Simple Elegance in the Santa Ynez Valley ~ 5600 Armour Ranch Road ~ Santa Ynez ~ $11,500,000

  • Price: $11,500,000
  • Bedrooms: See Below
  • Bathrooms: See Below
  • Type: Estate

Simple Elegance describes this magical, serene and private 120+/- acre ranch on desirable Armour Ranch Road in the Santa Ynez Valley. Easy access off Highway 154, this beautifully appointed property includes a long gated drive to the Mediterranean style main residence with 2 or 3 bedrooms, 2 ½ baths and inviting swimming pool. The ranch includes a 3 bedroom / 3 bath guest house, tennis court with "entertainment  barn", manager’s house, barns, paddocks and arenas. This beautifully maintained property is perfect for a secluded retreat with luxury amenities for living and entertainment as well as a working ranch operation with horse facilities and pastures and an abundance of flat land for vineyards or other crops. Built in 1993, the property includes a private well, one acre olive grove, beautiful mountain views and access to the Santa Ynez River. Surrounded by natural beauty all around, residents and guests enjoy expansive views of rolling hills, beautiful open pastures and the wonderful lifestyle of the Santa Ynez Valley.

Main House: 
Enter through gates into inviting hacienda style courtyard with fireplace, cozy sitting area and room for entertaining. 

Living Room:  Exposed, high beam ceiling, wide plank oak floors, ceiling fans, large fireplace and french doors out to patio that overlooks mountain vistas and rolling hills. 

Kitchen:  Country kitchen with large family dining. Cozy fireplace, saltillo tile floors, and exposed beamed ceiling. The kitchen has Sub-zero refrigerator, two Kitchen Aid dishwashers, Viking stove / oven and large walk in pantry with additional refrigerator. The spacious attached mudroom houses the washer, dryer, storage and family powder bath.  

Master Bedroom:  Spacious and uncomplicated with exposed high beam ceiling with ceiling fan, charming window seat, cozy fireplace and wide plank oak floors. Attached Master Bath with finished concrete floors, dual stone vanities, separate shower and tub and two walk in closets, French Doors to attached patio. 

Guest Suite: Living Room & Bedroom or Two Bedrooms: Attached to main house and accessible from the courtyard, the lovely suite includes a charming living room with finished concrete floors, exposed beam ceiling, ceiling fan and fireplace. The bedroom features finished concrete floor, exposed beam ceiling and lovely hallway bath. 

Upstairs Turret Room: Small Private room above the main residence, presently used as a gym, but with alternative uses such as office or library.  

Guest House:
A short distance from the main house across the grounds or a short drive through a separate entrance on the property to this charming 3 bedroom guest house. Enter through an arbor of wisteria to the private three bedroom guest facility.  

Living Room:  Finished concrete floors with exposed high beam ceilings and fireplace with loft bedroom upstairs. The lower level features a large bath with shower, kitchen and separate laundry room with storage.  

Bedroom 2 & 3:  Entered from the covered terrace, through double glass doors, these spacious bedrooms have stone tile floors and lovely attached baths with stone tile floors and limestone finishes.   

  Ranch Facilities include:  

  • 6 Paddocks - smallest is 1 acre
  • 2 Stall Barn, Tack room and office
  • Roping Arena and Pastures
  • 4 car utility garage and storage room
  • Private Well and Public Water 
  • Tennis Court
  • Pool