VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together.
This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
The Best Cottages in Big Sur! Plus wonderful hosts.
"My girlfriend and I stayed in one of the two cottages on Janie's and Peter's Country Flat Farm for two nights in early January -- and in hindsight, we should have stayed a LOT longer!! The cottage was absolutely stunning with views of the wilderness and ocean along with it's privacy and cozy feel. We celebrated our one year anniversary and my girlfriend's birthday here -- sharing a bottle of wine while watching the beautiful sunset from our room. Even the bathtub had views that urged you to extend your trip and soak in the beauty of Big Sur on such a tranquil and wholesome farm. We couldn't have been more fortunate and delighted to have stayed here. A word about the hosts (Janie and Peter) -- terrific. Janie was so very accommodating and even met us at the driveway to show us in, and shared her thoughts on the best restaurants in the area that could possibly cater to us as vegetarians. They really left us to enjoy our time after showing us in, but invited us to wonder around the farm and pick fresh lemons and apples anytime, which we certainly did (they were so fresh and delicious!).
Out of all our previous experiences on VRBO and AirBnB (more than I can count) plus our 12 nights along the California Coast as part of this trip, our stay at the cottage on Country Flat Farm really topped it all. It was the most serene, wonderful place we have stayed together.
Looking forward to staying here again!!
Thanks Janie & Peter!"
Guest: Scott ODate of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: January 11, 2015
"My experience with Belinda was nothing short of AMAZING!
This is a jewel of peace and serenity and the caretaker Andrew was the sweetest most helpful guy!
Belinda was so helpful that if I told her I needed a kidney I'm quite sure she would have offered hers to me!
If you are interested in spending time at Pfeiffer Beach, then this is the place for you!
A wonderfully windy road to the top with stunning views on the way.
Rent yourself a fun car because it's a thrilling drive with the top down!
When all the massage spas were booked, Belinda pulled one out of her hat and it was a fantastic idea!
If you book a massage at Ventana, you can use the facilities for the day! A great bargain considering the steep room fees.
The kitchen was equipped very well and as a professional chef, I appreciated that.
The linens were like sleeping on a cloud and there were many if you bothered to look for them.
If you look at the high cost of staying in Big Sur, Belinda's barn is a good value.
I'm hesitant to gush anymore about this experience as I don't want it to become so popular that I can't get back in! Selfish yes. But you'll become so protective of this place that you will feel the same way!
Go into Monterrey and pick up some fresh fish, a nice bottle of wine and cook up a storm! Eat dinner as the sun sets. Also be up for the sunrise as you can see both from this property. Do go down to the beach to see the sunset at least once from there as well."
Guest: BobbyDate of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 13, 2015
"Thank you Lois & Gail,
This is the most relaxing and stunning place imaginable! The kitchen and pantry were incredible well stocked with oils and spices - everything you could need! We arrived and had not desire to leave - hot tubs at sunset and just unplugging!! The Stars run from the hills to the horizon - very special experience!!!
Guest: AnonymousDate of Stay: November 2015Review Submitted: November 21, 2015
"This precarious paradise was the tangible rendering of a vision in my head. You will find, by the end of this, that it is indeed yours too. Start by visualizing the most covert dirt road leading off into the mountains from the rush and speediness of US1. 100 yards later you find your cars final resting place, a flat open area enough for three parking spots. From there the journey that I made on foot many of times starts on the first day with Richard and one of the few enduring early 90's pickups he manages to get up what you will soon see is a true off-roading feat. Crawling at a snails pace around a few switchbacks and gaining nearly 1500 feet in elevation you will look out over the cliff outside your door to the view that will cost you 10 times as much at Post Ranch Inn or Ventana to witness. Over the last vertical hump the old dirt road heads just as quickly down into a ravine of giant redwoods and bay trees. Here you will arrive at the small slice of level ground overlooking the main ravine which will be your home for as long as you can have it. A wooden screen is your vale to the remainder of Richards endlessly interesting manor making the elegant trailer and bath house yours completely. You will never long for another bathroom again after a few uses in this glass palace above the world. For those who realized you left your reading glasses in the car when you were desperately looking up if "GI" was a word during scrabble then expect a 13 minute walk down and 20 min walk back...depending on age and physical fitness. The amenities are nothing short of normal creature comforts. Contrary to the stigma attached to "off the grid", here, you'd never notice. The environment you are in is privately owned and therefore completely baron of other hikers and sightseers. If you can, and I think you must, take time away from sunbathing and napping to traverse the hill side and ravine you will be rewarded with untouched wilderness and silence so great my ears struggled to find activity. If you are lucky enough to meet and spend time with Zooey you will be endlessly amused with this pups character and personality. When the fateful day comes you must leave this place you will load your wheelbarrow with luggage, roll it to the vessel you rode in on, hop on and hang out with Richard for one last time. Me and my wife will never forget our time there and could not have ended up with a better spot to enjoy our little honeymoon. A thanks to Richard for that."
Guest: Aaron L.Date of Stay: November 2015Review Submitted: November 17, 2015