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Monterey Ocean Retreat

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,750 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

Updated 3 Bedroom (one cal king, two queen beds), 2 bathroom close walk to beach

LONG TERM RENTAL ONLY=30 DAYS OR MORE. NOTE: 10 nights rental rate=30 day rental rate. Centrally located in Monterey- just a 10 minute walk to the ocean, 30 minute walk or 10 minute drive to downtown Monterey, 15 minute drive to Carmel. You can have it all with this 3 bedroom 2 bathroom, 1,750 square foot Monterey Getaway. Master has a Cal king bed and guest rooms are queen size. Sleeps 6 comfortably. RATES ARE NEGOTIABLE.

Enter the home through a well manicured front yard into the formal living/dining room with seating for up to 10. Continue through into the open concept kitchen and family room. Sleeps 6 persons comfortably with an additional 2 on an air mattress.

MONTEREY CITY CODE STATES THAT I am not allowed to rent this property for a period of less then a Calender month OR less than 30 consecutive days.

NOTE: Renting this house for 10 nights allows you to have the house for 30 day rental which is required by the city of Monterey.

More Details

Stephen A Los
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, Understands a little Spanish.
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 21, 2018

About Stephen A Los

Vacation home owner since 2009 with a rental in Dove Mountain Arizona outside Tucson. Born in Monterey, work in Los Gatos. Family in Monterey since 1939.

Stephen A Los purchased this villa in 1997

Why Stephen A Los chose Monterey

First home purchase in the sunbelt walking distance to ocean, restaurants, shopping. Close proximity to Hwy 1, the OCEAN and Laguna Seca.

What makes this villa unique

Location, manageable size, home layout, backyard amenities, and architecture. Walking distance to Downtown MONTEREY and beach!


Monterey Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
  • Master Suite features California King, TV and on-suite bathroom with custom closet. One Guest bedroom has TV. Both guest rooms have queen size beds. Living room is large enough to accommodate a queen size air mattress.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • festivals
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Garage contains two Beach cruisers for riding around town. Monterey city trail is very close by to ride downtown and Avoid traffic.


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Monterey Ocean Retreat
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews

Clean accessible for wheelchair

  • 4 of 5

Hot. Tub smelled. And one bicycle chain was broken on white bike when we tried to use it.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

Everything went smoothly and the house manager was very responsive. The house was wonderful and contained everything you could possibly need. I would recommend this rental very highly. Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Really great stay

  • 5 of 5

Thank to the landlord for our stay in this wonderful house. It was really a great pleasure to live there and very big help to settle down in Monterey.

The house was really perfect for me, my wife and the two kids. I will recommend it to colleagues following me as an great possibility to spend the first weeks here.

All the equipment being in the house and the wonderful arrangement make it very easy to feel at home from the very beginning. Also the great selection of groceries is an adventure and good posibility for every non-American to taste many things that are not common in Europe. So thanks again.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Scottsdale, AZ

Super clean, well appointed and charming home

  • 5 of 5

I was in town for 12 days for the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion and other car events and we needed a place for us and our guests that wanted to visit. We wanted to find a house situated reasonably near Laguna Seca, but also with easy access to Monterey and Carmel. This home is centrally located and provides easy access to all three. Close to shopping, as well. Very clean and tidy home, very well appointed and stocked with everything you need to simply arrive and enjoy. Beautiful, well appointed kitchen - very nice quality furniture, first rate appliances and a very nice audio/video system. Linens, towels and bedding all very comfortable and good quality. Backyard is awesome for relaxing. Washer/Dryer was an added convenience. You definitely feel like you are sharing someone's 'home' versus just renting a house. Warm and cozy environment. Very comfortable for 6 people and with inflatable mattress adding two more isn't unreasonable. Owner and his property manager insured our arrival was seamless and made sure we were perfectly situated. We will definitely try to book this home again!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Worked perfectly for us !

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean, all on one level, with well stocked kitchen & linen closet (bath & beach towels). There were enough food condiments & basic bathroom supplies that we didn't have to buy any of that stuff. There were 6 adults & a baby and the house fit us all comfortably. We actually put the portable crib in the laundry room so the baby even had his own private, quiet room to sleep in! The master BR & bath were quite large. 3 girls were able to groom in the master bath at one time. The other 2 bedrooms were adequate but not too much extra room to move around in there. The 2nd bath was average size so 2 people could groom in there at once. It was about a 10-15 minute drive door to door to downtown Monterey. We would rent this house again if we go back.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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An amazing stay in a perfect home

  • 5 of 5

We thought we might have got the wrong house when we first arrived, it was too good...wasn't it? This house is huge, beautiful and was perfect for us. Everything we could possibly imagine was provided and we absolutely LOVED our stay. Is there anything more that could have been done? No nothing at all. We had a great time and will definitely be back in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
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Monterey Bay Aquarium
Monterey-Walking Trail
located 10 minutes from my house
Sandbar & Grill
Yummy seafood on wharf #2. you can walk there from my villa in 30 minutes.
Dennis the Menace Park
Grew up playing here.
Restaurant 1833
some of the best food in town.
Sardine Factory
Forge in the Forest Restaurant
great outside atmosphere and dining. Fireplaces are wonderful.
Breakfast Club
Walking distance from my villa. Long waits so get there early.
Del Monte Beach
15 minute walk from the villa.
Fandango Restaurant
great food and atmosphere.
El Estero Park
great walking area and paddle boats. near Dennis the Menace park and across from the beach.
Little Napoli
my favorite Italian food in the area.
Montrio Bistro
One of the best food places in town. consistent and delicious.
East Village Coffee Lounge
great coffee place that is not starbucks.
il vecchio
some of the best Italian food around.
Musuem of Monterey
great exhibits
Rio Grill
great food and service
a great seafood place.
Rosine's Restaurant
they serve lotsa food. not the best quality but satisfying.
The Wild Plum
great breakfast
Monterey Bay Kayaks
Carmel Mission
The Father Serra is buried here.
yummy seafood in a fine dining style.
Mission Ranch Restaurant
great vibe. good atmosphere. piano bar is wonderful. try brunch.
Carmel River State Beach
great place to walk on the beach. get there early to get parking.
Monterey's Fish House
walking distance from the Villa. 15minutes. best seafood in town. get there early or you wi...
Chili's Grill & Bar
walking distance from villa. great service
The Inn at Spanish Bay
Go here for the Monterey experience of outdoor firepits and wonderful views. bring a jacket ...
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Monterey airport
Nearest Barpub
0.15 Miles
Chili's Restaurant
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Old Del Monte Golf course
Nearest Motorway
0.15 Miles
Hwy 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.15 Miles
Monterey Fish House, Chili's Grill and Bar
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Del Monte/Casa Verde beach
Car: recommended

This house is in Monterey, California near the border with Seaside, California. You can walk along recreation path to wharf, Cannery Row, Aquarium, and downtown history.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning fee $275
Cleaning $280

NOTE: Rental fee is same for 10 days as IT IS for 30 days so Please inquire with an email. To clarify, if you are interested in 10 days rental you will have same rate for 30 days so therefore you have the house for 30 day minimum required by the city of Monterey.

Rates/FEES and are based on 6 guests. Pet fee can vary based on number of animals and size. Cleaning fee is based on 6 persons. MONTEREY CITY CODE states that I am not allowed to rent this house for a "period of less then 30 consecutive days or less then a calender month". Please contact me for more information if clarification is needed. If rental is used 30 days or more, the cleaning fee goes to $350.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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