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A Chance To Experience The SLO Life!

14 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 31 nights

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Minimum Stay
31 nights


San Luis Obispo House Rental Photos and Description

2 BR ,1 bath,large back yard with treehouse.

This is a historic downtown SLO home built in 1925.With a few updates while keeping it's classic charm. A huge California oak with a treehouse is in the backyard, propane BBQ and a lovely gathering table.There are 2 bedrooms with solid hardwood doors and 1 bathroom.Sofa with chaise in the living room.* A pair of blue-jays and many morning doves will regale you in the with their songs.

*Please note: This is an R2 lot with a studio in the back end of the lot with a long term renter.

**2015 is only available for 30+ days.

We hope you can stay on the porch and enjoy the SLO life,


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Marti Brand
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 25, 2016

About Marti Brand

25 years ago I drove through San Luis Obispo on my way to residency from Seattle to southern California I thought it was the most unspoiled beautiful place I had ever seen. Fortunately I was able to move here and can share it with you now.The weather is as perfect as the people are friendly.There is no smog or traffic.Come and enjoy California as it used to be 50 years ago.

Marti Brand purchased this house in 2013

Why Marti Brand chose Central Coast California

8 blocks to downtown SLO but very quiet. A large backyard with a protected oak and fenced in yard.Perfect for outdoor dining and dogs!

What makes this house unique

A historic craftsman syle home with unique touches,a claw foot tub,a front porch to sit on and meet the local folks. It is the SLO life.


based on 14 traveler reviews

A Chance To Experience The SLO Life!
average rating of 4.642857 based on 14 reviews
Mesa, AZ


  • 5 of 5

Perfect location, great house and caring, responsive owners. Could not have had a better three months and cannot wait to do it again.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We adore having you both back, and can't wait for another visit. You couldn't ask for any better of guest.
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Groveland, Ca USA

Close to town but quiet

  • 4 of 5

We stayed for the month of July and loved being able to walk to town for dinner and walk home afterwards. Everything is close by and the High Street Deli was great which is right down the street. Has everything you need for an easy vacation.

The owners are great to work with and so lovely. We are thinking of moving to San Luis Obispo in the future, loved Avila Beach 13 minutes away from the house. I don't know who liked the beach more us or our dog. Had a great time.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Park City, UT

Another Great Experience on Price Street

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying at this cozy bungalow. Everything we remembered it to be ... great location in SLO, warm and welcoming, well-appointed with everything we needed, dog-friendly, and Marti the owner very friendly and helpful! After enjoying all of the outdoor activities that SLO and surrounding areas have to offer, it was always nice to return to Price Street!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So very, very, glad you enjoyed it a second time. So glad your doggie was able to play with the neighbors again. How fun is that! Stay in touch, and again yay you came back again! Marti
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Seattle, WA

A Charming SLO Cottage

  • 4 of 5

My husband, dog, and I stayed for 10 days in Oct. 2014 and this house fit us and our needs perfectly. Marti was great and provided a smooth and welcoming experience. The house had everything we needed from fast Wi-Fi to a well stocked kitchen and comfy rooms. I was able to work and play and relax. The front porch chairs provided us with cool evenings and wine, watching the neighbors go by. Plus the fenced yard gave our pup a safe place to romp. If you're visiting SLO and need a homey spot to stay this a great spot.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much. We love it for dogs and fun times! Glad you enjoyed it! Marti
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Perfect place to stay in SLO! Cozy cottage in great location!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and our little Maltese dog stayed for five days this past July and had a wonderful time. The house was very comfortable with a fabulous outdoor patio and barbeque area. We loved the neighborhood and location to downtown and local beaches. We were able to bike ride around SLO and hit the beach every day!

We were in SLO to attend a wedding and regretted not booking through the weekend. We were far more comfortable in this house than at the 4 star hotel we stayed at for the wedding!

The owner quickly responded to all our questions prior to booking and was very friendly upon our arrival.

Thanks so much for a wonderful vacation!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Getaway!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the house. It is cute little old Victorian house with lots of character. It was close to downtown. We walked to Thursday night market and downtown for breakfast multiple times. Our dog loved it too. The neighborhood is nice a quiet. Beds were so comfortable. The owner is fantastic. She made sure that everything went well and gave us some great recommendations. We will definitely be coming back to this property again.

if you have kids at Cal Poly, it is a great place to be. If you love SLO, you will love this location.

~ Jeanette

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Jeanette! I hope you do come back send me a message! I enjoyed you as well and the fun stories that you all shared of your time here. Marti
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Firestone Grill
San Luis Obispo County Farmers' Market
Big Sky Cafe
Gennaro's Grill & Garden
"My favorite for fresh pasta they are lovely people. It is a very quiet restaurant you can ac..."
Central Coast Aquarium
Palm Theatre
Nearest Airport
3.13 Miles
San Luis Obispo Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.61 Miles
Spikes Pub,570 Higuera Street
Nearest Train
0.8 Miles
1011 Railroad Avenue San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
High Street Deli, 350 High St
Nearest Beach
10.25 Miles
Avila Beach CA
Car: recommended

We are in one of the best wine producing areas of California. We will provide San Luis Obispo area information from the Chamber of Commerce and some of our own local insights.

My favorites are Toloso, Talley, Wolff vineyards,Kenneth Volk (Santa Maria) and Turley in North Co.


Rates & Availability

San Luis Obispo House Rental Rates

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31 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee 31days+ $150
Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $250

Dog fee refundable if no damage incurred.NO CATS.
You can stay longer than 31 nights but you must rent entire month increments.
You must have insurance or a deposit of $1500.00;if you are out of the country it is deposit only and to be determined.
Please note this is an R2 lot with a studio in the back. The studio is on the property but no access to the vacation rental.
60 day cancellation policy, if less then 60 days no refund.

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San Luis Obispo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Clawfoot tub
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Antique Brass bed.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Mission Style bed,brand new mattress with 600 count sheets.
  • Lovely original hardwood floors and they have character which means a little squeaking, new cedar lined closets, and rugs. Someone could sleep on the couch if needed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
There is a long term studio rental in the back with separate yard, and access to laundry area. We comply with the city vacation rental ordinance and only allow 4 max occupency, and 30+ day rentals as of 2015.

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