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

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Last updated: 08/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Big Sur house description

$475 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, Internet-ready TV. 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

Slideshow link near bottom of page.

Call CW 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, and native 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. Visit online BellaVistaBigSur for a photo slideshow.

Call CW @ USA 831.624.7086

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 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.

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 831.624.7086 $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 CALL ~ USA 831.624.7086

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only

              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: combination tub/shower, jetted tub, toilet


              • Main House: combination tub/shower, toilet


              • Lower Level: toilet, combination tub/shower


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

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

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

              • Dining:

                Ocean View...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Pantry Items
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave
              • Seating for 8 people


              • Wood Stove:

                The efficient QuadraFire 1900 will heat the entire Main House and burn all night. Bella Vista is well insulated....moreless

              • Covered Parking:

                Carport for one vehicle...moreless

              • Gas Fireplace:

                Master en Suite...moreless

              • Linens Provided
              • Towels Provided
              • Hair Dryer
              • Parking Off Street

              Other Amenities

                  • Relax in Hammock Hallow


                  • Music Library:

                    Internet ready TV, Pandora mp3/iPod/SmartPhone plug-in, CDs play on DVD player...moreless

                  • Television:

                    HDTV Internet ready ~ Netflix Instant Streaming, Blockbuster, Hulu...moreless

                  • DVD Player:

                    Small DVD library available...moreless

                  • Books
                  • Games
                  • Toys
                  • CD Player


                  • Wireless Internet

                  Pool & Spa

                      Outdoor Features


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

                      Location & View

                      • Ocean View:

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


                      • Restaurants
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Shelling
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Walking
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Fishing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Surfing


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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      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
                      $470 $535
                      Fri, Sat

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

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                      • Cleaning fee-Whole House $185
                      • 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. $475wkday, $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: 08/27/2014
                      Check availability
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                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
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                      2.5 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      2.5 miles, Highway 1, Pacific Coast Highway
                      2.75 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Rocky Point Restaurant
                      2.75 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Rocky Point Restaurant

                      Car: Necessary


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                      Speaks: english, spanish



                      • 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


                      • 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 bath/shower

                        Studio bath/shower

                      VRBO #365651

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, August 24, 2014

                      $385 - $535 per night (USD)

                      3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

                      View calendar: Updated 08/27/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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