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Turnkey Walk to Town Retreat

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,096 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

2 bedroom 2 bath home with garage and outdoor areas

This home has it all. Totally renovated in 2013 this house has all the amenities one could want. Walk to town, single car garage. Cooks kitchen with stainless steel appliance and honed marble counters. Dining table seats 6 with room for 8. Two outdoor seating areas, one with a fire pit, perfect for drinking wine and talking. Master bedroom has King sized bed with bathroom en suite. Second bedroom has a king bed that can be converted to two twin beds. Stackable washer and dryer, both full size. Parking for 3 cars. MONTHLY RENTALS ONLY

Penny Hoglund
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Penny Hoglund

This is our beach retreat. Our daughter grew up coming here every weekend to explore the beach, and all the surrounding area has to offer. We spent every Thanksgiving here until we moved to the Tahoe Area. Now with our daughter in college we find we don't get down to Carmel as often. We hope you enjoy and find the sense of peace that we do when in Carmel.

Penny Hoglund purchased this cottage in 2001

Why Penny Hoglund chose Northeast Carmel

We purchased this property because we spent almost every weekend in the Carmel area. We looked at lots of homes, but we loved the trees and how quiet our location is. The bonus was the ability to walk to town. At night, with the windows open you can hear the surf. So many homes didn't have a lot of parking and we always have visitors so this worked for us.

What makes this cottage unique

Walk to town. Totally rebuild from the studs up in 2013.


Northeast Carmel Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1096 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Both bathrooms have hand held shower and dispenser for body soap, shampoo and conditioner 1 Hair Dryer provided 1 Flat Iron provided 1 Curling Iron provided
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • Second Bedroom has a king bed, which could be split into two twins Both beds have 1000 count cotton sheets with down pillows Master Bedroom has two terry cloth robes
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • 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
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis


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Turnkey Walk to Town Retreat
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA


  • 5 of 5

enjoyed stay immensely. well maintained and modern home...great location!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home - great location.

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful home close to town and beach. Waking up in the morning and starting a fire to take off the chill or sitting around the outdoor fire pit toasting marshmallows in the evening, Petite Retreat was the right place to make a perfect vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy cabin in the woods close to town

  • 4 of 5

Very cozy and enjoyed our time there.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mercer Island

3rd Time at Our Happy Place

  • 5 of 5

Another great experience at our Happy Place away from home. Penny continues to improve our vacation experience and we are already booking our 4th return in 2017. The home is fully stocked, old charm but with all the modern benefits and so well located to everything Carmel has to offer.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was exceptionally well designed and clean with an updated kitchen.

  • 5 of 5

The house had very nice furniture, comfortable beds and lovely linens. The bathrooms had great sized showers. I really enjoyed sitting in the front of the house in the rockers and I also loved the gas fire pit on the side of the house with nice seating. The additional asset to this house is that the owner was so nice and provided immediate answers to small minor problems that we had while there. It also was close enough to Ocean avenue to be able to walk down and shop. Selecting this home would be a very great choice. The owner happened to be in Carmel while we were there and we had her over to "Her" home. She brought a fabulous bottle of wine and we had a great time together. Penny, I hope to see you again next year when we come back, but this time we are buying dinner. Your are the kind of person I would love to get to know better. Thanks so much for all you did for us and Murphy, our pet, said thank you too. He loved sitting outside with me.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A real gem

  • 5 of 5

Like the great little restaurant you discover,tell friends about, and suddenly can't get in because it's become so popular .....I hesitate to tell about this gem!

Perfect location,walking distance to town,grocery, shops,galleries . Centrally located for driving to all of Monterey peninsula . Gorgeously decorated,every amenity provided,quiet,restful,....perfect.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Short walk to shopping, restaurants, bars and theater.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Pet Fee $100
Cleaning Fee $150

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.