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The Colony Cottage - Rural Setting Close to Town.

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Last updated: 08/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Welcome! This charming 1920's 2 bedroom 1 bath Craftsman style home is located on one acre and less than 2 miles from the heart of Atascadero.
You can travel in any direction and explore some great places in SLO County. There is Paso Robles Wine country, Paso Robles Event Center with the Mid-State Fair and Lake Nacimiento to the north, to the east there is the Carizzo Plains National Monument, to the west there is Morro Bay, Cayucos and the Pacific Ocean, to the North West there is Cambria, San Simeon including scenic Hwy 1, and to the south there is quaint Santa Margarita and Santa Margarita Lake, San Luis Obispo, Grover and Pismo Beach. San Luis Obispo County also boasts the Los Padres National Forest with plenty of hiking trails that can be accessed near Atascadero.
The Cottage was simply built in the 1920's and updated with function in mind. It is one of the original Colony homes in Atascadero. It is well suited for four people. It has a front porch with rockers that you can enjoy the evenings on...even take your meal there. There are two bedrooms; one with a queen size bed and the other with a double bed. Both have a dresser and a closet in their rooms. A full size oven and stove, microwave, dishwasher and full size refrigerator are provided in the kitchen. The bathroom is equipped with a shower/tub combination and a heater for your comfort. There is a BBQ in the back yard that is stored in the shed near the house, and a table and chairs for outdoor use. There are a number of oak trees on the property which gives the front yard a park like setting. Deer meander through the yard each evening and you might even see a turkey every now and then. Walk the 'San Clemente loop' and enjoy the diverse architecture of homes and landscaping along the route.
Interesting points of Atascadero: There is fabulous weather. The average high in the summer is 90 degrees, low is 56. The winter highs are 62 and lows are 37. The summers can be gorgeous with warm days and evenings. There is a great park and lake where you can rent paddle boats, canoes, feed the ducks or have a family gathering and rent BBQ pits. Located near the park is the Charles Paddock Zoo. Atascadero hosts many events such as wine tasting, Christmas in the Park and other holiday events each weekend in December, and a summer concert series. A great place to find out more information on Atascadero is the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce at www.atascaderochamber.org
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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Video Games

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Rural:

    Lots of Oak trees and space to move around....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    In the driveway, enough for two cars. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    An Electric percolator...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes enough for 8....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    There are a few items in pantry. We have some aluminum foil, zip loc baggies, seran wrap. There is some tea bags and coffee in the freezer. There are shopping bags as this is a no bag county....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$115 $135
Fri, Sat
$715 $2,000

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* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 13%

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Location

22 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Luis Obispo California
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Chalk Mountain Golf Course
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 101
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Lots of them
191 Miles
Nearest Ski
China Peak
24 Miles
Nearest Beach
Morro Bay, California

Car: Necessary

Welcome! This charming 1920's 2 bedroom 1 bath Craftsman style home is located on one acre and less than 2 miles from the heart of Atascadero. It is centrally located to all the fabulous places to visit in San Luis Obispo County.

You can travel in any direction and explore some great places in SLO County. There is Paso Robles Wine country, Paso Robles Event Center with the Mid-State Fair and Lake Nacimiento to the north, to the east there is the Carizzo Plains National Monument, to the west there is Morro Bay, Cayucos and the Pacific Ocean, to the North West there is Cambria, San Simeon including scenic Hwy 1, and to the south there is quaint Santa Margarita and Santa Margarita Lake, San Luis Obispo, Grover and Pismo Beach. San Luis Obispo County also boasts the Los Padres National Forest with plenty of hiking trails that can be accessed near Atascadero.

Interesting points of Atascadero: There is fabulous weather. The average high in the summer is 90 degrees, low is 56. The winter highs are 62 and lows are 37. The summers can be gorgeous with warm days and evenings. There is a great park and lake where you can rent paddle boats, canoes, feed the ducks or have a family gathering and rent BBQ pits. Located near the park is the Charles Paddock Zoo. Atascadero hosts many events such as wine tasting, Christmas in the Park and other holiday events each weekend in December, and a summer concert series. A great place to find out more information on Atascadero is the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce at www.atascaderochamber.org

We hope you enjoy your time here.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1981

About the owner: Charles and I bought this house just before we got married in 1981. While we have moved for employment, this home has never been far from our minds, and we love it. Our daughter Sarah lives next door and will help you get settled or give you some great tips about the town.

Why the Owner Chose Atascadero, CA, USA:
When we were engaged to be married we knew that our first order of business was to buy a home. Finding the right home proved to be hard and nothing seemed to satisfy us both. Then the realtor brought us to this little home on an acre. As we turned into the drive way and our eyes settled on the front porch, we knew we had found home.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
While we have neighbors around us, the property has a very rural feel. There is a church across the street, so it is busy on Sunday mornings, otherwise fairly quiet during the week. The house is located on a hill. Many people walk this street for exercise and has been nicknamed the San Clemente Loop. No two houses or properties are alike, so it is interesting to walk the loop or 'block' and see the different houses and landscaping. You know what I love about this neighborhood? First off the neighbors on either side are great (one is my daughter...of course I would say that!). The second thing I love is the way it smells, the grass especially in the summer with the oaks has an earthy fragrance that just seems to help relax me.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The Cottage from San Clemente Ave

    The Cottage from San Clemente Ave

  • The living room as you walk in.  TV with Direct TV and DVD player.

    The living room as you walk in. TV with Direct TV and DVD player.

  • Lots of counter space!

    Lots of counter space!

  • Walking out of the kitchen into the living room

    Walking out of the kitchen into the living room

  • Bedroom #2 with double bed

    Bedroom #2 with double bed

  • Bedroom #1, Queen size bed.

    Bedroom #1, Queen size bed.

  • Some of the oaks that grace the property.

    Some of the oaks that grace the property.

  • The 'kids' checking out the area.

    The 'kids' checking out the area.

  • A very nice park and zoo for your enjoyment

    A very nice park and zoo for your enjoyment

  • The park with facilities for a large gathering.

    The park with facilities for a large gathering.

  • The rockers wait for you.

    The rockers wait for you.

  • Another view of living room.

    Another view of living room.

  • Table for four.

    Table for four.

  • Living room; looking toward front door and bedroom #2.

    Living room; looking toward front door and bedroom #2.

  • Bedroom #2

    Bedroom #2

  • Another view of Bedroom #1.  Window looks to back yard.

    Another view of Bedroom #1. Window looks to back yard.

  • Mama and one of her fawns having a nibble of grass.

    Mama and one of her fawns having a nibble of grass.

  • One of the beautiful bucks that stroll through our property.

    One of the beautiful bucks that stroll through our property.

  • The side yard; lots of room to run and play.

    The side yard; lots of room to run and play.

  • Tiger statue in front of the zoo with live flamingos.

    Tiger statue in front of the zoo with live flamingos.

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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  • Bathrooms
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