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Gorgeous Authentic Victorian - The Perfect Vacation Home!

People5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Three Bedroom (Four Beds), Two Bath Home for Up to 5 Guests.

This beautiful three story, recently remodeled Victorian home (originally built in 1902) transports you back to the 19th century while providing all the amenities and comforts of the 21st.

The Historic Lavender House is centrally located on a quiet, peaceful street in Pacific Grove's historic Retreat District. No need to drive, the finest restaurants and shops in downtown Pacific Grove are just down the street and Monterey Bay’s world famous Aquarium and Lover's Point are only a brief stroll away. For the kids, there is the family-friendly Caledonia Park right around the corner.

Lover's Point and the newly renovated Beach House restaurant are just a short stroll away. The Pacific Grove Municipal Golf Links and the Point Pinos Lighthouse are located immediately to the north, the Asilomar Conference Grounds and State Beach are found just as easily to the west, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, and Fisherman’s Wharf are located one-half mile to the south. 17 Mile Drive and Pebble Beach are just around the corner, Monterey’s historic downtown district, Carmel’s world-famous shops, and the Pebble Beach golf links are all within a few minutes drive. Carmel Valley, Point Lobos State Reserve, and Big Sur are all an easy drive south, providing your friends and family with stunning vistas along California’s most beautiful coastal highway.

The Historic Lavender House accommodates up to 5 guests and has three bedrooms offering high quality 'Sleep Number' beds. The two primary bedrooms each offer queen beds and the open loft bedroom provides one twin day bed and one trundle bed. The second floor deck opens out to soothing views of Pacific Grove and Monterey Bay. The third floor loft offers even grander vistas of the surrounding area.

The living room includes a High Definition Flat Panel TV, Tivo DVR, Netflix, Pandora, and a Blu-Ray player (along with a library of movies for your viewing). Wireless high-speed Internet access is available throughout, and the kitchen is fully stocked and outfitted with modern appliances, cooking utensils, plates, glasses and silverware. A high-capacity washer and dryer is available for your use, as is the attached single car garage.

You are likely to see deer passing by your front porch in the early morning hours or catch a glimpse of seals and otters during your stroll to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Walk, run, or bicycle along the coastal bike trail as you make your way to Cannery Row or downtown historic Monterey. Championship golf, whale-watching, hiking, biking, wine-tasting, shopping, dining, kayaking, first-class spas, breath-taking nature… it’s all here waiting for you!

Step back to a slower time. Combine the comforts of the present while experiencing the craftsmanship of the past by staying at the Historic Lavender House, the most beautiful Victorian in Pacific Grove.

The Historic Lavender House is licensed by the City of Pacific Grove as a Short Term Rental (License #0141)

More Details

Owner
Terry Winston
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2017

About Terry Winston

Here we are in front of our Victorian Home Christmas 2012!

We love Pacific Grove, the Monterey Bay area, and the beauty of Victorian Homes and want to provide our guests a relaxing and happy experience in the area we love so much.

Terry Winston purchased this house in 2012

Why Terry Winston chose Central Coast California

The Historic Lavender House is a charming and comfortable Victorian very close to downtown Pacific Grove and surrounding attractions.

What makes this house unique

Enjoy a cup of tea or coffee on the sunny front porch, or take a short stroll downtown to the local bookstores and coffee shops! We recommend dinner at the Red House Cafe, Jennine's, or Passion Fish; lunch at the Beach House (Lover's Point), Red House Cafe, or Pacific Thai; and breakfast at Toastie's... all within two short blocks from the Historic Lavender House!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Pacific Grove in Monterey County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:30
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • First Floor Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Second Floor Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Generous towel racks and high quality towels. Large walk-in shower on second floor. Vintage pull-chain and 1920's style toilets in 1st and 2nd floor bathrooms. Hair dryer, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, and soap provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Cottage Room - 1 Large Double Bed
    Gothic Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Crow's Nest Loft Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • The Historic Lavender House is licensed to provide accommodations for up to 5 guests (please contact owner for approval of more than 4 adults). The Cottage Bedroom includes a Queen Sleep Number bed (each side adjustable to your comfort) with mirrored dresser and chair. Includes full size closet and room darkening drapes. The Gothic Bedroom includes a Queen Sleep Number bed (each side adjustable to your comfort) with corner cabinet, mirror, bench, and small closet. The Crow's Nest Loft includes one twin Sleep Number mattress (adjustable to your comfort) and one normal twin mattress with desk and chair and large viewing window. The Cottage and Gothic bedrooms include Luxury cotton (high thread count) sheets and hypo-allergenic pillows and bedding.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Two discount multi-day Monterey Bay Aquarium tickets are available for guests to purchase ($20 each). Please request the guest tickets when reserving the Historic Lavender House.

Reviews

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5

Lovely home and great location!

  • 5 of 5

Had a relaxing and pleasurable stay at this charming home. The location was excellent. Even my little dog felt right at home. A lot of thought went into the accommodations, right down to the good quality lavender body wash in the showers! Nice quiet neighborhood and walking distance to everything. It was tough to leave!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful and Centrally Located

  • 5 of 5

This cute house has all the charm you see you and more. The house was very well appointed and had everything that we needed. Easy walking distance to Pacific Grove, about 3 blocks, and a nice walking trail by the water to Monterrey. We would definitely come back here to stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Loved the Lavender House!!!

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I stayed for a few days at this wonderful home. Terry was a very helpful host as we arrived later in the evening and needed help getting into the house. Once we opened the door we knew we would enjoy our stay. The house had everything we needed. It was beautifully updated, but the original character stood out . I appreciated how clean and organized the house was. The beds were very comfortable! My daughter loved the top floor which was perfect for kids of all ages. The bathrooms were updated one with a claw foot tub with shower and the other with a large shower. Linens, soaps, shampoos and other thoughtful amenities were provided. The washer and dryer were useful and it was nice to return home with clean clothes. The house could easily and comfortably accommodate additional people. The location was perfect. We walked to Lover's Point where we rented bikes from Adventure Rentals. We even grabbed a quick bite to eat at the cafe located there. The walk to downtown was just as convenient. There were many grocery stores and restaurants just a short walk away. Can't wait to plan another trip back to the Lavender House soon!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely house in a good location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for four nights in August 2017 as a family of two parents and three teens, and enjoyed it very much. The house is characterful and furnished to a sophisticated standard. Terry had left very helpful guidance and information about the house and the local area. We were made to feel very welcome. The immediate area has good options for eating out and the house is close to the sea at Lovers' Point and to the coast road. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
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Such a Sweet Place!

  • 5 of 5

Terry was a wonderful host and the Lavender House was a was such a cute home away from home. I would recommend this VRBO for families or friend groups. Short walk to good places to eat and the beach! Terry was so nice and even let us check in early and gave us very detailed instructions on the property and how to navigate the area.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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THE Perfect Place in Pacific Grove

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for historic charm you will find nothing better. The bathrooms were beautiful and all the original details wonderfully showcased. The beds even made my parents think about getting a tempurpedic mattress for home. The location was perfect to go up to Monterey and walk the wharf, we did a whale watching tour and saw 4+ humpbacks and one blue whale as well as maybe a dozen dolphins jumping around like crazy. Multiple groceries close to the house made it easy for us to cook our own dinners to cut down the cost of eating out (we were 4 adults). The loft was great for me, the youngest of the group at 20/21 -- we came for my 21st birthday, and even had tempurpedic up there too! The other two rooms comfortably would fit 2 each and the bathrooms were perfect for all of us as well, claw foot tub/shower in one and large walk-in shower in the other. One of the group was older, my grandmother, and she had no problems with the stairs.

Would rent this house in a heartbeat again should we return to the area a third time. We had no issues while we were there and everything was outlined perfectly on our arrival.

Love love loved The Lavender House!

PS the damage deposit was promptly refunded

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Monterey
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Pacific Grove
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Hwy 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Red House
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Lover's Point
Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Pacific Grove, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£792
for 3 nights
From
£250
£1,584
£5,045
 
 
Winter 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£730
for 3 nights
From
£229
£1,501
£4,628
 
 
Holiday 2017
20 Dec 2017 - 26 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,793
 
 
New Years 2018
29 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,355
for 5 nights
From
£263
£1,710
 
 
Spring 2018
4 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£755
for 3 nights
From
£238
£1,543
£4,628
 
 
Summer 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£792
for 3 nights
From
£250
£1,584
£5,045
 
 
US Amateur Golf Tournament
13 Aug 2018 - 18 Aug 2018
6 night minimum stay
£1,876
 
 
Concours d'Elegance '18
20 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,335
 
 
Winter 2018
1 Nov 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£730
for 3 nights
From
£229
£1,501
£4,628
 
 
Thanksgiving 2018
21 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,355
 
 
Holiday 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 26 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,355
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£792
for 3 nights
From
£250
£1,584
£5,045
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £151.62
Cleaning £37.91 + Tax
Pet Fee £22.74 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Dogs are welcome, please contact owner to discuss type of dogs allowed (2 dogs maximum).
Please let us know if you'd like to purchase discount Monterey Bay Aquarium Guest Passes ($20 each, max 2 passes)
City license limits the home to a maximum of 5 overnight adult guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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