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Oceanfront Romantic Big Sur Cottage with Stunning Coast Views

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View down the south coast of Big Sur from our lawn & cliff edge at cottage

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Last updated: 02/23/2012

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Big Sur cottage description

THE GALLERY HOUSE

Enjoy the beauty of Big Sur in this unique redwood, rock & glass oceanfront cliff-side home, that is embraced by tall cypress and Monterey pines, on a gently sloping rolling green lawn to the Pacific’s edge. A sanctuary by the sea.

This home consists of a living/dining room, kitchen, one bedroom and a bathroom with shower & dressing room attached. The bedroom is a perfect couples romantic getaway for 2, with its queen size bed and ocean view, or use the single size sofa bed in the living room and the queen bed in the bedroom for 2 friends.

Relax by the fire, enjoy the chaise lounges on the sun-drenched southwest facing stone patio with fantastic ocean views. We also are just over a mile away from the famed Esalen Institute for hot springs bathing, workshops, and their world renowned massage treatments. Enjoy the many galleries, shops & cafes nearby.

Unplug from the cell phone and the computer and simply relax, renew, reflect and retreat in this stunning location in Big Sur with nearby hiking trails, galleries and fine dining for your enjoyment. A perfect place for a personal retreat, meditating, practicing yoga, reading, creating art, writing poetry or allowing your next book to flow through you.

Or perhaps you will want to just unwind in nature enjoying the dolphins dancing off the coast or the seasonal passage of the whales. Sit on the bench at the cliff edge and delight in the sea otters playing below as the hawks and often condors soar high above.

Spend time with your sweetheart in a special place for just the two of you. Come renew your love in the perfect romantic anniversary spot. Reconnect with an old friend in our natural environment. Or perhaps you just need time alone, away from it all in a place of great beauty.

On your way here, enjoy the drive on beautiful Highway One with it's scenic turnouts, beaches and state parks along the way . We suggest you stop in the lovely 2 small towns in either direction, that's Carmel or Cambria, to shop for groceries and gas before driving down or up the coast, as Big Sur has only a few places for these, and you will want to stock up before your trip.

Owned by 2 artists & meditators, the energy here is very inspiring for artists, writers, poets, meditators, couples or friends, as mentioned above. This land was considered a sacred site by the ancient Esselen Indian tribe, and we ask that you honor the feeling of this land as a wonderful sanctuary retreat.

The house rents for $350 per night. Weekly rate is $2240 for 2 adults only, please no smoking anywhere on this property or in the cottage and no pets. TOT Tax & cleaning fee apply. See more details in the rate section of this listing.

WE DO NOT USE THE ON-LINE CALENDAR, so please call us to inquire about your dates and to arrange your booking as we prefer to screen and connect with our guests and meet you first by phone. At the time of booking we will ask for your personal registration information. Then after receiving your check we will give you directions, and confirm your reservation.

Please note Big Sur & our home does not promise cell phone or internet service.




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Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Adults over 21 years of age...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Not Suitable For Children
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Local Rock Redwood & Glass House, Oceanfront with rolling green lawn to the cliff edge, Picnic table on the lawn, Stone patio has lounge chairs & patio umbrella, Robes & slippers, Hair dryer, Binoculars, Umbrellas, Sunhat, Hiking stick, Hiking books, Local restaurant menus with phone numbers, Picnic basket, Firewood, Off road private parking area, Electric baseboard heat, Backup generator, Beautiful poured concrete counter with inlaid fossils, New stainless steel appliances, House is lovingly created by 2 artists & meditators...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Music Library
                  • Stereo
                  • VCR
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Romantic

                  Attractions

                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                      • Massage Therapist

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Bird Watching
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Walking
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Wildlife Viewing

                      Location Type

                      • Mountain View
                      • Ocean View
                      • Oceanfront

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Hiking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Mountain Climbing

                      Dining

                      • Dining:

                        Table set in the living area with pottery & glassware by window with ocean views...moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 3 people

                      General

                      • Free Long Distance
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room:

                        With ocean views up and down the coastline...moreless

                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Wood Fireplace
                      • Wood Stove

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker:

                        Coffee bean grinder & a French Press...moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Pottery, glassware, utensils & cookware...moreless

                      • Freezer
                      • Kitchen:

                        Artistic poured concrete counter with inlaid fossils. New redwood cabinets & stainless steel appliances...moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove:

                        Built in 2 burners electric stove top and a toaster oven....moreless

                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Lawn / Garden
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $350
                      $2,240

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning fee $50
                      • Tax Rate 10.5%

                      Notes:

                      Nightly Rate Mon-Sun $350+Monterey County Tax.

                      Weekly Rate for 7 nights $2240+Monterey County Tax.

                      Cleaning Fee of 50 per visit.Extra Guest $100 a night.

                      Holiday Rates apply at $400 per night, with no cancellations.

                      US Checks with ID, No Credit Cards.

                      Full amount due at time of booking.

                      Cancellation policy is 60 days in advance of visit for refund.

                      Fees apply for cancellation in rental agreement.


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                      Location

                      45 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Monterey

                      Car: Necessary

                      Located 1.6 miles north of Esalen Institute with their famed Hot Springs, massages & workshops, Picnic areas & hiking trails nearby in the many State Parks, Close by Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park with an 80 ft waterfall dropping into the Pacific Ocean, Hearst Castle an hour away, A short drive on beautiful Hwy One to galleries, shops & cafes, Sunsets from our patio, Moonsets into the ocean from your bedroom window, Exceptional star gazing, Photographers paradise, Unobstructed direct ocean view with additional views up the north & south coastline, Great place for meditation & yoga, writing, reading, creating poetry & art, just being, contemplating & replenishing your Spirit, Watch whales & dolphins go by, See the sea otters playing in the ocean from the bench off our own point, condors & hawks sailing in the sky above, hummingbirds often drinking nectar from our Buddha Garden, Ultimately the best romantic getaway in quintessential Big Sur

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1991

                      About the owner: We are 2 artists living and working in Big Sur for nearly 40 years. We teach workshops at nearby Esalen Institute in art, photography, dance, meditation and inspiring intuition. We both exhibit our art in local Big Sur & Carmel galleries, and are in museum and private collections worldwide.

                      Why the Owner Chose Big Sur:
                      There is no other place like Big Sur in the world, with it's breathtaking beauty & it's natural environment. We have some of the worlds greatest & most inspiring teachers, thinkers, artists, writers, poets and illuminaries living here or who have lived here or passed through. The local people, like a tribe of creative individuals, really know how to live life as human 'beings', rather than human doings. The land calls to us in her quiet spiritual whispers, where One can slow down and appreciate the simplicity of just being. We feel blessed everyday and are so very grateful to own property here in God's most magnificent creation!

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      It's all been said above, just leave the world behind and find a sanctuary for the soul here in an environment of a beauty that is beyond words.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • View down the south coast of Big Sur from our lawn & cliff edge at cottage

                        View down the south coast of Big Sur from our lawn & cliff edge at cottage

                      • The stone path & patio that leads to The Gallery House on our Big Sur property

                        The stone path & patio that leads to The Gallery House on our Big Sur property

                      • Living room & dining area with the fireplace and the cottage single sleeper sofa

                        Living room & dining area with the fireplace and the cottage single sleeper sofa

                      • Redwood kitchen with inlaid concrete counters & stainless steel appliances

                        Redwood kitchen with inlaid concrete counters & stainless steel appliances

                      • Bedroom with the beautiful view to the ocean with a queen sized bed & art

                        Bedroom with the beautiful view to the ocean with a queen sized bed & art

                      • Flowers on the cottage front door welcome you with reflections of the ocean view

                        Flowers on the cottage front door welcome you with reflections of the ocean view

                      • This is the path to what we call our "otter point" looking up the north coast

                        This is the path to what we call our "otter point" looking up the north coast

                      • Our modern sculpture bird bath on the patio with views down the coast south

                        Our modern sculpture bird bath on the patio with views down the coast south

                      • The rock & wood front gate entrance to our property & the cottage in Big Sur

                        The rock & wood front gate entrance to our property & the cottage in Big Sur

                      • Local rock wall and built in wooden table & bench on the cottage stone patio

                        Local rock wall and built in wooden table & bench on the cottage stone patio

                      • Dining area table with settings and cottages spectacular view of the south coast

                        Dining area table with settings and cottages spectacular view of the south coast

                      • From inside the bedroom looking into door of the living room & dining area

                        From inside the bedroom looking into door of the living room & dining area

                      • Looking out the front door to the stone patio with lounge chairs & umbrella

                        Looking out the front door to the stone patio with lounge chairs & umbrella

                      • From our cottage cliff edge, the view to the south with garden of purple sage

                        From our cottage cliff edge, the view to the south with garden of purple sage

                      • Bench at our 'otter point' for viewing the delight of sea otters at play below

                        Bench at our 'otter point' for viewing the delight of sea otters at play below

                      • The direct view from the patio and inside the cottage of the Pacific Ocean

                        The direct view from the patio and inside the cottage of the Pacific Ocean

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                      Date last modified - Tuesday, November 04, 2014

                      $350 per night (USD)
                      18

                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 2

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                      Member since: 2012
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 02/23/2012

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