Due to local regulations and ordinances, this property will become a long term (30 days or more for each reservation) rental as of August/ September, 2018. Please inquire through VRBO on this listing "contact owner' or call or e-mail for more information if you want to rent for 30 days or more. The price and all parameters will change on the listing about August 1. Thanks for your interest! Barbara and David
The latest and greatest compliment we just received from walking a guest through the house and surrounding decks was, "Your website doesn't do this place justice! It is so lovely!" There is nothing like seeing it in person, so make your reservation!
Looking for a great get away with Monterey Bay views? love golf, cars, beaches, hiking, wine tasting, chocolate? This is your place...close to all these fun things, yet a peaceful retreat!
A recent thank you card said, "Your hospitality and attention to personal detail are unmatched in the world of vacation rental homes". Things are provided such as secure entry lockbox, night lights in almost every room, new soaps and shampoos in both baths, lists provided in advance for activities you and family/guests can enjoy, websites that provide discounts, restaurant and "small bite" recommendations, personal tour of property on arrival ....read on....
Enjoy your breakfast (or 'upside down dinner as our grandkids say) fixings for at least 8 servings, all the extras including fresh baked coffee cake, coffee, tea, eggs, waffles, sausage, ....all you need for a relaxing morning with family and friends.
This home and location get raves every time, due to close proximity to special attractions on the Monterey Peninsula and the amenities in the house and surroundings, such as Bay views, elegant furnishings, helpful info on coupons and 'deals' in the area. Easy access to all Monterey, Carmel, Pacific Grove and Pebble Beach attractions! Close to The Monterey Bay Aquarium, 17-Mile Drive , wine country tours and 19 wine tasting rooms in Carmel, a chocolate factory 1 mile away, Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway, Big Sur and points south, the Rodeo each summer, the Steinbeck Museum and more. We send you exact mileage and estimated drive time to all attractions as well as websites for discounts as soon as you book your stay! Also recommendations for restaurants and area activities for the whole family.
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!
Sleeps four total guests plus options for more!. Each of two bedrooms contain one queen bed. New memory foam mattress sleeper sofa, two twin floor futons, and optional inflatable queen mattress, so it makes 1-2 extra guests possible depending on the configuration. Those extras will be $50 per person per night with prior approval and payment.
You'll not only find full breakfast supplies at the house but also, 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 flower arrangements; toys and games, flat screen TVs, etc. 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; we are available to assist you and provide information on the area and home as needed. We meet you for a walk through on arrival so you know how everything works! We are often away visiting grand children but when not, we are in the locked-off, in-law unit, attached but totally private as we have our own entry at the back of the property. We guarantee your total privacy.
*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! OR you have snacks on arrival, especially good after a long or late flight and drive.
*2 bedrooms, 2 baths (one is a private suite with Bay Views). Queen bed in each of the two bedrooms. Great linens; whole house and 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 us, the owners, your hosts, experienced in real estate management and customer satisfaction. We personally are the point of contact. We want your vacation to be perfect! On-call and on-site, 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.
The almost level-in entries and single story layout also help those who find stairs difficult. Many guests have brought older members of the family and it has worked out wonderfully! Special family get togethers are what make memories:)
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!
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.
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, 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!
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