Mountain Top | Best View in Slo!(100 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
2+ Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Sleeps 10+
SAN LUIS OBISPO: “THE HAPPIEST PLACE IN AMERICA”
LIVE PANORAMIC VIEW FEED: video.nest.com/embedded/live/Xl2XynFlcC?autoplay=1
DRONE VIDEO OF PROPERTY: https://youtu.be/OsnJI6xHai0
The "Irish Hills House" at the top of Prefumo Canyon has the Best View in SLO with stunning 180-degree views stretching from ocean, valley, mountain and cityscape. This spot is about the incredible view, convenient proximity to SLO and Cal Poly, central location between LA & SF and surrounding activities and experiences.
Most common guest comment, "The photos do not do the views justice!".
Our pet-friendly vacation rental has two bedrooms with a king bed downstairs and three queen beds upstairs. We store an additional reserve queen size futon, roll away bed and a 2014 'Pack n' Play' for babies. There are bathrooms on each level, a large outfitted modern kitchen, potbelly stove for cozy nights and a large outdoor deck. There are great views from every window!
The coastal retreat halfway between LA and SF is a short 15 minute scenic drive to downtown SLO (Thursday Night Farmer’s Market, restaurants, nightlife etc.) and beautiful Avila Beach (spectacular beach, pier, shops, wineries, etc). Famous Avila and Sycamore Mineral Springs offer a therapeutic experience in a group setting or privately in secluded tubs set amongst the tree-canopied hillside. You are in a serene and peaceful setting, but not too far from all the action!
We are on 8 mountain top acres with world class views, hikes and wildlife right outside your door. Barbecue, share a meal and wine on the deck or picnic down by the raised garden beds. We invite our guests to enjoy fresh vegetables and eggs from the gardens and henhouse, so help yourself! In addition to our chickens, we have a pet tortoise named 'Walter' and a Koi Pond in front of the Irish Hills House.
The vacation rental is well suited to romantic & girls getaways, family friendly & cal poly parents stays, adventure seekers & coastal journeys.
This is a dedicated VRBO, which is professionally cleaned before each guest's arrival with clean and fresh, sheets and towels. The house is maintained in pristine condition in preparation to offer a 'hotel-clean' experience amongst breathtaking mountain-top views in nature and tranquility.
The Irish Hills House is across a deck from our main home. We respect boundaries and the experience is intimate and free of distraction.
We run almost full occupancy, so if you see an opening and you are ready - please book! It happens too often that we discuss a booking with a potential guest and someone else 'instant books'. This is always a bummer!
See you soon!
Anna and Ryan
* Complimentary onsite electric car (Tesla, etc) charging station.
* Two car MAXIMUM unless otherwise arranged.
- Best views in SLO!
- 12 minutes to SLO or Avila
- Air Conditioning
- Ample Parking
- Dedicated High Speed Wifi Feed
- Flat Screen TV's (Downstairs & Upstairs)
- DIRECTV (175+ Channels) with NFL "Sunday Ticket"
- DVD + Netlix + Hulu Plus + Pandora
- Weber BBQ
- Raised garden beds & complimentary vegetables
- Henhouse & complimentary eggs
- Clean and fresh linens and towels
- Dogs allowed ($25 per dog, per night). Please arrange prior to visit.
- TESLA Charging Station (complimentary)
- 2-5 (Lots of Space!), 6-8 (A little tight!), 9+ (Better be good friends!)
- 1 king bed (downstairs) & 3 queen beds (upstairs) + Extra Beds (raised queen sized insta-bed, double futon bed & 39 inch rollaway bed in the supply closet).
Basic (2 people): $225/night
Cleaning Fee: $75 (Applied once per trip)
Extra people: $35/person/night after 2 guests
Infants under 18 mos. $25/infant/night
The following services are offered by Anna if pre-arranged:
Baby Sitting: $12/hr. ($5/additional child)
5 hr. Wine Tour (Anna drives your car): $150
Laundry Services $12/load
Meal Service: $30 per meal
* Services must be pre-arranged by texting with Anna by texting 805-801-0501. She will call you back.
Member since: 2013
- 1750 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 14
- Children Welcome:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 10-14
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Upstairs bedroom has 2 queen beds
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Lawn / Garden
- Housekeeper Included
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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $25
- Cleaning (1 per trip) $75
- Taxes Not included
Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Basic (2 people) $199/night
Cleaning Fee $75 (Applied once per trip)
Extra people/dogs: $40/person/night after 2 guests
Check In: 1:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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USA Today calls San Luis Obispo 'The Happiest Place on earth'. The coastal retreat half way between LA and SF is ideal - a short 15-minute scenic drive to downtown SLO (Thursday Night Farmer’s Market, restaurants, nightlife etc.) or beautiful Avila Beach (spectacular beach, pier, shops, wineries, etc). Outdoor recreational activities are everywhere!
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: Some of our favorite things are our home and friends, preparing meals and enjoying our animals including our rescued golden retrievers Bourbon & Cider (@bourbonandcider), Walter the Tortoise, Chickens, Koi, Ryan's Tropical Fish and Anna's Ball Python. Our favorite place is Big Sur, we enjoy movies at the Sunset Drive-In in SLO, when friends visit and preparing meals with vegetables from our gardens, local farm stands and farmer's markets. Our favorite trip was to Italy, where we stayed in Airbnb's and got engaged. We realized that less places and longer stays are the best. We like to visit communities and experience authentic people, activities and food. Our favorite lodging places are Ventana in Big Sur for the spas, the Four Seasons in Palo Alto for the service, The Mayflower in SF for the experience and our friends floors to hang out and save money. :) We get excited when we get good reviews and positive comments at our VRBO's (@visitvista). We truly love the serenity and views here and are very happy to have the opportunity to share this place with travelers from around the world. We appreciate and do not take for granted that guests chose us, stay with us and like the experience. Anna enjoys creating artistic things like calligraphy, creating letters, crafts and care packages for friends and family, growing vegetables in her raised beds, hot springs and caring for her chickens. Ryan likes serving guests, maintaining and improving the vacation rentals everyday, helping others create, plan and execute new ideas, planing trips and getaways and purchasing unnecessary products, services and anything else they sell on Amazon Prime. We are grateful for the gift of life Ryan received on November 2, 2015 when he was given a heart transplant. We like to spend time together puttering around our home and enjoying our property and the wonderful people who visit us. Anna & Ryan.
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Deck - Mountain and Ocean View!
First Floor - Romantic Rendezvous
Dining Area - Dinner for six long lost friends?
Downstairs Bed - A restful slumber after a day's adventure?
VIEW - Endless...
Pano Photo taken at Sunset
Dishwashing with a View! - Maybe I can wash dishes all day long?
A typical evening view from the deck
The view is phenomenal and impossible to capture in a photograph..
Upstairs Bathroom (2) - A second shower, so we can all leave on time?
Chicken Coop - Want to go feed the chickens?
Things to Do!
View from the Irish Hills House - 100X better in real life!
Kitchen - Prepare a gourmet meal and eat under a star filled sky?
Living Area - An evening with family, friends and local wine.
Upstairs Beds - Chic Room for family or friends! Upstairs has three queens and can accommodate 6 people.
Bourbon and Cider welcome you at the front door. (instagram.com/bourbonandcider)
Downstairs Bathroom - A rejuvenating shower after a day of hiking?
Raised Beds - Pick organic vegetables and retrieve eggs for tomorrow's breakfast
TESLA has chosen us as a Destination Charging Station based on on our ratings and reviews! Welcome Tesla driving Airbnb guests! Complimentary charging!
Upstairs Bathroom (1) - Is that a 'triangle toilet'?
Raised Beds - Maybe, we should pick some veggies?
Garden Table - Want to have an afternoon picnic?
VIEW (Daytime) - Let's go explore the Coast?
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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