Bed and Breakfast Accommodations are offered at Alta Cresta Orchard in our exclusive Olive Cottage. Alta Cresta Orchard is located in Wine Country of California on a high ridge overlooking a picturesque valley of ranches and vineyards. Exclusive and private accommodations are provided in the Olive Cottage which is nestled among the olive orchard and the cottage vineyard.
The 875 square feet of the Olive Cottage has a spacious bedroom, bath, living room/dining area and full size kitchen. Guest staying two nights or more receive a welcome gift of goat cheese, fresh bread, estate grown and produced 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil and a bottle of Paso Robles wine upon arrival.
For your enjoyment a Continental breakfast consisting of pastries, Starbucks coffee, tea, orange juice and fresh milk is provided in the Cottage.
The bedroom features a queen size bed with a cozy down comforter, soft hypo- allergenic pillows and Egyptian cotton linens.
The bathroom is expansive with a large walk-in shower. Guests are provided with Olivia natural pure olive bath products and lush 100% Egyptian cotton towels. The bathroom also has a hair dryer; make up mirror and soft terry robes (his/hers).
The living/dining room area has a 26” flat screen TV, DVD player, Bose stereo with a connection for a MP3 player. The sofa converts to a queen size bed for extra occupants.
The kitchen is fully equipped with a dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator and stove. Starbucks coffee and a variety of teas are provided.
The Paso Robles area is also well known for being bike friendly with winding and hilly roads. For more adventurous, there are lots of things to see and do.
But, no matter how you spend your day, in the evening relax on the veranda with your favorite glass of Paso Robles wine and enjoy the incredible views and breathtaking sunsets!
Keywords: wine country, bed and breakfast, private
Susan O'Reilly is a native of Florida. Trained as an accountant, her last position before running Alta Cresta Orchard full time was as a Senior Applications Consultant with SAP America. Her specialty was assisting corporations with the implementation of SAP's Consolidation Accounting Software and in SEC Reporting.
Ron Sanders originally from Alabama then Florida worked for 40 years as an environmental engineer. He most recently was employed by CertainTeed Corporation as “Western Environmental Manager” with responsibility for assuring environmental compliance for CertainTeed’s manufacturing facilities in the western US and Canada. In July 2009 he retired to devote all his energies to tending to the growing of olives and production of Alta Cresta Orchard’s award winning extra virgin olive oils.
Both Susan and Ron are avid gardeners. Knowing that gardening would always be a part of their lives and anticipating a welcomed change in their hectic lifestyle as retirement approached (influenced a bit by the reality show 'The Good Life' admits Susan) they began to look for a lower stress rural environment with an ideal outdoor climate. The Florida humidity can be oppressive during a large part of the year, so they began a search for a place with a drier Mediterranean-type climate. Their search quickly focused upon California. Paso Robles Wine Country, not well known at the time, was a chance discovery during an impromptu visit to the area in 2002. They wanted a place that was rural but still easy access to a city. Paso Robles fit the bill. They located an ideal property, but the seller was not quite ready to sell at the time. They contacted a local realtor and asked her to watch the property and contact them when it came on the market. They got the call from the realtor several months later and Alta Cresta Orchard was born.
Located high on a crest and overlooking the serene and beautiful Olive Orchard and neighboring vineyards of the Creston Valley, the Olive Cottage Bed and Breakfast was originally built as a guest cottage. In 2006 it was remodeled with added extra conveniences and touches and transformed into a high-end Bed and Breakfast. The Olive Cottage Bed and Breakfast has every amenity one could ask for: a complete kitchen, serene and spacious bedroom, living/dining room and full bath. The private veranda overlooks a valley of vineyards and rolling fields of grain. Guests can prepare a dinner in the fully equipped kitchen or choose to go out to one of the outstanding local restaurants after a busy day exploring Paso Robles Wine Country.