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Beach Front Cottages with Stunning Views

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 14 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Fireplace

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 1.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Whalers Cottage

Guests will enjoy the rich history of whaling, dairy operations, abalone fishing, and canning which were among many thriving business that A.M. Allan operated on this historic property dating back to 1898. This two-level home is perfectly situated to maximize the views of Point Lobos and is just a few steps to Monastery Beach — famous for diving and pounding ocean swells. Take pleasure in the sweeping panoramic ocean views of Point Lobos and a white sand beach as your backyard. Scuba divers come from far and wide to enjoy the kelp forests, otters, seals, whales and other wildlife found in the waters off Monastery Beach. Hardwood floors, fireplace and large glass panels blur the lines between indoor and outdoor living. 3 cottages on property. Two 2 bedroom one 3 bedroom.

Look at PointLobosRentals dot com site for more details.

Keywords: Beach Front Property, ON THE BEACH, Ocean Views of Point Lobos Monastery Beach. Cottages sleep 6 or 14 with all three.

More Details

Owner
Patrick & Sara Whisler
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2017

About Patrick & Sara Whisler

Family owned property since the 1800's.

Patrick & Sara Whisler purchased this cottage in 1898

What makes this cottage unique

Historic cottages located all alone on ocean bluff with wildlife and beach-front walking trail offer a one of a kind vacation! Cottages are only steps from Monastery Beach.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Frequent so-happy visitor



Carmel has always been a favorite place - and for about twenty years, every time I go to Carmel, I make an effort to stay only in this wonderful property. I have stayed just a week, and taken the house for a month at a time a number of times. Both are fantastic.

It is just outside town, feels extremely private, with a wonderful view of Point Lobos and of the water. There is a beach just off the private yard, and a very long trail along the beach or up on a trail that leads into Carmel.

Honestly, everyone I have ever gone there with spends most of the time cooking meals, sitting around on the decks outside or sitting around in front of the fire inside. Be sure to ask for two loads of wood, because you won't want to leave the house very often!



· By Texas visitor from Fort Worth, Texas on 2/11/2010 for a stay in 1/1/2010 Whalers Cottage #2
Dec 2009
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Amenities

Carmel-by-the-Sea Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 Downstairs - toilet , tub , shower , Clawfoot tub- Laundry in this bathroom also
    Bathroom 2- upstairs - toilet , Shower and addtional sink in Master Bedroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - Master Bdrm upstairs - 1 king , Master Bedroom with Ocean View- Has shower and sink in room
    Bedroom 2- Two Twins Upstairs - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3- Two Twins Downstairs - 2 twin/ single , Can be made into King bed if requested
  • 1 King size bed, 4 twin beds. We can push and strap together with convert-a-king kit, ask for details(downstairs bedroom only) 2 bedrooms upstairs, 1 bedroom downstairs.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Beach Front Cottages with Stunning Views
average rating of 4.869565 based on 30 reviews
4

Amazingly Beautiful and Relaxing

  • 4 of 5

We arrived at the Whaler's Cottage late at night. Exhausted from our travels we just wanted to relax. We opened the door to our cottage and there was a full moon over the glittering ocean... panoramic view because the back of the house is all windows. We started a fire in the fireplace, plopped on the comfy couch and watched the full moon reflect on the waves. It was perfect!! The next morning we saw two whales right in our backyard. This cottage was clean and convenient to all places. Big Sur was closed, and will be for another 2 years, so that was disappointing. However, just hanging out in the backyard, collecting shells on the beach was perfect for us. We could have filled our days for weeks upon end there. Between Point Lobos State Park being within walking distance, Carmel only a few miles away, and just he drive down California 1, we had a blast! I couldn't say enough about how special this place was. The only drawback is that Monastary Beach is not a swimmable beach. It has a very dangerous undertow and we were advised to not even step foot in it. Otherwise, a perfect place to call home!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

OUR NEW FAVORITE VACATION SPOT!

  • 5 of 5

We are always apprehensive when booking a vacation rental online from photos however the Whaler's Cottage was everything we could have asked for.

The night before our arrival we stayed at Post Ranch which has always been one of our favorite getaways however as much as we loved Post the Cottage was so enchanting from the time we drove down the private road. The house is immaculate. I must say I am a cootie freak and I was perfectly at ease and comfortable in the home. The beds and linens were super comfortable..the kitchen and baths well equipped. We were even able to order fire wood waiting for us so we had the fireplace going every day.

What is really amazing however is the location. Extremely private in a large fenced property with two other houses right on the beach. The views out every window and the sound of the waves were mesmerizing. To be able to step out your door and take a stroll on the beach is well worth the rental cost. There is also a public walkway that starts next to the property that leads along the beach right to the center of Carmel which we absolutely loved.

Obviously we can't say enough about what this family has preserved generation to generation and we felt privileged to be allowed to share it even for a few days.

We will definitely be returning as soon as we can!

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Independence, Missouri
5

.....And then there was the Whaler's Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Although we have vacationed in Carmel many, many times over the past 30+ years, this is the first time we have stayed at The Whaler's Cottage. And from now on, whenever we return, we will never stay anywhere else if given the chance. The beauty of it is, you usually have to get out the tour brochures and drive to scenic outlooks. When staying at this cottage, you're actually living in them! It is heaven on earth. It is comfortable with a well equipped kitchen, laundry and nice bed linens. This historic old property is just lovely and the owners have made it feel like home. We were there in November and every day brought new sea life which was a lot of fun. Dolphins, seals, pelicans, beautiful sunsets......truly wonderful. Do not hesitate to book this property.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You so much for your generous and kind review. Please come back to stay with us soon, always welcome! The Whisler/Riley Family
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5

Fabulous Vacation Home!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Whaler's Cottage at the end of September this year...we absolutely loved it! The views from the home onto the beach and the rugged coast are stunning. The house had everything we needed and was in a great location. We also loved the history of the home; very interesting. We hope to come back to the area, and will definitely stay at the Whaler's Cottage if we are so lucky!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You so much for your kind words, and for taking such great care of our cottage. Please come back soon ! Whisler Riley Properties
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5

We want to make the Whalers cottage an annual visit.

  • 5 of 5

We first visited the Whaler's Cottage last year to celebrate a 70th birthday. We had family visit and what a wonderful time we had. We cooked most of our dinners and unlike other rentals the knives were sharp (very important) and if not, there was a knife sharpener.

This year we invited a couple from Indiana that are old friends of ours. They could not believe the location and views that we experienced. Every morning one of them said "oh, another day of ocean TV!". Lots to do in surrounding area if you are not golfers. We loved the trails from the cottage down to the river and back. Point Lobos state reserve is not to be missed. Also, we were able to see butterflies in Pacific Grove. Again we ate meals in the evening at the cottage and marveled at the well stocked kitchen.

We like three restaurants: The Red House, Fish Wives and not to be missed, The Roadhouse for shrimp and grits.

Great beds, great views, and very, very clean.

We will plan on a 2017 visit.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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State College, PA
5

Beautiful Cottages!!

  • 5 of 5

A great week at an unbelievable place. One of the most beautiful settings on earth.

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Carmel-by-the-Sea Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Oct 19 2017
5 night minimum stay
$496
 
 
Nightly Rate
Oct 20 2017 - Oct 20 2017
14 night minimum stay
$496
 
 
High Season 2017
Oct 21 2017 - Oct 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$496
 
 
Low Season 2017
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
$386
 
 
Christmas 2017
Dec 16 2017 - Dec 27 2017
5 night minimum stay
$522
 
 
New Years 2018
Dec 28 2017 - Jan 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
$522
 
 
Low Season 2018
Jan 4 2018 - Mar 31 2018
5 night minimum stay
$403
 
 
High Season 2018
Apr 1 2018 - Oct 31 2018
5 night minimum stay
$520
 
 
Low Season 2018
Nov 1 2018 - Dec 20 2018
5 night minimum stay
$403
 
 
Standard pricing
5 night minimum stay
$511
 

Additional information about rental rates

Linens $160
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $245
Tax Rate 10.5%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Add $195 to bring up to two dogs.
$500 Security Deposit in addition to rental fees.
6 guests only this includes infants and children no exceptions.
60 day cancellation 90% deposit refund
59 day cancellation $500 deposit not refundable
Holiday/Event rates not listed, please contact owner for rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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