Standard Amenities for Monterey Vacation Rentals

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Standard Amenities of Most SVR Homes

“All the amenities of a 5 star resort with the comforts of home." The majority of our Monterey and Carmel vacation rentals contain the amenities below:

Please see each individual property description for upgraded amenities or exceptions. Exceptions include #3118 and #3119 which do not provide wine tasting passes, spa robes, spa amenities, wine and hors d'oeuvres,


Décor and Furnishings

  • Updated Look with Designer's Touch
  • New, Clean and Fresh
  • Comfortable Beds and Quality Linen
  • Pet and Children Furniture Protectors
  • Warm Cozy Throw Blankets
  • Reading Lamps


Extra Touches

  • Welcome Wine or Sparkling Cider
  • Cheese and crackers
  • First Morning Organic Coffee and Decaf
  • Black and Herbal Tea
  • Complimentary Passes for Local Wine Tasting at Scheid Vineyards Tasting Room & area wineries
  • Restaurant Coupons
  • Spa Amenities
  • Spa Robes
  • Doggie Treats for Pet Friendly Homes
  • Small Chocolate Chip Cookies for Kids
  • Popcorn for In Home Movie Night
  • Local Staff Favorite What to do and Where To Go Info
  • Welcome Note


Electronics and Games

  • T.V. Flat Screen
  • Cable or Satellite TV
  • Wireless Internet/Wifi
  • D.V.D Player
  • D.V.D Library
  • Alarm Clock
  • T.V & Cable Written Instructions
  • Cards, Scrabble and Games


Safety Items

  • First Aid Kit
  • Bed Bug Mattress, Box Spring and Pillow Protectors
  • Carbon Monoxide Detectors
  • Smoke Alarms
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Power Outage Lanterns and Flashlights
  • Sensor Lights or Timer Lights
  • Safety Escape Ladder for two and three story homes
  • Battery Operated Candles
  • Landline phones for power outages that don't require AC power
  • Flashlights in each bedroom


Kitchen - Everything to make a Thanksgiving Dinner for Friends

  • Microwave
  • Coffee pot
  • Toaster (wide-slot)
  • Blender
  • Food Processor small size, mini chopper
  • Coffee grinder
  • Electric Tea Kettle
  • Mixer – hand-held
  • Mixing bowls
  • Cake pans
  • Muffin Pan
  • Loaf Pan
  • Vegetable peeler
  • Pizza Cutter
  • Ice Cream Scoop
  • Rolling pin
  • Pitcher for milk or cream
  • Pie pan
  • Plenty of Dinner Plates and Bowls
  • Nice serving dishes for entertaining
  • Quality Pots and Pans
  • Baking Ware-Lasagne, etc.
  • Roast pans
  • Meat Thermometer
  • Wine Opener
  • Cookie Sheets
  • Measuring Cups and Spoons
  • Salad Bowl and Tongs
  • Fresh Ground Pepper Shaker and Salt
  • Quality Knives/Sharpener
  • Teflon Fry Pans
  • Juice Pitcher
  • Wine and Cocktail Glasses
  • Water Glasses, Juice glasses
  • Quality Cutlery
  • Cooking and Serving Utensils
  • Filtered Water – Brita Pitcher or by other means
  • Decorative Table Settings



  • Washer and Dryer (At most homes - 3731, for instance, does not have washer or dryer in the unit but it does have a laundry facility on site in the condominium complex)
  • Iron
  • Iron Board
  • Vacuum
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephones (At most homes, though 3684, 3711, 3716, for instance, do not have a land line)
  • Fan for hot days
  • Plenty of Hangers
  • Luggage Racks
  • Sewing Kit
  • Enough Fire Wood or Duraflame Logs for Your First Fire


Supplies - There are enough supplies to last a family of 4 for a minimum of 3 days:

  • Hand Soap, Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Wash, Dish Detergent
  • Trash Bags, Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, Facial Tissues, Laundry Soap, Fresh Kitchen Sponge
  • Batteries-AA, AAA, 9 Volt, Light bulbs, Earth Friendly Cleaning Products
  • Fume Free oven/Grill Cleaner, Pens, Paper, Plastic Wrap, Aluminum Foil, Storage Baggies- Large and Small, Sugar, Sugar Substitute, Salt, Pepper
  • Support and Services
  • 24/7 Phone Coverage
  • Emergency numbers to call
  • Individual House Manager/Concierge
  • Friendly Professional Staff
  • Help with making reservations or suggestions about our favorite restaurants and activities


Available Upon Request for an Additional Fee

  • Baby Gear Concierge*
  • Private Chef and Catering
  • Refrigerator Stocking
  • Dinner Drop Off
  • Early Check In or Late Check Out, Granted When Possible Upon Guests' Requests Well In Advance
  • Picnic Basket with Plates and Utensils
  • Portable Beach Grill
  • Fire Wood (Extra)
  • Baby Sitting - V.I.P. bonded and insured
  • Pet Sitting
  • Pet Grooming and Pet Spa Day
  • *Baby Gate, Pack n Play, Baby Stroller, Car Seats and other Baby-Related Gear can be provided by Baby's Away at or call 831-324-0690 or, toll free at 831-267-3893. This is an independent, local supplier that delivers items directly to the home and can make traveling much more convenient.