Enjoy the SLO Life! Craftsman home

House - Private room · Ella Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, United States

The Space

Charming Craftsman Bungalow with stunning views of San Luis Obispo and its surrounding hills in quiet desirable neighborhood. Walking distance (15 mins) to downtown and train station (5 mins). spacious open-plan living room, fully updated kitchen. The guest room is 12x12 ft with en-suite bathroom, comfy queen sized bed with iron bedstead, closet and additional wardrobe. High ceilings and wood floors add to the charm. Note that additional guest/s in the same party could be accommodated in an adjacent room on trundle/day bed, sharing the bathroom. The house has wifi access, a beautiful porch where you can enjoy a cup of coffee or glass of wine while taking in a beautiful sunset. The hostess, originally from UK, has been a SLO County resident for 12 years, loves her neighborhood and is happy to supply details of local attractions. Guests have access to the kitchen and refrigerator with host's approval, also self service coffee/tea. Washer and dryer available for fee of $5 per load. Plenty of parking which can be an issue in SLO! . Absolutely no smoking. Pets may be accommodated under certain circumstances, negotiable. Plenty of hiking, 10 minutes drive to the ocean, SLO also offers wine tasting, theater, great restaurants and so much more. Note that there is a trundle bed in the study which may be available for child or additional adult. Discuss with hostess. Also during summer and high season times, 2 night minimum on weekends and/or holidays. That said, I have been known to take last minute bookings for one night, so if you are desperate, go ahead and try me! Note: San Luis Obispo tax of 10% will be collected on arrival. Please bring cash or check.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $450 /week
Monthly Price: $1250 /month
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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Cancellation: Moderate

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  • I wanted to show my visiting friend what living in SLO could be like, since my home was under construction and made me dizzy.
    I thought AirBnb would be a better fit verses staying at the usual Marriott Hotel or Dolphin Bay. I immediately said lets book with Rosh! She was prompt and to the point. My favorite!

    Rosh was a lovely host. Her space was acceptable, quiet and cozy. It's close enough to down town if you like to take a stroll. I used to live a block away from her house, which brought back fond memories. You might enjoy taking a walk across the Jennifer street bridge which has a nice view of the town and surrounding area. If you're up for a quick hike you can walk around the block to a trail that offers a great view of the entire SLO community (a lovely place to picnic). This place is not really for those who are planning a night out on the town. Although, she was bubbly and kind enough to meet us up downtown at our favorite restaurant (NOVO) and enjoyed a glass of champagne with us:) She seemed very interesting dressed in character for her 5 min. theater spotlight, at the Little Theater's after hours NO SHAME! An open stage for actors who want to share their own work. Probably a hit and miss...however what isn't these days?!

    Our last day together in the area, we decided to drive to the coast and explore the beautiful rolling hills and ocean landscapes that surround SLO. So many fun and fancy places to enjoy food and quality wines. There's something for everyone in the area. Lots of unique shops and hide away spots. You'll never get boarded, since everyone is so friendly and most likely in the same mood as you. Oddly that is why I really thought fondly of her. The house had hanging prayer flags and unique furniture. Truly an interesting and lovable lady.

    She never disturbed us with annoying texts. Provided two keys, even though we only needed one. The front door lock was a little funny to open, but once you learn the trick its easy. There was plenty of towels and fresh water. Although we were a little surprised she was still awake and finicky about our later than planned arrival the first night. With the grain of salt, we smiled. All in all. I enjoyed my experience with her. Fortunately everything was absolutely as perfect as we needed it to be.

    January 2014
  • Rosh is quiet, friendly, and conscientious. She's a person with many interests and talents, who keeps her older craftsman-style home clean and comfortable. It's in a quiet neighborhood (surprisingly--since it's close to French hospital and train station), away from student population, but 10 minutes walking distance to downtown restaurants and coffee shops. I stayed for a month when my daughter had a baby and I needed a room to rent close to her home. I had a full private bathroom, plenty of closet and shelf space, and a comfortable bed at a very reasonable rate. I usually ate out but had access to her kitchen whenever I needed. I slept well every night, enjoyed neighborhood walks and easy access to my daughter's home near downtown. The reason I chose Rosh's place is she is one of the few who allows pets. I was very grateful that our mini-Aussie shepherd was welcome when my husband joined me for part of the trip. He also enjoyed the accommodations.

    January 2014
  • I had a lovely 2 night stay at Rosh's home in SLO. The bedroom and private bathroom were great and Rosh was a gracious host. She offered fruits, yogurt, juice and coffee in the morning, which I wasn't even expecting! The house is located close to town and there is ample street parking. This was my first airbnb experience and it was great!

    November 2013
  • Nice comfortable room in a very good location, about a 10-minute walk from downtown. Breakfast was a little light.

    November 2013
  • Rosh was a fantastic host, and provided some great insight into local wineries and events. Rosh's house was beautifully presented, and she went to great lengths to make sure we felt comfortable. We hope to stay again soon!

    November 2013
  • Great say with Rosh - lovely home, great area, and one couldn't ask for a better host!

    October 2013
  • Had a lovely time visiting my daughter at cal poly and staying at this clean and well located home.
    Rosh is very friendly, accomodating and helpful with information about the area. I'll be back.

    October 2013
  • Rosh was a delight to stay with. She was extremely friendly and graciously took us in for 2 nights at the last minute when our original plans fell thru. The house was an adorable craftsman within walking distance to town. We a private bath and she even had coffee , juice, and cereal available for us in the morning. She was knowledgeable about the area and gave us great tips on what to do during our stay. We will definately stay with her when we return!

    October 2013
  • What a fantastic place to stay in SLO. The house itself is really interesting and the room, with ensuite is lovely. Best of all is the very comfy sofa on the porch, ideal for tea or wine drinking. Rosh is an excellent host. She was very welcoming, interesting, friendly and made us feel at home. It was a shame we did not have longer with her as she was very busy over the weekend.

    September 2013
  • We loved both SLO and our accommodations. Rosh has in depth knowlege of the are which enhanced our stay. You can go out the front door and walk to town in 10 minutes; go out the back door and hike up the adjacent hill for exercise or the view; sit on the front porch and simply relax. We had a great stay.

    September 2013
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Christ's Hospital Girls School UK, nursing school in UK, BA and MA from California universities.
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Stanford Children's Hospital, Gordon and Rees LLP - now retired
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I am a semi retired RN with a second career as an actress. Originally English, I have lived in the US for 30+ years. I was widowed at a relatively young age, then remarried but am now single again. I am very social, love people, and have many interests including fitness (hiking, sculling, gym), skiing, travel, and of course acting.
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