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Incredible Retreat- One Block from Beach


Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2015
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Incredible Retreat- One Block from Beach

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Pacific Grove House Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 2 bath

WOW this peaceful retreat has everything you need for a relaxing weekend at the beach. 100% new all modern- Soaring Ceilings with skylights that invite the outside in- watch the tree overhead sway in the wind. Completely new with all the finishing touches. This house offers 3 gas fireplaces (including outside)! 3 Televisions and a state of the art sound system- just bring your i-pod plug and play!

You can’t beat the location - park your car and walk! Everything you could want or need is so close- enjoy the downtown restaurants and shops or Lover's Point beaches,the Pacific Grove Golf Course . It's one mile on beach trail to world-renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium, historic Cannery Row, and International Outlet Center. Shopping in Carmel, golfing in Pebble Beach, hiking in Big Sur are an easy drive away. Catch a movie at and the Lighthouse Cinemas just 3 blocks away – or you can also just stay home and relax in the hot tub on the deck- read a book on the cozy roof deck.


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  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Margaret (Property Manager)
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2015

About Margaret

Grew up in the Bay Area and always loved the Monterey Peninsula

Margaret purchased this house in 2004

Why Margaret chose Pacific Grove

Love the history of this house (built in 1908) and the location just could not have been better. We love spending time in PG and just parking the car for the weekend. So much to do and so relaxing at the same time.

What makes this house unique

Close to everything. Long history

Why HomeAway

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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based on 32 traveler reviews

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Incredible Retreat- One Block from Beach
average rating of 4.8125 based on 32 reviews

Perfect weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Wow, absolutely loved this home. It was the perfect place for us and it had all the amenities and comforts of home you could ask for - proximity to the ocean and downtown, surround sound in every room, fireplaces, beautiful kitchen, hot tub... we can hardly wait to go back! Thank you very much for allowing us to share your lovely home.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway

Perfect location and CLEAN!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here July 6-11 and thoroughly enjoyed it. The house was cute and clean. Margaret had it fully stocked so there were plenty of pillows, towels and cooking supplies. We used the hot tub every night, such a nice way to relax after hiking or sight-seeing. Our favorite thing about the house was the location. We felt safe, the neighborhood was quiet and we could walk to many sights and restaurants (Toasties, Hollys, Peppers and the Red House). Our only negative was that the mattress was too firm but that's our personal taste. Highly recommend this house!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

The house was convenient and very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house. It is so close to the bay and the hike/bike trail that runs between Pacific Grove and Monterrey. It's also and within a very short walking distance to restaurants, shops, bars, etc. in Pacific Grove.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

Modern, Light & Bright Home in Pacific Grove

  • 5 of 5

Margaret's place was modern, bright & extremely clean. The house is ideally located between downtown Pacific Grove & Lovers Point Park & Beach. At Lovers Point, you can walk or bike the Monterey Bay Coastal trail to the aquarium. It's a 20 minute walk or a 5 minute bike, along the beautiful central Californian coast.

Margaret's house is filled with light, due to the loft and the skylights in the kitchen and lots of windows. The kitchen is extremely well-stocked with all the necessary equipment, including sharp knives (which is rare to find in rentals) and there is a wonderful welcome gift on the counter.

Frank greeted us & gave us a quick introduction to the house and the area, which was very helpful! Margaret quickly respond to the email we sent, asking where to find the outside trashcan. Excellent customer service!

We went to the Pacific Grove Farmer's Market, which runs Mondays, from 4-7pm. It's a 2 block walk from the house. We ate multiple times at The Red House Cafe, which was made simple, delicious, home-cooked meals! Everyone was super friendly & service was superb. They even entertained our temperamental 2 year old. Highly recommended.

We also enjoyed The Works coffee shop, along with the bookstore in the back. Again, everything was within walking distance. Slightly further away is Pavel’s Backerei, which bakes gargantuan donuts & pastries. There's always a line out the door, for good reason. If you have children, the house is only a block from Caledonia Park, with play structures, slides and swings for the kids.

We drove 15-20 minutes south to Los Lobos State Reserve and it was spectacular, with easy trails. Quite a few of the trails are wheelchair & stroller friendly and the views are some of the best on the entire California coastline.

We really enjoyed our trip and highly, highly recommend Margaret's place. It was such a great rental experience, making it an excellent home base for our trip.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

Amazing Monterey getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our family! Location was great, close walking distance to many great amenities including the beach! The fireplaces throughout the house were great! Especially loved the fireplace out back. Made for a nice getaway. When we are all tired from exploring the area, coming back to the house was so beautiful and relaxing. We made s'mores and drank wine in the back. The kids enjoyed the loft area upstairs and the deck gave a really nice view. House came with everything we needed! Even came with some chips, salsa and a bottle of wine! Not sure if that was left from the previous vacationers or from Margaret. We absolutely loved the house and can't wait to come back again. I will definitely request to stay here again on my next trip to Monterey. Cant say it enough! Love love loved the house! Thank you Margaret! And to Frank also! Very friendly and even gave us some good recommendations of places to eat!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Stockton, ca

Great vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

This was a great stay for my family and I. The house is super clean and in perfect condition. The outdoor area is to die for. Beautiful fireplace and all you have to do is flip a switch and you have fire! Same for the two indoor fireplaces. It had absolutely everything we needed. Loved the top of the line appliances and the super sharp knives in the kitchen. Made for a great place to dine in. We also loved the location. We walked to dinner and to the beach. It's a modern style inside which is not my typical choice of decor but it is done really well that I was impressed and loved the overall look and feel. The steam shower was soooo nice. And last but not least the loft was a perfect getaway for our teenage son. We can't wait to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway


Monterey Bay Aquarium
17-Mile Drive
Cannery Row
Old Fisherman's Wharf
Lovers Point Park
Asilomar State Beach
Monterey Bay Kayaks
Monterey-Walking Trail
Peppers Mexicali Cafe
Lovers Point Beach
Osio Plaza Theatre
Red House Cafe
Il Vecchio
Car: not necessary

Pacific Grove is home of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and main entrance to 17 Mile Drive. Within the city are spectacular vistas and recreational opportunities. Surfing is ideal at Asilomar State Beach. Kayaking and scuba diving allows you to visit with playful otters. Tide pooling for the nature enthusiast is available at several beaches. A walk or bike ride along the shoreline recreation trail offers breathtaking views of paradise.

Visit the Museum of Natural History, Point Pinos Lighthouse, tour Asilomar State Park, or enjoy the Sunset anywhere between Lovers Point Park and Asilomar Beach. Pacific Grove is known as Butterfly Town U.S.A. since every October the Monarchs migrate to the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary where they winter until February. Pacific Grove Municipal Golf Course is the top rated municipal golf in the state with over 70,000 rounds played annually. It is referred to as poor man's Pebble Beach due to its proximity and resemblance of Pebble Beach courses.

Enjoy a walking tour of downtown Pacific Grove. The town had its beginning in 1875 as a summer Methodist camp where several hundreds assembled to worship amidst rough tents. Tour brochures are available at the Chamber.


Rates & Availability

From $375 Per night

Pacific Grove House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes Holiday/Special Event rates may be higher.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Pacific Grove House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Steam Shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
  • Enjoy the outdoor shower, the shower with a steam unit
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Private bedrooms with Queen Beds.
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch Furniture
  • Wood Deck
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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