3496-Sea Horse Sanctuary (3496)

Location Type Bedrooms Bathrooms Sleeps Pets
Carmel by the Sea Private Home 5 3.5 12 Yes
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Welcome to "Seahorse Sanctuary"! Beautifully remodeled Carmel-by-the-Sea home. Open concept living room, dining and chef's gourmet kitchen. 2 Master Suites. Pet Friendly!
Welcome to "Seahorse Sanctuary"! Beautifully remodeled Carmel-by-the-Sea home. Open concept living room, dining and chef's gourmet kitchen. 2 Master Suites. Pet Friendly! Wine and appetizers to welcome you! Foyer HDTV with BluRay DVD Comfortable Furnishings One of 3 gas fireplaces. Dining for Up to Eight Stainless Steel Appliances Granite Counter Tops in the Beautiful New Kitchen. Chef's Gas Stove Top Queen Sleeper Sofa in the Den Master Bedroom on First Floor Luxurious Bed and Bedding Also has Gas Fireplace Downstairs Master Bath Downstairs Master Bath Upstairs Master Bedroom with Luxurious Bed & Bedding Upstairs Master Bedroom Upstairs Master with HDTV Upstairs Master Bath Upstairs Master Bath with Jetted Tub Guest Bedroom Downstairs can be 2 Twins or a King Another Guest Bedroom Downstairs 1 or 2 Twins Downstairs Guest Bath with Shower & Laundry Room Private Deck Right Off the Great Room Beautiful Remodeled Home with Two Car Garage in a Quiet Neighborhood
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Welcome to "Sea Horse Sanctuary"!

Envision upscale Ralph Lauren elegance blended with more casual Pottery Barn livability and you get a feel for this spacious 3-story Carmel home offering the perfect setting for multi-generational family gatherings or couples traveling together. With 5 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, this lovely dwelling -- located in a beautiful residential neighborhood within walking distance of Carmel and just blocks from the ocean -- can comfortably accommodate 10-12 adults.

A short flight of stairs through a shade garden, beneath an oak and a towering pine, leads to a Carmel stone walkway and a few more steps up to a porch that extends the length of the second story. Enter through a black double-door ornamented with gold whales' tails into a small foyer that opens immediately to a great room that comprises the living room, dining room and kitchen.

Upon your arrival you will be greeted by complimentary hors d'oeuvres and wine, passes to the famous Spa on the Plaza in Monterey, tickets for a tasting at Scheid Winery 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, plush bathrobes and over-sized towels, and beach gear.

Sumptuous yet comfortable, the great room, with its hardwood floors, crown molding, plantation shutters and limestone gas fireplace, is the perfect setting for entertaining at cocktails or dinner parties or just gathering loved ones together for delicious meals and lively conversation. A rich palette of crimson, mustard and other fall colors are used in the handsome traditional furnishings that include a chocolate-colored sectional sofa.

Any professional chef would covet the gorgeous kitchen, with its large rectangular central island with 4 stools, amber-hued granite counter tops and Thomasville wooden cabinetry. Everything needed for preparing gourmet meals, including a stainless steel countertop gas range and double oven, side-by-side refrigerator and beautiful dishware and linens, is provided. An expandable mahogany wooden dining table can seat 8. Get-togethers can also spill out to an enclosed flower-filled deck with table and chairs for 6, an umbrella and lounge chairs. A path from the deck leads to a fenced back yard with flowering shade plants. Pets are welcome.

Just off the living/dining area is a den stocked with books and a sleeper sofa that can sleep 2. French doors behind a Shoji screen lead to the deck.

The house has 2 spectacular master suites -- one on the third and one on the second floor -- that in many ways are similar, although the décor in each is distinctive. Both have king beds with luxury linens including comforters with duvets, throws and decorative pillows, gas fireplaces, wall-to-wall carpeting, walk-in closets, Shoji screens on the windows, flat-screen TVs and views out over rooftops to pine and oak trees in a nearby undeveloped canyon.

The third-story master, which has a color scheme of burnt sienna and mustard, has a desk for a computer, a reading chair and a wall of cabinets. The third-story master bath, which features beautiful Thomasville cabinetry and sand-colored tiling, features a soaking tub with jets. The second-story master, which has French doors that open to the deck, features a white four-poster bed with a chocolate and rust paisley duvet, white end tables and vanity and an upholstered bench. The second story master bathroom is similar to the one on the third story but with a large shower.

The ground level offers 2 bedrooms that would be great hide-a-ways for kids. One has a king with Memory Foam topper that can be converted to 2 twins, and the second has a cream-colored trundle bed perfect for 2 children or 1 adult. A bathroom includes a tub/shower, a separate water closet and a laundry room with washer/dryer.

Park 2 cars in a double-car garage, which has space for bicycles; 2 cars can park in the drive

Amenities & Details

  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Master Bedroom T.V
  • DVD Library
  • 5 minute drive to Town
  • Residential View
  • Gas Grill
  • Welcome Beverage and Horsd'oeuveres
  • Wireless Internet
  • TV
  • Fireplace-Gas
  • Second T.V
  • Washer Dryer
  • Walking Distance to Town
  • Luxury
  • Spa Passes
  • Spa Robes and Amenities
  • Beach Gear
  • Pet Friendly, three gas fireplaces (Great Room, and both Master Suites), TVs in Great Room and Main Floor Master Suite, washer/dryer, 2 car garage
  • Garage
  • Blue Ray DVD Player
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Walking Distance to Carmel by the Sea
  • King Bed
  • Wine Passes
  • Luxury Bedding
  • DVD
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Start Date End Date Additional Nightly Rate Weekly Rate Monthly Rate
09/01/14 10/31/14
From $8,499.90/month
11/01/14 02/28/15
From $1,875.00/week
From $7,258.20/month
03/01/15 05/31/15
From $8,499.90/month
06/01/15 07/31/15
From $8,500.00/month
08/01/15 08/31/15
From $12,000.00/month
09/01/15 10/31/15
From $8,499.90/month



MASTER BEDROOM #1 - KING BED (with gas fireplace - Master bath has shower only)

DEN / GUEST BEDROOM #5 - QUEEN SLEEPER SOFA (there is a powder room bath on this floor)


MASTER BEDROOM #2 - KING BED (TV in this room - Master bath has shower over jetted tub)




(Lower Guest rooms share bath with shower only)

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As advertised = excellent

Sebastian G. from Selbyville, DE recommends this property
Stayed 28 days in Feb, 2014
This was an excellent rental. From the moment we arrived to the time we left a month later, we enjoyed every minute. It is obvious that the owner wanted this to be a good experience for us. The property is well appointed which made staying there easy and comfortable. I am always concerned that the rental is somewhat less then advertised - not the case here. The home is roomy,has two master suites with extremely comfortable king size beds. Appliances are high-end, the kitchen has everything you need to entertain guest. The property is spacious. ,this is truely and excellent place and would rent it again and again. Also the Santuary staff - especially Tracy C. was particularly attentive and helpful throughout our stay. It is a '5 Star' rental.

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A perfect vacation!

A Guest from Plano, TX recommends this property
Stayed 21 days in Sep, 2013
We loved this house! The open living areas and two master bedrooms worked great when it was just my husband and I there, as equally as well when the entire family showed up. It was a short 3-4 walk to the center of town and to the beach. Wonderfully updated, roomy yet cozy, great fully-appointed kitchen. We highly recommend it and hope to visit again someday. We did not want to leave!!

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Lovely property! Great location!

Shelly L. from Plymouth Meeting, PA recommends this property
Stayed 30 days in Aug, 2013
This house truly suited our needs. Very hard to find two master bedroom suites with room enough for the rest of the family. Absolutely loved it here! Beautiful property. Can't say enough good things about Sanctuary Vacation Rentals. Even if this property does not meet your needs, find one that they manage. We travel a lot and they are the most professional management group that we have dealt with.

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Here's Why...........

Mike H. from Scottsdale, AZ recommends this property
Stayed 30 days in Jul, 2013
OK, so here is why you should seriously consider renting a property in Carmel from Sanctuary:
1. Incredibly responsive and professional
2. Spotlessness
3. Reasonable and fair, and not hung up on stuff that happens in life in one of their homes.

This particular rental was our 2nd in Carmel from Sanctuary, and the experience was very consistent from one property to the next.
The place feels like yours after you are in it for 5 minutes, and you have put your stuff in the drawers. Casanova is in a great location for walkers, whether to the beach or the local restaurants! Perfect.

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William G. from Rapid City, SD recommends this property
Stayed 33 days in Jan, 2013
Property management resolved issues on arrival. The entertainment universal remote was difficult. We enjoyed the property with our family using all beds and den. When our friends visited they were treated to the luxury MBR on the main level. All enjoyed

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