Elegant Mid-Century with Round Pool, Old Oaks and Great Views(36 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
3 bedroom, 2 bathroom with pool, large stone fireplace, and great valley views
This architect-designed mid-century modern house features stunning indoor-outdoor spaces and fantastic views of Carmel Valley and Garzas Canyon. South-facing walls have huge steel and glass sliding doors that open to the round pool with surrounding Carmel stone walls, surrounding portico, patio, and expansive views.
The one acre yard is completely fenced and a great space for your dog (limit one with pre-approval) to explore and play. The property includes 75 olive trees (inspired by good friends in Greece), numerous fruit trees, berries, and a variety of drought tolerant and native plants.
The entire house was extensively updated during 2011 through 2012, with all new custom limestone counter tops, plumbing fixtures, appliances, and heating system. The kitchen features all new premium stainless steel Bosch appliances, including refrigerator, gas range, ventilation system, oven, microwave, and dishwasher. Kitchen cookware and appliances include a Nespresso espresso system (coffee pods supplied), conventional coffee-maker, gas cooktop, oven, microwave, toaster, Caphalon pots and pans, Henckels knives, and glass and flatware to serve 12. Entertaining is easy with kitchen bartops open to the dining room and also outdoors to the pool area.
All bedrooms have been remodeled and feature new Simmons premium pillow-top mattresses, Egyptian cotton high thread count sheets, artisan wool blankets from MacAuslands Woollen Mills of Prince Edward Island, down comforters, and a variety of down and other types pillows.
The master bedroom has a sliding glass door that opens to the pool area, and a private master bathroom with new tile shower and soaking tub. The second bedroom has a sliding glass door that faces east and opens to the large fenced yard.
The house is heated with a new energy-efficient radiant system, with independent temperature control for each bedroom and for the living room and kitchen. The large living room fireplace has gas logs that provide supplemental warmth and ambience.
Electronic entertainment and communication features include: open wireless broadband throughout the house and poolside areas, DirecTV high definition satellite TV, Sharp HD LED TV, Bose Cinemate sound system for TV and music, BluRay CD/DVD player, and Apple TV. All bedrooms have clock radios, and two bedrooms have Sonos speakers for streaming music and radio.
Taza's location in Carmel Valley is typically above the ocean 'fog line' and occasional fog usually burns off by mid to late morning to give sunny days. Real time weather conditions from the weather station at Taza can be found at Weather Underground by using this link:
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Member since: 2013
- 2400 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items:
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden
Pool / Spa
- Heated Pool
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
High Season 2017
Mar 1 - Sep 30, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $150
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Pet Fee $45
Owner's cancellation policy:
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The property is about a 15 minute drive from the beaches in Carmel and Monterey, and far enough inland to avoid coastal fog most of the time. Carmel Valley Village is about one mile from the property, and has plenty of great wine-tasting, galleries, and restaurants. In the immediate area there are ample recreational opportunities with miles of great trails for hiking and horseback riding. Multiple golf courses are within 5-7 miles, and Laguna Seca Raceway is 7 miles away.
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: We live in Berkeley (San Francisco Bay Area) and love Carmel Valley for the scenery, hiking, nearby beaches, food, and wine. One of us is an interior designer, and the other works in research. Taza is named for our dog Tasman, a 6 year old (acts like 3 year old) retriever mix rescue from Illinois. He loves the 1 acre fenced yard, hiking, the beach, and greeting all living creatures.
Why the Owner Chose Carmel Valley, CA, USA:
We chose this property because the location in Carmel Valley is above the usual fog line, and because of the great views and wonderful layout of the house and pool. We love the layout and the site - it was obviously custom-designed and built originally in 1956. It's rumored that the property was a getaway for Hollywood folks - the house and pool layout, with pass-through kitchen bar, is perfect for entertaining or just hanging out.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Walking into the pool area from the front door is magical. The round pool is surrounded by Carmel stone walls and magnificent oak trees. The site is perched with expansive views of Carmel Valley and Garzas Canyon. The living room opens to the pool patio, creating a fantastic indoor/outdoor space.
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Built-in Living Room seat
Master Bedroom looking out
Pool/Portico from Master Bedroom
Living Room looking out
Kitchen looking out to patio/pool
Kitchen from patio pass through
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Thursday, April 20, 2017
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