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Avila Estate 'Casa Contenta' - Close To Beach, Wineries, Golf, Shops, And More

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 6,450 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Breathtaking 6 Bedroom Spanish Estate w/pool, guest house and loft suite

Casa Contenta is a sprawling and luxurious Spanish Estate nestled on 6 acres in the Avila Valley overlooking vineyards. From the home, everything is just a walk or bike ride away: beach, golf, wine tasting, dining and concerts! A quick drive to downtown SLO, Avila Valley has the most desirable weather in the county, offering a warm and sunny micro climate. The beautiful Bob Jones Bike Trail, Sycamore Hot Springs and the Avila Barn is less than a mile from the home as well as restaurants, a tennis resort and golf course.

This gorgeous residence features a heated pool and built in outdoor spa, 3 outdoor gas firepits and a stunning Moroccan lounge -- a favorite retreat for guests, as well as a playground area for younger children. There are walking trails as well within the secured, fenced 6 acres of the property.

The main residence includes 3 bedrooms, each with a private bathroom and flat screen TV, 3 fireplaces, large formal dining, gourmet kitchen, wine cellar, great room and kid’s retreat. Directly adjacent is the charming Casitas, or guest house, with two additional bedrooms, a large bathroom, living room, fireplace and a stunning eat-in kitchen. Additionally, “the Loft” is a spacious retreat including a king bed and bathroom, fireplace, flat screen TV and large lounging area.

In total, the home sleeps 12, offering 6 bedrooms, with 2 king beds, 3 queens and 1 set of full size bunk beds in a total of 6,450 square feet. A seventh bedroom can be made up in the "Circle Room" for an additional fee of $150.00. 14 guests would be the absolute maximum allowed for overnight guests, and an additional $100 per person per night would be charged for the 13th and 14th guest.

The residence has been renovated throughout offering contemporary luxury in a gorgeous Spanish hacienda. The property has endless places to gather in large groups, or escape for some privacy. The perfect location for a first-class Central Coast get-away.

More Details

Nancy Palmer
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017


Avila Beach Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main House - Bedroom 1 Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Main House - Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Main House - Bedroom 2 Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Main House - Pool Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Main House - Hall Bathroom - toilet
    Guest House - Main Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Loft - Main Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Main House - Master - 1 king , Fireplace, settee, master bath with his/hers vanities
    Main House - Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , flatscreen tv, private full bath
    Main House - Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , flatscreen tv, private full bath
    Guesthouse - Master - 1 queen , flatsceen tv, double sink shared full bathroom
    Guesthouse - Bedroom 1 - 1 bunk bed , 1 set of double (full size) bunk bed
    Loft - Master - 1 king , Euro style bath, fireplace, flat screen tv, sect'l couch
  • Sleeps 12, extra charge for number of guests exceeding 12, a comfortable queen sleeper sofa in the main house can be made up, creating a 7th bedroom and their own private bathroom for a fixed fee of $150.
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Avila Estate 'Casa Contenta' - Close To Beach, Wineries, Golf, Shops, And More
average rating of 5.0 based on 37 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, family friendly......we were here with our kids and grandkids and never left the much to do .....only wish we could come back next year; but apparently this was the last year they are renting.......

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paradise retreat

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for our family! Nancy was accommodating, Linda was a delight and responsive to our questions and the home is kept in an immaculate condition a true testament to their housekeeping since it is such a large property!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We love Casa Contenta!

  • 5 of 5

Our family has been coming for an extended weekend in July for a few years now. Our family has grown to 21 with a total of 9 "babies", the oldest just turned 7. We all love being together at this perfect home.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely place. The owners and managers did everything to make sure there's so much to do.

  • 5 of 5

This property is huge. I got tired walking back and forth from the bedroom to the main room. But it was nice for my elderly parents that there were no stairs. There's so much to do. The owners thought of everything. The house is an architectural gem. There's so much detail and the interior decorations add to the charm. We had a lovely time and the property managers were very helpful as well by introducing us to the house. We would stay there again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Graduation Memories

  • 5 of 5

I rented this amazing house and spoke to Nancy a year and half before my daughter was set to graduate. I wanted to have all our family in one house so we could enjoy being together and celebrating the last of 4 to graduate. The pictures of the house do not do it justice. I felt like I was back in Italy with the rolling hills. The backyard was perfect for entertaining and while I brought stuff for the kitchen, I did not need to pull anything out because this is the best equipped kitchen I have ever been in. To be able to sit around the fire pit with all my adult kids and celebrate their accomplishments was truly magical. I can not tell you enough about this amazing house. Jesus greeted us on our first day a gave us a tour, so we could find our way around. The welcome basket and wine was such a thoughtful gift. This is a great house and we will be back! Thank you again!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What a great experience!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
(SBP) San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Avila Beach Golf Resort
Nearest Train
8 Miles
San Luis Obispo Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Avila Beach, Shell Beach, & Pismo Beach
Car: necessary

A central location to everything the Central Coast & San Luis Obispo has to offer. Ride your bike to beautiful Avila Beach along the adjacent Bob Jones bike trail, take a dip in neighboring Sycamore Hot Springs, drive through scenic apple orchards in Sea Canyon, shop in historic downtown San Luis Obispo, or get a taste of the wine country of Edna Valley.


Rates & Availability

Avila Beach Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer season
Jun 19 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall season
Sep 4 2017 - Nov 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
Winter season
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas season
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $350
Damage Deposit $1,500

A contract will be emailed to you that you can either sign, scan, and email back to me w/a copy of your driver's license, or the signed contract/copy of driver's license can be mailed to me, Nancy Palmer, PO Box 8276, Truckee, CA 96161. 30 days prior to your arrival, your reservation balance is due. Once VRBO notifies me of your final payment, a set instructions will be emailed to you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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