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Gorgeous Authentic Victorian - The Perfect Vacation Home!

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Three Bedroom (Four Beds), Two Bath Home for Up to 5 Guests.

This beautiful three story, recently remodeled Victorian home (originally built in 1902) transports you back to the 19th century while providing all the amenities and comforts of the 21st.

The Historic Lavender House is centrally located on a quiet, peaceful street in Pacific Grove's historic Retreat District. No need to drive, the finest restaurants and shops in downtown Pacific Grove are just down the street and Monterey Bay’s world famous Aquarium and Lover's Point are only a brief stroll away. For the kids, there is the family-friendly Caledonia Park right around the corner.

Lover's Point and the newly renovated Beach House restaurant are just a short stroll away. The Pacific Grove Municipal Golf Links and the Point Pinos Lighthouse are located immediately to the north, the Asilomar Conference Grounds and State Beach are found just as easily to the west, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, and Fisherman’s Wharf are located one-half mile to the south. 17 Mile Drive and Pebble Beach are just around the corner, Monterey’s historic downtown district, Carmel’s world-famous shopping, and the Pebble Beach golf links are all within a few minutes drive. Carmel Valley, Point Lobos State Reserve, and Big Sur are all an easy drive south, providing your friends and family with stunning vistas along California’s most beautiful coastal highway.

The Historic Lavender House accommodates up to 5 guests and has three bedrooms offering high quality 'Sleep Number' beds. The two primary bedrooms each offer queen beds and the open loft bedroom provides one twin day bed and one trundle bed. The second floor deck opens out to soothing views of Pacific Grove and Monterey Bay. The third floor loft offers even grander vistas of the surrounding area.

The living room includes a High Definition Flat Panel TV, Tivo DVR, Netflix, Pandora, and a Blu-Ray player (along with a library of movies for your viewing). Wireless high-speed Internet access is available throughout, and the kitchen is fully stocked and outfitted with modern appliances, cooking utensils, plates, glasses and silverware. A high-capacity washer and dryer is available for your use, as is the attached single car garage.

You are likely to see deer passing by your front porch in the early morning hours or catch a glimpse of seals and otters during your stroll to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Walk, run, or bicycle along the coastal bike trail as you make your way to Cannery Row or downtown historic Monterey. Championship golf, whale-watching, hiking, biking, wine-tasting, shopping, dining, kayaking, first-class spas, breath-taking nature… it’s all here waiting for you!

Step back to a slower time. Combine the comforts of the present while experiencing the craftsmanship of the past by staying at the Historic Lavender House, the most beautiful Victorian in Pacific Grove.

The Historic Lavender House is licensed by the City of Pacific Grove as a Short Term Rental (License #0141)

More Details

Owner
Terry Winston
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

About Terry Winston

Here we are in front of our Victorian Home Christmas 2012!

We love Pacific Grove, the Monterey Bay area, and the beauty of Victorian Homes and want to provide our guests a relaxing and happy experience in the area we love so much.

Terry Winston purchased this house in 2012

Why Terry Winston chose Central Coast California

The Historic Lavender House is a charming and comfortable Victorian very close to downtown Pacific Grove and surrounding attractions.

What makes this house unique

Enjoy a cup of tea or coffee on the sunny front porch, or take a short stroll downtown to the local bookstores and coffee shops! We recommend dinner at the Red House Cafe, Jennine's, or Passion Fish; lunch at the Beach House (Lover's Point), Red House Cafe, or Pacific Thai; and breakfast at Toastie's... all within two short blocks from the Historic Lavender House!

Amenities

Pacific Grove House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • First Floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Second Floor Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • Generous towel racks and high quality towels. Large walk-in shower on second floor. Vintage pull-chain and 1920's style toilets in 1st and 2nd floor bathrooms. Hair dryer, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, and soap provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Cottage Room - 1 queen
    Gothic Bedroom - 1 queen
    Crow's Nest Loft Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • The Historic Lavender House is licensed to provide accommodations for up to 5 guests (please contact owner for approval of more than 4 adults). The Cottage Bedroom includes a Queen Sleep Number bed (each side adjustable to your comfort) with mirrored dresser and chair. Includes full size closet and room darkening drapes. The Gothic Bedroom includes a Queen Sleep Number bed (each side adjustable to your comfort) with corner cabinet, mirror, bench, and small closet. The Crow's Nest Loft includes one twin Sleep Number mattress (adjustable to your comfort) and one normal twin mattress with desk and chair and large viewing window. The Cottage and Gothic bedrooms include Luxury cotton (high thread count) sheets and hypo-allergenic pillows and bedding.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Two discount multi-day Monterey Bay Aquarium tickets are available for guests to purchase ($20 each). Please request the guest tickets when reserving the Historic Lavender House.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(77 traveler reviews)

Gorgeous Authentic Victorian - The Perfect Vacation Home!
average rating of 4.987013 based on 77 reviews
5

Gem in Pacific Grove

  • 5 of 5

Quaint, charming, well stocked and cozy. We loved this house. We rented it for Sea Otter week, Tuesday through Saturday. Four adults stayed comfortably here. Quiet street and walking distance from the sea side bike/walk path. Would stay here again in a heart beat. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The house was perfect. It was up to date, comfortable and fun. Good location, very central.

  • 5 of 5

We live in a Victorian era home so we understand how older homes can be... But, not this one. The updates maintained the charm but were first rate and provided reliable well working fixtures/features. The area was quiet but town (PG) and the beach/coast line were a short walk. We will visit again..

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very neat and clean and well equipped

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful little house centrally located in the lovely town of Pacific Grove

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful remodel in an idyllic setting.

  • 5 of 5

I loved this house. It has been remodeled with great attention to detail. Every corner displays appropriate, modern updates and decor that compliment the older Victorian house. The pictures of this house in the VRBO listing do not do it justice. It was so much more than I expected with details such as the stained glass window, the bathroom tub, the nook with the reading chair and ocean view in the loft. The house is only a couple of blocks from the pedestrian path that connects Monterey to pebble beach. We easily walked along pedestrian path to the aquarium with our children, and we were also able to run for miles along the shoreline. This house and town are a slice of heaven.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for 5 people

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Better Than the Description and Equal to the Great Reviews

  • 5 of 5

What if the place is not as nice as past guests have reported and the pictures show? You never really know until you see for yourself. All the "what ifs" quickly disappeared when we arrived and did our quick walk through. The stellar reviews were accurate and the owner's descriptions were precise. It is hard to capture and relate the attention to detail we found like the period style push button light switches ornate door hinges, copper bathroom sinks and elaborate crown molding. We are two 70 year old couples who have been good friends since high school who have travelled all over the world and who have become accustomed to the finer things in life. The Lavender House fit our aesthetic. Both of the men in our foursome are accomplished chefs who prefer to cook in rather than dine out. With some help from nearby Trader Joe's, Safeway, and a well equipped kitchen, we could not have been more pleased. My wife and I lived in Pacific Grove just a few blocks away at Lover's Point during my time at Fort Ord in the very early 70's. We enjoyed full views of the the breaking waves but the Lavender House has a much better location away from all traffic noise of Ocean View Blvd. and is just steps from downtown Pacific Grove where I could grab the morning paper from the book store and piping hot bread and croissants from Pavel's Bakeri each morning. The Lavender House is an away-from-home experience done right. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Monterey
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Pacific Grove
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Hwy 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Red House
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Lover's Point
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Pacific Grove House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,850
$6,000
 
 
Concours d'Elegance '17
Aug 14 2017 - Aug 20 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
Flat fee
 
 
Winter 2017
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,750
$5,500
 
 
Holiday 2017
Dec 20 2017 - Dec 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
Flat fee
 
 
New Years 2018
Dec 29 2017 - Jan 3 2018
5 night minimum stay
$315
$2,000
 
 
Spring 2018
Jan 4 2018 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$285
$1,800
$5,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,850
$6,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $50 + Tax
Pet Fee $30 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 10.0%

Dogs are welcome, please contact owner to discuss type of dogs allowed (2 dogs maximum).
Please let us know if you'd like to purchase discount Monterey Bay Aquarium Guest Passes ($20 each, max 2 passes)
City license limits the home to a maximum of 5 overnight adult guests.

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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