OCEAN VIEW FRENCH COUNTRY COTTAGE, CHARMING & TRANQUIL, BEACH!

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
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Minimum Stay 2 nights

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OCEAN VIEW FRENCH COUNTRY COTTAGE, CHARMING & TRANQUIL, BEACH!

Carmel Highlands Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible Bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

POINT OF VIEW

THE WEATHER CONTINUES TO BE MILD (SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER ARE KNOWN TO BE OUR 'SUMMER MONTHS', AND WITH A COZY, NEW ELECTRIC FIREPLACE UPSTAIRS TO TAKE THE CHILL OFF IF THERE IS ONE, AND WITH CONTINUING SPECTACULAR SUNSETS, IT'S ALWAYS A GOOD TIME TO VISIT.

Welcome to your vacation dream in the Highlands of Carmel. This inspired cottage offers stunning ocean views and the rustic charm of a French Country cottage retreat with a designer's touch. Appreciate the serenity among Monterey Pine and take delight in the enchanting English gardens. Listen to the quiet, breathe in the mountain air, relax and renew. Whale watch, bird watch, and take in ocean views surrounded by the ambiance of this charming country cottage. Only minutes to Carmel and Point Lobos State Reserve; approximately 30 minutes to Big Sur.

Find comfort in the beautifully- appointed, cozy and spacious interior with hard wood floors, open beam ceilings and abundant natural light. French doors open to the dramatic ocean views and wrap around deck with BBQ and patio table for al fresco dining. This unique two-story guest cottage offers a memorable getaway for a couple, a solo traveler or the small family.

A fully equipped kitchen, with adjoining living and ocean-view dining area completes the open floor plan on the first level. A separate and private bath is off entry. Upstairs, our guests will find another open and spacious level with endless views of the Pacific from the king bed and daybed (converts to king) and from the comfortable seating areas perfect for taking in views, watching flat screen tv, lounging on comfortable couch and chairs, game table for entertainment.

Only minutes to Carmel, Point Lobos, or your own private beach, or south to Big Sur’s wild coast, we invite you to enjoy again and again this beautiful Point of View.

Keywords: Ocean Views, Two-story cottage, European Alpine style, guesthouse, private beach access, quiet, tranquil, private, trees, sunsets,whale watch, romantic getaway

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
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We moved to Carmel in 1964 and never turned back. We love our home in this special place we call Paradise. We brought up our four daughters here and moved to the Highlands twenty-five years ago to enjoy the magnificent ocean views and serenity. My husband is a writer and I'm a Coach for families of children with special educational needs. We enjoy the arts and fine dining found within minutes of our home. We walk daily in our neighborhood and are always inspired by the natural surroundings of the beautiful Carmel Highlands. Our daughters and some of our grandchildren live nearby. They stayed in this small, quaint, artistic community to enjoy the friendly ambiance and the many outdoor activities the Central Coast offers. One of our daughters and her husband have a sailboat, where they enjoy day sailing and whale watching on the Monterey Bay. From every visitor's perspective, our little corner of the world beckons vacationers to return again and again.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 1985

We fell in love with the Highlands and the exquisite ocean views and quiet solitude that surround us here.

Ocean views forever, quiet, private and peaceful, and close to everything: hiking, beautiful nature walks with views of the ocean and wildlife, Point Lobos, Monastery Beach. Access to a gorgeous private beach, exquisite sunsets and wonderful neighbors who add to this special community. Also 6 minutes to shopping and dining in Carmel;15 minutes to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, 30 minutes to Big Sur. Easy access to everything you could want in a vacation getaway!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

5
based on 49 traveler reviews

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Ocean View French Country Cottage, Charming & Tranquil, Beach!
average rating of 4.979592 based on 49 reviews
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Ocean View French Country Cottage, Charming & Tranquil, Beach!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p340479vb
831-915-3044
Carmel Highlands Central Coast California
5

A fabulous, peaceful & quaint French County Cottage in Highlands!

A fabulous, peaceful & quaint French County Cottage in Highlands!
  • 5 of 5
We visited the cottage earlier this month not knowing what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised by not only the spectacular picturesque views and cozy ambiance along with very thoughtful touches and attention to detail the gracious owner Miss Judy provides. We were greeted with a lovely fresh lavender & rosemary bouquet and a welcome basked with many yummy treats inside along with passes to the Monterrey Aquarium, entrance to the beautiful Point Lobos Reserve and access to a wonderful private beach. We did do day trips to Big Sur and a couple of wineries and a little bit of hiking and dinners out but both felt we would be just as happy to stay in and spend more time just relaxing on the deck & cooking our meals in the cozy kitchen. We even experienced regular morning visits from a pretty little wood pecker, can't say enough of just how enjoyable it was to stay at "Point of View", we will definitely be back and hopefully for a longer period of time, 3 days was not enough! Thank you Judy for allowing us to stay in your beautiful little piece of heaven! Our best, Tony & Yolanda
  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Ocean View French Country Cottage, Charming & Tranquil, Beach!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p340479vb
831-915-3044
Carmel Highlands Central Coast California
Auburn, CA
5

A Piece of Heaven on Earth!!

  • 5 of 5
Our stay at the Point Of View was one of the nicest experiences as a family to date!!! There was no stone left unturned!! From the amazing location that was perfect for any experience or adventure in the BigSur/Carmel/Monterey area, to the linens, beautiflul bouquets of flowers and gift baskets!!! The cottage was a reflection of the beautiful owners; so delightful, very comfortable, and beautiful from the inside out!!! The views were spectaculor and the windows and french doors, that opened out, brought that all right in to enjoy!!!! We were greeted by Ms Judy who was one of the kindest people we've met and her attention to details should be studied! Every review said it perfectly!! Our teen agers enjoyed the experience very much and we will be back....
  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Ocean View French Country Cottage, Charming & Tranquil, Beach!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p340479vb
831-915-3044
Carmel Highlands Central Coast California
5

Ray and Linda, St. Augustine, Florida

  • 5 of 5
This will be a short review because all that has been said good about Judy and her place has been said. My wife and I spent 3 nights here and had a wonderful time at the house and in the area. Judy was most helpful in all respects. We would recommend it to anybody. For our money, we would recommend it over a hotel or other facility anytime.
Thanks Judy for a great stay.
  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Ocean View French Country Cottage, Charming & Tranquil, Beach!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p340479vb
831-915-3044
Carmel Highlands Central Coast California
5

Great location, great scenery...perfection

  • 5 of 5
We spent 5 wonderful nights at Point of View. Everything was perfect from the minute we arrived. Judy thoughtfully provides a gift basket for you as you arrive and clearly shows you the property and explains the "deal".

Carmel Highlands is a perfect base camp for heading north or south. We drove south twice, north once and stayed in in the area one day. Point Lobos is a hidden gem not 3 miles from the cottage. Beautiful location and we were able to see harbor seal pups right there...very cool. A drive south yields mile after mile of gorgeous big sur coastline, lighthouses and in the right season, whales and an elephant seal hatchery.

The cottage is well appointed with everything needed to make our stay comfortable. The wall of windows in the bedroom allowed for 5 awesome mornings of coffee in bed looking at the ocean view.

We've stayed in many VRBO units and we both agree this was the best ever. Thanks Judy!!!
  • Submitted: May 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Ocean View French Country Cottage, Charming & Tranquil, Beach!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p340479vb
831-915-3044
Carmel Highlands Central Coast California
5

Super Quaint Cottage

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I came out to visit family in CA and we just loved renting this beautiful, quaint cottage. Everything we needed was right there and the view of the ocean was spectacular! The owner, Judy, was very nice, and when we arrived she came and met us at the cottage and showed us around the place before she left us on our way. I would highly recommend this cottage to anyone who is looking for a relaxing, peaceful getaway near the ocean.
  • Submitted: May 28, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Ocean View French Country Cottage, Charming & Tranquil, Beach!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p340479vb
831-915-3044
Carmel Highlands Central Coast California
5

A Corner of Heaven

  • 5 of 5
If the Big Sur / Carmel Highlands area of the Central Coast of California is heaven, then "Point of View" is a perfect little corner reserved for the lucky few who stumble upon it.
We fell in love with the view, and the homelike atmosphere, created by it’s owner. She considered every detail to make our stay enjoyable, down to the wonderful gift basket filled with wine, crackers, chocolate and of course lovely little bouquets of lavender and rosemary from her beautiful garden. The property was immaculate, and well appointed. The private beach was beautiful, we even saw curious seals watching us as we watched them! We hated to leave, but we know we’ll be back.
  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Monterey Peninsula Airport
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Private access to special Beach, & San Jose Beach
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Hyatt Highlands Inn
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Pacific Grove Links, Pebble Beach
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Pacific Edge
Car: recommended

Private Beach access and San Jose Beach, each 3 minutes away; 5 minutes to spectacular Point Lobos State Reserve; minutes from Sobranes Point & many popular hiking areas; 30 minutes from Big Sur; 15 minutes to Carmel-by-the-Sea and Carmel Beaches; 15 minutes to Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row and Monterey Airport;15 minutes to Pacific Grove, 20 minutes to Pebble Beach & 17 Mile Drive & famous golf links.

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Tax Rate 10.5%
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Amenities

Amenities

Carmel Highlands Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Telephone ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (2) One King bed upstairs; One convertible Trundle bed upstairs - makes into two Twin beds or a King bed, Queen size Beds (1) Convertible queen sofa bed downstairs, Twin or Single Beds (1) Trundle converts to two separate twins (or a King), Child Beds (2) Upstairs Trundle can be made into two Twin beds; Upstairs gate brought in for small children's safey. Baby Cribs (1) No crib or other special equipment for babies or toddlers provided; Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) One Trundle with two Twins; also converts to King; One sofa converts to queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Video Library
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • antiquing
  • whale watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • paddle boating
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling/diving
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • kayaking
  • basketball court
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • equestrian events
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • mountain climbing
Notes:
This guest house is part of a larger one-acre estate; it is within a coastal suburb of high-end homes 5 miles south of Carmel-by-the-Sea; access to a private beach; minutes away from Point Lobos State Park; private and charming with designer touches; quiet within the natural environment of Monterey pines; wonderful area for nature walking, hiking, whale watching, ocean views.
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