Gorgeous Panoramic Views, Romantic, Truly Private Oasis in Carmel Valley(20 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:5-30 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom 4 Sleeps Gorgeous Mountain Views
Rest your mind and spirit as you take in the stunning panoramic views of the Santa Lucia mountains. Wake up nestled among oaks and pines in an elegant and quiet Carmel Valley neighborhood, just minutes to Carmel Valley Village's fine restaurants, many wine tasting rooms and the beautiful hikes and trails in Garland Ranch Regional Park.
The sunny retreat is free of the coastal fog, yet it's an easy and beautiful drive to all the attractions in Monterey, Carmel, Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove, including our white pristine beaches, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, world class golf, and Carmel-by-the-Sea's many shops.
Upon your arrival you will find a complimentary treat from a local spot such as Carmel Valley’s own Earthbound Farm Stand. Area information and maps are available to reference.
This Mission Style home features a vaulted wood beamed ceiling, terracotta tile, and an open floor plan comprising the living, dining and kitchen areas.
We have turned the fireplace room into a romantic bedroom, with a very comfortable queen bed (PLEASE NOTE this room has an opening to the main living area, with an optional screen for some privacy). Here you can relax with a good book and get comfy in front of the wood burning fireplace. The small second bedroom has a trundle bed that is normally set up to be two twin beds.
There are several outdoor areas where you can relax into serenity: a hammock space, outdoor chaise lounge chairs and adirondack chairs on the back patio, and an outdoor claw foot bath with stunning views.
The Casita Lucia is a special, unique and very lovely setting for a romantic getaway, a retreat for a small family, or a few close friends. The owners live a few miles up the road and are available to assist you at any time. Enjoy true privacy and peace.
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Member since: 2013
- 840 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only:
There is a small fenced in area for one pet under with prior approval; please email us with the age and type of dog that you have. No pets be left alone at the Casita at any time for any length of time. (We have had problems in the past)...moreless
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Carmel Valley boasts wonderful resorts and spas where you can spend a few hours (or an afternoon) swimming, golfing, and receiving wonderful massages, facials etc. Check out Bernardus Lodge, Carmel Valley Ranch Resort, Quail Lodge, and The Refuge. Golf is available as well for those who play!...moreless
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio:
Pool / Spa
- Communal Pool:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2017
30 night min stay
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017
14 night min stay
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning fee $125
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Pet Fee $40
Due to the regulations of the elegant neighborhood we are no longer doing short terms rentals as we did in the past.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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HIKING AND HORSEBACK RIDING in Garland Regional State Park
COMMUNITY PARK: Carmel Community Center Park has terrific lawn and picnic benches, a playground, is great for dogs, and has a pool open to the public in the summer.
FINE DINING: Cafe Rustica, Taste, LoKal, Bernardus Wickets and Marinus, Corkscrew Bistro, Wils Fargo Restaurant
SPAS and GOLF: Bernardus Lodge, Carmel Valley Ranch Resort, Quail Lodge and the new, The Refuge).
In 'Town' (Monterey, Pacific Grove, Carmel, Pebble Beach):
THE BEACH: Enjoy the white beaches of Carmel, Pacific Grove’s Lover’s Point and Asilomar beach.
CARMEL-BY-THE SEAL: Check out the myriad shops, galleries and restaurants.
MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM: Experience the world famous not-to-be-missed attraction.
17 MILES DRIVE: Drive the famous 17 Mile Drive to witness the architecture, famous golf courses and natural terrain.
DOWN THE COAST: Check out the stunning Point Lobos State Park or head further down to BIG SUR (Nepenthe, River Inn, Ventana or Post Ranch Inn).
LAGUNA SECA: Famous Raceway
GOLF at one the world famous Golf Courses, such as Pebble Beach and Spanish Bay.
About the owner: We have been Carmel Valley residents for over 25 years. Transplanted East coasters, Ruth from New York City, and Steve from Ottawa, Canada, we are grateful each day for the beauty, tranquility--and the weather of Carmel Valley! We really enjoy being able to introduce others to the area and to this property. We live a few miles down the road (not right next door like most cottages) and are happy to assist you with anything that you need. Our daughter also enjoys helping out too. Looking forward to hearing from you and we hope you enjoy your stay.
Why the Owner Chose Carmel Valley, CA, USA:
We have designed this property as place to get away to experience true relaxation...something that seems to elude a lot of us in the modern day. You can lie on the double hammock and listen to the sounds of nature, or soak in the clawfoot tub, at night the stargazing is dreamy. There is wifi and Cable TV if you need it, but there is also simplicity of a gentle breeze, natural beauty and privacy.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
More about CARMEL VALLEY: Considered one of the most beautiful destinations, the drive itself along Carmel Valley Road is meditative and calming. Increasingly referred to as 'Little Napa' (yet more quaint and without the traffic), Carmel Valley Village is home to over a dozen wine tasting rooms and vineyards, as well as wonderful restaurants with fine dining. It also boasts world class golf courses and spas (Bernardus Lodge, Carmel Valley Ranch Resort, Quail Lodge and the new, The Refuge). Strollers through this quaint town can enjoy it’s antique shopping, and walkers, hikers and horseback riders love the trails and vistas at Garland Regional Park). This cottage is a few minutes from Carmel Valley Village. Driving on beautiful Carmel Valley Road it's a 14 to 20 mile drive to get to Carmel and all the attractions in Monterey. After day trips and adventures (or just staying close to home), the Casita is a tranquil retreat in a quiet area (we ask our guests please no outside parties or loud fiestas after 10pm). You can see the vineyards on your way to one of the Valley's terrific restaurants: try Cafe Rustica, Corkscrew, Wils Fargo, Taste, or Wild Goose for freshly brewed coffee and baked treats. Or stay home and prepare a great dinner at the Casita while taking in the gorgeous views.
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Take in many beautiful views at Casita Lucia
The living room, dining table and kitchen are integrated
Dine alfresco with beautiful mountain views in one of the outdoor seating areas
There is terracotta tile throughout the Casita
Experience serenity and relaxation
Stunning views from the back patio
View of exclusive Stonepine Ranch from property
Enjoy indoor dining as well
More views of the Santa Lucia mountains
Relax on the front patio with the soothing sounds of the fountain
It opens out into the living area; a rolling 5 ft. screen can be added
The small bedroom has a twin trundle bed (a 2nd bed can be set up when needed)
The kitchen is equipt with the essentials
This is the house that awaits you. (It is not attached to another 'main house')
Soak and enjoy in our outdoor claw foot bath tub. We have fresh robes for use.
This bathroom features a Spanish tiled walk-in rain shower
Slip into deep stillness on the soft, quilted double hammock
This home is meant for reclining and enjoying life
Pick a lemon from the lemon tree
Let your troubles melt away...
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Sunday, February 26, 2017
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