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Beachfront Monterey Bay Luxury Condo

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths (Sleep 8 adults. Max 9 occupancy)

*4 bedroom/4 bath

*Ocean front deck

*Spacious, fenced, private back patio, barbecue and fire-pit

*Wood burning fireplace

*Living, kitchen and dining area surrounded by glass and beach views

*Kitchen completely equipped for cooking

*Stereo, DVD/TV, WiFi, game table

*1 Master bedroom with king bed, TV, private full bath (shower), private deck

*1 bedroom with king, private full bath (shower)

*1 bedroom with king, ocean view, shared full bath (bathtub/shower)

*1 bedroom with double-twin-twin trundle bunk with shared full bath (bathtub/shower)

*1 half bath near living area

*Laundry room with washer, dryer, ironing board, iron

*Tile and carpet throughout

*Full garage, 2 bikes, firewood included

*Highchair, booster chair

*Complex includes tennis, basketball, volleyball, bocci ball, net driving range, shuffle board, swimming pool, hot tub.

*Miles of empty, wild beach and surf.

More Details

Patricia Puterbaugh
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 10, 2017

About Patricia Puterbaugh

Family owned - 3 generations have grown up here blessed by the privilege of vacationing at this very special place!

Patricia Puterbaugh purchased this condo in 1976

Why Patricia Puterbaugh chose California

This property is very unique as the beach and complex are very secluded. The beach is lightly used and offers walking, bird watching, whale watching, surf fishing and much more without putting on shoes. On the other hand you can explore the area to the east, north and south for more adventure and endless activities.

What makes this condo unique

Living within the sand dunes, watching the wildlife and magnificent view!


Castroville Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - Shared upstairs full bath. Brand new remodel
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , private bath upstairs
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , Downstairs, convenient for all
  • 3.5
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master downstairs bedroom with private bath/tub.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Upstairs bedroom, magnificent ocean view.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 bunk bed , Sleeps 4
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Large upstairs bedroom with private bath.
  • King size beds (3), Port-a-crib, high chair in home, Bunk Bed rooms sleeps 3. Good mattresses and pillows! We live there too!
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


5/5 -
(1 traveler reviews)

Beachfront Monterey Bay Luxury Condo
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
Philadelphia, PA USA

A Well-Kept Secret

  • 5 of 5

Monterey Dunes Colony is a well-kept secret. It has the amenities of a wonderful resort but without a front desk, social director, and concierge. It is beautifully maintained, peaceful, and private.

This particular unit is spacious, clean, and lovely. Little extras like the spices in the kitchen, tennis racquets, two bikes, kites, basketball, volleyball, sand pails, games, toys, videos, etc. made us feel at home as soon as we entered. The location is perfect--a few steps to the beach and a few steps to the pool. The pictures are accurate but don't depict the large dining room table, the large functional kitchen with modern appliances, or the beautiful sports area.

There are many places to explore beyond this community but one could be very satisfied just enjoying the sand, water, and extensive recreational complex.

The owner was very helpful and answered our many questions. I was concerned because only an email address was given and not a phone number on the VRBO website but she did give us her phone number and she was accessible when we needed her. I would have felt more comfortable with PayPal rather than a check. Although this home has been in the family for a long time, they are new to renting and she said that she just hadn't gotten around to setting up an account with PayPal yet. We found her to be very honest and she took our concerns seriously. Note that cell phone coverage is spotty but there is a house phone for incoming calls.

By the way, we loved the discount fruit and vegetable stand near the Whole Enchilada Market just north of Molera Road on Route 1. Visits to the Santa Cruz Boardwalk area and the Monterey Aquarium were highlights of our visit.

We would definitely return!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Moss Landing
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Hwy 1
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Moss Landing
Nearest Beach
House is beachfront
Car: necessary

Our 4 bedroom/4 bath home is located on a secluded Monterey Bay beach, minutes away from the quaint harbor village of Moss Landing.

Walk out our door and you're within the dunes, steps away from the beach. Take a long walk, build a sand castle, surf fish, watch pelicans dive, dolphins surf, sea lions and otters hunt. If you're lucky, you might catch a glimpse of a whale playing in the waves.

The complex has a swimming pool, hot tub, 2 tennis courts, bocci ball, shuffleboard, basketball court, sand and hard surface volleyball and net driving range.

Golfing, biking, hiking, wine tasting, shopping, deep sea fishing, kayaking, whale watching and bird watching are popular activities.

We're a 30 minute drive south of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. A 15 minute drive north of the Monterey Bay Aquarium and the beautiful town of Carmel. Both destinations connected by the famous 17 Mile Drive which takes you through Pebble Beach. Pinnacles National Monument, Point Lobos State Reserve, Big Sur coast and the historic missions of Carmel, Monterey, San Juan Bautista, and Santa Cruz are within easy driving distance. Award winning wine tasting is available North, South and East of our home in the small valleys around Salinas/Carmel valleys and Santa Cruz mountains. Bike trails are never ending and the Elkhorn Slough is a birding and kayaking destination. The restaurants around Monterey Bay are famous for their locally grown food. Freshly caught seafood is abundant year round. Fresh vegetables and fruits picked daily throughout the Salinas Valley.

The best is our magnificent sunsets. A sunset toast on our deck to another perfect day is one of our favorite activities. Whether taking a jog on the beach or reading a good book by the fire, our place has something for everyone. It's a perfect spot to get away and enjoy family and friends in a relaxing yet adventurous environment.


Rates & Availability

Castroville Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring rate
Mar 1 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
Memorial Day weekend
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring rate
May 30 2017 - Jun 11 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 12 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Vetrans Day
Nov 10 2017 - Nov 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall rate
Nov 14 2017 - Nov 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
Winter rate
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas Week
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 27 2017
5 night minimum stay
New Years
Dec 28 2017 - Jan 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Booking fee $35
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 10.5%

Rates are subject to change until reservation confirmed. Three day weekends are 3 night minimum.
Non- refundable booking fee, plus occupancy taxes

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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