Hope Ranch Homes for Sale Overview
Hope Ranch is one of the most beautiful crown jewel communities of Santa Barbara and is among the wealthiest and most exclusive areas of California. Hope Ranch homes for sale range from a simple ranch house on one acre with prices starting at around $2 million to Estate properties starting at $5 million to Oceanfront Estates with pricing starting at $10 million. Hope Ranch real estate is quite diverse. The Hope Ranch area of Santa Barbara will frequently attract buyers looking for land and privacy as well as equestrian friendly buyers who love horse back riding though the ranch and down to the “private” Hope Ranch beach. Hope Ranch is also attractive to golfers. La Cumbre Country Club is located inside of Hope Ranch although it has no direct affiliation. Equity memberships are generally open to new members and offers a terrific 18 hole golf course, tennis, pool and a newly renovated club house. For more information on Hope Ranch Real Estate, call or text Wendy Gragg at 805.453.3371 or email WGragg@DistinctiveRealEstateOnline.com
Hope Ranch Neighborhood Info
Hope Ranch has a homeowner’s association that manages the private roads, bridle trails and their “private”beach. Hope Ranch’s two main boulevards, Marina Drive and Las Palmas Drive are lined with towering palm trees planted in the early 1900′s. Along the Las Palmas entrance of Hope Ranch is the La Cumbra Country Club with its pristine golf course featuring the beautiful Laguna Blanca Lake. Along the Marina Drive entrance is the pristine Pacific Ocean as a back drop to magnificent estate properties. Hope Ranch offers its residents a very unique “private beach” There is a gated entrance to the Hope Ranch beach. Only residents of Hope Ranch have access. Once inside the gate, Hope Ranch residents are treated to cabanas, kayak & water toy storage, a snack shack, large picnic facilities and trails.
Hope Ranch History
Hope Ranch was named for Thomas Hope, an Irish immigrant who purchased two former Mexican land grants of 6,000 plus acres. Hope Ranch is an association of home owners incorporated in 1924. Home ownership in Hope Ranch provides a “private” beach, tennis courts and 26 miles of horse riding trails throughout Hope Ranch. Horse enthusiasts can ride their horses from their homes right onto the Hope Ranch beach. Hope Ranch real estate attracts equestrians from all over the world who want acreage near the beach