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Tree house close to the Milky Way.....

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Sunshine high above the Carmel fog

Located just three minutes by car off of Carmel Valley Road, the house is a brisk twenty minute walk into Carmel Valley Village and a leisurely twenty minute drive into Carmel-by-the-Sea! Our treetop property is located on a sunny hillside in Hitchcock Canyon full of wildlife and beautiful wildflowers.

Excellent hiking trails nearby include: Kahn Ranch, within walking distance of the property, however, drive-in only. Free permits must be displayed in your car; go to Garland Regional Park to download.

Garland Regional Park is approximately 10 minutes west on CVRoad and has trails for all levels of hiker. A book of day hikes is at the house.

The master bedroom features a queen-size bed with an European rattan bed frame. Fluffy comforters and linens envelope one in cozy comfort. As you prepare for sleep, the sky offers you views of the moon as it glides across the sky. With vaulted ceilings, it is very roomy and bright; it has fabulous views of Osborne Ridge to the south and west. Small deck and stairs to 'Lower Paradise' add an element of comfort.

The upstairs bathroom, shower/tub, has a glass-block wall allowing the sun to shine in while ensuring complete privacy.

The second upstairs bedroom is roomy and bright with tall windows facing west and north. It has a queen-size bed, high boy, Swedish-style chair to relax in, extra futon cushions stored in the large closet and a very unusual piece of antique furniture. My partners are brilliant at finding the most amazing objects and art to decorate the house with!

Walking down stairs, linger a moment on the landing to enjoy the exquisite tile work while looking out the window on the east for wildlife sightings! You might just see a pair of intelligent animal eyes peeking back at you!

The downstairs bedroom, with private access to the bathroom, has a queen bed and french doors leading to the patio.

The downstairs bathroom, accessible from the bedroom or the living area, is decorated with tiles hand-crafted by local artisans.

The kitchen offers a gas stove/oven, refrigerator w/ice maker, microwave, toaster, dishwasher, blender and has a washer/dryer in the pantry. Stoneware, utensils, pots and pans, cutlery ~ everything one might need to make their stay here as comfortable as possible are available.

Sit inside or enjoy dining al fresco on the patio. Fire up the propane BBQ while feasting your senses on the views, the colors, the sounds and the smells of the canyon while enjoying homemade fare. Or order take-out from one of the restaurants in the village. Kathy's Little Kitchen-Burgers/ Mexican, Thai Village, Roux-French, Running Iron-famous for their Lonesome Burger and several more restaurants to choose from.

There are numerous wine tasting rooms within walking distance, a dog-friendly community park and pool (pool open after Memorial Day) and several fun shops including "Casa del Sol".

Local art galleries including Valley Girls' and Patricia Qualls are gaining international attention. Carmel Valley Village has a motorcycle museum and Carmel Valley History Museum; check website(s) for hours. Laguna Seca-Mazda Raceway/Recreational area is 9.8 mi. away (15 minutes). Carmel Beach and River Mouth Beach are approximately 20 minutes by car. Asilomar Beach and Steinbeck's Cannery Row in Pacific Grove are 40 minutes away.

Living room has a flat-screen, DVD's or Roku only-no local programming. Comfortable leather sofas invite a nap or perhaps a board game?

We are child and pet friendly. $50.00 fee for dogs/cats. The yard is not fully-fenced, pet gate available. Dogs must stay on lead or respond to voice command. No roaming off-property, please. CV Community Park and Carmel Beach (16.5 mi.) allow dogs off-leash.

Please let me know if you are intending to bring your pet (dog, cat, etc.) and what kind of pet you have.

Parking is limited to three (3) cars.

Enjoy your stay!

More Details

Owner
Kathy - Property Manager
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2018

About Kathy - Property Manager

Hi, my name is Kathy. I've lived on Sunny Hill for 30 years, on the Monterey Peninsula for decades. I love my community and hope to introduce you to the many facets of beautiful Carmel Valley.

Why Kathy - Property Manager chose Carmel Valley

Massage Therapist(s) on call for guests staying on property.It's best to make reservations Before you arrive!

Stunning interior, decorated colorfully with tiles from the owners' world travels, this property is perfect for romantic get-aways, family vacations and groups. Very private, situated on the hillside, away from rural traffic. Within walking distance of Kahn Ranch and five minutes driving distance to Garland Park. CVVillage currently has 15 wine tasting room, all within a brisk 20 minute walk from the house!

What makes this house unique

Only five minutes from the village of Carmel Valley, this property is very private and quiet. Gorgeous southern views from both patios, propane BBQ to roast those veggies you just bought at CV's Sunday Farmer's Market and perhaps local wine from any of the excellent vineyards here and voila! You've started your weekend just right!!

Tiles abound, lending a sense of fun, adventure and whimsy here. You're invited; please come and stay:)

Guestbook comments from the owner

This place is so awesome ! I'm really glad my family and I came up here!

I would totally come back here. I LOVED IT!!! I had lots of fun here! I will miss it So Much! This has been one of the best weekends of my life. I had a blast! Thanks so Much!

FIVE STAR RATING!!!!
Jan 2015
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Amenities

Carmel Valley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Exquisite tile work throughout.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Roomy, large closets, deck and stairs private entrance.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • The bedroom downstairs features a Queen bed, french doors onto the patio and a connecting door to the bathroom. A truly unique decorative piece from the '50's will explain our naming this the 'Rose Room'.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 20 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We have two Massage Therapists on call who travel to the property. Appointment required. 24 hours in advance, (at least) please. We also have a professional chef available. One week prior notice required. Wine pairings extra.

Reviews

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Tree house close to the Milky Way.....
average rating of 4.927273 based on 62 reviews
5

Wonderful stay in the Carmel Valley

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in this home (guests were two adults and 1 todder). Comfortable home, well-equipped kitchen, fun decor, loads of space (indoor and outdoor) and a spectacular view. There was an issue with the hot water our first night, but Kathy (the manager) was very responsive and resolved the problem as quickly as possible. We'd highly recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Such a lovely young family! I would be happy to have them return:)
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5

Wonderful, eclectic property. A "Tree House" in the Carmel Valley.

  • 5 of 5

A great property. Very comfortable, well stocked and decorated colorfully. The location is great. Carmel Valley center has some delightful restaurants. We really enjoyed Cafe Rustica..wood fired pizza, Hungarian Goulash, salads and deserts.

This is a wonderful home set in amongst the oak trees. Listen to the wind whistle thru the leaves, enjoy the shading it bears. Great patio to dine casually.

Lots of wine tasting and close to Carmel' s beaches and shopping.

Kathy is terrific and helped get into a locked bedroom my granddaughter accidentally locked. Thanks again Kathy for all your help.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A heavenly oases in the lush corner of paradise.

  • 5 of 5

Kathy is generous win spirit, offers a home brimming with beauty, loaded with lodging space, and sprinkled with gracious touches. The result? Abundance.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous stay at this wonderful property. It was perfect for the 5 of us. It is tucked away at the top of the hill with glorious views of the canyon. There are whimsical touches and artistic surprises around every corner. It was truly a delight!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

The house is adorable with so many little details, we appreciated the fine touches very much. Kathy is so very sweet and a pleasure to talk with. We had a marvelous time and would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful visit at Kathy’s residence 6/12 - 6/14, sandwiched between stays at SF and Newport Beach. We all agreed that this was by far the favorite place we stayed. The house is electic and neat with plenty of space for 4 (and likely more) adults. It was furnished as if we lived there (others can be too sterile) and the surrounding woods, filled with critters and views, were a source of entertainment. Kathy bent over backward to be accommodating, even offering to pick up food for some our party that were “stranded at the house” one evening. If at all possible, we will make our way back to this wonderful house in this beautiful valley!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Monterey Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Will's Fargo, Running Iron, Plaza Linda
Nearest Ferry
200 Miles
San Francisco
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Rancho Canada
Nearest Train
14.4 Miles
AMTRAK~Salinas, ca
Nearest Motorway
13 Miles
Highway One
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Running Iron, Rous Corkscrew Cafe, Rustica
Nearest Beach
13.6 Miles
Carmel River Beach
Car: recommended

Laguna Seca Raceway is a quick 15 minute drive over Laureles Grade from Carmel Valley Village! Can't get much closer than that! The Vintage Car Parade usually travels through the village on the way back to Pebble Beach:) Amazing eye candy for vintage car lovers! Refuge

'Imperative for the human spirit. The sound of the waterfalls and music in the zero gravity chair room is delightful. I truly feel like we all need a place like Refuge.' Guests must be clothed.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $75
Property Damage Insurance $59

Massage Therapy is available if arranged at least one week in advance.
Private Chef is available is booked two weeks in advance.
Daily Housekeeping may be arranged.
Want you pantry stocked before you arrive? Email me a list of your needs; I'll leave the receipt on the table, food in the 'fridge and perhaps a surprise or two!
If you need an early check-in, it may be doable. There is an additional $50.00 fee for early check-ins!!!
If you bring your pet and do not let us know, we will charge you double. Pet Fee=$75.00 X 2 = $150.00.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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