Joie de Vivre means 'Joy of Life' ...The minute you drive into Carmel, you can see why we adopted the name for our newest Carmel getaway!
Charm is the operative word at every turn. We have and continue to add features to our home that entice relaxation and celebration!
The front courtyard is peaceful, welcoming our guests with potted flowers, climbing vines, citrus trees, and outdoor furniture for entertaining. The greatest feature, is the gas fire pit to sit around during the evening hours. It is the perfect spot for a glass of wine or roasting marshmallows for s'mores!
The upstairs living area is generous and perfect for gatherings. The dining table seats 8 comfortably,. The table in kitchen nook is set by the front window, and is perfect for your morning coffee. We even have a wine refrigerator equipped for chilling your local wine finds!
The kitchen has new appliances. It is equipped for cooking, with an array of pots and pans, baking dishes, utensils, and dishes. We provide spices and many cooking essentials for your convenience. The Keurig coffee maker, and pressed coffee unit, are new as well! There is a toaster, griddle and small appliances for your needs.
There are two bedrooms on the upper level. The master has a pillow top king mattress. All of the bedding is upscale and very comfortable. We use high thread count sheets on all of the king, queen and full-size beds.
The downstairs bedroom is quiet and secluded, featuring a king-size, body form foam top mattress for the perfect night sleep. We have appointed the room with elements of the ocean... this room can also act as a double twin room upon request.
Our newly renovated downstairs bath is gorgeous, complete with natural stone, river rock, and a travertine topped furniture vanity, that gives you a spa-like experience!
Our spacious bonus room is awesome! We have included a 50" flat screen television, xbox, and karaoke machine. It is a great place to hang out, play games and relax.. we have a pull out twin option and a full sized bed for overflow sleeping. This room has access to the back yard, with its canopy of oak and monterey pine trees.
Stay tuned for the announcement of our newest renovation on this property. We are adding in a deck and hot tub and out door dining and kitchen fire table and yes, even a play house! . Do you have a large group? This area of the Back yard can connect to our other Carmel rental which is right next door. (Listing 513417)
Joie de Vivre deux is the sister to Joie de Vivre.. our First Carmel Rental cottage. We know that guests come to Carmel to make memories.. so when we had the opportunity to own two houses together, we embraced it! We will have decks and a hot tub by summer of 2016.. with adjoining back yards, when it is appropriate.
An indoor laundry, closet for extra sheets and towels and every convenience of home await you.
Our two car garage is painted, clean and finished with epoxy floors. We can allow space for up to 4 cars at this home . We provide goodies to take to the beach. A beach wagon, an Ice chest, 2 beach chairs, a boogie board and some sand toys.
Please read our reviews of Joie de Vivre (513417) you will see that we take great pride in your insuring your good experience!