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Tranquil & Private with Sweeping Views, River---All Within 5 Min of Santa Ynez

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Last updated: 09/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Santa Ynez lodge description

The Lodge and the Cabin are the guest quarters for the historic Rio Ynez Ranch, an 85-acre horse ranch in Santa Ynez. Previously, these two houses were only available to guests of the owner, including many storied personalities. Now you can share in the total privacy--- while only 5 minutes from downtown Santa Ynez, 10 to Los Olivos. Stroll 100 paces and sit at the edge of the Santa Ynez River and listen to the landscape of birdsong. Sit on the sprawling deck with a glass of local wine and ponder the uninterrupted panorama of mountains. Swing on a hammock in the orchard and read. You won’t see a sign of civilization during your stay. Furnished with a mixture of antiques and rare rustic furniture.

The kitchen in the Lodge is fully equipped for you to cook a fine meal, but the restaurants of Santa Ynez are only moments away, wineries too numerous to mention.

The Lodge has one King Bedroom, Two Queen Bedrooms and Two Full Baths. The Cabin has One King Bed and one Full Bathroom.

THE LODGE AND THE CABIN DO NOT RENT SEPARATELY AS THEY ARE IN SUCH CLOSE PROXIMITY. THE CABIN IS LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED FEET FROM THE LODGE, IT IS CONNECTED BY A LIGHTED PAVED PATH. Many guests of the ranch say the Cabin is their favorite spot on the ranch. It has been a honeymoon cottage. One couple was engaged in the cabin. It is very romantic and peaceful. And the bathroom in the cabin is the nicest on the ranch with a large claw-foot tub.

Initial inquiries should be made by email.


Property Type

  • Lodge
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower


          Other Amenities

              • While the Lodge is located on a professional horse ranch, horseback riding is not included....moreless


              • Video Library
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Books
              • DVD Player


              • Away From It All
              • Romantic


              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Museums
              • Winery Tours

              Leisure Activities

              • Scenic Drives
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Horseback Riding
              • Antiquing

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Medical Services

              Location Type

                  • River

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Paragliding
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Freshwater Fishing

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                      • Dining Area
                      • Dining
                      • Seating for 6 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card


                          • Internet:

                            There is WIFI....moreless

                          • Heating
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Parking
                          • Living Room
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Telephone:

                            There is a landline....moreless

                          • Backpack
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Ceiling Fans
                          • Firewood
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Shampoo
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Fireplace
                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Linens Provided


                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Coffee Grinder
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Kitchen
                          • Stove
                          • Dishes & Utensils


                          • Wood Deck
                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Balcony


                          Write a review 4.9
                          from 13 traveler reviews
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                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          $2,500 $4,000
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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                          • Cleaning $150
                          • Taxes Not included

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                          Last updated: 09/13/2014
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                          35 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Santa Barbara Intl Airport
                          35 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Santa Barbara
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          154 and 246
                          32 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Santa Barbara
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Maverick Saloon
                          13 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          San Marcos Golf Course
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Trattoria Grappolo

                          The Santa Ynez Valley is famous for its wineries and unspoiled pastoral vistas. There are fine restaurants and humble cowboy bars. Enjoy Cachuma Lake, bicycling, golf, gliding, hiking, horseback riding, or just hanging out. Santa Barbara with it's beaches and many diversions is 30 minutes away. There are several quaint shopping districts between Los Olivos, Santa Ynez and Solvang. Just two hours from Los Angeles, the Santa Ynez Valley is the perfect weekend getaway.


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                          • The Lodge Exterior

                            The Lodge Exterior

                          • The Lodge Deck

                            The Lodge Deck

                          • The Lodge Master Bedroom

                            The Lodge Master Bedroom

                          • The Cabin Bath

                            The Cabin Bath

                          • Ancient Oaks

                            Ancient Oaks

                          • Sitting Area

                            Sitting Area

                          • Dinner under the Oaks

                            Dinner under the Oaks

                          • View from The Lodge

                            View from The Lodge

                          • The Lodge Living Room

                            The Lodge Living Room

                          • The Lodge Kitchen

                            The Lodge Kitchen

                          • The Cabin Bedroom

                            The Cabin Bedroom

                          • Rio Ynez Ranch Entrance

                            Rio Ynez Ranch Entrance

                          • The Barn set up for a Dance

                            The Barn set up for a Dance

                          $525 per night (USD)

                          4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 09/13/14
                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                          Tranquil & Private with Sweeping Views, River---all within 5 min of Santa Ynez

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