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Country Life in Paso Robles Wine Country.

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The living area is spacious and open with a queen sleeper sofa and flatscreen tv

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Overlook Guesthouse is a spacious and newly re-decorated one bedroom which was the original farm residence and part of a larger building containing a garage and Ron's play space with wood and metal working tools. All who see it think it is charming and surprising. There is a large fenced yard and patio.

Overlook Guesthouse is located on 10 private and gated acres which is home to Overlook Driving Center, a place for the training and competition of modern carriage driving horses. We would be happy to offer you a ride and some interaction with our horses is available. If you have your own horses, we invite you to bring them. They can be stabled on the property.

This property is in a quiet neighborhood of 10 acre properties, which is virtually surrounded by vineyards. The location is convenient for visiting the area cities and attractions, while maintaining a truly country atmosphere. Over 100 wineries are within touring distance, as well as many fine restaurants, parks and beaches.

This guesthouse is a good choice for those who want a quiet and private location for work or rest. Ron and Linda, your hosts, will do all we can to customize your stay to your pleasure.

Keywords: Private, Quiet, One Story, Casual, Fenced Yard, Dogs Ok, Horses Ok, Full Kitchen, Patio, Yard

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Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    Your children may enjoy watching the horses, goats, geese and chickens. Supervised handling can be arranged....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    You are welcome to smoke on the patio....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Fenced yard and freedom to go off-leash in over 5 acre fenced space. All dogs must be up to date on vaccinations. The charge for pets is $10.00 per day per pet....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    The property has no stairs so access is easy. The shower has a curb and seats with well-placed safety bar. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1

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  • living area sofa sleeper: 1 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2) A select comfort mattress is softer or firmer, just as you like for your own side of the bed with just the touch of a button., A memory foam mattress makes this an uncommonly comfortable bed., queen size sleeper sofa bed is convenient for a child or an adult and is located in the living area....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

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  • The bathroom was entirely re-done in March of 2015. It now is a fully tile shower with a tile vanity top and tile floor. The result is a clean and easily cleanable space that is bright, modern and sophisticated. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • cozy firepit, supplied with oak firewood at no cost. Snacks and some breakfast foods supplied at no cost to you. Fresh produce in the garden in season. Visit the farm animals if you wish or stay well away if you prefer. Use the hammock for beautiful stargazing or daytime relaxing....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A wide selection on the shelves and a take-one, leave-one basket as well....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    in bedroom...moreless

  • Games:

    Board games indoors. Chess and toss game as well as horseshoes outdoors. Fly kites when weather appropriate....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    120 channels...moreless

  • Television:

    Color flatscreen with a remote and satellite...moreless

  • Toys:

    Patio chalk, balls, splash pool, frisbee...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Limited but varied....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Downtown Paso Robles is 9 easy miles away with all their festivals and fun shopping. Atascadero is also 9 miles away with restaurants and is on the way to Morro Bay...moreless

  • Rural:

    Located in a small group of 10 acre parcels surrounded by vineyards and ranches....moreless

  • Village:

    The little town of Creston is a very old ranching community and remains the local hub with its own school, library, restaurant and bar...and post office. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    An automatic thermostat keeps the guesthouse comfortable while you are out having fun....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    free WiFi...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Included with the clothes washer and provided free if you stay 7 days or longer, but available for a fee of $10.00 otherwise....moreless

  • Garage:

    Garage space available at an additional fee for antique or very special cars....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Forced air is quiet and effective....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets, towels and kitchen towels are provided as are comfy throws for the living room and extra pillows,blankets....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Open plan...moreless

  • Parking:

    Lots of space for any size rig....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    The parking area is mostly shaded and hundreds of feet from the quiet dirt road which leads to Overlook....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    There is plenty of room for the largest rig to park and turn around....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Free local calls....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Fresh and fluffy....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer and dryer are in a laundry room attached to the guesthouse and can be made available for a fee of $10.00....moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip coffee maker with ground and whole bean coffee. Coffee grinder provided....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Pots, pans, skillets, bowls and everything else we could think of are provided....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full sets of dishes and a good selection of good utensils and serving ware are provided....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Open plan with large format tile counters, a new gas range with oven. A refrigerator, microwave and all the cookware we could think of, including a blender are provided....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large, with sunny space and shaded space. Play outdoor chess....moreless

  • Golf:

    Good courses are easy to get to, plus we now have clubs and balls to use in our large open area. We don't know anything about golf, so we can't say what kind of clubs we have. Maybe you will tell us...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large fenced yard with artificial turf and border landscaping. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber Kettle with charcoal provided....moreless

  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda:

    2 person hammock placed in shady area of lawn...moreless

  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter
Feb 1 - Mar 1, 2016
2 night min stay
$150
$950 $4,000

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$175
$1,150 $5,000

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $10
  • cleaning $30
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Pets allowed on approval at $10.00 per night per pet. The Book It Now button cannot calculate this fee, so other arrangements can be made. You can call me with a credit card number or bring cash for additional pet fees. Sorry for this anomaly. Fenced yard provided. Rate is for 1 or 2 persons. $20.00 extra charge per extra person. Carriage rides possible at $50.00 by appointment.


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Last updated: 07/04/2015
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Location

  • Loading Chute

    "Good local atmosphere' with beef and lamb specialties. Full bar. Dancing in the barn summe..."

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  • Longbranch Saloon

    "Good hamburgers. Biker bar atmosphere. Rustic."

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28 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Luis Obispo (SBP)
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Loading Chute
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Loading Chute
20 Miles
Nearest Beach
San Simeon, Morro Bay, Avila Beach, Cambria

Car: Necessary

Ron and I realize how difficult it is to imagine where a place is and what the area is like. We would be happy to visit with you on the phone to help orient our guesthouse to the type of local sites you are interested in. On our property, we offer carriage Driving with Horses, Contact and interaction with Horses. Carriage rides offered by appointment. Overlook is a place where carriage driving is taught and where local drivers come to practice for competitions. This is a great spot to fly kites and we keep some in the guesthouse for your use along with board games. The Chicken Condo is home to our 10 hens. When possible, we supply fresh, free range, homegrown eggs to our guests. There is also a house for the 3 ducks who live at Overlook. A horseshoe pit is a popular game, along with a garden chess set. Our new olive grove has given its first crop and the 2014 crop will be large enough to make oil and eating olives. One can often see herds of bicyclist flashing by on nearby Cripple Creek Road and occasionally a hot air balloon will glide by or roar its burner to rise as it goes. We love the sun rise and sunset views, especially when there are clouds. Often, guests will stroll the approximately 5 acre grounds around sunset with a glass of wine to catch the best color in the sky. They choose that wine from the many tasting rooms in the general area, some as close as 3 miles away. Sometimes, guests will arrange to be picked up by professional drivers to do their wine tour, but mostly they enjoy the pleasure of finding their favorite wineries by searching on their own. Many guests have now become members of wine clubs at tasting rooms and come back regularly to pick up their wine. There are too many options to list, but there are lots of brochures and suggestions in the guesthouse. We hope you will leave a note or a card telling of your own finds.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Linda is a retired carriage driving judge and trainer, which itself was a second career after many years of residential design and drafting. Now, she has 4 horses, who keep her physically active and able to compete in horse shows and trail rides. They are John, Cari, Johnathan and Clare. She also enjoys flower and vegetable gardening, though without much real skill or knowledge. There is one resident dog, a miniature Poodle named Joseph. The family is rounded out with 6 hens who give us (and you) fresh eggs.

Why the Owner Chose Paso Robles:
Ron's family has been in Paso Robles since 1890. They were farmers and ranchers. We built this structure and used it as a caretaker quarter until 2010, when it was refurbished to be used as a vacation rental. We chose this location because of it is ideal for our sport of carriage driving and centrally located to the local cities.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
This is a comfortable place for quiet work or relaxation. It would be a good place to write or paint or do any creative work. There is a 14' x 19' bedroom, a large and airy bath with shower and a living/dining/kitchen space which is conducive to conversation. The large patio is part of a large and shady yard which is fenced to allow dogs to relax outside. There is a covered kennel next to the patio for those who travel with dogs and want to leave them while they sight-see. We encourage visitors to enjoy walking on the property, visiting with the animals who live here and also the natural ones who share this bit of land. There are many rabbits and quail, occasional deer and fox, many hawks, meadowlarks and crows. We enjoy feeding the ducks and chickens every evening. Chicks are due to hatch today (October 15). The newest addition is guinea pigs, Walnut and Rosie, who live in the carriage room. We love their little noises and soft coats. Their cage is rather large and they love it when we re-arrange their toys and furniture. The olive grove is growing well and our first harvest was delicious. The carriage driving continues here with 3 Overlook horses getting use every week in addition to the visiting drivers who practice here. Finally, we have added a telephone to the amenities inside the guesthouse. It is for local calls only but we hope it will be a convenience for guests.


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Photos

  • The living area is spacious and open with a queen sleeper sofa and flatscreen tv

    The living area is spacious and open with a queen sleeper sofa and flatscreen tv

  • The well-appointed kitchen is stocked for your convenience.

    The well-appointed kitchen is stocked for your convenience.

  • A sunny and comfortable spot to relax with a book.

    A sunny and comfortable spot to relax with a book.

  • The bedroom has a queen sleep number bed and a full size memory foam bed.

    The bedroom has a queen sleep number bed and a full size memory foam bed.

  • en-suite laundry is available by request.

    en-suite laundry is available by request.

  • There is lots of space for walking, flying kites, or playing ball or frisbee.

    There is lots of space for walking, flying kites, or playing ball or frisbee.

  • A beautiful family enjoys music around the fire pit.

    A beautiful family enjoys music around the fire pit.

  • Your own private space, spacious and clean.

    Your own private space, spacious and clean.

  • Songbirds flock to the pleasant yard.

    Songbirds flock to the pleasant yard.

  • Spacious and inviting bedroom.

    Spacious and inviting bedroom.

  • New tile bath is fresh and sophisticated.

    New tile bath is fresh and sophisticated.

  • Spectacular sky views suggested the name 'Overlook' for this property.

    Spectacular sky views suggested the name 'Overlook' for this property.

  • Casual dining in the open-plan living and kitchen area.

    Casual dining in the open-plan living and kitchen area.

  • Dedicated WiFi and a desk are provided for your use.

    Dedicated WiFi and a desk are provided for your use.

  • Anyone for chess on the patio?

    Anyone for chess on the patio?

  • Carie enjoys the summer grass in the horse turnout area.

    Carie enjoys the summer grass in the horse turnout area.

  • Clare is the youngest and a fine driving pony.  She will be showing in 2013.

    Clare is the youngest and a fine driving pony. She will be showing in 2013.

  • Six lovely hens are fun to watch and listen to.  One is now sitting on 16 eggs!

    Six lovely hens are fun to watch and listen to. One is now sitting on 16 eggs!

  • Jonathan is 34' tall and lots of fun to drive.  He loves children and grass.

    Jonathan is 34' tall and lots of fun to drive. He loves children and grass.

  • Welcome to Overlook Guesthouse.

    Welcome to Overlook Guesthouse.

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  • Bathrooms
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 07/04/2015
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