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By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 18
A Tribute to the Monterey Coastline and Big Sur The Monterey County coastline, including the Big Sur area, has endured substantial forest fires and landslides on more than one occasion, in addition to just being an area of unstable terrain above the ocean.  Unfortunately, this past winter's rains...

By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
Comments 8
Today, I am going over my long list of what needs to come together for the 24th Annual Carmel Art Festival starting Friday, May 19 and running through May 21. As one of 3 organizers, we are double checking each other right now to make sure everything is ordered, done, etc. Such as:1. Tent, fence,...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 22
Big Sur Coastal View  It's pretty hard to be wordless when driving the Big Sur coastline, and if you enjoy taking photos you spend a lot of time exclaiming, and stopping to take pictures of this extraordinary area. This was taken back in 2007, on one of our several trips up the coast to Monterey,...

By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
Comments 3
This is a letter I just wrote to the publisher of the weekly Carmel Pine Cone newspaper, and I hope they print it in its entirety. This "granting" process (a city grant that covers its own use fees) was an arduous process, involving going in front of the City Council several times, and working wi...

By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
Comments 6
The Carmel Art Festival held on May 19-21, 2017 in Carmel-by-the-Sea will once again include exhibits and activities in Devendorf Park adjacent to the closed-off street between Mission and 6th Avenues.Besides the juried plein air event that attracts some of the finest artists of our generation to...

By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
Comments 5
There will be so many "Open Houses" all over the Monterey Peninsula during the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. However, you want my opinion?THIS IS NOT AN EFFICIENT WAY TO LOOK FOR A HOME TO BUYChances are, you are here on the Monterey Peninsula for a short period of time, and much of that will be take...

By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
Comments 4
There are 190,000 spectators coming to the Monterey Peninsula during the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am Golf Tournament between February 6 - 12, 2017 according to all accounts.This means that all the hotels are full and restaurants are probably pretty much already as well. If My-lady wanted her hair or...

By Eileen Begley, Monterey Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker, DelMonte)
Comments 2
Hacienda Carmel Condos - Prior SalesHow do you spot trends, guess what future appreciation a condo will bring? What will the HOA dues do in the future? Take a look at the past history to make a better guess! We are looking at three Hacienda Carmel Condos on the market now or in Escrow (under cont...

By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
Comments 7
 Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo (Carmel Misson)    Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo (Carmel Misson)   Mission San Carlos Borromeo del río Carmelo, also known as the Carmel Mission or Mission Carmel, is a Roman Cathlic mission church in Carmel-by-the-Sea Ca...

By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
Comments 18
  Some healthy looking sheep at the Mission Ranch Carmel California   The Mission Ranch has around 20 sheep fenced in behind a very large field where they can graze and live the life. These animals are carefree and protected within the Mission Ranch for motel guests to few when they are taking a ...

By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
Comments 17
Monday, November 21, 2016 Bixby Creek Bridge Big Bur California by Robert Swetz    The Bixby Creek Bridge located in Big Sur California is a very famous bridge that was build in 1932.  Residents of the Big Sur area were virtually cut off during winter due to the often impassable Old Coast Road th...

By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
Comments 19
 Good morning from the Mission Ranch Carmel California Robert Vegas Bob Swetz and his wife Lin had the chance to visit and stay at the Mission Ranch in Carmel which is owed by Clint Eastwood.The photo above is just one of the many beautiful homes and buildings that have been converted into a mote...

By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
Comments 23
Vegas Bob's three day weekend - Day One Robert Vegas Bob Swetz had a great three day weekend, actually it was a four day weekend but I am going to only share three days.  Saturday afternoon started with lunch at Phil's Fish Market & Eatery at Moss Landing north of Monterey. We arrived at 11:00am ...

By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
Comments 8
The Mission Ranch Carmel California by Robert Swetz Robert Vegas Bob Swetz had the privilege of staying at the Mission Ranch in Carmel California which is owned by Clint Eastwood.Robert Swetz has been visiting the Mission Ranch and taking photographs and videos for around 5-6 years now.The Missio...

By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
Comments 4
 Vegas Bob's 4 day weekend started 2 hours ago That's right Robert Vegas Bob Swetz has a 4 day weekend and he will be enjoying it with his wife around the Monterey Peninsula.Vegas Bob will be picking up his wife at the San Jose airport early Friday morning and then we are headed to the beaches of...

By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
Comments 11
  Meet Clint Eastwood and Vegas Bob at Mission Ranch Robert Vegas Bob Swetz is flying his wife down from Alaska for one week to stay with him in Northern California.Vegas Bob has booked several nights at the Mission Ranch at Carmel-by-the-Sea located at the Monterey Peninsula.  Now Vegas Bob can'...

By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
Comments 22
 Clint Eastwood, former Mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea and who many people think still is, was the Grand Marshal of the city's Centennial Parade today, riding in style on the Wells Fargo stagecoach.Starting the event near the staging ground was local Myles Williams who sang "Misty" from "Play Misty f...

By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
Comments 13
  The weather could not have been more beautiful today on Carmel Beach for the 56th Annual Sandcastle contest. This is an event sponsored by the local AIA members.The theme is "A Century of Memories" on this, Carmel-by-the-Sea's 100th birthday this month on October 29, 2016.As usual, the judges c...

By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
Comments 9
 Every morning is different on Carmel Beach. This morning I couldn't walk where the beach meets the ocean because of high waves. So I walked along Scenic Road at the top of the bluff that is lined with beautiful homes on one side, and a fabulous view of the ocean on the other.As I had passed the ...

By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
Comments 16
 Exercise doesn't have to be boring when you walk on Carmel Beach. I used to walk from my Carmel-by-the-Sea office to the beach at the end of the day at sunset but, wow, the sunrise this morning!! The light on beach and ocean, is just magical especially this time of the year. Oh, and there a few ...

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