Norgarden is sited on a gated thirteen-acre estate with stunning views of Monterey Bay and the Coast Range Hills, surrounded by a forest canopy, yet just five minutes from Pebble Beach, Monterey and Carmel, with generous space for small gatherings. This fully furnished and equipped luxury villa is ideal for getaways or visits to local events such as the AT&T ProAm, US Open, Concours d'Elegance, California Amateur Golf Tounament, etc. It has served as a venue for corporate retreats and business strategy sessions and can be combined with a nearby vacation rental (if available) for a total of 10 bedrooms. Close to Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and many local Monterey Peninsula Restaurants.
The property is truly a luxurious and restful retreat nestled among Redwoods, Cypresses and Pines in the hills above the Monterey Peninsula. The house has wonderfully expansive views over the Peninsula and of the beautiful coastal hills.
The home is situated at an elevation of 900 feet with 13 acres of open space in which to walk and play. Not too infrequently in summer, a layer of Pacific early-morning fog may settle just below the property providing Norgarden with sunshine while the Peninsula below is still covered in a beautiful blanket of coastal fog. There is an enjoyable circular exercise path through the forest for nature walks and the two-tenths-of-a-mile long driveway provides an excellent venue for a vigorous aerobic stroll.
The common space is primarily on the upper level, the same level as the main entrance. All of the common space in the house is warm and inviting with an Asia theme.
There is an elegantly decorated, formal living room with a high vaulted ceiling and floor to ceiling windows to allow visitors to enjoy the views of the Bay and the coastal hills.
There is also a sunny patio with a state-of-the art barbeque for great indoor-outdoor entertainment.
A dramatic Asian-themed formal dining area is furnished with a table for 10 that can be extended to accommodate up to 16 guests.
The kitchen is equipped with a Viking gas stove, a Thermidor oven, a large convection microwave and a Sub Zero refrigerator, The breakfast nook seats up to 7 comfortably.
The family room that flows from the kitchen is equipped with a 72-inch flat-screen monitor for TV and movie viewing. The seating area is adjacent to an attractive fireplace.
An outdoor view deck with a large hot-tub is sited in the woods about twenty meters from the house. With lovely nature views it offers hot-tub seating for some 12 people comfortably around its periphery.
There are 5 bedrooms, two with king size beds,one with a queen size bed and 2 with twin beds. 4 of the 5 rooms have ensuite bathrooms inclusive of showers and baths and the 5th has its bathroom with shower right outside its door. The doors are thick and the walls are heavily insulated to ensure sound proofing and peacefully quiet sleep.
All of the lower level, the Kitchen and Family Room are heated with radiant floor heating with controls in each room and in the hallway so that a perfect temperature can be maintained. The upper level is heated with with peripheral radiant heating.
Norgarden is an ideal location for restful family gatherings, small-team or management retreats, strategy meetings, and other special occasions.
Keywords: Prestigious, Large Home on 13-Acre Hilltop Estate with stunning views of Monterey Bay - Next to Pebble Beach and Carmel!