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Quiet Retreat In Beautiful Pacific Grove - SPECIAL ! WINTER IS MILD ON THE COAST

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 6 nights

About the property

Lovely Remodeled Bungalow: Ocean Sunset Views In A Quiet, Forested Neighborhood



This is the perfect home base for a Pacific Grove/Monterey Peninsula visit, because of its comfort and central location.

Please note that loud parties or disruptive behavior will not be tolerated here in this quiet neighborhood. If you are looking for a quiet, homey and peaceful environment than please read on.......

The home

This is a charming, comfortable home with 2 bedrooms plus an office/bedroom and 1 bath. It sleeps 4 in the 2 queen-sized beds. There is also a futon in the office/bedroom.

It has just been newly remodeled and it is squeaky clean and ready for your visit.

Settle into the comfortable furniture of the living room and enjoy the fireplace, a 50” flat screen TV, blu-ray player and views out to the ocean. 

There is a separate dining room and also a breakfast nook and patio dining as well. The TV is on a movable arm, so it is visible from the dining room and the kitchen as well. 

Free premium direct satellite TV (with golf, NBA, NFL, MLB), local phone service and wifi internet are provided.

The gourmet kitchen is completely equipped for you, with cooking equipment, full-sized appliances (cook top, wall oven, refrigerator, microwave) and many small appliances, pots and pans and table ware. 

The small appliances include 3 coffee makers (!), blender, toaster, toaster oven, 3 mixers, rice cooker, slow cooker, electric fry pan, electric grill, deep fryer, and waffle maker.

Cookware is stainless steel and induction and there is table service for 8 people.

You will have blissfully restful sleep. Two of the bedrooms feature all new queen-sized beds. The master bedroom also has views out to the ocean. The third bedroom is set-up as an office/bedroom and has a single, pull-down futon/bed.

The remodeled bathroom has a tub/shower and a hair dryer, toiletries and robes are provided. There is also a washer/dryer in the home for your use.

The meditative, secluded garden awaits you with the sound of trickling water and the perfume of jasmine, honeysuckle and pines. Enjoy your coffee or leisurely meal and watch the numerous birds while sitting in the garden patio, equipped with table and chairs, a gas/charcoal barbecue and water sculpture.

Outdoor pets are considered and an Igloo pet house is provided in an semi-enclosed area. Pets are not allowed indoors. Allergy impact on future guests is avoided

There is off-street parking for your cars and easy access to all Pacific Grove and Monterey attractions as well as Pebble Beach and highway 68 to highway 1 and Carmel, Carmel Valley, Point Lobos and the Big Sur coast. 

The neighborhood

This home is located in a forested, peaceful and safe residential neighborhood, convenient to shopping and restaurants and close to many attractions. 

The owner is a world traveler and retired artist, with a bent for yoga and contemplative thoughts. He is available for local insights and directions and can even give you ideas for little-known local attractions and suggestions about restaurants.

We know you will love your retreat to this pacific grove gem.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

About Michael

The home has been in the same family for decades and has recently been remodeled. The owner lives nearby and is available for consultations and tips about local attractions and restaurants.

Michael purchased this house in 1949

Why Michael chose Central Coast

This beautiful home has been passed down through the generations and lovingly cared for. It is in a quiet location, but close to everything. You will feel right at home as everything you need for an enjoyable stay has been provided for you.

What makes this house unique

I love the sweeping distant views of the ocean. This is such a quiet neighborhood, yet you can walk less than a block to the best coffee in town and you are centrally located for all the main attractions in the area. We love the fireplace, art work, comfy beds and the special homey touches. A perfect get-away.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Quiet Retreat In Beautiful Pacific Grove - SPECIAL ! WINTER IS MILD ON THE COAST
average rating of 4.714286 based on 14 reviews

A Perfect Stay

  • 5 of 5

I recently had a lengthy, four month stay at this property for work and I must say that while there I wanted for nothing. The owner, Michael, could not have been more accommodating. He told me I didn't need to bring much, and he was right. The property is beautifully furnished and was supplied with toiletries, towels, robes, pots, pans, dishes, silverware, toasters, a coffee maker, a blender, a flat screen TV, a DVD player etc, etc. You will have Direct TV and free WIFI. There was even a cleaning service available that kept the place spotless. It has a beautiful front and back yard. It is close enough to the touristy places but far enough away to be peaceful and quite. Asilomar Beach and Cannery Row are a short drive (or walk) away. It is near good restaurants, grocery stores and hiking trails. Michael knows the area well so if you have questions just ask him. He always makes himself available and will provide you with good advice, recommendations and even road maps if you need. I would highly recommend this place to anyone. Having such a beautiful place and an accommodating owner made the work aspect of my stay all the more easy, and the pleasure aspect of my stay all the more rich. I will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Short Stay

  • 5 of 5

Our three-person family enjoyed this charming and spotless home over the recent holiday weekend. We found it to be very comfortable. We also loved the location, which is close to Asilomar and the walking paths along the ocean there. Michael was a very thoughtful host who filled the home with beautiful fresh flowers and provided valuable information about the area.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Tidy And Quiet

  • 5 of 5

The house is as described and is located in a quiet residential area near Asilomar Beach and Pacific Grove's business district. The house has plenty of room for two people; it's very clean, comfortable, and well-stocked. The owner Michael puts out fresh flowers in several places indoors. We enjoyed eating in the breakfast nook with a view of the garden. The owner responded quickly to questions during our stay, and even went to the local hardware store to get a replacement battery for me.

As for restaurants nearby, we enjoyed Red House Cafe on nearby Lighthouse Ave, and had a nice meal with an ocean sunset view at Rocky Point Restaurant about a 30 minute drive to the south.

Be aware that VRBO charges a booking fee. This fee is only vaguely described on VRBO's website, but Michael was able to tell me in advance the amount of the fee. Upon approval of the reservation, VRBO immediately charges the full amount of the reservation and deposit. It's been two weeks since our stay and VRBO still has not refunded my deposit.

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Quaint, Quiet House

  • 4 of 5

This is a very beautiful, tastefully decorated house. The small touches, such as fresh flowers upon arrival and a garden area, makes this house truly feel like a home. The layout is very usable and you get a full walkthrough of how everything works. The office/reading area is nice and well lit.

The owner was more than gracious to help out with things to do and places to see. The location is central and alot of places in Monterey can be accessed in a reasonable amount of time (i.e <20mins).

The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is because as a "tech savvy" person, there were no reasonable outlets in the bedrooms in which to charge a phone (I use my phone as an alarm) or any other item you might want beside (I would have used my tablet as there are no tv's in the bedroom). Don't let this stop you from renting here as I know most people probably wouldn't want there phone bedside while vactioning/relaxing.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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A home with a heart...

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I wanted a vacation away from the heat of our hometown and a little fresh ocean air - but we got so much more. When we arrived at our HomeAway rental we were greeted by the owner, Michael, and given a tour of the house and brief operating instructions that made our stay so pleasant. Any questions we had were answered and Michael gave us a nice "heads-up" on where to go and what to see. We were so comfortable and the location was perfect; away from the bustling tourist area, quiet and serene, and just a few blocks from grocery store, bank, restaurants and gas station. The sights in Pacific Grove and the Monterey area are breathtaking and unique - the beaches, trails, parks, downtown shopping and fabulous restaurants. It was a relaxing, wonderful experience and we are looking forward to our next stay. Thank you for your hospitality Michael, you made our visit so special!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Quiet well equipped home with very responsive owner

  • 4 of 5

The home is older but perfectly suited our needs. It was spacious, assesible to everything on the Peninsula and well equipped. The owner was very helpful and we would stay there agsin

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Monterey County
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Links at Spanish Bay
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
1.7 Miles
Car: recommended

Local attractions

Cannery row and the monterey bay aquarium: made famous by john steinbecks novels, cannery row is only a 5-minute drive. Cannery row boasts the world-famous monterey bay aquarium and many great restaurants and shops.

Old fishermans wharf in monterey: just 10 minutes away, take a walking tour of monterey’s historic spanish-era adobes at fishermans wharf. See the custom house, californias first theater, larkin house, r.L. Stevenson house, and the fisherman’s wharf.

Lovers point beach: the largest of the many sheltered, white-sand beaches of pacific grove. It is less than 5 minutes drive from your home.

Point pinos lighthouse and asilomar beach: this is only a 8-minute drive from your home. Be sure and take the drive from lover’s point out to the lighthouse and around to asilomar beach. You can even get out and walk or run along this beautiful coast. You will see spectacular scenery, wildlife and maybe even whales!

Pacific grove monarch butterfly sanctuary: about a 5 minute drive is an amazing sanctuary for the migrating monarch butterflies, which arrive in the fall by the thousands. The best months for viewing are october through february.

17-mile drive: this world-renowned drive along the pacific ocean to pebble beach and carmel begins at the doorstep of pacific grove, less than a 5 minute drive from your home base, featuring a tranquil forest, a magnificent coast line, imposing mansions, world famous golf courses and coves of the sparkling sea.

Carmel-by-the-sea: its only a 10-minute drive from your home to the renowned quaint village known as carmel by the sea, with its quaint shops, art galleries and restaurants and dramatic white sand beach, and to the nearby historic carmel mission basilica.

Point lobos and the big sur coast: point lobos state preserve is a spectacular natural haven for wildlife and birds. The big sur coast beyond has some of the most some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. You can easily picnic and return to our home in the same day.

World-famous golf courses: pebble beach, spyglass, spanish bay and many others are only minutes away from your home. A little known gem is the public pacific grove course out at light house point, with some of the same aspects as the world famous pebble beach course.

Santa cruz: less than an hour away is the famous santa cruz beach and boardwalk and wonderful redwood state parks.

Pinnacles national park and san juan bautista: you can also try an all day safari to san benito county to the east. There, at the newest national park in the u.S.A. The pinnacles, explore the breathtaking spires and rock formations. And then, be sure to visit the old mission at san juan bautista.

Award winning wineries: carmel valley and salinas valley have over 30 award winning wineries within an easy drive. 

Pacific grove chamber of commerce: 
the pacific grove chamber of commerce is a great source of information about the history, sights and events in pacific grove and the surrounding area.


Rates & Availability

Pacific Grove House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
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Aug 16 2017 - Aug 21 2017
6 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning at Move-out $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Please send us an email, and we will send you an accurate quote for the number of people in your party.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Pacific Grove House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • Bathroom includes a tub/shower and toiletries.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • 2nd Bedroom - 1 queen , New queen-sized bed
    Office/Bedroom - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , New queen-sized bed and a view out to the ocean.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets considered ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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