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Vista Verde Main Ranch House, Views, Secluded, Tranquil and Pristine

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Main Ranch House view of valley oak garden. Santa Ynez Mts beyond

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Last updated: 10/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Santa Ynez house description

This popular Santa Ynez Valley getaway is taking bookings for 2015 with special discount rates for seniors 55+. Wheelchair accessible. Situated in the midst of wine country with open vistas in every direction. A one story ranch home located on a bluff, in private prestigious community of small ranches, 1 mi. to Gainey Ranch and Winery, 4 mi. to El Rancho Market, 3 miles to downtown Santa Ynez and yet secluded and private. One of the few vacation homes in the valley offering the vacationer the opportunity to enjoy their getaway with their beloved dog(s). Guests may never want to leave their tranquil and serene environment. For the guest seeking activities, the valley is a popular wine touring, cycling and golfing area and you are 5 to 10 minutes away from the quaint towns of Solvang, Santa Ynez and Wine Tasting Village of Los Olivos and Gainey, Roblar, Beckmen, Buttonwood,Blackjack, Sunstone Wineries. The Santa Barbara County beaches are 30 minutes away.
This home offers scenic country roads for walking right out your door. No stairs or steps and wheel chair accessible. Photograph the horses in pristine pastures. Enjoy majestic views of Santa Ynez Mts & Figueroa Mts from all garden areas. Every room has a view. Magical sunsets, quail, hawks and the sound of silence.

Country style kitchen, fully stocked for cooking and entertaining, . Both K and Q Bedrooms w/ fine linens, down comforters and thick towels. A small third bedroom (the blue room) with a queen bed is available upon request for an additional fee. King Master bedroom has french doors leading out to the oak garden.
Comfortable seating areas in park like garden with 15,000' lawn, rose shrubs, lavender, mature oak trees. White Adirondack seating on front porch. White cushioned wicker seating on back porch. Bird-watching books for nature lovers . Vacationers with well behaved dogs are welcome (1-2 small/medium size dogs). MORE RATE INFORMATION AND PHOTOS CAN BE SEEN ON HOMEAWAY listing #333879

Owner allows for flexibility in creating your own perfect wine country vacation. Senior vacationers with a dog or two are given the best rate possible, especially for weekly or monthly stays. The climate and small town environment bring winter vacationers from Washington and Oregon, East coast and Canada for November through February getaways. Fall and Spring weekend getaways for L.A. and S.F. residents is perfect for wine touring, cycling and golfing. The home's mature gardens and totally private location invite you to stay home, relax, read and take in the mountain views and season of the year. Enjoy wine on back patio and watch the sun setting on the Santa Ynez Mountains.

Internet Service: Wireless Internet available throughout the home and gardens. Bose Wave III stereo system.

Extra convenient storage in super-sized garage for golf clubs, bicycles, kayaks. Garage is large enough for two vehicles. Two garage clickers provided. Even the garage has magnificent views.

Home is set up with passive Eco panel heating for allergy sufferers. No wall to wall carpeting. Clean rustic tile throughout. The tile is immaculately clean and frequently sanitized.
The laundry room is very large and both machines are front loading for big loads. large ironing board w/ steam iron.

In summary, a quiet secluded park like environment for the vacationer that appreciates scenic mountain views in wine country. The beauty of the Santa Ynez Valley and the small town atmosphere offer the vacationer the perfect getaway.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 2700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                25 plus....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Absolutely non smoking property....moreless

              • Not Suitable For Children
              • Pets Considered:

                Suitable for one to two dogs. Pets have large fenced grassed in area of garden. Multiple access to fenced yard from home and other parts of the gardens. A dog's dream vacation....moreless

              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                Property very suitable for wheelchairs. No steps to garden areas. No steps anywhere interior....moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

                small third bedroom w/ Queen upon request/xtra charge....moreless

              • King size bed (1) King Tempur-pedic mattress in Master with Pottery Barn sheets/duvets in garden/bird theme. Down comforter, down euro pillows. French doors lead to garden. Best views of oak garden. Linen curtains. Antique swedish pine furniture. Two night stands, four drawer dresser, large storage bench, three lamps, armoire w/ tv/dvd. Attached large bath area, walk in closet plus regular size closet. Second bedroom with full bath across hall has a very comfortable queen bed, Pottery Barn linens, down comforter. Antique furniture, two night stands, two brass lamps, ceiling dimmed lighting, four drawer dresser, extra deep closet. Silk sheers on window w/ view of garden. A small third bedroom (the blue room) with a queen can be made available upon request....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1

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              • Bathroom 2

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              • Two Full baths with soft wool rugs, extra large mirrors. Master Bath has two sinks, full length mirror and bright light streaming through windows. Shampoo and fine soaps. Pottery Barn towels. Immaculate....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Vacationer will enjoy environmentally correct eco flat wall heaters - great for allergy prone individuals. This type of heating provides for a perfect interior temperature without affecting air quality. Two super large portable air conditioners that clean air for those concerned with health/allergy problems. Extra large fireplace fully stocked with Dura logs and oak firewood. The light filled house is part of the charm. This expansive home is owned by dog lovers and welcomes guests with well behaved dogs. Your dogs will enjoy a securely fenced 8,000 sq. ft. lawn area. Garage area large enough to hold bikes, dog crates, kayaks. Garage, great room and master bedroom all access garden area that is fenced for your dog. The clean smooth tile floor throughout provides a clean, dust free environment. Wireless internet and cable tv provided. All soaps, shampoos, candles, cleaning supplies, air fresheners, natural bug spray. Kitchen is completely stocked. A 3rd bdrm upon request ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Music Library:

                    CD's available...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Dish full programming. High Definition....moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    Bose Wave III System CD, radio and ipod stand....moreless

                  • Television:

                    46' flat HD TV with blu ray dvd player in great room. flat screen HD TV with dvd player in master bedroom, small tv with dvd player in queen bedroom. All TV sets have full DISH programming....moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    Plentiful DVD Movies...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain View:

                    Expansive views of the Santa Ynez Mountain range to the south and views of Figueroa Mountain, Los Padres Forest, to the north....moreless

                  • Rural:

                    Located at the end of a private country road. Tranquil and private setting within prestigious community....moreless

                  • Village:

                    Township of Santa Ynez 2.5 miles away with post office, restaurants, gas stations and small boutique shops. Western Historical Museum....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    farm style rustic pine table seats 8 people comfortably on wide chairs with armrests. Dining Area has the best views of mountains and garden....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    No Central Air Conditioning. Large portable room Air Conditioners are strong and purify air....moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Large capacity front loading. clothes softener strips....moreless

                  • Covered Parking:

                    Super Sized Two Car Garage with ample storage....moreless

                  • Garage:

                    supersized. two cars, two clickers....moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Passive system. eco heating panels throughout. excellent system for allergy prone. creates a clean and dust free environment....moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Bed linens are pottery barn, down comforters, lots of fluffy towels. extra pillows....moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Great Room with high ceilings, excellent light and incredibly comfortable seating....moreless

                  • Mobile Phone:

                    good cell phone access....moreless

                  • Parking:

                    private driveway with outdoor parking for three extra vehicles....moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    exclusive private parking for ranch house can park 3 vehicles....moreless

                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                    although there is room to park an RV or boat, the size determines whether this parking accommodation is available....moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    pottery barn towels...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    super large front loading washer with detergent, softener and bleach....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    throughout home and garden areas. works great on both porch areas...moreless

                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    Large central wood burning fireplace in great room, dura logs included. Oak firewood in abundance....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Bona Vita drip system, french press, coffee grinder....moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    fine stainless pots and pans, every utensil you would need. hand-held mixer, blender, dutch ovens, cutting boards....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    White and tan plates, bowls, mugs, tea set, Wedgewood china and silver for nice dinners. wine stemware....moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    european Asko dishwasher using special detergent tabs only result in sparkling dishes....moreless

                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    The country style kitchen has everything needed to prepare sumptuous meals. Spices, coffee, pasta, condiments, stainless pots and pans, toaster, coffee maker, blender, tequila, plentiful kitchen towels. Lots of ice. reverse osmosis water unit. Comfortable wool rug in kitchen...moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    GE Profile, convection oven, large unit....moreless

                  • Oven:

                    large stainless stell double oven...moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    all spices, oil, vinegar, pasta, splenda, sugar, and much more....moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    front door access to crushed/cubed ice, cold water, side by side stainless, extra large capacity. filled with necessary items--mayo, mustard, cooking oil, butter, soy sauce, salad dressing, coffee....moreless

                  • Stove:

                    glass top five burner electric. works great....moreless

                  • Toaster:

                    Cuisinart two slice toaster....moreless

                  Outside

                  • Binoculars
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    (2) two large porches with seating. outdoor dining for four on back porch. Beautiful White wicker seating with thick cushions back porch. Adirondack chairs with seating for five on front porch....moreless

                  • Golf:

                    great golf courses in the area open to the public. 10-15 minute drive from house....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Incredible lush garden areas surround the home. Expansive lawn with mature oaks, roses and lavender. ...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Propane gas grill and also Infra Red Electric Grill....moreless

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      WINE HARVEST 2015
                      Sep 1 - Nov 1, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $350
                      $1,750 $3,950
                      Winter 2015
                      Jan 2 - Mar 20, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $325 $400
                      Fri, Sat
                      $1,500 $3,850

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      2015 HOLIDAY SEASON
                      Nov 23 - Jan 1, 2016
                      4 night min stay
                      $475
                      $2,100 $6,500
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $350 $450
                      Fri, Sat
                      $1,750 $5,400

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Pet Fee $100
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                      • Cleaning Fee Minimum $150
                      • Tax Rate 10%

                      Notes:

                      SENIOR 10% DISCOUNT ON WEEKLY or MONTHLY RATE regular season(2-3 guests). Two Dog Limit. ALL MONTHLY STAYS are 31 night stays with no occupancy tax. Basic Rates are based on 4 guests. Extra daily charge for 5-6 guests. Cancellation Policy: 100% refund 90 day written notice; 80% refund 30 day written notice. Rescheduling 30 day notice no fee charged. Contact owner regarding special requests.


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                      Last updated: 10/19/2014
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                      Location

                      40 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Santa Barbara Airport
                      2.5 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      The Reata Roadhouse & Carlitos 2, Santa Ynez
                      6 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Alisal River Course, Solvang
                      35 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Santa Barbara
                      1.5 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Highway 246
                      2.5 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Grappolo's and Carlitos, Santa Ynez
                      35 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      All Santa Barbara Beaches

                      Car: Necessary

                      Owner allows for flexibility in creating your own perfect Getaway. The climate and small town environment bring winter vacationers from Washington state and Canada November through February. Fall and Spring weekend getaways for the L.A. and S.F. vacationer is perfect for wine touring and golfing. The home's gardens invite you to stay home, relax, read and take in the views and season of the year.

                      Internet Service: Wireless Internet available throughout the home and gardens. Desk in great room faces the front garden.

                      Extra convenient storage in super-sized garage for golf clubs, bicycles, kayaks. Garage is large enough for two vehicles. Two clickers for garage opening. Even the garage has magnificent views.

                      Home is set up with passive eco panel heating for allergy sufferers. No wall to wall carpeting. Clean rustic tile throughout. The tile is immaculately clean and frequently sanitized.

                      The washroom is very large and both machines are front loading for big loads. large ironing board with Rowenta iron.

                      Cuisinart cooler is available for extra wine storage.

                      The Country style kitchen has everything you will need. The refrigerator and pantry will be stocked will necessary items from organic coffee to pasta and sauce. The view from kitchen sink is spectacular.

                      The seating area of the great room is furnished with down sofas, a huge stuffed chair/ottoman and lots of soft down pillows. The TV has HD and blu ray dvd player for maximum clarity. The DISH programming is the most complete plan available. Dining area and living room area have the best views in the house. Great room has book collection, dvd's, games and a perfectly situated desk for your computer--also with a view.

                      The only sounds you will hear at night are the owls, crickets and the wind in the trees. Your beloved dog/s will enjoy an completely fenced dog area with lawns, trees shrubs with easy access from garage, great room and master bedroom.

                      If you love nature, birds and your dogs accompanying you when you travel, this is the vacation home for you.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1991

                      About the owner: Carol Herrera, longtime Santa Ynez Valley resident, is the owner and manager of Vista Verde Ranch. I am involved in local community organizations and an avid horse enthusiast. My passion is organic gardening. I love caring for my 5 year old grandson in Sonoma County.

                      Why the Owner Chose Santa Ynez:
                      The ranch property purchased in 1991 was chosen for its incredible views and being contiguous to a 3,000 agricultural preserve. The main house of this pristine horse ranch is completely separate from the horse facility, barn and lavender cottage with a private driveway and parking area. Guests are in their own little world surrounded by an incredible garden. The property is located at the end of a private road providing a quiet scenic environment. The location of the main house is on a bluff allowing for fantastic views of the Santa Ynez Mountains and the fields of the agricultural preserve. The home is a frequent meeting place for the family, reunions, events, community meetings and does not feel or look like a rental home. The mature, verdant garden setting sets this property apart from others. It brings an amazing number of birds, butterflies, quail, bush bunnies and owls. In spite of the rural private setting, you are six minutes to the local market, four minutes to great restaurants and three minutes to the Gainey Winery.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      The privacy and of this location creates an environment of relaxation and contemplation of the magnificent views whether from the back porch or the front porch or from the large valley oak garden. It is ideal for guests vacationing with their well behaved dogs. The area fenced for dogs provides a large landscaped yard for your pet to exercise and explore. Terrain is all flat with no inclines or stairs.


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                      Photos

                      • Main Ranch House view of  valley oak garden. Santa Ynez Mts beyond

                        Main Ranch House view of valley oak garden. Santa Ynez Mts beyond

                      • Front Porch with vacationing corgie

                        Front Porch with vacationing corgie

                      • Country Style Kitchen.  All Stainless Electric.  Double Oven. View front garden

                        Country Style Kitchen. All Stainless Electric. Double Oven. View front garden

                      • Dining Area/Great Room/seating 8, pine farm table.

                        Dining Area/Great Room/seating 8, pine farm table.

                      • Great Room, Western Theme Desk/Computer Area with Garden View

                        Great Room, Western Theme Desk/Computer Area with Garden View

                      • KING Master Bdrm, Pottery Barn, antiques, mountain/ garden views,TV/blu ray DVD

                        KING Master Bdrm, Pottery Barn, antiques, mountain/ garden views,TV/blu ray DVD

                      • Second bedroom.  Queen bed w/ Pottery Barn linens.  Garden Views

                        Second bedroom. Queen bed w/ Pottery Barn linens. Garden Views

                      • Queen Bedroom #3 Cozy, finest bedding, full closet, garden view

                        Queen Bedroom #3 Cozy, finest bedding, full closet, garden view

                      • Back porch with comfortable white wicker seating for five.

                        Back porch with comfortable white wicker seating for five.

                      • View to the south garden from great room.

                        View to the south garden from great room.

                      • Fenced back yard garden area for pets in summer.

                        Fenced back yard garden area for pets in summer.

                      • View from private road of horses grazing in front pasture.

                        View from private road of horses grazing in front pasture.

                      • Oak Garden in early Spring.

                        Oak Garden in early Spring.

                      • Living Room seating area.  Comfortable seating for six.  Wood burning fireplace.

                        Living Room seating area. Comfortable seating for six. Wood burning fireplace.

                      • Great Room, flat screen tv.  tons of books, piano.  Spacious with mountain views

                        Great Room, flat screen tv. tons of books, piano. Spacious with mountain views

                      • Light streaming into dining area. two oil paintings of valley oaks. mt. views

                        Light streaming into dining area. two oil paintings of valley oaks. mt. views

                      • Brightly Lit Hallway leading to bedrooms

                        Brightly Lit Hallway leading to bedrooms

                      • master bathroom, two sinks, wool area rugs.

                        master bathroom, two sinks, wool area rugs.

                      • Queen Bedroom --Room with a view of front garden

                        Queen Bedroom --Room with a view of front garden

                      • Outdoor Eating in Pink for Four

                        Outdoor Eating in Pink for Four

                      • Front Porch facing front garden and pristine pastures, comfortable seating.

                        Front Porch facing front garden and pristine pastures, comfortable seating.

                      • Labrador vacationers enjoying fenced back yard and expansive lawn.

                        Labrador vacationers enjoying fenced back yard and expansive lawn.

                      • Your front lawn area in summer

                        Your front lawn area in summer

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                      Date last modified - Sunday, October 19, 2014

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                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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