WHOLE HOUSE OPTION: Main House plus the attached 750 sq. ft. Ocean View Studio makes 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, accommodating up to 8 persons.
MAIN HOUSE OPTION: 2 bedrooms/2 bathrooms, full kitchen, Ocean View, deck, propane BBQ, Internet-ready TV. Queen bed in each bedroom. Convertible beds available.
Call CW 831.624.7086 ~ Getaway, get together, retreat, working vacation, base camp. Year-round hiking. Minimum two-night stay.
THE BEST OF ALL WORLDS ~ Luxury and nature. Local artist, CW, and native author/hiking guide, Ellen, designed and built Bella Vista for their retirement home. CW is not ready to retire and they have opened their home as a vacation rental. Designed and built with nature in mind and furnished with art, Bella Vista welcomes your stay. Come experience a well-deserved Time Out where sunset is an event. Visit online BellaVistaBigSur for a photo slideshow.
Call CW @ USA 831.624.7086
This custom home is centrally located in Big Sur Country, sitting on five acres high on a plateau at 1200 feet with dramatic ocean views, centrally located 20 minutes south of Carmel and 20 minutes north of Big Sur Valley.
Bella Vista is perfect for a relaxing getaway, family reunion, writer/artist retreat or a Base Camp to explore Big Sur Country. Bella Vista is a convenient in-between meeting spot for friends from SoCAL & NorCAL.
ATTENTION BACKCOUNTRY BACKPACKERS ~ Ventana Wilderness and Los Padres National Forest trailheads begin at Bottcher's Gap, the end of the road, year-round hiking and backpacking. Stay at Bella Vista before and/or after your backcountry trip; great meet-up and organizational location; great rest, relaxation, recovery, recreation and re-entry. The Bella Vista Master en Suite offers a Whirlpool designed to soothe sore muscles. Minimum two-night stay. Ellen is a backpacker, hiking guide and author, available for questions. HikeBigSur 831.238.3242
Travel book by Ellen Pendleton 'Read&Run'
Bella Vista options:
MAIN HOUSE ~ 2 bedrooms/2 bathrooms sleeps 1 to 6 persons. (See sleeping configurations in descriptions below.)
WHOLE HOUSE OPTIONS ~ Include the attached 750 sq. ft. Ocean View Studio for 3 bedrooms/3 bathrooms increasing sleeping accommodations to 8 persons.
Slideshow link near bottom of page.
Minimum two-night stay.
ENTRANCE ~ Begin your stay following the moss-covered rock wall down the steps. Pass through the front entry enclosed by the 10-foot high redwood louvers. The natural stone floor guides you up the stairs and into the heart of the home. Note the built-in metal sculpture at the top landing. A hand-molded archway leads to breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean.
WILDERNESS ~ Hawks glide below the deck on the coastal thermals through the canyons. Dusk and dawn can bring quail, bobcats and deer. It has been described as 'Yosemite with ocean views'. Relax on the deck with a drink and your loved one while watching the sun set over the Pacific Ocean, canyons and mountains.
DESIGN ~ CW's goal was to create an enjoyable retreat that honors the spectacular view and nature.
MASTER BEDROOM EN SUITE ~ Another archway and door opens to a luxurious and romantic hideaway. The entire house was designed around the view from the bed. This comfy Queen bed faces the ocean that greets you upon waking to the amazing view. A full-size Leather Euro Lounge can be used as a sitting area or sleeps 2 additional persons. With enough space for sitting and reading, this room is spacious and functional. Natural elements continue with granite slab counters and bathtub surrounds, whirlpool tub, natural stone floor and alder cabinets.
SECOND BEDROOM ~ This cozy room has a comfortable Queen bed and the morning sun.
KITCHEN ~ Full kitchen features hand-selected granite slab counter tops and an ocean view. Dine out or bring groceries to stay in retreat mode. Pantry basics, appliances, tools and utensils supplied.
DINING ROOM & DECK ~ Take your meals in the dining room or outside on the redwood deck for a more alfresco experience overlooking the Pacific. The deck is perfect for morning coffee, a little sunbathing in the afternoons, sunset and stargazing. Gas BBQ.
EXTRA PERSONS ~
Master en Suite includes a full-sized Euro Lounge that can sleep one or two persons.
A single Daybed in the living room doubles as a couch and can sleep a single.
Single AirBed w/topper available for additional persons and can be set up in the living room, Master en Suite or the Studio.
THE STUDIO ~ The ground level, 750 sq ft attached Studio offers an ocean view, a Queen-size Tatami bed, full kitchen and bath/shower. The Studio can be opened to the upstairs Main House to make 3 bedrooms/3 bathroom whole house sleeping up to 8 persons.
LAST MINUTE DEAL ~ The Studio can be rented separately (only if Main House is unoccupied). Minimum two-night stay. Call 831.624.7086 $225 Weeknights / $250 Weekends
HIKING ~ Big Sur Country is Hiking Heaven, all year-round, weather dependent. HikeBigSur.com 831.238.3242
HAMMOCK HALLOW ~ Become acquainted with the hammocks tucked away in the Cypress grove. Rock gently and enjoy the ocean view. Take a nap, read, meditate, daydream, unwind, listen, enJOY.
BIG SUR ~ Come explore Big Sur Country, the Big South, stretching 70 miles along the Pacific Ocean coast from Yankee Point to Ragged Point. Bella Vista is centrally located 14 miles south of Carmel and 12 miles north of Point Sur Lighthouse.
Year-Round Backpacking Base Camp ~ Ventana Wilderness and Los Padres National Park are at the end of Palo Colorado Road, 4.5 miles up the road from Bella Vista. Begin or end your trip at Bella Vista. Meet & pack up and/or recover and relax. Bella Vista offers a gentle re-entry to and from 'out there'.
HikeBigSur website and book by Ellen Pendleton, 'Read&Run'
To reserve your stay CALL ~ USA 831.624.7086
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