|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
Charming, one-level, original, craftsman-style ranch lovingly restored. Features: living room with wood floors, stone fireplace, french doors, and built-in bookcases. Formal dining room with table for 8;french doors to jasmine covered deck, wainscotting, and recessed lighting. Three bedrooms- two of which are suites (one with fireplace). All baths were remodelled with stone,tile, and top-of-the-line Fixtures. Additionally there is an entertainment room w HDTV, surround sound, and DVD player.Satelight and high speed internet connections.Kitchen features six-burner wedgewood gas stove, dishwasher, trash compactor, as well as a washer & dryer.Counters are limestone with a solid slab cherry breakfront & cow dinner bell. There is a waterfall, firepit & horseshoe pit in the backyard and fountain in the front. Property is on approximately five acres,fenced for horses). Very private yet easy walking distance to restaurants, wineries, and shops. More info call Sue (see phone number below).
Keywords: Craftman-style Ranch Home
We live in Oakland where I used to sell real estate. I grew up on the Monterey Pennsula and have family there.We have 6 horses and bring them to Carmel Valley when we come. We take advantage of the riding in Garland Park and surrounding areas.
The Owner purchased this house in 1960
This is one of the first homes built in Carmel Valley. It has been in my family since the 1950's. My husband and I purchased it from my brothers and sisters in 1994, We totally remodeled it in 2000 with the idea we would retire there. We lived there for about 1 year and decided we were not ready for retirement and decided to rent it for vacationers.It is remodeled above and beyond a vacation home with attention to detail and the feeling of charm and warmth.
We love being able to walk to everything in the Village-coffee at the Grey Goose(they have yummy baked goods baked every morning), dinners at one of the Village restaurants, concerts in the park or window shopping at one of the antique stores. We also enjoy the firepit in the evenings with smores with our nieces and nephews. The Valley has the best weather-almost always sunny yet close enough to Carmel and Monterey for all the events.
Susan has a beautiful home with wonderful accommodations. We thoroughly enjoyed the firepit and stayed there in total with 2 families (4 adults and 2 children). There was plenty of room and space. The home was clean and well-maintained and had a cozy, yet spacious feel. The backyard is amazing and lots of places to explore for the kids. I wish we could have stayed longer. We were here for a wedding at the Holman Ranch and you couldn't ask for a better place as it is barely a mile away. Loved it.
We recently stayed here for one of my daughter's weddings at the nearby Holman Ranch (just 1 mile away). There were six of us. The house is very spacious. The layout was perfect for us. We stayed with our children in the two bedrooms and the TV room on one side and our friends stayed on the other side – so they didn't have to be bothered by our kids.
The house is lovely. It is nicely furnished, it has a very cozy feeling and had everything we needed (actually it was much more fully stocked than we had expected). Sometimes we chose to hang out in the very comfortable living room and other times in the beautiful backyard, enjoying the flora, the views and the various furry friends that would come to visit (we saw deer in the back on several occasions).
While we were mostly involved in wedding related activities, the town is easily walkable from the house, and Carmel and Monterey are both easy drives.
The owner (Sue) was very responsive and quickly got back to us with answers to any questions that we had.
Overall we were very happy, and would recommend it without hesitation.
What a perfect way to experience Carmel Valley, with its lovely mountain views, morning fog, evening breezes and tranquil setting. It feels miles away from anything, but is so close to the Village, it's ideal for walking downtown to enjoy wine tasting and shopping. The kitchen is well-equipped for prepping gourmet meals: love the old Wedgewood stove! The dining room table is great for gathering, and easily could seat 8. This place is wonderfully ventilated and well-appointed, especially the Master bedroom and the bedroom near the kitchen.
The totally private yard is filled with fruit trees and lots of birdsong. We were all mesmerized by the zen-like wind chimes. Hanging outdoors in the late afternoon for cocktails and wine was simply glorious. Sitting in the cozy living room with the great couches and chairs, watching the fire was as relaxing as it gets.
There's a big couch and big screen TV in the den, and the reading room is filled with books and games.
A quick walk up Ford Road takes you to Lupine Road, where you can walk on a flat path through an old airstrip. Or, if you want to make a hike out of it, continue up El Caminito to the top of the world, where you can even spy the ocean. The views from up there are worth the hike!
We visited with another couple for a wine tasting adventure. The property fit our needs well. Very spacious clean home with nice outdoor space to enjoy. The outdoor space is the most important thing to me when choosing a place. The photos were a bit nicer than the property. (as far as the outdoor space, the indoor space was right on...very very nice) The property needed a bit of TLC with yard work and sprucing it up and cleaning up some debris and old stuff laying around. Really not that big of a deal. When we arrived we noticed the picnic table was not functioning, the glass was broken out. We really wanted to dine outdoors so we made a call and the table was fixed the next day. It was very nice to have our request met so promptly. Yes as other reviews state it is warm without A/C. It is hard for us to criticize this as we were there when everyone told us it was the hottest they've seen it for years! We managed fine. We were out and about all day and came home in the evening and it was fine. Nice breezes cooled things off right away. We enjoyed our stay, created many fond memories and would recommend this to our friends and family
My wife and our two young children fell in love with this home immediately. The house is expansive and yet cozy at the same time, with new appointments and old world charm. My favorite features were the fireplace in the master bedroom and the two large showers. With town so close, we walked to some of our favorite restaurants each day. While the inside of the house is perfectly appointed, it was hard not to eat outside each day on the huge backyard patio area, and our kids felt completely safe riding their bikes up and down the driveway. This place is a gem.
We were amazed at how lucky were to find this wonderful home in Carmel Valley-secluded but close to everything! The listing description and pictures were accurate-the house is beautiful and spacious-inside and out (with a backyard waterfall & front fountain), the beds were extremely comfortable, the kitchen was incredible with gourmet vinegars, beautiful serving pieces, anything you could possibly need!! There was a lovely community pool and park across the street (great for younger family members) and Garland Regional Park-great for hiking! We were only about 25-30 minutes from Carmel and Monterrey and enjoyed spending some time at both. We would definitely recommend this property to anyone looking for an extremely fun, relaxing vacation. We celebrated our grandson's 2nd birthday, son-in-laws 30th and daughter's 4th wedding anniversary!! There were 6 adults and a toddler and we had plenty of room. The property owners were helpful and left a notebook with samples of menus and nearby attractions along with answers to any questions you might have. We can't wait to stay again!!
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$400|
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