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Centrally located, steps from the beach with an ocean view

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
bungalow
Sleeps
3
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

For a couple or small Family (sleeps 2 people comfortably)

A view of the Monterey Bay and just steps away from charming Lovers Point… This 1920’s bungalow has been restored for the perfect vacation get-away. Experience old world charm, with today's comforts.

It is a quick drive to Pebble Beach golf courses and a beach bike ride to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Walk just beyond your front porch to Lovers Point, one of the most desirable beaches on the bay with the beautifully restored Victorian Bath House Restaurant; wading pool; kayak, surfboard and bike rentals; jogging & bike path and sheltered white sand for sunbathing. Nature is at your doorstep as sea otter sightings and exploring tide pools are typical daytime activities. At sunset, grab a glass of wine, sit by the fire and enjoy the ocean view.

This Pueblo Revival styled beach bungalow is blocks from historical downtown Pacific Grove with its quant shops, restaurants, coffee houses, parks, library, museum and more.

Amenities include: fireplace, full kitchen with gourmet coffee, Large screen 3D TV, cable, wifi, washer/dryer, sleeps 2 people (one Queen, One Double sized beds), claw foot tub, back deck and garden, beach chairs & towels and more.

More Details

Owner
james white
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2017

About james white

I grew up on the Monterey Peninsula and always wanted to share my amazing childhood memories with my family. Now as an adult, visiting has become so much more. This beach house is our escape from the city and connection to nature.

james white purchased this bungalow in 2002

Why james white chose Central Coast

We love the untouched, historical nature of Pacific Grove. But truly the seaside location was key for us... We explore the tide pools looking for interesting creatures, jog along the shoreline trail and, well, everyone from this area has a least one family member who plays golf! Shopping for antiques and eating somewhere interesting are also factored into the day.

What makes this bungalow unique

There is always something to do on the Peninsula

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(63 traveler reviews)

Centrally located, steps from the beach with an ocean view
average rating of 4.904762 based on 63 reviews
5

Everything you could want

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 4 days in this wonderful property. Nothing was forgotten in providing for the comfort and convenience of the visitors and the view is a lovely bonus. Walking distance to Monterrey and Asilomar Beach and close to the center of town.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Novato, CA
5

Perfect spot for a family!

  • 5 of 5

This was the second time we stayed in this house. The location couldn't be much better. We were close enough to the ocean that I could hit it with a rock and hear the waves breaking at night. If you surf, which I do, there is a great wave right in front of the house (Lover's Point) that's a left hand point. It breaks on a bigger swell. Easy paddle out with seals and otters all around you. When the swell dropped, we went to Asilomar Beach (beautiful white sands and really clear water) and surfed there. My 7 and 9 year old got in with me at both breaks.

The house came stocked with a 6 pack of Sierra Nevada and coffee! The size of the house was perfect for a family. My kids had their own room as did my wife and I. We walked to the beach, rode bikes to the aquarium and butterfly sanctuary, and barely drove the car at all. The fireplace wasn't working so I called the owner and it was a simple fix (swap batteries in the remote) that was handled over the phone. The house was clean and tidy when we got there. We searched and searched for a wine opener, but couldn't find one. We ended up getting one from across the street and left it there. I think that was the only thing missing from the fully stocked kitchen! We love this location and will be back for sure!

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego, California
5

Fantastic house!

  • 5 of 5

We were in town for the Big Sur half marathon and chose to rent a house versus stay in a hotel near the race. The house was immaculate and quite comfortable. Nice quiet neighborhood. We could also walk to several great restaurants and coffee places just blocks away. Definitely would return for a future visit!

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Texas
5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Great location and charming bungalow! You can easily walk to the aquarium, cannery row, shops and eateries. There was only one day we weren't able to park right in front of the house, but there is a driveway for smaller cars. The ocean view from the front room is amazing and we were very comfortable in the house. The tub/shower would be problematic for someone who couldn't step up or out easily. The bed was comfy and kitchen was well equipped. Definitely a wonderful place to stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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5

Wonderful stay. Adorable home elegantly furnished.

  • 5 of 5

Great house--very clean and we were provided with everything we needed in the way of towels, toiletries and kitchen items. All the kitchen equipment was top of the line. The house is quite cozy--nice ambience with instant fireplace and fabulous view. It was also quite soundproof. It''s perfect for a couple or small family. Otherwise it's a little difficult as you have to walk through the master bedroom to get to the bathroom and the tv is in the guest bedroom, not the living room. Perfect location--walk right into PG and can also hop onto the Monterey walking trail along the water. The host was available by phone and text and everything was easy to figure out and we didn't have to do any cleanup and deposit was promptly refunded. We had a great time. Thanks.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto
5

Charming house, exceptional location.

  • 5 of 5

Very charming house on quiet street with ocean view from dining table. House is larger inside than it appears from the outside. Cozy gas heat with floor vents throughout the house warmed things up quickly on cool nights. Large master bedroom, comfortable bed, dresser with empty drawers, and empty walk-in closet. Totally private enclosed rear garden and deck with flowers and hummingbirds. Exceptional location, close to everything. Situated only 50 yards from the flat, paved recreational trail for cycling and walking along the ocean. We used the trail every day, walked to the Monterey Bay Aquarium in 15 minutes. Cycled to Cypress Point on beautiful 17 Mile Drive along the ocean, saw dozens of yelping sea lions and hundreds of cormorants at Bird Rock. House is just 100 yards from sheltered sandy beach and bicycle rental at Adventures by the Sea. 150 yards to Beach House Restaurant at Lover's Point. Walked past the point another 150 yards and saw 17 seals basking on rocks near the shore. Five minute uphill walk from house to very pretty downtown Pacific Grove (locals say "PG"): groceries at Grove Market, pharmacy, library, cinema, restaurants, bookstore. Unlike Monterey, this is *not* a tired, tacky or touristy town at all. You'll be interacting with happy, friendly PG locals. Just an easy 15-minute drive to Carmel by the Sea and its spectacular mile-long sandy beach. Owner James was quick and responsive answering a couple of questions by text message. We left the house after ten days wishing we could live there.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Map

Nearest Barpub
The Bath House Restaurant
Nearest Restaurant
The Beach House Restaurant
Nearest Beach
Lover's Point
Car: recommended

Centrally located to Pebble Beach's AT&T (and many golf courses), Laguna Seca Racing, Cannery Row and the Aquarium, Monterey's Fishermen's Wharf, Carmel by the Sea and Big Sur. Or enjoy the neighborhood's beach, biking, walking trail, kayaking, beginner surf break, sea otters and more.

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Rates & Availability

Pacific Grove Bungalow Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
summer rate
Apr 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$325
$2,275
 
 
concourse
Aug 15 2017 - Aug 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,200
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$300
$2,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 10.0%

Rates are subject to change based on special events. Not all special events will have the same rate quote for the night. A deposit of $200 is required to reserve the house. Cancellation for non special events is required 2 weeks in advance. Cancellation for special events requires a 30 day notification. Changes made within the time frames listed will forfeit a portion of the initial booking fee.

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Amenities

Pacific Grove Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • You have to travel thru the main bedroom to get to the bathroom, which makes this location ideal for family's and very close friends.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • You have to travel thru the main bedroom to get to the bathroom, which makes this location ideal for family's and very close friends.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This house is perfect for a couple. It would also be suitable for a family with one or two children. The second bedroom with double bed is also the TV room and office.

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