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Carmel Homes for Sale, Pebble Beach Homes for Sale

On the Monterey Peninsula…..

Welcome to Kyle Morrison Homes exciting new website designed entirely around YOU, the user. What you’re about to experience has taken many months of planning and design that had one thing in mind: provide our visitors with a single source of information for the entire Monterey Peninsula including the finest sources for real estate, finance, investing, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, art, wine, golf, cars, music, sports, spas, health/fitness, healing, kids, pets, charities, sailing, surfing, sharing, and a whole lot more! Ultimately it all boils down to providing you with the all the incredible things Carmel, Pebble Beach, Carmel Valley, Pacific Grove, Monterey, Carmel Highlands, Big Sur everything this amazingly robust Peninsula has to offer its local residents and visitors.

So, just for fun, let’s rattle off a few of Monterey Peninsula’s ‘toys’ starting with (of course!) world class golf courses including Clint & Company’s unparalleled ocean’s edge Pebble Beach links and the Links at Spanish Bay, along with an assortment of renowned courses such as Spyglass, Poppy Hills, Monterey Peninsula Country Club (MPCC), Cypress Point Club, Pacific Grove Municipal (ocean side golfing still only $35), the Santa Lucia Preserve, Tehama, Quail Lodge, Carmel Valley Ranch, Rancho Canada, Delmonte, Jack Nickolas’ Golf Course which used to be called Pasadera.

…Some of America’s finest Vineyards and Wines – the area is thick with beautiful vineyards and wine tasting rooms…sprawling Mountains stretching south to Big Sur and west through Carmel Valley with hundreds of miles of hiking and bike trails… The magnificent ocean front homes and public beaches of Carmel, Pebble Beach, Pacific Grove, and Monterey with their sprawling white sand beaches….

The Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary rich with marine mammals and its ‘crown jewel’ the Monterey Bay Aquarium (considered tops in the country!)…Scuba Diving and Whale Watching…Art Galleries – dozens of ’em …the sophisticated Shopping up, down and around Carmel’s Ocean Avenue…gaining momentum daily especially since Tiffany’s joined the fray….A collection of Automobiles and events such as The Concourse D’Elegance and The Quail – both unmatched in authenticity by anything outside of Milan, Italy…Not to mention the dozens of shows, events and gatherings throughout the week-long Concourse kicking off on Thursday morning at 7a.m. on the lawn of The Lodge….Let’s not forget another huge motoring event called the Grand Prix GT which is held at Laguna Seca Raceway every September drawing the best motorcycle racers in the world and the biggest drawing spectator event on the Monterey Peninsula for the entire year! (Some may dispute this, this is what I’ve been told)….And let’s not forget America’s heavy metal featured in September called Cherry’s Jubilee…Eat your heart out Ferrari aficionados – nothin’ comes close to those ’57 Chevy’s and 60’s Stingray’s.

…..Music venues that draw musicians and music lovers from around the world – ranging from Carmel’s three week Bach Festival to the world famous Monterey Blues and Jazz Festivals (If you ain’t been, you ain’t yet lived! Go loose and go hungry!  The music is live! and wonderful!!…

Live theatre abounds at Carmel’s renowned acoustic masterpiece, The Sunset Center, and our quaint outdoor Forest Theater with its festive Shakespeare-like atmosphere and roaring, stage-front crackling fire pits all under a romantic starlit canopy…Bring your picnic dinner!

A culinary collection of gourmet and ‘cheap-eats’ restaurants that rival those of any major metropolitan area across America…

And what kind of Realtor would I be if I didn’t mention Carmel-by-the-Sea real estate, Pebble Beach real estate, Carmel Highlands real estate and Pacific Grove ocean front real estate – quite simply unparalleled. For decades these adorable towns have been recognized as the Pinnacle of Luxury around the entire world…Quite simply, nothing compares to the homes of Carmel… unique ‘one-off’s’ that are a combination of California Craftsman, French country and Mediterranean villa’s decorated with American SubZero’s and Wolf industrial gas ranges and sleek German ultra-low-flow dishwashers and washing machines…did I get that right?….And did we mention there’s not an air conditioner to be found within the city limits of Carmel or Pebble Beach!

Competitive sports events that pull in the stars like AT&T’s ProAm, (a crazy good time often led off by Bill Murray’s wacky showmanship)…The First Tee where the armatures get to mix with the pros… the Big Sur Marathon…Considered one of the toughest in the world – I’ve never run it, but I’ve heard there’s a piano player and assorted musicians that serenade on the sidelines along the race course…Then there’s The Otter (Not sure where that name originated) – Having the title of being the world’s largest bicycle race outside of the Tour de France – triathalons, half marathons, 5K’s, 10K’s, power walks – Tennis anyone? The Carmel Valley Athletic Club (CVAC) is without a doubt one of the sweetest little tennis/fitness clubs ANYWHERE! Tucked-away at the entrance to The Preserve sits this wonderful little club that some ‘brilliant mind’ spent millions on renovating to world class standards – it’s a must see/must join if you’re looking to stay in shape between races…Oh! and now Carmel Valley Athletic Club has a new addition called “REFUGE”. This is an experience you will most likely never forget! Hot and cold pools (and just about any temperature in-between- there are 7 pools and waterfalls pouring into each one – so relaxing and beautiful!) with one of the larges sauna’s ever built in the US, a steam room, 3 large relaxation rooms, waterfalls galore!….It’s simply an amazing experience! Stay as long as you want for just $39. Truly an exceptional value well worth every penny and you leave with endorphins ablaze and a total sense of relaxation…..Ommmmmmm …And of course don’t miss out on the Peninsula’s best massage value at a mere $99. The sweet surfing spots up and down the coast…Horse back riding lessons and competition from Carmel Valley’s Holman Ranch and Carmel Valley Trail and Saddle Club to Big Sur’s ocean front trail rides — it’s all here!

…All this activity got you hungry? Of course there’s the impeccable Roy’s at Spanish Bay right on the ocean with a bagpiper at sunset meandering in the distance while you sit at one of five fire pits sipping a glass of wine before dinner…shhhh…this is one of Lisa’s and my secret get-away’s…sitting inside in front of the roaring fire with a glass of wine listening to a local jazz quartet at Spanish Bay…Or Carmel’s (or should I say Clint’s) wonderful Mission Ranch with its outdoor patio overlooking sheep, for cryin’ out loud, grazing in swaying tall grass and Carmel River Beach off in the distance…Hmmmm…nice, nice, nice…hang out there a couple of times and you’ll get a chance to enjoy some of the locals sing some old favorites around the piano…Or the hot! Il Fornaio in the Pine Inn that’s a really fun place to be seen with some very outstanding Italian food….Around the corner is another memorable favorite Casanova…Mmmm, ambiance galore! So many more in Carmel you’ll just have to check out our restaurant section inside our website….But we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention Big Sur’s Nepenthe with its unmatched views of the southern Big Sur coast (outstanding food too!) or Carmel Valley Village’s (11 miles out from Hwy.1) great assortment of wonderful restaurants like The Monterey Fish House or Caf Rustica….

Environmental groups such as The Big Sur Land Trust, Save the Sea Otter, and Monterey Bay Aquarium… World leading conventional and organic produce growers with year round, open air farmer’s markets…Check out Monterey’s Tuesday late afternoon Farmers’ market. on Alvarado…Great food and fresh, fresh produce!

Shall we go on and on and on…? It just never ends on the Monterey Peninsula!! So come on in >>>>>>>>>>> and again, Welcome to Our Playground!…If by chance you’ve just misplaced in your mind’s eye all that we have here in our own backyard, you’re new to the area – or are considering buying real estate here, we know you’ll be thrilled and amazed what this incredibly beautiful area has to offer.

There’s just no place on earth like it…Enjoy this little paradise with us as we delve in and discover its every nuance – a world-class lifestyle that provides us with a constant source of happiness and pleasure day in and day out….Join us, won’t you?!

Enthusiastically yours,

Kyle Morrison and Team