Tucked away amidst the scenic backdrop of majestic mountains on the outer margin of the San Felipe Valley, lies this charming turn-key 2.5+/- acre property offering an idyllic retreat in the quiet community of Ranchita, an area known for its rich history, picturesque oak studded landscapes, and affordable country living. This freshly renovated 828+/- sf home boasts a robust two-story structure with a spacious upper deck, perfect for savoring the tranquil views of nature’s canvas. The property includes a sizable lower-level garage, providing ample storage for vehicles or a workshop space. Hobby farmers will delight in the one-stall barn, roomy turnouts, and fenced pastures, providing ample space for their outdoor pursuits.

A unique blend of modern luxury and rustic allure, the open-plan interior flows seamlessly from the kitchen to the living area, adorned with rustic wood beams. The kitchen features quality stainless-steel appliances, modern white cabinetry, and a breakfast bar that invites casual dining. The bathroom has been completely revitalized with a stylish vanity and a sleek glass shower enclosure. Adorned with fresh interior paint, contemporary accent walls and new flooring throughout, this comfortable home is perfect for those who appreciate the fine balance of contemporary design in a peaceful setting.

In addition to the interior enhancements, the exterior of the property has been equally transformed to maximize enjoyment of the serene surroundings. With newly painted exterior, expanded upper front deck with sun protection shade and large outdoor area secured by perimeter fencing and tasteful privacy fence, it’s the perfect place to unwind and soak in the breathtaking views and enjoy family activities. The RV/trailer site offers alternative space for guests, and a cargo container provides additional storage.

A one-stall horse barn creates a secure shelter and pleasant environment for grooming, feeding, and bonding. It opens out to a well-fenced pasture area that offers plenty of space for grazing and exercise. Several newly planted fruit trees will offer homegrown fruit in the years to come. A70 Zoning with an “O” Animal Designator allows for a wide array of agricultural activities. Benefit from the self-sufficiency of a private water well with new water storage tank and automatic backup generator. The potential for customization and expansion is immense, offering a unique opportunity to create your dream rural retreat or cultivate a personal garden or small farm.

Easily accessed via scenic route S22, this property conveniently connects you to many nearby amenities in the San Diego backcountry. Enjoy nearby hiking and riding trails, including the famous Pacific Crest Trail, public lands for hunting and recreation, local lakes for fishing and boating, and exploration of the natural desert landscape in the Anza Borrego State Park. The Interstate freeway system and the amenities of metropolitan San Diego and the San Diego Beaches are a scenic one-hour drive, while Orange County, Los Angeles and Palm Springs are within a two-hour commute.

What truly sets this property apart is the serene and fulfilling country living experience, with ample opportunity for personal touches to create the perfect personal haven and a special place to reconnect with nature.

35556 Montezuma Valley Road, Ranchita, CA 92066