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Dramatic Ocean View, 2-3 Bedroom, Custom Home, Big Sur/ Carmel

Deck view with Permasteel Propane BBQ.
20 reviews
Deck view with Permasteel Propane BBQ.
Winter Sunset in the Dining Room
Dining Ocean View.
Pacific sunset from deck Ocean View
Living Room
entry landing
Living Room
Dining with an Ocean View
Dining with an Ocean View
Dining Room sunset
Super Kitchen with Ocean View
Living Room view north
foggy winter sunset view from deck
Master en Suite propane heater that looks like a wood stove
Master en Suite Queen Bed and full-size Euro Lounge (optional)
Master en Suite
Second Bedroom
above the fog view from the deck
Lower Level
Lower Level
Lower Level
Hammock Hallow
Take a Hike
Studio Atrium
Studio Ocean View
Studio sunset from the deck
Studio Kitchen/Dining
Studio View from Dining
Studio Bedroom Area
Studio Bath and Shower
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Big Sur, California
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Our Bella Vista is safe from recent storms, is fully accessible, and located between Carmel and Big Sur. Up to 26 miles South from Carmel is accessible on Highway 1.

Getaway, get together, retreat, working vacation, base camp. Year-round hiking. This custom home is centrally located in Big Sur Country, sitting on five acres, high on a plateau at 1200 feet with dramatic ocean views. Located 20 minutes south of Carmel and 20 minutes north of Big Sur Valley.

Bella Vista is perfect for a relaxing getaway, family reunion, writer/artist retreat or a Base Camp to explore Big Sur Country. Bella Vista is a convenient in-between meeting spot for friends from SoCAL & NorCAL.

DESIGN ~ CW's goal was to create an enjoyable retreat that honors the spectacular view and nature. With the help of his Interior Desig...
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About the Owner, Maya F
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 25 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 20 reviews and 1 property
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English first
Kirkland, Washington
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed June 23, 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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Bella Vista is a beautifully designed and built custom home with a fantastic view. The artwork and architecture added to the experience. We spent the evenings on the deck enjoying the sunsets, star and planet gazing, breathing in the mountain air...and relaxing after a day of hiking. Recommend a trail up the road which is very nice, but you have...

Carolyn W
Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2014 for a stay in March 2014
people found this review helpful

Spectacular views of the ocean, better than advertised. Many nice amenities (very well stocked pantry complete with great variety of herbs and spices, and even coffee beans; jetted tub; pandora; free wi-fi; interesting books and games). We would definitely love to return. The hosts were invisible but in touch to make sure all our needs were met. Nice. Downsides: We're...

Anita C
Boston, Massachusetts
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2013 for a stay in September 2013
people found this review helpful

Bella Vista is a perfect vacation rental. The house is beautiful, has a well stocked pantry and the views are amazing. We traveled with 3 children under 5 and they had a wonderful time as did the adults. The beach about 20 minutes away is really nice with nice tidal pools. I was concerned about the drive up tot he...

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Thank you for the wonderful review and we're glad that you enjoyed your stay at Bella Vista Big Sur. Until recently, Bella Vista had two pair of binoculars. One pair...


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(3)
  • Refrigerator
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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  • Whole house cleaning fee: $185 / stay - Fee
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About the neighborhood
Bella Vista is centrally located 20 minutes south of Carmel and 20 minutes north of Big Sur Valley; the perfect location to see it all. Bella Vista is waiting for you to take a well-deserved Time Out.
Getting around
Vehicle required.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Monterey Regional Airport MRY: 21.7 mi
Located between Carmel and Big Sur, Bella Vista is 2.5 miles through a redwood canyon and .3 miles up a private gravel road.
All Wheel Drive required during winter and if any rain is in the forecast.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive.
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