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Updated Golden Rectangle 4 BR, 3 BA home - 2 blocks to beach, 3 to Ocean Avenue

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 31 nights


About the property

2 blocks from beach, 3 blocks south of Ocean Avenue, sleeps up to 8

Monterey Mission style two story comfortable, updated home close to the beach and downtown with garage, hot tub, grill, bikes, boogie boards, surf boards, skim boards, wet suits and beach toys.

Beautiful sun-lit south facing patio surrounded by house is warm and calm on even the breeziest days and is a great place to eat lunches and includes a Weber Genesis propane grill.

Kitchen has been updated with stainless appliances, custom tile floors, Silestone countertops and custom backsplashes.

Main floor bathrooms were recently updated as well.

Bed configuration includes the master with an eastern/standard king bed, a second main floor bedroom with a queen bed, each with TV and their own bathrooms. On the lower level there are two bedrooms, one with two extra long twin beds and the other with a California king bed and they share a bath and a common area with a large flat screen TV and DVD player.

There is an inviting living room with a view of the ocean with vaulted ceiling and fireplace with a large flat screen TV and Blueray DVD player.

There is a hot tub in a private setting on the back deck.

There is WiFi, cable and phone service.

There are great bars, restaurants and shopping in downtown Carmel and lots to do in the area, including Pebble Beach, Point Lobos, Monterey, Carmel Valley, Big Sur, Silicon Valley (90 minutes) and San Francisco (135 minutes).

More Details

James Coffin
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 7, 2018

About James Coffin

Three sibling co-owners.

James Coffin purchased this house in 1974

Why James Coffin chose Golden Rectangle

We enjoy it, as will you, for its location, location, location close to beach and Ocean Avenue and many updates over the past seven years while preserving old Carmel homey charm

What makes this house unique

There are two bicycles to use (men's large and women's small), multiple boogie boards, two surf boards (one long, one short), wet suits (S, M, M, L, XL), two skim boards (one large, one small), five folding chairs, nine beach towels and balls, frisbees and other beach toys


Golden Rectangle House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Main floor master bedroom bath with shower Second main floor bath with shower/tub Downstairs shared bath with shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Four bedrooms: Main floor master with eastern/standard king and TV and own bath with shower that opens to back yard and deck with hot tub. Main floor second bedroom with queen and TV and own bath with tub. Downstairs bedroom with California king. Downstairs bedroom with two extra long twins.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Several of our guests have had family reunions and say the the house has worked well for that function.


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Updated Golden Rectangle 4 BR, 3 BA home - 2 blocks to beach, 3 to Ocean Avenue
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Lovely family home

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely property. It is as it is billed. It is just a few blocks from the ocean and five or six from the main street in Carmel. The kitchen has everything you would want to prepare meals and the outside grill area is fantastic! The outside area is a great place to entertain or just to sit and relax to enjoy the beautiful weather. You will feel the love in this house.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very positive review. Note that the beach is only two blocks away and that Ocean Avenue, the main shopping street of Carmel, is only three blocks north of the house.
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Wonderful Carmel Home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed st Nantucket West for the entire month of June (2017). This beautiful home in the heart of Carmel exceeded all our needs. This home was large enough to accommodate visiting family and friends, while still providing privacy as needed. Nantucket West is in a perfect location. Short walks to Carmel Beach and downtown were very convenient. The owner had gone out of his way to ensure the home is more than advertised, and exceeds expectations. We would highly recommend this beautiful property.

Jeff and Brenda

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sacramento, California

Prime Vacation spot: Nantucket West, Carmel by the Sea

  • 5 of 5

Our second stay at this lovely home was just as nice as our first trip, reinforcing our opinion that we would highly recommend this property to anyone looking for a restful, comfortable, peaceful, and well stocked home in excellent condition to spend their Carmel vacation time at. The owner is so easy to work with, professional and accommodating, and he anticipates all ones needs while there. With it's prime location being a couple blocks from the ocean, as well as downtown and all it's restaurants and shopping venues, there really is no need for a car unless you want to take in some of the other nearby natural attractions like Point Lobos, Big Sur, or golfing at one of the many nearby golf courses. We have a large family, with different family members coming and going, and there's plenty of space for all. The outside patio is perfect for night time ambiance as well as daytime lounging and playing games. We are already looking forward to spending our next summer month long vacation at this amazing home!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Redondo Beach, CA

Carmel Comfort-By-The Sea

  • 5 of 5

We visited Carmel for Car Week in October 2015, and we were very lucky to be able to stay at such a beautiful property. The house has a very tranquil and private setting as it is surrounded by Oaks. This charming craftsman style home is ideally located, walking distance to downtown Carmel and only a stones throw to the beach. The house is built with exposed beam ceilings, rich woodwork and a brick fireplace. The exterior has gracious landscaping with multiple patios that invites outdoor living. I will let the property owner's words speak for themselves, but I found their description to be right on the mark. The house is tastefully decorated inside and can easily accommodate a family or group of friends looking for a relaxing stay. We found the beds very comfortable and were very pleased to find that the house had a real, wood-burning fireplace, reinforcing its charm. With its combination of charm, convenience, and privacy, I would highly recommend this property to anyone considering a trip to Carmel. It is truly a wonderful property.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: George, thank you for your positive clarify for future guests, the fireplace is actually gas that burns on cement logs, but it does appear very much like a wood burning fireplace and throws out a lot of heat. Jim C
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The best vacation rental ever!

  • 5 of 5

Over the years, we have rented numerous VRBO homes. This past Thanksgiving we enjoyed 9 days at the Nantucket West property in Carmel, CA. What a wonderful experience! This beautiful, charming home has been very well cared for over the years. The furnishings are lovely and the kitchen and bathrooms have all been updated with very nice appliances and fixtures. The home is incredibly well stocked and equipped and the owners are very generous in letting their renters use everything. The location is perfect, two blocks to the beach and three blocks to downtown. We really didn't need a car. This is by far the best vacation home we have ever rented and we are already signed up for another two weeks this year!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fremont, CA USA

Fabulous in Carmel

  • 5 of 5

I just retuned home from a fabulous vacation with 5 fabulous ladies at the Nantucket West property in Carmel, CA. I must say that the owner was always concerned about our experience in Carmel. The house is very, very nice. Less than 2 blocks from the ocean. Wow! And a very well stocked house with a lovely patio. We all truly enjoyed our time at the beautiful "Nantucket West".

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Monterey (MRY)
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Carmel - La Playa Hotel
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Pebble Beach
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Coast Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Carmel - La Playa Hotel
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Carmel beach
Car: necessary

Monterey, Carmel Valley and Big Sur are close by, Silicon Valley is 1-1/2 hour drive north and San Francisco is a 2-1/4 hour drive north


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $250
Damage deposit (refund) $1,000

We abide by the Carmel-by-the-Sea rule of a rental only once every 30 day period, which may include occupancy periods of 7 to 31 days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.