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Big Sur Craftsman cabin

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-5))

This is a secluded gem of a cabin with craftsman touches in a very lovely setting. It sits in a private corner of the property with magical filtered light through the oak and redwood forest. South facing with a beautiful mountain/canyon view it is very spacious (aprox 600sf) with the tinted plaster walls and arches giving it a very warm, old world feel. The quaint little bedroom is accessed by an outdoor covered staircase and has a spectacular view of the canyon. There is very nice deck space on three sides of the cabin, where one can sit in sun or shade while enjoying the abundant bird life and forest/mountain/canyon views.Or relax in our deep clawfoot tub that sits in our redwood gardenroom. Deer and quail are commonly seen, with the occasional glimpse of a bobcat or fox.

We now have a wood-fired sauna on the property,which is available to guests as well as ourselves. The sauna has a large,covered deck and sits in a quiet location shaded beneath a giant live oak,with a beautiful canyon view. The perfect place to calm your spirit and feel the bounty of nature.

The property is conveniently located halfway between Carmel/Monterey Peninsula and Big Sur Proper. Three miles inland and over 1,100 ft in elevation, we are usually above the fog , which creates unique views as it moves in and out of the canyon like slow tide. We are 4/10ths of a mile up a well maintained dirt rd.......access is rarely a problem and then only during heavy storms in the winter months at these times 4WD is recommended , though not often necessary.

This land is a place for quietude and solitude...a place to be replenished and calmed by the simple beauty of nature.We hope that our guests treat this as an opportunity to experience these wildlands with reverence and come away refreshed in a way that only nature can deliver.So please respect this quiet for your sake as well as those who live here.

Keywords: Cottage, small house

More Details

Owner
Monica
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About Monica

We have lived in the area for over 28 years, and on this property for 19 where we have raised a large family. All of our children still live in the area, and our 16 year old daughter, Sienna, is still with us. I am a carpenter/builder and have rarely had to leave this canyon for work while my wife, Monica, has worked for many years at a fine restaurant in Carmel though now she stays plenty busy running this business. We have been avid backpackers through the years, taking the entire family on many hikes. We are a storehouse of info regarding the best local restaurants, hiking trails, beaches, river spots, etc. so please feel free to ask.

Monica purchased this cabin in 2004

Why Monica chose Carmel-by-the-Sea

Since first passing through here as teenagers, we have felt that this is one of the most beautiful places in California, if not the entire country.There is a magic in the air here.

What makes this cabin unique

The peace one feels while living in the forest amongst the wildlife and beautiful always changing scenery. It is a spectacular area, and every year we feel its beauty more deeply.

Amenities

Carmel-by-the-Sea Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
General:
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Queen size futon couch/bed in livingroom Single size futon couch/bed in reading room
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Big Sur Craftsman cabin
average rating of 4.939394 based on 99 reviews
5

wonderful cabin in the woods

  • 5 of 5

Great spot to get away from it all. Quiet and lovely view over the valley. Loved the morning sun and coffee on the deck. Access to cabin is steep for last 1/4 mile but we had no problems in our rental car. The sauna was a treat too. Hot tub is exactly that, a secluded bath tub with views over the oak woodland. As a party of birders we had a great time spotting some 30 + species from the balcony after a day on the busy coast highway. Would visit again!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

lovely retreat

  • 5 of 5

Big Sur is stunning. Monica was lovely and accommodating. The cabin is very quaint. The only thing I would clarify is that there is not hot tub, it's an outdoor bathtub!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Carlsbad, CA
5

The Perfect Escape

  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect place to stay to relax and recharge! The property was beautiful. I loved being able to enjoy my morning coffee in this cabin among the treetops. Everything was just magical. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Stunning

  • 5 of 5

One of the most beautiful areas I've ever seen. The cabin is wonderful, beautifully built, and some lovely personal touches. Sauna is AWESOME. Monica and Joel were great. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Dan! So happy that you thoroughly enjoyed our property! We hope that you will come back sometime- Best, Monica and Joel
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Westport, CT
5

Perfection!

  • 5 of 5

The first time you drive up to the cabin you think “whaaaaa?” - but then you understand to get this quiet and removed you must take the journey. The drive becomes part of the beauty of the vacation - from the eucalyptus trees to the gorgeous redwoods. Monica is kind and gracious and the cabin is impeccably kept and clean and serene!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Relaxing cabin in the woods

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed this beautiful cabin nestled in the woods of Big Sur with gorgeous landscapes, wonderful hikes and gorgeous beaches. Cabin offers a rustic, clean, pleasant stay with a great sauna for a morning sweat. Enjoy

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $60 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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