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A Carmel Retreat for Couples or Families

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Last updated: 10/07/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4-31 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Beautiful family home in the heart of Carmel-by-the-Sea.
5 minute walking distance to town, shops, restaurants and beach.

Located in a quiet residential area within minutes of Ocean Ave. This two story, 5 bedroom, 3 bath home that sits in an area with beautiful oak and pine trees.

Our Carmel vacation home sleeps 8+ guests very comfortably. There are 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms upstairs. While downstairs has 2 bedrooms with a sliding divider between the two rooms which makes it optimal for a family of 5 ... there is also a bathroom and laundry area downstairs.

This beautifully furnished property has hard wood floors throughout the main floor and upstairs with area rugs.

Living room/family room

In the living room, you’ll find a gas fireplace and comfortable furnishings and skylights in both the living room and kitchen. It's the perfect place to curl up and read a book, or for your family to congregate and play games. In addition to the warmth generated by the fireplace, the Carmel vacation house has forced air heating.

WiFi high speed internet service throughout the home.

• seating for 8
• 48” LCD TV with surround sound, cable, tivo, dvr
• stereo with CD, DVD and cassette player, AM/FM radio, iPod base

Master: Bedroom #1 upstairs

• king size bed
• private bath equipped with a separate shower and a single sink
• small TV in armoire

Bedroom #2 upstairs

• queen size bed
• shared guest bath equipped with single sink and shower

Bedroom #3 upstairs

• queen size bed
• shared guest bath equipped with single sink and shower

Bedroom #4 (bottom floor) can sleep up to 5.

• queen size bed
• another room next to it with a sliding wall between with a queen size aerobed and single twin bed

Kitchen & dining room

The kitchen is fully equipped with a gas cook-top, a built-in self-cleaning gas oven, a microwave oven, a dishwasher, a refrigerator with freezer, and garbage disposal. The dining room seats eight people generously and has windows surrounding it that look out to the front yard. Plus a counter area with 3 bar stools.

Outdoor areas

You will enjoy the outdoor spaces at this property as well as the indoor spaces! The front of the home features a courtyard with an array of potted flowers and plants. The rear of the home offers a large fenced in area with a gas grill for barbecuing. Both are great for entertaining or quiet relaxation. The neighborhood is quiet and has almost no traffic.

Other property features and amenities

• a washer and dryer are located in a laundry room for your convenience
• high-speed internet included


• couples or families.

*** please note: our rental begins on Tuesdays and runs through to the following Tuesday. We did this because there are so many holidays that fall on Monday.

3 minute walk to the gate for the 17 Mile Drive.

Absolutely no pets (sorry)
Absolutely no smoking (no apologies)


Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 11

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 (master): toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    shared bathroom upstairs...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    private bathroom downstairs...moreless


  • Satellite / Cable:

    HBO, Encore, TMS, ShoTime...moreless

  • Stereo:

    there is a jack for your iPod or iPhone so YOUR music can be piped through stereo...moreless

  • Television:

    48' large LCD TV...moreless

  • Video Library


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Surfing


  • Dining:

    round table with extension to seat 8, Extra folding chairs in closets downstairs. Plus counter with barstools to seat 3...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 11 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    2 cars can park in the driveway and 1-2 more across the street...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    built in...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    house has all kitchenware needed to prepare a gourmet meal for family and friends...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave:

    above gas stove...moreless


  • Golf:

    there are many beautiful golf courses in the Carmel, Pebble Beach, Monterey area...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    You can Kayak or Canoe in Monterey ... a 15 minute drive from the house...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 5
from 11 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas 2015
Dec 22 - Dec 29, 2015
7 night min stay
Big Sur Marathon
Apr 19 - Apr 26, 2016
5 night min stay
Month of July
Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2016
31 night min stay

My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$3,850 $15,000

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • cleaning $300
  • Taxes Not included



$550 per night.

4 night minimum.

$3850/week + cleaning + security deposit.

We accept paypal and checks

The cleaning fee is $300 for up to 8 guests.

$350 for over 8 guests.

$150 cancellation processing fee

Cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 10/07/2015
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0.5 Miles
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Carmel By the Sea

Car: Recommended


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1962

About the owner: Family home purchased in 1962 by our parents who loved Carmel and wanted to make it part of their children's home away from home. It was used as a vacation home for years.

Why the Owner Chose Carmel By the Sea:
The warmth and care of this property shows the minute you step into the house.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The charm of this home is not only the home itself but the ability to literally walk everywhere once you arrive. Walk to town and enjoy coffee or lunch and dinner or walk to the beach.

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Speaks: english


  • Twilight shot of the front of the house

    Twilight shot of the front of the house

  • Living room

    Living room

  • kitchen


  • kitchen


  • Game table

    Game table

  • #1 Master bedroom

    #1 Master bedroom

  • master bathroom

    master bathroom

  • #3 bedroom upstairs

    #3 bedroom upstairs

  • #4 bedroom downstairs

    #4 bedroom downstairs

  • both bedrooms ... room divider closes if neccessary

    both bedrooms ... room divider closes if neccessary

  • front


  • side yard

    side yard

  • Entry way

    Entry way

  • game table

    game table

  • kitchen


  • dining table

    dining table

  • stairs


  • master bathroom

    master bathroom

  • #2 Bedroom upstairs

    #2 Bedroom upstairs

  • 2nd bathroom upstairs

    2nd bathroom upstairs

  • #5 bedroom downstairs

    #5 bedroom downstairs

  • Front entry

    Front entry

  • side yard

    side yard

VRBO #452135

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Date last modified - Saturday, October 10, 2015

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