Atascadero, CA Real Estate & Area Information

Located just north of San Luis Obispo on California’s beautiful Central Coast, Atascadero is a residential community nestled near the Santa Lucia Mountains. The city consists of a charming, historic downtown, and sprawling oak-studded properties. It is equidistant from Los Angeles and San Francisco along Highway 101.

One of the best things about Atascadero is its convenient location to everything! Head south 15 minutes and you are in the city of San Luis Obispo. Head west on hwy 41 about 20 minutes and you are at the beach communities of Morro Bay and Cayucos. Head north just 15 minutes, and you are in the city of Paso Robles. Everything you want is either in the town of Atascadero, or a short drive away!

Atascadero is home to the only zoo in San Luis Obispo County, the Charles Paddock Zoo. The zoo is home to animals including tigers, monkeys, meerkats, and many others. It is situated within Atascadero Lake Park, the largest and most popular park in the town. Walk the path around the lake, rent a paddle boat, fish, have a picnic or barbeque, let the kids play at the playground, or rent a meeting room at the lake pavilion.

For outdoor enthusiasts, there is a wide variety of activities close by! Chalk Mountain is a beautiful 18 hole golf course within the city of Atascadero, adjacent to Heilmann Park. There are also several courses in nearby Paso Robles or San Luis Obispo. Drive along some of the country roads, and you might encounter amazing wineries in the neighboring communities of Templeton and Paso Robles. Head east from the city and you will find Lake Santa Margarita where there is beautiful camping, hiking and fishing. And with the beach only a short drive away, there is something for everyone!

Homes in Atascadero vary greatly. There are newer subdivisions such as Dove Creek, or private parcels of land on several acres, to raise horses, llamas, or other livestock. West of highway 101 you will find larger properties surrounded by a beautiful oak forest! Some of the most amazing properties in all of San Luis Obispo County are found here! Whether you are looking for a friendly, family oriented neighborhood, or several acres of beautiful nature, Atascadero has it all! For more information on the real estate available in Atascadero or surrounding communities, email me at for a free information packet, or join my free listings by email to have new properties coming on the market that fit your needs emailed directly to you!

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