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Historic Adobe, ca 1850. Next to Hearst Ranch Winery & Vineyards in Paso Robles

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4 Bdrm,4 Bath Adobe. 4 Miles N. Of Paso Robles. Sits On 50 Acres By Vineyards

Beautiful authentic Adobe home. New Mexican tile flooring, tile bathrooms and original oak flooring. Professionally decorated.

Full kitchen with all cookware, dishes, glasses and appliances.

Huge dining room for guest meals.

Flat screen TV's in all bedrooms and living room.

Two fireplaces. Outdoor gas BBQ, outdoor furniture.

Stunning Setting

Very private with ease of access to and from town.

All linens included.

Forced air heat and air conditioning.

Private HEARST RANCH Winery and Vineyard tours available by reservation only. $200 for a private 8 person vineyard and winery tour, including a private barrel room tasting. Call or email for reservations!

More Details

Jim Saunders
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 12, 2018

About Jim Saunders

Owners are life-long natives to Paso Robles. Have lived across the street from this home for many years. They are the owners of HEARST RANCH Winery with their vineyards directly across the street from this home.

One of the few native Vintners born in Paso Robles.

Two sons. Both work in either the family construction business or at winery. They have a passion for making fine wines and being able to live in this wonderful area. Tasting rooms are located in San Simeon as well as Cholame, but all production is done right across the street from this unique home.

Jim Saunders purchased this villa in 2014

Why Jim Saunders chose Paso Robles

This property became available in early 2014. When we realized it was an original adobe, built not long after the San Miguel Mission, we knew we had something special. The original home was built from adobe blocks that were handmade from soil in the area by the mission, by local artisans. We have kept two small areas of the walls exposed so you can see the beauty in the blocks that were handmade.

What makes this villa unique

The exterior walls in the original home are approximately two feet thick.

This keeps the home at a very even temperature in Summer and Winter.

It is conveniently located on River Road about 4 1/2 miles North of Paso Robles. This makes it very private, yet easy to get to and from shopping and local restaurants.

The home is also very close (about 4 1/2 miles) to the historic San Miguel Mission, one of the original 27 Historic Missions in California, which was recently, beautifully rebuilt after the devastating 2003 Earthquake.

We are located very close to many wineries such as:

JLohr (two miles)

Villa San Juliette (five miles)

Locatelli Vineyards

Riverstar Vineyards

Tackett Family Vineyards

Graveyard Vineyards


Robert Hall

Vina Robles

And MANY more


Paso Robles Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , shower , Claw tub with handheld shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Historic Adobe, ca 1850. Next to Hearst Ranch Winery & Vineyards in Paso Robles
average rating of 4.931818 based on 44 reviews
San Francisco

A getaway gem

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at the house and highly recommend it for anyone looking to getaway to Paso Robles. The house is in beautiful condition and clean and has all the amenities you could want. The bathrooms and kitchen are all updated and feel modern while still being charming and fitting in with the theme of the house. The beds were very comfortable. The remote controlled fireplaces were awesome. We'd come back!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your compliments! We truly appreciate the feedback as we strive to make this an unforgettable vacation home. We hope you all enjoyed your stay and were able to explore the beautiful wine country while you were here. We hope to see you again soon!
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  • 5 of 5

Very impressed with the cottage. Had everything that you would ever need in an accomodation.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Weekend

  • 5 of 5

The house is an old 1,800's adobe that has been completely restored and appointed to a very high standard while still adhering to an old world look and feel. Two master suites have been added that are quite large and comfortable. The large dining room off the kitchen becomes the gathering spot with views of the adjacent fields and farm. The setting is idyllic, a few minutes from town, out a quiet road, situated in a planted field just across from the host winery. Complementary wine and cheese as well as management that is close at hand, willing and ready to make your stay memorable. We'll be back.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bay Area

Cowboy dreams in Wine Country

  • 5 of 5

What a great house! You feel like you've entered a Western movie and yet you're only 10 minutes from downtown Paso Robles...and this adobe has all the amenities. The kitchen is stocked as well as any rental I've stayed in with wine and cheese as welcome gifts. The bedrooms are beautifully decorated, flat screen TV's in most of the rooms, small but nicely appointed bathrooms, and gas fireplaces that add to the ambience and warmth of the house. Be sure to check out the framed example of the original adobe bricks used in the walls...

I would highly recommend this rental and the owner is prompt and easy to deal with...thank you for a great weekend!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Outstanding Paso Robles Home Base

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent three days touring the Paso Robles area, somewhat unexpectedly due to some last minute trip changes. Luckily, I stumbled into the "Adobe," which is the guest house at Hearst Ranch Winery. Never mind the fact that Hearst has some outstanding wines and you are staying right by the vines...the house itself and the hospitality of Jim (the owner) made this a perfect stay.

The house itself is great - a really old house perfectly updated. Four spacious bedrooms, all the dishes and appliances you need to cook a simple or gourmet meal, and quality decorations and furnishings. It's about a 10 minute drive to the main part of Paso Robles, and a 25 minute drive from here to where most of the wineries are located. We really enjoyed sitting out on the back porch each night and having that last glass of wine and reliving the day.

Jim was a perfect host - he arranged for some of us to participate in the grape crush, gave us a personal wine tasting and he even gave us a ride into town for dinner one night.

A few tidbits that I always wonder about when renting a VRBO house:

- Wi-Fi was good

- Cell service was good

- The kitchen was fully stocked - coffee pot, toaster, spices, etc. We did add some olive oil to the inventory at the house!

- The closest main grocery store is about a 15 minute drive

- We were able to get Uber/Lyft to pick us up at the house. It's about a $30 ride for an Uber XL from the house to where most of the restaurants in Paso are located

We will certainly stay at the Adobe next time we are in Paso!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego

Top notch vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I stayed here for our wine tasting trip. I have stayed here once before and I wanted to share this home with my friends and they absolutely loved it. Beds are comfortable, bath towels are nice, and plenty of room for 6 of us. We cooked here for breakfast and dinner after wine tasting all day. This is the perfect place to come after being out all day to watch the sunset in the back while BBQing. Mr. Saunders is a down-to-Earth friendly host. I plan on staying here again as my friends would love to come back too. They were impressed! Thank you Mr. & Mrs. Saunders!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Paso Robles Municipal Airport
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Paso Robles Golf,Hunter Golf, Links
Nearest Train
4.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
101 and Hwy 46
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
il Cortile, La Corsecha,Villa Creek, Artisan
Nearest Ski
150 Miles
China Peak
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Cambria, San Simeon, Morro Bay
Car: recommended

Winery tours and wine trails abound.

Bike routes are available

Hearst Castle is 40 minutes away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $500

10% Taxes, 9% of which is made up of the Paso Robles Transient Occupancy Tax, 1% is the Tourism Marketing District Assessment

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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