Welcome to the Long Road Ranch, where natural beauty and refined living meet providing ample opportunity as a full-time residence, recreational or equestrian property, or event venue.
As you enter the property stone pillars and wrought iron gates welcome you in along a mile long winding driveway that transitions from hayfields along the HWY 29 frontage to the pecan-studded river bottom along the serene San Gabriel River. The San Gabriel River was initially named Río de San Francisco Xavier in 1716. It was later mislabeled "San Javriel" on an 1829 map by Stephen F. Austin. The San Xavier missions were founded in 1745 near Brushy Creek's mouth. In May 1839, the river was the site of the significant battle of the San Gabriels, and Brushy Creek saw the battle of Brushy Creek in February 1839.
As you cross the bridge over the river and approach the hilltop improvements, the one word that perfectly captures the essence of the Long Road Ranch is "Grand”. With an impressive elevation change of over 100’, the hilltop vistas of the San Gabriel River valley from the infinity pool at the Owner's retreat is nothing short of spectacular. This ranch is a true equestrian paradise, embodying all the qualities of the quintessential equestrian/recreational ranch. Near the Owner's quarters, you'll find a brand-new steel barn thoughtfully designed to accommodate horse stalls, provide ample storage space for equipment storage, or to host events.
There is a full trap and skeet range located at the bottom of the ranch which includes skeet towers, multiple covered spaces, as well as a built-in wood grill creating a fantastic location for social and competition events.
The single-story roughly 2,930 square foot home was built in 2008 and offers a blend of elegance and comfort. The centerpiece of the home is its open-concept kitchen with sizeable island, which not only serves as a versatile space for cooking, dining, and entertaining but also provides picturesque views of the expansive outdoor entertaining areas and countryside. High ceilings throughout the home contribute to a sense of spaciousness and airiness. Abundant storage solutions are integrated throughout the home. The outdoor entertaining area that boasts a built-in grill for seamless outdoor cooking and dining experiences. A spacious patio beckons residents and guests to enjoy the beautiful outdoor surroundings.
The original stables, strategically located at one of the highest points on the property, provide a remarkable setting for gatherings with family and friends or hosting events. While a portion of the stable was affected by a previous storm, it presents unlimited potential for the next owner to shape this area according to their preferences and needs. The stable is fully equipped with indoor walk-out stalls, granting easy access to a Priefert horse walker, along with an indoor tack room complete with a bathroom and central A/C, which could be converted into comfortable living quarters.
The property boasts four picturesque ponds and pumping rights from the San Gabriel River, providing ample water for livestock and creating opportunities hunters, and anglers alike.