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Lovely Retreat- 0.5mi. walk to Beach; Carmel River Lagoon Sanctuary

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, sleeps 5

Our home is quiet and serene and offers commanding views across the River and into the Carmel Hills. With (two) Master Suites, an office/guest room, full guest bath, radiant heat, elevator & three patios; rest and enjoy all that the Peninsula has to offer-

Such as: beautiful beaches with gorgeous ocean views, touring, hiking, biking, world class golfing, sailing, whale watching, wine tasting, high-end shopping, theatre, …

At places like: Point Lobos State Reserve, Big Sur, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Monterey Bay Aquarium, San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission, Carmel Village, Pacific Grove, Monterey City, Carmel Valley, 17 mile Drive, Pebble Beach Golf Links, Laguna Seca Raceway…

Because we are allergy/asthma sufferers, (sorry no pets), this home has been modified to reduce allergens. Minimalistic decor, radiant heating, hardwood floors, mattress, pillow and comforter covers help eliminate dust exposure. Rest, Relax and Breathe-

Bath towels and linens provided. Separate beach towels provided. Fully stocked kitchen for cooking enjoyment. 2 flat screen T.V.s, cable and internet access. (No food provided.)

*NOTE: Third bedroom/office accommodates 1 person and consists of 1 memory foam mattress (twin). It offers a smaller closet for hanging clothes and personal items. The third full guest bath offers a shower.

More Details

Ann M.
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2017

About Ann M.

My family and I have been visiting the Monterey Peninsula for many years and have grown to love the peace and serenity that coastal living offers. We are from Northern California and spend time in the Sierra Tahoe area as well.

Ann M. purchased this house in 2014

Why Ann M. chose Carmel By the Sea

After many years of searching for a home in the Carmel/Monterey area, we were lucky enough to find our home in what had become our favorite area: Carmel Meadows.

Slightly removed, but still just minutes away (by car), or a (nice, long, Beachfront/Scenic Dr.) walk to the excitement of downtown Carmel; we feel this place is a much needed sanctuary for us to rest, relax and unwind.

What makes this house unique

This home is located in the prestigious area known as Carmel Meadows, a quiet neighborhood boasting (two) coastal access paths to a semi secluded stretch of beach, situated between Monastery and Carmel Beaches. There is also hiking access/road along the perimeter of the Carmel River Lagoon Sanctuary.


Carmel Meadows House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • 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 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 2 master suites 1 guest
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 Twin (memory foam) mattress, small closet
  • 1 king 1 queen 1 twin memory foam matress
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing


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Lovely Retreat- 0.5mi. walk to Beach; Carmel River Lagoon Sanctuary
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews

Beach House with sunny views and Quiet!

  • 5 of 5

Great location and beautiful views! So close to the beach and lots of wonderful restaurants to eat at!

The homeowner was wonderful and even had a goodies for us upon arrival! Beds were super comfortable and large flat screen TVs were an added touch! The two Master Suites were amazing and accommodated our family perfectly! Lots of plush bath towels, pots and pans to cook with, nice coffee machine and even a hair dryer too! Thank you Ann for sharing your lovely home with our family! I would definitely stay here again and recommend it to our friends!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Brenda for the lovely review!
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Great view! We will be back!

  • 4 of 5

Very spacious, great location. Perfect for two couples and a single. Plenty of common space. Very comfortable! Minutes from Downtown Carmel, Monterey and Big Sur. We discussed our return visit and all agreed that we would want to rent this property again. Thank you, Ann!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Wonderful. Perfect host through the whole process.. Accommodations could not have been better! . Very close (10 min.)) to Carmel, but away from the congestion. Want to return!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Las Vegas, NV

Wonderful Stay in This Lovely Home by the Beach

  • 5 of 5

My husband, ten-year-old son, and I spent a week here over Thanksgiving. We had a wonderful time and would love to stay here again. The owner, Ann, was very pleasant and easy to deal with, and went out of her way to ensure that we had a great stay. The home is immaculate, the beds are very comfortable, the kitchen is well equipped and updated, there are nice flat-screen TVs in the living room and master bedroom, and there are three separate outdoor spaces that add a lot of comfort to the home. There is an elevator to the garage, which has a modern washer and dryer. One of the best features of this home, in my opinion, is its location. It sits on a lovely street across from the Carmel River and close to town, and is a half-mile walk away from a spectacular beach. We enjoyed long walks on the beach every morning. I highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jenny and her family were wonderful guests. I welcome them back any time. Ann
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Los Altos

Great staycation

  • 5 of 5

We live in the Bay Area and come down often to the greater Carmel/Monterey area for long weekends. We usually stay at Carmel Valley Ranch with our kids (11 &14). For Labor Day this year, we thought we'd stay as close to the beach as possible. This home did not disappoint. It was a very short walk to the beach, which we did often - for early morning jogs, sunset strolls or walks into downtown Carmel. We didn't even know this gem of a neighborhood existed!! The house was very clean and had most everything we needed. Shampoo/conditioner in the showers and ice in the freezer both would've been great, but these were small things, everything else was provided. The views are stunning and we enjoyed coffee in the morning and wine in the evening on the beautiful front veranda. The champagne in the fridge was a great touch. Parking is available in the garage and all of the appliances are modern and efficient. All of the beds and sheets were very cozy and comfy. Thanks so much Ann, 5 stars from each family member!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Perfect house in a really stunning location. we had zero issues.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8.6 Miles
Monterey Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.2 Miles
The Crossroads
Nearest Golf
6.7 Miles
Pebble Beach Golf Links, 17 Mile Drive
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
1.2 Miles
The Crossroads
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Carmel River Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Carmel Meadows House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Aug 14 2017 - Aug 20 2017
5 night minimum stay
Aug 21 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300
Damage Deposit $700

100% refund if cancelled 60 days prior to check-in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.