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NEW LISTING Architectural Retreat Creekside in Downtown San Luis Obispo

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

This sophisticated four-bedroom delight is perched over lovely Stenner Creek, a hidden jewel in Downtown San Luis Obispo. This dog- friendly home provides a getaway for those seeking comfortable elegance. Whether it's a romantic weekend, anniversary, wedding, golf or spa vacation, the home’s modern architecture provides a serene visit to the Central Coast.

The home is furnished in a sophisticated style with comfort in mind. The expansive living room includes a gas burning fireplace and provides an ideal setting for a party, or for a relaxing evening enjoying the large flat screen TV (on demand Netflix account included). The large windows throughout bring nature inside, with magnificent scenic views. Enjoy early morning sightings of our resident blue heron and deer family.

The dining room is the perfect place to share a fabulous meal with 7 of your loved ones while watching the clusters of majestic monarch butterflies that call our beautiful trees home during the winter months.

The inviting sunny gourmet kitchen is fully equipped for the chef in your group, boasting a gas stove, convection oven, microwave, granite counter tops, spacious refrigerator, freezer and sharp knifes! Whether preparing the perfect Thanksgiving Feast or a light snack, the home will provide all that you need.

Walk through the adjoining breakfast nook’s French doors out to the expansive Bar B-Q and outdoor eating area to enjoy cocktails as the sunsets over Cerro San Luis.

There are four spacious and immaculate bedrooms, each of them unique and decorated with the utmost attention to detail. Upstairs you will find two spacious master suites. The Serenity Suite has a comfortable king-sized bed with fluffy pillows. You can enjoy TV in bed, be lulled to sleep by soft music or indulge in your favorite read warmed by the romantic gas fireplace. This spacious suite features a stunning private bathroom with dramatic shower views of Madonna Mountain.

A second master suite, Monarch Suite, with a luxurious queen-sized bed and private bath features dramatic views of the tree lined creek.

Conveniently located on the main floor you will discover 2 more bedrooms, Freedom and Peace, each with queen size beds that share a spacious full bathroom and a large deck cantilevered over the creek.

Wake to the small wild birds visiting the deck feeders and filling your day with cheerful songs.

Stow your cars in the large 2-car garage and venture away from this private paradise to explore San Luis Obispo on foot. The historic Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, established in 1772, is an easy five-minute stroll away. America’s first solar powered theatre, Palm Theatre, the premiere Independent Movie Theatre of the Central Coast is just around the corner. Does the tantalizing scent of prepared bar-b-que ribs, or the cornucopia of color of freshly picked produce delight your senses? Then Thursday Night -Farmers Market is the place for you to be from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. every Thursday. With more than 120 vendors providing everything from ribs, sausage, tri-tip, fresh flowers, organic produce and seasonal treats. It’s an amazing place to people watch, shop, and enjoy an event that has the distinction of being one of the greatest weekly events of California. Less than a ten-minute walk leads you to the center of San Luis Obispo’s famous artisan fine dining. Enjoy a selection of menus celebrating the seasonality of the area's products. And if it is nightlife you are looking for San Luis Obispo's energizing nightlife and entertainment is sure to invigorate.

The attention to detail on the property makes your visit a truly unique experience. After a day of exploring the Central Coast relax on one of the expansive decks sipping wine or roasting marshmallows.

While the biggest lure of Creekside Retreat Home is its’ relaxing serene surrounding the location beckons you to enjoy the outdoors and everything the Central Coast has to offer. Whether you like to hike, fish, horseback ride, surf, or just simply hang out this is the place for you!

Explore Montana de Oro’s rugged cliffs and secluded sandy beaches. Discover a hundred miles of scenic coastline that provides surf and boogie boarding spots for every skill level. (boogie boards and beach toys provided).

Enjoy the wonderful diversity of wine tasting experiences that are close by, easy to find and offer first class award winning wines. Embrace the rare opportunity to gaze elephant seals up-close in their natural habitat in San Simeon. Step back in time at Hearst Castle, the palatial estate built by newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst. Bike to Avila Beach just 10 miles via bike lanes and the Bob Jones Trail. California Polytechnic State University is within walking distance. The nearby peaks of San Luis Mountain and Bishops Peak offer a host of hiking and mountain bike trails to choose from.

Come experience the SLO life at it’s finest! If you have other questions or would like to see more pictures, please email us.

Daily house keeping can be arranged for an additional fee.

Our healing hideaway offers unparallel relaxation in serene natural surroundings. Let birdsong and the soothing sound of the creek carry your worries away.

AND don’t forget your dog – the property is completely fenced and dog friendly.

Plan a surprise get away! We will have any special requests waiting: a prepared meal, wine, flowers, balloons...let your imagination be your guide! Just let us know.

More Details

bree valle
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish, german and french
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2017

About bree valle

Avid travelers, we know the amenities that we enjoy in rentals when we travel around the world. We ensure our guests have a comfortable and beautiful home filled with the extra touches that will keep you returning every year.

bree valle purchased this house in 2011

Why bree valle chose Central Coast

As Oprah says 'It is the happiest place in the world to live!'

What makes this house unique

We love surfing, hiking, biking, antiquing and eating at the fabulous restaurants and drinking fine wine in San Luis Obispo County.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a lovely time in this delightful home. Loved the art work in the house and the beauty outside too. Breakfasts in the dining room were terrific as the setting encouraged relaxation and good conversations. It was fun to explore SLO, Morro State Park, the town, and Grover Beach too. Beautiful area. Loved Avila Beach and the dog beach. Fun.
Aug 2011
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San Luis Obispo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), queen size high quality air mattress (1)
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Gourmet kitchen, stone floors, top of the line mattresses, high thread count sheets, large flat screen tvs, eclectic library, luxurious furnishings, foosball, hiking, surfing and wine tasting. Wildlife viewing from the beautifully appointed great room will include our resident blue heron.


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NEW LISTING Architectural Retreat Creekside in Downtown San Luis Obispo
average rating of 4.95 based on 26 reviews

slo weekend

  • 5 of 5

Very nice house and friendly helpful host

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Redmond, OR

Great hosts that went the extra mile!

  • 5 of 5

First of all, the location is great. You can easily walk downtown, and are only a block from Lincoln Deli(awesome sandwiches!). The house was nice and clean with comfortable beds. But what really put it over the top was Bre. When we showed the house had fresh flowers and a bottle of wine in the fridge for us. She stopped by to make sure we knew how to use everything. Then we accidentally forgot the garage door opener in a rental car. It was no big deal to her, she just said she could pick it up at the airport. We will definitely plan on renting this house again!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Lovely owners to rent from - so helpful and accommodating. Very easy to walk Downtown. Also super close to a deli and market!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kelly and Family for staying at our beautiful home. We look forward to your next visit.
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Amazing home, great location, great hosts

  • 5 of 5

This home was better than expected! Beautiful front garden area and interior is new, modern, and very clean. Great location walking distance to downtown and the owners were very hospitable!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to you staying with us next time you are in SLO!
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Who doesn't love S.L.O

  • 5 of 5

This is our 4th stay at the Arch Retreat at Creekside. we really enjoy this place. It has everything... very comfortable!!! 4 bedrooms 3 baths... plenty of room for all. Great little outdoor area....easy walk to downtown SLO. I'm an ealy riser.. but slept in until 9AM today. Not obvious to anyone who has not stayed here... even though it is close to 101, it is amazingly quiet. Enjoy!!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Terrific Stay in San Luis Obispo

  • 5 of 5

This is our 2nd stay at this house. Both times we had 3 couples and we were very comfortable. Very nice house and layout. The house is very well equipped nad just a short walk to downtown. Bree the owner is super friendly and highly helpful. We will stay there again next opportunity we have and would strongly recommend.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
San Luis Obispo Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Bull's Tavern and Luna Red
Nearest Golf
3.3 Miles
Laguna Lake Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Train
1.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Lincoln Deli
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Avila Beach
Car: not necessary

In home massage and spa treatments, boogie boarding, wine tours available, gourmet catering available and arrangements can be made for airport or train transportation.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $1,500
cleaning fee $250
Property Damage Protection $59

There is a pet fee of 100 dollars/pet/ week.
Smoking is allowed on outside only
Permission for Parties or Events must be arranged prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.