Orchard Hill Farm, Carriage House Bed and Breakfast
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Innkeepers Doug and Deborah Thomsen graciously request your presence as their guests at Orchard Hill Farm, a Paso Robles, California bed and breakfast. Their lovely home and your charming lodging accommodations are fashioned in the style of a traditional English country manor house. The original owner toured Europe searching for the most authentic architectural pieces and antique stained glass. The California inn's beautifully appointed guestrooms are a splendid mix of French and English antiques brought together by the decorating talent and passion of Deborah Thomsen.
Deborah says, "The clouds seem so close, you feel as if you could sit on them." Treat yourself to an early sunrise, a lingering dusk leading to a moonlit night... the stunning beauty of the Central Coast. Simply stated, Orchard Hill Farm Carriage House Bed and Breakfast is one of the most enchanting places that you'll ever have the pleasure to experience.
"The Orchard Hill Farm Guesthouse overlooking the West Side Wineries is one of the best." ~ Cori Brown, L A Times Food Section
An easy, countryside road, just minutes from Highway 101, winds to the crest of the hill and Orchard Hill Farm. The picturesque setting is surrounded by thirty-six beautiful acres of gentle pasture, rolling hills, and abundant orchards and vineyards. This B&B retreat in the heart of a world-renowned California wine country offers a rich selection of attractions. Fine restaurants, Hearst Castle, hot springs spas, historic missions and the spectacular California coastline is just minutes away.
As our guest, your private getaway and restful experience is assured. If a lively celebration or wedding is what you have in mind, the entire guesthouse can be reserved for family and friends. Our personalized service and attention to details are combined with those extra special touches you would expect to find at a luxury hotel. Whatever the occasion, Orchard Hill Farm will furnish the setting. And you'll come away with unforgettable memories.
"As we wound up their long driveway, startled deer abandoned their roadside grazing and moved into deeper cover.
The gate at the top swung open to reveal a gorgeous estate with a commanding view of rolling hills, orchards,
gardens and vineyards." ~ Michelle Ostrove, Editor, Wine Adventure Magazine
The morning meal at our California bed and breakfast is prepared with just the right touch of French and Tuscan influence paired with the freshest local ingredients. In 2005, Debbie traveled to Europe to study cooking in France and Italy with the vision of bringing elegant new specialties to her guests at Orchard Hill Farm. Her vision has come true.
You'll begin a new day at the inn with a delightful gourmet meal surrounded by the finest things in life... fresh flowers, beautiful linens, sparkling crystal, porcelain and china... in the colors and hues of the season. Debbie regularly strolls the Paso Robles, CA area farmer's markets to bring you the freshest locally grown fruits & vegetables for your meals. Debbie will graciously share her recipes with you.
After breakfast, stay awhile and linger on the porch with your coffee or tea.
Your romantic getaway weekend will be complete.
It's a beautiful way to... begin the day.
"As in the best Bed and Breakfasts, Douglas and Deborah Thomsen welcome guests with
genuine hospitality and pamper them with individual attention. Orchard Hill Farm offers
more elegant and professionalism than is often found in smaller B and B's." ~ Karen Brown, Karen Brown Guides
During your California Central Coast vacation, you can enjoy all of the wonderful activities and attractions the area has to offer. Orchard Hill Farm bed and breakfast is located in Paso Robles, CA wine country, where you can tour vineyards and wineries, attend wine festivals, and participate in wine tasting events. Spend your day browsing local antique shops and farmer's markets, touring historic sites such as Hearst Castle and the Mission San Miguel Arcangel, and viewing exhibits at the Pioneer Museum and Carnegie Historic Library. There are numerous outdoor activities and recreational opportunities in the area, including golfing, horseback riding, lake fishing, hiking, bicycling, strolling the beaches, even sky diving and hot air ballooning! After a day spent exploring the area, enjoy a relaxing meal at one of the area's fine restaurants, then return to the peaceful surroundings of the grounds and guestroom accommodations at Orchard Hill. Many of the antiques, collectibles, paintings and Debbie's "unusual finds" are available for sale. Her passion for finding these treasures has led to her unique idea of sharing them her guests. Her interior design business takes her to estate sales, antique stores and furniture markets seeking the pieces that blend with the ambiance of Orchard Hill Farm. You'll see that her style is impeccable and like most women, "she loves to shop." Please consult the Directory of Treasured Items and Unusual Finds. Make your selection. Debbie will take care of the rest for you. And you'll have a special remembrance of your stay at Orchard Hill Farm.
Orchard Hill Farm bed and breakfast's private country setting is ideal for your romantic California getaway, honeymoon or wine country vacation. For more information about hosting a special event at Orchard Hill, please see our Weddings page. The inn is conveniently located near Paso Robles, CA and just minutes from the coast. We look forward to welcoming you to our home.
Your wedding is a celebration of the happiest time in your life. Families and friends gather to share the meaning of a loving union between man and wife and create wonderful memories. The charming country inn style and natural beauty of Orchard Hill Farm is the perfect location for your California wedding, whether you're planning a large, elegant affair or a small, intimate ceremony. The beautiful grounds and gardens provide pleasant outdoor dining areas and a haven for your photographer.
Your hosts, Doug and Debbie Thomsen, are proud of their personal approach to every detail of your celebration. It gives them great pleasure to be a part of it. Orchard Hill Farm can host any part or all of your special occasion from the rehearsal, rehearsal dinner, bridesmaid's luncheon, the wedding, reception, and an elegant breakfast buffet the following morning.
Plan an unforgettable Paso Robles, CA wedding. Your guests will appreciate the beauty of the wine country. The area offers many wonderful activities and attractions that will make their stay on the Central Coast even more memorable.
Every wedding is as unique and special as the Bride and Groom. Please accept our special invitation to you. We'd love to share our standards of excellence and tradition with you and create the celebration to be cherished forever... your wedding day.
Let Orchard Hill Farm help your dreams come true.