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Secluded & Quiet with Hot Tub, Firepit, Lots of Sunshine, Wonderful Furnishings

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Last updated: 04/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Monterey house description

This spectacularly designed and furnished home has great European furnishings, contemporary state-of-the-art lighting, gourmet kitchen with concrete countertops, designer bedding, numerous tasteful art pieces, cozy library, & DSL wireless. There is a secret loft area in the main house for children to enjoy. Sleeps 2-6 guests.

Large 6 person hot tub, back deck with outdoor gas firepit, an upper stone patio for maximum sunshine and views, and a seasonal creek, all tucked away in the Monterey Sunbelt area. This coastal, 2-story contemporary canyon home sits on an acre of gated and landscaped grounds, located at the end of a private lane. Completely fenced and gated with graceful oak trees everywhere.

Exquisite furnishings (B&B Italia, Ligne Roset, Cappellini), amazing lighting, wonderful artwork (Larry McLaughlin, Maria Campoy), & designer bedding provide every guest a remarkable stay. Enjoy inside casual elegance combined with outside sunshine and activities for way more than just an ordinary vacation getaway.

The property backs Toro Regional Park with over 5,000 acres of protected hills and trails to explore. There is wonderful hiking and miles of mountain biking trails for a casual biker or the most avid mountain biking enthusiasts. Spectacular bay views can be found from several vantage points when there is no coastal fog (bring your own bikes). The lupine covered hillsides in springtime are an amazing natural wonder. Watching the sun rise or set over the hills is a fabulous experience.

Just imagine magical sunsets, quail, hawks, deer, wild turkeys, an occasional skunk or fox, and the sound of silence. It's all here, in abundance!

Fine linens, down comforters, thick spa towels. Comfortable seating areas in park-like gardens with numerous tables, adirondack rockers, umbrellas. Many patios and decks all over the property. Enjoy the firepit on the back deck. Sit on the upper stone patio in the late afternoon sun with views of the valley below. Enjoy the garden table in the front courtyard. Take a hike up the hill to the waiting bench for spectacular views.

A short drive puts you at any of several beaches, wine tasting rooms, the Aquarium, Point Lobos, Big Sur, Carmel, Steinbeck House, Cannery Row, agricultural fields and vineyards, old California missions, the Laguna Seca Raceway, a plethora of restaurants, and numerous other activities. Return to the house for dining on the deck, getting into the spa, and enjoying the sunset. A truly unique house in a very unique setting.

You can opt to rent the guest cottage as well (see VRBO #432531) if your group is larger than 6 guests or you would just like more privacy & space. The guest cottage sleeps 2-5 guests & is just across the front courtyard. Completely private from the main house, there are 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, a fully equipped exercise room, a hot tub for 2 overlooking the hills, a firepit on the back deck, and a kitchen (no oven or cooktop).

Please review our many guest comments posted on VRBO #105482 (our listing for both the main house and guest house combined).

We're proud of the appreciation our guests show for the care we take in making your stay comfortable & enjoyable.

2013 Major Events:
Sea Otter Classic, Big Sur Marathon, Monterey Bay Blues Festival, AT&T ProAm Golf, Red Bull Moto GP Race, Concours d'Elegance, Food & Wine Festival, Monterey Jazz Festival, Carmel Sand-Building Contest, and many more.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • Upstairs bedroom suite (queen bed) has a fireplace, sitting room, balcony. Bedroom suite on main floor has a queen bed. French Ligne Roset sofa in library folds down into a queen bed (no bars or springs; very comfortable). Lounge sofa in upstairs bedroom sitting room can be used as a twin bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

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  • Bring your favorite bath essences for soaking in the upstairs tub. You'll have panoramic views of the surrounding landscape and hillsides. You may even catch a glimpse of deer and other wildlife while you soak....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Full library with extensive collection and numerous children's books. ...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    2 DVD players located in the entertainment room and the upstairs bedroom....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Comcast premium service offering music and television. Roku for streaming Netflix, etc....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Cable connection provided for IPod....moreless

  • Television:

    2 flat screen TVs located in the entertainment room and the upstairs bedroom....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Extensive collection of DVDs....moreless

Theme

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

Dining

  • Dining:

    There are 8 chairs around the table and 2 additional chairs are available when needed....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Not needed in this moderate coastal climate....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Living room & upstairs bedroom suites have gas fireplaces. Heat-efficient gas fireplace in kitchen....moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Only with rental of Guest House...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Forced air furnace for whole house, along with fuel efficient gas fireplace in the kitchen....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless or ethernet....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Ralph Lauren, DKNY, Calvin Klein, Bar III, and Hotel....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Ligne Roset Togo Sofa (we call it the caterpillar sofa), B & B Italia chairs (more like exotic European driving chairs). Gas fireplace. Great artwork....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking is requested to be limited to 4 vehicles. No off-street parking. Registered guests only. Parties and events not allowed....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath and hot tub towels provided....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker, fresh French Roast coffee beans and a grinder are available. A medley of teas, along with an electric kettle to heat water are also available....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Well stocked with all utensils, pots and pans, Cuisinart, blender, hand mixer, juicer, dishes and silverware for 12, and both everyday & 'company's coming' dinnerware. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Well equipped gourmet kitchen with Viking gas commercial cooktop. Countertop seating for four. Designer concrete countetops....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Microwave cooking with added full convection cooking features....moreless

  • Oven:

    You can cook with either a conventional oven or a convection oven setting....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Most spices are available, along with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, sugar, and flour. Pasta and sauce can be requested for late arrival....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Sub-zero. No ice maker....moreless

  • Toaster:

    4-slot toaster makes toast in a hurry!...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Numerous private decks with seating front and rear. Back deck has a propane firepit for sitting outside later into the evening....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    An acre of landscaped grounds, fully fenced & gated....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane Weber 4-burner grill on front porch just outside kitchen overlooking the gardens below....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Seats 6 with jets for wonderful back and foot massages....moreless

 

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Standard pricing
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$400 $450
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Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning Fee $150
  • Tax Rate 10.5%

Notes:

Rates quoted at standard fee are for up to six guests; additional guests @ $25 per person per night with owner permission. Most holidays & special events have higher rates & 3-7 night minimums dependent on holiday/special event.

50% of rental amount is due at booking; remaining 50%, cleaning fee (non-refundable), damage deposit (refundable) and tax is due 45-60 days prior to arrival. Checks are preferred. 3% convenience fee charged for use of credit cards.


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Last updated: 04/20/2015
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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Monterey Regional Airport
12 Miles
Nearest Beach
Monterey, Carmel, Pacific Grove Beaches

Car: Necessary

Nearby Motor Sport Raceway Hosts Car and Motorbike Races, and offers Race Car Driving Instruction. Nearby wineries offer tastings. Scuba Diving Outfitters offer Dives and Instruction. Kayak rentals are available for kayaking on Monterey Bay, Elkhorn Slough, or at Moss Landing. There are many renowed Spas nearby.

 

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Photos

  • Landscaped grounds, seasonal creek

    Landscaped grounds, seasonal creek

  • Two story house, patio, an acre of landscaped grounds, fountain, seasonal creek

    Two story house, patio, an acre of landscaped grounds, fountain, seasonal creek

  • Entertainment room with flat screen TV. Open space between rooms

    Entertainment room with flat screen TV. Open space between rooms

  • Kitchen countertop seating

    Kitchen countertop seating

  • Upstairs bedroom with fireplace, loft, and sitting room

    Upstairs bedroom with fireplace, loft, and sitting room

  • Private entry lane lined with oak trees. There are over 30 oaks on the property

    Private entry lane lined with oak trees. There are over 30 oaks on the property

  • Main Floor Bath

    Main Floor Bath

  • Upstairs Bath Vanity

    Upstairs Bath Vanity

  • Library with Writing Desk, Ligne Roset (French) sofa; Makes into a Queen Bed

    Library with Writing Desk, Ligne Roset (French) sofa; Makes into a Queen Bed

  • Rear View of the House From the Back Deck

    Rear View of the House From the Back Deck

  • We Are Water Conscious. Rain Barrels at All Drains Saving Water for Future Use

    We Are Water Conscious. Rain Barrels at All Drains Saving Water for Future Use

  • European furnishings, great artwork, cozy fireplace, library in the background

    European furnishings, great artwork, cozy fireplace, library in the background

  • Curl-up in front of the fire, enjoy the art. Bedroom suite is upstairs

    Curl-up in front of the fire, enjoy the art. Bedroom suite is upstairs

  • Gourmet kitchen, concrete counters, dining room in background

    Gourmet kitchen, concrete counters, dining room in background

  • Dining room seats 8

    Dining room seats 8

  • This is one of many patios to relax. Leads to hiking and biking trails

    This is one of many patios to relax. Leads to hiking and biking trails

  • Lupin fields in the spring. A sampling of the views you'll see on your hike

    Lupin fields in the spring. A sampling of the views you'll see on your hike

  • Main Floor Bedroom

    Main Floor Bedroom

  • Upstairs Bedroom Sitting Room with Fireplace

    Upstairs Bedroom Sitting Room with Fireplace

  • Expansive Views From Hiking Trails Behind House

    Expansive Views From Hiking Trails Behind House

  • Our Resident Cat 'Journey' Loves Roaming the Property For Hugs & Tummy Rubs

    Our Resident Cat 'Journey' Loves Roaming the Property For Hugs & Tummy Rubs

  • Plenty of Room Around the Fire Pit for Snacks, Hors d'oeuvres, Cocktails, Dinner

    Plenty of Room Around the Fire Pit for Snacks, Hors d'oeuvres, Cocktails, Dinner

VRBO #454561

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within a few hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 04/20/2015
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