San Luis Obispo, CA Real Estate & Area Information

San Luis Obispo is one of the most sought after areas to live in all of California. It is located on California’s Central Coast, just about half way in between Los Angeles and San Francisco. It is known for its stunning beauty, rolling green hillsides, great downtown shopping, and easy access to the beach! San Luis Obispo has a small town atmosphere with bigger town amenities. It is home to about 44,000, and covers about 10.4 square miles. There is a wide variety of real estate available here, from stunning ranches with ocean views to cozy neighborhoods, luxury estates, condos and more. Whatever you are looking for, you can find it here!

Downtown San Luis Obispo is a great place to park and do some shopping! There are endless boutiques, restaurants, antique stores, movie theatres, sports bars and tons more. Downtown hosts fantastic events like a huge farmers market, holiday celebrations and so much more. Everything is within walking distance, and parking is a breeze. If you are thinking about living in this area – make sure to visit the downtown area.

When you are looking to escape to the beach, you can’t ask for easier access than being in San Luis. Just a few minutes south, you will find Avila Beach – one of the best beaches on the entire central coast! Avila has a micro climate that keeps it about 10 to 20 degrees warmer than all other beaches around, making it a great place to get some sun, swim, and find amazing shopping and restaurants! Just south of Avila you will find Pismo and Shell Beach, and just a short drive west and you will find the small beach towns of Morro Bay and Cayucos. Day trips are all around you on the central coast!

Many people living on the central coast love the outdoors. Living in San Luis Obispo gives you access to some amazing outdoor activities! Golfing, Fishing, Boating, Camping and much more are all around you. San Luis Obispo has some amazing golf courses just minutes away! From the San Luis Obispo Country Club, to top Golf Digest rated courses like Monarch Dunes and Cypress Ridge, you can’t go wrong if you love to play! Lake Lopez is just outside of town, and offers great boating, fishing and camping! Just north towards Paso Robles you will find several other lakes like Nacimiento, Santa Margarita and San Antonio with great fishing, hunting, boating and camping. Endless hiking trails surround the city as well. It is an outdoor paradise here!

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Paso Robles, CA 93446
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