Enjoy an affordable, country lifestyle at Skyway Homestead in Ranchita! Situated on 3.79+/- usable acres with breathtaking mountain and valley views, this 3 bed/2 bath manufactured off-grid home with 1,725 sf of living space, detached oversized workshop/garage, and large greenhouse is a perfect starter home, family farm or weekend getaway.

Some renovations are needed as the current owner is in the process of completing various rehab projects which presents a great opportunity for the new owner to customize design elements, paint schemes, and other aesthetic improvements that will truly make this property feel like “home”. The comfortable living room with wood burning stove provides the perfect cozy spot to relax. A spacious kitchen with newer cabinetry, ample counter space, and a convenient pantry/utility room are ideal for family meals or entertaining friends. Sizable bedroom/bath accommodations offer personal space for the entire family.

The level terrain and fully fenced perimeter make this a setting ideal for a variety of uses. Favorable A70 Zoning with an “O” Animal Designator allows for a wide array of agricultural and animal activities. Avid gardeners will love the large 60×20 ft greenhouse complete with power and water, perfect for growing garden crops throughout the year. The greenhouse includes an evaporative cooling wall, two exhaust fans, internal circulation fans, overhead misters, manually operated drip irrigation, and steel raised walkway. An installed 30-amp electrical hookup provides electricity near the greenhouse site, and the insulated garden shed includes a wall mounted A/C unit, utility sink, deep freezer and shelving. A gardener’s dream with so much space for your perennials, fruit and vegetables!

The solar electric includes 32 mono-crystalline SolarWorld SW 280 panels with 32 n-phase micro-inverters for an 8.96kW grid tied system. Water is provided from a private water well with 10k gallons of water storage.

At approximately 4,000 ft in elevation, enjoy four distinct seasons: Spring rains give rise to green grasses and colorful wildflowers, mild winters allow for comfortable year-round living with occasional snowfall, and the long summer days are warm with an influence from the easterly Great Sonoran Desert.

Natural beauty and panoramic views abound – from the rich tapestry of picturesque rangeland to dynamic peaks above Ranchita, reaching out toward the surrounding mountain ranges. This backcountry destination offers easy access to endless outdoor activities and adventures with nearby hiking and riding trails, public lands for hunting and recreation, local lakes for fishing and boating, exploration of the natural desert landscape in the Anza Borrego State Park, the largest California state park, and much more!

The quaint, unincorporated high desert community of Ranchita is situated between Julian and Borrego Springs. The historic town of Julian offers many amenities including groceries, recreation, dining, beer and wine tasting rooms, entertainment and family friendly activities. Borrego Springs, the gateway to the Anza Borrego State Park, is known for its luxury resorts and spas, award-winning golf courses, campgrounds, RV parks, one-of-a-kind shopping, arts, culture, and dining.

Just off S22 – Montezuma Valley Road, this property is within walking distance of the local Montezuma Valley Market and the nearby CalFire Station. The Interstate freeway system and the amenities of metropolitan San Diego and the San Diego Beaches are a scenic one & a half hour drive, while Riverside, Orange and Los Angeles counties are within a two & a half hour commute.

Located in the heart of the San Diego Backcountry, this rural property is ready for a variety of uses – from animal and agricultural activities, to raising a family, or using this prime location as a launchpad to explore the greater San Diego backcountry. Few homes are available at this price point in our region – Don’t miss this opportunity for affordable country living!

27576 Skyway Drive, Ranchita, CA 92066