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Annee Martin


Annee’s background includes being a therapist, professional chef, inn owner, cookbook author, interior designer, real estate consultant, professional stager, boutique owner and occasional artist/writer (her passion). Annee took her love and passion for creating beautiful, nurturing spaces and founded Sanctuary Vacation Rentals, which allows Annee to use many of her talents and interests. She also owns a small lifestyle boutique called Ami Carmel. She graduated from the Carmel Leadership Training in 2022. She is on the board of the Monterey Film Commission and the Monterey Vacation Rental Alliance. She lives with her husband David Martin and rescue dog Gracee . She wants to make the world a more beautiful place to live in and to help her community.

Before moving to California in 2004 she was an innkeeper and professional chef for over 20 years and founder of Cooking from the Heart Catering.

Cooking From The Heart Catering

She co-authored a cookbook which is called "Recipes and Reflections: A journey of food and friendship from the Inn at the Round Barn Farm" in Waitsfield, Vermont.

It is her desire that Sanctuary Vacation Rentals is a place of peace and prosperity for all who visit, work and play in this beautiful place she feels so blessed to call home.

Annee also owner Carmel's Best Gift Store for 2021 and 2022 - Ami Carmel! Ami Annee welcomes all of Sanctuary Vacation Rentals Homeowners and Guest to visit her unique store focused on making meaningful connections with both the community and its visitors.

Ami Carmel