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A Casual Charming Retreat

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Last updated: 08/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This property is a small cottage retreat near the Monterey/PG area. It’s easily accessible to many locations on the Peninsula.
It's a private stand alone cottage in the back of our property has a queen bed in the living area (see photo’s). Has a kitchen and a nice bathroom - was built in the 40's. Rumored John Steinbeck visited the property. It's not new construction ......Please keep in mind if you need new “Its not” but it's charming.
Mattress is comfortable, but firm.
There’s a wall heater and a fireplace - with the drought we are asking guests not to use the fireplace. Netflix is installed.
Located in the Monterey PG area on a hilltop. Parking in front of main house. Garden is beautiful.
When staying guests have easy access back to cottage. We have 2 dogs and two cats. Neither comes into the cottage.
There’s a separate private entry pathway. Also a enclosed private brick patio in front of cottage door. Safeway - Trader Joe’s- nice restaurants are close within walking or a quick drive.
Prefer two adults but If you have one child above 8 or small adult a there is a loft bed above queen bed - needs ladder to get up to.
The cottage is mostly for 2 people staying here
Pls contact in advance to discuss arrangements re: loft. Extra fee for loft.
Rates higher during major events.
We prefer staying least three nights but two's ok.
PLS SEE TOPIC: "NOTES - Any additional information that travelers need to know about your property and or terms."
Re - paperwork....
The calendar is up to date.
Please come, stay and enjoy the Monterey Peninsula!!


Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 350 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


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

Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

  • Queen size Beds really comfortable soft but firm.

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Nice fairly new tile bathroom ....very comfortable with jacuzzi tub in bathroom....moreless


  • Satellite / Cable


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Top of a hill/ can hear ocean at night....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Fireplace:

    Due to the drought we are not allowing guests to have any fires....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Wall heater...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street:

    Street parking in front of our house...moreless

  • Telephone:

    There is no landline....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    Not using ...moreless


  • Kitchen:

    Various teas and fresh coffee provided....moreless

  • Stove


  • Bicycles:

    If you decide to bring bicycles or anything that you don't want to keep in or on your car, we do have a enclosed carport that we use and it's protected....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Brick patio with table/chairs and enclosed patio...moreless

  • Golf:

    Golf is everywhere around Monterey.....and everyone loves it!...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis courts right down the street - Public...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear

Building Type

  • Cottage

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 4.8
from 59 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2 nights
Aug 16 - Nov 30, 2015
2 night min stay

Discounts: 30 nights or more: $100 Nightly

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Discounts: 30 nights or more: $100 Nightly

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

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposi $50
  • Cleaning fee - cottage $65
  • Taxes Not included


Please note: after you book our cottage.... we send out paperwork with details of staying here - map of our property, parking and how to enter the cottage.....Along with this info. we send a Reservation Form to your email asking for your info. My insurance company requires us to have this information.

The nightly fee is $250 for the concours D'elegance.....7 night minimum preferred -

50% of NIGHTLY RENTAL AMOUNT due at time of booking.

Final balance of rental amount, cleaning fee, damage deposit due 30-45 days prior to stay.

We prefer Paypal for payment. We split Paypal fee of 2.9%. If the dates you're interested in are more than 30 - 45 days before stay you can send a check and eliminate the PP fee altogether.


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Last updated: 08/20/2015
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Hanging loft located above queen bed. Mostly for smaller adults or one child above 5.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: We enjoy gardening and living in the area, the ocean, the walking trails. We have animals which keep us busy. I'm a photographer/designer and husband is creative in garden. We appreciate area which has new events constantly. A nice place to visit and also to live!!

Why the Owner Chose Monterey:
Charming little cottage. In the morning the light pours in the windows. Older so has a feel of's like an old piece of beautiful furniture updated.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Great location, centrally located to mostly everything..

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Entering red dutch door...

    Entering red dutch door...

  • New kitchen curtains

    New kitchen curtains

  • a small nice touch....

    a small nice touch....

  • Natural morning light in morning....

    Natural morning light in morning....

  • At night

    At night

  • Luminaries at Christmas time in the garden....

    Luminaries at Christmas time in the garden....

  • The path

    The path

  • The garden is lighted all the way down the path

    The garden is lighted all the way down the path

  • Inside sitting area

    Inside sitting area

  • New kitchen curtain.

    New kitchen curtain.

  • Pierre Deux couch.....

    Pierre Deux couch.....

  • Fun mixture of patterns..

    Fun mixture of patterns..

  • The cozy bathroom

    The cozy bathroom

  • Evening garden

    Evening garden

  • The Lone Cypress - 17th mile Dr....Pebble Beach

    The Lone Cypress - 17th mile Dr....Pebble Beach

  • Christmas with the garden

    Christmas with the garden

VRBO #91168

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  • Calendar last updated 08/20/2015
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