Carmel Valley Village on the Monterey Peninsula, California
By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
Carmel Valley is just inland of Carmel-by-the-Sea and Big Sur. Drive 13 miles up Carmel Valley Road and you will find the Village that is the getaway for those of us who want to escape the coastal area.Sounds kind of dumb when I write it, but who wants to get away from the ocean under normal circumstances? Well, we all need to go to some other place on weekend to escape from our daily lives.And Carmel Valley Village is that place. On weekends it humms with local residents who mix with visitors in charming outdoor restaurants, in its many wine tasting rooms opened by Monterey vineyards, and cute little boutiques and art galleries.Carmel Valley is still the laid back community that Joan Baez and her friends loved back in the day, and Doris Day and Betty White still reside in today.For tho...