"We stayed at Casa de Vina to attend a wedding in Paso Robles with our two daughters and their husbands. It was a very memorable stay. Everyone had a wonderful time, spectacular.
The house is furnished in a perfect combination of comfortable but beautiful furniture. It is not a museum where you afraid to put feet up at the end of the day.
The attention to detail stands out. A handwritten note with special instructions, fresh flowers distributed through the house, a bottle of wine, ....
Well stocked kitchen, able to handle dinners for 6 with ease. Bread was baked. Breakfasts and dinners served. And, as expected, wine glasses galore. They got used.
And then, you step to the windows, or really, are drawn to the windows. A 360 degree view of vineyards, sweeping down the hill in front and off on both sides. High quality grapes as well, old vines. The position of the house on the hill lets you get a breeze most of the time, and open the windows at night. It is a quiet, lovely location, quite far uphill from a little used road. Sitting on the patio overlooking the vineyards, the fields across the way and the hills and Coastal range in the distance, it was a perfect place to catch up as a family. Magnificent sunsets.
You are embraced by nature, with hummingbirds, and finches flitting around the house during the day, and even an owl, if you are lucky enough to see her. Our rental car parked in the driveway next to the Zin vines was hit by occasional bird poop that was deep deep purple. These birds have it good.
Sean called to let us know if landscapers were coming to mow, and in many ways Terrie, John and Sean clearly showed us that they cared to make our stay comfortable and fun.
From this locale we visited two California Missions, (San Luis Obispo and San Miguel Arcangelo), went to Paso Robles (easily, for groceries, dinners), and to the coast. It is a short drive for urbanites, through magnificent country. And it is wine country. Everywhere around.
We all, to a person, recommend this house for a stay like this. We hope to return sometime. Thank you very much, Walter family."
Guest: Melissa P.
Date of Stay: September 2016
Review Submitted: September 25, 2016