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Location, Location, Location ! Spectacular Ocean Views at Carmel Point

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5)

'Castillo Coracol' sits on a peacefull and private street off Scenic Drive called Isabella Avenue, overlooking the Carmel River beach with views to Point Lobos and the mountains.

A Spanish style 2 bedroom home, it feels like a comfortably appointed beach house. With 2 bedrooms, it's a cozy and uplifting spot to enjoy all the Monterey Peninsula has to offer. Just a mile to downtown Ocean Avenue Carmel with its unique shops and galleries, it is also walking distance to the Carmel Mission and Clint Eastwood's Mission Ranch.

Shopping, wine tasting, golf, hiking, museums and of course beach walks are all close by.

Keywords: Charming Carmel Pt home with stunning ocean views. 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, (King in master, 2 twins in second BR. A rollaway bed is also available. Both BRs have attached bathrooms) . Generous living room and upgraded kitchen, separate dining area. Surrounded by beautifully landscaped patios and outdoor living areas.

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Property Manager
Mark Mammel
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

About Mark Mammel

My wife and I have visited Carmel, both for business and with our family, for 30 years. We finally decided to buy this wonderful house. We love the area, with its consistently warm- but not hot- temperatures and the magnificent Pacific Ocean so close.

Mark Mammel purchased this house in 2011

What makes this house unique

There's nothing like getting up in the morning and heading out for a walk on the beach or down Scenic Avenue. We often head towards Ocean Avenue, then up the road to one of the many coffee shops. The day can unfold from there!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you - Thank you - for letting us use your beautiful home and spending time in this gorgeous little town at this specatacular home.

Steve and Eillen
Sep 2012
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Location, Location, Location ! Spectacular Ocean Views at Carmel Point
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

Lovely Home, Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home, nice owner, lovely garden with blue jays that visit everyday!

Nice kitchen to cook in!

Great location, easy walk to the mission and close to shops and restaurants.

Quick drive to Point Lobos for a beautiful day hiking and dolphin watching!

Thank you for sharing your home.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another idyllic experience

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have been renting Castillo Caracol for periods ranging from just a week to several months since 2013. We obviously enjoy staying on beautiful Carmel Point and at this particular property for many reasons. The property is perfectly situated with lovely views of Carmel River Beach and the Pacific Ocean, with Carmel Meadows and Point Lobos in the distance. We particularly enjoy sitting out and entertaining on the outside patio, which not only affords these lovely views but also boasts a wonderful outdoor wood-burning fireplace, surrounded by sculptural trees and beautiful gardens. There's also a gas fireplace in the living room, which adds to the welcoming nature of the space. The property has a great layout, is well appointed and equipped, and maintained beautifully. The owners are especially kind people. The property is located within walking distance or a very short drive to Mission Ranch, which offers great tennis, a small fitness center, and a wonderful patio and dining rooms for cocktails and dinner (the patio overlooks a meadow where the Ranch's sheep graze, with Carmel River Beach and the Pacific Ocean in the distance). We can't say enough about what a special place for us this is. We look forward to our future visits.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Place in an Awesome Town !

  • 5 of 5

Really nice place in a great location. Very comfortable with wonderful kitchen and outdoor patio area. Close to the beach and Carmel Village. Beautiful views. I hope to go back someday soon.

Awesome !

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome week!

  • 5 of 5

The views from the front porch are absolutely fantastic. The house is located in our favorite area of Carmel, short walk to the beach and an easy walk to downtown (much easier with our bikes). The house is in great condition and has a local property manager that is great and easy to reach (Terry). We will definitely stay here again, highly recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Isabella Castle

  • 5 of 5

Perfect Chil-laxation place.Very comfortable home, you will not want to leave,,the patio/fireplace area overlooks the Carmel river beach. The fresh air, trees, birds, people,,all remind you of what life is supposed to be like everyday..I reccomend this home to anyone needing to '"de-stress" for a week or more..In a week, we turned TV on ONCE..! Enough said...Thanks to Mark for opening up his home for others to share this paradise area..

  • Submitted: May 21, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Property!

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I stayed at this house for a week. This was my 9th house to rent in Carmel. As my rented house last year was a total disappointment, this house surpassed our expectations!! I hate to let it out, but the view is so fabulous and the front patio and fireplace were the best ever. We hope to return next year for longer! Happy renter!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
10 minute stroll to Mission Inn
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Rancho Canada
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
10 minute stroll Mission Inn
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Yards to Carmel Point and Monastery beach
Car: recommended

Known as one of the most magical places on the planet. A Quaint little village by the sea that enchants all that visit. You will see wonderful beaches, delightful architecture, and scenes that will inspire your soul!

Once you've experienced the serenity and quiet beauty of this seaside town, you may never leave. A tourist draw for over 100 years, the spectacular coastline, striking white sand beaches, bohemian charm, trendy shops and fine restaurants keep people coming back. No streetlights or house numbers were the early ground rules in what originated as an artists' colony, and that hasn't changed. Within the town's original one square mile, houses are identified by the nearest crosswalks or even the closest tree. Grab a picnic lunch and stroll along the beach, where you can gaze out at some of the world's most stunning coastline views. Then, meander through town to explore the chic boutiques and art galleries. A trip to the beautiful Carmel Mission reinforces the tranquil aura; time seems to have stood still since the mission's establishment in 1771. Outdoor types should head to Point Lobos State Reserve, with its hiking trails, scuba diving and a chance to watch even the sea lions savor the easy life.


Rates & Availability

Carmel Point House Rental Rates

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Jan 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
May 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 10.5%

Note: special pricing will apply for Concours week, 8/13 - 8/20. Please contact for monthly pricing.

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Carmel Point House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (1) King in master bedroom, 2 twins in 2nd BR
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Front patio with wood-burning fireplace and great ocean views; interior courtyard off kitchen for outdoor dining

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