Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)
About Pandora Nash-Karner
The Cottage has been in our family for two generations. We have lived on the bay for almost four decades and love it, and love to share it with others. The Cottage was originally built to shelter the duck hunters and fishermen who were attracted here, but it was soon bought in the 1950's by our parents and was used as a residence while they built their dream home next door. The Cottage has been our family's guesthouse since then and we've recently made it available as a vacation rental. The charm as a family retreat has been retained through the complete refurbishing received in 2009. We have designed the Cottage to provide our guests with the perfect opportunity to immerse themselves in the Central Coast experience. We are not the Hyatt (on purpose!) -- just the opposite. We provide a unique EXPERIENCE to our guests. We want them to feel they are staying in their favorite aunt's beach cottage while she is away sailing through the South Seas, and she left them the keys to her special place and her prized possessions. What our guests won't find here are ringing phones, blaring TV or fax machines, or lists of rules permanently affixed to the walls -- all by design. We we do provide wireless internet service and a 38' HDTV for watching DVDs, plus over 400 DVDs to choose from. We want the cottage to provide guests with the ability to ESCAPE the fast-paced world. We've tried to provide everything we can think of to make our guests feel pampered and comfortable. And if ever they need anything, we are happy to make sure they have it within minutes. Come see why we have over 170 5-star reviews.
Pandora Nash-Karner purchased this Cottage in 1950
Why Pandora Nash-Karner chose Los Osos
The Green Cottage has been a private guest house for our family for over 6 decades. When it is not used by the family, it is available for visitors. Come see why so many people think it is so special.
What makes this Cottage unique
The bay is part of the National Estuary Program, as well as a designated bird sanctuary. There are many places nearby to view birds, including a private dock. Morro Bay is an important stopover on the Pacific Flyway and winter home to numerous bird species. The north coast area of San Luis Obispo County is a haven for artists, wine and food aficionados, water sports enthusiasts, antique collectors, hikers, mountain bikers, equestrians, and people who appreciate quiet, undiscovered get-away locations. When the lure of open spaces calls you, follow winding country roads to award-winning vineyards for wine tasting, or to grassy hilltops for a picnic overlooking the Pacific. Beautiful Hearst Castle is just 35-minutes away, and beyond that is the splendor of the Big Sur coastline. San Luis Obispo's initials -- SLO -- precisely describes the speed a visitor should use in examining the area's treasures and pleasures. Go to fast and you'll miss of the off-the beaten path venues hidden back in the hills and canyons like the Pozo Saloon, See Canyon apple farms, Tibor Canyon organic olive oil Ranch or the charming town of Harmony, with a population of 15.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
Lovely, Welcoming, Serene, Comfortable Cottage on Morro Bay
The Green Cottage on Morro Bay is such a welcoming home away from home. The cottage is very well stocked, inviting and comfortable. Absolutely everything one would need is provided. The fresh flowers, yogurts, fresh fruit and cream were such a nice touch too! We truly enjoyed watching the birds on the water, visiting on the deck, and enjoying the sunset colors over the bay. The cottage was a relaxing retreat in the middle of a busy Cal Poly graduation weekend! We will definitely come again. The owner and caretaker were so kind. Additionally, grocery stores and necessities are within a mile. Los Osos State Park is only a couple of miles down the road-it is a gem with untouched beaches and dunes going for as far as one can see. The separate small twin bedroom was a bonus for my mom who went to bed early! She was thrilled. We feel blessed that Pandora shared the cottage with us. Thank you so very much!
The green cottage is perfect! Pandora was such a wonderful host, sort of like a good friend~ communicating just enough, making sure everything is ok and she stocked the cottage with coffee, fresh fruit & yogurt making our arrival so smooth & our mornings enjoyable. We enjoyed sitting on the deck watching the birds/view, there are also a ton of interesting books to read & movies to watch if you just want to stay inside. We thoroughly enjoyed, thank you Pandora!
We love to make the Cottage as perfect as possible for our guests. We leave little touches for them to enjoy, like fresh flowers, chocolates and locally roasted coffee. There are binoculars and bird books, and nature does the rest. The view speaks for itself, as does our beautiful area in general. But the real secret I think, is a charming waterfront Cottage that is spotless, extraordinarily comfortable, romantic and peacefully private. Our Cottage Keeper, Sioux, does a remarkable job ensuring everything is ready and waiting our guests. Come see why we now have 200 5-star reviews. Come back soon Tonya, we loved having you as guests!
From the surrounding area to the town of Los Osos to the Green Cottage, our weekend could not have been more magical.
Amazing hiking all around the area (do not miss the southern beaches in Montana de Oro State Park), we even got up to see the elephant seals at Piedras Blancas, they are always such a treat to see!
The sea otters near Morro Rock are not to be missed either, get there early in the morning to see them lounging and playing.
The green cottage was lovely, such a beautiful spot, you don't hear anything but the birds and quiet lapping of the water. One night, around 9pm, we even had a deer walking by the deck!
it could not have been a better time, and Pandora is amazing to deal with and very accommodating, we can't wait to come back and stay at the Green Cottage again!
This was this couple's first visit. They spent time in nature enjoying otters and the elephant seals, and celebrated a birthday in the quiet privacy of the Green Cottage. We're delighted the wildlife performed for them. We're really delighted they're coming back again soon. BTW, according to Sioux, our Cottage Keeper, they left the cottage in immaculate condition. Thank you!
Romantic Waterfront Beach Cottage on Morro Bay
Thanks for another relaxing ‘Weekend’ at the lovely Green Cottage. We enjoyed the beautiful, cozy yet spacious cottage & deck with direct views of Morro Rock and the entire bay. The Cottage is so beautifully decorated, immaculately clean & well-maintained! All your questions and needs have been anticipated by Pandora. Her personalized greeting & checklist orienting you to the Cottage amenities along with information for local attractions & restaurants make you feel ‘at home’. In addition to the relaxing, quiet atmosphere; we loved kayaking in the Bay & dining at the Bayside Cafe. We look forward to many more get-aways on the Central Coast at this very special cottage💕�
Joe & Jan
We love our return guests. We get to learn what they enjoy and can recommend special places, events and restaurants, all based upon what they love. Sioux, our Cottage Keeper, does an unbelievably good job keeping the Cottage spotless and it's nice when our guests comment on her work. We love to pamper our guests and try to anticipate what they might need or want. When the roses bloom in our garden, we always "surprise" them with a bouquet of fragrant, brilliantly colored blossoms. Come visit. See why we have nearly 200 Five-Star reviews.
We enjoyed every moment of staying at the Pandora's place. She is the best host! The cottage is cozy and welcoming, and extremely clean. Location cannot be better: just near the water overlooking the Morro Bay. Many small hospitality touches make you feel welcomed: fruits in the basket, flowers, fully supplied pantry, chocolates on the pillows, binders full of the recommendations for local attractions, restaurants, etc. Pandora and Sioux, thank you very much!
Irina and Family.
This visit was this guest's first time at the Green Cottage, and we're thrilled they loved their experience. We know that the first impression is the most important thing and it can never be re-done. That's why Sioux and I do everything we can to ensure our guests are thrilled with every detail, every little surprise and every spotless corner. The Cottage is filled with original art and antiques and lots of amenities, and nature (outside) does all the rest. Come see why we have so many 5-star reviews!
This was such a lovely weekend. The setting was idea. The cottage was amazing with beautiful artwork and lovely furniture. The movie choices were fantastic. I highly recommend The Green Cottage.
This was a first visit for this guest, and we are very pleased she was enthralled. In a handwritten note, she said they'd return. We like that. We know we've done a good job when our first-time guests say they want to return.
Tide Pools, Hearst Castle, Wineries, Lighthouses, Elephant Seals, Artist Village, Morro Rock, Museums, Butterfly and Bird Watchers paradise, SLO Botanical Garden, Montaña De Oro State Park, Estero Bluffs State Park, Cayucos State Beach, Limekiln State Park, Los Osos Oaks State Reserve, Morro Bay State Park, Pismo State Beach, Oceano Dunes, W.R. Hearst Memorial Beach and Cal Poly University.