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3276 Restful Refuge ~ Huge Ocean View Deck ~ Plush Beds & Luxury Linens

3276 Restful Refuge ~ Huge Ocean View Deck ~ Plush Beds & Luxury Linens

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Property Details

Updated: May 25, 2015
2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 6

Welcome to "Restful Refuge"!

**For more details about specials for this home, see the Sanctuary Vacation Rentals website or call our office directly.

Imagine yourself lounging on a spacious wooden deck watching a luminous sunset on the horizon over the sparkling blue waters of the Pacific Ocean and you get a foretaste of what to expect from this utterly charming 1,200-square-foot home situated in a lovely Carmel neighborhood.

Bright and cheerful with a wood burning fireplace and hardwood floors throughout, this secluded 2-bedroom 2-bath indoor/outdoor house is surrounded by lush gardens on a large enclosed property. A delightful guest studio cottage that sleeps 2-3 can be rented together with the main house or separately (obtain further information at #3292 on the Sanctuary Vacation Rentals website).

The ocean and Point Lobos are visible from the living room, deck and master bedroom. The upbeat Pottery Barn beach décor, with its white, chocolate and robin's-egg-blue color scheme and seashore-themed accents, will lift your spirits, making you eager to return to your home base after exploring the surrounding sights. Everything you will want to see and do is nearby. It is a short walk to Carmel River Beach (a local favorite) and the Carmel Mission, and minutes by car to the shops and galleries of downtown Carmel and the chic Crossroads and Barnyard shopping areas near the mouth of Carmel Valley. Monterey and Pacific Grove are a 10-minute drive, and Big Sur is half an hour away.

Upon your arrival you will be greeted with complimentary hors d'oeuvres and wine or sparkling cider, passes to the renown Spa on the Plaza in downtown Monterey, 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.

The outdoors is as much a draw as the indoors in this special home. A large deck off the living room and master bedroom is equipped with 3 teak loungers and an outdoor table with green shade umbrella for enjoying evening cocktails or al fresco meals overlooking the private, fenced garden.

As you enter the front door and walk into the cozy combined living and dining room, you will see the lovely garden and ocean views. French doors open out to the deck. When you're not mesmerized by the vista, you can play cards, watch the flat-screen TV with Blue-Ray DVD or socialize in the cheery space, which includes a plush full sofa bed facing a whitewashed wood-burning fireplace, an overstuffed chair and a round glass table with upholstered chairs that seat 4.

A fully equipped kitchen with oak cabinetry has a gas stove, side-by-side refrigerator, dishwasher and microwave. Grab a light breakfast before heading out on your day's adventures.

Wake in the morning after a tranquil night's sleep to ocean views from the master bedroom, which features a queen bed with top-quality mattress and luxurious linens and built-in shelving. The master bedroom includes a spotless en suite full bath with combination tub/shower completely tiled in white.

A second cheerful bedroom that overlooks a rose garden can be made up as 2 twins or a king with a memory foam topper, also fitted with luxury linens. A full bathroom down a short hall off the living room has a tub/shower and counter top that are tiled in cloudy blue.

A laundry room with outside access has a washer/dryer and is shared with the guest house on the property. Parking is available for one car in a carport. Two more cars can fit in the driveway.

See also Rates Notes for additional information about this property.

***Please note that the video for this property shows a hot tub that is no longer at this location and incorrectly describes this property as pet-friendly. We apologize for any confusion.***

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

Sanctuary Vacation Rentals represents properties throughout Carmel, Pebble Beach, Pacific Grove, Carmel Highlands, and the Big Sur coastline. We combine fine resort accommodations and relaxed elegance with all the comforts of home.

Our properties are places that nurture and inspire and are located in one of the most beautiful, energizing places in the world, featuring the spectacular scenery of the Monterey Peninsula and the central coast of California. From historic old Monterey, to the Victorian charm of Pacific Grove, and the artists colony of Carmel-by-the-Sea, and the breathtaking scenery of Big Sur, generations of people have been rejuvenated by the breaking waves and sandy beaches here.

Our properties are designer furnished with relaxed elegance. Many homes feature the colors of the sea and take inspiration from the natural beauty of the surrounding areas.

Throughout Sanctuary’s vacation rentals, you’ll find comfortable beds with luxury linens, welcome beverages and hors d’oeurvres, spa robes and amenities, local wine tasting and spa passes, and a personal concierge to assist you in every way. Our homes feature chef’s dream kitchens and everything you’ll need to entertain in style. And many of our properties are pet friendly.

If you’re looking for a refreshing, relaxed stay in one of the most beautiful areas in the world– offering all the comforts of home, let Sanctuary Vacation Rentals help you discover your own sanctuary by the sea. Make your reservation today.

Video - What Makes Sanctuary Special? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwHiiuT8mh4

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Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a fabulous time here. The house had everything we needed and was very comfortable for the 5 of us, we loved the deck.

The only comment is - a drying rack for towels and an ironing board.
May 2014
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3276 Restful Refuge ~ Huge Ocean View Deck ~ Plush Beds & Luxury Linens
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p375930
+1 -(831) 373-7103 (California, USA)
Carmel Central Coast California
5

Warm & Welcoming

Warm & Welcoming
  • 5 of 5
We had a delightful stay. The cottage was clean and comfortable with a breathtaking view of sunsets over the Pacfic. The garden was a private oasis, although we did not spend much time there. Most of our waking hours were in town or on the beach. Carmel will always be one of my favorite places to be and hopefully we will return.
  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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3276 Restful Refuge ~ Huge Ocean View Deck ~ Plush Beds & Luxury Linens
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p375930
+1 -(831) 373-7103 (California, USA)
Carmel Central Coast California
Edinburgh, Scotland
5

Lovely Space in Carmel

  • 5 of 5
Rating Details:
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.
I was very happy with the location.
The vacation rental was spotless.
The property manager was more than helpful.
Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:
Had a relaxing time in a lovely house with all mod cons. Would highly redo omen this place to anyone.
  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: Sanctuary Vacation Rentals
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3276 Restful Refuge ~ Huge Ocean View Deck ~ Plush Beds & Luxury Linens
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p375930
+1 -(831) 373-7103 (California, USA)
Carmel Central Coast California
San Francisco, CA
5

A Sanctuary Indeed

  • 5 of 5
Rating Details:
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.
I was very happy with the location.
The vacation rental was spotless.
The property manager was very helpful.
Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:
We loved the Mesa Sanctuary house. Quiet, clean, and inviting, it was the perfect base for us to spend a week exploring the Monterey Peninsula. I was particularly taken by the care taken with the house appointments: not just the usual towels and sheets, but a well-appointed kitchen with all the comforts of home, everything in good condition and most of it new or thereabouts. I enjoyed the deck, the garden, the lovely view, and the general peacefulness of the neighborhood. (Being just a block or so from the Carmel Mission means we heard the church bells from time to time; they added to the overall peacefulness.)
  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: Sanctuary Vacation Rentals
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3276 Restful Refuge ~ Huge Ocean View Deck ~ Plush Beds & Luxury Linens
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p375930
+1 -(831) 373-7103 (California, USA)
Carmel Central Coast California
San Francisco, CA
4

Wonderful 4th of July in Carmel

  • 4 of 5
Rating Details:
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.
I was happy with the location.
The vacation rental was spotless.
The property manager was very helpful.
Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:
We had a wonderful July 4th weekend in Carmel. Our family loves going to the beach surfing, boogie boarding etc. so it is important for us to be within walking distance to the beach.

The management company is first class very professional. This is an older home that has been maintained well. I love to cook so I have to say the kitchen had every dish, bowl, utensil one could ever wish or want. That was very impressive to me. The kitchen is older needs to be updated but for a few days it was terrific.

Upon our arrival Kathleen the property manager left wine and cheese with a very sweet card. My gosh that just made my day. I will remember Kathleen's thoughtfulness.

I am pleased to say it was two bedrooms two full baths very fortunate. The best part of the house was the back yard just lovely. I could sit there for hours early in the morning. The neighborhood is quiet and very peaceful.

I am not sure we would rent this house again we would prefer to be walking distance to the beach. I would most definitely work with Santuary Vacation Rentals again they were excellent.
  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: Sanctuary Vacation Rentals
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3276 Restful Refuge ~ Huge Ocean View Deck ~ Plush Beds & Luxury Linens
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p375930
+1 -(831) 373-7103 (California, USA)
Carmel Central Coast California
5

A great getaway

  • 5 of 5
Rating Details:
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.
I was very happy with the location.
The vacation rental was spotless.
The property manager was very helpful.
Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:
Loved this house. It is better than the pictures. View is great from the deck - you can see the beach and ocean. Living room furniture looks good and is functional but not comfortable. I think a deeper couch and some better side chairs and this place would be PERFECT! thanks for a lovely visit.
  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: Sanctuary Vacation Rentals
business
3276 Restful Refuge ~ Huge Ocean View Deck ~ Plush Beds & Luxury Linens
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p375930
+1 -(831) 373-7103 (California, USA)
Carmel Central Coast California
5

EXCELLENT CHOICE!

  • 5 of 5
Rating Details:
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.
I was very happy with the location.
The vacation rental was spotless.
The property manager was very helpful.
Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:
WE HAD A GREAT, GREAT TIME. THE HOUSE WAS WONDERFUL AND MANAGER WAS VERY HELPFUL AND PROFESSIONAL.
  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: Sanctuary Vacation Rentals

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From the Owner

My husband and I bought our first Sanctuary by the Sea in Carmel in 2006. Our background includes architecture, kitchen & bathroom design, Realtor, Stager ,Former Vermont Innkeeper/Chef. David -Architect-loves to create spaces that nurture and inspire and Annee likes to create places (vacation homes) that nurture and inspire. We created Sanctuary Vacation Rentals to help our friends be able to share their beautiful homes and allow families and friends to come together to experience what we believe is one of the most beautiful places on the planet and have all the comforts of a home away from home. The owners of these homes are very involved and take a lot of joy and pride in opening their home and hearts to fellow travelers. It is our deepest wish that anyone who stays at one of the Sanctuary Vacation Homes feel that this is one of the nicest places they have ever stayed including every one who assists them in the reservation process.

Activity and Interests

The Monterey Peninsula is unique in its combination of breathtaking natural resources and a multiplicity of cultural and entertainment possibilities. You can find something for every possible taste. For nature lovers, there is the diversity of mountain and sea, for picnicking, surfing, fishing, horseback riding, hiking, beachcombing, bird-watching, kayaking, scuba diving, tidepooling, biking and more. If you want a man-made excitement, we have art galleries galore, excellent fine-art museums, local theater, outstanding restaurants, boutiques, a natural history and a children's museum, a world-class aquarium, and that's just for starters. History buffs will have a field day exploring the adobes of Monterey. There's so much to do that you cannot possibly do it all in one visit, which means you will have to come back.

Availability

From $4,200 Per month

Notes

  • Note: You are renting a 2 bedroom, 2 bath one-story main house. There is a detached guest studio on the property behind the carport that can be rented separately if available. If you are not renting the guest studio we reserve the right to rent the guest studio to another family. Guest limits in this contract refer to the number of overnight guests allowed in the main house only and include children.
    ** There is no longer a hot tub, even though it may still appear in our video advertising the property.
    ** Holidays & Special Events may have higher rates.
    ** Some fees, security deposit and taxes may apply in addition to the base rates.
    ** PG&E gas and electricity are paid by guests for stays of 30 days or more.
    ** 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.
    ** See more info at sanctuaryvacationrentals.com or call 831-373-7103.
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Amenities

Property Type

  • house

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • 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

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • 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
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 1200 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms
  • The Guest House on the property also has a full bath with tub/shower combination.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 1 King bed, 1 Queen bed, 1 Sofa Bed bed

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • 9 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs

Meals

  • Catering available

Notes:

  • Property amenities: Washer, Dryer, Linens Provided, Off Street Parking, Gas Fireplace, Wood Fireplace, King Bed, Queen Bed, Convertible Bed, Cable/Satellite TV, DVD, VCR, Video Library, CD Player, Stereo System, Full Kitchen, Cooking Utensils Provided, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Microwave, Catering Available, Gas/Electric BBQ Grill, Deck/Patio, Balcony, Telephone, Free Long Distance, Broadband Internet, WiFi (Wireless Internet), Smoking Not Allowed Community amenities: Golf, Tennis, Shopping, Sightseeing, Restaurants, Kayaking, Sailing, Boating, Shelling, Swimming, Snorkeling/Diving, Surfing, Windsurfing, Biking, Hiking, Fishing, Fitness Center/Gym, Health/Beauty Spa, Racquetball, Basketball Court, Antiquing, Cinemas/Movie Theaters, Live Theatre, Museums, Horseshoes, Miniature golf, Horseback Riding

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