Real Estate San Luis Obispo, California
San Luis Obispo Real Estate is located just 8 miles from the Pacific Ocean coastline, considered by many to be the heart of the California Central Coast and featured on the Oprah Winfrey show as the happiest city in America.
Downtown San Luis Obispo is delightful with plenty of shops, a creekside setting, outdoor and indoor dining, night life, and Thursday Night Farmers’ Market.
The famous San Luis Obispo Farmers’ Market is located downtown on Higuera Street between Osos and Nipomo Streets and hosts more than 120 vendors offering BBQ, flowers, a huge selection of produce, specialty booths and live entertainment.
“Gumball Alley,” is a definite must see while strolling downtown. Gumball Alley is a long walkway between two walls covered with thousands of wads of gum. Some leave their gum artistically displayed, some leave messages and others just stick. The chewing and sticking all began in 1960. While walking through, please feel free to add to the display.
The City of San Luis Obispo holds a lot of history, including the historic Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, which was founded in 1772 by Father Junipero Serra. The Mission continues to serve the community with daily Masses, tours, a Museum and a Gift Shop.
If you enjoy a little more exercise in your daily routine, there are many hiking and biking trails, including Bishop Peak, which is a fantastic hike with fabulous 360 degree views of San Luis Obispo and surrounding area. Cerro San Luis Obispo, known locally as Madonna Mountain is another great hike/mountain bike trail with equally spectacular views. Cerro San Luis and Bishop Peak are both part of a chain of peaks called the Nine Sisters that are ancient volcanic mountains.
Laguna Lake Golf Course is a nine-hole executive length golf course and is well known for its quality maintained course and outstanding putting greens.
Or if you prefer the cultural venue, The Performing Arts Center San Luis Obispo offers a vast array of theater, concerts, dance, acrobatics and much more. It is also home to a Forbes Pipe Organ.
San Luis Obispo hosts the site of the very first motel in the world, originally known as the Milestone Mo-Tel, built back in 1925 charging $1.25 per room per night.
At the base of Madonna Mountain sits California’s landmark resort hotel, Madonna Inn, known for its uniquely exquisite rooms and magnificent restaurant. Tourists have been known to stop by just to take a peak at the famous waterfall urinal in the men’s restroom, which is frequently viewed by both men and women. Madonna Inn is highly sought after for banquets, weddings and receptions, as well as the special place for fine dining and lodging for that extra special occasion.
San Luis Obispo is a lively college town featuring California Polytechnic State University which is extremely well known for its’ national honors, continuous high rankings and esteemed recognition. Cuesta Community College also contributes to the energetic atmosphere.
Downtown is full of restaurants, clubs, bars, and dancing. Mothers Tavern, Novo Restaurant and Lounge, Downtown Brewing Company, McLintocks Saloon & Dining, and Firestone Grill, to name only a few. There are many more restaurants such as Apple Farm Inn, Louisa’s Place, Woodstock’s Pizza, Café Roma, Mama’s Meatball, Buona Tavola, Thai Palace, Yanagi Sushi, and Tahoe Joe’s. Whatever your taste buds are in the mood for, San Luis Obispo has it covered.
The City of San Luis Obispo has weathered the current economy very well compared to surrounding areas. But, there may be some who may need assistance with avoiding foreclosure. Outland and Associates Realtors are experienced and knowledgeable regarding Short Sale process and will help you sort through all your options so you can make the right choice for you and your family.
San Luis Obispo Real Estate has a wide variety of homes available ranging from the small beginner home to the large estate on acreage. Whether you’re looking for San Luis Obispo Homes, San Luis Obispo investment property, San Luis Obispo vacant land, or San Luis Obispo acreage, contact one of Outland and Associates’ experienced realtors and allow us to show you all the Real Estate opportunities available.