The Captain's InnMoss Landing, CA
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Wildlife Preserve Inn Overlooking California's Famed Monterey Bay.
Nestled within an unassuming fishing village along magnificent Scenic Coast Highway is THE CAPTAIN'S INN, a charming, nautically-inspired B&B. Steps away from marina, calm tidal canals and serene, sandy shores and within calling distance of wild birds, sea otters and harbor seals, this historic lodging fronts Monterey Bay 25 miles south of Santa Cruz and 25 miles north of Carmel-by-the Sea, midway between these two more famous Bayside communities but, in character, worlds apart from either.
The area also is known as a wildlife sanctuary for birds, sea otters and harbor seals and home to Moss Landing Marine Laboratories (MLML), a multi-campus research facility of California State University and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, sister organization to the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Zoned residential and/or commercial by Monterey County, the property further benefits from rarely-granted and today, priceless California Coastal Commission use permits.
On a waterfront .40 acre parcel, the ten-guest-suite Inn boasts three buildings: Historic House (former headquarters of The Pacific Coast Steamship Company, built in 1906 following the San Francisco earthquake), Boat House with unobstructed coastal views and Owners? House with 4-bedroom/2.5-bath/attached two-car garage. ADA-compliant, the Inn provides generous, off-street parking, fireplaces throughout and commercial kitchen with breakfast seating for 20.
In 2010, the Inn was one of only two properties selected for Mills Act Designation, a program that allows historic property owners reduced property taxes. (The second historic property selected was the Carmel Valley home of famed folk music legend, Joan Baez.)