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Valley Eden-Barn Rustic ECO Retreat

Bedrooms 1
Space 550 sq ft
Property type guest house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

My barn, Valley Eden, has been converted into a private guesthouse

Valley Eden was once a horse barn with a hay loft. It is totally separate from the main house and is located on a private site above my home. There is a queen sized bed in the bedroom. The full kitchen contains everything you need to prepare meals. Enjoy a glass of wine and take in the beautiful sunsets and 360 degree views of the entire valley from the private deck. Warm up on a chilly night around the fire pit or roast marshmallows with your sweetheart. Expect to see families of deer, rabbits, fox and many bird species during your visit. My eco-friendly property is powered entirely by solar and I collect rain water for the landscaping. I recently remodeled it using many recycled and reclaimed materials. Guests have access to the barn, private yard and deck and separate parking.

I will greet guests upon arrival and be available throughout their stay if they should need anything but otherwise will let them enjoy the barn in peace.

The neighborhood is rural and although you are very close to shopping, dining, hiking and services my place is very quiet and private. The views from the 5 acre property are exceptional, particularly from the barn.

More Details

Michaela Carozza
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2018

About Michaela Carozza

I work in the public library and live with my partner Micha, son, daughter and 4 rescued cats. I am very conscientious and clean. I am easy going and respectful. I own my home which I enjoy caring for. I love hiking, yoga, gardening and preparing and eating delicious and natural foods.

Michaela Carozza purchased this guest house in 2011

Why Michaela Carozza chose Carmel Valley

After living near the coast in Carmel-by-the-sea for over 12 years I decided to move inland to sunny Carmel Valley. I still love visiting the coast but I now have land, sunshine and peace and quiet. The night skies, sunsets and wildlife attracted me to this property.

What makes this guest house unique

The barn is so private and serene yet so convenient to all the Monterey Peninsula has to offer. It is truly a sanctuary and a piece of paradise which is why I named it "Valley Eden"


Carmel Valley Guest House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • guest house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Brand new Queen Bed, walk-in closet, beautiful light filled space with gorgeous view.
  • Books
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Valley Eden-Barn Rustic ECO Retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
College Place, WA

The perfect place!

  • 5 of 5

Adorable, peaceful, perfect place to completely unwind and refresh. Every detail has been thought of and put in place to ensure your comfort and enjoyment. Enjoyed the darling private courtyard, seating overlooking the stunningly beautiful canyon, lots of windows and natural light. This cottage is tastefully decorated, the bed is very comfortable and the kitchen has everything you need. There is plenty of storage. You just feel like you are in another world. The friendly hosts are people you are going to want to know... not intrusive but available and interesting. Hope to return many times. This is a small taste of heaven.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review Judi! It was a pleasure to host you and Chuck and we would be delighted to welcome you back. I am so glad you had every thing you needed for a peaceful retreat. Best to you both 😀?
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Amazing serene place

  • 5 of 5

Hubby and I loved this little get away, nice and private, beautiful views, excellent hosts. The converted barn is darling and we look forward to another stay there ASAP.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Allen, TX

Peaceful Retreat with a View

  • 5 of 5

Michela has really thought of it all. The pictures are spot on, the view is amazing, and the WiFi is great. Thank you for an enjoyable and comfortable stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful views...cottage had everything and nicely decoated. Cozy and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Property was very private and quiet. Sunset after the storm, magnificent. Loved ou stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Media, USA

Fantastic location Michaela was helpful & fun to talk with.

  • 5 of 5

Lots of hiking nearby. Cozy & comfy place

Really enjoyed the location.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Woodland , CA

Quiet Retreat from the World

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this property is true to the listing. Michaela has thought of many details that make a stay in her remodeled "barn" very comfortable. From the fire pit (prepared for a fire to light with one match), everything for cooking meals (including sharp knives), really nice linens, to the light in the closet, this could be a poster ad for Homeaway!

And, the view is as advertised - remarkable!

Thank you, Michaela.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Carmel Beach
Car: recommended

My property is located just five minutes from charming Carmel Valley Village where you will find tasting rooms featuring our wonderful local wine. There are also numerous dining and shopping options. Five minutes to the west from the village is spectacular Garland Park with over 4000 acres of hiking trails of all levels and terrains. Dogs on leash are welcome.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Refundable Damage Deposit $150

4 night minimum

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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