The "Irish Hills House" at the top of Prefumo Canyon has the Best View in SLO with stunning 180-degree views stretching from ocean, valley, mountain and cityscape. A true getaway retreat to recharge (clean & pet friendly) with a TESLA Charging Station.
SAN LUIS OBISPO: “THE HAPPIEST PLACE IN AMERICA”
LIVE PANORAMIC VIEW FEED: https://video.nest.com/embedded/live/Xl2XynFlcC?autoplay=1
DRONE VIDEO OF PROPERTY: https://youtu.be/OsnJI6xHai0
The "Irish Hills House" at the top of Prefumo Canyon has the Best View in SLO with stunning 180-degree views stretching from ocean, valley, mountain and cityscape. This spot is about the incredible view, convenient proximity to SLO and Cal Poly, central location between LA & SF and surrounding activities and experiences.
Most common guest comment, "The photos do not do the views justice!".
Our pet-friendly vacation rental has two bedrooms with a king bed downstairs and three queen beds upstairs. We store an additional reserve queen size futon, roll away bed and a 2014 'Pack n' Play' for babies. There are bathrooms on each level, a large outfitted modern kitchen, potbelly stove for cozy nights and a large outdoor deck. There are great views from every window!
The coastal retreat halfway between LA and SF is a short 15 minute scenic drive to downtown SLO (Thursday Night Farmer’s Market, restaurants, nightlife etc.) and beautiful Avila Beach (spectacular beach, pier, shops, wineries, etc). Famous Avila and Sycamore Mineral Springs offer a therapeutic experience in a group setting or privately in secluded tubs set amongst the tree-canopied hillside. You are in a serene and peaceful setting, but not too far from all the action!
We are on 8 mountain top acres with world class views, hikes and wildlife right outside your door. Barbecue, share a meal and wine on the deck or picnic down by the raised garden beds. We invite our guests to enjoy fresh vegetables and eggs from the gardens and henhouse, so help yourself! In addition to our chickens, we have a pet tortoise named 'Walter' and a Koi Pond in front of the Irish Hills House.
The vacation rental is well suited to romantic & girls getaways, family friendly & cal poly parents stays, adventure seekers & coastal journeys.
This is a dedicated VRBO, which is professionally cleaned before each guest's arrival with clean and fresh, sheets and towels. The house is maintained in pristine condition in preparation to offer a 'hotel-clean' experience amongst breathtaking mountain-top views in nature and tranquility.
The Irish Hills House is across a deck from our main home. We respect boundaries and the experience is intimate and free of distraction.
We run almost full occupancy, so if you see an opening and you are ready - please book! It happens too often that we discuss a booking with a potential guest and someone else 'instant books'. This is always a bummer!
See you soon!
Anna and Ryan
* Complimentary onsite electric car (Tesla, etc) charging station.
* Two car MAXIMUM unless otherwise arranged.
- Best views in SLO!
- 12 minutes to SLO or Avila
- Air Conditioning
- Ample Parking
- Dedicated High Speed Wifi Feed
- Flat Screen TV's (Downstairs & Upstairs)
- DIRECTV (175+ Channels) with NFL "Sunday Ticket"
- DVD + Netlix + Hulu Plus + Pandora
- Weber BBQ
- Raised garden beds & complimentary vegetables
- Henhouse & complimentary eggs
- Clean and fresh linens and towels
- Dogs allowed ($25 per dog, per night). Please arrange prior to visit.
- TESLA Charging Station (complimentary)
- 2-5 (Lots of Space!), 6-8 (A little tight!), 9+ (Better be good friends!)
- 1 king bed (downstairs) & 3 queen beds (upstairs) + Extra Beds (raised queen sized insta-bed, double futon bed & 39 inch rollaway bed in the supply closet).
Basic (2 people): $225/night
Cleaning Fee: $75 (Applied once per trip)
Extra people: $35/person/night after 2 guests
Infants under 18 mos. $25/infant/night
The following services are offered by Anna if pre-arranged:
Baby Sitting: $12/hr. ($5/additional child)
5 hr. Wine Tour (Anna drives your car): $150
Laundry Services $12/load
Meal Service: $30 per meal
* Services must be pre-arranged by texting with Anna by texting 805-801-0501. She will call you back.
Some of our favorite things are our home and friends, preparing meals and enjoying our animals including our rescued golden retrievers Bourbon & Cider (@bourbonandcider), Walter the Tortoise, Chickens, Koi, Ryan's Tropical Fish and Anna's Ball Python.
Our favorite place is Big Sur, we enjoy movies at the Sunset Drive-In in SLO, when friends visit and preparing meals with vegetables from our gardens, local farm stands and farmer's markets.
Our favorite trip was to Italy, where we stayed in Airbnb's and got engaged. We realized that less places and longer stays are the best. We like to visit communities and experience authentic people, activities and food.
Our favorite lodging places are Ventana in Big Sur for the spas, the Four Seasons in Palo Alto for the service, The Mayflower in SF for the experience and our friends floors to hang out and save money. :)
We get excited when we get good reviews and positive comments at our VRBO's (@visitvista). We truly love the serenity and views here and are very happy to have the opportunity to share this place with travelers from around the world. We appreciate and do not take for granted that guests chose us, stay with us and like the experience.
Anna enjoys creating artistic things like calligraphy, creating letters, crafts and care packages for friends and family, growing vegetables in her raised beds, hot springs and caring for her chickens.
Ryan likes serving guests, maintaining and improving the vacation rentals everyday, helping others create, plan and execute new ideas, planing trips and getaways and purchasing unnecessary products, services and anything else they sell on Amazon Prime.
We are grateful for the gift of life Ryan received on November 2, 2015 when he was given a heart transplant. We like to spend time together puttering around our home and enjoying our property and the wonderful people who visit us.
Anna & Ryan.
Ryan & Anna purchased this house in 2008
Ryan and Anna were wonderful hosts. They were very accommodating and made sure we had everything we needed for the stay. The location and view is truly amazing. It was definitely worth the drive up the mountain. Next time we are in SLO, we will not hesitate to contact Ryan and Anna.
What a place. The view from Vista House is unmatched anywhere. The property is spectacular and we would be hard-pressed to find anything better anywhere.
But here's the kicker...Ryan and Anna are beyond special and made the stay memorable.
And the dogs...Golden Retrievers make the world go away!
This will be an annual trip.
We had an great experience staying at the top of the Irish hills near San Lois Obispo. Amazing 360 degree view, "I am the King of the world!" feeling, lovely arranged rooms and cool Tempur-pedic matrices. Will love to came back to escape from modern world hassles.
Everything was perfectly prepared for our arrival, and we were greeted by two beautiful pups who offered us a slimy toy for us to throw. The property is very spacious, and the views of the Irish Hills and ocean are amazing. It is close by many great restaurants and hikes, and not a long drive to Morro Bay as well. My fiance wanted to move to SLO after our visit.
The pictures and description of the view is part of what sold was us on this property and that was as advertised. It was spectacular. To wake up in the morning and go out on the deck with a cup of coffee or sit out on the deck at night and look at the lovely landscape or beautiful star-filled sky was delightful. We liked that the property was accessible but yet a little off the the beaten path where we could walk safely on the country road or get to the nearby beaches easily. It was clean and the host was available, friendly and responsive when we needed something. Now the caveats. While advertised as 3 bedrooms, that seemed an exaggeration. One of the "bedrooms" was in the open living room with no separation. Another was a very small upstairs room with a slanted ceiling. This should have been more explicit in the description. The pot belly stove was nonfunctional, although not advertised as such. The chickens don't lay eggs in the winter, a small point but disappointing to our grandson, partially overcome by the tortoise and chickens. Some of things we usually expect in a VRBO had to be requested, I.e. paper towels, more dishwasher detergent, kitchen towels, etc. Again, a small matter and quickly remedied when pointed out but it seemed an oversight that didn't need to happen. We did have a great time and our three couples and a grandchild managed the "three" bedrooms. I don't think this would be a problem if rented with the understanding that there was only one large, spacious bedroom, a very small bedroom, and a large bed in the open living area. For some, this might be fun. With our different sleep patterns, it was a challenge but one we managed. My rating would be a 5, if what we believed was a house with 3 bedrooms was what we got. For a large family, a wedding party, a group of young close friends or just a couple or two, this might be perfect. It was almost perfect for us.
Ryan and Anna are terrific hosts and their property is just gorgeous. Highly recommended!
Ryan and Anna were the best hosts I have stayed with thus far. The views, warmth of the property, and location were enough of a draw but to have such gracious hosts really made this rental stand out. We stayed here for a relaxing destination family birthday celebration. It was especially nice to be able to bring our four legged family members along with us.
From sharing small stories, to food and gifts with one another our time here will always be treasured. We will return!
USA Today calls San Luis Obispo 'The Happiest Place on earth'. The coastal retreat half way between LA and SF is ideal - a short 15-minute scenic drive to downtown SLO (Thursday Night Farmer’s Market, restaurants, nightlife etc.) or beautiful Avila Beach (spectacular beach, pier, shops, wineries, etc). Outdoor recreational activities are everywhere!
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
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|Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £28 per night, per additional guest|
|Cleaning (1 per trip)||£60|
Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Basic (2 people) $199/night
Cleaning Fee $75 (Applied once per trip)
Extra people/dogs: $40/person/night after 2 guests
Check In: 1:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM