WELCOME TO HOPE RANCH
A private, peaceful community in California next to the ocean.
The Hope Ranch Park Homes Association oversees the exclusive neighborhoods and sprawling estates in Hope Ranch. This rural oasis provides scores of trees and rolling, green hills on the estates, and anonymity for people looking to escape it all.
Hope Ranch sits to the west of Santa Barbara along the ocean, and it only takes a few minutes to reach the rich, diverse selection of restaurants and world-famous shops in Santa Barbara proper. The beach and local club offer many outdoor activities while many locals enjoy a walk, bike ride or the many miles of bridal veil trails.
WHAT TO LOVE
- Quiet, rural location with green rolling hills
- An ocean-front community
- Easy access to Santa Barbara and other neighborhoods
- Lots of flourishing mature trees and flowers
- Private, gated access to the beach
- Healthy, outdoor lifestyle
- La Cumbre Country Club (golf, tennis and swimming)
With stunning views of the Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, homes in Hope Ranch are some of the most coveted estates in the area. Locals enjoy a vibrant lifestyle while enjoying an abundant time outdoors and staying healthy. This close-knit community sits within easy driving distance of the restaurants and shops in Santa Barbara.
DINING, ENTERTAINMENT & SHOPPING
While families enjoy the relaxed environment of Hope Ranch, it's only a quick trip to Santa Barbara to enjoy a meal and indulge in a little retail therapy. Santa Barbara seemingly always has a new restaurant or store opening.
The Boathouse at Hendry's Beach
sits on the beach, and outdoor dining includes magnificent views of the ocean. This hotspot serves a lovely brunch, and in the evenings, the menu features upscale, locally-caught seafood.
For those evenings that require something extra, Lure Fish House
is a great choice with its locally-sourced seafood and amazing wine selection. The best selection of groceries and gourmet food can be found at Whole Foods
THINGS TO DO
Most of the locals spend their time outdoors. It can be an afternoon bike ride or a stroll through the neighborhood. The La Cumbre Country Club
is a popular spot to spend a day or afternoon with access to golf, tennis and swimming. Horse riding trails and other tennis courts sit within Hope Ranch.
The main beach within the area is Hope Ranch Beach
. This is a gated, private beach for use by local homeowners. In addition to all the normal beach activities, Hope Ranch Beach has a playground for the little ones and a picnic area, so families can spend the entire day at the beach.
In Hope Ranch, the public schools are served by Hope Elementary School District and the Santa Barbara High School District, and most of the schools rank in the top 20 percent of California schools, including:
- Laguna Blanca School, Grades K-12, a much-sought-after private school spread over two campuses and divided by grade levels
- Hope Elementary School, Grades K-6
- Vieja Valley Elementary School, Grades K-6
- La Cumbre Junior High School, Grades 6-8
- Hope Ranch Learning Academy, Grades K-12, popular private school in the area