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Speaks: english

Enchanted Oaks~Lovely Custom Retreat in the Treetops~Gorgeous, Peaceful, Private

32 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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House, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Enchanted Oaks is a beautiful, custom cottage perfectly located with easy access to Highway 1 and all that the beautiful Monterey Peninsula has to offer. Five minutes from downtown Carmel, world class restaurants & stunning beaches but a world away from the crowds is this perfectly appointed, detached guest house surrounded by peaceful wooded views, privacy and nature.

Recently built Enchanted Oaks is appointed with dark hardwood floors, stone tile bathroom with walk in shower, cozy gas fireplace, walk-in closet & gorgeous forest views from every room. The state of the art kitchen is stocked with everything you need to prepare a simple breakfast or an elegant meal. Huge windows overlook a small wooded canyon with total privacy, you’ll share your visit with the multitude of birds & wildlife that frequent our property and enjoy the unique feeling of staying in the forest canopy.

There is one bedroom with a custom made queen size mattress with high quality linens. The second bed is a queen size air mattress suitable for children or teens. We also have a pac-n-play for our guests with young children.

A 300 square foot wrap around deck, to enjoy morning coffee or a glass of wine. Pets are welcome with owner approval, no extra fees. Off leash beaches,

wooded trails and parks abound offering peace and exercise for both two and four legged vacationers.

A very short drive from attractions like 17 Mile Drive , Point Lobos State Reserve, Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey, Cannery Row & the Aquarium, Lover’s Point in Pacific Grove, Monarch Butterfly Trees, vineyards of Carmel Valley & Stunning Big Sur.

Enchanted Oaks is the perfect place to take advantage of all that this exciting area has to offer. Stay with us for a unique and relaxing vacation experience.

Keywords: Cottage, Guest House, Bungalow, House, One Bedroom, House, Flat, 1-Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), Sleeps (2-4), 1-Bathroom

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About The Owner

This Property has been in our family for over 40 years. You'll enjoy the same amazing property as our family home with complete privacy in our lovely detached guest house. We feel so blessed to be able to raise our two daughters in this incredible place and look forward to sharing it with you.

The Owner purchased this house in 1972

What makes this house unique

The peace and tranquility of this special place are hard to describe. Looking over the canyon and at level with the tree tops offers a very unique perspective and is the perfect place to take in nature. The birds are abundant and their songs fill the air. Nature thrives in our little canyon we enjoy sharing it with Great Horned Owls deer, quail, bobcat, coyote and even the occasional sighting of a mountain lion. On warm days we open the doors and let the sounds, sights and sweet smell of nature in. Our Cocker Spaniel Zeke spends his days playing ball and running in the woods, a dog's paradise.


based on 32 traveler reviews

Enchanted Oaks~Lovely Custom Retreat in the Treetops~Gorgeous, Peaceful, Private
average rating of 4.84375 based on 32 reviews
Munich, Germany

Idyllic location, nicely furnished and very spacious

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 5 nights with our two children and had a great time. The lodge is spacious enough for kids to roam about while not standing on each others' and our feet. The open space kitchen, dining area and living room are nicely decorated and offer nice views of the surrounding forrest.

Kari and Dan were great hosts, quickly repsonding to any needs and providing great insight about what to do in the proximity especially with the kids.

Definitely recommended!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Ramon,CA.

Tree house away from it all. Clean and cozy.

  • 5 of 5

Stayed 5 nights with husband and 75 lb dog. Owners friendly and very easy to work with. Found cottage to be perfect for our needs. Deck surrounds cottage which is fenced so dog had room to roam without any worry. Kitchen well stocked. Comfortable bed and great bathroom with huge shower. You are surrounded by trees so you really feel like your in a tree house. Close to shopping, restaraunts, and beach is 10 minute drive. Really enjoyed our stay and hope to return in the future.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wish we found this place a LONG time ago!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I come to Carmel once or twice a year to visit our dear friend. Previously, we had been staying at a hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea, but the rates for mediocre hotels became unreasonable. After staying in this gorgeous home, we will never stay downtown again! The home is beautifully decorated, has cherry hardwood floors and is very comfortable and peaceful. The kitchen is fully equipped and the bathroom has a nice shower with beautiful stone inlays and a skylight. The view out the windows is beautiful and serene and it was nice to hear owls during the night. The fireplace is nice and it effectively heats up the entire home. Dan was really friendly and very helpful. We showed this place to our friend who lives here and has discerning taste. He was also impressed and would also highly recommend this home to other friends and family who visit him.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely stay in December

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our 3 day visit, albeit short, to Enchanted Oaks.

The cottage was spacious, toasty warm and had plenty of storage. It was beautiful, clean and well maintained.

There was a full kitchen, dining area and living room . . .all one open space: tastefully appointed.

The bedroom was large with a desk area and cabinets and the bed comfortable.

There was a walk-in closet with plenty of hanging space and shelving.

Nice bathroom with plenty of towels and a washer and dryer was a bonus.

Kari and Dan were very gracious and on site, but gave us our privacy.

We liked it so much we will be returning for a longer stay in July, where we will

be able to enjoy the outdoor space.

Thank you, Kari and Dan!

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A few days at Carmel

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 4 nights and we were very pleased with our choice. The listing and photos are very accurate and the layout is actually bigger than it looks on internet. The owner was very helpful and I would recommend this property. It is really a home away from home.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

The property is in a secluded neighborhood in Carmel near Carmel Valley road which was great for us because we had a wedding in Carmel Valley. The property was very comfortable and quiet and met all of our needs for the weekend stay. We would recommend this property to friends and book again if we stay in Carmel!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Nov 1 2015 - Apr 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
May 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay

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Cleaning fees are $100 per week or $85 for stays of 3-7 days.

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Central Coast California House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) pac-n-play, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) queen air mattress suitable for children or teens
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Tranquil, private forested views from everyroom in the house. French doors access the wrap around deck.

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