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View from Trailer looking towards Ocean and Bathhouse. Nice sunny terrace.

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Last updated: 09/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Monterey County has recently modified its policy regards vacation rentals. PLEASE CONTACT ME BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO BOOK for details as to whether and how I may be able to host you for your desired stay and yet function within their regulations. A phone conversation works best for this, so PLEASE PROVIDE A PHONE NUMBER SO I MAY CALL YOU and answer when I call!!

This Warm, Cozy Vintage Trailer - a 1962 Pathfinder - will take you back in time. If you are adventurous but still enjoy the amenities of city life - you'll be right at home here. French press & good coffee, high thread count sheets, a pantry stocked with all the essentials and superb bathtub with stunning view will smooth your transition from city distraction to country peaceful.

Sister site available, listing #783125. Stay with friends or family yet have your privacy.

This 1962 Pathfinder Trailer was beautifully maintained and has been gently handled. If you are looking for a unique romantic getaway - this place is it. 54 acres of secluded Big Sur beauty. The site is completely private ( and boy howdy do I mean PRIVATE! ) - your view is of the ocean and canyon and ridges. Hike the ridges and canyons, or actually RELAX unmolested by the digital world, in incredible Natural beauty and quietude. Some folks appreciate staying here while doing workshops at Esalen, my place being removed from the hurly-burly while still allowing easy access to their property. I am finding that folks catch up on sleep here, sometimes clocking a good ten plus hours of deep and unmolested restful rejuvenating sleep. I've got Fuchsias planted just outside the window, so that from first light there are hummingbirds a few inches from your head; doesn't mean you need to wake up, just that beauty is happening....

• Secluded - Quiet - Private
• Ocean & Mountain Views
• Located Across from Esalen
• Cast iron tub+outdoor shower with ocean view.
• Cascading creek lulls you to sleep.
• Pet, Kid & Alternative Lifestyle Friendly
• Minutes to Beach, Post Office, HWY One / Carmel / Monterey
• Star Gazing. Zero light pollution

This Vintage Trailer has been lovingly maintained - the original tiny bathroom has been removed and a spacious and luxurious Private Bath House a few paces away has been erected and outfitted with a standard toilet, big cast iron clawfoot tub (fits two!), outdoor shower, and redwood deck. Ahhhhh. All with Ocean and Mountain Views.

This property is private and completely and deliberately OFF THE GRID.

'Big Sur Cabin Rental' is a GREEN vacation rental property. Although it is completely Off the Grid, you can still enjoy every amenity that makes traveling a pleasure. I clean with simple non-chemical products. I line dry the linens and they smell fresh and wonderful. All my end is powered by solar, my computer, cel phone, everything. 21 years now...it's not hard, really.

Solar and propane powers the systems that give you electricity for charging your Ipod and grinding your coffee - cooking a meal and taking a hot bath or shower and heating the Trailer. It's clean, warm, dry and lovingly cared for. The kitchen is well equipped with quality cooking equipment like good, sharp knives and cast iron.I like to cook and have set it up for someone who also likes to cook.The pantry is well stocked with all the essentials, olive oils, sea salt, Balsamic and other vinegars, teas, organic Basmati rice, extra dark French roast coffee and coffee press, wine glasses etc...everything you'll need for a romantic getaway. Enjoy the night stars while cozying up in the high thread count sheets then in the morning relax to fresh ground coffee and fresh laid eggs ( I keep chickens and will share the eggs with you) and take in the beautiful OCEAN VIEW!

Your paypal deposit will secure your reservation.
Namaste.

Keywords: Pet Friendly. Romantic Ocean View, Vintage Airstream Trailer, Secluded, Eco Retreat, Private, hiking, adventure, whale watching, Big Sur, Eco Adventure, Trailer, Off Grid, High Thread count sheets. Off the beaten path, romantic getaway big sur, River,glamping, romantic, honeymoon

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome:

    While this venue mostly appeals to couples and single travelers, many well behaved children have enjoyed the wild here. Great place to bring a kid with a lot of energy. Hiking possibilities are endless. Please also know also that this is the WILD. And there is real wildlife, spiders, snakes, coyote, mountain lions etc. Hazards any parent would want to investigate before committing. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Most pets are welcome - but never on the beds....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1

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  • 1 Double Bed. You can hear the creek from here. It rushes day and night down the canyon. Very relaxing. Hah, those plug-in water features are a pale imitation of this, the Real Thing!...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

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  • Ocean & Mountain View from the bath house. Beautiful claw foot tub for the ladies inside bath house. Showering in total privacy al fresco is a wonderful experience. Watch hawks soar and hear the creek thundering down the canyon. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Across the street from Esalen, this property offers the best Ocean views from a Mountain setting. It's a quick 10-15 minute walk down the hill to the baths at Esalen. This is the real wilderness down here - but if you can mentally muscle through it - I promise you will be rewarded with unparalleled beauty. Visit my website for more pics....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    If artist Maxfield Parrish turns you on, you are going to love the magic light effects of this canyon. Pinks, oranges, Pastel Purples. Magic!...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    This site is 600 feet above sea level. The ocean and mountain views from here are among the best in Big Sur. Watch dolphins and whales from the terrace even, heck, it's fabulously gorgeous and superbly quiet and private. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Snorkeling/Diving

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Linens Provided:

    Luxurious High Thread Count Sheets. Foam Mattress....moreless

  • Parking Off Street

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils:

    I like to cook & have set it up for others who do as well. Good cast iron and enamelled cast iron and restaurant quality cookware. Good knives that are SHARP! Pantry is stocked with essentials, olive oil, vinegar, coffee press, etc....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Trailer has full cooking facilities. Great three burner stove with oven that is surprisingly true to temperature....moreless

  • Oven:

    Small oven that works. Great for toasting and roasting....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Olive oil, Vinegars, sharp knives, cutting boards, spices, ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Small propane refrigerator. Works great. Bring your food! Have dinner and enjoy the view!...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
 

Reviews

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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$215

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $30
  • Cleaning Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 10.5%

Notes:

PLEASE NOTE: You MUST Arrive between 2 & 6 pm. NO EXCEPTIONS. In WINTER, NO LATER than ONE HOUR BEFORE SUNSET!!! This is a SAFETY ISSUE. NO EXCEPTIONS. FAILURE TO ARRIVE AT LEAST ONE HOUR PRIOR TO SUNSET WILL RESULT IN FORFEIT OF THAT NIGHTS STAY. It's dark here at night, really dark. You don't want to be finding the edges by Braille; as well it's better if you're in the tub at sunset, no?


Manager's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 09/20/2016
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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Beach
Pfeiffer

Car: Necessary

Crazy gorgeous here, peaceful and quiet and Natural in a way the world doesn't have much any more. Try just relaxing, catch up on your sleep and let your voice settle back into your chest. Be creative, focus on your partner if you've got one; no distractions here... peaceful peaceful peaceful Natural peaceful...

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2005

About: Hard-working country man, spending all day wrestling ( mostly lovingly ) with Nature to bring this amazing property into function and fruition. I was born and raised in the area and I have remained here on purpose, I love this area. I have traveled the world and recognize what is special here. I am willing to share this and consider it an act of service to do so with people who understand and respect what this is and what I do.

Why Big Sur, CA, USA:
Big Sur still has magic afoot, Real Magic, Nature has not been crushed. In fact on this property Nature is complete and full, it is still Robust. I have the only place in a 2800 acre canyon, so Quiet and Peaceful are very very real here. But it’s a dynamic quietude, the constant soft sounds of Nature are the soundtrack. It’s quiet enough that you can hear the small voices inside that often get drowned out by the hullaballoo of that busy life out there.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The whole world maybe used to be this way, but it’s not any more. This property is Old-School, and that means you are self-responsible here; there’s no-one to hold your hand for security, but neither is there anyone to intrude and annoy you. Thoughts and conversation can flow to their natural conclusions. Your phone will NOT ring, laughing… Clean, quiet and safe from the madness out there; you can let your defenses down, unfold, let your blossom open. When I say there is Magic afoot, it’s not hyperbole, it’s still real here.


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Speaks: english, german, spanish, danish

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Photos

  • View from Trailer looking towards Ocean and Bathhouse. Nice sunny terrace.

    View from Trailer looking towards Ocean and Bathhouse. Nice sunny terrace.

  • Vintage Big Sur de luxe, baybee!

    Vintage Big Sur de luxe, baybee!

  • Great kitchen, set for creativity.  Well stocked pantry, sharp knives, good pots.

    Great kitchen, set for creativity. Well stocked pantry, sharp knives, good pots.

  • pano shot of terrace, shows canyon and ocean view.   bathhouse over there

    pano shot of terrace, shows canyon and ocean view. bathhouse over there

  • Welcome to my kingdom.

    Welcome to my kingdom.

  • Creek on my place. Nice hiking here, and very private.

    Creek on my place. Nice hiking here, and very private.

  • Lots of wildlife, especially birds. Yes, condors; I like the hummingbirds more.

    Lots of wildlife, especially birds. Yes, condors; I like the hummingbirds more.

  • Maxfield Parrish, I think...   every evening it's a show.

    Maxfield Parrish, I think... every evening it's a show.

  • Maxfield again...

    Maxfield again...

  • view back up canyon, another gorgeous vista.

    view back up canyon, another gorgeous vista.

  • Bathhaus. Vintage Cast Iron tub inside for soaking. Ocean Views & Outdoor Shower

    Bathhaus. Vintage Cast Iron tub inside for soaking. Ocean Views & Outdoor Shower

  • Wonderful outdoor HOT shower in stunning beauty, with hummingbirds and ocean view!

    Wonderful outdoor HOT shower in stunning beauty, with hummingbirds and ocean view!

  • Super comfy bed, thick down comforter, high thread count sheets. Hummingbirds...

    Super comfy bed, thick down comforter, high thread count sheets. Hummingbirds...

  • Dining here is nice - OR take your meal outside for Ocean & Mountain views.

    Dining here is nice - OR take your meal outside for Ocean & Mountain views.

  • Yup, kinda lovely, maybe even romantic sometimes....

    Yup, kinda lovely, maybe even romantic sometimes....

  • Big Sur sunrise, but likely you'll be sleeping. My guests catch up on sleep....

    Big Sur sunrise, but likely you'll be sleeping. My guests catch up on sleep....

  • Yeah, it's like that.

    Yeah, it's like that.

  • Nice spot to watch the world go by, the sun, whales, dolphins.... glass of wine?

    Nice spot to watch the world go by, the sun, whales, dolphins.... glass of wine?

  • Hike up here for fabulous views. Bring a picnic.

    Hike up here for fabulous views. Bring a picnic.

  • Trailer is set back on the pad - faces the ocean.

    Trailer is set back on the pad - faces the ocean.

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Friday, September 30, 2016

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