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New! Artist's Vineyard Cottage Retreat

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Amazing location and breathtaking views! Nestled in the coastal foothills just off California Scenic Hwy 46 West - exactly halfway between the quaint artist village of Cambria (10 min.) and gateway to the spectacular Paso Robles/Templeton wine region (just outside your door).

Newly remodeled cottage from the ground up. Enjoy top of the line furnishings, amenities and touches that one would expect from a nationally renowned artist. The large master bedroom is a Southeast Asian retreat with unique pieces from Nepal and Thailand. The queen bedroom takes you back to early California. The kitchen is fully stocked and has granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Relax with a cool beverage on the patio overlooking the vast farming valley below or tuck yourselves back in the shade of the oaks and bay trees off the rear patio. 100% privacy enables you to enjoy the additional outdoor shower, use the massage table, read or watch the red tail hawks soar peacefully above. BBQ in your own "park" complete with picnic table and shade trees.

Perched atop the Stromsoe Vineyard, a producing 5 acre vineyard of Pinot Noir and Pinot Grigio, you'll enjoy a country retreat setting. It's only 2 minutes to the first wine tasting opportunity on the "west side" in the York Mountain AVA. Our location is generally 15 degrees cooler than downtown Paso in the summer. You can visit dozens and dozens of fine wineries within a 10 mile radius. Be sure to take a sunset stroll on one of our uncrowded, pristine beaches less than 15 minutes from your door!

Close proximity to downtown Paso, its wonderful restaurants and wine events - this location has it all! Please note: for the comfort of the majority of our guests this is a NON-SMOKING property.

Keywords: Cottage

More Details

Owner
Lisa and Randy Stromsoe
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 11, 2017

About Lisa and Randy Stromsoe

We moved from Los Angeles to the charming village of Cambria in 1979. We raised our daughter and son in Cambria until we found this slice of paradise on 25 acres just 13 minutes inland from the coast. We've enjoyed a large organic garden every year and we are currently looking forward to our 5th harvest of Pinor Noir and Pinot Grigio wine grapes from our 5 acre vineyard.

We are artists by trade and find this location to be peaceful and inspiring.

Lisa and Randy Stromsoe purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Lisa and Randy Stromsoe chose Templeton

Two years ago we decided to remodel an existing cottage perched on the hill above our vineyard. The views are spectacular. We began offering the vineyard cottage as a nightly vacation rental in April of 2008. We've had many return guests ... everyone loves it! When we don't have rental guests, my husband and I like to lay on the grass and look up at the millions of stars.

What makes this cottage unique

After a day of wine tasting and the warm ... sometimes TOO warm weather of Paso Robles, guests love to return to the cottage which is only minutes from the tasting rooms yet up to 15 degrees cooler. We enjoy the coastal influence on many hot summer days. We love to pack a sweatshirt and head to San Simeon Cove or Cayucos for a beach walk at low tide ... no crowds. The counties BEST restaurants are 15 minutes in any direction from the cottage! Paso Robles, Templeton, Cambria and Cayucos.

Map

Nearest Airport
28 Miles
San Luis Obispo Municipal Airport
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Paso Robles
Nearest Motorway
0.01 Miles
Hwy 46 WEST
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
McPhee's Grill
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Cayucos
Car: necessary

Hearst Castle, Wine tasting, Farmer's Markets, Morro Bay Estuary and Bird Preserve, Cayucos Beach Town, Summer Music Festivals, Paso Robles/Templeton Wineries

Amenities

Templeton Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
beach towels, beach chairs, picnic supplies, maps to neighborhood wineries, massage table, yoga mats, binoculars/bird watching charts, high end beds and furnishings, DVD library, BOSE docking station for your iPod, iron/board, blow dryer, local artwork, local product honor bar i.e. local wine selection, olive oil, lavender, postcards.

Reviews

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New! Artist's Vineyard Cottage Retreat
average rating of 4.984375 based on 64 reviews
San Leandro, CA
5

Breathtakingly Beautful

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay at the Artist's Vineyard Cottage. When the sun rose and dazzled on the surrounding hills we sat in the porch chairs and drank it all in along with our morning coffee. Such an exquisite and comfortable place for our Holiday getaway. We cooked in and even barbecued one night (the holiday brought 80 degree weather to Paso Robles this year!) enjoying the slience of our surroundings. We had lovely visits from the quail in the morning and views of soaring hawks over the valley. Star gazing in the evening was a highlight - you cannot see stars like that near the city.

Lisa and Randy, you have provided a perfectly appointed retreat for those in need of a respite that makes you feel like you're truly on holiday. We hope to visit again... soon!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so thrilled that you had a memorable vacation. We've tried to create a space for rest and reflection - it sounds like you nailed it! Hope to see you again soon. L & R
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5

Amazing spot!

  • 5 of 5

Place was exactly as described, very clean with a ton of character. Owners are very nice, communicate well, and very flexible. Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Matt - We hope you and yours had a blast in Paso. SOOOO much beer, right? Come stay again. You can see Randy's amazing studio where he makes Sterling Silver and Pewter pilsners, tankards and any kind of drinking, eating and celebrating vessels for Kings and Popes and regular people like us. Thank you for leaving your bottles of treats for us. We took them camping. Cheers!
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5

Beautiful place beautifully kept

  • 5 of 5

Our second stay here. It's convenient, secluded, and very peaceful. We'll be back again!

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tracy - Always happy to host you and thank you for being such awesome guests! See you next time. L & R
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Lee's Summit, MO
5

Once again, stellar experience .....

  • 5 of 5

We have lost track of how many times we have stayed here through the years. Just the fact we keep coming back tells the story. Beautiful setting, immaculate cottage, plenty of sitting areas outside for total relaxation, wonderful and responsive proprietors. Love the addition of the fire pit. We are so thankful for our California "get away" spot and will hopefully be back again!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Total relaxation, touring & visiting wineries, plus tasting.

  • 5 of 5

A great get-away, our second time at the Artist's Vineyard Cottage. Beautifully appointed, & Perfect location. Our hosts couldn't be better.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Denton County
5

Best of both worlds!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our vacation on the hilltop overlooking the vineyard! Since we were situated halfway between the wineries in Paso and the quaint oceanside town of Cambria, we felt Artist Vineyard Cottage was perfect!

The accommodations were nice, clean and we loved the outdoor seating to take in the views of the hawks soaring overhead, full moon and stars, fog rolling in, and of course the sunny breezy skies too!

Thank you Lisa and Randy for sharing your part of the world with us!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
cleaning $100
Tax Rate 10.0%

RATE QUOTES are for a single couple (1 bedroom). The 3rd and 4th person will be charged $10 per person per night due to our extreme drought conditions here in California. It is simply to help out with the additional water usage for sheets, towels, showers and dish washing. Please conserve where possible. Thanks!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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