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Consummate Beach House: Beautiful new home

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,676 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Four Bedroom Beach On Private Lane Across From Beach. Walk To Everything

This is the consummate beach house in location and design, inside and out. Although the address is on Avila Beach dr., it is accessed from the private Beach Colony lane. This unique and spacious home sleeps ten and more very comfortably. On the main level the great room, dining area, and kitchen all open out a huge view deck for wave watching,relaxing and bbq's. The great room features a beautiful rock fireplace and 14' vaulted ceilings. The kitchen is defined by a large 8' x 4' granite island with ample seating for conversation and informal snacking. This combination of spaces allows everyone to belly-up, kick back, watch the beach, bbq, hob-nob and share the day's adventures while watching the cooks prepare surf and turf. Off of the kitchen are a huge well-stocked pantry and spacious laundry room.

While the main level encourages gatherings and fun, there are two more decks facing the ocean. A small one off of the master bedroom and an 18' x 14' roof deck complete with mini kitchen. The roof deck is perfect for sunset margaritas or a chilled glass of chardonnay from the fridge while you bbq spicy local sausages and k-bobs. The roof deck is accessed by a user-friendly interior stairway. Up top the view is avila panoramic.

The master bedroom features a granite bath and walk-in shower, windows with views of the ocean, a king bed and large walk in closet. The other two upstairs bedrooms each have window seats from which you can look out over the golf course across the street, and all of the upstairs rooms are vaulted and spacious. One of the upper bedrooms features a queen bed and the other a bunk bed and separate single for the kids. Every window offers views of classic avila: the surrounding hills, the distant hotel, the homes above the beach, and the beach side shops and restaurants.

The downstairs bedroom opens out to a small patio and the green beauty of the golf links across the street.

Although the bathroom openings are not wheel chair accessible width, there are stair lifts from the garage to the main level and from the main level to the second floor.

The two car garage below is large enough to easily hold two vehicles and there is room for two more vehicles onsite just off of beach colony lane. There is an outdoor shower to rinse the salt water and sand from body and wet suits. You can pack the wagon with folding chairs, ice chest, blankets, boogie boards and umbrella for the short stroll to the sand. There is a variety of beach toys from which to choose as well. If you get to beach and forgot your camera the walk back to the house takes all of three minutes. The terminus for the avila trolley which runs to shell beach and back is just out the front door, and the bob jones bike trail starts just across the street and runs to slo, shell, and the five cities. You can literally walk across the street and bike to rural wineries and city shops and restaurants.

More Details

John Day
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2018

About John Day

We moved to Cayucos a number of years back from a Colorado ski town. It took a long time for us to realize that the coastal maritime climate brings fog and wind and temperatures that are usually a little cool. Since it never snowed and the temperature hardly ever went down into the 40's, we were happy. Sometime later we moved to San Luis for the school system, and discovered it's particular inland climate. Not much fog and consistently warm sunny days. We liked the beach, but not so much the fog. We thought that you can't have one without the other. Then we happened upon Avila. A couple of years ago we bought this lot to build and sell a spec home. We soon realized that Avila enjoys a San Luis-like warm and clear inland climate and it is on the water as well. We still live in San Luis, but we think more and more these days of living in Avila.

John Day purchased this house in 2015

Why John Day chose Avila Beach

You don't find a lot of homes like this one, so close to the water in the best little gem of a beach town between LA and San Francisco. We thought we'd better try to hang on to it.

What makes this house unique

An excellent example of beach house architecture. It is unique from any angle inside and out. It literally has something for everyone no matter who comes along. Large comfortable gathering spaces with big screens to watch the game. Large decks to relax and enjoy the sun and sunset. Enjoy the latest concert across the street at the event center from the roof deck while you bbq.


Avila Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2676 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master bath - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Three full baths.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , 1 child bed , 1 bunk bed , trundle under single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Four bedrooms; with patio off of main level bedroom and view deck off of master bedroom upstairs. Two more bedrooms upstairs have window seats to enjoy the great views in every direction Sleeper sofa in great room sleeps two.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Outdoor shower next to garage on beach colony lane.


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Consummate Beach House: Beautiful new home
average rating of 4.9387755 based on 49 reviews

Beautiful home with everything you need already provided. Including kitchen appliances, beach stuff.

  • 5 of 5

Best home on street. Super close to beach. Parking for 5 cars. Beautiful decks and roof top deck. Beach toys provided including boogie and surf board. The owner has everything very well thought out. Essentials and more provided. Outside shower as well for after a day at the beach. Very clean and just a great place.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
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The perfect family retreat home!

  • 5 of 5

This is the second year in a row that we’ve spent our family vacation at this beautiful property. Again, this year it did not disappoint! John (the owner) does a wonderful job of maintaining the home. It’s immaculately kept with everything you need for a comfortable week’s stay. It’s conveniently located very close town. Our teenage grand children spend the day shopping and going to the beach. It couldn’t be better and we look forward to our next stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family beach getaway

  • 4 of 5

Plus side,Love the home and location. Unit owner VERY responsive.

Not so much, construction next door, boogie boards unusable, some other previous small tenant damage of which the owner may not have been aware.

Look forward to staying there again next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
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  • 5 of 5

House is terrific! Very clean, decorated comfortably. Great floor plan, very open and perfect for entertaining. Easy walk to the beach. Kitchen is stocked very well. John the owner was a pleasure to work with.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A true home-away-from-home.

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful property with easy beach access and all the amenities you need. Even with a group of 11 people, we were each able to find a space to relax and enjoy our stay in Avila Beach.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Weekend to remember

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 10 had a wonderful time in Avila Beach. The house is spacious and comfortable and decorated perfectly with the beachy overtones relevant to the location. The roof terrace is amazing! John was a responsive host, and we will definitely be back again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
San Luis Obispo
Nearest Barpub
Mr. Rick's
Nearest Golf
Avila Beach Golf
Nearest Train
10 Miles
San Luis Obispo
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 101
Nearest Restaurant
Custom's House, et al
Nearest Ski
1100 Miles
Steamboat Springs CO
Nearest Beach
Car: recommended

Avila beach is a great base from which to explore and enjoy a host of different experiences unique to the central coast communities.

In avila we have a lot to offer sports-persons of every level of every interest. On one hand just out the door we have the pacific ocean: surfing and wave sports, surf casting and deep water fishing, whale watching, sailing and jet skis and jets skis and paddle boarding, and kayaking. And beach sports like reading and paddle ball and shelling, volleyball, and walking, and watching the kids chase sea gulls.

Turning to inland pursuits, if you are a cycling enthusiast you can leave your car in the garage and bike to shell and pismo beachs, edna valley wineries, downtown san luis obispo. There are bike lanes out to los osos and morro bay as well.

There are basketball courts in the park, and hiking trails leading up into the hills and along the coast. You can run or bike from avila as long as you want and find good scenery and interesting trails and roads.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
cleaning $285 + Tax

A $1000 initial payment is due at booking. This will be applied to rent. All remaining fees will be due 60 days before reservation date. Bookings and payments are made through VRBO. When booking accepted, contract comes directly from me to your email and when signed comes directly back to me on my email.

Please note that there are no refunds for late arrival or early departures.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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