Homes for Sale in Santa Ynez

Santa Ynez is located thirty miles north of Santa Barbara and it is an exceptional town with many appealing features. It attracts not only wine enthusiasts but anyone looking for a picturesque and tranquil place to live. Endless vineyards, horses grazing in fields, and misty hillsides contribute to the beauty of the area, accompanied by its pleasant year-round climate.

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Santa Ynez Listings

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Santa Ynez Real Estate

Santa Ynez offers a diverse range of homes, from spacious ranches to more compact houses with traditional wooden siding, sloped eaves, porches, and verandas. Vacant plots for purchase are often available, presenting a unique opportunity to live in a historic and unspoiled part of Santa Barbara County's wine country, all while being conveniently close to major urban centers.

About Santa Ynez

Santa Ynez wine lover's paradise, boasting over a dozen vineyards within a short distance. Visiting Fess Parker offers panoramic vineyard views while enjoying their Pinots. Sunstone Winery provides a French Provençal-styled courtyard, and Roblar Winery allows guests to dine under a pergola adorned with vines.

Santa Ynez offers a range of dining options in a charming Western-style town setting. From historic Montanero Farm, with its ranch-like ambiance, to Mexican restaurants, steakhouses, and seafood joints, there's something to suit everyone's taste. The downtown area exudes an old-world vibe, with stores from the 1900s selling brass tack for horses, a traditional general store, and antique shops. The town center stands out with its painted wooden sidings, verandahs, and brickwork, creating a truly picturesque atmosphere. Sagunto Street features a small park with outdoor trestle tables and a play area.

Southeast of Santa Ynez, within the Chumash reservation, lies Cachuma Lake, a stunning natural area with picnic spots, trails, restaurants, and even a disc golf course. For those interested in history and culture, the Museum and Janeway Carriage House on Sagunto Street offer exhibits on pre-combustion engine transport and ranching culture. The museum also hosts various events, including the annual Festival of the Vines food festival and the Vaquero show and sale of western memorabilia.

Santa Ynez Realtors®

If you'd like to buy real property, contact our Santa Ynez real estate agents; we're the LOCAL experts and can answer all of your home buying and neighborhood questions.

Please get in touch if you're thinking of selling your home in Santa Ynez or the surrounding area. Our listing agents can provide dates and prices of recently sold units nearby and up-to-date local real estate market information.