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A Prime Santa Ynez Valley Experience """

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Step Back In Time And Relax On Your Private Ranch

An expansive adobe with classic-style courtyard patios and pool is set in its own private valley with hundreds of acres of walking trails under historic oaks and up to hill top vistas. Mornings and evenings are breathtakingly peaceful gazing out on grazing cattle, deer and soaring hawks. A key location within minutes of the town of Los Olivos renowned as the center for the Central Coast’s wine culture and fine dining experiences, this ranch is on the Foxen Wine Trail across from Koehler Winery and neighboring famed Andrew Murray Vineyards and the first winery in the Santa Ynez Valley, Firestone Vineyards & Winery. This is a unique opportunity to experience the Santa Ynez Valley in classic and prime venue. Come relax and enjoy!!

Property Manager
Santa Ynez Valley Classics
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 9, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

We came to stay for our friend's 30th birthday. Upon arrival we were pleasently greeted by Micah the property manager. Micah was great to work with and always replied back to our emails quickly. Micah escorted us to the beautiful property and up the mile long driveway. The property is impressive and no one around, just hills. Great for privacy and playing loud music:) The Pool was key as it got really hot outside. The house is awesome, the only thing is I do wish there was one more bedroom. We had 8 people and brought air mattresses and everything worked out great. Our group was a mixture of girls and guys and it was perfect. This place is perfect for getting away and relaxing. The outside pool area is the best part of the house. It has an epic outside fireplace and grill. We brought a pool volleyball net, blowup pool toys, corn hole, bocce ball and a portable stereo. We were able to relax and play games with our friends while enjoying the scenic views of the ranch land. Not another home in sight, it was badass
Jul 2014
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Santa Maria Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Noon / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , with fireplace/no closet
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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A Prime Santa Ynez Valley Experience
average rating of 4.85 based on 23 reviews

Pure Tranquility

  • 5 of 5

This is the 5th or 6th time we have stayed here. It's set on 300 acres so there is complete privacy. The home is almost untouched since it was built in the 60s so it's like stepping back in time. We love this house!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wow! What a Unique and Special Place!

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed at this house for 5 days and had the most wonderful time. The setting is just breathtaking. Surrounded by nothing but mountains and wildlife the house sits perched on it's own hill with cattle grazing below in the valley. It is a perfect time capsule with a gorgeous patio for relaxing, playing and bbqing. The interior looks like it's out of a film set from the 1970s, but in the best possible way. It is clean and well maintained and extremely comfortable. It is located 10 minutes from Los Olivos town and on the same road as all the best wineries in the region. We rode our bikes, went for walks, swam, played soccer, visited the cows and walked around the town.

If you're looking for state of the art technology, and hi tech appliances this probably isn't the place for you, but if you want a beautiful, unique, well equipped and comfortable home in a truly relaxing setting then you won't find better than this.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Away from it all yet 10mins from town. The most glorious of settings with amazing views

  • 5 of 5

Nestled deep inside an established cattle ranch, this property is an escape, if you want it yet at the same time Santa Barbara is 45 minutes away and you are surrounded by numerous vineyards and small towns. The house setting is the best we have ever experienced but if you don't appreciate the call of the wild or want a newly built gleaming villa this is not the place for you. The house is comfortable and established everything works and is well maintained. We had one issue with the fridge that was quickly resolved and the owners went out of their way to ensure we were very happy. Phone reception is good which helps when you have no wifi and three 18-20 year olds with us. Bike riding in the area is fab and to wake each morning with such views and cattle near the property is the way to start your day. We will be back and highly recommend both this property and the area.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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fantastic setting with substandard home

  • 3 of 5

We have rented homes in Santa Ynez before and this one has an amazing setting with the pool, wrap around grass, isolation and fantastic views. But the home is very dated [1960's] with dirty carpet and an overall musty smell. The beds, furniture and decor is all very warn and felt like visiting Grandma. It's a shame because it has one of the best, private settings around and only 15 minutes to Los Olivos.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stellar setting

  • 4 of 5

It is difficult to imagine a more beautiful setting or a more perfect location than the one that this house provides. The size and layout of the home are most accommodating but it is badly in need of an update and cleaning. Beware that there is no wifi.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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LaCanada-Flintridge, CA

This was a great Home in a beautiful location next to some great wineries. We thoroughly enjoyed it

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place! Highly recommend the location and great management with attention to all details given.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Santa Barbara
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
US Hwy 101
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
Car: necessary

Within a 7 minute drive to the shops and restaurants of downtown Los Olivos


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Damage Insurance $99

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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