|Minimum Stay||28 - 30 nights|
Welcome to Casa de Playa! Home sleeps up to 2 adults and 2 children age 12 or under.
Also Available Long Term - 6-12 Months or More - Substantial Savings!
**For more details about specials for this home, see the Sanctuary Vacation Rentals website or call our office directly.
The fresh tranquil feeling of being at the seashore will follow you home to this 734 square feet, snug cottage that sleeps four located in a quiet tree-shrouded neighborhood south of Ocean Avenue. Ideally located, it is an easy walk to the heart of downtown Carmel with its collection of fine shops, galleries and restaurants. The historic Carmel Mission is only a few blocks in the opposite direction and the locals’ favorite, Carmel River Beach, just a few minutes away by car. Highway 1, providing access to Monterey and Pacific Grove to the north and Big Sur to the south, is just minutes away.
The pristine white of the clouds, the azure and sea-foam blues of the waves and the soothing neutrals of the sands of Carmel Beach are the colors that predominate in this bright two-bedroom, two-bath retreat that is situated a bit lower than the street and secluded behind a bank of ivy. As you enter the property you are greeted by a terraced front yard area that is set up with lawn furniture perfect for relaxing with a book on a warm sunny day.
Upon your arrival you will be greeted with complementary wine and cheese, passes to the renown Spa on the Plaza in downtown Monterey, tickets for a wine tasting at Scheid Vineyards’ tasting room in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea and a basket of local information. An assigned concierge vacation house manager is available to assist you during your stay. We have also provided spa amenities in the bathrooms, spa robes and beach gear.
This cozy cottage, with its wood floors and beamed ceilings throughout, has been freshly painted. The front door opens to a light-filled living room with two large picture windows, a dark taupe sofa with chaise, comfortable chairs, an area rug and a 42-inch flat-screen TV for movie watching after a long day of taking in the local attractions.
A glass table with four chairs off the kitchen allows you to enjoy at home meals prepared in the spotless white kitchen, fully equipped with a stainless-steel gas range, refrigerator, dishwasher and microwave, has everything you need to prepare gourmet meals and entertain. Step out from the kitchen through glass doors to a deck furnished with an umbrella, a wooden table and chairs for four and a grill for enjoying al fresco meals on those days when you just can’t get enough of the outdoors. A Japanese maple graces a small back yard, which is fully enclosed should you want to bring your well-behaved dog.
The master bedroom, which has a trio of floor-to-ceiling windows that look out to a narrow deck and greenbelt of oaks, has two gray end tables and a king with memory foam topper that converts to two twins. The luxury bedding in colors of the sea will remind you that the Pacific Ocean is just minutes away. The palest of sea-foam-green tiles are used on the floor and in the shower of the master bath.
A second bedroom off the living room has a queen bed. Beautiful bedding in sea-foam colors is provided. A second recently updated bathroom with pale taupe tiles has a farmhouse sink and a tub/shower.
A stacking washer and dryer are provided. There is on-and-off-street parking.
See also Rates Notes for additional information about this property.
Sanctuary Vacation Rentals represents properties throughout Carmel, Pebble Beach, Pacific Grove, Carmel Highlands, and the Big Sur coastline. We combine fine resort accommodations and relaxed elegance with all the comforts of home.
Our properties are places that nurture and inspire and are located in one of the most beautiful, energizing places in the world, featuring the spectacular scenery of the Monterey Peninsula and the central coast of California. From historic old Monterey, to the Victorian charm of Pacific Grove, and the artists colony of Carmel-by-the-Sea, and the breathtaking scenery of Big Sur, generations of people have been rejuvenated by the breaking waves and sandy beaches here.
Our properties are designer furnished with relaxed elegance. Many homes feature the colors of the sea and take inspiration from the natural beauty of the surrounding areas.
Throughout Sanctuary’s vacation rentals, you’ll find comfortable beds with luxury linens, welcome beverages and hors d’oeurvres, spa robes and amenities, local wine tasting and spa passes, and a personal concierge to assist you in every way. Our homes feature chef’s dream kitchens and everything you’ll need to entertain in style. And many of our properties are pet friendly.
If you’re looking for a refreshing, relaxed stay in one of the most beautiful areas in the world– offering all the comforts of home, let Sanctuary Vacation Rentals help you discover your own sanctuary by the sea. Make your reservation today.
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This is listed as a charming beach cottage, and it is decorated adorably. However, we had problems with the showers and sinks backing up, Rotor Rooter fixed that. We also had the raw sewage flow out into the yard from the back flow not being maintained. The "home" is 740 square feet, and there wasn't room for us to unpack our suit cases for our month long stay. The home was 60 years old, and the floors were all slopping, and because only one window opened and it didn't have a screen, we weren't able to get fresh air in there. A little claustrophobic due to the low ceilings. Parking is the pits. We have a truck and had to back it down the narrow slopped dirt driveway. Would have a hard time using the front of the house for parking as none of the neighbors have garages either, and all have numerous cars. The streets are extremely narrow and without sidewalks....yes, quaint...
We just sold my Mother's home in Carmel Valley, and for the first time in my whole life had to rent in order to spend time in Carmel...I think for the price, we would be better off staying at a really nice hotel for a few weeks next time we come.
But on the bright side, it is a good location, we were able to walk to both Sunset Beach and the 8th street Beach, and walk downtown. and maybe my less than positive review due to the fact we had a lot of rain...thanks El Nino, and were not able to get out and ride bikes, and golf as much as we wanted.
Sanctuary Rentals was very responsive to the home's issues.
I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.
I was more than happy with the location.
The vacation rental was very clean.
The property manager was more than helpful.
Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.
Convenient location, compact house for short visits
It was okay, No closet space and no dresser for clothes. A really small house for two people.
Whale watching boat trips from Monterey Harbor 8 minute drive. The world famous 17 Mile Drive in Pebble Beach is a 5 minute drive to the entrance. Breathtaking Hwy 1 drive to Big Sur starts 5 minutes away. Cannery Row 8 minute drive. Several big beaches 3 to 10 minutes drive.Point Lobos, Big Sur and Carmel Valley all offer excellent hiking trails ranging from easy to difficult with scenic vistas. Carmel and Monterey are rich with history, art galleries, museums, world-class golf courses, restaurants, cinemas, an IMAX theater, performing arts centers and shopping. There is also Cannery Row, Monterey Bay Aquarium, a paved bike/walking path along the most scenic coastline from Lover's Point to Marina, 17-Mile Drive, sailing, deep sea fishing, whale watching and a multitude of beautiful beaches and hikes to explore.
Whale Watching, Golfing, Wine Tastings, Farmer Markets, Theater, Music Events, Monterey Aquarium, Art Galleries, Dancing, Fisherman Wharf, Redwood Forests, Workshops, Retreats, Festivals, Laguna Seca, Tomato Fest, Meditation, Spa Services, AT&T Pro Am Golf, Sea Otter Classic, Big Sur Marathon, Concours d'Elegance, Monterey Jazz Festival.