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Ballena Vista Farm

26353 Old Julian Highway, Ramona, CA
Status: Active
Property Type
Equestrian Property
Home with Acreage
Mountain Land
Recreational Land
Rural Business
170 acres
San Diego, CA
Development Potential
Equine Facilities
Game-Proof Fence
Grain Storage
Guest Ranch
Hwy-County Rd Frontage
Rural Water
Water Well
Work Shop
List Date
Aug 27, 2023
Discover Ballena Vista Farm: Where Legacy, Luxury and Lifestyle Converge. Nestled in the picturesque landscapes of the Ramona Valley wine country, a truly exceptional opportunity awaits at Ballena Vista Farm. This 170+/- acre estate is a haven of timeless beauty and refined living, catering to those with a penchant for legacy ranches, a passion for the finest wines, or an affinity for a luxurious equestrian lifestyle. A collection of thoughtfully designed residences, state-of-the-art animal facilities, vast acreage and comprehensive utility infrastructure provide for the diverse needs of ranch life, and are perfect for agricultural, livestock, and equestrian pursuits. Elevated above the rolling ranchland, sits the architecturally stunning custom-built primary residence enriched with intricate finish detail, a masterpiece by architect Joseph McCarter Design and builder David McGuiness Development. From hand-carved wooden embellishments to ornate stonework, the harmonious blend of tradition and contemporary design creates an environment that is both comfortably functional and aesthetically beautiful. Embrace the opportunity of farm to table living with an extraordinary chef’s kitchen featuring professional grade appliances, ample storage, and an expansive culinary island. Spacious light-filled rooms frame panoramic views with luxurious amenities and offer many places to relax and unwind or entertain family and friends. Dual primary bedrooms each include a large ensuite, an expansive walk-in closet and plenty of space enhancing privacy, practicality, and versatility. Enjoy the seamless transition between indoors and the lush surrounding landscape of the elegant pool area featuring a gourmet outdoor kitchen and spacious patio. Scenic views, sunset vistas and starlit nights will enchant the senses year-round. Situated near the main house is a beautifully constructed guest house, plus this sprawling property offers ample accommodations for family, friends and staff with three additional casitas, a guest apartment and six modular homes. Unveil the majesty of equestrian living at Ballena Vista Farm. Whether you're a seasoned equestrian competitor or a leisurely rider, the meticulously designed equine facilities promise a haven for both horse and rider. This world class center includes: an 8-stall luxury stable, separate 38-stall stable with office space, expansive riding arena, ¼ mile training track, Equi-ciser, round pens, hay barns, shade structures, and acres of lush paddocks and pastures. These facilities possess a unique quality—they are not limited to serving the needs of horses and riders alone as the inherent design and versatile infrastructure make them ideal for transformation into dynamic spaces that serve a myriad of purposes beyond their traditional use. For connoisseurs of fine wines, this estate presents a remarkable vineyard, where rows of grapes flourish under the warm California sun. With 40+/- acres of different grape varietals planted, the estate offers the unique opportunity to cultivate your own private label or simply indulge in the world of viticulture amidst breathtaking vistas. Expand the existing operation with space for additional vineyards, and the capacity to convert existing structures into a first-rate winery. Other notable features of this ranch include: a professionally developed water system with eight operating water wells contributing to approximately 420,000 gallons of stored water and comprehensive irrigation system, one of the largest independent solar fields in San Diego County, sizeable workshop with 8 bays for vehicle storage, well maintained roads and paths allowing for ease of navigation and future use, three seasonal ponds which capture rainfall, and a prolific family fruit orchard. Desirable A72 zoning and an “O” animal designation allows for the widest variety of agricultural uses. The Williamson Act Land Contract will provide new ownership with substantially reduced property taxes on the assessed land value. Embrace the legacy, relish the luxury, and savor the finer things in life at Ballena Vista Farm. This is your invitation to a world where dreams are nurtured, legacies are built, and the art of living finds its truest expression. Co-Listed with Scott Aurich (DRE #00978974) of Pacific Sotheby's International Realty and Jeff Gan (DRE #00878941) of Re/Max Direct.
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Donn Bree
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Red Hawk Realty
Santa Ysabel, California
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