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Private Home Nestled in the Olive Orchard, great patio w/ outdoor fireplace,

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,700 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8) on olive orchard. Free wine & olive oil gift

Peaceful country setting on the Olivas de Oro olive orchard with neighboring vineyards and wine tasting. Rancho Olivas de Oro is a working olive ranch with 160 acres of century old olive trees. We also raise Katahdin sheep to graze on the grass and prune the lower branches on the olive trees. Lambs are born April through August.

Enjoy the peace and quiet of the country with the benefits of being close to other activities. We are centrally located, just 15 miles to the downtown areas of Paso Robles, Templeton and Atascadero, 38 miles to Cambria and Hearst Castle, and 29 miles to San Luis Obispo. You've got lots of choices! Take the day to tour the many wineries in the area, take a scenic drive to the coast and Hearst Castle, or visit San Luis Obispo for a day of shopping in the boutiques. We are located on The Creston Winery Trail and are part of The Backroads Wineries. Gourmet meals await in downtown Paso Robles or make your own in our well-appointed full kitchen and outdoor gas BBQ.

Our guests spend much of their time outside in the sunken patio surrounded by our century old olive trees with views of the orchard. It's the perfect place to have your meals, morning coffee, and evening wine under the stars by the fireplace. With a porch in the front of the house and one in the back you can choose your view of olive trees or the vineyard. Stretch your legs and explore the 160 acres of olive trees or stop by our tasting room to try some or our olive oils, olives, vinegars, dirty martini juice, and ranch goodies. No worries, the tasting room is not by the house so you won’t be inconvenienced by other visitors.

The main part of the house features a large open-concept living area a full kitchen, dining area, living room, and sitting area. Your whole group can easily visit and prepare meals together. The bedrooms are on opposite sides of the house for privacy. The master bedroom (The Sevillano Room) features a California King bed, lounge, writing desk and private bath. The second bedroom (The Mission Room) features an Eastern King bed and a comfy reading chair. The third bedroom (The Arbequina Room) features a Queen bed and a sitting area. The second bath is shared by guests in the Mission Room and the Arbequina Room.

We start off your stay with a bottle of local wine and some of our olive oils and vinegar with bread. We also provide coffee, tea and sugar. The showers are stocked with our own olive oil soap.

You may also use this location for family reunions, weddings and other events. Please contact us to find out more. There is also an additional charge for events.

If you want something closer to town, we also have a vacation house in Paso Robles just 2.5 miles from the center of town.

Keywords: ranch house, wine country, farm stay

More Details

Marti Menacho
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
23 September, 2018

About Marti Menacho

We've been growing and making olive oil since 1999. We love good friends, good food, and good wine. We enjoy entertaining and cooking and are always trying new things.

Our original olive orchard was in Oroville in Northern California. It was a great orchard, but not in the place where we wanted to be. We were lucky and received an offer from a developer to buy the land. He wanted the land and we wanted the trees! It was our opportunity to move our trees to the land that we wanted. We purchased the ranch in Creston and moved 2000 century old olive trees from Oroville to our ranch in Creston in 2007.

Marti Menacho purchased this house in 2005

Why Marti Menacho chose Paso Robles

We had been coming to Paso for over 20 years to visit friends and attend the wine festival. We always hated to leave. We enjoy the sense of community and quality of life, the beautiful countryside, good wines and dining.

What makes this house unique

We love the serenity of the land and the peacefulness of the sheep grazing while listening to the tinkling of their bells. Star gazing, sitting next to the outside fireplace and enjoying a glass of wine from a neighboring winery is the best.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had an amazing weekend at your place. My kids told me they want that this will be their home :) You have a beautiful place with a great vibe. Thanks for sharing it ! Thanks again and happy 4th! BTW, we become a huge fan of your garlic olive oil :)
Jun 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Paso Robles

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Master with full bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
  • King size beds (2), Queen Beds (1), Queen Aerobed (1) available upon request
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • limited accessibility ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
Olive Orchard View, Vineyard View, Covered Front & Back Porch, Tasting Room On-Site, Sheep with new Lambs April through August, Walking and Biking Trails


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Private Home Nestled in the Olive Orchard, great patio w/ outdoor fireplace,
average rating of 4.828125 based on 67 reviews
Irvine, CA

Beautiful, secluded place for a weekend

  • 5 of 5

Right in the middle of the olive trees, it was perfect for quiet nights after sampling the Central Coast during the day. It's a bit of a drive to Paso or the coast, but it's close to wineries and a fun dinner option at the Loading Chute. There was a bottle of local wine waiting for us, and the house was well-appointed, if eclectically furnished. The beds were comfy, and the AC could keep up with the 100 degree heat. The evenings in the sunken patio under the Milky Way were awesome. The sheep on the property were nice to see, and there were a lot of cool birds, including a pair of red-tailed hawks that put on a show. We would stay here again, for sure! Marti was super-responsive and very helpful.

  • Review Submitted: 23/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a nice review. I really appreciated our communications before your stay. It really allowed me to get the feeling that you were a careful planner and prepared for your trip. I'm glad you had teh opportunity to sample much of the Central Coast. With the beach areas only 35 minutes away and downtown Paso only 20 minutes away, there are many choices. I hope you visited some of our neighboring Creston Wine Trail wineries. They are some of the best! We'l love to have you and your group back anytime! Just let us know.
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Riverside, Ca

Wonderful Getaway on a Ranch

  • 5 of 5

We celebrated my son's graduation from college and decided to stay at this property. It is surrounded by Olive Trees and Vineyards very peaceful and relaxing. The property is a working Olive Oil Ranch and Sheep farm . If you are looking for a relaxing place to stay we really enjoyed the property, patio area is really nice for relaxing by the fire place.

  • Review Submitted: 18/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cerritos, CA


  • 5 of 5

We love to stay at Olivos de Oro. It is always immaculate and perfect for 6. Beautiful trees and countryside.

  • Review Submitted: 19/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your repeat stay! We love it when our guests are already familiar with our property. The views of the neighboring vineyard and our own ancient olive orchard provide our guests a private and relaxing atmosphere.
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  • 3 of 5

Not apparent from photos that home is a double wide. Would not have booked it if I’d known that. It was very clean!!!! Olive oil tasting room was fantastic!

  • Review Submitted: 17/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our home is very private and well constructed with all of the amenities that one would want for a short or longer stay. It has been updated. Others have commented on how well the pictures represent the house.
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Beautiful house with great views

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time the house was close to wineries and that the stay so enjoyable. The house was clean and well appointed. Everyone was very comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: 09/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

The central coast of California has always been a favorite of mine and this time our whole family got to enough the stay. It was amazing to see so many stars at night and our long walks on the property through the olive groves were amazing.

The location lent us easy access to anything we wanted to do in the area including a day trip to the ocean. The owners and the staff of the tasting room were friendly and very helpful. You have to definitely visit the tasting room. The olive oil produced here is my favorite in the region.

  • Review Submitted: 24/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
34 Miles
San Luis Obispo
Nearest Barpub
15 Miles
Downtown Paso Robles, Atascadero, and Templeton
Nearest Golf
18 Miles
Hunter Ranch Golf
Nearest Motorway
17 Miles
Between Hwy 101 and Hwy 46
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Loading Chute
Nearest Beach
38 Miles
Car: necessary

Olive oil tasting on site, many wineries and community events in the area.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house around the Paso Robles

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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$34 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning AU$205.83 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$274.44

We have beds for 6 guests. For parties up to 8 we offer a queen size Aerobed to sleep the additional 2 people. An additional $25 per person per night will be charged for parties over 6, however children under 8 are not considered for the extra charge.

If you'd like to use our property for an event such as a family reunion or a wedding, please contact us. There are additional charges for events.

Insurance is automatically calculated into your quote and is optional. Let us know if you would rather take personal responsibility and we will remove it.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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