Logs is a little slice of Heaven. 3800 sq ft 'Log' home that is tastefully appointed with all of the amenities of your very own home. We pay attention to details, as we are avid travelers using VRBO properties ourselves. Our home is your home. We LOVE entertaining friends and family. We made it a point to have everything to relax or to entertain without question. Our home sleeps 10 in beds and we have kitchen, bath, pool essentials for large numbers. We have created dining and lounging areas throughout the property to accommodate a crowd, as well. Because our property and home is large, it happens to be quite charming because you are surrounded by hundreds of Oaks. The bedrooms upstairs make you feel like you are in a treehouse when looking out the windows and the star gazing is amazing. The home has a large covered deck that surrounds it on 3 sides. The main deck has a dining table with an adjoining sofa outdoor lounging area. There is extra seating with Adirondack Chairs. With umbrellas to shade in the warmer months, we also have heaters for the cooler evenings. On the back side of the home we have a propane BBQ/grill, as well as a Weber coal grill. With a year round working vegetable garden on the same side, guests are encouraged to forage from our organic garden which generally includes 12 heirloom tomato plants, zucchini, butternut squash, onions, fennel, tomatillos, cucumbers, bell peppers, eggplant and herbs to name a few. Our front yard is a well planned typical English Garden which changes monthly with the blooms and foliage. Meander down our breathtaking and well lit path to the 60' pool (not heated) and jacuzzi (heats in 20 minutes), (both are covered by an electric cover for safety). Enjoy the resort like pool set in a garden of lush plants and flowers. 4 lounges, Adirondack chairs and umbrellas are present for relaxing and sunbathing. Through a garden gate is our famous fruit orchard and rose garden. In the gated area is a raised fish pond, Bocce Ball court, private gazebo, and a 'man-shack' for a little quiet time. If that is not enough, we have an old fashion rope swing, childs very small zipline and 2-2 storied play houses. Inside for the kids and kids at heart, we have a plethora of games, cards and puzzles. Bring your favorite games. We have Direct TV and Apple TV and free WiFi. As an added bonus, our Solarium which is connected to the home, is an extra refrigerator/freezer with a Ping Pong table.
4 Bedroom, 3 Bath with views of California Oak Trees and neighboring vineyards
Michelle and Jeff Miller
- Calendar last updated:
- Jan 20, 2019
About Michelle and Jeff Miller
With our second marriage and blended family, we bought 'Logs' to build our future life together. The property is the essence of who we are, which helps us remember and practice who we want to be.
Michelle and Jeff Miller purchased this Estate in 2012
Why Michelle and Jeff Miller chose Templeton
Life choices for our '2nd Half,' changed our life 180 degrees. In 2010 we visited the Central Coast for a weekend. We immediately fell in love with the Paso Robles area for it's casual/environmental friendly attitude. We love the ruralness, but welcome the foodie vibe with some incredible restaurants and up and coming boutiques for a more urban shopping experience that is not commercial, but owned by local residents. The community takes care of each other and the realness of the people was a much desired virtue. With many visits in 2 years, we knew that we had to own property in the Paso Robles area. Our home in the Templeton Gap is a narrow strip that hugs the 46 west, which most consider to be Paso Robles with all the highly touted wineries. Once known for Zins, this AVA wine region is becoming known for outstanding blends. Considering Paso is recognized for it's wine, we actually fell in love with the other amazing qualities. Living part-time in Orange County, living close to the water was imperative. We always take a beautiful drive to Cambria for a sunset dinner on Moonstone Beach (picture above) or take dogs to run on Cayucos' beach. Kayaking on Morro Bay is another favorite activity. We adore hiking and for a easy causal hike we go to Fiscalini Ranch in Cambria or day trip it to the none other, Big Sur. Mountain Biking is in our soul, so off to the State Park at Montana de Oro. Having a blended family of 6 and our extended family all living in Southern California, we were drawn to 'Logs' due to the expansive living space indoors and out. Entertaining is in our bones, but we are now learning to treasure the peace that our property lends us. Whether it is reading with our morning coffee or relaxing with a glass of wine and cheese plate on our deck, the solitude from our bustling life in Orange County is much appreciated by the young and old. No one ever wants to leave the property to explore, let alone go home. Adults and kids will LOVE Logs!
What makes this Estate unique
We chose our property due to the lush California Oaks that surround the property. We love to see the daily visits from deer, turkey, birds and sometimes wild pigs-all beyond our deer fence which surrounds the top 3 acres of our living space of the home, pool and gardens. Other larger properties are either in San Miguel or Eastside Paso/Templeton which is much hotter and drier. Our area is highly sought after, as it is considered 'country' living due to the heavily wooded area in the wine area. We love the coastal influence, as the York Mountain neighborhood is known for it's unique microclimate, which is 5-10 degrees cooler in the hot summer months. Our property has a resort quality 60' pool and jacuzzi, which other homes don't have in the area.
Pool / Spa
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Great private property for a relaxing girls weekend. Close to many great wineries and food! Bedrooms were clean and comfortable. The sulfur smell of the water was a bit overwhelming but the bathrooms were clean and new. The pool got some great afternoon sun! And there were so many deer on the property- truly a quiet getaway!
A Very Special Place
This visit was our second at "Logs", the owners' name for the property. Our stay was even better than last time--summer lent a lazy beauty to the property, making our three days just a perfect summer retreat. The kitchen and dining area have been remodeled and opened up, with an expansive stone island joining the two, making food prep and eating more convenient and elegant, besides. We enjoyed the large surrounding deck for cocktails, some meals, games, and some music time. The upstairs bedrooms are large and more than comfortable, and even in very warm weather with minimal use of the air conditioning, they were a very comfortable temperature. For some of us, the pool and the gardens with their walking paths and gathering places were the biggest draw. We were concerned that the pool would be too cool to be comfortable, but it was a very inviting temperature--even for the "older set". The photos on the website offer a good idea of the magic of this property; we hope to return!
Peaceful, Nature, Cozy and Relaxing
We enjoyed my our stay at Log's. We hiked around the property, enjoyed breakfast out on the patio that overlooked the trees and beautiful Paso hills. The gazebo and garden was beautiful to walk around. The house had tons of games, puzzles, and there was always something to do or enjoy. We also loved the huge couch that accommodated my husband and friends. The place is about a 20 minute walk to Epoch winery and is centrally located to some of our favorite wineries such as Linne Colado, Niner, and Turley. We had a wonderful time and Michelle is the sweetest person. She responds quickly! :)
Thank you Nancy for taking the time to review Logs so that future guests know what they will be renting. We do love our location. So close to the coast, wineries and 10 minutes to downtown Paso. Many guests love our property, as they never leave. You came in the winter so the property was quite barren, though lovely in its own right. Please come back in the spring, summer or fall. Each season is so very different. I am glad that you enjoyed the large sofa and family room. We are in the middle of our kitchen and family room remodel.
We had a wonderful time. Beautiful land with lots of things to do. Also close to the beach... like 20 minutes. Kitchen was well stocked.
Beds were not the best in that the Master bedroom has a small bed in it and the King size bed is in the smallest room. But overall it was great.
I am glad to hear that you had a wonderful time at Logs. Pertaining to the beds, the sizes are stated on our website. Yes, everyone likes different sizes and my apologizes that they were not what you like in size. Americans do like their King beds. All throughout the world, we have become accustomed to the smaller beds during our travels. We will heed your review.
A Thanksgiving to Remember
Beautiful property! We had all ages, the house gave us room to have our own space plus area's we could all enjoy. We ate every evening on the outdoor patio and enjoyed the stars! We barely left the property because it was so relaxing, we hiked around, enjoyed the games, ping pong table and puzzles too! Wonderful time, hope to return!
Thanksgiving is simply wonderful at Logs and I am so happy that you and your family had a terrific holiday away from home. Logs is a family home and not a typical rental. The indoor and outdoor living spaces allow for guests not to be on top of each other at all times, but gives areas to gather and bond.
This house is just beautiful. Outdoor sitting area and inside sitting area is just very comfortable and relaxed.
The kitchen is well stocked with everything you can think of ... attention to detail was impeccable. Michelle was wonderful to work with. We will definitely be back!! Logs did not disappoint!
Well my goodness, thank you for the stellar review. We look forward to our kitchen remodel to be complete in March. Logs will be that much better! We love Logs and so happy that guests can enjoy all the hardwork it takes to make it beautiful and comfortable.
All my best.
Though we are in the 'Premiere' and highly touted wine country in the Central Coast of California, there are so many other activities other than wine tasting. You might just choose to just hang out on our 13 acre California Oaked property with our 60' pool (which is not heated) and jacuzzi (takes 20-30 minutes to heat), walk the gardens, childrens' very small zipline, 2-2 story play houses, tree swing, bocce ball and ping pong. We have daily visits by our resident family of deer and turkey. Bird watching is also a joy on our property, as the Blue Crested Jays seem like they own the place. Our deck has a view of the award winning vineyard at Epoch Estate Winery at York Mountain. Nearby sights and activities are Hearst Castle and the Elephant Seal Beach in San Simeon, strolling Moonstone Beach, Cambria and catching an amazing meal with a world class view or shopping/dining in East and West Villages of Cambria. Also walk the bluffs of Fiscalini Ranch in Cambria-nice Pines to Sea hike in rolling hills or flat boardwalk on the waterfront. Visit nostalgic beach cities like Cayucos or Pismo Beach (sand dune bugging/ATV). Go to Morro Bay Marina/Wharf for fresh fish. Also in Morro is Kayaking and Golf. Nearby San Luis Obispo is a bustling small college town with terrific shopping and restaurants. Close by is the beautiful Avila and Shell Beach to dine or sunbathe. For a day trip drive the ever-stunning Highway 1 to Big Sur. Hiking and mountain biking at Montana de Oro or many trails from the crest to SLO. Hike, explore and dine!!! There is also Parasurfing and Hot Air Ballooning for the thrill seekers. Horseback riding on the beach is available near Morro Bay. There is a ziplining at Santa Margarita. Don't forget Lake Nacimento for a day of water activities/boat rentals available, hiking and dining.
Additional information about rental rates
Standard nightly rate is for the first 6 guests. With each added guest there is a charge of $75.00 pp per night. Wine Festival Weekends, Holidays, Cal Poly SLO, and Mid State Fair rate starts at $850.00 with possibly a 3-4 night minimum. Please inquiry as these dates change yearly. 3 night minimum July and August. A standard and customary flat rate Housekeeping Fee of $325. will be added to all rentals. NO events, confetti, animals, smoking or guests not on reservation that have not been discussed with the owners prior to visitors during your stay or you will jeopardize your damage refund and not be refunded. We do have outdoor security cameras on the property.