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It's A Beautiful Day At Blue Jay Way And A Short Walk To Town

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath

This updated and charming 2 bedroom, 2 bath home with roaring fireplace, breakfast nook, and remodeled kitchen is on a 7500 square foot lot perfectly located in Carmel. With it's grassy back-yard, bluejay's playing in the bird-bath's, croquet in the afternoon, downtown Carmel By The Sea and the ocean just minutes away, you can park the car and pack the picnic basket. Close to a winding path to town with tennis courts and a darling kid park close by, this sweet home is in a real neighborhood where trees and story-book Carmel cottages abound. Parking for 3 cars and furnished with Ralph Lauren linens, high end appliances, this is as good as it gets. Owners know the area, the wineries, the places to go and they make all that information available to you. Whether you're attending the Concours d' Elegance, AT & T, Bach festival or a favorite friends wedding, this is a spot you'll return to year after year. Just like home.. stress melts away at Bluejay Way.

Michael Grady and/or Jan Rhees Grady
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 October, 2017

About Michael Grady and/or Jan Rhees Grady

We have been coming to the Carmel for 20 years, we sold our previous vacation home in 2007 and have been looking for the perfect replacement.

Michael Grady and/or Jan Rhees Grady purchased this house in 2013

Why Michael Grady and/or Jan Rhees Grady chose Carmel

Close to everything. Short walk to town.

What makes this house unique

New on the market for rental. House is comfortable and has everything you could want.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Northeast Carmel in Carmel-by-the-Sea

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Recently remodled
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Recently remodeled
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Cal King
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Cal King
  • Ralph Lauren linen in both bedrooms and 40' Samsung HD SMART TV's.
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
There are 2 complementary guest passes to the Monterey Bay Aquarium for our guests on their stay.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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It's A Beautiful Day At Blue Jay Way And A Short Walk To Town
average rating of 4.8 based on 20 reviews

Classy and comfortable home

  • 5 of 5

We were thrilled with our stay at Blue Jay Way! The home is beautifully decorated with even the special touch of fresh lillies in several rooms. It was very comfortable for the needs of two couples on vacation. The living room with its cozy fireplace is particularly inviting. The home is located in a quiet part of town but still walkable to the galleries, shops, and restaurants. The owners were "over-the-top" helpful with many suggestions for restaurants and wine tastings available in Carmel. We were disappointed that it wasn't warm enough for us to fully enjoy their lovely back yard. This home is a terrific value for the price! We will definitely return and recommend it to our friends.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect long weekend in Carmel

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed this 2 bedroom home. The welcome we received was enhanced by wines. The home is completely updated, nice back yard for enjoying the wine the owners left for us. Kitchen fully functional and well stocked. Everything about this location is wonderful. The walk to town is easy, the return is a bit more strenuous heading back uphill.

Good parking and easy access. Enjoyed our time there while we raced at Laguna Seca in the IMSA sports car event.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Not what we expected

  • 3 of 5

We were required to hand wash cutlery, cookware and wine glasses instead of using the dishwasher. That we would understood if the wine glasses were crystal, they weren't, cookware was fine quality, but it wasn't, or the cutlery was higher quality, which it wasn't except for 3 Henckel knives. So we bought our own wine glasses and 2 pans and a pot much nicer than what was there and put them in the dishwasher then left the pot and pans for the next guests. On the first day we smelled an odor in the master like a dead animal . We were told to turn off the heat by the house cleaner and husband bc they disconnected the vents looking for a dead animal. They would be back but to keep the heat off. Built in the 40''s era, it was cold and drafty. Unfortunately they did not tell the owner. Turns out the heater could be operated. This is my first review ever. I believe the owner meant well but for us and it wasn't up to par. We left a week early.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home to stay at. Perfect for one or two couples! Well equipped home. Within walking distance to town, restaurants and shopping.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming in Carmel!

  • 4 of 5

The owners were lovely. Had water, wine and champagne in the refrigerator. Delighted us with a gift certificate to our favorite restaurant because they were having some yard work done. Plenty of space and a lovely yard. We drove to town as the walk was a little far for us, though not for everyone. Changes being made to make this cottage style home even lovelier.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Linda, We truly enjoyed having you as our guests and were especially happy to hear your husband recovered from his travels once he was able to get settled into our home and rest. Thank you for leaving Blue Jay Way in such good condition, your thoughtfulness was not overlooked. Although there are many routes to our beautiful downtown area (some paths more flat than others) we have enjoyed being close to downtown yet not so close that we hear and experience the crowds this wonderful area can at times attract. We hear you though and are now including more options leading to downtown Carmel By The Sea and our splendid beach. It would be an honor to welcome you back anytime.. you are the perfect guests.
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Clean and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for a wonderful 3 night stay. The house was spotlessly clean and so well equipped, from the bedrooms to the bathrooms as well as the kitchen. Conveniently located to explore everything around Carmel, especially for lovers of good walks, good food, shopping and golf. Would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Monterey Peninsula Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.6 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Pebble Beach Golf Links
Nearest Train
22 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
CA 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Forest in the Forge
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Carmel Beach
Car: recommended

Charming downtown Carmel By The Sea, a public tennis court and kid park with grilling/picnic table area, many top golf courses, Award Winning Wineries, restaurants, art galleries, top restaurants, ocean, 17 mile drive, Mission Ranch, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, Downtown Monterey, Monterey Wharf, Laguna Seca, fair grounds.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Northeast Carmel, Central Coast California

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
4 Sep 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
22 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
1 Dec 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
23 Dec 2017 - 25 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
New Years
30 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
9 Feb 2018 - 11 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
1 Mar 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Memorial Day Weekend
26 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Concours d' Elegance
20 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
1 Sep 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £44.73
Cleaning Fee £132.69

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