Welcome to Blue Skies! Home sleeps up to 6 guests
Ask our Reservationists about two days for the price of one admission tickets to the Monterey Bay Aquarium when you book this home!
A classic Carmel cottage in a quiet, tree-lined neighborhood, just blocks from downtown Carmel by-the-Sea, allows visitors to enjoy a peaceful retreat while at the same time providing easy access to superb shopping and dining.
This 3-bedroom, 2-bath residence, completely updated yet with traditional handcrafted touches throughout, harkens back to Carmel’s historic past while providing modern conveniences for guests.
A flagstone path leads to the front door, past Australian ferns and flax, with live oaks and Monterey pines giving grace notes to the landscape. The split-level residence includes a kitchen, master bedroom and living room above and two bedrooms below, and is pet-friendly.
In addition to being within a few minutes’ walk of downtown Carmel by-the-Sea and a 10 minute walk to the ocean, the house is just a half hour by car from the natural beauty of Big Sur, 10 minutes from the world-class golf courses and restaurants of Pebble Beach and 10 minutes from the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Cannery Row.
The eclectic décor in autumn shades of moss green, brown, red and gold includes handmade furniture by the owners' son and original artwork by the owners’ daughter. Arts and Crafts-style pieces blend with comfortable couches and chairs in the living room, arranged around the wood-burning Carmel stone fireplace with gas kindler to make a natural gathering point for friends and family. A 42-inch HDTV is mounted above the fireplace. There is an integrated entertainment system TV, DVD, internet, Apple TV with easy-to-use single console.
Upon your arrival you will be greeted with complimentary wine and cheese, tickets for a wine tasting at Scheid Vineyards’ tasting room in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea and a basket of local information. An assigned concierge vacation house manager is available to assist you during your stay. We have also provided spa amenities in the bathrooms, spa robes and beach gear.
Large windows let in ample light, and wood floors can be found in the kitchen, dining room and living room. The kitchen includes new appliances in brushed nickel, as well as granite countertops and stove backsplash, a large divided sink with pullout faucet, and a Thermador six-burner gas cook top. The farmhouse dining table seats six near a bay window.
The master bedroom includes a king bed, large armoire with an HDTV, en suite bath with Jacuzzi and a walk-in closet, as well as a private balcony with seating for two overlooking the backyard, the perfect place for a cup of coffee in the morning or a glass of wine in the evening. All bedrooms feature neutral-toned Berber carpeting and cloth Roman shades for windows filter light and provide privacy.
Two bedrooms downstairs offer comfort and privacy, one with a queen bed and the other with two twin beds that can convert to a king with a foam topper, allowing for sleeping options. Each bedroom includes chairs and large closets. The bedrooms share a bathroom between them with tile floors and countertops in addition to a large mirror and tub-shower combination with a steam shower. One bedroom has access to the grassy back yard through double French doors.
Parking and storage for beach gear is available in a single-car garage next to the house.
**There is an additional fee for pets**
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