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Dramatic Ocean View Custom Home 2 - 3 Bdrm

(87 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 bed/ 2 bath or 3 bed/ 3 baths, (Sleeps 1-8) Ocean Views

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Our Bella Vista is fully accessible from Carmel, and located between Carmel and Big Sur. Highway 1 is open up to 26 miles South from Carmel to Big Sur, not South past there.

In the heart of the rugged Big Sur Coast /Pacific Coast Highway 1, only 25 minutes south of Carmel, Bella Vista offers a peaceful Time Out. Easy access to world-class hiking trails.

This custom home is centrally located in Big Sur Country, sitting on five acres, high on a plateau at 1200 feet with dramatic ocean views. Located 20 minutes south of Carmel and 20 minutes north of Big Sur Valley.
Bella Vista is perfect for a relaxing getaway, writer/artist retreat, working vacation or a Base Camp to explore Big Sur Country.

MAIN HOUSE OPTION (sleeps 2-5 guests): 2 bedrooms/ 2 bathrooms (master bedroom has en suite bathroom plus fold out Euro lounge), queen beds in each bedroom, full kitchen, ocean view, deck, propane BBQ, wood burning stove, wifi, internet TV, DVD player with small DVD library, board games.

WHOLE HOUSE OPTION: Main House plus the 750 sq. ft. lower level suite with queen bed, full bathroom, fold out Euro lounge and ocean view. Total 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, accommodating up to 8 persons.
We don't have multiple groups at a time, so main house guests will be the only ones on the property.

No animals of any kind to maintain our allergen free environment, please don't ask.
There is no cell service on the property, we do have wifi and a land telephone line.
There is no central air in the house. We have a wood stove, a propane stove, floor heaters, radiant heat in the lower level for heating and standing fans for cooling.
Getaway, get together, retreat, working vacation, base camp.

THE BEST OF ALL WORLDS ~ Luxury and nature. Local artist, CW, designed and built Bella Vista for his retirement home. Designed and built with nature in mind and furnished with art, Bella Vista welcomes your stay. Come experience a well-deserved Time Out where sunset is an event.

ENTRANCE ~ Begin your stay following the moss-covered rock wall down the steps. Pass through the front entry enclosed by the 10-foot high redwood louvers. The natural stone floor guides you up the stairs and into the heart of the home. Note the built-in metal sculpture at the top landing. A hand-molded archway leads to breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean.

MASTER BEDROOM EN SUITE ~ Another archway and door opens to a luxurious and romantic hideaway. The entire house was designed around the view from the bed. This comfy Queen bed faces the ocean that greets you upon waking to the amazing view. A full-size Leather Euro Lounge can be used as a sitting area or sleeps 2 additional persons. With enough space for sitting and reading, this room is spacious and functional. Natural elements continue with granite slab counters and bathtub surrounds, whirlpool tub, natural stone floor and alder cabinets.

SECOND BEDROOM ~ This cozy room has a comfortable Queen bed and the morning sun.

KITCHEN ~ Full kitchen features hand-selected granite slab counter tops and an ocean view. Dine out or bring groceries to stay in retreat mode. Pantry basics (list emailed prior to arrival), appliances, tools and utensils supplied.

DINING ROOM & DECK ~ Take your meals in the dining room or outside on the redwood deck for a more alfresco experience overlooking the Pacific. The deck is perfect for morning coffee, a little sunbathing in the afternoons, sunset and stargazing. Gas BBQ.

EXTRA PERSONS ~ Master en Suite includes a full-sized Euro Lounge to sleep one or two persons.

LOWER LEVEL SUITE- 750 sq ft Lower Level offers an ocean view, a Queen-size Tatami bed, kitchen and bath/shower. The Lower Level can be opened to the upstairs Main House to make 3 bedrooms/3 bathroom whole house sleeping up to 8 persons. Also has a full-sized Euro Lounge to sleep one or two persons.

HAMMOCK HALLOW ~ Become acquainted with the hammocks tucked away in the Cypress grove. Rock gently and enjoy the ocean view. Take a nap, read, meditate, daydream, unwind, listen, enJOY.

For more information email or call Maya ~ USA 831-238-2148
or call CW~ USA 831-624-7086
We send a Docusign contract for our rental agreement.
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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/21/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Master en Suite, main level: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    en Suite Bath, jetted bathtub, gas fireplace, ocean view...moreless

  • Second Bedroom, main level: 1 queen

    Queen bed, closet...moreless

  • Lower Level suite with full bath: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Lower level remains locked unless whole house is rented....moreless

  • Queen size Beds (3) Master with en Suite Bath, Whirlpool jetted bathtub, electric toe kick heating under each sink, propane fireplace. Second bedroom, queen bed, closet. Lower Level Suite, Queen bed, fold out Euro Lounge, radiant floor heat, full bathroom and kitchen. FULL-SIZED EuroLounge (2): Master en Suite and Lower Level...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Master en Suite: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    All tile and granite, double sink, walk in closet....moreless

  • Main House: toilet, combination tub/shower

    All natural tile and granite....moreless

  • Lower Level: toilet, combination tub/shower

    All natural tile....moreless

  • Soaps, shampoos and conditioners provided, biodegradable/septic safe.

Other Amenities

  • Relax in our Hammock Hallow with views of the Pacific Ocean.


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Some board/ card games provided....moreless

  • Stereo:

    MP3, iPod, smart phone, computer plug in speakers in living room and all bedrooms. CDs can play on DVD player....moreless

  • Television:

    DVD player with small library. ...moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Library:

    Small DVD library provided....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Ocean views from Living Room, deck, dining room, kitchen, Master en Suite, Artist Studio See slideshow link...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Covered Parking:

    Carport for one vehicle...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Propane fireplace in master bedroom. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Radiant heat in lower level bedroom....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Landline, no cell service...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet:

    Wi-Fi for email. ...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    The efficient QuadraFire 1900 will heat the entire Main House and burn all night. Small electric wall heater in Second Bedroom. Bella Vista is well insulated. ...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen equipped, with basic pantry items included. Pantry list is emailed prior to guests' arrival. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Pantry list is emailed prior to guests' arrival....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Gas range....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Ocean view, dining table seats 6, lounge chairs....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Small lawns on both sides of the house....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub:

    Whirlpool in Master en Suite bathroom....moreless



from 87 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$365 $395
Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $45 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning fee-Whole House $185
  • Tax Rate 10.5%


Bella Vista can accommodate up to 8 persons.


Charge pp extra beyond 2 persons.


Charge pp extra beyond 6 persons

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/21/2017
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22 Miles
Nearest Airport
2.75 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Rocky Point Restaurant
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
Pebble Beach
2.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2.5 miles, Highway 1, Pacific Coast Highway
2.75 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Rocky Point Restaurant
7 Miles
Nearest Beach
Garrapata Beach, State Park

Car: Necessary


Owner info

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/21/2017

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Links to more information:



  • Bella Vista deck view

    Bella Vista deck view

  • Bella Vista View through Dining Room

    Bella Vista View through Dining Room

  • Bella Vista Living Room

    Bella Vista Living Room

  • Bella Vista Dining Room

    Bella Vista Dining Room

  • Bella Vista Full Kitchen with Ocean View

    Bella Vista Full Kitchen with Ocean View

  • Bella Vista Second Bedroom

    Bella Vista Second Bedroom

  • Bella Vista above the summer fog

    Bella Vista above the summer fog

  • Bella Vista Lower Floor

    Bella Vista Lower Floor

  • Bella Vista summer sunset

    Bella Vista summer sunset

  • Bella Vista Entry Landing

    Bella Vista Entry Landing

  • Bella Vista Dining Room

    Bella Vista Dining Room

  • Bella Vista Master en Suite

    Bella Vista Master en Suite

  • Bella Vista Master Bath en Suite

    Bella Vista Master Bath en Suite

  • Bella Vista Lower Floor

    Bella Vista Lower Floor

  • Bella Vista

    Bella Vista

VRBO #365651

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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