The entire Paso Robles area is broadly described in terms of location West or East of the Salinas River. It is further demarcated as North of the City or South of the City.
The Downtown area of the City lies to the West of the Salinas River, and many properties on the Westside are close to the Downtown area and reflect the early days of Paso Robles. From Victorian homes, to Craftsman bungalows, this quaint area is highly desirable to residents and tourists alike, due to its proximity to Downtown restaurants, wine tasting rooms, the City Park and shopping.
North West of the City, the properties tend to becoming more rural in nature, and this area encompasses great wineries and stretches as far as properties at Lake Nacimiento and the Heritage Ranch Gated Community.
South West of the City lies mainly vineyard estates and rural properties.
East, North East and South East of the City there is a mix of property types, ranging from neighborhoods, to homes on acreage. The homes and neighborhoods also vary in size, age and price points.