NATURE LOVERS OCEAN FRONT PARADISE ON 2 ACRES OF SAND DUNES

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Advertiser since 2009
Speaks english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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NATURE LOVERS OCEAN FRONT PARADISE ON 2 ACRES OF SAND DUNES

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Overview

Pacific Grove House Rental Photos and Description

Tasteful ocean view home with 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms (Sleeps 6)

Excellent vacation hideaway in a unique coastal setting! Classic ocean front home with 21st Century conveniences nestled in the prestigious Asilomar Dunes area. Located on two acres of lovingly restored native sand dune habitat.

Set back from the road in a sparsely populated neighborhood, this home enjoys spectacular unobstructed views of the Pacific, crashing surf, ocean sunsets and moon sets with a degree of privacy rare to this coastal region.

Away from city lights and city traffic the dark nighttime sounds are those of wind, waves and the occasional sleepy cries of sea birds and sea lions. Fabulous tide pools and a recreation trail are just steps away from the front door. Truly a nature lovers paradise! No infants, please. Well behaved children 10 years and older welcome.

Nature Unfolds Before You: The living room, sun room, kitchen and two of the three bedrooms have full ocean and sand dune views allowing one to observe the ever varying parade of wildlife – marine, aerial and terrestrial: whales, sea lions, sea otters and even dolphins; pelicans, cormorants, and a wide diversity of shore birds; black-tailed deer, raccoons. The third bedroom has partial ocean views. A private enclosed back yard with bird feeders and bird baths along with the surrounding lush native plant vegetation provide a sanctuary for resident and migratory species. The home is steps to rocky and sandy beaches, awesome tide pools, walking and biking trails, and is mid-way between the PG municipal and Spanish Bay golf courses.

Classy, Cozy, Comfortable Ambiance: The ambiance of the home is intimate, cozy and comfortable with an open floor plan, hard wood flooring and Persian carpets, original signed and framed artwork, hand crafted driftwood furniture and carvings, custom designed closets and cabinets. The style is a tasteful fusion of Asian art, maritime and natural history; authentic coastal living. The home has 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths and sleeps 6 people. Two upstairs bedrooms each have Queen sized beds. The Master bedroom has a private half bath and the second bedroom is adjacent to a full bathroom. The downstairs bedroom has a Double and a Single bed and separate full bathroom. The classic Four Seasons sun room provides an ideal are for casual entertaining, dining and relaxing.

Abundant Amenities: Amenities include: central heating, fully equipped kitchen, dishwasher, 4 flat panel TVs and DVD/VCR players, home theater system with IPod dock, cable service, NetFlix and streaming video, High-speed internet and WiFi, extensive and diverse reference book collection (including guides to local wild life and natural history), binoculars, diverse video library, board games, 300+ thread cotton sheets, Egyptian cotton bath towels, laundry with washing machine and dryer, fenced private back yard with a Weber gas BBQ. Well supplied kitchen includes spices, herbs, condiments, basic cooking ingredients to allow convenient and economical in-home dining.

Because this is a personal residence with breakables, cleaning compounds etc. it is not appropriate for small children. No infants, please.

WELL BEHAVED YOUNGSTERS 10+ YEARS OF AGE WELCOME.

Due to the sand dune environment, STREET SHOES ARE NOT ALLOWED INSIDE THE HOUSE to protect the Persian rugs and hard wood flooring. Slippers and socks are provided for in-house use.

Area rugs, stairs, uneven flooring makes this home NOT SUITABLE FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH MOBILITY ISSUES.

Rental rates depend on number of guests and length of stay.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
Owner (Owner)
Advertiser since 2009
Speaks english

Guestbook comments from the owner

My family and I would like to "Thank you" for sharing your wonderful home with us. We all had a super time. It was great being able to walk across the street to go to the beach not to mention the great view and sound of the ocean from practically anywhere you sat in the house. You are truly blessed to be able to enjoy that whenever you like. We really appreciate the extra effort that you went through to make our stay as comfortable as possible. My wife really loved the fresh roses around the house and my children loved the Hersey Kisses that you put out. We had a great time watching all the animals that you share your yard with. And we all enjoyed sharing some of our time (and food) with "Gimpy" (the Heermans' gull that has adopted the house). Pacific Grove is always a wonderful place to visit but we had an even better time than usual Thanks to you. We can not say "Thank you" enough!

Till next time!



Mark and Family
Sep 2010
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Bedrooms 3
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Half Baths1
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Minimum Stay 3 nights
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NATURE LOVERS OCEAN FRONT PARADISE ON 2 ACRES OF SAND DUNES
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NATURE LOVERS OCEAN FRONT PARADISE ON 2 ACRES OF SAND DUNES
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p325382
Pacific Grove Central Coast California
Encinitas, CA
5

Everything you could want and more!

  • 5 of 5
You cannot find a better place for a quiet, restful, enchanting and relaxing beach vacation. The location of this house is perfect: set back from the road but unobstructed ocean and dune views. The sound of the ocean lulls you to sleep every night! The abundance of nature surrounding the house is wonderful and Gimpy and San Andreas make for a sure welcome. Feeding Gimpy was a highlight of our morning and evening beach walks.
The house itself is a true home with everything you could possibly need- just bring your cloths. Valerie has put herself in your shoes and supplied every conceivable item you could need to function in an efficient and environmental manner. The kitchen and grill all work so well. There are enough pots, pans, plates etc to feed a small army and the lovely selection of tableware makes it easy to set a pretty table and dine in the peace of the house. Don't miss a nap in the sunroom- it just embraces you the minute you walk in.
The bedrooms are spacious and comfortable with top quality linens and covers. Towels are plush and plentiful. One has a full selection of pillow types so everyone can sleep soundly. The lovely flowers spread around the house made us feel instantly at home. The interesting art and hand crafted furniture add an authenticity rarely found in a vacation home.
We are planning a return trip as soon as business allows. The house was beyond expectations and the area can be explored over and over. Valerie is a fascinating and genuinely warm person who had a directly positive impact on our stay with her engaging personality and generous hospitality. There is nothing we could have improved except to have stayed longer than ten days!! Many thanks, Valerie!!
  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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NATURE LOVERS OCEAN FRONT PARADISE ON 2 ACRES OF SAND DUNES
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Pacific Grove Central Coast California
Elk Grove, CA
5

Peaceful Oceanside Sanctuary

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I stayed here along with my parents for a long weekend during the Concourse, and Historics week, and had a lovely time. We met Valerie upon arrival, and she is a very gracious owner. Her home is truly a sanctuary - quiet and peaceful with ocean front view right out the living room windows. We saw whales each day, two deer in the front yard Saturday morning, a sea lion while walking along the path across the street and a variety of birds. The house is very clean & comfortable, well stocked and maintained, and close to everything. We are planning to stay here again next year. Thanks Valerie for sharing your oasis!
  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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NATURE LOVERS OCEAN FRONT PARADISE ON 2 ACRES OF SAND DUNES
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Pacific Grove Central Coast California
Meadow Vista, CA
5

Writer's Retreat

Writer's Retreat
  • 5 of 5
What a wonderful spot for four writers to tap into the creative energy of the sea. This house has the feel of a cozy home, but plenty of space. The views are amazing, the house comfortable, the kitchen filled with everything you could need. In addition, when Monterey is crowded (we were there during spring break), this house is far enough from the "tourist" areas to provide quiet and no crowds, but close enough to zip into town on foot if you so desire. The master bedroom provides a wonderful view of the waves right from your pillow! I am sure our group will be back!
  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
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NATURE LOVERS OCEAN FRONT PARADISE ON 2 ACRES OF SAND DUNES
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p325382
Pacific Grove Central Coast California
5

Peaceful Retreat

  • 5 of 5
An extremely comfortable house, well stocked with all the necessities (coffee, chocolate, honey & more); views of the ocean & sunsets, sounds of the waves crashing on the shore, easy access to trails, and visiting wildlife make this a most memorable vacation spot. The owner is very responsive to emails and quite accommodating. I hope that we will be able to return to this peaceful place for another stay.
  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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NATURE LOVERS OCEAN FRONT PARADISE ON 2 ACRES OF SAND DUNES
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Pacific Grove Central Coast California
Lakeville, MN
5

Wow - welcoming and exclusive

  • 5 of 5
This home, directly across from the beach, is delightful. We feel in love with the town of Pacific Grove and being able to walk to the trails on the beach. This will likely become an annual trip as our 10 & 14 year old sons adored the home and surrounding nature! Valerie, the home-owner, is as sweet as can be and truly cares about her home & its guests.

In addition, we felt fortunate to be one of the lucky few with a beach home near Asilomar. Very nearby we enjoyed the 17 Mile Drive, including Pebble Beach and Carmel. We recommend breakfast at the Gallery Café @ Pebble Beach; and walking in the amazingly soft & white sand of Carmel City Beach.
  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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NATURE LOVERS OCEAN FRONT PARADISE ON 2 ACRES OF SAND DUNES
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Pacific Grove Central Coast California
Old Bridge, NJ
5

Nature Lovers' Paradise!

Nature Lovers' Paradise!
  • 5 of 5
This rental home was simply awesome. The pictures do not do it justice. Traveling with our family of six, we were thrilled with the location, the view and the home itself. The area is located close to a variety of sightseeing options, but even staying at the home itself was entertaining. The rocky beach in front is home to countless sea creatures in the tidal pools, and the adorable sea otters are a pleasure to watch. We all became explorers, as well as temporary caretakers of the resident gulls that provided an alarm clock every morning, as well as a source of fun with daily feedings of Monterey Jack. Sitting inside in the comfy easy chair in front of the large picture window, or outside, just watching the Pacific and waiting for a whale to breach, provided the type of relaxation that is the epitome of a great vacation. Two of the three bedrooms also have the amazing view through picture windows. The home is completely equipped with anything and everything you could need or want, and Valerie is the most gracious hostess, sharing it all with her guests. I give this home the highest recommendation, and I would love to come back someday.
  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Monterey Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Several in Monterey
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Pacific Grove Golf Links & Spanish Bay Golf Links
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Salinas
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Terminus of Highway 68 West
Nearest Restaurant
1.2 Miles
The Fish Wife
Nearest Beach
0.02 Miles
Asilomar State Beach
Car: necessary

Across the road from Asilomar State Beach and the Pacific Ocean, steps away from the ocean front recreational trail; 1 mile north of Asilomar State Conference Grounds and Spanish Bay; 1 mile south of Pt. Pinos Lighthouse and public golf links; 2 miles from downtown Pacific Grove; 3 miles from Monterey Bay Aquarium.

Other Activities: Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary whale watching, Monterey Bay Aquarium; minutes drive away from the spectacular Big Sur coast; cultural events (Monterey Jazz and Blues Festivals, Bach Festival); world class sporting events (Laguna Seca races, golf tournaments)

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $350 Per night

Pacific Grove House Rental Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Cleaning $180
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes Base rate: $350-450 per night
Rates dependent on number of guests/beds and length of stay. $350/nt 2 people; $400/nt, 4 people/2 beds; $450/nt, 6 people/3-4 beds. Weekly rates range from $2100 to $3500. Nightly rates may be higher during special events on the Monterey Peninsula. Please contact owner for rate details.
Reservation deposit is 10% of total rent (excluding tax and cleaning fee). This becomes a security deposit while guests are in residence that is returned within 2 weeks of departure should the condition of the house warrant it. Payments made by personal check before arrival. Two 50% installments if reservation made at least 2 months in advance.
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Amenities

Amenities

Pacific Grove House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • Upstairs master bedroom with private half bath. Second upstairs bedroom adjacent to a full bathroom. Downstairs bedroom adjacent to another full bathroom. Master and downstairs bedrooms have full ocean views; upstairs second bedroom with sand dune and partial ocean views.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Home not suitable for children under the age of 10. Due to the current drought the maximum number of guests is 4 to limit water use. Fully equipped kitchen with ice maker, toaster oven, coffee grinder and Cuisinart coffee maker, dishwasher, microwave, food processor; several sets of dishes, flatware, glasses, pots, pans, utensils. Picnic ware and ice chest provided. Condiments, spices and herbs, cooking oil, etc. provided. Separate laundry with clothes washer and dryer. Dish and clothes washing detergent, hand soap, bath soap, body lotion, shampoo and conditioner, hair dryer, paper towels and napkins, toilet paper provided. Towels and linen provided. Bedding is 300+ thread cotton, towels lush Eqyptian cotton. Ironing board and steam iron provided.
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