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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”
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
* Complimentary onsite electric car (Tesla, etc) charging station.
* Two car MAXIMUM unless otherwise arranged.
- 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)
- 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).
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
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.
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
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.
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!
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!
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
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.
It's a bit of a curvy 20 min drive up to the house from SLO, but totally worth it and we loved every bit of our two day stay. We brought our teenage daughters (for a college tour at Cal Poly) and our 3 year old son with us and they all loved the animals and great views from the house! And we all had a great day playing at the beach.
We would definitely love to stay here again and want to thank Anna and Ryan for a great stay.
The beds are comfy and the view is amazing,
-Shawn & Beth
It's hard to go wrong spending time in San Luis Obispo, and staying a few days at The Irish Hills House was icing on the cake! It is a beautiful yet unpretentious property situated high in the gorgeous, green rolling hills a short drive from downtown SLO. The views are spectacular (you can even see Morro Rock from here!) particularly from the deck, and the ever changing light on the hills throughout the day will make you want to sit out there for hours and into the evening. There were 6 of us in our group, and there was plenty of room in the house for privacy when we wanted it as well as a cozy dining and living area when we came together for coffee, conversation and meals. The home and surrounding property are as pictured, only better! The rooms are clean, modern and comfortable, and the kitchen has everything we needed. I highly suggest going to the nearby Farmers' Markets in SLO or Arroyo Grande and preparing your own, fresh meals in the cozy kitchen-with-a-view (while sipping on wine from a local winery)! Bring your hiking shoes (or bikes) and explore the area, starting right out of the back door. Go hang out with the chickens in their garden. It is SO quiet and rejuvenating. As much as I enjoy wandering around downtown San Luis Obispo, the highlight of this trip was staying at the Irish Hills House and talking with Anna and Ryan. They are wonderfully warm, down to earth, welcoming hosts, and meeting them was like meeting long-lost friends! They made our stay comfy and relaxed and were very attentive. We have been spoiled, and I anticipate returning to the Irish Hills House annually! Who needs hotels??
Thank you, Anna and Ryan, for making our visit to your lovely Irish Hills House such a memorable stay. We are already looking forward to our next visit---maybe next time you can join us for a glass of wine on your deck!
Becky and Stephen
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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1 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest|
|Cleaning (1 per trip)||$75|
Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
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