Big News in Paso Robles Recently!

Paso Robles News

Latest Paso Robles, CA Highlights

As your Central Coast real estate agent, I pride myself on keeping you updated with the latest news and highlights taking place in the Central Coast region. There has been a lot of exciting news happening in Paso Robles! To help keep you up with the latest, I’ve summarized tidbits from some of the big news stories as of late:

1.  The 2017 Central Coast Wine Competition took place in late July at the California Mid-State Fair, and there were winners from every county in the Central Coast! Best in Show and Best Red Wine went to Broken Earth Winery’s 2015 Grenache. Best White Wine went to Eberle Winery’s 2016 Muscat Canelli. Best Pine Wine went to Kita Wines 2016 Grenache Rose. Best Sparkling Wine went to Laetitia Vineyard & Winery’s 2014 Brut Cuvee. Best Dessert Wine went to Glunz Family Winery’s Mission Angelica. Each of these also won a Gold Medal for Best in Class. You can view more of the winners here.

2.  Speaking of wine, Travel + Leisure named Ecluse Wines of Paso Robles a top 25 must-visit vineyard! This is a great spotlight for this boutique, family-owned winery on the Westside of Paso Robles. They were also awarded Best Red Wine for their 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon a few years back at the San Francisco Chronical Wine Competition, the largest competition of American wines. If you haven’t visited their tasting room or tried their wines, now is the time to keep them on the radar!

3.  Wine hasn’t been the only big news in Paso Robles. Food has been a recent highlight as well. Il Cortile Ristorante and La Cosecha Bar + Restaurant each received Wine Spectator’s 2017 Awards of Excellence! This marks the fourth consecutive win for Il Cortile, very impressive, and the first for La Cosecha, very exciting! They were awarded because of their outstanding food quality, exciting menus, elite service and eclectic and thoughtful wine lists. Next time you’re looking for a place to dine, check one of these out and congratulate them!

4.  Although not an award, it’s worth mentioning that Vina Robles Amphitheatre celebrated their 100th show a couple weeks back! They opened in 2013 and have hosted world-renowned artists in concert, such as Tony Bennett, Dolly Parton, Brian Wilson and many more. It was named Best Live Music Venue by New Times and was nominated for numerous other awards. If you haven’t been to a concert here in a while, or ever, it’s worth checking out!

Paso Robles is an amazing place to live, as is the entire Central Coast region! When ready to accomplish your Central Coast real estate market goals, as a buyer, seller or both, contact me. As a Central Coast real estate agent, I am here and ready to help you achieve your homeownership dreams in this amazing region of the world!

Grace Borzini

Your Local Lake Nacimiento Real Estate Expert
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Local Businesses Highlighted in SLO County

SLO County

Best Businesses in SLO County

Do you have a list of favorite businesses to visit in San Luis Obispo County when you want coffee, ice cream, an adult beverage, dinner, breakfast and so on? Do you have a favorite beach or hike that you recommend to your friends, or that you keep secret to avoid crowds?

Thrillist made their own list of SLO County stops that they most recommend, and as your SLO County real estate agent, I am here to share some of them with you. See if any of your favorite local attractions made the list!

1.  For a summertime movie, head to Sunset Drive-In Theatre. Few drive-ins exist anymore, but this one only costs $8 for a double feature. Purchase some snacks, pack a picnic or order takeout. Then sit back and enjoy a couple of movies from your car or lawn chairs.

2.  For coffee, Scout Coffee Shop is most recommended, serving coffee, cookies and more. The California Cold Brew is suggested with Scout’s homemade almond milk, or the Honey Tea Bowl for tea drinkers.

3.  For tacos, stop by Papi’s Grill in Pismo Beach, which is a great, quick place to grab a bite while surfing or lounging on the beach. The halibut and shrimp tacos are recommended, with pico de gallo, shredded cabbage, beans and house-made tortillas.

4.  Soak in a hot mineral springs at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa. Even if you don’t stay at the resort, you can still purchase a spa package or just spend time in a private hot springs.

5.  Old West Cinnamon Rolls is the place to go for breakfast. Choose from eight different takes on cinnamon rolls, from frosted and raisin, to almond or pecan. Steaming Bean Coffee and Tea Company is nearby and complements these cinnamon rolls well.

6.  Central Coast Brewing is the place to stop for a pint. The beers are always changing and there are plenty of options. Try tasting-sized servings, fill a growler, sip on the patio, grab cans to go… lots of options.

7.  Wolff Vineyards is Thrillist’s wine choice, as it is conveniently located just minutes from Downtown SLO. Enjoy $10 tastings, beautiful scenery and award-winning wines. Grab food at Mint + Craft on your way.

8.  Madonna Mountain is recommended for day hiking, as there are trails for beginners and pros, short and long. Lemon Grove Loop is a fast one if you are short on time.

9.  Pismo Beach is the beach of choice, with ATV rentals, kayaks, dive tours and surfing for high-energy folk, and plenty of warm sand for relaxed sunbathers. Hydrate with a smoothie from Virtjuice.

View all of Thrillist’s SLO County recommendations. Did your favorite business make the list? Leave a comment and share! If not, give a shout out to your favorite local business and share why they are your go-to.

Enjoy the rest of your summer on the Central Coast, and when ready to accomplish your Central Coast real estate market goals, contact me! As a Central Coast real estate agent, I am only a phone call away!

Grace Borzini

Your Local Lake Nacimiento Real Estate Expert
Oak Shores Realty

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Lake Naci News – July 2017

Lake Naci News – July 2012
Oak Shores Community Events for Remainder of 2017

Oak Shores Events

Grace Borzini

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Oak Shores Realty

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Oak Shores Realty specializes in Oak Shores at Lake Nacimiento properties. Please contact us today to get more information on Lake Nacimiento lake homes. Oak Shores Realty can also provide you an insiders “Lake Nacimiento Buying Guide” with great information including maps and market information.

Another New Listing in Oak Shores!

JUST LISTED
2529 Captains Walk, Bradley
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
Approx. Interior Size: 1,168 SqFt
Approx. Lot Size: 0.166 Acres
List Price: $364,000

MLS #: NS17176607

2529 Captains Wk, Oak ShoresDon’t miss this rare single-story home in Oak Shores! This beautifully maintained, turn key boasts an open floor plan with vaulted knotty pine ceilings, a freshly stained and upgraded wrap-around deck, new exterior paint and lighting! This corner lot provides a park like setting nestled in oaks with a seasonal creek. Relax in the master bedroom with the wood burning fireplace and the master bath with the jetted tub. There is plenty of parking for all your lake toys in the 2 car garage and additional boat parking in the driveway. The large open space under the house could be extra storage or even possibly a future bonus room! Some furnishings are negotiable.

 

 

If you know anyone who would like more information, or who would like an exclusive showing,
please have them call or e-mail me.  I look forward to hearing from you.
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New Listing in Oak Shores!

JUST LISTED
2275 Lariat Loop, Bradley
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms
Approx. Interior Size: 2,568 SqFt
Approx. Lot Size: 0.1481 Acres
List Price: $639,000
MLS #: NS17171915



2275 Lariat Lp, Oak Shores
Perfect lake home! Bring all the lake toys – there is plenty of parking! Custom built 4 bedroom plus den and 3 bathroom home features an open floor plan with vaulted ceilings and 3 separate decks! The gorgeous lake and mountain views from the living room and decks are just what you need to enjoy the rest of the summer on the lake in this turn key lake home!

 

If you know anyone who would like more information, or who would like an exclusive showing,
please have them call or e-mail me.  I look forward to hearing from you.
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Attend a Paso Robles Winery Event This Weekend

Paso Robles Wine

Upcoming Paso Robles winery events

Summer is a great season for boating at Lake Nacimiento, lounging at a Central Coast beach, and sipping wine at a Paso Robles winery! There isn’t anything quite like a cool, refreshing glass of local wine on a hot, sunny day. As your Central Coast real estate agent, I am here to fill you in on upcoming winery events! That way, you can stop by for a glass or bottle of wine, along with music, food, art and fun.

Here’s a few upcoming events to know about:

1.  Concerts in the Park are happening all summer long in Paso Robles Downtown City Park! Upcoming dates include Aug. 3, 10 and 17. From 6 to 8 p.m., enjoy free music from your blanket or lawn chairs. Wine from J. Lohr will be onsite for purchase!

2.  Friday evening, from 5 to 7 p.m., stop by Harmony Cellars for Twilight Hours! Enjoy live music by Tennessee Jim, food by Hurricane Food Truck, and glasses of wine available for purchase. The music is free to enjoy and no reservations are required.

3.  First Fridays take place at Still Waters Vineyards on the first Friday of every month! Stop by this Friday for food pairings, new releases and special events and tours. Then check out some of the other wineries on the Creston Wine Trail.

4.  The Restaurant at Niner Wine Estates hosts pop-up dinners. This Friday, Chinese Take-In Night will feature jasmine tea, peking duck, stir fry vegetables and more. Enjoy a reception at the tasting room bar before dinner, and then your family-style meal with wine on the outside patio.

5.  Art After Dark Paso is hosted at the beginning of each month by Studios on the Park! Enjoy an opening reception by Three-Part Harmony and an exhibit of music-inspired paintings and sculpture. Then enjoy live music and wine. This runs from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday.

6.  Wild Coyote Winery has Wine & Cheese Pairings Friday through Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For $15, you can enjoy wine tastings, cheese pairings and a memorable etched logo glass. While there, enjoy the genuine Native American Tipi, sweat lodge, artifacts, picnic courtyard and more.

Most Paso Robles wineries are open for tastings and/or tours, but call ahead to find out hours and if reservations are required or suggested. Then head out to your favorite winery, or a winery you haven’t yet visited, and make an evening, afternoon or day of it! Invite friends or family. This is a great way to catch up with those you haven’t seen in a while, or to meet new people from the area.

Ready to accomplish your buying or selling goals in the Central Coast real estate market? Know someone who wants to relocate to the Paso Robles area? Contact me, your Central Coast real estate agent! I am here to help you and everyone you know accomplish the dream of living in Central Coast region of California.

Grace Borzini

Your Local Lake Nacimiento Real Estate Expert
Oak Shores Realty

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Lake Naci News – July 2017

Lake Naci News – July 2017
Oak Shores Board of Directors

 

Oak Shores Candidate Solicitation

Grace Borzini

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Oak Shores Realty specializes in Oak Shores at Lake Nacimiento properties. Please contact us today to get more information on Lake Nacimiento lake homes. Oak Shores Realty can also provide you an insiders “Lake Nacimiento Buying Guide” with great information including maps and market information.

How to Stage Your Lake Nacimiento Home to Sell

Lake Nacimiento Real Estate

Lake Nacimiento Home Staging Tips

If you are getting ready to sell your Lake Nacimiento home this summer, it’s important to stage the home to sell! This means that when buyers look at the photos or view the home in person, it will look as much like a model home as possible, and the buyer will be able to imagine living there. As your Lake Nacimiento real estate agent, allow me to offer you some tips on this!

There are certain areas to focus on when staging any home to sell, such as the front entrance, because that is what buyers will view first. However, when selling a lake home, there are also special ‘lake features’ that you should focus on if you have them!

Here’s a rundown of how you should prepare your Lake Nacimiento home for a sale:

1.  Show off the lake! If you’ve got views of the lake from your home, flaunt them! Clean all of your windows, but especially the ones that face the lake, as buyers will definitely be checking out the view. Remove lamps, window treatments or anything else that may be blocking the view. Make it obvious!

2.  Improve your lake amenities. If you’ve got a private dock, replace worn or broken boards, and consider painting or staining it. Many homeowners neglect this task, so you’ll stand out! If you’ve got a beachy area on you property, remove weeds and rake the sand to make it look clean and inviting.

3.  Spruce up outdoor space. A lake homeowner is going to want to spend time outdoors. Clean, stain and/or upgrade your deck, patio or whatever outdoor space you’ve got, especially that which faces the lake. Mow the lawn, add beautiful landscaping, set an outdoor table for a barbecue, etc.

4.  Wash your exterior. You should literally wash your home’s exterior with a power washer, to remove dirt and debris that has built up over time. Wash the outside of the windows, trim trees and bushes, wash driveway, sidewalks and all walking surfaces, wash light fixtures and mailbox… you’ve got the idea.

5.  Clean the interior. Same goes for the interior! Clean everything until your Lake Nacimiento home looks cleaner than it’s ever been! Remove as much clutter as you can. Take down personal photos and refrigerator drawings and make the home as neutral as you can.

6.  Emphasize lake living. Once you take away personal photos, toys, homemade art, clutter, etc., your home might look empty! Purchase some affordable artwork of lakes, sunsets, boats, etc. If you’ve got photos of Lake Naci that you’re proud of, frame those! Offer a map of the lake and area.

If buyers are looking to buy a Lake Nacimiento home, it means they want to enjoy lake living! As a seller, it’s in your benefit to emphasize the lake as much as you can. Need more tips for selling your Lake Naci home? Ready to list it? Contact me! As a Lake Nacimiento real estate agent, I am here and ready to help you out!

Grace Borzini

Your Local Lake Nacimiento Real Estate Expert
Oak Shores Realty

Oak Shores Real Estate
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Oak Shores Realty specializes in Oak Shores at Lake Nacimiento properties. Please contact us today to get more information on Lake Nacimiento lake homes. Oak Shores Realty can also provide you an insiders “Lake Nacimiento Buying Guide” with great information including maps and market information.

Lake Naci News – July 2017

Lake Naci News – July 2017
Estate Planning

Oak Shores estate planning

 

Grace Borzini

Your Local Lake Nacimiento Real Estate Expert
Oak Shores Realty

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Oak Shores Realty specializes in Oak Shores at Lake Nacimiento properties. Please contact us today to get more information on Lake Nacimiento lake homes. Oak Shores Realty can also provide you an insiders “Lake Nacimiento Buying Guide” with great information including maps and market information.

Lake Naci News July 2017

Lake Naci News July 2017
Oak Shores Movie Night

Oak shores movie night

 

Grace Borzini

Your Local Lake Nacimiento Real Estate Expert
Oak Shores Realty

Oak Shores Real Estate
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Oak Shores Realty specializes in Oak Shores at Lake Nacimiento properties. Please contact us today to get more information on Lake Nacimiento lake homes. Oak Shores Realty can also provide you an insiders “Lake Nacimiento Buying Guide” with great information including maps and market information.