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Carmel Studio - Separate Building - Bring Fido

Bedrooms Studio
Space 200 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

Studio (Sleeps 2)

Beginning November 2017 we will no longer be renting the studio.

Totally private. A cozy hideaway for two people in a separate building. No one above, below or next to you. Guests have complete privacy. However, your host is nearby - 'invisible but available'.

Please note that this is a small space - smaller than a typical hotel room but with far more privacy and much quieter. Well designed and the patio provides more room and a place to sit outside. Close to downtown Carmel (ten minute walk) and west of Highway 1 in a quiet neighborhood where you feel like a local.

The weekly rate does not apply during holidays and events.

Comfy queen bed. Plush linens. Excellent high speed WiFi and cable TV.

Fridge, microwave, coffee/tea kettles, toaster & an initial supply of complimentary goodies (wine, juice, soda, snacks, coffee, candy etc.) More amenities than most hotels.

Bedroom/mini kitchenette & bath. Storage - both hanging and shelving. Ideal for travelers who want a quiet place to relax and sleep after a busy day. You also have access to the adjacent storage space for storage of bikes, luggage, etc.

Private gated/fenced patio with bistro set - surrounded by open space, trees, birds and various other critters. The studio is surrounded by gardens.

Smoking allowed outside on the patio only.

Dedicated parking right in front.

We welcome you personally and provide a quick overview of Carmel and the peninsula.

After that you have total privacy.

Pet Policy: We welcome one dog. There is a pet fee ($20/night;cash on arrival) but no cleaning fees or other charges. Call for details.

Just minutes from Monterey and Pacific Grove & 26 miles from Big Sur.

Monterey's famous aquarium and Fisherman's Wharf is about 10 minutes by car.

We are long time Carmel residents who can share a wealth of information with you - much of it that you won't find in the guide books.

Cancellation Policy: At least thirty days full refund.

Treat your dog to a romp on Carmel's famous beach. This town is very dog friendly.

More Details

Sylvia Savage
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2017

About Sylvia Savage

Long time Carmel residents -more than fifty years between us. We sometimes imagine living somewhere else but Carmel is great to come home to. So we travel...this picture was taken in Todos Santos, Mexico on the southern tip of the Baja Peninsula.

Sylvia Savage purchased this studio in 2009

Why Sylvia Savage chose Carmel

We are lucky to live here full time. Can't beat the weather, immaculate beaches, clean air, minimal traffic, European village lifestyle.

It's very Car-mellow and so safe that many residents don't even lock their doors.

What makes this studio unique

Total privacy. Easy access to everything. Excellent value. We can advise you as to the best spots for dining, hiking, shopping, etc. Feel like a local without breaking your budget.


Northeast Carmel Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , All marble; newly redone in October 2013; lots of storage
  • Marble walk in shower, vanity and loads of storage. Stocked with lotions, soaps, toiletries, iron/board, hair dryer and lighted makeup mirror. Thick luxurious towels.
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1) Memory Foam; very comfy. Luxury linens.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
If there are any surprises they are likely to be pleasant ones. This is an exceptional value. A true petite retreat where you can feel pampered without having to spend a small fortune.


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Carmel Studio - Separate Building - Bring Fido
average rating of 4.9537573 based on 173 reviews

Cozy getaway

  • 4 of 5

Cute little space that's relaxing and quiet. It's set off the beaten path and is a nice resting point if you plan on exploring Big Sur. Sylvia greeted us and answered all our questions about the area.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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perfect experience

  • 5 of 5

extremely comfortable and met every need. had a busy schedule while there and much appreciated dining on the patio with takeout after a long day. the well-chosen snacks fueled us at much needed moments. very warm reception and departure . worked perfectly for us.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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We loved the cottage by Carmel. It had everything you needed including a welcome bottle of wine!

  • 5 of 5

Sylvia was a lovely host. She had a lovely place close to everything and within walking distance to everything including Pebble Beach! The cottage was immaculate and furnished with a beautiful bed, flat screen TV, mini fridge full of beverages, a walk in shower, and a private courtyard surrounded by flowers and ivy. You could walk anywhere and were in the heart of downtown Carmel minutes for. The cottage. I only wish we had more time at this quiet little romantic haven. All of your stress disappeared when you walked into this paradise! As we were loading up to get on the road, Sylvia wished us safe travels and offered me clippings from her abundant succulents from her gorgeous garden. Now I have a little piece of Carmel by the Sea with me in Washington!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Private and cozy

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I had a wonderful time at this studio. Sylvia, the host, is warm and great guide to the area without being intrusive. You can come and go as you please without disturbing others around you. The commercial areas are only a 15 minute walk away and the ocean is only about 25. Would recommend and will definitely consider again when I come back to Carmel.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Carmel Sudio

  • 5 of 5

The accommodations were very nice and the location was great. The hosts were friendly and very accommodating when we had questions. We found the studio to be just what we were expecting and was very comfortable. If I were to suggest one thing, if possible, would be to have a small chair in the studio. Overall we were very pleased; and of course found the area of Carmel very beautiful and a great place to relax.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We LOVED it here!!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent two nights in this adorable cottage. It was a great place to stay and relax after a fun filled day in Carmel. Sylvia was the perfect host. Her cottage is clean, cozy, comfy and well stocked with anything you might need from drinks in the fridge, granola bars, to shampoo,shower gel, blow dryer, etc.

This beautiful and quiet property was the perfect place for us. I highly recommend it to anyone looking for a place in the Carmel area. We will definitely stay here again. Thank you Sylvia for a great stay!!!!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Monterey Airport
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.05 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Carmel Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet fee of $20/night paid separately on arrival. Regular nightly rate applies to a week long stay in event or holiday periods.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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