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    8251 Foxen Canyon Road
    Los Alamos, California, 93422
    United States
    8251 Foxen Canyon Road Los Alamos, California, 93422 United States

    8251 Foxen Canyon Road
    Los Alamos, California, 93422 United States

    Patty Murphy
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    Property details

    • Property type

      Farm / Ranch

    • Status


    • Year Built


    Foxen Creek Ranch

    The Sanctuary at Foxen Canyon.

    For those retreat and privacy seekers, this extraordinary oak studded 574+ acres lies in a picturesque valley surrounded by inspiring views and gently rolling grassland. The Foxen Creek Ranch is a historic cattle ranch with a history dating back to the Mexican Land Grants when armies fought to acquire prime areas of California. The main residence embodies the architecture of the early 1900's with large porches, and soaring ceilings and the character beloved by those who love a step back in time. This classic turn-of-the-century California farm house offers over 4,000 square feet of architecturally authentic design. Rich hardwood floors, banks of French style doors and abundant natural light.A true farmhouse kitchen with Wolf Range and wood topped center island is warmed by its own brick fireplace and opens to a light filled breakfast-room. The cozy den with fireplace and bath is located near the back staircase to the bedroom floor. The living and music room seamlessly flow and open to the brick patio and gazebo overlooking the water house with pond. A formal dining room through etched glass doors is located just off of the living room and also enjoys a small fireplace and game nook.The second story features 3 bedrooms plus a sewing room and third story loft reading room and finished attic. The spacious master bedroom has dramatic views across the property. The hardwood floors continue throughout as well as beautiful wood moldings. It offers a large bath en suite with his and hers walk-in dressing rooms. The guest bedrooms could not be more charming with sunny windows and full bath. All rooms have been beautifully appointed and inviting and have the kind of character rarely found in modern homes.

    In addition to the main residence, there is a charming detached guest house with (2)2 car garages and totals approximately 2,242 square feet. This two-story building boasts a similar style construction as the main residence and has two bedrooms and bath upstairs with balconies and a comfortable living area on the first floor.A beautiful manager's residence is well situated away from main house for privacy and is of newer construction. This traditional ranch house is a comfortable home with living room, dining room, three bedrooms and large office plus 2 1/2 baths. It has an attached two car garage. Large oaks and a romantic pond embrace the residence and looks out over rich grassland pastures for fat Angus cattle.

    Completing the improvements are (2) 1,980 square foot identical barns, well constructed with redwood siding and 30 foot tall gables with two wings off of the center of each structure. They are often used for entertaining when not in use for family horses. Multiple wells and 50,000 gallons of storage provide consistent water for cattle grazing and domestic purposes. Located in the Santa Maria Valley vineyard region, this dramatic ranch is the favorite getaway for this very busy intercontinental wine family and is a rare opportunity to own something that is a part of early California's Land Grant history where Mexican armies were encamped during their campaign.

    About The Area

    “Little L.A.,” Los Alamos is a welcoming small town with an Old West ambience and a relaxed pace that has attracted artists, writers, and filmmakers.

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    Amenities & Features

    • Listing Details
      • Property ID
      • MLS#
      • Property type
        Farm / Ranch
      • Marketed By
        Sotheby's International Realty - Santa Ynez Valley Brokerage
      • Status
      • Listing Price
      • County
        Santa Barbara County
      • School District
        Santa Maria Joint Union High
    • Utilities & Building
      • Year Built
      • Lot Size Unit
      • Lot Size
      • Parking
        2 Car Garage
      • cooling
        Central Air Conditioning
    • Interior
      • Amenities
        Gated Community, Horse Facilities, Gardens, Washer Included, Dryer Included, 1 Fireplace
      • Full Bathrooms
      • Partial Bathrooms
      • Bedrooms
    • Additional Features
      • Features
        Mountain Views, Winery
      • land usage