in Closet.

            Master Bath has an Ocean View, Sauna, Jetted Tub and a Separate Shower. Also Double Vanities and a Large Walk-in Closet.

          • Both Guest Bedrooms Open to Deck with Ocean Views

            Both Guest Bedrooms Open to Deck with Ocean Views

          • Guest Room #2 Set-Up as 2 Twins. This Guest Room has an HDTV and DVD Player.

            Guest Room #2 Set-Up as 2 Twins. This Guest Room has an HDTV and DVD Player.

          • Front Entrance to this Fabulous Carmel Highlands Home

            Front Entrance to this Fabulous Carmel Highlands Home

          • View of the Bay at the Private Beach

            View of the Bay at the Private Beach

          $333 - $600 per night
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          3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
          Sleeps 6

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