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SLOCounty's Finest Destination Luxury Ranch Retreat/8BR/6b/Pool/

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CTC Ranch Home welcomes you & yours for an unforgettable vacation for all ages.

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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

COTTONTAIL CREEK RANCH - Features a Custom Luxury 5000 square foot Ranch House/Executive Retreat, 8 bedrooms/5 with private baths. And a 6th shared
Additional sleeping areas:
#6 bedroom/Library loft is a separate sleeping loft with queen bed
#7 BBB room with a Double bed is private and around the corner from the bathroom 6 and bar(what a bonus)
#8 bedroom/multi purpose room 'Casita' with a king or 2 twins
Entry Level Great room, Gourmet Kitchen, island, dining den and bar. Upper level spa. A detached recreation room with workout equipment, game table, ping pong and sleeping. Outdoor oak bbq and separate fire pit for sitting under the stars. Doube horse shoe pits in our meadow. This luxury Custom Home has panoramic views of the beautiful private valley on an 850 acre working cattle ranch. A short walk down the driveway is a 20yd. 2 lane lap pool complete with spa and kid's baja step and Pool house.
Cottontail Creek Ranch also raises and sells shares of natural Grass fed beef, avocados, Organic oranges, and kiwis.

Trails for hiking, running, mtn. biking and wildlife viewing, large pond with catch and release fishing and kayaking. Spectacular views of Pacific Coastline from ridge tops. Pipe corrals for horse owners who want to bring their own horses to ride on the ranch or nearby public trails at Cayucos Beach, Montana de Oro State Park, or National Forest in Pozo. Horseback riding can be arranged with an independent wrangler who will meet you at the beach or another location

The beach is just 12 minutes away and nearby attractions include Hearst Castle,Cambria, Big Sur Coastline, Morro Bay, Paso Robles, and San Luis Obispo area wine tasting. Shopping and Farmers Markets in Cambria, San Luis Obispo, Templeton and Morro Bay. Great windsurfing, surfing, biking nearby. Scheduled air service, United Express, Delta, and US Air is 40 minutes in San Luis Obispo.



Enjoying the view at the Cottontail Creek Ranch
VRBO Bear stayed here - 04/24/2009 When my bear family and I arrived at the Cottontail Creek Ranch, we instantly felt at home!

This luxury ranch retreat is nestled among some of California’s most breathtaking rolling hills. The location beckons you to enjoy the outdoors and everything the Central Coast has to offer. Whether you like to hike, fish, horseback ride, surf, or just simply hang out and enjoy some of the most awe inspiring views this home has to offer, this is the place for you!

Our gracious hosts, Roger and Susan, made our arrival special in so many ways. From the beautiful fresh cut flowers in every bedroom to the delicious fresh fruit picked right from the ranch orchards to the awesome homemade cookies, no detail was overlooked. They took us on a tour of their 850 acre working ranch and we marveled at the incredible view overlooking the Estero Bay. The fresh air carried the fabulous scent of their orange orchards and flowers blossoming throughout the property. Plus, we were free to eat anything that was ripe and ready for picking on the grounds. We enjoyed lemons, oranges, avocados and fresh herbs. It was simply amazing! The fabulous surroundings, wide open spaces and views truly recharged our spirits.

The home itself rivaled the ranch’s outside surroundings. From the historical Monterey pine floors to the custom woodwork, this home really showcased the owners’ personality and artistic flair. Susan’s whimsical artwork and Roger’s intricate woodwork throughout the home exuded warmth. They truly put their hearts and hands into making sure that we felt right at home.

Cottontail Creek Ranch featured 5 luxurious bedrooms, each with their own personal baths. Everyone had their own personal space to retreat to and relax. The home’s floor plan was perfect for togetherness and included great family gathering spots like a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, spacious dining room as well as the large living room with its massive rock fireplace. Every room had an incredible view to enjoy. We spent evenings around the great fire pit or soaking in the steaming spa reminiscing about the day’s adventures. It was the perfect home for a reunion or celebration!

If you must venture away from this private paradise, Cottontail Creek Ranch is in close proximity to the vineyards of Paso Robles, fabulous seafood in Morro Bay, and the quaint coastal town of Cayucos. It’s also a convenient home base to launch an excursion up the coast to visit Hearst Castle or explore the craggy coast of Big Sur. We have not stopped talking about our visit to the California Central Coast and the Cottontail Creek Ranch.

Thanks Roger and Susan for a great stay!

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Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 5000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    2 pack and plays on request...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    with limitations....moreless

Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 20

  • Bedroom 1/Master : 1 king, 1 murphy bed

    double by request...moreless

  • Bedroom 2/Barnwood room: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    double...moreless

  • Bedroom 3/Garden : 1 queen

    private bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 king, 3 twin/ single

    3 twins total lofts above ...moreless

  • Bedroom 5/Sunrise: 1 queen

    deck off the bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 6/Library Loft: 1 queen

    Loft above living room via spiral staircase above living roo...moreless

  • #7/BBB room/off #6 bath : 1 double

    entry level access to 6th bath and bar/ private/no window...moreless

  • Bedroom 8/Multi purpose/Casita: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

    detached from house Game/Weight/ bedroom/ couples ...moreless

  • King size beds (4) #1, #2, #4 , #8 multipurpose room, Queen size Beds (3) #3,5 and Library loft, Double Beds (1) Loft in #4 has 3 twins in loft 1-3 twins in Multi purpose room 2 ,pack and plays ...moreless

Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

    Radiant heat...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    radiant heated floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, tub, shower

    Radiant heated floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet, shower

    Floor heat...moreless

  • Bathroom 6/ entry/ mud room: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Living room has large High definition flat screen television with Surround Sound Stereo, Satellite networking, Den, TV/VCR/DVD satellite networking, Master Bedrm#1 Flat screen plasma TV/dvd/ satellite networking, Fully Equipped Kitchen, 5 burner cook top, dbl, electric ovens, Microwave/convection, Blenders, Coffee grinders, Double coffee pots Separate Bar, Linens &towels provided plus Spa Towels, Oakwood BBQ & Fire Pit, (wood provided), Detached Multipurpose Room/fitness area with weights and yoga mats, ping pong or conference room, Cleaning service, Child Care, Massage Therapy, Chef and Personal Trainer available upon request for additional charge, complete amenities page on cottontailcreek website/Pool house at pool has elliptical workout machine...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    3 wide screen tvs ...moreless

  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    From every window there is a stunning valley and mountain view. From the mountain top you can see from Pt Bucheon to Hearst Ranch...moreless

  • Rural:

    Rolling Hills and Pristine Coastal Valley 14 minutes from Highway One and the beach. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Dining table seats 12 with additional table seats 20 2 high chairs and a youth seat...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 20 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    In the multi purpose room /Mats, weights in the pool house and elliptical machine...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    custom rock fireplace in the master bedroom 1...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Forced air...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Fabulous Comphy sheets...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Widescreen tv, stereo, and fireplace...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    With permission...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    wireless/ broad band...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    custom rock wood burning fireplace in the living room...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Ask owner...moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    double drip brewing system and keurig pod ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Almost everything..you name it we have it...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    More than you will need...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    (2)...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Updated and more than complete, 2 oversized ovens/convection/with island sitting bar with a view...moreless

  • Microwave:

    (3) 1 above counter, 1 cooking/convection/1 in the pool house...moreless

Outside

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    at the fishing pond...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    santa maria style wood bbq. wood provided...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool:

    20 yd 2 lane lap pool with spa and kid's baja step. Daytime use only and shared with owners...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
summer
Aug 18 - Sep 2, 2015
6 night min stay
$1,295
$8,100

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Labor Day 2015
Sep 3 - Sep 7, 2015
4 night min stay
$1,295
$8,300
Fall
Sep 10 - Nov 18, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,295
$7,850

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Holidays Fall/Winter /Spring
Nov 20 - Nov 28, 2015
6 night min stay
$1,295
$8,300

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Christmas
Dec 20 - Dec 26, 2015
6 night min stay
$1,295
$8,300

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Cal Poly Graduation
Jun 8 - Jun 12, 2016
5 night min stay

$5,180
flat fee
Early summer 2016
Jun 13 - Jun 30, 2016
6 night min stay
$1,295
$8,100
Summer 4th of July
Jul 1 - Jul 8, 2016
6 night min stay
$1,295
$8,300
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,295

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Rates are based on a 1-10 guest stay. All extra guests are charged $35/guest/night/day/visit/including children.

With a maximum of 20.

Plus refundable $700 security and cleaning deposit


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Last updated: 04/14/2015
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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Luis Obispo
9 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Cayucos and Morro Bay
14 Miles
Nearest Golf
Morro Bay
22 Miles
Nearest Train
San Luis Obispo or Paso Robles
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Cayucos/Highway 1 and Highway 46
9 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Cayucos and Morro Bay have fabulous restaurants
8 Miles
Nearest Beach
Cayucos

Car: Necessary

Fire PIt to sit under the stars/Bird Watching, Double Hammock for those who just want to kick back, 2 sets of Horseshoes, Free standing basketball, tetherball, games, Horseback Riding Trails & Facilities available for horse owners, NEARBY, Hearst Castle(45 minutes), Beach, boogie boarding, Wine Tasting/Paso Robles(15 min), Wine Tasting/San Luis Obispo( 25 min, ) Tennis(15 minutes), Golf (25 min, ), Shopping(15 min), Swimming(15 minutes)Horse Rentals(30 min

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: Susan, Owen, Ruben and Cat planting new Avocados, 2013. I have a great family(wonderful grandchildren). They all help out at the ranch and love it as I do. We are lucky to have passionate staff to stand alongside. I love the central coast and all the possibilities. I love that the ocean is just over the hill. Some days I can smell the sea..and zip down for a coastal run, kayak, or boogie board. Mostly I love this land and feel honored to have spent my life nurturing it. What a life. My husband Roger and I have been lucky enough to live our dream and raise our family here. Although he has passed we feel his presence everywhere!

Why the Owner Chose San Luis Obispo:
How did we get started in the Vacation Rental business? Our family had been living on Cottontail Creek Road on the Magetti Ranch since 1977. In 1999 when the adjoining property came on the market. We wanted to expand agriculturally which we immediately did by adding more avocados, more cattle and oranges to the ranch. That left the question, what do we do with this extraordinary Cottontail Creek Ranch home built in 1978? Our goal is sustainability and the vacation rental does that as well as fulfills the home's destiny by entertaining tourists from around the world. The house truly combines luxury and homeyness while the views beckon you outdoors. We feel that Cottontail Creek Ranch is the perfect location for sharing this part of old California with others. The byproduct of this has been meeting wonderful people while connecting them to the land.

The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
'So much to Do or NOT, Close to everything the Central Coast has to offer' is what I tell potential guests. If you choose to venture out and leave the ranch the first wine tasting room is 15 minutes away and the beach is 12 minutes the opposite direction. The climate is moderate with a marine influence without a lot of fog and the extreme heat of inland, ' JUST RIGHT'! Staying at the ranch can be restful and quiet or full of activity, your choice. The location of our home makes it easy for our guests to enjoy the great outdoors without leaving the house, the patios and porches. You can also fill your days with hiking, walking and biking the property then take off for some wine tasting and beach activities or drive to Hearst Castle for a tour and the Big Sur Coast. We share any fruit and vegetables that are ready for harvest. We normally have oranges, lemons and limes all year long. Seasonally we have avocados, herbs and artichokes from the edible landscaping. It is a great to live off the land.


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Speaks: english, spanish

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Photos

  • CTC Ranch Home welcomes you & yours for an unforgettable  vacation for all ages.

    CTC Ranch Home welcomes you & yours for an unforgettable vacation for all ages.

  • The billion dollar view kitchen.  2 dishwashers, 2 ovens and and.

    The billion dollar view kitchen. 2 dishwashers, 2 ovens and and.

  • Fancy Dinner Party

    Fancy Dinner Party

  • A different angle of the living room

    A different angle of the living room

  • #2 Master Bedroom/King/double futon/ private full bath/ private deck to the spa

    #2 Master Bedroom/King/double futon/ private full bath/ private deck to the spa

  • Garden Bedroom #3
Queen/ private bath with radiant heat
Entrance Level

    Garden Bedroom #3 Queen/ private bath with radiant heat Entrance Level

  • Sunrise Room #5
Queen 4 poster antique bed/entrance level
Private Bath and Private deck

    Sunrise Room #5 Queen 4 poster antique bed/entrance level Private Bath and Private deck

  • Entrance level patio with avocados in the valley beautiful hill views

    Entrance level patio with avocados in the valley beautiful hill views

  • Wine with that evening light?

    Wine with that evening light?

  • 20 yd lap Pool with baja step and spa/ homestead house with elliptical machine

    20 yd lap Pool with baja step and spa/ homestead house with elliptical machine

  • floor plan
on left is the upstairs 
on right is the entry level with no stairs

    floor plan on left is the upstairs on right is the entry level with no stairs

  • View from the mid deck
Lower patio with fire pit and pool

    View from the mid deck Lower patio with fire pit and pool

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Living room with spiral staircase to the Library loft(behind quit)

    Living room with spiral staircase to the Library loft(behind quit)

  • Master Bedroom #1
King bed on living room level/ day bed on request/private bath/fireplace/direct access to the spa and private deck

    Master Bedroom #1 King bed on living room level/ day bed on request/private bath/fireplace/direct access to the spa and private deck

  • Barn wood Bathroom #2
includes double sinks and badette

    Barn wood Bathroom #2 includes double sinks and badette

  • Red Dog Room #4
King bed/private full bath with  soaking tub/ separate shower and radiant heat.  2 lofts above with 1 double and 2 twins

    Red Dog Room #4 King bed/private full bath with soaking tub/ separate shower and radiant heat. 2 lofts above with 1 double and 2 twins

  • #8 'Casita'/King or twins/pingpong/weights/ttoys/polker table

    #8 'Casita'/King or twins/pingpong/weights/ttoys/polker table

  • Small Gathering

    Small Gathering

  • view from the spa off the deck from bedrooms #1 and #2

    view from the spa off the deck from bedrooms #1 and #2

  • 20 yd lap pool with spa and kids step and homestead house

    20 yd lap pool with spa and kids step and homestead house

  • This says it all!!

    This says it all!!

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Member since: 1999
Speaks: english, spanish
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