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: wood burning fireplace, 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.
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)