: Santa Ynez Airport, small, private planes
: Santa Barbara Amtrak To LA and San Diego
: Highway 246 (east-west highway Buellton-SY
: Santa Barbara City beaches world renowned
: Carlitos Dos, Southwestern, Tequila Specialties
: Alisal River Course, Solvang open to public
: Grappolo's and Roadhouse
The Santa Ynez Valley is a small community with a rural/western lifestyle. Over 20 well known wineries in the valley are close by such as Gainey, Beckmen, Firestone, Parker, Kalyra, Sunstone, to name just a few. Horse farms are spread throughout the valley's towns of Santa Ynez, Los Olivos, Solvang and Buellton. The vacation rental is the main residence of a five acre pristine valley ranch with beautiful views of the white fenced irrigated pastures. The home is surrounded by lawn, oak trees and view of both mountain ranges. Cimate is mild with Fall and Winter day temperatures averaging 65 to 75 degrees and night temperatures dropping to 35 to 45 degrees. Golf is very popular-Alisal River Course and the San Marcos Golf Course - open year round & 10 minute drive from your vacation home. The residence is located within a prestigious community at the end of a private road. Enjoy bird watching, walking, running and cycling by stepping out the door of your vacation homel
Other Activities: wine touring galore, Town of Los Olivos wine tasting, shopping in quaint Danish town of Solvang, championship golfing, bird watching in your own gardens,hiking in the Figueroa Mt. range, fishing at Lake Cachuma, guided boat tours of Lake Cachuma eco system. 30 minute drive to Santa Barbara offers swimming beaches, surfing beaches, surf fishing, pier fishing, sailing, wind surfing, Marine Museum on Pier. Beautiful small zoo in Santa Barbara beach area. You can shop till you drop.
Golf: San Marcos Golf Course, difficult, open to public, off of Highway 154 (designated scenic highway), 12 minute drive.
Alisal River Course, open to public, within town of Solvang, great restaurant. 10 minute drive.
La Purisima Golf Course, Lompoc, open to public, 25 minute drive. The San Marcos Course and the Alisal River Course offer some of the best golfing in California.