Luxury equestrian estate boasts incredible amenities and affords elegant entertaining.
The 77-acre Willow Creek Estancia in Rancho Santa Fe, California, exudes elegance, emulating timeless Santa Barbara style. The luxury equestrian estate feels like a resort with lush grounds, a beautiful residence, guest houses, and apartments, not to mention, easy access to outdoor activities.
The main house has six bedrooms and seven bathrooms, spread over more than 15,000 square feet. The first floor features multiple dining and sitting rooms with the living areas flowing seamlessly into the guest and family spaces.
The master suite occupies the entire second floor. It includes an office, exercise room, and spacious bedroom suite with a fireplace, plus a balcony overlooking expansive lawns. The bathroom has separate vanities, his and her walk-in closets, and a soaking tub with garden views.
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There is also recreation space in the main house to meet the needs of various interests. The spaces include a wine cellar with tasting room, a cowboy-style billiards room with a library, and a multipurpose craft and project room. For those who like to soak up the California sun, a sparkling pool and spa can be used almost year-round.
A two-bedroom guest house adjoins a hot-spot on the property — the Recreation Pavilion. The Pavilion boasts a fully equipped game room with bowling alley, bar, and gym. The property also features a six-unit apartment building, perfect for friends, family and even visiting horse trainers.
At Willow Creek, the horses also enjoy luxurious amenities. State-of-the-art barns include a 27-stall main barn and an eight-stall family barn with an adjacent apartment. There are also three sand arenas, a field of green pastures, two hot walkers, a six-horse walker, one grand prix field, and private riding trails. Surrounding the luxury stables is a 15-acre lake stocked with bass.
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The listing agent notes there are possible development opportunities with this property such as a private shared ownership, a multi-family estate, a premier destination equestrian retreat, exclusive horse breeding or training facility, a health and wellness spa, or even a corporate retreat.
The property was strategically developed to achieve ultimate privacy, while conveniently located just minutes from downtown, airports, shopping, beaches and show grounds.
The listing states: “As the top equestrian estate for horses, no other property in the world compares to Willow Creek Estancia.”
Rancho Santa Fe, California
77 acres | 15,000 square-feet
Listed by Patricia Kramer and Cathy Gilchrist-Colmar of Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty.
Photography: Pacific Sotheby's International Realty.