|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
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Enjoy amazing views of the beach, white water, and pier from this darling early 1900's cottage. Newly renovated with great attention to detail, you will love relaxing in our home away from home. Every inch of the cottage was remodeled with state of the art appliances, views from the entire main living area & kitchen, and a large bathroom with pedestal sink & a charming claw foot tub/shower combo. Plenty of off street parking, a large deck on which you may take in the views and a patio with fire pit allow you to live comfortably inside and out. With the beach only a half block away, it's literally your backyard!
Our family has owned this little house since 2012 and painstakingly took the time to preserve the character and charm of the original structure. We live in San Luis Obispo and LOVE Avila Beach! We spend as much time as we can in this beautiful little beach town. Both originally from Southern California, we both relocated to San Luis Obispo while attending Cal Poly and never left. We've since raised 3 beautiful girls on the Central Coast and are blessed to call SLO & Avila home.
The Lewis Family purchased this cottage in 2012
Our property is unique in that it's a charming old beach cottage built in the 1900's in which the Avila Family used to live. It's one of only a few original buildings that are left in Avila today. Fully renovated in 2013, the cottage has all of the modern amenities one needs to have a relaxing and enjoyable stay. Lastly, it seems the sun ALWAYS shines upon Avila...south facing and tucked between Pismo/Shell Beach & Los Osos/Morro Bay, this beach is often the only beach that has sun while the others are fogged in!
This is our second year renting from Donna Lewis and family. I have not found a place that feels like a second home until we came to your beautiful comfy cottage last year. And here we are again. I absolutely love this place. I wish I owned it cause it's just perfect. Thank you for turning your home into our home for two weeks. We hated to leave Avila, its become our hearts home for the past few years. I hope to enjoy your cottage again next year. Love the decor, the scenery and the hospitality of your place. Thank you again!!!!
Great to be back in Avila and our stay was just as good as the first time...thank you again, we love it!
I have stayed here twice now and I plan on staying many more times! The house is amazing! The location is amazing! The owners make your stay nothing but comfortable.
This is absolutely the perfect little piece of heaven right in the middle of Avila Beach! From the minute you pull into the long spacious driveway you will be so happy you chose this place. The house is decorated adorably, the views of the beach from the kitchen, living room and outside deck are unbeatable, the kitchen is well stocked for cooking up a storm, the grill and fire pit add to the outdoor indoor experience of staying 1/2 a block from the beach. After 10 years of coming to Avila for an annual trip this is the only place I want to stay!
As parents of young children (3 and 5), we find that the *place* we stay in really matters -- not just the town or location itself, as you're so often back to the rental to make a quick PB&J or take a little time in the shade, or a siesta. I have to say, I couldn't imagine a cuter, more charming backdrop to a great week at the beach than this home. The architectural touches were so nice, as was the renovated, fully-stocked kitchen. We ate in some nights and sat on the deck under the propane heat lamp (wonderful amenity!). Our kids rode their scooters on the driveway and climbed the avocado tree. Avila Beach was a fantastic place for kids our kids' age -- so chill, and the beach itself has such a gentle slope out and no crazy current...they boogie boarded for hours! But even when we needed a retreat from the sun/surf/sand, going back to this house still felt great! I don't know...I've stayed in enough generic hotels and soulless condos to appreciate the difference. There was ample space for a family of 4. One of the beds was firm and the other was quite soft...that would probably be my only caveat if everyone in your party is partial to a medium or firm bed. But, really, a minor point. There's a lot of white in the house, esp the kitchen, and the sun just shines in. Plus, the house was EXTREMELY clean when we arrived - a real plus! We hope to return next year!
I love love your cottage in Avila. The views, the sounds and the ambiance of your cottage made our stay very comfortable and inviting. It had everything we needed for our 7 day stay. All we needed was to stock food for the week. I have to say that of all the places that I have rented in Avila in the last four years, your home by far exceeds all my expectations. I loved listening to the sounds of the ocean going to sleep at night and waking up in the morning. Your home was very clean which I am very picky about when I rent a place to stay in Avila. I want to stay longer next visit hopefully. Thank you so much for renting the cottage to us. It felt like we were right at home the whole time spent there. I love Avila Beach.
Avila Beach is a small beach community where the sun shines nearly all year round. Avila has a south facing beach, 2 piers, a separate dog & bonfire beach, park, restaurants, wine tasting and more. The nearby Bob Jones Trail winds in and around the Avila Beach golf course and offers a great, walking, biking & roller blade path.
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$500|
Peak Season Rates apply to all holidays including New Years, MLK Weekend, Presidents Weekend, Easter, Memorial Day Weekend, 4th of July, Labor Day Weekend, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Transient Occupancy Tax applies to stays of less than 30 days.
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