Hollister Ranch

Offering a 113-Acre "Front-Row" Parcel of Pacific Coast

The Hollister Ranch is 14,400 acres of beaches, mountains and canyons along the Pacific coast of Southern California. It is the site of some of the oldest known human settlements in the new world. The ranch is privately owned and is one of the last remaining undeveloped coastal areas in California. Hollister Ranch is one of the largest cattle ranches in Santa Barbara County giving the Ranch the added benefit of fuel load management for fire protection and Agricultural Preserve tax benefits. Less than 2% of the Hollister Ranch is devoted to residential use creating a diverse wildlife preserve and miles of common area use.

– 24-hour manned gatehouse
– Security patrols
– 8.5 miles of pristine private beach frontage
– Miles of beach driving
– 3 cabanas with showers, bathrooms,  BBQs, lawn and picnic tables
– 100+ miles of roads and trails, perfect for hikers and equestrian activities
– Working cattle ranch

The Culture of Hollister Ranch
The community of Hollister Ranch is made up of people with various backgrounds and interests. With its diverse recreation activities including surfing, fishing, tide-pooling, hiking or just putting your feet in the sand, there is something for everyone to enjoy. You will find while your privacy is respected, the people here are extremely helpful and friendly. There are many committees that owners may join to help ensure the longevity of the HR lifestyle, from planning social events to participating in the design or conservancy committees.

The Parcel
Serenity and stunning beauty are yours on this 113-acre oceanfront parcel with views of the Santa Monica Mountains, the islands of Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa and San Miguel.  Enjoy the infinite views of the Pacific Ocean while listening to the sounds of the ocean and watching abundant sea life.

Mature Mediterranean landscaping and Fruit Orchard with extensive irrigation, including:
– Oak, Bay Leaf, Pepper, Mesquite, Jacaranda, Melaleuca, Cedar, Stone Pines and 40+ Olive trees
– Rosemary, Lavender, Roses, Hiabiscus, Bouganviillea, Orange, Lemon, Tangerine, Key Limes, Guava, Pomegranate, Fig, Passion Fruit, Avocado, Cherry, Apple, Peach, Nectarine, Apricot and Plum

Excellent water sources, including:
– Alegria Domestic Water Company
– Alegria Agricutural Water Company (extra AG shares included)
– Fully developed well for AG purposes

– Backup Generator
– Fenced pasture with equestrian potential
– Easily accommodates a helicopter pad
– Sand volleyball court
– Incredible sunrises and winter sunsets
– Stargazing
– Seasonal whale watching
– Sited guest house with water access
– Sited and plumed Jacuzzi site

The Home
The sprawling single-level floor plan was designed to reflect the rural ranch ambiance and features an open concept great room with vaulted ceilings, exposed beams and expansive windows with stunning ocean and mountain views that allow for entertaining large groups of friends or intimate and cozy family gatherings around the wood burning fireplace.  Exceptional design, construction and finishes are above and beyond providing a quiet retreat while ideally situated for quick access to shopping and airports.

– Situated 200 feet above sea level giving a commanding view while preserving intimacy with the ocean
– Mediterranean style with extensive stone work and boosted tile roof outside and wood and tile floors inside
– Expansive flagstone patios along the entire front of the home with a uniquely designed sitting wall for additional seating
– Intimate outdoor dining area with a wood-fired pizza oven and a gas grill
– Two stately ivy-covered pergolas for shade
– Colored concrete driveway with space for six vehicles
– Fully finished two car garage with built-in cabinets, benches, trash area
– Bonus space for wine cooler, extra refrigerators and freezers
– Separate room for a shop or water toys
– Outdoor shower
– Water softener for the entire house
– Two hot water heaters
– Covered backyard area for firewood storage
– Warm-toned “old world” plaster wall
– Rocky Mountain bronze door hardware
– Steve Handleman Studios-designed lighting fixtures and fireplace screens
– Southwest door 7-foot “knotty alder” doors throughout
– Powder Room

The Kitchen
The gourmet kitchen was designed with entertainment and beauty in mind.  Every cabinet was thoughtfully placed to maximize s storage while allowing plenty of windows for views, sunlight and space for interacting with your guests.  The butler’s pantry is located along the back wall of the kitchen giving access through swinging doors to both the kitchen and the garage, perfect for extra storage as well as stationing food while entertaining guests both indoors and out.

– Custom height Cherry cabinetry
– Travertine countertops
– Island
– Two dishwashers
– Two ovens
– Two sinks
– Warming drawer
– Cold/Hot reverse-osmosis system
– Large walk-in pantry
– Home office

Master Suite
For maximum comfort and privacy, the master suite is located at the farthest point of the home. Comprised of three rooms, the elegant space feels cozy yet expansive with plenty of large windows for light and views of the ocean, the orchard and the mountains.
– Sliding door for easy outside access
– Large planked hickory flooring
– Built-in bookshelves
– Wood burning fireplace
– Large walk-in closet
– Built-in cabinets
– Three-way mirror
– Oversized Jacuzzi tub
– Steam shower
– Duel shower heads
– Duel vanities
– Build-in custom height cabinets
– Heated travertine flooring
– Heated towel rack
– Toilet room

Secondary Rooms
Every room in this home is designed with beauty and maximum use of space in mind.  Large windows provide commanding views, while built-in cabinetry provide organized storage, giving each room light and space for living.
– Wood and heated tile flooring
– Three open-front ensuite bedrooms
– Travertine countertop vanities
– Build-in custom height cabinets
– Mountainside Murphy bedroom/office with ensuite bathroom containing tub and walk-in shower
– Mountainside flees space with built-in cabinetry and sink for you to use your office, playroom, game room, hobby or exercise room