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3 Bedroom Carmel by the Sea Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 29 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

'La Vita Dolce' in Carmel by the Sea is a charming cottage that sits quietly nestled in the juniper and oak trees of Carmel surrounded by lavish perennial gardens. Upon your arrival you will quickly find yourself relaxing in the living room with it's vaulted ceilings, beautiful white stone fireplace, comfy couch, 46' HD Plasma TV & Blue Ray DVD player. Once you're settled, have fun socializing in our gourmet kitchen outfitted with a Viking Grill and everything a chef needs to prepare a fabulous meal for his/her guests. Finally before retiring for the evening enjoy the private fireplace in the master bedroom and the company of a loved one in this amazingly cozy bedroom.

Our charming cottage is a short walk to Ocean Avenue where you will find numerous shops, art galleries and fabulous restaurants. As you walk down Ocean Avenue you find yourself at the foot of Carmel Beach. Here you will find a beautiful white sand beach, where you can have a picnic or just snuggle up under a cozy blanket and watch the sunset.

Our cottage is just a few short minutes away from Carmel by the Sea, Pebble Beach or 17 Mile Drive and just a short drive up Hwy 1 will take you to the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Cannery Row or head south and enjoy the beautiful Big Sur Coast along Hwy 1.

Keywords: New, Clean, Cottage, Home, House, Carmel by the Sea,

More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017


Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Monterey, CA
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
The Forge in the Forest
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Pebble Beach Golf Links
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
The Forge in the Forest
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Carmel Beach


Northeast Carmel Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , 2 sinks
    Guest bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , 1 sink
    Powder Room - toilet , sink
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Guest Room - 1 queen
    Guest Room - 1 double
  • Master bedroom is a large spacious room with a cozy gas fireplace, large walk in closet and private bathroom.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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3 Bedroom Carmel by the Sea Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Melbourne, Florida


  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had been renting another vacation residence in Carmel during the month of July for the past several years and this year we wanted to extend our stay through the month of August. The only vacation rental that was available for August and fit our needs for the entire month of August was “La Vita Dolce,” hereinafter referred to as the house. The photos of the house on VRBO reflect an accurate and current view. The house is equipped with every conceivable accessory you would want in a vacation rental. The house is located in a very quiet neighborhood and is a walkable distance to downtown Carmel.

The master bedroom has a large walk-in closet as well as an ensuite master bathroom which has a large walk-in shower, two sinks, and a separate water closet. The master bedroom also has a large TV on the wall. The two other bedrooms have access to a full bathroom with one sink, toilet, and shower/bath combination as well as a half bath. Both of these bathrooms are down the hall from bedrooms two and three. We used the king size bed and the queen bed and they were both very comfortable. The bedroom (3rd. bedroom) with the full-size bed was not used, however, it did have a very nice large closet.

The laundry area has a newer full-size front load washer and dryer conveniently located off the hallway. The family room has a very comfortable couch as well as two oversized leather type chairs to view the nice large TV or just relax by the fireplace. There are two sets of wood french doors off the family room and dining area that lead to a patio that has a gas barbecue for grilling. The kitchen is well equipped for just about any type of cooking event. The appliances include a fully-integrated, Miele Slimline dishwasher, Viking gas stove/oven, GE side by side refrigerator and a Panasonic microwave oven. There is also a nice size pull-out type pantry.

There is a detached garage for your parking convenience, however, it will not accommodate large SUV’s which is what we were driving. You can park in the driveway or also in front of the house. As a bonus, there were passes for two to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. These passes can be used on multiple occasions.

John and Karen, the owners of “La Vita Dolce,” were extremely helpful when a few minor issues came up during our stay. I don’t think there is too much else to add other than we can highly recommend “La Vita Dolce.” We have already booked for a portion of next summer.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Frisco, TX

Paradise away from Home!

  • 5 of 5

Was a get away trip to visit my Friend who was staying here and found this cottage house to be a charming beautiful place to stay at. I can say the pictures do not do justice for this home, just can't capture it a photo! Very spacious and beautifully decorated.

Location was perfect from the beach, to the wonderful town and all the places around! I highly recommend this as a get away to anyone.

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2013
  • Stayed: October 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Frisco, Texas

Perfect Carmel by the Sea Hideaway!!!!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at LaVita Dolce for 6 weeks in late 2013. The home is well equipped and in perfect condition. The owner has paid attention to every detail. I have stayed at many VRBO homes during my travels but I will say this this is by far my favorite. Pack your bags and get ready for your Carmel adventures, you have found the perfect place!

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2013
  • Stayed: September 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We stayed in John and Kar...

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in John and Karen's property during a home remodel, which took longer than expected to complete. They were very accommodating and responsive to our needs, and we found their house to be very comfortable, nicely appointed, and conveniently located. We highly recommend staying at this property.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2009
  • Stayed: August 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Departure Cleaning $250

Please note that we do not offer nightly or weekly rates for this property.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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