Country Paradise -- 5 Minutes from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca(16 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
House, 2 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 2.5 Baths, (Max occupancy 10)
EAST OF EDEN GUESTHOUSE SUITE
(Suite can sleep up to 6)
Our East of Eden Guesthouse has a spectacular sunroom with views of surrounding hills. There's plenty of comfortable seating and a full-size dining table—you'll feel as if your dining in a lovely garden. The sofas in the sunroom are deep and comfortable — a relaxing place sip a glass of wine at the end of a busy day, curl up with a book, or take a nap. Outside is a large fountain and garden areas—peaceful and relaxing with the sound of water and birdsong. The large private patio area adds additional living space with outdoor furniture and gas barbecue.
EAST OF EDEN has a luxury master bedroom with a king-size bed, sitting area with 2 sofas and a large TV, private half bath, and electric fireplace. The bed faces a beautiful view of the garden and surrounding hills. For additional sleeping in the master bedroom there is a queen convertible bed.
In addition to the master bedroom, the house has a full bath and a sunny full kitchen with breakfast nook. The large sunroom (which can be closed off via a sliding glass door from the kitchen) can be used for an additional sleeping area with a convertible king-size bed and a full size sofa futon. Please note that during the winter months, the sunroom is usually very comfortable during the daytime but cools off at night and cannot be heated (just too much glass and high ceiling).
We are in John Steinbeck's celebrated Pastures of Heaven area (between Monterey and Salinas) is within Monterey Peninsula's prized sunbelt area. It may be foggy in Monterey, Carmel or Pebble Beach, but just 20 minutes away at your garden guesthouse, you'll often have sunny days.
The property is 4 fully fenced acres, with expansive lawn areas, koi pond, and gardens just outside your door— a perfect place to barbecue . . . or just relax with a book and sunbathe when weather permits. You have the feel of being in the country but all the convenience of being close to all the wonders of the Monterey Peninsula: celebrated golf courses, shopping, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Big Sur Coast, and music events, such as the Monterey Jazz Festival. And if you're a racing fan, this property is ideal! We're just 5 minutes from the Laguna Seca Raceway!
Please see link to our website below (just below Rates) to download our map, which shows distances from Monterey Guesthouses to popular destinations in the Monterey Bay.
There's a private parking area with room for larger vehicles, such as an RV or a boat. If you need secure storage for bicycles or other large items, a locked, covered carport can be provided. We are pet friendly on 4 fully fenced acres. We provide our guests with free Monterey Aquarium passes (2) and croquet set, which can be set up on the large lawn area.
Please see our web link below or visit our website for more information about the property.
We provide luxury Egyptian cotton linens, and we wash and steam/sterilize all bed linens and bath towels before the arrival of new guests.
A $500 deposit is required to reserve a guesthouse. This deposit holds your booking and then serves as a damage deposit once you arrive. If there are no damages or additional charges incurred during your stay, your $500 is refunded in full.
Our cancellation policy with regard to the deposit is as follows:
1) If cancelled 60 days before arrival, you will receive a refund of your deposit minus a $75 administration fee and any bank or Paypal fees incurred in processing your deposit amount (3%).
2) If cancelled 59 to 30 days before arrival, you will receive a refund of your deposit minus a $95 administration fee and any bank or Paypal fees incurred in processing your deposit amount (3%).
3) If you cancel fewer than 30 days before arrival, your deposit is not refunded unless the owner is able to rent the guesthouse(s) for the time you reserved.
There is a $75 cleaning fee per suite for your stay. The grounds make for a wonderful place to romp, please supervise children and pets.
Keywords: guesthouse, casita, sunroom, solairum, cottage
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Member since: 2010
- Max. occupancy 8
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Mountain Biking
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Dining Area
- Clothes Dryer:
Parking for the guesthouses is a secure, large off-road fenced 'parking corral.' An enclosed carport that can be locked is available for large items, such as bicycles and other gear you wish to stow....moreless
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- Cooking Utensils
(2) The East of Eden Suite has full-sized electric range and oven, microwave oven, and sink, and refrigerator. Built-in kitchen cabinets and countertops. Kitchen utensils are provided. Small breakfast table in kitchen. The Cannery Row suite has a separate kitchen area with built-in sink, counter space, and cabinets, portable electric burners, coffee maker, and microwave oven. All kitchen utensils are provided. There is a breakfast-nook table and chairs in the kitchen....moreless
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $40
- Cleaning fee $75
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Tax Rate 10.5%
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Year Purchased: 1997
About the owner: Elizabeth Ward has lived in the Monterey/Carmel area for more than 40 years. She moved to the Corral de Tierra area 20 years ago, finding this area a hidden, unspoiled gem.
Why the Owner Chose Salinas, CA, USA:
Most people know that the Monterey Bay area is famous for its natural beauty and popular events, but locals know it also has very quirky microclimates. Sunbelt properties close to the ocean, like Corral de Tierra and Carmel Valley, are prized and at a premium. Summer days can be cold and foggy in Pebble Beach or Carmel, and just a few minutes drive inland finds a warm, sunny day. A gloomy day in Salinas turns into a pocket of sunshine a few miles west where we are. The Corral de Tierra area, also known as John Steinbeck's Pastures of Heaven, is a sunny jewel. I've lived on the Peninsula for 40 years — in Carmel Valley, Pebble Beach, Monterey, Pacific Grove — and this is the area I chose for my dreamhome and retirement.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
We are 5 minutes away from the main entrance to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. And we are just down the road from The River Road Wine Trail -- a country drive that winds through 12 exceptional vineyards and wine-tasting rooms. A very special afternoon! Hikers and Mountain Bikers will love the Fort Ord National Monument, which runs behind our property. A trail head is just down the road from us!
- Primary: (831) 484-6442 (California, USA)
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private patio area with BBQ, adjacent to large lawn areas
East of Eden sunroom Suite: corner sitting area overlooking the back lawn area.
East of Eden: Bright, airy kitchen, looking toward dining area in sunroom
East of Eden: Dining table looks out to the fountain garden
East of Eden: Treat yourself to some luxury!
Welcome race fans!
Cannery Row: Private patio entrance
East of Eden: Full stove and oven, lots of counter space
East of Eden: Private patio with gas barbecue.
East of Eden: Full bath with large shower stall
Large back lawn for guests to enjoy. Ask to borrow our croquet set!
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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