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Chuck and Diane Elliott

Member since: 2001
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Moonglow: Forest tranquility..private hot tub..aquarium passes

26 Reviews
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

Central Coast California Cottage Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath (Sleeps 2)

Nestled into a beautiful forest setting overlooking Hatton Canyon, you will find our rustic guest cottage perfect for your Carmel getaway. Moonglow is a unique oasis for those that enjoy the tranquility of the forest, yet want to be minutes away from Carmel’s beautiful white sand beach and many artistic shops and restaurants.

A gorgeous deck surrounds the cottage with plenty of seating, a barbecue for outdoor enjoyment and a heater for cool evenings. The patio has a table and 4 chairs for outdoor dining. Steps lead to the upper deck where a wonderful private outdoor hot tub awaits for special evenings under the stars.

For the active traveler Moonglow offers equipment for hiking, biking, kayaking, tennis, golf and the beach. Walk or bike out the door to unspoiled Hatton canyon.

The beautiful bedroom has a double bed with a great mattress. If you need a queen or king, that may not be the best choice for you.

Moonglow has a newly remodeled bathroom with lovely tile shower, kitchenette and living room with a welcoming corner fireplace. There is also a sleeper sofa in the living room (converts to a queen bed) plus a bistro table with 2 chairs, a dresser with drawers, and a rocking chair.

The HDTV and Blu-ray player stream Netflix and other Apps seamlessly via the fast Comcast Wi-Fi.

Two complimentary passes to the world famous Monterey Bay Aquarium are included.

Moonglow is smoke free. No pets, please.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Chuck and Diane Elliott (Owner)
Member since: 2001
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Chuck and Diane Elliott

Our romance began in 1961 when Diane came to Carmel to be a 4th grade teacher at Carmel River School. She met Chuck who had just left the Navy's Blue Angels and was enrolled in the Naval Postgraduate School. In 1964 we were married and began a life together. Through the years, as a Navy family, we lived many places, but always returned to Carmel to visit our old friends and to bask in the beauty of the area. Of course, we always wished we had bought a place when we first lived here, and never really thought we would ever live in Carmel

Chuck and Diane Elliott purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Chuck and Diane Elliott chose Central Coast California

In 2004 we fell in love with Sundance, a rustic and secluded home on a half acre overlooking Hatton Canyon. We immediately bought it, sold our home in Del Mar, and became Carmelites. We love it here and have never looked back. Our family and friends enjoyed staying in the guest cottage, and after our son built a magnificent deck around it we christened it 'Moonglow' and decided to offer it as a vacation rental. As you can see from the guestbook, it has been very popular.

What makes this cottage unique

Moonglow is close to everything in Carmel, the Monterey Peninsula, Carmel Valley and Big Sur, yet secluded and quiet.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you Chuck & Diane - what a sweet & serene place this is. We loved the artistic details of the architecture and the garden. The trees are very peaceful and beautiful. We really enjoyed our stay.
Apr 2014
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Reviews

4.7
based on 26 traveler reviews

Moonglow: Forest tranquility..private hot tub..aquarium passes
average rating of 4.6538463 based on 103 reviews
5

Nice cozy place

  • 5 of 5

The place is great for 2 people. It was easy to check in and so close to town.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Delightful

  • 5 of 5

A very special cottage in a forest setting. Very nicely decorated, cozy and all the amenities you could want/need in a kitchenette. Very workable small space for reheating food. Living room area is separated from bedroom/kitchenette with french doors. A nice touch. Electric fireplace provides heat and bedroom area has baseboard heat which is more effective. Very relaxing and close to town, although not within walking distance for me!! Love the area.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your nice review. We enjoyed having you as a guest so much, and would love for you to return. Have a wonderful New Year. Sincerely, Diane and Chuck Elliott
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5

Great space, lovely hosts

  • 5 of 5

Perfectly located for walking into Carmel and for walking the Carmel Trail, this lovely place has a great retreat-like feel. The hosts are kind and provide access to all manner of equipment (bikes, kayaks, backpacks).

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful getaway

  • 4 of 5

great little secluded place. Close up deer and birds from the deck in the mornings. Cozy interior with all you need to enjoy your stay. Be sure the bed will suit you and yours.....we found it a little tight. Super owners, too! Have a great trip and enjoy all Carmel has to offer. Try the Village Kitchen for breakfast.....yummmmm.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great spot!

  • 5 of 5

Moonglow Cottage is was a wonderful place to stay while seeing Carmel, Big Sur and Monterey. It was very well equipped and had everything we needed for our week long stay. Our hosts were very accommodating, lending us blankets, beach umbrellas and bikes. Gorgeous brass bed, cute little kitchen, a great deck for relaxing and a hot tub! The town of Carmel-by-the-sea is on your doorstep.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

My sister in law and I stayed at Moonglow for two nights after a few days of camping and hiking through Big Sur. What a wonderful retreat to rest our tired bodies! The first day in town we relaxed on the lovely porch and at night soaked in the outdoor hot tub. Having the bikes to ride into town was a great perk! Chuck and Diane checked in on us upon arrival and departure, and were so welcoming and sweet. Couldn't recommend this place higher, and I'll be back for sure!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Monterey
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Many
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Pebble Beach
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
CA 1
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Many
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Carmel
Car: recommended

Experience the world famous Carmel beach. Stroll through downtown Carmel- by-the-Sea. Enjoy the unparalleled art galleries, shopping and restaurants. Bike the beautiful 17 mile drive through the Del Monte Forest. Walk through Mission Trails Park to the historic Carmel Mission. Immerse yourself in the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Drive the spectacular coast highway south to the redwoods of Big Sur. Experience the stunning view from Nepenthe Restaurant. Visit the Steinbeck Museum in Salinas. Hike the magnificent trails of Point Lobos State Park. Golf the many gorgeous courses of the Monterey Peninsula. Play tennis at the public courts 2 blocks away. Enjoy one of the special events held throughout the year.

Other Activities: Aquarium, shopping, kayaking, boating, wildlife viewing, basketball

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Rates & Availability

Carmel Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
April, May
Apr 1 2016 - May 26 2016
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$200
Fri,Sat
$1,150
 
 
Summer 2016
May 27 2016 - Aug 14 2016
2 night minimum stay
$200
$1,300
 
 
Concours
Aug 15 2016 - Aug 22 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
Late summer
Aug 23 2016 - Sep 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
$200
$1,300
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$200
Fri,Sat
$1,150
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $50
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 10.5%

Moonglow is perfect for 2 people. In exceptional cases, we will consider more than 2 for an additional charge. You should be aware that there is a double bed and a sleeper sofa, one bathroom to be shared, and limited storage space for suitcases.
Rates may be higher for weekends, holidays and special events.
Moonglow is smoke free.
Sorry, we do not accept pets

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Amenities

Central Coast California Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Tile shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeper sofa converts to a queen bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Fireplace, spacious deck, canyon view, private jacuzzi, wireless high speed Internet, HDTV, Blu-ray, Netflix, Bluetooth mobile speaker, bicycles, golf clubs, tennis racquets, tandem kayak, backpacks, ice chest, beach gear, kitchenette, microwave, cooking utensils, linens, gas grill (BBQ), 2 complimentary passes for the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Moonglow is perfect for 2 people. In exceptional cases, we will consider more than 2 for an additional charge. You should be aware that there is a double bed and a sleeper sofa, one bathroom to be shared, and limited storage space for suitcases.

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