Studio Patio/Entry
Totally separate buildingGrounds Behind the Studio
Carmel Studio - Stand Alone Building, Bring Fido
Carmel Studio - Stand Alone Building, Bring Fido

Entire home/flat

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed
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Please set the number of children.
Ages 2 - 12
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Under 2
2 guests maximum. Infants don’t count toward the number of guests.
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As of November 2017 we will no longer be renting the studio.

Very private; very quiet.
Cozy hideaway for two and a pet. Plush linens, kitchenette, private patio.
Separate building. Smaller than a typical hotel room but with more amenities and privacy. Also much quieter - nobody above/below or next to you.
Easy parking and access to Highway 1. Excellent high speed wifi and cable tv.

Taxes included in rate. No other fees unless you bring a dog ($20/night).

The space

Brand new - just totally remodeled. Very cozy & very well arranged. About 200 sf inside - a room, kitchenette and a marble bathroom plus a lovely, private patio outside. Access to lots of adjacent storage if you need it.
Best for guests who are ok with a small space.

Queen Bed (brand new memory foam). High quality linens.
High Speed WiFi, Flat Screen TV with Comcast cable.

Brand New Furnishings. Original art. Contemporary interior - old Spanish exterior. Tastefully decorated and immaculate. Luxurious linens.

Private, gated patio with bistro table set surrounded by plants and birds.

We provide complimentary coffee/tea, soft drinks, bottled water, juice, chocolates, various snacks and a welcoming bottle of wine.

Coffee maker, microwave, small refrigerator, toaster, electric kettle. No cooking but ideal for leftovers or take out. Wine glasses, coffee cups, plates and cutlery provided.

Plush towels, hairdryer, iron, make up mirror and lots of toiletries.

One dog is welcome. Separate pet fee of $20/night not collected by airbnb. Cash basis to avoid tax and keep the option open. Pets can't be left alone unless crated.

No stairs, no common walls. Easy access, parking right in front a few steps from your door with motion lights at night.
Some of our travelers rely on public transportation - bus stops are steps away.

Your host is nearby and available but invisible.

Quiet residential neighborhood - six tenths of a mile to the village center along a nice wooded path. Great in the daylight but Carmel is dark at night in the residential neighborhoods - there are good flashlights for walking at night.

You will come and go like a local. Nobody enters the studio but you during your stay. Your hosts are available but invisible.

West of Highway 1 and about a six tenths of a mile from the center of Carmel. There is a nice wooded walking path to the center of town.

Ideal location to be in Carmel and have fast access to all the surrounding area attractions - Big Sur, Monterey and its famous aquarium or into Carmel Valley for wine tasting, antiquing, etc.

Owner lives nearby. A long time resident happy to help you with concierge services. We can share some information about the Carmel area that many guide books overlook.

Guest access

Hosts are 'available but invisible'. Guests have total privacy once they're checked in.
We personally welcome guests who arrive by 6PM. After that we set you up for self check in. Very easy.

Interaction with guests

We welcome guests personally and provide maps and information. After that they have total privacy but we're here if they need anything.

Other things to note

There is a place to wash you dog after visiting the beach. Pet fee is separate from airbnb's payments. One dog $20/night.

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/flat

Free parking on premise
Wireless Internet

House Rules
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM

Smoking outside only.
Pets accepted - must be small/medium size. $20/day per pet payable to host. Pets may not be left unattended unless crated. Pet bedding and food bowls to be supplied by guest.
We can arrange pet sitters.
Early check in or late check out possible depending on reservations before an/or after.
Linens for studio use only; must not be lost or damaged. We will provide beach towels, blankets, folding stadium type seats upon request.
No daily maid service. Linens exchanged weekly for longer stays.
No cleaning fee. We ask guests to leave permanent glassware/cups on the counter (we put them through the dishwasher) and place trash in barrels in driveway. That's it!
Left behind items returned upon request at guest's expense.


Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit

2 nights minimum stay

132 Reviews

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Tamara User Profile
September 2017
Small very private nest in Carmel. Host won't knock on your door "unless the house is on fire" which we appreciated. 10 minute walk into the village- 15+ uphill on the way back. Would definitely recommend.

Lila User Profile
August 2017
This is a very charming spot. It's small, but the space is very well designed and it worked very well for us, a couple with a small dog. Sylvia was great, gave us some good recommendations for pet friendly places to eat. The beach is absolutely stunning, and very close by. Highly recommend this spot if you're going to Carmel by the Sea.

Teddy User Profile
August 2017
We attended a wedding in Pebble Beach and this unit was absolutely perfect for my wife and I. It had everything you need and was a less than 5 minute drive to downtown Carmel. Very quiet and we slept great in the queen bed. Sylvia was a very friendly host and communication was on point.

Sophia User Profile
July 2017
Beautiful, cozy, private studio fully stocked with everything you might need. Sylvia and Tim were kind and generous hosts. Location was fantastic- easily walkable to downtown and the beach. Would definitely come back!

Tracy User Profile
July 2017
We loved staying at Sylvia's place. Great location, very quiet, clean and so comfortable. It was like staying with old friends in a private garden hideaway.

Bob User Profile
July 2017
Sylvia and Tim are wonderful hosts. No surprises - it was as depicted on-line. Small, but charming, clean, and comfortable. Equipped with all you need including a nice bottle of Chardonnay & goodies. Easy 15 minute walk to village. We really enjoyed the private patio for both coffee and wine. Perfect for our small dog. Would definitely recommend..

Peter User Profile
July 2017
Beautiful town, great hosts and comfortable place.

Carmel, California, United StatesJoined in February 2012
Sylvia User Profile

Lucky long time, full time residents of beautiful Carmel. Retired art gallery owner partnered with a retired custom home builder. Between us we've lived here for over 50 years and wouldn't think of living anywhere else. But...we love to travel too. This photo was taken in 2009 along the Tuscan coast when we hiked the entire Cinqueterre.
Having the free time and knowing what a destination Carmel is, we have begun a little business as vacation rental hosts. This sweet studio is our first offering and we're excited to offer visitors a chance to live like locals without having to spend a small fortune to be here.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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