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Experience Paso in style: perfect blend of modern luxury and cool eclectic vibe

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Unique 6-acre property with 3 bedrooms & 3 baths, within few minutes of downtown

This unique 6-acre property, set on top of a secluded bucolic ridge yet only a few minutes to downtown, is the perfect marriage of clean modern luxurious style with eclectic cool sensibilities. Come experience this slice of heaven.

Open the door to this stylish home and behold a chandelier of luminous handblown glass orbs illuminating over an open and airy entertainer's paradise home. A home renovated with sleek zinc counter tops and hip designer stones, balanced with touches of hand-stained wine bottle pallets from the Herman Story Winery and other unique reclaimed rustic wood.

Gather with your family or friends in the beautiful open living area: Lounge on the comfortable yet stylish oversized Restoration Hardware sofa while watching Direct TV on the big screen TV embedded in the lime stones over the fireplace; Hang out on sleek bar chairs next to the cool zinc counters in the open and fully stocked kitchen while you chat with the chef of your party, who might want to whip up a tasty morsel using the powerful 6-burner wolf range; Lounge at the oversized rustic wooden dining table built for 12; Grab a glass from the most beautiful bar you will encounter in Paso; Oh, and, unwind!

Choose your bedroom from two oversized master suites or a chic third bedroom, decorated with luxurious pillow-top designer beds and each with its own bathrooms. Check out the sleek bathrooms with cool tiles and rustic wood, stocked with plenty of fluffy white towels and upscale toiletries.

Take your glass of wine and stroll outside through any number of the french doors positioned throughout this home. Exhale and leave your city angst behind as you take in the breathtaking views of Paso Robles, views that include rolling hills with almond trees and peaks of vines on one side juxtaposed next to sweeping views of the city on another side. As the sun begins to set, you will be challenged to decide where you should sit to enjoy the awesome views of the bright city lights intermingled with the emerald greens of the rolling hills. Perhaps you will choose to lounge around the chic outdoor sofa, slip into a chair at the 12 ft. long teak outdoor dining table, grab an adirondack chair around the fire-pit, or stretch out under the massive oak tree in adirondack loungers, or stroll over to numerous secluded sitting areas located throughout the grounds.

Hard to leave such a fabulous property, right? No worries. Plenty to do right here. Turn up the grill on the gas BBQ or fire up some fragrant wood in the commercial-sized Santa Maria grill, throw on some grass-fed ribeye steaks and sausages from a local butcher for a mouth-watering dinner in true Paso Robles style. Want some activity? Play petanque or bocci ball in the ball court, throw some horse shoes, stroll the grounds, feed your inner child and swirl around with a hoola hoop, lounge in the Jacuzzi, then relax sitting around the fire pit while you contemplate the wineries to visit tomorrow.

Welcome to Illumination Ridge - a perfect marriage of outdoor and indoor living at its stylish best.

NOT EQUIPPED TO HOST WEDDINGS. NO LARGE PARTIES WITHOUT PRIOR DISCLOSURE AND CONSENT BY OWNER.

More Details

Owner
Miwon Halt
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

About Miwon Halt

Mom. Wife. Lawyer. Entrepreneur. Mediator. Soccer Mom. Would-Be-Designer. Passionate about family, traveling, our vacation home in Paso, the town of Paso, wine, food, designing and tennis! We live in Southern California, but fell in love with Paso Robles during our many trips up here wine tasting. We looked for the perfect location for over 2 years. It took us nearly a year to renovate every corner of this property to make it our own. We believe this property is the perfect blend of clean modern contemporary sensibilities balanced with cool eclectic sensibilities. We love this place; it is our slice of heaven. We now share it with you.

Miwon Halt purchased this chateau / country house in 2013

Why Miwon Halt chose Central Coast

We are passionate about Paso Robles!

Paso is the fastest growing wine region in California, with over 200 wineries. Paso is regularly voted one of the best towns to move to, to visit, to live in, etc. Paso regularly makes top ten lists for having the happiest residents and great quality of life. Paso is also ideally situated: It's the midway point between Los Angeles and San Francisco; It's 20 minutes away from the beaches of Cambria and Morro Bay; It's only 45 miles to Hearst Castle. Paso is geographically beautiful: It is nestled in the rolling foothills of the Central Coast's Santa Lucia Mountains; Its landscape is dotted with majestic oak trees and untouched bucolic natural beauty; And, cows, horses and sheep roam the hills grazing on grass, the way Mother Nature intended things to be. Paso is also sophisticated. You will find numerous awesome restaurants, many of them equal to or better than what you'd expect to encounter in the big cities of Los Angeles or San Francisco. These are all the reasons why we initially loved visiting Paso. But those aren't the reasons why we decided to buy a house in Paso.

Here is what truly captured our hearts: Paso is authentic. Paso is the real deal. That nostalgic California - the one that people moved out West for way back when, in pursuit of the American Dream - the one that's really hard to find let alone dream about in Los Angeles, San Francisco, or even Napa - well, that California still exists, right here in Paso. As one young winemaker told us, Paso is a place where a person of modest means can come with nothing but hard labor, but with enough passion and hard work, you can build from ground up into something special. Paso is a special place where passion exists, hard work exists, helping each other exists. We hope you will come visit and experience this for yourself.

Amenities

Paso Robles Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , double sink; reclaimed wood juxtaposed next to glass tiles
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , double sink, subway tiles
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , double sink, hand stained Herman Story winery pallet wall.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , pillow-top luxury bed, sofa converts to large bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , pillow top luxury bed.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Another sofa in the reading room converts to a queen bed. There is also a convertible large sofa in the Brown Room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Notes:
We would be happy to help you arrange some fun tastings where you are likely to meet and hang with the winemakers. We can also introduce you to an awesome private chef. NO large parties (anything more than the number of guests staying at the house) allowed without prior disclosure and consent of owner.

Reviews

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Experience Paso in style: perfect blend of modern luxury and cool eclectic vibe
average rating of 4.9859157 based on 71 reviews
Denver,co
5

Property met our every need. The owner provided very clear instructions and property is fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

We were in town for a family wedding. I rented the house for me and our daughter and grand children. We enjoyed all the yard games and used the grill for a family lunch which turned out great! Thank you so much for sharing a little piece of heaven on earth!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A True Gem

  • 5 of 5

Forget 5 stars, this property deserves 10 stars! I got married in Paso Robles last weekend and booked this house for my family and myself to stay in for 4 nights. This house is perfect in every way. If I had to choose one word to describe the feel of this house it would be "tranquil." It is 5 minutes from the town but feels like it is a world away once you drive through the gate, the views from the front and the back of the house are breathtaking. In the morning, we sat on the porch and watched deer and wild turkey families pass us by. The house is immaculate and has a hot tub perched at the edge of the hill, a fire pit, bocce court and fit our group of 5 adults and 1 baby perfectly. In addition to all of that, Miwon is one of the sweetest and most helpful people I have ever encountered. I miss this property already and hope to return someday very soon to make more beautiful memories.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Rustic Elegance in Paso!

  • 5 of 5

My colleagues and I loved our stay at this beautiful home! Miwon was incredibly responsive and knowledgeable of the Paso Robles area. We highly recommend staying here on your next visit to Paso!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hermosa Beach, CA USA
5

Amazing house in Paso Robles

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about this house. I've rented many houses around the world, and the owners were the most amazing and thoughtful hosts I've ever encountered. Miwon sent an email with extremely detailed recommendations for the trip and even followed up with a phone call to discuss what plans might be best for our group. The house was so fully stocked with anything you could need - from a professional chef grade range, cooking tools, serving trays, games, DVDs, and even fun cowboy hats! Loved that the house was located close to town and super close to wineries as well.

The 2" ribeyes on the BBQ were some of the best steaks we'd ever had, and Alex the private chef was one of the best nights of the trip - if not the year! We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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costa mesa, CA
5

Memorable Memorial in Paso

  • 5 of 5

What a great house. Although we had some chilly weather our whole group was able to relax and enjoy.

We enjoyed BBQ, Jacuzzi and sprung for the private chef which was amazing.

We hope to come back another time.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing house, great location

  • 5 of 5

This house has it all! Extremely comfortable, spacious home; plenty of space for three couples to enjoy. Outdoor space is the highlight: hot tub, firepit, two grills, bocci court, horseshoes.... we enjoyed it all. Miwon provided just a great set recommendations. We loved our time in Paso so much, thanks largely to this house working out so great.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Rates & Availability

Paso Robles Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
holidays/festivals
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
$625
From
$795
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
holidays/festivals
Oct 5 2017 - Oct 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
$625
From
$795
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
holidays/festivals
Oct 20 2017 - Oct 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$625
From
$795
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
holidays/festivals
Nov 21 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$795
$5,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
holidays/festivals
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$795
$5,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$595
From
$695
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

post stay cleaning $250 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 10.0%

Taxes are as follows: 9% County lodging tax & 1% County TMD Assessment. All terms and pricing are subject to change until final booking and execution.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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