One of the most valuable properties in California is for sale, and it is a ranch of gigantic proportions that is in perfect working condition and with an unbeatable location on the Gaviota coast. Perfectly nestled on the outskirts of Santa Barbara and commonly referred to as “. El Rancho Tajiguas“, a property linked, according to The Wall Street Journal, with the famous billionaire and businessman Mansour Ojjeh since 1981, who also remains a major shareholder of the famed Mclaren Formula 1 racing team and CEO of TAG.
With an impressive $110 million original asking price, this property holds within its 14,000 square meters of land two beautifully separated and independent mansions with unsurpassed views of the Pacific Ocean. A house that have been enjoyed by this businessman of French-Saudi descent, who after 40 years has decided to dispose of this residence, including of course his 120 head of cattle and his farm with various plantations; a sale, which, if completed, would make the company’s Jennifer Lopez’s mansion by easily doubling its value.
Rancho Tajiguas is famous and impressive, price, and luxury.
Composed of two mansions of 930 square meters each and nearly two dozen additional homes for the staff and employees of this famous property, Rancho Tajiguas is among the select group of the most prestigious and exclusive properties in the world. The Forbes magazine certification would set a new record for the highest-valued homes in the United States sale of a property in this area of the USA.
A highly privileged location with a wonderful history
In the middle of the gull coast, 40 kilometers from Santa Barbara and an hour and a half from the city of Los Angeles, it is located in front of the sea, with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and a cliff in front of the most luxurious rooms of this immense ranch. This area is destined and famous thanks to the fact that it is home to some of the world’s most famous personalities, such as Charlie Munger, the vice-president of Warren Buffett’s holding company which has acquired property nearby for 70 million dollars.
The real estate property has 2 Spanish style villas, called “Villas Della Costa and Villa del Mare”. These include five bedrooms and a spectacular guesthouse each, with incredible amenities such as the inclusion of helipads and wine cellars. Additional buildings abound throughout the property because the ranch is active in agricultural and livestock areas.
Home, luxury, comfort and production in perfect combination
In its early days El Rancho Tajiguas was a land grant from King Charles III of Spain; this vast tract of land has hillsides, large open spaces, and natural shorelines, meadows, pastures, and orchards. It also integrates large extensions of land destined for cultivation, which maintain a generous income, and an area perfectly established for cattle raising.
All these combined characteristics of working ranch and 2 mansions for enjoyment and retirement, as well as the impossibility of achieving new construction in the area, boost the real value of the existing buildings. All this added to the excellent quality of the finishes, the luxury and comfort of the spaces, environments, and services justify the price of 110 million dollars.
Two functional orchards of one kilometer each (avocado and persimmon) make its 14 square kilometers productive, and the style of the construction is based on the combination of adobe walls that follow the design principles of Spanish-dominated California, which create open spaces overlooking the Pacific Ocean, using beams, tiles and reclaimed materials from both Portugal and Spain.
But this is just a taste of what El Rancho Tajiguas can give you because it’s splendid main bedrooms are capable of accommodating private patios, as well as splendidly modernized kitchens with all the technological advances, plus wine storage cellars and excellent alternatives for The new system, is designed to be as relaxing and enjoyable as those of a private cinema with audio and image capable of rivaling the best in the business today.
Two villas perfectly distinguishable and with maximum privacy
Very high designs that meet the highest standards of quality, safety, and construction with private views very difficult to imagine, Villa del Mare offers you a mansion with 5 bedrooms and a perfectly self-contained complex with a separate guest house and even a massage room including a steam bath and parking for 7 cars. This village exudes the spirit of old California in every corner and is a faithful representation of Spanish colonial history in North America. In addition to windows that create visual connections, state-of-the-art appliances, outdoor fireplaces, a spa, fountains, and a swimming pool, among many other beauties and amenities.
For its part Villa Della Costa is a little smaller in territorial extension. Still, it also includes a main mansion and a guesthouse with a The lodge and swimming pool are hidden on top of a hilltop, with fully identifiable aspects of the Spanish colonial era in these lands and with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. With only one floor, all doors and windows in the best French style open onto the terraces, pool, and gardens as well as excellent options for internal and external fireplaces and even direct access to the heliport area.
In short, a ranch worthy of hosting a famous person and showing high profile constructions for the enjoyment of maximum comfort with a tremendous rate of absolute privacy, setting a benchmark for the luxury and comfort that prevails along the entire Californian Pacific coast and with a The sale price is obviously beyond the means of the vast majority of mortals.