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Last updated: 06/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

John and Nadine welcome you to their exquisite Hilltop Home at Shady Oaks Ranch. This unusual home features an upstairs Master Suite with a Queen bed with a rollaway table for those luxurious breakfasts in bed and adjoining private bath. The large window in the Master Suite provides an excellent view of the far reaching vistas and nearby farmland. In addition, the home features a dining room with seating for 10, a cozy living room with Flat Screen Satellite TV and a pull out sofa, 2 additional bedrooms one with a queen bed and the second with bunk beds for the younger set. The entry into the home features a breezeway connecting front and backyards. Rounding out this home is the annex which can be added to the main house for those guests with larger parties sleeping an additional 4 people. The Annex features a great room with an entertainment area, a King Bed, a half bath, and an additional bedroom with a queen bed. The Hilltop's landscaping is meticulously maintained and features 3 sitting areas, a lawn, a hiking trail to our famous water tower, and a beautiful lawn for entertainment and croquet.
Views and vistas of Buellton, the Santa Ynez Valley and the local moutains all vie for the visitors attention and appreciation.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Farmhouse

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking allowed outside only. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 bunk bed

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    with adjoining Master Bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 king

    This bed is located in the great room wtih 46' Flat Panel TV...moreless

  • King size beds (1) The Master suite features a Foster and Stearns King Size Bed, Queen size Beds (3) Two bedrooms and the greatroom feature queen size beds for your sleeping comfort, Queen Sleep Sofa (1) The living room has a comfortable queen sleep sofa for additional sleeping space, Bunk Beds (1) A bunk bed is provided in the bedroom for the younger set....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Upstairs adjoins the master suite...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Downstairs close to bedrooms 2 and 3...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet

    Adjoins the great room and bedroom 5...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    2 Flat Screen TVs are provided, one in the living room and the other in the greatroom (annex)...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    The Hilltop at Shady Oaks Ranch is a beautiful home overlooking Buellton and the Greater Santa Ynez Valley....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Catering can be provided for your specific needs. DeyDey's Best Beef Ever features all natural western style BBQ's with grassfed beef and organic chicken featured. www.BestBeefEver.com...moreless

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

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

Write a review 5
from 29 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Rates
Sep 8 - Nov 24, 2015
2 night min stay
$225 $350
Fri, Sat
$1,575 $4,775
Thanksgiving
Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2015
3 night min stay
$400
Winter Rates 2
Nov 30 - Dec 23, 2015
2 night min stay
$225 $350
Fri, Sat
$1,575 $4,775
Christmas
Dec 24 - Dec 27, 2015
3 night min stay
$400
Winter Rates 3
Dec 28 - Dec 29, 2015
2 night min stay
$200
New Years
Dec 31 - Jan 3, 2016
3 night min stay
$400
Winter Rates 4
Jan 4 - Feb 11, 2016
2 night min stay
$200 $350
Fri, Sat
$1,575 $4,775
President's Day
Feb 12 - Feb 15, 2016
3 night min stay
$400
Memorial Day
May 27 - May 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$400
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$300 $425
Fri, Sat
$2,100 $7,800
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning Fee $150
  • Pet Fee $0
  • Tax Rate 10%

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Barbara Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
AJ Spurs
18 Miles
Nearest Golf
La Purissima Golf Course
40 Miles
Nearest Train
Goleta, CA
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 101
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Hitching Post
180 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mountain High Ski Resort
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Gaviota State Beach

Car: Necessary

The Hilltop at Shady Oaks Ranch is located just minutes from the Santa Rita Appellation, a region first discovered by Richard Sanford to have similar soil and weather to the Burgundy region of France. Since Richard built the first winery in the area, many others have sprung up and we are now famous worldwide for our Pinot Noir's and Chardonnay's. There are many ways to visit the wineries from self guided tours to arranged tours to wine tasting rooms that have an excellent selection of the local wines without the need to travel.

In addition, lake Cachuma is a wonderful resource for fishing, picknicking, and guided nature tours. Other features include Ostrich Land, Firestone Brewery, the Chumash Resort and Casino and a myriad of fine eateries to delight anyone's tastes. In addition, two of the orginal Spanish Missions created here in California are within 20 miles.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Nadine and I (John) are retired now for the second time. We completed a career in Aerospace in 2003 retiring from the Hughes Aircraft Company. The Hughes Motto was very similar to that of the TV show "Star Trek" i.e. to go where no man has gone before. John was involved with the design and deployment of infrared space systems while Nadine pursued a career in Real Estate. As a child, John had developed a love for the land and cows and upon retiring, we purchased a Ranch and raised grass fed beef, organic pork, chicken and eggs for our community. Farming is a hard life and all consuming and we elected to retire a second time to pursue some of the activities we had put on hold in favor of farming. We still live on our ranch in Lompoc, raise our own meats and enjoy our grandchildren as well as hosting guests from all over the world in our vacation rentals. We love the country lifestyle and are blessed with having our daughter and 3 grandkids live on the ranch with us. We live approximately 6 miles from Hilltop and are available for resolving any and all issues in short order.

Why the Owner Chose Buellton:
The Shady Oaks Ranch is an amazingly unique property. Upon arriving, you feel a sense of peace and tranquility permeate your whole being. It is like being transported to another world or dimension. Complementing this sense of tranquility are the views and vistas of Buellton, the Santa Ynez Valley and the surrounding mountains. Do you enjoy the outdoors? Cachuma Lake or Gaviota State Beach are excellent places to go picnic and hike. Enjoy wine tasting? The valley is filled with amazing boutique wineries as well as some that are quite size-able and offer a great variety. Shopping? Enjoy history? Visit the two Missions established by the original Spanish Settlers. Visit Solvang for a real shopping experience from clothing to knick knacks to the world's softest socks. Hilltop at Shady Oaks Ranch provides you with a means to escape and yet have a diversity of activities to complement your time away from the hustle and bustle.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
When Nadine and I first saw ( I really mean experienced) this property we were awestruck. We just could not leave. Located on 31 acres with means to hike up and down, challenged us to experience the entire range of views as well as the natural habitats of the majestic oaks and wildlife. You literally feel transported to another dimension. Can't say that enough. Come and experience it for yourself.


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Speaks: english, spanish, russian, dutch

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Photos

  • A warm friendly gate greets you as you arrive at the Hilltop

    A warm friendly gate greets you as you arrive at the Hilltop

  • Colorfull flowers adorn the gurgling bird bath attracting lots of hummingbirds

    Colorfull flowers adorn the gurgling bird bath attracting lots of hummingbirds

  • The living room features a pull out couch for extra sleeping space

    The living room features a pull out couch for extra sleeping space

  • This magnificent vista is late in the afternoon near sunset.

    This magnificent vista is late in the afternoon near sunset.

  • The town of Buellton and the SY Valley are clearly visible through the trees

    The town of Buellton and the SY Valley are clearly visible through the trees

  • A sitting area in the kitchen provides space to relax with morning coffee

    A sitting area in the kitchen provides space to relax with morning coffee

  • The blue room features a queen size bed and lots of closet space

    The blue room features a queen size bed and lots of closet space

  • The Annex wrap around couch invites you to rest and relax with a favorite movie

    The Annex wrap around couch invites you to rest and relax with a favorite movie

  • The back porch includes seating and griling areas for outslide food prep

    The back porch includes seating and griling areas for outslide food prep

  • The rich green grass adorns the backyard inviting afternoon/evening activities

    The rich green grass adorns the backyard inviting afternoon/evening activities

  • This seating area gives a forest feel and features exquisite views

    This seating area gives a forest feel and features exquisite views

  • The Mosby winery next door features great varietal wine within walking distance.

    The Mosby winery next door features great varietal wine within walking distance.

  • Front of the house illustrating path to the front door.

    Front of the house illustrating path to the front door.

  • The second story houses the master suite with breathtaking views of the valley

    The second story houses the master suite with breathtaking views of the valley

  • There are two awesome Flat Panel TVs for watching your favorite programs/movies.

    There are two awesome Flat Panel TVs for watching your favorite programs/movies.

  • The living room features a pull out couch for extra sleeping space

    The living room features a pull out couch for extra sleeping space

  • The spacious kitchen features lots of storage and all the amenities

    The spacious kitchen features lots of storage and all the amenities

  • The Master Bedroom has a rolling bed table enabling Breakfast in Bed :)

    The Master Bedroom has a rolling bed table enabling Breakfast in Bed :)

  • The Annex features a King Size Sleeper with Big Screen and seating area.

    The Annex features a King Size Sleeper with Big Screen and seating area.

  • The bedroom in the Annex is accented in green

    The bedroom in the Annex is accented in green

  • Our gas BBQ will cook your steaks to perfection for that pleasant garden dinner.

    Our gas BBQ will cook your steaks to perfection for that pleasant garden dinner.

  • Enjoy the tranqulity of Hilltop at several seating areas in the garden

    Enjoy the tranqulity of Hilltop at several seating areas in the garden

  • The evening sunsets turn the surrounding hills a fiery red

    The evening sunsets turn the surrounding hills a fiery red

  • The night time vistas of the surrounding communities are special indeed.

    The night time vistas of the surrounding communities are special indeed.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish, russian, dutch
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  • Calendar last updated 06/29/2015
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