COUNTRY LIFE IN PASO ROBLES WINE COUNTRY.

Linda Fairbanks

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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COUNTRY LIFE IN PASO ROBLES WINE COUNTRY.

Paso Robles Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

Farmhouse, 1 Bedroom + 1 twin bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Overlook Guesthouse is a spacious and newly re-decorated one bedroom which was the original farm residence and part of a larger building containing a garage and Ron's play space with wood and metal working tools. All who see it think it is charming and surprising. There is a large fenced yard and patio.

Overlook Guesthouse is located on 10 private and gated acres which is home to Overlook Driving Center, a place for the training and competition of modern carriage driving horses. We would be happy to offer you a ride and some interaction with our horses is available. If you have your own horses, we invite you to bring them. They can be stabled on the property.

This property is in a quiet neighborhood of 10 acre properties, which is virtually surrounded by vineyards. The location is convenient for visiting the area cities and attractions, while maintaining a truly country atmosphere. Over 100 wineries are within touring distance, as well as many fine restaurants, parks and beaches.

This guesthouse is a good choice for those who want a quiet and private location for work or rest. Ron and Linda, your hosts, will do all we can to customize your stay to your pleasure.

Keywords: Private, Quiet, One Story, Casual, Fenced Yard, Dogs Ok, Horses Ok, Full Kitchen, Patio, Yard

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Linda Fairbanks (Owner)
Advertiser since 2010
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About Linda Fairbanks

Linda is a retired carriage driving judge and trainer, which itself was a second career after many years of residential design and drafting. Now, she has 4 horses, who keep her physically active and able to compete in horse shows and trail rides. They are John, Cari, Johnathan and Clare. She also enjoys flower and vegetable gardening, though without much real skill or knowledge. There is one resident dog, a miniature Poodle named Joseph. The family is rounded out with 6 hens who give us (and you) fresh eggs.

Linda Fairbanks purchased this farmhouse in 2010

Why Linda Fairbanks chose Paso Robles

Ron's family has been in Paso Robles since 1890. They were farmers and ranchers. We built this structure and used it as a caretaker quarter until 2010, when it was refurbished to be used as a vacation rental. We chose this location because of it is ideal for our sport of carriage driving and centrally located to the local cities.

What makes this farmhouse unique

This is a comfortable place for quiet work or relaxation. It would be a good place to write or paint or do any creative work. There is a 14' x 19' bedroom, a large and airy bath with shower and a living/dining/kitchen space which is conducive to conversation. The large patio is part of a large and shady yard which is fenced to allow dogs to relax outside. There is a covered kennel next to the patio for those who travel with dogs and want to leave them while they sight-see. We encourage visitors to enjoy walking on the property, visiting with the animals who live here and also the natural ones who share this bit of land. There are many rabbits and quail, occasional deer and fox, many hawks, meadowlarks and crows. We enjoy feeding the ducks and chickens every evening. Chicks are due to hatch today (October 15). The newest addition is guinea pigs, Walnut and Rosie, who live in the carriage room. We love their little noises and soft coats. Their cage is rather large and they love it when we re-arrange their toys and furniture. The olive grove is growing well and our first harvest was delicious. The carriage driving continues here with 3 Overlook horses getting use every week in addition to the visiting drivers who practice here. Finally, we have added a telephone to the amenities inside the guesthouse. It is for local calls only but we hope it will be a convenience for guests.

Guestbook comments from the owner

House exceeded our expectation. Plenty of room for 4 people - nice layout. Very well stocked kitchen. Loved the eggs from your hens. Very clean and comfortable. Fenced in yard for dog was a plus! Thank you for your hospitality.
Aug 2014
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 21 traveler reviews

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Country Life in Paso Robles Wine Country.
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews
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Country Life in Paso Robles Wine Country.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p331056vb
(805) 237-8476 (California, USA)
Paso Robles Central Coast California
Los Angeles, CA
5

AMAZING vacation rental

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I have used VRBO since 2011. This has to be one of our favorite vacation rentals we have used!

There are so many details about the place that we like, but the list can go on and on.... Here are a few keywords. Fully furnished. Great patio/garden area. Air Conditioning. LARGE/BEAUTIFUL land. Horses. Chickens. Outside of the City. It is worth every penny! The owners are delightful and we will be returning soon.
  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Jared and his beautiful family were such a delight to have on our property. We have found that VRBO vacationers are such nice people that it is a pleasure to host them, but this family ranks right at the top of those we would love to have as permanent neighbors. Both Ron and I hope they truly will come back again.
business
Country Life in Paso Robles Wine Country.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p331056vb
(805) 237-8476 (California, USA)
Paso Robles Central Coast California
5

Rural Getaway

  • 5 of 5
Very relaxing and rural quiet---yet only 10-15min. from towns. Owners could not be nicer and helpful. Fresh laid chicken and duck eggs provided daily for brkfst. Ideal for our dog and very accomodating to pets. Great views of hills and valleys and sunset. Everything you need for cooking/BBQ. Ideal for a couple or small family. 2 outstanding wineries 5 min away--Sculptera and Cass. And Firestone brewery nearby in Templton.Very clean and nicely decorated and provided. We will go back again and we highly recommend quiet,relaxing,unstressful getaway
  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Country Life in Paso Robles Wine Country.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p331056vb
(805) 237-8476 (California, USA)
Paso Robles Central Coast California
san diego, ca
5

Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5
Very comfortable with everything you can think of, clean, neat, owners are very personable and caring. I would rent againa nd reccomend
  • Submitted: May 21, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Country Life in Paso Robles Wine Country.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p331056vb
(805) 237-8476 (California, USA)
Paso Robles Central Coast California
Phoenix
5

Delightful country living while wine tasting

  • 5 of 5
We chose to do something different this year on our annual wine tasting trip to Paso. Rather than stay in a motel down town, we chose to stay in this most delightful rural setting. There was plenty of room for 3 hiking companions with very comfortable beds. We found the rooms to be clean, bright, cheery & well maintained. The morning sounds of the farm with chickens and braying donkeys was a great change from our usual city sounds. The hosts provided fresh eggs (duck and chicken) that helped start each day. We loved sitting outside in the evenings with a glass of Paso wine while enjoying a small fire in the pit on the patio and gazing at an amazing view of the milky way. We all agreed that we can't wait to stay here again for our planned spring 2015 Paso wine tasting trip.
  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+
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Country Life in Paso Robles Wine Country.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p331056vb
(805) 237-8476 (California, USA)
Paso Robles Central Coast California
Where do you live?
5

Marathon Weekend

  • 5 of 5
My expectations of this rental was basically, "It will be a place to stay close to the Buzz Marathon at Camp Roberts, is less expensive than the nearest hotel and it has a kitchen which would save on going out to eat." What we found at this humble rental was so much more than we could ever expect. The cupboards were stocked with all the dishes and pots and pans, dish soap, towels, we needed to prepare all our meals. The fridge was stocked with Ron and Linda's own fresh ranch eggs and many other items like catsup, salsa, mayo, etc. We especially appreciated the ability to use the heater if it got too cold or open the windows and use the overhead fans if it got to stuffy. There was hand wash soap in the bathroom and big container shampoo in the shower. Two queen size beds and a nice size desk to work on your computer or study maps of the surrounding area. I wouldn't change a thing except maybe install a garbage disposal although I understand the hesitation in doing this. We would have stayed another day but it was already booked.
  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Country Life in Paso Robles Wine Country.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p331056vb
(805) 237-8476 (California, USA)
Paso Robles Central Coast California
Oahu Hawaii
5

Wish we Could of stayed longer...

  • 5 of 5
What delightful people. Linda and Ron have a beautiful country setting, with lots of animals to enjoy. The cottage has everything you would need and then some. We only got to stay 2 nights because she was booked the rest of the time we were visiting. Wish we could of stayed there the entire time. If were in that area again I will defiantly stay in their cottage.

The beds were very comfortable with top notch linins.
  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Nearest Airport
28 Miles
San Luis Obispo (SBP)
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
San Simeon, Morro Bay, Avila Beach, Cambria
Car: necessary

Ron and I realize how difficult it is to imagine where a place is and what the area is like. We would be happy to visit with you on the phone to help orient our guesthouse to the type of local sites you are interested in. On our property, we offer carriage Driving with Horses, Contact and interaction with Horses. Carriage rides offered by appointment. Overlook is a place where carriage driving is taught and where local drivers come to practice for competitions. This is a great spot to fly kites and we keep some in the guesthouse for your use along with board games. The Chicken Condo is home to our 10 hens. When possible, we supply fresh, free range, homegrown eggs to our guests. There is also a house for the 3 ducks who live at Overlook. A horseshoe pit is a popular game, along with a garden chess set. Our new olive grove has given its first crop and the 2014 crop will be large enough to make oil and eating olives. One can often see herds of bicyclist flashing by on nearby Cripple Creek Road and occasionally a hot air balloon will glide by or roar its burner to rise as it goes. We love the sun rise and sunset views, especially when there are clouds. Often, guests will stroll the approximately 5 acre grounds around sunset with a glass of wine to catch the best color in the sky. They choose that wine from the many tasting rooms in the general area, some as close as 3 miles away. Sometimes, guests will arrange to be picked up by professional drivers to do their wine tour, but mostly they enjoy the pleasure of finding their favorite wineries by searching on their own. Many guests have now become members of wine clubs at tasting rooms and come back regularly to pick up their wine. There are too many options to list, but there are lots of brochures and suggestions in the guesthouse. We hope you will leave a note or a card telling of your own finds.

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Availability & Rates

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Paso Robles Farmhouse Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
$150
$1,020
$4,052
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $10
cleaning $30
Notes Pets allowed on approval at $10.00 per night per pet. The Book It Now button cannot calculate this fee, so other arrangements can be made. You can call me with a credit card number or bring cash for additional pet fees. Sorry for this anomaly. Fenced yard provided. Rate is for 1 or 2 persons. $20.00 extra charge per extra person. Carriage rides possible at $50.00 by appointment.

Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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Amenities

Amenities

Paso Robles Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Telephone ...
  • Internet
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Heating ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove ...
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower only.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • living area sofa sleeper - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 baby crib
  • Queen size Beds (1) A select comfort mattress is softer or firmer, just as you like for your own side of the bed with just the touch of a button., Double Beds (1) A memory foam topper makes this an uncommonly comfortable bed., queen size sleeper sofa bed is convenient for a child or an adult and is located in the living area.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Toys ...
  • Television ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • CD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • children welcome ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • winery tours
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • zoo
  • cinemas
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • hot air ballooning
  • hiking
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
Notes:
cozy firepit, supplied with oak firewood at no cost. Snacks and some breakfast foods supplied at no cost to you. Fresh produce in the garden in season. Visit the farm animals if you wish or stay well away if you prefer. Use the hammock for beautiful stargazing or daytime relaxing.
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