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Buchon Cottage---Walk to Downtown in 3 Minutes

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Bright and Airy Living and Dining Space

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Last updated: 04/15/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
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San Luis Obispo cottage description

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The Central Coast is arguably the most beautiful and unspoiled area of the California Coastline, and San Luis Obispo is the Heart of the Central Coast. Named “The Happiest City in America” by National Geographic and featured on Oprah’s TV show, SLO-Town, as the locals call it, earns that designation with a vibrant and historic downtown bristling with great restaurants and shops, but devoid of the big chain establishments which so often destroy the character small towns. With over 30,000 students in Cal Poly and Cuesta College, the town maintains an air of youthfulness and innovation.

What Do You Guys Do In San Luis Obispo?

• Walk around the Thursday Night Farmer’s Market
which supports our farm-to-table culinary lifestyle

• Go wine-tasting at over 200 wineries in the area
including Paso Robles now being touted as the next
Napa Valley

• Take a kayak out into Morro Bay

• Visit beautiful Avila Beach and soak in mineral hot
springs

• Drive up the Pacific Coast Highway and see Cayucos, a beach town where time has stood still since the 50s, and Cambria, where a forest of old pine trees meets the craggy coastline. Further up the road you’ll find Hearst Castle and a beach filled with giant elephant seals at the start of California’s world famous Big Sur which ends in Carmel and Monterey

• Drive down Highway 101 and visit Pismo Beach, old town Arroyo Grande, or all the way to Santa Barbara

• If you’re fit and love the outdoors, there are endless opportunities for cycling, surfing, golfing, kayaking, and playing in the sand dunes. And hiking is our specialty. From the ancient volcanoes of the Nine Sisters to Montaña de Oro State Park, you will find hikes for all levels of fitness

How’s The Weather?

• So glad you asked. San Luis Obispo enjoys a pleasant Mediterranean climate all year with an average of 315 days of sunshine and average temperatures in the high 70s and low 80s in the Summer and high 60s in the Winter

About Buchon Cottage

This nearly 100 year old house could not possibly be in a better location. In less than a 5-minute walk you are in the center of downtown with all the restaurants, bars, and cafes you would ever want. Buchon Street is clearly the most attractive neighborhood in town, lined with restored Victorian and Craftsman homes, many with historical designation. You can leave the car at home if you just want to kick back and enjoy the town as the Amtrak station is just a short walk away.

While the exterior retains its vintage look, the interior is currently a blend of traditional and contemporary styles, gradually migrating toward the contemporary. The kitchen is well stocked with everything you need for gourmet or casual cooking.

The living room features a 50 inch plasma TV and an awesome audio-visual system. The bedroom features a platform California King bed with a Tempur-Pedic mattress and also has a flat screen and DVD player. The sitting room has a workstation and a futon which opens to a queen bed.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 916 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

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

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Sitting Room with Queen Futon and Workstation...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wireless Broadband...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Cal Poly Graduation
Jun 12 - Jun 14, 2015
3 night min stay

$750
flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$175
$3,900

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:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning Fee $75
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

Minimum Stay: 2 Nights, 3-4 Nights Holidays and Special Events

Rate assumes occupancy by 2 persons. For each additional adult add $20/day or $100/week. CHILDREN UNDER 10 ARE FREE. Maximum occupancy is 4 persons.

Guests may pay by check or credit card. Credit Cards incur a fee of 3% (4% for international transactions).


Cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 04/15/2015
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Location

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2 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Luis Obispo Airport
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Eureka
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Avila Beach Golf Club
0.1 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
101
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Over 100 Restaurants
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Avila Beach

Car: Not Necessary

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: I retired 17 years ago and am now a full time world traveler but always return to SLO-Town when I circle around to this part of the globe. This photo, taken in Alberobello, Italy, is me with my 3 loves--my 2 beautiful daughters and my '76 Westfalia Bus.

Why the Owner Chose San Luis Obispo:
I have been coming to SLO for many years and renting small historic homes and always wanted to have my own. After watching the very few old homes that occasionally pop up on the market for years I saw 885 Buchon and knew it was the one. It needed lots of work but I thoroughly enjoyed the remodeling process, with more to come in the near future. The location and proximity to downtown was a major factor for me, as I would much rather walk than drive.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Location is the number one benefit of Buchon Cottage. To be able to stroll a few minutes and be in the center of downtown SLo whether for the Farmers Market or a night out dining is a pleasure.


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Photos

  • Bright and Airy Living and Dining Space

    Bright and Airy Living and Dining Space

  • California King Tempur-Pedic Bed

    California King Tempur-Pedic Bed

  • Fully Stocked Kitchen

    Fully Stocked Kitchen

  • Enjoy Outdoor Dining in the Outstanding SLO Weather

    Enjoy Outdoor Dining in the Outstanding SLO Weather

  • High-Tech Entertainment Center with 50' Plasma Monitor and B&O Speakers

    High-Tech Entertainment Center with 50' Plasma Monitor and B&O Speakers

  • Sitting Room with Work Station and Queen Futon Sofa

    Sitting Room with Work Station and Queen Futon Sofa

  • No More Outhouse

    No More Outhouse

  • Buchon Cottage--Built in 1915

    Buchon Cottage--Built in 1915

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Date last modified - Saturday, April 18, 2015

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 90%
  • Calendar last updated: 04/15/2015
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