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Cozy Yellow Beach Bungalow License #0098

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and 1/2 bath, sleeps 7

You will discover why Pacific Grove calls itself “the last hometown,” in this pristine single-story ranch-style bungalow whose traditional look has been updated for contemporary tastes. This renovated three-bedroom two and one half bath cottage, which sleeps seven, is located in a quiet upscale neighborhood and makes a perfect getaway for family and friends to reconnect.

The house is located one street away from the Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, which follows the shoreline from beautiful Asilomar Beach around the point to Cannery Row and the famed Monterey Bay Aquarium.In addition to Esplanade Park, there is a tiny public succulent garden nearby. The friendly shops, restaurants and boutiques of downtown Pacific Grove are just a mile away. A picturesque lighthouse is a mere half-mile away, and a fine municipal golf course with ocean views that is the locals' best kept secret is a few blocks up the street. Carmel and Monterey are 10 minute drives.

This cheerful yellow house trimmed in white and teal has a classic feel with a curving stone path that leads to the front door and the tiled entry that opens to the comfortable living room. The interior has hardwood floors and vaulted ceilings throughout. Family and friends can gather for visiting, playing games, puzzles or watching their favorite programs or movies on the 49' HDTV in the comfortable living room with its red-brick fireplace, cushy sofas and sturdy dark wood tables. You can see the ocean from the dining room that features a dark wood rectangular table that seats six and old-fashioned wrought-iron chandelier. Cooking will be a pleasure in the bright, fully-equipped kitchen with its well-conceived layout and pristine white cabinetry and appliances -- including gas range, dishwasher, microwave and refrigerator. Read a magazine or book and sip your morning coffee at a round oak table in a cozy breakfast nook.

Luxury linens will make you feel like royalty, especially in the master bedroom that has a Queen Bed with excellent mattress and Memory Foam topper. The sparkling master bathroom is tiled throughout and features dark wood cabinetry and a tub/shower. A second bedroom can sleep two in a king with Memory Foam topper that converts to two twins. The third bedroom is set up with 3 twin beds. A handsome second full bathroom has Corian counters and a tub/shower lined with white tiles. To make your stay more comfortable, we provide plush spa bathrobes, and over-sized towels and beach gear.

A gas grill is provided. The completely enclosed back and side yard is perfect for privacy. A washer and dryer are located in the one-car garage just off the kitchen. The house is completely level and there are no steps inside of the house.

More Details

Owner
Earl and Brigitte Aiken
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 25, 2018

About Earl and Brigitte Aiken

We are a couple of semi-retired financial executives in the bay area who enjoy managing our own vacation rental and interacting with our guests. Our goal is to make your stay with family and friends a high point of your year.

Earl and Brigitte Aiken purchased this house in 2010

Why Earl and Brigitte Aiken chose Pacific Grove

We found that as soon we get to our cozy and peaceful cottage we start to unwind from the stress of our regular lives.

What makes this house unique

Cozy, peaceful and great location a street away from the Monterey Peninsula Recreation Trail along the beach. Perfect for family and friends to share good time together.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wonderful place to stay for a girls getaway weekend. Clean and cozy and very homey. Quiet neighborhood. Would certainly recommend to others. Will definitely be back!! Thank you Earl and Brigitte.
Nov 2014
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Amenities

Pacific Grove House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Maximum of 2 vehicles
  • Do not move furniture
  • Rinse dishes before putting them in the dishwasher
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Tub/Shower does not have hand bars.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , king/twin combo
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(87 traveler reviews)

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Cozy Yellow Beach Bungalow License #0098
average rating of 4.8735633 based on 106 reviews
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5

Charming Beach House

  • 5 of 5

We throughly enjoyed our stay at this lovely cottage. It was the perfect size for our family of 7. The house is clean and well equipped. Just a short walk to the bay with beautiful beaches and scenery. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable and great location

  • 4 of 5

We loved staying in this house during the AT&T Pro Am. The furniture in the living room is very comfortable, as are the beds. Can't beat the location for an early morning beach walk. We will try to come back next year.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for Ladies Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Loved this charming cottage/home. It was perfect for a mini-reunion for 4 women/friends who all went to college together 30+ years ago. Location was great....you can take a lovely stroll along the coast. Neighborhood was quiet and safe. The house itself had everything we needed and was cozy and nicely decorated. Beds were comfortable. Everything was clean and in good order. Very easy to Uber to nearby restaurants (skip the parking hassles!). Will definitely consider this property for another trip.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic location!

  • 5 of 5

We had three adults and three children staying in this wonderful home. The location was perfect! We walked down to the tide pools each evening during low tide and my kids couldn’t be happier. It was a short drive to the aquarium and marina. The owners left a list of their favorite restaurants and the Italian place they recommended was perfection. The house itself has everything you need and it was very tastefully decorated. My kids keeping asking to go back, which is the best compliment I could give.

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Comfy & Convenient

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying here, and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The house is well appointed, clean and very comfortable. It is located in a quiet neighborhood just a few blocks from waterfront walking paths and close to downtown Pacific Grove shops and restaurants.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Lovely place

  • 5 of 5

Great location and appointed with everything we needed.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

The Monterey Peninsula is unique in its combination of breathtaking natural resources and a multiplicity of cultural and entertainment possibilities. You can find something for every possible taste. For nature lovers, there is the diversity of mountain and sea, for picnicking, surfing, fishing, horseback riding, hiking, beachcombing, bird-watching, kayaking, scuba diving, tidepooling, biking and more. If you want a man-made excitement, we have art galleries galore, excellent fine-art museums, local theater, outstanding restaurants, boutiques, a natural history and a children's museum, a world-class aquarium, and that's just for starters. History buffs will have a field day exploring the adobes of Monterey. There's so much to do that you cannot possibly do it all in one visit, which means you will have to come back.

Other Activities: Whale, dolphin and sea otter watching.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $185 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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