3264 Sea Shell Guest Cottage ~ Walk to Town, Charming! Luxurious Bed & Linens

  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom


Welcome to "Sea Shell Guest Cottage"! Cottage sleeps up to 2 adults and 1 small child age 4 or under

Also Available Long Term - 6-12 Months or More - Substantial Savings! Ask our Reservationists about two days for the price of one admission tickets to the Monterey Bay Aquarium when you book this home!

Escape into a mini-fantasy world in this delightful 650-square-foot guest cottage situated in a quiet residential neighborhood just a one block stroll to downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea. Sparkling clean and refurbished in recent years, this fanciful one-bedroom, with its accoutrements of mermaids, seashells, starfish and other undersea imagery, offers a perfect vacation respite for up to two adults or two adults and one small child. This is the perfect setting for a romantic getaway, with its sunny, sand-sea-and-sky color scheme, whimsical objets d'art and sumptuous bath and bed linens that will make you feel like you are at a luxury spa

Upon your arrival you will be greeted with complimentary 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

One open, airy room with a vaulted ceiling and skylights comprises the living, dining and kitchen areas. A beach-like feel is achieved with sand-colored tile flooring, a rattan throw rug, and white furnishings that impart a bright, sun-splashed look to the living room, which includes a Plasma TV with Blue Ray DVD player. The plush sofa, that can be made comfortable for sleeping with a memory foam pad, is deep enough to sleep a child

The kitchen, with its brand-new granite counter tops and glossy white cabinetry, has a small gas range, oven and full refrigerator (no dishwasher). A round white table with four chairs is provided for intimate dining

The handsome new bathroom, which is tiled throughout, features a granite counter top and shower over tub

You will sleep like a baby on the queen-sized bed with its new Sealy Posturepedic extra-plush mattress and ultra soft, luxury linens

A Dutch door in the bedroom leads to a private patio and lush garden filled with colorful flowering plants that flourish all year round in Carmel's temperate Mediterranean climate. You can dine al fresco at a bistro tables and chairs; a gas grill is provided for outdoor cooking. You can access a stacking washer/dryer from the patio

The cottage is within walking distance of the remarkable selection of shops, boutiques galleries and restaurants in the village of Carmel. Bruno's Market, a gourmet grocery store that is a Carmel trademark, is just a few blocks away. Breathtaking white sand beaches skirted by the Monterey Peninsula's trademark Cypress trees are an ambitious but doable walk. In the car, you can be at Carmel Beach in a matter of a few minutes

A pathway along the fence-line just outside the guest house door leads to a charming vest-pocket park. Well-behaved dogs are welcome

The cottage is situated in a completely enclosed and private area behind a main house - also available for rental -- that can accommodate 4 adults and 1 child age 12 or under. You can book our 2 bedroom, 1 bath main house (see #3274 on the Sanctuary Vacation Rentals website for more information) separately or together with this guest cottage

**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


  • Pets
  • Internet
  • Heating
  • TV
  • Laundry
  • Dishwasher


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