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The Green Cottage - A Romantic Waterfront Cottage for Two on Morro Bay

200 degree water view from the deck featuring most of the '9 Sisters' & the bay
48 reviews
200 degree water view from the deck featuring most of the '9 Sisters' & the bay
Interior showing the plush quilted King, main living/entertainment area & view of Morro Bay beyond
Luxuriously comfortable California king with owner-made quilt & shams add to the romantic setting
Seating area is great for conversation, snuggling, reading and watching movies.
Well-appointed sitting area with antiques, art, an original George Lepp photo create an artful space
Breakfast bar & well-equipped kitchen with formal, casual and handmade dishes & glassware.
Newly remodeled kitchen, well-equipped for gourmet meals or just a cup of tea. Great water views!
The 'Quiet Room', perfect for a nap or curling up with a good book.
The 'Quiet Room' desk, closet, dressers, extra blankets & pillows, suitcase storage, & a bay view.
Soft pillows, a cozy corner and a good book, make the 'Quiet Room' a haven within the Cottage
Antiques, art and great views are part of the peaceful ambience of the Green Cottage.
Curl up and read a good book, in this antique Victorian chair, a family heirloom.
Newly remodeled bathroom includes walk-in shower, lots of plush towels & a bay view from the window.
Dramatic, unobstructed views from the Cottage
Quiet beauty is yours from the deck of the Green Cottage.
The Green Cottage has one of the only remaining 5 private docks on the bay. Come enjoy!
The Cottage is ideally situated on the water. Nearby trails offer spectacular views!
Sunsets can be colorful and dramatic from the Cottage
Spectacular sunrise from right in front of the Cottage.
A view across the water to the Green Cottage on Morro Bay.
The Green Cottage provides a great location for exploring Morro Bay. Bring your kayak, SUP or canoe.
Picturesque Cuesta Inlet is a 2 minute walk from the Cottage
Magic light often accents the views from the Green Cottage.
A pano from the deck, showing our fabulous views, shot by a recent guest. Thank you John.
There are not many places, outside of an aquarium where you can see wildlife up close and personal!
Birds, large and small are on Morro Bay, right in front of the cottage!
Enormous pelicans are often seen perched right in front of the Cottage on our private dock. Come see
A mysterious morning, mist rising at Sweet Springs Nature Preserve, a 5-minute walk from the Cottage
El Moro Elfin Forest, in Los Osos, is a 90-acre natural area with trails and fabulous views.
The Elfin Forest has 200 species of plants and 145 kinds of birds, mammals, reptiles & amphibians.
Nearby Montaña de Oro State Park is one of the largest in California; has fabulous trails & beaches!
7,828 acres for you to explore: secluded sandy beaches, coastal plains & streams in wooded canyons.
“Mountain of Gold” hillsides with native plants and animals. Rich cultural & historical resources.
Fabulous trails for easy or strenuous hikes along the beach, bluffs, or inland in the mountains.
Windy Cove and the Morro Bay Golf Course, 7 minutes from the Cottage.
Nearby Hearst Castle is a fascinating National Historic Landmark, well worth a visit!
Hearst Castle was designed by architect Julia Morgan from 1919 - 1947 for William Randolph Hearst.
San Luis Obispo County has over 300 wineries. Come experience our award-winning local wines.
The Morros, 9 volcanic peaks between Morro Bay & SLO, are wonderful for photography and hiking.
Ancient oak trees nestle in valleys and cattle dot the beautiful ranchlands.
The wine regions of San Luis Obispo County are in the beautiful, rolling rural areas of the county.
San Luis Obispo County has over 80 miles of coastline and beaches for you to explore.
San Luis Obispo County -- California's Natural Escape. Come enjoy!
A quiet sunset along a nearby beach. Come experience it for yourself.
A bird's eye view of the Morro Bay boat mooring field.
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Los Osos, San Luis Obispo County, California
Escape the fast-paced world to the Green Cottage on Morro Bay, a very private Cottage located in Los Osos, California. This romantic waterfront Cottage offers peace, quiet, and serenity with spectacular views of Morro Bay and the nearby mountains.

For nearly 100 years, I have sat at the water’s edge on Morro Bay. I am a romantic guest hideaway for lovers … lovers of nature, art, thought, books, wine, adventure, discovery, solitude and soul, but especially for those who love and love to nurture themselves.

There are no jangling phones, blaring TVs, traffic sounds or other intrusions. Instead, I offer you the rare opportunity to immerse yourself in nature, and quiet. You will hear the distance sound of waves crashing on the beach, and the shorebirds as they forage for food in front of my deck. I am your refuge and your retreat for explori...
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About the Owner, Pandora N
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 48 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
We believe the Green Cottage On Morro Bay provides you with a peaceful ambience -- one where you feel like you are visiting your favorite aunt's very special beach cottage, and she's given you the key while she's away sailing in the south seas. We do not intrude on your escape, rather are nearby to assist in any way we can if you need something, and to answer questions.

We are happy to provide detailed information (ahead of time) of our favorite restaurants, wineries, hiking trails, things to do and places to see. That way you can do all of your research before you get here, if you want. All you have to do is ask.
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Excellent - based on 48 reviews
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English first
Novato, California
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in August 2017

I have stayed many times at the Green Cottage on Morro Bay, and I will be coming back again! It is a perfect place to enjoy the many activities in the surrounding areas, or just veg out on the deck and soak up the views across the bay. Heaven!

Burbank, CA
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in September 2017

We are also return guests, and there are more of us returnees to Paradise, and we stay longer each time. Like the others, we consider it home, too. We book well ahead to make sure we get to come back when we want to. Pandora keeps playing house with the Cottage, upgrading amenities and rearranging the art, making a beautiful...

Management response:

The good news about having only one vacation, is that it's easy and fun to work with. I'm always looking for the "right" something to add to the kitchen collection, or a new piece of art for the wall. Our guests love the Green Cottage and think of it as a second home. The bad news about having only one,...


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Carla T
Camarillo, California
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 for a stay in June 2017

My husband and I have been to Green Cottage many times over the years. This past summer we spent 3 weeks there, and now we find ourselves returning next week for yet another stay! The cottage has truly become our home-away-from-home. We are drawn there by the peace and tranquility of the bay, as well as the endless variety of...

Management response:

We love our return guests. We get to know them and what they like and find interesting and make suggestions of interesting places to go and things to see. We've recommended a real wild west, 100+-year old saloon and the Hearst Castle, the Performing Arts Center and the Port San Luis Lighthouse, and Farmers Market too. We love to hear...


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Max. occupancy: 3, although the Green Cottage is perfect for a couple! There is art, antiques and family heirlooms so the cottage is not suitable for children. No pets (although...
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  • Cleaning fee: £75 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rates are for two people: $285/2-night minimum, 3-night minimum on holidays, plus $100 cleaning fee. Weekly: $1785, plus cleaning fee. Monthly: $5985, plus cleaning fee. There is an extra charge for an additional person of forty dollars per night. Refundable security deposit: $250. There is a 12% San Luis Obispo County tax. NO Occupancy tax is charged on stays of 30 days or more. No smoking. No pets.
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About the neighbourhood
A Perfect Hideaway – Come and stay awhile

Halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, quietly sitting between the Pacific Ocean and the rolling hillsides of open ranchland is the small town of Los Osos. It’s nestled along the southern tidal estuary of Morro Bay, on the smog-free coast of Central California. Los Osos is a short 20-minute drive from San Luis Obispo through lush agricultural and cattle grazing countryside, a short 5-mile drive from Morro Bay (home of the well-known Morro Rock) and is just a few hours drive from major metropolitan areas.

The community is easily reached from Highway 101 on Los Osos Valley Road or from Highway 1 on South Bay Boulevard. With a population of nearly 15,000 the town is off the beaten tourist tract and is surrounded by thousands of acres of...
Getting around
Everything is close by, but to get into towns, Hearst Castle, Cal Poly you will need a vehicle. For local things you can also use bikes, kayaks, canoes, stand-up paddle boards, walking, running and hiking.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: San Luis Obispo: 18.0 km
Railway: San Luis Obispo - SLO Amtrak: 18.0 km
It's easy. Take Highway 101. The Green Cottage is halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, quietly sitting between the Pacific Ocean and the rolling hillsides of open ranchland, in the small town of Los Osos. Nestled along the southern tidal estuary of Morro Bay, I sit on the smog-free coast of Central California. I'm just 20-minutes from San Luis Obispo through lush agricultural and cattle grazing countryside.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.0 km.
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