About Hope Ranch, Santa Barbara, CA
Beach life meets country cowboy sprinkled with a little luxury. Hope Ranch provides you with large lots, privacy and community amenities like a private beach
where you can get to know your neighbor.
Homes for Sale in Hope Ranch – Overview
Much has changed since Thomas Hope bought the land in 1861 and named it Hope Ranch. Homeowners owe much to Harold Chase who purchased the property in 1923 and began developing it into the residential area we know today.
While many of the approximately 700 homes were built between 1940 and 1969, there are a smattering of newer homes nestled in the rolling hills.
When driving through the neighborhood one’s senses are held by the grandeur of old oak groves, sprawling estates, and luxurious landscaping. It is no wonder Hope Ranch is on many retirees short list when considering a move to the Santa Barbara area.
The neighborhood association provides some unusual amenities including a private beach, community tennis courts and security patrol. In addition are several more features including the Riding & Trails Association, 30 miles of equestrian trails and the exclusive La Cumbre Country Club.
Hope Ranch is a dream come true community. The private access beach is amazing and is the hub of the community, any given evening in the summer you will find neighbors enjoying dinner and friendships while the family plays in the water or a game of volleyball. – Hope Ranch Resident
Homes for Sale in Hope Ranch – Real Estate Opportunities
Hope Ranch has a variety of real estate options ranging from large estate properties and medium size single family homes. Lots for the homes and estates are large, starting at one acre and many homes featuring much larger acreage.
Hope Ranch’s distinct features, coastal proximity, sweeping vistas, lush vegetation and spectacular homes make it one of America’s most exclusive and brilliant neighborhoods.
The Santa Barbara Group’s local area knowledge and decades of experience ensure their clients find and procure the best property for their lifestyle and needs. There is a reason they rank among the top 1% top Realtors in the US at BHHS nationwide. That doesn’t happen by accident, it comes from truly loving what they do. listening to clients and working very hard.
Homes for Sale in Hope Ranch – Schools
Hope Ranch students are served by a variety of both public and private schools.
Laguna Blanca School is one of the country’s top private schools offering K-12 education with exceptional teachers and courses designed to help students achieve on all levels. Below is a video introduction to this 80+-year-old institution of learning.