Remarkable opportunity for discovery awaits at this exclusive 376+ acre estate, set in the most spectacular location of the local mountains: Palomar Mountain. Stunning views are appreciable from the entirety of the multi-level 6100 sq. ft. main lodge, complete with 4 bd, 4.5 ba, 4 fireplaces with stone hearths, chef grade kitchen, wine cellar, library/office, wraparound patio deck and expansive windows, creating a seamless integration of natural beauty and living space. Utilitarian in its design, the property also features a helio-pad, 6 privately stocked ponds, 12 irrigated pastures, large agricultural barn, 3-bedroom caretakers cottage and updated log cabin. With 4 vertical and 2 horizontal wells capable of pumping more than 700 gal. per minute and 480v electrical, the property masterfully blends form with function. Vast are the possibilities for growth and functionality of the property which is surrounded by generational, private ranches and public land preserves. Whether a private retreat, gentleman’s ranch or family compound, this rare offering brings a wealth of diverse opportunities. A truly unmatched country experience awaits you.
The subject property adjoins Cleveland National Forest. Topographically, the land is varied and features a commanding view of the Lake Henshaw basin and surrounding mountain ranges.. Large, mature oaks and Coulter pines dominate the surrounding indigenous landscape. Wildlife is abundant in the area: deer and turkey roam freely, while raptors and other rare species of animals can be found here because of the abundance of water and cover.
Agriculture is still the dominant economic activity in the Santa Ysabel-Palomar area. Horse and cattle ranches are the backdrop for the landscape of light residential development. There are many fine restaurants and lodging accommodations in the surrounding area of this centrally, yet privately located property. Major shopping and resources are no more than 35 minutes away.
Recreation & Lifestyle: There are many recreational activities available in the area: the California Riding and Hiking Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail for riding, golfing at Warner’s Ranch and Borrego Springs, hunting and fishing, dinning, and a variety of other opportunities for each family member. The Santa Ysabel Open Space Preserve offers excellent riding trails connecting the Santa Ysabel, Wynola, and Julian communities.