Populated more than 6,000 years ago by the first Native Americans living in the area and subsequently named for government agent Thomas Hope who called it home in the mid-1800’s, Hope Ranch is today one of the most exclusive and sought-after residential enclaves on the entire West Coast. Approximately 2,000 verdant acres are home to 700 or so homes and estates tranquilly resting among mature oaks and amidst exquisite landcaping, or perched on dramatic bluffs overlooking a private beach, the Pacific Ocean and beyond to the Channel Islands.
The upscale residential retreat is brimming with recreational facilities, including polo and soccer fields, baseball diamonds and tennis courts, as well as the exclusive La Cumbre Golf and Country Club with its impressive and historic 18-hole course built around beautiful Laguna Blanca.
An equestrian playground, Hope Ranch has its own Riding Trails Association and more than 20 miles of equine trails. The Earl Warren Showgrounds, famous for its horse showing facilities, is a mere five minutes away, and all of Santa Barbara’s world-class shopping, dining, cultural and recreational amenities are within a few minutes drive. Overall, Hope Ranch real estate is prized among exclusive California residential communities.