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Ideal Location. Family Friendly. Walk to Aquarium(Free Passes), Beach, Downtown

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Front of house. Patio behind fencer on your right. Garage w/offstreet parking

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Last updated: 03/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6, spacious living room, garden patio.

This is an old, Spanish-style house with a large, comfortable, living room in a very quiet location that is a short block and a half to the beach and Bike Trail. It's close to numerous tourist destinations with lots of parking available.
Everything is so close, you'll find you can take a vacation from driving, too. The house is just a short walk to Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, supermarket, outlet stores, downtown Pacific Grove, restaurants, movie theater, the natural history museum, gift shops, coffee shops, etc. The two free aquarium passes included with the rental make this home a true bargain.
The house has a bay view, private, outdoor garden/patio area with BBQ, high-speed WiFi, satellite TV including movie channels, 2 big screen (50') TVs, spacious living room, laundry room and is located on a very quiet street and has off street parking (there's lots of on-street parking as well).
The huge living room with it's high ceilings is the best feature of the house. It's spacious and comfortable with high quality leather furniture. You couldn't ask for a better living room for family gatherings.
The house has three bedrooms: King bed, Queen bed, and the third bedroom has a trundle bed that can pull out into two twin beds. The bedrooms are small, but the beds and linens are exceptional quality and very comfortable.
The laundry room has a front loading washer and dryer. The bathroom has a large tub and overhead shower.
This house is comfortable and quiet - perfect for a family vacation where you have lots of activities within easy walking distance, but can come back home and relax in a peaceful setting, where you can recharge and unwind.
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Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/26/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1550 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome:

    Great home away from home for family....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    has 50' HD TV with Satellite reception...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    small bedroom with trundle bed that has 2 twins...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom has combination shower and large soaking tub.

Other Amenities

  • Anything your heart desires is probably nearby - just ask.

Entertainment

  • Television:

    2 - 50' HD TVs with Direct TV and movie channels...moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    House is 1.5 blocks to the ocean and walking/riding trail along the beach....moreless

  • Downtown:

    Historic Downtown Pacific Grove is just a short walk (apron. 5 blocks) away. Great coffee, quaint shops, restaurants, movie theater, etc., all within walking distance....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Outside ocean view. Close enough to breathe in the wonderful ocean air....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Samsung front loading machine...moreless

  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    forced air gas...moreless

  • Internet:

    high speed WiFi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Spacious, 500'ft. with view of ocean, huge windows and lots of light...moreless

  • Parking:

    off-street parking in driveway...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Samsung front loading machine...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    roomy cooking area with all the essentials....moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio:

    lovely, private garden area...moreless

  • Golf:

    Lots of golf in the area. See link....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    We don't have kayaks, but you can rent them near Fisherman's Wharf....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Private patio/garden area with lots of flowers and charm....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Jun 21 - Sep 10, 2017
3 night min stay
$300 $350
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,100
Concourse d/Elegance
Aug 16 - Aug 20, 2017
5 night min stay

$2,750
flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$250 $325
Fri, Sat
$1,700 $4,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning $125 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

Higher rates charged for Special Events. Inquire with owner.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Monterey Peninsula Airport
0.3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 1
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Pacific Grove

Car: Recommended

Short walk to all attractions: Ocean/bike/walking trail, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, Historic downtown, Monarch Sanctuary, Natural History Museum, Fisherman's Wharf. Numerous gulf courses, including America's #1 Public Golf Course, Pebble Beach. 17 mile drive. Historic walking tours. Lots to discover for Steinbeck affectionados (recommend a drive to Salinas for production of The Grapes of Wrath).

We can't rave enough about the Monterey Bay Aquarium - a must see, and it's a short walk from our house. Leave the car behind, head to the beach and walk North. You'll see the sea lions basking on the beach along the way. If you haven't been to Big Sur, plan a day trip, and take the 17 mile drive along the way. There's SO much to do, SO much to see, you could stay a month and not see everything. The tourist information center is just a few blocks away. Whale watching is year around, the Monarch sanctuary is a winter visit. One of the best features of our home is it's location. You can take a vacation from your car, too. Park and walk. It's all close by.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: We are retired Oregon tree farmers who split our time between Pacific Grove, CA and Silverton, Oregon.

Why the Owner Chose Pacific Grove, CA, USA:
David grew up in Venice, CA, Rebecca in Spokane, WA. We both fell in love with Pacific Grove in the 1970s. We love that it hasn't lost it's historical charm, has a vibrant, local community and has retained it's small town feel. This isn't just a rental property - this is our home.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We love the old, historic homes along the ocean in Pacific Grove. Most are very small. The spacious 500 sq.ft. living room with high ceilings and giant windows, and the private, outdoor garden/patio made this house special. The close proximity to the ocean and tourist attractions made it perfect for a vacation rental, yet the quiet neighborhood lets us feel removed from the 'tourist scene'.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/26/2017

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Photos

  • Front of house. Patio behind fencer on your right. Garage w/offstreet parking

    Front of house. Patio behind fencer on your right. Garage w/offstreet parking

  • Beach looking toward aquarium

    Beach looking toward aquarium

  • Outdoor garden/patio with BBQ

    Outdoor garden/patio with BBQ

  • Living Room looking toward hallway to bedrooms

    Living Room looking toward hallway to bedrooms

  • Living Room looking toward front windows with window seat.

    Living Room looking toward front windows with window seat.

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Master Bedroom has King-size bed.

    Master Bedroom has King-size bed.

  • Old Spanish Style house in historic section of Pacific Grove

    Old Spanish Style house in historic section of Pacific Grove

  • Second Bedroom

    Second Bedroom

  • Laundry Room with front-loading washer and dryer

    Laundry Room with front-loading washer and dryer

  • Beach straight down from house, looking south

    Beach straight down from house, looking south

  • Looking toward beach from our property

    Looking toward beach from our property

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Living Room, looking from entry toward 50' TV over fireplace.

    Living Room, looking from entry toward 50' TV over fireplace.

  • Living Room looking toward Dining and Kitchen

    Living Room looking toward Dining and Kitchen

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • 2nd Bedroom has queen bed.

    2nd Bedroom has queen bed.

  • 3rd BR has trundle bed. 2nd twin rolls out from underneath.

    3rd BR has trundle bed. 2nd twin rolls out from underneath.

  • Bathroom (combo tub/shower)

    Bathroom (combo tub/shower)

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017

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