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LIKE A TREEHOUSE + BRING FIDO, TOO! TEN MIN WALK TO DOWNTOWN.

Susan Shelley Jones

Advertiser since: 2010
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Speaks: english
Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

Susan Shelley Jones

Advertiser since: 2010
Speaks: english
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LIKE A TREEHOUSE + BRING FIDO, TOO! TEN MIN WALK TO DOWNTOWN.

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

Overview

Carmel Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, Studio + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

Look out to the woods and canyon below. See the birds whizzing through the trees and squirrels chirping nearby. The bungalow honestly feels as if you're in a treehouse.

ASK ABOUT OUR TWO-NIGHT SPECIAL: Book two nights and receive a discount on the nightly rate (offer good through December 2015 for two nights only with exceptions being the Pebble Beach AT&T Golf Tournament; the Concours d'Elegance; and, New Year's Eve ). Let me know first before actually booking and I'll manually enter the special rate of $120/night instead of $130.

You'll find our Bungalow is . . . Simple. Comfortable. Cozy (250 sq ft) and Quiet -- plus minutes from downtown and spectacular white sand beaches. Decorated with a local artist's work in addition to a few quirky collectibles, the bungalow overlooks the Pebble Beach Forest Reserve in a quiet residential neighborhood, but you'll find yourself very close to all the Peninsula has to offer.

We provide a modest Continental breakfast to get you started in the morning . . . coffee, tea, fruit, yogurt and biscotti! No kitchen is available, but there is a microwave, small refrigerator, kettle, coffee pot and toaster. You'll be located on the same property as our family home, totally separate and 50 steps from the main house. We're long-time residents, knowledgeable about the area and able to help you find some of the many unique spots guidebooks don't mention. A third person may be accommodated on a very thick futon ($25/visit). We are Pet Friendly and hope you'll bring along your Fido as well.

If you're visiting California's central coast for the first time, you'll find Carmel and the surrounding area an idyllic haven boasting nearly 100 miles of spectacular shoreline - described as the 'greatest meeting of land and sea.' The unbridled beauty of Carmel and Monterey County's landscape and the mild, year-round weather offer endless opportunities for outdoor pursuits. Family-centered activities abound and there truly is something for everyone.

Keywords: Studio, Bungalow, Cabin, Casita

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Susan Shelley Jones (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2010
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Speaks: english

About Susan Shelley Jones

My brother and I live on the property in the main house built by my father back in the early 60's. We're both artists - Tom being involved in woodworking and I am a textile-printer-painter-jeweler (yes, I know, too many things to do any very well). We're both in love with Carmel, Tom especially, as he's been able to live here all his life. The picture? I couldn't NOT put this in, as it's such a wonderful, nostalgic photo of Tom as a kid. Brings back all those wonderful memories of childhood, no?

Susan Shelley Jones purchased this cabin in 1961

Why Susan Shelley Jones chose Carmel

Well, it wasn't us that made that decision. It was our mother. She spent some of the best years of her life here in Carmel. Her father was an artist and dabbler - he painted himself, but also liked to build. The old Wells Fargo in the Valley is one of his creations as well as a couple of houses in Pebble Beach. My mother's family lived in what is now the Carmel Art Association Building on Dolores and we still have one of the old carved, wooden doors you'll find there as well. My grandmother, a great beauty, was a pianist, wrote music, acted in the Forest Theater; AND, was once invited down to the Hearst Castle (we're still not sure if she went by herself or not). Oh, family skeletons!

What makes this cabin unique

What is there not to do in Carmel? If you haven't been here before, I'll have a list of things to do that will make your head swim. I must mention, of course, that you might run into any number of movie stars - I saw Clint at Whole Foods one day. I even ran into the former president of Mexico, Vicente Fox. But, aside from tracking all the movie stars, I recommend keeping your visit very simple: just walk. Really, what's a vacation but to just relax and de-compress?

Guestbook comments from the owner

ust the most perfect small cabin in the trees. Shelley has thought of everything. You could self cater here if you kept it simple as there is a toaster, microwave, kettle and coffee maker but it is so close to Carmel and many delightful eateries you will probably be tempted to leave. So quiet and peaceful. It is the best value for money we have encountered. Thank you Shelley.
Mar 2012
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Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 3 traveler reviews

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Like a TREEHOUSE + Bring Fido, too! Ten min walk to downtown.
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
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Carmel Central Coast California
5

Wonderful getaway

  • 5 of 5
MaryJo and I (along with Lily, our Corgi pup) thoroughly enjoyed our two nights in this aptly described "treehouse" cabin. Shelley was a lovely person and saw after anything we needed. A problem with the hot water was promptly fixed, and she left fruit and delicious biscotti and coffee for us. The wildlife was a real plus, with hummingbirds as well as several other types, a skunk and a deer all spotted in the area during our stay. It was a perfect launch point close to downtown Carmel with easy access to the beach and Monterey. Some very interesting architecture in the area (check out the "owl house" a couple doors down and the "boat" house next to Shelley's which she believed was done by one of Frank Lloyd Wright's students. We will be back, hopefully as regulars.
  • Submitted: May 15, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Carmel Central Coast California
Simi Valley, CA
5

Relaxing and inviting

  • 5 of 5
Thank you both for the wonderful stay. We loved the property and the running stream in the morning. Waking up to the beautiful view of the wooded area was fantastic. Carmel was fantastic, and it was great to bring back some cheese and wine and sit on the patio. Thank you for wonderful weekend!
  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Carmel Central Coast California
Bellingham, Washington
5

Loved the forest cottage!

  • 5 of 5
We just loved this little cottage for it's privacy, quiet and location. The neighborhood is awash with Carmel's typical charming architecture and landscaping. Shelly was hospitable and accomodating without infringing on our privacy (which is very important to my husband). The cabin itself was small but spotless, with all the amenities promised in the description. We especially loved sitting on the private deck with a mug of coffee, overlooking the forest. The stairs down to the cabin are lengthy and would be tricky for the elderly, although the walk is lovely and handrails are present throughout. We would stay here again and would recommend this property happily to family and friends; there are few lodgings in the area that provide such a lovely product for such superb value. Thank you, Shelly!
  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway

Map

Nearest Airport
6 Miles
20 minute drive
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
10 minute walk
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Pebble Beach, Monterey . . . all with a 15-20 min.
Nearest Train
25 Miles
40 minute drive to Salinas, CA
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Hwy 1, 2 minute drive
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
15 minute walk downtown
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
20 minute walk
Car: recommended

If you're visiting California's central coast for the first time, you'll find Carmel and the surrounding area an idyllic haven boasting nearly 100 miles of spectacular shoreline - described as the 'greatest meeting of land and sea.' The unbridled beauty of Carmel and Monterey County's landscape and the mild, year-round weather offer endless opportunities for outdoor pursuits, from hiking, kayaking, and mountain biking, to golfing at legendary Pebble Beach. Family-centered activities abound, as children and adults revel in exploring the world-renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium, watching the great migration of gray whales, or visiting the natural history museum in Pacific Grove. Whether your interests include car shows, musical festivals, or weekly farmers' markets, there truly is something for everyone.

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Rates & Availability

From $130 Per night

Carmel Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
AT&T PRO AM
Feb 13 2015 - Feb 14 2015
2 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
PB Concours d'Elegance
Aug 12 2015 - Aug 15 2015
4 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
New Year's Eve
Dec 31 2015 - Jan 1 2016
1 night minimum stay
$160
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$130
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30 + Tax
Cleaning $35 + Tax
Extra Person/night $30 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%
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Amenities

Carmel Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 250 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower only
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Bed (1) sleeps two very comfortably. Bed also has pillow top and is not rock hard. A Japanese futon which folds out on the floor is provided for a third party for an extra $25 fee/night.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Local Artist's Work

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