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Cottages at Monestary Beach

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Guests will enjoy the rich history of whaling, dairy operations, abalone fishing, and canning which were among many thriving business that A.M. Allan operated on this historic property dating back to 1898. This two-level home is perfectly situated to maximize the views of Point Lobos and is just a few steps to Monastery Beach — famous for diving and pounding ocean swells. Take pleasure in the sweeping panoramic ocean views of Point Lobos and a white sand beach as your backyard. Scuba divers come from far and wide to enjoy the kelp forests, otters, seals, whales and other wildlife found in the waters off Monastery Beach. Hardwood floors, fireplace and large glass panels blur the lines between indoor and outdoor living. 3 cottages on property. Two 2 bedroom one 3 bedroom.

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Keywords: Beach Front Property, CLOSE TO BEACH, Ocean Views of Point Lobos Monastery Beach. Cottage sleeps 4

More Details

Owner
Patrick & Sara Whisler
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

About Patrick & Sara Whisler

Family Owned since 1800's

Patrick & Sara Whisler purchased this cottage in 1898

What makes this cottage unique

Historic cottages located all alone on ocean bluff with wildlife and beach-front walking trail offer a one of a kind vacation! Cottages are only steps from Monastery Beach.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Review Submitted October 10, 2011 Date of Stay August 29, 2011

Our family stayed in Sea Otter for week this past August, and loved everything about the cottage, its comprehensive amenities, and fabulous location. You are (quite literally) just a stone's throw from the beach, and can BBQ and enjoy a glass of wine while watching the otters and sea lions enjoy the waters of Monastery Beach. We were impressed by the comprehensive kitchen amenities.
Aug 2011
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Amenities

Carmel-by-the-Sea Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • 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:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing

Reviews

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Cottages at Monestary Beach
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 23 reviews
5

A Beautiful week at Sea Otter

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I celebrated our 10 year anniversary (we are not a young couple....we're in our 60's) at Sea Otter. The location is just gorgeous. Being right on the water was so beautiful....we saw whales and dolphins almost everyday and we loved listening to the waves!!!! We walked the beach and the trails and loved the cool weather......we left 113 degrees in Vegas!!!

The cottage is charming and had everything you could want.

The location is great because it is about 5 minutes to get to downtown Carmel....I forgot how lovely it is. And maybe 15 minutes to Monterey and Pacific Grove. There's plenty to do if you want, or just chill.

We would highly recommend a stay here.

Thank you for sharing your family cottage.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time this past week at Otter cottage. Thank you so much to The Riley/Whistler Family for all of their attention to detail. The view was spectacular and the cottage comfortable. Can't wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We loved our stay!

  • 5 of 5

The property was just as stated. It was beautiful and we loved it.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

OUR NEW FAVORITE VACATION SPOT!

  • 5 of 5

We are always apprehensive when booking a vacation rental online from photos however the Whaler's Cottage was everything we could have asked for.

The night before our arrival we stayed at Post Ranch which has always been one of our favorite getaways however as much as we loved Post the Cottage was so enchanting from the time we drove down the private road. The house is immaculate. I must say I am a cootie freak and I was perfectly at ease and comfortable in the home. The beds and linens were super comfortable..the kitchen and baths well equipped. We were even able to order fire wood waiting for us so we had the fireplace going every day.

What is really amazing however is the location. Extremely private in a large fenced property with two other houses right on the beach. The views out every window and the sound of the waves were mesmerizing. To be able to step out your door and take a stroll on the beach is well worth the rental cost. There is also a public walkway that starts next to the property that leads along the beach right to the center of Carmel which we absolutely loved.

Obviously we can't say enough about what this family has preserved generation to generation and we felt privileged to be allowed to share it even for a few days.

We will definitely be returning as soon as we can!

Date of arrival

November 26, 2016

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You so much for your lovely review! And, Thank You for taking such good care of our cottage, come back soon. Whisler/Riley Family
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On the beach, location was great.

  • 4 of 5

Great location, on the beach, close to Carmel and other great places. The house is small but very well equipped, clean, comfortable beds and a fun place to just hang out. We loved it so much that we only went out for dinner two times. We would like to return next year. We are from Utah so we enjoyed shopping at Trader Joes, nice to be able to chose some great wines. Thanks for being great hosts. Barbara G

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You Barbara, for your kind words, please come back when you can. Many Thanks! Whisler Riley Properties
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5

A Special Place

  • 5 of 5

If what you're looking for is a functional, charming cottage in a beautiful location steps from Monastery Beach, where you can watch the waves crash against the rocks with your morning coffee, then you've found your place. We enjoyed walking up the coastal trail which starts in the back yard, but were always happy to return to our home-away-from-home among the Eucalyptus trees. A grill and fireplace are provided to take some of the chill out of the Pacific breezes. We couldn't have asked for a better place to relax by the sea.

Keep in mind it's not a swimming beach, so if you're looking for that you probably want to head up to Carmel.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You ! Please come back soon to to our beach cottages. The Whisler-Wilson Family
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Monterey
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Rio Grill
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Rancho Canada
Nearest Motorway
Hwy1
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Rio Grill
Nearest Beach
Monestary
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $220
Damage Deposit $500

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Add $195 to bring up to two dogs
$500 Security Deposit in addition to rental fees.
4 guests only this includes infants and children no exceptions.
Please contact owner for Holiday/Event rates not listed.

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.

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