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Provence in Carmel Valley with Pool-Sleeps 6-10

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-10)

Welcome to Provence in Carmel Valley. Authentic Adobe features with beautifully remodeled interior. Many items are imported from France. With over 3,000 feet of fine interior living and three seamless outdoor spaces, you won't remember if you are dining in or out by the adobe fireplace and outdoor living room. With rosemary, lavender, and your own fruit bearing olive and fruit trees, you will enjoy the special scents and the harvest when in bloom.

Perched just above Los Laureles Lodge, you can enjoy the fine dining there or at Bernardus Lodge two minutes close. You can also enjoy the many nearby fine restaurants in Carmel Valley village, Carmel, or cook a gourmet meal in the chef appointed kitchen fully equipped with an espresso machine and wine fridge. There is also a large bar and game room with a small game table that includes chess, checkers and backgammon.

The best wineries in Carmel Valley, and hiking at Garland Park are located less than 5 mins away. Carmel restaurants and beaches are 15 mins by car, and the spectacular Big Sur Coastline beckons you to drive south 45 mins to enjoy Ventana, Nepenthe and The Post Ranch Inns. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk with beach and amusement park is just 45 minutes by car.

Three Bedrooms, an adjoining den/ fourth bedroom with closet, and three bathrooms ensure comfort for all your guests with two king beds one temperpedic, one with memory foam topper, two queen beds, also with memory foam, the den/fourth bedroom has two twin beds (one tempur pedic the other with memory foam topper) that can be pulled together for another king size bed.

Enjoy an authentic and charming adobe home which has hosted many satisfied guests over the years. This is the first time it has been available for vacation rental in its 65-year history. The special feeling of the home and surrounds will make it hard to leave.

The pool/spa is heated during the months of May-October.

Keywords: home, villa, estate

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 9, 2017


Best hiking minutes away. Monterey Bay Aquarium, Wine Tasting close by, Big Sur and Santa Cruz 45', San Francisco is a 2 hour drive. There are 4 complimentary guest passes to The Monterey Bay Aquarium for your use during your stay.


Carmel Valley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Den/Adjacent bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • King size beds (1) 2 very high quality and comfortable king beds, one is a genuine temperpedic and the other is topped with memory foam. French quilted spreads or down comforters., Queen size Beds (2) Very comfortable queen beds with optional queen memory foam topper., Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 twin beds, one in day bed, one in trundle. One is a genuine tempurpedic brand mattress, the other has a tempurpedic topper.., Baby Cribs (1) 2 Pack and plays available at the home.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Many have called this home a mini 'Bernardus-Like Private Retreat' with over 3000 feet of living space. 42' lap pool/spa with child safety cover. 4 fireplaces, one outdoors in outdoor living room. Large bar area and separate office. Spectacular views of Garland Park and hills. 300 yr. old oak trees. Chef's kitchen with Viking range, Espresso Machine, Subzero and Bosch D/W and wine fridge. Seats 22 for meals indoors and 12 outdoors. Beautiful French imported details throughout the home. Comfortable beds, some tempurpedic.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(40 traveler reviews)

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Provence in Carmel Valley with Pool-Sleeps 6-10
average rating of 4.85 based on 40 reviews

Charm abounds in every corner of this lovely place.

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend Provence in Carmel Valley. Situated conveniently on the edge of town, this welcoming home is comfortable, well-equipped and charming. Diane is a pleasure to deal with. Enjoy a relaxing dip in the heated pool as you unwind from a wonderful day visiting wineries, local sights and hiking trails.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the lovely review. I am so pleased you enjoyed the house and the pool/spa after sightseeing and hiking. It was my pleasure to meet you and I hope to see you again next year and welcome you once again. Warmest Regards, Diane
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Hudson, Ohio

A bucolic dream

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 adults and 2 children recently spent 3 days at this perfect home rental. If you are seeking a time of peace, comfort, luxury and beauty, look no farther. The photos, good as they are, do not do the house and grounds justice. There is plenty of space indoors and outdoors, many nooks for conversation and reading, a great kitchen for eating at home, bedtime comfort, camera shots out every window - you just have to trust us reviewers that you have found your Carmel Valley home. Diane was also perfect - both in her quick and thorough responses to each communication, and her attentiveness while we were there.

From this center we drove as far as we could into Big Sur (bridge out so couldn't reach Nepenthe), hiked, wandered Carmel streets, did the 17 Mile Drive, visited the Aquarium (thanks to Diane's 4 passes), ate out wonderfully, sampled great local wines... but the truth is... we were happiest each day when we returned "home." In fact, our 8 year old Manhattan granddaughter decided after our trip that she wants to be live in Carmel Valley when she grows up!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Judy, thanks so much for pointing out the features of my home from your perspective. It is my pleasure to provide a special space and experience for families such as yours. This is truly why I make my home available for families and groups from near or far. Many people comment about how surprised they are about the size and privacy but you captured it beautifully. Do come back! Your granddaughter is on to something...Carmel Valley is a special place with a great vibe.
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Carmel Valley retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home. Beautiful grounds. Beautiful host!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceptional in every way

  • 5 of 5

Truly exceptional in every way! The house is even better than the photos and much more spacious. Lots of privacy between bedrooms and multiple gathering spaces.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We rented Provence as a celebration of our 40th anniversary and it did not disappoint. Diane is a phenomenal host, couldn't have been more attentive, met us when we arrived, and then led us on a personal tour of the home and its amenities. The rooms are spacious, comfortable, decorated beautifully, and, since our son and his family accompanied us, the exquisite pool area was used frequently. No need to worry about having enough could easily accommodate 8-10 people without anyone feeling cramped. The master bedroom is enormous, coupled with an attached two tier deck with table and chairs to enjoy the view the canyon's sunrise with a cup of coffee under the 200 year old Spanish Oaks that reside on the property. Closet space is endless and the new, high end washer dryer were easy to operate, located in the master suite. The large, eat in kitchen's premier gas stove, new exterior Weber grill, and extensive utensil/cookware cache allowed our son, a talented chef, to cook some fantastic meals, complemented by some exceptional area wines. We were supposed to rent another home in Sonoma the following week but, due to the fires, were forced to abandon that venue and had to make a decision on a replacement location. Diane, who'd kept us updated on the progress of the fires based on friends of hers in the Napa/Sonoma area, immediately stepped in to advise us we could use the house for another week, eliminating our anxiety and thus, allowing the five of us to enjoy the quiet neighborhood for the next seven days. She was the epitome of class, an exemplary proprietor, and we'd highly recommend Provence to anyone looking to stay in the Carmel area. Thanks, Diane!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Paul, it was my great pleasure to have you and your family at Procenve in Carmel Valley for two weeks. You were the ideal guests in every way. I hope our paths cross again.
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Fairfield, Ca

Great for kids!

  • 4 of 5

Huge home that comfortably accommodated 10 people without feeling crowded at all.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning and linen $300 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

July and August - a minimum of 7 nights

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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