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3618 Villa Escondido ~ Luxurious ~ Ocean Views ~ Just Steps to the Seashore

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5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
13 guests
3 nights minimum
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Welcome to “Villa Escondido”! Home sleeps up to 10 adults and 3 children age 12 or under. Walk to the Monterey Bay Aquarium from this outstanding location. Ask our Reservationists about two days for the price of one admission tickets when you book this home! This 1925 Mediterranean-style, 3452 square feet, 5-bedroom, 3-bath home is the epitome of luxury, with countless touches that make it a desirable site for a family reunion, a wedding party or multiple families vacationing together. The home has views over rooftops to Monterey Bay, is only 1 block from the stunning shoreline and just minutes to downtown, Cannery Row and the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Upon arrival you will be greeted with complementary wine and cheese, tickets for a wine tasting at Scheid Vineyards’ tasting room in dow...Welcome to “Villa Escondido”! Home sleeps up to 10 adults and 3 children age 12 or under. Walk to the Monterey Bay Aquarium from this outstanding location. Ask our Reservationists about two days for the price of one admission tickets when you book this home! This 1925 Mediterranean-style, 3452 square feet, 5-bedroom, 3-bath home is the epitome of luxury, with countless touches that make it a desirable site for a family reunion, a wedding party or multiple families vacationing together. The home has views over rooftops to Monterey Bay, is only 1 block from the stunning shoreline and just minutes to downtown, Cannery Row and the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Upon arrival you will be greeted with complementary wine and cheese, 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. Enter through a wooden gate that opens to a courtyard with columned veranda, French doors and a wooden entry door. The living room is a wonderful space for gatherings with hardwood floors, a gas fireplace and a window seat. Coastal art completes the decor. The adjacent sun room, with its walls of glass and partial bay views, is a great spot for enjoying morning coffee at 4 wicker chairs around a glass-topped table. The bright kitchen has granite counter tops, tile floors, stainless steel appliances and a large island with a gas stove top, a prep sink and 2 stools. Open shelving displays handsome dishes and glassware. Casual meals can be enjoyed at a white table with built-in seating and 2 chairs. A fenced back yard with mature trees, includes a brick patio with a table, chairs and a gas grill for dining al fresco. The dining room, with a wall of glass doors and built-in shelves displaying seashells, is the perfect setting for formal dinner parties or family meals. A long wooden table with upholstered chairs can seat 12-15. Enjoy watching shows or movies on a 50” HDTV with Blue Ray DVD player in the spacious living room. A den with a wet bar has a full sleeper sofa and a wood coffee table can be elevated for eating or enjoying a cup or tea or coffee. A bedroom, which faces the back yard, has 2 twins (converts to a king with Memory Foam topper) with luxury linens, 2 white side tables, sea-themed lamps, a table and chair. The bathroom has old-fashioned black and white tiles and a tub-shower combination. The 2nd story is filled with unique touches seldom seen in newer homes. A charming alcove has a day bed that can sleep one and built-in shelves holding a 40” HDL TV, Blue Ray DVD and video library. The master - with gorgeous water views - is unbelievably spacious and has a king bed, white end tables, sea urchin lamps, an electric fireplace, a chaise and a double-width window bed with sea-foam blue coverlets. The luxury master bath has a deep soaking tub with shower, 2 sinks and a walk-in closet. A 2nd upstairs bedroom has a white queen bed, 2 white side stands and seashell lamps and a tall bureau. A delightful dormer room can sleep up to 4 guests in the queen bed and two twin beds. Furnishings include an antique dresser, white **** area rugs and whimsical mermaid pillows. A bathroom with a tub-shower is available for the upstairs guest bedrooms. 1 compact + 1 standard-sized car can be parked in the garage. There is a separate laundry room. Well behaved dogs are welcome for an additional fee. *The video may refer to Spa Passes; we apologize but these aren't currently available* Pacific Grove STR License #172 (Sunsets on 4/30/19 as per City of PG Lottery) As of May 1st 2019 this home will be available for monthly rentals only as the Short Term License is being revoked by the City of Pacific Grove to limit the number of short term rentals in the city. The homes which had their license revoked were selected by a random lottery held May 2018. Pets: Dogs Additional amenities: Alum Foil, Plastic Wrap/Baggies, Art Galleries Nearby, Asilomar State Park Nearby, B-Bug Mattress/Pillow Protectors, Basic Pantry Items (Sugar/S&P), Beach Gear/Towels/Cooler/Chairs, Carmel Sunset Center (Venue), Catering or Chef Available, Coffee & Tea Supplies - 1st Day, Coffee Maker, Concierge Service, Cookie, Cake & Muffin Tins, Cookware (Pots/Pans/Baking), Daily Cleaning (additional cost), Decorative Serving Pieces, Decorative Table Settings, Forest Theater (Outdoor), Full Kitchen, Garage for 2 cars, Golf Course, Hand Mixer, Information: Bicycle Rental, Information: Golf Course, Information: Kayak Rental, Information: Whale Watching, Internet: High Speed WiFi, Iron and Ironing Board, Local Information/Brochures, MY Museum (for Children), Major Shopping Mall, Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway, Mini Food Processor, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey Museum of Art, More than one TV, Movie Theatres, Movie/Video Library, NearMore
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Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2010
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

We loved our stay here and will have many happy memories from it. This beach home's location cannot be beat, being walking distance to Lovers Point beach, Monterey Bay Aquarium and plenty of good restaurants and cafes. We stayed here with our extended family (3...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank JenniferW35
Reviewed October 24, 2017

There were four couples in our group. We golfed at Pebble and then moved over to this home. We stayed for four nights and it felt like home. We golfed each day and out for lunch so we cooked in every night and the kitchen...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Tucker785
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Date of stay: November 2014
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Date of stay: September 2014
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
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