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Quiet & Private Guest House with Gorgeous Valley Views

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 8 nights

Overview

About the property

Bungalow, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Our quiet, peaceful, and secluded guest house lies less than 1/4 mile above Bernardus Lodge. It was completely remodeled in 2006. It is spacious yet cozy for two people at 600+ square feet. It has beautiful views of Garland Ranch Regional Park and Garzas Canyon.

The guest house is minutes from Leguna Seca (5), Monterey (15-20), Pacific Grove (25), Garland Park (2), Wine Tasting and Carmel-by-the-Sea (10-15). It is approximately 45 minutes to Big Sur.

Enjoy all the Monterey Peninsula has to offer or just relax and rest in the sun, fresh air, and gorgeous views from the deck!

A great value - please read some comments in the guest book below.

Click the links below for 25+ photos of the guest house and some customized Google maps for our area (recreation, dining, wine tasting).

Garage parking available upon inquiry.

More Details

Owner
Rogers
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2017

About Rogers

Hello! We look forward to accommodating you at our wonderful spot in Carmel Valley. Our son, Rogers helps us manage the guest house so he'll be your primary point of contact when coordinating your stay.

Rogers purchased this bungalow in 1989

Why Rogers chose Central Coast California

Carmel Valley is known for its great climate, rustic feel, and beautiful scenery. We actually reside in the main house which sits lower on our property. There are no direct sight lines between the two houses and often times we don't even meet our guests (although we most certainly enjoy when we do). It has great southern exposure and views onto Garland Park, the eastern part of the valley, and the Santa Lucia Mountain Range.

What makes this bungalow unique

There are a quite a few nice things about the guest house. Please read the guest comments in our online guest book and view the photos as they best describe the benefits and amenities that our guest house has to offer.

We completely remodeled the guest house in 2005/06, and many guests have told us how much they like the 'feel' of the place. We've been on VRBO since late 2007 and have been excited ever since at having guests enjoy the beautiful place we call home.

Map

Car: necessary

Carmel Valley and the Monterey Peninsula feature some of the most scenic locations in California. The area has big city amenities without the congestion. There is a multitude of leisure activities to discover in this area - Cannery Row, the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium, Pebble Beach & the 17 Mile Drive, Wineries & Hiking, Scenic Highway 1. Annual events include the Concours D'Elegance, Pebble Beach Pro-AM golf tournament, Cherry's Jubilee, Jazz & Blues Festivals, et cetera.

Amenities

Carmel Valley Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Slate tiled shower with views up the eastern slopes of Carmel Valley.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
Notes:
Hair dryer and iron w/ ironing board included.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Quiet & Private Guest House with Gorgeous Valley Views
average rating of 4.808511 based on 47 reviews
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Nice updated guest house but some issues need to be addressed. Would give 3.5 stars if allowed.

  • 3 of 5

Overall the place was nice, but we had some disappointing issues. The guest house is updated and has beautiful views. I emailed the owner the day of to let him know that we were looking forward to our stay. He immediately responded stating he was looking forward to accommodating us. With that said, when we arrived everything was closed up and uninviting. The rental was a little musty with lots of cobwebs and spiders. Once we opened it up and got some fresh air and cleaned up cobwebs, it was much better. The biggest problem was the rodent in the wall at night. It woke me up at 2 am on the first night and kept me up until 3 am on the second night. It was horribly loud. It was squeaking, chewing and digging all night in the bedroom. I notified the owner that morning and have not received any response since.

The bathroom is very nice and updated. The bed is comfortable. Pillows are flat as pancakes. If you like fluffy pillows, you may need to bring your own. We rented the house to go to a wedding. We had dresses and suites and the closet has a shelf in it that does not allow you to hang a dress or suite.

The living space is comfortable and provides amazing views. The kitchenette is nice and clean. Bring your own coffee. There is a coffee maker but limited amount of coffee grounds in a jar.

It's a great location. It's a quick drive to the restaurants and wineries in the village. It's also a short drive to get a massage and breakfast at the Carmel Valley Ranch.

I have rented dozens of homes on VRBO all over the country and out of the country. 99% of the time I have given extremely positive 5 star reviews. I was disappointed that I did not receive a response in regards to my sleepless nights due to the loud rodent in the wall. Had I received a response, I would have given a higher rating. I wish I could have given a higher rating and a better review.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I apologize for not having responded regarding the rodent issue. My wife and I welcomed premature identical twins to our family this year and I haven't been on top of my inbox as much as usual. The rodents haven't been an issue for our guests in the interim so hopefully they have left. That said, I take guest comfort and communications very seriously - I apologize for not exceeding your expectations in this regard.
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5

Great vacation get-away

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location, comfortable house, great views. Best of all was the hike recommended us through the redwood canyon, only minutes away.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming and wonderful view!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed our recent stay in this guest home and would highly recommend it!

The house was charming and provided all the accommodations we needed.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Quiet, restful, with extraordinary view!

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I stayed four nights! The rental is a great home base for exploring the town of Carmel with cute shops and restaurants. We also spent time in Carmel Valley Village tasting wine and picnicking with sandwiches from a local store. We spent our evenings out on the deck looking at beautiful hills and listening to wildlife. Nights were chilly but the rental had blankets so we could stay warm in the comfortable chairs on the deck. It was so relaxing watching the sun set. The rental had everything we needed to enjoy a light meal, share a bottle of wine and reconnect in a beautiful setting. Even the bathroom brings a back to nature experience! We loved our stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location and views

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful place in Carmel Valley. The views were breathless and the house was close to amenities and restaurants. I would highly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A perfect place to recharge your batteries.

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful views of the surrounding hills made a wonderful backdrop for morning yoga. The property is beautifully situated for peaceful relaxation. Close to the village, but take care if you are planning to do any wine tasting; the private road access is narrow and winding.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50

Rates are subject to increase during special events and holidays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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