• 1759 North Refugio Road


Rancho Santuario

Perched atop a hill on approx. five gorgeous acres, Rancho Santuario is a stunning Spanish-style gated retreat. Centrally located in the heart of the valley, this newly remodeled masterpiece is the very definition of luxury. The sweeping views of the Santa Ynez Valley and San Rafael Wilderness are absolutely breathtaking. Rancho Santuario is perfect for outdoor living and entertaining, with a built-in gas barbecue and imported wood-burning pizza oven, one can dine outdoors at the large teak al fresco table or relax in the polished outdoor lounge furniture overlooking the beautiful salt water, infinity pool, with spa. The approx. 4000 sq. ft. home is casual yet sophisticated and is offered fully furnished. It features an entertainment system, expansive gourmet chef’s kitchen, large center island and large dining room table for twelve- with mountain views. The private upstairs master suite has three balconies, a large walk-in closet, separate sitting room, steam shower and bath. The ground floor master with en-suite bath is ideally located a distance from the 2 additional guest suites and den. Stunning specimen trees and fruit trees are abundant, as well as gorgeous ancient oaks. The stable adds additional charm with its own guest/manager’s quarters and the wide aisle is often used for harvest tables and wine tasting. A lovely art studio is quietly located near the barn overlooking a pastoral valley setting and equine improvements. Nestled halfway between Santa Ynez and Los Olivos, it is five minutes to these quaint towns with restaurants, tasting rooms, and world class wineries. The area is perfect for outdoor activities and is just fifteen minutes from Lake Cachuma and Alisal Country Club. This is a perfect country home offering the best of the Santa Ynez Valley.








  • Architectural Style
    Spanish / Mediterranean
  • Type of Property
    Single Family Home
  • Garage / Parking
    2 Garage Bays
  • Land Size
    5.02 acres (approx.)
  • Desirable Settings
    Country Living/Equestrian/Polo/Ranch / Farm / Plantation/Wine Country Living
  • Views
    Farmland/Horse View/Hills View/Mountain Views/Rolling Grounds/Room For Tennis/Stables/Valley/Canyon View/Vineyard View/Wooded Grounds/Yard
  • Exterior Features
    Balcony/Barn/Deck / Patio/Electronics Gates/Equestrian Facilities/Gardens/Guest House/Heated Pool/Inground Pool/Level Grounds/Outdoor BBQ/Fireplace/Shed
  • Interior Features
    3 Fireplaces/Granite Countertops/Hardwood Flooring/Tile Flooring/Floor to Ceiling Windows



The Santa Ynez Valley is located about 30 minutes north of Santa Barbara, between the Santa Ynez and Rafael mountains.


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