Flying Caballos Ranch

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Flying Caballos Ranch is a wedding and event venue in San Luis Obispo, California. This stunning ranch is located in the rolling hills of Edna Valley Wine Country, less than five minutes from downtown San Luis Obispo. The central coast property combines old world artistry with modern amenities and the luxuries of a hotel stay. The farmhouse and property has been restored and renovated into an event venue and overnight accommodations. The ranch is 100 acres of land with horse and cattle grazing, creek and views of Edna Valley and Islay Hill.

Facilities and Capacity
The Barn is the newest addition to the ranch and is 4,000 square feet of space, The rustic barn is met with modern and elegant design and features an indoor and outdoor catering area, private restrooms, custom bar, vintage indoor and outdoor lighting, sound system, disco ball and more.

The Farmhouse is five bedrooms, two bathrooms and can accommodate 12 overnight guests. The backyard features two outdoor restrooms with showers, a large wood barbeque, fire pit with lounge chairs, an elevated hot tub, built-in dance floor, antique bistro lighting and outdoor sound system. The Farmhouse features a full vintage kitchen, two separate dining areas, a living room, and beautiful views.

The Guesthouse sits next to the century old farmhouse in the hills of Edna Valley. It is two bedrooms, two bathrooms and can accommodate six overnight guests. The guesthouse features a full kitchen, dining room, living room, private entrance, large fenced front and backyard, patio furniture, fire pit and a garage.

The Cozy Cottage is next to the Farmhouse and Guesthouse. This studio has a private entrance, patio with lounge furniture, fenced yard, kitchen and private bathroom. The studio can sleep four overnight guests.

The Water Tower sets back from the other facilities. It is the perfect honeymoon suite for a private get-away. The three-story tower has a kitchen, dining area, bathroom, outdoor shower, and a lounge area that overlooks Edna Valley.

Services Offered
The Flying Caballos Ranch can host your ceremony, reception, engagement party, showers and other wedding events. They offer private celebration packages that include the use of their beautiful property to host 200 guests and overnight accommodations for 24 guests. They offer accommodations, event planning, get ready rooms, set up and clean up. Their event staff is prepared to make your wedding dreams come true. Their expansive property has a number of indoor and outdoor venues to host your special events. Their team works with you to plan each event so you have a flawless day that flows seamless from one event to the next.

The Flying Caballos Ranch was owned by the Alfred Madonna family in the early 1900s. The ranch was several hundred acres and operated as a dairy farm. The Farmhouse was built in 1905 and the Guesthouse and cottage were built in 1952.

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Bridal Suite

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Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

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Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

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Clean Up
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Wheelchair Access

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    Madison G. Married on 10/09/2021
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    Gorgeous venue!

    We LOVE Flying Caballos! When booking a venue, our options were limited with such a large guest count. We were able to book a tour of FCR very quickly, and we just knew the minute we walked up to the gorgeous yellow farmhouse that we needed to have our wedding here. Sarah, the venue manager, has great communication and worked hand in hand with our wedding planner to ensure the day ran smoothly, even while planning, postponing and re-planning our wedding. Our guests were awed at the beauty of the venue! From the perfectly landscaped yard to the modern bar, every square inch of Flying Caballos is beautiful. We are SO thankful that we were able to have our special day here. Flying Caballos will forever hold a special place in our hearts.
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    Jessica E. Married on 09/05/2020
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    Incredible Venue, a True Hidden Gem

    Such a beautiful place for a wedding! My Husband and I had the perfect wedding weekend with family and friends at Flying Caballos Ranch. My husband and I had planned to marry here in September of 2020 but due to Covid we had to reschedule. Sarah with Flying Caballos Ranch was very understanding and made the rescheduling processes so easy! This ranch really is fantastic, the best coastal venue in our opinion, a true hidden gem! It is GORGEOUS and has so many different spots on the property for photos, guests to stay, and host different events for the wedding. The old dairy house and the yard were perfect for our rehearsal dinner, super chill and beautiful. The grass overlooking Islay Hill was an amazing spot for our ceremony and the barn is AWESOME! The barn has all kinds of room to set-up inside and out or both, it is a beautiful canvas for any event! It is centrally located in SLO, across the street from the airport which made it really easy for our out of state guests and sits perfect with 360-degree views, truly amazing. Sarah and her team were so helpful and truly cared about us and guests and had no hesitation to make any changes needed to keep the day memorable. Good people to know and to work with, we have nothing but appreciation in having them by our side for our wonderful day! We had the weekend of our dreams and would recommend this venue to anyone! Thank you, Flying Caballos Ranch! ♥♥
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    Christine Married on 06/30/2018
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    Flying Caballos Ranch was the perfect wedding venue! It has so much charm and character to offer. By the end of the weekend, I did not want to ever. The property is BIG and it very versatile. We used the main house to host taco truck rehearsal the first night. For the day of the ceremony we set-up outside on the lawn and hosted the reception in the STUNNING barn just built over the past year. The barn was a good fit for our wedding as it was a great compromise between our parents vision and ours. I lovingly refer to it as 'The Country Club of Barns' :)


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SLOtography SLOtography Wedding Photographers

Flying Caballos Ranch is a dream wedding destination with incredible amenities, views and an incredible staff to ensure your party rocks! I love shooting at this place because of its stunning views and endless possibilities! My recommendation: go check it out! Blake Andrews, SLOtography

Amanda Holder Events Amanda Holder Events Wedding Planners

Flying Caballos is such a wonderful, beautiful venue. And the staff is top-notch. Seriously some of my favorite women in the industry!

Ely Roberts Photography Ely Roberts Photography Wedding Photographers

Amazing Place to get married.


1150 Farmhouse Lane San Luis Obispo, CA, 93401
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