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Designer's Own Home, Distant Ocean View, Chef's Gourmet Kitchen, Pet Friendly

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Welcome to "Sanctuary-by-the-Sea"! Living room with woodburning fireplace and gas kindler. A perfect Carmel cottage.

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Last updated: 08/31/2014
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Carmel By the Sea house description

Welcome to "Sanctuary-by-the-Sea"!

Nourish body, mind and spirit in this special 1,800-square-foot 3 - 4 bedroom 2 bath Carmel-by-the-Sea cottage called “Sanctuary” that has been remodeled in recent years with a new kitchen and guest bathroom. The owner once had an inn in Vermont and special care has been taken to provide many of the same amenities.

Upon your arrival, you will be greeted by complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a bottle of sparkling wine or cider, passes from the renown Spa on the Plaza in downtown Monterey, Scheid Wine tasting room passes, and a basket of local information. An assigned concierge vacation house manager is at your disposal to assist you during your stay. We have also provided spa amenities in the bathrooms, plush spa bathrobes, oversized towels and beach gear.

The owners have created a wonderful refuge and invite you to take time out to experience the breathtaking beauty and exquisite charm of Carmel and the surrounding Monterey Peninsula and Big Sur coast.

When you enter Sanctuary you will find a lovely living room with vaulted white ceilings, white cottage walls, oak floors, a wood-burning fireplace with gas kindler and lots of windows. The dining room, which seats 6-8, opens to the newly remodeled kitchen, which is fully equipped with a professional Viking range and other first-class appliances, unique dinnerware and all the accouterments for elegant entertaining.

Also located on the first floor is a guest bedroom with a queen that has a charming white picket fence frame with two small birdhouses on the posts. Just seeing this whimsical bed will inspire you to nestle under the plush comforter with a cup of tea and a good novel.

Enjoy cocktails or dinner on a private deck, equipped with a grill and comfortable outdoor furniture, with distant ocean views through the pines.

The media room, which has two large picture windows overlooking the flower-covered deck and fenced-in back yard (pet and child-friendly), has a 50-inch HDTV with full cable, a video/DVD library, high-speed wireless internet connection and numerous books. A trundle can sleep two singles or be made into a king bed with Memory Foam topper. The first floor also has an updated bathroom with Subway tiled shower and a washer and dryer.

The master bedroom on the upper level, with its vaulted ceilings, tall windows and ocean views, gives the feeling of being in a tree house. It has a king bed, HDTV, and a wood-burning fireplace with gas kindler. The newly remodeled bathroom, in cottage white with butter-cream accents, has an oak floor, a vintage cast-iron tub, separate shower with hand-crafted Subway tiles and frameless glass enclosure, two pedestal sinks and separate water closet. From the tub you can see distant oceans views out a large picture window to the ocean, with privacy from tall pines.
A small, whimsical multi-purpose space called the Velveteen Rabbit Room has a trundle that sleeps 2 and can be made into a king-sized bed. In addition to being used as a bedroom, it could be an office or artist's studio. There is a large walk-in closet. (Please note that if guests are sleeping in the Velveteen Rabbit Room they would have to walk through the master suite to access the upstairs bathroom or use the bathroom downstairs that is accessible off the hallway.

A large second library filled with inspirational and entertaining books is located on the landing between the master suite and the Velveteen Rabbit room.
Any guest who stays here falls in love with this special Cottage-by-the-Sea called Sanctuary.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Catering Available

          Suitability

          • Singles
          • Alternative Lifestyle
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Two Fireplaces, Fenced in Yard for Children and Pets, High-Speed Internet , Washer and Dryer, Instant Hot Water, Bar Sink, Cookbooks, Newly Remodeled Master Bathroom with Towel Warmer, Soaking Tub, Parking for 3 Cars, Hair Dryer, Books, Music, Daily Newspaper Delivered to Door, Wine (or Sparkling Cider) and Hors D'oeuvres Upon Arrival, Beach Chairs, Beach Blanket, Beach Towels, Beach Grill, and Picnic Basket Backpack, 4 Complimentary Passes to Spa on the Plaza in, (Includes Sauna, Hot Tub, Heated Swimming Pool, Gym Sauna), Free Wine tasting passes, Luxury Linens, Oversized Terry Bathrobes, Washer/Dryer, Clothesline, Local Owners' Assistance Golfing, Wine Tastings, Farmer Markets, Theatre, Music Events, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Dancing, Fisherman Wharf, Redwood Forests, Workshops, Retreats, Festivals, Laguna Seca, Tomato Fest, Meditation, Spa Services...moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library
              • Toys
              • Video Library
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • VCR
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player

              Attractions

              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Water Parks
              • Recreation Center
              • Playground
              • Cinemas
              • Museums
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Winery Tours
              • Bay/Sound
              • Forests
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Festivals

              Leisure Activities

              • Boating
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Shopping
              • Antiquing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Photography
              • Water Sports
              • Bowling Center
              • Hydrotherapy
              • Naturism

              local services and businesses

              • Fitness Center
              • Babysitter
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat

              Location Type

              • Ocean View:

                Distant ocean view through the Pines....moreless

              • Near The Ocean
              • Village
              • Town

              sports and adventure activities

              • Kayaking
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Roller Blading
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Equestrian Events
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Snorkeling
              • Rafting
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Surfing
              • Paragliding
              • Basketball Court
              • Racquetball
              • Water Skiing

              Amenity

              • King
              • Queen
              • Twin/ Single
              • Sleep Sofa /Futon
              • Toilet
              • Tub
              • Shower
              • Built-In Wardrobes

              catering options

                  • Catering Available

                  Dining

                  • Dining
                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Baby Gate
                  • Scanner
                  • Fan
                  • Ducted Heating
                  • Rumpus Room
                  • Living Area
                  • Study Room
                  • Gas Heating
                  • Free Local Calls
                  • Filtered Water
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Shampoo
                  • Vacuum Cleaner
                  • Fireplace
                  • Backpack
                  • Parking
                  • Garage
                  • Internet
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Telephone
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Activities Guide
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Firewood
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking On Street
                  • Heating
                  • Living Room
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Thermos Bottle

                  Kitchen

                  • Wet Bar
                  • American Kitchen
                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Kettle
                  • Gourmet Kitchen
                  • Garbage Disposal
                  • Kitchen
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster
                  • Stove
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Freezer
                  • Oven
                  • Microwave
                  • Grill

                  Outside

                  • Wood Deck
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Barbecue
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Small Cooler
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Kayak / Canoe
                  • Binoculars
                  • Courtyard
                  • Garden Table & Chairs
                  • Garden Chairs
                  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
                  • Shed
                  • Fully Fenced Property
                  • Golf
                  • Yard
                  • Outdoor Furniture
                  • Deck Furniture
                  • Beach Umbrellas

                  Room SubType

                  • Full
                  • Bedroom
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  FALL
                  Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                  30 night min stay

                  $7,500
                  WINTER
                  Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                  30 night min stay

                  $7,000
                  SPRING
                  Mar 1 - May 31, 2015
                  30 night min stay

                  $7,500
                  JUNE
                  Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2015
                  30 night min stay

                  $7,500
                  JULY
                  Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2015
                  30 night min stay

                  $8,000
                  AUGUST
                  Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                  30 night min stay

                  $9,000
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

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                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  ** Inquire directly for the best rates, specials, shorter stays and for current availability. 831-373-7103

                  ** Holidays & Special Events may have higher rates.

                  ** Some fees, security deposit and taxes may apply in addition to the base rates.

                  ** PG&E gas and electricity are paid by guest.

                  ** Rates are subject to change.


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                  Last updated: 08/31/2014
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                  Location

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                  The Monterey Peninsula is unique in its combination of breathtaking natural resources and a multiplicity of cultural and entertainment possibilities. You can find something for every possible taste. For nature lovers, there is the diversity of mountain and sea, for picnicking, surfing, fishing, horseback riding, hiking, beachcombing, bird-watching, kayaking, scuba diving, tidepooling, biking and more. If you want a man-made excitement, we have art galleries galore, excellent fine-art museums, local theater, outstanding restaurants, boutiques, a natural history and a children's museum, a world-class aquarium, and that's just for starters. History buffs will have a field day exploring the adobes of Monterey. There's so much to do that you cannot possibly do it all in one visit, which means you will have to come back.

                  Other Activities: Kayaking, Health/Beauty Spa, Shopping, Wildlife Viewing

                   

                  Manager info

                  About: Sanctuary Vacation Rentals represents properties throughout Carmel, Pebble Beach, Pacific Grove, Carmel Highlands, and the Big Sur coastline. We combine fine resort accommodations and relaxed elegance with all the comforts of home. Our properties are places that nurture and inspire and are located in one of the most beautiful, energizing places in the world, featuring the spectacular scenery of the Monterey Peninsula and the central coast of California. From historic old Monterey, to the Victorian charm of Pacific Grove, and the artists colony of Carmel-by-the-Sea, and the breathtaking scenery of Big Sur, generations of people have been rejuvenated by the breaking waves and sandy beaches here. Our properties are designer furnished with relaxed elegance. Many homes feature the colors of the sea and take inspiration from the natural beauty of the surrounding areas. Throughout Sanctuary’s vacation rentals, you’ll find comfortable beds with luxury linens, welcome beverages and hors d’oeurvres, spa robes and amenities, local wine tasting and spa passes, and a personal concierge to assist you in every way. Our homes feature chef’s dream kitchens and everything you’ll need to entertain in style. And many of our properties are pet friendly. If you’re looking for a refreshing, relaxed stay in one of the most beautiful areas in the world– offering all the comforts of home, let Sanctuary Vacation Rentals help you discover your own sanctuary by the sea. Make your reservation today. Video - What Makes Sanctuary Special? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwHiiuT8mh4


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                  • Welcome to "Sanctuary-by-the-Sea"!  Living room with woodburning fireplace and gas kindler. A perfect Carmel cottage.

                    Welcome to "Sanctuary-by-the-Sea"! Living room with woodburning fireplace and gas kindler. A perfect Carmel cottage.

                  • Interior Designer's own home!

                    Interior Designer's own home!

                  • Long view of dining and living room

                    Long view of dining and living room

                  • Kitchen with farm house sink and Viking range.

                    Kitchen with farm house sink and Viking range.

                  • Master bedroom with fireplace and luxury linens.

                    Master bedroom with fireplace and luxury linens.

                  • Master Bathroom with large glass shower and claw-foot soaking tub.

                    Master Bathroom with large glass shower and claw-foot soaking tub.

                  • Velveteen Rabbit room trundle bed can become a king.

                    Velveteen Rabbit room trundle bed can become a king.

                  • First floor Bathroom.

                    First floor Bathroom.

                  • Rear Deck - Deck for entertaining and enjoying a cocktail at sunset.

                    Rear Deck - Deck for entertaining and enjoying a cocktail at sunset.

                  • Front of House - A Sanctuary by the Sea that nourishes Body, Mind and Spirit. Beautiful Interior Designer's own home. And pet friendly too!

                    Front of House - A Sanctuary by the Sea that nourishes Body, Mind and Spirit. Beautiful Interior Designer's own home. And pet friendly too!

                  • Quintessential Carmel-by-the-Sea Cottage Style Home.

                    Quintessential Carmel-by-the-Sea Cottage Style Home.

                  • Dining room

                    Dining room

                  • Appetizers welcome you!

                    Appetizers welcome you!

                  • Truly a Chef's gourmet kitchen.

                    Truly a Chef's gourmet kitchen.

                  • Master bedroom with high-end bed.

                    Master bedroom with high-end bed.

                  • Large clawfoot soaking tub with a view.

                    Large clawfoot soaking tub with a view.

                  • Guest room with white picket queen bed with birdcage posts.

                    Guest room with white picket queen bed with birdcage posts.

                  • Rear Deck - Al fresco dining with a gas BBQ grill.

                    Rear Deck - Al fresco dining with a gas BBQ grill.

                  • Front of Home - Welcome to "Sanctuary by the Sea".

                    Front of Home - Welcome to "Sanctuary by the Sea".

                  • Front of House - Beautiful Shingle Style Carmel Home.

                    Front of House - Beautiful Shingle Style Carmel Home.

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                  Date last modified - Sunday, August 31, 2014

                  $7,000 - $9,000 per month (USD)
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                  4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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