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3703 La Gloria Cottage-by-the-Sea ~ Walk to Town and Beach! Beautiful Design!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 6

Welcome to La Gloria Cottage-by-the-Sea! Home sleeps 6.

Ask our Reservationists about two days for the price of one admission tickets to the Monterey Bay Aquarium when you book this home!

Restaurants, shops and art galleries are just steps away from this historic house in the heart of Pacific Grove, a lovely two-story residence that offers easy access to all the best that “America’s Last Hometown” has to offer.

The 1,500 square feet pet-friendly home, a winner of the Pacific Grove Heritage Design Award, has been extensively remodeled so that while it retains its gracious past, it also offers modern conveniences at its spectacular location. Just a 3 minute walk to award-winning Passion Fish Restaurant and a 10 minute walk to the beach or to the butterfly groves, it’s also only 5 minutes by car to the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Cannery Row, 10 minutes to shopping in Carmel-by-the-Sea, and 15 minutes to golf and fine dining in Pebble Beach.

A brick pathway leads visitors underneath a magnificent Monterey pine and up to the front porch which offers seating on a beautiful Butler plantation bench. The entry way opens into the cozy living room, a perfect place for conversation or watching TV on a 50-inch HDTV.

Casual with an upscale elegance and earth-tone colors, the décor is embellished with coastal touches, and the feeling is enhanced by comfortable red leather couches surrounding a gas fireplace, which has an additional hearth on the other side facing the kitchen. Hardwood floors can be found throughout the ground floor, which includes the living room, kitchen, and dining room.

The large kitchen includes newer appliances, a double kitchen sink with a pewter goose neck faucet, and a combination microwave/convection oven. A central island offers an additional small sink and counter seating for two. White tile counter tops and whitewashed cabinetry add a contemporary rustic touch, and the adjacent dining room offers seating for eight at a beautiful Geranium leg table with optional extension leaf.

Upon your arrival you will be greeted with complimentary wine and cheese, tickets for a wine tasting at Scheid Vineyards’ tasting room in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea and a basket of local information. An assigned concierge vacation house manager is available to assist you during your stay. We have also provided spa amenities in the bathrooms, spa robes and beach gear.

A private patio enclosed with a wood fence is accessible via French doors from the kitchen. Potted succulents grace the outdoor space, which offers seating as well as a gourmet gas grill.

The second floor of the home includes a master bedroom suite and two additional bedrooms. Vaulted ceilings lend the rooms a spacious feeling and plenty of natural light enters through the many windows and skylights on this floor.

The master bedroom includes a queen size knotty pine sleigh bed, a 36-inch HDTV, a large closet with mirrored doors, and an outdoor balcony with bistro seating that overlooks downtown Pacific Grove, a perfect place to relax and enjoy a glass of wine in the evening. The adjoining bath, outfitted with limestone tile and brushed nickel fixtures, includes a tub with hand held sprayer, a separate shower stall with a height-adjustable shower head, and a private commode.

The second bedroom has a queen bed, and the third bedroom has a two twin beds that can be converted to a king as needed. The second bath in the hallway has a combination tub/shower with height-adjustable shower head, as well as marble tile throughout and brushed nickel fixtures.

Washer/Dryer are located on the second floor near the bedrooms; a central vacuum system is available as well.

Garage doesn't accommodate a car, but has everything for a day at the beach and has room for bikes and storage.

**There is an additional fee for pets**

See Rates Notes for additional information about this property.

Pacific Grove Transient Use License #0233

More Details

Property Manager
Sanctuary Vacation Rentals - Reservations
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018


Pacific Grove House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 1 King bed, 2 Queen beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(22 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This house and town were great!! The house had everything that we needed. It was clean and very organized. We walked to restaurants and the beach everything was close by. I wish that we could have stayed longer but we will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Exceeded expectations

  • 5 of 5

Excellent in every sense of the word. Great location just off Lighthouse with easy access to cafes, restaurants and shops. Short 5 minute walk to Lovers Point and Monterey Bay. Well kept home with every amenity imaginable. The owners have thought of everything to make you welcome and comfortable. Clean, bright, and authentic. We will return!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Glorious getaway

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location, well appointed, very comfortable. Everything you could ask for in your home away from home. Every detail is thoughtfully considered. The kitchen has everything you need for cooking any meal - even Thanksgiving dinner.

Plenty of seating for two couples and a 3 year old.

Great location for a beach get away.

I would definitely stay here again

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review of our home, La Gloria Cottage by the Sea. We are happy that you enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday in Pacific Grove.
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Great place, great location

  • 5 of 5

Place was great with an amazing location close to the local Pacific Grove shops and restaurants. The rooms are quite compact but more than adequate for a vacation property.

Managers were very helpful and the condition of the house was perfect. There was a small issue with one of the wardrobe doors when we arrived but the maintenance team sort to fix very promptly. Would recommend this property for anyone looking to rent in the Pacific Grove / Monterey area.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great family getaway

  • 5 of 5

This was one of the best homes we have ever stayed in. Location was perfect. Home was just the right size, not to big but perfect for a family vacation. Kitchen was more than adequate, beds were comfortable and living room was very comfortable. Location across the street from the best coffee shop in town was an added benefit.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of our home, La Gloria Cottage by the Sea. I am so pleased that you enjoyed our home and it's wonderful location.
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Very well decorated home close to eveything you would want to do in the Monetrey area.

  • 5 of 5

This a great home for a family or a few couples - close to great dinning (walking distance) and just a short drive to Carmel, Monterey and the outstanding 17 Mile Drive tough Pebble Beach. They are open to pets and our dog enjoyed her stay as well - especially the ball playing on Carmel Beach.

Very clean and everything you would want to prepare a special meal in the kitchen. The bedrooms are decorated out of a designer magazine - lovely.

My only issue is having to pay a cleaning fee for each night you stay seems unreasonable. I rent a home on VRBO and we charge one fee for cleaning if it is 3 nights or two weeks.

Again - the stay, the home and location were the best!

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed our home, the special touches and it's wonderful location. The cleaning fee is a one time charge regardless of the length of stay. It may have seemed like a nightly charge given your stay was for three nights and number was easily divided by three. We apologize for the confusion.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • If you are booking for a last minute stay, ask our Reservationist if there is a Last Minute Special available.**
    **Last Minute Specials typically exclude holidays, special events and the summer season; specials cannot be combined; other exclusions may apply. Please call for details.
    **There is an additional fee for pets**
    ** Holidays & Special Events may have higher rates.
    ** Housekeeping, Processing and Property Protection fees and taxes are additional to the base rates.
    ** Guest stays of 30 days or more will also be responsible for utility charges (Electricity, Gas and Water), mid stay cleaning fees and a security deposit.
    ** Rates are subject to change and Owner approval.
    ** Total occupancy may affect rates: Rates may vary depending upon how many guests are occupying the home, including all infants and children.

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