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Quiet, Charming Cottage in Central Coast Wine Country

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Libretto Cottage, view from oak studded hillside just above the cottage.

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Last updated: 06/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

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Located in the heart of San Luis Obispo Wine Country, this quiet cottage on 11 acres of oak-studded hillsides, will provide the restful spot you're looking for. Libretto Cottage & Olive Tree Cabin are just 10-15 minutes from wineries, beaches, Old Town Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, 4 Central Coast Farmer's Markets. Morro Bay and Cayucos are within 30 minutes' drive. Day trips to Hearst Castle & Paso Robles Wineries, or to Santa Barbara. With all these activities just minutes away, you can rev up your stay without going far!

This charming cottage with a local history, has a full service kitchen and patio barbecue, you can eat in or savor the flavors at the numerous Central Coast restaurants in the area.The lovely patio gives you a great outdoor space to sip wine and watch the sun set over the stunning Carpenter Canyon walls.

Keep in mind...Winter is a great time to visit the Central Coast, we often have excellent Indian Summer weather, no fog and the crowds are gone. Come stay in Central Coast paradise in any season!

Massage Therapy and Myofascial Release Treatments are available on site, as well as Art Instruction/Creativity Sessions for adults or kids.

Also... DETOX WEEKENDS and WEEK LONG RETREATS. Revive body and soul with a juice fast or detox diet regime. These programs include MFR therapy for pain relief, nutritional awareness sessions, Zero Point session, yoga, live food preparation, colonic irrigation and much more. Why not get off your life for a bit and revive your spirit with a stay at Libretto Cottage or Olive Tree Cabin VRBO # 280447.
**Last minute discounts available, see rates below.**
Keywords: Cottage, Wine Country, Quiet location, Country location, Restful

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    We do not accept renters under the age of 25....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Lots of room to roam, a few short walks on the property that are kid friendly, We have toys and games, video and books for kids, with more available if they tire of the items in the cottage. With two ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    We allow smoking on the patios, but urge smokers to take great care with their butts, as we are in a high fire hazard zone....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    The only exception is for animals that are service dogs. Service dogs owners must show certification....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    No stairs to front entry. Small spaces may prove difficult to navigate. We can remove some furnishing temporarily to improve mobility within the unit....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Our 11 acres of oak studded hillsides is nestled on the upper north side of Carpenter Canyon. We have views of the Cold Canyon Slip fault face as well as a breathtaking view of the Edna Valley wine co...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    is not needed in our mild climate. ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet:

    Is now available, after 10 years of limited and slow internet we now have unlimited broadband wireless......moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    We have space for RV's or trailers under 30 ft., or small boats to be stored while you are staying. PLease contact us @ 805-801-7128 for more information about this option....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry room is fully stocked with laundry soap, softener, iron and ironing board and hamper. This is not a shared facility...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    We have available the services of several outstanding local caterers and person chefs for any special occasion. Will email links to you upon inquiry....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Complete set of cooking utensils, pots, pans, mixing bowls, serving dishes, table ware, etc....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Stove w/oven, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, tea kettle, blender, waffle iron....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    No ice maker, ice trays always filled....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    One large side patio, with 4 seater patio table, umbrella, and view of the distant Cold Canyon slip fault face. Front side patio is the BBQ area and view the natural landscape of perennial oaks and ro...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 34 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
4th of July Weekend
Jul 2 - Jul 5, 2015
2 night min stay
$185
Last Minute Deal
Jul 11 - Jul 12, 2015
2 night min stay
$135
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 3 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$185
Fall/Winter
Oct 1 - Nov 19, 2015
2 night min stay
$125
$770 $2,200
Christmas/New Years
Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2016
3 night min stay
$165
$1,015 $2,200
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$145 $165
Thu, Fri, Sat
$1,015
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $75 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change until reservations is confirmed.

Memorial and Labor day weekends as well as Cal Poly Graduation require a 3 night minimum stay.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 06/25/2015
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Location

6 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Luis Obispo Regional Airport
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Arroyo Grande Old Town
15 Miles
Nearest Train
San Luis Obispo & Grover Beach Stations
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 101
12 Miles
Nearest Beach
Oceano Dunes, Pismo Beach, Avila & Shell Beach

Car: Necessary

Wine tasting, on site Massage Therapy and Myofascial Release Therapist. Art instruction: painting, drawing, mixed media. Individual or group classes. Art project classes for kids, as well. Detoxification Retreats available as weekend or weeklong stays. Contact, Vanessa @ 805-235-8071 for details.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: We found this amazing piece of property 5 years ago and have enjoyed transforming it for ourselves and our guests! We also have Olive Tree Cabin, perfect for two with a hot tub! See VRBO# 280447 David is a massage therapist specializing in Myofascial Release a specialized PAIN RELIEF therapy. We offer health retreats with Intensive MFR treatment programs, fasting, live food preparation classes and Zero Point Process sessions. Vanessa is a professional artist offering creativity training, art instruction for both individual and group session. Additionally she works with the Zero Point Process which is a perfect tool for self improvement that is simple and easy to learn and use. She is also a certified Wellness Practitioner and hosts the Detox Retreats.

Why the Owner Chose San Luis Obispo:
We had it in our minds that we wanted a piece of property that was large enough to afford us plenty of privacy, yet close to town as we are both still working and did not want to be far away from the conveniences of town. Long time anti-hotel travelers, we also wanted a piece of property that would give us the opportunity to share our locale with others via a vacation rental or B&B. Our realtor called us saying 'You've just got to see this property, it's perfect for you!'. It was, we fell in love with it and have been updating, remodeling and relandscaping ever since. It's our labor of love which we enjoy sharing with others.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We enjoy all the peace and quite of country living and yet we're close to town. It's just 5 minutes to the nearest Trader Joes and any other shopping you could want to do. A brief 10 minute drive puts you in either the beach communities of Grover Beach, Oceano, Pismo Beach, or Shell Beach, with San Luis Obispo, or Old Town Arroyo Grande just minutes away. There are no street lights and on clear night the stars will dazzle you, especially if you live in the city where it's easy to forget how amazing the starry heavens are. Wildlife abounds, you'll see deer, fox, quail, the occasional bobcat, a variety of hawks, falcons and our ever present owls. The location is quite, private and relaxing.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Libretto Cottage, view from oak studded hillside just above the cottage.

    Libretto Cottage, view from oak studded hillside just above the cottage.

  • Antique brass bed  with custom bed covering makes this romantic room a delight!

    Antique brass bed with custom bed covering makes this romantic room a delight!

  • Shot of the front door and patio dining area.

    Shot of the front door and patio dining area.

  • A bright kitchen has everything you need, the door leads to the laundry & pantry

    A bright kitchen has everything you need, the door leads to the laundry & pantry

  • Just another beautiful view from this quiet location!

    Just another beautiful view from this quiet location!

  • Succulents in bloom, in February!

    Succulents in bloom, in February!

  • Beautiful view from the top of our "mountain"! Corbett Canyon Wineries

    Beautiful view from the top of our "mountain"! Corbett Canyon Wineries

  • Cozy interior shot shows living room and dining areas.

    Cozy interior shot shows living room and dining areas.

  • Cottage patio a great place to sip wine & watch the day go by!

    Cottage patio a great place to sip wine & watch the day go by!

  • View from the patio!

    View from the patio!

  • Kitchen view, well appointed with all you'll need to prepare meals!

    Kitchen view, well appointed with all you'll need to prepare meals!

  • View from the cottage front door of our beautiful SLO County oaks!

    View from the cottage front door of our beautiful SLO County oaks!

  • Our landscape is populated with many varieties of cactus and succulents.

    Our landscape is populated with many varieties of cactus and succulents.

  • This photo shows the seclusion of this little cottage on the hill!

    This photo shows the seclusion of this little cottage on the hill!

  • View of Carpenter Canyon slip faults, westerly from the top of our "mountain"

    View of Carpenter Canyon slip faults, westerly from the top of our "mountain"

VRBO #177729

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Cottage
Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within an hour
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 06/25/2015
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(805) 801-7128
David Goldeen

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