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Once in a Blue Moon getaway on the Back Bay. Charming updated bungalow awaits

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

The California Coast untouched by developers. Enjoy while it lasts--old Calif

Sweeping views of Morro Bay and the Rock from the deck and hot tub. Steps to the spectacular estuary preserve. This spacious 2 bedroom home is surrounded by the estuary and 24 acre Sweet Springs Preserve. Walk around the Bay to Baywood for a spectacular sunrise or sunset. 4 miles from Montana De Oro with sweeping vistas, horseback riders, hang gliders and surfers play on its miles of beaches and trails. There is so much to do for those who appreciate the unexploited California Coastal experience. Travel by Kayak across the Bay to the Dunes. The home has been recently redecorated and updated, but not remodeled. The cabinets are oak and the counter tops are tiled. If you are looking for high end modern, this would not be the place.

Los Osos is on the Central Coast of California - halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles. Hearst Castle, Morro Bay Harbor, Avila Hot Springs, Wine Tasting, Golfing and Shopping are minutes away. This house is ten minutes from San Luis Obispo Airport. Family-owned and operated.

Keywords: Bayfront Waterfront Bay VIews Morro rock, Pet friendly

Well behaved dogs considered with pre-screening and deposit! (No Cats)Your dogs will love the fenced yard and the walks on leash. Dogs cannot be left alone in the house or yard.

San Luis Obispo Business License #6004610

More Details

Owner
Kye Iris
Member since: 1999
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017

About Kye Iris

I recently moved to Seattle to greener semi-retirement. I can still answer some of your questions, and will refer others to my daughter Kye who manages the property for me. Please call me if you have any questions and tell me how I can make your stay more enjoyable. My number is 805-215-4380.

Kye's number is 425-329-5631. She works 8-5 so please call Jean during business hours.

Kye Iris purchased this house in 1989

Why Kye Iris chose Los Osos

Unspoiled California as it once was. You are surrounded by natural beauty. Spectacular views--you can reach out and feel the estuary on all sides. This location is a one in a million.

What makes this house unique

As you drift off to sleep, often you might hear a dull roar. You would think it was the sound of the freeway--but it is the sound of the surf. We encourage you to soak in the natural beauty and wonder of this very special hideaway.

Map

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
San Luis Obisbo
Nearest Golf
4.5 Miles
Morro Bay
Nearest Train
10 Miles
San Luis Obispo
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
1
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Morro Bay, Montana De Oro
Car: recommended

Easy driving to Hearst Castle, Morro bay Cayucos, Cambria and Wine Country. Whale watching in Morro Bay by boat. Guests have reported seeing them July 2011 off of Montana de Oro a State park, with miles of beaches and trails whose entrance is just one mile away. I have seen a double breech just 2 miles from shore ., July 2011 has seen blue whales and hump back whales in abundance just off shore.

Amenities

Los Osos House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • All parking must be in the driveway, not on the street--County requirement for the permit. Thank you!
  • Please leave the hot tub hot--try not to change the settings. Thanks!
  • Sweet Springs Preserve: At the moment leashed dogs are reluctantly permitted but they may change the rule soon. Bird Sanctuary recommendations
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Firm California King
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , 1 child bed , fold out futon for a child
  • Queen size Beds (2) There is one California King in the Master bedroom and two Queen beds in the second bedroom. There is a fold out futon in the second bedroom as well for a pinch.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Don't miss the fabulous birding opportunities just steps from your door.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(42 traveler reviews)

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Once in a Blue Moon getaway on the Back Bay. Charming updated bungalow awaits
average rating of 4.404762 based on 42 reviews
Seattle, Washington
5

Nature Lovers have found paradise.

  • 5 of 5

I woke each morning before sunrise, took a steaming cup of coffee 30 steps to the Sweet Springs Preserve to watch the sunrise on Morro Rock, then watched the eagles and egrets forage for breakfast as the sun came up. Once things calmed down a bit--I went back for a second cup of coffee in the hot tub, and watched the birds come to the bay by the thousands--from the hot tub. Later in the day we took the kayaks out on the bay, saw great blue herons resting on the shore, and walked the dunes that were untarnished. This part of the central coast is the only truly unspoiled landscape. This is truly a one of a kind place. It is so nice to find such a comfortable nest in the midst of such natural bounty.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2014
  • Stayed: December 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Seattle, Washington
5

How do I like my coffee? With egrets and eagles, of course. What an incredible find

  • 5 of 5

I woke before sunrise every morning, walked out the door, to a menagerie of egrets, waterfowl, even a bald eagle having breakfast over my head. Don't sleep through this magnificant spectacle, just steps from your door. My toes got a bit chilly in December, so I slipped into the hot tub once the morning sunrise dwindeled .to daylight. This place is one of a kind.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2014
  • Stayed: December 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Camarillo, CA
5

Serene and beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Very much enjoyed the location and the comfortable house.

thank you,

Ursula and Angela

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful stay in Baywood

  • 5 of 5

To tell the truth, this was the best VRBO home we have enjoyed. Very nice location by a nature sanctuary. The house was clean. The kitchen very well stocked. Quiet neighborhood. Hope to visit again.

Charlie Paglia

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Quiet with nice views

  • 4 of 5

My friends and I enjoyed staying at this home. The neighborhood was very quiet. We really enjoyed the view from the back deck of Morro Rock. We also liked taking walks at the bird estuary right across the street. The kitchen is nicely stocked with everything you need to make your own meals. We would definitely stay there again next time we're in the area.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful place

  • 5 of 5

My three girlfriends and myself wanted to get away for a week. This was the perfect place to do it. The house is cozy and comfortable. Even though the house is small, it seemed pretty spacious. The bedrooms are good size and the beds were easy to sleep on.

But, the best part is the view from the deck. We had a beautiful view of Morro Bay and the Rock, though far away. The hot tub is also great.

All in all, I would highly recommend this rental. All of us felt at home from the moment we walked in, and none of us wanted to leave.

Thanks, Kye, for a great week.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125 + Tax
Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

You will be sent the code information to unlock the house a few days before arrival. Any questions, you can call Kye at 425-329-5631.

Holiday rates are $1400/week with a 7 night minimum.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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