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Spacious Ocean Front Beach House On Gorgeous Monterey Bay

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,681 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, Sleeps 6

Welcome to your home away from home with an ocean view! Ours is a 3-bedroom, 3 full bathroom, two story, ocean front condo located on the dunes, just steps down the path to your own private beach! Enjoy sunsets, sea life and white water surf from the family room, dining room, kitchen and master bedroom.

We have worked hard to make this property a comforting welcome to the beach with all the technical convenience you may desire. From the moment you arrive, you do not have to worry about keys. The digital front door lock allows everyone in your party, and only those in your party, access to the house without the need for a key.

New as of March 2016, two of our bathrooms have been remodeled from the absolute ground up. No expense was spared to bring modern touches to our seaside retreat, including natural stone and Italian porcelain tile, an in-wall toilet, rain shower head and barn door entry.

Each bedroom invites you to relax on a new memory foam mattress. The living room and all bedrooms feature a flat screen TV with satellite service, a DVD player and streaming media player, including access to Netflix, Pandora, HULU, Amazon Prime Video and other popular services. The downstairs bedroom sports a unique surprise for the kids and kids-at-heart with a cocktail-style arcade cabinet, featuring Pac-Man and 59 other digital distractions you might remember from the dawn of the video game era. The fully stocked kitchen provides you with the essentials you need to get any meal on the table. The courtyard offers seating and a grill for barbecuing. WiFi and 5G networks available!

More Details

John & Lisa England
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
18 September, 2018

About John & Lisa England

This beach property has been in our family for over 15 years. As kids, we remember taking family vacations to Monterrey Dunes Colony and always enjoying spending time together in the sweet sanctuary of the private beach, a beach that is so private, it often feels as if it is your very own.

We made memories on the sands of this beach, watching dolphins, otters and even whales swim by! We collected sea shells and sand dollars and ran excitedly into the house for hot chocolate when we realized it was more than our pant cuffs that got wet from our shore walks, shell collecting and foot-wading adventures.

Now that we have this property, we feel grateful to be able to share it with others who will undoubtedly make special memories here. Every time we arrive and smell the ocean air, look out over the surf to the horizon at the amazing sunsets, and then up to the clear cut moon and dark diamond studded sky, we feel so grateful to have this magical place to share. We invite you to find magic here too.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Castroville

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1681 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Lower Common - toilet , bath with shower
    Master - toilet , shower enclosure
    Upper Guest - toilet , bath with shower
  • There is a common bathroom on the first floor, with two private bathrooms upstairs for the master and upper guest room.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Lower Guest - 1 large double bed
    Upper Guest - 1 large double bed
  • One guest bedroom on the first floor, and master and guest bedrooms on the second floor.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • long term rentals available
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • sailing


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(88 traveller reviews)

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Spacious Ocean Front Beach House On Gorgeous Monterey Bay
average rating of 4.7386365 based on 88 reviews

The Perfect Family Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

This was our first stop on our family's California adventure. We were so happy and comfortable in this condo! The pictures don’t do it justice. The condo was clean, modern and comfortable. The beach-front location was amazing. John and Lisa were perfect hosts, providing us will all the information we needed and were available to answer all of our questions. We slept peacefully in the comfortable beds to the sound of the ocean. Our only sadness was that we wished we could stay longer. Our three nights stay here was definitely the best part of our trip to CA. We highly recommend this condo!

  • Review Submitted: 31/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Condo on the Ocean

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place to spend our vacation. We saw whales, seals, seabirds (from the living room window/patio area), as well as deer running in the dunes--a pristine ecologically protected area. All three couples had a wonderful time and loved the condo accommodations--clean, roomy, close enough to shopping, Monterey Bay, and Laguna Seca, but far enough out along the beach to be private. It had a very exclusive feel. Great security and parking. Home owners were great to work with. This is definitely a place we will return to!

  • Review Submitted: 28/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, secluded location.

  • 3 of 5

The location of this rental was perfect! Very secluded area. However, as soon as we walked in the door, my heart sank. The carpet was in terrible condition. It set the tone for the entire stay. No one would even take their socks off. It was really bad. And while the condo was clean, it gave the entire space an “icky” feeling. I can’t believe someone did not report this damage to the owners. The fact that we walked in, and had to stay with that for two days was disappointing. The two updated bathrooms were nice, the master has yet to get a makeover, but the view of the beach made up for it. With a few attentions to detail, I would consider renting here again just for the location.

  • Review Submitted: 21/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and quiet

  • 5 of 5

Quiet, beautiful, relaxing stay. House clean with everything you need. Beach access was amazing!

  • Review Submitted: 15/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place in a great location

  • 5 of 5

The two nights we spent here were a highlight of our California vacation. The place was exactly as promised - clean, beautiful location, all the amenities we needed and more.... the Ms Pac-Man table top arcade game was a big hit! John and Lisa were quick to respond to any question we had. I would come back in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: 12/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful beachfront home. Everything you need to enjoy a wonderful holiday.

  • 5 of 5

From the minute we arrived my family and I were totally in love with this property. The views from the house across the beach to the ocean are truly breathtaking. There is plenty of space for the 5 of us and the house has everything we needed. The first evening we were absolutely delighted to witness the water spouts of whales from the house. The owners John and Lisa provided us with all the information that we needed to ensure that our arrival, stay and departure ran smoothly. Would definitely recommend and I hope that we get the opportunity to return. Next time for much longer.

  • Review Submitted: 04/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Monterey Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Lighthouse Harbor Grill
Nearest Golf
16 Miles
Del Monte and Monterey Pines Golf Courses
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Hwy 1 and Hwy 156
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
The Whole Enchilada
Nearest Beach
75 Metres
Monterey Dunes
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$209.76
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$699.2

Cancellation Policy
> 30 Days: A 100% refund is available for cancellations made at least 31 days prior to the check-in date.
< or = 30 Days: Cancellations made at 30 days or less from the date of check-in are non-refundable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.