Home of the Week: Premier Estate in Los Olivos

The charming historic town of Los Olivos is located in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley.  Situated in the heart of Santa Barbara’s wine country, Los Olivos is known for its expansive views of its vineyards and horse ranches. Recognized for its love of the arts, wine tasting, unique shopping, fun festivals, and endless outdoor recreation, Los Olivos is the perfect place for relaxing getaway or to call home.

Spanning over 250 acres of the Santa Ynez Valley, this prestigious 8 bedroom, 12 bath Equestrian Estate will exceed every expectation. The ultra private three-level plantation style manor features stylish yet relaxed interiors by the renowned Michael Smith. Set against a rural country landscape with a commanding knoll-top location, this magnificent residence is reminiscent of the American South with traditional Colonial architecture.

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After a long day of hiking, riding, and swimming, indulge in the fully equipped private Spa with a full gym, sauna, steam room, therapeutic spa and massage room.

7004 Foxen Canyon Road is offered at $21,500,000 by Randy Solakian of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Montecito.