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Slo Toro Cottage Vintage Charmer 7 Minute Walk To Downtown

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 30 nights

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Minimum Stay
30 nights

About the property

Quaint 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom Cottage

Centrally located in beautiful San Luis Obispo, California this quaint cottage is perfect for soaking up the SLO life. Whether, you just want to sit at home and sip cocktails on the porch, walk downtown for farmers market, walk to gus’s in the railroad district or head out adventuring on one of our beautiful hikes, you are sure to enjoy all that SLO living has to offer.

The central coast has it all from shopping, beaches, adventuring and wine tasting. Enjoy a day of kayaking in avila or a hike up madonna mountain then come home to a little piece of heaven. Pick lemons, oranges, apples or peaches from the garden trees when fruiting.

The market is just a few minutes walk to stock up on all your favorites to cook a meal in a gourmet kitchen equipped with an original O'Keefe and Merritt gas stove or just sip some wine on the back deck with some fresh strawberries found at the thursday night farmer’s market.

The house has two sunny bedrooms and one bathroom. One bedroom has a sumptuous foam king bed, one has a double bed, and there is a sleeper in the living room that accommodates one. The bathroom features a claw foot tub, soap stone counters, tilting mirror, white fluffy towels and robes to luxuriate in after a long soak or refreshing shower.

Kitchen stocked with basic kitchenware and spices. House is minutes walking distance to black horse coffee shop, Woodstock's pizza, Firestone grill, railroad district restaurants, Gus’s sandwich shop (fav), old Fremont theatre, the first ever solar powered movie theatre and indie film famous, palm theatre, train station, hiking and biking trails, double feature drive in and freeway close.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 4, 2017

About Owner

Originally from the South, have been blessed with the opportunity to live around the world but fell in love with the SLO life. Love that you can be up a mountain, hiking in minutes from most downtown locations.

Owner purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Owner chose San Luis Obispo

It did not take long after moving to the Central Coast that I realized Downtown SLO was the perfect location as I strolled past the charming houses and interestingly unique shops where everyone is friendly.

What makes this cottage unique

SLO Toro Cottage has the old charm of a bungalow nestled behind a white picket fence a short walk from all of the downtown activities. Inside I fell in love with the fir floors, the claw foot tub and the most darling vintage stove.


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(3 traveler reviews)

Slo Toro Cottage Vintage Charmer 7 Minute Walk To Downtown
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Homey and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Updated and clean close to downtown walking everywhere , need more paper products and hot pads also sponge for cleaning ,love dishwasher we all loved it hated to leave!

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, WA

So cute!

  • 5 of 5

We decided to try a VRBO for our stay visiting our Cal Poly son and couldn't have been happier with this adorable cottage. The cottage has great location downtown and so close to everything. We did drive when we went downtown, but parking is so cheap it just made it easier. The cottage had great character and a lovely ambiance. What we enjoyed most of all was the back porch. When visiting your kids at college, there is a lot of downtime in between events/activities. This gave us a great place to just "hang" vs waiting around in a hotel room or his apartment. Many nights we were drinking a glass of wine waiting for him to come over and we didn't leave for hours, just chatting on our deck. Reminded us of home. So much easier to chat in the quiet of your own space vs a restaurant or kids apartment. Great place! We will definitely be renting this pace again.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego, CA

cozy cottage

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful cozy cottage, with lots of charm. Cute yard and patio to hang out on. Owner very nice. We really enjoyed our stay and would rent it again if ever in town.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
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Nearest Airport
3.2 Miles
San Luis Obispo Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Several Downtown
Nearest Golf
3.6 Miles
Laguna Lake
Nearest Train
0.3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
101 Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
So many wonderful
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Avila Beach
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Railroad District Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $200
Refundable damage deposit $600
Cleaning Fee $215

Contact Owner for stays of different duration. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Cannot check in or out on a holiday. Thank you for your interest.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Railroad District Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Vintage Clawfoot tub/shower, beautiful soap stone vanity
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , French Doors leading to back deck
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Cozy and sunlit
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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