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kathleen Baker

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english

Vineyard Cottage with Stunning Views

24 Reviews
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Central Coast California House Rental Photos and Description

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

Enjoy wine country living in our vineyard and experience the wine country lifestyle at it's source! World class vineyards and wineries, Bernardus, Julien, Heller Estate, Galante Family Winery and Georis, surround our Carmel Valley Vineyard. We are a licensed winery and produce Rombi, Carmel Valley Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot both estate grown. Our first release was the 2006 vintage which was sold privately and thru selected fine restaurants. The 2006 vintage produced less than 100 cases and won a Silver award in the Los Angeles International Wine and Spirits Competition. We are currently selling the 2012 Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.

The property is spectacular and the second level cottage has views of our Carmel Valley Vineyard. The private deck offers stunning views of Julian Vineyards, Heller Estate and the Ventana Wilderness on the horizon.

The charming wood cottage is 800 square feet and features a private deck off the bedroom and living room, quality bed linens, a full kitchen with everything a gourmet chef will need, satellite TV, full movie and book library, high speed internet and your own washer and dryer. The decor highlights artwork by local artists. The living room features cozy comfortable furniture to relax in and enjoy the ambience. You will also have the use of the beautiful swimming pool (heated May through September), which overlooks the views of the local vineyards.

There is a cat Peanut on the property. He loves people but does not see many of them and he will leave you alone. He is an outdoor cat. We also have two vineyard puppies Bella and Ali.

The estate sits on its own ridge with fabulous views. The down side is it has very steep side hills and is not child friendly. We are sorry but this is an adult only property.

The cottage is peaceful, cozy and lets you experience living in the country on a working vineyard. It is close to great restaurants, shopping, golf and wine tasting. We are 45 minutes from the Monterey Peninsula Airport and Carmel By The Sea, and we are 25 minutes to the Carmel Valley Village.

All guests receive complimentary wine tasting at the Rombi Wine new tasting room in the Carmel Valley Village. Located at one Center Street just off Carmel Valley Road.

Keywords: Vineyard Cottage

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
kathleen Baker (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english

About kathleen Baker

Salvatore Rombi viticulturist, winemaker and Kathy Baker (official taster) were both born and raised on the Monterey Peninsula and Carmel Valley. We know the area intimately and enjoy sharing it and love all it has to offer. We began the process of developing the vineyard in 1994. The Winery was completed in 2007 and the first commercial release of the Rombi Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot was the 2006 vintage. The Merlot won a Silver in the Los Angeles Wine and Spirits Competition. The process has been challenging, exciting and rewarding. It is wonderful to see it come to life. In 2012 we opened the Rombi Wine Tasting Room in the Carmel Valley Village. It is open on Saturdays and Sundays noon to 5. Sal (winemaker) works the tasting room on the weekends. Sal owns Carmel Valley Realty Company and has been in the real estate business since 1972. He also is the vineyard manager and winemaker. Kathy was an executive with a radio broadcast group in California for over 25 years and now owns a marketing and consulting company. We have rented houses for years in Italy and France and understand the amenities and accruements we enjoy and will respect guest's privacy. The cottage is yours during your stay.

kathleen Baker purchased this house in 1985

Why kathleen Baker chose Central Coast California

Unique wine country living but close enough to everything the Monterey Peninsula has to offer.

What makes this house unique

Walk in the vineyard, hiking and taste world class wine! Quiet peaceful setting with all the modern conveniences you will need.

Reviews

5
based on 24 traveler reviews

Vineyard Cottage with Stunning Views
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 24 reviews
5

Amazing weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Just an amazing weekend at the cottage. Gorgeous views, grilling and a fire every night. And of course the wine is sensational! Sal and Kathy are amazing hosts! We hope to be back soon!

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Quiet, beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely beautiful views from every window. Loved sitting on our deck watching the sun go down with a glass of wine. Sal and Kathy were very nice and are there if you need them. If not, you feel as though you are on your own. Cooked in the first night. Sal invited us to use anything from the garden we might need so we took advantage and picked some beautiful peppers. We swam in the pool one morning and again we were assaulted with views that are just sigh-making. We were really able to slow down and relax by the end of the week-end. Look forward to visiting again.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Perfect Getaway~

  • 5 of 5

How fantastic. This private little getaway sits snugly in the mountains atop Trampa Canyon, and offers splendid, scenic views of the valley below... I stayed there in the Summer, and enjoyed a panorama of lush green foliage that extended for miles in every direction. At night, the sky is a deep rich field of stars with a clear & distinct view of the Milky Way... probably the best that I've ever seen. As a bonus, I stayed with Sal & Kathy during the Perseid meteor showers, and WOW! The shooting stars were plentiful and stunning.

The cottage is open, friendly, and very comfortable. Overlooks the vinyard, and has an adjacent garden with vegetables for the taking. Refrigerator was generously stocked, bed was soft, shower was hot and the breeze coming off the mountains was cool. Complimentary internet and hardline phone in the cottage. It felt like home; I will definitely be back. Thanks Sal & Kathy for a great week!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Property and Gracious Hosts.

  • 5 of 5

The property has beautiful views of the surrounding hillsides and the vineyard. It is the ideal place for a romantic weekend - the stargazing is amazing! Sal and Kathy were the perfect hosts (as well as Bella and Ali). They made us feel both welcome and yet comfortably secluded. Sal's wine was delicious!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous Property; Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I spent the most wonderful three day weekend here in February. As all the reviews have said, the views really are incredible. The "cottage" is perched on top of a hill overlooking the valley and several vineyards. The kitchen was well stocked for our culinary needs and everything was very clean and well-kept. Sal couldn't have been a more gracious host - he said he and Kathy feel like this place is their little secret, and now we feel like it's ours too. We can't wait to return someday!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful romantic with good wine

  • 5 of 5

Overlooking the vineyard on a small parcel. 3 days should do it...vegetable garden and fruit trees. Pool lounging overlooking hillsides. Fireplace and deck make for lovely evenings. We took full advantage of the deep soaker tub. Bring your meat to grill and you won't need to leave.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
14 Miles
Nearest Golf
18 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
14 Miles
Nearest Beach
30 Miles

The Cachagua General Store is near our house and is only open on Monday nights for dinner and Sunday brunch. Wildly popular and reservations in advance only. Let us know if you would like us to make reservations if you are here on a Monday night or for Sunday Brunch.

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Rates & Availability

Carmel Valley House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
HIgh Season
May 1 2016 - Nov 15 2016
2 night minimum stay
$295
$1,965
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
cleaning fee $75
Tax Rate 10.5%

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Amenities

Central Coast California House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathtub with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
Notes:
All guests receive complimentary wine tasting at Rombi Wines new tasting room in the Carmel Valley Village! One Center Street.

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