LARGE HISTORIC BEAUTIFUL VICTORIAN PERFECT FOR YOUR FAMILY REUNION

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Mary Looram, Looram and Associates LLC.

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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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LARGE HISTORIC BEAUTIFUL VICTORIAN PERFECT FOR YOUR FAMILY REUNION

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5 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 12

A beautiful Victorian with modern amenities.Enjoy morning coffee on the front porch, cocktails and conversations around the fire pit on the back deck. Soak in the hot tub, play croquet on the lawn. Watch TV on the 46 In High Def TV in the family room or sit by the fireplace in the living room with the stained glass windows. Have a formal dinner in the dining room that seats 12 or enjoy an intimate dinner in the country kitchen. Everything you could want or need is within walking distance including beaches, restaurant, shops, antiques, and museums. One mile along the paved beach trail to world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium, historic Cannery Row. Enjoy shopping in Carmel, golfing in Pebble Beach, hiking in Point Lobos or Big Sur, or quiet reflection and restoration of spirit on the tranquil Monterey Peninsula.

This home is perfect for a large family reunions, wedding groups or that special Anniversary or Birthday gathering.

Sites: Pacific Grove , Monterey and Pebble Beach make up the Monterey Peninsula which is 130 miles south of San Francisco. Carmel an old art colony with many art galleries and a beautiful beach is 15 minutes away. Continuing south for an hour is Big Sur. Monterey Bay has been established as a Marine Sanctuary and whales and otters are common sites. Monterey Bay Aquarium is known worldwide for it's exhibition of otters and the largest kelp tank in the world. Those who love nature will be thrilled with Lovers Point, Asilomar State Beach and Pt. Lobos all close by. Pebble Beach and 17 Mile drive are just next to Pacific Grove. Famous golf courses include, SpyGlass, Spanish Bay, Pebble Beach, and Poppy Hills. Pacific Grove has its own 18 hole course with the back nine all along the water. Two of the California Missions established by Fr. Junipera Serra in the 1700's can be seen in Monterey and Carmel. John Steinbeck's Cannery Row is within walking distance of Pacific Grove.

Restaurants and Museums.: Since Monterey is an active fishing town, fresh fish abounds on the Monterey Wharf and in local restaurants. Restaurants include wonderful family places like Gianni's Piazza all the way to 5 Star dining like Roy's in Spanish Bay. The museum in Pacific Grove focuses on the migration of the Monarch Butterfly. In Monterey one can visit Robert Louis Stevenson's house where he had his idea for Treasure Island.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Mary Looram, Looram and Associates LLC.

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Speaks english
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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Property Reviews

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Large Historic Beautiful Victorian perfect for your family reunion
average rating of 4.8378377 based on 37 reviews
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Large Historic Beautiful Victorian perfect for your family reunion
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p178833
(917) 685-1578 (New York, USA)
Pacific Grove Central Coast California
London, UK
5

We loved Pacific Grove

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2008
  • Stayed: Mar 2008
We all had a fantastic time at this house, which is a very comfortable and charming family home. Everything was as described on the website and all very clean and well-maintained.

Upstairs there is a large den which the kids loved - this worked very well for us when we wanted to enjoy peace and quiet around the fire downstairs. The front porch was another favourite area - we spend many hours there in the morning with our coffee watching the world go by.

Location is a very big advantage to staying here - the beach, and lovely shops and restaurants of Pacific Grove are a 5 minute walk away. The walk into Monterey to visit the aquarium (do not miss) is around 1/2 hour (slow pace) and follows the coast. The street the house is on is very quiet. We saw deer running down the road a number of times in the morning.

The owner of this property is a pleasure to deal with - prompt replies to emails and very helpful. We arrived to a fresh bunch of flowers, bottle of wine and welcoming card - thanks very much, Mary, we'd love to come back some day. My mother-in-law described staying at your home as life-enhancing and I agree.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Helpful votes: 11/11
business
Large Historic Beautiful Victorian perfect for your family reunion
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p178833
(917) 685-1578 (New York, USA)
Pacific Grove Central Coast California
Roseville, CA
5

Amazing weekend at an amazing house!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
Several of my friends and I stayed in this house for our high school reunion and it was fantastic! The house is large and charming, with a beautiful backyard that is perfect for get togethers--we spent hours with friends around the fire pit catching up, it was amazing! The house is in a perfect location in the Monterey Bay area--with Carmel, the Aquarium, and Pebble Beach all easily accessible. Pacific Grove itself is very charming and you can easily walk into town from the house. You can also walk down to Lover's Point and walk right along the bay.
I hope to have my own family reunion here at some point---it would be perfect for both the adults and kids!! Thanks so much for allowing us to stay in your wonderful home!!!
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Large Historic Beautiful Victorian perfect for your family reunion
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p178833
(917) 685-1578 (New York, USA)
Pacific Grove Central Coast California
5

Lovely old atmospheric family home.

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
I booked the house from Mary in the Spring for the Monterey Historic race weekends, we filled the house completely with friends from the US and Europe.
The house was very accurately described, spotless upon arrival, and every time I needed something, screw driver, tape, bottle opener anything, I always found i, in exactly the place I would use at home.
What you cannot describe in an advertisement is the atmosphere, this is a very happy friendly house, great for having dinners at home chatting in the kitchen, everyone felt completely at home.
Pacific Grove is a charming Monterey Peninsular small town, full of restaurants, cafes, very friendly and cool after the summer heat of Houston.
The owner and service manager were charming and welcoming, a great place to stay and I will be back.
business
Large Historic Beautiful Victorian perfect for your family reunion
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p178833
(917) 685-1578 (New York, USA)
Pacific Grove Central Coast California
Nevada City, CA
5

THE BEST!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
This was a terrific week for all eleven of our family reunion gang. The Victorian was perfect in all aspects-- very spacious, wonderfully furnished, well stocked, in a location convenient to everything, and very enjoyable amenities in the front and back. Working with Mary and her "meet and greeters" was a pleasure. You couldn't ask for better attention to our needs and happiness. This was by far the best venue we have had for our reunions, and we can recommend it without reservation. Thanks Mary.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 2/2
business
Large Historic Beautiful Victorian perfect for your family reunion
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p178833
(917) 685-1578 (New York, USA)
Pacific Grove Central Coast California
5

Perfect home for a perfect reunion!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
After traveling from California to Minnesota for family reunions year after year, we challenged our siblings and spouses to make it happen in Gilroy this year to coincide with the Garlic Festival. The challenge was accepted and we were faced with locating a vacation home that would accommodate 13 adults! We couldn't have been luckier to find the home of Mary Looram in Pacific Grove. Staying in this old Victorian was as comfortable as being at home. It is well equipped with everything one would need, save for food and drinks, which we picked up in Pacific Grove immediately upon settling in at the house. Our family spent hours gathered around the spacious dining room table, cooking together in the kitchen, snuggled up around the firepit and lots of chats in front of the fire in the cozy living room. The bedrooms easily accommodated all 13 of us and even though there are only two bathrooms, it all worked out nicely.

Of course, being on the coast was quite a thrill for a bunch of Minnesotans and Mary's home is only a few blocks walk down to the water. Trips south to Point Lobos and Big Sur were a big hit and nearby Pacific Grove and Monterey offers many wonderful eateries.

Mary is also very generous with suggestions of things to do in the area and is such a gracious hostess. Correspondence with her before, during and after our stay was like talking with a friend you'd known for years. If you want to feel like you're right at home while on vacation, this beautiful Victorian is a gem of a find! I have a feeling this could become an annual event!
Owner's Response: Thanks Chipper, I do believe the ambience of our home makes it a perfect place for families and friends to have a memorable stay. As another guest told me "your home is a happy place".

Plan your next get together at our Victorian!
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Pacific Grove is known as 'Butterfly Town', home to the Monarch Butterflies. Located next to Pebble Beach and Monterey and nearby Carmel and Big Sur. The town is filled with beautiful Victorian homes, and has a walking trail along the bay which leads to the Famous Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row and out let stores.

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Availability & Rates

Pacific Grove House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
Low Season
Jan 17 2014 - May 22 2014
$500
$3,300
$7,000
3 nights
 
 
Summer Season
May 28 2014 - Sep 6 2014
$550
$3,500
$8,000
3 nights
 
 
Christmas/New Year
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 3 2015
$550
$3,500
4 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $69.00
Cleaning Fee $250.00
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes There is no City tax on Monthly rentals

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Pacific Grove House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Parking
  • Broadband Access
  • Living Room ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Fireplace ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Alarm Clock
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking On Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Wireless Internet
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Telephone
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Private balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , TV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , overlooking garden
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , TV
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
  • Double Sleep Sofa in downstairs Living Room, Sleeper Sofa in Bedroom 3.
Entertainment:
  • Video Library
  • Radio
  • Toys
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • VCR
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • 9 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • festivals
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • coin laundry
Leisure Activities:
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • boating
  • photography
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • paragliding
  • snorkeling
  • tennis
  • snorkeling/diving
  • kayaking
  • golf privileges optional
  • sound/bay fishing
  • pier fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
There is a bedroom on the first floor with a bathroom next to it. This would work for a family with an elderly or infirm guest. The other 4 bedrooms are upstairs. There is a High Def TV in the kitchen and 46 in High Def TV in the family room. Front porch has a wicker couch, and two chairs with small tables. Upstairs balcony has small patio table and two chairs. Deck has three lounge chairs, umbrella, 5 patio chairs and three small tables, also croquet set and barbecue.
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