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Lx41: Ocean View Historic Villa

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Villa, Multiple Beds, Ocean View (LX41: Ocean View Historic Villa) | Property grounds
Villa, Multiple Beds, Ocean View (LX41: Ocean View Historic Villa) | Beach
Villa, Multiple Beds, Ocean View (LX41: Ocean View Historic Villa) | Balcony
Villa, Multiple Beds, Ocean View (LX41: Ocean View Historic Villa) | Balcony
Villa, Multiple Beds, Ocean View (LX41: Ocean View Historic Villa) | Living room | Fireplace

Overview of Lx41: Ocean View Historic Villa

Entire home

Lx41: Ocean View Historic Villa

4.0 star property
Upmarket Carmel villa with fireplace, balcony

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Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Gym
  • Laundry facilities
  • Child-friendly activities
151 Highlands Drive, Carmel, CA, 93923

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Carmel Beach - 13 min drive
  • 17-Mile Drive - 17 min drive
  • Fisherman's Wharf - 21 min drive
  • Cannery Row - 23 min drive
  • Monterey Bay - 22 min drive
  • Pebble Beach Golf Links - 23 min drive
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium - 24 min drive
  • WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca - 26 min drive

Getting around

  • Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula) - 15 min drive
  • Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal) - 43 min drive
  • Monterey Station - 25 min drive


  • From Scratch Restaurant - 8 min drive
  • Vesuvio - 9 min drive
  • Grasing's - 9 min drive
  • Andre's Bouchee - 9 min drive
  • Anton & Michel - 9 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Lx41: Ocean View Historic Villa

For our travelers safety Luxevaca and Myvho are meeting all OSHA Hotel and Lodging regulations. As well as ozonating our homes to kill all bacteria and virus in the air!An Exquisite Artist Estate sitting above it all on the Carmel Ocean Coast line. This Historic Estate has a Mysterious artist affair behind its creation please read the paragraphs below this brief description. Sitting on a one hundred year old property, with approximately 4,100 square feet of living space, this venue boasts seven bedrooms, four full and two half baths, seven fireplaces, a gracious living room with high ceilings, wood beams and skylights. There is a private dining room with wainscoting, redwood plank flooring and a master bedroom on the main floor, a separate guest quarters and gated entry. These stunning grounds feature breathtaking ocean views, outdoor patios, winding pathways, custom fireplaces, artistic stonework, unique arches, fountains and lovely terraced gardens bearing fruit trees, flowers and vines. A true romance of artistry and historical design. Come experience a piece of history, Romance and Art. John O'Shea was not just a Socializing in his new surroundings . At years end 1917-1918 he had joined the thirteen other artistsin the winter exhibition of fifty or more paintings in the Hall of Arts and Crafts Club . We surmise that the presence of John O'shea at Carmel Highlands was somehow related to that of Mrs. Elizabeth Bigelow at the time widowed ,art patron, collector of paintings , and wealthy Santa Barbaran. Elizabeth was deeded the Carmel Highlands property in 1918. None other then John O'shea "superintended the building of the Bigelow house , one of the show places of the Carmel HIghlands. Where he subsequently lived for some time. It is rumored that there was a possible affair during the build of the property. Ask the Owner about the Man Quarters built on property in a separate suite. John O'shea established a reputation as "a most eligible bachelor " and became a popular figure n the art community as well as among the literati! Please see his Bio below to understand his full background. We look forward to having you experience the view and piece of art history on the famous California Coast of Carmel ! A Century of HistoryThe house was built in 1919 by art patron and socialite Elizabeth Bigelow. Elizabeth was instrumental in solidifying Carmel as an artist haven, serving as a mentor and muse for local artists. Most notably, the world renowned artist John O'Shea followed Elizabeth to Carmel in 1918 from Santa Barbara. John superintended the building of the house, “one of the show places of Carmel.” It is rumored that the two would steal away to the “Men's room” during their long, passionate affair. He did paint the view from the house (add photo).John O'Shea BiographyOne of the leading artists in the Carmel area between 1917-1945, he painted in oil, watercolor and charcoal. John's avant-garde and vibrant paintings of landscapes helped soldiery Carmel as the artistic destination it is todayMen's RoomThe Men's room was originally a separate cottage. At the time, it was believed that men should not drink, smoke, gamble, and talk “masculine” topics in front of women. The men would leave the women inside and spend the rest of the evening in separate. It is believed that the men's room was the location of Elizabeth and John's elicit affair. The cottage was connected to the house in the late 50s.In 1917 O'Shea settled on the Monterey

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)


Contactless social distancing and check-out
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance


  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests will receive an email with check-in information

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Property amenities


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Free off-site parking


  • 7 bedrooms


  • 5 bathrooms

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Living room


  • Games room

Outdoor areas

  • Patio


  • Laundry facilities


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair accessible

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

Location highlights

  • Next to a golf course

Things to do

  • Fitness centre


  • Unit size: 4036 sq ft (375 sq m)

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).


This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Lx41 Ocean View Historic
Lx41: Ocean View Historic Villa Villa
Lx41: Ocean View Historic Villa Carmel
Lx41: Ocean View Historic Villa Villa Carmel

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Lx41: Ocean View Historic Villa?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is parking offered on site at this villa?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at this villa?
You can check in starting at 4:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Lx41: Ocean View Historic Villa and nearby?
Lx41: Ocean View Historic Villa has a fitness centre and an arcade.
Are there restaurants at or near this villa?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include From Scratch Restaurant (4.3 mi), Vesuvio (5.5 mi) and Flying Fish Grill (5.5 mi).
Does Lx41: Ocean View Historic Villa have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, this villa features a patio.
What's the area around Lx41: Ocean View Historic Villa like?
Lx41: Ocean View Historic Villa is a short 12-minute walk from Point Lobos State Natural Reserve and 15 minutes' walk from Gravity Garden.

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