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Dramatic Ocean View Custom Home 1 - 3 Bdrm, $Lmd* $255

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Last updated: 12/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Big Sur house description

$485 WKDY
$535 WKEND, up to 6 persons
$50/pp over 6

3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, accommodating up to 8 persons. Full kitchen, Ocean View, deck, propane BBQ. Queen bed in each bedroom. Convertible beds available.

1 - 2 persons $345 WKDY and $385 WKEND
3 - 4 persons $385 WKDY, $435 WKEND
extra person over 4 - $50

2 bedrooms/2 bathrooms, accommodating up to 5 persons.

$LMD STUDIO $255 WKDY, 1 - 2 persons,
Good for the week before stay dates.

Call Maya Freedman USA 831.238.2148
Call CW Freedman USA 831.624.7086

Getaway, get together, retreat, working vacation, base camp. Year-round hiking. Minimum two-night stay.

THE BEST OF ALL WORLDS ~ Luxury and nature. Local artist CW, author/hiking guide Ellen, designed and built Bella Vista for their retirement home. CW is not ready to retire and they have opened their home as a vacation rental. Designed and built with nature in mind and furnished with art, Bella Vista welcomes your stay. Come experience a well-deserved Time Out where sunset is an event.

Call Maya Freedman @ USA 831.238-2148

This custom home is centrally located in Big Sur Country, sitting on five acres high on a plateau at 1200 feet with dramatic ocean views, centrally located 20 minutes south of Carmel and 20 minutes north of Big Sur Valley.

Bella Vista is perfect for a relaxing getaway, family reunion, writer/artist retreat or a Base Camp to explore Big Sur Country. Bella Vista is a convenient in-between meeting spot for friends from SoCAL & NorCAL.

ATTENTION BACKCOUNTRY BACKPACKERS ~ Ventana Wilderness and Los Padres National Forest trailheads begin at Bottcher's Gap, the end of the road, year-round hiking and backpacking. Stay at Bella Vista before and/or after your backcountry trip; great meet-up and organizational location; great rest, relaxation, recovery, recreation and re-entry. The Bella Vista Master en Suite offers a Whirlpool bathtub designed to soothe sore muscles. Minimum two-night stay. Ellen is a backpacker, hiking guide and author, available for questions. HikeBigSur 831.238.3242
Travel book by Ellen Pendleton 'Read&Run'

ENTRANCE ~ Begin your stay following the moss-covered rock wall down the steps. Pass through the front entry enclosed by the 10-foot high redwood louvers. The natural stone floor guides you up the stairs and into the heart of the home. Note the built-in metal sculpture at the top landing. A hand-molded archway leads to breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean.

WILDERNESS ~ Hawks glide below the deck on the coastal thermals through the canyons. Dusk and dawn can bring quail, bobcats and deer. It has been described as 'Yosemite with ocean views'. Relax on the deck with a drink and your loved one while watching the sun set over the Pacific Ocean, canyons and mountains.

DESIGN ~ CW's goal was to create an enjoyable retreat that honors the spectacular view and nature. With the help of his Interior Designer daughter, Maya, they accomplished just this.

MASTER BEDROOM EN SUITE ~ Another archway and door opens to a luxurious and romantic hideaway. The entire house was designed around the view from the bed. This comfy Queen bed faces the ocean that greets you upon waking to the amazing view. A full-size Leather Euro Lounge can be used as a sitting area or sleeps 2 additional persons. With enough space for sitting and reading, this room is spacious and functional. Natural elements continue with granite slab counters and bathtub surrounds, whirlpool tub, natural stone floor and alder cabinets.

SECOND BEDROOM ~ This cozy room has a comfortable Queen bed and the morning sun.

KITCHEN ~ Full kitchen features hand-selected granite slab counter tops and an ocean view. Dine out or bring groceries to stay in retreat mode. Pantry basics, appliances, tools and utensils supplied.

DINING ROOM & DECK ~ Take your meals in the dining room or outside on the redwood deck for a more alfresco experience overlooking the Pacific. The deck is perfect for morning coffee, a little sunbathing in the afternoons, sunset and stargazing. Gas BBQ.

Master en Suite includes a full-sized Euro Lounge to sleep one or two persons.

A single Daybed in the living room doubles as a couch and can sleep a single.

AirBeds w/toppers available for additional persons.

750 sq ft Lower Level offers an ocean view, a Queen-size Tatami bed, full kitchen and bath/shower. The Lower Level can be opened to the upstairs Main House to make 3 bedrooms/3 bathroom whole house sleeping up to 8 persons.

LMD$ - LAST MINUTE DEAL ~ Studio, Minimum two-night stay. Call 831.238-2148 $255 Weeknights

HIKING ~ Big Sur Country is Hiking Heaven, all year-round, weather dependent. 831.238.3242

HAMMOCK HALLOW ~ Become acquainted with the hammocks tucked away in the Cypress grove. Rock gently and enjoy the ocean view. Take a nap, read, meditate, daydream, unwind, listen, enJOY.

BIG SUR ~ Come explore Big Sur Country, the Big South, stretching 70 miles along the Pacific Ocean coast from Yankee Point to Ragged Point. Bella Vista is centrally located 14 miles south of Carmel and 12 miles north of Point Sur Lighthouse.

Year-Round Backpacking Base Camp ~ Ventana Wilderness and Los Padres National Park are at the end of Palo Colorado Road, 4.5 miles up the road from Bella Vista. Begin or end your trip at Bella Vista. Meet & pack up and/or recover and relax. Bella Vista offers a gentle re-entry to and from 'out there'.
HikeBigSur website and book by Ellen Pendleton, 'Read&Run'

To reserve your stay, email or call ~ USA 831.238-2148


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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Massage


                  • Children Welcome
                  • Non Smoking Only
                  • Pets Not Allowed:

                    No exceptions to maintain an allergen free environment....moreless

                  Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

                  • Master en Suite: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                    Queen Bed and Full-sized EuroLounge...moreless

                  • Second Bedroom: 1 queen


                  • Lower Level: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                    plus Full-size convertible EuroLounge...moreless

                  • Other

                    AirBeds with comfy toppers...moreless

                  • Queen size Beds (3) Master en Suite Second bedroom Lower Level................. FULL-SIZED EuroLounge (2): Master en Suite and Lower Level........... SINGLE CONVERTIBLE DAYBED (1): Living Room...moreless

                  Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

                  • Master en Suite: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub


                  • Main House: toilet, combination tub/shower


                  • Lower Level: toilet, combination tub/shower


                  • Soaps, shampoos and conditioners provided, biodegradable/septic safe.

                  Other Amenities

                      • Relax in Hammock Hallow


                      • Books
                      • CD Player
                      • DVD Player:

                        Small DVD library available...moreless

                      • Games
                      • Music Library:

                        MUSIC: mp3/iPod/SmartPhone plug-in, CDs play on DVD player...moreless

                      • Television:

                        no cable. DVDs. This is country living. ...moreless

                      • Toys


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


                          • Restaurants

                          Local Services & Businesses

                              • Massage Therapist

                              Leisure Activities

                              • Beachcombing
                              • Bird Watching
                              • Eco Tourism
                              • Horseback Riding
                              • Photography
                              • Scenic Drives
                              • Shelling
                              • Sight Seeing
                              • Walking
                              • Whale Watching
                              • Wildlife Viewing

                              Location Type

                              • Ocean View:

                                Ocean views from Living Room, deck, dining room, kitchen, Master en Suite, Artist Studio See slideshow link...moreless

                              Sports & Adventure Activities

                              • Fishing
                              • Freshwater Fishing
                              • Hiking
                              • Mountain Biking
                              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                              • Surfing


                              • Dining Area
                              • Seating for 8 people


                              • Covered Parking:

                                Carport for one vehicle...moreless

                              • Gas Fireplace:

                                Master en Suite ~ Whirlpool jetted tub, electric toe kick heating under each sink, propane heater for bedroom. ...moreless

                              • Hair Dryer
                              • Iron & Board
                              • Linens Provided:

                                Lower Level uses floor radiant heat system. ...moreless

                              • Parking Off Street
                              • Telephone:

                                Landline, no cell service...moreless

                              • Towels Provided
                              • Wireless Internet:

                                Wi-Fi for email. ...moreless

                              • Wood Stove:

                                The efficient QuadraFire 1900 will heat the entire Main House and burn all night. Small electric wall heater in Second Bedroom. Bella Vista is well insulated. ...moreless


                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Dishes & Utensils
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Kitchen:

                                Full kitchen equipped with basic pantry items included in Main House/Whole House Gas range & oven...moreless

                              • Microwave
                              • Oven
                              • Pantry Items
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Stove
                              • Toaster


                              Payment Type

                              • Discover
                              • Mastercard
                              • Visa

                              Pool / Spa



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                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  Jun 2 - Jun 2, 2015
                                  2 night min stay
                                  $385 $435
                                  Fri, Sat

                                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

                                  My Standard Rate
                                  2 night min stay
                                  $485 $535
                                  Fri, Sat

                                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

                                  Additional information about rental rates


                                  • Cleaning fee-Whole House $185
                                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                                  • Tax Rate 10.5%


                                  STANDARD RATE QUOTE is for the WHOLE HOUSE OPTION, 6 persons.

                                  Bella Vista accommodates up to 8 persons.

                                  $50 pp extra beyond 6.

                                  1-2 persons $345wkday, $385wkend

                                  2-4 ppl $385wkday, $425wkend.

                                  5-6 ppl. $485wkday, $535wkend

                                  $50/pp/night over 6 people

                                  Holiday Rates may be higher

                                  Rates are subject to change. For smaller groups call for customized quote 831.624.7086

                                  Cancellation policy:

                                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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                                  Last updated: 12/20/2014
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                                  22 Miles
                                  Nearest Airport
                                  2.75 Miles
                                  Nearest Barpub
                                  Rocky Point Restaurant
                                  20 Miles
                                  Nearest Golf
                                  Pebble Beach
                                  2.5 Miles
                                  Nearest Motorway
                                  2.5 miles, Highway 1, Pacific Coast Highway
                                  2.75 Miles
                                  Nearest Restaurant
                                  Rocky Point Restaurant
                                  7 Miles
                                  Nearest Beach
                                  Garrapata Beach, State Park

                                  Car: Necessary


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                                  Speaks: english, spanish

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                                  • Bella Vista View through Dining Room

                                    Bella Vista View through Dining Room

                                  • Bella Vista Living Room

                                    Bella Vista Living Room

                                  • Bella Vista Dining Room

                                    Bella Vista Dining Room

                                  • Bella Vista Full Kitchen with Ocean View

                                    Bella Vista Full Kitchen with Ocean View

                                  • Bella Vista Second Bedroom

                                    Bella Vista Second Bedroom

                                  • Bella Vista deck view

                                    Bella Vista deck view

                                  • Bella Vista Lower Floor

                                    Bella Vista Lower Floor

                                  • Bella Vista

                                    Bella Vista

                                  • Studio


                                  • Studio


                                  • Studio


                                  • Studio bath and shower

                                    Studio bath and shower

                                  • Bella Vista Entry Landing

                                    Bella Vista Entry Landing

                                  • Bella Vista Dining Room

                                    Bella Vista Dining Room

                                  • Bella Vista Master en Suite

                                    Bella Vista Master en Suite

                                  • Bella Vista Master Bath en Suite

                                    Bella Vista Master Bath en Suite

                                  • Bella Vista above the summer fog

                                    Bella Vista above the summer fog

                                  • Bella Vista Lower Floor

                                    Bella Vista Lower Floor

                                  • Bella Vista summer sunset

                                    Bella Vista summer sunset

                                  • Studio


                                  • Studio


                                  • Studio


                                  • Studio deck Ocean View

                                    Studio deck Ocean View

                                  VRBO #365651

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                                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                                  Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014

                                  $385 - $535 per night (USD)

                                  3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 8

                                  View calendar: Updated 12/20/14
                                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                                  Member since: 2011
                                  Speaks: english, spanish
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                                  • Calendar last updated: 12/20/2014
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