The property is half a mile from downtown San Luis Obispo shops and restaurants, which cater to residents and students at nearby California Polytechnic State University. The coast is around 15 minutes' drive along the 101 freeway. Santa Barbara is about an hour and a half away.
Size: 3211 square feet
Price per square foot: $ 1,121
Inside: A low picket fence surrounds the front garden, which is planted with flowering shrubs. A Belgian footpath leads to a covered porch.
Immediately to the left of the entrance is a living room with wooden floors, white paneling, and deep blue walls. The wooden floors continue into the dining room, which has a brick fireplace with wood paneling and a 1920s light fixture hanging from the ceiling.
Behind the dining room is a kitchen with a marble top island and new stainless steel appliances. It is across from an open plan family room with a built in entertainment center. The entrance hall also leads straight back into this part of the house, past a wood-paneled office and bathroom.
On the second floor there are two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The primary suite at the top of the stairs has vaulted ceilings and exposed brick wall. The attached bathroom has an oversized bathtub and white double vanity. The other bedroom is cozy and has space for a double bed. The bathroom has a walk-in shower with subway tiles.
Outside space: Behind the house is a two-car garage and a guest house with living spaces on both floors. The suite on the second floor has an outdoor terrace, bedroom and bathroom. The lower room, which has an entrance on the side of the building, has a bedroom and bathroom, as well as a kitchenette.
Taxes: $ 37,068 Estimated
Contact: Chris Richardson and Kristen Gentry, Richardson Properties, Christies International Real Estate, 805-781-6040; richardsonproperties.com