Unique Family Home Nestled in the Redwoods with a View

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A view of the home nestled in the redwoods


Last updated: 11/15/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This home sits on an 80 acre parcel that was homesteaded in 1913. The home itself was built in built in 1963 by our Grandparents using handhewn redwood beams that were harvested from the property. We are making this home available as a vacation rental. Relax in this peaceful setting as you listen to the year round creek. Stroll through the orchards and pick fresh oranges and apples. Read about our family history of those that braved the wild and wooly coast and made Big Sur their home for generations. The home is ideal as it is centrally located between Carmel and Big Sur. Play in Big Sur during the day and dine in world class restaurants in the evening in Monterey and Carmel. Because this home is located right off the main road year around access is no problem. The home has been recently updated yet still retains its original charm. Our online calendar is kept up to date so please check the calendar for availability.

Location, Location, Location:: The home is 3.9 miles from Highway 1 and is located on a ridgetop 1350 feet above the Pacific. The home offers beautiful views of the canyon and ocean and because of its location the home is generally above the fog lending itself to spectacular sunsets and sunny days while the coast can be covered in fog. Because of its central location it is a 30 minute drive south to to Big Sur along some of the most beautiful coastline in California and crosses the world famous Bixby Bridge. With so many activities to chose from in Big Sur your days will be filled. Want a romantic or indulgent dinner? Then a drive 30 minutes north to Carmel-By-The-Sea offers numerous restaurants with a wide variety to chose from with unique shops and numerous art gallerys as you stroll through its quaint town where Clint Eastwood once served as Mayor.

Nearby Activities:: Horse back ride at Andrew Molera State Park, hike the Los Padres National Forest on some of the most challenging trails. In Palo Colorado Canyon you can stroll along the redwood covered Mill Creek Redwood Preserve Trail or drive just four miles up the canyon to Botchers Gap where you have access to the Ventana Wilderness along the Skinner Ridge Trail. Golf at the world famous Pebble Beach Golf Links, wine taste in Carmel Valley, whale watch or kayack in the Monterey Bay or just stay home and enjoy the peace and relaxation that is the essence of Big Sur. Massage can be arranged right in the home.

Our Goal:: We are not in this to make a living, we are simply using the money to pay the taxes on the property to ensure that the legacy that our Great Grandparents left us will continue on for many generations to come, We have had many friends that have recommended their friends stay with us which gave us the idea of making this home available as a vacation rental. The upstairs bedroom has a queen sized bed, the downstairs bedroom has a queen sized bed and a double futon. The living room sofa pulls out into a double bed and there is a king size futon on the sun porch. We live nearby but your privacy will be our utmost concern.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • King size beds (1) Futon on unheated sun porch, Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) One double futon and one double sleeper sofa...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • iron & board,coffee maker,blender,spices,toaster,clothes dryer,stove top burners,coffee grinder,oven,washing machine,sofabed,woodstove,books adult,porch,cooler large,cooler small,restaurant dining guide,hair dryer,toilet paper,towels provided,alarm clock,massage,laundry soap,ceiling fans,binoculars,paper towels,Sun Porch has a King Size Futon...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • VCR


  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Sight Seeing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Ambience only...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric heaters in upstairs and downstairs bedrooms...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    Only heat for main living area....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Limited Spices...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Outdoor Grill


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  • Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%


Non-smoking. No pets due to family allergies that still frequent the home.

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Last updated: 11/15/2015
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18 Miles
Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Rocky Point Restaurant
18 Miles
Nearest Golf
Carmel Valley
35 Miles
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 1
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Rocky Point Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Garrapata State

Car: Necessary

library,playground,churches,marina,winery tours,eachcombing,bird watching,walking,paddle boating,whale watching,cycling,deepsea fishing,sound/bay fishing,equestrian events,pier fishing,ATM/bank,babysitting,massage therapist,medical services,groceries,forests,waterfalls


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  • A view of the home nestled in the redwoods

    A view of the home nestled in the redwoods

  • Enter through the sun porch

    Enter through the sun porch

  • Downstairs full bath

    Downstairs full bath

  • Dining room with washer and dryer

    Dining room with washer and dryer

  • From Kitchen to Living Room

    From Kitchen to Living Room

  • Downstairs Bedroom

    Downstairs Bedroom

  • Redwood lined driveway to the home

    Redwood lined driveway to the home

  • The sun porch

    The sun porch

  • Kitchen


  • Another view of the dining room

    Another view of the dining room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Monday, November 23, 2015

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