2097 Refugio Road, Goleta CA

2097 Refugio Road, Goleta CA

Once upon a time, actually back in 1974 two groups of dreamers bought 40 acres of land on Refugio Mountain.  Over time, the property was divided into two 20-acre parcels and many friends and family members continued to create memories of times shared at the “Shire”.  Today, 40 years later both pieces of land are available for the next custodians of this magical place in the mountains above Santa Barbara to create stories of their own.

Waiting to amaze you sits 2097 Refugio Road. Located approximately 5 miles up into the Santa Ynez mountains from Refugio State Beach.  A meandering road leads you past creeks, lemon and avocado fields and rolling hills, past Circle Bar B Guest Ranch, and up to forever views of the entire Gaviota Coast. Living off the land here is the way of life and well traveled trails lead to several sources of fresh water; a cistern and a well,  solar panels, corrals for horses, gardening plots complete with wine grapes and the most incredible, mature oak trees surrounded with lichen covered boulders dot the mountainous land.

There are several auxiliary structures which include three 10,000 gallon wine tanks from the Rommolo Winery that have been fabricated into a kitchen, bedroom and a living room.  A separate 5,000 gallon tank is the bathroom complete with a claw foot bathtub. There is a partially finished separate structure that could be made into any number of purposes.  There is a large, two story shop complete with a hydraulic lift and every tool ever invented that anyone could ever need!

Down a lovely dirt road and past a seasonally flowing creek is another structure that has been home to some incredible people over the years and also looks out over a sandstone formed foundation, the start of what could be a gorgeous ocean, facing main house.

To see this property is to believe in what has been and what can be.  A way to live above the hustle and bustle of “town” and appreciate the history and the many natural elements.  So pack your boots, bring your sense of adventure and make a list for what you need to pick up in “town”, because once you call 2097 Refugio Road home, you will not ever want to leave!

Property Details

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  • Property

    19.25 Acres

  • School Districts*

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  • Upgrades

    -Several auxiliary structures
    -Three 10,000 gallon wine tanks that have been fabricated into a kitchen, bedroom & living room.
    -A separate 5,000 gallon tank is the bathroom
    -Partially finished structure that could serve any number of purposes.
    -Multiple sources of water
    -Endless views only start to describe this one of a kind offering.

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