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Carmel Cottage Under Seven Oaks

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Detached Garage

Under a canopy of seven oak trees in quiet wooded neighborhood.

Short walk to shopping, restaurants, galleries and beach.

Master bedroom with King bed and attached full bathroom.

Guest bedroom with Queen bed. Guest bathroom adjacent to bedroom.

Skylights with electric shades and many windows make interior bright and cheery.

Two HD TVs, 52 inch and 32 inch. Cable TV and Wi-Fi internet.

Washer, Dryer, Dishwasher.

Fireplace. Spacious patio. Pet friendly- secured/fenced yard.

Garage and additional parking on property.

Easy access to cottage from garage and driveway.

More Details

Chris Mackie
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

A lovely, charming, comfortable, nicely furnished one-story home, which was perfect for us. Kitchen had all the necessary amenities. Convenient location, quiet and very nice neighborhood, walking distance to Ocean Ave. Beautiful enclosed garden with BBQ to relax & cook outside is nice option. The comforts of your own home. Owner was very responsive to any questions and concerns. We will definitely come back here for our next visit to Carmel. Also perfect for well behaved pets.

Recommended for: Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Apr 2015
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Carmel Cottage Under Seven Oaks
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Great House

  • 5 of 5

This is a great property to rent! It is very well furnished and maintained and although small (1,000 s.f.) it couldn't be laid out better . You can actually cook in the kitchen (which I did) and it has most of anything you would need, including nice dishes, pots and pans, good silverware and utensils, etc. It even had some basic spices and olive oil. The light in the house is very nice and it floods into the living room in the afternoon which is wonderful (unlike many Carmel properties that can be pretty dark). The backyard has a nice elevated patio that also gets good sun, both in the morning and the late afternoon/early evening. And, it is totally private. We were able to walk into town from this location. If I were to say anything negative it is that the master bath has a couple of steep steps down from the bedroom which could be difficult for some people. The house, however has good night lights in the rooms (incl. bathrooms) so one isn't having to negotiate it in the dark. Overall, this is a lovely house to rent and the owners were very attentive and easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Five Stars!

  • 5 of 5

Not a lot to add to previous reviews; this is a five star property with a five star host. Close enough to downtown and the beach but out of the main tourist area. Well equipped for family and dogs. One of the best homes we've rented; we do this about five times a year. Hope to stay again.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another Perfect Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Our second year we stayed here. We love this place. Very clean, very comfortable, very quiet & nice neighborhood, great location, beautiful, clean, relaxing and inviting backyard, also beautiful front yard w landscape lighting. We appreciate the motion detector lighting for late arrival and coming back at night. Home and kitchen fully equipped. Pride of ownership and attention to detail are evident. Added new appliances and recirculating hot water pump this past year. BUT most importantly to us is the home is so dog friendly as well. Our two standard poodles felt right at home, relaxing in the sunny patio in the backyard. Well equipped for dogs as well.

Additional comments:

- Very accommodating owner.

- Discovered tennis/Pickleball courts only 2 blocks away.

- My wife discovered the Dyson vacuum cleaner here. She loved it so much, we bought one for ourselves yesterday.

Same time next year 😎. Of course by giving such a glowing review, we hope that this home will be available for us next year.

Steve, Di, Lulu & Cognac 👍👍🐩🐩

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Simply the Best!

  • 5 of 5

Over the years we have stayed in a variety of homes in different areas. My hubby, our dog Sadie, and I have rented in Pacific Grove, but never in Carmel. This home offered a weekly rental rather than the 30-day minimum in much of Carmel. But most important you have just scored the jackpot - a 5 star residence. This home was the perfect size for us. However, with a lovely 2nd bedroom and adjoining full bath, another couple or child would fit comfortably. The layout is spacious, open, light filled with many windows and skylights, yet cozy. We loved spending our evenings by the fire reading, listening to music or the rain, or watching our favorite movies on the big TV (brought our own small blu-ray player). The home is SO well equipped and looks brand new. The kitchen is a dream visually and appliance wise (especially the Samsung washer and dryer - makes me want to sabotage my own just to buy them). From quality dog bowls to all types of accessories and glassware including martini glasses and shaker (thank you), cookware and dishes in new condition, there was nothing we lacked, which prompted us to eat in regularly. The master bedroom is lovely with the step-down bath and overhead skylight (and yes, hot water). Big closet (lots of hangars), a very comfy bed. Sadie, on dry days, was in heaven in the backyard constantly alert for signs of squirrels in the beautiful oak trees. Knowing the yard is secure for her was a real plus. Hopefully, we'll be able to return here during a warmer time so we, too, can enjoy the nicely designed outside patio area.

Great location. Not only are you a short walk from downtown Carmel, but there's a good neighborhood park a few blocks down the hill which was handy for walking Sadie each morning. As a quality "base camp", we walked the path along the ocean in Carmel, drove to Pacific Grove and walked the boardwalk from Asilomar to bird rock, walked the ocean path from Pacific Grove public golf course to Monterey (saw otters), ventured to Big Sur (Nepenthe and Rocky Point). With 15+ wineries in Carmel, 20+ in Carmel Valley, we visited several during our week. Sadie even joined us at the dog friendly Cypress Inn one afternoon. We also took the 17 mile drive to Pebble Beach and Spanish Bay (where we 3 warmed up around the ocean view outside firepit).

The owner, Chris, was very accommodating and helpful . With such super reviews we can only hope there will be availability for a return visit later this year .

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderfully charming!

  • 5 of 5

We were fortunate enough to stay here for 8 days and loved every minute of it! The house or "cottage" was perfect and well appointed. We cooked multiple meals, used the laundry machines (top of the line) and used the Weber barbecue. The location was perfect too. Just a few blocks north of Ocean Ave. and walking distance to the beach. The owners were very easy to communicate with and got back to me quickly every time. We hope to come back again soon!

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very clean, organized and adorable cottage with very accommodating hosts!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Carmel Cottage Under Seven Oaks for 12 nights in July of 2015 with our three dogs. Our stay was very wonderful and we couldn't have asked for a better base to explore Carmel and the Monterey Bay area.

Chris and his brother Tim are incredibly prompt and honest people. Right from booking, they were very clear in their communications and easy to deal with. When we arrived, Tim was there and gave us a thorough tour and explanation of everything in the home and yard to ensure we felt comfortable.

The house is lovely. Exceptionally clean, very well organized and with all of the amenities you could ask for. It feels like staying in a premium hotel while feeling like a local with your own kitchen and yard to relax in. The fact that the property is dog friendly was key, as we often travel with our dogs and finding rentals accommodating to three dogs can be challenging. The house has a great landscaped and stone patio for lounging in the afternoon sun (of which it gets plenty!), however there is not much grass for pets. This wasn't a problem at all for us, but for some it may matter. The landscaping is impeccably maintained.

The location is great - about a 10 minute walk into town which we did nearly daily with our dogs. There are SO many great restaurants in Carmel, many of which have dog friendly patios. Our absolute favourite was Flaherty's seafood and oyster bar, which we discovered unfortunately only on our last night in Carmel as we likely would have gone back more than once! The food was exceptional and the service was the best we'd had in say, 10 restaurants we had visited in town.

The home, as stated, is well equipped with more than the essential cooking and cleaning necessities and they are impeccably organized. The king bed in the master bedroom is comfortable and was cool enough for us in the heat of July with the windows open in the evening. The bathroom is clean, comfortable and bright. We literally have no complaints!

This is a great rental property with exceptionally responsible and responsive owners. I highly recommend their property in Carmel! Thanks Chris and Tim!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5.7 Miles
Monterey Peninsula Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Hwy 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Miles
Nearest Beach
1.2 Miles
Carmel Beach
Car: recommended

Short walk to Carmel-by-the-Sea restaurants, art galleries, shopping, and beach.

World-class golf courses nearby.

Short drive to Monterey.


Rates & Availability

Northeast Carmel Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Concours d' Elegance
Aug 14 2017 - Aug 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning, Nonrefundable $175

AT&T/PGA Golf week - flexible dates
Concours d'Elegance week - flexible dates
Thanksgiving week - flexible dates

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed.
A Reservation Fee of $500 secures the dates and will be put towards the balance which is due 30 days before check-in.
Personal or cashiers checks accepted, not equipped for credit cards or Paypal yet.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Northeast Carmel Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • 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 ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Guest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , full bath adjacent to guest room
    Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • skylight
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Guest Bedroom - 1 queen , access to patio via french doors
    Master Bedroom - 1 king
  • Master bedroom equipped with king bed, HD cable TV, attached master bathroom.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing

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