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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: 07/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Santa Ynez house description

This popular Santa Ynez Valley getaway is taking Fall 2014 and 2015 bookings 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 Winery, 4 mi. to El Rancho Market yet completely 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. Binoculors, bird books for nature lovers . Vacationers with well behaved dogs are welcome. 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.

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

              • 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

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Absolutely non smoking property....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                25 plus....moreless

              • Not Suitable For Children
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              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

              Kitchen & Dining

              • 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

              • 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

              • 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

              • 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

              • Pantry Items:

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

              • Coffee Maker:

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

              • Stove:

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

              • Microwave:

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

              Amenities

              • Heating:

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

              • Wood Fireplace:

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

              • Air Conditioning:

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

              • Linens Provided:

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

              • Living Room seats 8:

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

              • Washing Machine:

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

              • 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

              • Towels Provided:

                pottery barn towels...moreless

              • Babysitter
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              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

                  • 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

                  • Stereo:

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

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Dish full programming. High Definition....moreless

                  Communications

                  • Wireless Internet:

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

                  Outdoor Features

                  • 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

                  • Lawn / Garden:

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

                  • Golf:

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

                  • Outdoor Grill:

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

                  Theme

                  • Tourist Attractions
                  • Romantic
                  • Away From It All

                  Location & View

                  • Village:

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

                  • 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

                  Activities

                  • Churches
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Fishing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Hunting
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Golf
                  • Medical Services
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Walking
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Live Theater
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Restaurants
                  • Antiquing
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Hiking
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  FALL 2014
                  Sep 1 - Nov 22, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $350 $400
                  Fri, Sat
                  $1,450 $3,700

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

                  Winter 2015
                  Jan 5 - Mar 15, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $375 $400
                  Fri, Sat
                  $1,450 $3,750

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

                  2015 HOLIDAY SEASON
                  Nov 23 - Jan 4, 2016
                  3 night min stay
                  $475
                  $2,100 $6,000
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $400 $450
                  Fri, Sat
                  $1,650 $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: 07/19/2014
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                  Location

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

                  Car: Necessary

                  The Santa Ynez Valley is a small community with a rural/western lifestyle. Over 20 well known wineries in the valley are close by such as Gainey, Beckmen, Firestone, Kalyra, Sunstone, to name just a few. Horse farms are spread throughout the valley's towns of Santa Ynez, Los Olivos, Solvang and Buellton. The vacation rental is the main residence of a five acre pristine valley ranch with beautiful views of the white fenced irrigated pastures. The home is surrounded by expansive lawns, rose hedges, lavender, mature oak trees and views of both mountain ranges. Cimate is mild with Fall and Winter day temperatures averaging 65 to 75 degrees and night temperatures dropping to 35 to 50 degrees. Golf is very popular-Alisal River Course and the San Marcos Golf Course - open year round & 10 minute drive from your vacation home. The residence is located within a prestigious community at the end of a private road. Enjoy bird watching, walking, running and cycling by stepping out the door of your vacation homel Several small and intimate restaurants that serve incredible food are a couple of miles away in the town of Santa Ynez. Two country markets offering quality meats, local produce, fantastic deli food.

                  Other Activities: wine touring galore, Town of Los Olivos wine tasting, shopping in quaint Danish town of Solvang, championship golfing, bird watching in your own gardens,hiking in the Figueroa Mt. range, fishing at Lake Cachuma, guided boat tours of Lake Cachuma eco system. 30 minute drive to Santa Barbara offers swimming beaches, surfing beaches, surf fishing, pier fishing, sailing, wind surfing, Marine Museum on Pier. Beautiful small zoo in Santa Barbara beach area. You can shop till you drop.

                  Golf: San Marcos Golf Course, difficult, open to public, off of Highway 154 (designated scenic highway), 12 minute drive.

                  Alisal River Course, open to public, within town of Solvang, great restaurant. 10 minute drive.

                  La Purisima Golf Course, Lompoc, open to public, 25 minute drive. The San Marcos Course and the Alisal River Course offer some of the best golfing in California.

                   

                  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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                  Speaks: spanish, english

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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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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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