StudioLoft Apartment with Pool & Slide, Piano, Kitchen, WiFi, DVD & BBQ. Enjoy a full breakfast in the privacy of your Studio apt or on the sunny pool-side patio! Sleeps 6** comfortably on 3 queen/full beds. W/D Available. Your pup is welcome too!
Kitchenette has a mini-fridge, microwave, counter-top convection oven, & two burner stove.
The pool is warm and ready for you to enjoy after you slip down the new slide. Springtime here in San Luis Obispo is beautiful. Your accommodations include a full complimentary breakfast for you and your guests to prepare in the privacy of your secluded StudioLoft. Free parking on premises! SLOStudioLoft is located at the northern perimeter of the Edna Valley AVA, and just 4-6 minutes from downtown San Luis Obispo, California. We are about half-way between San Francisco to the north (230 miles, 370 km), and Los Angeles to the south (170 miles, 273 km). We are at the southern tip of the world-famous Big Sur Coast, with Carmel-by-the-Sea about three hours to the north along Highway one.
The StudioLoft is surrounded by trees in a quiet residential neighborhood with a newly renovated swimming pool, slide, and travertine patio. There is a grass lined seasonal creek in the rear of the property under sycamore and pepper trees.
When you arrive you will be greeted with a complimentary bottle of chardonnay or cold beer in the fridge. We provide plenty of food for your breakfast (often including homemade coffee cake) and you can "french press" freshly ground SLO-roasted coffee in the morning to start your day off right!
The StudioLoft has been recently renovated providing you and your guests all the amenities you may need for a comfortable and relaxing stay. The high ceiling and loft provide a feeling of spaciousness; our guests enjoy the kitchenette, bar, dining area, flat screen satellite TV, and beautifully tuned piano without ever feeling "cramped".
The kitchenette (see photos) includes a 2-burner gas stove, mini fridge, counter-top convection oven, and a microwave. It is well stocked with everything you need to prepare a meal including dishes, glassware, silverware, pots and pans, bowls, spices and cooking utensils. Enjoy dining indoors or outdoors on the beautiful stone patio. Seating for 4-6 (++). The outdoor propane grill is great for pool-side, summer-time, or any-time BBQ's.
The loft above (w/ ladder access) sleeps 4 guests in 2 queen/double -size beds (each with 4" memory foam), and down below the couch sleeps 2 more comfortably and converts to a queen-size bed (also with 4" memory foam, see photos).
***We also have a very comfortable queen-sized floor pad with linen, pillows, comforters, and additional towels, all available for your extra guests and/or children.
The newly redesigned and upgraded bathroom, shower & laundry room are accessed through a doorway for your private use. (We sometimes share the laundry, accessed by an outer locked door for your privacy.) Our travertine stone patio winds around the pool and opens out through a gated lawn-banked seasonal creek. All outdoor area is available to you during your stay. Our friendly, family golden retriever "Sadie" may want to play with you, but just close the blinds. She'll get the hint.
Airbnb rate does not yet include 10% San Luis Obispo Bed Tax. We ask that you pay the tax upon arrival. Thank you for your compliance with this new San Luis Obispo City ordinance.
The SLOStudioLoft is easily accessed through the redwood gate on the right side of the residence driveway. Our guests enjoy the private sun-warmed pool & slide in the summer (May-September), and also love sunbathing on the secluded patio lounge furniture throughout the year. The gated and fenced seasonal creek-side lawn area is a safe place for your non-barking dog to roam if you choose to bring along your pup. Laundry facilities available for a small fee; please be conscious of our SLO water shortage and California drought. We are available to make your stay as comfortable as possible; please let us know in advance if you have any special needs or requests.
Interaction with Guests
We want you to feel as though you belong right at home here in the SLOStudioLoft. Your privacy is important to us during your stay, although we are always available if you need anything. We will provide you with a "pre-visit" email list of "what-to-do" and "where-to-go" in SLO that may be helpful in planning your activities and making reservations. When you arrive you'll find a "Concierge Binder" describing some of our favorite Bars, Beaches, Restaurants, Galleries and Wineries, and Trips and Trails, as a resource for your convenience during your stay, including brochures to review.
Our quiet neighborhood is on a cul-de-sac, therefore minimal car traffic is rarely heard. In the mornings you can hear the birds singing in the trees surrounding the property. Our neighbors are out walking their pets at all hours, and there is never a concern for safety. This is an exceptionally quiet, secluded, upscale residential neighborhood including young families with children, as well as older, retired couples who built their own homes 30+ years ago.
We're near Southwood Drive and Johnson Avenue. Uber came to town recently and our guests love the local safe and friendly drivers for quick trips downtown for dinner or "bar-hopping."
Our local city bus transit is a 4 minute walk 3 blocks to the corner #1 Bus Stop- SLO City Transit, which takes you to the Downtown City Center, approximately a 10 minute bus-ride. Bus transfers are available to the Amtrak Station, all over SLO, Cal Poly, and San Luis Obispo County, including Hearst Castle if desired. SLO Airport is a 7 minute Cab/Uber ride.
Transportation available online:
San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority
Coast Starlight - Seattle - Los Angeles
Pacific Coast Surfliner San Luis Obispo - Santa Barbara - Los Angeles - San Diego
Other Things to Note
NOTE: SLO 10% Bed Tax is not included in the online fees and will be collected upon your arrival. We have recently spent a lot of love-filled energy and time remodeling and renovating our home to improve the comfort and beauty we have come to enjoy. We hope you will "holiday" here in SLO for a day or more so that you too can appreciate some of the beauty that surrounds us here on the Central Coast. Beaches, hiking trails, biking trails, downtown boutique shopping, concerts in the plaza, wine-tasting, music festivals, film festivals, jazz festivals, and much more are only minutes away! Our rates are lower in the winter, and as the summer sun warms our new pool & slide we hope you'll enjoy using it during your stay! So come and swim in front of your secluded StudioLoft during the warm summer months. We will provide simple instructions on removing the Solar Blanket before swimming. Have fun, but please, keep your pets out of the pool for their safety. And remember- NO LIFEGUARD ON DUTY, unless of course you are one!
We do NOT allow smokers inside our home, and greatly appreciate your compliance with this request (only on grassy area, NOT patio). General courtesy is the "unwritten rule," as is pretty much true for anytime our lives impact others. Our neighbors welcome our Airbnb international and USA guests, as you are respectful of their privacy and property, and honor the rules and safety requirements stated in the SLOStudioLoft Property Agreement.
We would love to meet your pup, if you decide to bring her along with you, but please keep pets off of the furniture. *There is a one-time $25 cleaning fee for pets. When booking, please include your pet as an extra guest as well ($15/night) or pay upon arrival to avoid additional taxable Airbnb fees (honor system; we trust you).
Ryan and Family
The SLOStudioLoft was very nice, extremely well appointed, and provided a perfect spot for stop over.
The hosts provided perfect instructions to get to the house, and left welcoming notes along the path to the loft - quite a nice touch!
We were greeted by a few cold beers in the fridge. Unfortunately, it was too early in the season for the pool to be open, but that wasn't a big deal. We ended up going to the Avila beach, and then having a great dinner at a local brewpub.
All in all, a great experience. Highly recommended!
The unit was clean and well equipped with everything we needed. The hosts provided milk, juice and food items to get us going each day, which was very helpful! Location was in a quiet neighborhood, but not far from downtown or the freeway. They had a binder with restaurant suggestions and information about activities in the area. We had a great time!
Carla made us feel VERY welcome! Every detail was attended to. We loved the stocked fridge with breakfast items and french coffee press was an added bonus.
The beds were really comfy and everything was clean and very organized.
We would definitely stay here again!
Thank you Carla!
This was my first experience with airbnb and I had a very pleasant stay. Carla is a great host who greeted us with fresh homemade cookies upon arrival. Everything was clearly thought out with labels and instructions throughout the unit explaining how to use things. Knowing that I was staying with two young kids, some toys were also left out to welcome us. The kitchen was complete and allowed us to cook small meals when we wanted to stay in and relax. Would highly recommend this place for visitors of SLO.
The studio was awesome! It had all the home amenities and stocked with little snacks. The area was really nice, the piano sounded beautiful and the bed was so comfortable I didn't want to get out. The ability to play our own music on the speakers was a huge bonus. Everything was thoroughly written out so you could find anything in the cabinets. Definitely a great value for the price
This accommodation was accurately represented in photos and description. We had a wonderful stay at this studio loft. The check-in process and communication with host Carla was easy. The studio was clean, well prepared, super organized with many added touches by the host that made for both fun and comfort. The setting is in a beautiful, safe neighborhood with convenient access to all things tourist related. Host Carla is thoughtful, welcoming, and made us feel well cared for. Sadie is an added perk!
SLO is a beautiful town.
I am a recent Cinematography Grad of SFSU and plan on traveling throughout the US and possibly Europe, utilizing Airbnb when possible, while developing my film career. Our permanent address is SLO where my sister and I were born and grew up. My mom lives in our family home with our Golden, Sadie, and cat, and she enjoys traveling abroad. We offer our guest "Studio Loft," which was designed as a private studio apartment with kitchen and bathroom, and includes all the amenities you'll need to assure your visit to SLO is a memorable one. Hopefully, you too will discover why San Luis Obispo is called the "Happiest Place in America."
We've put together a list of our favorite things to do for all ages and abilities, from "the Best Wineries for locally grown Cabernet, Pinot, Zins, and Chardonnay," to various hiking trails, beaches, state parks, places and events you'll want to see, and our favorite restaurants, bars, music, and much more. All of the information you might need is available to you on the iMac (including a nice selection of music on iTunes). Upon your arrival, we invite you to enjoy a complimentary bottle of wine or a few beers, and in the morning you'll start your day with breakfast provided for you in the fridge, including delicious SLO brewed coffee. If my mom's around, she'll make sure your stay is great. So if I miss you when you come to town, enjoy yourselves and "We'll leave the light on for you."