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Jack Chestnut

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Closest Home to Lover's Point-Free Use of 4 Adult Bikes/2 Person Kayak/4 Passes

54 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7

If you are planning your next trip to Pacific Grove, then we have the premier location at Lover's Point. The Cottage at Lover's Point has ocean views from every bedroom and the living room. This home is directly across from Lover's Point recreation area and park. The Cottage at Lover's Point is a 100 year old heritage home, detailed with charm and history of Monterey architecture. Every room has been recently extensively remodeled with all new appliances, lighting, and washer/dryer. Flat screen televisions are located in both bedrooms and the living room. There is no better location in all of Pacific Grove. There are also 4 adult bikes, boogie boards, 2-person kayak, golf clubs, tennis racquets and beach toys available for your use and enjoyment a at NO additional charge. Also,I will credit back (rebate) $50 of any booking service fees or charges that are included in the price quote. To obtain the most competitive rate please call me at 415-531-9898 before booking (Be sure to ask me about 4 free Aquarium passes!)

We invite you to stay and enjoy!

Why the Owner Chose Pacific Grove: This home is an ideal beach house. It is literally 100 yards from the lagoon and is the closest home to Lover's point. It has views of the Monterey Bay from the living areas and both bedrooms. One can sit on the front porch, sip coffee in the morning and wine in the afternoon and watch the tour buses go by.

The Unique Benefits at this House: Walk to the beach, the golf course, and downtown Pacific Grove. Take a casual one mile walk to Cannery Row and the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Drive 3 miles to the entrance of Pebble Beach and the world famous 17 Mile Drive.

More Details
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Jack Chestnut (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english


based on 54 traveler reviews

Closest Home to Lover's Point-Free Use of 4 Adult Bikes/2 Person Kayak/4 Passes
average rating of 4.9074073 based on 54 reviews

Adorable cottage. Perfect location.

  • 4 of 5

We spent 3 nights at Lovers Point Cottage as we made our way from San Francisco to San Diego. The location for sight seeing in Monterey, Pacific Grove and Carmel was great. We enjoyed morning walks along Monterey Bay. We appreciated the Monterey aquarium passes the owner provided.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect property for us!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Lovers Point. The cottage was in a perfect location overlooking the ocean. It was prettily decorated, clean and well equipped. We used the aquarium passes to have 2 full days up there - great to be able to skip the ticket lines by using the Members entrance and also get a discount on activities / tours and in the shop. Wi-fi was helpful as cellphone service in Pacific Grove is awful (better down in Cannery Row area....) and the TV channel selection was comprehensive! Easy access to the ocean path was lovely as we walked down to Cannery Row each day and also ran in both directions in the mornings. Didn't have time to use the bikes, sadly!

The off-street parking was a bonus as we arrived during the Lantern Festival so neighbouring streets were closed to traffic and the beach parking lots were overflowing - it was really helpful to be able to tuck the car into the yard. There was less parking pressure on other days.

It was our first experience booking through VRBO on the recommendation of a friend from the US - I was a bit nervous going into it but Jack's communication was excellent from the point he accepted the booking. He sent clear driving directions and tips on activities, restaurants etc. along with confirmation just before our arrival that everything was ready for us and who to call if we had any problems (which we didn't!). He even sent us extra emergency contact details when he knew he was going to be unreachable for a few hours.

A great visit - highly recommended - hopefully we'll be back one day!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fayetteville, Arkansas

Very clean and well equipped

  • 5 of 5

Great location!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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San Francisco, California

Happy with Pacific Grove stay!

  • 5 of 5

It was a terrific 5 nights at this jewel on Jewell! Well-appointed property, clean, comfortable, and a great location at Lover's Point for 4 adults. Kitchen was easy to cook in. At one point I baked shortcake for strawberry shortcake, and I couldn't get the oven to turn off. Jack sent his handylady over and she was there in less than 10 min with a fix. Bravo to Valerie!

When in PG, we always eat at Max's Grill and it's within walking distance. We also love Mauricio's for b'fast and/or lunch when we don't feel like cooking, also within walking distance. We did the Steinbeck Tour around town, and stopped at Point Pinos Lighthouse. We visited Point Lobos and took the bird rock tour with the docent. It was windy while we were there, but we live in San Francisco and live with windy conditions so it wasn't anything new.

One of the reasons I rented the property was due to the bonus TV's in the bedrooms, and the satellite TV worked well throughout the house (the basketball playoffs were on!). We've stayed in PG many times, but this was our favorite property so far. Jack truly maintains his place and it shows. You will love it! I give this place a perfect 5 star. We will be back. Thanks so much, Jack.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Edmonton, Canada

Cozy beach house in Pacific Grove

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at Jack's cottage as a part of our destination wedding on the Monterey Peninsula. The cottage is very charming, well decorated and well kept. The bedrooms are a good size. The parking/courtyard area can also be used as a great outdoor entertainment space while barbecuing. The location is great as you are right across the street from Lovers Point and within blocks of the local farmers market, shops and restaurants. Cannery Row/Aquarium is about a 30 minute walk along the beach. :) The only 'negative' is that there can be some noise from traffic around Lovers Point, but should not deter you from staying here.

Jack is a great host, and even phoned the first day to ensure that we had everything we needed. We would definitely rent again.

Edmonton, Canada

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hilliard, Ohio

Charming beach house in the perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and daughters (ages 25 and 21) had the pleasure of renting Jack's beach house last week and we LOVED everything about it! It's exactly as advertised.....if not better than advertised! We highly recommend it. As previous renters have attested to, it is beautifully-decorated, well-maintained and well-stocked, clean and in the perfect location! Jack was wonderful to deal with and provided helpful information throughout the process. We will definitely rent again!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Monterey Airport

Pacific Grove, Central Coast, California, USA (Located in Heart of Charming Pacific Grove) -- Enjoy your morning coffee in the sitting room while watching the ocean, then take on the miles of ocean front walking/biking trails available just steps from your doorstep. Rentals for kayaks, bike, snorkels, paddle boards and other beach activities is 100 yards away at the Lover's Point lagoon. The Monterey Aquarium at Cannery Row is just 1 mile away and easily accessible by foot or drive. For golfers, the local golf course is located 2 blocks away and Pebble Beach / 17 Mile Drive is just 3 miles away. For scuba divers, the Lover's Point is a perfect entry point to explore the wonders of Monterey Bay.

Other Activities: shopping, boating, kayaking, wildlife viewing, health/beauty spa, basketball court


Rates & Availability

Pacific Grove House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fat 2016 pt2
Sep 18 2016 - Nov 19 2016
3 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jan 3 2017 - Jan 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Easter 2017
Apr 7 2017 - Apr 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 9 2017 - Sep 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 18 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Years
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $110
Tax Rate 10.0%

Concourse d'Elegance, Jazz Festival, Thanksgiving, Christmas,New Year's, AT&T Pro/Am rates-higher. Please email or call owner for more details CALL owner at 415-531-9898 BEFORE BOOKING to avoid booking fees

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Pacific Grove House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • * King Bed * Double Bed * Convertible Bed
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Free Long Distance, Free use of 4adult bikes, free use of 2person kayak, free use of boogie boards, golf clubs. Use at your own risk

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