- 3 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Sleeps 8
Description from the manager
Welcome to "Casa Felice"!
How can you not feel good in a place named Casa Felice, which translates to mean, Happy Home? Located in a quiet neighborhood just a few minutes walk from downtown Carmel, this delightful light-filled house has it all, including a private, nicely landscaped fenced-in back yard where children and pets can play.
Special care has been taken by the owners of the 1800-square-foot cottage to create an environment that is relaxing and uplifting. Virtually all on one level, the house can sleep up to eight in the three bedrooms that include a master suite (two baths). All have king beds that can be converted into...Read more
3149 - Walk to Downtown Restaurants & Galleries! Private!
Additional Location Information
LOCATION - Situated on the Carmel Bay in Central California on the southern bend of the Monterey Peninsula, Carmel-by-the-Sea is 120 miles south of San Francisco, 350 miles north of Los Angeles and 26 miles north of Big Sur.
SIZE - Carmel-by-the-Sea is one square mile of incorporated city.
POPULATION - 4,038 according to the 2006 census.
HISTORY OF FOUNDING - Fifty years after Columbus discovered America, Spanish explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo sighted the white sands and green pines of Carmel. Two centuries later, in 1771, Father Junipero Serra established Mission San Carlos de Borromeo on a knoll overlooking the Carmel Bay, ”the jewel and the heartbreak of his ministry". In the early 1900s, the village of Carmel began its growth around an eclectic group of young artists, writers and intellectuals.
CLIMATE - Carmel enjoys moderately warm temperatures year round, with an average high of 65° F and an average low of 48° F. September and October (Indian Summer) offer the best weather of the year, with an average high of 72° F. Average rainfall, primarily between November and April, is 15 inches. Coastal fog is prevalent during the summer.
TRANSPORTATION - United, American, Delta, and America West offer direct flights to San Francisco, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Denver, Las Vegas and Salt Lake City out of the Monterey Airport, which is 10 minutes from downtown Carmel. Rental cars are available. Amtrak and Greyhound bus stations are also nearby.
RESTAURANTS - More than 60 coffee houses, bakeries, pubs, bistros and exceptional restaurants, highlight dining in Carmel. These establishments serve a bounty of international and regional cuisines ” utilizing fresh produce grown locally in the fertile Salinas Valley, and fresh seafood from the azure waters of Monterey Bay. Monterey County is also home to more than 75 wineries, many of which offer daily tastings of wines produced with varietal grapes grown on 45,000 acres of vineyards.
GALLERIES - Carmel has been a mecca for artists, writers and musicians since the turn of the last century. Today, more than 100 art studios, galleries and antique stores represent the works of master artists, both local and from around the world.
SHOPPING - Carmel boasts four exceptional shopping venues: The neighborhood of quaint shops, antique stores, boutiques and galleries centered on Ocean Avenue in town; The Carmel Plaza, also on Ocean Avenue; as well as The Barnyard Shopping Village and the Crossroads Shopping Center, both located at the mouth of the Carmel Valley.
FESTIVALS - Each year, thousands of visitors are drawn to the diversity of art, drama, music and literary events designed to promote Carmel's celebrated cultural contributions and traditions. Some of the most popular events include: the annual Carmel Art Festival, the annual Carmel Bach Festival, and the Carmel Shakespeare Festival featuring performances at the Outdoor Forest Theater and the Golden Bough Theater.
RECREATION - Visitors can enjoy the charm of downtown Carmel's charm and the natural beauty of California's central coast while engaging in a variety of outdoor activities, including horseback riding; jogging, walking and bicycling along coastal bluffs; and fishing, kayaking, surfing or SCUBA diving off Monastery Beach. Several renowned golf courses and tennis clubs are also located nearby.
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation
Car is not necessary
Last updated on September 14, 2014
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Additional notes from the manager
** Additional fees and taxes apply in addition to the monthly rates.
** Rates are subject to change.
** 1 month minimum rental requirement per city of Carmel. Inquire directly for the best rates, specials and for current availability. 831-373-7103.
** Save when booking within 30-60 days of arrival!
** Additional rate details and terms may be seen on our website at www.sanctuaryvacationrentals.com, or feel free to contact one of our friendly, knowledgeable reservationists to receive a full quote via email. 831-373-7103
We look forward to hosting you soon!
The Sanctuary Vacation Rentals Team
- Alarm Clock
- Central heating
- Local Guides/Maps
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Linens Provided
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- Housekeeping Optional
- Towels Provided
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Paper Towels Provided
- Stove or Oven
- DVD Player
- Satellite or cable TV
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Pet friendly - yes
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - ask
- 1800 square feet