Carmel Valley homes and Estates are located 12 miles inland to the east of Carmel. An easy drive along Carmel Valley Road will lead you into the mouth of Carmel Valley and all the glorious sunshine the area has to offer. A more adventurous route is the winding road known as the Laureles Grade which connects Highway 68 with Carmel Valley. The drive along Laureles Grade showcases spectacular vistas of rolling foothills, farm & ranch land, acres of vineyards, majestic oak trees & colorful wild flowers. Beauty abounds in this nature haven of open space. You will enjoy living the lifestyle as a resident of Carmel Valley.
Carmel Valley is considered an unincorporated area of Monterey County and the pace of life in Carmel Valley is unhurried and leisure fulfillment. Many locals frown upon growth and development; they work hard to protect the environment and rural character of the area. Locals are proud to boast the many amenities & activities this spectacular region has to offer to homeowners and visitors alike. Among the rolling hills and grapevines of Carmel Valley, you’ll find tucked-away hotels, inns and lodges that are the perfect home base for a wine country tasting extravaganza. A wine tour through Carmel Valley should include a visit to Folktale Winery and Vineyard where the tasting room is housed in an elegant French Chateau. Numerous wine tasting rooms to enjoy during your travels are; Durney-Heller Estate, Georis Winery, Joullian Vineyards, Talbott, Chateau Sinnet and San Saba.
A famous location and popular spot among locals is Bernardus Lodge and Winery. Impressive ambiance, luxurious amenities, world class dining, and first class service will create a sense of tranquility as you enjoy a weekend getaway or gourmet dinning experience. Carmel Valley hosts a number of award-winning restaurants that reflect both the creativity of their well-known chefs and their unique location. Carmel Valley restaurants take advantage of their proximity to “California’s salad bowl” by featuring locally grown, fresh ingredients alongside award-winning wine lists prominently featuring wines from grapes sometimes grown within walking distance of the dining room.
Not to forget Carmel Valley also offers some of our regions best golf courses and golf course homes:
Several exclusive & affluent enclaves are developed around these private golf and country clubs offering the best of California living. Private amenities offered in these communities can include fitness centers, spas, dining, hiking, horseback trails, and stables. Carmel Valley’s elite communities include “The Santa Lucia Preserve” and the famous “Tehama” which was developed by Clint Eastwood.
Carmel Valley can offer very affordable living on spacious lots as compared to the neighboring Carmel-by-the-Sea. Prices for homes in each of the eleven sub-division of Carmel Valley can vary greatly, ocean view and panoramic valley view property will command top dollar. Expansive ranch property with fertile soil, smaller home sites, medium size ranches and single family homes can be found at varying price points.
Newly updated and spacious 2 bedroom + office/sunroom/2.5 bath condo in the gated, golf course community of Carmel Valley Ranch Golf Resort! Open great room living area...
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