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Ocean View French Country Cottage, Charming & Tranquil, Beach!

74 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Carmel-by-the-Sea Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible Bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

POINT OF VIEW

SPRING IS COMING AND THE DAYS ARE BEAUTIFUL HERE IN CARMEL. IT HAS BEEN WARM, COOLING MOST EVENINGS. THE PROPERTY IS REFLECTING OUR BEAUTIFUL CARMEL WEATHER, AND WITH THE COZY, ELECTRIC FIREPLACE UPSTAIRS TO TAKE THE CHILL OFF IF THERE IS ONE, FANS UPSTAIRS AND DOWN IF IT IS WARM, AND WITH CONTINUING SPECTACULAR SUNSETS, IT'S ALWAYS A GOOD TIME TO VISIT.

Welcome to your vacation dream in the Highlands of Carmel. We answer your inquiries immediately to tell you more about Point of View. This inspired cottage offers stunning ocean views and the rustic charm of a French Country cottage retreat with a designer's touch. Appreciate the serenity among Monterey Pine and take delight in the enchanting English gardens. Listen to the quiet, breathe in the mountain air, relax and renew. Whale watch, bird watch, and take in ocean views surrounded by the ambiance of this charming country cottage. Only minutes to Carmel and Point Lobos State Reserve; approximately 30 minutes to Big Sur.

Find comfort in the beautifully- appointed, cozy and spacious interior with hard wood floors, open beam ceilings and abundant natural light. French doors open to the dramatic ocean views and wrap around deck with BBQ and patio table for al fresco dining. This unique two-story guest cottage offers a memorable getaway for a couple, a solo traveler or the small family.

A fully equipped kitchen, with adjoining living and ocean-view dining area completes the open floor plan on the first level. A separate and private bath is off entry. Upstairs, our guests will find another open and spacious level with endless views of the Pacific from the king bed and daybed (converts to king) and from the comfortable seating areas perfect for taking in views, watching flat screen tv, lounging on comfortable couch and chairs, game table for entertainment.

Only minutes to Carmel, Point Lobos, or south to Big Sur’s wild coast, we invite you to enjoy again and again this beautiful Point of View.

Keywords: Ocean Views, Two-story cottage, European Alpine style, guesthouse, quiet, tranquil, private, trees, sunsets,whale watch, romantic getaway

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

About The Owner

We moved to Carmel in 1964 and never turned back. We love our home in this special place we call Paradise. We brought up our four daughters here and moved to the Highlands twenty-five years ago to enjoy the magnificent ocean views and serenity. My husband is a writer and I'm a Coach for families of children with special educational needs. We enjoy the arts and fine dining found within minutes of our home. We walk daily in our neighborhood and are always inspired by the natural surroundings of the beautiful Carmel Highlands. Our daughters and some of our grandchildren live nearby. They stayed in this small, quaint, artistic community to enjoy the friendly ambiance and the many outdoor activities the Central Coast offers. One of our daughters and her husband have a sailboat, where they enjoy day sailing and whale watching on the Monterey Bay. From every visitor's perspective, our little corner of the world beckons vacationers to return again and again.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 1985

Why The Owner chose Central Coast California

We fell in love with the Highlands and the exquisite ocean views and quiet solitude that surround us here.

What makes this cottage unique

Ocean views forever, quiet, private and peaceful, and close to everything: hiking, beautiful nature walks with views of the ocean and wildlife, Point Lobos, Monastery Beach, exquisite sunsets and wonderful neighbors who add to this special community. Also 6 minutes to shopping and dining in Carmel;15 minutes to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, 30 minutes to Big Sur. Easy access to everything you could want in a vacation getaway!

Reviews

5
based on 74 traveler reviews

Ocean View French Country Cottage, Charming & Tranquil, Beach!
average rating of 4.972973 based on 74 reviews
5

Perfect Carmel Getaway with Wonderful Views

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in this peaceful cottage with beautiful views. Can't beat the location! This quaint cottage has everything you need & Judy does a wonderful job making you feel at home. The gift basket with goodies & wine, fruit in the fridge & fresh flowers in the cottage were all such a nice touch. We enjoyed exploring Carmel by the Sea, wine tasting in Carmel Valley, beautiful sunsets over the ocean from the deck each evening & trying some of the restaurant recommendations that Judy leaves for guests. We stayed for 4 nights. It was hard leaving such a beautiful place. We would love to return someday.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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5

Great for couples!

  • 5 of 5

A great setting for a couple's getaway. We just spent our 15th anniversary in the cottage and it was perfect!

Judy has thought of everything! The location is ideal and the views are wonderful. Perfect Carmel :-)

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful weekend retreat

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just visited this cottage last weekend and had the most wonderful time. The cottage is absolutely adorable, has beautiful views of the ocean and is wonderfully quiet.

Judy was a wonderful host and thought of all the details, including fresh cut flowers in the house, a gift basket with snacks and fresh herbs from the garden.

We would absolutely recommend this place to our friends and family and hope to visit again soon!

Thank you Judy!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Ideal stay

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage in a quiet location. Judy is a perfect hostess and has thought of everything. You will enjoy your stay in comfortable surroundings. All details have been taken care for you. Definitely recommend it. Hope to return again.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Wonderful, welcoming stay, all details considered

  • 5 of 5

This is a very special place! My husband and I stayed here for our honeymoon, Judy thought of every detail. Fresh flowers, gift basket, fresh towels, sheets, and beautiful views! We hardly wanted to leave the house! But exploring Carmel and Point Lobos were definitely highlights of the trip! And the otter feeding at the Monterey aquarium!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Perfect retreat in beautiful Carmel

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was the perfect retreat for us coming from Tokyo, as lovely in reality as in the photos. Very close to Point Lobos Reserve and other wonderful hiking trails. Judy was a wonderful host and had thought of everything to make our stay comfortable. Thank you, Judy!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Monterey Peninsula Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Hyatt Highlands Inn
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Pacific Grove Links, Pebble Beach
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Pacific Edge
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Private access to special Beach, & San Jose Beach
Car: recommended

San Jose Beach, 3 minutes away; 5 minutes to spectacular Point Lobos State Reserve; minutes from Sobranes Point & many popular hiking areas; 30 minutes from Big Sur; 15 minutes to Carmel-by-the-Sea and Carmel Beaches; 15 minutes to Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row and Monterey Airport;15 minutes to Pacific Grove, 20 minutes to Pebble Beach & 17 Mile Drive & famous golf links.

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Rates & Availability

Carmel-by-the-Sea Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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3 night minimum stay
$310
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
cleaning fee $120 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

Damage deposit will be reflected in the Rental Agreement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Carmel-by-the-Sea Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (2) One King bed upstairs; One convertible Trundle bed upstairs - makes into two Twin beds or a King bed, Queen size Beds (1) Convertible queen sofa bed downstairs, Twin or Single Beds (1) Trundle converts to two separate twins (or a King), Child Beds (2) Upstairs Trundle can be made into two Twin beds; Upstairs gate brought in for small children's safey. Baby Cribs (1) No crib or other special equipment for babies or toddlers provided; Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) One Trundle with two Twins; also converts to King; One sofa converts to queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This guest house is part of a larger one-acre estate; it is within a coastal suburb of high-end homes 5 miles south of Carmel-by-the-Sea; minutes away from Point Lobos State Park; private and charming with designer touches; quiet within the natural environment of Monterey pines; wonderful area for nature walking, hiking, whale watching, ocean views.

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