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Serene Retreat With Lofty 50 Mile Views Of Paso Robles Wine Country.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,100 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, With Expansive Wine Country Views

The Emma Jeanne guest house at Clare Ranch Vineyard and Winery is located in the exclusive Templeton Gap AVA of the famous Paso Robles West side. The guest house is located on a family run farm in a California agricultural preserve and specializes in growing ultra premium Bordeaux and Rhone grape varieties, as well as, dry farmed walnuts. Many of the walnut trees are over 85 years old. The private guest house feels a world away but is conveniently located only 3.4 miles from Highway 101, Trader Joes, local meat and fish markets. The guest house is an easy yet private hub to all that the Paso Robles area has to offer.

The guest house includes a comfortable living space with leather couches and entertainment center which includes: Direct tv, Blueray disk player, modern record player, and mp3 player. A six person dining area is perfect for small entertaining or family meals. Kitchen includes: dishwasher, gas stove and oven, refridgerator, garbage disposal, microwave, coffee maker, toaster and cooking amenities for most any meal. The master bedroom includes a California King bed, walk in closet, ceiling fan and spectacular 50 mile view. The middle guest bedroom includes a queen size bed and standard closet with a garden and winery view. The third bedroom includes a double bed. Bathroom has a shower and tub, one sink and towel supply. Laundry room includes an LG washer and dryer and basic utility area. Outdoor amenities include a wrap around deck with three benches for endless views and relaxation. Santa Maria Style BBQ with real oak wood for the grill and sitting area. Horse shoe pits and children's swing area are also available upon request. Other amenities include: Air conditioning and heating, wood burning fireplace, ceiling fans (2), modern record player with quality Denon speaker sound.

Relax and enjoy expansive views of Paso Robles wine country and share in part of the laid-back central coast rural lifestyle.

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Property Manager/Owner
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018

About Property Manager/Owner

Brenden and Carrie Wood own and operate Clare Ranch; a boutique vineyard, winery and walnut property located in the Templeton Gap sub appellation of the Paso Robles AVA. Both Carrie and Brenden graduated from Cal Poly, SLO in the early 2000's. Brenden works among some of the best wine industry professionals as a wine maker for one of the most well known and nationally recognized wineries in central California. He enjoys doing tractor work and maintenance around Clare Ranch in his spare time on the weekends and afternoons. Carrie McDonnell Wood has a PhD in Viticulture from the University of Adelaide, South Australia. She worked as a Viticulturist for 11 years. Carrie now teaches part time at Cal Poly in the Wine and Viticulture department and spends much of her other time managing Clare Ranch and raising their three children.

Property Manager/Owner purchased this house in 2009

Why Property Manager/Owner chose Templeton

We were immediately enamored with this property when we first saw it and bought it. Named after the amazing hills and family heritage of Clare County Ireland, this property has spectacular views of all surrounding hills. To the north is a 50 mile view of the Paso Robles basin, west brings the comforting cool breeze of the Cayucos-Morro Bay ocean, and the eastern hills offer a welcoming sunrise to make any morning, a 'good' morning. Clare Ranch offers a beautiful serene setting any season of the year.

What makes this house unique

Private rural setting with easy access to town, wine country or the coast; via highway 46 west.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    guest bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    guest bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Master: California King, variable speed ceiling fan, walk in closet.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • wind-surfing


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Serene Retreat With Lofty 50 Mile Views Of Paso Robles Wine Country.
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews

Comfortable and secluded. The perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The property was exactly what we were hoping for. A perfect indoor/outdoor living space with an amazing view. I even enjoyed watching 8 deer quietly come through the property early morning while I was enjoying my coffee. we will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Privacy, beautiful scenery

  • 4 of 5

All six of house had a good time, although with one bathroom it was a little difficult to manage, but we had a great time.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Country Setting

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, private location. Close to town, restaurants, and many other activities. Will return next year.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Angeles

Beautiful and comfortable house

  • 5 of 5

The house and setting — spectacular views from the generous deck — are even more fabulous than the photos suggest. No complaints, only a couple of suggestions. It would be nice to have some comfortable deck chairs. Also the lighting inside could be better; it was hard to read in parts of the house. That said, this is a wonderful place and we are eager to return.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to know you enjoyed the house! I will add more reading lamps as we go into winter. Thanks.
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San Carlos, California


  • 5 of 5

The view overlooking the walnut farm is breathtaking. Bedrooms are roomy and have adorable decor. Kitchen is fully stocked. Property is extremely clean. Can't wait to visit again.

  • Review Submitted: 14-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enjoyed every minute !

  • 5 of 5

Loved the serenity and amazing views . It was a wonderful get away .

  • Review Submitted: 05-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
San Luis Obispo
Nearest Barpub
3.5 Miles
15 Degrees C, 624 Main St, Templeton
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Hunter Ranch, 4041 E. HWY 46, Paso Robles
Nearest Train
9 Miles
Paso Robles Amtrak, 800 Pine St, Paso Robles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Highway 101
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
MCPhee's Grill, 416 S. Main St, Templeton
Nearest Beach
21 Miles
Cayucos Beach
Car: necessary

The Emma Jeanne Guesthouse at Clare Ranch is conveniently located in the Templeton Gap region of the Paso Robles wine country. Easily accessible day activities include: wine tasting, golf, beach activities, lake activities, Hearst Castle, shopping, quality eateries, farmer's markets, water park, zip line and much more; or, just relaxing on the deck at the Emma Jeanne Guesthouse.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Templeton, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 May 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

cleaning £95.34

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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