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

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

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

POINT OF VIEW

WINTER IS NEAR, 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, AIR CONDITIONING AND 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

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Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2017

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

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(79 traveler reviews)

Ocean View French Country Cottage, Charming & Tranquil, Beach!
average rating of 4.974684 based on 79 reviews
5

Wonderful Ocean view, lovely cottage

  • 5 of 5

Judy was a pleasure to deal with. She greeted us on arrival, showed us around the property and gave us some useful tips and suggestions. She also kindly provide Monterey Aquarium passes and a State Park pass. The welcome basket was a thoughtful bonus.

The cottage was perfect for the 4 of us, 2 adults and our 2 children. Spacious and with very comfortable beds upstairs. The kitchen well equipped and we enjoyed both the upstairs and downstairs seating areas to relax. The location was ideal. We spent a day out in the Big Sur area and also in Monterey. We would have liked more time in beautiful Carmel, but it was only a short stay. Many thanks

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful setting, lovely property!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage exceeded our expectations! The views from all the rooms and deck were gorgeous! The cottage had everything necessary for a comfortable, relaxing stay in a beautiful setting. The owner has graciously provided passes to the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Point Lobos State Park. She also told us about other walks as well as provided a basket full of goodies to make our stay even sweeter. We hope to return many times in the future.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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An amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in vrbo rentals around the world and this has to be THE best! Judy has thought of everything to make your stay comfortable. From the amazing view that you wake up to, the perfect location and the welcome basket with wine, Judy's place is absolutely the best!

Thank you for a wonderful stay Judy. This is at the top of our list for a return visit.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Romantic Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed for a long weekend at this beautiful cottage retreat. We were greeted by Judy who welcomed us with a tour of the home and a lovely wine and chocolate basket to make us feel welcome and at home. This home was the perfect place to return to after enjoying golf, wine touring, shopping and long hikes all nearby. The sunset views from the deck were amazing! Judy, we will definitely return and thank you so much for your warm hospitality and sharing this beautiful retreat with us!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Worth it!

  • 5 of 5

We were greeted by Judy who introduced us to her well kept cottage by the beach. Perched on top of the hills with a great overlook of the beach and sunrise/sunset in the morning: the cottage was clean, with plenty windows, open space, and privacy. Thanks for the aquarium tickets and point lobos pass. It was a great place for some much needed R&R.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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
  • Source: HomeAway
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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

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Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $120 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $99
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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Available stay (no arrival)
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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 ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • 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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