MLS #183258 & 12-324
Double J Ranch
Santa Ynez, CA
Dramatic renovated and expanded ranch estate with stunning views and exceptional craftsmanship. The Double J is an iconic California ranch property with beautifully detailed interiors and a fluid compound complete with a 5000 sq. ft remodeled and expanded residence; Carriage House and media center; salt-water pool; tennis court; two equine barns with manager’s quarters; sand arena with observation deck and lush permanent pastures.
Main Residence: A sprawling California ranch style residence sits impressively at the apex of the nearly 10 acre estate. Views of the Coastal mountain range can be seen from all living areas and form the backdrop for outdoor entertaining. The delightful kitchen has been beautifully remodeled with high quality appliances including a Wolf range; sub-zero refrigerator and Meile dishwasher plus Viking Convection and steam oven. Enjoy granite counters; travertine floors and gorgeous Alder cabinetry. The walk-in pantry and large wine cooler are easily reached from kitchen or dining areas. Rich walnut flooring, a gallery of garden doors and an open floor plan enhance the living room and dining room with panoramic views across lush pastures toward the mountains. Beautiful rose gardens and garden walks surround the home. A new family room expansion is found just off the kitchen for easy living and entertaining. The residence has four large bedrooms with three bathrooms and 2 half baths newly remodeled with travertine and granite. An independent office can be found in the master wing and lovely guest room with bath en-suite situated in opposite wing. The spacious master bedroom with his and hers walk-in closets offer beautiful views and a newly remodeled bath with tumbled marble and granite surfaces. All doors are solid core and finished with high quality hardware. The residence has new heating and air-conditioning, new sound system, flooring and many more system improvements. Most importantly, the home has a new cement tile roof with a 40 year warranty.
Carriage House: This beautiful independent structure has all of the grace and character of an old carriage barn with new plumbing! The building is nearly 3400 sq. ft. and encompasses a large media room with kitchenette, lovely spa/relaxation room with 3/4 bath and a cozy bedroom for over-night guests. This space could easily be converted to a formal second residence or utilized as an office suite or dance studio.....many possibilities.
Included in this building is a large RV (or carriage) storage currently used for family and friend band practice. In addition there are two garages plus a carport under roof.
Tennis Court: Regulation tennis court with outdoor lighting and viewing deck. A charming chicken coop and raised vegetable gardens are found nearby.
Pool: Salt-water pool with stone surround, outdoor speakers and a sense of total privacy.
Main Barn: Features manager’s apartment, 6 stalls, hot and cold wash racks in and out, second W.C. for staff and numerous dry paddocks, work-shop/storage, round pen and hot-walker.
Barn 2: Features 6 stalls, generous finished storage, 2 large paddocks and is location of new solar system for entire property.
Arena: 100 X 200 feet sand arena with observation platform and access to large irrigated pastures with new irrigation systems.
This beautifully maintained and well integrated ranch compound is truly a turn-key property. It is located in the heart of the valley, close to both Los Olivos and Ballard yet is situated in a private and serene setting accessed by a long private road through an impressive security gate.