Ocean Views Hacienda Serena-'All You Promised and More!!'(14 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 2 Bedrooms + 1 sofasleeper, 2 futons, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4 at base rate
This home and location get raves every time, due to special amenities, views, elegant furnishings, helpful info on coupons and 'deals' in the area. Easy access to all Monterey sites, Carmel, Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway and Steinbeck's Pastures of Heaven to the East (Salinas activities) as well as VERY close to Pacific Grove and Pebble Beach sites. We send you exact mileage and estimated drive time to all attractions!
We know you feel a great responsibility if you are planning the trip for your family and/or friends! Rest easy, as you and your guests will love this home and all the special touches in it. Please do read the guest reviews! Any reviews not generated directly by guests are entered in quotation marks, exactly as written in the guest book by guests themselves!
Sleeps four total guests for $275 per night plus prep and clean are only $150 with all supplies you need plus breakfast supplies for up to 8 servings (see below)! . Due to sleeper sofa, possible 1-2 extra guests possible depending on the configuration and those extras will be $50 per person per night with prior approval and payment. Total of four adults preferred.
You'll find full breakfast supplies at the house; hiking, tennis courts nearby; house with entertainment center; music alcove with piano; high-end gourmet kitchen with the latest eco-friendly appliances; chocolates in each bedroom along with 'Sleepy-time Tea' and fresh flower arrangements; central heating to all rooms; event websites provided in advance of your stay, leading to discounted annual passes to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, wine tasting experiences, and a VERY POPULAR Lula's chocolate factory tour nearby house (free tour AND free samples)! Hacienda Serena is prepared for you with environmentally friendly cleaners & completely sanitized after each rental! Attention to detail, quality control and immaculate quality of the entire home are of utmost importance to us so there is a hands-on walk through each time. A typical comment in our guest book: 'This home is all you promised and more.'
Your privacy is assured; owner is available to assist you and provide information on the area and home as needed. Owner often may be on site for gardening and other duties, staying in locked-off private unit with private entrance. Renters in residence will always be contacted to ensure privacy and convenience and greeted by owners who walk you through initially to show how things work!
*See the Pacific Ocean and Monterey Bay. You'll be entranced by the sunrise over mountains to the east and west to the glow of a sunset glow over the Pacific Ocean.
*Full breakfast items provided for you to fix your breakfast and relax! No rushing out to shop for groceries!
*2 bedrooms, 2 baths (one is a private suite with Bay Views). Queen bed in each of the two bedrooms. Great linens, sanitized w/each use.
*New kitchen, granite counters, stainless appliances, filtered water in the stainless refrigerator.
*WRAP AROUND REDWOOD DECKING with stunning views covering 2 sides of property-1200 square feet of decks! Also, with propane BBQ in bricked space, barbeque tools provided, plus wood provided for outdoor evening fireside experiences around the chiminea.
*Attached garage with automatic opener, great for collector car and biking events!
*WiFi and entertainment center with large TV, DVD, music, VCR, movies and CDs & DVDs, new flat screen TVs in both bedrooms, TVs in kitchen and living room!
*Certified Wildlife habitat, a birdwatcher's delight on the flyway between mountains to the east and Pacific Ocean to the west. 1/4 mile walk to frog pond preserve with ducks and geese and 1 mile trail around pond, including a redwood grove.
*Piano and music center in living area for sing- alongs as well as game table for cards and games! Make memories!
*1/2 mile walk to private tennis courts. Just 1.5 miles to closest beach.
*Property is managed by the owners, your hosts, experienced in real estate management and customer satisfaction and they personally are the point of contact. We want your vacation to be perfect! On-call so you are not left 'out to dry' if you have a question or need.
*We send you a planning letter with websites that have discounts for the Aquarium and restaurants nearby, an activities list, restaurant list and 'distance to major attractions' list, and our 'Four Favorite Hikes', history of the neighborhood.
This beautifully appointed home has two bedrooms each with a queen bed; Also available is an inflatable queen bed PLUS new QUEEN sofasleeper with "extra loft mattress" of memory foam in the living room. The almost level-in entries and single story layout also help those who find stairs difficult.
Hacienda Serena is only 1.5 miles from Monterey Bay beaches with 32 miles of lovely walking and biking paths at Monterey Bay State Beach, named in AARP Magazine 'one of the nation's ..most beautiful beaches...for a leisurely outdoor activity...' Watch or fly kites, hike the dunes and scenic trails, or play in the Bay!
The welcoming flag is always flying at Hacienda Serena and the special breakfast items include juice, fresh homemade coffee cake, fresh fruit in season, eggs, sausages, potato cakes, waffles, cereals, an assortment of coffees and teas, and condiments. After a relaxing first morning, you can recline on the decks with your freshly brewed coffee and savor the view!
This ranch-style, level-in home with Western hacienda-style decor has breathtaking sunsets to the west over Monterey Bay and sunrises to the east over the mountains. Enjoy new flat screen TVs in both bedrooms and also large TV in the living room entertainment center; two DVD players and a library of DVDs, CDs for great music, etc. provided.. WiFi and High speed internet are provided.
This great vacation home in the Monterey sunbelt is just a few miles west of Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway and Golf Course, the Salinas Valley 'lettuce Bowl of the US' known as Steinbeck Country and Pastures of Heaven, required shuttles to all special events, and the Steinbeck Museum; moments west to downtown Monterey, Cannery Row, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Pacific Grove, 7 miles to downtown Carmel and beach on Carmel Bay, and 8 miles to the Lodge at Pebble Beach! You can relax and have fun from the moment you arrive! Just bring your clothes and wind down while we provide everything else, including 'how to' , what to do, where to go instructions for you!
We look forward to helping you have a great time on the Monterey Peninsula! In return we just ask that you use the home and contents gently and respectfully. Thank you!
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Member since: 2006
- 1800 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
- Queen size Beds (2) There are two standard Queen-size Beds. Available now also an inflatable queen bed for extra guests, plus queen bed sized sofabed in living room; (2) two single bed-sized fold out but comfortable (foam) futons for floor sleeping-good for children mostly. Ideal: 4 adults or 4-6 adults....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Both baths have designer tile floors and shower/tub surrounds. One has oversized shower and is private to 'Carmel' bedroom. The other full bath is off hallway adjacent to second guest bedroom and has hand held shower and duck décor theme; luxury towels. Extra large towels provided for sunning on decks!...moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
- Near The Ocean:
- Ocean View:
View of Monterey Bay, Pacific Grove and Santa Cruz hills, all in the distance but clearly visible. That is to the WEST. To the EAST is wildlands all the way to Mt. Toro east to Steinbeck/wine country...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Broadband Access:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Free Long Distance:
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Wood Fireplace:
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker:
Kitchen is fully equipped, including George Foreman grill for indoor grilling or outdoor gas grill, toaster, blender, waffle maker, coffee maker w/coffee provided. Everything you could possibly need....moreless
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
Kitchen is new, with stainless appliances, granite counters, Italian tile floors. Two wall ovens plus built in microwave; filtered water; stainless refrigerator with ice maker, all amenities....moreless
- Pantry Items:
Deck / Patio:
Outdoor Furniture seating for 10 at tables plus benches for your barbeque, small meetings, etc. Number of guests allowed is limited due to water restrictions in the area and, sorry, no large parties are allowed. We can recommend places for parties or meetings over six people. This home is for the people renting it only, with permission for any special gathering on a case by case basis. Thank you....moreless
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Jan 1 - Jan 1, 2018
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Prep and clean fee $150
One month rental will be defined as a calendar month, not the number of days
There will be a $50 per person per night extra charge for the fifth and sixth guest, if your group includes more than FOUR people total including children of all ages. Concours d'Elegance third week of August is flat $400 per night for seven nights plus prep and clean fee of $150.
PayPal, cashier's check. Personal check if paid 30 days in advance
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Blackhorse and Bayonet Golf Courses are just a few miles from the house on crest with amazing Bay views.. Award winning course design recently completed. Clubhouse with inexpensive dining open to public plus rooms available for private parties at no extra charge. See our planning list for contact or google it....MoreCollapse
New tennis courts at bottom of hill (1/2 mile walk) with code we supply. Frog Preserve just 1/2 mile away with pond, deck for viewing and feeding ducks, large oak tree to climb, 1 mile walk around pond. Just delightful!
Year Purchased: 2003
About the owner: We have always dreamed of providing a rental home with our own special touch for guests, which is what we enjoy doing now and for the last decade at this home. It's as lovely as a bed and breakfast but better for you, since you have privacy but all the 'goodies'! We provide custom decorations for special occasions, fresh flowers, chocolates in each bedroom, freshly baked coffee cake, complete breakfast items, many, many extras !
Why the Owner Chose Del Rey Oaks, CA, USA:
Hacienda Serena has everything we wanted in a 'dream' home: views of Monterey Bay plus Santa Cruz hills and Pacific Grove views to the west and of unlimited hills and mountains to the east for great sunrises and sunsets! It is a very sunny location in Del Rey Oaks area but one can still see fog drifting in and out of the Bay and we love those views. Close to all the wonderful activities on Monterey Peninsula; walk to neighborhood private tennis courts, parks with stream, play areas, picnic tables, and a Regional Park Frog Wetland Preserve. Short 5 minute drive to Monterey Bay and beaches, wharf, Aquarium.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Views of the Pacific Ocean and Monterey Bay; privacy inside and out with lots of decking; beautiful yard, flowers and fountains; gas fireplace for interior atmosphere; outside is a wood-burning chiminea for evenings with your family and friends. Lovely furnishings with great, new kitchen that is easy to work in. Easy 'flow' through the house for the guests. All on one floor, including level out through French doors to 1100 sf of decking and lots of outdoor furniture. OR... sit on the front veranda in the late afternoon with tea or coffee and bask in that special, warm late afternoon sun.
- Primary: (831) 809-1643 (California, USA)
- Secondary: (831) 809-1228 (California, USA)
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Bay views to West from 1200 square feet of decks!
Plenty of parking plus two car garage; sunny veranda for afternoon coffee break.
Elegant veranda with bench, table and 2 chairs; peace!
Stainless refrigerator with filtered water feature. Breakfast goodies included!
Custom table settings by season or for your special celebrations!
Guest 'Carmel' room nautical theme, views of Bay and gardens
New queen bed in guest room office with desk, armoire, flat screen TV.
lovely hall bath with designer tile, fresh flowers, great linens.
Music alcove. Make memories!
Night time "party lights" on deck.
Stainless Barbeque, tools, extra propane tank provided
Bird watching from the deck-this art includes sea glass from local beaches!
Relax. You're on vacation!
Elegant front landscaping with water and bird features.
Hacienda-style gracious entryway.
New kitchen with granite counters, designer tile, gourmet level appliances.
harvest table can be a game table or extra dining space
More of 'Carmel' guest room bath, over-sized shower, lovely linens
guest room and office with flat screen TV; desk; armoire.
New sofa sleeper with memory foam QUEEN mattress, nailhead styling, summer 2015
Living room with game table and entertainment center
1200 sf of decking, tables Adirondack chairs, views both east and west..ahhhhhh
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This listing was first published here in 2006.
Date last modified - Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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