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Sunshine, Oak Trees, Guest House, Hot Tub, 2 Fire Pits

Corral de Tierra, CA, USA
  • House
  • Bedrooms5
  • Sleeps12
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay2 - 7 nights

2 Houses 5 Bedrooms , 3.5 Baths, Sleeps 2-10 (include children in guest count)

This coastal home with guest house is located in a quiet, private, and prestigious community with quick, easy access to the beaches and golf courses of Pebble Beach, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Seaside, and Carmel. Visit Cannery Row, the Aquarium, Big Sur, Point Lobos, Steinbeck Museum, Santa Lucia Highlands vineyards, Salinas Valley farms.

The beautiful & contemporary 2-story main house has a separate 2-story guest house. Property has 2 hot tubs, 2 outdoor gas firepits, many private patio areas, a seasonal creek, & sunshine galore (no coastal fog).

Located at the end of a private lane, the property is completely fenced and gated with graceful oak trees everywhere. The houses back Toro Regional Park with over 5,000 acres of protected hills and trails for hiking and mountain biking (bring your own bike) with spectacular bay views at the top. There are amazing wildflowers that cover the hillsides in the springtime, and the lupine following the winter rains are an amazing natural wonder. Wildlife abounds! Families of quail love to scamper across the landscaped grounds; deer and wild turkeys are often visible along the entry lane; sometimes there is an occasional skunk or fox. In fact, two baby fox were born under the back deck of the main house last summer.

The main house can sleep 7 with 1 king bed, 2 queen beds and a sofa in the M bedroom that makes into a twin bed. There are 2 full baths.

The completely private and separate guest cottage just across the front courtyard from the main house can sleep 5 with 1 king bed, 1 queen bed, and a sofa in the living room that can be converted to a bed. There is 1 full bath downstairs and an additional half-bath upstairs.

Rates are based on 10 guests; additional $25 per night, per additional guest.

Tucked away in the Monterey Sunbelt area, these two spectacularly designed and furnished homes with their great hiking and biking trails just steps outside, provide a great way to integrate the best of both indoor and outdoor pleasures. Enjoy inside casual elegance, combined with outside sunshine and activities, for way more than just an ordinary vacation getaway. The property sits on a generous acre of gated & landscaped grounds.

Both the main house and the guest house have European furnishings, contemporary state-of-the-art lighting, designer bedding, numerous tasteful art pieces, & wireless internet for staying in touch.

The main house has a truly gourmet kitchen with concrete countertops and a commercial Viking gas cooktop that is guaranteed to knock your socks off! You'll find cooking to be pleasurable and easy. The kitchen is fully stocked with all you need to create a gourmet meal. There are spices galore, the latest coffee maker, and even a 4 slice toaster! The best part? The kitchen opens into the entertainment room and the dining room, so that everyone can be together and participate without feeling the least bit crowded. The B&B Italia table in the dining room seats 8-10 easily, and there are 4 barstools nestled around the kitchen island counter for additional seating. There is a cozy library filled with books, and there is a secret loft area for children to enjoy. Outdoors is a large hot tub that seats 4-6. The firepit on the back deck will extend your day well into the evening hours.

The guest house has a living room. The kitchen can seat up to 4 with everything you need to cook quick meals. There is a fantastic bar height counter made from Idaho Ponderosa pine, and a propane BBQ on the back deck for grilling vegetables and meats. The small hot tub on the back deck seats 2 and overlooks a beautiful canyon area where you can often spot deer and other wildlife as they cross the valley. The patio also has a table & chairs for dining & a gas fire pit.

Bedrooms in both houses are furnished with wonderful designer sheets, down comforters, and towels. Large towels provided for the hot tubs.

There are comfortable seating areas all over the property in park-like gardens with numerous tables, umbrellas, & adirondack rockers. The gardens invite you to stay home, relax, read and enjoy a wonderful BBQ. Enjoy all the excellent patios and decks and 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 and other attractions (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 hot tub, and enjoying the sunset. A TRULY UNIQUE HOUSE IN A VERY UNIQUE SETTING.

Houses can be rented separately for smaller groups (main house 2-7 people, guest house 2-5 people), or rent both for up to 12 people. Maximum number of cars is 4. Maximum number of guests is 12. No pets, no smoking, no events or parties of any size without permission from owner.

See VRBO #432531 for renting just the guest house (sleeps 2-4). See VRBO #454561 for renting just the main house (sleeps 2-6).

2018 Major Events:

Sea Otter Classic, Big Sur Marathon, Jazz Festival, AT&T ProAm Golf Tournament

Keywords: House and Guest House, Sunshine, Relaxation, Retreat, Hiking, Biking, Family, Gardens, 30 day rentals.



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Calendar last updated:
Apr 21, 2018


    • Internet
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Hot Tub
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, Upstairs master bedroom, main house
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen, Main floor bedroom, main house
      • Bedroom 3
        1 king, Upstairs master bedroom, guest house
      • Bedroom 4
        1 queen, Downstairs bedroom, guest house
      • Bedroom 5
        1 sleep sofa /futon, Queen-size, Library, Main House
      • Loft/Den
        1 twin/ single, Upstairs Master bedroom, guest house sitting room
      • Loft/Den
        1 twin/ single, Upstairs Master bedroom, main house sitting room
      • Living Room
        1 sleep sofa /futon, Main floor living room, guest House
      • Main house sleeps 7 with 1 king, 2 queen beds (1 is a French fold-down sofa in library), 1 sofa (that can be made into a twin bed) in upstairs sitting room of M bedroom. Guest house sleeps 4 with 1 King bed upstairs, 1 queen bed downstairs, & 1 sofa in the living room that can be converted to a twin bed.


      • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, tub, shower, Upstairs M bedroom, Main House
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, Upstairs M bedroom, Guest House
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, shower, Main Floor, Main House
      • Bathroom 3
        toilet, shower, Main Floor, Guest House
      • Three full baths (one with oversized tub), one half-bath

      Location Type

        • Mountain View


            • Guests provide their own meals


                • Gas Fireplace
                  (3) Main house has gas fireplaces in Living Room and Kitchen. Guest house has a gas fireplace in the Living Room.
                • Hair Dryer
                • Iron & Board
                • Linens Provided
                  Luxurious Sleeping! Bedrooms have pillow-top mattress pads & warm comforters. Bedding is mostly from noted designers Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, DKNY. All sheets are washed & steamed between guests.
                • Parking Off Street
                  Maximum number of cars preferred 4.
                • Wireless Internet
                  Wireless connection available at both the main house and guest house.


                    • Catering Available
                      Local catering company offers meals delivered from major restaurants on the Peninsula.
                    • Coffee Maker
                      New 'carafe-free' 12 cup coffee maker in both houses
                    • Cooking Utensils
                      All cooking utensils are provided in both houses
                    • Dishes & Utensils
                      Plenty of dishes and silverware for over 12 guests. Lots of bowls, serving plates and dishes.
                    • Dishwasher
                      Main House
                    • Kitchen
                      Main House: B & B Italia dining table seats 8-10. Spacious kitchen has counter seating for 4. Countertops are concrete. Oven offers both conventional & convection cooking. Commercial Viking gas cooktop is a delight. Large microwave. Guest House: Microwave, fridge, eating counter, hot plate cooktop, convection oven, BBQ
                    • Microwave
                      (2) One in main house; one in guest house
                    • Pantry Items
                      Many spices and condiments provided. Ask owner if you want to make sure what you need is available.
                    • Refrigerator
                      Large Sub-Zero in Main House, smaller full-size in guest house
                    • Toaster
                      New 4 slot toaster in main house, 2 slot in guest house


                        • Dining
                          Main house dining room has B&B Italia table that can seat 8-10 easily. Nearby kitchen countertop will seat an additional 4. Guest house counter will seat 4.
                        • Dining Area
                        • comfy seating for 10 people


                            • Books
                              Full library in main house.
                            • DVD Player
                              DVD available with TV in main house entertainment room & with both bedroom TVs in guest house.
                            • Satellite / Cable
                              (5) Five televisions, 1 in entertainment room, 1 in upstairs main house bedroom suite, 1 in living room & 1 in each guest house bedroom.
                            • Stereo
                            • Television
                              Basic cable, Roku TV (Netflix, Amazon Prime, Pandora, & many more channels.
                            • Video Library
                              Large DVD library with many selections available in both houses.


                                • Balcony
                                  Main House balcony overlooks the back seasonal creek and hills.
                                • Deck / Patio
                                  (4) Front deck patio overlooks fountain, seasonal creek, gardens and abundant oak trees. Rear deck has a large gas firepit. Sun-drenched stone patio on upper hillside has good views. 2 Propane firepits for colder evenings. Guest house has 2 decks with mtn & valley views.
                                • Outdoor Grill
                                  Large BBQ grill on front deck of main house right outside kitchen. Smaller BBQ grill on back deck of guest house. All propane is provided.

                                  Pool / Spa

                                    • Hot Tub
                                      (2) Main house spa seats 6 adults. Guest house spa seats 2 adults.


                                        • Over 5,000 acres of excellently groomed mountain biking & walking trails are accessible from the property. There are many private patio areas around the property.

                                          House Rules

                                          Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                          Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                          Cancellation Policy

                                          Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

                                          110 Reviews


                                          Latest reviews

                                          A Hidden Gem

                                          Jennifer H.Palo Alto

                                          Our family rented both the Main House and Guest House for the weekend to be close for a family gathering off Coral De Tiara (68 Highway) Both houses were well furnished with comfortable beds and linens, a nice sizable kitchen stocked with everything you could want for cooking and room for everyone to have a place to stretch out and enjoy our time together. Upon arrival, we were greeted by 2 deer and woke every morning to wildlife right outside the door. Whimsical artwork and art deco lighting brought a smile to our face as we walked in. Hoping to return as this was perfect for our family of eight.

                                          Wonderful Stay

                                          Mickaela H.

                                          The homes were a wonderful oasis after our long days of work. The hosts were so kind and very responsive. I would highly recommend this home to anyone.

                                          Better Business Meetings

                                          Renee S.Berkeley, CA

                                          My group of five adults used this house for a two day business retreat and it was absolutely perfect. Lots of space to use for meeting during the day, a well stocked kitchen for group meal preparation and multiple decks for evening relaxation. Once we checked in, we didn't leave for two entire days and it was just lovely, quiet, comfortable and well appointed.

                                          We loved our stsy.

                                          Hilary K.

                                          It was a perfect place for a reunion for 6 adults and 4 grandchildren. Everyone enjoyed the elegant, comfortable furnishings. We loved the bed linens. And appreciated the thoughtful extras- lots of big towels to use in the hot tub, the long dining table which accommodated us all both evenings we were there. Everyone loved the big island to allow both snacking and cooking at the same time.

                                          There is a reason why everyone rates this property 5 stars!

                                          Syndee M.

                                          This property is absolutely amazing! We rented the main house and the guest house to accommodate three families, which included four adults and four kids aged 2 to 6 years old. The houses, furnishings, decor, linens, etc. were beautiful and very high quality (the beds were soooo comfortable), which greatly enhanced our experience. The kids had a blast running around the property while we relaxed on one of the many decks chatting and drinking wine and/or coffee. We will definitely be back!

                                          Fantastic Escape

                                          Linda L.

                                          We just had a wonderful weekend here with a group of friends from college. In all, we are a group of 12, mostly adults. We rented both the main and guests houses. We loved it! The houses are comfortable, beautiful and spacious. We cooked together Friday night in the kitchen of the main house and used the grill. We hung around most of Saturday relaxing in the many rooms, never feeling crowded. Some enjoyed the hot tub while others napped on comfy beds. We played games on the dining table and in the living area. Drove to Carmel for dinner. Not too long a drive. Vicki was VERY responsive and she and Robert were extremely welcoming. Would stay here again in a heartbeat!


                                          Corral de Tierra, CA, USA

                                          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.


                                          Additional information about rental rates

                                          Tax Rate

                                          1. FOREIGN CREDIT CARD PAYMENT FEE: A 2% fee of the rental amount will be charged for foreign transactions. 2. BOOKING OPTIONS: You can do an online booking with VRBO or book directly with the host. 3. CANCELLATION POLICY: full refund up to 60 days prior to arrival less $150 admin fee for re-booking. No refund of rental amounts after then unless dates are re-rented, at which time refund of your monies (based on dates re-rented), will be made, minus $150 admin fee.

                                          110 Reviews
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