Rancho Los Alamos De Santa Elena
Enter the early California era upon visiting this historic ranch located west of the quaint village of Los Alamos.
Wind past the flower seed and horse pastures when arriving at the ranch headquarters which is located on 100+/- acres. Linger by the splashing fountains which contain water lilies in the Spring and Summer. Pause by the natural landscaping throughout the grounds. Appreciate the primary residence which is an historic adobe hacienda-style exquisite home which was originally built in 1829 and has been expanded into an inviting style reminiscent of years gone past. The architectural features include tile floors, wooden floors, 3 fireplaces, deep wall thicknesses, paned windows, French doors, vaulted ceilings, coffered ceilings in the dining room, carved doors, and latched doors leading from the 3 bedrooms onto the lengthy veranda. Each of the three bedrooms has its own bathroom and two bedrooms have their own fireplace. The south-facing farm-style kitchen has a professional range.
Enjoy the temperate climate of the Los Alamos Valley on the 95’ veranda overlooking one of the three fountains in the gardens. One of the fountains is located in the patio area opening from the kitchen.
Lounge in the second residence which is an approximately 2800 sq ft 3 bedroom 3 bathroom ranch- style home built in 1968 and features a great room with fireplace, paned windows, an large office area which could be a fourth bedroom, lengthy veranda and vaulted ceilings.
Entertain guests in the vast entertainment area that includes a tiled buffet, a grape-covered arbor, table/benches, large lawn and sport court. Enjoy the horse facilities which feature pipe corrals, a six-stall barn with two tack rooms, a portable arena and a covered pole hay barn. The outdoor grounds feature a large pond. Plant the 60 +/- acres of prime farmland in an orchard, vineyard or row crops with the approx 500 GPM well which supplies the underground irrigation system.
In addition to the 100+/- acre parcel the contiguous 1737+/-acre working cattle ranch is available for purchase.
The ranch land features barns, corrals, fenced pastures and two homes. The available farming includes approximately 150 acres of farming ground supplied with an underground irrigation, eight well watered pastures, and additional approximate 30 acres and more in the open bowls in the higher elevations on the ranch. There is an abundance of water from the well, springs and the laguna which averages an area of approximately 20 acres. The oak valleys and canyons give a wonderful privacy to this property.
There are numerous possibilities for the future use of this 1737 +/-acre property which may include parcelization, vineyards, organic farming, birding, and attractive conservation easement benefits.
Diverse flora and fauna abound including hundreds of plant species and an abundance of wildlife including quail, dove, deer, bobcats, ducks, geese and more.
The views are panoramic and extend to the La Purisma Hills, the Santa Ynez Mountains, San Rafael Range, and the Pacific Ocean in the distance.
Either parcel could be considered for a corporate retreat, wine-tasting facility, horse-training facility, nature or conservation center and more. The history adds to the allure of this special property.
Local agricultural: beef cattle, grapes, grain, hay, fruit, vegetables, walnuts, horse farms and flower seeds.
Local recreation: sandy beaches, the Los Padres Forest, Channel Islands National Park, Lake Cachuma.
Rainy season November-April average rainfall 15 - 18 inches per year
Price for Parcel One - 100+/- acres Price Available Upon Request
Price for Parcel Two – 1737 acres Price Available Upon Request
These parcels can be purchased individually or together.