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Greene and Greene Craftsman Estate; Pool, Yoga Studio, Hiking

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Last updated: 06/16/2010

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Ojai estate description

Charles and Henry Greene, the preeminent architects of the Arts and Crafts Movement, designed the Pratt House for Charles and Mary Pratt in 1909. The house, a perfect fusion of Japanese aesthetic and American practicality, sits on a ridgeline overlooking the valley of idyllic Ojai, California. The Greene and Greene architectural plans refer to the project as "The Pratt House" however the Pratts named their home and estate "Casa Barranca” referring to the seasonal river bed running through the property.

Noted as one of the Greenes' five "ultimate bungalows," the Pratt House embraces the Arts and Crafts ideal by creating an open and elegant living space without resorting to excessive decorative detail. Comprised of two wings unified by a central living room/entrance way, the house boasts five large bedrooms, six fireplaces, four bathrooms, three sleeping porches, an eat-in kitchen, a formal dining room, and front, rear and upper patios.

Architectural Digest notes that in the grace of the Pratt House "...the sun translates the Greenes' structural poetry into ever-shifting patterns of light against polished wood. At night... the silhouette of live oaks is framed against the Milky way. A closer approximation to Shangri-La is hard to imagine."

Today, in keeping with the humble and pure ideals of the Arts and Crafts movement, the Pratt House and it's estate are powered by solar electricity, draw their water from artesian springs and are surrounded by an organic vineyard and gardens which are farmed on sustainable, permaculture principles.

Keywords: Casa Barranca, Estate, bungalow, hiking trails, nature, natural, private

Property Type

      • Estate

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Nude Beach
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Alternative Lifestyle
          • Children Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 10-15

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen
          • Catering Available
          • Refrigerator
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher

          Amenities

          • Air Conditioning
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine
          • Linens Provided
          • Wood Fireplace
          • Parking Off Street

          Entertainment

              • Ping Pong Table

              Communications

                  • Wireless Internet

                  Pool & Spa

                  • Hot Tub
                  • Private Pool

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Balcony
                  • Deck / Patio

                  Location & View

                      • Mountain View

                      Activities

                      • Cinemas
                      • Restaurants
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Shopping
                      • Antiquing
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Tennis
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Cycling
                      • Swimming
                      • Mountain Biking
                       

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                      Weeknights between $1700-5000/night depending on number of guests & Season
                      Weekend rates between $5950-$10,000/night depending on number of people & Season
                      

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                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1992

                      About the owner: Hi, we are the owners of Casa Barranca. This home is the culmination of nearly 20 years of love, passion and dedication. On site we have walkways leading through orchards, a vineyard, herb, vegetable, flower and succulent gardens. We want people to come and enjoy the beauty of the home and grounds to relax, rest and renew. We have three sons who love to tend the land and pick the fruit when it is ripe. Adjacent to the home is a winery where we make wine in the summertime. Upon your arrival, we invite you to enjoy a bottle of our wine that is made here. We wish you a beautiful stay with us!


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • The house

                        The house

                      • Chumash Room, Downstairs Master

                        Chumash Room, Downstairs Master

                      • Veranda

                        Veranda

                      • Great Room

                        Great Room

                      • grounds

                        grounds

                      • Hiking trails

                        Hiking trails

                      • Alaya Room, Upstairs Master

                        Alaya Room, Upstairs Master

                      • Anahata Room, downstairs Room

                        Anahata Room, downstairs Room

                      • Kitchen

                        Kitchen

                      • Yoga Studio

                        Yoga Studio

                      • grounds

                        grounds

                      • Vineyard

                        Vineyard

                      VRBO #308587

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, June 22, 2014

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                      5 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 15

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                      (805) 798-3424 (California, USA)

                      Speaks: english

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