About This Listing
Enjoy a comfortable, secluded garden cottage in a historic downtown San Luis Obispo home along bicycle boulevard. Located in a sunny, safe, and vibrant college town midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco on California's Central Coast.
Please note: This is a humble garden cottage, not a 5 star hotel. It's a cute and quirky space that is more like urban "glamping" than a hotel.
A detached, tucked away, private cottage with it's own entrance and patio in the back of our peaceful 110 year old historic downtown home. An ideal location for guests looking to slow down and have an authentic San Luis Obispo experience.
The cottage includes a comfortable "Full / Double Bed" (size 54"x 75") and large closet with a mini fridge, filtered drinking water and a microwave.
Our guests get a freshly made bed with cotton linens and towel sets with soap for the bathroom which is located in the main house. Our home is old so the hot water takes a moment.
Wireless internet is provided.
You can open the french doors to a private garden patio environment with a round table and four chairs that's great for a delightful outdoor dining experience. Although we do not provide coffee, there are wonderful coffee places within a couple blocks of our home.
We do not allow cats and dogs because we have 3 wonderful chickens: Ginger, Daisy, and Tayrona. They have their own home and space to rome so they will not be in your way.
This place is best suited for a single person or couple. Parties are not allowed.
If you just want to get away and spend quiet time in a beautiful place this is the spot for you.
Our guests enjoy a private entrance to the garden patio with brick path to their hidden cottage room.
The bathroom is located in the main house only a few steps from the cottage.
Interaction with Guests
We live on site and greet our guests upon arrival at 4pm otherwise we are active in our community, but always within reach by text. Please text with further concerns, needs, questions or comments.
Our place is close to everything, very walkable and fun bike friendly. You don't need to get into a car to enjoy our town.
Located on bicycle boulevard, which is a low-speed street "optimized" for bicycles, discouraging cut-through motor-vehicle traffic. Designed to give priority to bicyclists with increased comfort and safety.
Four blocks from downtown Higuera street, five minute walk from San Luis Obispo train station, four miles from San Luis Obispo airport and only two miles from California Polytechnic University.
Walk, Run, Bike, Hike, Bus…
Walk and smell the flowers in our historic downtown neighborhood or a ten minute blissful walk over the bridge to Terrace Hill, a steep hike to the top, with a treasured view of the city.
Our location is ideal for running, annually we have a marathon that goes by our home.
Bikes available for rent...Embrace your independence by cruzing a bike around downtown.
Biking and hiking trails accessible through the neighborhood. Breath taking views provide many photo opportunities and experiences.
We happily provide hiking information since we frequently walk the trails. Be sure to bring good walking shoes, sun block and a hat if you want to try some of the trails. I also recommend you bring layered clothing and especially jacket/windbreaker for nighttime and mornings, SLO can get chilly at night.
Numerous bus stops for transportation around city are nearby within a couple of blocks walking distance.
Explore the plethora of good restaurants, beaches and wineries. Downtown SLO is vibrant with great restaurants, movie and coffee houses, and is simply nice to walk around. Farmer's Market is every Thursday from 6pm-9pm, live entertainment, great food and interesting people.
SLO is centrally located with several beaches North and South less than 15 minutes away. The sunsets on the coast are truly fantastic. South of the cottage is Avila Beach, Shell Beach, and Pismo Beach, North of the cottage is Los Oso, Baywood, and Morro Bay.
Other Things to Note
1. 18 years or older only (ID in advance).
2. Complete airbnb profile, including photo of guest, small bio and purpose of trip.
3. Full Bed (6 ft long)
4. The bathroom is located through the garden in the main house (motion censored lighting and steps).
5. Broad Street Laundromat is about a 1/2 mile from the cottage if you want to do laundry. OPEN DAILY 7am-10pm They sell detergent, laundry bags & have change machines.
There is every type of activity imaginable in San Luis Obispo County. For ideas and information, check out the following sites:
San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce
SLO County Visitors & Conference Bureau
San Luis Obispo Downtown Association
No unspecified guests
No cigarette smoking
No Cigarette Smoking Party Animals.
Cute little place, just up the road from town. I could walk to anything I needed. Yet, it was just a block past the noise of graduation weekend. Very fun time!!
host was very welcoming. Met Scott when we arrived earlier than we'd told them and he was kind and gave us the insider scoop to San Luis Obispo. Met Sarah after we'd roamed the town and came in way past the time we'd told them we were returning to check in and she too was kind and set us up in the room.
The cottage was private and very cosy and cute. I loved the ease of the self check-in and the flexibility on arrival time. The bed was comfortable and clean. The street parking was also easy and convenient. I would stay here again and refer my friends. Thank you for a lovely stay!
We didn't actually end up seeing Scott and Sarah all weekend, but we found the cottage to be clean and adorable. They left good instructions on how to get in, and I would most definitely use them again!
We arrived about an hour and a half early as I forgot that check in time was at 4. Sarah greeted us as walked us to the back. That was the only time we got to interact with her but she was lovely and very welcoming. Thank you for checking us in early. This spot is literally a little love shack and its awesome! It's nice, cozy, and the bed was very comfortable. We didn't mind the bathroom situation at all. The walk across the yard is very brief. Sarah also provided us with extra blankets because it was very chilly, but we didn't need them. Location, location, location! Downtown was merely 4 blocks away. We got to have fun and not worry about driving. We will definetly be back! Great spot
About the Host, Scott & Sarah
We are passionate about living healthy active lifestyles and giving back to our community.
Looking forward to connecting with the Air BnB community working towards a healthy and beautiful future! 3
Surfing, crocheting, gardening, crafting, yoga….
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