This magnificent Santa Ynez Valley signature property is one of the most renowned and coveted equestrian estates in Santa Barbara County. Located gracefully above the Santa Ynez River with its abundant wildlife, flora & fauna, and nestled at the foot of the Santa Ynez Mountain Range for the ultimate view backdrop, this property is in the heart of wine country and boasts such neighbors as Sunstone Vineyards, Kalyra Winery and Gainey Vineyards. Enter a tree lined drive through ethereal ponds that reflect the blue skies and lovely architecture of the equestrian facilities and ancillary buildings. Set privately away from the farm operation is the Estates’ sprawling, nearly 9,000 sq.ft., spaciously designed main home with Spanish overtones, large entertainment rooms including formal living and dining, bar/family room, media room/office/library, breakfast room, 5+bedrooms, 5.5 baths, 4 fireplaces and gracious patio living with tennis court. The unhindered mountain views and quiet lure of nature add to the homes atmosphere. The land is 71+ acres of prime agricultural ground and riparian environ developed with not only the fabulous main home, but an additional, spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bath guest house, several staff apartments, offices, a historically original managers residence/gate house, all complimented by the fabulous equestrian facilities. Horse enthusiasts may enjoy the 35-stall complex in both shed row and breeding barns, paddocks, grooming areas, tack rooms, fabulous arena and irrigated pastures. There is also a large equipment barn and storage a plenty. With both quality agricultural and domestic water wells, this property is self-sufficient and ideal for future vineyards. There is 20+/- acres of pastures and more unimproved land that could be the envy of many a vintner! This farm is located is in an area ideal for many varietals of wine grapes, close to the Santa Ynez Valley Equestrian Center and renowned equine hospitals, and within minutes of gourmet restaurants and all luxury conveniences. This dramatically situated offering is a must see for the discerning buyer looking to create the ultimate California style, recreational paradise, trophy farm, or serious agricultural venture with the benefit of incredible inherent value.
• 71.3 Acres / Agricultural Preserve
• Nearly 9,000 sq.ft. Spanish Style Main Home 5+ Bedrooms, 5.5+ baths
• 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Guest House
• 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath Managers Residence / Gate House
• 3 Individual Staff Apartments
• Ranch /Farm Offices and Reception Area
• 35 Stall Show Barn / Breeding Barn w/ Tack Rooms, Grooming Areas and Vet Room
• Utility & Equipment Barn
• Tennis Court
• Irrigated Pastures
• Large Riding Arena
• Two Water Wells for irrigation and domestic. Water Storage on property.