Whether the goal is horseback riding or harvesting, these vast, stylish ranch estates—from Florida to California and the not-so-wild West in between—offer room to relax till the cows come home.
Horse Lover’s Haven in Jupiter
In the gated community of Ranch Colony, this ranch estate is one of the finest equestrian properties in the area, featuring an eight-stall barn with living quarters, a riding and jumping arena, eight turnout paddocks, three turnout structures, and lovely riding trails that wind through cypress and pine trees. The majestic five-bedroom Mediterranean-inspired residence overlooks a private four-acre lake and is accompanied by a guesthouse and a heated saltwater pool.
Offered at: $17,900,000
Location: Jupiter, FL 33478
College Ranch on California’s Central Coast
Lush pastoral greenery, rolling hills, and mature oak trees surround this 192-acre estate, which allows for the finest in relaxed but refined ranch living. Its 8,244-square-foot home is centered around a courtyard with a dining area, a pool, and a spa. Completing the welcoming picture are a two-bedroom guest cottage, a two-bedroom bunkhouse, cutting and dressage arenas, a five-stall barn with laundry and tack rooms, a four-stall vintage barn, and an entertainment area with a bar.
Offered at: $14,900,000
Location: 1156 Alisos Road, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
Luxurious New Mexico Ranch Retreat
A Santa Fe landmark, this luxurious ranch rolls across 220 acres of Southwestern terrain 20 minutes from the historic city Plaza, with the majestic Sangre de Cristo and Jemez Mountains creating a dramatic backdrop. The centerpiece of the ranch is an 8,750-square-foot adobe residence accompanied by a guesthouse, a stable with 12 stalls and living quarters, a heated three-car garage, a workshop, a greenhouse, a caretaker’s office, a television production studio, and a gymnasium with a bowling alley and shooting range.
Offered at: $9,900,000
Location: 12 Avenida De Rey, Santa Fe, NM 87506
Artisanal California Olive Farm
This approximately 55-acre olive farm is a rare offering in the heart of California’s idyllic wine country. The centerpiece is a 6,893-square-foot state-of-the-art processing and crushing facility filled with Old World style. Italian cypress trees and lavender line the regal entry drive, which culminates at Mediterranean-style gardens and a courtyard with a classical fountain and 150-year-old olive trees. With its open, airy tasting room and private guest suite overlooking the courtyard, the property is ideal for gatherings large or small.
Offered at: $7,888,000
Location: 3351, 3387, 3555 Canfield Road, Sebastopol, CA 95472
Southern California’s Rancho de Leon
A quintessential California hacienda, this idyllic gated estate encompasses approximately 20 acres, including a 15-acre avocado and citrus orchard. A regal tree-lined drive approaches the Spanish-inspired residential compound, which includes an elegant 5,485-square-foot four-bedroom residence—recently remodeled with the finest materials and finishes—a two-bedroom guesthouse, garage space to accommodate a car collection, an inviting swimming pool and spa, an outdoor kitchen and barbeque area, and a lighted tennis court.
Offered at: $4,900,000
Location: 5000 Aggen Road, Somis, CA 93066
Warm, Welcoming Texas Horse Ranch
A wide, meandering drive introduces the 92.62 acres of this welcoming equestrian estate. On the high point of the ranch, the inviting main residence enjoys idyllic views from its covered porches and oversized windows. A loggia with a fireplace overlooks a refreshing pool with a spa and a fountain. The five-stall barn features automatic waterers, swing-out feeders, a wash stall, and a climate-controlled tack and storage room; this building also includes guest quarters with a living and kitchen area, two bedrooms, and a bath.
Offered at: $2,100,000
Location: 11173 Rose Royal Drive, Conroe, TX 77303