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Spectacular Views on Private Ranch-20 Min from Monterey

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Bird's eye view of the Big Red Barn and one of the ponds.

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Last updated: 07/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Monterey apartment description

“Pastures of Heaven” on 1600-Acre Historic Pine Canyon Ranch

What We Offer: 'Peace, Privacy, and Proximity'
(Only 20 minutes from Monterey.)

Our newly remodeled guest wing of our adobe ranch house offers unsurpassed views of over 50 miles of valley and mountains, as well as, unobstructed views of sunrises and sunsets. With 2 ½ miles of ranch above and below the private wing, you will enjoy the peacefulness of being away from civilization. Located in the mid-ranch foothills, just up from our big red barn, over 50 species of birds are frequently seen, as well as, wildlife, horses, and cattle from the comfort of your private deck. Accommodations include a complete kitchen, queen size bed, futon, fireplace/heater, internet and cell phone service, bathroom, deck (with BBQ), and of course, spectacular views from inside and out.


Location/ History:
Nestled in the Santa Lucia Mountain Range half way between Salinas and Monterey, our 1600-acre family ranch is rich with ancient Native American, Spanish, homesteader, and outlaw history (We published a book on life on the ranch.).

Nearby Sites and Sounds:
We are centrally located in Monterey County, with Monterey, Carmel, Santa Cruz, wine tasting, Pinnacles National Monument, Laguna Seca, Carmel Valley, Steinbeck Museum, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, Pebble Beach, Big Sur Coast, Vision Quest Ranch, etc., all within about a 15 to 45 minute drive. In addition, we offer hiking (guided hikes only).



Keywords: 'Peace, Privacy, and Proximity': ranch, nature, birds, cattle, horses, hiking, beach, Pro Am, Laguna Seca, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Carmel, Santa Cruz, Pebble Beach, Cannery Row, wineries, Steinbeck Museum, Rotarian

Property Type

      • Apartment

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                Kids love interacting with our chickens (collecting eggs for their breakfast), friendly dogs, horses, goats, and barn cat....moreless

              • Events Allowed
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Other (See Description)

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              • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1) Futon-like couch, Twin or Single Beds (1) twin blow up mattresses available, Baby Cribs (1) 'Pack and Play'...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining Area Seats:

                4...moreless

              • Child's Highchair
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Kitchen
              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Seating for 4 people

              Amenities

              • Heating:

                space heaters...moreless

              • Gas Fireplace
              • Washing Machine
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Linens Provided
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Towels Provided
              • Hair Dryer

              Other Amenities

                  • Tour of the Ranch Museum may be arranged.

                  Entertainment

                  • Television:

                    Flat screen TV for use with DVD player. (No cable or satellite.)...moreless

                  • Toys:

                    Most of our toys are for younger children age 5 and under....moreless

                  • DVD Player
                  • Video Library

                  Communications

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        Since we have limited data, please do not down load movies, skype, upload large numbers of photos....moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Balcony
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Theme

                      • Away From It All
                      • Family
                      • Historic
                      • Romantic

                      Location & View

                          • Mountain View:

                            The Salinas Valley, as well as, the Gavilan and Santa Lucia Mountain Ranges can be seen from the deck....moreless

                          Activities

                          • Restaurants
                          • Golf
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Cycling
                          • Kayaking
                          • Snorkeling/Diving
                          • Tennis
                          • Jet Skiing
                          • Sailing
                          • Fishing
                          • Rock Climbing
                          • Wind-Surfing
                          • Hospital
                          • Surfing
                          • Groceries
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Wildlife Viewing
                          • Antiquing
                          • Boating
                          • Shopping
                          • Horseshoes
                          • Shelling
                          • Health/Beauty Spa
                          • Museums
                          • Zoo
                          • Cinemas
                          • Live Theater
                          • Fitness Center
                          • Hiking
                           

                          Reviews

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                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          $150

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                          Fees:

                          • Taxes Not included

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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 07/13/2014
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                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates
                           

                          Location

                          We offer nature and bird watching hikes, Introduction to Horses Workshops, as well as horse-themed birthday parties.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1942

                          About the owner: You will be the guests of Rod and Susan Neubert. Rod, a Rotarian, grew up on the ranch and published an account of his experiences and the colorful Old West history of the Pine Canyon area. Susan, with a degree in Biology, is a horse and nature enthusiast, as well as an avid bird watcher.

                          Why the Owner Chose Monterey:
                          This area from the Spanish era on has been known as 'Buena Vista' because of its spectacular views. Our upper ranch was Steinbeck's inspiration for 'Pastures of Heaven'.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                          'Peace, Privacy, and Proximity': We are out in the country, yet a short drive to many local attractions. (Only 20 minutes from Monterey.)


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • Bird's eye view of the Big Red Barn and one of the ponds.

                            Bird's eye view of the Big Red Barn and one of the ponds.

                          • Fold out couch and comfy lounge chair.

                            Fold out couch and comfy lounge chair.

                          • Deck view towards the North.

                            Deck view towards the North.

                          • View of Big Red Barn and lower ranch from private deck.

                            View of Big Red Barn and lower ranch from private deck.

                          • Kitchen table with a view of the canyon and pine forest.

                            Kitchen table with a view of the canyon and pine forest.

                          • Kitchen sink with black granite counter tops.

                            Kitchen sink with black granite counter tops.

                          • Spring wIldflowers on Pine Canyon Ranch.

                            Spring wIldflowers on Pine Canyon Ranch.

                          • 4H Horse Project

                            4H Horse Project

                          • Bed with sliding glass door to deck.

                            Bed with sliding glass door to deck.

                          • City lights at night.

                            City lights at night.

                          • Canyon view from deck.

                            Canyon view from deck.

                          • Kitchen with antique chandelier, redwood beams,  adobe walls,  and tile floor.

                            Kitchen with antique chandelier, redwood beams, adobe walls, and tile floor.

                          • Redwood hand hewn beams in the kitchen.

                            Redwood hand hewn beams in the kitchen.

                          • Riders on the upper ranch.

                            Riders on the upper ranch.

                          • Our herd of horses on the lower ranch.

                            Our herd of horses on the lower ranch.

                          • Lounging at Sky Camp 2000+ ft. elevation.

                            Lounging at Sky Camp 2000+ ft. elevation.

                          VRBO #400196

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                          This listing was first published here in 2012.

                          Date last modified - Saturday, May 17, 2014

                          $150 per night (USD)
                          26

                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

                          View calendar: Updated 07/13/14
                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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