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Sunshine, Hot Tub, Canyon Views, Private, Great Landscaping

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath Private Guest House, Sleeps 2-4

Amazing and private guest cottage setting in year-round sunshine galore! Remodeled with wonderful furnishings and artwork, 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, kitchenette, 2 private deck areas, hot tub overlooking the canyon, and a generous acre of gated & landscaped grounds.

Tucked away in the Monterey Sunbelt area you will turn an ordinary vacation into an extraordinary interlude. The house is beautifully designed and furnished with comfortable beds, designer bedding, and extra amenities that include fresh French Roast coffee beans and grinder, wine and chocolate, and even complimentary wine tasting at local vineyards.

Outdoors you'll find the perfect setting for BBQing, a propane fire pit for extending your evenings, great views, and direct access to 5,000 acres of park trails just outside the 'secret gate.' Trails have excellent bay views when there is no coastal fog. Bring your hiking shoes, binoculars, and/or mountain bikes. Pack a picnic and you'll never want to go home! Stunning!

If you truly want to relax, this is the perfect getaway. An excellent reprieve from the hustle and bustle of everyday living. Stay in and enjoy a romantic interlude, or bring your kids and explore all the wonder Monterey has to offer.

More Details

Owner
Vicki
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2017

Amenities

Corral de Tierra House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Full bath on main floor is large; has sink, vanity & shower.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , 1/2 bath in upstairs K bdrm has toilet, sink, dresser, table
  • Large full bath on main floor. Separate sink area in queen bedroom on main floor. Half-bath in upstairs king bdrm has toilet, sink, dresser, open closet area.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • King size bed (1), Queen size bed (1). Lounge sofa in upstairs king bedroom can be used as a twin bed - perfect for a child. Sofa in living room makes into a bed. .
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Sunshine, Hot Tub, Canyon Views, Private, Great Landscaping
average rating of 4.859649 based on 57 reviews
4

Lovely modern well kept little house. Very peaceful with good views and wildlife

  • 4 of 5

Perfect home from home in the sunshine away from the cooler coast. Well equipped kitchen and very comfortable bedrooms. Outside decking area and hot tub lovely for relaxing in the sun. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A great find near Monterey

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at this property -- close to Monterey and the beach, but in a quiet and pretty canyon. Property was well maintained and impeccably clean.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice accommodations. Peaceful and beautiful

  • 4 of 5

Only complaint is the price. Starts off half what you actually pay. Cleaning fee, insurance, more than 2 people fee, etc.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review Vincent. So delighted that you had a great time during your stay in our Monterey Bay Guest House. Your concern about the high cost gives me an opportunity to explain to future guests that they have two options when booking a vacation stay. The first option is to book directly through the owner, which is the less costly route. The second option is to book through VRBO as you did. You only see the VRBO rate quote, not the owner quote, when you first inquire about a reservation. By e-mailing and paying directly with the owner, you'll save paying the non-refundable damage insurance fee ($59) and the service fee (which is between 10% to 15% of the booking fee) on any VRBO quote. Many of our guests book through VRBO, similarly as you did, as they don't realize they have the option to book through the owner and save $100, generally more, per reservation. Pertaining to your remark about the additional guest fee above 2, we do that to provide the lowest rate to 1 or 2 guests. Larger groups of 3, 4, or 5 require the use of additional rooms, so we charge a minimal fee of $15 per person per day above the 2 guests to cover the additional expenses.
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5

Starry, Starry Nights in the Hot Tub and Baby Quail

  • 5 of 5

Lovely quiet lodging for us after a family wedding in the area. Would be perfect for two couples traveling together. We were greeted by Robert who showed us the ropes.

We consumed the complementary large chocolate bar and bottle of wine the first night.

We used the hot tub every night. The last night we enjoyed the best view of the stars imaginable.

One unexpected plus on our last night was the parade of a big covey of tiny, chirping baby California Quail with their parents nearby. The little ones were not able to make the hop up to the next level to join their parents so we improvised with the lid of cooler to create a ramp. The cheerfully scooted up the ramp to join their parents. We were delighted by this small adventure.

I can't guarantee you will see baby quail when you stay here but if you are visit on June 13 some year, you you just might.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing & Perfect

  • 5 of 5

The property was pefectly described and it was such a wonderful place to relax with a glass of wine by the fire or in the jacuzzi during the evening hours. It had everything we needed to prepare breakfast in the morning and although you feel miles away from civilization, it was a short and easy drive into Monterey or Salinas. The outdoor spaces are so wonderful, but indoors it was also very clean, comfortable and thoughtfully laid out. My wife and I stayed with another couple and having the bedrooms and bathrooms on opposite sides of the home allowed both couples to have their own privacy. Thank you again to Vicki who made sure we had back up propane tanks for the BBQ and fireplace & we look forward to staying at this property again!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great outdoor space and views.

  • 5 of 5

Surprised my wife with a weekend away for Mother's day and this was the perfect little place for us and our two boys. The patio space is fantastic for just hanging out and relaxing; we roasted marshmallows in the evenings and enjoyed the sunsets. I brought a cast iron skilled to cook breakfasts on the grill and had a fantastic time here. Proximity to raceway, Monterey aquarium, Carmel and lots of other fun places is absolutely perfect.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Monterey Regional Airport
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Monterey, Carmel, Pacific Grove, Seaside Beaches
Car: necessary

A short drive puts you on any of several beaches, wine tasting rooms, the Aquarium, Point Lobos, Big Sur, Carmel, Steinbeck House, Cannery Row, agricultural fields and vineyards, old California missions, the Laguna Seca Raceway, a plethora of restaurants and numerous other activities. Return to the house for dining on the deck, sinking into the private hot tub, and enjoying the sunset across the hills. A truly unique house in a very unique setting.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Additional Guest Fee $15 per person per night
Damage Insurance $59

1. FOREIGN CREDIT CARD PAYMENT FEE: A 2% fee of the rental amount will be charged for foreign transactions. 2. BOOKING OPTIONS: You can do an online booking with VRBO or book directly with the host. 3. CANCELLATION POLICY: full refund up to 60 days prior to arrival less $150 admin fee for re-booking. No refund of rental amounts after then unless dates are re-rented, at which time refund of your monies (based on dates re-rented), will be made, minus $150 admin fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund