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

Bedrooms 3
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 4 miles from Highway 101, Trader Joes, local meat and fish markets, restaurants and all that historic downtown Templeton 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.

More Details

Property Manager/Owner
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2017

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 California

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.


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.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
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
  • 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 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
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: May 14, 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: May 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely stunning

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time and enjoyed relaxing on the deck.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Highest recommendation after several stays.

  • 5 of 5

We've been very fortunate to stay several times and have loved every minute. Wonderful location with great views, very nice and comfortable accommodation, clean and well maintained, excellent kitchen and open plan living. Plus very nice owners! Highest recommendation for a visit to the Central Coast!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Place To Stay!

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful experience at this property. It is perfect for traveling with kids as well. We felt relaxed, surrounded by so much beauty and really enjoyed relaxing on the deck and running around the ranch.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Long Beach CA

Fantastic getaway for the weekend

  • 5 of 5

Thanks to Clare Ranch Winery for the use of their guesthouse. Our two couples stayed in the house very comfortably and we made full use of the nice sized kitchen. The wrap around deck and benches make for sitting outside in the evening very relaxing. We even enjoyed dinner on the deck under the stars. One quaint and unique perk was being able to pick walnuts right off the tree from the deck, delicious!! We also enjoyed the small touches such as books, entertainment system, & decorations that made it special. Their own wine was on the table as a welcome gift and tastes very good with dinner or out on the deck looking at the stars. It is very clean, comfortable and I would highly recommend this place. We can't say enough good things about Clare Ranch Winery and their guesthouse.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Templeton, USA

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Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

cleaning £95.01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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