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

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms


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, four French doors and a wooden entry door. A spacious foyer opens to the kitchen on the left and a formal dining room on the right. 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 spacious 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 (convertible 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 with luxury linens, 2 white side stands and seashell lamps and a tall white bureau. A delightful dormer room can sleep up to 4 guests in the queen bed and two twin beds. Furnishings include an antique dresser, sea-themed lamps, white shag 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. **There is an additional fee for pets** ***The video may refer to Spa Passes; we apologize but these aren't currently available*** See also Rates Notes for additional information about this property. Pacific Grove Transient Use License #0172


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  • Fireplace
  • Hot Tub


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