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Ryan & Anna

Member since: 2013
Speaks: french, german

Mountain Top | Best View In SLO!

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house

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Overview

San Luis Obispo House Rental Photos and Description

2+ Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Sleeps 10+

The "Irish Hills House" at the top of Prefumo Canyon has the Best View in SLO with stunning 180-degree views stretching from ocean, valley, mountain and cityscape. A true getaway retreat to recharge (clean & pet friendly) with a TESLA Charging Station.

SAN LUIS OBISPO: “THE HAPPIEST PLACE IN AMERICA”

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LIVE PANORAMIC VIEW FEED: https://video.nest.com/live/0SkT6q

DRONE VIDEO OF PROPERTY: https://youtu.be/OsnJI6xHai0

The "Irish Hills House" at the top of Prefumo Canyon has the Best View in SLO with stunning 180-degree views stretching from ocean, valley, mountain and cityscape. This spot is about the incredible view, convenient proximity to SLO and Cal Poly, central location between LA & SF and surrounding activities and experiences.

Most common guest comment, "The photos do not do the views justice!".

Our pet-friendly vacation rental has two bedrooms with a king bed downstairs and three queen beds upstairs. We store an additional reserve queen size futon, roll away bed and a 2014 'Pack n' Play' for babies. There are bathrooms on each level, a large outfitted modern kitchen, potbelly stove for cozy nights and a large outdoor deck. There are great views from every window!

The coastal retreat halfway between LA and SF is a short 15 minute scenic drive to downtown SLO (Thursday Night Farmer’s Market, restaurants, nightlife etc.) and beautiful Avila Beach (spectacular beach, pier, shops, wineries, etc). Famous Avila and Sycamore Mineral Springs offer a therapeutic experience in a group setting or privately in secluded tubs set amongst the tree-canopied hillside. You are in a serene and peaceful setting, but not too far from all the action!

We are on 8 mountain top acres with world class views, hikes and wildlife right outside your door. Barbecue, share a meal and wine on the deck or picnic down by the raised garden beds. We invite our guests to enjoy fresh vegetables and eggs from the gardens and henhouse, so help yourself! In addition to our chickens, we have a pet tortoise named 'Walter' and a Koi Pond in front of the Irish Hills House.

The vacation rental is well suited to romantic & girls getaways, family friendly & cal poly parents stays, adventure seekers & coastal journeys.

This is a dedicated VRBO, which is professionally cleaned before each guest's arrival with clean and fresh, sheets and towels. The house is maintained in pristine condition in preparation to offer a 'hotel-clean' experience amongst breathtaking mountain-top views in nature and tranquility.

The Irish Hills House is across a deck from our main home. We respect boundaries and the experience is intimate and free of distraction.

We run almost full occupancy, so if you see an opening and you are ready - please book! It happens too often that we discuss a booking with a potential guest and someone else 'instant books'. This is always a bummer!

See you soon!

Anna and Ryan

linkedin.com/in/ryancomerford

* Complimentary onsite electric car (Tesla, etc) charging station.

* Two car MAXIMUM unless otherwise arranged.

FEATURES:

- Baby-friendly

- Pet-friendly

- Best views in SLO!

- 12 minutes to SLO or Avila

- Air Conditioning

- Ample Parking

- Dedicated High Speed Wifi Feed

- Flat Screen TV's (Downstairs & Upstairs)

- DIRECTV (175+ Channels) with NFL "Sunday Ticket"

- DVD + Netlix + Hulu Plus + Pandora

- Weber BBQ

- Raised garden beds & complimentary vegetables

- Henhouse & complimentary eggs

- Clean and fresh linens and towels

- Dogs allowed ($25 per dog, per night). Please arrange prior to visit.

- TESLA Charging Station (complimentary)

ACCOMMODATIONS:

- 2-5 (Lots of Space!), 6-8 (A little tight!), 9+ (Better be good friends!)

- 1 king bed (downstairs) & 3 queen beds (upstairs) + Extra Beds (raised queen sized insta-bed, double futon bed & 39 inch rollaway bed in the supply closet).

PRICING:

Basic (2 people): $225/night

Cleaning Fee: $75 (Applied once per trip)

Extra people: $35/person/night after 2 guests

Infants under 18 mos. $25/infant/night

Dogs: $25/dog/night

SERVICES:

The following services are offered by Anna if pre-arranged:

Baby Sitting: $12/hr. ($5/additional child)

5 hr. Wine Tour (Anna drives your car): $150

Laundry Services $12/load

Meal Service: $30 per meal

* Services must be pre-arranged by texting with Anna by texting 805-801-0501. She will call you back.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Ryan & Anna (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: french, german

About Ryan & Anna

Some of our favorite things are our home and friends, preparing meals and enjoying our animals including our rescued golden retrievers Bourbon & Cider (@bourbonandcider), Walter the Tortoise, Chickens, Koi, Ryan's Tropical Fish and Anna's Ball Python.

Our favorite place is Big Sur, we enjoy movies at the Sunset Drive-In in SLO, when friends visit and preparing meals with vegetables from our gardens, local farm stands and farmer's markets.

Our favorite trip was to Italy, where we stayed in Airbnb's and got engaged. We realized that less places and longer stays are the best. We like to visit communities and experience authentic people, activities and food.

Our favorite lodging places are Ventana in Big Sur for the spas, the Four Seasons in Palo Alto for the service, The Mayflower in SF for the experience and our friends floors to hang out and save money. :)

We get excited when we get good reviews and positive comments at our VRBO's (@visitvista). We truly love the serenity and views here and are very happy to have the opportunity to share this place with travelers from around the world. We appreciate and do not take for granted that guests chose us, stay with us and like the experience.

Anna enjoys creating artistic things like calligraphy, creating letters, crafts and care packages for friends and family, growing vegetables in her raised beds, hot springs and caring for her chickens.

Ryan likes serving guests, maintaining and improving the vacation rentals everyday, helping others create, plan and execute new ideas, planing trips and getaways and purchasing unnecessary products, services and anything else they sell on Amazon Prime.

We are grateful for the gift of life Ryan received on November 2, 2015 when he was given a heart transplant. We like to spend time together puttering around our home and enjoying our property and the wonderful people who visit us.

Anna & Ryan.

Ryan & Anna purchased this house in 2008

Guestbook comments from the owner

Ryan and Anna were wonderful hosts. They were very accommodating and made sure we had everything we needed for the stay. The location and view is truly amazing. It was definitely worth the drive up the mountain. Next time we are in SLO, we will not hesitate to contact Ryan and Anna.
Sep 2013
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(88 traveler reviews)
Mountain Top | Best View In SLO!
average rating of 4.8863635 based on 93 reviews
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The perfect getaway from it all!

  • 4 of 5

The house was beautiful and perfect for a getaway. The house is 4 miles up a mountain road but the view was incredible. I would say the house is set up for 6 people or less, unless you want to get cozy with your guest. Ryan and Anna are so nice and accommodating. They let us check in a little bit earlier than schedule since we got to SLO earlier than we thought. Their dogs are very friendly and they also have a big tortoise that is very cute as well. It was the perfect getaway for my friends and I and I would highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review!
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5

Wow!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful property and wonderful hosts. If you are looking for breathtaking views, a peaceful and quiet spot to just get away from everything, this is the location (also very close to downtown SLO)! Clean and fully-equipped home with plenty of beds and sleeping space. Highly recommend this place! I appreciate the wonderful experience I had with my 4 other sisters/girlfriends.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was really great to host you here Tannaz. It is always wonderful to share this place with groups and we are so appreciative that you took care of the place! Be well and visit again soon. :) Ryan (and Anna)
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Fabulous visit

  • 5 of 5

Anna and Ryan's rental was amazing for a weekend away to visit our old stomping grounds at Cal Poly. The place was perfect for our girls weekend and the kids loved it. There was nothing that was missing and the views are amazing!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you all for being such great guests and especially for helping refrigerate our food while we were away! We owe you one next time! :)
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5

Fantastic getaway!

  • 5 of 5

I booked the house with four of my close girlfriends for a mid-week getaway. Though the fog rolled in in the afternoon and obscured the spectacular views a bit, we enjoyed sitting on the sundeck and grilling veggies on the Weber BBQ. We also enjoyed the snuggles from the resident dogs. The only thing I'd change would be to get there earlier to spend more time on the property. I second the review that you'll want to have done your grocery shopping in SLO beforehand.

It's very centrally located to a lot of great attractions. Before arriving we hiked along the coast at Montaña de Oro State Park, and soaked in the tubs at Sycamore Mineral Springs near Avila Beach.

Thank you Anna and Ryan for a great stay! Hope to be back someday!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was so great to host you! We are really glad that you went to Montana D'Oro and Sycamore Hot Springs (Anna's favorite)! We have found that guests don't want to leave after they arrive, so I always encourage them to pick up supplies at Whole Foods. Anna just started a Gourmet Meal Service, which has been fabulously successful! Thank you again for choosing to stay with us. We appreciate your visit and don't take it for granted!
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Other wordly!!

  • 5 of 5

Was not prepared for such a lovely site. I can't remember sleeping this well since I was in high school. The home is quaint, and very well kept and super clean. There is no one word I can use for the beautiful site and breathtaking views! The chickens were fun and fresh eggs every day. So much wildlife around and you are still relatively close to town. Beds were amazing and so much to see. I can see why you would want to Honeymoon or decompress in this area. Really hated to go back home. Ryan was so helpful with everything and very accommodating. I would gather supplies before you drive up the mountain as it is 5.5 miles to the top. But was it ever worth it!! We will definitely be back again!. Many thanks Ryan and Anna

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Susan & Art, It was a real pleasure to meet the three of you and an honor to host Art's birthday. Your review is wonderful and makes my day! Incidentally Art, I really appreciate your ideas for improvement. I have already bought your suggested items on Amazon.com. Anna and I are always striving to improve the rental and an outside opinion is highly valued as we can "lose the forrest through the trees" with something so familiar. Hoping that we can host you again in the future for future special occassions. Sincerely, Ryan (and Anna)
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5

Beautiful, comfortable, accommodating with a relaxing atmosphere.

  • 5 of 5

The first thing we noticed upon arrival was the spectacular view. Anna and Ryan were very gracious. We found the apartment very clean and nicely furnished; the kitchen furnishings handled all our cooking needs. We spent a lot of time reminiscing around the spacious dining table. We took 5 fresh eggs from the clucking chickens for one breakfast. Everyone said she would like to return.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Janet and family, It was really wonderful to host you. I enjoyed the opportunity to chat with you. By the way, thank you for taking such great care of our place. We hope that sometime you will return again when you have your next reunion. Take care of each other. :) Ryan (and Anna)
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
San Luis Obispo - SPB
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Dairy Creek Golf Course
Nearest Train
14 Miles
San Luis Obispo
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Hwy. 101
Nearest Beach
11 Miles
Avila Beach
Car: necessary

USA Today calls San Luis Obispo 'The Happiest Place on earth'. The coastal retreat half way between LA and SF is ideal - a short 15-minute scenic drive to downtown SLO (Thursday Night Farmer’s Market, restaurants, nightlife etc.) or beautiful Avila Beach (spectacular beach, pier, shops, wineries, etc). Outdoor recreational activities are everywhere!

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Rates & Availability

San Luis Obispo House Rental Rates

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Standard pricing
1 night minimum stay
$225
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning (1 per trip) $75
Pet Fee $25

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 6
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2

Basic (2 people) $199/night
Cleaning Fee $75 (Applied once per trip)
Extra people/dogs: $40/person/night after 2 guests

Check In: 1:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

San Luis Obispo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Upstairs bedroom has 2 queen beds
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , This is the small lean-to room (like a big closet)
  • Downstairs bathroom has a king bed, upstairs rooms have 3 queens. We have a large couch, futon, rollaway and inflatable bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • golf privileges optional
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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