Approximately 352 acres of rolling hills and pastures accented by picturesque clusters of Coastal Live Oak surrounded by thousands of acres of government controlled wildlife habitat.
The property has been divided into nine residential parcels, the largest (79.9 acres) contains the main residence and adjoining guest house, a separate caretaker's cottage, maintenance building, dog kennels and stable facilities for horses. The property is approved for eight additional residences, one on each of the remaining parcels.
A five surface acre lake has been created in the center of which is a small island with a singular large oak. Along the shore is a sandy beach area adjacent to a small dock. The lake is home to a variety of fish and water fowl and is frequently visited by other wildlife. Water to the lake is provided by an on site well and is fully equipped with a filtration and aeration system.
The residence, situated on a gentle rise overlooking the lake, was designed by Richard H. Dodd & Associates in an Early California Mission style in sympathy with the rural setting. Clay barrel tile roofing and imported Cantera stone columns and molding are featured.
The main house is approximately 4600 sq. ft. in living area with an attached 1000 sq. ft. three car garage and separate 1700 sq. ft. guest quarters. The guest house has 2 bedrooms each with own bath, Living room and Kitchen.
The bedroom wing contains a large master bedroom suite with fireplace and view overlooking the lake. Two additional large bedroom suites are also provided, each with its own dressing area with walk-in closet and bath with walk-in shower.
Both the living room and the den overlook the lake and are separated by a fireplace wall, which provides each space with its own unique fireplace. The living room also features a walk-up service bar with pass-thru to kitchen.
Rancho Las Mananitas is located apx. 3 ½ miles east of the intersection of Winchester Road (Hwy. 79) and Washington Road at 36255 Rawson Road, Winchester, California. The front gate is apx. 10 miles from French Valley Airport with its 6,000 foot asphalt runway able to accommodate most aircraft including turbo-prop and jets.
This beautiful property is not far from Old Town Temecula which is a great reminder of the slower times and a little bit of history. Standing in the town square transports you back to the Old West. There are year round events occurring such as art shows, car shows and races, and festivals. Entertainment through adventure and music is not hard to find. Old Town Temecula Blue Grass Festival is a perfect place to enjoy music, wine, and fun in March.
For the music and film lovers Temecula is home of the Temecula Valley International Film and Music Festival which welcomes the season of fall.
Temecula has over thirty wineries. Grapes used to make the wine are grown at the local vineyards. Casually taste your way through a tour of wineries or experience wine with a fun 4x4 Jeep wine tour adventure either is available.
You may also enjoy the benefits of living near San Diego(76.5 miles), Los Angeles (94 miles), Palm Springs(62 miles), and Newport Beach(78 miles) and (48 miles) to the coast. Temecula offers a friendly small town atmosphere, or short travel takes you to the exciting city life and world renowned beaches.
Lake Skinner is approximately 3 miles South of the Ranch. And is the launch site for the Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival which displays colorful balloons over deep blue water not to be missed.
Diamond Valley Lake is approximately 3 miles North of the ranch and is great for record breaking fishing, and water sports. Appearing weekly the farmers market is a great way to taste the flavors of the local fruit and vegetables.
Lake Perris and Lake Elsinore are also a close distance and known for family picnicking, camping, and outdoor hiking, climbing and fun.
There is something for everyone from the quiet relaxing person to the thrill seeking adventurer. Come experience what Temecula has to offer.