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Slice of Country: Rest Assured!

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 3,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

5 bedrooms plus bonus loft (king). 4 kings, 2 qeens, 3 baths.

This beautifully maintained five bedroom, three bath home, with additional 'bonus king loft,' makes for a lovely Carmel Valley retreat. It is beautifully furnished and the kitchen area makes it nice for intimate family gatherings with casual dining, while the formal hand-made mahogany furniture provides an elegant setting for more formal dining. There is a formal living area as well as a more casual family room (s). While the house is spacious, smaller groups enjoy it as well. The main floor has the kitchen with dining area, four of the five bedrooms, bathrooms, formal dining room and game nook! The bedrooms all have separate entrances and bathrooms are near to all! The 'bonus' loft is a large, spacious upstairs room with comfy king-size bed and seating.

The house overlooks the beautiful Carmel Valley hills and one can walk to the Village for wine tasting or whatever! Relax on the patio with a patio heater (one rarely needs it) and sip a glass of wine while watching the sunset. Watch as the fog rolls in, but usually stops short of the Village. The house is nicely set up for three king bedrooms, one of which is 400 s.f.! Each with its own entrance, and two queen-size rooms. Additionally, there is the large loft which boasts the most comfortable bed and seating. There are a total of three beautiful bathrooms, two showers and one bathtub. Or, come as a couple and enjoy the house with the 400 s.f. master with flat screen and dining table (in the room) for sipping wine and watching the northern views. You will most likely see the wild turkeys and deer as well! The nightly fee fluctuates dependent upon time of year, availability, wedding season. Please do talk to owner about any last minute requests.

The upstairs loft is a 'bonus' room. That is, it is very open with great views, and the most comfortable king size bed and seating. This brings the house to 4 kings and 2 queens. The downstairs queen room also has its own family room and television--a great place for casual relaxing. The house is great for just a couple or two, or for a larger gathering. There are a total of three flat screen televisions, cable, and internet (of course!).

Keywords: Beautiful home boasting 5 bedrooms/3 baths (Large bonus king loft with seating). 3,300 s.f. Upstairs loft with additional king, with additional family room downstairs. Formal living room and dining room, as well 'resale room' and game/poker table! Spacious outside patio and BBQ. No events/shuttles allowed at property.

More Details

Owner
Cindy
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
19 November, 2017

About Cindy

We are a professional couple who have lived in Carmel Valley most of our lives. We are very involved in the community. .

Cindy purchased this house in 1990

Why Cindy chose Carmel Valley

Carmel Valley is undisputedly one of the most beautiful places on earth with stellar weather. Having grown up here, we love the sense of community and the sense of belonging. People in the Valley love their community and are involved in the many charitable events that take place to keep our Village so quaint. Memories of playing as a child in the Carmel River bring me much happiness. After a good rain, we can hear the river roaring in the distance. Living in Carmel Valley is like living in a resort and sometimes we have to pinch ourselves to see if it's for real! We married as high school sweethearts and it was our dream to one day own a home in Carmel Valley. There were a lot of baby steps to take in order to buy/build/remodel here, but we made it!

What makes this house unique

The moment we drove onto the property, we knew it was for us. The house was sadly in need of some TLC and we spent years perfecting it. It is somewhat tucked away, yet close to schools, the Village, etc. We loved the oak trees, the deer, the turkeys, and the way that neighbors were friendly, smiled, and always there to lend a helping hand.

We are within walking distance to Carmel Valley Village (well, you have to like a hill) and it's lovely wine tasting rooms. We are 20 minutes to Carmel-by-the-Sea and within thirty minutes to Monterey, Pebble Beach, and Pacific Grove. A short twenty minute drive to Laguna Seca. Five minutes to Holman Ranch, 15 minutes to Carmel Valley Ranch, Folktale, and The Holly Farm. We have several 'secret' swimming hole spots along the Carmel River. Within minutes one can begin a long walk or a rigorous hike at Garland Regional Park. Take a day and go to the Aquarium with our passes and watch the penguins and the sea otters frolic.

We are our dogs' 'people' and they love walking us every morning up to the sprawling Meadow and the dog-friendly Community Center Park. We also have several favorite restaurants in the Village, including Cafe Rustica, The Running Iron, Will's Fargo, Bernardus, and Los Laureles Lodge (among others). Walk to the Village and get a great cup of coffee and fresh baked goods from the Wild Goose, Roux, Corkscrew, Trailside Café, and our local landmark, The Running Iron.

One can also make a nice day trip to Big Sur--it's 20 minutes to Highway One and then 26 miles to Big Sur. We are just a great base for about anything....go in the opposite direction (northwest) and visit Santa Cruz and the Beach Boardwalk.

Location

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Monterey
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Running Iron
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Carmel Valley Ranch
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
101
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Cafe Rustica
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Carmel-by-the-Sea
Car: recommended

Property is three minutes to Carmel Valley Village. Twenty to thirty minutes to Carmel, Monterey, Pebble Beach. We are a great base for just about any activity. Especially Holman Ranch, Holly Farm, Carmel Valley Ranch, Folktale, and Hidden Valley weddings! One can see the road going up to Holman from our house. We are near Laguna Seca, Quail Lodge, Bernardus, Holman Ranch, Stonepine. Venture a little further and visit Big Sur and Santa Cruz. The Valley has numerous activities all year around. Hidden Valley Music Seminars has great entertainment, as well as Sunset Center in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Touring Carmel Valley Village's wine tasting rooms is a must as well as visiting the many wonderful restaurants, galleries, and specialty shops. Great hiking, horseback riding and, did I mention the wine tasting? I can also offer some Aquarium passes. The property is ideal for those attending weddings at any Carmel or Carmel Valley location. While the property is spacious, it is also nicely divided so that smaller groups of people can enjoy the living areas, without needing all of the bedrooms. We welcome smaller parties at discounted rates, and "last minuters!" If you are a hiker, Garland Park is a must and if you are a wine drinker, the 23+ wine tasting rooms are a must! I also am happy to have just a couple or two and adjust the price during off-season.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Carmel Valley in Monterey County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Noise in by 10:00 PM. Do not park along fence. Do not block driveway. Please keep noise in shared areas to a minimum. Garbage goes behind garage.
  • Unless previously planned with owners, no one other than the original group is permitted to spend the night, without additional fee. No "floppers!"
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • Three full bathrooms; two showers and one bathtub.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Loft + Office - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Large open room with king and seating.
  • Three king bedrooms, two queens. Large bonus loft with king and seating (four kings/two queens). NO EVENTS AT THE PROPERTY.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • 8 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This lovingly maintained, 3,300 s.f. home has beautiful views of Carmel Valley. There is plenty of room for family and friends to mingle together in the cozy kitchen area, or enjoy formal dining in the dining room. The master bedroom is 400 s.f. with Valley Views. The house is set up so that a couple, or just a few couples, can enjoy the house. The patio is great for barbecuing, with patio furniture and a patio heater for those sometimes cool winter nights. With three flat screens, and a downstairs retreat, there is a niche for everyone. The main level of the home has four of the bedrooms, living area, kitchen, and bathrooms, so it is perfect for smaller groups as well as those families who are here for weddings. People like having the sitting area in/near the kitchen because almost everyone seems to gather there. There is a poker/game table next to the kitchen and guests enjoy sipping a drink, playing cards, while someone (Mom!) is in the kitchen!

Reviews

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average rating of 4.8545456 based on 55 reviews
4

Great Home - fantastic views

  • 4 of 5

Large home with plenty of sleeping space (6 beds). Owner (Cindy) is very warm and accommodating.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location and very comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay! Cindy was great. The house has lots of space for people to stay. It accommodated our group of 10 just fine. The house is beautiful inside and has a nice patio out front.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed; there's a lot to see and do!
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Lake Havasu City, AZ
5

Amazing house with fantastic views close to everything!

  • 5 of 5

If you have not been to Carmel Valley you are missing out! We were in CV for our nephews wedding at the Holman Ranch and needed a place for 8 adults to stay. This house was perfect! It was big and roomy and so cozy at the same time. There is a great patio and several sitting areas to have a glass of wine and catch up with family. Mike and Cindy are the best, we even were able to get in a couple of hours early so the family in the wedding could shower and change in time to get to the rehearsal dinner that was moved up by two hrs (which we really appreciated)! The house is so well equipped all you need is your clothes and your toothbrush. She even had blow dryers,curling irons and toiletries which was not expected at all. The house has so many nice things that I could not list them all but the beds were fantastic and my pillow so great I have to ask where they got them as I need them!! The house was like a 10 minute drive from the venue (if that) and close to so many wine tasting places,cute little bistros,restaurants etc..we took the advice in the book they have in the house and went to Café Rustica and Running Iron (I think)both were great food and very reasonable prices. Even had lunch at Kathy's and it was super quaint and delish! I only wish we had more time to just enjoy the beautiful house and all it had to offer because it really was great! I plan to come back and stay with family just so we can enjoy the house and all that Carmel Valley has to offer. We all loved the house...if you go you will love it too! Thanks Mike and Cindy for letting us use your beautiful home.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is guests like these that absolutely "make my day!" There is a lot to see in the house as we are avid collectors of a lot of "stuff." We love it when people enjoy our beautiful village as much as we do!
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Burbank, CA
5

Beautiful, Peaceful, Spacious!

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed in Carmel Valley for a family birthday gathering and found this gem! The house accommodated our need for a group of 10. Homeowner Cindy was very helpful from beginning of transaction and very accommodating to end of our stay. House is beautiful, decorations and themed rooms were great and the views of valley outstanding. For kids in our group the wifi was always working and that kept them happy! Overall very satisfied with our stay, the only caveat for those with older family members or hip/knee problems is the stairs to get to/from house to cars in upper level. Our 87 year old grandpa struggled a bit to go up/down stairs to upper garage area.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many houses in Carmel Valley are on hillsides; hence, the fabulous views. We all stay in great shape!
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5

Charming and spacious home in the trees.

  • 5 of 5

It was a perfect setting for our family get together. Cindy and Mike were very nice and helpful. We also appreciated their dog friendly attitude!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

great

  • 4 of 5

great place, well appointed, great location, very comfortable beds. We had a great time.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Carmel Valley, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Thanksgiving
21 Nov 2017 - 27 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,907
for 3 nights
From
£585
 
 
Christmas
18 Dec 2017 - 26 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,907
for 3 nights
From
£585
 
 
New Year's Eve
27 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,907
for 3 nights
From
£585
 
 
April - Jun 2018
1 Mar 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,656
for 3 nights
From
£502
 
 
July - Sept 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,907
for 3 nights
From
£585
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£1,155
for 2 nights
From
£502
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £151.32
Cleaning fee £151.32
Pet Fee £75.66
Tax Rate 10.5%

We will happily work with guests for last minute bookings. April through November mostly require a three night minimum with some exceptions. The rate varies between $600.00 and $700.00 per night depending on the season. Tax is due on the rent only and the damage deposit is refundable. I require the refundable damage deposit at booking. One-half is due sixty days prior to arrival and the balance due upon arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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