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Prvt 6 Bdrm Home Sleeps 16+, Lovely Vistas, 46 Acres to Wander. Walk to Wineries

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Front entrance of the Country House - nestled in oaks.


Last updated: 08/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

• Great for Workshops, Non-profit & Corporate Retreats, Family Reunions & Weddings

• Country House: 6 bedrooms, sleeps 16+, large kitchen with 2 refrigerators, and large dining area
• Great Room (500 sq ft) just off the living room
o Open meeting space
o Moveable tables & chairs
o Wood flooring
o Sleeping mats
o Perfect for workshop, discussion, dining, exercise, meditation, etc…

• Event Barn: Carpeted with fireplace (2,000 sq ft) - Additional fee

• Secluded valley surrounded by oak forest with hiking trails
• Peaceful & serene views of nature and wildlife
• Organic large garden & orchard – ask us about seasonal produce for your group
• Nestled between vineyards and wineries
• Walk to 4 wineries and tasting rooms; Turley rated in the world top 12!
• Halfway between LA & SF -- 3 miles from highway 101
• Short drive to Hwy 1; Ocean, Beach towns, Hearst Castle & gateway to Big Sur
• Lots of space – inside & out
• Large outdoor gathering spaces; BBQ & ping pong areas
• Pool (Seasonal)
• Local Hot Springs nearby

This totally private Country House has 6 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. It is 3,000 sq ft and has a fully equipped kitchen with 2 refrigerators, cookware, small appliances, dinnerware, silverware, glasses & utensils. The house also boasts a large screen flat HD TV, VCR, DVD player, and Dish Network satellite receiver with 500 channels. High-speed wireless internet is provided. Sleeping mats are available for additional guests’ sleeping space.

Nearby, our 2,000 square foot Event Barn is equipped with 4-monitor speaker sound system, a large projection screen, and TV. It has 2 gas fireplaces and plenty of open space for your special gathering. Tables and chairs are available for use. (Ask about our Event Barn Rates)

Enjoy fabulous hiking through our oak forest on woodland trails and along tree-lined roadways - all without ever leaving the privacy of the property. Or venture farther and enjoy beaches, wineries, Hearst Castle, Spanish missions, hot springs, restaurants and shopping - everything from charming, locally owned and run shops to outlet stores are easily reachable by car.

The property is owned by a non-profit organization and is located in a private valley near the ocean close to Cambria, Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo on California’s gorgeous central coast mid-way between Los Angeles and San Francisco. We are located in an area of wineries and estate homes, close to everything but with very serene privacy. That rare privacy combined with convenience to all amenities is one of the reasons we chose to establish Dancing Deer right here. It's so very peaceful and beautiful and just a wonderful place to connect, unwind and rebuild.

As rental space for your retreats, workshops, meetings & gatherings, Dancing Deer Farm provides the perfect environment for many types and sizes of gatherings and activities.

We aim to support family bonding and celebration. This is a place meant to foster community while supporting practices to help restore and enhance the earth’s own systems.

(Oct.1 to Thursday before Memorial day wknd )
Sunday - Thursday: $585/night
Friday & Saturday: $885/night
Holidays: 3-night minimum
Cleaning Fee: $200

(Memorial Day weekend to Sep 30)
Sunday - Thursday: $585/night
Friday & Saturday: $1085/night
Holidays: 3-night minimum
Cleaning Fee: $200

9% tax: refers to San Luis Obispo county Transient Occupancy tax.

Discounts for non profit organizations and guests staying more than 5 nights.
Ask us!

Please call us: Karen Devine - Manager Guest Services, or Peter Huber, Director. (805) 434-3200. We would be happy to answer your questions regarding the property. We look forward to having you join us!

* Please ask about our OTHER VACATION RENTAL HOME (VRBO#263890)
The Hacienda (10 BEDROOM/6 BATH/ SLEEPS 28+) Separate & private yet within walking distance of our Country House.

More than 20 guests at the Country House? $15/person per night.

Keywords: large, rental, house, Templeton, farm, private, gathering, workshop, group, wine country, San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, Cambria, central coast, wedding, family reunion, event barn


Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 2300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24, Beds for 16-24

  • Evening Primrose: 5 twin/ single

    4 twins + one trundle. Large bathroom with shower & jet tub...moreless

  • Lupine: 2 twin/ single


  • Yarrow: 2 twin/ single


  • Sagebrush: 1 queen


  • Yerba Buena: 3 twin/ single

    Provides access to Morning Glory room....moreless

  • Morning Glory: 2 twin/ single

    Access to this room is through the Yerba Buena room....moreless

  • 2,000 sq. ft. Event Barn

    Tri-fold mattresses available for floor sleeping....moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (14), ample floor space w/ mattresses available for use in adjacent recreation hall. Tent & RV camping also available for extra space needs....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Therapy pool by appointment, on-site massage therapists, private 80 acres farm, walking trails through beautiful tree-lined rolling hills, 1-acre organic demonstration garden, close to beaches, wineries, Hearst Castle, elephant seals, Spanish missions, hot springs, and many Farmer's Markets....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    satellite TV in home Barn + IPod plug -in and DVD Player & speaker system + microphone...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic


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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning:

    air cooling system...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Plenty of on-site parking...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Ask for details...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Free throughout the property...moreless


  • Catering Available:

    NOT on property, but referrals for local catering available...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Large gourmet kitchen, fully equipped for all your entertaining needs....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Houses are kept fully stocked. Please inquire about non-traditional items that you might need....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    (2) 1 side by side refrigerator, 1 large refrigerator w/freezer...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Pool is open seasonally (around June - September), and is shared by all guests on the property. No lifeguard on duty....moreless



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from 4 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 27 - Sep 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$585 $1,085
Fri, Sat
Oct 1 - Dec 22, 2015
2 night min stay
$585 $885
Fri, Sat
Dec 23 - Jan 1, 2016
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning $200 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10%


*This is a basic quote. We offer some discounts and additional fees, depending on your event. This quote is only for an estimate of what the costs are. To get an accurate estimate for non-profits, weddings, or multiple events please contact us through VRBO.

**Rates are based on 16 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest.

A deposit equal to 50% of the total rate will confirm your reservation, balance due 30 days prior to arrival.

Guest may pay with cash, check or credit card.

A refundable damage deposit is due prior to arrival in the form of cash or a check in the amount of $500.00.

Please contact the office to arrange for payment and to see if you qualify for a discount! Call 805-434-3200

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Last updated: 08/30/2015
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28 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Luis Obispo
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Paso Robles
5 Miles
Nearest Train
Paso Robles
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Pier 46
25 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended

With the coast only a 30-minute drive away, you can easily visit the beach for surfing, paddleboarding, kayaking, sailing, windsurfing, and parasailing in Morro Bay, Cayucos or Cambria. And just north of that, visit the elephant seals and Hearst Castle in San Simeon!

If you are here during the summer months, the Mid State Fair in Paso Robles is always a favorite activity, and easy to get to at only 8 miles away! Head south 30 minutes into San Luis Obispo for more central coast fun, including hiking some of the Seven Sisters of San Luis Obispo - our famous peaks of volcanic remains!

We have hot springs just a few miles away, and on site healing practitioners offering a variety of healing modalities, so if you'd like to ensure your stay is relaxing and rejuvenating, we've got you covered!

And if you like good food and good wine - this is the destination for you! With nearly 200 wineries in the county (two are directly across the street from us!), and a farmer's market almost every day, your taste sensations will be pampered and nourished! You are even encouraged to visit our 1-acre organic garden, talk to our farmer interns, and sample some of our seasonal harvest.

If lake activities are your thing, it is a short drive to several area lakes: Santa Margarita, Nacimiento and San Antonio. Enjoy fishing, camping and boating activities!

Take some time to appreciate our state's history with visits to some of the original California missions - Mission San Antonio de Padua, Mission San Miguel Arcangel, Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa and Mission La Purisima Concepcion are all within driving distance.

Come let us show why some have called this the Happiest Place in America!


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2007

About: This property is owned and operated by the Center for Reuniting Families, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. On November 15, 1994, the Center for Reuniting Families was incorporated as a non-profit educational organization with the following purpose: To establish and maintain programs providing both teen-oriented and adult assistance to educate and encourage choices that are positive for the individual, family, community and for the greater stewardship of the earth through experiential exercises and to develop a teaching institution disseminating educational material to the public. In addition to our core goals, at Dancing Deer Farm we provide a venue and shared resources to other non profit organizations who address the challenges of creating ecologically and economically vibrant and healthy families and communities. Through these collaborative efforts, CRF is a center for education, research, and demonstration to develop strategies for a sustainable future.

Why Cambria:
Dancing Deer Farm isn't just another place to stay. With the focus of our non profit work, visitors can quickly feel the healing, calming and supportive energy that infuses this property. We encourage everyone who walks this land to be healthy, happy and respectful, and when that is done, you can't help feeling all of those things within yourself! It is our intention to have all of our guests leave our property feeling better than when they came.

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  • Front entrance of the Country House - nestled in oaks.

    Front entrance of the Country House - nestled in oaks.

  • Kitchen is spacious including 2 refrigerators

    Kitchen is spacious including 2 refrigerators

  • Yerba Buena room. 3 twin beds, provides access to Morning Glory room.

    Yerba Buena room. 3 twin beds, provides access to Morning Glory room.

  • Sunken tub, waiting for you to relax in!

    Sunken tub, waiting for you to relax in!

  • A place to sit, take in the view & watch for wildlife outside the Country House

    A place to sit, take in the view & watch for wildlife outside the Country House

  • Event barn in use for a film & presentation.

    Event barn in use for a film & presentation.

  • The Red Barn - office & check-in area (and hammock lounging!)

    The Red Barn - office & check-in area (and hammock lounging!)

  • Many trails & roads to wander on/through!

    Many trails & roads to wander on/through!

  • Country House on Rolling Hillsides

    Country House on Rolling Hillsides

  • Evening Primrose room. Master, 4 twins + trundle, adjoining master bath.

    Evening Primrose room. Master, 4 twins + trundle, adjoining master bath.

  • Living room - spacious and lots of natural light

    Living room - spacious and lots of natural light

  • 2,000 square foot event barn/recreation hall

    2,000 square foot event barn/recreation hall

  • The Children's Tipi - come play with us!

    The Children's Tipi - come play with us!

  • 1-acre organic demonstration garden

    1-acre organic demonstration garden

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