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California Dreamin’ at its best in Carmel California

People2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 350 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Spacious 1 bedroom/studio apartment that is an ideal romantic getaway for two.

Large, spacious studio apartment that is an ideal romantic getaway for two. Even though it includes a small bedroom with single bed we only allow 2 people in this apartment and sadly no dogs or children. It is perfect for the spouse who might snore or just a place to relax in. Incorporated within the owners' primary residence. This 1 bedroom apartment has it's own entrance and lovely private deck with views of Pescadero Canyon. While you may want to get away, you'll still be able to enjoy all the creature comforts: flat screen TV with cable, apple tv with free access to Netflix and Hulu, wireless internet and a full kitchen. Milk, orange juice, butter, coffee, fruit, and cookies will be waiting for you in the apartment to get you started with your visit.

Situated within walking distance of the beach, tennis courts and the charming town of Carmel, you will find fine and casual dining spots and you can shop ‘til your heart’s content. Located a short drive away is the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium. This incredible rental apartment will provide you with all you need to have the perfect vacation.

Essentials: private entrance, kitchen, wireless internet access, flat screen TV with cable and DVD player, Additionally: tennis courts, downtown Carmel, beach, restaurants, scenic views and much more.

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More Details

Owner
Michele
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
8 February, 2018

About Michele

Welcome to Toujours Maison. We are Bob & Michele, between the two of us we have lived in over 30 different cities, apartments, and houses but we have finally found the home we plan to stay in forever so we called our home Forever House or in French, Toujours Maison and this is the jewel (le Bijou) of our house.

Michele purchased this apartment in 2013

What makes this apartment unique

What we especially love about our house is that even though it is close to town we have a large property with a forest view, wonderful sunlight and a man made waterfall in the back yard. apple tv with access to free Netflix & Hulu as well as 20 premium movie channels.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Northwest Carmel in Del Monte Forest

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 350 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Large bathroom with walk in shower and jacuzzi tub
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed
  • Large Studio apartment with queen size bed and bonus room with single bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Passes available to the world famous Monterey Aquarium

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

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California Dreamin’ at its best in Carmel California
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
5

Great and Cosy location in the Carmel woods.

  • 5 of 5

A friend and I just returned from a 10 day stay in Carmel and were lucky to find Michele's "special place" in the Carmel Woods. Accommodation were great! Cosy, clean and very comfortable. Homemade bread, cookies, fruit and wine were waiting for us and greatly enjoyed. (Thanks again Michele).

The setting is so beautiful with lovely gardens. We loved listening to the many wind chimes dancing to the wind's breeze as we relaxed and had a glass of wine (or two) on the deck.

Carmel is such a special place to visit and Michele & Bob's place is part of the special charm!!!!

Wish I was still there. Can't wait for my next visit!

W. Robertson

Canada

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review we look forward to having you back again sometime next year.
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5

Fantastic studio close to town. Charming in every way.

  • 5 of 5

This was a very cozy and attractive studio apartment, with everything you need to have a very pleasant stay. Michele and Bob are wonderful hosts, and they go out of their way in terms of paying attention to all the details. We would highly recommend Bijou if you are lucky enough to visit the incredibly charming Carmel-by-the-Sea.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peace and a beautiful setting!

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at this delightful studio in Carmel. Michelle has thought of everything and it is super clean, well stocked and beautifully decorated. The balcony was wonderful and the thoughtful placement of juice, coffee, fruit and cookies was much appreciated. Michelle is a wonderful host. We have stayed in a number of places and this is one of the best. Quiet, beautiful, serene, a close walk to town and charming hosts. We will definitely go back. It was exactly what we needed and we are so grateful to Michelle for all that she has done to make Toujours Maison an oasis.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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The property was great! Very well kept with a great location. Lots of extras.

  • 5 of 5

Michele and Bob were wonderful hosts. We spent eight nights with them and didn't want to leave! The upstairs apartment has a full kitchen, heated floors, a balcony with barbecue, full shower and bath with jets! It's about a 20 minute walk to downtown Carmel with lots of very good restaurants. The beaches are great for walking and the sunsets from the balcony are wonderful. We will certainly stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect 5 !

  • 5 of 5

This really is "home away". Everything the listing says is true, EXCEPT ..... that there is even more ! It seems that everything one could possibly need for a comfortable stay has been provided for in advance -- and the owners and hosts really genuinely care about making one's stay a very positive experience. We hope to return ASAP.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh Tom that is probably one of the loveliest reviews I have ever had and I thank you so much! Please do plan to come again soon Bob and Michele
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5

Truly lovely!

  • 5 of 5

What a find!! This beautifully decorated home-away-from-home will warm your heart. Michele is a lovely host, and the apartment is even more beautiful then the pictures. You must book this destination. Enjoy!!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kari Thank you for that really lovely review, I really hope you come back soon. Michele
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Location

Passes are available to the world famous Monterey Aquarium.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £70.39
Damage Insurance £41.53

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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