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It's A Beautiful Day At Blue Jay Way And A Short Walk To Town

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath

This updated and charming 2 bedroom, 2 bath home with roaring fireplace, breakfast nook, and remodeled kitchen is on a 7500 square foot lot perfectly located in Carmel. With it's grassy back-yard, bluejay's playing in the bird-bath's, croquet in the afternoon, downtown Carmel By The Sea and the ocean just minutes away, you can park the car and pack the picnic basket. Close to a winding path to town with tennis courts and a darling kid park close by, this sweet home is in a real neighborhood where trees and story-book Carmel cottages abound. Parking for 3 cars and furnished with Ralph Lauren linens, high end appliances, this is as good as it gets. Owners know the area, the wineries, the places to go and they make all that information available to you. Whether you're attending the Concours d' Elegance, AT & T, Bach festival or a favorite friends wedding, this is a spot you'll return to year after year. Just like home.. stress melts away at Bluejay Way.

Michael Grady and/or Jan Rhees Grady
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2017

About Michael Grady and/or Jan Rhees Grady

We have been coming to the Carmel for 20 years, we sold our previous vacation home in 2007 and have been looking for the perfect replacement.

Michael Grady and/or Jan Rhees Grady purchased this house in 2013

Why Michael Grady and/or Jan Rhees Grady chose Carmel By the Sea

Close to everything. Short walk to town.

What makes this house unique

New on the market for rental. House is comfortable and has everything you could want.


Northeast Carmel House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Recently remodled
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Recently remodeled
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Cal King
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Cal King
  • Ralph Lauren linen in both bedrooms and 40' Samsung HD SMART TV's.
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
There are 2 complementary guest passes to the Monterey Bay Aquarium for our guests on their stay.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

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It's A Beautiful Day At Blue Jay Way And A Short Walk To Town
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 18 reviews

Not what we expected

  • 3 of 5

We were required to hand wash cutlery, cookware and wine glasses instead of using the dishwasher. That we would understood if the wine glasses were crystal, they weren't, cookware was fine quality, but it wasn't, or the cutlery was higher quality, which it wasn't except for 3 Henckel knives. So we bought our own wine glasses and 2 pans and a pot much nicer than what was there and put them in the dishwasher then left the pot and pans for the next guests. On the first day we smelled an odor in the master like a dead animal . We were told to turn off the heat by the house cleaner and husband bc they disconnected the vents looking for a dead animal. They would be back but to keep the heat off. Built in the 40''s era, it was cold and drafty. Unfortunately they did not tell the owner. Turns out the heater could be operated. This is my first review ever. I believe the owner meant well but for us and it wasn't up to par. We left a week early.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home to stay at. Perfect for one or two couples! Well equipped home. Within walking distance to town, restaurants and shopping.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wheeling, WV

Charming in Carmel!

  • 4 of 5

The owners were lovely. Had water, wine and champagne in the refrigerator. Delighted us with a gift certificate to our favorite restaurant because they were having some yard work done. Plenty of space and a lovely yard. We drove to town as the walk was a little far for us, though not for everyone. Changes being made to make this cottage style home even lovelier.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Linda, We truly enjoyed having you as our guests and were especially happy to hear your husband recovered from his travels once he was able to get settled into our home and rest. Thank you for leaving Blue Jay Way in such good condition, your thoughtfulness was not overlooked. Although there are many routes to our beautiful downtown area (some paths more flat than others) we have enjoyed being close to downtown yet not so close that we hear and experience the crowds this wonderful area can at times attract. We hear you though and are now including more options leading to downtown Carmel By The Sea and our splendid beach. It would be an honor to welcome you back anytime.. you are the perfect guests.
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Clean and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for a wonderful 3 night stay. The house was spotlessly clean and so well equipped, from the bedrooms to the bathrooms as well as the kitchen. Conveniently located to explore everything around Carmel, especially for lovers of good walks, good food, shopping and golf. Would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Everett, WA

Lovely home and thoughtful hosts!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed with another couple for the Big Sur Marathon weekend and we loved our stay. The home was tastefully done and stocked with everything we could possibly need.

A bottle of wine and water was there upon our arrival and after the race an ice muscle roller had appeared. Just the thing we needed after the marathon!

Very peaceful location. Although we did not walk to town (marathon remember) it could have been easily done. All things thought of in this home. Everything you might need.

Can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the home. It felt good. If there was any negative is that a little far to walk into town or coming back when it was dark. Great time by the four of us.


  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Monterey Peninsula Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.6 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Pebble Beach Golf Links
Nearest Train
22 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
CA 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Forest in the Forge
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Carmel Beach
Car: recommended

Charming downtown Carmel By The Sea, a public tennis court and kid park with grilling/picnic table area, many top golf courses, Award Winning Wineries, restaurants, art galleries, top restaurants, ocean, 17 mile drive, Mission Ranch, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, Downtown Monterey, Monterey Wharf, Laguna Seca, fair grounds.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Damage Insurance $59

Call or email owners for any last minute special offers.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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