Featured home: 7030 Valley Knoll Road in Carmel

High-end finishes in a Monterey County masterpiece

Where: 7030 Valley Knoll Road, Carmel, CA 93923 (listing | tour)

Tucked away in an enclave at Quail Lodge, this must-see property offers its own private courtyard and incredible architectural features. Completely rebuilt in 2014, the spectacular estate offers beautiful touches throughout, including chandeliers, cedar ceilings, numerous windows and French oak floors. The gourmet kitchen features countertops of distressed teak and Spanish leathered stone, a multitude of high-end appliances, and a large butler pantry. If you’re looking to host a night of formal dining and wine, look no further. This prestigious property boasts a wine cellar designed with redwood wine racks, holding up to 2,400 bottles of your favorite vintages.

With gorgeous views, exceptional details, and luxurious amenities throughout, this palatial property in Carmel is easy to fall in love with.

The 6,108 square-foot home and property include:

  • 5 beds
  • 4 baths
  • Attached 2-car garage and courtyard
  • Radiant Heating
  • Hardwood and tile flooring
  • 2,400-bottle wine cellar

Listed at $5,580,000 by Cathy Schanderl of the Carmel office.

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Featured home: 3381 Laureles Lane in Pebble Beach

A private paradise in Monterey County

Where: 3381 Laureles Lane, Pebble Beach, CA 93953 (Listing | Tour)

Sitting atop a private lot in Pebble Beach, this fabulous, hidden estate has sprawling views that overlook Carmel Beach, Point Lobos, Point Sur and the beautiful waters of the Pacific Ocean, as well as wonderful exposure to both the sun and night’s sky. A beautiful entryway and enormous front door greet you as you enter the home. Extremely high ceilings, an incredible stone fireplace and a multitude of windows are a few of the features that highlight the home’s grandeur. Although the home is large, it offers a cozy and comfortable feeling that is inviting to both friends and family.

The master bedroom and three en-suite bedrooms are placed in opposite areas of the home for total privacy, with one even set up as a separate guest apartment. Other features this property offers include ample storage, exquisite woodwork and beautifully crafted flooring. To top it off, the home is fitted with its own elevator and a temperature-controlled wine cellar capable of holding nearly 600 bottles.

Surrounded by decks and an outdoor living space that provide panoramic views and loaded with luxurious amenities, this Pebble Beach paradise can serve as an entertainer’s delight or your own private hideaway.

The 7,054 square-foot home and property include:

  • 4 beds
  • 6 baths
  • Attached 3-car garage
  • Stone fireplace
  • Library loft
  • Wine cellar
  • Elevator
  • Private patio and outdoor space

Listed as $11,795,000 by Judie Profeta of the Carmel office

Featured home: 1568 Sonado Road in Pebble Beach

A stately property with panoramic views in the Sunbelt of Pebble Beach


Where: 1568 Sonado Road, Pebble Beach, CA 93953 (listing | tour)

Sitting on two acres of spacious land in Monterey County, this contemporary estate in a gated community was designed with scenery in mind. From almost every room, peer out and enjoy expansive and dynamic views, with sailboats and green fairways in between. Enjoy these views from the luxurious balcony deck while drinking wine pulled directly from your personal wine cellar.

With a combination of both formal and informal living quarters, this recently renovated home offers extraordinary interior space complimented by intimate rooms, as well as an abundance of amenities.

The 9,600 square-foot home and gorgeous landscape include:

  • 7 bedrooms and 6 baths
  • Caretaker’s quarters
  • Hardwood and tile flooring
  • High, vaulted ceilings
  • 4-car garage and workshop
  • Dining rooms, breakfast bars, and family area
  • Large wine cellar
  • Fireplaces, both gas and wood-burning

Watch the sunset from spacious terraces, or relax comfortably inside next to the fireplace. The home was built with privacy in mind, but lacks nothing in presentation for entertaining your guests.

Listed at $12,500,000 by Jamal Noorzoy of Alain Pinel Realtors – Carmel

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