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30 Day Min. Stay, Short Walk to Aquarium/Cannery Row and Lovers Point,Total Remo

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

Upgraded Modern Kitchen & Bathrooms,5 min. Walk to Coastal Bike Path & Beach

This is NOT a short term rental. Month to Month or six to twelve month lease agreement ONLY. Completely remodeled/modernized in 2013, fully furnished historical style home with partial Bay Views from the sun/living room, master bedroom, front covered deck, and large flagstone patio/garden, dual pained windows throughout the house. Skylights and recessed lighting. In unit laundry area. Convenient short walk to the Monterey Aquarium, Cannary Row's world class restaurants and night life.

Two bedrooms with queen size beds, mirrored closet doors, and two full bathrooms. Crib and Bedding provided upon guest request.

Accommodates 2 couples nicely, with a 5th guest sleeping on the comfortable couch in the living area. Filtered water at the kitchen sink. Forced Air Heating, wide plank wood flooring, oversize clothes washer/dryer, laundry detergent, secured high speed internet, flat screen TV with basic cable service, access to Netflix, Pandora, Roku and Blue Ray DVD/CD Player.

Absolutely no smoking inside!

Coffee, tea, condiments, and fully equipped upgraded kitchen with granite counter tops, pots/pans, dishes, dishwasher/liquids, utensils, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, shampoo/conditioner/body wash, and linen/towels.

1-15 minute drive to activities in Monterey, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach, Carmel-by-the Sea, and Camel Valley. Historic Downtown Monterey and Old Fisherman's Wharf are within walking distance as well. You can catch the Monterey Transit System close to the home. Big Sur is a 30-45 minute drive south on Coastal Highway 1.

Distance from the property to;

Knob Hill Grocery Store 0.3 miles (5 minutes walk).

Cannary Row (Aquarium) 0.5 miles ( 7 minutes walk).

Safeway Grocery Store 1.1 miles.

Trader Joes 1.0 miles.

Downtown Monterey ( Alvarado St.) 1.9 miles.

Pebble Beach (Spanish Bay) 2.0 miles.

Carmel by the Sea 6 miles.

Short walking distance to Churches in Monterey and Pacific Grove.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Guita

Over the years, I have been fortunate to have rubbed elbows with some of the most talented people in the Hospitality and Real Estate professions. Little did I know these mentors would prepare me for my Vacation Rental venture this year.

I've also discovered my inner gift for interior decorating. Casa Amarilla has been a labor-of-love restoring and modernizing this quaint Monterey Cottage...a stone throw from the Aquarium.

My green thumb came back to life as well. The patio and fenced garden area has blossomed this spring, and soothes one's sole at the end of an active day. A wood burning pot belly fire-pit and charcoal BBQ enhance this spacious artistic zen-like garden, while taking in the distant Monterey Bay view...our guests favorite!

While staying at Casa Amarilla, don't hesitate to call or text me if you and your group need anything at all!



Guita purchased this house in 2012

Why Guita chose Monterey

Guest Review Comment; “My colleague and I stayed at Guita's Casa Amarilla while attending a conference in Monterey and found the house to be lovely, clean, tidy, spacious (for a two bedroom house) with lots of amenities, light and views. Guita was such a great host. She emailed to let us know she had confirmed our reservation. Responded promptly when we had questions, and was available for questions when we called. The house is amazingly quiet with a nice deck, and very close to all of the main attractions of Monterey. I will definitely stay there again”...Angus

What makes this house unique

Walking distance to the famous Monterey Aquarium, Cannery Row, grocery stores, outlet mall and restaurants. Spectacular bay view and amazing garden patio sitting.


Monterey House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: 2:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • 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 Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , completely redone in 2012
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Completely redone in 2012
  • Both bathrooms are full baths and totally remodeled in 2012
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • One queen size bed in each bedroom. There is a comfortable couch in the sun room area that can accommodate one adult.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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30 Day Min. Stay, Short Walk to Aquarium/Cannery Row and Lovers Point,Total Remo
average rating of 4.5882354 based on 17 reviews
Carlsbad, CA, USA

Nice house with a short walk to aquarium and Cannery Row

  • 5 of 5

Great house with beautiful garden. Perfect for our family of 5 and dog. Note there is an uphill walk back to home.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Casa Amarilla

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location, we loved our stay there. We had a lovely dinner there, easily accessible to markets. Owner was very responsive, that is always a plus. We highly recommend this rental vacation to anyone else.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Convenient and quaint two bedroom, two bath cottage within walking distance to Cannery Row.

  • 4 of 5

The home is very cute and has all the necessary accoutrements in addition to some very special ones. The main room windows provide a lovely, distant view of the Bay. The location is great as it is just a short walk to Cannery Row and the Monterey Aquarium. Though the beds are just double size they are quite adequate for a short stay. The ship style bath is especially appealing. The kitchen is very modern and convenient and has some uniquely creative chandeliers.

Sadly, there were a few things that I believe should be repaired or changed. The first is there were way too many personal belongings, like make up, stashed in spaces that could be easily accessed. I felt as if I was invading a private space of a person I don't know. Secondly, the bureau in the main bedroom had no handles which made it quite difficult to use.

Overall, we were in the area on a beautiful sparkling fall weekend and we felt very fortunate to have had this place to stay.

Thank you for sharing it.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent location

  • 4 of 5

Overall, great location and a good value for the house.


Great location, close (walking distance) to the Aquarium and Pacific Grove as well.

Nice house - plenty of room: two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a living room area. A small view of the bay, looks quite pretty at night.

Nice owner - very friendly! Provided us a crib for our little one.

Pet friendly!


Can be noisy. This property is a duplex. In our case, the adjoining property had a party of women, who talked all night and well into the early morning. We could hear every word they said. I don't think they were being particularly loud, it's just the way the property is set-up. The master bedroom overlooks the adjoining property back-yard, and the second bedroom sits overlooking the other unit's back porch! So if there's people out late at night, you WILL hear them. Even at 3 in the morning!!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Can't wait to go back!

  • 4 of 5

The front yard/ porch area was the best! Super cute and cozy house and the owner was very responsive to each request.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and house

  • 5 of 5

loved this place, great location. walking distance to everything. the place itself was fantastic. It had a nice homey feeling. very reasonably priced compared to what it offers. we would love to stay here again. they are also very helpful, we were having a hard time with the tv remote controls and after 10 mins we had someone in the house helping us and walking us through it. The owner was super nice as well, loved and tremendously enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Monterey Bay Airport
Car: not necessary

Walking distance to Monterey Aquarium and the famous Cannery Row and a variety of restaurants, coffee shops and grocery stores.

Distance from the property to :

Knob Hill 0.3 miles (5 minutes walk)

Cannary Row (Aquarium) 0.5 miles ( 7 minutes walk)

Safe Way 1.1 miles

CVS 0.5 miles

Trader Joes 1.0 miles

Downtown Monterey ( Alvarado St.) 1.9 miles

Pebble Beach (Spanish Bay) 2.0 miles

Carmel 6 miles

This is a residential area, please be considerate of the neighbors. Quiet time is after 9:00 p.m. Due to the draught in California , consumption of water is very restricted. A copy of the California Water Company rules on water consumption is posted on the refrigerator.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $550
Refundable damage deposit $400
Cleaning & Preparation $450
Tax Rate 10.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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