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Beautiful summer in July 2017View from window in library.
Big Sur Stone House
Big Sur Stone House
6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
3.5 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
3.5 baths
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Big Sur Stone House is a fully sustainable ocean view home in the center of a wide marine terrace with uninterrupted views of the Pacific coast to each far horizon.
One can hear the waves and watch the surf from seven rooms of the house.
The gardens and grounds of the forty acre property adjoining the protected lands of the Los Padres National Forest create a completely secure enclave above the Pacific Coast Highway. Sole access is by private gated road. Guests at the house often say that this is the most beautiful spot they have ever found in round the world travels..
The off-grid, three-bedroom stone-built home was designed by an architect who specializes in sustainable architecture. The house is built in three closely connected but separate wings for the maximum amount of quiet and privacy, each with full direct views of the ocean. The Cottage Wing includes the kitchen, dining area, laundry, bedroom and full bath. The Studio Wing includes a large library and media room with a half bath; the adjacent Master Bedroom and Master Bath has single spa tub. A few feet away wholly separate stone walled Sunset Room has a magnificent view of the ocean waves and the moon and stars at night from the queen bed.
There are also ocean views from the Sunset room bath and shower.
The house complex has a fully stocked library, including a complete collection of music CDs, phonograph records of many genres, an extensive DVD film collection. The house has wireless WIFI and HDTV with full DirecTV premium satellite service.
The house has radiant floor heating throughout with tile and maple floors. The bathrooms and kitchen are served by both conventional and reverse osmosis water systems and have granite and onyx counter-tops.
Hiking trails for the Los Padres National Forest begin at the entrance to the private driveway.
The undeveloped beaches and coastal meadow of Pacific Valley below the house is an easy walk to the beach with a picnic lunch and a fine bottle of Pinot Noir. A popular public surfing beach, San Dollar State Beach, is 1.3 miles south of Big Sur Stone House and can be reached by biking or by car. Para-gliding the ocean thermals above the property is also a popular local sport.
Big Sur Stone House is 31 miles from the small shops and stores of Big Sur, the Post Ranch Inn, the Ventana Inn and Spa, and Nepenthe Restaurant. The house is 40 miles north from Cambria, California. It is approximately one and one half hours from Paso Robles Wine country (29.6 miles); three and half hours north of Santa Barbara (179 miles), and approximately four and a half hours north of Los Angeles (273 miles).

Amenities
Kitchen
Family/kid friendly
Wireless Internet
Washer
Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 11AM

No events without owner approval and will be subject to additional rate.

Additional guests beyond the first two will increase the rate charged.

Please provide us with as much information as possible about any extra potential guests you have in mind in order to determine the suitability of the arrangements.

Events, such as weddings, and other gatherings are necessarily a separate arrangement and are charged a separate cost from overnight stays and are based on the size of the event and its impact on the house and property and its resources.
 
Privacy and Prohibited Commercial Uses
The house and property are exclusively designed for, and limited to, the domestic use of the owners and guests. Guests during their stay may photograph the property for their own personal use. Under no circumstances may any individual record, photograph, or film in any digital or analog format the house or the property for any commercial use whatsoever. Violation of the privacy rights of the owners or guests or the prohibition against commercial use of images of the house and property or guests are strictly enforced and will result in civil and criminal penalties.

In all circumstances the owner will be notified of all gatherings, visitors and guests. The same charges apply to overnight guests to the house not identified before occupancy. In some cases, if, in the owners sole discretion, it is determined that an attempt was purposefully made to add to, or hide, the number of guests on the property not previously identified in the rental contract, the renter forfeits all rights to occupancy and the contract will be void with no refund of any amount paid. If it is determined that a unauthorized individuals or individuals entered the property during your stay with your knowledge or encouragement and any damage or loss of property occurred during that period you will be liable for damages.
The parties booking the house will give immediate notice to the owners of any interruption of services, or any damage to the house or property or its contents, from any cause whatsoever. Smoking is prohibited inside the house.

Any reservation that we feel in our sole discretion to have been obtained under false pretense, to our detriment, will be subject to immediate cancellation and forfeiture of funds advanced (whether rent or deposit), and the party will not be permitted to check-in.  Or, if occupancy has already begun, it will be immediately terminated.  We have never had to exercise this provision, and hope to never have to.

We have made every effort to ensure that the unit is well maintained, sound, and safe. It is understood and agreed that we shall not be held liable for any injuries, accidents, or other harm resulting to person or property.

Any exceptions to the above mentioned policies must be approved in writing in advance. For the mutual convenience of the parties, it is understood and agreed that by making payment as requested, I, (the Guest) shall have acknowledged and consented to all terms and conditions of this agreement, on behalf of myself and those in my party. 

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9 Reviews

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Alex User Profile
November 2017
Ok.. So that was relaxing. Was there just for a few nights, but it felt like a week. Very relaxing, with a view that commands your attention. We hit it with beautiful weather, and we had some great hikes (that Ana recommended) as well as a morning by the beach. You could get lost in the movie and book collection, what a treat. It was a struggle to schedule all the "relaxing" activities that we had planned, surely we didn't get to them all. Ana was a great host, great communication.. and a great retreat.. Hope to make it back sooner than later. Thank you so much.

Marina User Profile
November 2017
The views are spectacular and the remote location allows you to unplug. Ana is a very helpful and accommodating host. Highly recommend dinner at Nepenthe.

Troy User Profile
October 2017
We traveled as a group of four celebrating our sisters 25th birthday and my wedding anniversary. Our initial vacation plan was to Napa, but due to the fires, the day we landed, we had to make alternative plans. Every hotel, resort winery south of Napa was already booked. Because we didn’t want to stay in the city, we came across the Stone House in Big Sur. Within 10 mins of requesting, Ana responded and we were booked. We arrived later than anticipated due to road closure, but as late as we were, Ana welcomed us with open arms and she even had flowers for my sisters birthday and our wedding anniversary. We arrived late in the evening so we didn’t get to see too much of outside just yet, but the insides of the house were so cozy and a perfect fit for families or group travels! When we awoke the next day, we felt as if we were in some kind of movie. The view, the place, the ambience was just breath taking. It truly is a gem and we were so happy to have found it! Internet only works in one area which we loved because we were pretty much off the grid and enjoying quality time with each other without being consumed by our phones. She had a record player where we played old school music and even played bored games! You have absolutely no cell service but she has a home line that we used to call our kids etc... her home is well stocked with the essentials for cooking, bathing and doing laundry. We even utilized the outside tub which was nice!!! We recommend that you buy food and drinks prior to your stay as the only grocery store nearby is kind of pricey. Other then that, we enjoyed her home grown lemons and fruits around her house. She’s also equipped with allergy bags, blow dryers, towels and cable! If you’re looking for a place to enjoy the company of those you love without being bothered, this is your spot. Breathtaking views and a relaxed environment. We created amazing memories here and we can’t wait to come back!

Jenny User Profile
September 2017
Ana's place has spectacular views. The kitchen was very well stock if you like to cook your own meals. Tons of private spaces for large groups and the privacy & views unmatched. Loved this property!

Phil User Profile
July 2017
Ana is a great host, This place is a real gem. Definitely worth the splurge, and if you can visit now when the bridge is out, it truly is a magical place, and may never be like this again come October. Thanks for everything!

Eric User Profile
November 2013
Big Sur Stone House is situated in a private and magnificent setting with unsurpassable views of the ocean! The house is fully loaded with all the amenities you could want, including a world-class library of the classics and contemporary fiction. There is a fantastic hiking trail with a starting point right on the property. Ana was a gracious and accomodating host. A wonderful visit to Big Sur!

Zoe User Profile
September 2013
The reservation was canceled 39 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Big Sur, California, United StatesJoined in February 2013
Ana User Profile
We enjoy seeing guests faces when they see the totally unexpected beauty of the coast and this home.
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