About this listing
MARISOL, THE HOUSE - Marisol (sea and sun) is a unique, luxury contemporary home set in beautiful private acres of oaks, manzanita and wild flowers upon a ridge-top affording a spectacular view of the whole of Monterey Bay. The view will raise your spirits and take your breath away. Marisol has been called the House of Repose because you will leave with a peace of mind and calmness you may not have had before arrival.
MARISOL - Sleeps up-to 7
Ask about our last minute (5 days before arrival) booking discount! Please note 3-night minimum. 1 week minimum during June-August. Exceptions can be made, ask for details.
Rental includes all the necessary amenities and there is NO hidden cleaning fee - just bring yourself and be prepared to relax. We even leave you detergent for the washer & dryer.
Marisol is a beautiful, modern, custom home with 3 bedrooms each with ensuite bathrooms. Situated as a hill top retreat with patio, deck and fountain. Your privacy is ensured as there are no other homes near the house. Sit on your private perch overlooking the Elkhorn Slough and the Monterey Bay sipping a glass of local wine seeing nothing but the nature beyond.
TREETOP Suite: upstairs 400 sq ft Master Suite with King- size bed, views to the sea overlooking the treetops, private bathroom with scenic views of the valley from the Jacuzzi bathtub, fireplace, TV, and walk-in closet.
MAR Suite: downstairs 100 sq ft room with queen bed, private bathroom, shared balcony with SOL Suite.
SOL Suite: downstairs 100 sq ft room with two full beds, private bathroom, shared balcony with MAR Suite.
TRUNDLE: full size bed with pull out twin underneath, in the downstairs lounge area.
Downstairs is a separate sitting area which is great for the kids while the adults enjoy time in the Great Room upstairs. TV with DVD and games are on hand to keep the kids entertained. Although the house is not baby-proof, we will try to accommodate your needs.
Although secluded, this home is not remote. In 10 minutes drive you have everything - including Starbucks! You just won't see any neighboring homes as the house sits on 5 acres on the ridge top. Laguna Seca and Monterey only 25 miles away. Santa Cruz is 17 miles away. Summer fog makes this get-away best for those who enjoy cool summer days. Santa Cruz beaches just a short drive away when you want the heat. 2 fireplaces are great for winter lounging. Watch the remarkable sunset over the Pacific any time of the year.
Marisol comes with:
*Complimentary bottle of wine, prosecco or beer (minimum of 5 day notice needed on preference)
*Complimentary coffee and tea.
*WiFi access to the internet.
*Large flat screen TV .
*Wake to spectacular views.
*Access and use of Marisols's beautiful fully-equipped kitchen.
*Access and use of the beautiful main house affording incredible views of Monterey and Santa Cruz area and Pacific ocean.
*Use of outdoors BBQ grill in private outdoor patio.
*Very convenient parking.
* All amenities (iron, washer/dryer, blender, towels, sheets, etc.). Ask if you can't find something or forgot something.
*Caretaker is located next door for any of your needs, but far enough away to ensure your privacy.
MORE ABOUT THE HOUSE - Marisol is conveniently situated, right in the middle of all that internationally renowned Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties have to offer. The house is a sanctuary of peace, the perfect place to wind down from a busy day of business or holiday travel or even for some one looking for short to medium term living accommodation.
Ask about private yoga instructions (extra cost). The yogi will come to the house to guide you and your friends through a session.
Enjoy watching incredible wildlife right from the house with the huge picture windows. Or recline out on the patio for solitude and wonder at an quietness of the day and the spectacular night sky.
There is much to do in the area, from kayaking the famous Elkhorn Slough, hiking in the Nature Reserve, exploring the numerous beaches, wining, dining and shopping in Carmel, Monterey or Santa Cruz, bicycling along the coastal bike path, paddle boarding or surfing in Santa Cruz, visiting the Monterey Bay Aquarium - to name but a few. We often hosts fans going to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Jazz Fest Monterey is also within easy driving distance.
Marisol offers flexible luxury accommodations for either:-
Business travelers, short to medium term.
Family holiday paradise/retreat
Large parties NOT allowed
Enjoy this lovely vacation home and leave rejuvenated. Tell us if you prefer, red wine, white wine, beer or a prosecco for your arrival. You should get in the right mood as soon as you step in the door! We know you will enjoy your time here as much as we do.
PLEASE NOTE: due to the privacy of the area, there is only room for 3 cars at the house. There is a $25/person/night extra charge for parties more than 7. This is for the privacy of the neighbors. This is a special piece of paradise and we respect the neighbors by not hosting large parties.
Full house, courtyard and two car garage is available to guests. There is parking for 3 vehicles at the property. Beyond the 3 cars, must park outside the gated community.
Interaction with Guests
Our caretaker lives close by and will check with your regularly to make sure you are comfortable.
Privacy! Views! and more Views! Serenity of house.
Car needed. We are easy driving distance from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca . All amenities are close by!
Other Things to Note
This is our personal home. It is not a hotel or a business endeavor. We enjoy sharing our place with others. We would appreciate it if you would treat it as your own home. Extra charges will apply if extra cleaning is needed after your departure. The kitchen/house items are our own and are not for sale. Please leave for our future use. I am sure you will love Marisol as much as we do. Unfortunately due to past experiences, if I can't verify you through a business or personal web site, I will not be able to rent to you.
Our number one house rule is to come prepared to relax and enjoy the scenery! For your safety and that of future guests, there are a few rules: No smoking please (a $500 cleaning fee applies to rid house of smoke). No outside guests beyond those listed with owner for rental period (max 7). There will be an additional $25/person/night charge for additional people. Children are welcome but are counted as a guest. Unfortunately, the house is NOT child safe but we can provide you with a high chair if needed.. Please let us know of any thing that needs to be fixed before 7pm of day of arrival. This way we can fix it immediately during your stay and you won't be charged for the repair fee. Extra cleaning fee for pets depending on length of stay ($100 minimum). Our dog visits once a year after which we specialty clean all rugs & couches. No more than 3 cars may be parked at the house. More than three blocks emergency access for the neighbors. Use the dirt lot across the house for the 3rd car. Please leave all garbage bagged and in the garage for the caretaker to dispose of properly.