3292 Restful Refuge Guest House ~ Spacious & Stylish, Fully Equipped Kitchen!

3292 Restful Refuge Guest House ~ Spacious & Stylish, Fully Equipped Kitchen!

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Oct 25, 2014
large studio, 1 bath vacation guest house sleeps 2 adults 2 small kids (King or 2 Twins + deep sofa & lounge)

Welcome to "Restful Refuge Guest House"!

Escape to your own little island of tranquility in this 600-square-foot studio guest cottage that perfectly encapsulates Carmel's unique style of casual comfort and urbane sophistication. Situated in a lovely quiet residential area, it is just minutes from stunning white beaches and the many exciting shops and restaurants of downtown Carmel and environs. The 2-bedroom, 2-bath main house is also available for rent together with the guest studio or separately (see #3276 on this website for more information).

Upon your arrival you will be greeted by complimentary hors d'oeuvres and sparkling cider, spa passes from the famous Spa on the Plaza in downtown Monterey, Scheid Wine passes and a basket of local information. An assigned concierge vacation house manager is at your disposal to assist you during your stay. We have also provided spa amenities in the bathrooms, embroidered spa bathrobes and over sized towels and beach gear.

Natural sisal and jute rugs over a wide-plank wood floor contribute to the upscale beach motif, with its white, chocolate brown, tan and sea-foam color scheme and bright, upbeat tone. Warm yourself by a cheery wood stove while you play games, read or watch a 46-inch LCD HD TV with dish network service from a cushy white couch and chaise with an ottoman coffee table.

If you choose, you can shop for fresh meats and seafood, fruits and veggies, gourmet cheeses, wines and pastries at nearby purveyors of local delicacies and prepare your own meals in the full-sized fully equipped white-tiled kitchen that has a flower-filled window box above the sink overlooking a lush wooded area. The kitchen is equipped with a gas range, microwave, dishwasher and side-by-side refrigerator. A dark wood drop-leaf dining table behind the couch is set up to seat 2 but can be expanded to accommodate 6.

A king bed, which can be converted to 2 twins, is topped with Memory Foam and appointed with luxury linens and a generous supply of throw pillows.

A closet and two Bombay bedside bureaus provide ample storage. The studio can sleep 2 adults and 1 adult or child on a roll-away bed with Memory Foam mattress, and another small child on the couch (which is not a sleeper sofa but deep enough). The spotless white-tiled bathroom has a tub/shower combination.

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 0 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Wheelchair access

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

Dear Sanctuary Team,

You have a special touch and have created a perfect standard for all in the rental business to strive for-...starting with the website which stands out and inspires confidence in what you offer and promise....All was met and exceeded. The good fortune of having a property in this wonderful neighborhood is matched by what you have done with it.

The great design and decor is so soothing and beautiful.

All amenities, furniture, the patio, beach equipment, privacy...everything!

All so well thought out and accommodating-and perfect for us to enjoy with our girls"the labs".

All perfect! Thank you so much

We cant wait to return.

Bravo!
Sep 2012
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Reviews

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3292 Restful Refuge Guest House ~ Spacious & Stylish, Fully Equipped Kitchen!
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p382224
+1 -831 373-7103
Carmel Central Coast California
Davis, CA
5

A week of bliss and relaxation in an ...

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

Reviewer Comments:
A week of bliss and relaxation in an otherworldly place.

My girlfriend and I have just returned from an amazing, magical stay in the Restful Refuge Guest House in Carmel. It was perfect in every way, so tastefully decorated and furnished. We had such a wonderful time in the Guest House, and in exploring Carmel and Monterrey. From the Guest House, we walked into Carmel and Monterrey everyday, strolling along the beach or visiting Cannery Row. The property was well maintained and extraordinarily clean. Everything worked like a charm. Plus, the Property Manager was exceedingly helpful and friendly. She made us feel right at home. In fact, we felt like we were at home in the Guest House. We would definitely recommend this property to all our friends and family. And at the first opportunity to return to Carmel, the Guest House will definitely be on the top of our list of places to stay. Thank you.
  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
3292 Restful Refuge Guest House ~ Spacious & Stylish, Fully Equipped Kitchen!
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p382224
+1 -831 373-7103
Carmel Central Coast California
Redding, CA
4

Dreamsville by the sea

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

Reviewer Comments:
The studio was perfect in many ways. Parking on the street was the only flaw. The peninsula offers so much to do and see. Our weather was out of this world. We will be back many times!
  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
3292 Restful Refuge Guest House ~ Spacious & Stylish, Fully Equipped Kitchen!
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p382224
+1 -831 373-7103
Carmel Central Coast California
5

Loved the house, the private setting, the trees!

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

Reviewer Comments:
Everything was made easy and delightful. Great size, convenient, especially since I had my bike with me. Power went out my first night, and none of the flashlights had battery power, and one plumbing issue got resolved immediately. I even got some logs dropped off for the fireplace. Everone so nice - would come again soon!
  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
3292 Restful Refuge Guest House ~ Spacious & Stylish, Fully Equipped Kitchen!
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p382224
+1 -831 373-7103
Carmel Central Coast California
5

Perfect

  • 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:
Everything was wonderful. Spent the month there experiencing what it would be like to live in carmel. I felt as comfortable in the cottage as I do in my own home. Loved it
  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
3292 Restful Refuge Guest House ~ Spacious & Stylish, Fully Equipped Kitchen!
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p382224
+1 -831 373-7103
Carmel Central Coast California
Vancouver, Brittish Columbia
4

Early Spring Getaway

  • 4 of 5
Rating Details:
I was more than 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:
It was very pleasant. A few items could be updated to justify the high price we paid. Repair or replace blinds. Update kitchen area. Replace burnt out lightbulbs.
  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
3292 Restful Refuge Guest House ~ Spacious & Stylish, Fully Equipped Kitchen!
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p382224
+1 -831 373-7103
Carmel Central Coast California
4

Cottage stay 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:
Really disliked parking in the street. I don't have a solution. The "big house take preference.

Your onsite manager is outstanding. She was a can do kind of person. Hang on to her.
  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway

Location

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. Annee Hayden Martin

Activity and Interests

Car: recommended

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.

Other Activities: Shopping, Boating, Wildlife Viewing, Health/Beauty Spa, Whale, dolphin & otter watching!

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Notes

  • **AS OF 9/15/14 OUR RATES AND MINIMUM NIGHTS ARE UNDER CONSTRUCTION AND MAY NOT APPEAR CORRECTLY ON OUR LISTED RATES OR IN INSTANT QUOTES.
    WE ARE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE OR CONFUSION.
    PLEASE INQUIRE OR CONTACT OUR OFFICE DIRECTLY FOR THE BEST RATES, SPECIALS AND UP TO THE MINUTE AVAILABILITY.
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    THIS NOTE WILL BE REMOVED WHEN RATES ARE COMPLETE.
    ** 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.

Amenities

Property Type

  • house

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Tank
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • American Kitchen
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort

Attractions

  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 1200 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

Bedrooms

  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • King bed or 2 twin beds sleeps 2 Deep couch and lounge sleeps 1 or 2 children

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden Chairs
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Parasol
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs

Notes:

  • Property amenities: Washer, Dryer, Linens Provided, Street Parking, Wood Fireplace, King Bed or 2 Twins, Cable/Satellite TV, DVD, Video Library, CD Player, Full Kitchen, Cooking Utensils Provided, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Microwave, Catering Available, Gas BBQ Grill, Patio, 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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