gateway to Big Sur

gateway to Big Sur


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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
2 Bathrooms

About our home

We live on a hilllside, one mile from downtown area. A college town with numerous great restaurants with a walkable creek running
through the town. The town is centered around an old CA Mission
built in 1771. Vibrant farmers market on Thursday evening and 3 other farmers markets thoughout the city on different days. 15 min to beach, 45 to Big Sur, 3.5 hrs to San Francisco or Los Angeles.


More about us

  1. Retired teachers, one an English professor, one a high school art teacher

  2. Grandchildren in Portland, OR and San Diego, CA

  3. Like to live in area that is walking friendly


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Where is it?


Buzzy restaurants
Novo, Buon Tavola, Mandarin Cafe, McClintocks
Cool bars
McCarthy's, Black Sheep, SLO Brew
Cozy cafés
Kreuzeberg, Lousia's, Lincoln St. Market
Bit of culture
Lots of wineries, sometimes called Napa South, large music venue and arts community, eco friendly, called "happiest town in America" (Oprah via Jenny McCarthy)
Walks in the park
Meadow, Santa Rosa, along creek
Spot of exercise
hiking trails surrounding city, bike friendly
Day tripping
Big Sur, Hearst Castle, Cambria, Pismo

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