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Victorian Beach Cottage One Block from Monterey Bay

36 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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3BR Vacation Rental Monterey, California USA

Park your car and relax. Everything you could want or need is within walking distance, including beaches, restaurants, shops, antiquing, movies, and museums! It's just one mile along the paved beach trail to the world-renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium, historic Cannery Row, and the international Outlet Center.

Located one block from Monterey Bay in one of the peninsula's most historic neighborhoods, our three-bedroom/one-bath home accommodates six people comfortably (with two queen-size beds and two twins). The home is off the beaten path, near a tree-lined park, within walking distance of world famous Point Pinos.

Amenities include a phone, fax machine, cable TV, VCR, stereo, microwave, cookware, utensils, a charcoal barbecue, linens, and a full kitchen.

Special features include prepared meals and picnics, and a fully-stocked kitchen with specialty foods and refreshments, available on request.

Activities, on-site or nearby, are numerous and include: surfing (and lessons), biking, nature and historic tours, hiking, birdwatching, fishing, wildlife viewing, horseback riding, golfing (at Pebble Beach!), tennis, shopping, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, boating, sailing, and roller blading.

No pets, please.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 1999
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2016

Guestbook comments from the owner

I was in San Jose on business and decided to take a couple of extra days to visit the Monterey Bay area with my mother who was travelling with me. We found Nina's place and it was right up our alley! If you love old houses, architecture and/or history, this charming, three-bedroom in the historic Pacific Grove area will delight you. The cottage has hardwood floors, historical pictures grace the walls, and it's clean and inviting. The kitchen is HUGE and has a wonderful little garden off of it in the back. There's even a park across the street. We also liked that it's centrally located - a short drive and you're in Carmel-by-the-Sea or Monterey. And Nina's recommendations for dining choices were just what we were looking for. We'd definitely stay here again if we're in the area - lots of serendipities and memories to be made!
Feb 2011
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Victorian Beach Cottage One Block from Monterey Bay
average rating of 4.75 based on 39 reviews
San Diego, California

Well located, charming house

  • 5 of 5

I met my siblings at this home for a birthday celebration. One of my siblings lives nearby, so this place was not only convenient to downtown Pacific Grove and Monterey Bay. Everything was as promised, and our stay went extremely smoothly. It's not a party house (we celebrated at restaurants in the evening), but that's part of its charm. All of us who stayed here commented on how much we enjoyed our visit.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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West Los Angeles, CA

Very good overall

  • 4 of 5

A quiet, clean cottage close to both the shore and Lighthouse Avenue. A good value too.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Happy Stay in a Delightful Home

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful two week stay in this authentic, historic and very comfortable cottage that lacked nothing. Surprisingly spacious, it's perfectly located on a street lined with picture-perfect Victorian cottages in Pacific Grove just a short walk from the ocean at Lovers Point, or the shops and cafes up on the main street, or the regular Farmers Market, or the Natural History Museum, and just a short drive into Monterey or to the spectacular coastline at Asilomar. And let's not forget the lovely park just across the street out back, where our daughters loved to play just about every day, and where we enjoyed some true-blue Americana on July 4th at the community barbecue held there. So much, so close by! The cottage has everything you could possibly need, and was immaculately clean and well-presented. Nina and Jean were fantastic VRBO hosts, quick to respond to the couple of minor questions we had while staying in their home, were friendly and kind, and an absolute pleasure to deal with. Prosecco in the fridge on arrival was a charming touch and much appreciated too. This was a simply top-rate VRBO experience that we highly recommend and would absolutely repeat!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wish this was my home

  • 5 of 5

This Cottage was so lovely, warm, and inviting I wish it was my home. Just a block from all the shopping and restaurants of P.C. and a short walk to Lover's Point. Three nice size rooms and a big kitchen with a pine farm table, large TV with cable, internet and a real working fireplace. All the beds had comfy mattresses with new soft sheets, and lots of pillows. There were 4 of us ladies staying and we all had 4 bath towels apiece, lots of extra blankets to curl up in while gossiping in the front parlor along with a number of wine glasses to use without needing to keep them washed. I cooked in the vintage stove using the well appointed selection of cookware, pot holders, and dish towels. Really there was not a thing we needed that was not provided for the 5 night stay. The neighborhood felt safe and was quiet at night. Parking was available in front of the cottage at all times.

Nina was a delight to work with. She responded to my emails promptly and was very organized. I hope to be able to stay in this property next July making it an annual retreat.

Thank you Nina!


  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Charming, beautiful, close to everything!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay! The cottage is situated among an an adorable array of historic properties, only 2 blocks from the most breathtaking views at Lover's Point. We have a 5 and 4 year old so the park accessible from the back of the property was a delight--the kids loved it and made some nice friends. The cottage had all of the essentials for a comfortable stay and Nena was very easy to work with--would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Great time at the cottage in Pacific Grove!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time at the cottage! It was larger than I thought it would be. Convenient location to water, beaches and shops. The only thing that was bothersome was that there are only 2 heat registers in the cottage - one in the hall and one in the living room. We needed to close the bedroom doors when the kids went to bed, which created chilly conditions in their bedrooms. But, extra blankets worked and overall it wasn't a big deal. Would love to come back and stay again - thanks for the great stay!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Monterey, CA
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Salinas, CA
Nearest Restaurant
0.15 Miles
Red House ,Toasties & Passion Fish
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Lovers' Point

Diving, surfing, kayaking, birdwatching, fishing, whale and sea otter watching on the famous marine sanctuary of Monterey Bay, Lovers' Point in Pacific Grove, Carmel Beach and Bay, golfing at world renowned Pebble Beach, hiking, biking , Bach, Blues, and Jazz music festivals, Laguna Seca races, Concours D'Elegance car show, sale & races, wonderful winery touring, whimsical cottages in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Victorians in Pacific Grove, adobes in Monterey and mansions in Pebble Beach----It's all close and accessible. Walk to shops and restaurants, world famous Monterey Bay Aquarium, or John Steinbeck’s Cannery Row. See how the vast majority of the Monterey Peninsula waterfront is open and accessible.


Rates & Availability

Pacific Grove House Rental Rates

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Sep 16 2016 - Dec 15 2016
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
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3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $95 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

From $165/night.
Comment: 3-5 night Minimum Stay required.
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Pacific Grove House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 995 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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