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Enchanted, Spacious & Secluded Enclave Estate

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview


Details
Property
estate
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
4
Minimum Stay
5 nights

Description

Southeast Carmel Estate Rental Photos and Description

Estate Property, Main house 3+3, (Sleeps 6), and Guest Cottage 1+1 (Sleeps 4)

A charming and eloquently designed contemporary craftsman home and humble cottage on a secluded estate. With the help of a Feng Shui master, our home has been designed to keep your Chi in tact! This Carmel getaway provides privacy, beauty, and plenty of outdoor spaces, while still being walking distance to the shops and restaurants of downtown. Hiking trails and the Forest Theatre are also just a stones throw away from this special hideaway. Enjoy the peaceful sounds of nature from this one of a kind retreat, backing up to the forested beauty of Carmel's Mission Creek.

This peaceful setting features views of the Carmel Forest, sounds of the babbling Mission Creek, distant crashing waves, and numerous song birds to sooth your spirits. Vaulted ceilings, fireplaces in the master and living room, and a handmade spiral staircase are just a few features that make this home special. This 3 bedroom, 3 bath home is on .6 acre lot in Carmel's Mission Creek area. Stairs from the street / garage level lead down to expansive brick patios and entrance to the main living area: large entry with sitting area around fireplace, expansive living room area with built in window seats for panoramic views of forest and tile and maple wood floors throughout, dining area separated from kitchen over a service bar, kitchen with gas range, refrigerator, and tile counters. One guest bedroom and bath (tub/shower) are also on this level. Upstairs is the master suite with fireplace, balcony, en suite bath with jacuzzi tub and shower over; and third suite with balcony and en suite bath (shower). All 3 bathrooms are elegantly designed and oversized with stone tile floors and counters.

We welcome a maximum number of six guests (including children) in the main house and 2-4 in the 'optional' guest cottage which is located across a cute little bricked breezeway adjacent to the main house.

After a challenging day of shopping, beach-going, golfing, or dining, this special home is perfect for relaxation and recharging for your next day's adventure! Surrounded by the forest and the sounds of nature, this is truly a special place!

There is driveway (on a hill) parking for one normal size SUV vehicle and additional on-street parking 150-200' away on Forest Rd.

Sorry, NO SMOKING and NO PETS (no matter how small or trained).

Note, the cottage will not be rented to other guests and is not available to guests unless the cottage option was booked during the reservation process.

The experience!

Get away in luxury amongst the redwoods and oaks. Picnic in your own private nature sanctuary. Enjoy a monarch butterfly dance. Listen to the distant elephant seal calls or the trickle from babbling creek below. Watch the wildlife pass by. You may see the red fox come out to play. See the moonlight imprint evanescent shadows of oaks onto natures canvas. Ponder a stroll to the ocean. Walk to town for coffee, shopping, Art Gallery strolling, exquisite cuisine,or simply stay in and unwind. Walk out the back door a few steps to the Mission Trails for a Gorgeous Nature Hike. If you are looking to clear your mind, this is the place to do it!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Steve
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2016

Guestbook comments from the owner

The house and setting is beautiful. We had the the most awesome time staying at this house, and cannot wait to come back. If you like walking it's a delight and refreshing.
Dec 2012
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

Enchanted, Spacious & Secluded Enclave Estate
average rating of 4.55 based on 21 reviews
Louisville, KY
5

Beautiful quiet home with spacious rooms

  • 5 of 5

This house is a real jewel. It is located at the edge of the mission trail. A great walking loop is down the trail to the Mission, then Santa Lucia to Scenic Rd into town. The house was clean, modern and spacious. Parking is about 100 yes away on the street unless you park on a steep slope in front of the garage- but it was no problem. The patios are big and private, looking over the woods. The house was better than described, making my first rental through VRBO a success. i highly recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your delightful review and it makes my wife, daughter and I extremely happy to know that you had a great time. Win-Win!
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4

Very nice setting

  • 4 of 5

The setting is really unique for being so close to downtown Carmel; quite tranquil. Our overall impression of the house was a bit mixed. The kitchen could use some updating, like a dishwasher and some basic needs for those who like to prepare meals. We couldn't find a bread knife or baking pans but there were three coffee makers (!). It would also be nice to have extra paper towels and garbage bags; we bought more at the store. The TV in the family room has a green line going down the center, indicating that it's probably going out. If you are going to charge people for linens, a mandatory separate insurance policy, and a cleaning charge, you should build those into the quoted price; otherwise any price comparison isn't equitable. It should be advertised as a 3 bedroom 3 bath for the minimum per night, since the 1 bedroom 1 bath cottage is an additional charge. All the mattresses are very firm, noisy beds; every mattress squeaked (springs?) with the slightest movement. Our family did enjoy our stay, but since it appears that Steve wants to know about his place, we felt it was appropriate that he know about the items we have noted.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the feedback. We do like to hear different points view since it helps us as hosts keep a balanced perspective on guest's expectations. The kitchen is dated and lacks some basic essentials (i.e. no bread knife) The kitchen is quaint and charming to fit in with the motif of the home. I would consider it to be a medium size and it's home to almost everything I can imagine (I'm not a chef) for a kitchen with plenty of cutting utensils. But indeed our bread knife was missing and we'll need to replace it. As for trash bags, and things you think should be present or how to do this or that we offer our guests our caretakers number. I believe the caretaker was called by this guest and the caretaker stopped by to address their needs. Now for the uncomfortable noisy beds. All of them are high-end mattresses and frames. I went and tested myself after reading this review to see if bed noise was excessive. I didn't notice anything but it's somewhat subjective. Although, we do have solid maple wood floors in two of the rooms so if there's significant movement on the bed it will translate to the floor! Lastly, our beautiful big plasma TV just needed to have the picture contrast setting adjusted which should have been a call to the caretaker. We'll continue to strive for perfection but home rentals are not for everyone and they're certainly not hotels.
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4

Great location

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay at this home. The location was good for walking to town. It is a little dated, as are the majority of the homes in Carmel. Great outdoor area to enjoy dinner and then drinks by the fire. Home is very quiet and great separation for privacy. Parking is annoying but fine for one car. We loved being near the big park, great for walks and hikes.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your review but for those of you that are reading this review please let me clarify. Our custom home was built in the late 90's which makes it fairly new for the area but in Carmel it's all about old world charm. The motif and landscaping is very Carmel with nooks and crannies and many gardens. It's also decorated with themes Bird Suite, Butterfly Suite, Meadow Suite, Jungle room, and Traveler room. Our home is decorated with artifacts and art from all over the world that was and still is gathered through my family's travels. We love sharing our home and we're always adding something.
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5

Wonderful home with an amazing backyard & patio that we used every night this enjoy dinners outdoors

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us for a great family vacation! We walked or biked everywhere in town and to the beach easily from your home -- all except my 86 yo mother who we needed to drive due to the hills around your home---but that is also true of Carmel in general downtown. On my he other hand, my much more fit 83 yo father did just fine walking to town from your home, and he liked the challenging exercise! The ability to all gather together every evening and sit outside in the spacious seating and enjoy the back yard while eating dinners together was a highlight of our trip! And there was family of raccoons (and many playful squirrels) that live in the nearby forest, and we loved watching them with their three babies scamper around seemingly unnoticed. Wonderful home! Great location! Thank you again! We would love to come back one day!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing stay!

  • 5 of 5

The house was charming and the owner was very helpful with his directions and email responses. The parking was not a problem--and worth it, as the great location allowed me to park the car, stow the car keys, and take charming, easy walks to the market, the beach, the nature area, and into town. Something for everyone to enjoy! The outdoor areas were a great place to have our meals; and we had fun playing Clue, which we bought at the local toy store, in the Jungle room. I do recommend finding the house in daylight, as it is located on a spur of 8th, and at the end of the little road. We had such a sense of privacy, even in a residential area. The house was very welcoming and we really appreciated the little touches- fresh flowers on the table and a bowl of mandarins to start off our stay. The plug-in air fresheners were a bit much, but we unplugged those. The days went by too quickly-we hope to return in the future. We recommend Bruno's Market for sandwiches and groceries. Very friendly staff and great food/wine selection. Our trip to Pfieffer State Beach was a treat as well.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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SoCal
5

Just What the Doctor Ordered

  • 5 of 5

My little family of 5 had a lovely time just relaxing around this beautiful home and enjoying the gardens and peaceful sounds. Although the home is really nice and modern for Carmel standards, we cooked and ordered our meals but ate most of them outside using a different spot each night. We had asked the owner about dining out side and noise before we booked. The owner kindly told us about numerous places to order great take-out and about the myriad of places they have setup for outdoor dining. They just recently added a deck so guests could relax, eat and listen to waves crashing as the sound is funneled through Carmel Mission Creek. It's amazing! We walked to town and and even bought groceries at Brunos. We made one mistake which I'll pass-on; We flew into Monterey airport which was perfect but we picked up a rental car. Once we parked, we never had to to drive it again and the airport is literally only 10 min max away. We'll definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Monterey Bay
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Carmel-by-the-Sea
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Pebble Beach
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Pacific Coast Hwy
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Carmel-by-the-Sea
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Carmel
Nearest Point of Interest
Mission Trails
Nearest Point of Interest
Forest Theater
Nearest Point of Interest
The Town
Nearest Point of Interest
The Mission
Nearest Point of Interest
Carmel Main Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Pt. Lobos
Nearest Point of Interest
Pebble Beach Lynx
Nearest Point of Interest
Mission Ranch
Car: not necessary

The town of Carmel-by-the-sea, the Mission Trails, the Missions, many art galleries and art events, Sunset Theater, Forest Theater, Point Lobos, AT & T, The First Tee, The Concourse, Laguna Seca, The Blues Festival, Big Sur Marathon, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monarch Sanctuary, Condor Rescue, Whale Watch, White Sea Bass fishing, Diving, Surfing, Sailing, Horseback Ridding, Pebble Beach, Big Sur, Elk Horn Slough - Moss Landing, Santa Cruz.

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Rates & Availability

Southeast Carmel Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $150
Linens $80

* Rates above are for the main house only
Guest Cottage is available as an option with a separate per night charge.
Also, there is an option extra queen size bed with included linens for a separate per night charge.

Event/HolidayRates: Please inquire

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Southeast Carmel Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bird Room (Guest, 1st Flr) - toilet , combination tub/shower , Across hall fro Bird Rm Optional Linens: Towels for Two
    Meadows Suite (Master) - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Large Jacuzzi Tub Optional Linens Towels for Two
    Butterfly Suite - toilet , tub , shower , Optional Linens: Towels for Two
    Cottage - toilet , shower , Guest Cottage : Linens included for 2 with cottage option
  • 3 Oversized Stone & Tile Bathrooms with Option for Linens 1 Standard size Bathroom in Cottage
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bird Room (1st Floor) - 1 queen , Optional Linens: Sheets - 2 sets
    Meadows Suite (master) - 1 king , Gas Fireplace & Balcony Optional Linens: Sheets - 2 sets
    Butterfly Suite - 1 double , Balcony, Optional Linens: Sheets - 2 sets
    Cottage - 1 queen , Guest Cottage : Optional Linens
    Cottage TV Lounge - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Size
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1) with option for Linens Optional Cottage: 1Bedroom w/queen and lounge with Qn futon
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 26 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • 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
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Tenants will be provided with a caretaker contact.

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