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Avila Beach Cottage - Short Steps from the Sea!

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Dream your cares away in one of two luxurious plush beds at Casa San Miguelito.

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Last updated: 04/28/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

A Historic Home & Your Beach Home By The Sea.

Relax in this spectacular historic beach house just steps from the water. Unique and still a Central Coast secret, Avila Beach, or ”AB” if you’re local, is always sunny and is pet friendly – like us! Book now and start a new lifestyle making Casa San Miguelito … your new beach home away from home!

This classic (built in 1896), charming property is just a little over a block from the beach! Historic with a wide array of beautiful antique furniture, amenities include a stunning claw-foot tub, an authentic Gaffers & Sattler stove, and THE most luxurious queen beds and bedding – to add a touch of comfort and elegance to your escape from the hustle and bustle. While the beach is close, there are many things to do, including a nearby championship golf course, amazing mineral spas, local wine tasting, hiking and biking, the Central Coast Aquarium, the Point San Luis Lighthouse museum and more! Or you can choose to relax and cozy up with a glass of wine and a book in your front courtyard.

Casa San Miguelito is just a few steps from the Avila Beach Pier, and even closer to great restaurants and shopping, indulgent local ice cream, plus yummy wine tasting. On Fridays during the summer, you won't want to miss the Farmer’s Market that includes live bands, local cheese, lavender and pampering products, great tri-tip and fish tacos, and much more! Make Casa San Miguelito your Avila Beach destination for a weekend getaway, a week-long or month-long retreat.

Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/28/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Each bedroom features a handmade tufted mattress by the luxurious brand, Aireloom, who originated the handmade California mattress with its impeccable craftsmanship. The queen bed includes a low-profile box spring for accessibility. Each bedroom also features high ceilings, natural light, an elegant linen storage bench and plenty of closet space. And, for our pampered babies and toddlers, we even have a Pack n Play complete with luxurious linens to wrap your new baby or toddler in comfort for parents who want the best for their babies! ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

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  • The recently renovated bathroom features a recently restored claw-foot tub, a travertine vanity, spa robes, luxurious bathing and grooming amenities, such as a blow dryer, a flat and wand iron, a makeup mirror, natural light and storage, and plenty of rubber duckies for the child in all of us! ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • We are around the corner from luxurious spa services, and just down the road from The Avila Bay Athletic Club and The Avila Beach Golf Resort. Moreover, this is home to some of the top California wineries and tasting rooms, and we are just a quick drive to the Edna Valley and Paso Robles wine country....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Please let us know your preference and we will try to accommodate. ...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    A variety of board games are available during your stay....moreless

  • Music Library:

    Please let us know your preference and we will try to accommodate. ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    iPod Doc...moreless

  • Television
  • Video Library:

    Please let us know your preference and we will try to accommodate. ...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    From the beach, you can easily see Casa San Miguelito, the white house with the red door. ...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    You will be surprised about how close you are to the beach and even closer to great eateries, wine tasting and latest crave... Krava Bowl! ...moreless

  • Downtown:

    Casa San Miguelito is located in Downtown Avila Beach. So, it's just a few steps from great food and wine tasting, shopping and, of course, the beach!...moreless

  • Golf Course View:

    The Avila Beach Golf Resort can easily be seen from Casa San Miguelito's courtyard....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    The majestic Avila Beach mountains that surround our beautiful town literally wrap Casa San Miguelito....moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    Casa San Miguelito is literally steps from beautiful Avila Beach and Front Street, where you can shop, eat great food and taste local wines and visit the Central Coast's sunniest and favorite beach!...moreless

  • Resort:

    Casa San Miguelito is just steps to the Avila Beach Golf Resort. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Our lovely nautically-themed sun porch is the dining room, featuring walls of windows to allow for a view of the beachfront and the quaint village of Avila! ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Brand LG 9.0 Dryer, but only available for weekly and monthly guests (Maximum 2-Loads Per Week). Note: Please know guests must adhere to proper usage instructions....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Winter Guests: CSM is a historical home and heating, via a floor unit and thermostat, is located in the living room. Please do not stand on grate as it can become very hot....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens are designer collections....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    A designated diagonal parking space for each couple is provided....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    As well as Beach Towels!...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Due to the California drought, local water restrictions and penalties, the washing machine is not available for use to guests without expressed permission from host and a $100 water usage fee....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Brand New Kitchen Aid Coffee Maker....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full-Dinnerware, Full-Cutlery, Serving Plates, Pots and Pans and Baking Sheets....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    This beautiful vintage kitchen has been updated with a Carrera marble counter and backsplash, gliding drawers, several brand new appliances and a vintage Gaffer & Sattler stove! ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Brand New General Electric Microwave. ...moreless

  • Oven:

    Attached to Stove....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Fresh Coffee, Gourmet Teas, Organic Sugar, Seasonings, and Welcome Snacks. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    New Stainless Steel Frigidaire....moreless

  • Stove:

    The gas stove in the kitchen is an antique and requires specific instruction for proper use. Please keep children at a safe distance, when in use. ...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Brand New Cuisinart Toaster....moreless

Outside

  • Golf:

    The Avila Beach Golf Resort is directly across the way. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Private front courtyard for dining and lounging....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    A charcoal grill is available for guest use. However, guests must supply charcoal and lighting fluid. Grilling utensils are provided by Host....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nightly Rate
May 4 - May 7, 2017
3 night min stay
$495
Nightly Rate
May 8 - May 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$450 $495
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Nightly Rate
Jun 1 - Jun 14, 2017
3 night min stay
$450 $495
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Cal Poly Commencement - 2017
Jun 15 - Jun 21, 2017
4 night min stay
$495
Nightly Rate
Jun 22 - Jun 28, 2017
3 night min stay
$450 $495
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
July 4th Weekend - 2017
Jun 29 - Jul 5, 2017
4 night min stay
$495
Nightly Rate
Jul 6 - Jul 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$450 $495
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Nightly Rate
Aug 1 - Aug 29, 2017
3 night min stay
$450 $495
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Labor Day Holiday - 2017
Aug 30 - Sep 10, 2017
4 night min stay
$495
Nightly Rate
Sep 11 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$450 $495
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Nightly Rate
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$450 $495
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Nightly Rate
Nov 1 - Nov 18, 2017
3 night min stay
$425 $450
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Thanksgiving - 2017
Nov 19 - Nov 26, 2017
5 night min stay
$495
Holiday Rate - 2017
Dec 17 - Jan 7, 2018
4 night min stay
$495
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$350 $395
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Pet Fee $250 + tax
  • Cleaning (Families/Pets) $300 + tax
  • Cleaning (2-Adults) $250 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

- *Holidays and Events

- Rates & Fees are subject to change due to number of people, Central Coast/Cal Poly special events, or inclusion of pets.

- Our Pet Fee is a per-pet fee and is based on breed, age and weight. It is a fee, rather than a deposit, and therefore, is non-refundable. Pet Fee (less than 26 lbs) $250, (26-50 lbs) $300 and (51+ lbs) $350.

- Major Holiday Reservations require 5-night minimum at higher Holiday Rate.

- There is an Event Fee (i.e., outside guests on property), depending on the type of event, ranging from $500-$3,500 (depending of month and event).

- Our Cleaning Fee is a fee, and not a deposit, therefore, it is non-refundable.

- CSM only accepts VRBO's Damage Protection which is also non-refundable (by VRBO), but it covers up to $5000 (see above for more details).


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

9.3 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP)
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Mr. Rick's
0.8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Avila Beach Golf Resort
9.9 Miles
Nearest Train
San Luis Obispo (SLO) Train Station
2.7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
U.S. Highway 101
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Custom House

Car: Necessary

Avila Beach is a small beach and historic beach town where nearly everything is just steps away -- great restaurants, great shops, and great activities like water sports, championship golfing, biking and hiking! There are spas and pampering salons, fresh-fish and farmer's markets, summer concerts, places to visit like the lighthouse or aquarium, and the absolute best collection of wine-tasting rooms of any beach town anywhere.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: ¡Hola! All this is because three people love each other; Nathalie (our daughter who enjoys hiking, SCUBA diving and long walks to the refrigerator), Ara (Nat's dad loves the Oakland A's and Hunter S. Thompson) & Sara (Nat's mom feels there is just not enough wine in this world) so please meet our familia. We live in the back house, which is 'upstairs' (68 to be exact). We love to travel, food, wine and the outdoors, but most of all we love helping our guests explore and enjoy the Central Coast. ¡Salud!

Why the Owner Chose Avila Beach, CA, USA:
Our dear guests say it best: "You can tell from the moment you walk in the front door that the owners have poured their heart and soul in making Casa San Miguelito a special place." And, we have. This is -- and continues to be -- a true labor of love. We are NOT a typical vacation rental: We want all our guests to feel special and a part of our CSM familia. Therefore, we try to make their experience an enjoyable, everlasting memory from the moment they receive their Official Welcome Letter, that details what you can expect, to the "Until Your Next Visit" thank-you note and special gift that lets each guest know how appreciative we are that they chose CSM for their special stay!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
It's quite a funny story why we chose to buy this property because, as we share with each guest, we feel like Casa San Miguelito in Avila Beach really chose us! Like many of our guests, we didn't even know Avila Beach existed before a chance turn-off of Highway 101. The Beach Boys sang about Pismo Beach, but in our opinion, the real gem is Avila. Little did we know the tremendous support we would receive from the locals in watching us rehabilitate this beautiful beach cottage (mostly done by the three of us) and how living in this small, quaint community would remind us about being polite to everyone, putting your worries into perspective, taking time to breath in the fresh air ... and being grateful. Our sincere hope is that our guests, after meeting us and experiencing one of the last historical beach homes in AB, feel the same way! Fortunately, they do and that reminds us of why we chose this special part of paradise!


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/28/2017

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Photos

  • Dream your cares away in one of two luxurious plush beds at Casa San Miguelito.

    Dream your cares away in one of two luxurious plush beds at Casa San Miguelito.

  • Relax with a glass of wine while deciding where to go for dinner.

    Relax with a glass of wine while deciding where to go for dinner.

  • Send a postcard on this 19th century desk, which was found at a SLO moving sale.

    Send a postcard on this 19th century desk, which was found at a SLO moving sale.

  • Part of the kitchen's charm is this vintage Gaffers & Sattler gas stove.

    Part of the kitchen's charm is this vintage Gaffers & Sattler gas stove.

  • CSM bathroom has been recently transformed -- Go ahead Pamper Yourself!

    CSM bathroom has been recently transformed -- Go ahead Pamper Yourself!

  • Casa San Miguelito has its own Machu Picchu equipped with a comfy chaise lounge.

    Casa San Miguelito has its own Machu Picchu equipped with a comfy chaise lounge.

  • Along the wall of windows, you will find many classic nautical pieces.

    Along the wall of windows, you will find many classic nautical pieces.

  • Dining al fresco at CSM is easy because everything needed is on hand!

    Dining al fresco at CSM is easy because everything needed is on hand!

  • Avila nights are peaceful filled with beautiful sunsets!

    Avila nights are peaceful filled with beautiful sunsets!

  • The best beach on the Central Coast is only a block and a half away.

    The best beach on the Central Coast is only a block and a half away.

  • Bask in the sun with your favorite book or try out your sandcastle skills.

    Bask in the sun with your favorite book or try out your sandcastle skills.

  • If you chose CSM, you'd be home right now!

    If you chose CSM, you'd be home right now!

  • The 2nd Bedroom, with its nautical curb appeal, also has a luxurious queen bed.

    The 2nd Bedroom, with its nautical curb appeal, also has a luxurious queen bed.

  • Some of the unique decorative accents include LIFE Magazine beach covers!

    Some of the unique decorative accents include LIFE Magazine beach covers!

  • The recently renovated kitchen includes some new stainless appliances.

    The recently renovated kitchen includes some new stainless appliances.

  • Carrera marble for both the countertop and back splash add a touch of elegance.

    Carrera marble for both the countertop and back splash add a touch of elegance.

  • Guests will find a gorgeous Travertine Vanity and a beautiful claw-foot tub.

    Guests will find a gorgeous Travertine Vanity and a beautiful claw-foot tub.

  • Have your morning coffee or tea in this quaint dining area.

    Have your morning coffee or tea in this quaint dining area.

  • Relax and enjoy soothing sea air, sunshine and a drink in the front courtyard!

    Relax and enjoy soothing sea air, sunshine and a drink in the front courtyard!

  • CSM also has a charming entryway equipped with a welcome shark and beach towels!

    CSM also has a charming entryway equipped with a welcome shark and beach towels!

  • Casa San Miguelito is one of the last historic homes in the region.

    Casa San Miguelito is one of the last historic homes in the region.

  • On Fridays, during the summer, the Avila Farmer's Market is a MUST!

    On Fridays, during the summer, the Avila Farmer's Market is a MUST!

  • Don't forget to bring your camera to capture Avila Beach's amazing sunsets!

    Don't forget to bring your camera to capture Avila Beach's amazing sunsets!

  • The microclimate of Avila Beach's south facing beach provides year-round sun!

    The microclimate of Avila Beach's south facing beach provides year-round sun!

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, April 28, 2017

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