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Near San Luis Obispo with Free Wine Tasting Included!

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San Luis Obispo ~ Paso Robles Area Vacation Guest Home

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Last updated: 08/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

San Luis Obispo house description

Complimentary wine tasting at several nearby wineries is available to all guests (over 21) of Rock Basin Vineyards. Sip and sample some of the area's finest vintages from the beaches of Avila to the mountains of West Templeton to the rolling hills of Paso Robles while staying in a clean, comfortable country home. Due to Extreme Drought and Fire Conditions, No Smoking is allowed at this property. Do Not Rent this house if you or anyone in your group smokes.

Located on Las Pilitas Road in Santa Margarita, a short 20 minutes from downtown San Luis Obispo, The Guest Homes at Rock Basin Vineyards are located in the quiet countryside. Tucked in a peaceful canyon off the main valley, the 1,400+ square foot Windmill House is next to the vineyards on an 84 acre ranch. Fully furnished and equipped, The Windmill House can accommodate up to eight people in three queen size beds, a twin bed and two roll away beds. The second home on the property can sleep up to six visitors. Rentals of both homes for larger groups (up to 14 guests) receive a discount of 5%.

The covered front porch at The Windmill House is the perfect spot for viewing some of our abundant wildlife or enjoying the evening sunsets or the spectacular dark night star filled skies. The spacious landscaped backyard has two lawn areas and a large patio with tables, chairs and a Weber BBQ for evening grilling. There is ample off street parking for vehicles, campers and RV's.

If the dates you desire show as booked on The Windmill House availability calendar, please click the link below to view listing #189213, The Vista House, our second guest home on this beautiful property.

Booking Note For Groups of 6-8 People Using the Instant Quote or Book It Now Button: Your quote will be edited by the Owner showing the additional rent of $15.00 per day for 6-8 people and the additional cleaning fee of $25.00 for 6-8 people. You will receive the updated quote before you can book your reservation online.

Call or e-mail for a price quote for your next private party, picnic, BBQ, reunion, or garden party.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1450 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking is Not Allowed at this property! If you are a Smoker, Do Not Rent Here!...moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Must be 24 years old...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed:

                No Execptions!...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Events Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

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              • Queen size Beds (3) Pillow top mattresses...very comfy!, Twin or Single Beds (2) and a roll away bed is available. Living room sofa can also be arrange into a large double bed....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1-Master: toilet, tub, shower

                Oval soaking tub...moreless

              • Bathroom 2-Hallway: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              Kitchen & Dining

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Pots, pans, kitchenware, knives, cutting boards and many accessories not found in most rental homes....moreless

              • Catering Available:

                Many top quality caterer's are available close by....moreless

              • Stove:

                Five burner gas stove with broiler...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                All major appliances are included...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                All included with your rental...moreless

              • Oven
              • Toaster
              • Microwave
              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Seating for 6 people

              Amenities

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Off street parking for RV's, travel trailers or motorhomes....moreless

              • Garage:

                Oversize double garage with room of all of your toys...moreless

              • Living Room seats 8:

                Large sectional sofa, rocking chair, TV....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Detergent and softener sheets provided...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Horseshoe pit and equipment available. Enjoy quiet, peaceful surroundings in a comfortable, clean vacation home far from the maddening crowds....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television:

                    One in Living room...one in Master bedroom....moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Satellite TV with Free WIFI connection....moreless

                  • CD Player
                  • VCR
                  • DVD Player
                  • Stereo

                  Communications

                  • Telephone:

                    (3) Local and local toll calls are included. Some cell phone will not get a signal here due to our mountain location....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    FREE WiFi service available....moreless

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Jetted Tub:

                        Large oval soaking tub in Master bathroom...moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Covered front porch and patios. Large patio in back yards. Gravel patio in side yard near horseshoe pits. Outdoor table, chairs, umbrellas & chaises provided...moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Large front lawn. Smaller back lawns. Seasonal fresh herbs in the garden....moreless

                      Theme

                      • Away From It All
                      • Family
                      • Romantic
                      • Adventure

                      Location & View

                          • Mountain View

                          Activities

                          • Zoo
                          • Massage Therapist
                          • Hot Air Ballooning
                          • Surfing
                          • Water Skiing
                          • Kayaking
                          • Golf
                          • Fishing
                          • Hiking
                          • Wind-Surfing
                          • Basketball Court
                          • Sailing
                          • Rock Climbing
                          • Swimming
                          • Racquetball
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Groceries
                          • ATM/Bank
                          • Eco Tourism
                          • Bird Watching
                          • Museums
                          • Cinemas
                          • Health/Beauty Spa
                          • Restaurants
                          • Live Theater
                          • Churches
                          • Marina
                          • Cycling
                          • Playground
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Shopping
                          • Antiquing
                          • Boating
                          • Horseshoes
                          • Horseback Riding
                          • Wildlife Viewing
                          • Winery Tours
                          • Jet Skiing
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
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                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          $235
                          $1,470 $3,000
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning fee 1-4 people $100
                          • Tax Rate 10%

                          Notes:

                          Rates are for 1-5 Guests. Add $20.00 per night for 6-8 Guests. 8 people Maximum Occupancy.

                          Cleaning Fee: $110.00 for 1-4 Guests $125.00 for 5-8 Guests

                          Cleaning Fee: $200.00 for Monthly or longer stays

                          10% Hotel tax on all stays under 30 consecutive nights

                          2 night minimum stay. 3 night minimum stay on Federal Holidays, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years

                          No Pets or Smoking Allowed


                          Cancellation policy:

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


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 08/27/2014
                          Check availability
                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates
                           

                          Location

                          23 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          San Luis Obispo
                          18 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          San Luis Obispo
                          9 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          101
                          28 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Avila Beach or Morro Bay
                          7.5 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Santa Margarita Tavern
                          12 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Atascadero Chalk Mountain
                          7.5 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          The Range in Santa Margarita

                          Car: Necessary

                          Located on Rock Basin Vineyards, Las Pilitas Road, 2.8 miles East of W. Pozo Road in Santa Margarita, California.....Star Gazing, Bird and Wildlife watching, Vineyard Tours, Hiking, Fishing Boating and Horseback riding at Santa Margarita Lake Park, Wine tasting, Zip Lining across historic Santa Margarita Ranch, Antique shopping, Art galleries and fine dining all await visitors to The Windmill House.....Or you can just kick back, relax & enjoy the peaceful harmony & atmosphere of our quiet coastal valley!

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1979

                          About the owner: Rock Basin Vineyards & Guest Homes Mission Statement: To be stewards of the land and its productivity while providing opportunities for guests to connect with the fruitfulness of the earth and the beauty and harmony of nature. I purchased the 3 acres the Windmill House occupies with the 80 acre parcel next door where The Vista House and the vineyards are located in 1979. I had the Windmill House built in 2003 and used it as a month to month rental for 1 year. After attending a class at Cal Poly University on Agri-Tourism, I realized there was an unfilled niche for my home in the vacation rental market. I joined VRBO in 2005 and have enjoyed much success and many satisfied and returning customers during my 8 years of operations. Book your next getaway at The Windmill House and see why so many of my guests book their next visit before leaving.

                          Why the Owner Chose San Luis Obispo:
                          I converted The Windmill House from a month to month rental to a vacation rental to fill a demand for vacation rentals in a rural, country setting. Guests enjoy getting away from it all out here while only a short 20 minute commute from downtown San Luis Obispo and 30 minutes from the wineries of Paso Robles and area beaches. For summer visitors, our fog free weather is a welcome change to the cold beach house rentals and our mountain elevation keeps us cool at night. Guests can enjoy guided vineyard tours and complimentary wine tasting at Ancients Peaks Winery in Santa Margarita.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          The Guest Homes are clean and well maintained with all the modern conveniences including WiFi and Satellite TV. Guest are supplied with oak bark and charcoal for the Weber BBQ, foil, ziplocs, paper towels and toilet paper so you don't have to bring these bulky items with you. Seasonal fresh herbs grow from March - October in the garden and the newly planted orchard will be providing fresh peaches, nectarines and apples in 2014. Tours of the vineyards are available on request. The Guest Homes are the closest housing for visitors to Santa Margarita Lake Park or events at Santa Margarita Ranch and Pozo Saloon. Book your stay now and enjoy the luxury of a true home away from home for your next vacation.


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                          Photos

                          • San Luis Obispo ~ Paso Robles Area Vacation Guest Home

                            San Luis Obispo ~ Paso Robles Area Vacation Guest Home

                          • The bright and cheery kitchen overlooks the hills of Rock Basin Vineyards

                            The bright and cheery kitchen overlooks the hills of Rock Basin Vineyards

                          • Comfy pillow top queen size beds in each bedroom

                            Comfy pillow top queen size beds in each bedroom

                          • The shady front porch and inviting lawn, perfect for enjoying a warm afternoon.

                            The shady front porch and inviting lawn, perfect for enjoying a warm afternoon.

                          • Flocks of wild Turkeys are abundant  & easily seen in the mornings & evenings.

                            Flocks of wild Turkeys are abundant & easily seen in the mornings & evenings.

                          • Cattle drives and zip line rides at Santa Margarita Ranch.

                            Cattle drives and zip line rides at Santa Margarita Ranch.

                          • Cosmos or Shooting stars are a sure sign of springtime.

                            Cosmos or Shooting stars are a sure sign of springtime.

                          • Fields of buttercups along Shell Creek Rd. just 20 minutes from Windmill House.

                            Fields of buttercups along Shell Creek Rd. just 20 minutes from Windmill House.

                          • Springtime in the vineyards.

                            Springtime in the vineyards.

                          • Netting protects the grape crop before harvest.

                            Netting protects the grape crop before harvest.

                          • My Mom (Rt) and Aunt Terry (Lf) crush grapes for jelly the old fashion way.

                            My Mom (Rt) and Aunt Terry (Lf) crush grapes for jelly the old fashion way.

                          • Table set for an evening celebration.

                            Table set for an evening celebration.

                          • Living Room & Den of Windmill House at Rock Basin Vineyards

                            Living Room & Den of Windmill House at Rock Basin Vineyards

                          • Sunny Dining Room - table opens to seat six

                            Sunny Dining Room - table opens to seat six

                          • Master Bathroom features a large oval soaking tub and stall shower.

                            Master Bathroom features a large oval soaking tub and stall shower.

                          • One of the two windmill that give the Windmill House it's name.

                            One of the two windmill that give the Windmill House it's name.

                          • Santa Margarita Lake Park offers boat/kayak rentals, hiking, horseback riding.

                            Santa Margarita Lake Park offers boat/kayak rentals, hiking, horseback riding.

                          • The sunny beaches at Avila, Pismo and Morro Bay are only 35 minutes away

                            The sunny beaches at Avila, Pismo and Morro Bay are only 35 minutes away

                          • Baby blue eyes carpet a field in springtime.

                            Baby blue eyes carpet a field in springtime.

                          • Birds like to nest in the vines. This is a dove nest with eggs.

                            Birds like to nest in the vines. This is a dove nest with eggs.

                          • Fully ripe grapes ready for picking.

                            Fully ripe grapes ready for picking.

                          • Penny, our Vineyard dog, guards a load of grapes going to crush at a winery.

                            Penny, our Vineyard dog, guards a load of grapes going to crush at a winery.

                          • A rare summer (July) rainbow at sunset

                            A rare summer (July) rainbow at sunset

                          • Owner holding an orphaned Bob Cat kitten. Raised by local rescue and released.

                            Owner holding an orphaned Bob Cat kitten. Raised by local rescue and released.

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                          Date last modified - Sunday, June 22, 2014

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                          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

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