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About Dana

"Dana admits she has a "good life!"

Born in New York, and raised in Pebble Beach from a young age, the 17-Mile Drive was her playground growing up. A graduate of Stevenson High School in Pebble Beach and Southern Methodist University in Texas, Dana spent time living and traveling in many metropolitan areas before she decided to return home in 2006 to "the good life," the Monterey Bay community.

A dominant market leader, Dana is a true trailblazer, always looking for opportunities to "break the mold" and rise above the status quo. Closing 25 transactions in 2017, Dana is a Top Producing agent, year after year she ranks in the top 10 agent producing agents on the Monterey Peninsula. Again in 2017, she was the top producing individual female agent in the Carmel market.

Dana is known for seamlessly guiding her clients through both the home buying and selling processes, making every transaction a smooth and positive experience. Deftly integrating technology into her real-estate process, always keeps her clients up to speed on every aspect of their transactions. She believes and invests in traditional and digital media advertising, social media presence and creative marketing outreach. Her unparalleled market knowledge, combined with her reputation for discretion and negotiating skills have made her one of the most respected names in luxury real estate today.

Dana proudly works in Carmel-by-the-Sea, serving all the coveted areas that comprise it, as well as Pebble Beach, Carmel Highlands, Carmel Valley, Monterey, Pacific Grove, and the golf communities of Monterra, Pasadera, Tehama and Santa Lucia Preserve.

Dana Bambace is passionate about helping people find the quality of life they seek through her skillful guidance in the real estate process.

She and her husband live in Carmel, grateful to be raising their children in the same beautiful community that their parents chose to raise them.

Seller Testimonials

"Dana is an exceptional real estate agent and we consider ourselves fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with her. Dana is as smart, savvy, hard working, and tireless as she is kind, compassionate, and a pleasure to work with. We are tough customers and have dealt with real estate agents in Connecticut, New Jersey, Los Angeles, Chicago, Napa, Carmel, and Marin County. Dana provides superior customer service and her expertise and skill are second to none. We write this review because she has earned it and we post it here so that others can be confident in their real estate transactions knowing that they have made the right choice with Dana and can rest easy in her good hands."
- Melissa Kennedy

"We recently worked with Dana to buy our new home in Pebble Beach. Dana and her team did a fantastic job of educating us on the market, and ran a very efficient and effective buying process. Dana and her team showed us over 30 houses as part of the process! She has great relationships, her knowledge of the local market is outstanding, and she is always personable and helpful. We recommend Dana without reservation.”
- Rod Matthews

"Dana was FABULOUS. In every way. She is truly a consummate professional. It’s scary how much she gets done and how quickly. Responsive, knowledgeable, friendly, delightful. I could go on and on. We found us THE BEST POSSIBLE AGENT in Carmel. "
- Elizabeth and Peter Sealy


2 Wild Turkey Run

3 BED | 3 BATH | 1HB
Just a few miles inland from the Pacific Ocean, within the exclusive Santa Lucia Preserve community, discover 2 Wild Turkey Run. Unparalleled luxe and leisure come with the territory at this stunning single-level, architecturally beautiful home designed by Tom Meaney. Relaxed elegance is captured in the home's decor and design.


566 Aguajito Rd

4 BED | 5 BATH | 2HB
Tres Paraguas - Serene, clean lines, architecturally balanced, the Ron Mann masterpiece is perfectly placed high on Gentry Hill. The 5-sun-filled acres with 360 deg panoramas of all of Monterey Bay across to Santa Cruz as well as verdant Jacks Peak. It feels like you are sitting on top of the world. Pure privacy. The living areas are sublime, filled with exquisite finishes and details of skilled artisans. The entire layout is designed for relaxation, time-off living and year-round entertaining. Truly unique design, 3 giant rectangular steel roofs float above the concrete buildings, resting on 26 ft tall Douglas Fir columns. The 18 ft ceilings are magnified by 12 ft glass panels that slide into the walls, providing an incomparable indoor/outdoor lifestyle.


26147 Carmelo St

4 BED | 3 BATH | $2,758,888
Don't miss wonderful estate on the coveted Carmel Point. Privately set behind a gated entrance, on an over-sized lot, the home has excellent proximity to both Carmel beaches and an easy walk to downtown Carmel. Remodeled by master builder Al Saroyan, there are numerous designer amenities: 2 master suites (one on the main level), a spacious dining room and separate breakfast dining room, custom built-in cabinetry, 4 fireplaces, vaulted and beamed ceilings, not to mention, gorgeous hardwood floors; the home is of highest quality. The home goes an extra step with an elevator and back-up generator, plus a rarely found 2-car garage and extra parking on the paved driveway. The outdoor entertaining area is located on the southwest side of the property, capturing wonderful sunshine all day long. At night, the built-in fire pit will keep you warm under the stars. To find over 3200 sq ft, 4bds and still be walking distance to beaches, is a rare offering in Carmel! Come see for yourself.


29141 Plasket Ridge Rd

3 BED | 3 BATH | $2,250,000
For those looking to escape it all in style will fall in love with this Phenomenal property - 33 acres of pure privacy and bliss on the South Coast of Big Sur. Panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and the forested mountains of Los Padres National Park. The main house has expansive windows in every room that capture views from every angle. The rustic 1 bed/1 bath caretaker's home is located up the hill from the main house. Just a short stroll from the main house you will find your own private waterfall that runs most of the year. The entire property is "off the grid." An elaborate solar system for energy, natural springs for water and septic. This home encompasses Big Sur magic throughout. Come experienced it for yourself first-hand.


0 Mission 2sw Of 13th Ave

2 BED | 2 BATH | $1,249,000
Welcome to Mission Impossible and Hunt's Hideout - One of the best value's on the market! On a level, 4000 sq ft lot, this diamond in the rough, is on the quiet, southern side of Carmel by the Sea and offers an amazing opportunity to create your own coastal getaway. Take advantage of entering the Carmel market at a true value and be ahead of the curve by developing your own Carmel cottage. Or enjoy as-is, the single-level home offers all you need for a Carmel retreat. A good-sized living room for friends to gather after a day at the beach, with a great wood-burning fireplace, a bright kitchen and a good sized bedroom suite. Great southern exposure on the main courtyard, allows for sunshine all day. With it's own separate entrance, Hunt's Hideout is perfect for when guests come to town allowing privacy from the main part of the house. It offers a full suite and bathroom. Minutes to the best of Carmel: Beach, Downtown, Mission Trail and much more!


0 Monte Verde 2sw Of 2nd Ave

1 BED | 1 BATH | $1,150,000
Discover the Waterfall Treehouse, only minutes to downtown Carmel and the sands of Carmel Beach. This hidden rustic glam retreat, nestled among the trees has alovely Big Sur vibe. The luxe tree house has a mix of chic and rustic details, showcasing original Douglas Fir hardwood floors, open beamed ceilings and a beautiful Carmel Stone fireplace. The top level is occupied by a bedroom suite, featuring a large picture window that captures views of Pescadero Canyon, across to the Pacific Ocean to just beyond in the horizon. On the East side, there is a private deck area that takes in the morning sunshine. Enjoy outdoor dining and conversations under the stars from the large deck off the main living area, with sounds of the crashing surf in the background. It's magical. This peaceful retreat is surrounded by a whimsical garden and the soothing sounds of water flowing down its own waterfall. The Carmel Tree House is the perfect hideaway!


28087 Barn Way

3 BED | 3 BATH | $1,015,000
Come experience this beautiful Carmel Valley Ranch town home in the Barn Way enclave. It is bright, spacious, offering vaulted ceilings throughout and lovely views of the hills from the living areas, across the front deck. It is a wonderful setting. Large and open chefs kitchen with beautiful limestone counter tops and stainless appliances. The home offers two large master suites, one on the main living level and the other on the second level. Over 450 sq ft of al fresco entertaining space on the private rear terrace is a perfect retreat. At nearly 2600 sq feet, it is the largest town home on the market, offering a rarely seen ground floor living area, perfect for an office, 4th bedroom or a media room. The 2 car garage features an electric charging station. Ideal location, its equidistant from the gate house and The Lodge, a stones throw to the Golf Club House, and activities at your fingertips: Hiking, golf, tennis, swimming, fine dining and simply soaking in the sunshine!

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