The Santa Ynez Valley is a mecca for rural real estate. Santa Ynez Valley homes with acreage offer a rural lifestyle yet close to Santa Barbara and an easy commute to L.A. Santa Ynez Valley horse property is well known because the "Valley" is the land of Arabians, yet owners and trainers of horses of all breeds and disciplines reside in the Santa Ynez Valley. Santa Ynez Valley horse property offerings range from modest homes with a couple of stalls to huge upscale equestrian centers.
Santa Ynez Valley vineyards for sale offer the grapes grown in the regions made famous by the movie, Sideways. Visitors to the Santa Ynez Valley can obtain wine trail maps and follow the routes featured in the film. Many growers have compared the quality of the Santa Ynez Valley wine appellations to those found in the Napa Valley. Mature vineyard property for sale is a rarity, yet land suitable for planting grapes can readily be found.
The Santa Ynez Valley offers that wonderful small town community feel and quaint country charm. Schools are great, crime is low, and the living is easy. The Santa Ynez Valley includes the communities of Santa Ynez, Los Olivos, Solvang, Buellton, Los Alamos, and rural Lompoc. For Santa Ynez Valley homes, horse property, vineyards, land and farms, see the list below or search for a Rural Real Estate Specialist.