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Gorgeous House on 1,000 Acre Ranch—3 Queens, 10 Twin/Bunk Beds

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Seasonal Blueberry Farm - U-Pick (May through September)


Last updated: 12/03/2016

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:30
  • Bedrooms:6
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Main House ... Total—4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 16)

»» 2 night reservation: $1,200/night (Friday & Saturday two night minimum) or $900/night (Sunday - Thursday). Rates include the Main House & the 'Cookhouse' (large cabin-like /rec room)...hang out room/game room, or can be used as part of the outdoor space—not for overnight accommodations).

Bocce Ball court and large, private, landscaped, grass area. Combined with the courtyard and patio, the beautifully landscaped grass area is perfect for your family reunion, a private group gathering, or ...? It's all yours to enjoy at Restoration Oaks Guest Ranch & Blueberry Farm.

Large corral for your horses! Riding trails on our property! Contact us for details.

For more photos, plus lots of comments from our guests, stop by our Facebook page. (Links to our website, the video and our Facebook page are below). Also, be sure to view our YouTube video (Restoration Oaks Ranch). Thanks!

Wine Tasting ('Sideways, the movie area), Beaches, the Danish town of Solvang, Antiques, Nojoqui Falls, The Chumash Casino (gambling/concerts) …all less than 15 minutes away. Everything else you'll need is just 5 minutes north, in the town of Buellton. .

Restoration Oaks Vacation/Retreat House —completely hip, modern, and rustic. This makes it a great choice for small to medium sized groups looking for modern amenities, great decorating, comfort, and location convenience — all in a natural, rustic setting on a 1,000 acre working Ranch. The Retreat House and adjoining Cookhouse (an additional cabin-like lounge room for playing games or just hanging out) are located directly off Highway 101, near the front of the property at Restoration Oaks a Blueberry Farm near the Santa Ynez Valley. The seemingly endless trails and miles of private dirt roads on the property, are great for hiking, jogging, and mountain biking. Your group will enjoy the rolling hills, mountains, canyons, valleys, and seasonal creeks and ponds. During winter and spring months the grass is green and the ponds are often full, while the rest of the year tends to be more dry. It all depends on recent rainfall, but either way, there are always beautiful views and interesting areas to explore. NOTE: For general safety, we strongly suggest exploring in pairs or small groups. Children should always be accompanied and supervised by adults when away from the residential areas.

WIFI for $50 per night, iPod ready sound systems, 2 flat screen DishNet TVs, Wii Gaming System, and a Kawaii piano, are a few of the extra touches that make the Retreat House at Restoration Oaks an enjoyable place to host retreats, small family get-togethers, and relaxing vacation getaways.

The Retreat House is minutes away from many local WINERIES—we're just 5 minutes from Buellton, (the town where the MOVIE 'SIDEWAYS' was filmed) ', 15 minutes from Chumash CASINO, and a little less than 10 minutes from the Danish town of SOLVANG (see listing for other local attractions). WINE TASTING is a favorite passtime in our area, and Buellton has several top end restaurants to choose from. Buellton also has convenient SHOPPING, including a large Albertson's Supermarket, and CVS Pharmacy. Just a little further is the Danish town of Solvang, with enough shops and gift stores to fill a day. Los Olivos is a town full of ANTIQUE SHOPS—20 minutes north on Hwy. 101.

For a real ‘laid back’ treat, try star gazing. The lack of city lights seems to make the stars shine brighter than many are used to, and relaxing under the night sky is easily one of the least strenuous ways to spend the end of a great day.

Families, groups, friends, and Guests who hold specialized retreats at Restoration Oaks, all seem to love their experiences there. We hope you will too.

NOTE: If using Google Maps, type only the three words, Restoration Oaks Ranch, into the address field—not the actual mailing address.

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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/03/2016

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 30
  • Children Welcome:

    Children must be supervised by an adult and must be accompanied by an adult when leaving the immediate grounds of the Retreat House and Guest Cottage.. The Ranch is 1,000 acres—explore in groups/note return time....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Staff


  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Wheelchair ramp available for entry areas. Bathrooms, other rooms are not specifically designed for wheelchair access but, we have had guests that use wheelchairs and they were satisfied with the property....moreless

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 30, Beds for 20-30

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Bocce Ball Court, Kawaii Piano, Cookhouse Lounge (room off patio for games/relaxing, etc.) Seasonal Blueberry picking. Roads run throughout 1,000 acre property and can be used for hiking, biking, and driving when weather permits. Seasonal ponds and streams. Property has varied types of land with oaks, sycamores, and other natural, California surroundings....moreless


  • Game Room:

    Small Foosball Table in Cookhouse Outdoor bocce ball court...moreless

  • Games:

    Board games, bocce ball outside...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Stereo System has iPod compatibility. Satellite TV has many music channels....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) Satellite/DishNet 42' flat screen upstairs, 42' flat screen downstairs. 2 separate channels can be viewed at the same time. 42' Flat Screen TV for viewing videos/DVDs and computer presentations (Upstairs). 42' Flat Screen TV with DVD and Wii Video Game System plus games and accessories! (Downstairs)...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Both stereos are iPod/phone ready. (1 in main house, 1 in 'Cookhouse'/Lounge room off patio....moreless

  • Television:

    2 flat screen TVs...moreless

  • Video Game Console:

    Wii Video Game System with ‘Sports’ package, Mario Racing, Guitar Hero, Sing Along, and other games with extra accessories....moreless

  • Video Games:

    Wii games Guitar Hero, Sports, Sing Along, plus several more....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Small assortment of movies ...moreless


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


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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Property is 1,000 acres of hills, mountains, trees, streams, and natural California beauty....moreless

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing


  • Dining:

    Main eating area has seating for 16. Dining room has seating for 4. Cookhouse has seating for 6. Outside has seating for 20+....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 16 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Forced Air Conditioning/Heating...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    HughesNet Satellite Internet with wifi. (We HughesNet's highest/best service. Still, we recommend internet use be used for non entertainment purposes....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Onsite/Private - Stacking Units Fabric softener sheets provided...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Indoor fireplace with some firewood provided. Outdoor, small metal fire pit provided. Matches provided....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Forced Air Heating...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wifi access ...$50 per night charge for 8 GB...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets/Pillows/Comforters/Blankets included...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large wood beamed ceiling living room....moreless

  • Parking:

    More parking than you'll ever need. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Plenty of safe, paved parking...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Plenty of room for RV/Boat/Trailer...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    All towels, hand towels, washcloths, bath mats provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Onsite/Private - Stacking Units Laundry soap provided...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless internet is available throughout the house and surrounding outdoor areas for $50 per night (8 GB)...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Some wood provided...moreless


  • Catering Available:

    Catering available by outside company upon request - additional fees apply....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker and coffee provided. Coffee grinder provided....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Dishes, cooking and baking ware, cooking utensils, silverware, coffee makers etc. (See 'About Kitchen') Everything is provided....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes, silverware, serving ware, glasses, wine glasses, coffee cups, etc. provided...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen is fully stocked with dishes, silverware, glasses, cups, wine glasses, pitchers, pots, pans, coffee maker, coffee grinder, blender, toaster, two food warmers, large party style coffee maker, coffee thermos, glass water server, and all standard cooking utensils, etc. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee, tea, sugar, salt & pepper are provided along with paper towels, napkins, dishcloths and cooking/baking utensils....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Main house - Stainless, French door / bottom freezer with ice-maker ...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Large patio, smaller patio, and large gravel courtyard area w/fountains, lights, metal fire pit, outdoor table/chairs, lounge chairs, 3 large sized picnic tables, pro sized bocce ball court, and large, private landscaped grass area....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Huge lawn area with pro sized Bocce Ball court....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Stainless backyard style BBQ grill. Propane....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


from 5 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $250
  • Refundable Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 12%


CHECK / CREDIT CARD—(Sorry, we do not accept American Express at this time.)

TOTAL Lodging rate will be charged 30 days prior to your Arrival Date. A $500, refundable Deposit is due when your reservation is made. Your Deposit is 100% refundable according to your contract. Usually, Deposits are returned within ten (10) days of departure date.

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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Barbara Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Buellton, Solvang, Santa Ynez areas
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
40 Miles
Nearest Train
Santa Barbara
Goleta, CA, USA
Nearest Motorway
US Highway 101
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Buellton, Solvang, Santa Ynez areas
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Gaviota State Beach

Car: Necessary

Many, many close local wineries with tasting tours available (Search Santa Ynez, Buellton, and Santa Barbara County Wineries), Nojoqui Falls Park—virtually 'next door'. Several golf courses (off site) horseback riding (off site), Glider rides (off site) Chumash Casino (approx. 15 min. away) has gambling and great concerts year round, Cachuma Lake fishing, Beaches—10 minutes away. Near towns with great 'antiquing'. 10 minutes to Solvang and Santa Ynez. 5 miles to all typical grocery, gas, restaurants, pharmacies, etc. (Buellton—5 miles north, right off Hwy. 101).

GOOGLE MAPS NOTE: To find our location on Google Maps, type only Restoration Oaks Ranch into the address field. Using our actual address confuses Google Maps and may not show you our correct location. For reference, we are approximately 5 miles south of the town of Buellton, and approximately 35 miles north of Santa Barbara—directly off Hwy. 101.


Owner info

Why the Owner Chose Goleta, CA, USA:
The expansive, all natural surroundings of 'The Ranch', as well as access to nearby wineries and plenty of other things going on, really does make our location perfect for hanging out with friends, enjoying family get-togethers, or just spending time hiking, exploring, and ...appreciating all that's there. We really do love the fact that others can also experience this uplifting environment and enjoy similar times while staying at Restoration Oaks.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
When I’m out riding on our dirt roads, I feel like I'm a million miles away from civilization—but if I need something, I can drive for 5 minutes to town and get just about anything I want. I also enjoy picking our seasonal blueberries and photographing the native (almost untouched) landscape. Of course, the house itself is a joy to stay in. The air conditioning might be my favorite thing, but I also appreciate the high-end amenities we've built into the house. I especially enjoy playing the piano any time of the day or night without having to worry about disturbing someone else. The way the outside areas flow and connect with the house allows us to all be together while enjoying smaller group discussions—at the same time.

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Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/03/2016

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  • Seasonal Blueberry Farm - U-Pick (May through September)

    Seasonal Blueberry Farm - U-Pick (May through September)

  • Front Porch ...Welcome!

    Front Porch ...Welcome!

  • Bocce Ball Court

    Bocce Ball Court

  • Bath (1 of 4) [Bungalow bath not shown]

    Bath (1 of 4) [Bungalow bath not shown]

  • Bedroom (1 of 6) [2 Bungalow bedrooms not shown - each has one queen]

    Bedroom (1 of 6) [2 Bungalow bedrooms not shown - each has one queen]

  • Courtyard with view of adjacent Bungalow

    Courtyard with view of adjacent Bungalow

  • Bath (2 of 4)

    Bath (2 of 4)

  • Rear Courtyard entrance

    Rear Courtyard entrance

  • Additional Dining Room

    Additional Dining Room

  • Bedroom (3 of 6)

    Bedroom (3 of 6)

  • Bedroom (4 of 4) / Downstairs (42' Flat Screen TV w/Wii not pictured)

    Bedroom (4 of 4) / Downstairs (42' Flat Screen TV w/Wii not pictured)

  • Patio/Grape Arbor

    Patio/Grape Arbor

  • Living Room (Flat Screen TV not shown)

    Living Room (Flat Screen TV not shown)

  • Dining Area / Kitchen

    Dining Area / Kitchen

  • Wedding Reception on lawn area

    Wedding Reception on lawn area

  • 1,000 acres of natural California surroundings. Beautiful!

    1,000 acres of natural California surroundings. Beautiful!

  • Group Dining Area

    Group Dining Area

  • Bedroom (2 of 6)

    Bedroom (2 of 6)

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • View from Guest Bungalow

    View from Guest Bungalow

  • Kawaii Piano

    Kawaii Piano

  • Bath (3 of 4)

    Bath (3 of 4)

  • View of 'Cookhouse Lounge' from back porch of main Retreat House

    View of 'Cookhouse Lounge' from back porch of main Retreat House

VRBO #256473

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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