8251 Foxen Canyon Road, Los Alamos, CA


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About 8251 Foxen Canyon Road

The Sanctuary at Foxen Canyon. For those retreat and privacy seekers, this extraordinaryoak 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 4,000square feet of architecturally authentic design. Rich hardwood floors,banks of French style doors and abundantnatural 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. Please see property video under photo tab.

Features of 8251 Foxen Canyon Road

MLS® # 18001954
Price $9,900,000
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 4.00
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Square Footage 4,266
Acres 574.16
Year Built 1991
Type Residential
Sub-Type Single Family Residence
Status Active

Community Information

Address 8251 Foxen Canyon Road
Area Los Alamos
Subdivision Los Alamos
City Los Alamos
County Santa Barbara
State CA
Zip Code 93440


Parking Spaces 4
View Valley, Hill/Peak/Mnt, Panoramic
Is Waterfront No
Has Pool No


Interior Wood
Interior Features Pantry, Cathedral Ceilings
Appliances Oven/Range-Gas, Dishwasher, Garbage Disp, Refrigerator
Heating Forced Air, Bottled Gas
Cooling Central Air
Fireplace Yes
# of Fireplaces 4
Fireplaces Dining Room, Living Room, Other, Wood Burning
# of Stories 2
Stories Two
Has Basement No


Exterior Wood Siding
Exterior Features Patio, Fenced, Yard Sprinklers, Horses Allowed, Horse Facility
Lot Description Level, Other, Other Agriculture, Rural Setting
Roof Slate
Foundation Raised

Additional Information

Date Listed November 30th, -0001
Zoning Agricultural, Res Agriculture
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
HOA Fees 0.00

Listing Details

AgentPatty Murphy
OfficeSotheby's International Realty Santa Ynez Valley Brokerage

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