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3 Bedrooms
5 Beds

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CUSTOM HOME ~ CW & Ellen designed and built Bella Vista for their retirement home with nature in mind and furnished with art. Sunset is an event. Main House: 2 bed/ 2 bath. Add lower level for extra bed/ bath. 20 min. south of Carmel.

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Bella Vista Big Sur ~ Ocean View

The Space
Bathrooms: 3
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 5
Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: $60 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: $185
Security Deposit: $500
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

In the heart of the rugged 70-mile Big Sur Coast /Pacific Coast Highway 1, only 25 minutes south of Carmel, Bella Vista offers a peaceful Time Out. Easy access to world-class hiking trails.

MAIN HOUSE OPTION (sleeps 2-5 guests): 2 bedrooms/ 2 bathrooms (master bedroom has en suite bathroom plus fold out Euro lounge), queen beds in each bedroom, full kitchen, ocean view, deck, propane BBQ, wood burning stove, wifi, internet TV, DVD player with small DVD library, board games.
WHOLE HOUSE OPTION: Main House plus the 750 sq. ft. lower level suite with queen bed, full bathroom, fold out Euro lounge and ocean view. Total 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, accommodating up to 8 persons.

$375/night, (includes tax and owner fees), 2 guests weekdays.
Weekend & Holiday rates higher.
$60 per extra person over 2 guests.
$135-185 cleaning fee

Getaway, get together, retreat, working vacation, base camp. Year-round hiking.

Guest Access

Guests are the only ones on the property. Onsite parking with carport.

Interaction with Guests

Available via email or phone 24 hours per day.

The Neighborhood

Quiet, ocean view, wilderness vista, starry night skies.
Very quiet and private neighbors. No hiking from the house to prevent passing over private property.

Getting Around

Vehicle required.

Other Things to Note

By paying, the guest agrees to Rental Agreement in House Rules section.
We will be requiring guests to sign our renter agreement via Docusign.

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House Rules

Absolutely no smoking or open flames on the property, no pets, no drone flying.
Quiet time 10pm - 8am
Private roads, septic system
We will be requiring guests to sign our renter agreement via Docusign.

(“Occupants”) Must be at least 25 years old and agree as follows:
2: PREMISES: Occupants rent, for vacation purposes only, the furnished home at 38081 Palo Colorado Rd., Carmel, CA 93923 from “OWNER,”
CW Freedman, PO Box 221217, Carmel CA 93922 telephone: (phone number hidden): RENTAL PERIOD: nights; ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE:
Arrival: 4PM
Departure: 11AM
4: Authorized Use and Guests: The Premises are for the sole use as a personal vacation residence by no more than x adults & x children.
No other overnight guests permitted without approval of Owner. Overnight usage by more than Occupants, Authorized Guests, without prior approval of Owner, constitutes breach of this agreement and Occupants forfeits its right to return of Security Deposit.
5: PAYMENTS: Occupants agree to the following payments:
A: The premises are held by Owner for Occupant based upon receipt of Reservation Fee. Once paid, the reservation fee is for services rendered in entering into this agreement and is non-refundable in event of cancellation. Otherwise it becomes part of refundable security deposit.
B: Category: Amount Due Date
Rent Payment$With agreement
(website hidden) With agreement
Cleaning Fee
Security Deposit With agreement
Total $
6: BALANCE DUE; TERMINATION; CANCELLATION: If any amount due is not received by the applicable Payment Due Date, Owner may, at Owner’s sole discretion, terminate this Agreement. Funds received by Owner prior to this time will be forfeited by Occupants.
7: SECURITY DEPOSIT: All or any portion of the security deposit, upon termination of occupancy, may be used as reasonably necessary to repair damage, excluding ordinary wear and tear, and or to replace items beyond repair or missing, caused by Occupants or Occupants’ guests. Within one week of Departure Date, Owner will refund security deposit minus any charges for damages. No charges will be withheld without contacting Occupants. Movie Rentals & other video charges if any will be deducted from security deposit.
8: CANCELLATION: Payment by Occupants represents a binding commitment to occupy premises as per dates of this agreement. Should Occupants cancel rental commitment after Owner has received any funds, funds are non-refundable unless Owner is able to rent Premises for same time period and same fees. Should Premises be rented for less than Occupants’ commitment, Owner will refund the difference between Occupants’ rental commitment, and replacement tenant’s fees, less re-rental expenses. Owner will use due diligence to re-rent Premises; however, it is highly recommended that Occupants secure Traveler’s Insurance to protect against forfeiture of fees upon cancellation. Cancellation 60 days prior to reservation will receive full refund less $150 rebooking fee.
9: HOLDING OVER: Occupants agrees there shall be no holding over or late departure without prior approval. Any unauthorized holding over or late checkout by Occupants shall be subject to a charge of $500 if on scheduled day of departure, and $1000 per day if after date of departure.
10: CLEANING: Premises will be delivered to Occupants in a professionally cleaned condition.
11: NO PETS: Pets are not allowed without prior written approval of owner. If an unauthorized pet is on the Premises, Occupants are responsible for all damage caused by the pet, as defined by Owner, and Occupants are in breach of this agreement and forfeit their right to return of any security deposit
12: NO SMOKING: NO SMOKING ALLOWED ON THE PREMISES INCLUDING HOUSE AND GROUNDS. If smoking does occur, Occupants are responsible for all damage and/or odors, and are in breach of this Agreement, and Occupants forfeit their right to return of any security deposit.
13: CONDITION OF PREMISES: Occupants shall on arrival, examine Premises, including furniture, furnishings, appliances, fixtures and landscaping, and shall immediately notify Owner, in writing or by email, if any are not in operating condition or are in disrepair. Reporting of repairs does not give Occupants the right to cancel this Agreement or receive a refund of any payments made. Owner stipulates that all appliances are in normal operating condition at time of this agreement
14: UTILITIES: Owner pays for all utilities
15: REASONABLE USAGE: Occupants agree to comply with any and all rules and regulations posted on the premises or delivered to Occupants. Occupants and guests shall not disturb neighbors through excessive noise or other annoyances. Occupants shall observe a ‘quiet time’ from 10PM-10AM. on all outside areas.
16: MAINTENANCE: Occupants shall properly use, operate and safeguard the Premises including landscaping, furniture, furnishings, appliances and all mechanical, electrical, gas and plumbing fixtures and keep them clean and sanitary. Occupants shall not deep fry food or cook with excessive oil that can causes grease splatter, any evidence of this shall incur an extra $50 cleaning fee. Occupants shall immediately notify Owner or Owner’s Representative of any problem, malfunction or damage. Occupants shall pay for any and all repairs and replacements of damage caused by Occupants and guests of Occupants, excluding ordinary wear and tear. Occupants shall pay for all damage to the Premises as a result of failure to report a problem, malfunction or damage in a timely manner. Occupants shall pay for repair of drain blockages or stoppages, unless caused by defective plumbing parts or tree roots invading septic system. Occupants are not authorized to make repairs without authorization of Owner or Owner’s Representative. Should emergencies that threaten Occupants or Premises occur when Owner or Owner’s Representative is not available, repairs can be undertaken by Occupants and will be reimbursed by Owner.
17: ALTERATIONS: Occupants shall make no alterations to the Premises
18: NO ASSIGNMENT OR SUBLETTING: Occupants shall not assign any interest in this agreement or sublet any part of the Premises. If this Agreement is assigned or the Premises or any part thereof is sublet, (i) Occupants, Authorized Guests, assignees, sub-lessees and all others may be required to immediately leave the Premises, or be removed from it; (ii) Occupants is in breach of this Agreement; and (iii) Occupants forfeit their right to return of any security deposit.
A: Owner Insurance: Occupants’ or guests’ personal property, including vehicles, are not insured by Owner against loss or damage for any reason whatsoever. Owner does not insure against personal injury to Occupants, Authorized or Unauthorized guests or any others occupying premises during period of Occupants’ tenancy.
B: Occupants Insurance: Owner recommends that Occupants carry or obtain insurance to protect Occupants, guests and licensees and their personal property form any loss or damage.
C: Indemnity and Hold Harmless: Occupants agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Owner and Owner’s Representative from all claims, disputes, litigation, judgments, costs and attorney fees resulting from loss, damage, or injury to Occupants, Occupants’ Authorized guests, Unauthorized guests, or licensees or their personal property. If guests have not been identified in this agreement, Occupants agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Owner and Owner’s Representative from any claims arising from these individuals. OCCUPANTS UNDERSTAND THAT ANY INJURY TO THEMSELVES OR THEIR CHILDREN DURING VISIT TO OWNER’S HOME AT 38081 PALO COLORADO ROAD IS THEIR SOLE AND COMPLETE RESPONSIBILITY. OWNER IS IN NO WAY RESPONSIBLE FOR COSTS/LIABILITY ASSOCIATED WITH INJURY.
20: MEDIATION: Occupants agrees to mediate any dispute or claim arising out of this Agreement, or any resulting transaction, before resorting to arbitration, which Occupants agrees will be the final means of resolution. Occupants agree to pay all legal fees for any claim or dispute initiated by Occupants.
21: JOINT AND INDIVIDUAL OBLIGATIONS: If there is more than one Occupant, each one shall be individually and completely responsible for the performance of all obligations under this Agreement, jointly and individually with every other Occupant. Occupants assume responsibility for any Authorized or Unauthorized Guest adhering to terms of this Agreement, even if those Guests do not sign, or are not named in this Agreement.
22: TRANSIENT OCCUPANCY: Occupants are renting the Premises as transient lodgers for the time period specified in Paragraph 3 of this Agreement from Owner who retains full legal, possessory and access rights.
23: OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Agreement Addendum (Release of Liability) is an integral part of this contract and is to be signed by Occupants, and other Guests if possible, and returned with this Agreement. Check-in Procedures and Premises details will be sent to Occupants upon Owner’s receipt of signed Agreement.
24: ENTIRE CONTRACT: Time is of the essence. All prior agreements between Owner and Occupants are incorporated in this Agreement, which constitutes the entire contract. It is intended as a final expression of the parties’ agreement, and may not be contradicted by evidence of any prior agreement or contemporaneous oral agreement. The parties further intend that this Agreement constitutes the complete and exclusive statement of its terms, and that no extrinsic evidence whatsoever may be introduced in any judicial or other proceeding, if any, involving this Agreement. Any provision of this Agreement that is held to be invalid shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision of this Agreement. The waiver of any breach shall not be construed as a continuing waiver of the same or any subsequent breach. This Agreement shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California. California shall have personal jurisdiction over the parties and Monterey County shall be the forum for any legal action brought in relation to this Agreement.

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Occupant:____________________________________ Date ___________




Occupant:____________________________________ Date ___________




Addendum to Vacation Rental Agreement between
CW Freedman and _____________________________________
for Rental of Premises at 38081 Palo Colorado Rd., Carmel, CA 93923 from (date)_________________.

Occupants (authorized and unauthorized guests agree to assume full responsibility for any injury or damage to Freedman’s or their personal property incurred while on the premises at 38081 Palo Colorado Road during the period of rental ________________ including but not limited to injuries caused by negligence or oversight on the part of the Owner (CW Freedman). Freedman warrants that at the time of rental the appliances and fixtures of the house are in working order but does not warrant unforeseen problems. ____________ and guest[s] agree not to bring legal action against Freedman for any problems or injuries they may incur while residing at Freedman’s home, or from use of other parts of the premises. ________________ agrees to assume responsibility and to hold Freedman harmless for any claims made by him/her or other individuals using the property during Rental Period who fail to sign this agreement.

All Renters and guests to sign below: Should they not be able to sign, __________________ by his/her signature releases Freedman from any liability relative to her/his occupancy

I have read and agree to the terms of this contract and Release of Liability

Occupant(s) Signature Date

Other Occupant (If Available)
Occupant(s) Signature Date

Occupants acknowledge receipt of a copy pages 1- 4:
Occupants’ Initials ( ) ( )

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
First Aid Kit
Fire Extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay


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Carmel, California, United States
Member since December 2013


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