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San Luis Obispo, Edna Valley Wine Country, private ranch on 500 acres

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 4,200 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

A perfect place for small gatherings, with hiking trails, views and creek.

This beautiful, spanish-style, ranch home was originally built by Ernie Ball; of Ernie Ball Guitars, as a personal retreat in the heart of Edna valley. Nestled among the rolling hills, you will enjoy the winding creek, beautiful sycamore and oak trees scattered around the property, as the breathtaking views from the hilltops surrounding the house.

Perfectly situated in the famous Edna Valley. The ranch is only 7 miles from downtown SLO. Being a great midway point between LA and San Francisco; each of them a 3.5 hour drive, the farm house is an easy meeting point for people separated by the distance. Easy day trips can be made to the many Edna Valley Wineries, Hearst Castle, Morro Bay, Big Sur and Paso Robles.

The ranch house itself features 4200 square feet, with three spacious bedrooms, and one huge loft that doubles as a fourth bedroom/ game room. There are three bathrooms, a spacious living room with an open-beamed ceiling, wood-burning fireplace, and a beautiful baby grand piano.

There is a pool table in the loft, a ping pong table in the garage, croquet, as well as numerous outdoor and indoor games to play.

For those who like to BBQ, we have an outdoor oak BBQ grill, a gas BBQ and a smoker.

This property has panoramic views from any of it's surrounding hilltops. Hikers are rewarded with views from Pismo Dunes to Morro Bay, downtown SLO, as well as the wineries in Edna Valley. There ranch has plenty of private beautiful walks and hikes for you to experience.

NOTE: This home is ideal for executive retreats, reunions, and memorable family vacations. ***Sorry but we cannot accommodate weddings or large parties on ranch***

FOR SPORT ENTHUSIASTS, you are close to the heart of many adventures! Enjoy Surfing, Paddle Boarding, Kayaking, Windsurfing, Biking, Rock Climbing, Ziplining and more!

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS include Hearst Castle, Cambria, Big Sur Coastline, Morro Bay, Paso Robles, and San Luis Obispo area wine tasting. Local attractions includes: boutique shopping, and local charming Farmers Markets in Cambria, San Luis Obispo, Templeton and Morro Bay.

Scheduled air service includes, United Express, Delta, and US Air within a 40 minutes radius of San Luis Obispo. For private pilots or charter service contact Jet Solutions/ACI a full service jet center only 6 miles from ranch.

If you are thinking of booking, please read what your payment options are before you book.

Keywords: Private ranch on 500-acre estate, just a short drive to downtown SLO.

More Details

Owner
David Schinkel
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

Why David Schinkel chose Central Coast California

If you are seeking peace and quiet, you just found it!

If you are interested in a small gathering, the ranch is ideal. The event prices is $5000. That includes housing for up to 10 people on the property.

Nestled in the midst of wine country, with only a short drive to downtown SLO. It is our hope that you would enjoy a truly exclusive opportunity to visit the Central Coast.

What makes this estate unique

I love driving through the vineyard, onto the open cattle range. Sometimes you see adorable calves roaming about, other times it may be deer wandering through. There is a creek that winds in between large, beautiful sycamore and oak trees. With wandering limbs; some down to the ground, these trees make a beautiful backdrop for pictures..

There is a baby grand piano, just provide the piano player. There is a pool table in the loft, and a ping pong table in the garage. There a numerous games for your family and friends to play.

You will have complete privacy on the ranch. The open range mile and a half, dead end, dirt road discourages sightseers. Also our road was tagged as one of the prettiest roads to walk in SLO.

On top of the hills of the Ernie Ball ranch, the views are incredible!!!

Come make some lifetime memories of your own!.

Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
San Luis (KSBP)
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
SLO Airport
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
San Luis Obispo Country club
Nearest Train
7 Miles
San Luis Obispo
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
101 HWY
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Marigold Shopping Center
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Pismo
Nearest Point of Interest
Morretti Canyon Ranch
Car: necessary

Nestled in the hills of SLO is your 500 acre secluded ranch. Pismo beach is 7 miles away, Lake Lopez 5 miles away, and there are 13 wineries within 7 miles of the estate.

Amenities

San Luis Obispo Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Main Bath - toilet , shower
    Guest Suite Bath - toilet , shower , Very private bath with guest room - detatched from home
    Master - toilet , tub , shower , outdoor shower , Cool, rock wall, open shower
  • The master bedroom has his and hers private restrooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Suite - 1 queen , Two toilets, large open shower and huge tub.
    Guest Suite - Detached - 1 queen , seperate, very private with its own large shower.
    Barn Room - 1 king , Barn Door Bedroom, close to kitchen
    Loft Gameroom - 1 queen , Warmest room, great spot to hang, play pool or watch movies!
  • King (1) Queen (3) Queen Memory foam Pad (1) Full futon mattress (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
(Please be advised that this house is for people who like country living) Relax in the heart of Edna Valley wine country, tucked away in peaceful surroundings.. Beautiful rolling hills, long country walks, a scenic creek runs through the property. This famous ranch house, built by Ernie Ball provides the ultimate privacy and beautiful setting. From the high hills on the property you can see from Pismo Dunes to Morro Bay!

Reviews

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San Luis Obispo, Edna Valley Wine Country, private ranch on 500 acres
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5

Peace at last!

  • 5 of 5

I admit I was hesitant to stay here at first, my wife’s standards can be pretty lofty and a “country house” is quite a stretch from usual concierge level five star places she prefers. We decided to escape the large crowds in favor of a smaller “family only” Thanksgiving with our newborn grandkids. If you want to find tranquility in a spacious and idyllic setting, this is it. Though minutes from nearby vineyards (insert wine tasting here) and shopping, you will feel like you’re a 1000 miles from civilization. The 1.8 mile drive to the house (mostly along a well maintained dirt/gravel road) takes you away from the sounds of city life and is replaced with the sounds of mooing cows and screeching hawks that are the size of turkeys. Welcome to horse country! The expansive fireplace and abundance of firewood makes for a delightful setting that will calm the most frayed of nerves. Clean and comfortable, you will not be disappointed in this remote hideaway nested in the rolling hills of SLO. There is ample parking (including covered parking in the rear and garage areas), a ping pong table and billiard table. We never got around to using the Jacuzzi or large stone tub…maybe next time. If like me you are a stress case and simply want to decompress and rest…this place will fit the bill nicely. I slept great…and often. Go enjoy yourself, relax and escape the madness of everyday life. This is your getaway place.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bruce, Thank you for your kind, poetic words. I am happy you were able to unwind, relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. We hope you will visit again. I must tell you, after all this rain, the creek is flowing beautifully and can be heard from the front porch, making it the ultimate space for taking naps. I wish you the best in your life and business! Sincerely, Karen
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5

Lovely home, quiet, country setting.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home tucked away in the rolling hills. Surrounded by oak trees. Small stream runs through the property. Set off the main road accessible via dirt road. Close to wineries and short drive to downtown SLO. We drove up from OC to stay here with family and to attend a wedding nearby. There's plenty of space and amenities. Ice maker in freezer not functioning but with grocery store a few miles away, buying ice (or any other groceries)was not a problem. The large kitchen was great for meal prep and cooking. Outdoor seating areas are plentiful and comfortable and makes it easy to enjoy the beautiful grounds. Lovely space for a retreat away from any crowds.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome way to get away

  • 5 of 5

The stay was great. it was a perfect way to relax and get away from the city for a little while.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Property!

  • 4 of 5

The reason for four stars and not five is that our reservation happened to land on a record-breaking heat wave weekend where we saw temperatures of 106 in SLO. The house does not have any fans or A/C so we had to bare through the hot house. Ceiling fans would have provided good relief, especially for sleeping. However, I am a local and realize that this temperature is extremely rare for SLO, so I couldn't even be mad at the situation (not like we could predict the weather at time of booking).

House is very nice and clean. Great lawn space for games. Great front patio for dining. Windows do not have screens, so you may get some flies and bugs if you leave them open. I would recommend this place on any other weekend in SLO when temperatures are normal. Check-out instructions are very clear and easy.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Place

  • 5 of 5

It was such a nice home, very peaceful location and quite. Check in was super easy and everything worked out great!! Would recommend

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best VRBO to date!!!

  • 5 of 5

We chose this location for our girls weekend of wine tasting and attending the Mid-State fair this last July and couldn't have chosen a better place. The pictures do not do this property justice! We spent much needed relaxing time enjoying the surroundings and having wonderful meals on the patio. This location is so close to downtown and many of the local wineries, as well as only 15min from pismo beach! Karen and David were so accommodating and helpful before our stay :) Will definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $400
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 12.0%

If you pay with a personal check directly to us, we do not charge you any extra fees (service fee). If you use PayPal there is a small fee (I think around 3%) our you can use VRBO, Home away etc (anywhere between 5-9%). Also if you use a credit card when you book, there will be another fee charged by the banks. ****Any fee charged will be deducted from you deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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