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Staci Shepherd

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

1930's Carriage House cottage with Vineyard views in heart of wine region

59 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type house

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Renovated 1930's Carriage House Tucked In The Rolling Hills Of Highway 46 West

Very cute and updated cottage tucked in the middle of wine country under beautiful oak trees and rolling hills. This cottage has a full bath (double stalled shower), living room, full kitchen, and 1 bedroom with new queen size bed. Cottage has amazing views of local vineyards and is only 2 miles from town and 15 miles to the beach.

This cottage was originally built as a carriage house in the 30's. Its a very unique, charming, quite, cozy place to stay. Ride your bike or drive to local winery's or take a 15 minute drive to the beach. We are right off Highway 46 West. Located in the 'Templeton Gap' you can escape the heat, guaranteed cooler weather here with a slight afternoon breeze from the coastal influence.

Free parking, out door space, BBQ, and gorgeous views. Less then 1 mile from Paso Port, Hunt Cellars, Niner Wine Estates, Eagle Castle, Fat Cat Farm, Lone Madrone Winery, Shale Oak Winery, Red Soles Winery, Linne Calodo Cellars, Turley Wine Cellars and many more.

Owners live on property but your stay will be very private. We have 2 ranch dogs, but they are very friendly.

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  • Events Allowed
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Staci Shepherd (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

About Staci Shepherd

Hi my father John and I (Staci) have owned this farm since 1978 and we want to share this beautiful area with you. Come stay in the cool hills of Templeton. We are located on the famous Highway 46 West, in the heart of wine country. Cute tucked away cottage with a farm feel. Enjoy the weather, views, outdoor space and a romantic cozy cottage.

Staci Shepherd purchased this house in 1978

Why Staci Shepherd chose California

There is no other property like this, 2 minutes from Historic Paso Robles or Templeton. 20 minutes from Cayucos beach and/or Cambria beach. Also, we are surrounded by beautiful oak tress and vineyards.

What makes this house unique

Wine tasting, you can bike to over 10 local winery's.


based on 59 traveler reviews

1930's Carriage House cottage with Vineyard views in heart of wine region
average rating of 4.881356 based on 59 reviews

Best view in wine country!

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay and take day trips from. Wonderful accommodations, but that view was the best.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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lovely and secluded templeton gap property near great wineries

  • 4 of 5

this is the second time we have stayed here and have really enjoyed it both times. Only issue was this time we were there on an extremely hot day (106°) and the lack of air conditioning was a little tough as the unit was quite warm through bedtime. Most days, I assume this wouldn't be a problem at all as last time we were there and it was warm but not this hot and it was perfectly fine. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This Carriage House is the perfect get away. Such a unique cottage with its stone walls. They have thought of everything. I don't think there is anything you would need that they have not thought of and included in the house. The scenery is beautiful. It is so peaceful and close to so many wineries. I just wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful views and peaceful surroundings!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed our stay at the Carriage House. The rental was clean and well stocked. The highlight was the beautiful view from the bedroom window and sitting outside enjoying the sunset.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Relaxing Night in Templeton

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in Templeton. The cottage is very cute and had everything we needed for our stay. The view from the cottage is beautiful. We really enjoyed sitting by the fire pit and making s'mores.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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AMAZING! We did not want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at the Carriage House Cottage in May and will stay here again. The property was so beautiful, we were in awe of all the warm thoughtful touches that Staci provided.

The view from the bedroom window was amazing. Each night we sat outside and enjoyed the views and the sunsets.

Added enjoyment was getting to meet Percy, the cottage mascot. Percy is the sweetest dog, very well behaved and it was such a treat to see him at the door each morning.

The cottage was very clean and well stocked. The Bed was very comfortable. Thank you for all the little touches.

Great location, so many wineries close to the property and a very easy drive into Paso Robles.

We ate at Nosh in Paso Robles, best breakfast ever. Make sure to stop at Brown Butter Cookie Company, these cookies are a must. Red Soles winery and J Lohr winery were our favorites.

Thanks you Staci for providing such a comfortable retreat, it was a pleasure dealing with you. We will be back. Next time we will stay longer so we can enjoy more time at the cottage.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Turley Wine Cellars
Pier 46 Seafood Market & Restaurant
McPhee's Grill
Niner Wine Estates
A J Spurs Saloon & Dining Hall
Templeton Farmers Market
Peachy Canyon Winery
Templeton Community Park
Hearst Castle
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
San Luis Obispo
Nearest Barpub
3.5 Miles
Firestone Walker Brewing Company
Nearest Golf
7.2 Miles
Paso Robles Golf Course
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Paso Robles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hishway 101
Nearest Restaurant
3.5 Miles
AJ Spurs Saloon & Dining
Nearest Beach
17 Miles
Car: necessary

Cottage is located in rural setting but within minutes to Paso Robles and Templeton. This is a perfect place to just relax and BBQ or go wine tasting. Property is surrounded by winery's on all sides.


Rates & Availability

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1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Rates are subject to change. Use of gas fire pit is included in price.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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California House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • 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 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Double stalled shower, toilet, and sink. Towels provided.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom has a brand new stress o'pedic queen size bed. Bedroom also has a small closet for hanging clothes and a private back door that you can leave open during the night to hear the wonderful sound of the crickets.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Events Allowed
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Cottage has 1 queen size bed, but more are welcome to stay. We also provide an air bed.

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