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Magnificent 3BR/3BA Monterey Bay Beach House

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Townhome, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

This oceanfront home can be yours for a memorable getaway. With 3 bedrooms and 3 full baths, this two-story home is ideal for family visits or a group of friends.

The beach is only steps away on the boardwalk connecting the home directly to the sand. The living room, dining room, and master bedroom all offer panoramic views of the entire Monterey Bay. End the day with spectacular sunsets over the Pacific.

The vaulted living room ceiling adds to the elegance of the home. All three spacious bedrooms are furnished with king-size beds; the downstairs bedroom also includes a twin bed. All linens and housekeeping service are included as is a washer and dryer.

Do as much cooking as you wish with the fully equipped kitchen and outdoor barbecue. You will also find a directory of wonderful close-by restaurants. The home includes four TV sets with satellite receivers, a DVD player, and WiFi. Park your car out of the elements in the two-car garage. All you need to bring is your food and clothing. Everything else awaits you.

Monterey Dunes Colony offers recreational opportunities including tennis courts, basketball court, bocce ball, putting green, a swimming pool, a sand volleyball court, and a Jacuzzi.

Sorry, no pets. Smoking is not permitted.

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 17, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

We spent three wonderful days together as a family. We are so thankful for the chance to stay in this beautiful house and soak up the relaxing environment and wonderful views. We hope to have more family time like we experienced this weekend.
Feb 2014
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Castroville Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Ocean view
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Upstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Downstairs
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • bay/sound
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Magnificent 3BR/3BA Monterey Bay Beach House
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 40 reviews

Property was great! So relaxing and was just what we needed with such a busy life!

  • 5 of 5

Owner was so great to work with and made everything so convenient to work together. We'll definitely be back soon.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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Magnificent is right!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, quiet, well appointed place to stay. Enjoyed it immensely - wish we could have stayed longer!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Great Property In Monterey Dunes

  • 5 of 5

An excellent property and we highly recommend staying here. . Well maintained and a joy to stay with friends , take walks on the beach and explore all that the Dunes and surrounding areas has to offer. Great communication from owner Richard Matthews and all the details covered prior to our stay. Thank you! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Was as advertised. Clean, well appointed, comfortable, peaceful, close to the beach

  • 5 of 5

One evening we saw from the living room quite a few whales frolicking out on the ocean. We also enjoyed the fact that there was total privacy in spite of the easy access to the beach.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was fantastic. The house was spacious and the views were incredible.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect. We loved every minute of it.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Enjoyed time at your house

  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful time at this house. We went to Carmel the days and went back to the house. We swam at pool and spa, played tennis, etc. We will come back next time.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Moss Landing restaurants
Nearest Beach
30 Metres
Salinas River State Beach
Car: necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $145
Tax Rate 10.5%

Monterey Dunes Colony is the most well preserved and has the finest natural sand dunes on Monterey Bay. The homeowners have made a positive commitment to preserve and maintain our sand dunes and to protect this precious heritage.


Rules: The rules are enforced by the owner and by Monterey Dunes Colony Association staff. Any violation of rules may result in a fine that will be charged to the guest.

Occupancy: The number of guests occupying the home is limited to seven (7) people, a limit imposed by the Monterey Dunes Colony Association. You may have additional daytime guests if authorized by the owner in advance.

Pets: Guests may NOT bring pets to Monterey Dunes.

Vehicles: If you will have more than 3 vehicles, contact the owner to discuss parking. Motor homes, campers, recreation trailers, trucks, haul trailers or boat/watercraft trailers are not permitted.

Parking: Vehicles must be parked in the garage or outside parking space labeled “110” and, if needed, in a space marked for visitors.

Smoking: Smoking in the home is strictly prohibited.

Beach Fires: State law prohibits fires on the beach.

Drones: Flying of drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the airspace of the Monterey Dunes Colony is prohibited.

Sand Dunes & Boardwalks: Do not walk or play on the dunes. Use the boardwalks to the beach.

Disturbances: Neighbors have the right to enjoy their property without being disturbed. Noise, including amplified music, shouting, and hot tub activities shall not disturb or wake neighbors.

Rule Violations: Fines range from $150 to $500 for each rule violation. Let’s follow the rules and avoid fines.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.