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CARMEL VALLEY'S MOST CHARMING SPOT - VINTAGE OAKS COTTAGE

Pamela Forman

Advertiser since: 2009
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Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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CARMEL VALLEY'S MOST CHARMING SPOT - VINTAGE OAKS COTTAGE

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Carmel Valley House Rental Photos and Description

House, 1 Bedroom + Den, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

Charming, unique, quiet and private, a real sanctuary. This charming rustic yet elegant authentic post adobe home is located on 1 1/3 acres of gorgeous oak and sycamore trees, beside a seasonal creek right in the heart of Carmel Valley Village. The cottage is 800 sf, private (VERY private) home on a very large and secluded property, NOT a guesthouse on someone's property. One bedroom with queen bed, full kitchen, living room, gorgeous bathroom all done in Mexican tile, and a large den.

Many artistic touches grace this home, from unique handmade lighting (the owner is a lighting designer) to antiques, to western memorabilia. A well-mannered dog is welcome (at no extra charge!). You will feel miles away, yet Carmel Valley Village is a 2 minute drive (or 20 minute lovely wooded walk) away!

This lovely post adobe home is completely furnished and turn-key for your stay. Everything is provided, from furnishings, linens, kitchen ware. Enjoy the book and movie library. Lush expansive grounds are perfect for relaxation or get-togethers with friends.

This is a walkers/hikers dream where its warm and sunny with a country setting away from the coastal fog. Walk a mile down our country road to the best swimming hole on the Carmel River, and 1 ½ mile to the best dining and wine tasting of Carmel Valley Village.

Just 20 minutes to Carmel and Carmel Beach, Monterey, Pebble Beach, Pacific Grove, Big Sur, Laguna Seca, Quail Lodge, horse back riding, world class wine tasting, world glass golf, Monterey Jazz festival, Monetery Bay Aquarium are all minutes away - oh, so much to do and see, and for such a small price!

Available for vacation rental or short or long term rental.

You will LOVE it here and want to stay forever, everyone does!

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered
Pamela Forman (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2009
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 21, 2014

About Pamela Forman

We moved to gorgeous Carmel Valley from San Francisco right after we were married in 2000. We lived in our home until 2008, enjoying riding our horses, playing and singing in the local restaurants (we are musicians and artists), and making life-long friends. In 2008 we moved to Los Angeles, but did not want to lose our magical home. Renting it out for vacation rentals allows us to visit from time to time, never often enough. We know you will enjoy it as much as we do, everyone does! Pamela and Bruce Forman

Pamela Forman purchased this house in 2001

Why Pamela Forman chose Carmel Valley

We fell in love with the classic Carmel Valley post adobe 'early California' styling of this home. The adobe bricks were handmade right here in Carmel Valley in the 1950s. But what we love most is the large piece of land our cottage sits on. So many areas to enjoy the beautiful outdoors. Coming from 'the city' it is a little slice of heaven . . .

What makes this house unique

It's so peaceful and private here - the view from every window is gorgeous - trees, gardens, hills. Wonderful walks right outside the door, up the canyon to the Kahn Ranch extension of Garland Park, down the canyon to the glorious river. The town of Carmel Valley Village is the friendliest place on earth, and the safest - people still don't lock their doors here! Have a drink at the Running Iron up the road, you could be sitting next to a celebrity, or a local cowboy (yes, they still exist, and we have 'em here) Be sure to take a walk at night, I've never seen more stars ANYWHERE.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Pamela,



We would like to thank you for sharing your home with us. It was a real treat to be able to stay in a home and garden, which has had such loving attention. We have totally enjoyed it. You left sufficient gems that we would look up and find something new and interesting and yet not feel overpowered by it. Just the perfect mix. Your lamps in particular are enchanting. Unfortunately I had to work while at the cottage and the WiFi has made my life so much easier, and if one has to work, this is a nice place to do it.

Many many thanks. We will leave your house in great shape for your next guest.



Belinda and Martin
Feb 2010
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Carmel Valley's Most Charming Spot - Vintage Oaks Cottage
average rating of 4.9305553 based on 75 reviews
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Carmel Valley Central Coast California
Southern Cal
5

Charming country retreat!

  • 5 of 5
Nestled under the canopy of a huge sycamore tree, the backyard is a quiet, blissful retreat. The cottage brings the outside in, with the front and back gardens visible through many windows and just a step away thru the front Dutch door and back slider. August temperatures were pleasant, allowing us to move freely between the indoor and outdoor living spaces. The yard is secure which allowed our canine companion the same freedom to explore the hidden treasures awaiting discovery in the yard. I enjoyed the eclectic, western decor and art that adorned the cottage. And the yard was filled with sculptures and garden art as well. As a cowgirl and an artist, I felt very "at home." I also enjoyed an interesting selection of reading material in the home 'library.' Country hikes and beach walks are nearby .... As well as a variety of dog-friendly dining and shopping opportunities. We were looking for the quintessential country/beach getaway rolled into one ..... And Vintage Oaks proved the perfect spot for us! Cottage charm at its best!
  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Romantic Getaway
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Carmel Valley Central Coast California
Lake Tahoe, Nevada
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M A Taylor

  • 5 of 5
Love the quiet location, rustic cabin with western décor, beautiful fenced yard/garden, 20 minutes to Carmel dog-friendly beach, plus small dog park about 5minutes away. Café Rustica was our favorite restaurant, also about 5 minutes away. This was our second visit, and it feels like you are in Tuscany, Italy - vineyards and olive trees. It's sunny at the cabin when it's foggy in Carmel. Best of both worlds!
  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Carmel Valley Central Coast California
Lompoc, CA
5

Car week in Carmel

  • 5 of 5
We were so lucky to stay at Vintage Oaks Cottage in the Carmel Valley for the big Car show week in the area. It was so convenient to the Laguna Seca race track, the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance and all of the other shows auction and tours. Rooms are so hard to find during that week, our friends paid $800 a night to stay in a Hotel on Fisherman's Wharf!
Our hosts provided everything free wi-fi Direct TV, beautiful Garden and very quiet.
Loved it, we'll be back.
  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Carmel Valley Central Coast California
Sanibel Florida
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Mike & Carmen

Mike & Carmen
  • 5 of 5
We went from one paradise (Sanibel, Fl) to another paradise: the Cottage and stayed the entire Month of July. A charming Cottage inside and out with all the convenience of home in the midst of a beautiful setting, excellent weather,a quaint and friendly little town and all complete with natures wonder. So much to do and see but always nice to come back to the cottage and enjoy a tranquil country. GREAT
  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carmel Valley Central Coast California
Palo Alto,CA
5

A spot of Heaven in Carmel Valley

  • 5 of 5
We so enjoyed our stay in this charming adobe cottage on a hill in Carmel Valley. Darling yard and patio, beautiful furnishings and lighting- great collection of classic films and old books. Only one problem...we only stayed 2 nights!! We're already looking forward to our next visit to Carmel Valley. We'll be back!!
  • Submitted: May 29, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Carmel Valley Central Coast California
5

Anniversary getaway

  • 5 of 5
The garden at Vintage Oaks was the perfect place to relive memories of 25 years of marriage. It is a very special and unique place. We found new and different decorative items every day. The garden is totally fenced in and private, awesome for us and especially our doggies. The same applied to the inside of the house, little unique decorations everywhere. Thank you for making our very special week even more special.
  • Submitted: May 26, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Romantic Getaway

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From $175 Per night

Carmel Valley House Rental Rates

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Low Season
Oct 1 2014 - May 21 2015
2 night minimum stay
$175
$1,050
$2,600
 
 
High Season
May 22 2015 - Sep 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
$185
$1,150
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $50
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 10.5%
Notes Discount for stays longer than three nights - please inquire!

$400 deposit required for stays longer than two weeks

Cleaning fee is $75 for stays longer than two weeks

Concourse week 2015 - Nights of August 9-15 or 10-16 (your choice) (7 nights) - $1,900

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Amenities

Carmel Valley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Beautiful Mexican tile mural in bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1) everyone love this bed - its by the FAMOUS Monterey Mattress Company!
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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