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Mountain Top | Best View In SLO!

People14
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,750 sq. ft.
Property type house

Overview

About the property

2+ Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Sleeps 10+

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”

Check out:

LIVE PANORAMIC VIEW FEED: 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

linkedin.com/in/ryancomerford

* Complimentary onsite electric car (Tesla, etc) charging station.

* Two car MAXIMUM unless otherwise arranged.

FEATURES:

- Baby-friendly

- Pet-friendly

- 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)

ACCOMMODATIONS:

- 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).

PRICING:

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

Dogs: $25/dog/night

SERVICES:

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.

More Details

Owner
Ryan & Anna
Member since: 2013
Speaks French, German
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 April, 2017

About Ryan & Anna

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

Guestbook comments from the owner

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.
Sep 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in San Luis Obispo in San Luis Obispo County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Upstairs bedroom has 2 queen beds
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , This is the small lean-to room (like a big closet)
  • Downstairs bathroom has a king bed, upstairs rooms have 3 queens. We have a large couch, futon, rollaway and inflatable bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(103 traveller reviews)

Mountain Top | Best View In SLO!
average rating of 4.8834953 based on 108 reviews
5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Ryan and Anna were so welcoming and the accommodations were great! The spectacular view of Morro Bay and all of SLO from the back porch was unbelievable and the fresh eggs and coffee completed our breakfast with a view. The beds are very comfortable and the place was clean and roomy. I recommend this to anyone who would like some peace and quiet and for a family where they will find fun with the friendly dogs, basketball hoop and the coi pond.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect slice of paradise

  • 5 of 5

Perfect in every way. Outstanding views, beautiful home fully stocked, and great hospitality. Loved our time.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mary, It was so wonderful to host you. Thank you for the lovely review! Ryan (and Anna)
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5

Outstanding

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic location and property. Great hosts and strongly consider getting some awesome organic meals made by Anna.

Tesla charger available as well with easy access.

Hope to visit again soon!

Thanks again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Francisco, t was a great gift to host you. Thank you for using the TERSLA charger. Ryan (and Anna)
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5

Carly

  • 5 of 5

STAY HERE ITS WORTH IT :)

Went here for my sisters bachelorette and could not have chosen a more perfect location.

Hosts Anna and Ryan were very friendly.

Breathtaking views (to ocean, Morro bay, and canyon), relaxing, and refreshing.... even the tissues were scented and therapeutic. Not to mention the shower has a steam room option. Had fresh coffee beans ready for the morning, oh and Dont forget the cal king beds (plural) !!!!

Definitely will be back again.

Thank you hosts!! Ps we will miss your well trained and welcoming dogs Cider and Bourbon.

:) Carly

  • Review Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Carly, Thanks for being such a great group and taking care of our place. Also, thank you for speaking so highly of Bourbon and Cider who "photo bombed" you on more than one occasion. :)
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Heaven on Earth

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Al, It was a true pleasure to host you. No one has ever left our place as clean as you did. I really hope that we meet again sometime soon. Thank you for the wine as well! Congrats to us! ;) Sincerely, Ryan (and Anna)
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5

Great property on the roof of California

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Lena, What an awesome title, "Great Property on the roof of California"... your review made Anna and I very happy. :) Ryan (and Anna)
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Location

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
San Luis Obispo - SPB
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Dairy Creek Golf Course
Nearest Train
14 Miles
San Luis Obispo
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Hwy. 101
Nearest Beach
11 Miles
Avila Beach
Car: necessary

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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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in San Luis Obispo, California

Rental Basis:
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£234
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Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £27 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £19.48
Cleaning (1 per trip) £58.43

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 6
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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